Emergency services were alerted at about 11:40 on Saturday. From here a nice bit of ridge leads east to Stob Coire Leith, where the fun begins. The OMC trip to the Alex Macintyre hut at Onich was blessed with some half decent weather (at least for the Saturday!) READ MORE: Mystery as dissolved Scottish firm Childwall Systems provides armed guards in Ukrainian war zone. Once you’ve climbed down from the summit of Am Bodach, getting off the ridge before Stob Coire Leith would at best be incredibly arduous and at worst be terminally easy. Aonach Eagach Guided traverse of the Aonach Eagach Ridge in Glencoe The Aonach Eagach (appropriately meaning 'notched ridge') runs along the northern side of Glencoe and is probably the most famous ridge in the country. Read about our approach to external linking. Police Scotland said the incident happened at about 13:26 on Saturday. With snow on the ground, James and myself planned a classic winter traverse of the Aonach Eagach. In length the full ridge continues for 10 km from the Pap of Glencoe at the west to the eastern end at the Devil's Staircase. We were staying in Glen Coe for a few days on our way to Skye where we would be walking on the Cuillin Ridge – Skye’s epic alpine-like ridge of gabbro rock. In length the full ridge continues for 10 km from the Pap of Glencoe at the west to the eastern end at the Devil's Staircase. Its known as the narrowest ridge on the British mainland, and many climbers have fallen to their deaths over the years. We set out to walk it in perfect Scottish sunny conditions… did we agree with these accolades? As a subscriber, you are shown 80% less display advertising when reading our articles. A man has died after falling from a mountain in Glencoe. . The Aonach Eagach ("The Notched Ridge") Walking from valley to valley has featured largely in both my walking and my blog posts for the last couple of weeks, but to keep a balanced view (and to keep the mountain men/women happy) here’s a look at the Aonach Eagach in Glencoe, widely regarded as being the finest ridge walk on the UK mainland. Messages of support also flooded in for Fred's wife and children. You have been warned! Re: fallen walker on Aonach Eagach by DivvyBoy » Wed Oct 01, 2014 10:50 pm Oh jeez I did The Pap Of Glencoe that Saturday and saw the helicopter buzzing about over the ridge and had a thought to myself that I hoped it was a training exercise and not on an emergency, Sadly after reading this I now know that it wasn't a training exercise. A man has died after falling from a mountain in Glen Coe. Famed as the narrowest ridge on the British mainland (though Liathach and An Teallach must run it close), the Aonach Eagach gives a thrilling and spectacular traverse for keen scramblers, linking the … The man, in his fifties, was killed on the Aonach Eagach in Glencoe, the highest ridge in Britain. Aonach Eagach is a grade 2 scrambling route. The Aonach Eagach is a rocky ridge lying to the north of Glen Coe in the Scottish Highlands, boasting two Munro summits. At one point, while on a pinnacle of rock and frightened to go further, she asked her partner to request help, but she said she was instead urged to carry on. Tucked into the legendary Scottish Highlands, the route along Aonach Eagach Ridge is considered one of the scariest hikes in the world. The hillwalker soon realised the ridge was beyond her capabilities, and that she had placed her "faith and trust" in her partner rather than having the skills, training and experience to get herself out of difficulty. It is often claimed to be the most difficult ridge traverse on the mainland. We parked our car at the Clachaig car park and then got a lift to the start. The Clachaig gully descent off the Aonach Eagach has historically been a well known hazard. The full ridge runs from the Pap of Glencoe at the western end to the Devil's Staircase at the eastern end.. Aonach Eagach is consistently ranked as the best ridge walk and scramble in the UK and in the top few across the world by National Geographic (allegedly). ", She added: "But their willingness to share their stories and the lessons learned means that others can also benefit from their experience - from the comfort of an armchair too. The 44-year-old, who has not been named, fell on the Aonach Eagach Ridge on Saturday. The Aonach Eagach is the rocky ridge on the north side of Glen Coe.. Aonach Eagach Guided traverse of the Aonach Eagach Ridge in Glencoe The Aonach Eagach (appropriately meaning 'notched ridge') runs along the northern side of Glencoe and is probably the most famous ridge in the country. Well Ruth (yorksgal) had wanted to do the Aonach Eagach ridge for some time now. A hillwalker has died after falling almost 492ft (150m) while on the Aonach Eagach ridge near Glencoe. Before tackling Aonach Eagach Ridge, the woman, who was not named, had climbed eight Munros - mountains of more than 