Boomerang Gully II
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Seconded as a Mock Student with PyB on an MIC assessment.
Steve Lacey - 2nd O/S - 12/Mar/14

with Plas y Brenin for the MIC assessment. stunning day with incredible weather. fantastic day out. first winter climb :)
patricia - 2nd - Feb/14

Pompey - 2nd - 18/Jan/14 with johnnyw

Leeds Andy - AltLd O/S - 16/Jan/14

Pitch in middle was incomplete so had to cut up right which was interesting
punj - Lead - 22/Nov/13 with john meechan

MS1, great neve
pintofbestbitter - 2nd - 13/Mar/13

Stonking neve the whole way up
Sankey - AltLd O/S - 12/Mar/13 with Ed

Perfect neve. Took rack and rope but didn't need it. Grade 1 apart from the 2m rock/ice section
ralphio - Solo - 10/Mar/13

peebles boy - Solo - 10/Mar/13

Hidden - Solo - 10/Mar/13

80mph winds but made it. decent was interesting in those conditions!
martinmckenna - Lead - 09/Mar/13 with John

We *think* this is the route we climbed, anyway...
ladislav - AltLd O/S - 03/Mar/13 with Dan (LMC)

alisonk - AltLd - 01/Mar/13 with Dave

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/Mar/13

Claire Molloy - AltLd - 01/Mar/13 with Andy Birch, Nick Smith

davidk - AltLd - 01/Mar/13 with alison

magik_bob - AltLd - Mar/13

http://www.masterplan-photography.co.uk/2013/02/warm-stob-coire-nan-lochan
alastairbegley - Lead O/S - 28/Feb/13 with Andy Hill

Great little outing. Nice small ice pitch for which Alistair humoured me by soloing first then dropping a rope down. Great day out for practicing skills
kiwi boy - AltLd O/S - 28/Feb/13 with Alistair

Palindrome - Lead O/S - 23/Feb/13

kegless - Solo - 23/Feb/13 with Craig Pritchard

Nick F Smith - AltLd O/S - 10/Feb/13

Hidden - 10/Feb/13

martinmckenna - AltLd - 03/Feb/13

gjd - AltLd - 02/Feb/13 with Mapleleaf

Mapleleaf - AltLd - 02/Feb/13 with Geoff Der

Hidden - 02/Feb/13

Combo of pitching and simul climbing as the weather started to turn.
Marq - AltLd O/S - 02/Feb/13 with Steve Mount

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Feb/13

al jackson - Solo - Feb/13

Incomplete 2nd pitch - Likely above published grade as a result...
Chris Lowe - 2nd O/S - 12/Jan/13

phil64 - 2013

DougSt - Solo - 2013

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/Dec/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Dec/12

Nice plod up the start without ropes, then a quick belay set up before a brief, 2m, 'ice' pitch/desperate scramble leading to another quick ramble to the top. Completed on a cloudy, miserable, 2-metre-visibility, spin-drift covered dissapointment of a day, and worth every moment :)
George Killaspy - AltLd O/S - 17/Dec/12 with Scott Baxter, Rob Harrison

Steve Wakeford - Solo - 13/Dec/12

Dougbart - Solo - 13/Dec/12

JezzaCat - Mar/12 with Ben

Bomber neve in the first half, second half chossy an loose rock/turf.
rnotman67 - Solo - 25/Feb/12

Mixed corner pitch in very poor and loose nick, upper snow slopes in good nick firm and enjoyable
thedatastream - Solo O/S - 24/Feb/12 with J25

Bottom mixed section was well thawed and rather precarious and loose. Snow slope above was in reasonable nick considering warm temps was good fun.
J25 - Solo - 24/Feb/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 14/Feb/12

Spidermunkie - AltLd O/S - 14/Feb/12 with Sam

MGrock - Solo - 14/Feb/12

mrterrynelson - Lead O/S - 11/Feb/12 with Jonathan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Feb/12

