Snow was forcast today so I led the first three pitches and left my ropes fixed and Zoomed back to my bivy.
The climbing wasn't too hard but pretty protectionless. Thank god there's just anough ice to stitch it all together.
Not really used to climbing on limestone but it's pretty rough (well compared to stoney!) but you need a big rack in order to get some
I think it's about to snow. Time for a brew before I look for some better bivy anchors.
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Andrew Kirkpatrick is a British mountaineer, author, motivational speaker and monologist. He is best known as a big wall climber, having scaled Yosemite's El Capitan 30+ times, including five solo ascents, and two one day ascents, as well as climbing in Patagonia, Africa, Alaska, Antarctica and the Alps.Follow @ Instagram