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UKH Articles 28 Nov 2019

The Carn Mor Dearg Arete and the North Face of Ben Nevis - as Alpine as Scotland gets

The snowy season gets off to a photogenic start for James Roddie.

Whether it's your first winter Grade I, or you're an accomplished winter warrior, the spectacular CMD Arete is without question one of the greatest mountain routes of the UK, he says.

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TobyA 28 Nov 2019
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I think it's always amazing when you are on the arete looking back at the Ben (I've only ever descended via the CMD arete, not gone up) that the Ben goes from being this brooding hulk that it tends to be from all other directions to this pointy "proper-looking" mountain. 

Great pictures James. 

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Marmotman 28 Nov 2019
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Fantastic article and pictures. Tomo I'm off climbing in Jebel Jais here in the UAE. I miss the snow!

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maremalin 28 Nov 2019
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Can you please list your gear / clothes you had on you and with you?

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