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Number Four Gully** I

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This climb is in 370 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

Hidden - Solo - 28/Apr/14

In decent, cornice is still huge and the bergschrund is even bigger! Looked to be about 15m deep!
Webster - 08/Apr/14

Hidden - 2014

In decent. Abbed past the cornice and initial steep section.
Mr. K - Solo O/S - 20/Apr/13 with Simon Perry, Masa Sakano

Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/Apr/13

Hidden - Solo - 06/Apr/13

Rickrick - AltLd - Apr/13

TRFrost - Solo O/S - 31/Mar/13 with N. Price

Tim Rodgers - Solo - 30/Mar/13 with Davey Briggs

Great conditions and no cornice
darrenasquith - Solo - 29/Mar/13

Descend
climber34neil - 12/Mar/13

In descent
easers - Solo - 05/Mar/13

Descent
alastairbegley - Solo - 03/Mar/13 with Richard Nicholson, David Martinez Majo

Hidden - Solo - 03/Mar/13

Slick - Solo - 03/Mar/13 with Alastair Begley

Stefan_Morris - Solo O/S - 02/Mar/13

Descent
Julian Prieto - Solo - 02/Mar/13

Descent
alastairbegley - Solo - 02/Mar/13 with David Martinez Majo

Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Mar/13

Descent route
bradholmes - Solo O/S - 01/Mar/13 with Chris Bonner

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Feb/13

augustus trout - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/13 with Gareth Williams

wupert - Solo - 25/Feb/13

Descent. Abbed over the cornice.
spearing05 - Solo - 25/Feb/13 with Andrew

Descent
alastairbegley - Solo - 24/Feb/13 with Alex Winter

ferdia - Solo O/S - 23/Feb/13 with Tom Everett

Descent
alastairbegley - Solo - 23/Feb/13 with Nick Russell, Alex Winter

Hidden - 23/Feb/13

mark12345 - Solo - 23/Feb/13

Descent
alastairbegley - Solo - 22/Feb/13 with Nick Russell, Alex Winter

Hidden - Solo - 22/Feb/13

Hidden - Solo - 21/Feb/13

moose ridd - Solo - 21/Feb/13 with M.Sadler

Descent.
Monkey_Alan - Solo O/S - 21/Feb/13 with Tom Starks

thedatastream - Solo O/S - 20/Feb/13 with J25

J25 - 20/Feb/13 with JP

Hidden - Solo O/S - 20/Feb/13

Descent
thomaspomfrett - Solo - 20/Feb/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 18/Feb/13

Hidden - Solo - 18/Feb/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/13

Anhibian - Solo O/S - 17/Feb/13 with Jared Kelvey-Brown

Hidden - Solo O/S - 17/Feb/13

andybrown114 - Solo - 09/Feb/13

As a decent route
a13x - Solo rpt - 09/Feb/13 with Ed Cromwell, Caspian, Jordan Phethean

Descent.
olekemi - Solo - 09/Feb/13 with Mark G

Hidden - Solo - Feb/13

Chris dyer - Solo O/S - Feb/13 with Tom Moores, Jack pile, Josh sims, Sam Hackney

with matt, tom, lewis and josh.
joe hallam - Solo O/S - 16/Jan/13 with matt hardy

carl_123 - Solo - 12/Jan/13

carl_123 - Solo - 12/Jan/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 12/Jan/13

Hidden - Solo - 11/Jan/13

Descent
Yourlead - Solo - 11/Jan/13 with Graham Penny

mrginna - 10/Jan/13

jack01 - 10/Jan/13

Hidden - 10/Jan/13

With uni
lecko - Solo - Jan/13

Nordie_matt - 2013

Hidden - 2013

ewen75 - Solo O/S - 2013

Hidden - 2013

Andrew Holden - Solo - 2013

Hidden - 2013

Descent
Darrell Read - 29/Dec/12 with Oliver Mentz

Descent
spragglerocks - Solo - 29/Dec/12 with Si Coldrick, James Hoyes, Rachel Batt

