Slingsby's Chimney Route (Winter)** V 5
[The view down Scafell Crag from the crux of Slingsby's Chimney, 2 kb]185m.

Rockfax Description
185m. Follow the summer line © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
Slingsby's Chimney is the crux, sharp but short!

Andy Chadwick, Andy Bond, Ken Taylor 29/Dec/1979

Photo: The view down Scafell Crag from the crux of Slingsby's Chimney © DSM
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This climb is in 10 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Hidden - AltLd - Feb/12

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/Dec/10

The chimney is wonderfully udgey and in a great position high up on the crag. 3* in my opinion and IV 5.
DSM - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/10 with Andy Gittins

Dave did the harder bits!
Adi Hooper - AltLd - 01/Feb/10 with Dave Rogers

Took me ages to lead the crux, lots of faf on my part. Great route though.
Shaw Brown - AltLd - 31/Jan/10 with Loz

andy gittins - 2010 with Dave Scott-Maxwell

Hidden - Lead - 1992

Bob - 2nd O/S - 16/Feb/86 with M. Lynch

On what seems to be the first recorded winter ascent we thought it was about as difficult as Moss Ghyll, but less sustained. The chimney itself was desperate for a couple of moves though.
Andy Chadwick - AltLd - 29/Dec/79

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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