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User Date Style Notes & Partners
CharleyAnn 1 Apr, 2018 2nd
robgixer 1 Apr, 2018 Lead O/S Amazing route. 5 brilliant pitches. First pitch was mixed and second thin on the traverse, excellent ice after that. Better than point 5. Abbed back down the line from ridge crest
Amazing route. 5 brilliant pitches. First pitch was mixed and second thin on the traverse, excellent ice after that. Better than point 5. Abbed back down the line from ridge crest
piken 24 Mar, 2018 -
joeflan 18 Mar, 2018 2nd O/S in simul style brilliant route
with CMoore
in simul style brilliant route
with CMoore
CMoore 18 Mar, 2018 Lead O/S Awesome. First pitch a bit mixed then good ice/neve. I lead in 2 big long pitches with some simul climbing. 45 mins top to bottom. Really really class. Quite windy and a fair bit of spindrift.
with joeflan
Awesome. First pitch a bit mixed then good ice/neve. I lead in 2 big long pitches with some simul climbing. 45 mins top to bottom. Really really class. Quite windy and a fair bit of spindrift.
with joeflan
LucaC 1 Mar, 2018 AltLd O/S As a 3 with Johannes. Lead p2, escaping the clutches of storm Emma. Absialed off.
As a 3 with Johannes. Lead p2, escaping the clutches of storm Emma. Absialed off.
lanky ?Mar, 2018 AltLd Probaly the best ice route I've done on the ben, finished up northeast buttress.
with Bubbles
Probaly the best ice route I've done on the ben, finished up northeast buttress.
with Bubbles
noskki 27 Feb, 2018 AltLd very mixed first pitch. increasingly better ice above. Buttress to the summit.
with AmyG
very mixed first pitch. increasingly better ice above. Buttress to the summit.
with AmyG
liamo333 27 Feb, 2018 -
AmyG 27 Feb, 2018 AltLd O/S Led 1st pitch which was quite mixed. Ice got better higher up. Perfect day on the Ben sunshine most of the day. Finished up NE buttress
with noskki
Led 1st pitch which was quite mixed. Ice got better higher up. Perfect day on the Ben sunshine most of the day. Finished up NE buttress
with noskki
Hidden 26 Feb, 2018 AltLd O/S
Ewan Russell 24 Feb, 2018 AltLd O/S P1 and P4. Thin on first pitch making it more challenging. Food rock gear.
with Tom Nichols, Sam Farnsworth
P1 and P4. Thin on first pitch making it more challenging. Food rock gear.
with Tom Nichols, Sam Farnsworth
wheelsucker ??, 2018 -
Andrew Nelson ??, 2017 -
Rob N 30 Apr, 2016 Lead O/S
SeánM 30 Apr, 2016 AltLd O/S
with Rob N
with Rob N
illwill 30 Apr, 2016 2nd
peterneden 10 Mar, 2016 AltLd O/S
Hidden 10 Mar, 2016 AltLd O/S
Col Kingshott 9 Mar, 2016 Lead Awesome route. Best I've done on the Ben. Fixed belay & ab points on all pitches.
Awesome route. Best I've done on the Ben. Fixed belay & ab points on all pitches.
climber34neil 7 Mar, 2016 - With Mark s and mark s
With Mark s and mark s
mark-abz 7 Mar, 2016 2nd
with Mark S & Neil B
with Mark S & Neil B
luckyjim 6 Mar, 2016 AltLd Abbed down NE Buttress
with D Helm
Abbed down NE Buttress
with D Helm
Liam Ingram 6 Mar, 2016 AltLd O/S Better than Point 5. Climbed in 4 long pitches with the right hand exit. Led 2 + 4.
Better than Point 5. Climbed in 4 long pitches with the right hand exit. Led 2 + 4.
allyrocke 6 Mar, 2016 AltLd O/S Stonking
Stonking
Hidden 2 Mar, 2016 -
Steven Carter ??, 2016 -
Robertgiddy 3 Apr, 2015 Lead Thin pitch one and very slushy today.
