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first winter route, was pretty sick!!
shaunhumphreys - 2nd O/S - 22/Feb/14 with Dave R, Jake Shaw

Finished up some slightly steeper ice than in the rest of the gully on the side of fingers ridge. Probably II/III
Teappleby - Solo - 22/Feb/14 with Pete Briggs

Really banked out, no gear but just snow/neve all the way. I lead first half and David finished left on a steeper bit of ice near fingers ridge
JakeWShaw - AltLd O/S - 22/Feb/14 with Dave, Shaun

went on to the top pitch of fingers ridge to make it a bit more fun/harder
pete1993 - Solo O/S - 22/Feb/14 with Tom

benkelsey - Solo rpt - 22/Feb/14 with HPC

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Feb/14

Hidden - AltLd - Feb/14

Hidden - 18/Jan/14

moose ridd - 18/Jan/14 with Mike Collins

peterhubbard - 18/Jan/14 with Conrad

Alastair MacSween - Solo rpt - 13/Jan/14

Lead p2. Snow fairly steep on p1, some solid but mostly not. Fairly bold.
JHiley - AltLd - 13/Jan/14 with Steve L

MaccMark - AltLd - 13/Jan/14 with James Williams

Led pitches 1 and 3, Joe led pitch 2. Snow banked so protection very hard to find-glad I packed my deadman!
stevelismore - AltLd O/S - 13/Jan/14 with Joe Hiley

augustus trout - AltLd O/S - 13/Jan/14 with Mark Pilling

Solo at dawn before the corrie got crowded. Well banked out.
JamesRoddie - Solo O/S - 10/Jan/14

Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/Jan/14

first pitch was mainly snow with some small patches of ice. good fun all round
JamesWilliams - AltLd O/S - 04/Jan/14 with jamesA

Nemo9 - AltLd - Jan/14 with Col

Hidden - 2014

Hidden - 2014

yesbutnobutyesbut - 2014

Really a misguided attempt to start fingers in low cloud. No ice built up but frozen turf and rime giving ok climbing at a stiff III. Linked up with the final pitch of fingers ridge.
Craig Holden - AltLd O/S - 24/Nov/13 with Alex Toomey

planetmarshall - Lead - 24/Nov/13 with Victor Manzanares

Hidden - AltLd - 24/Nov/13

AWESOME but steeper than expected
Calum Wadsworth - 2nd O/S - 06/Mar/13 with Calum Irvine

Cracking climb, great first pitch led by Sam. Managed to get the poor ice again somehow!
Dave Richards - AltLd O/S - 04/Mar/13 with sjbrook

HIGHTOWER - AltLd rpt - 04/Mar/13 with Daz Steinmann, Jiffy

Led ice step and cornice. Great conditions though starting to melt.
maria85 - AltLd O/S - 03/Mar/13 with Ronnie

Hidden - AltLd - 03/Mar/13

Alastair MacSween - Lead rpt - 02/Mar/13 with Graham Hunter

Brilliant
sjbrook - AltLd O/S - 02/Mar/13 with Dave Richards, PMC

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/Mar/13

Stuzz - AltLd - 01/Mar/13 with Gwilym

magik_bob - AltLd - Mar/13

Hidden - Lead - 28/Feb/13

Hidden - Lead - 27/Feb/13

Matthew Robinson - 2nd - 27/Feb/13 with Iain, Rocio

Hidden - AltLd - 27/Feb/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Feb/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Feb/13

Lazy start, topped out 1330hrs
Thoms6974 - AltLd O/S - 25/Feb/13 with Claire

Mojo was low to due to flashbacks to poor ice day before. Good route in good nick.
freemanTom (Guildford MC) - Lead - 24/Feb/13 with Amy Till

rachelbairdhall - 2nd O/S - 23/Feb/13

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

MartinN - 2nd O/S - 20/Feb/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 16/Feb/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Feb/13

SPD224 - 2nd - 10/Feb/13 with Becky Lee, Martin Smith

Near perfect conditions today.
Alastair MacSween - Solo - 09/Feb/13

Hidden - AltLd - 09/Feb/13

GPN - AltLd - 02/Feb/13 with Annette

Hidden - AltLd - 02/Feb/13

Ommuff - 2nd - 02/Feb/13 with Tereza, Rod Evans

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Feb/13

Lots of powder snow which was a bit sub-optimal.
net - 2nd - 02/Feb/13 with George

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Feb/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Feb/13

