350m, 8 pitches. Good easy introduction to winter climbing. Usually in condition before anything else. The crux on the second or third pitch depending where you belay is short but fun.

Ticklists: Snowdonia Easy Winter Climbs, AMC Uni Ticklist.

Marl 12/Dec/17 Solo O/S

Just about climbable in most areas but with water freely running behind ice. Care required

Hidden 11/Feb/17 AltLd
tradisrad ??/2017 Solo O/S
MJLangley ??/2016 Lead
Climbingspike ??/2016 -
joe gallacher 26/Jun/15 Solo
climber34neil 07/Feb/15 Solo

Some ice ok on the sides but still lots of water running, down climbed from half way up the icy sections

Hidden 06/Feb/15 AltLd
Hidden 06/Feb/15 AltLd
Lucylou19 04/Feb/15 2nd

My first winter ice climb! Its not quite in nick, LOTS of water which at points made it more like a gorge walk, but it was still epic :) Thanks Chris!

with Chris Brook
Hidden 01/Feb/15 Solo O/S
mileshill540 ??/2014 Lead
Hidden 08/Apr/13 AltLd
Fiskavaig 07/Apr/13 Solo

Still in fairly good nick

with Pete P
gravity 07/Apr/13 AltLd O/S

I led pitch one (my first ice lead). It was in poor nick, with ice thinning and stream flowing below, but seemed safe enough.

with George
Binder 07/Apr/13 AltLd O/S
with Toby
George_Surf 07/Apr/13 Lead O/S

Very thick ice, quite different to last time! ran p1 (short slab to the pool) and p2 together. P3 up the left side of the steep waterfall and belayed on the right. p4 the short ramp to the bottom of the last crux waterfall. p5, again, tricky entry to the icy groove. Unroped and climbed up after that but ended up getting the rope out again for some steeper ice steps. Great day out, Dad's first ice climb.

with Andy Sanderson
Mark Salter 06/Apr/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 06/Apr/13 AltLd O/S
jamesh 06/Apr/13 Solo
with Jim Unwin
andy dunn 05/Apr/13 AltLd O/S

Some water running behind the ice, but otherwise good condition and taking plenty of decent screws.

with J
Hidden 05/Apr/13 Lead
sam_owen41 05/Apr/13 Lead
tunaficiency 05/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with kate surry
ElvisLeg 04/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Sally
climber34neil 03/Apr/13 AltLd

Lead with N Stacey, first 2 pitches then solo to top, ( Nigel's second route this winter to warm up on)

Hidden 03/Apr/13 Solo
Hidden 02/Apr/13 AltLd
Hidden 02/Apr/13 Solo rpt
georgedunton 02/Apr/13 Solo O/S
jon clayton 01/Apr/13 Solo
with Dave Hanham
tomdadom 01/Apr/13 Solo
deklan 01/Apr/13 Solo
with ann, james B, ant, Rosie
Dizz 31/Mar/13 Lead O/S
with Martin
Hidden 31/Mar/13 2nd
freemanTom 31/Mar/13 Solo rpt

After backing off a sopping wet Devil's Cellar. Considerably more hacked out than on Friday.

with Jurgen
Hidden 31/Mar/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 31/Mar/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Mar/13 2nd O/S
Harri777 31/Mar/13 2nd
with Liz
richprideaux 30/Mar/13 2nd O/S
with Karl Lester
thomb 30/Mar/13 Solo

nice long route with some fun icy stretches. walked on up to the saddle for a lunch in the sun

with Jess
Hidden 30/Mar/13 AltLd O/S
r.greaves 30/Mar/13 -
with Ian smith
Hidden 29/Mar/13 Solo
freemanTom 29/Mar/13 Solo rpt

First on it Fri morning. Prob least steep condition I'ce come across, First pitch quite banked out.

Hidden 29/Mar/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 29/Mar/13 Lead
friendzone1234 29/Mar/13 2nd O/S

Ice was solid, good clean climb to the top out

with matthew reynolds
Hidden 29/Mar/13 AltLd
Hidden 29/Mar/13 Lead O/S
tomjemmett 28/Mar/13 2nd O/S

My second winter climb, seemed to be in pretty decent condition.

with Dave Wilkinson
Stuart Hurworth 27/Mar/13 2nd O/S

Lots of snow! Fun, good ice sections that are not too long or sustained, excellent starter route. Top half is mainly a snow slope, with the occasional foot falling through into the stream below! Moved together after 3rd pitch.

