Route I*** VI 6
[Topping out onto plateau after an ice route in mid May! The winter that wouldn't die., 2 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.

Photo: Topping out onto plateau after an ice route in mid May! The winter that wouldn't die. © AlH
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This climb is in 17 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead - 08/Feb/14

Ace! thought middle chimney was crux
wupert - 2nd - 08/Feb/14 with Dan Moore

alexmcmillan - 2nd O/S - 07/Feb/14 with Harry Holmes

Harry Holmes - Lead O/S - 07/Feb/14 with Alex McMillan

Two quick pitches.
Adam Booth - AltLd O/S - 18/Feb/12 with Rob Greenwood

A real battle, with a tight squeeze at the top.
Martin Haworth - AltLd O/S - 28/Jan/12 with Andy

First grade VI. Did chimney in 3 pitches. led 1st pitch and final narrow slot....demanding but great route. Had to take sack off for my pitches.Descended ledge route.
Andrew Sloan - AltLd O/S - 28/Jan/12 with Martin Haworth

Continuation of direct start, to make 4 excellent pitches of climbing. I led the first chimney, Scott led the second. Quite a bit of unconsolidated snow beneath an icey crust made it hard going at times.
Ken Applegate - AltLd - 10/Dec/11 with Scott Kirkhope

Crucial ice block collapsed in the final chimney, a fight ensued to pull out of the last chimney over the right hand side face (last bloody move of the route!), 2 falls later and we decided to ab back off. Bastard.
Lamb - AltLd dnf - 20/Feb/11 with Mike Dunn

sgl - AltLd O/S - 10/Dec/08 with Konnie

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

Stopped 40m from the top in thawing conditions + spindrifts. Last chimney was dripping all over...rank.
French Erick - AltLd dnf - 09/Mar/08 with Stuart McFarlane

Greg Boswell - AltLd O/S - 08/Jan/08

akhughes - AltLd O/S - Jan/08 with Steptoe

We walked up with a route in mind and realised that carn dearg was as white as we had ever seen it. So decided to try route 2 direct. Pitch 1 was not in so went for route 1 direct, wanting to traverse back right after. Then, the damned unforecasted thaw clamped on, and damped us! Tried to do the whole of route 1 but had to give up on the ledge and pack it in. The start is 3 piches and was 40+27/8+25 m of climbing (the guide says 70 but we took a more logical line right). It felt like a short route of its own.
French Erick - AltLd O/S - 03/Mar/07 with Stuart McFarlane

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2002

Hidden - 2nd - 1984

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