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This climb is in 361 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

Hidden - Solo - 26/Mar/14

Loads of snow. Steep top out
Jon Pilling - Solo O/S - 19/Feb/14

Hidden - Solo O/S - 11/Jan/14

petejarrett - Solo O/S - 29/Dec/13

Hidden - Solo - 07/May/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/13

bennevis - AltLd O/S - 24/Feb/13 with paul

Hidden - Solo - 23/Feb/13

ClimbingGlen - AltLd - 21/Feb/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 20/Feb/13

ollylegg - AltLd - 20/Feb/13 with Tom Dennison White

MartinN - AltLd O/S - 18/Feb/13

bgreen3761 - 2nd O/S - 18/Feb/13

First proper Winter climb. Led pitches 2 & 4. Didn't find much gear and there was an ice section on pitch 2. Loved it.
Quad - AltLd O/S - 09/Feb/13 with Morris

blackreaver - Solo O/S - 02/Feb/13 with Ben M, NUMC

Tim_Gomersall - Solo - 02/Feb/13 with ANNA

Anna_wells - 02/Feb/13 with TIM

Metalbear - 2nd - 01/Feb/13 with John James McEvoy

Mtnexploits - Solo O/S - 31/Jan/13

jandyd05 - Solo - 30/Jan/13

fweatherall1 - Solo - 13/Jan/13 with james

Rope used on a short 5m step. Warren solo.
scottbecker - Solo O/S - 12/Jan/13 with Andrew Warren

Otto Bagi - 2nd O/S - 10/Jan/13

Harry Shuell - Solo - 09/Jan/13

Hidden - Solo - 06/Jan/13

ferdia - Solo - 05/Jan/13 with Gemma, Anna

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jan/13

On my own.
Adi Hooper - Solo - 03/Jan/13

Hidden - Solo - 03/Jan/13

Nice route, more like a II in the lean conditions.
Katherine Ross - Lead O/S - 01/Jan/13 with Alex Toomey

first winter climb. lean but sufficient conditions, weather was good
alex toomey - 2nd O/S - 01/Jan/13 with katherine ross

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jan/13

Hidden - Solo - 01/Jan/13

Mark D - AltLd O/S - 01/Jan/13 with Tommy B

Hidden - AltLd - Jan/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2013

Hidden - 2013

drsdave - 2013 with Ellie G, John G, Mat

Late afternoon climb, good condition enjoyable climb
pak.pako - Solo - 31/Dec/12

afternoon climb nice
pak.pako - Solo - 31/Dec/12

Great conditions. Even some nice solid ice
Ross Young - Solo O/S - 18/Dec/12

rope solo, really good conditions with ice good enough for ice screws.
Webster - Solo - 17/Dec/12

First Winter Route!
Carodashes - 2nd - 17/Dec/12

Moved together. About 3/4 quite steep ice pitches made it interesting! Definitely felt like a I/II.
alexm198 - Solo O/S - 17/Dec/12 with Simon Smith

2nd half of a great first day out in winter.
jonathandavey - 17/Dec/12 with John Proctor

JdotP - 17/Dec/12 with The Chosen One

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/Dec/12

Caroline 2nd with broken arm in cast
justaddpowder - 17/Dec/12 with Caroline Milree

smithjmw46 - Solo dnf - 30/Nov/12

Hidden - Lead - 30/Nov/12

Hidden - Lead - 17/Feb/12

Dripping wet, but the climb was ok. Couple of steeper icy steps added interest.
Ken Applegate - Lead - 14/Feb/12 with Gordon, Chris

Lean. Howling gale on top, decended the Goat Track and had a play on Goat Track Gully.
Mayaculpa - 13/Feb/12 with Stewart Webb

JHiley - Solo - 11/Feb/12

Sam Ash - Solo - 11/Feb/12

Fun
Batt - AltLd O/S - 11/Feb/12 with James Hoyes

Hoyes - AltLd O/S - 11/Feb/12 with Rachel B

lean and watery!
Dan Lane - AltLd O/S - 11/Feb/12 with Colin Nave

Hidden - Solo - 03/Feb/12

Luke Davies - Solo - 02/Feb/12

davidclare - Solo O/S - Feb/12 with Jo Venables, Olly Byrne

J Brown - AltLd O/S - 30/Jan/12 with RK

Hidden - AltLd - 30/Jan/12

nrhardy - Solo O/S - 29/Jan/12

Wasn't an easy grade 1 today. Made me concentrate! hard II with alot of ice and very little snow. But then again maybe I'm just being a Wuss.
Dave Douglas - Solo O/S - 28/Jan/12

