With a large team just setting off up the West Ridge of Sgurr Nan Gillean, we decided to tackle Am Basteir first off. With such dry conditions, the scrambling, whilst serious, is fairly straightforward, and the ‘Bad Step’ was quickly overcome by our team.
The scrambling on Sgurr Nan Gillean ascends a steep chimney followed by an airy traverse over the pinnacles, before easing off a bit. The team enjoyed passing through the window, after which the summit was quickly reached.
From Bealach a’Bhasteir, we descended and traversed beneath its impressive north face before bagging Bruach Na Frithe.
A huge well done to the team this week, who remained focused and determined all week and really made the most of the four days and outstanding weather.
Also a big thanks to Andy for working alongside me this week.