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A popular route with several possible variations. © Rockfax

Tom McCabe 11/Jan TR O/S
with Christian A, Emil, Tom Teece, Rob Knowles, 8PetrieC
Emil_geographer 11/Jan TR
Rob Knowles 11/Jan TR O/S
with Emil, Clare Petrie, Tom Mccabe, Christian, Tom Teece
Terrycox ??/2018 -
SimonOliver 30/Dec/17 Lead O/S
yakov 03/Dec/17 Lead O/S


Hidden 06/Mar/17 2nd
Hidden ?/Mar/17 TR
carr0t 26/Feb/17 -
mark-abz 26/Feb/17 Lead
Keith Lambley 25/Feb/17 Lead
with Chris D, Kate R
zcsharp 12/Feb/17 Lead O/S
catty_9 12/Feb/17 2nd O/S

Brilliant route, bottom part very aerated, top more consolidated

Gerben Neven 12/Feb/17 TR O/S
with Simon
rpinto 11/Feb/17 TR O/S
alan1234 10/Feb/17 Lead
Dougbart 07/Feb/17 Lead
with Mark tmrt
netboy 05/Feb/17 TR
guhj 19/Jan/17 TR O/S
Hidden 03/Mar/16 2nd
Mr Messy 03/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with Sam
North Bound And Down 27/Feb/16 -
GaryK 24/Feb/16 Lead O/S


Pete_Frost 24/Feb/16 Lead rpt


with Colin Knowles
Hidden 23/Feb/16 Lead O/S
alexm198 22/Feb/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Feb/16 Lead
ecromwell 22/Feb/16 2nd
Matt Harle 22/Feb/16 2nd O/S
StuartCJones 09/Feb/16 Lead
philgillespie 09/Feb/16 2nd
davkeo 07/Feb/16 Solo O/S

Hooked out

paulmck 04/Feb/16 2nd O/S
alastairbegley 31/Jan/16 2nd O/S

Stuck to the steeper line up the RHS. Great end to the day

Jaime Mitchell 25/Jan/16 TR
Hidden 21/Jan/16 TR
Deezel65 21/Jan/16 TR O/S

Very bobly ice, would have been tricky to protect in the conditions.

td72 07/Jan/16 Lead RP
with Mike M
Hidden 18/Feb/15 Lead O/S
KCheung 16/Feb/15 2nd dog
with Alek Zholobenko
Jackislav 15/Feb/15 Lead O/S

Very wet + busy

Hidden 15/Feb/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Feb/15 Lead rpt
nickstephens 15/Feb/15 Lead O/S
Charlie Zephyr Booth 13/Feb/15 AltLd O/S
with tim millen
Mountain Llama 09/Feb/15 Lead

Great route

with Paul S
annak 07/Feb/15 TR O/S
Big Lee 07/Feb/15 Lead O/S

Via the right-hand side. Steep start but stepped out and steady.

Mr Spoons 30/Jan/15 AltLd
with Alan Hinkes
Steve Woollard 19/Jan/15 Lead
with Ian H
ritid ?/Jan/15 2nd O/S
HP9 ?/Jan/15 2nd
Hidden ?/Jan/15 Lead O/S
plain kitten ??/2015 Lead
Hidden 29/Dec/14 TR
MPSBunny 29/Dec/14 TR

Very wet at the bottom so decided to lower in. Lowered down until about 4-5 metres from the bottom. 4 laps on top rope with John belaying. 1 lap on top rope with Robby belaying.

andy dunn 01/Mar/14 Lead O/S

Good ice 1st half - top had a lot of running water and ice incomplete. could still make it to the top on hollow sounding ice

with J
Hidden 28/Feb/14 2nd
Hidden 28/Feb/14 2nd
Marti999 24/Feb/14 Lead O/S
with Debbie
BoulderyDave 23/Feb/14 2nd O/S
Ander 23/Feb/14 Lead
with Jimb0
Hidden 23/Feb/14 -
Jimb0 23/Feb/14 2nd O/S
with Ander
tuckey234 21/Feb/14 TR O/S

Lose top rope, looking at leading steep ice screw placements,

andycash 20/Feb/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Feb/14 Lead O/S
Murilo Lessa 16/Feb/14 2nd O/S
with Paul Hennelly, Stewart Young
Murilo Lessa 16/Feb/14 2nd O/S

Felt like IV+. Followed.

with Paul Hennelly, Stewart Young
Rebs 15/Feb/14 TR dog

First climb on ice!

