Not enough consolidated snow really, second ice step was very bare with dubious quality ice. Bypassed on easy mixed ground to the right.
C@rwyn - Solo O/S - 16/Feb/15 with Dad
Hidden - Solo - 16/Feb/15
Jonno - Solo - 16/Feb/15 with Andrew
lead in one continuous pitch roped together, a bit wet but good fun :)
PeteWilson - Lead O/S - 15/Feb/15 with James
Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Feb/15
Hidden - Solo - 08/Feb/15
Chrissy202 - Solo - 08/Feb/15 with Tom U, Georgia
TAG_UTLEY - Solo O/S - 08/Feb/15 with Chrissy202, Georgia
Hidden - AltLd - 07/Feb/15
More ice in it than a couple of weeks back, a cracking climb at grade II probably
BStar - AltLd β - 07/Feb/15 with Will Dean
dave657 - AltLd O/S - 07/Feb/15
first winter gully. couple of nice little icy and rocky steps. lead the first 2/3rds pitching andmoving together, adam lead to the top. great weather.
wjcdean - AltLd O/S - 07/Feb/15 with ben GMC, Adam Bird
Hidden - Lead dnf - 05/Feb/15
Terrible. Waist deep powder in some parts, turf only frozen at very top. Wouldn't bother if you're thinking about it, needs a good few freeze/thaw cycles
StephenS - Lead O/S - 01/Feb/15
Jedi solo. Good Nick, well frozen, plenty of rime about.
freemanTom (Guildford MC) - Solo - 01/Feb/15 with Jurgen
ianstevens - Solo - 01/Feb/15
Full of powdery snow and the ice was pretty poor.
climbEdclimb - Solo O/S - 01/Feb/15 with Ian Stevens
JonnySchofield - AltLd O/S - 31/Jan/15 with Tom Adams
Good line, one step by tower with water ice that we decided to pitch. Plenty of others enjoyed it too.
MaccMark - AltLd - 31/Jan/15 with James Williams
r.greaves - 2nd - 31/Jan/15 with neil
Tadams - Lead O/S - 31/Jan/15 with Tom Hewitt, Jonny Schofield
Good fun. Good conditions with ice and neve, though very strong winds made going a little cold and wobbly.
gravity - AltLd O/S - 31/Jan/15 with Jon Leighton
augustus trout - AltLd O/S - 31/Jan/15 with Mark Pilling
jonleighton - AltLd - 31/Jan/15
RobEdwards - Solo - 24/Jan/15
Really enjoyed this climb. Atmospheric with a couple of nice icy steps on it. Good neve at the top.
Cornish boy - Solo - 24/Jan/15
Hidden - 24/Jan/15
twodada - AltLd - 24/Jan/15 with Ian Shore
Hidden - Solo - 22/Jan/15
wolf.leeb - Solo rpt - 22/Jan/15
Icy Step was quite tricky, needed two axes
musgravet - Solo O/S - 22/Jan/15 with Joe Edwards, Rob Mills
First real winter gully, easy going in good conditions
BStar - Solo O/S - 22/Jan/15
Awesome first winter route! Learned loads with Tim. Soloed first pitch (inc. small ice step). Roped up by the base of "Golden Girl" before seconding the crux ice step of the gully. Moved together on last pitch.
Vasco Bull - AltLd - 22/Jan/15 with Tim Meuller
robertmills4 - Solo O/S - 22/Jan/15 with Joe Edwards, musgravet
Soloed with Max and James, great fun day out. The ice bulge was interesting
Trevers - Solo O/S - 20/Jan/15
Hidden - Solo rpt - 20/Jan/15
first real winter gully, soloed with matt and max
James Beaumont - Solo O/S - 20/Jan/15 with Matt Trevers, Max/Airbus
jandyd05 - Solo O/S - 20/Jan/15
First proper winter lead. Felt quite easy. Great snow and ice but topped out in white out.
adamre12 - AltLd O/S - 18/Jan/15 with znord, JamesWilliams
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 18/Jan/15
few good steps pretty easy, crux was probably good grade 2
JamesWilliams - AltLd O/S - 17/Jan/15 with Mad Max, Adam Revill
The Bad Cough - Solo O/S - 17/Jan/15 with Clare Corran
Hidden - 16/Feb/14
Hidden - Solo - 18/Jan/14
Ice climb/snow gully. Grade 1-2
mdg skidmore - AltLd O/S - 25/Mar/13 with Kiwi paul, joe penfold
Hidden - Solo - 05/Mar/13
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/Mar/13
Hidden - 27/Feb/13
timofy - AltLd - 27/Feb/13
Good fun. Really good conditions which was a surprise and a few icy steps.
jezb1 - Solo - 26/Feb/13
bullybones - Solo - 24/Feb/13
moving together throughout
cragtyke - Lead - 21/Feb/13 with Ross
1st winter route
Deezel65 - 2nd O/S - 21/Feb/13 with Cragtyke
Lovely ice step about half way up. Snow very hard.
