The Bullroar

The weather in the Fort has been the best it has ever been in a long time which is making it very difficult to balance life between the library and the outdoors. However the library is shut on a Sunday so i was heading up the Ben with Johann and Sarah.
I packed light expecting a nice warm summers day on the hill, what I got was winter rock climbing. Being in the shade of Ben Nevis for up to 8 hours will cool anyone down especially with a constant gusting wind. It did however make the climbing even more exciting when you can't feel your fingers and toes.
Johann on the first pitch with Alex and Scott above

Alex and Scott one the Crux pitch

Sarah seconding the crux

Johann on the last traverse
The route has some of the best situations to be found on the Ben however after the 6th pitch the route stops in qualtiy and technical climbing. Alex and Scott climbed up to find nothing of value so we all hit the abseil on Titan. This can be found by climbing a crack after the traverses and making a very easy (scrambling) traverse on borken rock to a very obvious two pitch abseil.  

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