Italian Right-Hand** IV 4
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Photo: Italian Right Hand (if I remember correctly), Ben Nevis © John Marsland
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eilidh_m - 2nd O/S - 11/Apr/15 with Willie Milne

luckyjim - AltLd - 05/Apr/15 with D Helm

martinbettridge06 - Lead - 05/Apr/15 with david harvey

The best climb iv ever done
david harvey - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/15 with martin

Nice but soft ice. Abbed off from the top of the steep section.
Steven Andrews - AltLd O/S - 04/Apr/15 with Tom Shaw

Ewanski - 04/Apr/15 with Stuart M

wilkinscl - AltLd - 02/Apr/15 with Edward shelly

P1 CW, P2 ES, P3 CW, P4 ES, P5 CW (moved together to the top). Great ice on the first pitches but then poor snow conditions after that. Took Tower Ridge to the summit.
morpcat - AltLd O/S - 02/Apr/15 with wilkinscl

still fat and blue, great combination of mostly first time axe placements and good screws.
Webster - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/15

Adam Long - AltLd - 23/Mar/15 with Richard Barson

Timothy Miller - Solo O/S - 22/Mar/15

First IV, 4 lead. Led full 60m from base of route, and hit the end of the rope 10m from the end of the icefall. Hanging belay on ice screws was necessary. Abbed down from tat
steve7734 - AltLd O/S - 21/Mar/15 with Brian Hodgson

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Mar/15

Lead to the start of the ice then Brodie abb off and headed to Central Gully Right-Hand.
mzchambers - AltLd O/S - 17/Mar/15 with Brodie Hood

Finished up Tower Ridge for the full experience.
Paul Figg - AltLd - 14/Mar/15 with Andy Brown

Hidden - Lead - 13/Mar/15

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Mar/15

Working. Quick hit from hut at16.:15 once weather had passed through.
akhughes - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/15

gavmac - 28/Feb/15

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Feb/15

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Feb/15

joe_lancs - AltLd - 20/Feb/15

peter neden - AltLd - 16/Feb/15

P2 lots of spindrift.
Curly Rich - AltLd O/S - 16/Feb/15 with gmc

Hidden - AltLd - 15/Feb/15

peter neden - 2nd - 15/Feb/15

bullwinkle - 2nd O/S - 15/Feb/15 with Alan

Did 2 pitches and then abbed off (in one ropelength) from top of main difficulties. A really nice pitch.
nickdonohue - AltLd - 15/Feb/15 with Alan FRCC, Tim FRCC

Mr.Billiams - AltLd O/S - 14/Feb/15 with Russell

good 4 for the grade
jaggy bunnet - AltLd - 14/Feb/15

Finn Curry - 2nd - 14/Feb/15 with Paul Warnock

Cracking couple of pitches, main ice pitch great value
MrRiley - AltLd O/S - 11/Feb/15 with Debbie Lee

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Feb/15

alan barnes - AltLd - 10/Feb/15 with tom sylvester, julie baum

Neil Hamlet - 2nd - Feb/15

davkeo - Solo O/S - 20/Jan/15

Piers Harley - 26/Mar/14 with Carl, Jeremy Windsor

Chris L Hill - AltLd O/S - 13/Apr/13 with Rich Hines

Dougbart - 06/Apr/13 with TIm

P1-me, p2-J, p3-paul. Lovely wall of ice on p2. Abb'd from end of p3
Batt - AltLd - 01/Apr/13 with James Hoyes

Good for a short day. Rach led the first pitch, I led the plumb second pitch and Paul led an easy third pitch. Abseiled back down the route.
Hoyes - AltLd O/S - 01/Apr/13 with Paul S, Rachel B

Rickrick - AltLd - Apr/13

Great ice on the main pitch. Abseiled after this pitch, and then climbed the main pitch of Italian Climb.
Ken Applegate - Lead - 17/Mar/13 with Andrew

Continued up Tower Ridge to make a day of it!
luckyjim - AltLd - 17/Mar/13 with D Helm

Great ice. Abbed off after the first pitch.
Craig Holden - 2nd O/S - 17/Mar/13

Well stepped out, straightforward climbing, traversed over and descended Broad Gully.
Captain Solo - Solo - 13/Mar/13

owaring - 2nd dog - 12/Mar/13

danieleaston - 2nd - 09/Mar/13

Jack00 - AltLd O/S - 09/Mar/13 with Olly

Pitch 2. Descended broad gully.
ollyroberts - AltLd O/S - 09/Mar/13 with Jack

Matthew Robinson - AltLd - 09/Mar/13 with Bob

furbrow - AltLd - 09/Mar/13 with Ruth L

Nice ice climb-ab of insitu gear after second crux pitch.With Matt UKC
bobpilgrem - AltLd O/S - 09/Mar/13

