Curved Ridge was sopping wet, there is still snow on ledges and in gullies and hollows but the cover is much less than 24 hours ago. We didn't need crampons and barely needed an axe. In fact I only put gloves on to come down Coire na Tullaich (again the reduced snow cover meant it was easy to descend avoiding and hazard of we snow slides).
Despite pretty new waterproofs my pants were wet. In fact there weren't many patches that weren't wet. It was one of those days that would defeat ANY 'waterproof' combination.
Still we got our leg stretch in and were car to car in under 4 hours, glad to escape the ming.
Dave embracing the ming
Dave remaining ever psyshed
Into the grot
Dave still smiling
Dave... i'm beginning to wonder if he has sado-masochistic tendencies?
Me... a bit more restrained
Dave and guess what?
Dave has a dry patch
These gloves were in my pocket- I didn't even wear them and they are soaked!