The Escalator (Winter)* II/III
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This climb is in 47 logbooks, and on 14 wishlists.

Lawrie Brand - Solo O/S - 10/Mar/14

Buried. More Grade I/II than II/III today.
Alastair MacSween - Solo - 26/Feb/13

DougSt - AltLd - 2013 with jeff thorley

Started up Auld Nick and finished up this.
Andy Moles - Solo O/S - 16/Jan/12 with -

First winter climb
HeatReactor - 2nd β - 15/Jan/12

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Jan/12

Darrell Read - Lead - 14/Jan/12 with Simon Hall

Kirill - AltLd O/S - 14/Jan/12 with Paul Bolton

Ant Man Bee - AltLd O/S - 14/Jan/12 with Kirill Spiridonov

alan.rodger - 2nd - 05/Mar/11 with gerhard mors, stephan mors

morsy - AltLd - 05/Mar/11 with gerhard mors/alan rodger

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 27/Feb/11

PeteLoveless - AltLd - 11/Feb/11 with jon

jsrous - AltLd - 11/Feb/11 with Pete L

Fat conditions right now
Heike - Solo - 06/Feb/11 with Matt Dent, Jeremy

Quite a deep snow appron leading to very nice climbing, really enjoyed the route. Weather was fantastic was good to see how to climb on a rope of three.
Adamski1986 - AltLd O/S - Feb/11 with Eamon Hanlon, John Walker

Hidden - 2011

Took direct line up an ice pitch into the Escalator ramp (Drew led it), which was full of powder snow. A pitch of cruddy snow followed up to belay from in situ peg. Next pitch had a mix of cruddy snow and ice. Last pitch an easy snow slope. Mild day. Ice was breaking off easily.
climberuk - AltLd O/S - 23/Jan/10 with Drew

Salvaged something from the day after an abandoned attempt on Brimstone Groove. Decent screw placements at belays, bit of soft snow on the route.
niallk - AltLd O/S - 23/Jan/10 with Willie

Hidden - 2010

gaz.marshall - Solo O/S - 21/Feb/09

Traversed across via Sneer. Good condition but a long run out.
Zoomer - AltLd - 31/Dec/08 with Baz Whale

Hidden - 31/Dec/08

Pleasant easy route on a great day and no one else climbing. In surprising good nick with some good ice.
Chris wilson - AltLd - 27/Dec/08 with Murdo

Started up a bit of old nick hoping it would be in and to avoid ice fall from the party above. Transferred on for the 2nd and exit pitches due to very thin ice on nick, 2nd was a nice pitch with some steep snow and ice.
andymoin - AltLd O/S - 30/Dec/07 with Andy Barret

Sandy P - AltLd - 20/Dec/07 with Chris Plant

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Mar/07

Captain Solo - Solo rpt - 19/Jan/07

wee hippy - Solo - 2007

Chris L Hill - AltLd O/S - Feb/06 with Stuart Shaw

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Jan/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Jan/06

Captain Solo - AltLd - 03/Jan/06 with Mark

latitude - AltLd - 02/Jan/06 with Andy Wilson

Hidden - 2006

thick enough to take a 22cm screw
Tobias at Home - AltLd O/S - 28/Dec/05 with SteveM

SteveM - AltLd - 28/Dec/05 with Tobs

drysori - Dec/04 with Malcolm, Coups, Malcolm

Ben lad - 2003

graeme gatherer - 2000

Andy Say - Lead - 20/Dec/99

seanyt - 2nd - 1997

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1996

OMSKB - AltLd O/S - 01/Mar/92

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Solo - 1992

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Feb/87

Hidden - Solo - 10/Nov/79

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Dustin, sbc_10, crombie, skirton, michaelb1, halfaseesaw, groovy_nut

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hard III0 of 10
III0 of 10
easy III0 of 10
hard II/III3 of 10
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easy II/III2 of 10
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