Powderfest.
Dirty Knees - 2nd - 07/Feb/12 with Matt Alexander

A little trouble route finding in the thin condition and clag on the upper half
cambi1987 - AltLd O/S - Feb/12 with Craig Waterson

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/Jan/12

Clay C - Solo O/S - 22/Jan/12 with Dave, George, Will A

Hidden - Solo O/S - 22/Jan/12

Bristoldave - Solo O/S - 22/Jan/12 with will, clay, George

ollijar - 2nd - 22/Jan/12

Team ascent!
67hours - Solo O/S - 22/Jan/12

Hidden - Solo - 21/Jan/12

First winter route. Lovely neve all tye way up. The pitch where it turns right was very thin turf was well frozen but no ice to talk of.
kermit_uk - AltLd O/S - 16/Jan/12 with Steve Woolass

hedgehog77 - AltLd - 11/Jan/12

markwarner - Solo O/S - 09/Jan/12

JonmapDL - Lead O/S - Jan/12 with Hugo, chris p

Hidden - Solo rpt - Jan/12

brighters - 2nd - 01/Mar/11

7 years to the day since my first ascent.
Captain Solo - Solo rpt - 28/Feb/11

Hidden - 24/Feb/11

Lots of wet snow. Buried belays.
epic ed - Lead O/S - 22/Feb/11 with Dan

Hidden - Solo - 17/Feb/11

Good fun today! First proper winter multi-pitch, felt good to get my ice axes driven into some good ice :)
euanryan - AltLd O/S - 12/Feb/11 with Willis

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Feb/11

FrankW - Lead O/S - 12/Feb/11 with Neil S

confusicating - Solo - Feb/11 with Fi

mountainstar - 2nd O/S - Feb/11 with Keith Harper

IanHarrison - 2nd - 30/Jan/11 with Pete Glasper

Hidden - Solo - 30/Jan/11

Conan - Solo - 30/Jan/11

Hidden - Solo - 30/Jan/11

Hidden - Solo - 29/Jan/11

Tim Rodgers - AltLd - 29/Jan/11 with Rod Molyneux

Harry Holmes - Solo rpt - 22/Jan/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 22/Jan/11

Up the starting gully, then wide left hand continuation onto the shoulder then up.
andyinglis - Solo - 02/Jan/11

maherp - Solo O/S - 01/Jan/11 with Chris Homewood

Willismorris - AltLd O/S - Jan/11 with euanryan

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 31/Dec/10

Mountainman62 - 2nd - 31/Dec/10 with David86, James91

Gazlynn - Lead - 15/Dec/10 with Andy Giff

Hidden - 2nd β - 15/Dec/10

gripped01 - AltLd - 13/Dec/10 with Dave Tait

Out for a walk - was such a good day we couldnt resist the gully, Terry's first winter outing well done to him.
Gerry OC - Lead - 27/Nov/10

Left gully
baileyswalk - Lead O/S - 27/Nov/10

Hidden - AltLd - 24/Nov/10

The steep step at the bend of the gully was very lean indeed, added interest.
JamesRoddie - Solo O/S - 21/Nov/10

Hidden - Nov/10

Hidden - Solo - 02/Apr/10

Hidden - Solo - 14/Mar/10

No ice fall, so no need to rope up. Have to go back and do it when in proper condition.
jacobfinn - Solo O/S - 14/Mar/10 with Alan

Snow too damp due to thaw conditions, maybe a bit late in the season now.
crombie - Solo O/S - 14/Mar/10 with Jacobfinn

lead first pitch and solo remaining pitches
martin one - Lead - 14/Mar/10 with Dan, barry Hewitt

Straightforward, but an enjoyable route. Pleasant top-out in to the sunshine.
J Brown - Lead O/S - 10/Mar/10 with Neil Kenny

williamkenny820 - 2nd O/S - 10/Mar/10 with Jamie Brown

oliverk - AltLd - 07/Mar/10 with Joe

first climb on stob coire nan lochan, great approach from the A82, in condition this is a great climb,the view from the summit is spectacular.short ice pitch near the top.
Shaun Spavin - 2nd - 02/Mar/10 with Kenneth David Hook

