|Climber||Date||Style||Notes & Partners|
Lots of wading to be had, a lot of snow for April! Good fun leading the fin pitch!
Solo. 5am start before heading to work in Glasgow. Alpine conditions, bomber neve. Cloud inversion.
finally... the arete is a right laugh, more like rock scrambling today
Lovely spring day.
Great weather. Great conditions on the route too. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvQdwmsDFIQ
Mountaineering day (after starting up Dinnertime), MIC assesement
Took the direct start to beat the Q's.
direct start at III
Direct start at III - two pitches starting dead centre to theeft of a narrow chimney weaving up rock steps. Finishing pitch 1 above chimney. Pitch 2 straight through thin ice and a steep corner.
|Euan Todd||15/Feb||Lead O/S||
Climbed with Richard and Jan, for his first Scottish Winter day out! Soloed most of the route, and I led the fin and topped out through a short chimney.
Moved together to the start of the arete. Led the arete trying not to get caught by the wind! Lovely climbing!
Nic DW, Lewis Gibbons
|Sam Maher||05/Feb||AltLd O/S||
Solo'd much of it roping up for the exposed sections and belayed mike up the fin. Topped out into glorious sunshine for a late finish.
|Sophie Gilbert||01/Feb||2nd O/S||
Soloed up gully climbers right of rout and then to belay where the arete narrows. Kenny led crux pitch about 60m. Led short pitch to top. Summit to the south left then walked down ridge. Lots of snow to quite low down coire.
Much swearing on the fin and blowing and proper hoolie, but glad I did it!
|Matt Harmon||31/Jan||Lead O/S||
soloed up to the crux and i then led the crux pitch
took a central start on the base, solid grade III, very enjoyable route
was going to do sc gulley but went for this as the approach was a swim in deep powder. soloed up to below the crux and then roped up, much easier than when i first did it
First mixed route, fantastic day out. Seconded crux pitch.
great route - moved together
Pretty good conditions, moved together.
Alex Toomey, Tasmin Fletcher
Alex Toomey, Craig Holden
lead route on 2 ropes brought seconds up on parallel.
will king, steve kivell
Beautiful climb - turf low not quite frozen but top in good nick
A fair amount of powder! Good nick otherwise. Very enjoyable way of getting back into winter climbing after a 6 year break.
Liam Jardine, Ross Alexander
Scott led first, I led 2nd. Abbed into the gully as bad weather coming in and a slow group in front didn't bode well.
moved together, brilliant climb, a really hard move for the grade though to stick true to the arete
Turf still pretty unfrozen really but certainly very wintry.
|J McPhee||22/Mar/14||AltLd O/S||
Downclimbed it afterwards, and left 2x slings + a krab if anyone finds them send me a message and I'll see about a reward for their return.
deep snow banked out all pitches up to the fin. Soloed up to the fin then alt. lead to complete the fin and steep top out.
Took advice that usual approach was from directly below but about 100m below the route the thigh deep snow developed a nasty shear line 4 - 6 inches down so backed down and went for the butress to the left. Followed this on bomber snow ice until we could cross the bergshrund (3 - 5 meters deep) and get some rock gear in. Crossing Broad gully here on a belay was much easier in only shin deep new snow with no sloughs as we moved. Rest of route was very pleasant.
|Dan Still||12/Mar/14||AltLd O/S||
Very banked out, not much protection, but lovely weather
Excellent days climbing soft snow abundant lots of easy foot work.
|John Holden||01/Mar/14||AltLd rpt||
More snow than ever before
second winter climb With Wolf from the Falkirk crew, we got lost near the top and due to low visibility and the presence of cornice we abbed down. a fun day out:)
Loads of snow, great fun, but felt easier than it should
Heavily loaded, not much rock showing. Great day out though.
Absolutely covered in snow but a great day out nonetheless
a lot of snow with the decent down Broad Gulley
Led Last Pitch
Great first winter climb. Be prepared for long run outs in powder.
Great winter ii - Gnarly day!
backed off due to avalanche
on Plas y Brenin "Scottish Winter Climbing" course
Deep snow. Limited pro available
moved together, good conditions
Lots of snow. The first pitch was a snow slope. Got right on top of the arete on the final pitch which was worth the effort. Much more fun than following the steps.
