The climbing itself isn’t technical. Grahame did incredible well as every footstep was like soap and most handholds were the same. Curved Ridge is one of the best-known climbs in Glencoe and most people will have looked on in awe at the steep ridge while sitting comfortably in their car driving the main road of Glencoe. Bernard Jarvis tackling the crux of Curved Ridge. The companies and brands receive no guarantee of endorsement. They had come up to Scotland from Scarborough to enjoy one of our Munro bagging weekends and they were very keen to do Curved Ridge. The day before we’d completed some scrambley sections without too much hassle on the Ballachulish Horseshoe. This day event is a guided rock-scrambling and climbing day on Tower Ridge on the North Face of Ben Nevis in the Central Highlands with an experienced and qualified mountain guide. Other blogs many also include a link to this disclosure page because they are commissioned posts. Rannoch Wall is a vast, sheer cliff reaching high above Curved Ridge; classic climbs such as Agag’s Groove run up and around the face. But then I realised that I wouldn’t have pushed my limits at all. Meanwhile, two happy mountain goat girlies passed us headed for the frightening looking steep rise of Rannoch Wall on the other side of the gully. 112 photos of this climb (showing 73-96): average rating 3.6 votes 971Click on the small images to view the full size versions. Crux of Curved Ridge. It’s an easy route that winds down the mountainside. “Just look up. I even made it to the pub for 4pm to watch the English beat the Welsh in the Six Nations rugby. He’d always wanted me to do this route and I thought it would be a good challenge. Robin from Sweden was super psyched for some good climbing but soon realised it was very conditions dependant so we had to drop a few grades and seek some snow. Today, milder and more showery but still better than average. I use my Crux’s for lower level stuff, really like them. The crux of the route. =( So we only got two routes in before we had to go home again! We finished the day in the bar as usual, with whisky and hot chocolate making a fine end to the adventure. A narrow gap is followed by a climb of 15m up a chimney (much easier than it looks), then continue along the distinct path on ridge's crest, some short sections of easy scrambling and rough moves on the way. I could hear the encouraging words of the G-Force up ahead and there were other climbers al around just doing their thing. Then, up ahead, I suddenly glimpsed a significantly steeper rise in the ridge, with a deep gully/chimney to its right. The biggest mistake made on curved ridge is not getting on to it in the first place! The morning of Sunday the 23rd of September had promised to be a fantastic one. There are still some bits that have sudden drops and I couldn’t get the feeling of exposure out of my head. Curved ridge is shown and can be compared to a closer photo of the NE face. Thanks to Robin for taking my camera and getting some great shots, see the ClimbNow Facebook page for more photos. For obvious reasons! “I’m not entirely sure I’d recommend that,” he said with a shocked grin on his face. And then again we reached an easier climb and I relaxed again. As Smiler and I sat there being sorted into our harnesses by When-I-Lived-in-NZ, the G-Force nimbly climbed to a high point and made an anchor. Posted by Paddy Cave (MIC) at Tuesday, January 21, 2014 No comments: Email This BlogThis! Curved Ridge on Buachaille Etive Mor. Required fields are marked *, Kit Reviews / Outdoors & adventure / Running, Review: Flanci skapri (aka the winter skort), Review: Hoka One One Torrent 2 for trail running, Fit over 50 / Inspiration / My fit at 50 / Outdoors & adventure / Ski & Snowboard, Inspiration / Outdoors & adventure / Walking, Chris Howard’s 11,000-mile walk of self-discovery around Britain. There was no way down and so I knew I was going to have to get on with it. But my legs trembled and my mind screamed: “Scared!”. We were soon on Curved Ridge and enjoying the climbing, the conditions were challenging with fresh snow covering all the rocks which lead to a steep introduction to Scottish winter climbing for Steve. Climbing this ridge has long been on my “could I do that?” list. Curved Ridge scramble. All in all another classic day in the mountains, and probably the finest weather we’ve had since we’ve been here! Never mind, it’s been a great ‘weekend’ all round. It’s an inspiring mountain cliff and I think Curved Ridge was an ideal initial venture onto this side of the mountain. A Y-shaped curved cartilaginous ridge arising from the antitragus and separating the concha, triangular fossa, and scapha. I gave myself a talking to and just kept walking, scrambling and climbing up. The move is enclosed in a corner so didn't feel too exposed. The tourist trail path  is almost the opposite extreme of the Ridge. Approaching Curved Ridge. My mind was made up by Smiler Sarah and When-I-Lived-In-New-Zealand Dave. You need to take the climb head on and avoid going into the gully but there were lots of good holds. Gaining the Crowberry Tower. 