Central Gully Climber's Log

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markhallam

markhallam - Feb 22, 2015 10:26 am Date Climbed: Apr 1, 1973

My first ever Scottish Gulley!  Sucess!

Had to take a guess at the date - I think it was Easter holidays 1973...
I was under instruction and we certainly climbed using one wooden hafted ice-axe - and possibly without crampons and cutting steps! Back then I seem to recall being taught step-cutting before you were set loose in crampons. A year or so later I climbed it again, I think with 12 point crampons, but my companion had vintage 1940's 10-pointers!

Nanuls

Nanuls - Feb 9, 2011 10:23 am

High in the Grade  Sucess!

High in the grade for Grade I, perhaps I/II is more appropriate. Ice tools, as opposed to a single ice axe, is handy. We moved together for the whole route, though I never really felt like I needed the protection.

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