Grotto Falls** WI3
[wet wet wet! warm sunny day at Grotto Canyon, 2 kb]20m, 2 pitches. walk up the frozen cascade.
Climb the first bulge to a platform. A set of bolts on the left can be used to establish a belay, or continue up onto the top to run into a single pitch.
Again use bolts on the top left, unless the ice has buried them, then you can place a screw belay or sling off the trees.

Photo: wet wet wet! warm sunny day at Grotto Canyon © Mike_Gannon
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Roger Cruse - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/15 with Kris

My first ice lead!! Lead as two pitches for anchor construction and multipitch practise.
JoeMortimer - Lead - 03/Jan/15 with Pierre Hungr

keithlambley - 2nd - 26/Jan/14 with Jeff H

Climbed with Jake, felt like easy WI3
Noodles - Solo O/S - 17/Dec/13

Hidden - Solo rpt - 05/Mar/13

jamesgr87 - Lead O/S - 23/Feb/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Feb/13

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

keithlambley - AltLd - 04/Feb/13 with Richard H, Christine R

Ly-Cilph - Lead O/S - 28/Jan/13 with Damien C

Climbed with Brydan, linked p1 and 2 for a mega climb, sweet route but easy grade 3 fo sho.
Noodles - Lead O/S - 02/Jan/13

Very Wet
Jack Loftus - Solo - 22/Dec/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 22/Dec/12

Andrew_ing - Solo - 22/Dec/12

samrad - Solo - 21/Dec/12 with Jack Loftus, nick

Lead the first pitch to set up a top rope for a bit of a play. Not really WI3.
George Ormerod - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12

Good nick, left hand side is steeper and more aesthetic as its closer to the rock. Lovely canyon to climb in. Novelty of walking up a frozen river to get to it. Saw the paintings on the rock on the way in aswell which was cool!
geoff.comley - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/12 with Dan Carrol

manik - Solo O/S - 10/Mar/12 with Yvonne Sell

The Bad Cough - Lead O/S - 21/Feb/12 with Christian Minett

The Bad Cough - 2nd rpt - 21/Feb/12 with Christian Minett

adie84 - Feb/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Dec/11

very easy but fragile ice
Mike_Gannon - Lead rpt - 16/Mar/11 with Barry Robley

Should rename this the water slide.
Mike_Gannon - Lead rpt - 03/Mar/11

ran out into a single pitch. lots of dinner plate ice.
Mike_Gannon - Lead rpt - 20/Jan/11 with Alex Chevrier

Alex Chevrier - 2nd RP - 20/Jan/11 with Mike Gannon

First WI lead
Mike_Gannon - Lead rpt - 13/Jan/11 with Alex Chevrier

Alex Chevrier - 2nd - 13/Jan/11 with Mike Gannon

Climbed all over this for hours. left and right. Got onto climbing mixed shelf on the left hand side
Mike_Gannon - TR O/S - 06/Jan/11

damn broke at the top just before I seconded and poured all over us.
Mike_Gannon - 2nd O/S - 04/Jan/11 with Brian Merry

Climbed this years ago
maria85 - AltLd rpt - Jan/11 with Jules

maria85 - AltLd rpt - Dec/10 with Mike

chris.mac - Mar/10 with twid

Hidden - Lead - Feb/10

carl_123 - Lead O/S - 03/Jan/10

Hidden - Lead - Jan/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Mar/09

James B - Lead O/S - 26/Feb/09 with Nick

michael83 - Lead O/S - 20/Feb/09 with Mark

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Feb/09

Only first pitch, then ran away cos I was soaking and it was minus 30!
HIGHTOWER - 2nd - 29/Jan/08 with Rhys

FrankW - AltLd rpt - 13/Dec/07 with Joe

FrankW - Lead O/S - 09/Dec/07 with Joe

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jan/07

zero six - Lead O/S - 2007

Hidden - AltLd - Dec/06

Nigel Coe - 2nd - 25/Feb/04 with Mike Hammill

endless winter - Lead - Feb/03 with Jason

kp64zl - Lead - Feb/03 with Chris Imray

Hidden - 2002

Christian Beck - AltLd - 2002

tomkhoward - AltLd - 1999 with John Spear

freeheel47 - AltLd - Feb/95

Hidden - Lead O/S - Mar/92

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