Thin pitch one and very slushy today.
rufus.duits 2 Apr, 2015 Solo Some sections were thin, and lots of the ice was rotten. There was a lot of snow on the upper section of NE Buttress.
Some sections were thin, and lots of the ice was rotten. There was a lot of snow on the upper section of NE Buttress.
Adam Long 25 Mar, 2015 AltLd First pitch thin. Great nick after step left.
with Richard Barson
First pitch thin. Great nick after step left.
with Richard Barson
tjmillen 21 Mar, 2015 AltLd
with Jenny, Ian
with Jenny, Ian
JWrighty 21 Mar, 2015 2nd Thin first pitch, great thereafter
with Tmillen, IanArm
Thin first pitch, great thereafter
with Tmillen, IanArm
MonkeyDawson 18 Mar, 2015 AltLd
with arose
with arose
arose 18 Mar, 2015 AltLd O/S Great route. Thin at the bottom
with Donald Paterson, MonkeyDawson
Great route. Thin at the bottom
with Donald Paterson, MonkeyDawson
GraMc 18 Mar, 2015 Solo O/S
phil64 17 Mar, 2015 AltLd O/S say it again .... best route on the Ben?
with matt dean
say it again .... best route on the Ben?
with matt dean
Hidden ?Mar, 2015 -
benclimbing 27 Feb, 2015 AltLd O/S Thin and quite bold first pitch but superb climbing. Rest of the route was in perfect condition with chewy ice and first time placements all the way. Right hand exit chimney. Two 60m abs down NE Buttress, one 60m ab down Slingsby's Chimney. Tat in place but not that easy to find!
with graham boistelle
Thin and quite bold first pitch but superb climbing. Rest of the route was in perfect condition with chewy ice and first time placements all the way. Right hand exit chimney. Two 60m abs down NE Buttress, one 60m ab down Slingsby's Chimney. Tat in place but not that easy to find!
with graham boistelle
Hidden 16 Feb, 2015 AltLd O/S
Misha 16 Feb, 2015 AltLd O/S
with Nicolas
with Nicolas
Hidden 12 Feb, 2015 AltLd O/S
Tom Livingstone 12 Feb, 2015 AltLd O/S Led evens
Led evens
Hidden 11 Feb, 2015 2nd
Hidden 8 Feb, 2015 AltLd
MonkeyDawson ??, 2015 AltLd O/S Lead first and last pitches. Great route.
with Donald Paterson, Ali Rose
Lead first and last pitches. Great route.
with Donald Paterson, Ali Rose
adie84 29 Mar, 2014 -
johnrich 12 Mar, 2014 2nd
with Mike Pescod
with Mike Pescod
Hidden 9 Apr, 2013 AltLd
wheelsucker 9 Apr, 2013 AltLd
Dougbart 7 Apr, 2013 AltLd Grate climb, right hand finish and up NE Buttress
with TIm
Grate climb, right hand finish and up NE Buttress
with TIm
Graeme Barr 6 Apr, 2013 AltLd
Hidden 6 Apr, 2013 AltLd O/S
The Grist 31 Mar, 2013 Lead O/S
with Alan Barnes
with Alan Barnes
RobCC 29 Mar, 2013 Lead dnf Did most of this 29 March 2013 before one of the lads fell and broke a leg. Led first three 60 meter pitches then abseiled off. Pretty serious. Pretty stellar. Unbelievable this got sent in 1959 on that old junk, fekkin world class ascent that were...
Did most of this 29 March 2013 before one of the lads fell and broke a leg. Led first three 60 meter pitches then abseiled off. Pretty serious. Pretty stellar. Unbelievable this got sent in 1959 on that old junk, fekkin world class ascent that were...
Hidden 27 Mar, 2013 AltLd rpt
Hidden 19 Mar, 2013 AltLd dnf
wheelsucker 19 Mar, 2013 2nd dnf
Hidden 17 Mar, 2013 AltLd
niallk 13 Mar, 2013 AltLd O/S Brilliant with plenty of quality climbing and lots more actual ice than many other Vs. Thinning in places. Finished up NEB for the full experience. Led pitches 2, 4 (intermediary ice-screw belay) and a shorter than expected 6.
