yesbutnobutyesbut - 2014
Uisdean hawthorn - 20/Apr/13
bullwinkle - AltLd - 08/Apr/13 with Amanda, Alan
Hidden - AltLd - 06/Apr/13
Hidden - AltLd - 06/Apr/13
luckyjim - AltLd - 01/Apr/13 with D Helm
Hidden - AltLd - 31/Mar/13
Sam Simpson - AltLd O/S - 30/Mar/13 with Mark Grist
Mark Grist - AltLd O/S - 30/Mar/13 with Sam Simpson
glenngordon - AltLd O/S - 30/Mar/13 with bomber harris
Rather chopped out but fantastic route. Pitch one the crux on the day but all of it exciting and classic!
Tim Sparrow - AltLd - 30/Mar/13 with Ned
nniff - AltLd - 30/Mar/13
Hidden - Lead - 29/Mar/13
Led 3rd pitch. Every pitch was good
abbeywall - AltLd - 29/Mar/13 with K, FM
gregor - 29/Mar/13
Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/13
good conditions but seen fair bit of traffic so perhaps easier than normal?
Grezza - Lead - 23/Mar/13 with Andy Kemp
adw07 - AltLd - 21/Mar/13 with Scott Becker
Hidden - AltLd dnf - 21/Mar/13
Hidden - AltLd - 16/Mar/13
allyrocke - AltLd O/S - 13/Mar/13 with Liam Ingram
Superb route in brilliant conditions. Lead guidebook crux but found seconding pitch 1 and 3 at least as hard with the bag. Substantially harder than any grade V ice routes I've done so possibly worth the upgrade in the latest guide.
Liam Ingram - AltLd O/S - 13/Mar/13 with Ally Rocke
Finally, a route I prefer to Point Five Gully! What a special day. Sun, first time axe placements and good gear. The route has clearly seen a lot of traffic recently. Top of the first pitch proved to be slightly tricky as the snow was rotten but perfection apart from that. Climbed in 4 pitches
benclimbing - AltLd O/S - 11/Mar/13 with Dave Latimer
Dave Latimer - AltLd O/S - 11/Mar/13
In fabulous condition. First time axe placements in solid ice all the way. Smith's had seen lots of ascents prior to ours.
shed dweller - 09/Mar/13
Blue skies, brilliant ice, only a couple of other teams in the coire and a cracking route. Contender for best ever day climbing. Led pitches 2 and 4.
niallk - AltLd O/S - 01/Mar/13 with Willie
Hidden - 2nd - 27/Feb/13
WHAT A ROUTE!!!!
JUST GO AND DO IT!!!!!!!
010paw - 2nd O/S - 27/Feb/13 with Andy watt, Kenny grant
Pitches 1,3&4. AMAZING!! steep and sustained throughout, and good, if a bit stepped, snow-ice. Bold.
BallsOfSteel - AltLd O/S - 23/Feb/13 with steve peatfield
D.Russell - AltLd O/S - 22/Feb/13 with Adam
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 22/Feb/13
did this richies gully and the pumpkin by 3pm, great day
jamesturnbull - AltLd - Feb/13 with rich howells
1st pitch, not in condition
Bob1984 - 2nd dnf - 31/Jan/13
pwb1981 - 31/Jan/13
I've waited years to do this and I have to say it exceeded my high expectations. Tremendous route. Pretty sustained and hard. I led pitches 3 and 5, Dave combined pitches 1 and 2.Climbed in very cold full winter conditions with plenty of spindrift coming down.My best scottish winter route to date.
