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Piers Harley 16/Feb AltLd

Full on day, thoroughly recommended! The first pitch felt tough and worth a V grade in its own right. Overall the route felt top end IV (maybe V??)

with Jeremy Windsor
tomdude 15/Feb AltLd

Great climb. Bottom pitch seemed more like V; was more pumped than anywhere on Gemini last week.... Right hand line then back left at the top; another steep ice corner at the very top at the moment.

Hidden 15/Feb AltLd
sgl 13/Feb AltLd
with Bart
Hidden 13/Feb AltLd O/S
Ken Applegate 07/Feb Lead

Brilliant route, with great ice climbing on every pitch.

with Jason
Brendan 07/Feb AltLd O/S

Amazing conditions. First pitch was maybe worth V?

with Joe
GlennWatson 06/Feb Solo
morgan91 02/Feb AltLd O/S
Joe Nunn ?/Feb AltLd O/S

Good climb. First pitch steep forgrade 4. I think we missed a possibly better left hand route. Finish up ramp was great but not steep. Lots of possibilities to mix it up.

with Brendan croft
Tim Sparrow 11/Feb/13 AltLd

First 4 pitches, then up the Serpent as time running short. Easier option but still exciting. Excellent ice climbing, tech 5?

with Geoff Thomas
Captain Solo 10/Feb/13 Solo

An excellent route, the ice pitches just keep coming, felt like tec 4 on a couple of occasions. Good to finally do a route on this part of the mountain.

akhughes 09/Feb/13 Lead O/S

Did the direct. Whole thing on ice, mostly IV, 4 with the odd IV, 5 pitch if you searched them out. A long way.

Jimmy1976 09/Feb/13 2nd O/S

What a great climb. Ice pitch after ice pitch. Good belays but poor protection in between, but I only seconded it so my job was easy...ish.

with Kenny
tjmillen ?/Feb/13 AltLd
with Ian
simon_D 27/Dec/12 AltLd O/S

We did a variation on Nordwand starting at a large chockstone on the Castle ridge face, ice pitch in the middle was fat and nice although brittle and not so chewy, top mixed corner in the dark was awesome! IV, 4 overall with a variety of combinations and finish's possible, a real mountaineers day oot!

with Alex
Hidden ??/2011 -
Ross McGibbon ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2006 -
crowberry gully 23/Mar/01 -

A very long climb, even with some moving together in the middle we did 6 pitches. Atmospheric, a strong mountaineering feel in the middle of a large face. We got the sunless Nordwand atmosphere as well.

with Ross McGibbon
Andy Say 07/Apr/93 Lead
Derek Ryden 30/Mar/75 AltLd O/S

Well banked up. Given grade III when we did it, and that seemed fair. Maybe we didn't follow as direct a line as people do today?

with Brian Evans
uphillnow 10/Feb/75 Lead

on same day as The Serpant

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