3,000ft (914.4m) - and Striding and … A summit camp, a solo scramble, and stunning aerial footage - what's not to like? The Aonach Eagach ridge is a mere 6 miles to complete, yet it will take most of the day to complete due to the level of difficulty, so starting early is a must. I am not a big fan as there are loads of quite tricky down climbs. Video, Tips for helping your child's mental health, Clothes sellers targeted by 'creepy' messages, Australian Open players hit out at Covid isolation, Nasa's 'megarocket' engine test ends early, Statues to get protection from 'baying mobs'. Police and a search-and-rescue helicopter were sent to the scene but the man had sustained fatal injuries. This film from Murray Wilkie showcases Glen Coe's classic ridge at its summery best. A man has died while walking at Aonach Eagach Ridge in Glen Coe, Police Scotland has confirmed. Man dies after falling from mountain in Glencoe. Aonach Eagach. Bobi Wine 'fearful for life' after Uganda poll, Covid hospital case 'every 30 seconds' - NHS chief, When white supremacists overthrew a US government, .css-1snjdh1-IconContainer{display:none;height:0.875em;width:0.875em;vertical-align:-0.0625em;margin-right:0.25em;}Fighting for the Parthenon marbles. As many already know I suffer from vertigo and down climbs are very difficult for me. We were staying in Glen Coe for a few days on our way to Skye where we would be walking on the Cuillin Ridge – Skye’s epic alpine-like ridge of gabbro rock. In the Mountaineering Scotland article, one of a number written by walkers and climbers on "near misses", she said she was "pushed way beyond where I thought my limits were". The new president will repeal Trump travel bans and re-join the Paris climate accord after being sworn in. She said her partner convinced her he was an experienced climber, but their trip to the ridge in November did not start until midday and in deeper snow than she expected. 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Heather Morning, Mountaineering Scotland's mountain safety adviser, said: "These tales are a powerful and valuable learning tool. Aonach Eagach is consistently ranked as the best ridge walk and scramble in the UK and in the top few across the world by National Geographic (allegedly). Readers’ comments: You are personally liable for the content of any comments you upload to this website, so please act responsibly. Whatever measure you use to assess the quality of a scramble - length, exposure, views, or overall adrenal gland-squeezing awesomeness - the castellated crest of rock that looms menacingly above Glen Coe is pretty hard to top. A Police Scotland spokesman said: "As with all sudden deaths, a report has been submitted to the procurator fiscal.". We do not pre-moderate or monitor readers’ comments appearing on our websites, but we do post-moderate in response to complaints we receive or otherwise when a potential problem comes to our attention. I wasn’t exactly keen but had recently done Striding and Swirral Edge on Helvellyn. Seasonal notes: Aonach Eagach is a much gentler beast in summer – almost disappointingly so. . This was more to do with the amount of reviews I had scanned regards the AE ridge, and warnings about underfoot safety in the wet, than anything else. The 44-year-old, who has not been named, fell on the Aonach Eagach Ridge on Saturday. She has bagged 89 Munros since resuming her interest. Police have named the him as Stuart Thompson, of Bathgate in West Lothian. Aonach Eagach Ridge. "They've thought about what they did wrong and how they could have done things differently. Once you’ve climbed down from the summit of Am Bodach, getting off the ridge before Stob Coire Leith would at best be incredibly arduous and at worst be terminally easy. .css-1xgx53b-Link{font-family:ReithSans,Helvetica,Arial,freesans,sans-serif;font-weight:700;-webkit-text-decoration:none;text-decoration:none;color:#FFFFFF;}.css-1xgx53b-Link:hover,.css-1xgx53b-Link:focus{-webkit-text-decoration:underline;text-decoration:underline;}Read about our approach to external linking. Near the end of the ridge we could see four people heading for Sgorr nam Fiannaidh, we weren't far behind them but couldn't see them when we reached the summit. The OMC trip to the Alex Macintyre hut at Onich was blessed with some half decent weather (at least for the Saturday!) Aonach Eagach Ridge, Scotland (Photo: Nick Bramhall/Flickr) ... Several accidents occur on the ridge every year, and there were two deaths in 2009. I grabbed a lift up the road with Andy, with a wee stop at the Clachaig for dinner on the way. Police have named the him as Stuart Thompson, of Bathgate in West Lothian. © 2021 BBC. The Aonach Eagach ridge is located in Glen Coe, which is in western Scotland and forms part of the Scottish Highlands. .css-14iz86j-BoldText{font-weight:bold;}A woman has described how it took four years to regain her confidence after a "near miss" experience while hillwalking in Scotland's mountains. If you have a complaint about the editorial content which relates to inaccuracy or intrusion, then please contact the editor here. Post moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Can Avenue Beat avoid becoming a one-hit wonder? NN1251659417 go back down to the col, then continue southeast up rough rocky slopes, with the odd trace of path, to gain the west spur of Sgurr nam Fiannaidh. A man has died after falling from a mountain in Glencoe. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. So the day had arrived. Above to the right steep mountainsides shoot up and the ridge of Aonach Eagach looks down on you from high above as you drive down the valley. The route summits two Munros; Meall Dearg and Sgorr nam Fiannaidh, but for many it is the legendary grade 2 scrambling in between these mountains that makes this such an exhilarating challenge. That was the Aonach Eagach over but everyone knows it's the descent when most accidents happen and we couldn't relax yet the Clachaig is still some distance away. Viewed from Glencoe below, the Aonach Eagach appears as a narrow crest with a series of small towers. With snow on the ground, James and myself planned a classic winter traverse of the Aonach Eagach. Do you have the skills to take it on? After the soaking I had received on my last two ridge walks, yesterday and Friday, I was hoping for something a little drier today. The pair navigated the 3,127ft-high Aonach Eagach ridge in Glencoe, Scotland Snoop and Jamie have climbed more than 70 Scottish mountains above 3,000ft Aonach Eagach claims a … I kind of thought if it's a hillwalkers route it can’t be much different than that. You dont want to fight the dark and trail! The ridge has been the scene of many epics on account of its length and its difficulty. I grabbed a lift up the road with Andy, with a wee stop at the Clachaig for dinner on the way. She found herself stuck, and felt she might end up jumping to her death. The central section, some 2 km in length, is very rocky and the route along it requires scrambling ability. With icy rocks and delicate cornices the difficulties of the 'Notched Ridge' move up a few extra notches. Care has to be taken as several deaths have been reported including very experienced hikers, so stay safe out there. This gives gentler (still stony) going up to the summit, which is the western of Aonach Eagach's two Munros. admit he had mentioned the Aonach Eagach ridge a few times, and much as I didn’t know too much about it, I had been to the funeral of a man who had fallen to his death from it. Aonach Eagach Ridge...it does what it says on the tin! Previous excursions had included an afternoon trip in February when it was covered in ice and snow and went dark as we descended the Clachaig gulley and a cold November day when the ridge … Viewed from Glencoe below, the Aonach Eagach appears as a narrow crest with a series of small towers. It is an exhilarating and heart stopping traverse with many scrambles, ascending and descending, linking the two Munro’s, Meall Dearg and Sgorr nam Fiannaidh. Since her experience on the ridge, she said she had taken a training course and returned to the hills. Aonach Eagach Ridge, Scotland (Photo: Nick Bramhall/Flickr) ... Several accidents occur on the ridge every year, and there were two deaths in 2009. The Aonach Eagach By Colin Hogarth. Mr Thompson, 54, fell in the Clachaig Gully at the western end of the Aonach Eagach ridge on Wednesday. Officers appeal for information to missing Aberdeen man, Fighting for the Parthenon marbles. Once more it’s highest point is 3,127ft and given the scrambles are considered the toughest horizontal scramble in Britain, it can be a daunting prospect. The ridge is more than 3,000 feet up with sheer drops and intense exposure on either side. Above to the right steep mountainsides shoot up and the ridge of Aonach Eagach looks down on you from high above as you drive down the valley. A man has died after falling from a mountain in Glen Coe. The Aonach Eagach ridge is located in Glen Coe, which is in western Scotland and forms part of the Scottish Highlands. VideoFighting for the Parthenon marbles. We walked up Meall Dearg and then my moment had come. The starling startler of Rome. I've wanted to tackle the ridge since I … "We can learn from our own mistakes, and clearly the people who have written these tales have done that. If climbers want to catch the ridge in memorable mood they should wait for winter. With icy rocks and delicate cornices the difficulties of the 'Notched Ridge' move up a few extra notches. Aonach Eagach, Glen Coe . The ridge has been the scene of many epics on account of its length and its difficulty. I had been saving the Aonach Eagach for a good day, the ridge deserves to be savoured. Tips for helping your child's mental