First icefall right of Douglas Gap

T. Mcaulay and N Muir 02/Apr/1980

dav_713 29/Feb Lead
with Andy Hague
Hidden 28/Feb 2nd
James_Kendal 28/Feb 2nd

Good ice in the right places, two short crux sections, both getting out of the top of chimneys and both felt quite hard. Good tat in-situ for abing down to the Douglas Gap.

with Gareth D
Andrew Duncan 22/Feb 2nd
with andrew Senior, joe hallam
tunnah 21/Feb Lead O/S
with scott
scott quinn 21/Feb 2nd O/S
Tom.Priestley 21/Feb 2nd O/S

First pitch only due to foul weather

joe hallam 20/Feb Lead
with Andrew Duncan, andrew senior
alan barnes 21/Jan AltLd
with tom sylvester
masa-alpin 21/Jan 2nd β

Steve lead P1, P3 and Bill did P2. Enough ice. Abed off to West Gully.

with Bill Mc, Steve T
websterm508 17/Jan AltLd O/S
with Ric M
adie84 16/Jan -
davkeo 04/Mar/15 Solo O/S

Ice not great which made bulge on first pitch awkward. Ab down to Douglas gap on single 50m

soularch 04/Mar/15 2nd rpt

Great conditions. Abseil down West Gully of DBoulder.

Gazlynn 04/Mar/15 2nd
Hidden 04/Mar/15 Lead
mark-abz 02/Mar/15 2nd
with Michael B, Matt S
MightyStew 28/Feb/15 Lead O/S
Sara 28/Feb/15 2nd

First multi pitch

alifin 27/Feb/15 -

Good mountain day out. After top pitch moved down ridge and abseiled into gap.

with Ken Doyle, Niall Hed
Tarquin 26/Feb/15 -
Hidden 25/Feb/15 AltLd
Hidden 21/Feb/15 Lead
Hidden 21/Feb/15 2nd
LJKing 17/Feb/15 AltLd O/S

Intended on doing Vanishing Gully - but there was a queue. So opted for this which was quite good and no push over - especially given the foul weather!

with Adrian Botting
joeallen28 05/Feb/15 2nd O/S

Did first 3 pitches, then abbed off.

Karlos 02/Feb/15 Lead O/S

Actually started up second icefall to the right of West Gully. Steep, but short. Having only two screws, now both used, had to skirt rigth of the iced bulges, returning left to the tat on the belay. Headed into mixed ground on P3, but snow too soft, so backed into gully on the right, and climbed with ease to crest.

with Ian Hendy
AndyCook 24/Jan/15 2nd
Hidden 18/Jan/15 2nd
Hidden 16/Jan/15 Lead
Hidden 29/Mar/14 AltLd
Andrew Holden 24/Mar/14 2nd
Captain Solo 23/Mar/14 AltLd

Low level option with much fresh snow on the approach. Mostly unconsolidated with unfrozen turf and cruddy ice. A lot harder than expected.

with Gary
GaryK 23/Mar/14 AltLd
malteserEd 21/Mar/14 AltLd
Adrianw 21/Mar/14 AltLd O/S

I led P1 (bold, unconsolidated and unfrozen. Not the best choice!). Ed led P2, Tim led P3 then abbed into Douglas Gap and back to CIC

with Ed Sciberras, Tim Hakim
Hidden 17/Feb/14 Lead
2010_graham 10/Feb/14 2nd O/S
with Olle K
olekemi 09/Feb/14 Lead O/S

Plenty snow and spindrift. Little gear.

with Simon T, Graham D
chris smith 01/Feb/14 AltLd O/S

Little gear on the route most it was buried. Summit ridge was a snow arÍte so no gear on final belay.

niallsash ?/Feb/14 Lead
Hidden 13/Jan/14 AltLd
Hidden 13/Jan/14 AltLd
Hidden ?/Mar/13 -
The Patriot 17/Feb/13 2nd
with Phil Dowthwaite
davesa 15/Feb/13 2nd
Hidden 10/Feb/13 AltLd O/S
scottie390 08/Feb/13 AltLd O/S

very nice climb with some interesting, well protected (usually) situations B1 - rock belay on the R of below P1, B2 - insitu tat thread, P2- series of grooves, B3 Spike belay

with Andy Hague
Hidden 08/Feb/13 AltLd
Hidden 07/Feb/13 2nd O/S
Colin Mcgregor 03/Feb/13 AltLd