Hidden 27/Mar/13 Lead
Hidden 26/Mar/13 AltLd
Hidden 03/Mar/13 AltLd
david100 26/Feb/13 AltLd
cragtyke 25/Feb/13 Lead
Andy_B39 24/Feb/13 Solo rpt
Sparrowmonkey 24/Feb/13 2nd

Seconded on the technical moves but soloed easy bits. Great day out. Forgot all about hiccups I had on a crux move...great cure! Loved the bread and butter pud I was surprised with in the car after descent was a good end to the day :)

Ander 24/Feb/13 AltLd

Started climbing about 100m up from stream. Apart from steep sections, solo'd. Took a cheeky line at the last steep section to cure jo's hiccups. Jim brought bread and butter pudding.

iwanap 23/Feb/13 AltLd

Ice in fairly good condition.

with Euryn
Mr-Cowdrey 23/Feb/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Feb/13 AltLd
hairy51 ?/Feb/13 Lead

Ice not great, bottled out half way.

10029759 ?/Feb/13 2nd
simon geering 29/Jan/13 2nd O/S
Mark Reeves 29/Jan/13 Lead
Hidden 26/Jan/13 Lead
Puma 25/Jan/13 Solo

Bit hard going to get to the first good ice but after that a good days outing. Crux pitch thawing a little which made the move up interesting.

lithos 25/Jan/13 Solo

fun but deep snow and not much ice on first bit before the icefalls. Tons of spindrift higher up and windy !

with Puma
Glyn 25/Jan/13 Solo O/S

2hrs door to door

Hidden 25/Jan/13 Solo O/S
Jamie Brown 25/Jan/13 Solo

First winter route. Rob dropped me a rope for the crux move but had no trouble with it.

Stopsy 25/Jan/13 Solo O/S
Tristan101 25/Jan/13 -
Hidden 24/Jan/13 2nd
Hidden 24/Jan/13 Solo
anthonydouglas 24/Jan/13 Solo O/S

Very smooth, enjoyed soloing

Hidden 24/Jan/13 AltLd O/S
climber34neil 24/Jan/13 Lead

Lead all pitches , great conditions throughout cwm idwal

Hidden 24/Jan/13 Solo
bennevis 24/Jan/13 AltLd O/S

Ice pitches in good condition but snow not neve

with paul
Webster 23/Jan/13 Solo rpt
Pinguville 23/Jan/13 2nd O/S
with George
George_Surf 23/Jan/13 Lead O/S

First water ice climb. Quite a few people about. Led it in 4 pitches then solo'd the rest. Good sling belays and plenty of space. Ice was good, a bit of running water. Crux was p4, short but steep ice with a technical start.

Hidden 23/Jan/13 Lead dnf
CashaJones 23/Jan/13 2nd
TCarrick 23/Jan/13 -
wolf.leeb 22/Jan/13 Solo rpt

after work, moon-light solo on a perfect night, having the whole of cwm idwal to ourselves..

with jo
Zoomer 22/Jan/13 Lead O/S

Good conditions overall. Ash's first UK winter climb. Great day out.

ashsleight 22/Jan/13 2nd O/S

Great intro to winter climbing. Fantastic conditions. Should be good all week. Done in 3 pitches

TCarrick 22/Jan/13 -
Webster 22/Jan/13 Solo O/S

some good ice low down, snow plod for the upper half. a section of tech 4 can be climbed but easily avoided.

