Elbow Ridge*** III
[Elbow Ridge from the road, 2 kb]3 pitches. Follows the summer line. Tricky if truly winter conditions are found but all the difficulties are in the initial steep section onto the ridge proper. Good nuts possible on the tricky section.

Ticklists: Peak Winter, Scrambles in the Dark Peak (winter).

Photo: Elbow Ridge from the road © Iain Thow
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 12 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Matt Harmon - Solo O/S - 21/Jan/15

Teappleby - Solo - 21/Jan/15 with Sam Ashworth, Matt Harmon, Calum Wadsworth, Micki Schobitz

MSchobitz - Solo O/S - 21/Jan/15 with Matt Harmon, Tom Appleby

cheeky night time ascent, turf well frozen but a bit lacking in quantity at times, fun moves at the crux but well protected
pete1993 - AltLd O/S - 20/Jan/15 with Shaun

had low expectations but it was actually pretty good!
shaunhumphreys - AltLd O/S - 20/Jan/15 with pete

Gave it a go with a single axe but got psyched half way up to the ridge on the steep section. Could have done with a parter to pitch it with.
BStar - Solo dnf - 27/Dec/14

loco wilko - Solo - May/14

Hidden - AltLd - Mar/13

Hidden - Lead - 23/Jan/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 28/Jan/12

Somerset swede basher - AltLd O/S - 03/Dec/10 with Sam Bennet

Done a few times. Snow clears off it pretty quickly. Only a rather scary II really.
Iain Thow - Solo - 22/Feb/99

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
pete_naylor, mark stones, Scramblemad
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