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Eas Anie** IV 4

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[Off to Ben Lui, 2 kb]150m, 3 pitches. Classic water ice giving perfect protection. The lower gully is easy. The upper left hand section provides the crux with two good long pitches. The easier right hand finish can offer ice flutings and an ice cave.

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This climb is in 119 logbooks, and on 26 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead - 01/Apr/13

Good climb, Enjoyable and nice to climb a waterfall!! Pitch one and three are quite straightforward with the crux being pitch 2! was worth of its grade i thought. Ice belays were all good.Some parts of the ice were very very hollow sounding though. if it stays cold it could be in for a wee bit yet. Worth a go...
010paw - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/13 with Balli, calum mcphee

3 pitches, led p2 Pitch1 holding on there
Mike_Watson_99 - AltLd O/S - 29/Mar/13 with Fiona

Led 1 & 3. Crux pitch felt harder than last time. Since hollow sounding stuff and pitch 1 may have limited time if it gets any warmer. Great route.
Fiona Reid - AltLd - 29/Mar/13 with Mike

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/Mar/13

Hidden - 26/Mar/13

Hidden - AltLd - 26/Mar/13

martinh13 - AltLd - 25/Mar/13 with Tim Day

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/Mar/13

Brucemacrosson - AltLd - 25/Mar/13 with Roy Harrison

In good condition, with only a little water running underneath.
oliverk - AltLd O/S - 24/Mar/13 with Tim E

Climbed in the dark and without quickdraws, due to me leaving them in Glasgow. Full moon overhead, lower pitch banked out, middle pitch and final in good condition with some running water behind. Last pitch had some funky ice features to finish.
Roberttaylor - AltLd O/S - 24/Jan/13 with Jacob Davies

Hidden - AltLd - Jan/13

DougSt - AltLd - 2013 with Al Brightman

Pay attention - AltLd - 22/Feb/11

Hidden - AltLd - 09/Jan/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/Jan/11

Lots of water running behind ice, quite fragile at last bit of top section.
Lisa M - 2nd rpt - 02/Jan/11 with Nick Outram

Lisa M - 2nd - 02/Jan/11

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

It had turned warm. But there was good ice under the waterfall ...
HansUDes - AltLd O/S - 31/Dec/10 with Bradley Morrell

Hidden - 29/Dec/10

+2 degrees all day. Lower pitches very thin. Crux pitch and above excellent. Good placements due to slightly soft ice. Water flowing behind ice but not breaking through. Approach track and car park sheet ice, consider approach from Tyndrum GR328302 or using urban crampons for walk-in. Had to be towed out of Dalrigh car park by farmer.
whiskydon - AltLd O/S - 28/Dec/10

Ice Spider - AltLd - 26/Dec/10 with Bob Allan

Bob.allan - AltLd - 26/Dec/10 with Jason Mitchell

Very brittle, dinner plating all over the shop. Good steep pitches though, just had to watch our step.
KeithW - AltLd O/S - 23/Dec/10 with Si Lambert

thebat - AltLd - 21/Dec/10 with Ontour

jonnie3430 - Lead O/S - 21/Dec/10 with Doug

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Dec/10

Night ascent making the most of the full moon and clear skies. Incredible route, ice mostly ok but a bit wet at times.
Dunx - AltLd O/S - 20/Dec/10 with Steve Holmes

Guy Wilson - 09/Dec/10 with Jon Sanders

First proper water ice climb. top quality 2nd pitch. Long walk out
jacobfinn - 2nd β - 09/Dec/10 with Neil Silver

andyinglis - AltLd O/S - 04/Dec/10 with ross barnes

Ross Barnes - AltLd - 04/Dec/10 with Andy I

Lisa M - 2nd O/S - 04/Dec/10 with Liz Outram, Nick Outram

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Dec/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/Mar/10

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Mar/10

konacol - AltLd O/S - 03/Mar/10 with Ken Murray

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/Feb/10

Great day out, my first grade IV climb! lots of people waiting for the climb but we got on second after A, K and Anne
Fiona Reid - 2nd - 28/Feb/10 with Tim, Ewan

abbeywall - AltLd - 28/Feb/10 with K, AC

dougs1232 - 2nd O/S - 28/Feb/10 with Finlay Wild

Waited for around an hour before we went and did the right hand branch. I have never seen a climb so busy.
Neilm18 - AltLd O/S - 28/Feb/10 with Andy Green

Nice climbing. We went up to the left, but the right hand variation looked good too.
karinh - AltLd O/S - 27/Feb/10 with Jelle, KeithAlexander

wee bit busy.
KeithAlexander - Lead O/S - 27/Feb/10 with Jelle Muylle, karinh

Hidden - AltLd - 27/Feb/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Feb/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Feb/10

Stopped off to do this route on the way back to Birmingham. We thought it would be a quick one but due to deep snow on the approach the round trip from Tyndrum took eight and a half hours, of which only a couple of hours were spent on the route itself. We skied in as thought it would be faster but were actually overtaken on the approach by two other teams, who were able to move fairly quickly over a track laid down by another three teams that were ahead. It was a busy day with six teams on the route, at least we got the climb to ourselves as we were last! A bit mushy in places but otherwise fine. Skiing out was quicker than skiing in as we had our tracks to follow but not much faster than walking as it's mostly flat and even uphill in places, whereas the initial steep slope under the route was a nightmare in deep unconsolidated heavy snow. Climbing in ski boots worked well in the conditions as easily got very good foot placements. My first attempt at ski mountaineering!
Misha - Lead O/S - 26/Feb/10 with Paul

