Rockfax Description
1 pitch. Offers easy climbing on good ice. Descend by abseil from a tree. © Rockfax


ClimberDateStyle
Mr Messy 05/Mar Lead O/S
with Sam
Hidden 05/Mar 2nd
George Killaspy 26/Feb 2nd O/S
with Milo
Hidden 26/Feb Lead O/S
gjd 24/Feb 2nd O/S
with Brian H
GaryK 20/Feb 2nd O/S
KatOstrich 09/Feb 2nd
zcsharp 09/Feb Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Feb Lead O/S
alastairbegley 05/Feb 2nd O/S
Nigel Coe 28/Jan Lead

And seconded line on LHS of same icefall.

with Bob Elder
Hidden 22/Jan AltLd
Deezel65 22/Jan AltLd O/S

End of the day pretty tired so broke it into two pitches.

with Chris
guhj 18/Jan Lead O/S

Awesome conditions, and just the right difficulty.

lanky and weak 12/Jan AltLd

Did in 2 pitches, thin early season ice, screw you El Nino.

gavinpeach 05/Mar/15 Lead O/S

Steeper right hand variation with rucksack.

ClimbingGlen 05/Mar/15 2nd O/S

Chose steep variation possibly wi4 in places. Seconded with heavy bag as spare rope in it. Good training. Nice route with water flowing behind in places.

Climbslikeaduck 18/Feb/15 Lead O/S

Worringly thin on top section, came back next day and second half of my line was gone.

with Kevin Cheung, Vladimir Zholobenko
KCheung 18/Feb/15 Lead O/S
with Vladimir Z., Michael Campbell
OllieF 17/Feb/15 Lead O/S

First lead in Norway! Loved it, took the far right line.

with Charles, Andy Hitchings, Jago Miller
OllieF 17/Feb/15 2nd O/S

Andys first Norway lead, well dodgy up top. Knocked off a 40" tv sized block.

with Charles, Andy Hitchings, Jago Miller
nickstephens 14/Feb/15 2nd O/S
Jackislav 14/Feb/15 Lead O/S

Lead steeper right hand side, very wet!

csab1978 07/Feb/15 Lead O/S

Lead the steeper right hand side of the route.

Big Lee 07/Feb/15 Lead O/S

Climbed the right-hand side

chrisicles ?/Feb/15 Lead
with Kora
charles.austin ?/Feb/15 Lead
GarethSL 25/Jan/15 2nd O/S
with Eugene Kiltenik
Hidden 09/Jan/15 Lead
lcullum7 09/Jan/15 2nd O/S
BLodge 09/Jan/15 2nd
IJHunt 08/Jan/15 2nd

Good ice on RHS free flowing water on the side for interest.

with Fiona
Hidden ?/Jan/15 2nd O/S
ritid ?/Jan/15 2nd O/S
Paul Hastwell ??/2015 -
Somerville ??/2015 -
tuckey234 20/Feb/14 2nd O/S

Good climb, thin ice on right hand route. Left hand route thicker. Touched in leading.

planetmarshall 19/Feb/14 2nd
with Nicola Jackson
Dr Rorlasaurus 18/Feb/14 -

Fun

Happy Wanderer 18/Feb/14 Lead rpt

Horrid ice again on this route. Toenails survived intact this time!

with Emma Fulton, Piers Fulton
Hidden 18/Feb/14 2nd
alexanderbeetle 18/Feb/14 Lead
with Laura Wolsey
benny_m 17/Feb/14 Lead O/S

Quite good condition with some water running under the ice.

with Su
Pay Attention 17/Feb/14 2nd
with Stewart Young
Hidden 17/Feb/14 2nd
Rebs 17/Feb/14 2nd rpt

First took the left line with nicer ice, second the steeper more interesting right hand side

with Declan
Hidden 13/Feb/14 Lead O/S
StephenS ?/Feb/14 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Feb/14 2nd
Hidden 30/Jan/14 Lead
John Roe 24/Jan/14 AltLd
with Alex Whitmore, Rob Edwards
RobEdwards 24/Jan/14 AltLd
Hidden 22/Jan/14 Lead O/S
chris smith 21/Jan/14 2nd O/S
danJBA 21/Jan/14 Lead O/S
damob123 18/Jan/14 -

Airy ice but felt quite easy climbing. Alot of snow on route

Pay Attention ??/2014 -
Hidden 03/Mar/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Feb/13 Lead
Double Knee Bar 22/Feb/13 Lead O/S

Took steep RH line.

