SMC Description
110m. Start a pitch up Jacob's Ladder at a bay where a diagonal fault goes left. Follow this to finish easily up snow. © SMC

UKC Logbook Description
Obvious diagonal snow line running left from natural fault 1 pitch up Jacob's ladder. Finish up through big snow field.

Gordon JH 25/Mar 2nd
william henderson 25/Mar Lead O/S
Flett 24/Mar AltLd
Elastic Jones 24/Mar AltLd
with Scott Flett
Hidden 26/Feb 2nd
Hawky 25/Feb 2nd

Perfect condition

Billiam king 21/Feb 2nd O/S
justtoots 20/Feb AltLd O/S
arose 19/Feb Lead

Teaching leading. some combo of this, hidden chimney and jacobs left edge. Good soggy fun.

with Clients
JasonK 15/Feb Lead

With Lucy and Nadine. very nice and enjoyable with fab positions.

dwc 11/Feb AltLd

Came in off hastens

davidswannn 11/Feb -
with Ruth Love
PatrickRT 03/Feb Lead O/S
with Rowan
Hidden 02/Feb Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Feb Solo
Hidden 02/Feb Lead
cwalsh121 01/Feb AltLd

first winter leads

Andrew Woods 01/Feb AltLd O/S
Robbie Blease 01/Feb Lead O/S

Second half after starting up hidden chimney direct.

with Orange
Orange 01/Feb 2nd O/S
Conor McNamara 01/Feb AltLd

Did it before with Pearce, so I lead the parts that Pearce had lead last time. Colin recorded the worst video of me ever seen...

Pearce Nicholl 01/Feb AltLd rpt

Lead the pitches I didnt last time

Matt Boyd 29/Jan Solo O/S
with Pearse Nicholl, Conor McNamara
Conor McNamara 29/Jan AltLd
Pearce Nicholl 29/Jan AltLd O/S
TAG_UTLEY 27/Jan AltLd O/S
with Colin
olliemartin 20/Jan Lead O/S
efp 20/Jan AltLd
with Joe Taylor
Hidden 19/Jan Lead rpt
Hidden 19/Jan AltLd O/S
swindley 19/Jan -
Hidden 18/Jan Solo rpt
JTiners 11/Jan -

Simul Climbed

with Laurence
JTiners 11/Jan -

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with Laurence
JTiners 11/Jan -

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with Laurence
JTiners 11/Jan -

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with Laurence
Hidden 11/Jan Solo
Alastair MacSween 11/Jan Solo
JTiners 11/Jan -

Simul Climbed

with Laurence
JTiners 11/Jan -

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with Laurence
JTiners 11/Jan -

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with Laurence
nicjbuk 11/Jan Lead
with BILL BUTTERWORTH, ross nicol esq
JTiners 11/Jan -

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with Laurence
JTiners 11/Jan -

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with Laurence
JTiners 11/Jan -

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with Laurence
JTiners 11/Jan -

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with Laurence
JTiners 11/Jan -

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JTiners 11/Jan -

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with Laurence
JTiners 11/Jan -

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with Laurence
JTiners 11/Jan -

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with Laurence
JTiners 11/Jan -

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with Laurence
JTiners 11/Jan -

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with Laurence
JTiners 11/Jan -

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with Laurence
JTiners 11/Jan -

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with Laurence
JTiners 11/Jan -

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with Laurence
JTiners 11/Jan -

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with Laurence
JTiners 11/Jan -

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with Laurence
ameliaunderwood 10/Jan AltLd β
with JC
Andrew Sloan 07/Jan -

Moved together with coils.

with Tony Ball
MysteriousCeorl 05/Jan 2nd

In to Hidden Chimney

SJPowderham1 05/Jan -
Hidden 03/Jan Lead
Hidden 03/Jan 2nd
joe.91 01/Jan Solo O/S

After we did the Haston ran up.

