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Cioch Nose - June 2012
Classic Tom Patey route up the Cioch Nose. Carried on with a wee walk round to Sgurr a'Chaorachain

 Descending down to reach the climb  Sgurr a'Chaorachain  Avoiding the terraces. Climb starts round the corner bottom right.  Coire a' Chaorachain  Approaching the grassy ramp to the start  Obvious start!  Mike near the end of pitch 1  Start of pitch 2  Fiona pitch 2   Fiona pitch 2  Mike, end of pitch 3  Fiona coming up pitch 3  Belay views over to Loch Kishorn  Fiona at the obvious start to pitch 4. A rambling line where you can go anywhere really  Pitch 4  Pitch 4  Pitch 4  Pitch4  Main climbing finishes below here. Scrambling and one more pitch now.  Pitch 1 of the Cioch nose continuation. you can walk up the gully to the left if you want.  Sgurr a'Chaorachain  Climbing over , scrambling and walking now.  Cioch noise continuation, some easy scrambling now  After the first down climb(not the tottering tower)  Look back to the first down climb  The route meanders a bit  And is mostly walking  Next airy down climb  The radio tower where we started earlier on.  Glamaig (Skye)  Skye  Sgurr a'Chaorachain  Cioch Nose  The road up to Bealach na Ba  Sgurr a'Chaorachain summit  Cioch Nose  Climb starts in the shade on the right  Maol Chean-dearg etc  Skye from Sgurr a'Chaorachain summit  Right in the distance is Clisham (90+ km away)  The radio tower again  Rum in the distance  Liathach  The route