TomMorgan 21/Jan/13 Solo O/S
ianstevens 21/Jan/13 Solo O/S

Little bit tired, looks like it has seen a lot of traffic recently! Ice getting a bit thin in someplaces, but perfectly doable.

benrigby 21/Jan/13 Solo O/S
TeeBee 21/Jan/13 Solo
with Tom
bobpilgrem 20/Jan/13 AltLd O/S
with Tom
benjaminireland 20/Jan/13 Lead
tompilgrem 20/Jan/13 AltLd O/S
with Dad
wynniemandela 19/Jan/13 2nd
Alex Riley 19/Jan/13 Solo O/S
with Sam P
Tom Livingstone 19/Jan/13 Solo O/S

Climbs in Idwal not in nick so bailed up this thing.

with Jamie Macdonald
JasonV 19/Jan/13 Solo O/S

not in the best of nick but some good bits of ice about. Snow powdery.

Hidden 19/Jan/13 Lead rpt
SamP88 19/Jan/13 Solo O/S

Good fun intro ice climb. A bit slushy in places

CurlyStevo ?/Jan/13 AltLd
with Rob
al jackson ?/Jan/13 AltLd
Hidden ??/2013 -
Hidden ??/2013 Lead
Nick Biven ??/2013 -
Ollie B 08/Feb/12 Solo O/S

did it at about 11pm after work. was running a fair bit but decided not to skip around the wet bits as if i did that may as well have walked up the whole thing. Got a bit wet. Gorgeous night though. no headtorch needed.

wolf.leeb 04/Feb/12 Solo rpt
Hidden 04/Feb/12 Solo O/S
Andy_B39 03/Feb/12 Lead O/S
with James Taylor, Ben Rigby
Will Williams ?/Feb/12 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2012 -
mark12345 ??/2012 AltLd
with rich brown
Blurgy319 21/Feb/11 Solo O/S

Was very wet; highlight came from watching Matt down-climb to retrieve the bug he dropped.

with Andy, Matthew Cooke
Andrew Lodge ?/Feb/11 Lead
with Steve
Hidden ?/Feb/11 Solo
MJLangley ?/Feb/11 Lead
Hidden ?/Feb/11 2nd
Pay Attention ?/Feb/11 -
Tony Ryland ?/Feb/11 Lead
Cadairmanuk 31/Jan/11 AltLd O/S

Good first ice climb , second first two pitches then lead the easier pitches above. Good day out,

Steve Woollard 30/Jan/11 Lead

Water ice all the way

freemanTom 29/Jan/11 -

First pitch shite condition. Ice pretty god for next 2. Had total mare. Got to bottom of route and only counted 1 axe. Defintely started the day with 2. Go all the way back to the car, no axe, back to the stream, no axe. Have a little think, retrace my steps exactly and found the axe below where the path crosses the stream. Race back up the hill, gear up and solo first pitch to join others. Andy belays me and Dave on the next 2 pitches and solo finish.

with David HW, Andy Debrou
Hidden 29/Jan/11 2nd
Hidden 29/Jan/11 -
wolf.leeb 29/Jan/11 Solo O/S

wet and chewy.. all good :) everything else is creeping back in..

Hidden 29/Jan/11 Solo O/S
andrzej kierzek 29/Jan/11 Solo O/S

Quite wet. I was roped up and had a pile of gear clipped to my harness, but did not placed any runners. Great fun and amazing views on sunny day.

with Tara
Hidden 28/Jan/11 Solo
Fiskavaig 16/Jan/11 Solo
with Paul R
Hidden ?/Jan/11 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden 27/Dec/10 Lead O/S
liam prince 23/Dec/10 AltLd O/S
with dylan jones
mickJ 22/Dec/10 Solo
with Stuart Wildman
Stuart Wildman 22/Dec/10 Solo

Alot of snow, waist deep at the part.

kipman725 22/Dec/10 AltLd O/S

Snowy after the 3rd pitch! climbing awsome before that

Hidden 22/Dec/10 2nd
Leonard Tedd 18/Dec/10 -
Hidden 15/Dec/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 11/Dec/10 Solo
Dan_S 10/Dec/10 AltLd

Very wet, shonkey ice. Great fun!

tall paul 09/Dec/10 AltLd O/S
with aiden
Steve Palmer 07/Dec/10 AltLd O/S

First winter route. Great fun, lead third pitch then moved together on upper snow pitches.

