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Adamski1986 05/Sep -


Wesley Orvis 25/Jul Lead

Wet and greasy as usual

Hidden ??/2015 -
Hidden 15/Nov/14 Lead dog
Hidden 18/Aug/14 AltLd rpt
Hidden 26/Jul/14 Solo O/S
tobyk 26/Jul/14 Solo O/S
with Andrew Knights
abbeywall 26/Jul/14 Solo

in descent

petegunn 25/Jul/14 Solo
with Davina
Hidden 25/Jul/14 Solo
Hidden 12/Jul/14 Solo
farmus21 18/Jun/14 Solo

BG Support

somethingelse 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Only short, and only the crux corner which presents any difficulty at all. Crux was slimy, greasy, and intimidating. Lived up to its reputation! Anna and Steph couldn't get up despite much wrestling and sitting on the rope. Mum climbed it much better than I did.

with Mum, Steph, Anna
Becks87 18/Apr/14 Solo O/S

Second ascent. Walked a circular from Wasdale Head via the Corridor route onto Scafell Pike, then Mickledore to Broad Stand & onto Scafell. Steep descent back to the car.

with Powsers
petegunn 26/Aug/13 Solo

A beautiful setting sun finished a couple of surpeb days climbing on Scafell.

with Bill, Davina
Hidden 26/Aug/13 Solo rpt
Wesley Orvis 26/Aug/13 Lead
wildbill 26/Aug/13 Solo
petegunn 25/Aug/13 Solo
with Bill, Davina
Hidden 25/Aug/13 Solo rpt
wildbill 25/Aug/13 Solo
quantized 14/Jul/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 06/Jul/13 Lead
tiga271 ?/Jul/13 Solo
tombeasley 04/May/13 2nd

scramble as part of BG support for Lycra Mike

Andy Chadwick ??/2013 -
wildbill 23/Sep/12 Solo
amaciejk 02/Sep/12 2nd

Gavin soloed then Alisdair and Ivan clipped in to the in situ knotted rope. I was belayed and pulled on the rope. Rock very wet but fun.

with Gavin
gav 02/Sep/12 -
with Anna
Hidden 30/Aug/12 -
adam clarke 11/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Lynden Spencer Allen, Daniel Holyoake
arandall 10/Aug/12 Solo O/S

was done to get the scafell from scafell pike, used the rope (dirty aid climbers :P)

Wendy Watthews 10/Aug/12 Solo O/S

umm did more as a scramble to get to the top pulled on in situ rope

Stephen Shaw 15/Jul/12 2nd


with Matt
joermann 02/May/12 Solo
Hidden 02/May/12 Solo O/S
CraigMcAteer 29/Apr/12 Solo dnf

Turned round,vary windy

stafford101 20/Apr/12 Lead O/S

Damp underfoot, crux move felt testing.

JackM92 ?/Apr/12 Solo

Short but sweet! The start can be hard to find (it is in a person sized crack in the cliffs)but once started the route is easily identified due to the well polished hand and foot holds. Only one real technical move but a fall would probably result in death...

Hidden 28/Mar/12 Solo β
Simonpeel ?/Mar/12 -
storky 17/Apr/11 -
Andy DB 16/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with Mark
le_grimpeur 16/Apr/11 2nd

Combined tactics required, horrible.

with Andy, Mark
Hidden 07/Nov/10 -
Hidden ?/Nov/10 Lead
JRClay100 ?/Aug/10 2nd O/S

Poets Corner very wet more hard VS in mountain boats.

with S Fleet, M Denison
Richard Alderton 25/Jul/10 -

Knotted ropes, bowlines and combined tactics, supporting Kate's BGR at 7am. About E2 4c in the pissing rain.

lancashire_dry 16/Jul/10 Solo

Very wet, very slippy. Low cloud allowed me to climb without seeing how far I'd fall if it all went wrong!

crispy 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Don
Hidden 05/Jun/10 -
Hidden 16/Apr/10 Solo O/S
robblowen 12/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Krissy
Becks87 ?/Jul/09 Solo O/S

Part of a fantastic long hill day from Langdale. Ascended as a way onto Scafell from Scafell Pike.

with John T
Jonny M ?/Jun/09 TR O/S
petegunn 11/Apr/09 Solo
Hidden 08/Apr/09 2nd
TerryB 04/Jan/09 2nd rpt