Rhys Deane ?/Jan AltLd
NickNixon 29/Dec/17 Lead O/S

Lots of fun!

with Henry Crosby
John1458 29/Dec/17 Lead O/S

A lot of powder, but good fun!

MuckyMorris 09/Dec/17 2nd O/S

Unconsolidated snow

Hidden 05/Nov/17 Solo rpt
robertcreer 18/Mar/17 AltLd O/S
with Mark
Hidden 12/Mar/17 AltLd β
my 12/Mar/17 AltLd O/S
GeorgiePorgie1 07/Mar/17 Lead O/S

First winter lead

with Martin
martinbettridge06 07/Mar/17 2nd
David Staples 03/Mar/17 Solo rpt

Way off after hidden chimney direct

annastudholme 03/Mar/17 AltLd O/S
with Hayley
David Staples 02/Mar/17 Solo O/S

Good nevé high up.

Hidden 02/Mar/17 Solo
alpinist63 20/Feb/17 -
joem 17/Feb/17 Lead
with Adam
spenser 11/Feb/17 AltLd

First winter route, snow was in rubbish condition, soft powdery rubbish, left a trench through the second pitch trying to find worthwhile placements for my axes.

CHarrison 11/Feb/17 AltLd

Hidden chimney approach, done as 2 pitches with me leading the first. Lots of powder

with spenser
Shane69 07/Feb/17 Lead
Hidden 07/Feb/17 -
Hidden 05/Feb/17 2nd O/S
Hidden 05/Feb/17 Lead O/S
Jandwilson 15/Jan/17 Solo O/S
Hidden 14/Jan/17 2nd
argybargy 06/Jan/17 Lead
evanc77 06/Jan/17 AltLd
Chuck 19/Nov/16 -
with Dominic Scott
Garry_C 08/Nov/16 AltLd
with Nathan
Jamie Skelton 08/Nov/16 Lead O/S

top section

Chrismith 07/Nov/16 Lead

Plan Z, nice wee line

with Flett
Flett 07/Nov/16 -

went for hidden chimney but to much powder so backed off and finished up the slant

Ian Campbell 30/Mar/16 AltLd O/S
Fiskavaig 09/Mar/16 AltLd

Unconsolidated soft snow, hard work, but alpine weather.

Baggie 05/Mar/16 AltLd

Unconsolidated swimming

JoeMortimer 04/Mar/16 Lead

Finished up the Slant after the Haston Line

with Jen, ewanthomson
Hidden 02/Mar/16 Lead
sj87 02/Mar/16 2nd
nwakeman 29/Feb/16 2nd
with Jim Wilson
Hidden 28/Feb/16 AltLd O/S
BStar 28/Feb/16 Lead O/S

Easy going, in 2 pitches, lovely blue sky.

Rachael88 28/Feb/16 2nd
with BStar
Benjamin Mitchell 28/Feb/16 AltLd O/S
Hidden 27/Feb/16 Lead
Mark1800 27/Feb/16 2nd O/S

did the first pitch to reach Hidden Chimney

with Hamish Stephen, Ben F
swmackey 27/Feb/16 Solo
freemanTom 27/Feb/16 Lead

After Haston Line

with Chris Coapes
c357 27/Feb/16 2nd O/S
Hidden 08/Feb/16 2nd
Roberttaylor 03/Feb/16 Solo O/S
nicjbuk 03/Feb/16 Lead

Easy access to hidden chimney. Route in good nick

with ross nicol esq, rab middlemiss
magicmartin 31/Jan/16 2nd rpt

grade 2 today.

with Ryan
picasso 10/Jan/16 Lead
elewis96 01/Jan/16 2nd O/S
mountain musher ??/2016 -
Hidden ??/2016 -
michaelb1 06/Dec/15 AltLd
with carlh, Carl h
carlh 06/Dec/15 AltLd
grady_9 28/Apr/15 Lead O/S
JonnyJT 31/Mar/15 Solo

