Rockfax Description
A fine and varied climb with good positions
1) 4, 45m. Climb the icefall to a large snow-terrace and belay beneath a small roof
2) 4, 45m. Traverse left and climb behind the detached pinnacle on the right of the shallow bay. Follow a groove above
3) 5, 50m. Climb the narrow gully above, passing several steep and tricky sections
4) 3, 50m. Continue up the gully
5) 1, 50m. Easy snow remains. © Rockfax

Ticklists: Cold Climbs.

ClimberDateStyleNotes & Partners
lost.arrow 07/Feb AltLd O/S
Stu Sherwood
Mark Grist 07/Feb AltLd O/S
Nick Allsop
tskelhon 23/Jan/13 AltLd O/S

Actually quite easy! Ice and turf in great nick - awesome first route at the Black ladders. For value added finish, take chimney system on the left for the final pitch rather than the gully!

Tom jagger, Jack Hodgson
Jack.H.92 23/Jan/13 AltLd
Tom Skelhon, Tom Jagger
AB1965 07/Jan/11 AltLd

damp at the bottom but good conditions though thin in places, Excellent turf overall.... great first day on the ladders thanks to Baggy

Baggy Richards
adie84 ??/2011 -
owenH ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden 07/Dec/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 07/Dec/10 Lead
Rob Pitt 06/Dec/10 AltLd O/S
Nick Arding
chrislycett87 ?/Dec/10 -
Hidden ?/Dec/10 AltLd O/S
stevechaps1 ?/Sep/10 2nd β
frost 09/Mar/10 Solo

used a back rope on the main pitch

Hidden 09/Jan/10 AltLd O/S
Sam W 09/Jan/10 AltLd

Led P2 and P3. Excellent route, suprisingly faff free for me and Tom

vincentvega 04/Jan/10 AltLd

started late, finnished in the dark.

danny robb
Hidden ?/Jan/10 -
Hidden ??/2010 -
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Style of ascent
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