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Ticklists: Ben Nevis Gully Climbs.

Andrew Holden 11/Mar Lead
with Miller
climber34neil 10/Mar -

With Mark s

GlennWatson 09/Mar 2nd
with Robin Bennie, Ken Christie
guy757 08/Mar -
Hidden 07/Mar AltLd rpt
Hidden 07/Mar AltLd
Col Kingshott 05/Mar 2nd
Hidden 05/Mar AltLd
martinbettridge06 05/Mar Lead

Pitch 1. Enjoyed, good condition.

andymcronald 04/Mar 2nd

First pitch only which is the only difficult pitch. Abseiled out afterwards.

The Bad Cough 01/Mar AltLd rpt
stephen ashworth ?/Mar 2nd
with Ian hendy
ian hendy ?/Mar Lead rpt
with Stephen Ashworth
Hidden 28/Feb Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Feb 2nd
JWrighty 27/Feb 2nd
Hidden 26/Feb Lead rpt
Roger Pyddoke 26/Feb AltLd
with Alex
Hidden 25/Feb AltLd
Mapleleaf 24/Feb 2nd

Climbed the first two pitches.

with Snow & Ice Jagged Globe
Hidden 18/Feb Lead
Hidden 18/Feb 2nd dnf
mes32 18/Feb Lead O/S

Led first (main) pitch then abbed off. Lovely ice, good screws, great climbing!

planetmarshall 17/Feb Lead


with Mark
Tim Sparrow 17/Feb -

A bit soft in places. Just the first 60m pitch as loads of fresh snow around.

with Ned
nniff 17/Feb -
Stanners 14/Feb 2nd O/S

After much um'ing and arr'ing we decided to go for pitch 1 to finish off the weekend before the long walk out and long drive home. Excellent ice climbing!!! Would of been nice to do the whole thing but much too knackered and too little time.

with Giles
Pete_Stewart 13/Feb 2nd O/S

Did the first ice pitch, then abseiled back down from some in-situ gear

with Joe
Finn Curry 12/Feb 2nd
with Paul Warnock
Hidden 11/Feb -
DavidJP 11/Feb -

First pitch, ok conditions

with Ross
scottmarcberry 10/Feb Lead

The first pitch had running water behind it but there was enough there with good ice. Plenty of powder on the left but was avoided by turning the bulge to the right on to solid ice. Water clearly seen running underneath the 2nd pitch but good neve was found on the right. From the 2nd belay to the cave niche we moved together in loose, knee deep powder (a struggle & pretty hairy) a good thread belay can be found. The traverse was step, thin on ice & loaded with fresh powder. The basin was loaded also & good neve was hard to find. This was also true of the final slope up to the top of Ledge Route that we thought it safer to pitch it to the top as deep powder made progress slow & dangerous. Decent via Ledge route, again this had been loaded with powder & was approached with caution (it was stepped out never the day before). We should have ab'd off the first pitch instead of committing to swimming in powder. The traverse offers interest if you can be bothered to push on.

davkeo 05/Mar/15 Solo O/S

Thaw taking hold. Nice first pitch.

ian hendy ?/Mar/15 AltLd O/S
with Mark Booker
Col Kingshott 28/Feb/15 Lead O/S
Timothy Miller 22/Feb/15 Lead O/S
Phill_ Thompson 15/Feb/15 Lead O/S

Good ice, seemed steep for Tech 4.

with Lucy Prins
Hidden 15/Feb/15 Lead
metrorat 15/Feb/15 AltLd O/S
with Brendan Bailey
Jonny Nick 04/Feb/15 2nd O/S

Seconded Chris and then abbed off from top of first pitch

joeallen28 03/Feb/15 2nd O/S

First pitch then abbed off. First taste of steep ice. Amazing!

mzchambers 02/Feb/15 Lead O/S

Did the first pitch in the morn then. Climb the hole route in the afternoon. Far bit of snow on the upper pitches.

with Ewan L
The Bad Cough ?/Feb/15 AltLd rpt

Carried on up to the cave then stepped right.

with Steve Ashworth, Jack Southward
gingerking ?/Feb/15 Lead
stephen ashworth ?/Feb/15 AltLd
with Paul cubbins, Jack southward
NickJH ?/Feb/15 AltLd O/S
with AClifford
arose 24/Jan/15 Lead

First pitch

with Clients
joesmith 24/Jan/15 2nd

First pitch, then abbed off.

with Jack
JackM92 24/Jan/15 Lead O/S

Abseiled off first pitch.

