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jennym32 30/Apr -

Wintery conditions still

Hidden 02/Apr Solo
Hidden 12/Mar Solo
Hidden 07/Mar Solo
Hidden 06/Mar Solo
CathS 06/Mar Solo

In descent. Felt a lot steeper than I remember at the top!

Gman 06/Mar Lead

Used for descent after climbing Gully 2.

with Jack
John Eley 06/Mar Solo

In descent, steep at the top

PeteMc 06/Mar Solo
Hidden 05/Mar Solo O/S
MarcyBoy87 05/Mar Solo

Saved four guys at the summit.

with Ian
petegunn 03/Mar Solo
with Davina
Hidden 03/Mar Solo
mrphilipoldham 03/Mar Solo rpt
Hidden 02/Mar Solo
chiverstom 28/Feb Solo O/S
91dave 28/Feb Solo rpt

In descent, after Striding Edge. Step down was much easier, as someone had cut some decent snow steps.

trish1968 28/Feb -
arandall 28/Feb Solo rpt
Hidden 28/Feb -
matt_batchelor 28/Feb Solo
sammo247 28/Feb Solo O/S
holly138 27/Feb Solo

In descent

with Cat G
91dave 27/Feb Solo O/S

Descent after Gully I. The step at the top from summit plateau to ridge was fun.

Hidden 27/Feb Solo
arandall 27/Feb Solo O/S
Pete Pozman 26/Feb Solo rpt

A bit sugary at the top. In descent

Petarghh 26/Feb -
with James Gray
Hidden 25/Feb Solo
scottmarcberry 25/Feb Solo

Used in descent. Steeply banked out from the summit with solid neve all the way.

crowberry gully 24/Feb Solo
tommylongfellow 20/Feb Solo

In descent. Massive cornice and ridiculous winds

Zoomer 18/Feb Lead rpt

Short roping a novice in descent.

with A Student
IainMay 15/Feb Solo O/S
with Timothy May
Andrew Holden 14/Feb Solo
Matt1234 13/Feb Solo O/S
Hidden 13/Feb Solo
Hidden 13/Feb Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Feb -
mrphilipoldham 11/Feb Solo O/S

In descent

Wesley Orvis 07/Feb -
Hidden ?/Feb Solo
dapperdan 23/Jan -
mrowlings 20/Jan Solo
Jimmy1976 17/Jan Solo O/S

Much easier than Striding. Carried on to Catsycam.

with Craig, Jon
Simnel 16/Jan Solo
with Pete Middleton, John H, Ian
Hidden 16/Jan Solo O/S
miriamclaire 16/Jan -
RUDIN.J.D.H 16/Jan Solo
Hidden 07/Jan Solo
Wesley Orvis 01/Jan -
Callum Anderson ??/2016 AltLd
with Andy Sallabank
Ross McGibbon ??/2016 -
MJLangley ??/2016 Solo O/S
Wesley Orvis 23/Nov/15 -
AnnaLazz ?/Sep/15 -
Lindh 15/May/15 -
RobSimpson 17/Mar/15 Solo

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

Hidden 14/Mar/15 TR
Hidden 14/Mar/15 Solo
SteveM 01/Mar/15 -
with Kat
yossarian714 01/Mar/15 Solo O/S

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

noteviljoe 01/Mar/15 Solo
kitkat78 01/Mar/15 Solo
with SteveM
pblurton 25/Feb/15 -

Roped up for the last bit

with Johnny
stuartR 22/Feb/15 -
Wesley Orvis 21/Feb/15 Solo
Roger Burrows 21/Feb/15 Solo O/S
tommylongfellow 14/Feb/15 Solo

In descent

Maywood96 11/Feb/15 Solo
duncanedgley 08/Feb/15 -
dasc 08/Feb/15 Solo

In descent

with doug
summerse 08/Feb/15 Solo O/S

In decent three times on the day

Hidden 07/Feb/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 07/Feb/15 Lead
nevets1984 07/Feb/15 Lead O/S
artmal 07/Feb/15 Solo
Simnel 06/Feb/15 Solo

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

with Alan, Pete Middleton
bantamdave 04/Feb/15 Solo O/S
with Rob Hunt
Hidden 04/Feb/15 Solo
Hidden 02/Feb/15 Solo
Ed 02/Feb/15 Solo
Hidden 01/Feb/15 Solo
sjbrook 01/Feb/15 Solo rpt

In descent

with Tom R
Avinash Aujayeb 01/Feb/15 2nd
with Paddy cave
Avinash Aujayeb 01/Feb/15 -
with Paddy cave
Hidden 24/Jan/15 Solo
farmus21 ?/Jan/15 Solo

In descent.

with Sam Radcliffe
ArranLaird ?/Jan/15 -
Dale Finnie ??/2015 -
JamesRich 29/Dec/14 Solo O/S
with Paul Rich
Hidden 29/Dec/14 Solo O/S
George Milligan 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

with clure
Shaun Spavin 25/Dec/14 -

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

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

winter conditions

with shaun spavin
Wesley Orvis 06/Dec/14 -

No spikes needed but definitely cosmetically white

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


with Beth
Stephen Shaw 06/Sep/14 Solo
MFB 08/Jun/14 -
with James
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 -
with Gavin Parker
jonathan_doyle 01/Mar/14 Solo O/S

Full winter conditions

joe_lancs 01/Mar/14 Solo
Hidden ?/Mar/14 Solo
andy gittins ?/Mar/14 Solo
with Annette
Marshall ?/Mar/14 Solo
with Dan Wiseman
Coops_13 22/Feb/14 Solo O/S


