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850m. The shorter and slightly easier sibling of Striding Edge. Often in condition. Can be combined with Striding Edge for an excellent alpine style expedition.

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Britain's winter ridges, Snow and Ice

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JonLongshanks 2 Feb Show βeta
βeta: Terribly weather but properly snowing. Up Striding and down Swirral and also onto Catstye Cam, think about 3hrs
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βeta: Terribly weather but properly snowing. Up Striding and down Swirral and also onto Catstye Cam, think about 3hrs
nation1 7 Dec, 2020 Show βeta
βeta: descent route off summit, crampons needed as route in full winter condition
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βeta: descent route off summit, crampons needed as route in full winter condition
Johnathan 7 Dec, 2020 Show βeta
βeta: Snow cover from hole in wall. Any more snow/ice or any more freeze thaw will make crampons and axe absolutely essential.
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βeta: Snow cover from hole in wall. Any more snow/ice or any more freeze thaw will make crampons and axe absolutely essential.

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Striding Edge (Winter)

Grade: I ***
(Helvellyn)
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