Please just let me caveat that this is how we found the scramble on 04/01/09 and make no assurances that others will find it the same. Also, protection is advised throughout the scramble particularly in wet, icy or otherwise adverse conditions. Enter `Fat Man's Agony' and scramble easily onto the platform facing you as you exit the squeeze. The Green route follows the first method of ascent and the blue indicates an alternative on the Broad Stand inclining platform. Turn around to face away from the big slab corner to look at the slight inclining on the right-hand side. I and my friends found this easy to scramble up but it is probably best to do this protected as there is a bit of a drop. Also, this incline can get quite greasy in wet weather as can the rest of Broad Stand. The scramble from the incline up and around was quite easy but this again could be protected. I found the holds fairly broad but the rock was grippy. Then scramble up onto the Broad Stand platform and face into the corner. The platform is slightly inclining so due regard must be given for that. There is a useful crack going up into the corner that it is possible to place toeholds. Up on the top of the corner, as indicated with the red ellipse, there are a couple of nice jugholds. One is directly on top with which it is possible to hold with the left hand and there is a nice jug going slightly downwards in the corner at the top in which it is possible to place the right hand. From there, I found it possible (I am 5 feet 5.5" (btw the .5 is important especially at a time like this ;-)0) to place the left foot onto the onto the inclined foothold, indicated by the purple eclipse, place the right foot into the crack in the corner and using the hands to pull, work oneself upwards. The movement is slightly awkward as it is not possible to pull directly upwards but rather obliquely. My friends found the blue route easier although some people prefer the corner route (green) since the blue route is more exposed. Also interestingly, both friends are taller than 5'9''. From there the scramble gets considerably easier although the feeling of exposure remains due to the incline. Please note in the photograph provided 1a, you can see a rope. In fact, there were two ropes available on that day. One coming down from the top of the scramble someway up from the end of the green line and another rope that had been thoughtfully knotted with loops. The problem is that the ropes and anchorage are of unknown quality due to age and weathering. We tested and used them on that day but it would be preferable to provide your own protection and not to rely on those ropes. The top rope is anchored by a chock above and the bottom rope by means of a bolt near to where the blue line ends. I and one friend abseiled down using the anchor having first tested it for security. 090610 Update - The bolts and ropes have now been removed by the climbing fraternity Please be aware that the description given above regarding bolts and ropes is no longer accurate.

Seymore Butt ??/2009 -
tony wood ?/Dec/08 Solo O/S
boss 76 07/Oct/08 TR dnf
boss 76 07/Oct/08 TR dnf
Hidden 22/Sep/08 Solo
Katharine.eaton 21/Sep/08 Solo O/S

In descent - cried all the way...I don't think I like scrambling downwards!

with Dom
Warren Earle 24/May/08 Solo O/S
with Nev
dja 09/May/08 Solo O/S


richard s 24/Oct/07 Lead
with Kay Smith
jimorothy ?/Oct/07 Solo

In ascent and descent several times over years. The gimp who put ropes and bolts up there last year wants shooting. Who are these people? Poor old Coleridge would be turning in his opium-riddled grave.

with Rachel Crolla
Hidden 11/Sep/07 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/07 Solo O/S
fatbuoybazza 23/Jul/07 Lead O/S

climbed at 7am, in cloud and showers... reason, assisting on the bob graham round... jist aswell, cos it was slippery as hell... a complete bastard in the wet!!

with olivia
d80f0u 09/Jun/07 Solo

Part of a longer mountain day including Grooved Arete on Pikes Crag.

with Alex
Hidden 28/May/07 Lead O/S
masa-alpin 28/May/07 2nd β

Actually I found this route to be a decent scrambling route.

with Adam W
petekeron ??/2007 Solo O/S
with Andy Parry
Hidden 31/May/06 Lead
Nigel Bond 17/May/06 Solo
Nigel Bond 30/Apr/05 Solo
Nigel Bond 26/Oct/04 Solo
AngelaC 01/Sep/04 Sent
Hidden ?/Aug/04 Lead
John Kettle ??/2004 Solo
Nigel Bond 27/May/03 Solo
BigHell ?/Sep/02 Lead

We descended the bugger, this being my second time here, it was a fun day with out too much efert .

with Gary
Nigel Bond 09/Apr/02 Solo
petegunn ??/2001 Solo
rlrs ??/2001 Solo
Jacob Ram 27/Aug/00 Solo O/S
mikej 22/Jul/00 Solo


with Nick Salmon
Gman ?/Apr/00 AltLd O/S
with Dan
Hidden ??/2000 -
LakesWinter 27/May/97 Lead
with Kev
babymoac 23/May/92 Solo

And a good many other times.

Mick King 17/Mar/91 -
Hidden ??/1991 AltLd
andy gittins ?/Jul/90 Lead
with crofts
Hidden ?/Jun/90 Solo
mikej 06/Jul/89 Solo


with Mike Byles
mikej 05/Jul/89 Solo


with Mike Byles
mikej 04/Jul/89 Solo


with Mike Byles
Hammy 29/May/85 Solo
Iain Thow 13/Nov/83 Solo
with Andy Sutton
Hammy 15/May/80 Solo
with Rob Lawson
MikeDowsett ??/1979 Solo
Paula Hamilton-Gibson ??/1973 -
Hidden 15/Apr/71 Solo O/S
Pete Pozman 26/Aug/70 Solo O/S


with Tim Southwell
mikej 28/Aug/68 Solo


with Wil Hurford
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