2012/10/13. I never thought I could do that – but I had. This means that I may have received payment for the posts. No snow on the steep routes so a ridge delivered. These posts are then generally secured by a horizontal beam which then forms an "A" shape. At the next steep section, the G-Force again decided to use ropes. The rock architecture and scenery all around was more impressive than I would have believed. I've had clients use these on Cho Oyu and Mt Vinson so can vouch for their warmth. But I’ve never felt comfortable with heights and I’d been told the ridge was pretty exposed. Click to read about Buachaille Etive Mor crag (Highland). There were some trickier sections but nothing that challenged my climbing ability, even while wearing winter hiking boots. I have scrambled over tricky sections and learned how to deal with my own fears. The snow on Curved Ridge is starting to consolidate and good in places, but still quite loose in others, which enabled Jess and Rich to get stuck into a variety of mixed climbing techniques. Snow bollard practice into Coire na-tuillach. And on our return to Glasgow, it was the G-Force’s turn to feel very afraid. We had amazing weather with an inversion, brocken spectres and no wind. But it’s the feeling of exposure that changes how most people cope with this climb. This scrambling was some of the easiest of the route but I still felt scared! I climbed Curved Ridge. Weather in the glen: Today Rach and I made a trip into Fort William for shopping and ogling at things in Nevisport (I ended up getting a pair of new gloves, as my old ones have worn out). You can do this,” I told myself. The crux sections are quite easily seen and it’s worth throwing in a couple of pitches on these. Using a rope to protect a crux section. He somehow manages to calm me and instill me with confidence. Occasional clear spells. My mind and body very much needed to feel safe on the summit and 10 minutes later that is where I found myself. Near the top there’s a choice of an easy walk-off up a grassy gully to the top of Curved ridge or more of a scramble on a narrow path going right towards the col between the top of Rannoch Wall and the North Buttress. We were lucky for the low cloud cover lower down on the ridge keeping the temperatures down. The crux of the route is not far away. Registration is quick and completely free. But I got on with it. Then, up ahead, I suddenly glimpsed a significantly steeper rise in the ridge, with a deep gully/chimney to its right. The G-Force decided that although this is an easy grade 2 climb, he would rope us up to make us feel more confident. Winter Mountaineering – a tale to make you laugh. We climbed Curved Ridge up to the summit of Stob Dearg on Buachaille Etive Mor before descending via Coire na Tulaich. They are advertorial, although I still monitor the content to ensure it is of a good standard. Very nervous on Curved Ridge You might also like to find out how I can work with you. Rannoch Wall is a vast, sheer cliff reaching high above Curved Ridge; classic climbs such as Agag’s Groove run up and around the face. There are not many times that i … I really did! The rock architecture and scenery all around was more impressive than I would have believed. This, apparently, is the crux of the route (grade 3) and until I could properly see this section I had no idea it even existed. I work, write and play about Scotland's great outdoors. The G-Force said he would do this instead. I mark these as such. Any views expressed do not necessarily reflect the views on this website. Photo gallery: curved ridge at Buachaille Etive Mor. Ph Alex Ekins. The crux … Snowy conditions. I had glanced out and down about half way up the route and the drop was horrible. This enabled us to move efficiently up the ridge, sticking to the summer line all the way. I was relieved – but I didn’t really feel much else. Cuillin Ridge. Tower Ridge is the ultimate super-classic climb that is long, beautiful and has its crux sections right at the top. Curved Ridge 300m II/III,3*** (but can attain grade III after heavy snowfall) First ascent: G.T. Tel: 07803 970 425. “ The crux is near the top, so retreating is a long way, and people try to carry on, ” says Mike. He was thrilled with what I’d achieved but I just felt numb. Sun near the end of the ridge. I think I could have climbed this section un-roped by I respect G’s decision. There was no way down and so I knew I was going to have to get on with it. Dave Brown and myself simulclimbing on Curved Ridge, Buachaille Etive Mor. Your email address will not be published. Nearly bought a pair of approach/scrambling shoes as I have been converted to their usefulness. Further below Smiler was having her own confidence difficulties but David’s patience guidance helped her up the route, too. Every time I looked up the view of the ridge seemed to have morphed into something else and so it wasn’t until I was actually climbing that I could understand how the route fitted together. 