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Blog for May 12th, 2016

May 12th, 2016
Gunning up top of Scotland
Royal Regiment of Artillery taking baton to summit of Ben Nevis

3 consecutive days on Ben Nevis with different group sizes and clients
Thursday
Leading group from Royal Regiment of Artillery to take a baton representing 300 years of their history to the summit of Ben Nevis before making its journey to Scafell Pike and Snowdon summits

The baton has been carried around the world in a west to east direction
Glen Nevis at 5:30 in the morning
Early morning sun on Meall an t-Suidhe
Looking up towards summit of Ben Nevis
Royal Regiment of Artillery having their photo taken on summit of Ben Nevis
Emergency shelter at Ben Nevis summit
North Face of Ben Nevis seen from summit
Cornice at top of Gardyloo Gulley
Snow bunting on edge of Gardyloo Gulley
Cairn Dearg
Lochan Meall an t-Suidhe (half way lochan) with Loch Eil in background
Friday
Change in weather and back to normal poor visibility, especially after snow line. The day was dry so still very enjoyable

Taking client whose previous attempt had not been completed due to poor weather conditions. They had convinced a work colleague to come along as well
Poor visibility at summit of Ben Nevis
Saturday
Office group from London
Myself being caught during group photo