Rockfax Description
Easy and direct to the summit. © Rockfax

george sewell 03/Apr Solo O/S

some ok ish neve considering the weather it was ok felt a bit unstable and wet/ soft in places though so quite a tentative and exiting ascent :/ but we made it .... but nice to get one last route done in the lakes this season

scottmarcberry 03/Apr Solo O/S
paulh.0776 28/Mar Lead

A wild day with 70mph winds on the summit, the neve was just about holding on after the torrential rain of the previous day and will probably not survive much more if it doesn't freeze hard for a few days. Water was running under the snow at many points !!

with Karin
petegunn 22/Mar Solo
with Ash
RobSimpson 19/Mar Solo

Too warm so it was very soft conditions. Axes were biting well enough though.

Hidden 18/Mar Solo
RobSimpson 17/Mar Solo

There was great neve towards the top of the climb. Went up with the one axe.

Pavement Monkey 15/Mar Solo

Dave, Dave and Ian solo ascent using good old fashioned single axe technique. Foggy but great ice conditions.

Hidden 15/Mar Lead
Jonny Nick 14/Mar Solo O/S
Hidden 14/Mar Solo O/S
TomGB 14/Mar Solo O/S
with Naomi Walker, Vicki Cox, Beth Heeney
beeney 14/Mar Solo

felt pretty steep for grade 1, especially the last few metres. Great fun!

Hidden 14/Mar Solo O/S
Hidden 28/Feb -
91dave 28/Feb Solo O/S
Hidden 28/Feb -
Hidden 28/Feb Solo O/S
C Witter 27/Feb Solo O/S

My first ice climb. Just terrifying enough. Came back down via Striding Edge. Wanted to go up Gully 1, but Pete heard an awful crack in the ice as he went up it, so the rest of us backed off.

with Pete R, Kelli J, Joe R
kelliroberts3 27/Feb Solo
Wesley Orvis 21/Feb AltLd
macca69 21/Feb Solo
Babika 21/Feb Solo O/S

Good hard neve. Soloed with single axe

with Kai Green, Julian Bridle, Ian Shore
JulianB 21/Feb Solo O/S

An unexpectedly good day. Up Gully 2, over to DollyWaggon Pike and down. Lovely snow, great views and blue sky!

with Ian Shore, Kai Green, Babika
Wesley Orvis 18/Feb Solo
tommylongfellow 14/Feb Solo
mountainpunk 14/Feb Solo
with Tommy
Gav Parker 08/Feb Solo

In great condition

philmitch 08/Feb Lead O/S
philmitch 08/Feb Solo rpt
Fiskavaig 08/Feb Solo

late start, so quick solo, fairly good conditions.

nevets1984 07/Feb Lead O/S
artmal 07/Feb Solo
JWrighty 03/Feb Solo
Jim Haydock 03/Feb Solo
Hidden 02/Feb AltLd
JWrighty 02/Feb Solo
Tim Harper 24/Jan Solo
with NTU
andy tetsill 24/Jan Solo

Climbed with Tom Cave

with Shrewsbury MC
Retro Rowan 24/Jan Solo O/S
with Jack Poyner, Dave Lea, climbingdrummer
Olli-C 13/Dec/14 AltLd
with Chris Waddle
Hidden 01/Mar/14 2nd
piplarter 16/Feb/14 2nd O/S

First ever Winter climb... loved every minute and cant wait to do another!

with Joe Macnamee
dakidunn 06/Apr/13 Solo
IanHope 06/Apr/13 Solo O/S
tom_holdsworth 05/Apr/13 Lead
with Shaun Carty
al jackson 01/Apr/13 Solo
Petarghh 29/Mar/13 Solo
Wesley Orvis 29/Mar/13 Lead

Sugary snow on the approach once in the gully ice with 3 inch fresh snow on top, felt a lot harder than I to me, blue skies, deep snow fantastic

thegoatstroker 11/Mar/13 Solo

in descent

with Chris Cox
Hidden 09/Mar/13 Solo O/S
dakidunn 04/Mar/13 Solo
Hidden 03/Mar/13 Solo
paulh.0776 02/Mar/13 Lead

