The Ben

9th March 2009

The Ben has a distinct winter feel about it with masses of fresh snow up high. Many of the lower routes are a bit on the thin side

Team Hopeful having a look at the Curtain

Its all down to route choice in the end. Various teams I spoke to today were all slightly agast at the scene below. Now they may have had some divine information as to the stability above, but I rather suspect not. Hopefully they survived, but if they did, it would be down to a lot of luck and not good route choice.

Team Suicide head up Number 2 Gully

It is often said that “Buttresses are a safer option” The team below have certainly taken this to heart! See if you can spot them

Team Steep on Sassenach

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