Hidden - AltLd β - 24/Jan/13

malteserEd - 2nd - 13/Jan/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Jan/13

luckyjim - Solo - 01/Jan/13

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

Hidden - Lead - Jan/13

wheelsucker - 2013

DougSt - AltLd - 2013 with EMB

Hidden - 2013

luckyjim - AltLd - 30/Dec/12 with D Helm

TGreen - Lead O/S - 30/Dec/12 with Harry Yarrow

morsy - AltLd rpt - 27/Dec/12 with peter berwick

konacol - AltLd O/S - 27/Dec/12 with Danny Doran

Pete23 - AltLd - 27/Dec/12 with Stephen Mors

dan doran - 27/Dec/12 with konacol

CharlieMack - AltLd O/S - 26/Dec/12 with andrew sandercock

andrew sandercock - AltLd rpt - 26/Dec/12 with CharlieMack

Phil_Hall_97 - 2nd - 18/Dec/12 with Mike Brownlow

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Dec/12

Hidden - AltLd - 17/Dec/12

Too late to get into Fingers first so went for this. Mike led in two pitches whilst I looked after Paul. Good day out, plenty of powder but a bit of ice hidden away, quite lean.
Theeni - 2nd - 16/Dec/12 with Paul Elliot, Mike Kennedy

kenneM - Lead O/S - 16/Dec/12 with Paul Elliott

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 11/Dec/12

luke321 - AltLd - 11/Dec/12 with Tom Jagger

led after couldn't get on finger's ridge due to another party
nigel pearson - AltLd O/S - 02/Dec/12 with Mark

Such a good powder day. So stoked. We all lit the candle.
samwillo - Lead - 01/Dec/12 with Thomas Shaw, Darren Wisniewski

First winter climb, possibly scariest second I've done.
dwisniewski - 2nd β - 01/Dec/12 with Sam Williams, Tom

leeoftroy - Lead O/S - Dec/12

Tomek S - AltLd O/S - 20/May/12 with Wojtek Polkowski

Wojttek - AltLd O/S - 20/May/12 with Tomek S

jdgaventa - AltLd - 17/Feb/12

Lead the first pitch, Oskari the secnod and Jonathan the top up in very gusty wind. No much snow or ice and good nuts protection
pelvoux - AltLd O/S - 17/Feb/12 with Jonathan, Oskari

Out with davie from EICA. Lean so grade III
SeeGee - AltLd O/S - 14/Feb/12

Very lean - even the top part was mixed. Mixed section of the first pitch was the crux (a soft 3) with an in-situ peg just below. Decent rock runners throughout. Led first two pitches and Claire led the top.
NathanP - AltLd - 13/Feb/12 with Claire

JonnoP - Lead O/S - 12/Feb/12 with Caroline Larkman

Pompey - 2nd - 12/Feb/12 with JP

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Feb/12

SteveM - Lead - 06/Feb/12 with Kat

A fantastic climb on a perfect day. Happy Monday! **Loose blocks on top of second pitch**
kitkat78 - 2nd O/S - 06/Feb/12 with SteveM

Nigel Bond - AltLd - 06/Feb/12 with Humphrey Johnson, Bern Hardman

Another great route. A great end to my first winter climbing trip :) Approched it from another ice fall on the right.
Sam Marks - 05/Feb/12 with Matt Capsey

guy757 - Solo - 03/Feb/12

First winter gully, no falls, love the axes going into ice. Frozen turf is the greatest. Could be the start of something!
Hanky - 2nd β - 02/Feb/12 with Andy Chorl./ Nate M

Robbo1 - 2nd - Feb/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/Jan/12

John Pickles leading
lewiz - 2nd O/S - 30/Jan/12 with Owen John

John Pickles - Lead rpt - 30/Jan/12 with Owen John, Lewis Thompson

nice ice at bottom. lean at crux, prob III. some loose blocks at top of corner halfway up climb.
nigel pearson - Lead O/S - 29/Jan/12 with Mark

Hidden - AltLd - 23/Jan/12

eaassssyyyy. but a sly wee route, even in 60-80 MPH gusts, smashed in the gob with a wind blown hex, and almost got blown off the gulley. too much rast beef the night before hahaha
connor - AltLd O/S - 07/Jan/12 with willey

Lead first and 3rd pitch, bit lean probably closer to grade 3.
TCarrick - AltLd O/S - 04/Jan/12

