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Left Branch Middle Way* III 3

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[Left Branch Middle Way in thin conditions, 2 kb]A small ice pitch up a V corner to the upper slopes of Central Gully left branch. Exit the pitch by continuing up C.G. left branch

Photo: Left Branch Middle Way in thin conditions © joe.91
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This climb is in 27 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

elliptic - Solo rpt - 04/Apr/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 31/Mar/13

Peter Holder - Solo - 31/Mar/13 with Pete hill

Lean and pushing 4 for a few moves. Good climb.
LakesWinter - AltLd - 02/Feb/13 with AD

Hidden - 20/Jan/13

We soloed up to the amphitheatre on Central Gully due to the build up of neve and ice. The V corner was very lean with little banked up snow. More like grade IV in those conditions.
moose ridd - AltLd - 20/Jan/13 with Mike Collins, M.Sadler

mikecollins - AltLd O/S - 20/Jan/13 with moose ridd, manmike

Ben lad - 2013

peas65 - AltLd - 12/Dec/12

As a means to get to the direct finish. No ice. Frozen turf. Thin.
Caspar - Lead O/S - 29/Jan/11 with Will Attridge, Ross Davidson

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Jan/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Jan/11

Sam Ash - AltLd O/S - 22/Dec/10 with Joe Ashworth

joeashworth - AltLd - 22/Dec/10 with Sam Ashworth

dripping a little but ice was good. steep for 15feet then a good gully leads to a huge spike belay
michaelb1 - AltLd - 12/Dec/10

Hidden - 01/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Feb/09

In soft snow conditions, no ice, mushy turf, it probably felt like a grade V. Someone said it looked 'delicate'- my brown adrenaline seemed to agree.
jimorothy - AltLd - 24/Jan/09 with Rachel Crolla

kenneM - AltLd - Feb/08 with Moony

Paul-Michael - Solo O/S - 17/Feb/01 with Paul Nurse

crowberry gully - Feb/00 with Ross McGibbon

Andy Say - Solo - 17/Mar/96

biggianthead - Solo - 26/Dec/93

stuart58 - Solo - 12/Apr/89

charlesmfrench - 2nd O/S - 18/Feb/84

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Style of ascent

Soloed7 of 27 (25.9%)
Lead2 of 27 (7.4%)
Followed4 of 27 (14.8%)
Alt Leads9 of 27 (33.3%)
Unknown5 of 27 (18.5%)

'Climbed'18 of 27 (66.7%)
clean O/S8 of 27 (29.6%)
clean rpt1 of 27 (3.7%)