C Gully* II
[Finishing the upper pitch of C Gully/BC Buttress, Y Garn, 3 kb]260m, 3 pitches. Good route, topping out near the summit.. what more could you want?

Ticklists: Snowdonia Easy Winter Climbs.

Photo: Finishing the upper pitch of C Gully/BC Buttress, Y Garn © Colin Wells
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This climb is in 64 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

Charley17 - AltLd - 01/Feb/15 with Cathy, Jake, Mark, Storme

masmith - AltLd - 01/Feb/15 with Jake Richardson

Lil79 - 2nd - 29/Dec/14

soft snow and thin on the scree section meant poor axe placements, amazing for April though
caradoc - Solo - 07/Apr/13

Hidden - Solo - 06/Apr/13

Hidden - Solo dnf - 13/Feb/13

Hidden - AltLd - 27/Jan/13

Tricky scree section in the middle, killer walk in and out
qwidgibo - AltLd O/S - 27/Jan/13 with Mark ashley

Hidden - Solo - 26/Jan/13

Beautiful route, conditions weren't the best, the thaw made the snow slushy.
iwanap - Solo - 26/Jan/13 with Euryn

jade Edwards Leaney - Solo O/S - 24/Jan/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 13/Dec/12

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

Blurgy319 - Solo - 12/Dec/12 with Tom Hansford, Matt Hughes

Nice, chewy ice over rock steps. Very pleasant.
Pete_Frost - Solo O/S - 08/Dec/12

Moonlit ascent
Cardi - Solo O/S - 08/Feb/12 with Gwen

Hidden - Solo - Jan/12

Hidden - 2012

andy wa - Solo - 20/Dec/11 with Neil mc

jshields - Solo - 08/Jan/11 with Ed James

Was supposed to be just walking and maybe just plodding up banana gully hence only 1 general purpose axe but couldn't resist! Quite thin around the chockstones and by general consensus on UKC climbing at around a III - quite scarey at crux with my single axe but felt great !
jandyd05 - Solo O/S - 08/Jan/11

nice gully, not bad conditions
ezclimber - Solo O/S - 08/Jan/11 with phil timms, mark ansty, steve smith

tom_holdsworth - AltLd - 06/Jan/11 with Will Taylor

Hidden - Solo - 04/Jan/11

AB1965 - Solo - 03/Jan/11 with Rich Ball

The Bad Cough - Solo O/S - 03/Jan/11 with Christian Minett, Tom Williams, John Sealey, Paul Beacall

thin in places, nioce climb
uncontrollable - AltLd O/S - 03/Jan/11 with Alan B

Mostly good snow, apart from a short gap of loose scree in the middle.
Monkey_Alan - AltLd rpt - 03/Jan/11 with Frodo Stickel

jon22 - Solo - 03/Jan/11 with The Bad Cough

Hidden - Solo - 02/Jan/11

Thin in sections
tractorbachcoch - AltLd O/S - 02/Jan/11 with Peter

Neve ok lower down, good towards the top. Unpleasant thin bit over some scree about half way up. Tricky bare section above that requiring some mixed climbing which merited III 3.
Misha - Solo O/S - 02/Jan/11

jparry75 - Solo - 01/Jan/11 with emlyn

fun route, not as much ice as i had hoped for on the stepper bits making them abit turfy. but still great fun
al123 - Solo O/S - 31/Dec/10

craigjfjones - Solo - Dec/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 29/Nov/10

Hidden - AltLd - 28/Nov/10

Soft snow. Descended A Gully.
Monkey_Alan - AltLd O/S - 13/Mar/10 with Jack Finney

Good fun.
Hjort - Solo O/S - 12/Feb/10 with Emlyn Roberts

emlynroberts - Solo - 12/Feb/10 with Toby Vye

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 08/Feb/10

Hidden - Solo - Feb/10

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Jan/10

Rich Kay - Lead - 17/Jan/10 with Darren H

A bit of a battle in brutal conditions...the pleasure is purely retrospective.
Nicholas Livesey - AltLd - 10/Jan/10 with Andy Dann, Jeff Smith

Hidden - Solo O/S - 09/Jan/10

Karen took her new axes for their first outing. Snow was some what unconsolidated but there was some ice.
thecurlyone - Lead O/S - 01/Jan/10 with Karen Mottart

Hidden - Lead - 2010

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Feb/09

donkster - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/09 with DaveNW

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Feb/09

Hidden - Solo - 07/Feb/09

Finished by visiting the Summit of Y Garn, beautiful day, awesome first winter day out!
RachelP - 2nd O/S - 24/Jan/09 with Chris, Adrian

Constant spindrift from halfway.
Rich Kay - AltLd - Jan/09 with sherp

Martyn - Solo O/S - Mar/06

Loose snow low down,nicely frozen mixed section after the gully turns right.Blasted by very strong winds on the summit slopes.After a night bivvying.
Rich Kay - Solo O/S - Feb/06 with sherp

Rampikino - Solo - 27/Nov/05 with Liz Hay

Hidden - Solo rpt - 2004

Hidden - 02/Jan/01

Poor snow conditions
John Roe - AltLd - 29/Dec/00 with Bob Orrells

rlrs - AltLd - 2000

michaelb1 - Lead - Feb/91 with B & J Marshall

Hidden - Solo - 20/Jan/80

Hidden - Solo - 1980

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Jonny M, jacob shieldhouse hadley, Babybear, CM1992, SimonHolloway1, Rachel Kingham

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