We quickly discovered that the paths were very icy as we headed up into Gillercombe.
Sandwiches were eaten in the lee of the head wall of the corrie before heading into a very cold and blustery wind.
It was around here that one member of the party discovered just how icy it was as they flew downhill head first. Apart from some bruising they were luckily unhurt.
The late start meant we were 10 mins too late for a Booth's scone.