Aladdin's Mirror I
[Crux of Aladdin's Mirror Direct in April, 2 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.

Photo: Crux of Aladdin's Mirror Direct in April © mmmhumous
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Good day out with fantastic weather. Quite icy which felt quite nippy for grade 1.
colin fagan - Solo - 19/Apr/14

the ant hill mob - AltLd O/S - 11/Apr/14 with Mike Thomson

My first ice climb
Mikejamoon - AltLd O/S - 11/Apr/14

Hidden - Solo - 08/Apr/14

Climbed and skied
andyinglis - Solo - 02/Apr/14

Hidden - Solo - 26/Mar/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 16/Mar/14

ChristyCole - AltLd O/S - 22/Feb/14 with David Kilner

Loads of snow, Steep in the middle
Jon Pilling - Solo O/S - 19/Feb/14

Michael Haywood - AltLd - 12/Feb/14 with Tim Chamberlain

stuart34 - Lead O/S - 12/Jan/14 with Gabi

ross brinson - Solo - 10/Jan/14

lcullum7 - Solo rpt - 09/Jan/14 with Alex Mathie, Matt Harle

Access to Pygmy Ridge, finished it after bailing off the ridge.
alexm198 - Solo O/S - 09/Jan/14 with Matt Harle, Luke Cullum

Matt Harle - AltLd O/S - 07/Jan/14

Hidden - 2014

Hidden - 2014

gordigotama - 2014

Deep snow, Nightmare. Nice position though
partz - AltLd O/S - 21/Dec/13 with Socks, Alex Battery

sparkybatteryboy - 21/Dec/13 with sorcha gilbert dillon, matt e

Hidden - 21/Dec/13

up to the corner as approach for pygmy ridge, unconsolidated powedr mostly. some buried neve and wet ice but not enough to be usefull. rope soled to bring up second
Webster - Lead - 19/Dec/13

Keelan McNulty - 2nd O/S - 19/Dec/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 23/Nov/13

Went straight up at the last slopes instead of following Aladdin's Couloir. Awful powder snow at the cornice.
efetunc - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/13 with Pinar

isi_o - Solo - 05/Mar/13 with Natalie Wilson

Went up to have a look at Mirror Direct Route. Avoiding it to the right, continued straight up, trending right, then left
Mayaculpa - 25/Feb/13 with Jason

arranmoffat - 2nd - 22/Feb/13 with Kevin Rutherford

BallsOfSteel - Solo - 20/Feb/13

bgreen3761 - Solo O/S - 20/Feb/13

Nick F Smith - AltLd O/S - 08/Feb/13

Used in descent. Mix of good solid snow and powder.
waiting for snow - Solo - 06/Feb/13 with Matt

Andy Moles - Solo - 02/Feb/13 with Ferdia

ferdia - Solo O/S - 02/Feb/13 with Andy

jayyaj - Solo - Feb/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - Feb/13

Not complete. Soft snow.
waiting for snow - Solo - 05/Jan/13

henbot - 2nd - 03/Jan/13 with Ben Bradford

Hidden - Solo - 03/Jan/13

ross brinson - Solo - 03/Jan/13 with Chris Clifford

Moved togeather as everything else was melting. The wind created upwards melt water rain!!!
Spence22 - Lead O/S - 02/Jan/13 with Charlie

Done it with Tom Hall and Sarah in good condition.Plenty of features to place nuts and hexs.
stanleynkk - Lead O/S - 01/Jan/13

wheelsucker - 2013

Ross.Cooper - Solo O/S - 30/Dec/12 with Mark Chevassut

annak - Solo O/S - 30/Dec/12 with Zaheer Durrani

Hidden - Solo O/S - 29/Dec/12

Spent 4 hours staring at Aladdin's Mirror Direct. After watching a heroic attemped by Rich Jones to climb the route we decided it was best to run up the snow slope instead.
RUDIN.J.D.H - Solo O/S - 18/Dec/12 with Mike Mason