Lovely condition with excellent placements all the way

with peter
leeoftroy ?/Mar/13 Solo O/S
Martin Rowe 26/Feb/13 Solo O/S
paulh.0776 26/Feb/13 Solo O/S
with none
stouffer 23/Feb/13 Solo
Jon Wickham 19/Feb/13 Solo β
bantamdave 17/Feb/13 AltLd O/S

Good climbing conditions. Great day out

with Murray
ankyo 12/Feb/13 Solo

bomber neve. Perfect blue skies

with Rick
NickNixon 11/Feb/13 Solo O/S
deancs 10/Feb/13 Solo O/S

Chris Dean Good conditions hard work on calves due to solid neve under sprinkling of fresh snow. No problems with cornices as minimal. Good day out (o:

Hidden 09/Feb/13 Solo
Dave Richards 09/Feb/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 09/Feb/13 Solo
Hidden 04/Feb/13 AltLd
pete40 04/Feb/13 AltLd
Hidden 03/Feb/13 Solo O/S
Simnel 02/Feb/13 Lead
with Mark
dakidunn 02/Feb/13 AltLd
Joe_1102 ?/Feb/13 Solo rpt
Radioactiveman 23/Jan/13 Solo O/S

Hoped to do by moonlight but ended up headtorch.

Double Knee Bar 20/Jan/13 Lead O/S

Nice eliminate ice pitch on the left.

KevB 17/Jan/13 Solo
Joe_1102 ?/Jan/13 Solo O/S
Teappleby ??/2013 AltLd
with max
Hidden 12/Dec/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 12/Dec/12 Solo
Petarghh 11/Dec/12 Solo
jacktomlinson 11/Dec/12 Solo O/S


Simnel 11/Dec/12 -
with Dave, Alan, Pete Middleton
freemanTom 11/Dec/12 Solo rpt

Amy's first winter route, ice jedi style. I mono axed it. Good conditions.

with Amy Till
Hidden 09/Dec/12 -
Danny Crump 05/Dec/12 Solo
Hidden 03/Dec/12 Solo O/S
Tim Rodgers 02/Dec/12 Solo
with Mark Anstiss, Paul Davison, Ian Davison, Rod Molyneux
freemanTom 02/Dec/12 Solo
jmoore1111 01/Dec/12 Solo
Hidden 01/Dec/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 14/Feb/12 Solo
gaz_jones 12/Feb/12 Solo O/S
Babika 11/Feb/12 Solo

Robbie's first winter route (age 13). Loved it.

with Paul O'Toole, John Hammond, Paul Callaghan
Hidden 11/Feb/12 Solo O/S
twodada 11/Feb/12 Solo
with Rosi
lumbard 08/Feb/12 Solo O/S

hard snow with small ice bulge half way up - good conditions, awesome weather epic day as descended via striding edge

Burty21 01/Feb/12 Solo

Very Soft up most of the climb, some harder sections. Needs a few more cold days to be more enjoyable.

waiting for snow ?/Feb/12 Lead rpt

Leading beginner

Shaun Spavin 14/Jan/12 Solo rpt

Beautiful winter conditions, with a stable snowpack, route 75% complete snow cover,short frozen turf section in centre for about 15mt. No cornices to summit slope due to high winds on the 7th, easy top out.

Hidden 06/Jan/12 Solo
Hidden 27/Dec/11 Lead O/S
cas smerdon 20/Dec/11 Solo
with Mark S
Hidden 20/Dec/11 Solo
Dickie ?/Dec/11 Solo O/S

Deep unconsolidated powder although minimal avalanche risk

Hidden ?/Mar/11 Solo
Dan0Me 26/Feb/11 Solo
lumbard 16/Feb/11 Solo O/S

fresh sprong snow on the lower section, ice bulge in the middle then hard neve before more fresh snow- wonderful conditions, blue sky and little wind

alanburniston ?/Feb/11 Solo
Rob Exile Ward 22/Jan/11 Solo

I think it was this! Steady snow plod, then down Striding Edge and up Nethermost Gully. Unexpectedly good day.

with Justin Shields
Hidden 08/Jan/11 Lead O/S
David Cowley 05/Jan/11 AltLd O/S
with Stew Cowley
Shaw Brown 02/Jan/11 Lead

Unusual conditions with lots of ice and lovely neve.