Forgot guidebook so followed footprints. Soloed past the good bit by accident & did a short pitch to the top.
Robert J (AC)
Soloed halfway then did two short pitches to top. In good nick.
|Martin McKenna - UKC||23/Nov/13||Lead O/S||
Soloed then pitched last section.
Not quite frozen, good fun though. The approach is kinda shit.
Thigh deep snow all the way up. Great fun
Horrendous soft snow, very dodgy on the crux sections.
|Brian Pollock||29/Mar/13||Solo O/S|
did the direct start only. 1 pitch of hardish IV, 5 I would guess.
ross nicol esq
Dave did the crux pitch
With Gary. Perfect conditions, a lot of ice. A bloody brilliant route, wish it was twice as long. Led 1 + 3.
|Fiona Reid||22/Feb/13||AltLd O/S||
Somehow got first on this! Done as 4 pitches, led even pitches. Awesome exposure on pitch 3. Great conditions.
Great fun humping over the crest. No queues!
Moved together, alpine style. Mark led to rocky arete, I led to finish.
|Cornish boy||18/Feb/13||AltLd O/S||
An awesome day out in superb conditions. Clear blue skies, great neve, followed by the rocky knife edge and even a bit of ice on the last pitch! Lee led the 2 longer pitches (p1 and p3), me the 2 shorter ones (p2 and p4).
Started by going up Broad Gulley. Traversed onto route from gulley. Travelled up good Neve and then went directly over Arete with great exposure especially on RHS. Final pitch was ice/snow ice.
Paul Jenkin, Lee Halley
Via Direct start (II/III)
Good conditions, straightforward.
Niall Hed, Aidan Roe
Ali Beer, Paul Rochford
|David Kay||16/Feb/13||AltLd O/S||
Great route in Scottish weather! Went up a direct start at III which was great. http://www.masterplan-photography.co.uk/2013/02/windy-dorsal-arete
|David Barratt||02/Feb/13||AltLd O/S||
Climbed this with a lot of queuing, but overall an amazing climbing meeting some great people. did the arete (like a man)and loved it. so exposed and and can now claim to be an extreme 'planker' I've got photos of some people that I said I'd share.
Didn't cheat and did the proper rocky rib rather than the traverse. Great fun and a few interesting moves (including a full-blown beached whale).
Very interesting climb. Was chosen as our back up climb for the day. The first climb was being climbed/destroyed by a 3 man team from Edinburgh Uni Climbing club, that took 2.5hrs to get up the first pitch of the Grade 4! Having changed climb to back up climb, this was a great climb and would defiantly go back for more.
|Kevin Duffy||?/Feb/13||Solo O/S|
Variation start and finish, about III. Missed fin due to traffic.
Moving together and pitched the top of the arÍte.
|Euan Strachan||19/Jan/13||AltLd O/S||
Straight up the arete: feels like grade 4 tech, great! Skirted on to it from Broad Gully, good nick
First Winter Climb :D
|Tom Redmond||18/Jan/13||Lead O/S||
really good route!!
Direct start due to unstable snow in Broad Gulley. Poor snow conditions on arete made things interesting. 4 pitches/2 leads.
First scottish winter climb....amazing
Spectacular climbing up the fin, felt hard for the grade with a thick coating of powder.
Nicola, Sarah Moorhouse
|Ewan Russell||25/Nov/12||2nd O/S||
Soft snow and un-frozen turf, despite this, very enjoyable!
Moved together. No "a cheval" due to queue. Very wobbly due to lack of ice. Someone sent a couple of blocks down broad gully.
pitched but would move together to dorsal if repeating; went up groove after dorsal fin
Paddy Poland, Michael Gibson
Out of condition.
Very busy as about the only route in that day.
Busier than the M25 at rush hour!
Paul McW, Jeff H, Kate R
Pretty much a rock climb. some very loose blocks. sham top arete bit is so avoidable
|jack robinson||16/Feb/12||Solo O/S||
Moved together for all but the arete pitch. Marvellous!
