Can vary a lot depending on the amount of snow and how much the stream has frozen. It follows the summer route, if you climb it as direct as possible then it's nearer grade lll.

Ticklists: Peak Winter, Scrambles in the Dark Peak (winter).

millingworth3 12/Feb Solo
Hidden 12/Feb Solo
Deezel65 14/Jan Solo rpt

Wintery with some ice but not enough to warrant crampons.

buxtoncoffeelover 14/Jan Solo

Winter ish (snow & fragile ice formation) - crampons not needed, walking axe handy

cragtyke 14/Jan Solo

Mix of snow,ice and water. No spikes were blunted in the making of this ascent, good fun.

with Nik, Ross
cragtyke 16/Feb/16 Solo

Mix of clean dry rock and mostly verglassy ice, crampons not needed but axe useful. Good.

Hidden 15/Feb/16 Solo
tanssop 08/Feb/15 Solo

Not perfect, but plenty of ice to go at. Warming up on walk down. Great fun

beechy 06/Feb/15 Solo O/S
with hilty
brownie0705 05/Feb/15 Solo O/S

Some good Ice. could do with a couple more nights -5C then would be really good.

mattwomersley 05/Feb/15 Solo

Some good ice in parts.

Andrew Lodge 02/Feb/15 Solo

A great evening alternative to the wall, a bit soft in places but great fun.

with Tony, Steve
Hidden 02/Feb/15 Solo
Tony Ryland 02/Feb/15 Solo
Deezel65 01/Feb/15 Solo rpt

Poor ice

PD 01/Feb/15 Solo rpt

Poor ice conditions today.

cragtyke 01/Feb/15 Solo

not very good nick, beautiful day though

with Ross
Jake463 22/Jan/15 Solo

First proper winter climb. Mostly unconsolidated snow with plenty of ice. Took it slow and steady and enjoyed the sublime surroundings.

paul79 28/Dec/14 Solo

Unconsolidated snow and ice only really present on the flat ledges. Main challenge was staying dry.

bigbadbob12345 29/Mar/13 Solo rpt
stev1e.wilso 29/Mar/13 Solo rpt
with Dylan
Iain Thow 28/Mar/13 Solo
Kendrick 27/Mar/13 Solo O/S

lots of snow

with Si
simonscubadiver 27/Mar/13 Solo rpt

With Dave's cousin Andy on his first winter outing. Loads of snow on the route, not much ice until the top. Down climbed Far Far Far East after which was on good condition.

gw3285 26/Mar/13 Solo
Stuart Hurworth 26/Mar/13 2nd O/S

Good condition, quite a lot of ice! Fun when you tackle the short steep sections directly! Good first winter climb proper.

Hidden 26/Mar/13 Lead
ste_d 24/Mar/13 Solo rpt
Iain Thow 14/Mar/13 Lead
with Krystle
simonscubadiver 14/Mar/13 Solo rpt

Draged a rope up so I could look after Mark on his first winter outing

with Mark Lee
Deezel65 12/Mar/13 Solo O/S
cragtyke 12/Mar/13 Solo

warm tonight but plenty of ice, good condition

with Ross
ste_d 25/Jan/13 Solo rpt
Ann S 25/Jan/13 AltLd rpt

Enjoyable day-apart from tons of powder on hillsides. Short iced up corners gave some surprisingly awkward climbing so roped up in the upper sections for first outing this winter.

with Chris Greenhalgh
Tony Ryland 21/Jan/13 Solo
Hidden 21/Jan/13 Solo rpt
LesserTrochanter 20/Jan/13 -

Mike & Anne moved roped together while I soloed most of it except for a couple of places where I chose an interesting way for which I asked for a top-rope. Not much climbable ice, lots of manky snow, quite a lot of mixed/try-tooling.

with Michael Finegan, Anne Boardman
scottidog 20/Jan/13 Solo
with Peachey
peachos 20/Jan/13 Solo O/S

Bit of ice, but still lots of fun. First time with axes proper.