health. VideoTips for helping your child's mental health, Losing your identity to get a job in Japan. Aonach Eagach ridge. Seasonal notes: Aonach Eagach is a much gentler beast in summer – almost disappointingly so. It is important that we continue to promote these adverts as our local businesses need as much support as possible during these challenging times. These adverts enable local businesses to get in front of their target audience – the local community. Before tackling Aonach Eagach Ridge, the woman, who was not named, had climbed eight Munros - mountains of more than 3,000ft (914.4m) - and Striding and Swirral Edge on Helvellyn in the Lake District. Aonach Eagach Said to be the narrowest ridge on the British mainland Exposed, Aonach is an exposed scrambling experience that is certainly one of the UK’s most dangerous accident black spots. If climbers want to catch the ridge in memorable mood they should wait for winter. Mr Thompson, 54, fell in the Clachaig Gully at the western end of the Aonach Eagach ridge on Wednesday. A man has died while tackling a Highlands ridge, just a month after a man perished at the same site in Glencoe. It includes two Munros - Meall Dearg and Sgorr nam Fiannaidh.. Aonach Eagach is a grade 2 scrambling route. Hear pronunciation Press to hear pronunciation. The central section is … Will the Trump corporate backlash make a difference? She described how a partner persuaded her to tackle Glen Coe's Aonach Eagach Ridge, one of Britain's narrowest mountain ridges, in winter. 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The ridge towers at 953m high and is often thought of as the UK’s toughest ridge walk, and with good reason, as its tricky to traverse and has drop offs that’ll leave you needing to promptly change your underwear. The famous Aonach Eagach, above Glen Coe, is one of the best ridge traverses in Scotland, perhaps second only to the terrifyingly awkward Black Cuillin on Skye. The Aonach Eagach Ridge is one of the most well-known ridges in Scotland and for many people it is high on their mountaineering list. If you have a … Start descent at GR: NN133581 ‘Notched Ridge’ is the Gaelic translation of this infamous ridge, which gives us a clue as to why the Aonach Eagach is up there on the’ leaderboard’ of blackspots. You have been warned! The 70-year-old walker fell while descending Clachaig Gully on the Aonach Eagach last week. If you are dissatisfied with the response provided you can contact IPSO here, Mystery as dissolved Scottish firm Childwall Systems provides armed guards in Ukrainian war zone. Aonach Eagach means notched ridge and it provides the most sensational rock scramble on the Scottish mainland. Those ads you do see are predominantly from local businesses promoting local services. Just hours after the JustGiving page was set up, the total has already reached £1,000. The Aonach Eagach is a rocky ridge lying to the north of Glen Coe in the Scottish Highlands, boasting two Munro summits. We set out to walk it in perfect Scottish sunny conditions… did we agree with these accolades? You can make a complaint by using the ‘report this post’ link . With a perfect weather forecast of sun, no cloud and very little wind I knew that if I was ever going to scramble across the Aonach Eagach ridge, today was the day. Glen Coe's Aonach Eagach ridge is the most legendary Grade 2 scramble in Scotland. We may then apply our discretion under the user terms to amend or delete comments. The identity of … If Skye is … She eventually managed to get down off the ridge. Get involved with the news in your community, This website and associated newspapers adhere to the Independent Press Standards Organisation's Editors' Code of Practice. I've driven down the Glencoe valley numerous times and looked up at the jagged line of the Aonach Eagach ridge, impressed with the shape and both desperate and terrified at the prospect of scrambling the ridge. The central section, some 2 km in length, is very rocky and the route along it requires scrambling ability. The Aonach Eagach is a spectacular narrow ridge running high above the pass of Glencoe. David Candlish, of Mid Brae, Dunfermline, Fife, died on the same route in June. Data returned from the Piano 'meterActive/meterExpired' callback event. It connects two Munros, boasts an anorexic spine and some stomach-churning exposure. Video, Tips for helping your child's mental health. William Poucher in his book 'The Scottish Peaks', first published in 1964, describes the Clachaig Gully descent off the ridge - 'It is also possible to descend a steep, stony path following the west side of the Clachaig Gully. The ridge towers at 953m high and is often thought of as the UK’s toughest ridge walk, and with good reason, as its tricky to traverse and has drop offs that’ll leave you needing to promptly change your underwear. 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