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Ticklists: UK's best Diffs and V.diffs, Lakeland's Best Multi-pitch Routes up to HVS.

tobyk 30/Sep Lead O/S
with Andrew Knights
Hidden 28/Sep AltLd O/S
Hidden 21/Sep Lead O/S
Roger Cruse 15/Aug AltLd O/S
with Kris
Wesley Orvis 25/Jul AltLd

Fantastic route serious at vdiff

keith hal 25/Jul Lead O/S

Brilliant climb. Loved it!!

with Iain Mckenzie
atthedropofahat 25/Jul AltLd O/S

Climbed to half way, took the arete direct rather than trending left in a long 45m pitch with very little gear and interesting positions, some possibly HS moves which could have been on 'The Chancel' (not on UKC). Finished up above the chockstone of 'Megalith' which given the description in the new lake district rock is a HVS 5a pitch! Adventurous, loose, long run outs and hard. Well done to Sammy, next time we will take the guidebook with us.

Little AndyH 23/May AltLd
Hidden 23/May Lead O/S
Hidden 23/May AltLd O/S
Johnsulli 20/Apr Lead O/S

Brilliant way to get up scafell pike. Lots of big ledges to sit on and admire the view

with James Higgins
nakedave 09/Apr -

Took a direct line, great rock and fun climbing

clanger ??/2015 -
LakesWinter 13/Sep/14 AltLd O/S
with AD
Martin Bagshaw 11/Jul/14 AltLd O/S
clairemathews 11/Jul/14 AltLd
Ian Stirrups ?/Jul/14 AltLd

cold & windy

with Sue
Dave Warburton 22/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Just spent hours on this hillside. 7am from Leeds back at 00:30...! lovely walk in from Borrowdale, climb, paddle in the stream. The route is nice enough if a little grassy but I never do routes like this. Favourite day.

with Isobel
net 21/Jun/14 AltLd

Fantastic route

with Karen J
Karlos 21/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Looks impressive from the ground and still an enjoyable mountain route, but climbing is a bit stop/start with lots of grassy ledges which breaks up the excitment/exposure/committment - but maybe that's what you want with a VDiff.

with Emma H, Harriet
Harriet Stewart 21/Jun/14 2nd
with Emma, Karl
joe hallam 18/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

brilliant climb in an amazing location. beware of worrying loose looking chunks of rock above belay 5.

with matt dudman
sea_lene 14/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

Learned some good skills for climbing as a three. Good way to get up Scawfell Pike for the first time! A number of memorable sections on the climb = couple of stars I suppose... :-)

with Cathy Woodhead, David Medcalf
DGY 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with John
Hidden 16/May/14 AltLd rpt
Monkey_Alan 03/May/14 AltLd O/S

Led P1,4,6. Delightfully awkward start to P4. Went slightly off-route at the top.

with Trace Sutton, Paul Crowsley
Trace 03/May/14 AltLd
Hidden 21/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Apr/14 2nd
nj.harris ??/2014 -
bobpilgrem 05/Sep/13 AltLd O/S
with Tom
tompilgrem 04/Sep/13 AltLd O/S
with Dad
petegunn 26/Aug/13 AltLd

A good mountain route, very enjoyable. led final pitch.

with Bill, Ash
wildbill 26/Aug/13 AltLd O/S
rob.grafton 20/Aug/13 AltLd
with Chris Wright
Anthony Dixon 20/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Alan
55pete55 21/Jul/13 AltLd
Hidden 20/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
Hidden 06/Jul/13 -
joe_lancs 06/Jul/13 AltLd
jhb0510 09/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Charles Darby, Richard Darby
Hidden 01/Jun/13 AltLd O/S
Richard Kinsman ??/2013 -
Hidden 22/Aug/12 Lead O/S
ollismark 12/Aug/12 AltLd
with Nick West
Hidden 11/Aug/12 AltLd
Hidden 11/Aug/12 AltLd
freemanTom 14/Jul/12 AltLd

Moved together for first half before meeting up with others and my chivalrous nature gained me a rucksack with a full rack and rope . Climbing with 2 rucksack is hard work. Utterly superb route.

with Ben Pearce
Julian Prieto 03/Jun/12 Lead O/S
hector 03/Jun/12 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2012 -
cballard ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 AltLd O/S
Hidden 01/Oct/11 AltLd
Hidden 31/Aug/11 AltLd O/S
55pete55 24/Jul/11 AltLd
Ommuff 30/Apr/11 AltLd
with Marj Ewan
Dave Wearing 22/Apr/11 Lead
with Gavin Parker
Gav Parker 22/Apr/11 2nd

Fantastic position....

alaster tonge 09/Apr/11 AltLd
Hidden ??/2011 AltLd O/S
yashvi 05/Dec/10 2nd
with Edwin Mitchell
melonmike 20/Nov/10 AltLd O/S

Followed for the first 4 pitches, the final 3 were done as one and didn't follow the line of the route-climb the arete, head to the large block, climb the chimney until passed the wedged block, move onto the left hand face and climb this to the top (still enjoyable climbing). Conditions were far from perfect.