Spence22 19/Dec/10 Solo O/S
with Ed
mr.benton 18/Dec/10 Solo

Nice grade 1 gully, generally snow but ice on the steeper pitch in the middle section.

2535rob 15/Dec/10 Solo

good long route some icey sections

Hidden 12/Dec/10 Solo
tomtom89 08/Dec/10 Solo
tomtom89 05/Dec/10 Solo
with Chris, Jack
jac00 05/Dec/10 Solo O/S
with Tom
mbambi 01/Dec/10 Solo
with brian kirkpatrick
ParkFace 30/Nov/10 Solo O/S
with Dan Ives, Thomas Buckman, Rob Stordy
Hidden 29/Nov/10 Solo
Hidden 28/Nov/10 Solo O/S
Somerset swede basher 28/Nov/10 Solo O/S
with Jon Miles
The Mountain Goat 28/Nov/10 Solo O/S
bevsie 28/Nov/10 Solo O/S

Good intro to grade 1 but a bit thin on ice today

with S Banham
Hidden 28/Nov/10 Lead O/S
George Ormerod 28/Nov/10 Solo O/S
tomtom89 27/Nov/10 Solo
with Jack
jac00 27/Nov/10 Solo O/S
with Tom
Hidden 26/Nov/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 26/Nov/10 Solo O/S
Dave Warburton 26/Nov/10 Solo O/S

Team solo, at 8am after setting off from leeds 4ish. Nice climbing and conditions.

Nigel Coe 14/Feb/10 AltLd
with Mike Porter
Gav Parker 10/Feb/10 Solo
the colonel 10/Feb/10 Solo
ollyroberts 10/Feb/10 Solo
with Kyle
Hidden 07/Feb/10 Lead
carl_123 06/Feb/10 Lead O/S
gareth_hull 31/Jan/10 Lead rpt

This was Michelle's first winter route.

with Michelle
stimpey 30/Jan/10 Solo
Hidden 30/Jan/10 Solo
wheelo 26/Jan/10 2nd
with foggy and pete
Hidden 24/Jan/10 Solo
Hidden 24/Jan/10 2nd
Peter Sowerby 23/Jan/10 Solo
with David Rice, Dorine Tinnion
Jonny M 03/Jan/10 2nd O/S
Marq 03/Jan/10 Lead
Hidden 02/Jan/10 -
Hidden ?/Jan/10 -
Hidden ?/Jan/10 Lead
yellow ?/Jan/10 Lead
Shuttsie ?/Jan/10 2nd
Hidden ??/2010 -
mmalbon 30/Dec/09 Solo rpt

Intended to do a harder route, but the conditions (especially the wind) were so harsh that we decided to solo number 2 gully. I've never known winds so strong on the summit, you could barely stand and could definitely not walk in a straight line. Did the last part of the route with eyes shut because of the spindrift, got some goggles now :-)

with Mick and Simon
Hidden 28/Dec/09 Solo
Hidden 10/Dec/09 Solo O/S
Joe Miller 05/Dec/09 2nd
with James Dixon-Gough, John Holden
Hidden 05/Dec/09 2nd O/S
Shaun Spavin 19/Feb/09 2nd

straight forward climbing to the summit, in graet scenery.

with Kenneth David Hook
Em66 14/Feb/09 Solo O/S
with Mat
snakebite 08/Feb/09 Solo O/S

Easy approach to Hellveyln summit

with Andy Knight
carl_123 08/Feb/09 AltLd

down via raise

Zoomer 07/Feb/09 Solo

In desecent.

