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21 May 2016: CIC Hut trip Skiing Winter 2016
08 May 2016: An Teallach Skiing Winter 2016
21 April 2016: Sgran Dubh Mr Skiing Winter 2016
16 April 2016: Short Cairngorm tour Skiing Winter 2016
14 April 2016: Aonach Mor and Aonach Beag (again) Skiing Winter 2016

After what we'd seen on Sunday, Dave and I were keen to do the gully line of Beag For Mercy on Aonach Beag.  Only the gondola was running on Aonach Mor, but with the possibility of having 2 cars, a traverse was planned to prevent the end of day slog back for a lift down.  The skin up Aonach Mor wasn't too bad, and we located the top of "Rush".    It was a slightly crunchy descent, but an entertaining one.  On arrival back at the top, we were met by Jamie and set off for Aonach Beag.  The top of Beag for Mercy had a few rocks showing through, but there was plenty of space to get through.  It is a superb line, with wide and narrow sections, maintaining interest all the way down.  A short carry diagonally up to the top of the exit gully provided another amusing descent.  The walk out into Glen Nevis provided a fine end to the day - thoroughly recommended as an alternative to the gondola dash. 




Dave setting off into Rush
Dave in Rush
Much lower down Rush
There's a penalty for the descent - having to climb back out.
Dave and Jamie at the col.  Beag for Mercy and Beag for Mor descend the cliff on the right.
Dave dodging rocks at the start of Beag for Mercy.
Jamie displaying a previously unknown technique for safely navigation some narrows.
The gully has wider sections than Beag for Mor, allowing for more relaxed turns.
Jamie unconcerned that Dave was about to ski onto his head.
Dave in one of the narrow sections.
Jamie in the same narrow section.
Jamie contemplating another narrow section, with glide crack.
Enjoying the turns.
At a similar spot to Sunday, at the end of the snow.
Dave walking out.
Heading into Glen Nevis.
Seemed like a good idea at the time...
12 April 2016: Meall a' Bhuachaille and The Couloir Skiing Winter 2016
10 April 2016: Aonach Mor and Aonach Beag Skiing Winter 2016
19 March 2016: Cairngorms Tour Skiing Winter 2016
17 March 2016: Toll an Lochain, An Teallach Skiing Winter 2016
09 March 2016: Loch Avon basin gully skiing Skiing Winter 2016
27 February 2016: Beinn Dearg and Cona' Mheall Skiing Winter 2016
25 February 2016: Caenlochan Skiing Winter 2016
13 February 2016: Invercauld Skiing Winter 2016
10 February 2016: Glenshee skiing Skiing Winter 2016
17 January 2016: Ben Macdui Ski Tour Skiing Winter 2016
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