Andrew Sloan - AltLd O/S - 25/Jan/13 with Dave Sharp
Narked4fun - 2012
Hidden - AltLd - Mar/11
Lester - Lead O/S - 20/Feb/11 with Nicolas Bailly
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/Feb/11
Hidden - 2nd dnf - 30/Jan/11
Hidden - 2011
adie84 - 2011
centurion05 - 2011
PAJames - 2011
newtonmore - AltLd - 2011
Hidden - 2011
Hidden - 2011
Ice Spider - AltLd - 13/Mar/10 with Tony Barton
Dave Douglas - 2nd O/S - 13/Mar/10
hwackerhage - AltLd - 10/Mar/10 with Helen Rennard
Hidden - AltLd - Mar/10
first pitch was 'unjustifiable vertical slush' to quote jim, but luckily the arms felt ok after a week in norway. steep and sustained climbing. Miles harder than point five.
smithaldo - AltLd O/S - Mar/10 with the real jim hall
Alco-nomic - AltLd - Mar/10 with Andy Wardle
Smith42 - Mar/10
James B - AltLd - 25/Feb/10 with Nick
A route well worthy of 4 stars! Pretty straight forward at the moment, with the build up of ice, with interest in every pitch!
Ken Applegate - AltLd - 23/Feb/10 with Dave Fowler
Fantastic conditions, best ever weather and no one in front of us
John Roe - Lead - 23/Feb/10 with Gordon Henderson
gordon henderson - 2nd O/S - 23/Feb/10 with John Roe
In good nick with some continental ice hooking on the steep sections. Pegs at the belays could do with replacing but there is other gear around, otherwise superb day out!
simon_D - Lead - 21/Feb/10 with Ed
Hidden - 15/Feb/10
tjmillen - Lead - 13/Feb/10 with john moore
gaz.marshall - AltLd O/S - 13/Feb/10 with murdo
Great climbing conditions. Interesting throughout.
mark-abz - Lead - 12/Feb/10 with Alex
MY FIRST WINTER LEAD! Climbed in 3 long pitches, Peter did pitches 1 & 3, I did pitch 2. Brilliant day out!
mark88 - AltLd - 07/Feb/10 with Peter
Six parties on a day. So good that it's worth the queuing! Actually not much stuff falling down from above as the ice was so firm. Brilliant route!
jamestheyip - Lead O/S - 07/Feb/10 with Alejandro Garcia
el cholo - 2nd O/S - 07/Feb/10 with jamestheyip
very bold, ice too soft for screws
phil64 - Lead - Feb/10
andyinglis - AltLd O/S - 31/Jan/10 with Ally Fulton
Awsome - finshed by one, alomst home by 3:30 until I had a head-on collision with a bus...
Fultonius - AltLd - 31/Jan/10 with Andy Inglis
sgl - AltLd - 30/Jan/10 with Rik
Hidden - Lead - 29/Jan/10
Hidden - AltLd - 24/Jan/10
Hidden - 2010
Captain Solo - Lead - 25/Mar/08 with Ewan
seanyt - 2nd - Feb/07
barney_edin - AltLd - 21/Mar/06 with Phil A
Hidden - 2006
with 2 Argentian guys as host on Int. winter meet;
nickdonohue - Lead - Mar/05
Hidden - AltLd - 2003
Had to do it with the Bandit naturally! One of the best gullies in Scotland - steep and interesting all the way.
Chad123 - AltLd - Feb/01 with Greg Smith
Grezza - Lead - Jan/01
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2001
smac - AltLd O/S - Jan/00 with Tor Ellis
graeme gatherer - 2000
Very good, thin ice and sustained interest
Dave Musgrove Jnr - AltLd O/S - 17/Mar/96 with Pete Benson
phardman - Feb/96
frank ramsay - AltLd - 1996 with ian parnell
Mark Salter - 1996
alkira - 18/Feb/94
Hidden - Solo - 12/Mar/87
Hidden - AltLd - 24/Feb/87
GaryK - AltLd O/S - Feb/87 with Paul Ayres
Dave led main pitches - desparate
John Marsland - AltLd - 19/Feb/86 with Dave Soles
Hidden - Lead - 1985
I led pitches 2 and 4. 3hrs 45mins. Superb conditions - cave accessible (for a runner) in pitch 4. Magnificent route first done by step cutting - a stunning achievement by Jimmy Marshall.
Falko - AltLd O/S - 27/Feb/81 with Alan Taylor