280m. This takes the long shallow curving line on the right edge of the steeper ground. A quality snow plod.

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User Date Style Notes & Partners
spidey 3 Feb Lead
with Hazel Findlay
with Hazel Findlay
Louvet 28 Jan -
with Tarquin
with Tarquin
Tarquin 28 Jan -
with Louvet
with Louvet
Hidden 31 Mar, 2018 Solo
07nhill 31 Mar, 2018 -
RuthW 30 Mar, 2018 Solo Very lean.
Very lean.
Astilath 30 Mar, 2018 Solo Like climbing a slush puppy lower down. Firmed up from about half way up. Makes for a really fun alternative to the slog up the east ridge!
Like climbing a slush puppy lower down. Firmed up from about half way up. Makes for a really fun alternative to the slog up the east ridge!
Hidden 7 Mar, 2018 Solo
riccer 5 Mar, 2018 Solo First winter gully, very enjoyable despite the terrible weather
First winter gully, very enjoyable despite the terrible weather
james.slater 4 Mar, 2018 Solo
Hidden 4 Mar, 2018 Solo O/S
lewis_james84 3 Mar, 2018 Solo
with admcne
with admcne
richard s 3 Mar, 2018 Lead Good solid neve all the way to top.
with John Simpson
Good solid neve all the way to top.
with John Simpson
pauline_chester 3 Mar, 2018 Solo O/S Much easier because some guys gone before us, so was some footsteps we could put out feet in. Strong winds as we got near top. Visibility poor, was fog and mist
with AOC
Much easier because some guys gone before us, so was some footsteps we could put out feet in. Strong winds as we got near top. Visibility poor, was fog and mist
with AOC
Hidden 3 Mar, 2018 Solo O/S
AOC 3 Mar, 2018 Solo O/S
Hidden 27 Feb, 2018 AltLd O/S
Brian Wilderspin 27 Feb, 2018 Solo O/S In descent. Plenty of good hard snow all the way up.
In descent. Plenty of good hard snow all the way up.
Hidden 27 Feb, 2018 Solo O/S
Mozza 27 Feb, 2018 AltLd
with ashy69
with ashy69
Hidden 25 Feb, 2018 -
gtaylor997 25 Feb, 2018 Solo O/S A quality snow plod sums the route up perfectly, lovely condition at the start of the route but the hot sun had the route feeling a touch sugary towards the top!
with 07nhill, Jerome Lloyd, joeramsay, Maggie Knight, Jake Walters
A quality snow plod sums the route up perfectly, lovely condition at the start of the route but the hot sun had the route feeling a touch sugary towards the top!
with 07nhill, Jerome Lloyd, joeramsay, Maggie Knight, Jake Walters
jflloyd 25 Feb, 2018 Solo
Dan77 25 Feb, 2018 Solo O/S
wynniemandela 24 Feb, 2018 Solo O/S An afternoon outing with no route in mind. Opted for this as it looked the most snowed up and not was on my to do list. The snow was firm and compacted all the way up the gully and made for and enjoyable ascent all the way up in good conditions.
with lukef
An afternoon outing with no route in mind. Opted for this as it looked the most snowed up and not was on my to do list. The snow was firm and compacted all the way up the gully and made for and enjoyable ascent all the way up in good conditions.
with lukef
Hidden 24 Feb, 2018 AltLd
Hidden 24 Feb, 2018 Solo
davelongbottom 24 Feb, 2018 Solo
Fiskavaig 24 Feb, 2018 Solo Fantastic weather, and solid neve.
Fantastic weather, and solid neve.
Hidden 23 Feb, 2018 Solo
Aled Williams 17 Feb, 2018 Solo
Hidden 17 Feb, 2018 Solo
SteveK 17 Feb, 2018 Solo O/S
curon 17 Feb, 2018 Solo O/S
Penny32 17 Feb, 2018 Solo O/S Lush. Fun. Managed to keep breathing. All good
Lush. Fun. Managed to keep breathing. All good
tomelmore 15 Feb, 2018 Solo Good firmish snow from bottom to top. I was the first one up so kicked steps the whole way. It was nice and warm in the sunshine until I topped out into very strong winds.
Good firmish snow from bottom to top. I was the first one up so kicked steps the whole way. It was nice and warm in the sunshine until I topped out into very strong winds.