Weren't really prepared for there to be tricky ice sections on a grade I gully. Que some frantic getting out of ropes mid route.
Andy DB - AltLd - 28/Jan/12 with Will C

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jan/12

Very lean, felt more like II/III. have to smile at 20m run out on belay of third pitch.
mhawk - AltLd O/S - 22/Jan/12 with Kai Ren Ong

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 22/Jan/12

guy757 - 21/Jan/12

No snow, thin ice, mixed, at least II. 80mph+ winds blew me off stance - retreated at this point!
mes32 - Lead dnf - 21/Jan/12

Alastair MacSween - Solo - 13/Jan/12

markwarner - Solo O/S - 12/Jan/12

Feeling bold - 2nd - 09/Jan/12 with Giles and Egons Issy

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Jan/12

up
hedgehog77 - 08/Jan/12

Theeni - Solo - 07/Jan/12 with Will McEvoy

Hidden - 2nd - 2012

Callum Anderson - 2012

Ski descent
hcreber - 2012

Louis Hume - Lead - 2012 with Chuck Bee, Two Cups, Hair Bear, Jenny

v. poor nick but fun. continuous soft snow and tiny bit of melting ice, with a few steps along the way where it should have been banked out. Many loose blocks not frozen into place-beware
lithos - Lead - 31/Dec/11 with chris v, angela, Jack

TCarrick - Lead - 30/Dec/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Dec/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Dec/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Dec/11

kelliroberts3 - AltLd - 30/Dec/11 with Peter Rigby

Hidden - 2nd β - 30/Dec/11

Used to access pygmy ridge
Elsier - Solo O/S - 18/Dec/11 with Ian

Chris Banks - AltLd O/S - 17/Dec/11 with Rob Hudson

Still very thin
samwillo - Solo - 11/Dec/11 with Rory Brown

mr rob - AltLd O/S - Dec/11

SaraAT - Dec/11 with Jonathan Phillips

nikkimac - Lead - Dec/11 with Flash

abbeywall - Solo - 03/Apr/11

Actually, skied down it. Funny that someone gave it a grade II a few weeks ago - it was quite a tough ski...
Peter MacKenzie - Solo O/S - 03/Apr/11

Great route. Probs worth a II in todays conditions.
tompilgrem - AltLd O/S - 12/Mar/11 with Dad

Climbed in 5 piches- very deep powder snow and a final steep icy pitch on LHS to avoid cornice.Probably grade II today. Nav of top in white out assisted with GPS !
bobpilgrem - AltLd O/S - 12/Mar/11 with Bob/Tom

alan.rodger - Lead rpt - 06/Mar/11 with alistair shaw

Dave Richards - 2nd O/S - 05/Mar/11 with John Fishwick

Martin's first winter route
chapmand - Solo - 05/Mar/11 with Martin

Tarquin - Solo - 02/Mar/11

Very steep towards the top of the gully for a grade I.
robblowen - Solo O/S - 27/Feb/11 with Munch

munch88 - Solo O/S - 27/Feb/11 with rob

tc7118 - Lead O/S - 01/Feb/11

darrenasquith - AltLd - Feb/11

Hidden - AltLd - Feb/11

Tom Hutton - Solo - 31/Jan/11 with Vincenam

dansmonkeytroubles - Solo O/S - 31/Jan/11 with Steph Duits

Hidden - Solo O/S - 31/Jan/11

Little icy step 2/3rds of the way up... easily negotiated.
richardshoes - Solo O/S - 29/Jan/11

love it
srobison - Solo - 29/Jan/11

Downclimbed.
freudy_love - Solo rpt - 27/Jan/11

Pete Barker - AltLd O/S - 20/Jan/11 with Lizzie, Will

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 20/Jan/11

owrehleeoh - 2nd - 18/Jan/11

Harry Holmes - Solo O/S - 16/Jan/11 with Tom E

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Jan/11

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Jan/11

Hidden - Solo - 11/Jan/11

Phil Jennings - Lead O/S - 02/Jan/11 with Lizzy

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jan/11

Hidden - AltLd - Jan/11

Hidden - 2011

andy wa - 2011

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2011

adie84 - 2011

PAJames - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

A lot of ice fall and wet snow due a warm few days. Felt alot more dangerous than lat time I did it.
mike4563 - AltLd rpt - 30/Dec/10 with Gaz Hall

TomPollock - Solo O/S - 27/Dec/10 with Chris Pollock, Pat Cook

1st winter route. perfect conditions: no wind, neve snow. thought we were doing really well till the mountain rescue boys all soloed past us!
up the hill - AltLd - 12/Dec/10 with Tom Cameron