Andrew1 07/Feb/09 Solo
with Ros
Hidden 07/Feb/09 Lead rpt
DannyMac 07/Feb/09 Solo
Lee Sheard 06/Feb/09 Solo
lithos 04/Feb/09 Solo


pebbles 04/Feb/09 Solo

descent, with rob

KeithW 04/Feb/09 Solo


with Guido
Hidden 04/Feb/09 AltLd
Monkey 28 31/Jan/09 -
with Peter, Vaughan & Bernie
Hidden 25/Jan/09 Solo
bazpearson 24/Jan/09 Solo O/S
with luke armitage,heather,chris
Hidden 24/Jan/09 Solo
stimpey 07/Jan/09 Solo O/S
with Pete
tjmillen ??/2009 Solo
Simnel ??/2009 -
with Pete Middleton
jl 15/Dec/08 Solo O/S
with No Partner
Hidden 14/Dec/08 Solo O/S
Trobbo 11/Dec/08 2nd
with simon fenna
MJH 17/Apr/08 Solo

Gully full of snow, higher up fair patches of frozen turf and ice. Top third much harder than I.

with Vicci
Jon Wickham 07/Apr/08 2nd O/S
with Alan and Rob
troutbeck 25/Mar/08 Solo
alifin 24/Mar/08 Solo O/S

Straightforward snow slope with some good neve.

brady 02/Feb/08 Lead O/S

climbed moving together, condition great, windy on top around -5 degrees

with Paul, GMC
Hidden 02/Feb/08 Solo
Hidden 19/Jan/08 Solo O/S
Simon Caldwell 12/Jan/08 AltLd O/S

In descent. Watching that collie swimming up the cornice to top out was surreal!

with Carmen and Will
Will Smith 12/Jan/08 Solo rpt

Descended to get to base of V corner. Busiest I've ever seen it, but also the best conditions. Solid neve from top to bottom. Small cornice to down climb, but a solo ascent by a dog showed it couldn't be too tricky!

krusty23 12/Jan/08 Solo O/S

Second gully for three of us, 1st for one of us. Great day, very busy. Can't wait to get back in the snow. Our thoughts go to the guys family and friends

with Andrew Morton, Simon Woolley, Matt Watkins
pdisney 12/Jan/08 Solo

Climbed in good snow conditions up to the summit shelter and saw Alan Hinkes guiding clients on the way. Came down Swirral Edge and then attempted Gully 1 but too busy so went back to Gully 2 and did it again with no one else on it. Descended by Striding Edge. Saw mountain rescue incident involving helicopter pick up close to Red Tarn. Later found out that poor chap died in a fall.

with Chris L & Dom
Sean Kelly ??/2008 -
joe king 17/Dec/07 Solo

turfy ledges on left of gully

with simon ringrose
joe larner 15/Dec/07 -

Good fun. The only thing in condition. Had a good time on the icy slab on the left.

LakesWinter 15/Dec/07 Lead
with Gav
Matt - BodyPoint 10/Dec/07 Solo
with Andrew Wood
Hidden 27/Jan/07 Solo
Will Smith 25/Jan/07 Solo rpt

In descent

with Jonny
joe larner ?/Jan/07 -
Will Smith 10/Apr/06 Solo
with Ben
Hidden ?/Apr/06 -
Hidden 04/Mar/06 Solo
Hidden 01/Mar/06 Solo O/S
Martin Haworth ?/Mar/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Feb/06 -
Will Smith 24/Feb/06 Solo

Cracking conditions, very windy on the top.

Hidden 17/Feb/06 AltLd O/S
clarky_john ?/Feb/06 AltLd O/S
with Peteclark
Hidden ?/Feb/06 Solo
Stone Muppet ??/2006 -
with mw
petegunn ??/2006 Solo
Hidden 08/Mar/05 Solo
mmalbon ??/2005 2nd
with Mick
Stephen Shaw 19/Dec/04 Solo
Hidden ?/Dec/03 Lead
scott gibson ?/Dec/03 Solo
Stephen Shaw 14/Feb/03 Solo
Mark A Humphries 07/Jan/03 Solo O/S
Hidden 06/Jan/03 Solo
Hidden ??/2002 -
MartinN ??/2002 Solo O/S
adamwesthead ?/Feb/01 Solo O/S
with Myerscough, Hoult
Jim Haydock 16/Jan/00 Solo
Neil Conway ??/2000 Lead O/S
Gman ?/Jan/99 AltLd O/S
with Dan
Mick King 18/Feb/91 Solo
with Patrick Andrews
Hammy 15/Jan/90 Solo
biggianthead 09/Jan/83 -
with G
Hidden ??/1976 -
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