HaddRoots 24/Jan/15 2nd O/S

Seconded first pitch with guide then abbed off. First proper ice pitch, great climbing!

with Kirkhope, Witold
Lawrie Brand 20/Jan/15 Lead O/S
with Mark Stevenson
Rob Royle 18/Jan/15 2nd

We were planning on climbing The Curtain, however, as we were approaching another team got caught in a slide at the base of the route. Everyone ok but this route was now not an option........ Waterfall Gully was a nice alternative under the circumstances!

with Guide
John McKenna 17/Jan/15 Lead O/S
adie84 ??/2015 -
akhughes ??/2015 -
freemanTom 22/Feb/14 AltLd

Unethical ascent as used guides car park. Not in IV condition first pitch Very banked out. Mostly soft snow plodding. Mostly moved together with 60m of rope out and no runners. Textbook technique!

with Chris Coapes
Hidden 22/Feb/14 -
phil64 19/Feb/14 Lead

so banked out at the moment but good

Hidden ?/Feb/14 Lead
Hidden ??/2014 -
Hidden 24/Mar/13 AltLd
Mr Messy 24/Mar/13 AltLd O/S
with Steve
HardenClimber 21/Mar/13 -

Did as two pairs, on a wild wild day. Pitch at top was quite delicate.

with Ben Wyatt, Adrian Hart, Hamish Gillespie
Hidden 20/Mar/13 2nd
Hidden 17/Mar/13 AltLd
Hidden 17/Mar/13 AltLd
Hidden 17/Mar/13 2nd
Hidden 25/Feb/13 AltLd
2010_graham 17/Feb/13 2nd O/S

Climbed initial ice field to snow ramp and then abseiled down.

with Olle K
Adam T 14/Feb/13 2nd
with Max, Susie
sacdenouilles 12/Feb/13 AltLd

Brillant day. Great view on Gemini. Finish on Ledge Route.

with J F Philippe
Jonny Nick 11/Feb/13 AltLd

Epic, bloody long climb going from the base of the crag to the plateau. Topped out in the dark with gale force winds.

Captain Solo 10/Feb/13 Solo

Start well stepped out, worth continuing to the top of route for the scenery.

olekemi 10/Feb/13 Lead

Climbed the water ice pitches.

with Graham D, Mark G
Hidden 09/Feb/13 AltLd O/S
Hidden 08/Feb/13 2nd O/S
lberry 04/Feb/13 2nd
flett53 ?/Feb/13 2nd
Hidden ?/Feb/13 Lead
Ann S 30/Jan/13 2nd dnf

High winds on the tops meant looking for ice at low levels. We did the first pitch of Waterfall gully -good ice but a shower of water coming down from above us which then instantly froze. Abbed off and walked out with difficulty in strong winds.

with Scott Kirkhope MIC
The Bad Cough 28/Jan/13 2nd O/S
with Philip Ralfs, Paul Beacall
Hidden 28/Jan/13 Lead O/S
captain ??/2013 -
cox 28/Dec/11 AltLd
with mall
Big Lee 20/Mar/11 AltLd O/S

Recce'ed the Curtain but it far too thin so opted for Waterfall Gully. Snow & ice on first pitch was a bit soft and unstable with poor screw protection due to warm temperatures. Continued to top to gain Ledge Route.

Milesy 19/Mar/11 2nd

Nick led myself and craig. Abbed off before big slabby snow basin after difficulties.

with Craig
Hidden 18/Mar/11 Lead O/S
carpguru 26/Feb/11 2nd
squicky 22/Feb/11 2nd dnf

Large piece of ice hit leader so bailed

with Andy Turner, rg1976
tebs 21/Feb/11 AltLd O/S

Abbed off before the basin at the top. Not the greatest route on the Ben.

with Sci
Karlos 20/Feb/11 Lead O/S

Led P1. Plenty of ice, but boomed a little when you kicked it. Stepping out round onto the slabby bit wasn't half as bad as it looked - a great sense of exposure. Explored up to the second pitch, but then retreated as far too windy to continue up onto the ridge. A short day but well worth the walk.

chris smith 19/Feb/11 AltLd
Hidden 18/Feb/11 TR O/S
monkeyman79 18/Feb/11 TR O/S

First pitch on top rope via two variations. Quality ice!

with Roger Mear, David Edmondson
DrJon 16/Feb/11 2nd O/S
with Ed, Elen
Hidden ??/2011 Lead
Hidden ??/2010 AltLd
luckyjim ?/Apr/09 AltLd
with D Helm
Hidden 29/Mar/09 2nd
AB1965 15/Feb/09 -
sdawson1 08/Feb/09 AltLd O/S

nice route

with swifty
steven 06/Feb/09 Lead O/S
with Simon Dawson
cragmanuk ??/2009 -
with Andy Kipling
Hidden 01/Feb/07 -
Hidden 22/Mar/06 AltLd
andymoin 19/Mar/06 AltLd dnf

I led up the first pitch first of IV, 35m of steep water ace, very exciting. Dropped my bag as we had a bite to eat, it skited of down the gully and launched into the air, it was later recovered about 200m down. Russ didn't seam to like the first pitch, got very scared and wanted to retreat, so we abbed down. Great fun wish we could of finished the route as we'd done the hard bit.

with Russel Barbour
jaggy bunnet 11/Mar/06 AltLd
Hidden ?/Feb/05 AltLd
James B ?/Mar/04 -
with Phil
Hidden 13/Mar/99 AltLd
Hidden 10/Mar/99 2nd dnf
Hidden 21/Jan/95 Lead O/S
tlr ?/Jan/95 AltLd
with Nick
uphillnow 02/Feb/91 -

Mike led first pitch then we continued on to Green Gulley and soloed that. All good nick

with Mike Gill
Hidden ?/Feb/87 AltLd
Lone Rider 09/Feb/86 AltLd

Did first pitch of Gemini, then looked at the thedirect on Waterfall before finishing up normal route.

with John Christie
jcw ??/1986 -
with Roger Everett
Hidden 05/Feb/84 2nd
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