T-Cam - AltLd - 12/Dec/10 with Sonia

Hidden - Solo - 28/Mar/10

used in descent from pygmy ridge.
moose ridd - AltLd - 28/Mar/10 with M.Sadler

First winter climb for my pal. Route in good condition. Ice bulge caused my mate some problems (flat pointed walking crampons not particularly good idea for climbing on ice!! especially on your first winter climb. Hats off to you, Michael) otherwise very enjoyable.
butchyboy73 - Lead - 27/Mar/10

rob askew - Solo - 14/Mar/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/Feb/10

natalio - Solo O/S - 21/Feb/10

Rhys Jones - Solo - 19/Feb/10

djking1983 - Solo O/S - 18/Feb/10

Jenny Hall - 2nd - 14/Feb/10 with Louis

Timo Austino - Solo - 01/Feb/10

a13x - AltLd - Feb/10

david100 - 2nd - Feb/10

qwertyzmate - AltLd - 26/Jan/10 with Tom Anderson

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/Jan/10

Hidden - Lead - 25/Jan/10

whispering nic - Solo - 24/Jan/10 with Adam H

peebles boy - Solo - Jan/10

Hidden - 2010

colinthrelfall - 2010

philw - 2010

Gibson27 - Solo - 2010

Moved togeather.A little lean, perhapse easy II
The Mountain Goat - 20/Dec/09 with John Seargent

Hidden - Solo - 18/Dec/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Dec/09

stephenmckenzie - Solo O/S - 13/Dec/09 with Rory Brown, Mike Cross

Euan Strachan - Solo O/S - 13/Dec/09 with Frances

Hidden - Solo - 13/Dec/09

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Dec/09

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Dec/09

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Nov/09

Good spring snow
fall-line - AltLd O/S - 11/Apr/09 with dad

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Mar/09

Peter85 - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/09

Blurgy319 - 2nd - 05/Mar/09 with Maddi

Christian Reynish - Solo O/S - 02/Mar/09 with kevin evans

Hidden - AltLd - 02/Mar/09

dpmUK - Solo O/S - 01/Mar/09

Hidden - Solo - 01/Mar/09

Hidden - Solo - 01/Mar/09

Mass solo!
Caralynh - Solo O/S - 01/Mar/09 with Jezza, Flicka, SCC and Dan

joeharvey - AltLd O/S - Mar/09

gripped01 - Lead - Mar/09 with RAFMA

Andy Hewison - 2nd O/S - Mar/09

Daniel Sutherland - Lead O/S - 28/Feb/09 with Mike

Plan B after a very very bare goat track gully
t_stork - Solo O/S - 25/Feb/09 with Andy Ruck

martin one - Solo O/S - 24/Feb/09 with barry Hewitt

MDowson - Solo - 22/Feb/09

Stuart Macfarlane - 2nd - 22/Feb/09 with Shane, Kevin, Jeanie

Stuart Macfarlane - 2nd - 22/Feb/09 with Shane, Kevin, Jeanie

Stuart Macfarlane - 2nd - 21/Feb/09 with Shane, Kevin, Jeanie

davidwright - Lead O/S - 20/Feb/09 with tom

andy tetsill - Solo - 20/Feb/09

carl_123 - 2nd - 15/Feb/09 with ash and lewis

alan.rodger - Solo - 14/Feb/09

dave657 - Lead O/S - 01/Feb/09 with Kate G

Hidden - Solo - Feb/09

dave_tomlin - Feb/09 with Tom Evans

massive issue with cornice, needed a little help from the top
Matt Schwarz - Lead - 26/Jan/09 with dunc f

sausage - AltLd O/S - 26/Jan/09 with Ollie Wickham

kevburr - Solo O/S - 24/Jan/09

Hidden - Solo - 19/Jan/09

mikemartin - Solo - 14/Jan/09

Hidden - Solo - 04/Jan/09

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

Karlos - Lead - 04/Jan/09 with Harriet

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jan/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jan/09

robertporter - Lead O/S - 04/Jan/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jan/09