lcullum7 - Lead O/S - 18/Dec/12 with Tom B-M

Rich's bloody lost ice screw!
SarahA - AltLd - Dec/12

Went for pygmy ridge, found a queue and ended up going up some nice II ground at the top of central left hand
Thoms6974 - AltLd O/S - 03/Nov/12 with Matt

davidrj1 - Lead - Apr/12

To get to the base of Pygmy Ridge, had a small step which warranted grade II but wasn't to bad to solo.
joe.91 - Solo O/S - 05/Feb/12 with Thomas Reid

Started on this, then ended up in central gully, superb! Lean conditions.
Sam Marks - 05/Feb/12 with Matt Capsey

Hidden - Solo rpt - 04/Feb/12

Hidden - Solo - 02/Feb/12

Luke Davies - Solo - 02/Feb/12

Craig Holden - Solo O/S - Feb/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jan/12

Nice route good conditions
chrisdajenk - 2nd - 25/Jan/12

Couple of short icy sections at grade II, had a look at the direct grade IV, practised axe/crampon skills.
sarah hawker - 08/Jan/12 with Tim Hakim, Lucian, Adrian W

Adrianw - 08/Jan/12 with Lucien Peterca, Tim Hakim, Sarah Hawker

Went slightly off route up a narrow, steep, rocky gully, but mostly climbed the whole actual route! Solo'd all but the last pitch.
Louise Hall - 03/Jan/12 with Mauricio

mcglenr25 - Solo O/S - 02/Jan/12 with Tom Kennedy, Tom Kirby, Remy Bertlin, Mike Smith

When everything else is out of condition...
olekemi - Solo O/S - 02/Jan/12 with James C

tk1991 - Solo - 02/Jan/12 with Smithy, Remy Bertlin, Ryan McGlen, Tom Kirby

not much snow
rem12112122 - Solo - 02/Jan/12 with tom kennedy, tom kirby, Smithy, Ryan McGlen flasher

Smithy Smith - Solo O/S - 02/Jan/12

Harry Thorpe - Solo O/S - 02/Jan/12 with Roxy

cwhitty - AltLd - 2012

Callum Anderson - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Ski descent
hcreber - 2012

iaincoker - 2nd - 2012 with simon coker

buzby78 - Lead - 16/Dec/11 with Cheryl

Not in great condition but good to get back into it. Grade II in those conditions.
glaramara - 10/Dec/11 with prof Tim, james

Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Apr/11

mark v - 2nd - 28/Mar/11 with Mike Norbury

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Mar/11

Used as descent to get to Aladdins Direct. Scary unroped downclimbing me no like.
ksneds - Solo - 07/Mar/11 with stevo

Hidden - 03/Mar/11

Jon&anne-marie - 2nd - 01/Mar/11

Gumery - 2nd - Mar/11 with Hannah Francis, Tom Chilcot, alex reid

CRiddiford - AltLd O/S - 27/Feb/11 with Steve J

Hidden - Solo - 27/Feb/11

Lead a pitch and then decided to move together.
Jimmy1976 - AltLd O/S - 26/Feb/11

JasonK - Lead - 26/Feb/11 with Euan Boyd

The Mountain Goat - Solo O/S - 26/Feb/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 12/Feb/11

peter fetlar - Lead - 08/Feb/11 with ruby

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Feb/11

downclimbed to go to aladdins mirror direct
pudding - Solo O/S - Feb/11 with alex peace

left turn is easy to miss in bad conditions!
kitP - AltLd O/S - 30/Jan/11 with Katerine, JamesB

Moved together. Felt a bit exposed for grade I. Probably didn't help that I couldn't see properly due to contact lens issues.
barney800 - 30/Jan/11 with Chris Paterson, Katherine Shaw