Huw Mithan - AltLd - 04/Jan/12 with Laurence Lovell

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Jan/12

Swimming with a Hangover
Sam Simpson - AltLd O/S - 01/Jan/12 with Christian Turford

alias dave - Solo O/S - 01/Jan/12 with Sam.EB

Sam Warby - AltLd O/S - Jan/12

Hidden - AltLd - Jan/12

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Callum Anderson - 2012

Hidden - 2012

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

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

Hidden - 2nd β - 30/Dec/11

Hidden - AltLd - 19/Dec/11

andysroom - AltLd O/S - 18/Dec/11 with Kilian, Dave Gent

kiks - AltLd O/S - 18/Dec/11

I did 1 and 2, Skirton did the last. A really nice first pitch without much gear, easy thereafter.
fall-line - AltLd O/S - 15/Dec/11 with Sarah Kirton

skirton - AltLd O/S - 15/Dec/11 with Donald Slater

joeydurkin - Lead - 05/Dec/11 with Chris Dovey, parksy986

mr rob - AltLd O/S - Dec/11

mark v - 2nd - 27/Mar/11 with Mike Norbury

very thin in places, some loose rock
nicjbuk - AltLd - 25/Mar/11

Nice route. Closer to III nick than II today, but nice chewey ice where it mattered.
George Ormerod - AltLd O/S - 20/Mar/11 with Mark

myoung - AltLd - 20/Mar/11

very thin low down, I'd sayd III,4 and a wee bit mixed, very fat high up with a similar type and difficulty of climbing to tower scoop just now. Nice wee route.
CurlyStevo - AltLd - 07/Mar/11 with Kenny

Bit thin and tricky on first pitch but then easy climbing to top. Nice route. Had Sneachda all to ourselves for a few hours.
ksneds - AltLd - 07/Mar/11 with stevo

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Mar/11

aalper - 2nd O/S - 05/Mar/11

Hidden - AltLd - 05/Mar/11

awesome day!
Sianny - 2nd O/S - 04/Mar/11 with Al

Mark Wilson23 - 2nd O/S - 03/Mar/11 with Mark Fitzpatrick, James Davidson

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

jon clayton - AltLd O/S - 01/Mar/11 with sasha

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Mar/11

Dustin - AltLd O/S - 28/Feb/11 with Tom Pollock

TomPollock - AltLd O/S - 28/Feb/11 with Dustin Bunyan

Ben Hollands - Lead O/S - 28/Feb/11 with Dan the man, Wendy Anderson

Really nice.
JRae - Solo - 27/Feb/11 with Paul M

pmurdy - AltLd O/S - 27/Feb/11 with Jonny Reay

brighters - AltLd - 27/Feb/11

CRiddiford - 2nd - 26/Feb/11 with Steve J

adw07 - AltLd O/S - 26/Feb/11

Hidden - AltLd - 26/Feb/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Feb/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Feb/11

Hidden - AltLd - 25/Feb/11

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 22/Feb/11

Lots of power snow and cruddy ice made it a III
Steve Woollard - Lead - 12/Feb/11 with Lou Reynolds

PeteLoveless - AltLd - 11/Feb/11 with jon

jsrous - AltLd - 11/Feb/11 with Pete L

petzl - 2nd O/S - 11/Feb/11

tc7118 - 2nd O/S - 02/Feb/11

Hidden - Lead - Feb/11

lean and a bit chopped up - III
JamieSparkes - AltLd O/S - 31/Jan/11 with Mark

nickcanute - AltLd - 30/Jan/11 with tim parkinson

Hidden - AltLd - 30/Jan/11

philboy - AltLd - 30/Jan/11 with matt g

mark20 - AltLd O/S - 30/Jan/11

Harry Holmes - Solo O/S - 29/Jan/11

Briwi - 2nd O/S - 28/Jan/11 with phil gibb, Garry Smith

freudy_love - Solo O/S - 27/Jan/11

Hidden - Lead - 24/Jan/11

Lead P1 & 3, ice a bit thin on first pitch.
Elsier - AltLd O/S - 23/Jan/11 with Miles

Great fun.
ladislav - AltLd O/S - 23/Jan/11 with Elsie

DaveJ 11 - 2nd - 23/Jan/11

P1&3 me. Ice a bit brittle and gear a bit fiddly in places, didn't think it was any easier than hidden chimney
Batt - AltLd O/S - 22/Jan/11 with James Hoyes

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/Jan/11

andyinglis - Lead O/S - 22/Jan/11 with Mal and Monica

Rach lead first pitch, which felt quite tricky for a grade II.
Hoyes - AltLd O/S - 22/Jan/11 with Rachel B

Daniel Sutherland - Lead O/S - 21/Jan/11 with Sean Watt

Sean20 - 2nd - 21/Jan/11 with Daniel

Alasdair88 - AltLd O/S - 19/Jan/11 with Tom baines

scorky345 - Solo - 18/Jan/11 with Luke Hefferman

mgg - AltLd - 17/Jan/11 with KW

climb in awesome condition with good ice and firm neve inbetween.
jon59 - AltLd O/S - 07/Jan/11

