Patey’s Route IV, 5 Winter climbing at Sneachda in the Cairngorm.

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Patey's Route crux pitch

Patey’s Route crux pitch

The base of the route was banked out with snow but the first ice bulge was good but thin with the snow was powdery so pulling over did not feel so secure. The crux pitch was also thin on ice but made for some good climbing. An great route.