with Rob Reglinski, Sarah R
JohnMetcalfe 10/Oct/10 2nd

blue sky in mid October. Rock clean and dry. Quite a bit of jamming required and I think we did an 'alternative' finish that was quite a bit harder than v.diff

with Peter Metcalfe
Peter Metcalfe 10/Oct/10 AltLd
with Jonathan Yates, John Metcalfe
CathS 15/Aug/10 AltLd O/S

Led P3, 5 and 7. We ran P1 and 2 together. Fantastic route, one of the best I've done at this grade. Lovely rough rock, spectacular positions and plenty of technical interest for the grade.

with John Lynch
Hidden 15/Aug/10 AltLd O/S
wiswilson 15/Aug/10 AltLd O/S
with Neil Lloyd
Marc Murphy ?/Jun/10 AltLd
J1PEF 21/May/10 -
jac00 21/May/10 AltLd O/S
with Tom
tomtom89 21/May/10 AltLd
with Jack
Hidden ??/2010 -
mr rob 18/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with ferg
stimpey 13/Sep/09 AltLd O/S
with Pete, Davina
petegunn 13/Sep/09 AltLd
with Davina & Steve
Hidden 13/Sep/09 AltLd O/S
edmund94 08/Aug/09 AltLd O/S
Rog Wilko 30/Jun/09 -

After eyeing up the line from Scafell crag recently we felt we had to do this route. It is a delightful route, probably worth ***. It is consistent in grade with good gear (a simple rack without cams should be fine) and excellent rock. There are no route finding problems and unlike some long Lakes VDiffs (eg Bowfell Buttress) there are no real out of the grade difficulties. All in all a great route for those lacking experience to gain some on a long mountain route. PS Debbie finally got her head on to lead the last two pitches after a desultory start.

with Debbie Wilkinson
Howard J 02/May/09 AltLd

Shared leads, I led pitches 3,5 and 7. A bit damp and greasy lower down, the upper pitches were fine. An enjoyable climb.

Goody 02/May/09 AltLd O/S

Led 1, 3, 5 pitches.

Hidden ?/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Apr/09 AltLd
canis cibo 12/Apr/09 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Nov/08 2nd
Hidden 24/Aug/08 AltLd O/S
@ndy 20/Jun/08 AltLd O/S
Calder 20/Jun/08 AltLd O/S
with Ste
stemill 20/Jun/08 AltLd O/S
with Graham
al99 14/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with James Whitlock
jw231 07/Jun/08 AltLd O/S
with Al Benson
Hidden 05/Apr/08 AltLd dnf
Hidden 05/Apr/08 2nd dnf
1918hasti 19/Mar/08 AltLd
with Paul Bradwell
Hidden ??/2008 AltLd
Hidden 18/Oct/07 AltLd
joe king 07/Jul/07 Lead

slippy, started in big boots

with Rose
Rosey Posey 07/Jul/07 2nd O/S
with Paul
d80f0u 09/Jun/07 AltLd

A superb route as part of a great mountain day in blazing sunshine.

with Alex
Jonny M 06/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Jess Skinner
GiveHerHelen 06/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Kim Saint
Hidden ?/Apr/07 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??/2007 Solo
jimdanson 16/Jul/06 AltLd O/S
with Ula
alexanderpatton 14/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Cath Moir
Whealiebob 13/Jul/06 AltLd

Led pitches 1,2,4 & 6

with Terry
Milne 13/Jul/06 AltLd O/S
with Dave
Hidden ?/Jun/06 AltLd
mandy talbot ?/Oct/05 AltLd

in the lake district

Hidden ?/Jul/05 AltLd O/S
MaNimal 04/Aug/04 AltLd
Peter Metcalfe ?/Aug/04 AltLd
with Matt Neale
Trobbo 16/Apr/04 Lead O/S
with frank yates
thegoatstroker ?/Aug/03 AltLd
with Chris Cox
jsw1 21/Jun/03 Lead O/S
andrewbooth1000 11/May/02 Lead O/S

We were following Wee Pete and Gareth

with Shona McConnell
Gman ?/Jul/01 AltLd O/S
with Dan
Hidden 28/Aug/99 -
steve prior ?/Aug/97 AltLd
with Carol E
Hidden 28/May/94 2nd O/S
Ian Archer 01/May/94 AltLd O/S
with Adam Levett
Rhian Wood ??/1994 -
djmarko75 ?/Aug/93 AltLd O/S
babymoac 23/May/92 Solo

Whilst waiting for Guy to catch up on the flog uphill...

Nigel Bond 21/Jul/90 Lead
with Roger Skews
rogerskews 21/Jul/90 AltLd
Tony Buckley ?/Jan/89 AltLd

Done on a cold clear day. At the start the rock was greasy, and as we progressed it became icy too, which was fun in rock boots. At the top we unroped...then put the harnesses back on and rigged an abseil once we'd seen the verglas on the descent. And then we walked down to Borrowdale in the sunset and dark. Great day!

with Richard Brockman
Hidden ??/1986 AltLd
biggianthead 10/Jun/84 -
with G
Hammy 29/May/84 Solo
Hidden 06/Aug/83 Solo
ill_bill ??/1981 Lead
Tom V ?/Aug/79 Lead
runwildjohn ?/May/79 AltLd
with Chris Leteve
Hidden ?/Apr/77 -
Hidden ??/1973 AltLd
Hidden 02/May/71 AltLd O/S
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