Parsley Fern Gully*** I
[Parsley Fern Gully and Left hand variation as seen from top of Sargeant's Gully, 2 kb]250m. No description has been contributed for this climb.

Ticklists: North Wales 100 Classic Climbs, Snowdonia Easy Winter Climbs.

Photo: Parsley Fern Gully and Left hand variation as seen from top of Sargeant's Gully © Nigel R Lewis
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lost.arrow - Solo O/S - 22/Mar/15

JonWoolacott - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/15

Neve from halfway up, solid for the last 20m up to the Cornice. Ice lower down was brittle but pretty good on the bits higher up. Down climbed and did Left hand.
AntC - Solo O/S - 14/Feb/15

Hidden - Solo - 07/Feb/15

evansliam - Solo O/S - 07/Feb/15

Nice 'n' easy snow gully with short icy section around half height. Pleasant winter route taking the obvious line from Cwm Glas Bach up to the ridge leading to Crib y Ddysgl
Warcup - Solo O/S - Feb/15

Hidden - Solo O/S - 31/Jan/15

Variation start somewhere to the right. (Lost in the fog!)
Monkey_Alan - AltLd O/S - 24/Jan/15 with Trace Sutton, Paul Crowsley

Blanked out in places. No cornice.
lost.arrow - Solo O/S - 18/Jan/15

First winter climb
Trace - 2nd O/S - 09/Jan/15

Hidden - Solo - 29/Dec/14

Surprisingly well-consolidated snow (given temperatures). Easy but good fun.
nickdonohue - Solo - 15/Mar/14 with Jamie Trump, Sarah Welsh

Jamiet297 - Solo - 15/Mar/14 with Nick Donohue, Sarah Welsh

Sarah Welsh - Solo - 15/Mar/14 with Jamie Trump

Repeated again as it was the only ice option.
Sean Kelly - Solo - 14/Mar/14

emlynroberts - Solo - 02/Mar/14 with Nigel Milner

JessWilliams - Solo - 23/Jan/14 with Dad

Soft in parts upper section Hard front pointing great route to finish winter 2013
hamishjfk - Solo O/S - 09/Apr/13

Hidden - Solo - 09/Apr/13

D.Andrew - Solo O/S - 08/Apr/13

Hidden - Solo - 07/Apr/13

Hidden - 04/Apr/13

Hidden - Solo - 03/Apr/13

bwestwood - Solo - 03/Apr/13

Solid snow, short ice steps half way up
tomdadom - Solo - 03/Apr/13

Darron - Solo - 02/Apr/13

shed_hed - Solo O/S - 28/Mar/13 with Catherine Lawrence

Hidden - Solo rpt - 16/Mar/13

Jasons first visit to this area, brilliant weather and conditions.
Fiskavaig - Solo - 03/Mar/13 with Jason J

sheelba - 02/Mar/13

Fantastic !
robbarnett - 01/Mar/13

mikelaing - Solo - Mar/13 with Paul Kelsall

robgixer - Solo - Mar/13

Hidden - Solo - 26/Feb/13

twem - Solo O/S - 24/Feb/13 with Andy Harbach

Large avalanche cone at the base of this. Firm neve under a few inches of powder. More ice than I was expecting too. Found a frozen badger half way up!
thecurlyone - Solo O/S - 24/Feb/13

Did this with approach via pitch I infidelity at about II 3 - the rest was not in yet so traversed across to join this route to the top so missed the famous dead badger!
Dizz - Solo O/S - 23/Feb/13 with Kelvin, george

Binder - Solo O/S - 23/Feb/13 with Kelvin M, Liz F

Dead Badger on route.
A Crook - Solo O/S - 21/Feb/13 with Simon Frost

frost - Solo - 21/Feb/13 with Adam

Matt1234 - Solo O/S - 12/Feb/13

Hidden - Solo - 08/Feb/13

Hidden - Solo - 02/Feb/13

Hidden - Solo - 02/Feb/13

Missed PFG in mist and went up Gulley on right of combe about 200m beloww pfg - shallow gulley ? Aout grade 2 ice pitch at start
tiga271 - AltLd - Feb/13 with Dave

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Jan/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Jan/13

Good day out . Little bit windy when I topped out .about 70/80 mph. With A slight white out condition .. Happy days.
mike hooper - AltLd O/S - 26/Jan/13 with dave dean

Benstar - Solo - Jan/13

Steeper icy section at half-height almost passable on left. Cornice near-vertical for a metre or two, even at side.
mysterion - 13/Dec/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Dec/12

A fun romp.Lovely snow.
Babika - Solo - 08/Dec/12 with Steve Beswick, John Hammond

Hidden - Solo - 07/Dec/12

rob k - Solo O/S - 11/Feb/12 with S Rose

Very nice, plenty of snow and a tad icy
sdawson1 - Solo O/S - 09/Feb/12 with Joshua Jakeman

