Great Western*** IV 4
[Brian Davison on 1st ascent of Great Western (IV), Scafell, 2 kb]95m.

Rockfax Description
95m. Start below the wide crack that marks the summer line of gobsite. Follow the prominent left facing corner in the steep wall right of Great Chimney. © ROCKFAX


FA. C.Wells, B.Davison. 21/03/95 21/Mar/1995

Photo: Brian Davison on 1st ascent of Great Western (IV), Scafell © Colin Wells
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This climb is in 7 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Tim Rodgers - AltLd - 24/Jan/15 with Mike Lea

Very cold due to strong wind which didn't abate all day. Snowed in the morning, cleared in the afternoon. Started out of Deep Ghyll direct to bottom of steep crack below 1st belay ie started well to the L of route described which made for slightly stiffer 1st true pitch - joining route at first belay. The very 1st pitch we climbed out of Deep Ghyll provided 1 tricky move/mantel just prior to joining the western traverse. 2nd pitch seemed shorter than the 20m described and 3 pitch provided tricky ramp/slab move and contrasting steep corner. Final pitch was difficult to start then eased. Definitely not IV 4 as described above. V 5.
davesykes - AltLd - 18/Jan/15 with Pete, Stan

Rob lead P1, P3(second-half)+4(first-half), I lead P2+P3(first-half), P4(second-half). The condition was fantastic when we started, but by the time I got on P4 (3:30?), turfs were softened a lot and hence it was scary and tricky. The hardest mixed route for Rob to date, but he did really well. Good route!
masa-alpin - AltLd O/S - 09/Feb/13 with Rob G

IV 5 i think
Andrew1 - Lead O/S - 31/Jan/10 with Hulda

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 31/Jan/10

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Jan/10

danm - AltLd - 07/Feb/09 with Jim Danson

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