KevB - AltLd - 07/Jan/11 with Jon Evans

Hidden - Lead - 06/Jan/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Jan/11

yellow - Lead - 05/Jan/11

inuklm - AltLd - 05/Jan/11 with Fiona

Great day out, ice a bit thin for me. Ruth lead first pitch. Then I finished off up good neve.
telemarker - AltLd O/S - 03/Jan/11 with ruth craven, Jenny Munro

Mike_Watson_99 - 2nd - 02/Jan/11 with Ewen, Fiona

Found the first pitch quite hard - I didn't really trust my axes/crampons on the ice. The top 2 pitches were nice though.
Fiona Reid - 2nd - 02/Jan/11 with Mike, Ewan

Rhys Jones - Lead - 01/Jan/11

edmitchell - AltLd rpt - 01/Jan/11 with Steve Hillier

Good ice, but rock gear hard to excavate.
Mark Bull - Lead rpt - 01/Jan/11 with Diane, Simon

ianwikeley - Jan/11

Hidden - AltLd - Jan/11

Hidden - 2011

adie84 - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Timo Austino - 2011

PAJames - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

newtonmore - 2011

Hidden - 2011

mwatson - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2011

carl_123 - Lead O/S - 30/Dec/10

mike4563 - AltLd O/S - 27/Dec/10 with Charles Hyde, Ben Woody Woodward

easers - Solo O/S - 13/Dec/10

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Dec/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Dec/10

Drew M - Lead - Dec/10 with Fred Lyon

tumbling wizard - Dec/10

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Nov/10

Did it in 3 pitches. First two were very run out. First pitch better than second, third just topping out. Gear placements hard to come by.
jacobfinn - Lead O/S - 21/Nov/10 with jjax

jjax - 2nd - 21/Nov/10 with jason

nowler - 21/Nov/10

mulletcocktail2000 - AltLd rpt - 14/Nov/10 with brad and dan

good covering of snow
danimal88 - AltLd O/S - 14/Nov/10 with Ryan Slater, Brad Newman

First winter route. Good day out.
bnewman - 2nd O/S - 14/Nov/10 with danimal88, mulletcocktail2000

Sketchy solo on unconsolidated snow and pummelled by spindrift avalanches. First 30 metres were steep and little sustained but great buzz
breithorn4164 - Solo - 10/Nov/10

Hidden - AltLd - 24/Oct/10

Roger Cruse - AltLd O/S - 07/Apr/10 with Kris

Hidden - Solo - 07/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 28/Mar/10

Very windy with spin drifts. We made the decision to turn back. I down climbed the first pitch.
Suzana - Lead dnf - 28/Mar/10 with Steven Wallace

jamestheyip - AltLd O/S - 23/Mar/10 with Hannah Vickers

Hidden - AltLd - 23/Mar/10

jase burnard - 2nd O/S - 22/Mar/10

2nd climb of the day! Ice a bit thin and lots of debris falling off around the route as the day warmed.
gilbert - 2nd - 21/Mar/10 with Stew Boyce

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Mar/10

mark88 - AltLd - 15/Mar/10 with Graham Kelshaw

mes32 - 2nd - 14/Mar/10

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Mar/10

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Mar/10

poor cover of brittle ice on first pitch, better neve above
MrRiley - 2nd O/S - 12/Mar/10 with Debbie Lee, Mark Reid

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Mar/10

Hidden - AltLd - 10/Mar/10

Hidden - AltLd - 10/Mar/10

Alastair MacSween - Solo - 10/Mar/10

stubobaloo - 2nd O/S - 04/Mar/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/Mar/10

TeeBee - AltLd O/S - Mar/10

ianwikeley - Mar/10

Great climb, especially the first pitch which has a couple of ice steps in it.
stevez - Solo O/S - 23/Feb/10

Kyle Rance - Lead O/S - 22/Feb/10 with David Hunter-wade

Winter route. Climber with Roger Lord and Alistair Cochran
andrzej kierzek - AltLd O/S - 22/Feb/10

Stunning weather, but a bit of a snow plod in places.
Monkey_Alan - AltLd O/S - 21/Feb/10 with Andy Cumming, Steve Wales

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

robertmichaeladams - AltLd - 18/Feb/10 with Fiona

wi11 - 2nd O/S - 16/Feb/10 with Jonathan Preston, Chris Gee

Great route - good inital pitch very interesting climbing
LostinLondon - 2nd - 15/Feb/10

Ollie B - Solo - 14/Feb/10

bigfatbassist - AltLd - 14/Feb/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Feb/10

