White Ghyll Chimney* HS 4b
[White Ghyll chimney, 2 kb]3 pitches. Climb corner to chimney and belay from flake by small tree; move through chimney as it narrows to a crack and then traverse left via diagonal groove to belay ledge (VS 4b variation - avoid chimney by tackling left face to gain diagonal; move right along ledge 3m and then up for 5m. Follow crack to belay with nice bridging moves. Walk down to the right finding small cairns and steep but friendly descent gully

Ticklists: Lakeland Revival 2015, Lakeland's Best Multi-pitch Routes up to HVS.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 100 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Petarghh - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/15

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/15

Hidden - AltLd - 08/Apr/15

joe hallam - AltLd O/S - 23/Jul/14 with will lord

Steven Carter - AltLd O/S - 18/Jul/14 with Trythallj

Too wet this time, and had several nesting birds.
James_Kendal - AltLd dnf - 27/May/14 with Pete

Hidden - AltLd - 17/May/14

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/May/14

Ste Ridd - AltLd - 17/May/14 with M.Sadler

MazElden - AltLd - 17/May/14 with Graeme

Lead all three pitches, went straight up at the top so extended the length of the climb. P2 was great once I found the right way.. guidebook said it was a severe..
jonathan_doyle - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/14

Chris Oldfield - 2nd O/S - 19/Apr/14 with Jonathan Doyle

I Hate Chimneys
andy28th - AltLd O/S - 18/Apr/14

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Apr/14

Shotliff - AltLd O/S - 25/Aug/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 06/Jun/12

rd20 - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Martin

me 1,3. RD 2
smolders - AltLd - 02/Jun/12 with Robert D

Hidden - Lead - 26/May/12

rosieposey14 - AltLd - 12/May/12

Will Gordon - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/12 with Novice

Charlie Zephyr Booth - AltLd O/S - 12/Apr/12 with martin broadhurst

tws going to do the variant but twas wet !
martrin - AltLd - 25/Mar/12 with Sarah Kekus

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 11/Mar/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Oct/11

Did more of the MVS variation.
net - AltLd - 28/Jun/11 with George

Hidden - Lead - 09/Jun/11

Little B - AltLd O/S - 05/Jun/11 with Simon

Simonfarfaraway - AltLd - 05/Jun/11 with Little B

tomhull - Lead rpt - 02/May/11 with Ellie Leighfield, phil vickers

jayme - AltLd O/S - 25/Mar/11 with westmoreland

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/Mar/11

Calder - AltLd O/S - 21/Aug/10 with Johnny, Mark

Hidden - 21/Aug/10

theotherpetehill - AltLd O/S - 03/Jul/10

P1
zach.stone - AltLd β - 03/Jul/10 with Peter Hill

AndyT1151 - Lead - 15/Jun/10

Lead 2nd and 3rd pitches as one long pitch.
RobSimmo - AltLd O/S - 12/Jun/10 with Jon Berry

kato'sdad - AltLd - 12/Jun/10 with Rob Simpson

too slippery in the rain to finish
HansUDes - AltLd dnf - 08/Jun/10 with Bradley Morrell

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 08/Jun/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/May/10

innesmac - 2010

Found the move out of the cave really hard. Screwed up on the last pitch. Went off route and climbed straight up.
PhilfromPoynton - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/09 with Julie Cunningham

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Sep/09

robert10507 - AltLd O/S - 02/Apr/09

steve prior - AltLd - Mar/09 with Roger C

Seymore Butt - 2009

stukent - Lead - 01/Nov/08

Hidden - AltLd - Oct/08

Led first and last
mick1jones - AltLd O/S - 13/Jul/08 with Alex Wellings

Lead all pitches. Did the MVS alternative for pitch 2 which avoides the chimney. See Langdale F&RCC book bottom of page 75.
Ste Ridd - Lead - 25/May/08 with L.Osborne

Hidden - AltLd - 25/May/08

Lucy Lu - 2nd - 25/May/08 with Stephen

KevB - AltLd - 24/May/08

Lead p1. Not much quality to speak of on this route.
Will Hunt - AltLd O/S - 01/Sep/07 with Rich

Hidden - Lead - 17/Apr/07

anyes varenne - 2nd - Apr/07 with suzanne

Xav - Lead O/S - 03/Feb/07 with Duffy Richard

Lead 1st pitch
Benwa - AltLd O/S - 03/Feb/07 with Sean

deanroberts - Lead O/S - 2007

bigbenb - 2007

butterworthtom - 2nd rpt - 14/Jul/06

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/Jul/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/06

sgl - Lead - 05/Jun/06 with Konnie

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/06

Hidden - 03/Jun/06

I managed to ruin the last pitch but were going to DO IT AGAIN!! Im sure in the guidebook it said Severe
Katy Nelson - AltLd dnf - 01/Jun/06 with Graham Wood, Bedspring Steve

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/05

NickST - AltLd O/S - Jun/05 with Phil Tucker

Hidden - AltLd - Mar/05

John Kettle - AltLd - 2005

malc - Lead - 02/May/04 with GP

Hidden - Mar/00

stokienomad - AltLd - 23/Sep/96

Hidden - AltLd - 1995

beaumap - AltLd - Aug/94 with Bernie Green

Mick King - Lead - 01/Jun/92 with Steve Brodie

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/91

also Rob Simpson 12/7/10
kato'sdad - Lead - 21/Jul/91 with AndyDevine

Moses - Lead O/S - 14/May/88 with Mike Tzirki

biggianthead - 12/Apr/87 with HT

Tom V - 1983

Hammy - Solo - 30/Mar/82

Bob - 2nd - 05/Apr/81 with R. McFall, N. Shaw

Hidden - Aug/77

RichardMc - Lead - 06/Mar/77 with Pete Stokes

Very technical move
Peter Main - AltLd - 31/Aug/76 with Chris Nicol

rogerskews - AltLd - 1976 with Martin Coward

Nigel Bond - Lead - 23/Mar/75 with Ben Foord

Al Evans - Lead - 1975

Hidden - Solo - 1975

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/Jun/74

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 02/Jul/72

pneame - 1970

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 30/Mar/69 with Jim Worthington

mikej - AltLd - 02/Sep/68 with Wil Hurford

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 20/May/67 with Bob Knapton

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