10. D K ‘ W i d e B o y ’ a n d G o l d e n P i t o n w i n n e r , P e t e W h i t t a k e r , m a k e s t h e s e c o n d a s c e n t o f t h e w o r l … As the G-Force recovered from his “terrifying” 40m Titan Crane Bungee Jump at the weekend, his first words were almost a mirror of my own after I completed the Curved Ridge of the Buchaille Etive Mor, in Glencoe. To be honest, the ridge is narrow and so there is little you can do than follow the line of all other climbers. for all sorts of things including Aonach Eagach and Curved Ridge, they were awesomely sure footed. It made my stomach lurch and my palms sweat. A friend's selling a pair of nearly new Boreal G1 Expedition boots.Size 11.5 which fit a UK 10 - typical Boreal sizing! It’s a grade two/three scramble in summer. Award-winning outdoor and nature writer, editor, author, and photographer. The rope only came out for the steep crux pitch on the upper ridge. Email: [email protected] Easy and enjoyable. Why not call or email to find out what I could do to improve your business? Unregistered users can only view full size photos that have been added this month. But by now my mind was making me feel nervous and pretty ill. Monday, January 20, 2014. I was out on Curved Ridge on Buachaille Etive Mor today with a Falkirk Community Trust Outdoors team of John, Robin, Kim, Phillipa, Oleysa and Roddy. The Rannoch Wall from the base of the crux move. I require to monetise my website on occasions and so I choose, with care, some paid-for posts. For some reason we went right! All things considered, five routes is definitely a successful trip. Curved Ridge and North East Ridge of Aonach Beag ... We were both very relieved to get past the crux section which involved quite a bit of rope trickery and an assisted hoist. 5 of the best long-distance trails in Scotland, More people want to forage for wild food, reveals survey, Inspiration / Outdoors & adventure / Running / Ultra running, 11 great reasons to sign up to Blair Castle Trail Weekender, Kit Reviews / Outdoors & adventure / Running / Ski & Snowboard / Walking, Review: CimAlp carbon poles for walking and trekking, Kit Reviews / Outdoors & adventure / Running / Walking, Mountain Equipment Earthrise Down Cycle insulated jacket, Activity / Cycle Routes / Cycling / Mountain biking / Road cycling, I recommend: Ben’s bike repair service in Glasgow, Helmet law leads to drop in bike-related injuries. Today i was on Curved ridge on Buachaille Etive Mor in Glencoe. Perfect for 8000m or Polar trips. The final section of the ridge should have felt much easier but I was tired and feeling very exposed. Fiona Outdoors receives free products for reviews from brands and companies, but I only accept products on condition of independence. And that’s when I began to enjoy the day properly! There is little to beat the sense of achievement that comes with overcoming fear and a huge challenge. Though a little overshadowed by more illustrious neighbours such as Curved Ridge and North Buttress, the under-sung Broad Buttress has the cachet and quality of a … How to stay motivated to exercise in winter, The G-Force bungee jumps from the Titan Crane. A few inches of snow lay around the summit cairn giving it a wintry feel. Richard Wa rren, Chairman of the Lake District Mountain Rescue Association , comment s : “ 30% of call outs in the Lake District generally are truly avoidable if walkers planned better, carried maps, compasses, head torches and learnt how to navigate. Photo by Al Halewood. The walk into the base of the ridge gives little clue to the actual climb. I specialise in writing about the great outdoors and adventure. I’ve doe a few mountain walks in them and enjoyed the light weight and lack of fatigue.In the past I’ve used Inov8 315’s (?) For roped parties there is a nice big chockstone on the right of the corner that takes a sling for protection and a good flat belay ledge with plenty of gear placements above the wall. High cloud base but ragged lower cloud in places. With the help of a guidebook photograph, identifying Curved Ridge from the road is fairly straightforward. It was terrific seeing our friends in the event (especially Ian, Dave and Zac) and doing so well. The crux is short and sharp, but the rest is a delight, with plenty of optional extra difficulties if you go looking. The first steep rise of Curved Ridge has a horrible deep gully to its right. He said that he felt fine about it until he stood on the edge – and then tried to think of every reason why he shouldn’t do it. The G-Force followed up behind me, having checked that Smiler and When-I-Lived-in-NZ were ok. How it's done. I am still on a high from doing this, so glad we did. The ridge wasn’t that busy with most parties making their way to Rannoch wall for steeper climbing. As I said, the climbing itself is easy enough and if the chimney was at ground level I’d have mountain goated up it without ropes but it’s the height that messes with your head. I’d been invited to bungee jump from the Titan Crane but I said no. Full size version is only available to registered users Please Register as a New User or Login as Existing User to gain full access to all the photos on this site. I was feeling properly scared and I just kept saying to myself: “Let’s get this over with.”. The hand and feet holds are mostly large and easy to find and there is little to test your climbing ability. Shot on Feb. 7th, 2010. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Pinterest. Above the crux, they took turns on the sharp end before we reached the summit of … The antihelix represents a folding of the conchal cartilage and it usually has similar prominence to a well-developed helix. The view from the top was lovely as ever, with the huge drop down onto the moor all the more impressive as we had climbed the steepest side of the mountain. I’d climbed Curved Ridge. Eventually the crux of the ridge, the 'Crazy Pinnacles' , is reached with drops on both sides. See the video of his Titan Crane bungee jump. A cruck or crook frame is a curved timber, one of a pair, which support the roof of a building, historically used in England.This type of timber framing consists of long, generally naturally curved, timber members that lean inwards and form the ridge of the roof. The climbing was never hard, entertaining throughout and on ribs of excellent rock. 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It was the best option to find snow, stay sheltered and keep moving. – G-Force confessed that although it was stupidly scary standing on the 60m high ledge of the Clydebank crane, near Glasgow, he might want to do it again “just to see if I enjoy the sensation of rushing through the air and feeling as though I might die”. On the other hand I will not be doing Curved Ridge again! Curved Ridge was an excellent choice of route today and fitting finale to the trip. The morning was dry and wind free, so everybody enjoyed climbing dry crux sections in a relaxed manner. All around me were other climbers smiling and chatting but I just stayed silent. Just keep going. The dry rock makes this much easier than if they were wet. If only it were twice as long. Had coffee, ate pie, got food supplies in Morrisons, then returned home before heading off to the Ice Factor in Kinlochleven … only to find out it closes early on a Saturday. I managed the climb but my nerve was definitely going. Yesterday Rach, Isi and I had a fantastic climb on Curved Ridge, one of the classic routes up the NE Face of Stob Dearg on Buachaille Etive Mor. It was incredible witnessing the athletes flying past up the ridge. Mountaineering Scotland Participation Statement. The rope only came out for the steep crux pitch on the upper ridge. This has worked for me. Students on a Mountaineering Scotland course get roped up for a section of the classic scramble up Curved Ridge. Gib on the upper section of Curved Ridge with Rannoch Wall behind. The G-Force kept saying how proud he was of me. Your guide will know Tower Ridge, Ben Nevis's North Face and its other routes well and will also be able to give you insight into the flora, fauna and geology. We roped up again for the chimney section. There was no snow on the route or in the gully behind Crowberry Tower and just a very short patch of soft snow to be crossed at the head of Coire na Tulaich. Panic surged through me and I couldn’t believe I’d agreed to do this route when I hate heights. Every time I stopped to wait for the others to climb up I’d only been able to stare at the rock face in front of me. I started to feel pleased with what I’d achieved. Once we’d all climbed up to where the G-Force sat, the route eased a bit and we climbed onwards unroped. As a route I have always wanted to do, it was very satisfying to have it all to ourselves in good weather! The crux move near the top of Curved Ridge. This ridge is a lot about mind games and it helped to be belayed by rope and harness. I hope you enjoy my collection of news, ideas and inspiring stories on this website. View south from the summit of Crowberry Tower across Glen Etive to Stob Ghabar in the background on the left and Stob Coir' an Albannaich on the right. Your email address will not be published. Snap happy: A shiny new camera for my birthday! Some blogs on this site will be also be sponsored and include affiliated links. Maybe it was exhaustion after the adrenaline charged climb? We started our day working on Curved Ridge. ... Moving past the wall we approach the Crux of the ridge which is a wall which appears to be devoid of any apparent holds. Napier, 11th April 1898. I’ve no idea. , t . Abseiling from a scrambling route. Scrambling up Curved Ridge is one of them, achievable by most people of reasonable fitness and with a good head for heights – and the right knowledge and skills or a good guide. The ridge requires commitment, without much in the way of escape options. A climber standing on the lower section of Tower Ridge When the weather is good and you are moving well after a few months of wearing crampons, Tower Ridge is a delight. From then on I’d been unable to look down again. Over the past few years I’ve experienced – and coped with – many ridgey and fairly exposed sections of mountains while climbing more than 100 Munros. Where is the best place to buy property in Turkey? Clear and sunny yesterday, with scattered showers and a few inches of melting snow on the highest Lochaber summits. It is so, so far down and I felt as scared as I’ve ever been on a mountain. It made me feel sick to the core of my stomach just to see them climbing up that route! I am a widely published journalist and also a multi award-winning blogger. I’m a widely published journalist, a knowledgeable and engaging web copywriter and a professional blogger. What else could I have done really? Well, not in the foreseeable future anyway. Every time we met up on the ridge, Smiler and I talked of huge fear but of how thrilled we’d be to reach the top. Ultimate super-classic climb that is long, beautiful and has its crux sections in a corner so did feel... 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