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Feb/10

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Feb/10

Hidden - Solo - 04/Feb/10

A difficult start owing to a large dump of snow overnight but otherwise a brilliant climb in perfect snow and ice conditions. It was hard for Gary finding runners and long run outs were needed. Sooner him than me.
tonymw - 2nd - 02/Feb/10 with Gary Smith

Timo Austino - Solo - 01/Feb/10

Should have taken screws
maxots - AltLd - Feb/10 with MARCUS

Hidden - AltLd - Feb/10

AlexMathers - 2nd O/S - Feb/10

Phil Emerson - AltLd - Feb/10

droites - Solo - Feb/10

matsavage - 2nd - 31/Jan/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Jan/10

tjmillen - Solo - 29/Jan/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jan/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Jan/10

JamieGreig - AltLd O/S - 28/Jan/10 with Tom Dudley, Tom Webber

Jamie lead 1st pitch, me 2nd, Tom 3rd. Awesome condition!
tdudley - AltLd O/S - 28/Jan/10 with Jamie Greig, Tom Webber

TomWebber - AltLd - 28/Jan/10

Hidden - Solo - 25/Jan/10

Dan P1, 3, me P2, 4. P2 plenty of steep fat ice (III?) but no hope of digging out any gear (40m+run out) and only just a belay. P3 and 4 were Finger's Ridge for fun and I finished up through a cornice to the left of that for the crack! Good day out.
bridget143 - AltLd O/S - 24/Jan/10 with Jaime Gray, Dan Arkle

all the way to the top!
mulletcocktail2000 - Solo O/S - 24/Jan/10

Full Fat conditions! loads of good ice and nevé. Pretty steep too. Leading out over/through the cornice was fun!
Snowboy - AltLd β - 22/Jan/10

smcw - AltLd - Jan/10

Hidden - 2010

akhughes - Solo O/S - 2010

PaulCunningham - 2010

PaulCunningham - 2010

photography1981 - 2nd - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - AltLd - 2010

tatz45 - AltLd O/S - 29/Dec/09 with Katy Vose

Hidden - Solo - 29/Dec/09

First Scottish winter route. Gear very hard to find as cracks iced up / buried, so quite bold but not hard. Led P1.
Misha - AltLd O/S - 20/Dec/09 with John Proctor

al99 - Lead O/S - 20/Dec/09 with Nick Record

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Dec/09

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Dec/09

Alastair MacSween - Solo - 18/Dec/09

First proper winter route, if ledge route can't be included.
stephenmckenzie - 2nd O/S - 13/Dec/09 with Rory Brown, Mike Cross

umpteenth ascent of this one! Still good fun though.
alanramsay - AltLd O/S - 13/Dec/09 with Alastair Ferguson

ed woods - 2nd - 13/Dec/09 with Adam

d_meacher - 2nd rpt - 13/Dec/09 with Stuart Inchley, Matthew Larkins

2nd pitch
stuart34 - AltLd O/S - 13/Dec/09

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Dec/09

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Dec/09

Caspar - 2nd - 12/Dec/09 with Simon Reynolds

scorpia97 - Lead O/S - 12/Dec/09 with Caspian

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Dec/09

jameshiggins - Solo - 28/Nov/09

morsy - AltLd - 08/Mar/09 with gerhard mors/alan rodger

alan.rodger - 2nd - 08/Mar/09 with gerhard mors, stephan mors

Hidden - AltLd - 02/Mar/09

Done in winter-Snow and Ice present Pitch 1 & 3: Adam, 2 & 4: Me
kleky - AltLd O/S - Mar/09 with MRT Kinloss: Adam

Very thin! grade 3
MDowson - Lead - 21/Feb/09 with Ela Shaw

In fantastic condition really great route. Let Si lead P1 as did all the best pitches the previous day.
beckycoles - AltLd - 15/Feb/09

Hidden - Lead - 14/Feb/09

Hidden - AltLd - Feb/09

Hidden - Solo β - Feb/09

nikkimac - 2nd - Feb/09 with Flash

Hidden - Solo - Feb/09

dave657 - AltLd rpt - 29/Jan/09 with Andy F

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Jan/09

ollie080488 - AltLd O/S - 18/Jan/09

Swimming in fresh powder made a couple of steps on the first pitch really difficult - it was also blowing a gale as usual.
markfairbank - Lead O/S - 17/Jan/09 with Steve Clough, Alan Turner

