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Number Two Gully Buttress*** III

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This climb is in 78 logbooks, and on 31 wishlists.

Last of the day. Perfect ice & neve, an unalloyed joy to climb.
KeithW - Solo O/S - 05/Apr/13

lead the ice pitches which were in excellent condition but snow very sugary. Belays were hard to find!
Koon - AltLd O/S - 01/Mar/13 with Mhairi martin

scottidog - AltLd O/S - 17/Feb/13 with Dave K

2010_graham - AltLd O/S - 16/Feb/13

Bob1984 - AltLd - 09/Feb/13 with Graham Davies, Andrew Broadway

Slightly sugary ice low down, but plenty of solid stuff as well. Rock very iced up making it hard to find suitable belays. Great day out.
andybroadway - AltLd O/S - 09/Feb/13 with Bob Wilson, Graham Davies

Hidden - 2013

Very thin/mixed bottom pitch, top pitches were in reasonable though lean nick.
mikedelderfield - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/12 with Steven Delderfield

ste_d - AltLd O/S - 17/Mar/12 with mik

Tarquin - 05/Mar/12 with marcus

Steve Woollard - AltLd - 29/Feb/12 with Joe Bellows

LJKing - Lead - 14/Feb/12 with Piers Harley

Piers Harley - AltLd - 14/Feb/12 with Laurence King

jaggy bunnet - AltLd - 11/Feb/12

a nice climb in good condition 2 good ice poitches
michaelb1 - AltLd - 16/Jan/12

deklan - Solo - 16/Jan/12

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jan/12

luckyjim - Solo - Mar/11

Run out without much gear, Ice was crud. Second pitch variation looks good. May return to do it one day.
baileyswalk - Lead O/S - 26/Feb/11 with Jacqueline, Aoibhinn

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Feb/11

not in great condition
jjax - 2nd - 26/Feb/11 with Aoibhinn, brendan

Good quality the whole way up, poor belays in places though
radioshed - AltLd O/S - 29/Jan/11 with Andy Whale

Mmm spindrift!
awhale - 29/Jan/11 with Matt

Quite pleasant route but hardy any protection. Pretty straightforward climbing.
jamestheyip - AltLd O/S - 23/Jan/11 with Ben Taylor

Really good though the chimney at the start wasn't really a chimney more a thin piece of ice. Greg led the second pitch, snow slope, and I did the third pitch the ice fall. It was amazing!
MPSBunny - AltLd O/S - 03/Jan/11 with Greg Martin

Crusty rubbish on the 1st pitch after the initial ice. No good belays until the top of the second pitch. Third pitch excellent on water ice and neve. Led 2nd pitch and very short 4th pitch to top out.
borderline - AltLd - 02/Jan/11 with FM

rockamont - 2nd O/S - 02/May/10 with AllyO, mini

Hidden - 02/May/10

Well plastered but variable condition. Steep ice pitch to start, easy snow plod across the snow field, the steep ice pitch was quite banked out and very questionable ice (wobbly ice screws!) then a couple more easy pitches to the top. Snow on the finish was questionable having been in the sun. We had real trouble finding good belays which could have been because they were buried under all the snow.
Will Smith - AltLd O/S - 10/Apr/10 with Matt

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Mar/10

Hidden - AltLd - 28/Mar/10

Lead first and third of four pitches. Poor weather. Snow soft on easier angled sections but good snow-ice on steep third pitch. Rock buried. Gear difficult to find.
DavPk - AltLd O/S - 13/Mar/10 with Simon Hayes

Climbed through the clouds on good ice and neve. A good little route.
Ed Saint - 13/Mar/10 with Andy G, Spade

MouseHunter - 2010

colinthrelfall - 2010

Solid though hollow ice to start, then good neve (the powder having been partly cleared by an avalanche sometime in the previous few days). Ice above the snowfield was vanishingly thin so finished up the snow/ice gully on the left. Finished via summit, CMD arete, and 1000 foot bum slide to CIC hut.
Simon Caldwell - AltLd O/S - 12/Apr/09 with Carmen

karinh - 2nd - Apr/09 with Nick, KeithAlexander

Hidden - AltLd - 18/Mar/09

Nick led. place was sort of falling down a little bit.
KeithAlexander - 2nd - Mar/09

Trudge through porridge to get up there but was in ok condition - third pitch was excellent.
markfairbank - Lead O/S - 13/Feb/09 with Mick D

Hidden - Lead - 02/Feb/09

First winter climb
bjlsmith - 2nd - 01/Feb/09 with Spike

barophobe - 2nd - Feb/09

Ross McGibbon - 2009

CurlyStevo - AltLd - 2009

Hidden - Solo - Dec/08

Hidden - Lead - 20/Apr/08

George Ormerod - AltLd O/S - 19/Apr/08 with Roger

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Apr/08

Hidden - AltLd - 27/Mar/08

CIC meet.
Hay - AltLd - Mar/08 with Nick Bowen

Chris L Hill - AltLd O/S - Mar/08 with Gwilym

aged_ape - Lead O/S - 19/Feb/08 with MD

dj_brigham05 - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/08 with Chris Thain

chris2451 - 2nd O/S - Feb/08 with David Brigham

TrollJester - AltLd O/S - 2008 with VARIOUS Throughout 80's+90's

abbeywall - AltLd - 2008

A bit "mixed"
Captain Solo - AltLd rpt - 30/Dec/07 with Mark

brianrunner - AltLd - 27/Mar/07 with martina

Hidden - Solo O/S - 17/Feb/07

Hidden - AltLd - 08/Feb/07

Captain Solo - Solo - 07/Feb/07

david morse - Solo - Feb/07 with chris todd

Hidden - Lead - Feb/07

Jamie B - AltLd - Feb/07 with Ed Morrison

Hidden - AltLd - Feb/06

Hidden - 2006

barney_edin - AltLd - 07/Feb/05 with Sam

Hidden - AltLd dnf - Apr/04

steveP - AltLd O/S - Apr/04 with Ed Coote

crowberry gully - 17/Mar/03 with Ross McGibbon

gripped01 - AltLd - Mar/03 with Jon Naylor

NeilGriffiths - Apr/00 with Tom Hubbard

graeme gatherer - 2000

Raggar - AltLd - 27/Mar/99 with Andy J, Jon B

Marti999 - AltLd - 1997

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/Feb/95

Hidden - Solo - 18/Feb/87

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Style of ascent

Soloed8 of 78 (10.3%)
Lead10 of 78 (12.8%)
Followed10 of 78 (12.8%)
Alt Leads38 of 78 (48.7%)
Unknown12 of 78 (15.4%)

'Climbed'51 of 78 (65.4%)
clean O/S25 of 78 (32.1%)
clean rpt1 of 78 (1.3%)
dnf1 of 78 (1.3%)