Rockfax Description
2 pitches. Located in a chimney deep in the Upper Gorge. Start up the first pitch on fairly easy snowy terrain. The second pitch offers varied steep ice climbing. The waterfall ends in the middle of the wall so drill ice anchors for the descent. © Rockfax

Pete_Frost 25/Feb Lead O/S

Soloed up easy snow to first belay. Led the next two pitches up to an abalakov at the foot of a thin pillar, where unconsolidated snow and loose blocks of rock persuaded me to end the climb.

with Colin Knowles
Jackislav ?/Feb Solo dnf

Soloed to first belay due to ice being too crumby to take any protection, decided to retreat as pillar was thin and dripping with a fracture

nickstephens ?/Feb Solo O/S
guhj 18/Jan AltLd O/S

Three pitches, stopped at the start of the very narrow part. A very worthy ending to our visit.

stratandrew 11/Feb/13 AltLd O/S

Gareth led P1 to belay on left side near ice cave. I led 30m steep pillars P2. Gareth finished 30m P3. Abbed off on Abalakhovs.

gw3285 11/Feb/13 AltLd
Hidden ?/Mar/12 AltLd O/S
timjones 18/Feb/12 Lead
with Neil McLean
Hidden 18/Feb/12 -
robertmichaeladams 05/Feb/12 AltLd

this was steeper than expected ...

with Lawrence
wence 05/Feb/12 AltLd O/S
with Rob
supos 26/Feb/11 AltLd O/S

I did the first pitch and Lars did the harder second pitch. Nice route, especially the second pitch.

with Lars Fjendbo
tomdude 14/Feb/11 AltLd

nice. a steep bit and interesting ice. a little less tracked out than many other routes in the gorge

with bengt tegner
bengt 14/Feb/11 AltLd O/S
with Tom
The Bad Cough 06/Feb/11 AltLd O/S
jon22 06/Feb/11 AltLd
Andrew Wilson 01/Feb/11 Lead O/S
Pete Nugent 01/Feb/11 2nd

p1 easy but startof p.2 was steep - a good lead by Oscar. Was able to ab down from a block in one 60m ab.

DanielJ ?/Mar/10 Lead O/S

Two full pitches, fun and easy mixed in the end.

with Daniel J.
BorisVBlade 24/Feb/10 AltLd O/S

Led Pitch 2

mic_b 23/Feb/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 18/Feb/10 AltLd
tuukka 12/Feb/10 Lead O/S
with Juha
juhah 12/Feb/10 Lead O/S
AdrianP 11/Feb/10 AltLd O/S
with Matti L.
joeydurkin 26/Jan/10 AltLd
with John R
John Roe 26/Jan/10 AltLd
with Joey Durkin
cham749 24/Jan/10 2nd
Matt Bennett 19/Jan/10 AltLd O/S
with Karl Wooffindin
Karl Wooffindin 19/Jan/10 AltLd

Amazing route, lovely exposure. Slightly ruined by my partner ruining the hanging belay somewhat.

with Matt Bennett
DanielJ 07/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with linus
Gustav 24/Feb/09 2nd O/S

James led, didn't do top narrower section of gully - the ice wasn't complete

with James H and Neil
Hidden 15/Jan/09 AltLd O/S
Hidden 14/Jan/09 AltLd O/S
steveb2006 03/Feb/08 Lead dnf

Pitch 1 only - no ice above

centurion05 ?/Jan/08 Lead O/S
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