230m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
230m. Climb the chimney direct in two pitches to the head wall. From here climb the small steep corner chimney up and right onto the large terrace. Move up to steeper rock at the right hand end of the terrace, climb a short pitch and follow the easy gully above. © Rockfax

PanzerHanzler 07/Feb/15 2nd O/S
carrierd65 24/Jan/15 Lead

Superb 3 star route climbed in great condition. Bypassed 2nd chimney as insufficient ice build up. Tool left hamd variant at suatained grade III. Had amazing sun set over Wastewater at top.

freemanTom 24/Jan/15 Lead

Great varied route, first 2 chimneys insufficiently icy so skirted around. Turf frozen, snow mostly solid in great nick. Felt top end III.

with Tim YMC
annak 16/Feb/14 AltLd O/S

Snow was soft on the approach but improved massively with height until gorgeous neve for the top half of the climb. Fantastic fun.

Big Lee 16/Feb/14 AltLd O/S

Snow a little inconsistent for first rope length (we needed to skirt immediately left of the first two short steep sections to find suitably stable snow) but really good névé after that. Gear was hard work to find.

spadge 13/Mar/13 AltLd O/S
Jimmy O 19/Dec/10 AltLd O/S
jonny taylor 19/Dec/10 AltLd O/S

Chimneys were pretty bare, but a good day out. The chimney on P4 was completely dry and looked very hard, so took corner on the left which was very good ice/mixed climbing.

ablackett 19/Dec/10 AltLd
tebs 07/Mar/10 AltLd O/S

Really good route, deserves its stars. A good long first pitch with two awkward steps (and a slightly dodgy belay to greet you at the top). Another interesting mixed pitch with great hooks, feet and gear). Then snowy romping across the ampitheatre and to the top. Direct finish looked superb as well.

with Amanda
gripped01 ?/Mar/10 Solo
Hidden 31/Jan/10 Lead dnf
Diggler 06/Feb/09 AltLd O/S

Only given 2 stars above definitely worth 3.

with jonah
jimorothy 02/Feb/09 AltLd

Bitterly cold wind blasts. Led first two brutal chimneys as one long pitch (footprints suggest these oft avoided - partner balked at 2nd chimney and did left variant). Did first half of Smart Exit on steep headwall. Then traversed 40m back to route for the "Smuggler's Retreat". Great area to climb with loads of variants to suit ability and mood. Really ballsy interesting chimneys: took us ages - as ever.

with Scott Barnett
kenneM ?/Feb/09 Lead O/S

Same weekend as Deep Gill Intergal

with Moony
tom_holdsworth 31/Jan/09 2nd
with Mike Kennedy
Hidden 02/Feb/08 AltLd
Karlos 02/Feb/08 AltLd
with Mark B
nakedave 12/Jan/08 AltLd O/S
tomhull ?/Jan/08 -
djmarko75 ?/Mar/03 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Dec/99 Lead O/S
EddieA 13/Apr/96 Solo
Hidden 03/Jan/90 AltLd
Falko 01/Feb/76 Solo O/S
with Howard Lancashire, Al W.
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High IV
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