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Blog for April 2nd, 2017

April 2nd, 2017
Grey Corries
Classic route with 2,500m ascent

Initial view of Steall Falls
Looking along Water of Nevis
Looking back along Water of Nevis
Rising above Water of Nevis
Ring of Steall
Looking up to Sgurr a' Bhuic
Heading towards bealach
Initial view of route with Sgurr Choinnich Beag (centre) and Sgurr Choinnich Mor (right)
Mist coming in on Sgurr Choinnich Mor ridge
Descent off Sgurr Choinnich Mor
Stob Coire Easain (left) and Stob Coire an Laoigh (right)
Mist lifting
Deep cracks on Sgurr Choinnich Mor
Looking north from bealach north east of Sgurr Choinnich Mor
Aonach Mor with Aonach Beag to left
Looking back at the route whilst ascending Stob Coire Easain
Leaving Coire an Laoigh with more of the route ahead
Stob a' Choire Leith
Ascending Top of Stob Coire Cath na Sine
Top of Stob Coire Cath na Sine and still more of route to go
The route continues
Stob Ban to east
Looking west with Aonach Mor in background
Nearly at the end, looking back
Arriving at Stob Coire na Ceannain, end of Grey Corries looking back at route
Looking north west from Stob Coire na Ceannain
Starting the route back
Late afternoon light on Stob Coire Easain (left) and Stob Coire an Laoigh (right)
Final view back from Sgurr Choinnich Beag
Looking back up whlst descending to Water of Nevis