Thawing rapidly! Good enough route for a short day, didn't fancy topping out at the summit in the hellish wind!

with Robert McMurray, Danny Doran
Hidden 03/Feb/13 AltLd
brad_tait 01/Feb/13 2nd
The Bad Cough 30/Jan/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 30/Jan/13 Lead O/S
chris smith 28/Jan/13 -
David Cowley 19/Jan/13 AltLd O/S

Really thin and lean conditions which made it hard in the grade

Hidden ??/2013 AltLd
dan doran ??/2013 -
010paw 15/Dec/12 2nd O/S

A nice route for a quick nip up! Seemed a little spicier than the guide book grade. Good alternative finish up through a nose is interesting. A slight traverse back along to the start of tower ridge and an abseil into the gully was ideal descent.

with Guy Stephens, calum mcphee
Jon Sutterby 05/Feb/12 2nd dog

Lead by Nick Jones (Adventure Peaks). Great 1st pitch.

with Steve Bate
nickcj 05/Feb/12 Lead O/S
Gary Macaulay 21/Jan/12 -
with Peter Berwick
Pete23 21/Jan/12 Lead

Good route for a bad weather day.

with Gary McCaulay
centurion05 ??/2012 -
Owain 20/Dec/11 AltLd
with morsy
morsy 20/Dec/11 AltLd
with owain
Ken Applegate 21/Mar/11 Lead

The ice that remains was ok and turf still just about frozen in places, however, it's all disappearing fast!

with Phil Applegate
Hidden 17/Mar/11 -
Pat-H 17/Mar/11 Lead

nice first pitch:-)

with don
Hidden 17/Mar/11 2nd
Mountain Llama 15/Mar/11 AltLd

Conditions OK-ish but could do with a refreeze to firm things up. Lead P3.

with Mark & Paul
markfairbank 15/Mar/11 AltLd O/S

Had a look at Hadrians but not today... went for the lower down option instead

with Paul Sheehan, Dave Brown
Pete23 ?/Mar/11 2nd
Tim Sparrow 22/Feb/11 AltLd
with Pete Robinson
Joolz 21/Feb/11 AltLd

lovely first pitch

with Matt Upwood
lost.arrow 21/Feb/11 AltLd
with Stu Sherwood
Tim Rodgers 19/Feb/11 AltLd
Hidden 15/Feb/11 2nd
soularch 13/Feb/11 2nd O/S

Some good ice under 6-12" of powder. Spindrift avalanche city!

rob1 10/Feb/11 AltLd O/S
Big Lee 10/Feb/11 AltLd O/S

Climbed this after Vanishing Gully. Proved trickier than expected as the ice was lean in places.

becoming-stranger 03/Feb/11 Lead dnf

Absolute epic ensued

jon_ridley 03/Feb/11 2nd O/S

mini-epic (weather, avalanche)

groliver26 03/Feb/11 2nd

not quite to the top before what was to become a bit of an epic

Hidden ?/Feb/11 AltLd
PAJames ??/2011 -
WilliamBurnside 27/Feb/10 AltLd
with Martin Fitzsimmons
Moonstone Hippy 22/Jan/10 AltLd dnf

Ab'd off after first pitch

with Phil
John Roe 09/Mar/09 Lead

A good route after a walk up to the CIC hut

with Martin Coleman
crowberry gully 09/Mar/09 AltLd
with Ross McGibbon
Danny Boy Dunbar 09/Mar/09 2nd
with Ben Wood, Andy Woolston
centurion05 09/Mar/09 Lead
Ken Applegate 29/Jan/09 Lead

Fine, if slightly unconsolidated. Did a left hand variation of the top pitch, following a corner, with no turf and unconsolidated snow, it probably went at upper end 4, possibly 5. Otherwise, the top two pitches are grade 1.5 snow slopes!

Hannah Evans 29/Jan/09 2nd
Harry Ellis 29/Jan/09 AltLd
with Dave Buckett
George Ormerod ?/Apr/06 AltLd O/S
with Roger
Hidden ??/2005 AltLd
icescrew ?/Feb/00 AltLd
with Sandy
akhughes ??/2000 -
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