Tarquin 9 Feb, 2018 -
Carlos 3 Feb, 2018 Solo
Rwilliams 5 Jan, 2018 - First ever snow Gully with Brett using our crampons and ice axes. Traversed across from ridge
with Brett Dale-Heaps
First ever snow Gully with Brett using our crampons and ice axes. Traversed across from ridge
with Brett Dale-Heaps
Tarquin 19 Dec, 2017 -
Tarquin 18 Dec, 2017 -
jrobinson 16 Dec, 2017 Solo O/S
Hidden 15 Dec, 2017 Solo
richard s 14 Dec, 2017 Lead
with Bill Morrison, David Lane-Joint, Lee Robinson
with Bill Morrison, David Lane-Joint, Lee Robinson
emlynroberts 11 Dec, 2017 Solo
Hidden 10 Dec, 2017 Solo
Rooney90 10 Dec, 2017 Solo Snow very soft. Not in Condition yet.
Snow very soft. Not in Condition yet.
GazE83 9 Dec, 2017 Solo O/S Not in condition, super soft snow.
with Emma
Not in condition, super soft snow.
with Emma
andy007 2 Dec, 2017 Solo rpt Ribbon of soft snow from base up through the gap. Improved after that with height. Nothing in A or C gullies. Started as just getting light as it was too warm today and thawing
with On my own
Ribbon of soft snow from base up through the gap. Improved after that with height. Nothing in A or C gullies. Started as just getting light as it was too warm today and thawing
with On my own
Hidden 12 Feb, 2017 Solo
Stan74 12 Feb, 2017 -
j.anstee 13 Jan, 2017 Solo O/S Soft snow...
with Stuart
Soft snow...
with Stuart
Hidden 19 Mar, 2016 Solo O/S
Hidden 6 Mar, 2016 Solo
Ian Stirrups 14 Feb, 2016 Solo In surprisigly good nick considering the generally light cover
with Dave Appleing, Sue
In surprisigly good nick considering the generally light cover
with Dave Appleing, Sue
Woodmouse 23 Jan, 2016 Solo
Ron Rees Davies 20 Jan, 2016 -
with Matt
with Matt
Lee0901 ??, 2016 Solo
JonWoolacott 4 Mar, 2015 Solo O/S
Hidden ?Mar, 2015 Solo O/S
Jonno 17 Feb, 2015 Solo
with andy007
with andy007
andy007 17 Feb, 2015 Solo O/S soft at bottom - thinner but more firm higher up
with Jonno
soft at bottom - thinner but more firm higher up
with Jonno
Hidden 7 Feb, 2015 Solo
Hidden 4 Feb, 2015 Solo rpt
j.townley 3 Feb, 2015 Solo
with Stopsy
with Stopsy
Stopsy 3 Feb, 2015 Solo
Hidden 3 Feb, 2015 Solo O/S
Sardien 3 Feb, 2015 Solo O/S
artmal 24 Jan, 2015 Solo O/S
Hidden 24 Jan, 2015 Solo
Hidden ??, 2015 -
Hidden 29 Dec, 2014 Solo
mysterion 26 Feb, 2014 - Not very wintery but a complete line of reasonably firm sugary snow from bottom to top. Small cornice overhang on rim avoided to left.
Not very wintery but a complete line of reasonably firm sugary snow from bottom to top. Small cornice overhang on rim avoided to left.
tomdadom 16 Feb, 2014 Solo Very soft snow the whole way. Sketchy top out given conditions and large cornice
Very soft snow the whole way. Sketchy top out given conditions and large cornice
sparkybatteryboy 8 Feb, 2014 Solo
jezb1 4 Feb, 2014 Solo
Hidden 4 Feb, 2014 Solo
NeilGriffiths ??, 2014 - Descent
with Dave Garry, Adam
Descent
with Dave Garry, Adam
Hidden 3 Apr, 2013 Solo
NickNixon 1 Apr, 2013 Solo O/S A contented experience. Ok at the bottom but thin and loose at the top.
A contented experience. Ok at the bottom but thin and loose at the top.
Kinge 31 Mar, 2013 Solo O/S
with gareth
with gareth
Hidden 29 Mar, 2013 Solo
shed_hed 27 Mar, 2013 Solo O/S
with Catherine Lawrence
with Catherine Lawrence
Hidden ?Mar, 2013 AltLd
jayyaj ?Feb, 2013 Solo
steveriley ?Feb, 2013 -
Andy Merrick 26 Jan, 2013 Solo superb day until 1pm then retreated due to rain.
superb day until 1pm then retreated due to rain.
