Rockfax Description
120m. The deep left gully bounding the left side of A Buttress. Climb under a chockstoone near the start. Higher up use a traverse on the left wall to pass a steep section. © Rockfax

Hidden 25/Apr -
Tom.Priestley 14/Jan Solo O/S

In decent condition. Turf not frozen but snow was deep enough and it's mostly on hooks/walking.

piken ??/2017 -
DSM 16/Jan/16 Solo rpt

Soloed in fell running shoes at 8AM in full on glorious sunshine. Banked out - the snow was waist deep in places.

chancer 24/Jan/15 Solo O/S

Not really in condition but great fun anyway.

with Anna Maikover, Ian Routledge
DSM 18/Jan/15 Solo

Soloed in fell shoes (waist deep powder) much fun!

cas smerdon 22/Mar/14 Solo
with Mark S
farmus21 13/Feb/14 Solo O/S

Very little snow and what there was was soft. Made the chockstones a bit more full-on but still fine. Firmer higher up.

Foghbags ?/Aug/13 Solo
Hidden ?/Mar/13 AltLd O/S
DSM 20/Jan/13 Solo

Soloed in Walshes while on a run around the fells. A big mistake really due to large amount of powder snow & spindrift coupled with very strong wind. Ropes etc advised in these conditions!

Hidden 04/Feb/12 Solo O/S
DSM 04/Feb/12 Solo

Solo in Walshes.

Hidden 28/Jan/12 Lead
rpinto 31/Dec/11 Solo O/S

lots of free running water and remnants of icy snow made this v.hard work without any climbing equipment. would be much easier tackled when dry and warm rather than new years eve!

Gav Parker 19/Feb/10 Lead
the colonel 19/Feb/10 2nd
with Gav
dizzyg 17/Feb/10 Solo
with aidy
philboy 17/Feb/10 Solo
with matt g
Hidden 17/Feb/10 Solo O/S
barney@helmshore 07/Feb/10 Solo O/S

Getting a bit thin but still no sign of a chockstone (perhaps it's been nicked for someone’s garden!) snow was very sugary and towards the top was an awkward rock step. Still a pleasant outing.

with James W
Nigel Coe 31/Jan/10 Solo
Hidden 17/Jan/10 Solo
Hidden 14/Jan/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 10/Jan/10 Solo
Rob Rocket 09/Jan/10 Solo
petellis 03/Jan/10 Lead

A handy little route. Still no sign of the chockstones; well banked out with granulated and powder, needs to consolidate more.

with Fun for all the family
Dave Wearing 01/Jan/10 Lead
with Bedspring.
duncana 31/Dec/09 Solo

Steepish snow gully with couple of steps.

with Pippa Archer
eldre070 29/Dec/09 Solo O/S

In reasonable nick. Not steep. Did not see the chockstone either. Horrific winds/spindrift on topping-out.

with Karl
crossdressingrodney 29/Dec/09 Solo O/S

Extremely strong winds on top and stinging spin-drift. Fairly sheltered in the gully until the last 20m. Went straight up from top to bottom. Didn't see this traverse or the chockstone.

with Marq
Karlos 29/Dec/09 Solo O/S
Marq 29/Dec/09 Solo O/S
with Oli
Peter Metcalfe 10/Feb/09 Solo
Jon Wickham 10/Feb/09 Lead O/S

Regretted roping up until we got to the chockstone which we avoided due to the minimal amount of snow on it. I went up the ramp on the left then traveresed right along awkward ledges to above the chock stone. This felt more like III than II. Great views on the summit.

with Rob Gilder
ROBBIEB ?/Feb/09 Solo
twoplates ?/Feb/09 Solo
with Robbie
Hidden 31/Jan/09 Solo
Kevin Camplin 31/Jan/09 2nd O/S
with Dave Cowling & Neil Conway
Neil Conway 31/Jan/09 Solo O/S
with Dave Cowling & Kev Camplin
Spence22 ?/Jan/09 Lead O/S
with Wil
GuyM ??/2006 -
Hidden ?/Jun/00 -
babymoac 02/Feb/91 Solo

Next day did a ridge left of South Rake in winter conditions (II hunting for difficulties) with Gordon, Tumbledown Ridge. Good sport.

with Gordon C
craig h ?/Jan/87 Solo O/S
with Jonny L
Paul Clarke ??/1987 Lead
with Others, FMC
Simnel ??/1983 Solo
Peter Main 17/Feb/73 Solo

Fantastic weather, frost, snow ans sunshine, no wind, a day in a million Solo with Stew and Charly. Soft snow on a firm base.

with Stew Webb
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