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ClimberDateStyleNotes & Partners
Lindh 15/May -
RobSimpson 17/Mar Solo

Decent neve at the top. Not much snow lower down.

Hidden 14/Mar TR
SteveM 01/Mar -
yossarian714 01/Mar Solo O/S

In descent. Full winter conditions above about 750m - felt pretty sketchy without crampons.

noteviljoe 01/Mar Solo
pblurton 25/Feb -

Roped up for the last bit

stuartR 22/Feb -
Wesley Orvis 21/Feb Solo
Roger Burrows 21/Feb Solo O/S
tommylongfellow 14/Feb Solo

In descent

Maywood96 11/Feb Solo
duncanedgley 08/Feb -
dasc 08/Feb Solo

In descent

summerse 08/Feb Solo O/S

In decent three times on the day

tsl42 07/Feb Solo O/S


Hidden 07/Feb Lead
nevets1984 07/Feb Lead O/S
artmal 07/Feb Solo
Simnel 06/Feb Solo

In descent on the way to Red Tarn Gully 3 (eventually)

Alan, Pete Middleton
bantamdave 04/Feb Solo O/S
Rob Hunt
Hidden 04/Feb Solo
Hidden 02/Feb Solo
Ed 02/Feb Solo
Hidden 01/Feb Solo
sjbrook 01/Feb Solo rpt

In descent

Tom R
Avinash Aujayeb 01/Feb 2nd
Paddy cave
Avinash Aujayeb 01/Feb -
Paddy cave
Hidden 24/Jan Solo
farmus21 ?/Jan Solo

In descent.

Sam Radcliffe
ArranLaird ?/Jan -
JamesRich 29/Dec/14 Solo O/S
Paul Rich
Hidden 29/Dec/14 Solo O/S
Wesley Orvis 27/Dec/14 -
ClareM.123 25/Dec/14 -
joem 25/Dec/14 -

Up and down, axe useful but no crampons used

Shaun Spavin 25/Dec/14 -

Christmas day , weather conditions, snow,ice, low cloud, low visability.

Hilary Critchley
Hilary Critchley 25/Dec/14 TR O/S

winter conditions

shaun spavin
Wesley Orvis 06/Dec/14 -

No spikes needed but definitely cosmetically white

Hidden 06/Dec/14 -
OllieF 24/Sep/14 -


Stephen Shaw 06/Sep/14 Solo
MFB 08/Jun/14 -
ColdAndWet 15/May/14 Solo
Andrew Cotter 03/May/14 -
henry.jeffreys 01/Mar/14 Solo O/S

Coming off Helvellyn

Hidden 01/Mar/14 Solo
Dave Wearing 01/Mar/14 -
Gavin Parker
jonathan_doyle 01/Mar/14 Solo O/S

Full winter conditions

Joseph Fennel, Matt Amos
Hidden ?/Mar/14 Solo
andy gittins ?/Mar/14 Solo
Marshall ?/Mar/14 Solo
Dan Wiseman
Ross.Cooper 22/Feb/14 Solo O/S


Hidden 16/Feb/14 Solo
Andrew Lodge 16/Feb/14 Solo
Tony, Steve
Tony Ryland 16/Feb/14 Solo
Rob Rocket 04/Feb/14 -
freemanTom 02/Feb/14 -
Jonny Sims, Amy Till
Mr Messy ?/Feb/14 Solo rpt
Hidden ?/Feb/14 2nd
Tim Rodgers 25/Jan/14 Solo
OllieF 30/Sep/13 -
richie4088 09/Aug/13 -
wezzie 22/Jun/13 Solo O/S

Summer conditions in the drizzle and rain. Exit off of Helvellyn.

Hidden 22/Jun/13 Lead O/S
ClareM.123 09/Jun/13 -

used as descent from Helvellyn, forming a horseshoe with Striding edge. Summer conditions.

dakidunn 06/Apr/13 Solo
Hidden 03/Apr/13 Solo
JulianD 01/Apr/13 Solo

Easy descent on a beautiful day

Petarghh 29/Mar/13 Solo
Hidden 09/Mar/13 Solo O/S
asmith37 23/Feb/13 Solo
bantamdave 17/Feb/13 Solo O/S


bantamdave 17/Feb/13 Solo


aljones91 15/Feb/13 Solo

winter conditions, accent route.