Soloed as it was the quickest way to leave the mess of pottage after we got cold toes on the haston line

fait 14/Mar/15 Lead
Hidden 08/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Mar/15 2nd O/S
rockstott ?/Mar/15 AltLd
Hidden ?/Mar/15 Lead O/S
scottywakefield 28/Feb/15 AltLd O/S
magicmartin 26/Feb/15 Lead O/S

Great first winter Lead. Had to do a small amount of gardening to stop myself being squashed at the top by a massive block!!! Beware Loose Rock!

with Ryan
cc_10 13/Feb/15 Lead O/S

Great conditions

with melanie liddell
Jon Pilling 07/Feb/15 Solo O/S

Amazing climb, perfect conditions! 1 steep section :S

OliverRoss 04/Feb/15 2nd β
Hidden 04/Feb/15 Lead O/S
JezzaCat ?/Feb/15 AltLd O/S
ma.cecilia 28/Jan/15 AltLd O/S
with Niall Browne
Hidden 26/Jan/15 2nd
peterhubbard 24/Jan/15 AltLd
Hidden 24/Jan/15 AltLd
CaelanB 21/Jan/15 2nd

were supposed to be doing hidden chimney, but forgot to peel off and up to the right and instead finished up the slant, done moving together

with Neil Foote
Robertgiddy 18/Jan/15 -
Climbslikeaduck ?/Jan/15 Lead O/S
with Elizabeth Borneman
Technoguile ?/Jan/15 AltLd O/S
with Mvg
Hidden ?/Jan/15 AltLd O/S
GordonAinslie ??/2015 AltLd
alasdair19 ??/2015 -
plain kitten ??/2015 -
BPaske 20/Dec/14 2nd
with Calum Ross, James Heath
Hidden 20/Dec/14 Lead
Tim Rodgers 05/Dec/14 -
Hidden ?/Dec/14 Solo
ClimbingGlen 18/Jan/14 Lead dnf

Good conditions on walk in, soft snow on first pitch of the slant, lots of snow falling down into gullies from the south side!

with Ana Piris, Teresa Torrents
Bob1984 16/Jan/14 AltLd
with Andrew Broadway
Hidden 13/Jan/14 Solo O/S
arandall 13/Jan/14 Solo O/S
JoeCoxson 13/Jan/14 Solo O/S

Not too strenuous or risky solo on comfortable ice and a bit of deeper snow.

tom_holdsworth 02/Jan/14 AltLd
with Will Taylor
Hidden 02/Jan/14 Solo
TomWebber 30/Dec/13 AltLd
ClimbingGlen 30/Dec/13 Lead rpt

Areas of soft snow, high winds and cold. Led all pitches.

with Ana Piris
Dunx 29/Dec/13 Lead
with robh14
robh14 29/Dec/13 2nd
with Dunx
pftom 29/Dec/13 Solo O/S
Webster 10/Nov/13 AltLd

lean grade II supposedly, soloed pitch 1 to access hidden chimney, then toped out up the rest after haston route

Hidden 09/Nov/13 AltLd
jshields 09/Nov/13 AltLd
Hidden ?/Nov/13 Lead O/S
ClimbingGlen 01/Apr/13 AltLd O/S
with peter c
lou_rankine 17/Mar/13 -
isi_o 05/Mar/13 Solo
with Natalie Wilson
Iain_L_32 ?/Mar/13 AltLd
ClimbingGlen 20/Feb/13 2nd O/S

1st pitch only

Hidden 19/Feb/13 AltLd O/S
Hidden 19/Feb/13 -
Amazoniangirl 17/Feb/13 2nd
climbing son 17/Feb/13 AltLd
dregsy 17/Feb/13 2nd

climbed on snow and ice with Geoff Lyons and Tom an explorer scout. A rare beautiful day with a great climb.