lukewilliams 07/Dec/10 -
gb83 07/Dec/10 AltLd

first route of the day. busy but good fun. very wet belay before P3

Stuart Wildman 07/Dec/10 -
with Neil
wilkie14c 06/Dec/10 Lead O/S

Nice ice, although busy the stream is wide enough to blast past slower parties if all agreeable and carefull.

with Dave Clarke
Hidden 06/Dec/10 Solo O/S
tubby Tez 05/Dec/10 2nd O/S
Rich Kay 05/Dec/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Dec/10 2nd O/S
Dan77 05/Dec/10 Solo
jandyd05 05/Dec/10 Lead rpt

First winter outing and a grand way to knock the rust off - especially by tackling some of the falls by harder options; took one short section of overhanging ice on p3 ! Pretty quite, only two otehr groups on with us. Condition not bad though a few holes here & there (apparently it was rammed on saturday)and running water behind. took opportunity to practice a few skills like abalakov threads for belays etc. Completed to top - its rude not too :-)

Fiskavaig 05/Dec/10 Solo
with Steve Ben
Hidden 05/Dec/10 2nd
Glyn Davidson 05/Dec/10 Solo rpt

Good condition. Only 4 other parties.

with Dan
Hidden 05/Dec/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 05/Dec/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/Dec/10 AltLd O/S
jon clayton 04/Dec/10 AltLd O/S
with dan commander
Hidden 04/Dec/10 2nd O/S
the_one_jim 04/Dec/10 Lead O/S

Good fun route. Long and easy. In remarkably good condition for so early in the season.

dan-8990 04/Dec/10 AltLd O/S
with JC
Hidden 04/Dec/10 AltLd O/S
emlynroberts 04/Dec/10 AltLd
with Alec Folley
Hidden 04/Dec/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 04/Dec/10 AltLd O/S
williamsd79 04/Dec/10 2nd O/S
with Steve Price, Luke Watts
j.carney 04/Dec/10 2nd O/S
with Emma Bastock, John Beddard
garethMottram 04/Dec/10 Lead β

Pice of cake, quite fat, though less options for lines than last year. good screw belays all the way.

Hidden 04/Dec/10 -
benny_m 04/Dec/10 Lead O/S
Amy Kilpin 04/Dec/10 2nd
Hidden 04/Dec/10 AltLd O/S
Stone Muppet 04/Dec/10 Solo O/S
with tl
Hidden 03/Dec/10 Lead
Ben Sharp 03/Dec/10 -
with malcolm
FrankW 03/Dec/10 Lead rpt
with Colin Adams
Hidden 03/Dec/10 Solo
Hidden 03/Dec/10 Lead
Hidden 03/Dec/10 Lead O/S
Andy Clarke 03/Dec/10 Solo O/S

Soloed all the way from the path to the top to avoid queueing (with full sacs of gear and rope!). Great fun. But winter skills somewhat rusty - attempted foot swap resulted in me cutting loose on axes with one crampon stuck inside the other, to much shaking of heads from crowds on belay stance!

with Dale
rosieposey14 03/Dec/10 AltLd
with mark challoner
mike4563 03/Dec/10 Solo O/S
with Ben Woody Woodward
JDSwain 02/Dec/10 Solo rpt
smallerrich 02/Dec/10 Solo
with Sam
samrad 02/Dec/10 Solo
with Swain, smallerrich
Domin 02/Dec/10 AltLd O/S
Gerallt Owain 01/Dec/10 AltLd O/S
stevechaps1 01/Dec/10 AltLd
Hidden 01/Dec/10 AltLd rpt
rockjedi12345 01/Dec/10 2nd O/S

Drove up on Tuesday night arriving at 1am up at 630 climbed all day and drove back to cornwall that night!!!!

bob johnson 01/Dec/10 AltLd O/S
with Al Borrett
Greenman28 01/Dec/10 -

first winter route of season!

groovy_nut 01/Dec/10 AltLd O/S

Fat and with some wonderful steep sections possible (although completely avoidable - of course I chose the steepest, hardest possibilities on the pitches I ran together)

with Dave W
nutter ?/Dec/10 Lead
Tommy Harris ?/Dec/10 Solo O/S
with phillip belcher
SAF ?/Dec/10 AltLd O/S
with danny
Dale ?/Dec/10 Solo O/S

my first ice climb, we started from the path andy fell in the stream so we put our crampons on. soloed a couple of steep sections up to the start of the route, which gave me the convidence to solo the whole route with full sacks. What a great day and brill climb got my heart going a couple of times.