Olli-C 12/Feb/13 Solo


Simnel 02/Feb/13 Solo

In descent (twice)on the way to red tarn gullies 1 & 2

dakidunn 02/Feb/13 Solo
dakidunn 02/Feb/13 Solo
hfac 20/Jan/13 Solo
bantamdave 20/Jan/13 Solo O/S

Winter conditions tough. Minus 5 dgrees at summit

Truan 18/Jan/13 Solo O/S

Winter conditions (decent)

Hidden 17/Jan/13 Solo
gnospellius ??/2013 -
Hidden 13/Dec/12 Solo
Hidden 12/Dec/12 AltLd O/S
Hidden 12/Dec/12 Solo
Simnel 11/Dec/12 -
Dave, Alan, Pete Middleton
freemanTom 11/Dec/12 Solo

In descent

Amy Till
Timo Austino 11/Dec/12 Solo
Martin Lucas
lithos 10/Dec/12 -

descent (again) after Viking with will, always fun, never hard

Strachan 08/Dec/12 Solo

As descent from Gully 1

johnrich 06/Dec/12 2nd
Hidden 05/Dec/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 03/Dec/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Dec/12 -
Tim Rodgers 02/Dec/12 Solo
Mark Anstiss, Paul Davison, Ian Davison, Rod Molyneux
John Holden 02/Dec/12 Solo O/S
freemanTom 02/Dec/12 Solo

3 times in descent

CKegan 02/Dec/12 Solo
Goose4 01/Dec/12 -


Goose4 01/Dec/12 -


Pohil 01/Dec/12 Solo O/S
Wesley Orvis 03/Nov/12 -

deep snow on November 3rd?

Hidden 29/Aug/12 Solo
Hidden 20/Aug/12 Solo
smithjmw46 04/Aug/12 -
themountaintamer 19/Feb/12 Solo O/S
themountaintamer 19/Feb/12 Solo O/S
dellboy 18/Feb/12 Solo
jon59 31/Jan/12 Solo
Hidden 27/Dec/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Dec/11 Solo O/S
Rob Rocket 20/Dec/11 Solo
Simnel 18/Dec/11 Solo

Nice day out went over to Fairfield and St Sunday crag afterwards. Role on a freeze thaw...

dakidunn 18/Dec/11 Solo

Awesome winter day out, clear, beautiful, blue skies. Awesome

Hidden 18/Dec/11 Solo
a13x 18/Dec/11 Solo

descended to approach red tarn cove to do Viking Buttress

Katy Boreham, Jordan Phethean, James Stokes
IanHope 18/Dec/11 Solo O/S
Alan Dixon 10/Dec/11 -
stouffer 10/Dec/11 Solo
trivett 03/Dec/11 -
Steve ward
Howard J 03/Dec/11 -


waiting for snow ?/Dec/11 Solo
Hidden 15/Oct/11 -
baldie_chick 14/May/11 Solo
Cadairmanuk 11/May/11 Solo
Hidden ?/Mar/11 Solo
lumbard 16/Feb/11 Solo O/S
wildrover220 30/Jan/11 Solo O/S
no_more_scotch_eggs 22/Jan/11 Solo

in descent. slushy snow over hard base.

Russell Lovett 09/Jan/11 Solo rpt

Solo reversed. Climbed together but did not rope up.

alan taylor
Hidden 08/Jan/11 -
mark20 01/Jan/11 Solo O/S
tiga271 01/Jan/11 Solo
31770 ??/2011 -
Hidden 27/Dec/10 Solo dnf
Adi Hooper 19/Dec/10 Solo
joeydurkin 19/Dec/10 Solo


Ali B
gordon henderson 19/Dec/10 Solo
Mike Hewitt 14/Dec/10 Solo β
Shepp, Phil Hewitt
Andrew_ing 08/Dec/10 Solo
lumbard 08/Dec/10 Solo O/S
tomtom89 05/Dec/10 Solo
Chris, Jack
ChrisWills 05/Dec/10 Solo
Tom Dewhurst
stouffer 04/Dec/10 Solo
apd 04/Dec/10 Solo O/S

In descent

James Smith
McDan 01/Dec/10 -
McDan 01/Dec/10 -
Hidden ?/Dec/10 Solo O/S
ParkFace 30/Nov/10 Solo O/S
Dan Ives, Thomas Buckman, Rob Stordy
Petarghh 29/Nov/10 Solo


Justin Tracey 28/Nov/10 Solo
The Mountain Goat 28/Nov/10 Solo O/S
Mr. K 28/Nov/10 Lead O/S

In descent, in the dark, with 5m visibility. Good fun!