benkelsey 16/Feb/13 Lead O/S
with HPC
Hidden 09/Feb/13 AltLd O/S
Tim_Gomersall 09/Feb/13 AltLd
Anna_wells 09/Feb/13 -
Hidden 09/Feb/13 AltLd
Tim_Gomersall 02/Feb/13 Solo
Anna_wells 02/Feb/13 -
Tom.Priestley ?/Feb/13 -
birbeck ?/Feb/13 AltLd O/S
robbiek 31/Jan/13 AltLd
beth_may 31/Jan/13 AltLd O/S

Lead last pitch.

with Jon Austin, Robbie King
carl_123 22/Jan/13 Lead O/S
John Kettle 16/Jan/13 Lead


Hidden 14/Jan/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 03/Jan/13 Solo
sheffieldchris ??/2013 -
Hidden 27/Dec/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Dec/12 2nd
ferdia 18/Dec/12 Lead rpt
with newtonmore, Anne Pulli
annep 18/Dec/12 AltLd

After Haston Line

Hidden 16/Dec/12 AltLd O/S
lcullum7 16/Dec/12 AltLd O/S
terrymccall 12/Dec/12 AltLd O/S
with steven mccall
Hidden 11/Dec/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Nov/12 -
Andrew_ing 04/Mar/12 AltLd
cambi1987 11/Feb/12 2nd

3 on rope - Louis & Waterson (lead)

Hidden 11/Feb/12 Lead
Nigel Bond 07/Feb/12 AltLd
with Humphrey Johnson, Bern Hardman
Hidden 06/Feb/12 Lead O/S
Geds 06/Feb/12 AltLd
ferdia 05/Feb/12 Lead O/S
with Joris Volmer
Sean Bell 28/Jan/12 AltLd

Aiming for Hidden Chimney Direct, then settled for HC normal, then settled for this.Queues were getting too big to hang around.Enjoyable day out, pleasant excursion on this route.

with Paul, Rob
Somerset swede basher 28/Jan/12 AltLd O/S
with Jon Miles
monkeyme2 27/Jan/12 2nd
Hidden 06/Jan/12 Solo
1918hasti 03/Jan/12 AltLd
with Doc, Paul Bradwell
Hidden 02/Jan/12 Lead
Ellen Cobby 01/Jan/12 2nd O/S
edmitchell 01/Jan/12 Lead O/S
emmarowe 01/Jan/12 2nd O/S
with Ellen Cobby, edmitchell
Adam Booth 01/Jan/12 Lead O/S
SarahA ?/Jan/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/Dec/11 2nd β
Erik_M 20/Dec/11 2nd
fall-line 20/Dec/11 Solo O/S
with Erik Mackie
kipman725 20/Dec/11 Lead
Jbw 19/Dec/11 AltLd O/S
tomwheeler 18/Dec/11 AltLd O/S
bencoope 18/Dec/11 AltLd
connor ?/Mar/11 Solo

Down the goat track, up Aladin's couloir, Down to the ski centre

mullermn 10/Feb/11 AltLd dnf

Luke lead p1, I did p2-A pitch of nearly 50 metres of ascending traverse with about 3 bits of gear, all of which were rubbish. Reached second stance (after attempting to go further and having to backtrack due to rope running out before another belay opportunity) too late to complete the climb in the light. A passing pair kindly offered Luke a top rope over the crux of hidden chimney to enable us to top out before dark. Quite a good route, pretty run out though!

with pffft, Kylie
Hidden 06/Feb/11 2nd
Hidden 28/Jan/11 AltLd O/S
ccraigg22 07/Jan/11 Lead O/S

upto hidden chimney

Petarghh 07/Jan/11 AltLd O/S

up to hidden chimney

Jack Loftus 07/Jan/11 AltLd O/S
Hidden 05/Jan/11 AltLd O/S
PAJames ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
nowler 21/Nov/10 -
AMarchant 16/Nov/10 Solo

