Raven's Gully*** V 5
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Ticklists: Cold Climbs, Great routes in the Coe, 3 star Scottish winter.

Photo: Raven's Gully © Andy Newton
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This climb is in 23 logbooks, and on 19 wishlists.

Not much ice. Maybe vi 7 at the moment.
Pete Graham - Lead O/S - 08/Feb/15 with Andy Hall

This was hard. No ice on the chockstones where needed (impressive effort by Jeremy on the crux), unconsolidated ice in between made it serious, and lots of digging and shuffling of snow. Safe to say, this will be memorable. The last pitch was confusing, we went up right-hand side which included intricate body-jamming, and the route is longer than the guidebook indicates. And, on a route that hardly sees traffic, another team came up behind us.
olekemi - AltLd - 04/Feb/15 with Jeremy M

had to abseil down after Mark dropped headtorch right at top of route -
davesa - AltLd - 27/Jan/15 with Mark Huxham

yesbutnobutyesbut - 2014

At first chockstone the left wall was dry despite extensive ice lower down the mountain. I managed to tentatively pull up to a thin rotten runnel of ice to the side of the chockstone which was just not solid enough to pull up on. Gave up after 2 falls and continued on up Great gully. Would definitely 'go' if a bit more ice.
Andrew Sloan - AltLd dnf - 06/Apr/13 with Steve Grove

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Apr/13

Absolutely amazing! Climbed two pitches up the Direct Finish, but retreated back to the fork to finish up the normal route, which was no push over. Took left hand finish.
Ken Applegate - AltLd - 01/Apr/13 with Andy Barker

A brilliant route that doesn't let up. I was lucky not to fall on the lead on the second chockstone pitch as one axe ripped while I had all my weight on it and landed on the handle of the other which was fortunately well-wedged.
Andrew Barker - AltLd O/S - 01/Apr/13 with Ken Applegate

Bugger all ice as apparently usual! James did a superb job of mixing his way up. Fantastic route for an icy winter
Thoms6974 - 2nd dog - 19/Mar/13 with James

Both of us tried and fell off. Even if it is fully iced I suspect the grade is 'traditional'.
Tubs - AltLd dnf - 17/Mar/13 with Dave M

alkira - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Rather lean low down... bold higher up, snow needs some consolidation.
Adam Long - AltLd - 10/Feb/10 with Ben Bransby

Needs ice!
Dave Kerr - AltLd dnf - 26/Mar/01 with Karl Atherton

phardman - Feb/96

Hidden - AltLd - 19/Feb/94

frost - Lead - 1992

Very little ice in the gully when we did it.
GaryK - AltLd O/S - Mar/91 with Malte Roeper

mark mcgowan01 - 1990 with Drew Connelly

Hidden - AltLd - 09/Feb/86

Hidden - AltLd - Jan/86

supurb. I got the best/harder pitches generally but Al got the open pitch a bit below the top which was serious
David Smith - AltLd - 02/Feb/83 with Al Bennett

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