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Jan/09

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Jan/09

The_Boy_ODwyer - 2nd O/S - 05/Jan/09 with Rob, Jonny and Justin

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/Jan/09

robertporter - AltLd O/S - 05/Jan/09 with Jonny Phillips

barney_edin - AltLd - 04/Jan/09 with Richard K

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

I lead P1 and P3, Brian lead P2.
masa-alpin - AltLd O/S - 02/Jan/09 with Andy Rail, Brian Q

Great conditions
andybrown114 - Lead - 02/Jan/09 with David Pestridge, Rick Brown

Chris wilson - AltLd - 01/Jan/09 with Allan

will6459 - AltLd - Jan/09

alimckay - AltLd - Jan/09

heist182 - AltLd O/S - Jan/09 with Jamie Tattersall

Kayan - Jan/09

CT6419 - AltLd - 2009

Rhys Jones - 2009

Mog - AltLd - 2009

Hidden - 2009

windy100 - 2009

Felt well tricky for a II, but was lean and icy.
Dr Toph - AltLd O/S - 2009 with Ally Hill

rossn - 2009

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 31/Dec/08

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

Pitch 1 had a lot of ice, probably grade 3 in the conditions.
CalumC - AltLd O/S - 27/Dec/08 with Fergus Cuthill

Alastair MacSween - Solo - 20/Dec/08

d_meacher - AltLd O/S - 17/Dec/08 with Trisha Murphy

Hidden - 17/Dec/08

Byronius Maximus - AltLd O/S - 13/Dec/08 with Guy Wilson

JdotP - Lead O/S - 11/Dec/08 with Nicholas Dominelli Whiteley

Mark Walter - AltLd O/S - Dec/08 with Sarah Joyce

Dave Latimer - Solo - Dec/08

My first winter experience. Very enjoyable.
Sutty22 - 2nd - 30/Mar/08 with Tim and Jo

edmitchell - AltLd - 23/Mar/08 with kai ren

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 21/Mar/08

Andy Moles - AltLd O/S - 09/Mar/08 with Marcus

Alastair MacSween - Solo - 04/Mar/08

donkster - AltLd O/S - Mar/08 with mudders

Hidden - Solo O/S - 19/Feb/08

Wished I had taken more than 4 extenders for the first pitch!
cliffy - AltLd - 18/Feb/08 with Andy Combes, Pilar Martinez

FrankW - Solo O/S - 10/Feb/08 with None

troutbeck - Solo O/S - 06/Feb/08 with A.M. and M.T.

Just Another Dave - Feb/08

Solo with Frank. This was in really thin condition and made for a pretty necky grade 3 solo.
Mark A Humphries - Solo O/S - 29/Jan/08 with Frank Theis

PMatt - Lead - 24/Jan/08 with Paul Crowther

david0811 - AltLd - 20/Jan/08 with Mark Reid

richw2k2 - AltLd O/S - 19/Jan/08 with Andy Clarke

First winter route for some time. Grade IIs are steeper than I remembered! Led Ps 1&3.
Andy Clarke - AltLd O/S - 19/Jan/08 with Rich

Alastair MacSween - Solo - 12/Jan/08

newvena - Lead O/S - 05/Jan/08

tlmarjot - AltLd O/S - 04/Jan/08 with James Marjot

Hidden - AltLd dnf - Jan/08

fritz_in_aotearoa - 2008

mike kann - 2008

Alco-nomic - AltLd - 2008

wee hippy - Solo - 2008

HIGHTOWER - 2nd - 29/Dec/07 with Dave Gleave

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Dec/07

Hidden - Lead - 29/Dec/07

Jonny M - Lead O/S - 25/Dec/07 with Helen Tsai

GiveHerHelen - 2nd dog - 25/Dec/07 with Jon Moulding

Watty - AltLd O/S - 24/Dec/07 with A.Watt

Alexander123 - AltLd O/S - 24/Dec/07 with Nicholas Watt

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

Absolutely awesome, despite the final pitch not being in condition, I lead pitches 1,2 and 3
gb83 - AltLd - 18/Dec/07 with m.sakano

Protheroe - 18/Dec/07 with Douglas Hamilton and Caroline Hunt

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

CarolineH - 2nd - 18/Dec/07 with Doug and Gareth

Alastair MacSween - Solo - 17/Dec/07

Magness started off and got the fear so I lead thro the 2 nice wee icy sections with a bit of mixed. Thin at the top so exited right wards up some nice lookin nevi. Grade III nick.
andymoin - AltLd O/S - 16/Dec/07 with Magnes Josnon

ShaneHoubart - AltLd O/S - Dec/07

Hidden - Solo - Dec/07

hilled101 - Dec/07

Moved together on this, but there is no option to put it down.
Bokonon - 01/Apr/07 with Dave