Mayaculpa 26 Jan, 2013 Solo Snow in good condition, got to see the views this time. Met a great bunch of lads from Brum.
with jayyaj
Snow in good condition, got to see the views this time. Met a great bunch of lads from Brum.
with jayyaj
deejmonkey 26 Jan, 2013 Solo
Daymo 26 Jan, 2013 Solo
terragait 26 Jan, 2013 Solo
jayyaj 26 Jan, 2013 Solo
Hidden 25 Jan, 2013 Solo
markK6 25 Jan, 2013 Solo O/S Winter Ascent. Soft deep snow no previous footprints very windy spindrift everywhere
Winter Ascent. Soft deep snow no previous footprints very windy spindrift everywhere
Hidden 20 Jan, 2013 -
alexei.nicholas 19 Jan, 2013 Solo O/S First winter climb!
with Sam Clayton
First winter climb!
with Sam Clayton
mellorno1 ?Jan, 2013 Solo harsh winter conditions
harsh winter conditions
Blurgy319 12 Dec, 2012 Solo
with Tom Hansford, Matt Hughes
with Tom Hansford, Matt Hughes
CM1992 11 Dec, 2012 Solo Good conditions, nice and solid and a beautiful day too
with Rosie Lowe
Good conditions, nice and solid and a beautiful day too
with Rosie Lowe
Hidden 10 Dec, 2012 Solo
Pete_Frost 8 Dec, 2012 AltLd O/S Climbed together on way up. Soloed down again and did C Gully.
with Dave Pearce
Climbed together on way up. Soloed down again and did C Gully.
with Dave Pearce
JezzaCat 8 Dec, 2012 Solo Just the top section after traversing from East Ridge
with Jonathan
Just the top section after traversing from East Ridge
with Jonathan
Hidden 5 Dec, 2012 Solo
Hidden 3 Dec, 2012 Solo
garywalker147 2 Dec, 2012 Solo 1st person on route. Not too soft and not too hard
1st person on route. Not too soft and not too hard
LozM 2 Dec, 2012 Solo Most definitely NOT in conditions. Snow compact, but not bonded. Turf not frozen.
Most definitely NOT in conditions. Snow compact, but not bonded. Turf not frozen.
Dan_Staff 1 Dec, 2012 Solo
TGreen 1 Dec, 2012 Solo O/S
with Rosie Henstock, Martin G
with Rosie Henstock, Martin G
Darrell Read 1 Dec, 2012 Solo
Rosie Henstock 1 Dec, 2012 Solo O/S
with Martin Green, TGreen
with Martin Green, TGreen
Jameskelly200 ?Dec, 2012 Solo O/S Good condition great route to get some alpine exsposure hamish jfk
Good condition great route to get some alpine exsposure hamish jfk
Cadairmanuk 30 Nov, 2012 -
McGuinness 29 Nov, 2012 Solo
Cardi 8 Feb, 2012 Solo O/S Moonlit ascent
with Gwen
Moonlit ascent
with Gwen
Hidden 4 Feb, 2012 Solo O/S
terragait 31 Jan, 2012 Solo
deejmonkey 31 Jan, 2012 Solo
Hidden ?Jan, 2012 Solo
Hidden ??, 2012 -
tubby Tez 9 Jan, 2011 Solo O/S
with Admiral Steel, DH, Rich Kay
with Admiral Steel, DH, Rich Kay
Rich Kay 9 Jan, 2011 Solo
with Admiral Steel, tubby Tez, DH
with Admiral Steel, tubby Tez, DH
DH 9 Jan, 2011 Solo O/S
with Admiral Steel, tubby Tez, Rich Kay
with Admiral Steel, tubby Tez, Rich Kay
Fiskavaig 9 Jan, 2011 Solo
with Paul R
with Paul R
Alpinehero 8 Jan, 2011 Solo
spidey 8 Jan, 2011 Solo Gwyn jones. Nice easy plod!
Gwyn jones. Nice easy plod!
Hidden 8 Jan, 2011 Solo
Hidden 7 Jan, 2011 Solo
jcook1980 6 Jan, 2011 AltLd
with Sam A, Homes
with Sam A, Homes
david morse 4 Jan, 2011 Solo
with Lawrence
with Lawrence
Nicholas Livesey 3 Jan, 2011 Solo
with Lucie Sedlarova
with Lucie Sedlarova
John sealey 3 Jan, 2011 Solo
thecurlyone 3 Jan, 2011 Lead O/S Robbie's first winter climb
with Rjbm
Robbie's first winter climb
with Rjbm
Adi Hooper 3 Jan, 2011 Solo
The Bad Cough 3 Jan, 2011 Solo rpt Descent after B gully
with Christian Minett, stoned, John sealey, Paul Beacall
Descent after B gully
with Christian Minett, stoned, John sealey, Paul Beacall
mark12345 3 Jan, 2011 Solo did with daughter
did with daughter
mark12345 3 Jan, 2011 Solo did with daughter
did with daughter
Hidden 2 Jan, 2011 Solo
Homes ?Jan, 2011 AltLd
with Jonny C, Sam A
with Jonny C, Sam A
Hidden 31 Dec, 2010 Solo
mattfarr 30 Dec, 2010 Solo
andy tetsill 24 Dec, 2010 Solo soft deep snow, hard work
soft deep snow, hard work
edsankey 23 Dec, 2010 Solo O/S
with Simon Mason
with Simon Mason
Hidden 14 Dec, 2010 Solo O/S
michael burrows 13 Dec, 2010 Solo As said previously, good snow, without the bucket steps you would have definatly needed crampons, excellent
As said previously, good snow, without the bucket steps you would have definatly needed crampons, excellent
Rich Kay 12 Dec, 2010 Solo One of the few lines in today I'd imagine.Stayed to the right of steps to make it more enjoyable.