Descent after climbing Number Three Gully.
Hoyes - Solo O/S - 29/Dec/12 with Simon C, Rachael S, Rachel B

In descent. With Rach, Si and James as a short day out having been up No 3
Batt - Solo - 29/Dec/12

laurence_falconer - 18/Dec/12 with UBES

UBES_Bristol_Expeditions - 18/Dec/12 with Laurence Falconer

Hidden - Solo - 17/Dec/12

Plenty of snow, not much of a cornice at top but blowing a blizzard so never reached summit
Gompertz - 2nd - 15/Dec/12 with James Charatan

Hidden - Solo RP - 12/Dec/12

Steve Wakeford - Solo - 12/Dec/12

Hidden - Solo - 01/Dec/12

Decent Route
Adamski1986 - Solo - Dec/12 with Eamon Hanlon

Hidden - Dec/12

Used as a descent
mzchambers - 28/Nov/12 with Fioan

Hidden - Solo rpt - 28/Nov/12

peebles boy - Solo - May/12

lumbard - 26/Mar/12

DefenderKen - Solo O/S - 24/Mar/12

nickcj - Lead - 24/Mar/12

Hidden - Solo - 17/Mar/12

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

Snow quite soft lower down got better higher up, No cornice due to thaw.
thomas - Solo - 10/Mar/12 with Phil burling, Mark Robinson and Paul Whitehead

Very easy nick today, no axes and crampons needed! Continued onto summit on skis, great day out....
Chad123 - Solo - 04/Mar/12

In decent
Jimmy1976 - 04/Mar/12 with Kenny

As a descent route
JezzaCat - Mar/12 with Ben

Steve Woollard - Solo - 28/Feb/12

jim.barritt - 26/Feb/12 with Amanda Redvers

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Feb/12

NoelleG - Solo - 26/Feb/12 with nick smith, Claire Molloy

Hidden - AltLd - 26/Feb/12

Claire Molloy - Solo - 26/Feb/12 with Nick Smith

Climbed up then skied down. Cornice was fine, no rope required. Snow was if good nick for skiing.
galpinos - Solo - 25/Feb/12 with Chris, Tim & Guy

Descent, after tower ridge Descent at night on WML course
lithos - Solo - 17/Feb/12

Descent Again
jasoncash - Solo O/S - 15/Feb/12 with Andy Cash

Descent
jasoncash - Solo O/S - 14/Feb/12 with Andy Cash

Hidden - Solo - 14/Feb/12

In descent.
Theeni - Solo - 13/Feb/12

texuspete - Solo O/S - 13/Feb/12 with Jeff Smith, Mark Bishop, Andy Dann, Ben Robotham

down twice, once abbed first bit to clear cornice, must work on retrievable axe abseil..
radioshed - Solo - 11/Feb/12

Descent after doing tower gully.
Jones_88 - Solo - 04/Feb/12

From NF carpark, descended No.4 gully. 10.5 hours.
epic ed - Solo - 03/Feb/12 with Greg, John Barrett, Ben M

Jones_88 - 03/Feb/12

Hidden - 01/Feb/12

davesa - Solo - Feb/12

Straight forward accent and decent!
Fullhog - Solo - 29/Jan/12

Hidden - Solo - 28/Jan/12

Descent after Two Step Corner
Marq - Solo - 28/Jan/12 with Mike Nuttall LMC

andybrown114 - Solo - 28/Jan/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/Jan/12