Hidden ?/Dec/10 Solo
elhig1 ?/Dec/10 AltLd rpt
Martyn ?/Dec/10 Solo
with James Williams
Katy Nelson 29/Nov/10 -
david morse 29/Nov/10 AltLd O/S
with katie
Mad Man in a Mini 29/Nov/10 AltLd O/S

awesome, forgot how much loved winter climbing! soloed after first 3 pitches.

with Matt Griffiths
Hidden 29/Nov/10 Solo
Hidden 28/Nov/10 2nd O/S
climbing_wiggy 28/Nov/10 Solo O/S

Route was a little wet, but great fun all the same

with Paul Henley (smc), Misha, Su, John Hayden, Leon
Lenny 28/Nov/10 Solo β
Misha 28/Nov/10 AltLd O/S

First winter route of the season and it's still only November! Went up into Idwal with the vague hope of finding some ice and were very happy to find the Stream in decent nick. The ice was even thick enough for screws in places - I placed one on P1 for a laugh. Did P1 and P2, then it was over to Su for her first winter lead on P3 using a screw that Paul had left on a steep section - she coped admirably. Carried on unroped up the never ending easy section. Left Ogwen Cottage at 10.20am after some trouble getting the car out of the Ynys car park and got back at 4.00. A perfect blue sky and hardly any wind - what a great day! Paul H and John pitched in front of us while Su's friend Paul and his friend Leon soloed ahead.

with Su
davegs 28/Nov/10 -

Good ice for the majority of the way up. My first ice climb.

nvalentine760 ?/Nov/10 AltLd
Hidden 24/Feb/10 Solo
Hidden ?/Feb/10 AltLd
john heaton ?/Feb/10 Solo

A great way to finish a fun day, had counted 32 people queing in the morning much quieter at dusk.

with Ben the Bear MacAllister
mhawk 22/Jan/10 Solo
Hidden 14/Jan/10 Solo
Hidden 13/Jan/10 Lead
TeeBee 12/Jan/10 2nd

Escorting Cordelia on 1st winter route (Jake led).

with Jake
Mad Man in a Mini 11/Jan/10 2nd O/S

awesome winter action!!

with Matt Griffiths, Olli Henson
M_grif 11/Jan/10 -

Second, then Solo at the top

with Ollie Henson, Alex King
ollieben 11/Jan/10 Lead O/S
freemanTom 10/Jan/10 AltLd

Was on way to the kitchen but was no queue on the stream so bimbled up it. In good nick, not too chopped out.

with Craig, Roger Lord
vanderz 10/Jan/10 AltLd O/S

Trashed and far to busy. Dickheads crawling all over it with no respect for anyone around them!!

dicky79 10/Jan/10 AltLd O/S
with James D
daviesp2 10/Jan/10 AltLd
Hidden 09/Jan/10 Solo O/S
chrisclimber_1986 09/Jan/10 2nd O/S
with Luke Lindsay, Chris Nawrat
Hidden 09/Jan/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 09/Jan/10 AltLd O/S
Martin Davies 09/Jan/10 2nd O/S
with Gareth Mottram
Hidden 09/Jan/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 09/Jan/10 2nd
Hidden 09/Jan/10 AltLd
thecurlyone 09/Jan/10 Lead O/S

An early start was essential in order to fully enjoy the route. By the time we were walking back to the car it resembled Paddington Station at rush hour.

with Karen Mottart
Hidden 09/Jan/10 2nd
jandyd05 09/Jan/10 Lead O/S

Great training climb for the ice. Pitched 3 pitches then soloed or moved roped up for remainder. Hugely busy but everyone good natured & friendly - seems to be much more camaraderie than summer equivalent. Unfortunetaly didn't get on any other routes planned due to crowds.