Busy route with a team ahead and several behind. Good condition & stunning weather
monkeyboyraw - Solo O/S - 08/Feb/12 with Stroudy

Hidden - 04/Feb/12

robjdc - 04/Feb/12 with Wessex

Hidden - Solo - 01/Feb/12

michaelmurray - Solo - 28/Jan/12 with Matt Myerscough, James

jaamez - Solo - 28/Jan/12 with Mike Murray

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - Solo - Dec/11

jshields - Solo - 09/Jan/11 with Ed James

uncontrollable - AltLd O/S - 04/Jan/11 with Emma

Hidden - Solo - 04/Jan/11

Norman_P_W - Solo - 04/Jan/11 with Bob M

In descent after going up the LH version. Mostly bomber neve except for a short thinnish section towards the top and a short ice step about half way up.
Misha - Solo O/S - 03/Jan/11

barni - Solo O/S - Jan/11 with Liam fleming

Hidden - 2011

hepitt - Solo - 14/Dec/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 13/Dec/10

Really nice, odd ice step to keep it exciting.
dunnyg - Solo O/S - 12/Dec/10 with ben finley

ruggystunts - Solo - 08/Dec/10 with RBeech

Climbed in deep powder after discovering Sinister Gully had too much powder in it. The stream leading up to the cwm is in good nick though.
Stone Muppet - 05/Dec/10 with tl

Sargents gully (part of) chossy snow fest - Summit - Crib Goch - North Ridge - unreliable snow made North Ridge a bit worrying -
Jeremy Wilton - Solo - 05/Dec/10 with Neil Bennett, Mark Bathe, Richard Brown

Crap snow conditions, loose, uncompacted, powder and graupal.
Peeley.b - 05/Dec/10 with Jez, Mad Mark Bathe, Rich Brown

Grade I. Hardest part was stumbling through snow over scree near the top. Ick. Still felt good to top out tho.
MivecGPX - 2nd O/S - 05/Dec/10 with James Ormrod

Hidden - Solo - 02/Dec/10

Hidden - Solo - 04/Apr/10

Mayaculpa - 19/Mar/10 with Paul Stock

Ascent and Descent
rob k - Solo O/S - 13/Mar/10 with J Gorman

malc - Solo O/S - 13/Mar/10 with Martin Hewes, Nick, Paul S

Hidden - Solo - 08/Mar/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/Mar/10

Rich Kay - Lead - 07/Mar/10 with Darren H

Hidden - Solo - 07/Mar/10

Plod descent
Rampikino - Solo - 06/Mar/10 with Phil Ralfs, Paul Cubbins

The Bad Cough - Solo O/S - 06/Mar/10 with Philip Ralfs, Mat Dowsett

Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/Mar/10

Hidden - Solo - 04/Mar/10

Hidden - Solo - 16/Feb/10

Down climb
Dave Rumney - Solo - 14/Feb/10 with Jim Jones

Jonny M - Solo O/S - 14/Feb/10 with Solo

Solid hard neve not too steep to finish. Warm and grey with sleet
David Dear - Solo - 14/Feb/10

Soloed in descent.
The Ivanator - Solo O/S - 13/Feb/10 with Stewart

Adam Booth - Lead - 06/Feb/10 with Ellen Cobby

Ellen Cobby - 2nd - 06/Feb/10 with Adam Booth

dellboy - Solo O/S - 05/Feb/10 with Jon Rogerson

Orifice - Solo - 05/Feb/10 with Stafford Dyer, James Dell

Easy angled, but good fun and very long. Hard work if you're not used to that sort of thing!
victim of mathematics - Solo O/S - 31/Jan/10

Underwhelming east angled snow slope!
stevez - 31/Jan/10

Hidden - Solo - 31/Jan/10

trish1968 - 2nd - 30/Jan/10 with Si, Andy

Beautiful sunny cold day with super neve. Soloed the left branch with Pete and Rich W. Rich C and Rupert did the normal route.
Tony Holdsworth - Solo rpt - 30/Jan/10 with Rupert Creed, Pete Colley, Richard White, Rich Cutsforth

Owen Meany - Solo - 30/Jan/10 with Liz Moreno, Donal Griffin, Peter Evans

r.greaves - Solo - 30/Jan/10

Beautiful day - great neve - took the left hand branch
Tony Holdsworth - Solo rpt - 30/Jan/10 with Rupert Creed, Pete Colley, Richard White, Rich Cutsforth