Pat-H - Solo - Mar/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Feb/10

Soloed first part of route, then threw a rope down for Gareth at crux section. Pitched it from there on, but placed no runners (there weren't really any)
Ant Man Bee - Lead O/S - 13/Feb/10 with Gareth Phillips

Did some sort of right-hand variation, I think. Great day out, not much protection but belays all solid.
gavastik - AltLd - 07/Feb/10

first winter climb but definitely not my last. Oh and rob had a great little accident half way up!
THardSevere - AltLd O/S - Feb/10 with robert taylor

Hidden - Lead - Feb/10

Krellen - Feb/10

Shuttsie - 2nd - Feb/10 with Andrea Sales

Hidden - Solo - 31/Jan/10

Hidden - 30/Jan/10

Harry Holmes - Lead O/S - 30/Jan/10

I led the tricky step, Tom and I moved together on the rest, Tom in the lead till the top.
Roberttaylor - AltLd O/S - 30/Jan/10 with Tom HS

Hidden - 29/Jan/10

Hidden - Lead - 23/Jan/10

Lots of snow, felt like swimming up at times. Beautiful scenery when the cloud lifted though.
Snowboy - 2nd O/S - 19/Jan/10

Liam Ingram - AltLd O/S - 02/Jan/10 with Ally Rocke

allyrocke - AltLd O/S - 02/Jan/10 with Liam Ingram

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jan/10

keith hal - AltLd - Jan/10 with Ian Lee-Bapty

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2010

JasonK - 2010

awesome day!!
rockamont - Solo O/S - 2010 with AllyO

Hidden - 2010

colinthrelfall - 2010

Hidden - 2010

laurentb - AltLd - 2010

Gibson27 - Solo - 2010

Hidden - 2nd - 2010

Hidden - Lead - 29/Dec/09

Pete lead, Ed and I both climbed at the same time. Moved together after the first 2 pitches to save time. A really enjoyable route, and a good introduction to Scottish winter climbing!
catemuir - 2nd - 29/Dec/09 with Pete Swan, Ed Moss

nice swim
twoplates - Solo - 27/Dec/09 with dave sharpe

Timo Austino - Solo - 25/Dec/09

Rope out for the wee step then grade 1 romp to the top..
Lawrie Brand - AltLd O/S - 17/Dec/09 with Pete Nellist

Good conditions. Mixed step was more entertaining this time and made a good pitch.
Only a hill - AltLd - 12/Dec/09 with Isi Oakley

Hidden - Solo - Dec/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Dec/09

Very straightforward, I/II in the conditions.
Only a hill - Solo O/S - 30/Mar/09

whispering nic - Lead - 28/Mar/09 with Stu

Rachel Somerville - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/09 with Mike Freeman

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 20/Mar/09

Ben Hollands - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/09 with Chris Harding

Moved together in party three, was very wet snow unconsolidated there was no ice just loose snow and rock.
Chris Harding - 2nd O/S - 01/Mar/09 with Ben & Wendy

Julian Prieto - AltLd O/S - 01/Mar/09 with Andy Combes

GScot38 - Lead O/S - Mar/09

Hidden - AltLd - 26/Feb/09

Bex_M - AltLd O/S - 26/Feb/09 with Ewan Buckingham

Hidden - Solo - 26/Feb/09

Hidden - AltLd - 24/Feb/09

daviesp2 - 23/Feb/09

Climbed in fine Ice Jedi style. Found very staightforward.
freemanTom (Guildford MC) - Solo O/S - 23/Feb/09 with Paul W, Kyle and Paul D

Kyle Rance - Solo O/S - 23/Feb/09

easy at the grade
glaramara - AltLd - 22/Feb/09 with richard

Hidden - AltLd - 22/Feb/09

Wet, wet, wet. Swam all the way up it.
Zoomer - AltLd - 16/Feb/09 with Danny Mc Andrew