Moved together me on point. lots of ice churned down on us, good route, bit of a cornice at the top though..
dave_tomlin - 01/Apr/07 with Tom Evans

smiler - 01/Apr/07 with Bokonon

keith hal - 2nd - 26/Mar/07 with Andy Nisbet

Awesome
Jon&anne-marie - Solo - 24/Mar/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Mar/07

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Mar/07

In Grade 3 condition. Pretty necky with not much gear and full 50m first pitch. Beautiful walk off the top.
Alec - AltLd rpt - 03/Mar/07 with John Trudgill

abbeywall - AltLd - Mar/07 with K

gripped01 - Solo - Mar/07 with Si Moore, Jules Turner

niall_mac - Lead - Mar/07 with am_bodach

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Feb/07

Taylj1 - 2nd O/S - 20/Feb/07 with George + (led by Garry)

In the conditions it felt like grade III.
HIGHTOWER - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/07 with Alba, Steve Price

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/Feb/07

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/Feb/07

gdb4060 - Feb/07 with Caron

calumalien - AltLd - Feb/07 with Pops

Hidden - AltLd - 01/Jan/07

sir - AltLd O/S - Jan/07 with Alan McDonald

Richard White - 2007

timmy-ts - 2007

Hidden - 2007

dave657 - AltLd O/S - 17/Dec/06 with Steve

Hidden - Solo O/S - 28/Apr/06

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Apr/06

abbeywall - AltLd - 17/Apr/06 with K

Captain Solo - Solo - 02/Apr/06

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Mar/06

Alastair MacSween - Solo - 18/Mar/06

Alastair MacSween - Solo - 11/Mar/06

Chris L Hill - AltLd O/S - Mar/06 with Stuart Shaw, Ed Cheadle

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 25/Feb/06

Hidden - Lead - 02/Feb/06

Shaw Brown - Lead - Feb/06 with Andrew

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Feb/06

Interesting first pitch with a bulge that went at about tech 4 in its (lean) condition. Then tedium all the way to the top
Tom M Williams - AltLd O/S - 29/Jan/06 with Andy Hobson

Hidden - AltLd - 29/Jan/06

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

Hidden - AltLd - 28/Jan/06

Big Lee - Lead O/S - 11/Jan/06 with Gemma Fox

Lean but good - more interesting because of it.
McGus - AltLd - 07/Jan/06 with Phil Amos

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Jan/06

francis blunt - Lead - Jan/06 with Joe Williams

Hidden - Jan/06

oor wullie - AltLd O/S - 2006 with Neil

Hidden - 2006

theflyingpaddy - 2006

Hidden - AltLd - 2006

Hidden - Solo - 2006

quite avalanche-ey!
BallsOfSteel - AltLd O/S - 2006 with Graeme Cooper

dthomson - 2006 with Cameron Thomson

keith leonard - AltLd - 2006

paulpitchermp - AltLd - 2006

paulpitcher - AltLd O/S - 2006 with French Erick

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2006

Alastair MacSween - Solo - 08/Dec/05

spindrift!
whispering nic - AltLd - 07/Dec/05 with Graham Doig

Hidden - 04/Dec/05

Climbed in preference to fingers ridge which was in poor condition.
nicholas Barrowclough - AltLd - 30/Nov/05 with Tim Davies