Hidden 09/Jan/10 Lead
LozM 09/Jan/10 AltLd
with Mark J
Ben Watts 09/Jan/10 Lead O/S
with Louise Grimster
ruaidh 09/Jan/10 Solo

p2 and 3 only. p1 a bit banked out. v. chopped out but pleasant. Totally different to last year where we had to pitch. Steve, Sorry for makin you tromp all the way to the top... you love it really though *8)

with Steve
Hidden 08/Jan/10 Solo
Hidden 08/Jan/10 Lead O/S
WillCass 08/Jan/10 2nd O/S
with Si
si_green99 08/Jan/10 2nd O/S
rob k 07/Jan/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 07/Jan/10 Solo
Bennykr 07/Jan/10 Solo rpt
with Oliver dowen, Benji
Rampikino 06/Jan/10 Lead

Fun. Cut short after 4 long pitches.

with Cat
Ian Andrews 06/Jan/10 Solo O/S
with Norman Clacher
Liam FLeming 06/Jan/10 -
gethin_allen 06/Jan/10 AltLd O/S

lead the second and fourth pitches, the former being nicely formed ice the latter being a mix on neve with deep drifted snow

Bennykr 05/Jan/10 Solo O/S
with Ben cook, Noodles
alwyn101 04/Jan/10 AltLd O/S
Rhys Jones 04/Jan/10 Solo
Bram 04/Jan/10 Solo
Hidden 04/Jan/10 Solo O/S
Jillybean 03/Jan/10 Solo
with Martyn
Noodles 03/Jan/10 Solo

Wicked fun :)

Hidden 03/Jan/10 AltLd
jambomotamops 03/Jan/10 Solo O/S
Hjort 03/Jan/10 Solo O/S
smallerrich 03/Jan/10 AltLd rpt

Led 2nd steep bit then we soloed the rest.. somewhat busy..

with will n
Hidden 02/Jan/10 Solo O/S
Ewan Russell 02/Jan/10 AltLd O/S

I lead the first pitch, sam then lead a long pitch doing the rest of the harder sections. We then soloed up the rest. In good Nick though melting. Walked up glyder fawr and commited a number of navigational errors :)

with Sam Leach
KevinJ 02/Jan/10 2nd
with Jimmy Q
Andy White 02/Jan/10 2nd O/S
with Jim Slater & Steve Hill
Jim Slater 02/Jan/10 AltLd O/S

Led PI and P2

Hidden 02/Jan/10 AltLd O/S
Steve Hill 02/Jan/10 AltLd O/S

Led P3 (my first ice lead :)

Monkey_Alan 02/Jan/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 02/Jan/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 02/Jan/10 Solo
mark20 01/Jan/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 01/Jan/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 01/Jan/10 2nd
bob johnson 01/Jan/10 AltLd O/S
with Rich Ball, Bram
tiga271 01/Jan/10 AltLd

i led first

with mark20
Sean Kelly ?/Jan/10 2nd

Climbed a number of times over the years even before it was popular, as it is almost casually dismissed in the original Welsh Ice guide! Originally soloed in excellent conditions with Andy Roberts (in the late 80's), his first winter climb!

with Mark Torrance
scorky345 ?/Jan/10 Solo
Hidden ?/Jan/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jan/10 AltLd
Patrick803 ??/2010 AltLd
with Jeremy Windsor
devilman ??/2010 Solo O/S
tim20 ??/2010 -
Jim Walton ??/2010 Solo
Hidden ??/2010 Solo
Hidden 31/Dec/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Dec/09 Solo
malc 31/Dec/09 AltLd O/S
with Paul S
Hidden 31/Dec/09 Solo
Homes 31/Dec/09 -
with Sam A
maybe_si 28/Dec/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 28/Dec/09 TR
spidey 28/Dec/09 Solo O/S
Griff87 22/Dec/09 AltLd O/S

still alot of water under some of the ice and still resembling a waterfall at some points but the third pitch was excellent fun

with Jon Gupta, Dan Abbat
Hidden 22/Dec/09 AltLd
Hidden 22/Dec/09 AltLd O/S
tombeasley 19/Dec/09 2nd O/S

quality day to dream about, ice (just) in condition

with Lister
Hidden 19/Dec/09 Solo O/S
r.greaves 19/Dec/09 -

Seconded initial pitches, solo last pitches to top.