Down climbed this down to the CIC hut.
stephenarnold - Solo O/S - 16/Jan/12

Tom.Priestley - Solo - 15/Jan/12

Descent.
tompilgrem - Solo O/S - 14/Jan/12 with Dad

descent after ledge route.
colin fagan - 14/Jan/12

Descent
bobpilgrem - Solo - 14/Jan/12 with Tom

SnowdonGypsy - Solo - 12/Jan/12

Blurgy319 - Solo - Jan/12

Hidden - Solo - Jan/12

centurion05 - 2012

goatee - Solo - 2012

bandersnatch - Solo - 2012

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/Dec/11

Descent.
Chris Ellyatt - Solo O/S - 15/Oct/11 with John Hall

Hidden - Solo - 28/Apr/11

Hidden - 10/Apr/11

Descent from the climbs
theycallmefrodo - Solo O/S - 27/Mar/11

Descent
J Brown - Solo O/S - 26/Mar/11 with RK

andybrown114 - Solo - 26/Mar/11

In descent after Thompsons Route
Moonstone Hippy - Solo - 06/Mar/11

keith hal - Solo - 05/Mar/11 with Peter Berwick

Hidden - Solo - 05/Mar/11

Used as descent route after having climed Number Two Gully and summited.
SPD224 - Solo - 05/Mar/11

Descent
stouffer - Solo - 05/Mar/11

Descent
frecro - Solo - 05/Mar/11 with Mike Cross

In descent. Abseiled the first steep bit.
chrissy - Solo - 05/Mar/11

Used as descent route off the summit
Adi Hooper - AltLd - 03/Mar/11 with Roger Ward

Hidden - Solo O/S - 03/Mar/11

Twice in descent.
JamesRoddie - Solo O/S - 02/Mar/11

emiln - Solo - 02/Mar/11

Pete23 - Solo - Mar/11

Hidden - Solo - 28/Feb/11

Twice (28/02 & 1/03 2011) used as the decent route. Lowered the first rope length.
iansm - 2nd - 28/Feb/11 with Linda, Martin (Wilf)

Hidden - Solo - 28/Feb/11

Timo Austino - 27/Feb/11

pete1993 - Solo - 22/Feb/11

maherp - Solo O/S - 21/Feb/11 with SMC

iforwms - Solo O/S - 21/Feb/11

Hidden - Solo - 20/Feb/11

MartinN - Solo O/S - 20/Feb/11

Hidden - 17/Feb/11

Hidden - 17/Feb/11

Used as descent, twice.
Caspar - 17/Feb/11 with Mike Kann

headin' doooon
Timo Austino - Solo - 12/Feb/11 with Nats

Simon Preuss - Solo - Feb/11

Drew M - Solo - Feb/11 with Ed Feldman

mikespooner - Solo - 30/Jan/11 with Matt Kendall

In descent, through a slot helpfully provided!
Moonstone Hippy - Solo - 29/Jan/11 with Phil

paddywalsh11 - 29/Jan/11

Descent
georgenvk - Solo O/S - 29/Jan/11 with martina

Downclimbed after doing Ledge Route.
MarkyGee - Solo O/S - 29/Jan/11 with Mike Hood, Stu Howie

Descent after climbing Point Five.
Merlin - Solo O/S - 28/Jan/11

np134 - Solo O/S - 27/Jan/11 with A. Singleton, N. Howett

descent
jack_eadie - Solo - 26/Jan/11

Andy Moles - Solo - 26/Jan/11

Harry Holmes - Solo O/S - 23/Jan/11 with liam ingram

Hidden - Solo O/S - 23/Jan/11

Hidden - Solo - 23/Jan/11

Hidden - Solo - 23/Jan/11

Hidden - Solo - 23/Jan/11

Climbed in a group as part of winter skills course.
Ice Axe Arrest - Jan/11

Descent
Matthew Dieumegard-Thornton - Lead - Jan/11

Hidden - 2011

adie84 - 2011

PAJames - 2011

Paul Boggis - Solo - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Tenko - 2011