David P (CMC)
snow a bit soft but a good route. the arete had one hard move. then on to top of Bidean nam Bian and down by lost valley
|Gerry OC||11/Feb/12||Lead O/S||
Good day on the hill
First Winter route
lots of fresh snow. fantastic clear day. cracking route. move up onto the dorsal is very good value for grade ll.
|Lisa M||05/Feb/12||Solo O/S||
Easy Solo, took left snow slope instead of fin near top. a bit powdery snow but ok.
|Jon Sutterby||04/Feb/12||2nd β||
Lead by Nick Jones (Adventure Peaks). Started further right (harder than traditional start) due to potential avalanche conditions in Broad Gully. Great route!
walking to climbing ratio is unfavourable... variation start maybe III. conditions in SCNL are good everything/ all aspects getting done.
Simul Climb most and then Dave led fin whilst in a big queue! Lower sections quite banked out with snow
Mihaela, Dave P LMC
Stewart, James Franklin
climbed in good condition, plenty of snow, soloed first 150 feet. pulling onto the fin was quite exposed, but well protected. descent via Broad Gully
We got there the first ones with just two parties behind us and somehow we managed to finish the last ones, maybe to polite letting everyone pass? The snow was powdery but it was an amazing day out! The climbers around us were all very nice! The pinnacles were exposed and the move was tricky but really exciting! took us 9h
|Somerset swede basher||21/Jan/12||AltLd O/S||
Climbed in bad weather, strong winds on summit. Awsome route, finished up left after the final, possibly chimney variation. Superb day climbing with Nick and Tim Neil.
|The Mountain Goat||21/Jan/12||Solo O/S|
|shafiq lalloo||17/Jan/12||2nd O/S||
andy turner, Ives, marvin
|Phil PBC||14/Jan/12||2nd O/S||
good fun on the pinnacles, pitched this section only.
First two pitches long and on easy ground. Took the fins direct on third pitch. This pitch is great, with significant exposure. Final pitch short lived.
Good way to bring in the new year. The snow was rubish making for an exiting traverse near the end. Took first lead.
With Mark Gilham.
|son of thor||??/2012||AltLd|
Climbed on powdery snow not well bonded. Got stuck in a queue for the fins. Gave up waiting and traversed below the fins for a harder finish
Walk in 2.5hrs would have been epic route if half of Scotland wasn't on it. fresh snow/powder on it which didnt help climbed the fins at the end which is a must !
Brilliant route although it had alot of soft fresh snow and traffic.
The ridge was very, very busy due to the amount of unstable snow in the gullies.
lead p 1 & 3 - lots of powder (~1ft) with a good crust making swimming all the more interesting. the fin was nicely hoared, gaining it involved some good mantling envolving axes as too slippy for gloves - was raining at 500m on sun 11th so hopefully consolidating the snow higher up!
|Euan Strachan||10/Dec/11||Lead O/S||
breaking trail threw knee deep snow to get to route.
Great fun route :)
grade 3 start to the left of the chimney varient
ewen lamont, mini
First Winter Route!
Plenty of new snow, a few loose blocks around.
Still in condition, although some very loose blocks just before the fin.
Jamie led the fin
|J Brown||12/Mar/11||AltLd rpt||
Snowing and quite windy - made the fin quite exciting.
Every thing else was mushy, but this was rather fun.
Walked in when partner injured his knee. so went looking for classic routes that were in. Soloing on the fins is the definition of exposure! Good route.
Great first multi-pitch & in winter!! final part of aret was black though, made interesting in crampons. Best not to have to half run down the walk out in the dark though!
First Scottish climb
James Rodgers, David Adcock
Led all pitches. First independent lead, without guide. Excellent. Blue skies, no wind, great. Left car at 07.30, base of route at 10, topped out at just after 2, at car for 4.
Very busy. Awkward belays and freezer sized blocks teetering on the edge of falling.
|Glyn Davidson||22/Feb/11||Lead O/S|
Queue for fins but good climb, andrea's first winter lead
|Lumbering Oaf||21/Feb/11||AltLd O/S||
Got stuck behind a group struggling with the arete, got pissed off waiting after an hour in the cold and decided to by-pass the arete on the left-hand side. A great route and fun day out marred by a bottle-neck. Patience is a virtue...etc...
James Hoyes, Simon Caldrick
A very busy route and so skirted around the fin.
I lead P1&P3, Ed did P2&P4. We did belay but the leaders placed no proper runner. In a blizzard condition. At least half a dozen other parties were climbing and so it was very busy.
