No.3 Gully II/III
[Mark Higginbottom on a short ice pitch a third of the way up No.3, 2 kb]The gully between B and C Buttresses is well-defined only between the Middle Ledge and the Rake, where several short ice steps provide interest. Where it tops out at the Rake, there are three possible finishes:
1. Left-hand finish, consistent with grade;
2. Central icefall direct finish, III;
3. Right-hand finish, consistent with grade.

From the Rake, many continuations are possible on the Upper Tier.

Photo: Mark Higginbottom on a short ice pitch a third of the way up No.3 © sparbus
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This climb is in 16 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Fairly unconsolidated snow, but good ice on middle tier. Extended most pitches by moving together up easier ground.
waiting for snow - AltLd O/S - 24/Jan/15

Nipped up and down the middle tier to keep warm.
arose - Solo - 16/Jan/15 with Georgia Hancock

Avoided the main ice pitch beneath Middle Ledge as it was cruddy. Top half heavily banked out for April.
JamesRoddie - Solo O/S - 09/Apr/13

Grade 3 ice for first pitch
sparbus - AltLd - 24/Jan/10 with mark higginbottom

Hidden - 22/Jan/10

Complete from just beneath the middle tier; excellent snow-ice. Two significant steepenings. A quality route, but outshone I feel by the Smear. Right-hand finish.
Only a hill - Solo O/S - 20/Jan/10

Hidden - 2010

Climbed 3 pitches of run out ice, then bailed due to fading light.
riven - Lead dnf - 30/Dec/09 with Matt Fuller

Mr Fuller - 2nd dnf - 30/Dec/09 with Joe Barker

khawk - AltLd - 27/Dec/09 with DT

Hidden - 2nd - Mar/08

Smith42 - Mar/96

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Feb/94

Hidden - AltLd - 14/Feb/88

sadams - AltLd - 01/Mar/86 with Mark Bonham

Lone Rider - AltLd - 23/Feb/86 with A Mills

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