I wore a soft shell only again! I wore thin fleece gloves! The sun shone and the wind refrained from blowing. It clouded in just as we topped out for lunch at the summit and although we stopped to chat to Brian and Brodie on the plateau and Gill on the slopes we were still in the cafe for a brew and a beer by mid afternoon. Steve was cruising today and we fair flew up the route!
Heading for the golden lit hills of the west
Lucy and Wally gearing up below Gendarme and a team following us to Golden Oldy
Stunning light through the col
Last bit to the climb
Here we go!
The gendarme of Gendarme Ridge against another cobalt blue sky!
Carn Mor Dearg with Ben Nevis just poking out behind
High above the Allt Daim
Wally on the crest in the shade and Lucy just below in the sun
"Not bad is it?"
Half way there
Narrower and flatter
The thin bit
On the plateau
I can see my house from here!
Plenty of skiers enjoying the snow too