Moved together at speed with Mike on lead. Passed six parties on the way. Very Scottish on the top.
moved together all the way
Only lead final pitch, very enjoyable but lots of people on route
Nice climb, the arete proper makes this route, stunning weather alrightish snow conditions.
Taken as the best option in a very snowy avalanche prone corrie ! A really nice climb which we did super fast :-)
Coaching / teaching to lead climb. Excellent route we had it to our selves. Bum slide down broad gully to finish
Climbed in from broad gully and did the last pitch.
Fantastic route great neve
Big day out! 12 hours!!
Late start, thinking conditions would be awful. Intended just to recce SCNL on the off chance. Conditions good and had very small rack for a stab at DA. Soloed up, around, through and past the crowds and pitched the pinnacles. Ben led through to the top. Walked off over top of SCNL.
Great climb but really busy. Soloed to the arete proper and then completed in two very short pitches.
Led 3rd pitch
Shadowing day. Dry suit & fins would've been favourite!
Jagged Globe course, day 2. Middle of rope with Roger lead, Mack behind. Wet day, and very windy, especially top of second pitch. Did full route including Dorsal Fin pinnacles.
Moved together to the crux pitch - did that in one with single 60m rope. A LOT of waiting and rope drag...
Direct III start
Nice route despite being so short. was suprised to see so many footprints traversing left to avoid the best part of the route on the Dorsal Fin. Great exposure but easy climbing
Pete Glasper, Philippa Reader
|andy dunn||29/Jan/11||Lead O/S||
Soloed up to the arete proper, then climbed a single pitch to the top. got a bit muddled up with 2 axes (maybe 1 would have made things a little less of a faff). Awesome exposed moment when stepping up onto the ridge just before finishing up the easy snow slope.
UKC should include an option for "moving together", as this is how we climbed it...
|Col Kingshott||23/Jan/11||AltLd O/S|
|Nic DW||23/Jan/11||Lead O/S||
Solo'd up to beginning of arÍte proper and then lead to the top.
|Liam Ingram||22/Jan/11||Lead O/S|
|Harry Holmes||22/Jan/11||Solo rpt|
Ron W, Peter Ashworth
Excellent climb, To much traffic
|Danny Crump||02/Jan/11||Lead O/S||
Mick Loughran, Kirsty Greenhead, Paul Greenhead, John Andrews, Sarah Pentelow
Mick Loughran, Paul Greenhead, Kirsty Greenhead, John Andrews, Danny Crump
Mick Loughran, Kirsty
|Pete Rigby||?/Jan/11||AltLd O/S||
|Clay C||29/Dec/10||AltLd O/S|
|keith hal||24/Dec/10||AltLd O/S||
|Mr G||18/Dec/10||Lead O/S||
Think i came close to frostnip in my big toes, (while wearing 1x coolmax socks and 1x smart wool expedition socks inside La Sportiva Nepal Evo.)
amazing route. perfect for my first winter route.
|Mr Fuller||13/Dec/10||Lead rpt||
Bit harder than last time - less snow made the arete feel very exposed!
|Martin McPhillie||13/Dec/10||2nd O/S||
Took an...interesting...direct start, moved unroped to behind another pair who overtook us on the detour. Dave lead up to about 10m shy of the fin over easier ground. I eventually manned up and walked over the top of the fin in full hysterical laughter. Walked off over Bidean Nam Bian and Coire Sgreamhach - an excellent day out in astonishing weather!
|David Stevens||05/Dec/10||AltLd O/S|
Took the left Variant for the direct finish. Probably a Grade IV/4
Graeme led the fins
bit interesting geting onto the fin, had to lank it.
|Billy Walker - Bad Seller||27/Nov/10||Solo rpt||
plastered in snow! had wander over the summit of Bidean
Lower section easy - waste of time roping up. Fins are where the interest is. Some "interesting" moves and pretty exposed. Grade II? hmm
First ever winter climb! Skipped the fin - Great fun!
The fin is certainly fun to solo!
took harder start lower down :-)
|Ross Young||21/Nov/10||Lead O/S||
Fun first winter climb of the season. A second axe is just a burden.