Hidden - AltLd - 08/Mar/13

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Mar/13

Did first two pitches and then abseiled back down to save topping out.
Andy Hewison - 2nd - 06/Mar/13 with Pete Jackson, Mark Chadwick
PAJames - 02/Mar/13

Jim P1, Me P2 - good icefall, nice and sustained. great ice conditions. Blue sky day.
stratandrew - AltLd O/S - 01/Mar/13 with Jim Symon, Gareth Williams

gw3285 - 2nd - 01/Mar/13

Hidden - Mar/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Feb/13

ClimberJimmyB - AltLd O/S - 23/Feb/13 with Dan Matthewman

GlennWatson - Solo - 22/Feb/13

Simon Allcock - 2nd O/S - 21/Feb/13 with Wilki

Hidden - AltLd - Feb/13

greglad - Feb/13

tim20 - 2013

captain - 2013

The Bad Cough - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/11 with Christian Minett, Tom Williams

Led P1. Had intended to do regular route, but couldn't find any gear in upper gully, so waited for team to finish on RH, and belayed in the pegs. Mark led P2, which was steep towards the top, but had good ice and pro. Abseiled off at this point.
Karlos - AltLd O/S - 11/Mar/11 with Mark B

Hidden - Lead - 21/Feb/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Feb/11

Hidden - Lead - 2011

Hidden - 2011

First pitch was thin, not enough ice to take screws, so unprotected and hence my lead. Main pitch looked a bit cruddy (so my lead again) but was actually thick water ice all the way, great condition and well protected (5 screws!) - not steep and only III in these conditions. Pitch 3 (Carmen) was steep snow with a short ice step. I took a variation to pitch 4, on the right, to take in another short ice fall (more like IV). Two more pitches to the top. Too tired to finish up Tower Ridge, and couldn't work out the right place to traverse to Broad Gully, so abbed off - a mistake, as it took us 3 hours!
Simon Caldwell - AltLd - 11/Apr/10 with Carmen

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Mar/10

Nice climb with first 2 pitches in pretty good nick. We abbed off after 3 pitches as the remainder of the route is a easy snow climb. Led P1 & P3.
stevez - AltLd O/S - 25/Mar/10

isi_o - 2nd - 10/Mar/10 with Jamie Bankhead

Note to self; buy more ice screws before leading ice pitches, drink less whiskey the day before.
Spence22 - Lead O/S - 21/Feb/10 with Wil

morsy - AltLd - 31/Jan/10 with peter duggan

Led the second, crux pitch. Ice was cruddy and slightly insecure! In-situ belays were good though!
Ken Applegate - AltLd - 18/Jan/10 with Johan Urbano

Johann - AltLd O/S - Jan/10 with Scott Kirkhope

Hidden - 2010

lukehunt - AltLd O/S - 08/Feb/09

felixthelion - AltLd O/S - 08/Feb/09 with luketheape

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 11/Apr/08

dangates - Apr/08 with Robin Torrie

simon_D - 2nd O/S - 27/Mar/08 with George McEwan, Andy Johno

mgg - 2nd - 26/Mar/08

Brilliant grade IV ice pitch led by Evan. Continued up the normal route before finishing up Tower Ridge from the little tower.
Gman - AltLd O/S - 25/Mar/08 with Evan

Phill_ Thompson - AltLd dnf - 2008 with Lucy Prins

Hidden - 2007

innesmac - 2007

Not great conditions, steep first pitch, thin second pitch, moved together inadvertantly at top, finsihed up the queues on tower ridge in great weather.
smithaldo - AltLd O/S - 18/Mar/06 with Clegg

Dave Kerr - AltLd - 18/Feb/01 with Steve Wells

Warm up climb - just did the first pitche.
Treadsoftly - 2nd dnf - 18/Feb/01 with Mike Lates

Chad123 - Feb/00 with Mark Crampton

NickJH - Lead O/S - Feb/00

plain kitten - Solo - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 29/Mar/91

Hidden - Solo - 19/Mar/87

John Marsland - 2nd - 18/Feb/86 with Dave Soles

Lone Rider - AltLd - 12/Jan/85 with Jules Thomson

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