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A popular route with several possible variations. © Rockfax

Hidden 18/Feb Lead O/S
KCheung 16/Feb 2nd dog
with Alek Zholobenko
Hidden 15/Feb Lead O/S
nickstephens 15/Feb Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Feb Lead rpt
Jackislav 15/Feb Lead O/S

Very wet + busy

Charlie Zephyr Booth 13/Feb AltLd O/S
with tim millen
Mountain Llama 09/Feb Lead

Great route

with Paul S
Big Lee 07/Feb Lead O/S

Via the right-hand side. Steep start but stepped out and steady.

annak 07/Feb TR O/S
Mr Spoons 30/Jan AltLd
with Alan Hinkes
Hidden 19/Jan Lead
Curly Rich ?/Jan Lead O/S
HP9 ?/Jan 2nd
ritid ?/Jan 2nd O/S
plain kitten ??/2015 Lead
MPSBunny 29/Dec/14 TR

Very wet at the bottom so decided to lower in. Lowered down until about 4-5 metres from the bottom. 4 laps on top rope with John belaying. 1 lap on top rope with Robby belaying.

Hidden 29/Dec/14 TR
andy dunn 01/Mar/14 Lead O/S

Good ice 1st half - top had a lot of running water and ice incomplete. could still make it to the top on hollow sounding ice

with J
SPD224 28/Feb/14 2nd
with Rhiannon Lawrence-Francis, Martin Smith
Hidden 28/Feb/14 2nd
Marti999 24/Feb/14 Lead O/S
with Debbie
Jimb0 23/Feb/14 2nd O/S
with Ander
BoulderyDave 23/Feb/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 23/Feb/14 -
Ander 23/Feb/14 Lead
with Jimb0
tuckey234 21/Feb/14 TR O/S

Lose top rope, looking at leading steep ice screw placements,

Hidden 19/Feb/14 Lead O/S
Murilo Lessa 16/Feb/14 2nd O/S
with Paul Hennelly, Stewart Young
Murilo Lessa 16/Feb/14 2nd O/S

Felt like IV+. Followed.

with Paul Hennelly, Stewart Young
Rebs 15/Feb/14 TR dog

First climb on ice!

James Thacker 14/Feb/14 Lead O/S

By two variations, left and right hand side. Well hooked.

with Kris Hill
MrRiley 13/Feb/14 Lead rpt

Hooked, stepped, steep

with Richard Hines, Debbie Lee
Tdavy01 13/Feb/14 Lead
Pete_Frost 13/Feb/14 Lead O/S
Rickrick 13/Feb/14 -
Hidden 13/Feb/14 2nd
Karl Wooffindin 12/Feb/14 Lead
Pay Attention 10/Feb/14 -
with Ian smith
Hidden 04/Feb/14 2nd β
brices 03/Feb/14 Lead O/S
with Sash
AdamH 01/Feb/14 -
Little AndyH ?/Feb/14 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Feb/14 TR
Hidden 28/Jan/14 Lead
John Roe 23/Jan/14 2nd

Ben led

with Ben Thynne, Rob "Woody" Wood
RobEdwards 22/Jan/14 TR
Shaw Brown 22/Jan/14 Lead
with steve gould
John Roe 20/Jan/14 Lead

First lead of the trip, a bit rusty but a good time out

with Andrew (Maddy) Maddison
pebbles 20/Jan/14 TR

smilers lead, various of us jumped on as last route of day. beware of big hole into river at base at the moment! beware, one guy fell in after lowering off and had to be pulled out

Hidden 19/Jan/14 AltLd
danJBA 19/Jan/14 Lead O/S
with Dan Brockwell
Hidden 19/Jan/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 19/Jan/14 AltLd
damob123 16/Jan/14 TR O/S
alexm198 16/Jan/14 TR O/S

Left hand side. More like WI5 - absolute pumpfest.

alexm198 16/Jan/14 TR O/S

Right hand side

Hidden 16/Jan/14 TR O/S
chris687 04/Jan/14 TR


jezb1 04/Jan/14 TR

Dodgy gear potential, thawing so top roped.

Jo sumner 04/Jan/14 TR
tjmillen 26/Feb/13 Lead
with Charlie
emmarowe 22/Feb/13 2nd
edmitchell 22/Feb/13 Lead O/S
neilwiltshire 16/Feb/13 2nd dog

First ever ice climb

with Richard, Ted Rudd
MrRiley 14/Feb/13 TR rpt
with Richard Hines, Lisa Draper, Rob Reglinski, Debbie Lee
Drapes 14/Feb/13 TR rpt
Murilo Lessa 14/Feb/13 2nd
Murilo Lessa 14/Feb/13 2nd
Rickrick 14/Feb/13 -
Hidden 14/Feb/13 TR
Sparrowmonkey 09/Feb/13 TR

Practicing day with climb inn

with Climb inn
Sam Husband 07/Feb/13 2nd
with Ed
Stroppy 07/Feb/13 Lead O/S
speedymccreedy 06/Feb/13 2nd O/S