with John Beddard, Emma Bastock
ebastock 19/Dec/09 Solo

Soloed most of it apart from 1st pitch.

with Rich Greaves, John Beddard
Hidden 19/Dec/09 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Dec/09 Solo
Hidden 11/Feb/09 AltLd
MikeLell 09/Feb/09 Solo
Hidden 09/Feb/09 AltLd O/S
gibbo38 09/Feb/09 AltLd O/S
with martin
Hidden 08/Feb/09 Lead O/S
daviesp2 08/Feb/09 -
freemanTom 08/Feb/09 Solo O/S

Much longer and more suatained than I thought it was gonna be. Top route

with Rog & BurnCool
Somerset swede basher 08/Feb/09 Solo O/S
with Siddle, Taylor, Pickles and Johnston
robertporter 08/Feb/09 AltLd O/S
Hidden 08/Feb/09 AltLd O/S
Martyn 07/Feb/09 Lead

Great day! On this particular day the climb went at grade 111. All parties climbing on the day agreed. Subject of conversation at every belay.

with Victoria Cassell
simonw1 07/Feb/09 -
Hidden 07/Feb/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 07/Feb/09 2nd
Hidden 07/Feb/09 AltLd O/S
Hidden 04/Feb/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Feb/09 Lead O/S
donkster 04/Feb/09 Solo rpt
with DaveNW
Hidden 04/Feb/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 04/Feb/09 2nd O/S
Carly 04/Feb/09 AltLd O/S
with Richard
ruaidh 03/Feb/09 -
with Paul
Hidden ?/Feb/09 Solo O/S
beesleys ?/Feb/09 Solo O/S
tumbling wizard ?/Feb/09 -
philhilo ?/Feb/09 Lead rpt

Took the hardest lines to 2/3 then broke out onto steep neve to give liz experience.

with liz leng
sdawson1 30/Jan/09 AltLd O/S
with Ray
ChalkBall 13/Jan/09 Solo rpt

Perfect ice conditions, all the way to the top!

with David Hunnisett
chadrads 10/Jan/09 Lead
rogersavery 10/Jan/09 AltLd O/S

no runners used, bit windy on top

with Ed Taylor, Steve Bush
tractorbachcoch 10/Jan/09 2nd rpt
with Peter, Teresa
Glyn Davidson 10/Jan/09 Solo O/S

First ice climb :)

with Ali
tedburt 10/Jan/09 AltLd O/S

Climbed with Roger Savery too

Simon Hodgson 10/Jan/09 AltLd
with Chris Johnson
Lallylandslider 10/Jan/09 2nd
Ali H 10/Jan/09 Solo
with Glyn
michael burrows 10/Jan/09 Lead rpt
Lady T 10/Jan/09 2nd O/S
with Peter, Iwan
Hidden 09/Jan/09 Lead O/S
willson 09/Jan/09 2nd O/S

First ice climb. Moved together on most pitches

with Wills
Hidden 08/Jan/09 AltLd O/S
Hidden 08/Jan/09 AltLd
smallerrich 07/Jan/09 2nd O/S

First winter/ice climbing, amazing experience, roped up for the middle section and moved as a pair for the rest. Awesome!!

with Swain16
chrislikesstowford 07/Jan/09 AltLd O/S

Iain Blanche and I blagged a day of work as condition were good. Had a good day out.

JDSwain 07/Jan/09 Lead O/S

Very plesant

with Rich Cannel
katie75 06/Jan/09 Lead

the ice was better still

with dave
Hidden 06/Jan/09 AltLd
RachelP 06/Jan/09 2nd

First Ice climb! Awesome!

with Jamie
katie75 04/Jan/09 -

the ice was nice

with allan
chadrads 04/Jan/09 AltLd O/S
Hidden 04/Jan/09 Solo
tractorbachcoch 04/Jan/09 AltLd O/S

2nd + 4th pitch lead, solo last 2 pitches

with Peter
vincentvega 04/Jan/09 AltLd

4 pitches then soloed the rest. Great conditions, great build up of ice, taking 20cm ice screws all day with ease!! A doddle at the grade!

with kevin k
barni 04/Jan/09 Solo O/S

before work

with Northern
Hidden 03/Jan/09 Solo
FrankW 03/Jan/09 Lead rpt
with Colin Adams
cmsg 03/Jan/09 AltLd O/S

I'm counting this as an onsight of Idwal Stream. My diversion on to the Chandelier while seconding is another matter.

with Kenny Watson
Misha 03/Jan/09 Solo O/S

First time ever on Welsh ice - what a great start to the year! Decent conditions, very busy. Soloed with 'Fat' Phil.

