Ben Nevis via Ledge Route & Carn Mor Dearg arête

I couldn’t sleep for about five days before this planned trip in September with my mountaineering club, I was just so excited.  I kept refreshing the Met Office webpage for Ben Nevis, willing for it to be a great day, at the very least not raining or howling a gale.  We were staying in the legendary CIC Hut – an SMC hut built in 1929 by Mr and Mrs Inglis Clark in memory of their son Charles Inglis Clark who was killed in action in the First World War.  It is stunningly situated on the north side of Ben Nevis, nestling right up in Coire Leis.

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