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Re: walking up FIVE FINGER GULLY - possible?

Hi there, thank you for contributing to this thread... It was me that mentioned preferring climbing BEM by the corrie...I've nothing against ridge walks...but just don't really find them as exhilarating at others, just a personal preference, the corries, and gullies, etc always felt more secure and ...
by saltycaterer
Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:07 am
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: walking up FIVE FINGER GULLY - possible?
Replies: 17
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Re: walking up FIVE FINGER GULLY - possible?

thanks for taking the time to reply, appreciated obviously the waterfall area is TOTALLY out of bounds, I get that...just too steep slippy and above all dangerous, further up the corrie/gully area seemed more hospitable and straight forward...looked a bit like Buachaille Etive Mor corrie route but o...
by saltycaterer
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:13 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: walking up FIVE FINGER GULLY - possible?
Replies: 17
Views: 1382

Re: walking up FIVE FINGER GULLY - possible?

will probably just try Carn Dearg but number 4 gully might be worth a shout if was snow free etc, thank you for taking the time to reply. my interest in ravine type routes up hills def puts me in a minority. :) [quote="jmarkb"]As far as I'm aware, Five Finger Gully remains unclimbed in sum...
by saltycaterer
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:09 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: walking up FIVE FINGER GULLY - possible?
Replies: 17
Views: 1382

Re: walking up FIVE FINGER GULLY - possible?

hi there thank you for taking the time to reply....appreciate what you said, the bottom half was always what scared me (waterfalls and steep, so not a good mix) but the top half seemed a bit more benign if a little loose and steep. i promise I did not start this thread for a laugh or a P##s take, wa...
by saltycaterer
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:03 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: walking up FIVE FINGER GULLY - possible?
Replies: 17
Views: 1382

walking up FIVE FINGER GULLY - possible?

Hi there folks…firstly thanks for reading this post, given that it's not a route but just an inquiry about a route I thought it best to post it here. I’ve searched the forums boards, and I think I am the first person to ask this question…(and therefore I am not duplicating information, wasting folks...
by saltycaterer
Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:15 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: walking up FIVE FINGER GULLY - possible?
Replies: 17
Views: 1382

hello there

hi, first-time poster so thought this would be the best place to start out... Been into hillwalking for about 30 years now, only done about 25 - 30 hills, don't really count just enjoy the climb...but the distances to get there make it difficult to do more (as with commitments of raising a family) :...
by saltycaterer
Thu Apr 02, 2020 12:07 pm
 
Forum: Say hello...
Topic: hello there
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