Jamie Light 03/Jan/09 AltLd O/S

Alt leads on bottom two pitches soloed the rest

eagleopus 02/Jan/09 Solo O/S
with Gareth
The Bad Cough 02/Jan/09 AltLd O/S
Different Steve 02/Jan/09 AltLd rpt
gareth r 02/Jan/09 Solo O/S

Pitched one bit maybe tech grade 3? A steep wall to the side of the main stream itself. No harder than a II really if the line of least resistance is taken.

with Hywel
geoff b 02/Jan/09 Solo

Plastic ice, a lovely route to get to Cwm Cneifion.

Tom M Williams 01/Jan/09 Solo

Thin (ish)

Hidden ?/Jan/09 AltLd
Stuart Johnston ?/Jan/09 AltLd
garythomas ?/Jan/09 Solo

Night Solo

with Mike Jepson
Hidden ?/Jan/09 2nd
philhilo ?/Jan/09 Solo O/S


with misha
Hidden ?/Jan/09 Lead
mike.moss ??/2009 Solo O/S
guy stabler ??/2009 -
TGreen 02/Feb/08 Solo rpt

Just the upper section. lower bit's not fully formed

Rosie Henstock 02/Feb/08 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2008 -
rob1 ?/Jan/07 Solo
with Richard Wilkes
Addison ?/Jul/06 -
FrankW 20/Mar/06 Solo O/S
with None
Pete E 05/Mar/06 2nd O/S

Possibly one of the best days of my life - scary and on thin ice. Absolutely amazing.

with Keith (my dad)
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 04/Mar/06 AltLd O/S
ChalkBall 01/Mar/06 2nd O/S
Hidden 01/Mar/06 Lead rpt
Hidden ?/Mar/06 2nd rpt
donkster ?/Mar/06 AltLd O/S
with mudders
Rich A-Wilkes 26/Feb/06 Solo O/S

My first winter route, Amazing!

with Rob Grey
A Crook 25/Feb/06 AltLd O/S
Tom M Williams 25/Feb/06 Solo O/S


Different Steve 25/Feb/06 Solo rpt

Nice icy scrambling..

Hidden 04/Feb/06 Solo
TGreen 08/Jan/06 AltLd O/S
with Martin G
Hidden ??/2006 AltLd
Ian McNeill ??/2006 -
Hidden 28/Dec/05 Solo
SteveM 06/Mar/05 Solo
with Keith
tom_1985 ?/Mar/05 AltLd O/S
with Stu Ward
geoff b 25/Feb/05 Solo

Entertaining & fast. A good day out on the hills.

Simon K ?/Feb/05 Lead O/S

1st winter climb/lead & great fun too. 6am from car park to beat crowds and still 3rd party on route at 8!

with PR,JB
Ally Smith ?/Feb/03 Lead
andygreen 12/Jan/03 2nd
Hidden 08/Jan/03 -
Bullybones ??/2003 -
Hidden 02/Feb/01 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Jan/01 Solo O/S
geoff b 31/Jan/98 2nd

An early winter route where Nick taught me a few useful techniques like how to use axes & crampons on steep ice.

with Dr. Nick
Hidden 28/Dec/96 Solo
michael burrows 22/Dec/96 Solo
with steve ward
Hidden ?/Jan/96 2nd
Daniel Wrightson ?/Jan/96 Lead O/S
with Olivia Horner
Hidden 22/Nov/93 Solo O/S
nickcanute ?/Jan/91 Solo
JamieAyres ??/1989 AltLd O/S
with Phil Windall
Hidden ??/1980 Solo
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