As the weather is currently looking questionable for wednesday can anyone reccomend any good Grade III/IV routes which we will be out of the howling wind and away from any potential avalanches?
I was thinking about black spout butress but a little worried about avalanche risk from black spout gully on the approach
TBH, I think Wednesday might be a good day to go ten-pin bowling.
Less discouragingly, I suggest Clova. In a westerly like this, Clova weather is usually a step less fierce than Lochnagar, which in turn is a step less fierce than the central Cairngorms.
Wherever you go you'll need to keep an alert eye of your own on the avalanche risk.
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