Amazing last pitch, rest wasn't worth roping up for in those conditions. Good intro to winter leading.
Great first day out of the winter.
Second time i've done it. This time taking in the fin. Got to the bottom of the fin and saw footsteps going round to the right so followed them. Tried to get up that way but couldnt. Too hard. Went back to bottom of fin and done it direct. No idea why folk were going off to the right.
soloed except for 'fin' where we roped up
Was again a very soft, powdery day. One difficuly move on it
|andrew sandercock||10/Nov/10||AltLd O/S||
Great nick, great route but I have to admit I found mounting the final bit of the arete pretty stiff at II - did it direct and it was slightly interesting at II to say the least!
roped up for the fin but rest done solo
Conditions ok but melting fast.
|John Pickles||24/Mar/10||Lead rpt||
Winter mountaineering cse. Rob +Jim
Raymond led this. Great day out. Less slush than Friday on walk in/out.
Tom Esser, Raymond McCourt
My First SWC and it was an alpine style day of blue skies and perfect snow. A real treat of an introduction.
I lead pitches 1 & 3 decended broad gully
So cold in the car park! After that the walk in was all the heat you needed. Climb was quite busy but started with out rope & passed a roped group of 3. Roped up for the last pitch which was bottle necked by 2xgroups of 2 with 1st winter climbers on board. Great walk in, climb & went on to Bidean Nam Bian & descended down via Lost/Hidden Valley.
My first winter route. Good conditions to start, snow a little powdery, started to snow half way up and powder made it hard to ascend.
Andy Morton, John Pickles
|John Pickles||16/Feb/10||Lead O/S||
Andy Morton/Andrew Field, Nick Lumb
|epic ed||14/Feb/10||AltLd O/S||
Climbed an excellent direct start, probably around grade III, and included "the fin" near the top of the route. Very busy, but lots of fun none-the-less!
|Andy Hewison||?/Feb/10||Lead O/S||
Whilst teaching winter lead climbing
brilliant dropped my belay device and topped out in the dark climbed with kate six pack surry
|Harry Holmes||31/Jan/10||Lead O/S|
|Warren Earle||31/Jan/10||AltLd O/S|
|Stuart Macfarlane||29/Jan/10||Lead rpt||
Moved together on lower section then 2 pitches up narrower part of ridge.
|Christian Beck||24/Jan/10||Lead O/S|
Led pitch 2 and 4
Took my mate out for his first proper winter climb. He led the fin!
Cotswold winter skills
Kenny Grant, Don
|Andrew Bolden||16/Jan/10||2nd O/S|
led the crux direct this time
|Phil Jennings||02/Jan/10||Solo O/S|
traversed under the final arete
We only did one pitch over the really exposed part of the ridge, which I led.
soloed bottom part, led the fin,
|Chris Davids||29/Dec/09||AltLd O/S||
|Mr Fuller||29/Dec/09||2nd O/S|
Su, John Hayden
2.) 05.01.2011 - Finn Curry & Neil Halliday. Alt Leads
Pitches 2 and 4
Carpack route and back to carpark in 5hrs, climbed route alpine style.
Nice start to the season. Led 1st pitch and the 'groove' pitch below the steep ridge. Skipped the steep ridge pitch so will be back to do it again some time.
|Only a hill||30/Nov/09||Solo rpt||
Decent conditions underfoot for once, and a lovely day on the mountain.
Glenda, John Wall, Gil Von Gavel
|jonny taylor||28/Mar/09||AltLd O/S||
Some solid ice but mostly deep powder. The knife edge arete was a fantastic way to finish (that part was climbed as a snowed up rock climb without axes)
|Jimmy O||28/Mar/09||AltLd O/S||
Nice climb, the best pitch is the razor sharp ridge at the top, anyone who wussed out onto the snow traverse should defiantly go back and have another go!
|Rachel Somerville||17/Mar/09||Lead O/S|
with Christian Rambling Club and guide John Lyall
Climbed in 5 pitches. I led 1,3 and 5.
Under Instruction at Plas y Brenin
Very unstable powder snow. Only climb in condition. Several parties on route. Gorgeous calm day!
An amazing day out and our first Grade II winter lead!
Beautiful sunny day, with sun setting as we got off the mountain!
