Climbing  A snowball called Anxiety

A spring attempt of Mount Travers’ northeast ridge

Well that didn’t work – this rock is no better than the sugary, treacherous snow I was craving respite from. My climbing companions Caro and Simon and I had been tentatively plugging upwards, out of the dawn, towards Mount Travers’ north east ridge. There had been no freeze overnight and, nagging at the backs of our minds, was a deteriorating weather forecast.

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