Sunshine Gully*** III
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Ticklists: 3 star Scottish winter.

Photo: Sunshine Gully. © Joak
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Smelly_James - 2nd O/S - 27/Feb/15 with Ed Wigmore, Charlie Bangham

grady_9 - AltLd O/S - 07/Feb/15

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Feb/15

Busby - AltLd - 07/Feb/15

professionalwreckhead - 07/Feb/15

dan doran - 07/Feb/15 with Rab mcmurray

Lovely climb. Led pitch two to the top. Be careful ff the fall line of others are ahead.
kim.mulji - AltLd O/S - 06/Feb/15 with Ian Cramman

oscaig - AltLd O/S - 06/Feb/15 with Kim Mulji

Hidden - Lead - 04/Feb/15

Gazlynn - 04/Feb/15

fall-line - AltLd - 04/Feb/15 with Sarah Kirton

skirton - AltLd O/S - 04/Feb/15 with Donald Slater

Ed - AltLd - 03/Feb/15

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Feb/15

tallpaulselfridge - AltLd O/S - 01/Feb/15 with John dale

Took the line of most resistance, on the right side of the gully. Felt more IV than III! Excellent way to end the day!
OllieF - AltLd O/S - 01/Feb/15 with Davina, PeteG

Lots of ice. Stayed to the right and climbed up through a nearly formed ice tube : ) A good finish to a beautiful day.
petegunn - AltLd - 01/Feb/15 with Ollie, Davina

graemecw - 2nd - 01/Feb/15

Pitch 1 banked out non-existent; pitch 2 not brilliant ice so stepped left on turfy bit; pitch 3 top-out trundle.
jacobfinn - AltLd rpt - 01/Feb/15 with Alexander Slipchuk

John Dale - AltLd - 01/Feb/15 with Paul Selfridge

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 31/Jan/15

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Jan/15

steve7734 - AltLd β - 24/Jan/15 with Richard Baynes

jaggy bunnet - Solo - 24/Jan/15

picasso - Solo - 24/Jan/15

Hidden - 2015

Hidden - 2015

Hidden - 2015

Heavy snow conditions. Avalanche at top. One steep bit, good route though!
michaelb1 - Lead - 21/Mar/13 with Carl h

Mike & I went to do Quartzvein Scoop, but there was a huge cornice hanging above it (as there was for most of the routes on the left half of the crag). We ended up on Sunshine Gully, as it had the smallest cornice and looked like it had a line traversing up & around it to the left (which it did). Was quite a tough day on what would normally be a straight forward grade 3, because of the conditions (artcic winds and lots of spindrift). There was perfect ice, but unfortunately it was plastered with 6 inches of powder! In terms of routes on the crag today I think we made an ok choice, as we saw other parties on other routes having to abseil off because they couldn't negotiate the cornice, although a mixed route would have made for more pleasant climbing. It was all getting a bit avalanche prone in the afternoon and we had to manage the top section of the gully very carefully and ended up doing a bit of swimming to top out! Crazy for mid-March... felt like the beginning of the season!
carlh - 21/Mar/13

Col Kingshott - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/13

felt quite easy for III with only one move up near the top
carl_123 - Solo O/S - 24/Feb/13

mark12345 - 2nd - 24/Feb/13

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Feb/13

Good day out on nice grade 3!!
010paw - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/13 with Andy Watt

Matt1234 - Lead O/S - 08/Feb/13

Milesy - AltLd - 08/Feb/13 with Patrick

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/Jan/13

Jacks20 - AltLd - 2013 with Neil Wightwick

jamesh - AltLd - 06/Feb/12 with Jim Unwin

Pay Attention - AltLd - 21/Feb/11

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 09/Jan/11

Neil Mackenzie - AltLd O/S - 08/Jan/11 with Andy

andymoin - AltLd O/S - 08/Jan/11 with Neil Mackenzie

martinazando - AltLd O/S - 07/Jan/11 with Nick Record

Hidden - Lead - 04/Jan/11

Burty21 - 2nd - 04/Jan/11 with climber_medic

HarryMac Lead then me, then Shohista and Karin. Good day!
d1griffiths - 2nd O/S - 03/Jan/11 with Karin

karinh - 03/Jan/11 with shohista, harry, davie

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jan/11

nich0las - AltLd O/S - Jan/11 with Brendan

Hidden - AltLd - 2011

Neil Adams - Lead O/S - 28/Dec/10 with Elizabeth

Steady climb but on very brittle ice, took the steeper right hand line on first pitch, a bit leanish perhaps but nice climbing.
Sean Bell - Lead O/S - 22/Dec/10 with Paul

Neilm18 - Lead O/S - 21/Dec/10 with Alex Sweet

Pretty tough today with very brittle ice.
Liam Ingram - Lead O/S - 20/Dec/10 with Robert Taylor

Felt a lot harder than Quartzvein scoop, tricky crux then easy ground. 1 pitch, Liam led.
Roberttaylor - 2nd O/S - 20/Dec/10 with Liam Ingram

morsy - Lead rpt - 19/Dec/10 with alan rodger

Fairly brittle ice on the main pitch.
jacobfinn - AltLd O/S - 19/Dec/10 with jjax

jjax - AltLd O/S - 19/Dec/10 with jason

By direct line.
alan.rodger - 2nd rpt - 19/Dec/10 with stephan mors

baileyswalk - AltLd O/S - 18/Dec/10 with Nick

thebat - AltLd O/S - 14/Dec/10 with Ontour

Nice route!
rob1 - AltLd O/S - 07/Mar/10 with Andrea Sales

Hidden - AltLd - Mar/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Feb/10

tjmillen - 21/Feb/10 with dorine

Well trodden but good fun. Weather was superb
Stewart B - Solo O/S - 21/Feb/10

first lead pitch
capstanfullstrength - AltLd O/S - 20/Feb/10 with marc grenzi

Witnessed a climber injured by falling ice, large facial gash, blood on the ice. His partner abbed them both off, and we gave first aid. We lead on, and retrieved their gear. Finished up left hand gully.
rusty_nails - AltLd O/S - 20/Feb/10 with Marc Cashley