Hidden 22/Feb/13 2nd O/S
coffeepot 22/Feb/13 2nd β
with jelaby
neilwiltshire 17/Feb/13 2nd O/S
with Richard, Ted Rudd
Tom Redmond 14/Feb/13 Lead O/S

quality route!! great one to end trip on!

Hidden 14/Feb/13 2nd
Ander 12/Feb/13 2nd
with Jimb0
Happy Wanderer 11/Feb/13 2nd O/S

Steep, steppy, hard and dinner-plating ice climbing this year with frozen feet (awaiting loss of big toenail as a result)

with Paul H
Murilo Lessa 11/Feb/13 Lead O/S
Pay Attention 11/Feb/13 Lead
Bryan M 11/Feb/13 Lead

+ Derek

speedymccreedy 09/Feb/13 Lead O/S
barryjacks 09/Feb/13 2nd
Hidden 05/Feb/13 AltLd
Hidden 03/Jan/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Jan/13 2nd O/S
DeeDee_Naylor 24/Feb/12 2nd O/S
with Max
Tomek S 23/Feb/12 Lead O/S
Poco Loco 23/Feb/12 2nd O/S

Steeper right hand section. Thin at the top, Will had to take a devious line around some inch thick ice on rock.

with Will Wykes
Hidden 23/Feb/12 2nd O/S
tomwheeler 21/Feb/12 Lead O/S
Rampikino 17/Feb/12 AltLd

Far left variation. Poor.

with Cat
Rampikino 17/Feb/12 2nd

Good lead by Cat on good ice.

with Cat
Hidden 14/Feb/12 2nd
Hidden 14/Feb/12 Lead
pebbles 10/Feb/12 Lead
with guido
edmitchell 09/Feb/12 Lead O/S

Right hand line this year. Really good climbing!

Steve Hillier 09/Feb/12 Lead O/S
Andy Clarke 05/Feb/12 Lead O/S

First route of the trip. Steepish start on the right, which felt steeper as I seemed to have forgotten most of whatever I once knew about ice climbing!

with Ralph
bengt 04/Feb/12 2nd rpt
with Dom
wence 04/Feb/12 2nd rpt
with Chuck, Rob
HIGHTOWER 18/Jan/12 2nd
with Mark Falcus, Martin (Leeming)
Alpandy 01/Jan/12 2nd

Bit mushy

with Chris
Sam Warby ?/Jan/12 -
LozM 12/Mar/11 2nd
with Mark J
groovy_nut 11/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Dave W
Hidden 23/Feb/11 2nd
cjohn62 23/Feb/11 2nd
with bob, keith
wence 13/Feb/11 Lead O/S
with Bengt
robertmichaeladams 12/Feb/11 Lead
with Tom
tomdude 12/Feb/11 2nd
with rob
bengt 12/Feb/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Feb/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Feb/11 2nd
edmitchell 09/Feb/11 Lead O/S
timjones 06/Feb/11 2nd
with Neil McLean, Phil Lewis
mol 01/Feb/11 2nd

RHS

with Jesse
Dan_Staff 01/Feb/11 2nd
with Jacob Gaudoin, Alistair Everett
Hidden ?/Feb/11 -
Goose4 30/Jan/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Jan/11 -
Andrew Wilson 29/Jan/11 Lead O/S
Pete Nugent 29/Jan/11 2nd rpt