Our first grade II! Excellent day out even if the snow was a bit crap in places!
Avalanche risk 4 - one of the few safe routes.
Alan & Paul
Amazing!! Never experienced so much adrenaline in one day! Sadly someone got too close to a cornice off to our right: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/highlands_and_islands/7918426.stm
"Er, guys?" "Yes?" "It's a really really long way down from here. Do you mind if I avoid the crux?" "No, that's quite all right." "Are you sure?" "It's *very cold* here, could you please make up your mind and get on with it?"
Steve Jolly, Mike P-J
Moved together with Jonathan (USA), but we pitched the Pinnacle. That windy I was blown off the top belay twice! no view of course.
Great teaching climb with Kenny from West Coast Mountain Guides
|Giles Davis||20/Feb/09||Lead O/S|
|Poco Loco||16/Feb/09||Lead O/S||
Moved together for the whole route. Nice gentle route (over too quickly though). Big thaw at the moment, rapidly melting wet snow.
CDlimbed the Arete but took easier line to finish. Must go back an do it again properly!
Steve and Kat
Perfect altitude practice - turned myself inside out a couple of days before the climb with illness, then developed a lovely persistent cough after coming back to play too soon. Great fun despite being knackered from the start.
Steve and Andy
Andy and Kat
My 1st winter lead! Superb route! Went for the top of the arete...fantastic exposure! Down Broad Gully.
|tim newton||13/Feb/09||Solo O/S|
was pretty tired after getting to the bottom of this route but really enjoyed the climb. The view from the main summet was awsome and you could see nevis in the distance.
Keith Ball, Kevin Scott
Matt Todd & Donald King
Great route but very busy. Glad we got started early.
|Irk the Purist||08/Feb/09||2nd||
First winter climb and a bit hairy with it. Great weather, great fun
By the time we rocked up to the crag, there were two pairs just starting the route. We politely waited for them to get up the first pitch before starting, only to have two more pairs turn up as well as some guy solo-ing. Much ridiculousness transpired thereafter. Continued round to the right on reaching arete.
Katherine Torr, Jo Clements, Stuart Reeves
Liam & Adrian
sunny day, great conditions and views.Arete part was nice.Ryans second time out in winter.
Alann Halewood, Tracey Nicholls
Think we avoided the hardest bit of ridge, but still fun for a quick bimble.
only really a couple of moves at the end worth roping up for, the rest is pretty soloable...good fun though.
Climbed with a harder (III?) direct start to avoid the possible avalanche risk in the gully. Did it in 4 pitches though could easily have moved together on all but the last pinnacle pitch. I lead the last pitch which was good fun. A nice easy day out... time to start getting on grade III climbs
Slow progress due to many teams roped up on all pitches. Arete deep in unconsolidated snow. Escaped left as conditions worsened as forecasted very severe weather moved in. Roped top pitch as precaution. Walked off in 'proper' scottish winter conditions in the nick of time / skin of our teeth. Learnt a lot of lessons!
rescued a man with a broken ankle afterwards
|David Sherratt||??/2009||AltLd O/S|
Doug and Amy
|Only a hill||03/Dec/08||Solo β||
Lower part powdery, upper part in reasonable nick with frozen turf and hardening snow. A beautiful climb on a beautiful day.
|Lawrie Brand||24/Nov/08||AltLd O/S||
Chris Lawrence, Jamie Wilson
Rimed up rocks, fairly good snow cover. With Matt Forshaw.
|Danny Boy Dunbar||01/Nov/08||2nd||
Did this moving together Alpine style-good practice after backing off SC gully which had soft snow conditions
Perfect conditions. Did the spiky arete top bit which a lot of people seem to skip with a cheeky snow traverse - shame as it has a wicked step on it - see climb photo. All Ace... until partner dropped her ice axe 40m to a ledge on forked gully and a 'fun' downclimb was needed to get her it back.
Martin Brown, Mark Adamson
near alpine conditions. beautiful
|Alex Thompson||21/Mar/08||2nd O/S||
Gareth & Jonny
Greg Denwood, John Holden
Adele Pennington, SteveyM
|Adam Humphreys||28/Feb/08||AltLd O/S||
very crowded due to No. 4 averlance warning
|Morgan Woods||27/Feb/08||AltLd O/S||
Did harder variation on the front buttress, grade 3/4ish.