Late start lead to a low-light ascent in freezing conditions followed by being lowered off in pitch-blackness with only the circle of the head torch lighting below. Excellent climb: great memories. (6/6)

with Andrew Maddison
mikespooner ?/Feb/13 Lead O/S
with Steve Mooney
jarriz 30/Jan/13 Lead
johnmctighe ?/Jan/13 TR O/S
with Austin
HarryB 30/Dec/12 Lead O/S
Theeni 12/Mar/12 2nd
with Mike Kennedy, John McEvoy
Tom Redmond 11/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with sasha doyle, tom nichols
DannyK 10/Mar/12 Lead O/S

1st route of Rjukan trip, very hooked up.

with chrislgk, Katie
DannyK 10/Mar/12 TR O/S

Took different/harder line compared to previous ascent.

with chrislgk, Katie
Hidden 10/Mar/12 TR
al99 06/Mar/12 AltLd
with Russ Reid
MrRiley 05/Mar/12 TR

Central line up the groove then the steeper pillar on the left

kenneM 21/Feb/12 Lead
with John McEvoy, Henry Crosby
tomwheeler 20/Feb/12 2nd
Rampikino 19/Feb/12 Lead
with Cat
Hidden 16/Feb/12 Lead
edmitchell 05/Feb/12 Lead dnf
muzz44 ?/Feb/12 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Feb/12 Lead O/S
colin smith 30/Jan/12 Lead
with Penny Kingsland
Cardi 11/Jan/12 Lead O/S

Also toproped the steep pillar on the left

with Rhodri
Hidden 31/Dec/11 TR O/S
cjohn62 24/Feb/11 2nd
with john j
Hidden 23/Feb/11 Lead
Julli 20/Feb/11 Lead dog
with Hanna Pihlajaluoto
Hidden 15/Feb/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Feb/11 2nd
Col Kingshott 12/Feb/11 2nd
The Bad Cough 07/Feb/11 Lead O/S
jon22 07/Feb/11 2nd
mol 03/Feb/11 2nd
with Jesse
efetunc ?/Feb/11 AltLd O/S
Andrew Wilson 30/Jan/11 2nd O/S
with Chris Vernon
Andrew Wilson 30/Jan/11 2nd rpt
with Chris Vernon
Goose4 30/Jan/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Jan/11 -
cmtoombs 28/Jan/11 TR
with Nick
DundeeDave 26/Jan/11 TR dog
with Bill White, Ewan Gourlay
Hidden 25/Jan/11 Lead
joeydurkin 19/Jan/11 AltLd
with Mark P
mark88 19/Jan/11 Lead
with Joey Durkin
isi_o 16/Jan/11 TR

MCofS Trip

with Ash Tooth, George Mc
DanielJ 04/Jan/11 Lead O/S

Steep start.

with CH
alan1234 ??/2011 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2011 Lead O/S
supos 31/Dec/10 Lead dog

Feeling a bit cocky after doing really well the day before, I tried the hardest line and failed miserably. Just got too pumped placing screws on the steep, blank bottom part of the route, and had to rest a couple of times.

with Sune Buur
Hidden 16/Mar/10 TR RP
tim_mcd 01/Mar/10 Lead dnf

Got pumped and fell off right hand side. Not a good 2nd route of the trip :)

with Manchi
jelaby 28/Feb/10 TR β

Top-roped two different lines on this fall, though both very similar.

coffeepot 28/Feb/10 2nd
with Manik, Manchi Chung, Tim MacDonald, jelaby
Manchi 28/Feb/10 2nd
with tim_mcd
tim_mcd 28/Feb/10 Lead
with jelaby
Lenny 26/Feb/10 Lead

Bit of a drama.

with Jim Rjuk
Gwyneth 26/Feb/10 2nd
with Stewart
Tim Bateman 23/Feb/10 Lead
with George Bird
BorisVBlade 22/Feb/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Feb/10 Lead O/S
machars 12/Feb/10 2nd
with Ben Smith
groovy_nut 08/Feb/10 Lead O/S
with Patrick
tuukka 07/Feb/10 Lead O/S
with Juha
AdrianP 07/Feb/10 TR β
with Matti L.
juhah 07/Feb/10 Lead β
Hidden 07/Feb/10 Lead O/S
pldarch ?/Feb/10 -
with Tristan, Gareth Jones
John Roe 27/Jan/10 Lead
with Joey Durkin
joeydurkin 27/Jan/10 2nd
with John R
John Roe 22/Jan/10 Lead
with Ian Jones, Scott Maclennan, Stu Joyce
cham749 19/Jan/10 2nd O/S
John Roe 18/Jan/10 Lead
with Marcus Littler
Drapes ?/Jan/10 2nd
with Richard Bentley
GScot38 ?/Jan/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2010 -
patsaunders ??/2010 Lead
Hidden 03/Mar/09 2nd O/S
matt hughes 03/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Patricia Oram
Nicos 01/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with stuart mcinnes
Hidden 27/Feb/09 Lead β
tomdude 25/Feb/09 Lead O/S

first proper wi4 lead. gripped on bottom section

with lard
Gustav 22/Feb/09 Lead O/S
with James H and Neil
Monk 20/Feb/09 Lead O/S
with Alan
sambosanquet101 20/Feb/09 Lead
Hidden 07/Feb/09 2nd
dgray455 04/Feb/09 Lead O/S

