Wavelength* III 4
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This climb is in 97 logbooks, and on 15 wishlists.

Atrocious weather, tricky chimney avoided, bailed onto Spiral Gully as weather closed in, down-climbed goat and bailed further to dry off at the YHA!
Manc88 - 2nd dnf - 09/Mar/15 with pipmccarthy

Really lovely little climb with technical interest in all 3 pitches. As yesterday bottom pitch had poor quality snow and ice which gave some pause for thought.
johnkeith - AltLd - 27/Jan/15 with Michael Sandison

plain kitten - 2015

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Dec/13

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Dec/13

SPD224 - Lead - 30/Dec/13 with Rhiannon Lawrence-Francis

Think this is worth IV 4 in early season, really good route.
oliverk - AltLd O/S - 24/Nov/13 with Zoe

Matthew Robinson - AltLd - 04/Mar/13 with Kevin

I led 2nd pitch (after the start of Spiral Gully), 4th and 6th (which was a short ridge). Felt hard with fragile ice in places and a lot of hard mixed climbing.
Dave Richards - AltLd O/S - 02/Mar/13 with sjbrook

Hardest I've done.
sjbrook - AltLd O/S - 02/Mar/13 with Dave Richards, PMC

Swifty did the two hard pirches, me and Chris the rest. More sustained than the last route, Aladin's Mirror direct. Nice mixed climbing.
mikehenesy - AltLd O/S - 24/Feb/13 with Chris Evans, swifty

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Feb/13

freudy_love - Lead O/S - 23/Feb/13 with Squirrel

GPN - AltLd - 02/Feb/13 with Paul A, Conan

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Feb/13

Did in 5 pitches. Led P2 and P4. P2 v difficult, snow not consolidated, very little gear and certainly no ice. High in grade for a III.
LozM - AltLd - 02/Feb/13 with Alex Shipp

Hidden - Lead dnf - 26/Jan/13

steve-grigg - Lead O/S - 17/Dec/12

maddy92 - 2nd O/S - 17/Dec/12 with steve-grigg

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Feb/12

John-Henry - AltLd O/S - 14/Feb/12 with Nic Koslover

kozzi - AltLd - 14/Feb/12 with John-Henry

Started up spiral gully, did wavelength. nice climbing, fairly lean.
benkelsey - AltLd O/S - 11/Feb/12 with Jake Young, Anna

Jake Young - AltLd O/S - 11/Feb/12 with Ben, Anna

Fluted Buttress was busy so went on to this and had a great climb. Improves with hight but I think the guidbook III 4 is a bit on the low side.
Steven Andrews - AltLd O/S - 05/Feb/12 with andysroom, Kane

andysroom - AltLd O/S - 05/Feb/12

Nice route, some tricky moves there. Although may be hard if not in condition. Upper part seems to be the hardest.
Alor_lab - AltLd O/S - 28/Jan/12 with Stephen Barrass

Good route, but felt like grade IV in thin conditions with little ice. The crux is the short, blank and unprotected wall on the second pitch. We took the rib just to the right!
steveP - AltLd O/S - 28/Jan/12 with Paul Rowlands

joe king - AltLd O/S - 28/Jan/12 with steve pettit

Hidden - AltLd - 28/Jan/12

muzz44 - AltLd O/S - 07/Jan/12

Ronan72 - 2nd O/S - 07/Jan/12 with Murray Cutforth, Andrew Mc Lellan

Marko Duksi - 2012

Cheers to the guys who caught and returned our guidebook. PM me for pictures. Perfect conditions, some loose powder but just enough to make it ethical.
Roberttaylor - AltLd O/S - 30/Dec/11 with Jamie Sparkes

JamieSparkes - AltLd O/S - 30/Dec/11 with Robert Taylor

joeydurkin - AltLd - 15/Dec/11 with Jen

Jen Crook - AltLd - 15/Dec/11 with Joey Durkin

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 11/Dec/11

Hannah Evans - AltLd - 10/Dec/11 with Lena Brune, Max Hunter

The Big Sender - AltLd O/S - 04/Dec/11 with ally rocke

Pre-exam fix, wild day out! Can't say I'd solo it mind you..
allyrocke - AltLd O/S - 04/Dec/11 with Tom Eadington

