Rockfax Description
50m. One serious pitch. Try and get rock gear in lower down because the ice is often thin and detatched from the rock at the top © Rockfax

FA. C.Downer 1976

philipstead 31/Mar/13 TR O/S

Wanted to lead this climb but it has started to thaw on the first 10m making it very thin so I decided to be safe and top roped it. Enjoyed this climb very much and will return again to lead when in better condition.

Jim Haydock 29/Mar/13 -

Top roped due to conditions. Bottom 1/3 thin/missing and thin at top. Late start (4pm) after work but worth the effort. Good sustained climb.

with Jeff Breen
tjmillen 27/Mar/13 Lead

Night ascent. Very thin on lower section. Finished with full moonlight. Great little route with some scary run outs.

with Charlie, Vickie
Petarghh 26/Mar/13 2nd O/S

First third very thin. but climbable, then good to the top. marginal protection in these conditions. Overall good ice. Worth the 5am start !

with Pete Holder
Peter Holder 26/Mar/13 Lead
with Pete hill
philboy 26/Jan/13 2nd
with matt g
Hidden 12/Feb/12 TR
Hidden 11/Feb/12 TR O/S
Hidden 09/Feb/12 Lead
mfisher 09/Feb/12 2nd O/S

first icefall! what a climb!

Hidden 09/Feb/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Feb/12 TR O/S
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Dec/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Dec/10 Lead
Hidden 23/Dec/10 Lead O/S
bigglesbutcha 23/Dec/10 2nd O/S

Good thick ice for most of it, bit brittle towards the top. Soloed the continuation at the top, about grade III

with Brian Hull
steven 23/Dec/10 Lead
with Lawrence Jordan
Hidden 23/Dec/10 2nd
Jonathan Lagoe - UKC 22/Dec/10 -

Excellent conditions

with Pete Whillance
Hidden 21/Dec/10 2nd O/S
ewen 20/Dec/10 Lead O/S


with rich
Hidden 09/Dec/10 2nd O/S
J1PEF 09/Dec/10 2nd
twoplates 09/Dec/10 2nd O/S
with jon, dave sharpe
Peter Metcalfe 09/Dec/10 2nd
with Jonathan Yates
Matthew Robinson 09/Dec/10 2nd
with Dan
Shaw Brown 08/Dec/10 Lead

Night ascent, ice very fat, ice screws all the way:-)

with Conan
Conan 08/Dec/10 2nd O/S

Great pitch. Great night. route was a bit stepped and well protected so grade IV in this nick.

with Shaw Brown
petegunn 08/Dec/10 Lead

A good long pitch. Combine this with another good pitch a few hundred yards away, seen on the approach.

with Davina
Hidden 08/Dec/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 06/Dec/10 Lead O/S
net 05/Dec/10 2nd

First winter route of the season. Ace!

with George
GPN 05/Dec/10 Lead

Great fun.

with Annette
thegoatstroker 05/Dec/10 2nd

Harder with blunt tools!

with jonathon hughes
Hidden 05/Dec/10 Lead O/S
dave josling 05/Dec/10 2nd
Rydell 04/Dec/10 -

In good nick and taking good ice screws.

tjmillen ?/Dec/10 Lead
with stewart herbert
peebles boy ?/Dec/10 2nd
Trobbo 13/Jan/10 2nd
with steve wrigley
Dave Latimer 09/Jan/10 Lead O/S
oliverthomp 08/Jan/10 Lead
with Tristian Semple
Hidden 06/Feb/09 TR
Paula Hamilton-Gibson 04/Jan/09 2nd
with George reah
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