In decent
a13x - Solo O/S - 29/Jan/11 with Jordan Phethean

Jim Gaffney - Solo O/S - 29/Jan/11 with James Osborn

indigostarlight - Solo - 29/Jan/11 with Alex Peace

t_stork - Solo - 27/Jan/11

barney_edin - Solo - 22/Jan/11

Gwyd and I pitched this, mainly for the practice, being my first climb of the season, and we'd never winter climbed together before either!
mwicks1968 - AltLd - 21/Jan/11

Hidden - AltLd - 18/Jan/11

Harry Holmes - Solo rpt - 16/Jan/11 with Tom E

Hidden - Solo O/S - 11/Jan/11

shed_hed - Solo O/S - 11/Jan/11

on the way to a very shiny pygmy ridge that turned into CLH
Timo Austino - Lead - 08/Jan/11 with Nats

Phil Jennings - Lead O/S - 03/Jan/11 with Lizzy

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Jan/11

nick ferro - 2nd - 02/Jan/11 with toolboxtim, Jonathan Aylwin

After waiting for 90 minutes, getting cold, on the belay for Mirror Direct after plonkers kept falling off it, just decided to do this instead.
allyrocke - Solo O/S - 02/Jan/11 with Robbie

rcammack - Solo O/S - 02/Jan/11 with Alistair Rocke

Hidden - Solo - 02/Jan/11

gaffa - Solo O/S - 02/Jan/11

jonnybull - AltLd - Jan/11 with Kunal

Hidden - 2011

andy wa - 2011

adie84 - 2011

shugsan - Solo O/S - 2011 with Jason King

PAJames - 2011

Hidden - 2011

newtonmore - 2011

Hidden - 2011

David Sherratt - Lead O/S - 2011

keithru - 2011

Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/Dec/10

thetradlad - Solo O/S - 30/Dec/10 with Neil Mackie, Alice Manwaring

tobychild - 29/Dec/10

carl_123 - Lead O/S - 29/Dec/10

Harry Holmes - Solo O/S - 19/Dec/10

Hidden - Solo - 17/Dec/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 15/Nov/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 15/Nov/10

In the dark after putting the tent up :)
AMarchant - Solo - 15/Nov/10 with Frank Palmer, Ally Hurst

andrew.eastland - AltLd O/S - 26/Mar/10 with Keith Rutherford

Hidden - Lead - 20/Mar/10

bigbobbyking - Solo - 15/Mar/10 with Sesh

martin one - Solo - 15/Mar/10 with barry Hewitt

Hidden - Solo - 13/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/10

jason - Solo - 13/Mar/10 with manmike

AmyLou87 - AltLd rpt - 11/Mar/10

Hidden - Mar/10

Soloed most of the route on approach to Pygmy Ridge
Cardi - Solo O/S - 21/Feb/10 with Luke

gordon henderson - 2nd O/S - 21/Feb/10 with MRT

Hidden - Solo O/S - 19/Feb/10

Adam1973 - Lead O/S - 18/Feb/10 with Ann S

rclarke - AltLd - 14/Feb/10 with Rose

Hidden - Solo rpt - 14/Feb/10

Hidden - AltLd - 14/Feb/10

Elsier - Solo - 13/Feb/10 with Cath FRCC

as descent
sneaks - Solo O/S - 11/Feb/10 with Andrew Innes

mistertees - Solo - 08/Feb/10

Hidden - Solo - 08/Feb/10

Moved Together
Whitty2012 - 07/Feb/10

Timo Austino - Solo - 01/Feb/10

No bloody gear and a little too much wind! Oh - and don't body belay doubles if you want the ropes to detangle afterwards.
lindsam - AltLd - 31/Jan/10 with Jos Style

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Jan/10

Hidden - Solo - 28/Jan/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Jan/10

JamieGreig - Solo O/S - 26/Jan/10 with Tom Dudley, Tom Webber

tdudley - Solo O/S - 26/Jan/10 with Jamie Greig, Tom Webber

TomWebber - Solo - 26/Jan/10

Goodstuff - Solo rpt - 25/Jan/10

Hidden - Lead - 24/Jan/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Jan/10