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Dec/10

In descent x2
fall-line - 12/Dec/10 with Sarah Kirton, Alex Tuck

Doogleman - Solo - Dec/10

In descent
Moonstone Hippy - Solo - 27/Nov/10 with Phil

In descent, still plenty of snow in it.
Moonstone Hippy - Solo - 01/May/10

Descent
Dustin - Solo rpt - 22/Apr/10 with Pat Ingram

Descent
Dustin - Solo O/S - 21/Apr/10 with Pat Ingram

rustyclimber91 - Solo O/S - 19/Apr/10 with liam

Down.
Liam Ingram - Solo O/S - 18/Apr/10 with Thomas Rust

Used as descent.
geoff.comley - Solo O/S - 18/Apr/10 with Mark Cadman

For descent.
masa-alpin - Solo O/S - 03/Apr/10 with Claudia

In descent.
iceicebaby - Solo - 29/Mar/10

In decent
The Mountain Goat - Solo rpt - 29/Mar/10

descent
ritid - Solo - 25/Mar/10

descent
ritid - Solo - 23/Mar/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 23/Mar/10

In descent
edmitchell - Solo - 20/Mar/10 with Pete Davis, kitty duncan

Hidden - Solo - 21/Feb/10

Descent after walk up tourist path from Glen Nevis
martin one - Solo - 09/Feb/10

used to descend
pudding - Solo - Feb/10 with alex peace, alex winter

ojp - Solo O/S - 29/Jan/10

descent
asmith37 - Solo O/S - 25/Jan/10 with Matt Todd

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Jan/10

Walk up to CIC, up Coire Leis headwall, Ben summit, descent down Number 4.
Moonstone Hippy - Solo - 02/Jan/10 with Jenny, Robin

As part of a course, first Winter Climb. Loved it.
Tom Campbell - Solo - Jan/10

Descent Only
Highball_Mike - Solo - 2010 with john craske

colinthrelfall - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - Solo - 2010

Descent
Protheroe - Solo O/S - 13/Dec/09 with Clay and Rob

Clay C - Solo O/S - 13/Dec/09 with Rob, Gareth

Descent
R_W_M - Solo - 13/Dec/09 with Clay, Gareth

Hidden - Solo O/S - 12/Dec/09

In decent
The Mountain Goat - Solo O/S - 18/Apr/09 with Dom Sellers

descent after Tower Ridge
Simon Caldwell - 11/Apr/09 with Carmen and Rob

Down
t_stork - Solo O/S - 21/Mar/09 with Steve Walls and Johannes

Descent after Tower Ridge
Rachel Somerville - Solo - 18/Mar/09 with Mike Freeman

Hidden - Solo - 18/Mar/09

Hidden - Solo dnf - 16/Mar/09

Descent.
Becky E - Solo - 24/Feb/09 with Phil Lee & Andy Kilby

Hidden - Lead - 20/Feb/09

chris_j_s - 18/Feb/09 with Catherine Speakman, Angela Sankey

mikemartin - Solo - 14/Feb/09

Moonlight descent after Tower Ridge
Cardi - Solo - 09/Feb/09 with Collin (Sarah's dad)

Hidden - Solo - Feb/09

viking - Solo - Feb/09

mr.benton - Feb/09

Hidden - Solo - Feb/09

Descent.
scottbecker - Feb/09

Hidden - Solo - 08/Jan/09

Decent route. In the dark. Fairly poor conditions.
Caspar - Solo - 04/Jan/09 with Mike Kann

Descended
KeithW - Solo O/S - 02/Jan/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Jan/09

Descent
joeydurkin - Solo - 02/Jan/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Jan/09

Hidden - Solo - Jan/09

Decent Route, steep at top, lots of avalanche debris.
Andy Hewison - Jan/09

CT6419 - Solo - 2009

Hidden - Solo - 2009

rossn - 2009

Hidden - Solo - 31/Dec/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/Dec/08

