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North Gully* I/II

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[Monday the day after the climb....weather a little better!, 2 kb]12m. The deep gully on the right side of Bowfell Buttress. The first pitch is the crux followed by easy climbing to the top. © ROCKFAX

Photo: Monday the day after the climb....weather a little better! © juza
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This climb is in 18 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Snow soft and a bit mushy but plenty deep enough that you never went near any turf (which would not have been frozen). Crux step tricky though good but spaced rock hooks to pull through, certainly not the tech 6 mentioned in a previous post!
Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 02/Mar/14

Lean conditions with sugar snow. Chockstone insurmountable so made delicate detour on marginal turf ledges to clear hurdle. Technical grade an easy II but some angst-provoking moves on the detour.
BnB - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/13

Danny Crump - Solo - 10/Dec/12

design crisis - Solo - 04/Feb/12

very little snow, second chockstone provided a good challenge at tech 6?
r_o_b_h2 - AltLd O/S - 03/Feb/12 with Nik Goile

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

Soloed first section, before heading off righwards through broken rock & soft turf...
Alex Thompson - Solo dnf - 28/Jan/12 with Haydn Martin

Ken Taylor - Solo - 07/Mar/10 with Conan Harrod

very powdery snow, like swiming on the approach waist deep often, no consolidation of snow until top of route and little ice making the rock steps much harder than the grade
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 23/Dec/09 with Phil Johnson, Jools

Seymore Butt - 2009

Nice grade 1 neve on perfect day. Shame I was a bit knackered
kevinknights - Solo - 18/Mar/06 with pippa. duncan, zoe, jamie

with Fat Bob too who I kicked loads of snow down on. Funny at the time but I was I being a bit of a nob.
adamwesthead - AltLd O/S - Jan/01 with Hoult

EddieA - Solo - 22/Feb/96

John Brayshaw - AltLd O/S - 21/Feb/87 with Chris

Hidden - Solo - 05/Feb/84

Mark Kemball - Solo - 01/Jan/82 with Pete Faulkner

Hidden - Lead - 1975

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 28/Mar/69 with Jim Worthington

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Luke Parnell, Highball_Mike

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