The major climbing areas in the Cairngorms provide some of the finest winter climbing in Britain. From the remote corries of Braeriach and Beinn a’Bhuird to the magnificent cliffs of Lochnagar and Creag an Dubh Loch and the readily accessible Northern corries of Cairngorm, every aspect of winter climbing is to be found. There are long, varied routes and short technical test-pieces; there are pure ice climbs and buttress and mixed routes to rival any in the country. Building on previous editions of the guide a selection of the best routes in each area has been suggested. Where possible a selection of routes of all grades have been given with, where there is a choice, a few routes at around the same standard to allow for some choice should conditions or availability dictate a change.
- Covers the best winter climbs in the Cairngorms, Lochnagar and Creag Meaghaidh with over 450 routes
- Includes sections on Coire an t-Sneachda, Coire an Lochain, Creag an Leth-Choin, Carn Etchachan, Shelter Stone Crag, Hell’s Lum Crag, Stag Rocks, Stac an Fharaidh, the Cairntoul/ Braeriach amphitheatre, Coire Sputan Dearg, Choire Etchachan, Beinn a’Bhuird