with Mr Neil, DH
One of the few lines in today I'd imagine.Stayed to the right of steps to make it more enjoyable.
with Mr Neil, DH
DH 12 Dec, 2010 Solo O/S Great day out. Snow had consolidated nicely, with huge bucket steps all the way up!
with mr neil, Rich Kay
Great day out. Snow had consolidated nicely, with huge bucket steps all the way up!
with mr neil, Rich Kay
thomas 6 Dec, 2010 Solo O/S Banana Gully solo, bit powdery at the bottom to middle improved toward the top topped out into bright sunshine and cloudless skies-brilliant easy for it's grade. Tom Shaw
Banana Gully solo, bit powdery at the bottom to middle improved toward the top topped out into bright sunshine and cloudless skies-brilliant easy for it's grade. Tom Shaw
ParkFace 4 Dec, 2010 Solo dnf
with Marvin Marshall, Dan Ives, Rob Stordy, Tiff
with Marvin Marshall, Dan Ives, Rob Stordy, Tiff
Hidden 4 Dec, 2010 -
PirateFrog 4 Dec, 2010 Lead O/S
Mayaculpa 30 Nov, 2010 -
with Eamon Hanlon, Stewart Webb
with Eamon Hanlon, Stewart Webb
pete.hutchings 13 Mar, 2010 Solo
Hidden 13 Mar, 2010 Solo O/S
Hidden 10 Mar, 2010 Solo
amthalmann 6 Mar, 2010 Solo O/S
Nicholas Livesey 6 Mar, 2010 Solo
with Jamie Weaver, Andy Dann
with Jamie Weaver, Andy Dann
jmjw 6 Mar, 2010 Solo O/S
with Andy D, Nicholas Livesey
with Andy D, Nicholas Livesey
climbing_rocks1983 27 Feb, 2010 Solo O/S
kiwi boy 20 Feb, 2010 Solo O/S 10cm powder with a topping of graupel. 20cm firm compacted snow base layer weakly bonded to powder. Fantastic for front pointing though. Richard broke trail first third I took the the middle thrid and Paul broke through the cornice. Awesome. A futher 20cm snow fell the following night stopped ascents on broad gully next day due to potential avalanche
with Richard Fox, paul McCloy
10cm powder with a topping of graupel. 20cm firm compacted snow base layer weakly bonded to powder. Fantastic for front pointing though. Richard broke trail first third I took the the middle thrid and Paul broke through the cornice. Awesome. A futher 20cm snow fell the following night stopped ascents on broad gully next day due to potential avalanche
with Richard Fox, paul McCloy
MaxR 20 Feb, 2010 Solo
Hidden 20 Feb, 2010 Solo
Rachel Kingham 20 Feb, 2010 -
Wyn Bach 20 Feb, 2010 Solo Did this in decent.
Did this in decent.
tim newton 13 Feb, 2010 Solo O/S in descent
in descent
aged_ape 13 Feb, 2010 Solo O/S
tiga271 13 Feb, 2010 Solo
Hidden 12 Feb, 2010 Solo
Roger Cruse 7 Feb, 2010 Solo O/S
with Kris, Buffy, George & Clare
with Kris, Buffy, George & Clare
Hidden 7 Feb, 2010 Solo
George Ormerod 7 Feb, 2010 Solo O/S Romptastic.
with Roger and Kris, buffy, Clare W
Romptastic.
with Roger and Kris, buffy, Clare W
jambomotamops 7 Feb, 2010 Solo O/S
Hjort 7 Feb, 2010 Solo O/S Got halfway up the line of steps towards the narrower part, before traversing across onto the main face of Y Garn, tending towards C Gully, but not quite reaching it. Nice mixed climbing on alternating rock hard neve, and solid turf. A cracking alpine esque trip.