Mike Parker - Solo - 30/Dec/08 with Dan Parker

Jonny M - Solo O/S - 29/Dec/08 with Helen Tsai

GiveHerHelen - Solo O/S - 29/Dec/08 with Jon Moulding

Eddie1234 - Solo O/S - 27/Dec/08 with Phil Hall

Used as descent after climbing Raeburn's Easy Route (II***).
Merlin - Solo O/S - 27/Dec/08 with George Blackbourn

In Descent
Katharine.eaton - Solo O/S - 14/Dec/08 with Dom

Hidden - 21/Apr/08

More of a decent route then a climb.
steven - 11/Apr/08 with Matt Rushton

In descent
Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 24/Mar/08 with Al Royal

henbot - Solo O/S - 23/Mar/08 with James Irvine

Descent
Phil1967 - Solo - 17/Mar/08 with Bruv

Down climbed with abseiL AT start after ascending number 3
mauchie - Solo - 17/Mar/08 with Alec Holden

leeangell - Solo O/S - Mar/08 with Lee Parsons

done in decent
viking - Solo - Mar/08

Down
Lawrie Brand - Solo O/S - 17/Feb/08 with David Lowell

Hidden - Solo - 16/Feb/08

dj_brigham05 - 16/Feb/08 with Chris Thain

Hidden - Solo - 16/Feb/08

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Jan/08

Part of a Course
peas65 - Solo - 21/Jan/08

mills85 - 21/Jan/08

in descent
jl - Solo O/S - 03/Jan/08 with Brad

Hidden - Solo - Jan/08

vincentvega - 2008 with danny robb, kevin k

Sean Kelly - 2008

smac - 2008

Hidden - Solo - 06/Apr/07

brianrunner - AltLd - 27/Mar/07 with martina

Hidden - Solo - 25/Mar/07

machars - Solo - 24/Mar/07

used in descent
fizzy_elephant - Solo O/S - 23/Mar/07 with Lloyd Betsworth

In Decent
PanzerHanzler - Solo O/S - 13/Mar/07 with Adrian Fagg, Ian Whitehead

SteveMyatt - 2nd O/S - 27/Feb/07 with Mark Fairbank

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Feb/07

Hidden - Solo - 22/Feb/07

markfairbank - Solo - 21/Feb/07 with Jagged Globe

first climb on the ben, well imprest.
Russell Lovett - Solo O/S - 18/Feb/07

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

In decent
HIGHTOWER - Solo - 10/Feb/07 with Jonno, Jimmy

Zoomer - Solo - 06/Feb/07

Descent route, steep over lip so careful at first, but then the most awesome bumslide ever! My trousers didn't agree though.
mountainbagger - 2nd - Feb/07 with Mrs Mountainbagger

descent after north gully creag coire na ciste
andy hunter - Lead - Feb/07 with andy and graeme w

Far to much snow
Gav Parker - Solo - Feb/07

Hidden - Lead - Feb/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/Jan/07

in descent after after no 2 gully. Abbed over cornice off marker post!
davefount - Solo O/S - Jan/07 with Will, Alex and Ian

Hidden - Solo - 2007

keith leonard - Lead - 2007 with wife

jamestheyip - 2007 with Descend

Descent after climbing Number 3 Gully Buttress
BruceG - 18/Mar/06

Descent route
johnjb - Solo O/S - 18/Mar/06 with Steve J

Descent after Ledge Route
Allan Young - Solo O/S - 05/Mar/06

Obviosuly in descent, like everyone else, though I do remember the top being dodgy that day
jimorothy - Solo - Mar/06 with Rachel Crolla