James Thacker 14/Feb/14 Lead O/S

By two variations, left and right hand side. Well hooked.

with Kris Hill
MrRiley 13/Feb/14 Lead rpt

Hooked, stepped, steep

with Richard Hines, Debbie Lee
Tdavy01 13/Feb/14 Lead
Hidden 13/Feb/14 -
Debbie Lee 13/Feb/14 2nd
Pete_Frost 13/Feb/14 Lead O/S
Karl Wooffindin 12/Feb/14 Lead
Pay Attention 10/Feb/14 -
with Ian smith
Hidden 04/Feb/14 2nd β
brices 03/Feb/14 Lead O/S
with Sash
AdamH 01/Feb/14 -
Little AndyH ?/Feb/14 Lead O/S
JWTM ?/Feb/14 TR
Hidden 28/Jan/14 2nd
WillCass 28/Jan/14 Lead
with Dan, Si
John Roe 23/Jan/14 2nd

Ben led

with Ben Thynne, Rob "Woody" Wood
Shaw Brown 22/Jan/14 Lead
with steve gould
RobEdwards 22/Jan/14 TR
pebbles 20/Jan/14 TR

smilers lead, various of us jumped on as last route of day. beware of big hole into river at base at the moment! beware, one guy fell in after lowering off and had to be pulled out

John Roe 20/Jan/14 Lead

First lead of the trip, a bit rusty but a good time out

with Andrew (Maddy) Maddison
Hidden 19/Jan/14 AltLd
Hidden 19/Jan/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 19/Jan/14 Lead
danJBA 19/Jan/14 Lead O/S
with Dan Brockwell
alexm198 16/Jan/14 TR O/S

Left hand side. More like WI5 - absolute pumpfest.

alexm198 16/Jan/14 TR O/S

Right hand side

Hidden 16/Jan/14 TR O/S
damob123 16/Jan/14 TR O/S
Hidden 04/Jan/14 TR
jezb1 04/Jan/14 TR

Dodgy gear potential, thawing so top roped.

Jo sumner 04/Jan/14 TR
tjmillen 26/Feb/13 Lead
with Charlie
emmarowe 22/Feb/13 2nd
edmitchell 22/Feb/13 Lead O/S
neilwiltshire 16/Feb/13 2nd dog

First ever ice climb

with Richard, Ted Rudd
Murilo Lessa 14/Feb/13 2nd
Murilo Lessa 14/Feb/13 2nd
Hidden 14/Feb/13 -
MrRiley 14/Feb/13 TR rpt
with Richard Hines, Lisa Draper, Rob Reglinski, Debbie Lee
Drapes 14/Feb/13 TR rpt
Debbie Lee 14/Feb/13 TR
Sparrowmonkey 09/Feb/13 TR

Practicing day with climb inn

with Climb inn
Stroppy 07/Feb/13 Lead O/S
Sam Husband 07/Feb/13 2nd
with Ed
speedymccreedy 06/Feb/13 2nd O/S

Late start lead to a low-light ascent in freezing conditions followed by being lowered off in pitch-blackness with only the circle of the head torch lighting below. Excellent climb: great memories. (6/6)

with Andrew Maddison
mikespooner ?/Feb/13 Lead O/S
with Steve Mooney
jarriz 30/Jan/13 Lead
johnmctighe ?/Jan/13 TR O/S
with Austin
HarryB 30/Dec/12 Lead O/S
Theeni 12/Mar/12 2nd
with Mike Kennedy, John McEvoy
Hidden 11/Mar/12 Lead O/S
DannyK 10/Mar/12 Lead O/S

1st route of Rjukan trip, very hooked up.

with chrislgk, Katie
DannyK 10/Mar/12 TR O/S

Took different/harder line compared to previous ascent.

with chrislgk, Katie
Hidden 10/Mar/12 TR
al99 06/Mar/12 AltLd
with Russ Reid
MrRiley 05/Mar/12 TR

Central line up the groove then the steeper pillar on the left

Mathias Willerup 02/Mar/12 2nd
with sean
kenneM 21/Feb/12 Lead
with John McEvoy, Henry Crosby
tomwheeler 20/Feb/12 2nd
Rampikino 19/Feb/12 Lead
with Cat
Hidden 16/Feb/12 Lead
edmitchell 05/Feb/12 Lead dnf
Hidden ?/Feb/12 Lead O/S
murray ?/Feb/12 Lead O/S
colin smith 30/Jan/12 Lead
with Penny Kingsland
Cardi 11/Jan/12 Lead O/S