Great conditions, shame we couldnt see anything. Definately deserves its 1 star from the guide book.
telemarker - Solo O/S - 01/Jan/09 with Paul F

freudy_love - Solo O/S - 01/Jan/09 with Stewart Munro

Hidden - Solo O/S - Jan/09

Hidden - Lead - Jan/09

Hidden - Jan/09

CT6419 - Solo - 2009

Rhys Jones - 2009

jsrous - 2009

rossn - 2009

Hidden - Solo O/S - 31/Dec/08

On the way upto Hell's Lum.
Zoomer - Solo - 31/Dec/08 with Julia Bloomer

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 31/Dec/08

HIGHTOWER - AltLd O/S - 31/Dec/08 with Scot Mclennen

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Dec/08

Jules 210681 - Solo - 31/Dec/08 with glenn bloomer

Kevin Mc Bride - AltLd - 30/Dec/08 with Allan H

Very busy.
Katie Marshall - AltLd - 30/Dec/08 with Helen Dale

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 29/Dec/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 28/Dec/08

Hidden - Solo - 28/Dec/08

Hidden - Solo - 28/Dec/08

Moved together
KevB - Lead O/S - 28/Dec/08 with Chaz

tweedcore - Lead O/S - 15/Dec/08 with Josh Thomas

Salvador - 2nd - Dec/08 with Andrew Pickavance

mike4563 - Dec/08 with Ben Woody Woodward

Epic day> evening. Lost on top in v strong winds and 0vis.
nikkimac - 2nd - Nov/08 with Graham

Jamboli - Solo O/S - Apr/08 with Guy Davies

BallsOfSteel - Solo O/S - 27/Mar/08

Jonny M - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/08 with Alleyn Bowen

PanzerHanzler - Solo O/S - 07/Mar/08

GRD - AltLd O/S - 06/Mar/08 with James Heptonstall

Will_he_fall - Solo - 24/Feb/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Feb/08

bigfatbassist - 2nd - 19/Feb/08 with Ollie Robinson, Harold

keith hal - Lead O/S - 19/Feb/08 with Iain Mckenzie

Hidden - Solo O/S - 17/Feb/08

FrankW - Solo rpt - 10/Feb/08 with None

Sandy P - Solo - 02/Feb/08 with LukeO

freemanTom (Guildford MC) - Feb/08 with Matt Shreeve & Catherine Brown

Hidden - Solo O/S - Feb/08

fritz_in_aotearoa - 2008

mshorter - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Alco-nomic - AltLd - 2008

Hidden - 2008

best gully line i've been on so far. more like grade 2 in lean conditions.
mulletcocktail2000 - Solo O/S - 27/Dec/07

Protheroe - 20/Dec/07 with Douglas Hamilton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Dec/07

moved together, pitched the crux section then i lead
gb83 - AltLd - 18/Dec/07 with m.sakano

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 18/Dec/07

snakebite - AltLd O/S - 18/Dec/07 with Sam Doyle

mr rob - 16/Dec/07

We moved together.
JdotP - Lead O/S - 16/Dec/07 with Bike Bore

Brown - Solo O/S - 15/Dec/07 with Andy Hobbs

Hidden - AltLd - Dec/07

Mark Walter - AltLd O/S - Dec/07 with Wil Chivers

wilchivs - Lead O/S - Dec/07 with Mark Walter

Lois - 2nd - Dec/07 with Sarah Joyce (Crumbles)

d_meacher - AltLd O/S - Dec/07 with Aled Davies

hilled101 - Dec/07

1st winter route!
SianR - 2nd - Dec/07 with Ron & Anna

in thin condition, maybe edging into grade II teritory...
Neil Mackenzie - AltLd O/S - 25/Nov/07 with Wee Mark

simonw1 - AltLd O/S - Mar/07

tom.e - 25/Feb/07 with Chris Wall, Tom Powell

tomboyle - Solo - 24/Feb/07 with mark boden

Hidden - Solo - 24/Feb/07

tobydunford - Solo O/S - 23/Feb/07

MDowson - Solo - 18/Feb/07 with Rosie shaw

Darrell Read - 18/Feb/07 with Michael Maben

FrankW - Solo O/S - 18/Feb/07 with Mike Cullinan

Hidden - Lead - 17/Feb/07

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Feb/07

Mr Powly - AltLd - Feb/07 with Tom Everett, Chris Wall

DerwentDiluted - AltLd - Feb/07 with Nicola Pettit

Woodiee - Solo O/S - Feb/07 with Rosie Shaw

simon_williams6 - 2nd β - Feb/07

Hidden - Solo - Feb/07

stormy day
highlander04 - 2nd - 29/Jan/07 with a

First graded winter climb.
JackMountains - AltLd O/S - 16/Jan/07 with David Hakes

Tom Last - Lead O/S - 13/Jan/07 with Denise

Luke Kelly - Solo O/S - 10/Jan/07 with Neil Mackie

Laurence Everitt - Lead O/S - 09/Jan/07 with Samuel Walters, Mini Chris

Andy Ray - AltLd O/S - 08/Jan/07 with Tom Murray

Harder due to lean conditions
Alexander123 - AltLd O/S - 06/Jan/07 with John, Alan