Hidden - Solo - Jan/10

JGW - Solo - Jan/10 with Matt Tilley

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2010

colinthrelfall - 2010

Hidden - 2010

declanj - Lead O/S - 2010

philw - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - Solo - 14/Dec/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Dec/09

Timo Austino - Solo - 12/Dec/09

Liam Ingram - Solo O/S - 12/Dec/09 with Fergus Cuthill

Fergus Cuthill - Solo O/S - 12/Dec/09 with Liam Ingram

Caspar - Solo - 12/Dec/09 with Simon Reynolds

scorpia97 - Solo O/S - 12/Dec/09

TomPollock - 2nd O/S - 12/Dec/09 with Pat Cook

smcw - Dec/09

ZA - Dec/09 with Ian Robinson, smcw

ZA - 2nd - Dec/09 with Ian Robinson, smcw

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Nov/09

ebastock - Solo - 14/Mar/09

Hidden - Solo - 28/Feb/09

Not fully in condition so a rocky mixed section in the middle added some interest
Caralynh - Solo O/S - 28/Feb/09

Hidden - Solo - 25/Feb/09

Shezzer - 20/Feb/09 with Simon Brown

Very tricky crossing over the rocks to the upper gully
andy tetsill - Solo - 20/Feb/09

Climbed the buttress between Mirror and Direct
Sam Ash - 2nd O/S - 19/Feb/09 with Chris Bainbridge, Chris Pope

Hidden - Solo O/S - 17/Feb/09

Ed Booth - Solo - 17/Feb/09 with Tim Evans

Callum T - Solo - 01/Feb/09 with Cora, Sian

SianR - Solo - 01/Feb/09 with Callum & Cora

Hidden - Solo - 01/Feb/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Feb/09

bigfatbassist - Lead - Feb/09 with Chris Laws

dave_tomlin - Feb/09 with Tom Evans

joeflan - AltLd O/S - Feb/09

lewk_c - Lead O/S - 12/Jan/09 with Jack Lewin

Roped Solo
Jack_Lewin - Solo O/S - 12/Jan/09 with lewk_c

njlyons - Lead O/S - 12/Jan/09 with martin l

Great conditions, windy on top. Walk back in moonlight as bright as any streetlights.
rmc - 2nd O/S - 10/Jan/09 with Sheena, Alex

Not too bad at all. First winter route. Very straight forward apart from a bit lean on the dog leg section around the grade 4 direct bit. Well recommended for other first ascentionists.
vinders - AltLd - 05/Jan/09 with Jamie

good condition with fat ice
jaybob - AltLd O/S - 05/Jan/09 with gareth

Hidden - Solo - 04/Jan/09

nukebat - Solo O/S - 04/Jan/09 with Colin

Blurgy319 - 2nd - 03/Jan/09 with Marcus Littler

alimckay - AltLd - Jan/09

didn't top out on account of the high winds- went down alladins coulour.great fun, can't wait to do the direct though.
w.pettet-smith - Lead - Jan/09 with duncan the quiet american

Hidden - Jan/09

Kayan - Jan/09

CT6419 - Lead - 2009

andrewb - 2009

rossn - 2009

KKilroy - AltLd O/S - 2009

Ish. Very lean where the route bends left, and we went wrong, crossing two mixed areas and finishing above Spiral Gully. A misjudgement, and an alarming solo as our second ever winter climb. Lesson learnt: route may not be in the conditions that give it its grade.
cmsg - Solo O/S - 29/Dec/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 18/Dec/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 18/Dec/08

jl - Solo O/S - 17/Dec/08 with No Partner

Pretty thin, kept going right into Central Left-Hand.
Fultonius - AltLd - 28/Nov/08 with Paul Crowther

