Nedre Svingfoss* WI3
[A Nice route, 2 kb]

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

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Steeper right hand variation with rucksack.
gavinpeach - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/15 with Glen Dickson

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.
ClimbingGlen - 2nd O/S - 05/Mar/15 with Gavin Peach

Worringly thin on top section, came back next day and second half of my line was gone.
Eireannach - Lead O/S - 18/Feb/15 with Kevin Cheung, Vladimir Zholobenko

KCheung - Lead O/S - 18/Feb/15 with Vladimir Z., Michael Campbell

First lead in Norway! Loved it, took the far right line.
OllieF - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/15 with Charles, Andy Hitchings, Jago Miller

Andys first Norway lead, well dodgy up top. Knocked off a 40" tv sized block.
OllieF - 2nd O/S - 17/Feb/15 with Charles, Andy Hitchings, Jago Miller

nickstephens - 2nd O/S - 14/Feb/15 with Jack Gray

Lead steeper right hand side, very wet!
Jackislav - Lead O/S - 14/Feb/15 with nickstephens

Lead the steeper right hand side of the route.
csab1978 - Lead O/S - 07/Feb/15 with Lee Harrison

Climbed the right-hand side
Big Lee - Lead O/S - 07/Feb/15 with Christian Bradstreet

chrisicles - Lead - Feb/15 with Kora

charles.austin - Lead - Feb/15 with Jago Miller

GarethSL - 2nd O/S - 25/Jan/15 with Eugene Kiltenik

Hidden - Lead - 09/Jan/15

lcullum7 - 2nd O/S - 09/Jan/15 with Caspian James

BLodge - 2nd - 09/Jan/15

Good ice on RHS free flowing water on the side for interest.
IJHunt - 2nd - 08/Jan/15 with Fiona

Curly Rich - 2nd O/S - Jan/15

ritid - 2nd O/S - Jan/15

Paul Hastwell - 2015

Somerville - 2015

Good climb, thin ice on right hand route. Left hand route thicker. Touched in leading.
tuckey234 - 2nd O/S - 20/Feb/14

planetmarshall - 2nd - 19/Feb/14 with Nicola Jackson

Dr Rorlasaurus - 18/Feb/14 with Luke Wolsey

Horrid ice again on this route. Toenails survived intact this time!
Happy Wanderer - Lead rpt - 18/Feb/14 with Emma Fulton, Piers Fulton

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Feb/14

alexanderbeetle - Lead - 18/Feb/14 with Laura Wolsey

Quite good condition with some water running under the ice.
benny_m - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/14 with Su

Pay Attention - 2nd - 17/Feb/14 with Stewart Young

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Feb/14

First took the left line with nicer ice, second the steeper more interesting right hand side
Rebs - 2nd rpt - 17/Feb/14 with Declan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Feb/14

StephenS - Lead O/S - Feb/14

Hidden - 2nd - Feb/14

WillCass - Lead - 30/Jan/14 with Dan, Si

John Roe - AltLd - 24/Jan/14 with Alex Whitmore, Rob Edwards

RobEdwards - AltLd - 24/Jan/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Jan/14

chris smith - 2nd O/S - 21/Jan/14

danJBA - Lead O/S - 21/Jan/14 with chris smith

Airy ice but felt quite easy climbing. Alot of snow on route
damob123 - 18/Jan/14

Pay Attention - 2014

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/13

Hidden - Lead - 27/Feb/13

Took steep RH line.
Double Knee Bar - Lead O/S - 22/Feb/13 with Steve Perry

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/Feb/13

coffeepot - 2nd β - 22/Feb/13 with jelaby

neilwiltshire - 2nd O/S - 17/Feb/13 with Richard, Ted Rudd

quality route!! great one to end trip on!
Tom Redmond - Lead O/S - 14/Feb/13 with Joshua Willett

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Feb/13

Ander - 2nd - 12/Feb/13 with Jimb0

Steep, steppy, hard and dinner-plating ice climbing this year with frozen feet (awaiting loss of big toenail as a result)
Happy Wanderer - 2nd O/S - 11/Feb/13 with Paul H

Murilo Lessa - Lead O/S - 11/Feb/13 with Stewart Young

speedymccreedy - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/13 with Barry Jacks

barryjacks - 2nd - 09/Feb/13 with Pete McCreedy

Hidden - AltLd - 05/Feb/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jan/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Jan/13

DeeDee_Naylor - 2nd O/S - 24/Feb/12 with Max

Tomek S - Lead O/S - 23/Feb/12 with Grzesiek Weychan

Steeper right hand section. Thin at the top, Will had to take a devious line around some inch thick ice on rock.
Poco Loco - 2nd O/S - 23/Feb/12 with Will Wykes

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/Feb/12

tomwheeler - Lead O/S - 21/Feb/12

Far left variation. Poor.
Rampikino - AltLd - 17/Feb/12 with Cat

Good lead by Cat on good ice.
Rampikino - 2nd - 17/Feb/12 with Cat

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Feb/12

Hidden - Lead - 14/Feb/12

pebbles - Lead - 10/Feb/12 with guido

Right hand line this year. Really good climbing!
edmitchell - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/12 with Steve Hillier

