Up on Ben Nevis, our two CIC Hut teams were doing their best to avoid high winds. Steve, Finn and Philip went for an adventure and climbed Lost the Place high up in Coire na Ciste. Whilst normally known as being an interesting (and underrated) mixed route, at the moment it’s pretty much an ice route and not quite so easy to protect. The top chimney is actually an overhanging icicle which was great fun and warrants V,6 overall.
Stu, Pat and Ian made short work of SW ridge of the Douglas Boulder, climbing it in 4 pitches before escaping into West Gully.