Climbed far right side (WI4) traversed to center and finished to the top. Thee abseil with ring on singe 60m.

with Alastair
Hidden 03/Feb/09 2nd
Hidden 25/Jan/09 Lead
Alexander123 24/Jan/09 2nd
with scotty webster
John Roe 20/Jan/09 2nd

Bruce led and Andy Townsend econded in the middle of both ropes

with Bruce Radbourne
Greg Boswell 19/Jan/09 Lead O/S
adw07 11/Jan/09 Lead rpt
adw07 09/Jan/09 Lead rpt
twodada ?/Jan/09 Lead

first on site WI4 lead

with Bill Thurston
inuklm ??/2009 -
inuklm ??/2009 -
Hidden 20/Dec/08 TR O/S
Hidden 20/Dec/08 Lead rpt
Hidden 27/Mar/08 Lead O/S
adw07 17/Mar/08 Lead O/S

Pocketed central line, easy and discontinuous.

adw07 17/Mar/08 2nd O/S

Right hand steeper variation

Hidden 17/Mar/08 Lead O/S
Jamie Light 04/Mar/08 2nd O/S
with Jeff Nelson
Hidden 04/Mar/08 TR
Simon Caldwell 03/Mar/08 Lead O/S
with Carmen
lithos 03/Mar/08 Lead

first route of the holiday and nice. right hand line quite steep but fine.

with Steve Boxall
MoWalker3 03/Mar/08 -
Hidden 02/Mar/08 Lead rpt
michael83 02/Mar/08 Lead O/S
loonyclimber ?/Mar/08 Lead O/S

Took the bulge up the middle.. felt quite comitted but all there.. top was very beaten up and hooking was that bit more fluttery awesome route though.

with Gary (G Unit) Johnson
jam_rich ?/Mar/08 Lead
Hidden 29/Feb/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Feb/08 2nd
Tim Bateman 26/Feb/08 Lead
with George Bird
Rampikino 22/Feb/08 Lead

Far left - steep.

with Cat
Rampikino 22/Feb/08 2nd

Far right - steep.

with Cat
Rampikino 22/Feb/08 Lead

Central runnel line - easy.

with Cat
Karl Wooffindin 22/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Martin clist
jjclarke70 22/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Elliot
Rampikino 21/Feb/08 2nd

Left of centre.

with Cat
Hidden 17/Feb/08 Lead O/S
abercolin 17/Feb/08 Lead O/S

Found this route a real test and spent along time faffing on it. Got there in the end though.

hayleylouise 17/Feb/08 2nd
Hidden 14/Feb/08 Lead O/S
Will Homoky 06/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Tom Hindson
Hidden ?/Feb/08 2nd
Hidden ?/Feb/08 Lead
ShaneHoubart ?/Feb/08 Lead O/S
Drapes ?/Feb/08 2nd
with Rosie Goolden
Hidden 31/Jan/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Jan/08 2nd O/S
John Roe 21/Jan/08 2nd
with Marcus Littler
John Roe 19/Jan/08 Lead
with Dave Gleave
Hidden 18/Jan/08 Lead
alpinestar_no1 15/Jan/08 Lead β
Hidden 08/Jan/08 AltLd
centurion05 ?/Jan/08 Lead O/S
centurion05 ?/Jan/08 Lead O/S
davidgent ?/Jan/08 Lead O/S
with Alex Herbert
andysroom ?/Jan/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 31/Dec/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Mar/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Mar/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Mar/07 Lead O/S
Neilm18 07/Mar/07 2nd O/S
KeithW 03/Feb/07 Lead O/S

Did lots of variations on the routes here in the 3 days we were there.

with SteveM
Jamie Degel ?/Feb/07 Lead O/S
with Tim Plasberg DaV Hamburg
dannyboy83 ?/Feb/07 Lead O/S
with Floris, Steve Binder, Sion
KeithW 27/Jan/07 Lead O/S

Did lots of variations on the routes here in the 3 days we were there.

with SteveM
George Ormerod 16/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Clare W
charlesmfrench 04/Mar/06 Lead O/S
with Ole Henning
jimdanson 23/Feb/06 2nd
with Dan Robinson
Smelly Fox 21/Feb/06 Lead O/S
with Matt Croll
The Oracle 19/Feb/06 Lead O/S
with Pete James
FrankW 18/Feb/06 Lead O/S
with Iain H
Stuart Johnston ?/Jan/06 2nd
Hidden ?/Feb/05 Lead
Hidden ?/Feb/05 Lead
Hidden ?/Jan/05 Lead O/S
Will Gordon ?/Dec/04 TR O/S
with James Roberts, Chris Bradshaw, Ben Cheek
featuresforfeet ?/Nov/04 Lead RP
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