Finlay Wild

Finlay Wild
Hill runner, mountaineer, skier

Monday, 22 August 2016

Nevis Five Ridges Record

15th August 2016

A classic mountaineering link-up I have wanted to do for years, but never gotten around to (I've done each ridge several times, but never linked them together).

Really very enjoyable - such a lot of climbing!
Enjoyed on a lovely afternoon in August



3hrs39mins36secs
From North Face Car Park
- up North East Buttress (standard route traversing in from the left to above First Platform)
- down Tower Ridge
- up Observatory Ridge
- down Ledge Route
- up Castle Ridge
- return to North Face Car Park

c. 2091m ascent
18.9km
V. Diff climbing standard

https://www.strava.com/activities/677178793

Tower Ridge and Ledge Route seen from North East Buttress

On Castle Ridge



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