Just Another Dave 19/Jan/13 Solo
with sam kendrick
trish1968 17/Jan/13 2nd

Great evenings climb. Lots of fun more of a mixed climbing outing as there was not a lot of ice.

with Murray
bantamdave 17/Jan/13 2nd O/S

Climbed in dark first winter climb. Little poor quality ice out of condition. Mostly dry tooled

with Trisha, Murray
cragtyke 13/Dec/12 Solo

Mostly verglas so hard in places

ayuplass 12/Feb/12 Solo

Was starting to melt as we reached the top, placements were getting harder to find not helped by the amount of traffic it had seen, lots of debris at the bottom of the interesting bits. Good fun though!

with miles
TGreen 11/Feb/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Feb/12 Lead O/S
Rosie Henstock 11/Feb/12 Solo O/S
Simon Caldwell 11/Feb/12 Solo

Climbed at dusk. Had obviously been hacked to bits earlier in the day but was refreezing quickly. Several interesting pitches.

with Carmen
JdotP 11/Feb/12 Solo O/S
with Stanislav Huska
Hidden 11/Feb/12 Solo O/S
ste_d 10/Feb/12 Solo rpt

still plenty of ice but increasing amounts of water too...

cragtyke 09/Feb/12 Solo
Hidden 08/Feb/12 AltLd
brownie0705 08/Feb/12 Solo O/S
with Andy Winterbottom, Ian Winterbottom, Matt Womersley
Moritz L 08/Feb/12 Solo

first winter route this year, at night. pretty wet but some decent steps

Olli-C 08/Feb/12 Solo
joe.91 07/Feb/12 Solo O/S

Good few steps, took them direct as possible except the last major one as it was overhanging and had a waterfall down it. Also a night time ascent and topped out at around midnight

Hidden 07/Feb/12 Solo
simon1985 05/Feb/12 Solo
HimTiggins 05/Feb/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/Feb/12 Solo O/S
Palmer 05/Feb/12 Solo
stev1e.wilso 05/Feb/12 Solo rpt
with Simon, Dylan
mr_drains 05/Feb/12 Solo O/S
with Undies
bigbadbob12345 05/Feb/12 Solo O/S
bigglesbutcha 04/Feb/12 Solo O/S

Ice all forming nicely. The two small ice falls are good, and climbed direct. Bit delicate in places, but still plenty of axe placements, and really surprisingly thick in places. 2 people in front of us 3, and at least 2 behind.

with Murray Gallagher, Ross Bishop
Hidden 03/Feb/12 Solo
nokishatov 02/Feb/12 Solo rpt

Ice bit thin in places but worth doing at the moment. Bit of water still running but frozen for the most part.

ste_d 17/Jan/12 Solo rpt
cragtyke 31/Jan/11 Solo

Thin ice and verglas, tricky in places

Bullybones 29/Jan/11 Solo

Thin ice, frozen turf, no snow.

mattwomersley 27/Dec/10 Solo O/S
stev1e.wilso 26/Dec/10 Solo O/S
bigbadbob12345 26/Dec/10 Solo
Hidden 26/Dec/10 Solo O/S
bigbadbob12345 24/Dec/10 Solo O/S

Two small ice falls (3 or 4 mtrs), and pleasent steps between. Ice was quite bashed up.

Kaiser999 23/Dec/10 Solo
GlennWatson 23/Dec/10 Solo
cragtyke 23/Dec/10 Solo
with glenn
birbeck 22/Dec/10 -
with Louise
RM199 20/Dec/10 Solo O/S
neilfish 19/Dec/10 Solo

Icy scramble with iced up waterfalls every so often. Nice distraction.

m1ke_smith 18/Dec/10 AltLd

Nice day out. Thick ice in places.

simonscubadiver 08/Dec/10 Lead
Kendrick 08/Dec/10 Lead
with Si
craig h 07/Dec/10 Solo rpt

Soloed after work, bit lean lower down but gets better in the upper half. Evidence of a small avalanche in the upper section.

birbeck 04/Dec/10 AltLd O/S
with Austin
hairynortherner 04/Dec/10 AltLd O/S

Moved together for much of the route, snow unconsolidated and ice only thin in places except nearer top

with Andy
Stephanelericolais 03/Dec/10 Solo O/S
with Paul Netherwood
nokishatov 03/Dec/10 Solo
doogstrue 03/Dec/10 Solo
ste_d 03/Dec/10 Solo
with mik
mattwomersley ?/Dec/10 Solo
ste_d 29/Nov/10 Solo
Hidden 21/Feb/10 Solo
ste_d 10/Feb/10 Solo
mattnuttall ?/Jan/10 Solo O/S
with Alan Holden
ste_d 24/Dec/09 Solo
ste_d 20/Dec/09 Solo
ste_d 05/Feb/09 Solo
ste_d 15/Feb/07 Solo
DerwentDiluted 26/Feb/05 Solo
with Nicola Pettit
chrishedgehog 27/Feb/04 Solo O/S
Tony Prendergast ??/1990 -
with Steve Kent
Hidden 27/Jan/80 Solo
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