Got thin so came back down
Neilm18 - Solo dnf - 28/Nov/08 with Dan Peach

dp1 - Solo dnf - 28/Nov/08 with neil mosgrove

descent
Neil Mackenzie - Solo - 02/Nov/08 with Warren

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/Nov/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/Nov/08

Ascent to pygmy ridge
frecro - Solo - 04/Oct/08 with Iain Munro

markvader - AltLd O/S - 26/Mar/08 with Andy G

jimdanson - Solo - 16/Mar/08 with dan middleton

Jim Slater - Solo O/S - 09/Mar/08 with Phil

Good quick down climb to avoid the cliff top, watch out for crowds coming up though! Would be a cool ski descent....
Chad123 - AltLd O/S - 02/Mar/08 with Emily

Hidden - AltLd - 25/Feb/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/Feb/08

djking1983 - Solo - 17/Feb/08

FrankW - Solo O/S - 13/Feb/08 with None

Moved together.
dave657 - 2nd O/S - 02/Feb/08 with Steve

Hidden - Solo O/S - Feb/08

First winter lead. Lots of powder in bottom section. Moving together
alexsharp - Lead O/S - 06/Jan/08 with Steve Beckwith

fritz_in_aotearoa - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/Dec/07

jonnie3430 - Solo - 08/Dec/07

Sophie Nunn - AltLd - 06/Dec/07

Mark Walter - AltLd O/S - Dec/07 with Al and Mike

Eccentric - Lead O/S - Dec/07 with Sarah (Crumbly Rubbish)

Hidden - AltLd - Dec/07

ShaneHoubart - AltLd O/S - Dec/07

first route of the season, wild day, powdery snow most of the way up, no gear and Warrens first winter route.
Neil Mackenzie - AltLd O/S - 24/Nov/07 with Warren

crusted powder with a bit of good nevie and ice mixed in. A the rock gear was buried and had to be dug out. 60-70 mph or so at the top. Mark first winter route.
andymoin - AltLd O/S - 24/Nov/07 with Mark Jarvie

First winter route, alternative finish, crap weather
adw07 - AltLd - 24/Nov/07 with Neil Mackenzie

Had a look at the direct, but decided against it, too thin for us.
Bokonon - AltLd O/S - 31/Mar/07 with Dave

smiler - AltLd - 31/Mar/07 with Bokonon

Hidden - Lead O/S - Mar/07

swmackey - Lead O/S - Mar/07

Direct Start, IV,4.
gripped01 - AltLd O/S - Mar/07 with Si Moore, Jules Turner

Hidden - Solo O/S - Feb/07

Hidden - Lead - Feb/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Jan/07

mulletcocktail2000 - Solo O/S - 01/Jan/07 with joe and bev

andysroom - AltLd - Jan/07

Richard White - 2007

Hidden - 2007

timmy-ts - 2007

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - 2007

CurlyStevo - Solo - 2007

Hidden - Solo - 17/Dec/06

Captain Solo - Solo - 02/Apr/06

PanzerHanzler - Solo O/S - 09/Mar/06 with Adrian Fagg

Grade II-III? 50m icey snow gully (poor belay), then 20m technical turf + 30m easy turf (OK spike), 50m rising turf traverse (OK spike), 75 m water ice - had to simul climb - ice dinnerplating - 2 screws for psychology to spike, then 40 m to top. Jos' first route with bendy boots and 8 point crampons...
kevinknights - Lead O/S - 11/Feb/06 with Jos Style

John Pickles - Solo O/S - Feb/06 with Neil Mackay

ryan_naked24 - Feb/06

SteveM - Solo - 07/Jan/06 with Keith

andy wa - AltLd O/S - Jan/06 with Windy

Neil Adams - Solo O/S - 2006

mikecopp - Solo - 17/Dec/05

Hidden - 04/Dec/05

Hidden - AltLd - Feb/05

Hidden - AltLd - Feb/05

Lean conditions, made it closer to Grage II.
Jon Wickham - 2nd O/S - 15/Jan/05 with Alison Stockwell and Oliver Bennet