Also toproped the steep pillar on the left

with Rhodri
Hidden 31/Dec/11 TR O/S
cjohn62 24/Feb/11 2nd
with john j
Hidden 23/Feb/11 Lead
Julli 20/Feb/11 Lead dog
with Hanna Pihlajaluoto
Hidden 15/Feb/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Feb/11 2nd
Col Kingshott 12/Feb/11 2nd
John sealey 07/Feb/11 2nd
The Bad Cough 07/Feb/11 Lead O/S
mol 03/Feb/11 2nd
with Jesse
efetunc ?/Feb/11 AltLd O/S
Goose4 30/Jan/11 Lead O/S
Andrew Wilson 30/Jan/11 2nd O/S
with Chris Vernon
Andrew Wilson 30/Jan/11 2nd rpt
with Chris Vernon
Hidden 29/Jan/11 -
cmtoombs 28/Jan/11 TR
with Nick
DundeeDave 26/Jan/11 TR dog
with Bill White, Ewan Gourlay
matus 25/Jan/11 Lead
with sasha
joeydurkin 19/Jan/11 AltLd
with Mark P
mark88 19/Jan/11 Lead
with Joey Durkin
Neil McA 16/Jan/11 Lead O/S
with Nils Nielson
isi_o 16/Jan/11 TR

MCofS Trip

with Ash Tooth, George Mc
DanielJ 04/Jan/11 Lead O/S

Steep start.

with CH
alan1234 ??/2011 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2011 Lead O/S
supos 31/Dec/10 Lead dog

Feeling a bit cocky after doing really well the day before, I tried the hardest line and failed miserably. Just got too pumped placing screws on the steep, blank bottom part of the route, and had to rest a couple of times.

with Sune Buur
Hidden 16/Mar/10 TR RP
tim_mcd 01/Mar/10 Lead dnf

Got pumped and fell off right hand side. Not a good 2nd route of the trip :)

with Manchi
tim_mcd 28/Feb/10 Lead
with jelaby
coffeepot 28/Feb/10 2nd
with Manik, Manchi Chung, Tim MacDonald, jelaby
Manchi 28/Feb/10 2nd
with tim_mcd
jelaby 28/Feb/10 TR β

Top-roped two different lines on this fall, though both very similar.

Lenny 26/Feb/10 Lead

Bit of a drama.

with Jim Rjuk
Gwyneth 26/Feb/10 2nd
with Stewart
Tim Bateman 23/Feb/10 Lead
with George Bird
BorisVBlade 22/Feb/10 Lead O/S
w-watson 16/Feb/10 TR
Hidden 15/Feb/10 Lead O/S
machars 12/Feb/10 2nd
with Ben Smith
groovy_nut 08/Feb/10 Lead O/S
with Patrick
tuukka 07/Feb/10 Lead O/S
with Juha
AdrianP 07/Feb/10 TR β
with Matti L.
juhah 07/Feb/10 Lead β
Hidden 07/Feb/10 Lead O/S
pldarch ?/Feb/10 -
with Tristan, Gareth Jones
John Roe 27/Jan/10 Lead
with Joey Durkin
joeydurkin 27/Jan/10 2nd
with John R
John Roe 22/Jan/10 Lead
with Ian Jones, Scott Maclennan, Stu Joyce
cham749 19/Jan/10 2nd O/S
John Roe 18/Jan/10 Lead
with Marcus Littler
Drapes ?/Jan/10 2nd
with Richard Bentley
GScot38 ?/Jan/10 Lead O/S
patsaunders ??/2010 Lead
Hidden ??/2010 -
matt hughes 03/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Patricia Oram
Hidden 03/Mar/09 2nd O/S
Nicos 01/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with stuart mcinnes
Hidden 27/Feb/09 Lead β
tomdude 25/Feb/09 Lead O/S

first proper wi4 lead. gripped on bottom section

with lard
9fingerjon 22/Feb/09 Lead O/S
with James H and Neil
sambosanquet101 20/Feb/09 Lead
Monk 20/Feb/09 Lead O/S
with Alan
Hidden 07/Feb/09 2nd
dgray455 04/Feb/09 Lead O/S

Climbed far right side (WI4) traversed to center and finished to the top. Thee abseil with ring on singe 60m.

with Alastair
Hidden 03/Feb/09 2nd
Hidden 25/Jan/09 Lead
Alexander123 24/Jan/09 2nd
with scotty webster
John Roe 20/Jan/09 2nd

