180m. This route lies between North and Central Gullies and links a lower and upper icefall. Start mid-way between the two gullies but at a higher level and climb a wide icefall to where it narrows 6m below an overhanging wall. Traverse left across mixed ground to easier terrain which is climbed up and left to the fine upper icefall which forms in a corner. Climb this to the top.

guitarshane 13/Jan Lead rpt

Bottom icicle looking rather thin at the moment. We up started Window Gully then took the top icefall of K-9. Pretty steep at the moment, ice a bit cruddy in places but overall not too bad. Exciting lead. Out of the wind for most of the climbing, very windy approach and walk out.

with Graham Lorimer
acrkirby 16/Dec/17 AltLd

finished straight up the gully forgetting the leftwards traverse

with barney
BarneyLoosemore 16/Dec/17 AltLd O/S
LukeWawrzyniak 15/Dec/17 AltLd O/S
guitarshane 05/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with Graham Lorimer
Hidden 24/Feb/16 AltLd
Dougbart 24/Feb/16 AltLd
with Iain
Hidden 29/Jan/15 2nd
Jimmy1976 18/Feb/14 AltLd dnf

Pitch 1 was a total horror show. Got to belay in ice cave and abbed off. Snow melting and ice cruddy. Way too warm.

with Matt, Jon
Hidden 17/Feb/14 2nd O/S
alan.rodger 16/Feb/14 AltLd

Missed top ice fall - finished on torches.

Irelando 16/Feb/14 2nd O/S

Perfect conditions weather wise- powder was a bit deep in places- chose the path of most resistance at the top in order to get some ice!

morsg 16/Feb/14 AltLd
CacCarnBeag 16/Feb/14 AltLd

Climbed an odd, and easier variation of K9.

Lamb 16/Feb/14 AltLd O/S

Busy route today. Couldn't fit through 'window' so had to crawl through tunnel behind first ice fall and pull over on its left hand side - awkward! Didn't do upper icefall - seems well off natural line?

with Findlay Cranston
graeme gatherer 15/Feb/14 -
Hidden 12/Feb/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 07/Feb/14 Lead
elliptic 23/Jan/14 -

First pitch thin and cruddy but otherwise in decent enough nick. Top icefall was very nice.

Hidden 11/Jan/14 AltLd O/S
MadProfessor 11/Jan/14 AltLd

Was in pokey condition, and we felt the two ice pitches (Pitches 3 and 5) were grade 5. The top icefall, pitch 5, was worth doing although a bit contrived as it is well off the natural line of the route and is reached over easy ground.

with Mr Sillem Senior, Mr Vaughan
ferdia 07/Feb/13 AltLd O/S
with Iain Murray
mksmith35 11/Jan/11 2nd O/S
iwebster59017 11/Jan/11 2nd O/S

Only did pitch 1 to ice pillers.

Hidden 08/Jan/11 AltLd dnf
sparbus 07/Jan/11 AltLd
with dave porter
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