The Direct Route** II/III
[Adam Noble on the Direct Route  (Pillar variation), Scafell., 3 kb]165m. 165m. Climbs the line of a stream which drains the middle of the broken ground on the right hand side of the Shamrock. © ROCKFAX

FA. R.Bennett, R.Lavender 30/01/69 30/Jan/1969

Photo: Adam Noble on the Direct Route (Pillar variation), Scafell. © Mick Ryan - UKC
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Hidden - 23/Feb/13

We didn't start until mid afternoon and had to bail before the last pitch due to it going dark ! A really nice route with short sections of tasty ice and easier ground between. Unless Snowdonia routes are undergraded, I would say this is a solid III, certainly as hard (if not harder) than Y gully RH. I found getting a belay after 1st pitch to be a real chore, nothing on the rock.
jandyd05 - AltLd O/S - 03/Feb/12 with Graeme Lennox

DSM - Lead O/S - 09/Jan/11 with Andy Gittins

crowberry gully - 14/Mar/10 with Ross McGibbon

Mattyk - AltLd O/S - 20/Feb/10 with John Marsham

Didn't do last pitch cos running out of time. Finished up Easy Gully. Beautiful weather, great day out.
MikeLeeds - AltLd O/S - 12/Feb/10 with Dave Payne

Peter Metcalfe - AltLd - 01/Feb/10 with Foggy

Hidden - Solo - 31/Jan/10

Solo of first pitch, then alt leads for the rest, then the Grade 4 pillar to finish. A Stellar route!
ianburton - AltLd - 10/Jan/10 with Alex Smith

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jan/10

PenJD - AltLd O/S - 18/Mar/06 with Dave Evans

John Kettle - Lead - 2006

DerwentDiluted - Lead - Jan/03 with Laurie Smith

bullybones - 1999

biggianthead - Solo - 16/Mar/98

Jonathan Lagoe - UKC - AltLd - Jan/96 with Tony Brindle

Lead P1 3 & 5
Mick King - AltLd - 03/Feb/91 with Paul "Doc" Lishman

biggianthead - 27/Jan/85 with G

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