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The Professor Falls*** WI4

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[The-Professor-Falls, 2 kb]280m. Lots of steps of good ice, the final being the hardest.

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This climb is in 31 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Beautiful pitches, deep blue colouring.
nickdonohue - AltLd - 31/Jan/14 with Dick Turnbull, Pete Holden

Led pitches 1, 3 and 5. Had to turn back from last pitch as ran out of time.
jamesgr87 - AltLd O/S - 09/Mar/13

Matt Barnes - AltLd O/S - Mar/13 with Mark C, Alwyn J

Jack Loftus - AltLd O/S - 25/Feb/13 with Lewis Fraser

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/Feb/13

First 4 pitches only as the route was very wet !
keithlambley - Lead - 07/Feb/13 with Richard H

Splendid.
Ly-Cilph - AltLd O/S - 02/Feb/13 with Alan G

top pitch was immense and was more like a 4+/5 atm.
samrad - AltLd - 21/Nov/12 with justin, matt bunn

soloed pitches 1,3&4 and had to down solo 4 to walk off easily. very chandlery and wet. the pillars on pitches 1,2&4 were full of running water.
samrad - Solo O/S - 18/Nov/12

Best route as a whole during this trip. Step after step of pillars of ice. Did the first 4 pitches and then turned around due to avalanche hazard on the huge bowl above the last 'crux' pitch. Heaps of character and the good ice just keeps coming.
geoff.comley - AltLd O/S - 23/Mar/12 with Dan Carrol

wet at the top
The Bad Cough - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/12 with Dave Connelly

Very wet, ropes badly iced by the final pitches
samtho - 2nd O/S - 13/Dec/11

Hidden - Lead dnf - 10/Dec/11

maria85 - AltLd O/S - Apr/11 with Jules

In very fat vwery wet condition.
Mike_Gannon - 2nd O/S - 17/Mar/11 with Barry Robley

pyromantic - AltLd O/S - 14/Feb/11

alkira - 2011 with kerry atkey

Rhys Macallister - AltLd O/S - 13/Feb/10 with Amelie goulet boucher

sbrowitt - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/09 with Simon Wright

James B - AltLd O/S - 28/Feb/09 with Nick

good climb, though a bit wet at the top!
michael83 - AltLd O/S - 19/Feb/09 with Mark

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Feb/09

centurion05 - AltLd O/S - Feb/09 with Dan C, Dave G

Top pitch in 4+/5 conditions.
Will_he_fall - AltLd O/S - 08/Dec/08 with Erik

datoon - AltLd O/S - 2008 with MJ

Nigel Coe - 2nd - 01/Mar/04 with Mike Hammill

Christian Beck - AltLd O/S - Jan/02

freeheel47 - Feb/95

AB1965 - Lead - 09/Feb/94

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Mar/92

A perfect conditions hook-fest. Felt more like a steep 3 on the day. Beautiful situation.
bandersnatch - Lead - Feb/92 with Mairi B

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
danie, Hidden, Alex Chevrier

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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 31 (3.2%)
Lead5 of 31 (16.1%)
Followed4 of 31 (12.9%)
Alt Leads19 of 31 (61.3%)
Unknown2 of 31 (6.5%)

'Climbed'8 of 31 (25.8%)
clean O/S22 of 31 (71.0%)
dnf1 of 31 (3.2%)