Percy's Passage* III 4
[Matt Benson leading Percy's Passage, Low Water Crag, Coniston. , 2 kb]150m.

Rockfax Description
150m. This is a combination of the icefall that forms at the base of the crag and mixed ground above. The icefall is the best bit and you can traverse off right after climbing it. The upper buttress is climbed from ledge to ledge on heather. © ROCKFAX

FA. J. Hool,C NcGreath

Photo: Matt Benson leading Percy's Passage, Low Water Crag, Coniston. © jwdickinson25
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This climb is in 32 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Climbed after work, topping out at 20:40 in the remains of daylight! Icefalls well formed & lots of fun.
DSM - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/13 with Andy Gittins

after work ascent finished at 9 - great spring fun !
andy gittins - 2nd - 01/Apr/13 with Dave Scott-Maxwell

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 31/Mar/13

nick ferro - 2nd O/S - 31/Mar/13 with Oli Birkill, toolboxtim, Sonam Norbu

Hidden - AltLd - 31/Mar/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Feb/13

IV variation & deviated quite a bit around the buttress. No Ice on the route, just frozen turf (mostly) and rimed up rock. led 1st and 3rd.
MarkRoe - AltLd O/S - 23/Jan/13 with Smithy

Led 2nd and 4th pitch.
mksmith35 - AltLd O/S - 23/Jan/13 with Mark Roe

Hidden - 2013

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Feb/12

Peter Metcalfe - Lead - 05/Feb/12 with Cath Sullivan

JRae - AltLd - 05/Feb/12 with Ben Kelsey, Pete Graham

lead the second pitch. ice was slightly falling apart at the bottom, but still good fun.
benkelsey - AltLd O/S - 05/Feb/12 with JRae

In excellent condition, which came as a surprise, we were half expecting to take the climbing kit for a walk. Approached via some ice scrambling up the frozen stream in North Gully, then did the route in 4 pitches (roughly tech grades 2,4,3,1), I led the even pitches.
Simon Caldwell - AltLd O/S - 03/Feb/12 with Carmen

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/Feb/12

Pete Graham - Solo - 02/Feb/12

Hidden - 03/Jan/11

Grade IV variation
Diggler - AltLd O/S - 22/Dec/10 with jonah

Tom Phillips - AltLd - 21/Dec/10 with dick

Stuart Lancaster
andy mcc - AltLd O/S - 20/Dec/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 20/Dec/10

Hidden - Solo - 05/Dec/10

crowberry gully - AltLd - 03/Dec/10 with Ross McGibbon

soloed first 50 metres to first vertical ice pitch,aidy lead next two pitches , i topped out over small cornice.
dizzyg - AltLd - 17/Feb/10 with aidy

Lovely route led P2&4 Perfect conditions, good neve and plenty of ice. Some turf. A great comeback!
Ghastly Rubberfeet - AltLd - 13/Feb/10 with Stuart Halford

Hidden - Lead - 20/Jan/10

Timo Austino - Lead - 09/Jan/10

jimdanson - AltLd - 09/Jan/10 with Martin Ibbotson

Hidden - AltLd - 08/Feb/09

Gustav - AltLd O/S - 08/Feb/09 with Matt G and Simon

Hidden - Solo - Mar/85

Date a guess
Jonathan Lagoe - UKC - AltLd - Jan/79 with Ken Taylor

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