Got halfway up the line of steps towards the narrower part, before traversing across onto the main face of Y Garn, tending towards C Gully, but not quite reaching it. Nice mixed climbing on alternating rock hard neve, and solid turf. A cracking alpine esque trip.
Slarti B 6 Feb, 2010 - Went up gulley then cut across to left before the narrow bit. NIce route up teh face arriving just to left of summit. Nice hard snow.
with Sofia, Arek, Alex
Went up gulley then cut across to left before the narrow bit. NIce route up teh face arriving just to left of summit. Nice hard snow.
with Sofia, Arek, Alex
Hidden ?Feb, 2010 Solo
Chris Harding 24 Jan, 2010 Solo O/S descended using this gully
with Mick, Paul Lester
descended using this gully
with Mick, Paul Lester
Hidden 9 Jan, 2010 Solo
chrisbryant 8 Jan, 2010 Solo snow a little soft brilliant sunshine
snow a little soft brilliant sunshine
Hidden 3 Jan, 2010 Solo
gosset ??, 2010 -
with Ian Williams, euryn123, Terry Parry
with Ian Williams, euryn123, Terry Parry
Hidden ??, 2010 Lead
Mayaculpa 29 Dec, 2009 Solo Wind inceased to epic proportions near the top blowing huge amounts of spindrift. Large cornice. exited on the left hand side. Wind now screaming, could hardly stand up !!
with Rich Williams, Gabi Smallbone, Paul Stock
Wind inceased to epic proportions near the top blowing huge amounts of spindrift. Large cornice. exited on the left hand side. Wind now screaming, could hardly stand up !!
with Rich Williams, Gabi Smallbone, Paul Stock
Hidden 29 Dec, 2009 Solo
bavarianGaz 29 Dec, 2009 Solo O/S Epic day!
with Andy and Ben
Epic day!
with Andy and Ben
Hidden 23 Dec, 2009 Solo
mitch 23 Dec, 2009 Solo O/S Loose snow. Traversed to path where the cornice was smaller to break through.
Loose snow. Traversed to path where the cornice was smaller to break through.
Hidden 1 Dec, 2009 Solo
Hidden ?Dec, 2009 Solo
Hidden 18 Feb, 2009 Solo
texuspete 14 Feb, 2009 Solo O/S
Nicholas Livesey 14 Feb, 2009 Solo
with Peter Machin
with Peter Machin
Hidden 13 Feb, 2009 Solo O/S
Hidden 10 Feb, 2009 Solo
DH 8 Feb, 2009 Solo O/S
Hidden 7 Feb, 2009 Lead O/S
jogwen 7 Feb, 2009 Solo O/S
Hidden 7 Feb, 2009 Solo O/S
A Downing 7 Feb, 2009 Solo O/S
with Ben Monkton
with Ben Monkton
Hidden 1 Feb, 2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 19 Jan, 2009 Solo
jandyd05 19 Jan, 2009 Solo O/S First winter snow gully - won't be my last :-) Snow conditions a bit soft and a fair cornice to break through at the top.
First winter snow gully - won't be my last :-) Snow conditions a bit soft and a fair cornice to break through at the top.
Hidden ??, 2009 Solo
ChalkBall 3 Dec, 2008 Solo Winter's coming!
with David Hunnisett
Winter's coming!
with David Hunnisett
Hidden 10 Feb, 2007 Solo
Hidden ??, 2007 -
Rampikino 5 Mar, 2006 Solo
Rich Kay ?Mar, 2006 Solo Went up it and then descended it.
with sherp
Went up it and then descended it.
with sherp
Hidden 25 Feb, 2006 Solo
Hidden 2 Feb, 2006 Solo O/S
Mark Reeves ??, 2006 Solo
Hidden ??, 2006 Solo O/S
Mark Reeves ??, 2006 Solo
Hidden ??, 2006 Solo
Kaiser999 ?Mar, 2005 Solo
ross duffield ?Mar, 2005 Solo
with row
with row
Rich Kay ?Feb, 2005 Solo very cold and nice hard neve
with sherp
very cold and nice hard neve
with sherp
Rich Kay ?Feb, 2005 Solo thawing conditions,snow very loose at narrow section.And descent.
with westy, sherp
thawing conditions,snow very loose at narrow section.And descent.
with westy, sherp
Martyn ??, 2005 Solo O/S
with James Williams
with James Williams
Hidden 14 Jan, 2001 -
John H Bull (tcfka Bullybones) ??, 2000 -
Martyn ?Jan, 1997 Solo O/S
with James Williams
with James Williams
Neil Conway ??, 1997 Lead O/S
with David Oates
with David Oates
Nick Biven 15 Feb, 1986 Solo
Hidden ??, 1980 Solo
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