DannyMac - AltLd - 16/Feb/09 with glenn bloomer

Left-hand branch.
DavidR - Solo O/S - 15/Feb/09 with Holly Adamthwaite

Hidden - Solo - 15/Feb/09

ckmoffat - 2nd O/S - 08/Feb/09 with Dave

Climbing on a short rope, alpine style. Didn't belay or use any gear.
Stuart Macfarlane - Solo - 01/Feb/09 with Jeanie

MMC
Koon - Lead O/S - 01/Feb/09

size9hex - Solo O/S - Feb/09 with Paul Davies, Kyle Rance, Tom Evans

Not usually into soloing in winter but conditions were so beautiful and there was no cornice.
JdotP - Solo O/S - Feb/09 with Tom Barraclough

robinsi197 - AltLd - Jan/09 with Adrian

paulpitchermp - AltLd - Jan/09

paulpitcher - AltLd O/S - Jan/09 with Angus Dell

CT6419 - Solo - 2009

moving together
deklan - 2009 with jamie + kev

CurlyStevo - Solo - 2009

isi_o - AltLd - 2009 with Alex Roddie

John Kettle - Lead - 18/Dec/08

rope of 3 moved together with a few runners. did left branch out onto face of the stob, due to low mist. v.fine conditions. descended broad gully.
andy hunter - 2nd - Dec/08 with andy w & graeme w

Stuart Macfarlane - AltLd - 05/Apr/08 with Bruce

Wee steep bit collasped during a graupel waterfall.
Hay - AltLd - Apr/08 with Stu Mac

Hidden - AltLd - 23/Mar/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 23/Mar/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Mar/08

Alternative finish, last two pitches grade III took left hand exit onto steep ground up main headwall to summit
alifin - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/08 with Aidan Roe

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Mar/08

Hidden - AltLd - 25/Feb/08

Excellent route, good conditions under foot. Fresh but not too deep layer of snow made going a little hard at times but no major problems.
Lawman - 2nd - 20/Feb/08 with Alan Halewood

Excellent conditions
aturner99 - AltLd O/S - 18/Feb/08 with P Manuel

Mountain Llama - AltLd - 18/Feb/08 with John B

existing debt - AltLd - 17/Feb/08 with Iain a

Pleasant climb. Nice condition. Good protection. Somewhat disorienting layout for route-finding in mist on top.
johnjb - AltLd - 16/Feb/08 with Dave Brown

matt.woodfield - AltLd - 11/Feb/08

alan.rodger - Solo - 09/Feb/08

JDSwain - Solo - Feb/08

climbing_wiggy - AltLd O/S - Feb/08 with Johnny Elliot, Whitey

Hidden - Solo O/S - 27/Jan/08

Boistelle - Solo - 07/Jan/08 with Collin Thornton

Rope tension used around one rock step
The Mountain Goat - Solo O/S - 04/Jan/08 with Dom Sellers

Hidden - 01/Jan/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jan/08

Lisa M - Lead - Jan/08 with Andrew Higginson

AndrewJenkins - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Crux a bit mixed - probably III
Jamie B - Solo - 23/Dec/07 with Campbell West

Hidden - Solo - 23/Dec/07

Soloed with Steve.
KeithW - Solo O/S - 25/Mar/07

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Feb/07

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Feb/07

Watty - AltLd O/S - 02/Feb/07 with A.Watt

lawrenceK - AltLd - Feb/07

machars - Solo - Feb/07

jonnie3430 - AltLd O/S - Feb/07 with Ewan

Alexander123 - AltLd O/S - 13/Jan/07 with Nicholas Watt

Hidden - AltLd - Jan/07

Hidden - Solo - Jan/07

fishyheid - 2007

Hidden - 2007

jiles - 2nd O/S - 30/Dec/06 with Alex Winter

Hidden - Lead - 28/Dec/06

Alex Winter - AltLd O/S - Dec/06 with J. Iles-Smith

Hidden - AltLd - 04/Apr/06

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Apr/06

mje1398 - 19/Mar/06 with John M and Andy G

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Mar/06

edmitchell - AltLd O/S - Mar/06 with kai ren

Alastair MacSween - AltLd - 24/Feb/06 with Phil Warriner

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Feb/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - Feb/06

