Sinister Prong*** IV 5
[Paul Figg on the surmounting the ice steps of Sinister Prong., 1 kb]230m, 4 pitches. The Left fork of George. Follow the left fork and climb to steep chimney bulges hopefully on ice to return to George before the last pitch.

Ticklists: 3 star Scottish winter.

Photo: Paul Figg on the surmounting the ice steps of Sinister Prong. © Lawrence Monckton
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This climb is in 14 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead - 01/Mar/14

Tim Rodgers - AltLd - 01/Mar/14 with Mark Anstiss, Rod Molyneux

sheelba - 2nd - 19/Feb/14

Great route. Soloed up to the fork, and then took two pitches to the top. Nick led the first, which had a couple of pokey steps. I led the continuation grooves, which were pretty cruddy but good fun. Moved quickly -- six hours car to car, followed by a 12 hour drive back to Bristol.
Alex Winter - AltLd O/S - 17/Feb/14 with Nick

Soloed up to the fork, a bit worrying going over that new chockstone. I led the main gully section, Alex took a bold pitch up left above the belay to the top.
Nick Russell - AltLd - 17/Feb/14 with Alex Winter

Good conditions on the route. Followed a steep grove (fun & bold)at the top, just to the left of the fin of rock which separates Sinister Prong from George.
Ken Applegate - Lead - 11/Feb/14

Hidden - Lead - 05/Feb/14

Adrian lead the crux pitch over the two bulges
Elsier - AltLd O/S - 30/Mar/13 with Adrian

net - 2nd - 29/Mar/13 with George

GPN - Lead - 29/Mar/13 with Annette

Good route if you want to avoid the que for Poachers Fall.
Paul Figg - AltLd - 17/Mar/13 with Lawrence Monckton
PAJames - 12/Mar/13

Alternative finish to George- their is an obvious in situ belay at base of pitch(left of and parralel to Georges chockstone pitch).Two very steep ice bulges- the second has 2 old pegs at base.
bobpilgrem - Lead O/S - 04/Mar/13

Hidden - 03/Mar/02

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