Bruce led and Andy Townsend econded in the middle of both ropes

with Bruce Radbourne
Greg Boswell 19/Jan/09 Lead O/S
adw07 11/Jan/09 Lead rpt
adw07 09/Jan/09 Lead rpt
Geras ?/Jan/09 Lead

first on site WI4 lead

with Bill Thurston
inuklm ??/2009 -
inuklm ??/2009 -
Hidden 20/Dec/08 TR O/S
Hidden 20/Dec/08 Lead rpt
Hidden 27/Mar/08 Lead O/S
adw07 17/Mar/08 Lead O/S

Pocketed central line, easy and discontinuous.

adw07 17/Mar/08 2nd O/S

Right hand steeper variation

Hidden 17/Mar/08 Lead O/S
Jamie Light 04/Mar/08 2nd O/S
with Jeff Nelson
Hidden 04/Mar/08 TR
lithos 03/Mar/08 Lead

first route of the holiday and nice. right hand line quite steep but fine.

with Steve Boxall
MoWalker3 03/Mar/08 -
Simon Caldwell 03/Mar/08 Lead O/S
with Carmen
Hidden 02/Mar/08 Lead rpt
michael83 02/Mar/08 Lead O/S
loonyclimber ?/Mar/08 Lead O/S

Took the bulge up the middle.. felt quite comitted but all there.. top was very beaten up and hooking was that bit more fluttery awesome route though.

with Gary (G Unit) Johnson
jam_rich ?/Mar/08 Lead
Hidden 29/Feb/08 2nd
Hidden 29/Feb/08 Lead O/S
Tim Bateman 26/Feb/08 Lead
with George Bird
Karl Wooffindin 22/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Martin clist
Rampikino 22/Feb/08 Lead

Far left - steep.

with Cat
Rampikino 22/Feb/08 2nd

Far right - steep.

with Cat
Rampikino 22/Feb/08 Lead

Central runnel line - easy.

with Cat
jjclarke70 22/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Elliot
Rampikino 21/Feb/08 2nd

Left of centre.

with Cat
Hidden 17/Feb/08 Lead O/S
hayleylouise 17/Feb/08 2nd
abercolin 17/Feb/08 Lead O/S

Found this route a real test and spent along time faffing on it. Got there in the end though.

Will Homoky 06/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Tom Hindson
Drapes ?/Feb/08 2nd
with Rosie Goolden
Hidden ?/Feb/08 2nd
Hidden ?/Feb/08 Lead
ShaneHoubart ?/Feb/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Jan/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Jan/08 2nd O/S
John Roe 21/Jan/08 2nd
with Marcus Littler
John Roe 19/Jan/08 Lead
with Dave Gleave
Hidden 18/Jan/08 Lead
alpinestar_no1 15/Jan/08 Lead β
Hidden 08/Jan/08 AltLd
centurion05 ?/Jan/08 Lead O/S
centurion05 ?/Jan/08 Lead O/S
davidgent ?/Jan/08 Lead O/S
with Alex Herbert
andysroom ?/Jan/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 31/Dec/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Mar/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Mar/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Mar/07 Lead O/S
Neilm18 07/Mar/07 2nd O/S
KeithW 03/Feb/07 Lead O/S

Did lots of variations on the routes here in the 3 days we were there.

with SteveM
Jamie Degel ?/Feb/07 Lead O/S
with Tim Plasberg DaV Hamburg
dannyboy83 ?/Feb/07 Lead O/S
with Floris, Steve Binder, Sion
KeithW 27/Jan/07 Lead O/S

Did lots of variations on the routes here in the 3 days we were there.

with SteveM
George Ormerod 16/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Clare W
charlesmfrench 04/Mar/06 Lead O/S
with Ole Henning
jimdanson 23/Feb/06 2nd
with Dan Robinson
Smelly Fox 21/Feb/06 Lead O/S
with Matt Croll
The Oracle 19/Feb/06 Lead O/S
with Pete James
FrankW 18/Feb/06 Lead O/S
with Iain H
Stuart Johnston ?/Jan/06 2nd
mark turnbull ?/Feb/05 Lead
Hidden ?/Feb/05 Lead
Hidden ?/Jan/05 Lead O/S
Will Gordon ?/Dec/04 TR O/S
with James Roberts, Chris Bradshaw, Ben Cheek
featuresforfeet ?/Nov/04 Lead RP
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