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by H_Ian_M
02 Apr 2013, 13:22
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Current Walking Conditions?
Replies: 18
Views: 15809

Re: Current Walking Conditions?

An important thing to realise is that the most dangerous conditions are not on the tops but are around 500m where the freeze/thaw cycle has led to lots of sheet ice.
by H_Ian_M
01 Apr 2013, 14:30
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: 3 PEAKS 31st MARCH
Replies: 4
Views: 5304

Re: 3 PEAKS 31st MARCH

Just copied from my reply in the current conditions thread: I did the 3 Peaks yesterday with two mates. I think two of us had done it twice before, and one once before, although all previous trips had been in the summer. None of us have much experience of proper winter mountaineering. To summarise (...
by H_Ian_M
01 Apr 2013, 14:29
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Current Walking Conditions?
Replies: 18
Views: 15809

Re: Current Walking Conditions?

I did the 3 Peaks yesterday with two mates. I think two of us had done it twice before, and one once before, although all previous trips had been in the summer. None of us have much experience of proper winter mountaineering. To summarise (Starting Horton, anticlockwise): Pen-y-Ghent ascent: physica...