Technical Difficulty: Snow and ice sections at angles over 45 degrees with steep steps. Rock sections up to VD. Confident mountaineering skills including some rock and ice climbing experience. Previous Alpine climbing or high altitude experience is normally required unless technically very confident beyond the grades below. (Alpine AD Scottish Grade 2/3 Rock VD-S).

Fitness: Training would tend to become essential to attain a good level of fitness. Previous experience of multi-day walking is recommended.