Monday, 1 April 2013

Green Gully

John snug on his belay with his green jacket on Green Gully

Powering up the route!


Today I was back out with John for the first day of his 5 days winter climbing.  The plan for the week is a bit of mileage  a bit of leading, a bit more mileage and some grade V action, something John has been really keen to get involved with.  We started our week on the classic Green Gully (IV,4) which gave great climbing in a very quiet Coire   It was great to be climbing this route without getting bombarded from other folk.  The left hand finish at the top give a direct finish and a wee bit more ice climbing and is well worth doing.  From the top we headed straight for Number 4 gully for our descent and also to check out the route that John will lead tomorrow.  Another stunning day!

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