There is deep snow all over Ben Nevis at the moment, down to low levels. The team in the CIC Hut were all alone on the mountain today and climbed the brilliant Minus Three Gully on the side of North East Buttress. They encountered high quality climbing on each pitch. Rather than battle up the buttress, they chose to abseil back down the route. Tomorrow looks fine and clear, so they’ll look at climbing a route that tops out on the summit of Ben Nevis.