Nigel Coe 28/Nov/10 Solo


Tightsgirl 27/Nov/10 Solo
Andrew1 27/Nov/10 Solo
Hidden 27/Nov/10 Solo
Hidden 26/Nov/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 26/Nov/10 Solo O/S
themountaintamer 08/Sep/10 Solo
Hidden ?/Sep/10 -
Will Hunt 29/Aug/10 -
Daisy Rae
Hidden 12/Aug/10 Solo O/S
BigHell 12/Jul/10 -

Climbed through here so so many times

dpe 04/Jun/10 Solo

in descent

Hidden 21/May/10 Solo
Gav Parker 13/Mar/10 Solo
Dave Wearing 13/Mar/10 -
Gavin Parker.
Hidden 12/Mar/10 Solo
HansUDes 03/Mar/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 28/Feb/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 28/Feb/10 Solo
Hidden 28/Feb/10 Solo O/S
jason 28/Feb/10 Solo O/S
Olli-C 27/Feb/10 Solo
joe.91 27/Feb/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 27/Feb/10 Solo
Hidden 21/Feb/10 Solo O/S
mitch 18/Feb/10 -
francois 14/Feb/10 -
Hidden 13/Feb/10 Solo O/S
ollyroberts 10/Feb/10 -
the colonel 10/Feb/10 Solo
Gav Parker 10/Feb/10 Solo
Hidden 07/Feb/10 Solo
jimorothy 01/Feb/10 Solo

In descent as approach to climbs via Brown Cove Crags.

Scott Barnett
WillCass ?/Feb/10 -
Jenko 31/Jan/10 Solo
Shuttsie 31/Jan/10 2nd O/S
chris_j_s 30/Jan/10 Solo

Descent route

Petarghh 30/Jan/10 Solo
Hidden 30/Jan/10 Solo
gav 30/Jan/10 Solo

Up Striding, down Swirral

Anna, Mark, Dave
Hidden 30/Jan/10 Solo
amaciejk 30/Jan/10 Solo
pete.hutchings 28/Jan/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 24/Jan/10 Solo O/S
Caralynh 23/Jan/10 Solo
Hidden 23/Jan/10 Solo
Craig Geddes 23/Jan/10 Solo
Ellie Ames
Hidden 17/Jan/10 Solo O/S
Calder 09/Jan/10 Solo O/S
sk8world19 07/Jan/10 Solo

fantastic day edge caped in powder!

Scott Walker, Tom Oliver
Jonny M 03/Jan/10 Solo O/S
Justin Tracey 03/Jan/10 Solo
Marq 03/Jan/10 Solo
mbambi 01/Jan/10 Solo

descent after striding edge

Alex Winter ?/Jan/10 Solo
The Ancestors
djmarko75 ?/Jan/10 Solo O/S
WillCass ?/Jan/10 -
Hidden ?/Jan/10 Lead
MarkDavies36 ??/2010 Solo O/S

Used in ascent and descent numerous times

Hidden ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 -
stix 31/Dec/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 31/Dec/09 -
Rampikino 28/Dec/09 Solo
cubehead 20/Dec/09 Solo
mol 19/Dec/09 Solo

in decent

Jesse Dufton 19/Dec/09 Solo
IanHarrison 18/Dec/09 Solo

My first winter day on the fells.

Ian Lawton
stukent 13/Dec/09 Solo
Sam-westcott 12/Dec/09 -

with stu, adam and mike in decent

Woodiee 12/Dec/09 Solo O/S
Christine Hall, Dave Wilberforce, Ian Birtwistle
ccraigg22 05/Dec/09 Solo O/S
martinbettridge06 ?/Dec/09 Solo
WillCass 01/Sep/09 -
radsbow ?/Sep/09 -
Hidden 05/Aug/09 Solo
Hidden 11/Jul/09 -
benny_m 27/Jun/09 Lead O/S
WillCass ?/May/09 -
PanzerHanzler 17/Feb/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 16/Feb/09 Solo
TerryB 14/Feb/09 Solo β

Beautiful winter conditions. Visibility poor on descending to Swirral Edge. Used the nearby cairn and footprints to guide onto the ridge. Crampons had broken higher up on Helvellyn so glad that I had an Ice-Axe.

Hidden 10/Feb/09 Solo
Jack00 08/Feb/09 -
Darren & Chris
Timo Austino 08/Feb/09 -
snakebite 08/Feb/09 Solo

Descent via Swirral

Andy Knight
snakebite 08/Feb/09 Solo rpt

Second descent of the day

Andy Knight
Zoomer 07/Feb/09 Solo
DannyMac 07/Feb/09 Solo
Hidden 06/Feb/09 Solo
lithos 04/Feb/09 Solo

descent at end of day - always nice

pebbles 04/Feb/09 Solo

descent, trailing along slowly behind the others - what a girly slowcoach!

rob guido keith
jmaskill ?/Feb/09 Solo O/S
Richiehill 31/Jan/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 25/Jan/09 Solo
Allan Young 07/Jan/09 Solo O/S
Steve Turner
tomhull ??/2009 -
tjmillen ??/2009 Solo
Simnel ??/2009 Solo
Russell Lovett 14/Dec/08 Solo rpt

Done before but not with so much snow cover, we did this climb as a walk via striding edge and the sumit of helvelyn.Was in full winter condition.