Brief visit on the way to Roy Bridge. The line shown in the guide book was partially snowed under and didn't look very interesting so we did a variation on the right at about the same grade (or is it an 'official' separate route?). Paul led an ice pitch to a rock belay and I did a short pitch with a couple of exposed mixed moves to get onto an easy snow slope from the belay ledge.
Misha - AltLd O/S - 20/Feb/10 with Mike R, Paul

John Pickles - AltLd O/S - 20/Feb/10 with Zac Poulton

Hidden - AltLd - 20/Feb/10

stella1 - Lead O/S - 19/Feb/10

lizzie_malc - Lead - 18/Feb/10 with Andy Wilkinson, Donald MacRae

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Feb/10

Gregthebadger - 2nd - 18/Feb/10

jandyd05 - Lead O/S - 15/Feb/10 with Andy Chapman, Julie Anglesea

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Feb/10

Darren lead the route. Really good ice pitch on right side of the route, blue ice and very secure.
Duggers71 - 2nd - 14/Feb/10 with Danny Wiseman, Darren Hartley

melville18 - Lead O/S - 14/Feb/10 with claire melville

morsy - AltLd - 13/Feb/10 with alan rodger

Ice Spider - 2nd - 13/Feb/10 with Bob Allan

First time leading
Bob.allan - Lead O/S - 13/Feb/10 with Jason Mitchell

by left ramp
alan.rodger - AltLd - 13/Feb/10 with stephan mors

gareth scott borthwick - AltLd O/S - 11/Feb/10 with Ben Monypenny, tom thorn

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 11/Feb/10

Hidden - 03/Feb/10

Hidden - 2nd - Feb/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Feb/10

abbeywall - AltLd - 24/Jan/10 with K

banked out, it would have been possible to skirt around all difficulties at grade II
johannes - Lead O/S - 24/Jan/10

Nille - 2nd O/S - 24/Jan/10 with johannes

R0bbie - 2nd O/S - 15/Jan/10 with Taba

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Jan/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Jan/10

amy - 09/Jan/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 09/Jan/10

Lawrie Brand - AltLd O/S - 08/Jan/10 with Paul Calton

Hidden - 08/Jan/10

suess - AltLd - 08/Jan/10

Lots of pristine hard water ice. I led P1, Tom led P2. Topped out into a near-whiteout. Attempted to bag corbett summit but may have not found actual cairn.
stuaart - AltLd O/S - 05/Jan/10 with Thomas Smith

thomasaneurinsmith - AltLd O/S - 05/Jan/10 with Stuart Reeves

ritid - 2nd O/S - 03/Jan/10 with jason wood

Hidden - AltLd - 03/Jan/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/Jan/10

lawrenceK - Jan/10

Bailed onto buttress to the left up a dodgy ramp.
allyrocke - 2nd dnf - 23/Dec/09 with Craig Whitty

easy route not 3 stars for my money!
Billy Walker - Bad Seller - 2nd rpt - 14/Feb/09 with Manimal

nukebat - AltLd O/S - 10/Feb/09 with Colin, Craig

that_idiot - 2nd O/S - 10/Feb/09 with Scott, Colin

andrewb - 2nd - 2009

Hidden - 2nd - Feb/08

alan wilson - Solo - Jan/08

Ross Barnes - AltLd - 19/Dec/07 with Malcolm

gregor - Feb/07

Hidden - AltLd - 04/Mar/06

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Mar/06

Short, pleasant and a bit lean. Good fun though.
George Ormerod - AltLd - 04/Mar/06 with Roger

Hidden - AltLd - Feb/06

barney_edin - AltLd - 08/Mar/05 with Sam

crowberry gully - AltLd - 08/Mar/05 with Ross McGibbon

steev - AltLd O/S - Mar/05 with Gaz

sebastien - AltLd - Mar/05 with Martin W.

Sankey - Lead O/S - 27/Feb/05 with Andy B

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Feb/05

Hidden - AltLd - Feb/05

danm - AltLd - Feb/05 with Jim Danson

gaz.marshall - AltLd O/S - Feb/05 with Steev

Hidden - AltLd - Apr/04

Stuart Macfarlane - AltLd - 03/Jan/04 with John D

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Feb/03

Bailed on last pitch to left as it was getting on in the day.
MJH - Feb/03 with Vicci

Hidden - Feb/03

plain kitten - Lead - 2003

Nice enough, but never 3*
IanMcC - AltLd - 02/Jan/02 with Ewan Moffat

Hidden - Solo - Jan/02

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2002

Dave Kerr - Solo - 19/Jan/01 with Karl Atherton

roryifinlay - AltLd O/S - Jan/01 with Tony Bishopp

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Dec/00

seanyt - AltLd - Mar/00

nickcanute - AltLd - Feb/00 with tim parkinson

Hidden - 01/Jan/98

niall_mac - AltLd - Dec/96 with am_bodach

Andy Say - Lead - 11/Feb/95

Hidden - Lead - 1994

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 19/Feb/84 with Sheila Bruce Lockhart

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