Steve Hillier - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/12 with edwin mitchell

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!
Andy Clarke - Lead O/S - 05/Feb/12 with Ralph

bengt - 2nd rpt - 04/Feb/12 with Dom

wence - 2nd rpt - 04/Feb/12 with Chuck, Rob

HIGHTOWER - 2nd - 18/Jan/12 with Mark Falcus, Martin (Leeming)

Bit mushy
Alpandy - 2nd - 01/Jan/12 with Chris

Sam Warby - Jan/12

LozM - 2nd - 12/Mar/11 with Mark J

groovy_nut - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/11 with Dave W

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Feb/11

cjohn62 - 2nd - 23/Feb/11 with bob, keith

wence - Lead O/S - 13/Feb/11 with Bengt

robertmichaeladams - Lead - 12/Feb/11 with Tom

tomdude - 2nd - 12/Feb/11 with rob

bengt - Lead O/S - 12/Feb/11 with Lawrence

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Feb/11

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Feb/11

edmitchell - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/11 with Yashvi Wimasalesna, adam booth

timjones - 2nd - 06/Feb/11 with Neil McLean, Phil Lewis

mol - 2nd - 01/Feb/11 with Jesse

Dan_Staff - 2nd - 01/Feb/11 with Jacob Gaudoin, Alistair Everett

Hidden - Feb/11

Goose4 - Lead O/S - 30/Jan/11

Hidden - 30/Jan/11

Andrew Wilson - Lead O/S - 29/Jan/11 with Pete Nugent

First climb in the gorge for "Oscar". I led previously in Feb 2010
Pete Nugent - 2nd rpt - 29/Jan/11 with Oscars Dad

MCofS Trip
isi_o - Lead - 19/Jan/11 with Ash Tooth, George Mc

Ross Young - 2nd O/S - 17/Jan/11 with Mark from Glenmore

joeydurkin - Lead rpt - 16/Jan/11 with Brian S

Up a different line rom last time.
HIGHTOWER - 2nd - 12/Jan/11 with Scotty (Leeming)

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Jan/11

HIGHTOWER - Lead O/S - 09/Jan/11 with Steve Cambell

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jan/11

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
Claire Molloy - TR - 06/Jan/11 with Nick Smith, Noelle

NoelleG - TR - 06/Jan/11 with Claire Molloy

arduff - 2nd - Jan/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Dec/10

very cold, brittle ice - bullet proof!
ross duffield - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/10 with row

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/10

Did RHS of icefall, a bit steeper than LHS or middle
Jams Crwca - Lead O/S - 04/Mar/10 with Dave

jelaby - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/10 with Manik

manik - Lead β - 02/Mar/10 with Paul Mealor

Nice climbing fairly easily for the grade
jasonC abroad - Lead - Mar/10

Pete Nugent - AltLd - 09/Feb/10 with Geoff Lowe

Jim Slater - Lead O/S - 08/Feb/10 with Phil Tomaszewski

icescrew - Lead - 08/Feb/10 with Jim slater

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Feb/10

cham749 - Lead - 24/Jan/10

joeydurkin - Lead - 20/Jan/10 with Marcus

alpinestar_no1 - AltLd β - 10/Jan/10

sgw2342 - 2nd - 04/Jan/10

patsaunders - Lead - 2010

ig248 - Lead O/S - Dec/09

Hidden - Lead - 11/Mar/09

pebbles - Lead - 11/Mar/09 with guido

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Mar/09

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.
Monk - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/09 with Alan

Hidden - Lead - 08/Feb/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - Feb/09

KevB - Lead - 20/Jan/09

With Steve Burgon turned this single pitch route into two to practice techniques, assisted/unassisted hoist, escaping the sytem etc.
John Roe - AltLd - 18/Jan/09 with Bruce Radbourne

CMCM - AltLd O/S - 11/Jan/09 with Joe

JdotP - Lead O/S - 03/Jan/09 with Andy Latham

adw07 - AltLd O/S - 22/Mar/08 with Scott Becker

Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/08 with Carmen

fun climb
lithos - Lead - 06/Mar/08 with Steve Boxall

Neilm18 - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/08 with michael mcghie

Ollie B - Lead O/S - Mar/08 with D.Hardacre

Boistelle - Solo O/S - 29/Feb/08 with Guy Stevens

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Feb/08

michael83 - 2nd O/S - 27/Feb/08 with Neil Mosgrove

abercolin - 2nd - 17/Feb/08 with Hayley Riggs

hayleylouise - Lead - 17/Feb/08 with Colin Riggs

Hidden - Lead - 10/Feb/08

cearbhalld - Lead rpt - 28/Jan/08 with Steve McEvoy

centurion05 - Lead O/S - Jan/08

davidgent - 2nd - Jan/08 with Tim

ross duffield - 2008 with row

Rampikino - 2nd - 25/Feb/07 with Cat

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 21/Feb/07

Hidden - Lead - 14/Feb/07

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Feb/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jan/06

Hidden - Lead - 2005

nige pacer - Feb/02

plain kitten - Lead - 2000

Boistelle - Solo O/S - 0000

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