gede gibons
Hidden 14/Dec/08 Solo O/S
Simon Hodgson 13/Dec/08 -
Hidden 08/Dec/08 -
Hidden 06/Dec/08 Solo β
Hidden 06/Dec/08 Solo
Hidden ?/Dec/08 Solo
Chris Ellyatt 11/Jul/08 Solo O/S
Nick Herbert, Mark Herbert
dan_the_dingo 25/Mar/08 Solo
Neil Pacey 23/Mar/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Feb/08 Solo O/S
igneouscarl 22/Feb/08 Solo

Walked several times

Hidden 17/Feb/08 Solo O/S
Martin Haworth 11/Feb/08 Solo
Hidden 02/Feb/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 19/Jan/08 -
Hidden 13/Jan/08 Solo
Hidden 12/Jan/08 Solo O/S
pdisney 12/Jan/08 Solo
Chris L & Dom
Somerset swede basher 11/Jan/08 Solo O/S

In descent

Daniel Sutherland 05/Jan/08 Solo O/S
Lindsay, Sam, Rob, Vittoria
Mr. K ?/Jan/08 Solo O/S

Full on winter conditions.

Beth Flatres
waiting for snow ?/Jan/08 Solo
frecro ??/2008 Solo

in descent

Malcolm H-S and Pete
Sean Kelly ??/2008 -
Sianny ??/2008 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2008 Solo
Hidden 30/Dec/07 Solo
Will Smith 11/Dec/07 -


Matt - BodyPoint 10/Dec/07 Solo


Andrew Wood
Hidden ?/Dec/07 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Dec/07 Solo O/S
Nigel Bond 28/Nov/07 Solo
LewisDale 31/Oct/07 Solo O/S

set off, with no kit, from patterdale at 6pm, to the summit ascending swirral edge, descending striding edge. No snow but wet and dark.

dlr8984 19/Aug/07 -

Wet and misty day.

fivestar ?/Aug/07 -
Hidden 01/Mar/07 -
Hidden ?/Feb/07 Solo O/S
lewk_c 26/Jan/07 Solo O/S

Descent Route

Hammy 25/Jan/07 Lead
Ian Roberts ??/2007 Solo O/S
dasdo ??/2007 Lead
tony wood ??/2007 -
gareth robarts
Foxache 22/Apr/06 Solo O/S
Will Smith 10/Apr/06 Solo

In descent.

Dave Pisaro
Nigel Bond 05/Apr/06 Solo
no_more_scotch_eggs ?/Apr/06 Solo

in descent

Hidden 11/Mar/06 Solo
Nicos 04/Mar/06 Solo O/S
keith leonard
steven ?/Feb/06 Solo O/S
Andy Taylor
Stone Muppet ??/2006 -
petegunn ??/2006 Solo
Danny Crump 18/Oct/05 Solo
James Delarre
Nigel Bond 24/Mar/05 Solo
2RoyalAnglian ?/Feb/05 Solo O/S

lovely winter conditions!!

tim essex
Hidden ?/Jan/05 -
Hidden ??/2005 Solo
TAG_UTLEY ??/2005 Solo

Winter skills weekend

Hidden 19/Feb/04 Solo
Phil1967 ?/Feb/04 Solo O/S
Dave Mason ?/Feb/04 Solo
Nigel Bond 24/Jan/04 Solo
FrankW 17/Jan/04 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Jan/04 Solo
clive-greenwood ??/2004 Solo
scott gibson ?/Dec/03 Solo
Nigel Bond 10/May/03 Solo
Nigel Bond 30/Dec/02 Solo
tobydunford ?/Apr/02 Solo O/S
Brian Dunford, Sally Russell
CathS 16/Feb/02 -

In descent. Roped up to practice moving together.

Kate Lane
Nigel Bond 16/Feb/02 Solo
innesmac ??/2002 -
Phil West 05/Feb/00 Solo O/S
David Atherton
Hidden ?/Feb/00 Solo O/S
The Mountain Goat ??/2000 Solo O/S
Ben lad ??/2000 -
Calum3610 ??/2000 Solo
Tubroos! ?/Nov/99 Solo

After Striding Edge.

Gman ?/Jan/99 Solo O/S
kjbix ??/1998 -
Ewan Peacock
Hidden 05/Jan/97 Solo
icescrew ?/May/95 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Jan/90 Solo
Pete Pozman ??/1987 -
mikej 10/Feb/85 -
Mike Byles, Rick Naylor, Geoff Williams
Hidden 09/Jan/77 AltLd
Hidden ??/1976 -
High f3
Mid f3
Low f3
High I/II
Mid I/II
Low I/II
High I
Mid I
Low I
Votes cast 23
Votes cast 20
Style of ascent
Alt Leads
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