100m.

Rockfax Description
100m. Steepening snow leads to an ice pitch. Easier climbing above leads to the ridge. © Rockfax


ClimberDateStyle
climbEdclimb 05/Mar Solo O/S
Samuel Wainwright 05/Mar Solo O/S
Hidden 24/Jan/15 AltLd O/S
jimorothy 24/Jan/15 AltLd

I led chimney. Felt steady after grade IV stuff on terraces. Soloed pitch 1. Chimney climbable, but a tad cruddy. It was melting rapidly yesterday and do not expect it would be in today. Moved together on pitch 3.

with Scott Barnett
Hidden 16/Feb/14 AltLd
Hidden 31/Mar/13 AltLd O/S
jezmiles 23/Feb/13 2nd

Pretty Lean but definitely enough ice in the cleft proper to make it very worthwhile. Exit was straightforward due to solid neve and litte or no cornice. A good classic at the grade.

Pohil 24/Jan/13 Lead

Long approach but perfect conditions

with Ed Watson, Stuart Paton
foostu4 23/Jan/13 2nd O/S
foostu4 23/Jan/13 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2011 -
Dave Latimer 20/Dec/10 AltLd O/S
crowberry gully 18/Dec/10 AltLd

excellent conditions, lots of ice

with Ross McGibbon
Lee Sheard 08/Dec/10 AltLd O/S
with James Baughan
Hidden ?/Dec/10 Lead
Hidden 13/Feb/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?/Feb/10 Lead
stimpey 31/Jan/10 AltLd O/S
with Pete, Davina
petegunn 31/Jan/10 AltLd
with Davina & Steve
Hidden 31/Jan/10 2nd O/S
Brian Wilderspin 25/Jan/10 Solo

Occasional damp turf moves. But enjoyable this one had been on my tick list for 33 years.

Russell Lovett 24/Jan/10 Lead O/S
with alan taylor
DSM 23/Jan/10 Lead O/S

Rather a slight/short climb but very enjoyable. Only one pitch really.

with Andy Gittins
Rob Exile Ward 23/Jan/10 2nd

It was past its best, we didn't know the season was just about to kick off!

with Justin Shields
Martin Haworth 08/Feb/09 Lead O/S
with scott
Hidden 07/Feb/09 Lead O/S
Peter Metcalfe 06/Feb/09 AltLd
with Foggy
TimPerkin 06/Feb/09 AltLd O/S
with Colin Beechey
robinsi197 ?/Feb/09 Lead O/S
with Nick
jason 07/Dec/08 AltLd O/S
with ste
andy wa ??/2008 AltLd
with Simon (dad)
Gman ?/Feb/06 AltLd O/S
with Carl
MarkDavies36 ??/2003 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Jan/94 Solo
biggianthead 11/Jan/87 -
with M
Hidden 26/Jan/86 Solo O/S
Bob 27/Jan/85 Lead O/S

Did this the day after Moss Gill.

with Bill Birkett
Hidden 20/Feb/83 AltLd O/S
Campbell42 ?/Feb/83 Solo O/S

Have climbed this route previously with Frank Wilkinson and Graham Mackintosh

Paul Clarke ??/1977 -
with FMC
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