Brilliant with plenty of quality climbing and lots more actual ice than many other Vs. Thinning in places. Finished up NEB for the full experience. Led pitches 2, 4 (intermediary ice-screw belay) and a shorter than expected 6.
Hidden 9 Mar, 2013 AltLd
Uisdean hawthorn 9 Mar, 2013 -
Hidden 5 Mar, 2013 2nd
alastairbegley 2 Mar, 2013 AltLd O/S Brilliant climb, favourite winter climb so far. First pitch was thin, ice was good on the other pitches. http://www.masterplan-photography.co.uk/2013/03/gully-north-east-buttress
Brilliant climb, favourite winter climb so far. First pitch was thin, ice was good on the other pitches. http://www.masterplan-photography.co.uk/2013/03/gully-north-east-buttress
Hidden ?Mar, 2013 Lead O/S
James Gordon ?Mar, 2013 -
Adam Booth 23 Feb, 2013 AltLd O/S After orion direct. Great route, atmospheric start in a narrow chimney, nice icy traverse halfway, and then a cool ice pitch up at the top. Unbelieveably someone did a shit on the last belay ledge just before we arrived - RANK!
with Murdo
After orion direct. Great route, atmospheric start in a narrow chimney, nice icy traverse halfway, and then a cool ice pitch up at the top. Unbelieveably someone did a shit on the last belay ledge just before we arrived - RANK!
with Murdo
The old James turnbull ?Feb, 2013 AltLd finish up N.E buttress. Best route ive done on the ben!
with rich howells
finish up N.E buttress. Best route ive done on the ben!
with rich howells
Hidden ?Feb, 2012 AltLd O/S
jonnyboy 25 Jan, 2011 AltLd O/S
with Rob Aide
with Rob Aide
Lone Rider ??, 2011 -
drew8connelly ??, 2011 -
alkira ??, 2011 -
centurion05 ??, 2011 AltLd O/S
with Dangerous Dave Murphy, chris thorne
with Dangerous Dave Murphy, chris thorne
Hidden ??, 2011 -
robertmichaellovell 12 Mar, 2010 AltLd really good route - right hand fork on the upper section, finished up NE Buttress
with Dave
really good route - right hand fork on the upper section, finished up NE Buttress
with Dave
Hidden 12 Mar, 2010 AltLd O/S
Hidden 8 Mar, 2010 AltLd O/S
Hidden 8 Mar, 2010 AltLd
Neil McA 7 Mar, 2010 Lead O/S Excellent, probably my favourite route on the Ben. Finished up NE buttress. Nice to finally do this after having to abseil off at the end of P1 25 years ago.
with Dave Sykes
Excellent, probably my favourite route on the Ben. Finished up NE buttress. Nice to finally do this after having to abseil off at the end of P1 25 years ago.
with Dave Sykes
sadams 7 Mar, 2010 AltLd
with Eric Hildrew
with Eric Hildrew
Dr Caterpillar 6 Mar, 2010 2nd O/S epic! route was in great nick, a bit thin in places but bomber all round. many cruxes all of which are harder than any of point 5. finished up north east buttress with a long traffic jam. 3rd winter route, badass lead from ben!
with Ben Hirst
epic! route was in great nick, a bit thin in places but bomber all round. many cruxes all of which are harder than any of point 5. finished up north east buttress with a long traffic jam. 3rd winter route, badass lead from ben!
with Ben Hirst
rob1 6 Mar, 2010 AltLd O/S Brilliant route! Finish up NE Butress taking in the mantrap and 40 foot corner for the full ***** experience!
with Andrea Sales
Brilliant route! Finish up NE Butress taking in the mantrap and 40 foot corner for the full ***** experience!
with Andrea Sales
Simon K 4 Mar, 2010 2nd
with Mike Pescod, AB
with Mike Pescod, AB
AB1965 4 Mar, 2010 2nd
akhughes 22 Feb, 2010 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?Feb, 2010 AltLd
thebigeasy ??, 2010 AltLd
Hidden ?Jan, 2009 AltLd
Hidden ??, 2009 -
fellgazelle 26 Mar, 2008 -
with Chris Dale
with Chris Dale
sgl 24 Mar, 2008 AltLd
gaz.marshall ?Mar, 2008 AltLd O/S
with sgl
with sgl
innes ??, 2008 AltLd
barney_edin 18 Apr, 2006 2nd
Nick Wallis ??, 2005 AltLd O/S
Treadsoftly 19 Feb, 2001 2nd O/S Huge route for me. Finished in crap weather and abseiled back down the route in a torrent of melt water - Never Ever been colder.
