bshenderson - Lead - 19/Aug/14
jon59 - 22/Jul/14
KevB - AltLd O/S - 22/Jul/14 with Jon Evans
Two stunning pitches, but did feel a bit like variations on the superior New West. The jug at the top of the crux groove really rattles in its socket! I backed off and went up steep grass ledges, just to the right for a move.
alan moore - Solo - 22/Jun/14
Lead 2 and 4
jack01 - AltLd O/S - 22/Jun/14 with francis
petegunn - AltLd - 20/Jun/14 with Davina
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 20/Jun/14
Nigel Bond - Lead - 14/Jun/14 with Colin Hutton
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/Jun/14
Great route, pulling onto the slab was quite tricky. Amazing day, whole crag to ourselves :)
Martin Davies - AltLd O/S - 01/Jun/14 with Matt Harris
Great rock, plenty of interesting climbing and a remote location. A bit of moss in places, but maybe I was wandering from the 'typical' route.
Nick Russell - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/14 with Emily
Roger Cruse - AltLd O/S - 15/Apr/14 with Kris
IanGilbertJones - 2014
P1 - not as bold as the book suggested, P2 - cracking pull through crux, P3 - lovely climbing up the rib, P4 - great climbing up the blistered wall.
ablackett - AltLd - 2014 with Jonny
Hidden - Lead - 04/Sep/13
I led P1 and some of P2 (together), in led the rest of P2 and then I led P3 and P4 together.
Darrell Read - AltLd O/S - 03/Aug/13 with Ian Johnson
Led P3 & P4. The crux on P2 felt pretty hard; more like 4c. P3 is lovely, and easier than it looked. Not sure I took the right line on P4 - not obvious where to start traversing left. For reference, we approached from Wasdale via the summit of Pillar, which seemed the quickest and most straightforward option (after recce-ing the climber's traverse last year), although involves more height gain and loss. Descent via Notch and Slab was time-consuming as involved roping up. Probably quicker to ab into the Jordan Gap, if you can work out where to go next...
CathS - AltLd O/S - 15/Jul/13 with Dave Clark
After a three hour walk in, an epic trying too find Appian way, via the north side, and messing around, jumped straight onto this route. Shame we didn't find Appian as planned, but we'll be back. Lovely peaceful mountain crag, only spotted 4 others climbers - two soloists and one pair.
NB dropped belay plate at P2, had to reverse pitch and be lowered off to the ground and collect. First drop! hopefully the last.
Voltemands - AltLd O/S - 13/Jul/13 with Carlene HIll
Graham Westbrook - AltLd O/S - 12/Jul/13
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 08/Jun/13
Slick - AltLd - 08/Jun/13 with Kevin Vans-Colina, Isabel Evans
Hidden - AltLd - 08/Jun/13
beds74 - Lead - 26/May/13 with Rebecca Edwards
Hidden - 2013
Andy Chadwick - 2013
Hidden - AltLd - 05/Sep/12
Julian Prieto - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Brian White, Hector Prieto
hector - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Julian Prieto
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/May/12
Nice climbing wwith some bold, tough moves on P1. Lacked an independence of line to be a truec classic but the top pitches were a delight.
Pete Nugent - AltLd O/S - 26/May/12 with Steve Crossley
A tough crux in the wet followed by some awesome exposure if you wimp out and place gear in New West's groove
Theeni - AltLd - 07/Apr/12 with Matt Kemp
Al Evans - Lead - 2012
gingermike1 - AltLd - 2012
Narked4fun - 2012
Stone Idol - 2012
Stone Idol - 2012
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Sep/11
Decided to tackle the crux of pitch 2 without the crucial foot hold just to make things interesting.
moose ridd - AltLd - 04/Sep/11 with M.Sadler
tomo100 - AltLd O/S - 25/Jun/11
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/11
In three pitches. Led middle pitch.
Will Hunt - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/11 with Dan Matthewman
Dunx - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/11 with Matt Schwarz
Matt Schwarz - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/11 with Duncan Curry
lead pitch 4
R_W_M - AltLd O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Ross
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/Apr/11
Fell off crux.
stafford101 - AltLd dog - 29/Apr/11
mountain biked in from ennerdale - highly recommended!