Hidden - AltLd - 19/Nov/05

Alastair MacSween - Solo - 05/Mar/05

Hidden - AltLd - 25/Feb/05

rob k - AltLd O/S - 15/Feb/05 with A Newman

stokesrees - Lead - 04/Jan/05 with Carol Robertson

Dangerous Dave - Lead O/S - 2005

Hidden - Lead - Dec/04

probably grade III conditions
French Erick - Lead - 21/Nov/04 with Paul Pitcher

The Bad Cough - AltLd O/S - 28/Feb/04 with John Nesbitt

Hidden - Lead O/S - Feb/04

Ann S - 2nd - Feb/04 with Graeme Ettle-guide

tallthinmonkey - Lead - Feb/04 with Ewan Paterson

PenJD - AltLd O/S - 31/Jan/04 with Jon Ascroft

Hidden - Lead - 12/Jan/04

Yourlead - AltLd - 30/Mar/03 with Graham Penny

Hidden - AltLd - 29/Mar/03

Alastair MacSween - Solo - 22/Mar/03 with Kevin Higgins

mrtom - AltLd O/S - 19/Mar/03 with Ben Williams

crowberry gully - 27/Feb/03 with Ross McGibbon

Mark Collins - Lead O/S - 26/Feb/03 with Yvette Lewis

djking1983 - AltLd - 24/Feb/03 with Ian Evans

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Feb/03

Hidden - 01/Feb/03

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Feb/03

Ander - AltLd - Feb/03

Sankey - AltLd - 23/Jan/03 with Phil

mike.moss - AltLd O/S - 2003

brockers - 2003 with CarlZ

Hidden - Solo rpt - 31/Dec/02

Hidden - AltLd - 08/Dec/02

Tim W - Dec/02

Alastair MacSween - Solo - 28/Feb/02

Dave Kerr - Lead - 16/Feb/02 with Rob Shearman

djking1983 - Lead - 15/Feb/02 with Dave Frid

Short route though enjoyable
rossn - AltLd - Feb/02 with Dave Stapely

John Kettle - AltLd - 2002

Tarquin - 2002

Alastair MacSween - Solo - 21/Apr/01

wildrover220 - AltLd O/S - 08/Apr/01 with John Trudgill

steveP - Lead O/S - Mar/01 with Frank Popham

Gman - AltLd O/S - Feb/01 with Carl

John Pickles - AltLd O/S - Feb/01 with John Short

Hidden - Feb/01

joe king - 2001

roryifinlay - AltLd O/S - Nov/00 with Tony Bishopp

Alastair MacSween - Solo - 26/Feb/00

Alastair MacSween - Solo - 19/Feb/00

Alastair MacSween - Solo - 17/Jan/00

Tarquin - 2000

graeme gatherer - 2000

Hidden - Solo - 2000

Jamie B - AltLd - Nov/99 with Mike Warren

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Nov/99

jl - AltLd O/S - 07/Jan/99 with Tim & Andy

Hidden - AltLd - 01/Jan/99

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 1999

Climbed with Jon XXX (CCMC pres at the time) since we couldn't get started on Fingers Ridge... due to trying to start up the VII to the right of it! Bit hard for a II, we thought.
andybuckley - AltLd - 1999

NeilGriffiths - 28/Dec/98 with Adrian Pedley, Paul Tucker

Heavy powder - ran away
andybrown114 - Lead - 16/Jan/98 with Chris Stephenson

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jan/98

dangates - 1998 with Kat Jones

niall_mac - AltLd - Mar/97 with am_bodach

seanyt - Lead - Mar/97

smithaldo - AltLd O/S - Mar/97 with tom matthew

A Crook - AltLd - 15/Feb/97 with Tom Marshall

iskra2000 - AltLd - 07/Mar/96 with Donal McNamara

colinakmc - Feb/96 with Dave Park

phardman - Feb/96

Hidden - 1996

Richard Weller - Lead - 08/Jan/95 with Andrew Mallinson

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 1995

CMacD - 1995

Marti999 - AltLd O/S - 11/Feb/94

Andy Say - Lead - 01/Jan/94

Hidden - 1992

Hidden - AltLd - 25/Mar/91

Yourlead - AltLd - 27/Nov/89 with Graham Penny

Yourlead - AltLd - 10/Nov/89 with Graham Penny

Hidden - Solo O/S - Mar/89

Mickdenali - 1989 with Steve Thomas

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

surfbish - Lead O/S - Feb/88

dodders - AltLd - 25/Feb/87 with Simon L

Hidden - Feb/87

Mickdenali - Lead O/S - 19/Jan/87

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Solo - 1987

Howard J - AltLd O/S - 18/Feb/86 with Richard Gibson, Ian Pounder

macmuseeuw - AltLd - 1986 with Tommy Kilpatrick, Clark Fenton

Bob - Solo O/S - 04/Mar/84

Hidden - Lead - Feb/84

Tony Prendergast - Feb/84 with Chris Foster

Hidden - Solo - 1982

Colin Matheson - AltLd - Jan/77 with G Macdonald

Partner late. They followed on as I was descending
David Smith - Solo - Mar/64

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Voting
Total votes cast 171
hard II/III1 of 90
II/III0 of 90
easy II/III76 of 90
hard II2 of 90
II9 of 90
easy II2 of 90
hard I/II0 of 90
I/II0 of 90
easy I/II0 of 90
3 Stars8 of 81
2 Stars62 of 81
1 Star9 of 81
0 Stars2 of 81
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Style of ascent

Soloed69 of 548 (12.6%)
Lead72 of 548 (13.1%)
Followed88 of 548 (16.1%)
Alt Leads243 of 548 (44.3%)
Unknown76 of 548 (13.9%)

'Climbed'311 of 548 (56.8%)
clean O/S211 of 548 (38.5%)
clean β6 of 548 (1.1%)
clean rpt16 of 548 (2.9%)
dogged1 of 548 (0.2%)
dnf3 of 548 (0.5%)