Dangerous Dave - Lead O/S - 2005

Tim W - Lead O/S - 28/Dec/04 with Janna's mum Sue, Janna Trevorrow

Mark Collins - Solo O/S - 06/Mar/04 with Neil Henson

Mark Collins - Solo O/S - 06/Mar/04 with Neil Henson

Hidden - Solo - 06/Mar/04

icescrew - Lead - Feb/04 with Trevor

BenTiffin - Solo - Feb/04 with Dan Robinson

Solo first pitch to look at Mirror Direct but decide to downclimb
Marq - Solo dnf - 26/Jan/04 with Martin P

Sankey - Solo - 17/Jan/04 with Andy B

Will Gordon - AltLd O/S - 01/Jan/04 with Rob Gleeson

Hidden - Solo - Jan/04

peteetheridge - Solo - Jan/04

Jamie Simpson - AltLd O/S - Jan/04 with Numerous

James's first winter route.
charlesmfrench - Lead O/S - 12/Jan/03 with James Menzies

steev - Jan/03 with Kimball

Neil Henson - Solo - 2003 with Mark Collins

akhughes - Solo O/S - 2003

tubby two - AltLd - 2003 with Softie P

mike.moss - Solo O/S - 2003

jamie ward - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/02 with John Howes

James W - Feb/02

Hidden - 22/Jan/02

timharrison - Lead O/S - 2002 with Jamie, Matt, John

FrankW - Lead O/S - 31/Dec/01 with Laura

Hidden - 14/Apr/01

Gman - Solo O/S - Feb/01 with Carl, Rich

The Bad Cough - AltLd O/S - 20/Jan/01 with Christian Minett

Hidden - 2001

Hidden - Solo - 04/Mar/00

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Feb/00

Hidden - Solo - Feb/00

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jan/00

Graham Kennedy - AltLd - 2000 with Andrew Porter

Jamie B - Solo - Dec/98

Hidden - AltLd - 03/Feb/98

Hidden - Solo - 01/Feb/98

tallthinmonkey - 2nd - Feb/98 with Ewan Paterson

niall_mac - Solo - Jan/98

dangates - Solo - 1998 with Kat Jones

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 1998

peebles boy - 1998

phardman - Solo - 04/Feb/96 with Guy Maddox

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Apr/94

Andy Say - Solo - 01/Apr/94

iskra2000 - 2nd - 10/Mar/94 with Terry and Janet Bowler

Hidden - Solo - 1993

Yourlead - Solo - 21/Apr/91 with Graham Penny

Part of Winter Skills course at Glenmore Lodge
Yourlead - AltLd - 30/Jan/91

Hidden - Lead - 07/Dec/90

In descent
Yourlead - Solo - 27/Mar/90 with Graham Penny

Mickdenali - Solo O/S - Mar/90

Neil Henderson - 2nd - Feb/90 with Iain Henderson

Hidden - Solo O/S - Jan/90

Yourlead - AltLd - 05/Dec/89 with Graham Penny

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Solo - 1989

mark-abz - Solo - 20/Feb/88 with Andy W

Nick Biven - Solo - 03/Feb/88 with Keith Fleming

Tony Prendergast - Feb/84 with Chris Foster

Hidden - Solo - 1984

Hidden - Feb/83

Hidden - Solo - 1983

Actually down climbed it.
Bob - Solo O/S - 29/Dec/82 with D. Geere

John Marsland - Solo - 28/Mar/82

sacdenouilles - Solo - Mar/81

Mike C - Solo - 29/Dec/78 with Mike Penn

Paul Clarke - 1978

Peter Main - Lead - 30/Nov/72 with Glenmore Lodge

auldscotal - AltLd O/S - 1972 with folk from Bangor OE postgrad

David Smith - Feb/63

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