Digging for holds on the Aonach Eagach
Not quite the blue sky day we were hoping for but pretty spectacular none the less. The high cloud gave some great light and shadows as we tackled the classic Aonach Eagach ridge traverse. At least three teams had broken trail yesterday and there were a couple more ahead of us today which made for easy going. This week I'm climbing with Sebastian in preparation for a major climbing project with Adventure Peaks. The ridge gave us a good long day with lots of exposure, mixed ground, plenty of height gain and even a flypast from a Golden Eagle!
The exposed Pinnacles in the middle of the ridge
Enjoying the ridge after the last of the difficulties
End of a classic traverse - now just the long descent to the road
The Aonach Eagach Ridge