Hidden 16/Feb/14 Solo
Andrew Lodge 16/Feb/14 Solo
with Tony, Steve
Tony Ryland 16/Feb/14 Solo
Rob Rocket 04/Feb/14 -
freemanTom 02/Feb/14 -
with Jonny Sims, Amy Till
Mr Messy ?/Feb/14 Solo rpt
Hidden ?/Feb/14 2nd
Chirs 30/Jan/14 Solo
Tim Rodgers 25/Jan/14 Solo
Gareth-Evans ??/2014 Solo O/S
OllieF 30/Sep/13 -
with Ben
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

with Nick
Petarghh 29/Mar/13 Solo
Hidden 09/Mar/13 Solo O/S
trish1968 07/Mar/13 -
Hidden 07/Mar/13 -
asmith37 23/Feb/13 Solo
with Liz, Bex Leigh
bantamdave 17/Feb/13 Solo O/S


with Murray
bantamdave 17/Feb/13 Solo


with Murray
aljones91 15/Feb/13 Solo

winter conditions, accent route.

Olli-C 12/Feb/13 Solo


Moritz L 12/Feb/13 Solo
Simnel 02/Feb/13 Solo

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

with Mark
dakidunn 02/Feb/13 Solo
dakidunn 02/Feb/13 Solo
smithjmw46 26/Jan/13 -
hfac 20/Jan/13 Solo
bantamdave 20/Jan/13 Solo O/S

Winter conditions tough. Minus 5 dgrees at summit

with Martin
Truan 18/Jan/13 Solo O/S

Winter conditions (decent)

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

In descent

with Amy Till
Timo Austino 11/Dec/12 Solo
with 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
with Foggy
Elastic Jones 06/Dec/12 Solo rpt
Hidden 05/Dec/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 03/Dec/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Dec/12 -
Tim Rodgers 02/Dec/12 Solo
with 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
with simon
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
themountaintamer 19/Feb/12 Solo O/S
themountaintamer 19/Feb/12 Solo O/S
dellboy 18/Feb/12 Solo
jon59 31/Jan/12 Solo
Elastic Jones 24/Jan/12 Solo rpt
Hidden 27/Dec/11 Lead O/S
RM199 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...

with Ian, Mark
dakidunn 18/Dec/11 Solo

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

munki1971 18/Dec/11 Solo
a13x 18/Dec/11 Solo

descended to approach red tarn cove to do Viking Buttress

with 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 -
with 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.

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


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

In descent

with James Smith
McDan 01/Dec/10 -
McDan 01/Dec/10 -
Hidden ?/Dec/10 Solo O/S
ParkFace 30/Nov/10 Solo O/S
with 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


Hidden 28/Nov/10 2nd
Tightsgirl 27/Nov/10 Solo
Andrew1 27/Nov/10 Solo
with Hulda
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 -
with 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 -
with 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
jason 28/Feb/10 Solo O/S
with manmike
Olli-C 27/Feb/10 Solo
with Moritz
Hidden 27/Feb/10 Solo O/S
Moritz L 27/Feb/10 Solo


Hidden 27/Feb/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Feb/10 Solo O/S
mitch 18/Feb/10 -
francois 14/Feb/10 -
with Lorna
Hidden 13/Feb/10 Solo O/S
Elastic Jones 13/Feb/10 Solo
ollyroberts 10/Feb/10 -
with Kyle
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.

with Scott Barnett
Hidden ?/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

with Anna, Mark, Dave
dknibb 30/Jan/10 Solo
with Gavin
amaciejk 30/Jan/10 Solo
with Gavin
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
with 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!

with 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
with The Ancestors
djmarko75 ?/Jan/10 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/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
with Cat
cubehead 20/Dec/09 Solo
mol 19/Dec/09 Solo

in decent

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

My first winter day on the fells.

with 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
with Christine Hall, Dave Wilberforce, Ian Birtwistle
ccraigg22 05/Dec/09 Solo O/S
martinbettridge06 ?/Dec/09 Solo
Hidden 01/Sep/09 -
radsbow ?/Sep/09 -
Hidden 05/Aug/09 Solo
Hidden 11/Jul/09 -
benny_m 27/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/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 -
with Darren & Chris
Timo Austino 08/Feb/09 -
with Nats
snakebite 08/Feb/09 Solo

Descent via Swirral

with Andy Knight
snakebite 08/Feb/09 Solo rpt

Second descent of the day

with 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!

with 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
with 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.

with gede gibons
munki1971 14/Dec/08 Solo O/S

Descent in darkness after climbing Gully 2

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
with 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
with Chris L & Dom
Somerset swede basher 11/Jan/08 Solo O/S

In descent

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

Full on winter conditions.

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

in descent

with 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 -


with Ash
Matt Bulmer 10/Dec/07 Solo


with 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 -
with gareth robarts
Foxache 22/Apr/06 Solo O/S
Will Smith 10/Apr/06 Solo

In descent.

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

lovely winter conditions!!

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

Winter skills weekend

Elastic Jones 25/Feb/04 Solo O/S
Hidden 19/Feb/04 Solo
Phil1967 ?/Feb/04 Solo O/S
with BMRT
Dave Mason ?/Feb/04 Solo
Nigel Bond 24/Jan/04 Solo
FrankW 17/Jan/04 Solo O/S
with Laura
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
with Brian Dunford, Sally Russell
CathS 16/Feb/02 -

In descent. Roped up to practice moving together.

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

After Striding Edge.

Gman ?/Jan/99 Solo O/S
kjbix ??/1998 -
with Ewan Peacock
Hidden 05/Jan/97 Solo
icescrew ?/May/95 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Jan/90 Solo
Pete Pozman ??/1987 -
mikej 10/Feb/85 Solo
with Mike Byles, Rick Naylor, Geoff Williams
Hidden 09/Jan/77 AltLd
Hidden ??/1976 -
Seymore Butt ??/1965 -
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