JasonV - Solo - 17/Feb/13 with Dale
Rain all the way up into the Cwm, no snow on Cneifon Arete so went and found the gully in nil vis. Wet snow but an ok base, small ice pitch halfway up. Excellent overall after nearly not going up.
Zoomer - Solo O/S - 10/Feb/13 with George Best
herman0055 - Solo - 10/Feb/13 with Glen bloomer
gingergeorge - Solo - 10/Feb/13 with Glen Bloomer
Hidden - 09/Feb/13
Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Feb/13
Pinguville - 2nd O/S - 07/Feb/13 with George
gavster - Feb/13
Lead 2nd, 4th and 6th pitch. Cold wet but lots of fun. Will never wear softshell in ogwen ever again.
Matt Adey - Lead O/S - 26/Jan/13
Snow holed the night quick ascent and snow bollard through the cornice down the Cwm desent.
Mr jangles - Solo O/S - 26/Jan/13 with liam prince
Tom Livingstone - Solo - 22/Jan/13 with Jez Hawksworth
Hidden - Solo - 19/Jan/13
Nice little morning jolly after snowholing it for the night, snow bollard decent back down through cornice, which was nice.
liam prince - Solo O/S - Jan/13 with Rex Wade
Hjort - Solo rpt - 11/Dec/12 with Alex King, Emlyn Roberts
Night climb following the snow, more to the right than the main gully
emlynroberts - Solo - 11/Dec/12 with Alix King, Toby Vye
Resonable condition! Even a step of proper ice!
HarryB - Solo O/S - 08/Dec/12 with Al
Hidden - Solo O/S - 03/Feb/12
Hidden - 03/Feb/12
robjdc - Solo O/S - 03/Feb/12 with Wessex
wolf.leeb - Solo O/S - 29/Jan/12 with nic
Hidden - 2012
Hidden - Solo - 18/Dec/11
Jasons first time in crampons and first winter route, did well. Hard work on approach,soft powder snow.Powder bottom of gully, good hard ice in middle section, firmer snow above, desended Seniors ridge on dodgy deep powder.
Fiskavaig - Solo - 18/Dec/11 with Jason J, Paul R, Craig G
Ice was a bit thin and hollow in places, but good fun
Andy_B39 - Solo O/S - 17/Dec/11 with Ben Rigby
A very thin line, but some great ice in the steps. Certainly harder than II in the conditions, and if you went direct.
Ed Saint - 22/Jan/11
beths second winter climb to date she did well with walking axes and a bad shoulder very windy at times lots of flying debris beth took one clean on the nose still no need for expensive plastic surgery and of course no sun today as the met office had suggested . descent via gribin ridge.
uncle clive - AltLd O/S - 09/Jan/11
barni - Solo O/S - 09/Jan/11 with Karen, Liam fleming
Hidden - Solo - 08/Jan/11
Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Jan/11
Hidden - Lead - 08/Jan/11
Hidden - Solo - 08/Jan/11
Haytor_Haggis - AltLd - 08/Jan/11 with Steve Woollard
twem - Solo O/S - 03/Jan/11 with Andy Harbach
In descent after doing Hidden Gully on the opposite side of the Cwm. An ice step provided some interest.