Descent
Howard J - Solo - 03/Feb/06

alexr - Solo - Feb/06 with Si

DaleB - Feb/06 with GD

Hidden - Feb/06

Hidden - Solo - Feb/06

First winter route, loving it!!
Rob Laird - Solo O/S - 30/Jan/06

munnsy - 2nd - 28/Jan/06

descent
andymoin - Solo O/S - 28/Jan/06 with Magnes Josnon

Descent.
CathS - 26/Jan/06 with Jane

Will Smith - Solo - 04/Jan/06 with Mel and Steve

Hidden - Solo - Jan/06

skimble - Lead - Jan/06

John Kettle - AltLd - 2006

mike kann - Solo O/S - 2006

Hidden - 2006

Descent
barney_edin - Solo - 2006 with Phil A

Hard Snow and Icy Conditions. Reached summit at 7:30pm
maxflirt - Solo O/S - 04/Dec/05 with Bear, Geordi Mark, 6 Pack Rob, Jordanna

Hidden - Solo - Apr/05

sam coward - Solo - Apr/05 with Jamie and Dunc

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Mar/05

Hidden - 12/Mar/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - Mar/05

Descended
DavPk - Solo - 20/Feb/05 with Tom Parkin

petehaz - Solo - Feb/05 with Eoin

Andrew1 - 2nd - Feb/05 with Andy Lewington

Hidden - Feb/05

Captain Solo - Solo - 27/Jan/05

First ever winter route! It eve ngot abit exciting near the top what with only having one axe and encountering some neve while avoising the corniche :)
Si dH - Solo O/S - 10/Jan/05 with Mark Reid

Hidden - Jan/05

industrialiceman - Solo - 01/Mar/04

Descent following Green Gully
Gman - Solo O/S - Mar/04 with Carl

bms - Solo - 21/Feb/04 with BCS

malc - Solo - 19/Feb/04

K9 - 2nd - Feb/04

DerwentDiluted - Solo - Feb/04

Hidden - Solo - Feb/04

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Feb/04

Hidden - 2nd - Jan/04

In Descent
tom_holdsworth - Solo - 14/Dec/03 with Will Taylor

Jamie B - Lead - Dec/03 with Kris, Dani and Darren

Hidden - Solo - 17/Mar/03

In descent.
gripped01 - 2nd - Mar/03 with Jon Naylor

in descent - several times!
tubby two - Mar/03 with Tinky

in descent
niall_mac - Solo - Apr/02

Gibson27 - Solo - 2002

tom_holdsworth - Solo - 20/Dec/01

Winter Mountain Proficiency course at JSMTC
cham749 - Feb/01

Solo descent
BenTiffin - Solo - Feb/01 with Dan Robinson

Hidden - 2001

Hidden - 18/Mar/00

akhughes - 2000

ski descent
graeme gatherer - 2000

Jacob Ram - Solo - 23/Mar/98 with anthony aylett

abbeywall - Apr/97

Marti999 - Lead - Feb/97

In decent. A bit of a cheat tick!
iskra2000 - Solo - 20/Jan/97 with Mark Smith

Hidden - Solo - 09/Dec/96

Hidden - Solo - Jan/96

descent after going up no 2.
Simon Caldwell - Solo - 14/Mar/93 with Martin

Andy Say - Solo - 1992

Hidden - Solo - 23/Dec/90

luckyjim - Solo - Jan/90

Hidden - Solo - 1990

Rob Kennard - 1988 with Paul Andrews

Hidden - Solo - 1987

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Solo - 1985

johnkeith - 1985

Hidden - 1985

Martin Haworth - Solo - 1985

mark-abz - Solo - 16/Feb/83

Hidden - 1983

sacdenouilles - Solo - Mar/82

Nigel Bond - Solo - 16/Mar/81

Hidden - 1975

used in ascent and descent from 1962
David Smith - Solo - 1962

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Style of ascent

Soloed267 of 370 (72.2%)
Lead13 of 370 (3.5%)
Followed11 of 370 (3.0%)
Alt Leads5 of 370 (1.4%)
Unknown74 of 370 (20.0%)

'Climbed'271 of 370 (73.2%)
clean O/S93 of 370 (25.1%)
clean rpt4 of 370 (1.1%)
clean RP1 of 370 (0.3%)
dnf1 of 370 (0.3%)