Broad Stand D
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Wet and greasy as usual
Wesley Orvis - Lead - 25/Jul/15

Hidden - 2015

Hidden - Lead dog - 15/Nov/14

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 18/Aug/14

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/14

tobyk - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/14 with Andrew Knights

petegunn - Solo - 25/Jul/14 with Davina

Hidden - Solo - 25/Jul/14

Hidden - Solo - 12/Jul/14

BG Support
farmus21 - Solo - 18/Jun/14

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.
somethingelse - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/14 with Mum, Steph, Anna

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.
Becks87 - Solo - 18/Apr/14 with Powsers

A beautiful setting sun finished a couple of surpeb days climbing on Scafell.
petegunn - Solo - 26/Aug/13 with Bill, Davina

Hidden - Solo rpt - 26/Aug/13

Wesley Orvis - Lead - 26/Aug/13

wildbill - Solo - 26/Aug/13 with Davina, Pete Gunn

petegunn - Solo - 25/Aug/13 with Bill, Davina

Hidden - Solo rpt - 25/Aug/13

wildbill - Solo - 25/Aug/13 with Davina, Pete Gunn

quantized - Solo O/S - 14/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead - 06/Jul/13

tiga271 - Solo - Jul/13

scramble as part of BG support for Lycra Mike
tombeasley - 2nd - 04/May/13

Andy Chadwick - 2013

wildbill - Solo - 23/Sep/12

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.
amaciejk - 2nd - 02/Sep/12 with Gavin

gav - 02/Sep/12 with Anna

Hidden - 30/Aug/12

adam clarke - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/12 with Lynden Spencer Allen, Daniel Holyoake

was done to get the scafell from scafell pike, used the rope (dirty aid climbers :P)
arandall - Solo O/S - 10/Aug/12 with Wendy Matthews

umm did more as a scramble to get to the top pulled on in situ rope
Wendy Watthews - Solo O/S - 10/Aug/12 with arandall

Stephen Shaw - 2nd - 15/Jul/12 with Matt

joermann - Solo - 02/May/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/May/12

Turned round,vary windy
CraigMcAteer - Solo dnf - 29/Apr/12

Damp underfoot, crux move felt testing.
stafford101 - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/12 with George Frisby

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...
JackM92 - Solo - Apr/12

Hidden - Solo β - 28/Mar/12

Simonpeel - Mar/12

storky - 17/Apr/11 with Andrew Bottrill

Andy DB - 2nd O/S - 16/Apr/11 with Mark

Combined tactics required, horrible.
le_grimpeur - 2nd - 16/Apr/11 with Andy, Mark

Hidden - 07/Nov/10

Hidden - Lead - Nov/10

Poets Corner very wet more hard VS in mountain boats.
JRClay100 - 2nd O/S - Aug/10 with S Fleet, M Denison

Knotted ropes, bowlines and combined tactics, supporting Kate's BGR at 7am. About E2 4c in the pissing rain.
Richard Alderton - 25/Jul/10

Very wet, very slippy. Low cloud allowed me to climb without seeing how far I'd fall if it all went wrong!
lancashire_dry - Solo - 16/Jul/10

crispy - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/10 with Don

Hidden - 05/Jun/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Apr/10

robblowen - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Krissy

Part of a fantastic long hill day from Langdale. Ascended as a way onto Scafell from Scafell Pike.
Becks87 - Solo - Jul/09 with John T

Jonny M - TR O/S - Jun/09 with Barry McRobb

petegunn - Solo - 11/Apr/09 with Matt Reeve, Davina

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Apr/09

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.
TerryB - 2nd rpt - 04/Jan/09

Seymore Butt - 2009

tony wood - Solo O/S - Dec/08

boss 76 - TR dnf - 07/Oct/08

boss 76 - TR dnf - 07/Oct/08

Hidden - Solo - 22/Sep/08

In descent - cried all the way...I don't think I like scrambling downwards!
Katharine.eaton - Solo O/S - 21/Sep/08 with Dom

Warren Earle - Solo O/S - 24/May/08 with Nev

dja - Solo O/S - 09/May/08 with Mike Hargreaves

richard s - Lead - 24/Oct/07 with Kay Smith

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.
jimorothy - Solo - Oct/07 with Rachel Crolla

Hidden - Solo O/S - 11/Sep/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - Aug/07

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!!
fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/07 with olivia

Part of a longer mountain day including Grooved Arete on Pikes Crag.
d80f0u - Solo - 09/Jun/07 with Alex

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/May/07

Actually I found this route to be a decent scrambling route.
masa-alpin - 2nd β - 28/May/07 with Adam W

petekeron - Solo O/S - 2007 with Andy Parry

Hidden - Lead - 31/May/06

Nigel Bond - Solo - 17/May/06

Nigel Bond - Solo - 30/Apr/05

Nigel Bond - Solo - 26/Oct/04

AngelaC - Sent - 01/Sep/04 with Dieter Cole

Hidden - Lead - Aug/04

John Kettle - Solo - 2004

Nigel Bond - Solo - 27/May/03

We descended the bugger, this being my second time here, it was a fun day with out too much efert .
BigHell - Lead - Sep/02 with Gary

Nigel Bond - Solo - 09/Apr/02

petegunn - Solo - 2001

rlrs - Solo - 2001

Jacob Ram - Solo O/S - 27/Aug/00

mikej - Solo - 22/Jul/00 with Nick Salmon

Gman - AltLd O/S - Apr/00 with Dan

Hidden - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 27/May/97

And a good many other times.
babymoac - Solo - 23/May/92

Mick King - 17/Mar/91

Hidden - AltLd - 1991

andy gittins - Lead - Jul/90 with crofts

Hidden - Solo - Jun/90

mikej - Solo - 06/Jul/89 with Mike Byles

mikej - Solo - 05/Jul/89 with Mike Byles

mikej - Solo - 04/Jul/89 with Mike Byles

Hammy - Solo - 29/May/85

Iain Thow - Solo - 13/Nov/83 with Andy Sutton

Hammy - Solo - 15/May/80 with Rob Lawson

MikeDowsett - Solo - 1979

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - 1973

Hidden - Solo O/S - 15/Apr/71

Pete Pozman - Solo O/S - 26/Aug/70 with Tim Southwell

mikej - Solo - 28/Aug/68 with Wil Hurford

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