Misha - Solo O/S - 02/Jan/11
Fiskavaig - Solo - 02/Jan/11 with Paul R
Icy cascade over chockstone at the narrows halfway. Avoided much debris from a group above.
mysterion - 02/Jan/11
Snow was a bit soft but there were two small ice pitches that made it fun
bennevis - AltLd O/S - 08/Dec/10 with paul
Hidden - Solo - 05/Dec/10
wonderfull day the ice pitch took me by surprise
a bit spicey
tunaficiency - Solo O/S - Nov/10
good snow conditions
cragtyke - Solo - 04/Apr/10
alisonk - 2nd - 04/Apr/10 with Dave
davidk - Lead - 04/Apr/10 with alison
amthalmann - Solo O/S - 02/Apr/10
The Mountain Goat - Solo O/S - 14/Mar/10
Nice quick route, reckon it was the last day of winter for it though as start was like swimming!
monkeyboyraw - Solo β - 14/Mar/10 with Scorch
bjlsmith - Solo O/S - 13/Mar/10 with Su and SMC
Hjort - Solo rpt - 09/Mar/10 with Gary Rees Williams, Emlyn Roberts
Night decant after Corner gully
emlynroberts - Solo - 09/Mar/10 with Toby Vye, Gary Rees Williams
Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/10
Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Mar/10
BorisVBlade - Solo O/S - 05/Mar/10
Roger Cruse - Solo O/S - 28/Feb/10 with Kris, Buffy & Andy S
Messed about on the iced up bits to the right briefly.
Hjort - Solo O/S - 27/Feb/10 with Emlyn Roberts
emlynroberts - Solo - 27/Feb/10 with Toby Vye
Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Feb/10
Templeton Adams - Lead - 13/Feb/10 with Darren H
twem - Solo dnf - 13/Feb/10 with Andy Harbach
Hidden - Solo - 12/Feb/10
Climbed in descent. Should revisit it and go the proper way.
Karlos - Solo O/S - 07/Feb/10
Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/Feb/10
Hidden - 2nd - 06/Feb/10
jambomotamops - Solo O/S - 05/Feb/10 with Sophie
sonnenstern - Solo - 05/Feb/10 with Jam
Finished up harder ice variation on right hand side and then climbed back down the gully
MikeLell - Solo O/S - 05/Feb/10
Russell Roberts - Solo - Feb/10
Hidden - Solo - Feb/10
In good condition
chrisbryant - Solo - 31/Jan/10
fizzychewitt - Solo - 31/Jan/10
Ian Andrews - Solo O/S - 31/Jan/10 with Norman Clacher, Martin Worthy
Hidden - Lead - 30/Jan/10
donkster - Solo O/S - 19/Jan/10 with mudders
Liam FLeming - 06/Jan/10 with richard vain, karen dalzell
no ice, plenty of snow, only found it by accident after deciding toi decend from the head wall due to poor visability and deteriorating conditions
ayuplass - Solo - 02/Jan/10 with miles
Sean Kelly - Solo - 02/Jan/10
ayuplass - Solo O/S - 02/Jan/10 with miles
deep snow not consolidated good turf
Rich35 - Solo - Jan/10
Hidden - Solo O/S - Jan/10
Hidden - Solo - 2010
Hidden - AltLd - 28/Dec/09
Hidden - Solo - 27/Dec/09
manwithacam - AltLd - 26/Dec/09 with Jonathan
Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Dec/09
Ice not brilliant a lot of powder on route. we soloed for the first section then tied on to rope and fras lead the final difficulty. All good fun
Ewan Russell - AltLd O/S - 22/Dec/09 with Fraser
Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Dec/09
Descended the first obvious snow gully after walking right off the top of Tower Slabs. Might be tower gully or corner gully.
mike_hough_uk - Solo - 14/Feb/09 with Mark Thompson, Jenny Gorman
Hidden - Solo - 26/Jan/09
devilman - Solo O/S - 07/Dec/08
bms - AltLd - 02/Dec/08 with BCS
garythomas - Lead - Dec/08 with James Whittaker
climber sim - 2007
Climbed solo with Gary
Mark A Humphries - Solo O/S - 27/Feb/06
TGreen - Solo O/S - 25/Feb/06 with Martin G
AJM - Solo O/S - Mar/05 with Tom Lambert, Alan Dickinson
Templeton Adams - Solo - Feb/05 with sherp
Water ice pitches made it harder.
bms - AltLd - 28/Feb/04 with DW
Hidden - AltLd - 28/Feb/04
In March 1996, pitch 2 was an ice pitch (my lead). Rest of climb was easy. Grand day out, descent by Gribin Ridge.
Ian Robertson - AltLd - 09/Mar/96 with Krystina Lotoczko
Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jan/96
Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Dec/92
nickcanute - Solo - Feb/91
Hidden - Solo - Feb/90
nicholas Barrowclough - Lead - 0000 with Pete Morgan