First climb in the gorge for "Oscar". I led previously in Feb 2010

isi_o 19/Jan/11 Lead

MCofS Trip

with Ash Tooth, George Mc
Ross Young 17/Jan/11 2nd O/S
with Mark from Glenmore
joeydurkin 16/Jan/11 Lead rpt
with Brian S
HIGHTOWER 12/Jan/11 2nd

Up a different line rom last time.

with Scotty (Leeming)
Hidden 11/Jan/11 Lead O/S
HIGHTOWER 09/Jan/11 Lead O/S
with Steve Cambell
Hidden 06/Jan/11 Lead O/S
Claire Molloy 06/Jan/11 TR

Nick led up to set up top rope and then seconded up taking out some of the gear. Then practised putting in screws on lower ice

NoelleG 06/Jan/11 TR
arduff ?/Jan/11 2nd
Hidden 29/Dec/10 Lead O/S
ross duffield 15/Mar/10 Lead O/S

very cold, brittle ice - bullet proof!

with row
Hidden 14/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Jams Crwca 04/Mar/10 Lead O/S

Did RHS of icefall, a bit steeper than LHS or middle

with Dave
jelaby 02/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Manik
manik 02/Mar/10 Lead β
jasonC abroad ?/Mar/10 Lead

Nice climbing fairly easily for the grade

Pete Nugent 09/Feb/10 AltLd
with Geoff Lowe
Jim Slater 08/Feb/10 Lead O/S
icescrew 08/Feb/10 Lead
with Jim slater
Hidden ?/Feb/10 2nd O/S
cham749 24/Jan/10 Lead
joeydurkin 20/Jan/10 Lead
with Marcus
alpinestar_no1 10/Jan/10 AltLd β
sgw2342 04/Jan/10 2nd
patsaunders ??/2010 Lead
ig248 ?/Dec/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Mar/09 Lead
pebbles 11/Mar/09 Lead
with guido
Hidden 02/Mar/09 2nd O/S
Monk 17/Feb/09 Lead O/S

Bit odd. alan lead a hard variation on the right, but ran out of gear and belayed at a tree on the right. I then climbed a second pitch with a long traverse. Lovely, although I was frozen and grouchy.

with Alan
Hidden 08/Feb/09 Lead
Hidden ?/Feb/09 Lead O/S
KevB 20/Jan/09 Lead
John Roe 18/Jan/09 AltLd

With Steve Burgon turned this single pitch route into two to practice techniques, assisted/unassisted hoist, escaping the sytem etc.

with Bruce Radbourne
CMCM 11/Jan/09 AltLd O/S
with Joe
JdotP 03/Jan/09 Lead O/S
with Andy Latham
Hidden 22/Mar/08 AltLd O/S
Simon Caldwell 06/Mar/08 Lead O/S
with Carmen
lithos 06/Mar/08 Lead

fun climb

with Steve Boxall
Neilm18 01/Mar/08 Lead O/S
with michael mcghie
Ollie B ?/Mar/08 Lead O/S
with D.Hardacre
Boistelle 29/Feb/08 Solo O/S
with Guy Stevens
Hidden 28/Feb/08 2nd
michael83 27/Feb/08 2nd O/S
with Neil Mosgrove
abercolin 17/Feb/08 2nd
hayleylouise 17/Feb/08 Lead
Hidden 10/Feb/08 Lead
cearbhalld 28/Jan/08 Lead rpt
with Steve McEvoy
centurion05 ?/Jan/08 Lead O/S
davidgent ?/Jan/08 2nd
with Tim
ross duffield ??/2008 -
with row
Rampikino 25/Feb/07 2nd
with Cat
Hidden 21/Feb/07 AltLd O/S
Hidden 14/Feb/07 Lead
Hidden ??/2007 -
Hidden ?/Feb/06 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?/Jan/06 Lead O/S
Tarquin ??/2005 Lead
nige pacer ?/Feb/02 -
plain kitten ??/2000 Lead
Boistelle ??/0000 Solo O/S
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Style of ascent
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