In the dark at the end of the day

with Frank Palmer, allyhurst
Hidden 16/Nov/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 16/Nov/10 Solo O/S
Andy Hewison ?/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with geoff.comley, Steve T
Hidden 19/Feb/10 AltLd O/S
greggyboy 02/Feb/10 2nd
with Martin Heaton
Timo Austino 01/Feb/10 Solo
centurion05 ??/2010 -
with Dan Carroll
MouseHunter ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 -
Gibson27 ??/2010 AltLd
DJayB 20/Dec/09 AltLd O/S
chris2451 20/Dec/09 AltLd
with DJayB
Hidden 18/Dec/09 Solo
Peter85 12/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Mar/09 Lead
HIGHTOWER 08/Mar/09 2nd
9fingerjon 08/Mar/09 2nd O/S

Joined from the top of the Haston line

joeydurkin 08/Mar/09 Lead
John Roe 08/Mar/09 Lead
with Rob "Woody" Wood
suunto12 04/Mar/09 Lead O/S


with Dad, Giles
BenJacobs 15/Feb/09 AltLd O/S
with Steve
Hidden 15/Feb/09 AltLd O/S
nukebat 31/Jan/09 Lead O/S
with CT6419
Becky E 23/Jan/09 AltLd
with Glenmore Lodge
absolutebeginner 04/Jan/09 2nd
with halfaseesaw
halfaseesaw 04/Jan/09 Lead O/S

plenty of snow about - a mixture of powder, neve, frozen turf and rock - pitches 1 and 3 were good grade I but the second a bit harder than I. Proper scottish weather added to the experience. 1 inch of snow on the car when we got back to the car park.

Hidden ?/Jan/09 -
Hidden ??/2009 Solo
rossn ??/2009 -
CT6419 ??/2009 -
mikeyfield 28/Feb/08 AltLd O/S
hamish2016 02/Feb/08 Solo O/S
with vince vahinsberg
vvanhinsbergh ?/Feb/08 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Jan/08 AltLd O/S
PaulHermes 09/Jan/08 2nd

Perfect neve on the top pitch. Bloody big que at the start

with VCC
edmitchell 05/Jan/08 AltLd O/S
with kai ren
AndyL ?/Jan/08 Solo O/S

first time in winter, easy but great fun!!

with magnus
Jules_Robbo ?/Jan/08 AltLd
with Stuart Ward
jimorothy ?/Jan/08 AltLd

Easy climb, good day out, hiked up Cairngorm afterwards.

with Scott Barnett
Hidden ??/2008 -
Laurence Everitt 31/Dec/07 AltLd O/S
Hidden 31/Dec/07 AltLd O/S
WilliamBurnside 25/Nov/07 AltLd O/S

Hidden Chimney was too busy!

with M Riddell
Hidden 25/Nov/07 AltLd
andymoin 03/Mar/07 AltLd O/S

Nice we climb was going to head up hidden chimney but Rob decided not to for some reason, easy line through some impressive ground. Also saw three guys get avalanched out of Jacobs Ladder, cornice must have come down on them, they seamed all right and eventual walk out under there own steam.

RobScotland 03/Mar/07 AltLd O/S
with andymoin, Andrew Barrett
Hidden 17/Feb/07 Lead
peebles boy ??/2007 2nd
Rampikino 09/Dec/06 AltLd
with Cat
Different Steve 09/Mar/06 Lead O/S

Lots of snow, 1 bit of gear on the main traverse...

with Hamster
Hidden ??/2006 -
Hidden 28/Dec/05 AltLd
Captain Solo 19/Nov/05 Solo
French Erick 17/Nov/05 Solo
Hidden 27/Feb/05 Lead O/S
Alpandy ?/Feb/04 Lead O/S
with Matt House
Gman ?/Feb/04 AltLd O/S
with James
Smelly Fox 08/Jan/03 Solo O/S
Hidden 05/Jan/03 AltLd
akhughes ??/2003 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Mar/02 2nd
orb ?/Jan/02 Lead G/U
with Phil Worgan
Tarquin ??/2002 -
Ally Smith ??/2002 Lead

Date a guess; sometime between 2002 & 2006

with EmilyG
Hidden 27/Jan/98 AltLd O/S
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