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Feb/10

gaizka - 2nd - 26/Feb/10 with Dave

Floundered in soft snow! bloody torture,freezing great little climb tho
Billy Walker - Bad Seller - AltLd rpt - 26/Feb/10 with my bestest bud

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

johannes - Lead O/S - 20/Feb/10

Nille - 2nd O/S - 20/Feb/10 with johannes

Brodie - 2nd - Feb/10 with mikey

rlrs - AltLd - Feb/10

paulpitchermp - AltLd - 23/Jan/10

GordyB - AltLd - 14/Jan/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 13/Jan/10

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Jan/10

Fairly fat, though very stepped now.
Lawrie Brand - AltLd O/S - 12/Jan/10 with Team Hector

paulpitcher - AltLd O/S - 12/Jan/10 with Lawrie Brand

Amazing weather and brilliant ice conditions.
Tile Diver - AltLd O/S - 11/Jan/10 with Ivan Tait, Creag

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

Chris L Hill - AltLd O/S - 09/Jan/10 with Simon Pearce

Phil Jennings - AltLd O/S - 09/Jan/10 with Andy Latham, Anna Hogg

breithorn4164 - Lead O/S - 09/Jan/10 with Callum Black

AndyL - AltLd - 09/Jan/10 with Anna hogg, Phil Jennings

marcushorgan - AltLd O/S - 09/Jan/10 with Sean Crombie

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 08/Jan/10

burto - 2nd O/S - 08/Jan/10 with calum, ali

Andy Moles - Lead O/S - 08/Jan/10 with Ferdia, Calum, Burton, Ali Clarke

Stephen18 - AltLd O/S - 08/Jan/10

tallthinmonkey - AltLd - 08/Jan/10 with Russell Small

ferdia - 2nd - 08/Jan/10 with Ali Clarke, Burton, Calum, Andy

Hidden - AltLd - 08/Jan/10

drove to the mine, best walk in ever. two 50m pitches. nice. :) pitch1 me, pitch2 bruce.
sneaks - AltLd O/S - 07/Jan/10 with Bruce

Col Kingshott - Lead O/S - 06/Jan/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Jan/10

morsy - AltLd - 04/Jan/10 with gerhard mors

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Jan/10

Hidden - Lead - 04/Jan/10

Run as 2 pitches on 50m ropes. Blue sky, blue ice and drove to the bottom. Aces.
Hay - AltLd O/S - Jan/10 with Keith

Good proper multipitch ice route we run as 3 pitches including the lower falls. Good ice but water visible running behind the ice in places and actually over the top of a little bit too occasionally, dispite very very cold weather. Amazing blue sky crisp day.
CurlyStevo - AltLd - Jan/10 with Kenny

Hidden - AltLd rpt - Jan/10

Hidden - Jan/10

AndyNicol - 2nd - Jan/10 with Alasdair McLean

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jan/10

Hidden - AltLd - Jan/10

Hidden - AltLd - Jan/10

lead 2nd pitch. got really scared topping out!
zoeduffin - AltLd - 2010

Hidden - AltLd - 2010

Hidden - AltLd - 2010

Mr.Billiams - 31/Dec/09 with Lundy & Ian

gregor - 30/Dec/09

jaggy bunnet - AltLd - 30/Dec/09

khawk - AltLd O/S - 28/Dec/09 with DT

blakey - AltLd - Dec/09

groovypiper - AltLd O/S - 09/Feb/09 with David Strachan

mshorter - 06/Feb/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jan/09

Great bike raid with up for it Adrain
markharro - Lead - 2008 with Adrian

kenseamon - 2nd - 06/Mar/06 with Twid Turner

Left Hand finish, excellent ice all the way up, a lovely little route and a great combo weekend with Gemini on Saturday.....
Chad123 - Solo - Mar/06

Placed an ice screw on the last pitch that provided a nice drinking fountain!
Mr.Billiams - AltLd O/S - Mar/06 with Alex Parmenter

Main ice fall dripping so finishedup RH gully at III
Yourlead - AltLd - 03/Feb/06 with Graham Penny

Hidden - 01/Jan/06

Very thin conditions on the right branch.
dan cowley - AltLd O/S - 27/Feb/05 with Alastair

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Feb/05

Hidden - AltLd - Feb/04

Hidden - 01/Feb/03

Stuart the postie - 2001 with Stewart Anderson

Stuart the postie - 1999 with Kenny Archbald

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 20/Jan/98

Hidden - Mar/97

Bruce Kerr - AltLd - 03/Feb/96 with Alan Smith

Stuart the postie - Solo - 1996 with Dave Rudd

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Style of ascent

Soloed2 of 119 (1.7%)
Lead12 of 119 (10.1%)
Followed16 of 119 (13.4%)
Alt Leads77 of 119 (64.7%)
Unknown12 of 119 (10.1%)

'Climbed'59 of 119 (49.6%)
clean O/S56 of 119 (47.1%)
clean β1 of 119 (0.8%)
clean rpt3 of 119 (2.5%)