The Black Plague.
26th January 2018
I can only assume, given the amount of Climbers out today, that the Black Plague has swept through Aberdeen, somehow affecting only climbers on the best climbing day of the season. Strange.
Actually climbers easily outnumbered walkers today, most of the classic routes having climbers on them. A mix of conditions reported.
Perhaps most impressive was a ski descent of The Black Spout. After this the skier made his way to The Red Spout, I don’t know how he got on.
The coverage on the hills is excellent. Although very firm there would be great ski touring options but it’s all got to survive the upcoming mild spell.
Climbers on Black Spout Buttress (bottom obvious gully) and someone half way up The Black Spout.
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