Tuesday, 19 April 2016

Point made...

17th April 2016

Point 5 Gully

Craig and I headed to the Ben for what looked like good conditions but with incoming weather.

The weather came in just as we started climbing and with lots of new snow blowing about we got the full weight of the natural releases coming down point 5 gully.

This made for interesting climbing and a cool head was needed. Fortunately the ice was good for axe placements so we motored on till the end of the main difficulties before abseiling off into the mist and tricky pockets of slab…

A full edit of the day here on the Simply Epic blog.