Spiteful Winds Today

Evil winds today on Ben Nevis with no idea which direction they wanted to blow! Boomer’s Requiem seemed like a good option as it was in the lee of the wind. However as the blow rotored around Nevis the spindrift came from all directions, especially below. Fortunately the climb was set up for abseil from above the difficult sections and with two 60 metre ropes the relative calm on the glen was gained without a battle over the tops.

The Curtain is getting plenty of attention, along with Vanishing and one or two other routes.

Thanks to Chris Coppellotti for some of these photos. Leyton Orient not being his favourite team at present, although Arsenal should triumph at the Emirates (?) only to face Manchester United at Old Trafford!

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