adamscottthomas - Solo - 31/Jan/06 with Oliver Mentz

Danos - AltLd O/S - 29/Jan/06 with Rich

Neil Adams - Lead O/S - 2006

dangates - Lead - 2006

Bokonon - AltLd O/S - 13/Mar/05 with Nev

Hidden - AltLd - 08/Mar/05

Stuart Macfarlane - Lead - 06/Mar/05 with Lucy

G. Tiger, Esq. - AltLd - Mar/05

Piers Harley - Lead - Mar/05 with Wyn Morgan

Nicos - Lead O/S - 24/Feb/05 with tom knight

sebastien - Solo - Feb/05

First Scottish winter route. Lots of snow may have hidden the difficulties, because we didn't find any.
Tom Stoddart - Solo - Feb/05 with Tom Slade

Howard1 - 2nd - Feb/05 with nick

G. Tiger, Esq. - AltLd - Jan/05

easers - Lead - 30/Dec/04 with Claire Dalgleish

Hidden - 20/Apr/04

Andrew led crux pitch since he got to it first. Rest of climb was solo
Stuart S - Solo O/S - 06/Mar/04 with Andrew Cannons & Rowie Beaton

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Mar/04

Captain Solo - AltLd - 28/Feb/04 with Jim Marshall

markshaf - 2nd - 27/Feb/04

McGus - Lead - 20/Feb/04 with Ruth and Philippa

Hidden - Solo - 15/Feb/04

cliffy - AltLd - Feb/04 with Andrew Turner

Hidden - AltLd - 15/Feb/03

Hidden - 30/Apr/02

Jim Haydock - AltLd - 18/Feb/02 with fRED

Hidden - Feb/02

Descent part down climb part rap
Yourlead - Solo - 20/Dec/01 with Graham Penny

DerwentDiluted - Solo - Dec/01 with Tim Stain

Stuart Macfarlane - AltLd - Feb/01 with Iain F

joe king - Jan/01 with steve petit

Gman - AltLd O/S - Jan/01 with Carl, Dan

abbeywall - Jan/00 with K

Dave Heaton - AltLd - 2000

Stuart Macfarlane - AltLd - 06/Mar/99 with Roddy

cem - Solo O/S - 25/Feb/99

rlrs - Solo - Feb/99

Dave Kerr - Solo - 10/Jan/99

steveP - Solo O/S - Feb/98 with Ed Coote

Mickdenali - Lead - 1998

John Brayshaw - AltLd O/S - 21/Mar/97 with Chris

jl - 2nd O/S - Mar/97 with CCMC

Hidden - 2nd - Mar/96

Scottish Winter Mountaineering Course with Mike Smith and O.T.T.
WRMusall - 2nd - 19/Feb/96

leonjones - 2nd - Mar/95 with Pete Miller

TheAndyBarker - Lead - Jan/95

Hidden - AltLd - 13/Feb/94

daprince - Solo O/S - Dec/93

mattnuttall - Solo O/S - 27/Feb/93 with Dave Owen, Alan Holden

marcoleptic - Solo - Feb/92 with Stuey, Banjo, Moley

Andy Say - Lead - 28/Mar/91

Hidden - 24/Jan/90

Hidden - Lead - 1987

dodders - Solo - Feb/86 with Simon L

Tony Prendergast - Feb/86 with Daz Nolan

99bolivar - AltLd - Feb/84 with Derek Smithson

Dan Uneken - 2nd - 12/Jan/83 with George Reid

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Solo - 1983

Mark Kemball - Lead - 1982

Hidden - Solo - Apr/80

beaumap - AltLd - Feb/80 with Colin Coghill

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