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neil mc gougan
(drivein) - F
HRP on 05/05/2011 11:18:06 MDT Print View

I'm going to do the HRP west to east, starting cc end of may 2011 I intend to complete < 40 days inc some additional peak bagging, camping light but comfortable, I'm looking for company??


Chris Upson
(chrisupson) - F

Locale: Scotland
HRP on 05/23/2011 06:58:12 MDT Print View

Hi Neil,
Good luck with your trip. I'm planning on attempting the HRP in July 2011 and would be interested to hear how you get on. Especially with snow conditions.

neil mc gougan
(drivein) - F
Snow conditions on 05/23/2011 07:13:49 MDT Print View

Hi Chris, I'm taking lt crampons and ice axe, but I've spoken with a guide in Lescun, he didn't think crampons were necessary (at least to Gavarnie)as there has been little snow this season, but at <500g I'll bear the weight as I might req them for the odd top.

Regards Neil.

PS I leave Scotland tomorrow evening, I hope the weather is better, we'r having 60-70mph gales and cold!