Huge route for me. Finished in crap weather and abseiled back down the route in a torrent of melt water - Never Ever been colder.
Mike Lates 19 Feb, 2001 Lead Temps jumped 12 deg from start to finish so ice beautiful to climb. Failed to find NE face descent so epic retreat down the line as it fell down
Temps jumped 12 deg from start to finish so ice beautiful to climb. Failed to find NE face descent so epic retreat down the line as it fell down
mike hope 5 Feb, 2001 AltLd O/S
with Martin S
with Martin S
Chad123 ?Feb, 2001 - Clasic route, bit too windy to continue up north east buttress. Minus 1 next!
with Greg Smith
Clasic route, bit too windy to continue up north east buttress. Minus 1 next!
with Greg Smith
nickdonohue ?Feb, 2001 AltLd superb route, especially the higher pitches. Finished up NE buttress.
with Mark McCarthy
superb route, especially the higher pitches. Finished up NE buttress.
with Mark McCarthy
Hidden ?Jan, 2000 AltLd
bandersnatch ?Feb, 1999 -
with Brian Hume
with Brian Hume
Grezza ?Feb, 1999 Lead O/S great climbing up thinly iced slabs/chimneys. quality
with Paul E
great climbing up thinly iced slabs/chimneys. quality
with Paul E
Hidden 14 Apr, 1994 AltLd O/S
mark mcgowan01 ??, 1991 Lead O/S Nice route, Epic descent!
with Con Higgins
Nice route, Epic descent!
with Con Higgins
uphillnow 9 Mar, 1990 AltLd Climbed in high winds and heavy snowfall, lots of spindrift avalanches - epic. descended N E Buttress to avoid summit storm conditions. Friends on Zero bivied at top of gulley and continued descent next day
with Al Bennett
Climbed in high winds and heavy snowfall, lots of spindrift avalanches - epic. descended N E Buttress to avoid summit storm conditions. Friends on Zero bivied at top of gulley and continued descent next day
with Al Bennett
steveb2006 9 Apr, 1989 AltLd dnf A tiring slog up after Orion the day before, only to find cruddy ice and rubbish conditions. Abb off. One to come back for
A tiring slog up after Orion the day before, only to find cruddy ice and rubbish conditions. Abb off. One to come back for
MikePycroft 9 Apr, 1989 AltLd Didn't finish - raining retreated
Didn't finish - raining retreated
MikePycroft 9 Apr, 1989 AltLd Didn't finish - raining retreated
Didn't finish - raining retreated
Hidden 24 Feb, 1988 AltLd
Neil McA 22 Feb, 1987 AltLd dnf Rapped off from the base of pitch 4 in terrible weather. Brilliant climbing but thin hard conditions. It was significantly easier when i finally did it 23 years later!
with Martin Mandel
Rapped off from the base of pitch 4 in terrible weather. Brilliant climbing but thin hard conditions. It was significantly easier when i finally did it 23 years later!
with Martin Mandel
GaryK ?Feb, 1987 AltLd O/S
with Paul Ayres
with Paul Ayres
charlesmfrench 10 Jan, 1987 AltLd O/S
with Ian Milne
with Ian Milne
Bob ??, 1986 AltLd O/S
with R. Graham
with R. Graham
Ghastly Rubberfeet ??, 1985 AltLd
with Duncan Bond
with Duncan Bond
Gezzer ??, 1984 AltLd
with Max Rock
with Max Rock
Hidden ?Mar, 1983 Lead
Hidden ??, 1983 Solo
clanger ??, 1982 -
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