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Jan/07

jamestheyip - Solo - 06/Jan/07 with Garry Hugh, Matias Maistrello

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jan/07

tom_1985 - AltLd O/S - Jan/07 with Andy C

Richard White - 2007

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - 2007

Alastair MacSween - Solo - 17/Dec/06

Captain Solo - Solo - 02/Apr/06

jameshk - Lead - 12/Feb/06 with david and ellie

Gustav - Solo O/S - Feb/06 with James H

ross duffield - Lead O/S - Feb/06 with row

ryan_naked24 - Feb/06

jazzyjackson - Lead O/S - 28/Jan/06 with Tully

Grade II 5 short ice buldges, very melty.
andymoin - AltLd O/S - 21/Jan/06

Alastair MacSween - Lead - 14/Jan/06 with Roddy MacSween, Graham Hunter, Phil Warriner

Rampikino - AltLd - 08/Jan/06 with Liz Hay

Hidden - Solo - 2006

6 inches of snow but not fully consolidated - the runnel was full of bodies so rather than wait we put the rope away and did something else
halfaseesaw - Solo - 2006 with jeanmarcstuart

Hidden - AltLd - 2006

david morse - Solo - Dec/05

Mike C - Lead - 05/Feb/05 with Nicola S

Hidden - AltLd - Feb/05

Hidden - AltLd - Feb/05

Lean conditons made it closer to Grade II.
Jon Wickham - 2nd O/S - 16/Jan/05 with Alison Stockwell and Oliver Bennet

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Jan/05

Alastair MacSween - Solo - 15/Jan/05

rossn - Solo - 2004

Rob Pitt - 2004

andy wa - AltLd O/S - Dec/03 with Giles

sam coward - Solo - Apr/03 with Ade and Dunc

andybrown114 - Lead - 16/Mar/03 with Alison Dewynter

Mark Collins - Solo - 25/Feb/03 with Andrew Primrose

Gman - Solo O/S - Feb/03 with Carl

niall_mac - Solo - Feb/03

akhughes - Solo O/S - 2003

Hidden - Lead - 30/Dec/02

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Dec/02

Alastair MacSween - Solo - 21/Dec/02

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

jamie ward - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/02 with Lindsey Ward

Stuart Macfarlane - AltLd - Feb/02 with Iain F

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

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Dec/01

about that time, winter climb.
Lepista - Lead - Feb/01

Hidden - 2001

Hidden - AltLd - 07/Mar/00

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/Mar/00

rob k - AltLd O/S - 17/Feb/00 with N Smeeton

Hidden - AltLd rpt - Feb/00

John Pickles - Solo O/S - 20/Jan/00

andrewbooth1000 - Solo - 10/Feb/99

Hidden - Lead O/S - Feb/99

Stuart Macfarlane - Solo - 24/Jan/99 with Kevin

Tarquin - 1999

Hidden - Solo - 31/Dec/98

Hidden - Solo - 15/Mar/98

Hidden - AltLd - 03/Feb/98

dangates - 1998 with Kat Jones

Hidden - Lead - 29/Mar/97

clive-greenwood - Lead - Feb/97 with HUMC

Hidden - Solo O/S - 15/Jan/94

Andy Say - Solo - 18/Dec/93

NeilGriffiths - Dec/92 with Paul Tucker, Simon Bennet

Hidden - Solo - 25/Jan/91

Hidden - AltLd - Jan/91

Mickdenali - Solo O/S - Mar/90

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Solo - 1989

John Marsland - Solo - 22/Feb/88

surfbish - Lead O/S - Feb/88

Tony Prendergast - Feb/84 with Chris Foster

Day off from the Lodge
David Smith - Solo - Feb/64

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Voting
Total votes cast 62
hard I/II0 of 36
I/II0 of 36
easy I/II17 of 36
hard I7 of 36
I12 of 36
easy I0 of 36
3 Stars2 of 26
2 Stars14 of 26
1 Star7 of 26
0 Stars3 of 26
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Style of ascent

Soloed139 of 361 (38.5%)
Lead60 of 361 (16.6%)
Followed37 of 361 (10.2%)
Alt Leads77 of 361 (21.3%)
Unknown48 of 361 (13.3%)

'Climbed'204 of 361 (56.5%)
clean O/S147 of 361 (40.7%)
clean β2 of 361 (0.6%)
clean rpt6 of 361 (1.7%)
dnf2 of 361 (0.6%)