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jan/10

Richie Rich - Solo - 29/Jan/10 with Richard W, Rupert, Tony H, Pete Colley

Hidden - Solo - 22/Jan/10

fizzychewitt - Solo - 10/Jan/10

chrisbryant - Solo - 10/Jan/10

perfect neve for top half, bit soft at the bottom.
wolf.leeb - Solo O/S - 10/Jan/10

andy tetsill - Solo - 09/Jan/10

Different Steve - Solo rpt - 09/Jan/10 with Clare, Carol Fowles, Steve Gray

Hidden - Solo - 09/Jan/10

SAF - Solo - 04/Jan/10

Hidden - Solo - Jan/10

Hidden - Solo - Jan/10

Hidden - Solo - 2010

Hidden - Solo - 31/Dec/09

Hidden - Solo - 30/Dec/09

Lenny - Solo - 28/Dec/09 with Gary T

Hidden - 28/Dec/09

rob k - Solo O/S - 26/Dec/09 with P Rolph

Andy Say - Solo O/S - 24/Dec/09

Hidden - Solo dnf - 21/Dec/09

TGreen - Lead O/S - 19/Dec/09 with Rosie Henstock

Rosie Henstock - 2nd O/S - 19/Dec/09 with Tom Green

rob k - Solo O/S - Dec/09 with P Rolph

Hidden - Solo - 29/Mar/09

Nicholas Livesey - Solo - 21/Feb/09

texuspete - Solo - 21/Feb/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Feb/09

Plod up increasingly deep snow slopes.
Karlos - Solo - 08/Feb/09 with Ian Archer

Ben Watts - Solo O/S - 07/Feb/09 with Richard Henton

Kyle Rance - Solo O/S - 07/Feb/09

fantastic day, bit soft at the start and a monster cornice to negotiate.
jade Edwards Leaney - AltLd - 03/Feb/09 with gavin

Hidden - Solo - 01/Feb/09

jamesh - Solo - 01/Feb/09 with Emily Price

Hidden - Solo - Feb/09

Hidden - Solo - 05/Jan/09

Hidden - Solo - 03/Jan/09

Mainly on water ice, but some old neve at the top.
TobyA - Solo O/S - 30/Dec/08

bms - Solo - 12/Dec/08

jade Edwards Leaney - Solo - 07/Dec/08

Indie's first winter route - proper mountain dog now!
ebastock - Solo - 07/Dec/08 with John Beddard

garythomas - Solo - Nov/08

Luke Brooks - 2007

leigh - Solo - Mar/06

Rich Kay - Solo - Mar/06 with sherp

Hidden - Solo - 26/Feb/06

adamscottthomas - Solo - 25/Feb/06

bms - Solo - 23/Feb/06 with BCS

Ian McNeill - 2006

Hidden - Solo - 2006

Darrell Read - 12/Mar/05 with Paul Ylioja

Hidden - Solo - 15/Feb/05

Swirly - Solo O/S - Feb/05 with Rob and Ceri

bms - Solo - 06/Mar/04

Mal Grey - Solo - Feb/04

broc - Solo O/S - 18/Jan/04

Hidden - Solo - 31/Dec/01

Woody63 - Solo - 31/Dec/01 with Dave W

NeilGriffiths - Solo - 25/Feb/01 with John Isaard

paul birch - Feb/01

Paul-Michael - Lead O/S - 20/Jan/01 with Simon Randall, Emma Day

moved together following on from Sergeant's Gully. Poor visibility on top.
Gman - Lead O/S - Dec/00 with Carl, Dan

marcoleptic - Solo - 2000 with Stuey, Banjo

alan moore - 2000

iskra2000 - Solo - 14/Dec/96 with Caroline Groves, Paul Harvey, Mark Leach

Hidden - Solo O/S - 09/Dec/96

Hidden - Solo - 08/Dec/96

Daniel Wrightson - Lead O/S - Jan/96 with Olivia Horner

Hidden - Solo - 09/Dec/95

stokienomad - Solo - 23/Jan/94

Hidden - Solo - 16/Jan/94

Hidden - Solo - 06/Mar/93

Hidden - Solo - 27/Feb/93

frost - Solo - Feb/92

Hidden - Solo - Feb/91

Descent in the dark
Pete Pozman - Solo O/S - Feb/91 with John Byrne

Ched - Solo - 1990

Descended this after climbing Sinister Gully and going on to do a route on Trinity Face.
Pete_Frost - AltLd O/S - 1990 with Olly Saunders

Hidden - Solo - 25/Feb/89

Hidden - Solo - 1988

First time with 2nd axe. Easy water ice and nevé
bms - Solo - 1987 with BCS

First day on the hill after back injuries sustained falling off the Roaches in previous November.
Iain Thow - Solo - 01/Feb/86

Hidden - Solo O/S - Jan/86

Nick Biven - 1986

michael burrows - Solo - 01/Dec/85 with jim kite

Hidden - Solo - 23/Jan/83

Hidden - AltLd - 23/Jan/82

RichardMc - Solo - 14/Feb/81

Hidden - Feb/78

Hidden - Feb/78

RichardMc - Lead - 02/Dec/77 with Betty Seifert

Did a great start on crags somewhere on left of Cyrn Las. Good snow at top howling gale. Most stupid thing ever we jumped in to the water tank to shelter thank god the ice was thick enough to hold us.
oldmanofmow - Feb/57

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