Much of the rock on the arete is loose near the top. Blocks the size of breeze blocks have been loosened by freeze-thaw
Finally ticked it after being avalanched off the approach on my previous attempt!
Jenny Van Santen
Tim Oates, Owen Pearce
First winter climb on Jagged Globe course
David Haygarth JG, Noelle
JG Guide, Claire Molloy
|My Gravity||20/Jan/08||AltLd β||
Did a variation start - ascending the base directly, rather than starting round to the left. Good turf all the way up this first pitch - just take a few warthogs.
Roped up for the last pitch, awesome winter route and my first north of the border
|J Brown||19/Jan/08||2nd O/S||
Solo until the final arete - then followed Faye up that last section. My first graded winter route.
|Jamie B||18/Jan/08||Lead rpt||
Guiding for Ice Factor. A wild day for clients' first winter route!
Superb climb, great exposure. A long decent down gully in deteriorating weather because of shoddy crampons!
Luke Farrar, Francis Blunt
|Jamie B||28/Dec/07||AltLd rpt||
Teaching winter climbing
Roisin Cook and Ivan Cheeseman
Nipped up it quick while Steve was waiting. Lovely route.
Cat 3 avalanche warning so postponed Boomerang Gully - stuck to the buttreses. 5 pitches 4.25hrs in ok conditions - much faffing and learning
my bestest adventure yet!
andy chapman, andy lacy
1 pitch to get established on ridge, then moving together, then led dorsal. excellent day out, fantastic exposure. lost a glove though.
First winter lead. Thin conditions.
First Winter Lead and First Multipitch :)
Jones' 1st winter route. She flew up it.
With direct left-hand finish (seconded)
Lovely wee route, not hard at all but nice position.
|andy wa||04/Apr/06||AltLd O/S||
John M and Andy G
|Different Steve||08/Mar/06||AltLd O/S||
Lead P1 & 3. Descended via broad gully
|joe larner||?/Mar/06||Lead O/S|
Rick Asher, Matt Brennan
Ric Moat, Ben Lea
|Neil Adams||??/2006||AltLd O/S|
|G. Tiger, Esq.||31/Dec/05||AltLd|
First winter climb, great!
Mike (UK), Dave
|G. Tiger, Esq.||?/Mar/05||AltLd|
|rob k||21/Feb/05||AltLd O/S||
|Howard J||20/Feb/05||AltLd rpt||
Denise & Kevin
MRT: Singleton, Fielding.
First winter route
|Chris L Hill||?/Dec/04||Lead O/S||
|Rob Oram||03/Mar/04||AltLd O/S||
This was an instructed route although no beta was supplied. We did have the opportunity to lead a bit.
Martin (PYB instructor) + John
|Captain Solo||28/Feb/04||AltLd rpt||
|dan cowley||14/Jan/04||AltLd O/S||
Tom Dunstan, ross barnes
JP guiding - he enjoyed the bare fin. Down Broad Gully.
Jonathan Preston, Kevin O'Rourke
|The Bad Cough||?/Feb/03||Solo rpt|
Lower buttress at III/IV (variations) adds value to this climb.
|Andy Clarke||14/Apr/01||AltLd O/S||
Led Ps 1&3.
Climb was aborted due to Graham feeling ill
Tom B, Flexibility Boy
|The Bad Cough||07/Jan/01||AltLd O/S||
Mick Saunders, Nigel Murphy
skarabrae, Lucy Prins
Led several times
Steve Reeves, Chris McNicol
|nige pacer||?/Mar/98||2nd O/S|
As part of course. With one of the harder starts.
Pieter, Maarten, Alan Kimber
|Hairy Welshman||?/Jan/97||Lead O/S||
On arriving at the narrow arÍte the party above us had got their rope jammed and the leader had untied(!) and soloed off. With several parties below us and dusk approaching we assisted the stranded second and then traversed left under the arÍte.
Steve Waite (Little Steve)
steep move at very top.
|mark mcgowan01||??/1986||Solo O/S||
Can't remember exact year
|Howard J||?/Mar/84||AltLd O/S|
A tremendous climb, in good condition, the rocky arete is an absolute delight, If only it were twice as long!