Ben Nevis and Glen Coe remain at the forefront of Scottish winter climbing and hold their place on the world stage of climbing. The classic climbs are highly regarded objectives. This selection of the best climbs across the area is enough to offer any climber a lifetime of inspiration.
This eighth edition of Cicerone's classic guide is the first guide to categorise every climb and to describe in detail how they form, in order to help climbers choose the best route and judge the climbing conditions. Being in the right place at the right time is a major part of winter climbing and this book will guide you through the decision-making process to make more expeditions successful.
With snow, ice and mixed routes ranging from grade I introductory ascents to extreme test pieces - including the hardest traditional winter climb in the world - there are routes to suit all abilities and preferences, plus advice to help you select an appropriate route for the prevailing conditions.