LardClimber - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/11 with Al Pease
I led pitches 2 and 4. Freezing cold to start but the sun came out briefly on the second half. Took me several attempts to do the start of pitch 2 :-)
Simon Caldwell - AltLd O/S - 26/Mar/11 with Rob
bloody freezing to start (5 layers!), but the sun came out on the slab pitch which was simply marvellous.
lithos - 26/Mar/11 with Simon C
brianrunner - 2011
Hidden - 2011
Bob - 2011
rurp - Lead - 2011
Andrew Wilson - AltLd O/S - 19/Aug/10 with Mark Fyles
zach.stone - AltLd O/S - 30/Jun/10 with Peter Hill
Got lost somewhere in the vicinity of P2/P3 and climbed a steep rib way right.
theotherpetehill - AltLd O/S - 30/Jun/10
Hidden - Solo - 25/Jun/10
sass - 2010
Same day as New West - epic, with hike over from Buttermere. Drying after heavy rain, fairly bold in parts and that crux V-groove much harder than it looked. Final English Classic Rock tick = celebratory pie.
jimorothy - AltLd - 25/Aug/09 with Rachel Crolla
Brian P1 and 3, RD P2 and 4. Brian had bolder pitch 1, RD crux on P2.Descent via E side Notch
rd20 - AltLd O/S - 25/Jul/09 with Brian
nakedave - AltLd - 13/Jun/09 with Tom Hull
tomhull - AltLd - 13/Jun/09 with dave thornley
Great climb, esp when you find where it goes!
JohnHutch - AltLd - 03/Jun/09 with MG
JL's notes - A real mission to get to and descend from, not aided at all by the ultra wordy and non-ergonomic 91 Gable & Pillar guide. Also bold, damp, dirty and loose 1st half.
sjblake - 2nd - 11/Apr/09 with Jon Leighton
Hidden - Apr/09
First ever climb
john tuck - 2nd - 14/Sep/08 with Dave Evans Phil Bains
Mountain Llama - 2nd - 23/Aug/08 with Andy P
decs - AltLd - 13/May/08 with Ian
Hidden - 2008
Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/Oct/07
lazybones - AltLd O/S - 05/May/07 with Steve Wright
Hidden - Lead - 15/Jul/06
stewart murray - 2006
Hidden - 2005
Dave Latimer - AltLd O/S - 08/Jun/04
Dave Latimer - AltLd O/S - 08/Jun/04
steve prior - AltLd - Aug/03 with Andy C
Fatherof2 - AltLd - Jun/02 with John
Hidden - May/01
Steve Lenartowicz - 2000 with Danny G, Steve G
EddieA - AltLd O/S - 25/Jul/99 with Jim F
ColdAndWet - Lead - 1998
kevp - Lead O/S - Aug/95 with Mike Vogler
agagsgrot - 2nd O/S - Jul/95 with Pete
Tenko - Jun/95 with Kev Wilson
Hidden - 1995
stokienomad - 1994
Hidden - Lead - 1992
Hidden - AltLd - 1992
Rog Wilko - AltLd - 16/Jun/90 with Debbie Wilkinson
Hammy - AltLd - 17/May/90 with Pete Smith
stewart murray - AltLd - 1990 with Alastair Fletcher
Paula Hamilton-Gibson - Solo - May/89
Andy Say - Solo - 22/Aug/88
MoWalker3 - AltLd - 01/Jul/87
hazeysunshine - AltLd O/S - 28/Jun/87 with Phil, Jane
biggianthead - 07/May/84 with G
biggianthead - 1981 with M
Tom V - 1980
Hidden - Aug/78
RichardMc - AltLd - 27/May/76 with Dave Langmead
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/Jul/75
Chris Craggs - Solo - 1975
Peter Main - AltLd - 25/May/74 with Fran Bashford
rogerskews - AltLd - 1970 with Alan Fowler