Route Database : Coire Eis


Country: Scotland
Region: Islands of Scotland
Location: Minginish & Cuillins
Crag/Mountain: Sgurr na Banachdich
Route Name: Coire Eis
Type: Walk
Grade: Brill
Climbers: Steve Leslie
Date Climbed: 2008-04-20
Date Entered: 2008-05-03


What a day - Sun, snow & excitement. Started at youth hostel - initially path is great but I went too far. Initial path is M1 but don't be sucked in. Head for Coire Eis (fairly obvious) boulder field but easy - & climbed to summit - guide books do not mention this route - why? Health & safety toooo far. Yes when claggy may be difficult but this is THE Cullin - ultimate respect. Cloud lifted & route to summit became obvous.


Author: STEVE LESLIE on 2008-05-03

Climbed with snow from 1000 ft. No probs 2 up 1 down but worth it. Views amazing - bearings no problem.

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This route is related to Sgurr na Banachdich in the UK Mountain Database.

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