An involving solo! Did a more direct start, awful ice made it pretty tricky in places for 4.
rcammack - Solo O/S - 09/Mar/11 with Harry Holmes

definatley high in the grade. we traversed too early so did half of fluted buttress direct aswell
Harry Holmes - Solo O/S - 09/Mar/11 with Robbie Cammack

A last minute choice as we started too late. Turned out to be a nice pleasant surprise. A good variety of climbing and tricky for the grade.
jamestheyip - AltLd O/S - 27/Feb/11 with Alejandro Garcia

el cholo - AltLd O/S - 27/Feb/11 with jamestheyip

bacon_maestro - 2nd - 24/Feb/11

alanramsay - 2nd - 11/Feb/11 with Bill Strachan

partner took a 10m fall and stripped the sheath of one rope
timofy - AltLd dnf - 07/Feb/11

stevebarratt - Solo - 05/Feb/11

robcrowther - 2nd - 03/Feb/11

Really good. Packs lots of interesting climbing into the height of Snechda. Harder than expected.
HIGHTOWER - Lead O/S - 28/Jan/11 with Steve Wilcox, Danny Bucknole

chedder - 2nd - 28/Jan/11 with HIGHTOWER

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 23/Jan/11

awesome route...IMHO superior to invernookie. A little bit of everything, and keeps its interest all the way!
BallsOfSteel - Lead O/S - 22/Jan/11 with Nori

Nori - 2nd - 22/Jan/11 with Sean Peatfield

Alasdair88 - AltLd O/S - 22/Jan/11 with Tom baines

Hidden - AltLd - 20/Jan/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Jan/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Jan/11

Felt hard for III,4
chapmand - Lead - 17/Jan/11 with Tom Crooks

Gregthebadger - 2nd - 01/Jan/11

Hidden - 2011

PAJames - 2011

newtonmore - 2011

David Sherratt - Lead O/S - 2011

Hidden - AltLd - 30/Dec/10

Calder - 2nd - 17/Dec/10 with Mark

Diggler - Lead O/S - 17/Dec/10 with Calder

morsy - AltLd - 12/Dec/10 with gerhard mors

ianwikeley - Mar/10

Roch - 2nd O/S - 21/Feb/10 with MRT

I did the interesting crux.
Murilo Lessa - AltLd O/S - 21/Feb/10 with Alex Desborough

Hidden - AltLd - 2010

Hidden - AltLd - 2010

Callum T - AltLd O/S - 12/Dec/09 with Graham McGrath, Emily Ward

Hidden - 12/Dec/09

ended up on the 4,4 varation
Ginger McGrath - AltLd O/S - 12/Dec/09 with emily roo, callum taylor

Very powdery everywhere. More like rock climbing with lots of powder on top.
Skinny Kin - AltLd O/S - 03/Dec/09 with Will Reed

Hidden - AltLd - Dec/09

Seems quite stiff for grade III, steep corner at top and think I went the wrong way lower down as steep wall required quite a few technical moves to overcome....tough route for Mallard's first mixed climb!
Chad123 - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/09 with Jo

Alexander123 - 2nd - 16/Feb/09 with Murray Harcus, Scott Webster

Hidden - AltLd dnf - Feb/09

inuklm - AltLd - 03/Jan/09 with Dave Gent

joeydurkin - 2nd - 31/Dec/08 with Dave Gleave

Hidden - AltLd - 29/Dec/08

david0811 - AltLd O/S - 20/Dec/08 with Mark Reid

davidgent - AltLd O/S - Dec/08 with Kunal

Becky E - 2nd O/S - 01/Mar/08 with Andy Nisbet

CurlyStevo - AltLd - 2008

Captain Solo - AltLd - 11/Dec/07 with Karl

Hidden - 2007

Shared some ground with Fluted Buttress Direct
Jamie B - AltLd - Dec/06 with Alan Halewood

Sandy P - AltLd O/S - Jan/06 with Joel Barker

Hidden - AltLd - 2005

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 20/Jan/02

Yourlead - AltLd - 09/Nov/01 with Graham Penny

Hidden - AltLd - 1988

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