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UserDateStyleNotes & Partners
milena 1 Apr, 2018 2nd
Harrison_Connie 1 Apr, 2018 2nd Really fun little route, done in 1 pitch. Amazing ice, bomber screws. Abbed off.
with Alistair Bell
Really fun little route, done in 1 pitch. Amazing ice, bomber screws. Abbed off.
with Alistair Bell
harry_lewis 1 Apr, 2018 Lead O/S
with milena
with milena
scottie390 31 Mar, 2018 Lead O/S out with Simon and Becks
out with Simon and Becks
picasso 31 Mar, 2018 AltLd
karinh 31 Mar, 2018 AltLd
gregor 30 Mar, 2018 -
morpcat 30 Mar, 2018 2nd
Pete23 30 Mar, 2018 2nd
with Gregor
with Gregor
Andrew Sloan 29 Mar, 2018 Lead O/S Perfect plastic ice and neve all the way and bomber ice screws. A delight to climb. Abseiled off.
with Steve Grove
Perfect plastic ice and neve all the way and bomber ice screws. A delight to climb. Abseiled off.
with Steve Grove
Robertgiddy 27 Mar, 2018 Lead First time placements all the way. Abbed after junction with normal route.
First time placements all the way. Abbed after junction with normal route.
charmoz 24 Mar, 2018 2nd Spindrift like never before, good though. Rapped off after main pitch
with Dan
Spindrift like never before, good though. Rapped off after main pitch
with Dan
NickJH 18 Mar, 2018 2nd rpt -7 and gale force winds. Hard to find any shelter after turning back from Observatory gully.
with SFosker, Steve W
-7 and gale force winds. Hard to find any shelter after turning back from Observatory gully.
with SFosker, Steve W
3kidsandanorton 18 Mar, 2018 2nd Just did first ice pitch due to gale force winds
Just did first ice pitch due to gale force winds
Cuillin Calling 18 Mar, 2018 Lead O/S Salvaged something from the day after fierce winds forced a retreat from base of Thompsons. Good ice/long pitch on P2. Gusts pushing me to the left just as I wanted to turn right to top out.
Salvaged something from the day after fierce winds forced a retreat from base of Thompsons. Good ice/long pitch on P2. Gusts pushing me to the left just as I wanted to turn right to top out.
Yourlead 18 Mar, 2018 AltLd Mental gusty winds, almost getting blown off balance at times. Had to time axe placements with the gusts. Bailed out after two pitches Ewan P1 me easy P2
with Ewan Gourlay
Mental gusty winds, almost getting blown off balance at times. Had to time axe placements with the gusts. Bailed out after two pitches Ewan P1 me easy P2
with Ewan Gourlay
Hidden 17 Mar, 2018 2nd
Hidden 17 Mar, 2018 2nd β
furbrow 17 Mar, 2018 Lead Windy! One pitch and ab.
with Stewart B
Windy! One pitch and ab.
with Stewart B
mike hope 13 Mar, 2018 AltLd O/S Banked out a little lower down, but great fun. back down Tower.
with Martin S
Banked out a little lower down, but great fun. back down Tower.
with Martin S
jimbonfire 5 Mar, 2018 AltLd O/S
Col Kingshott 5 Mar, 2018 AltLd O/S Good ice, in situ belays, stepped out and easy for the grade today.
Good ice, in situ belays, stepped out and easy for the grade today.
Carol Goodall 3 Mar, 2018 AltLd O/S Led first pitch, found it quite steep :-)
with Jude
Led first pitch, found it quite steep :-)
with Jude
Tom.Priestley 2 Mar, 2018 Lead O/S Led a steeper variation of the main pitch about V 5 then ab'd off. Very windy.
with James Gibson
Led a steeper variation of the main pitch about V 5 then ab'd off. Very windy.
with James Gibson
freemanTom 28 Feb, 2018 2nd Excellent route in great nick.
with Paul Seabrook
Excellent route in great nick.
with Paul Seabrook
Will Jerram 7 Feb, 2018 2nd O/S A great ice climb and then onto Tower Ridge to top out.
with Jon Jerram, Mike Pescod
A great ice climb and then onto Tower Ridge to top out.
with Jon Jerram, Mike Pescod
clanger ??, 2018 -
BPaske 22 Apr, 2016 AltLd
with James Heath
with James Heath
CharleyAnn 10 Apr, 2016 Lead
masa-alpin 10 Apr, 2016 2nd β Rob lead all the way, and descended via East Gully, after retracing Tower Ridge. P2 was great with abundant ice. Upper 2 pitches were half buried in snow.
Rob lead all the way, and descended via East Gully, after retracing Tower Ridge. P2 was great with abundant ice. Upper 2 pitches were half buried in snow.
robgixer 10 Apr, 2016 Lead
Hidden 18 Mar, 2016 2nd
Andrew Duncan 24 Feb, 2016 2nd O/S
with andrew Senior, joe hallam
with andrew Senior, joe hallam
joe hallam 22 Feb, 2016 AltLd
with Andrew Duncan, andrew senior
with Andrew Duncan, andrew senior
Mark Stevenson 9 Feb, 2016 AltLd O/S
eilidh_m 11 Apr, 2015 2nd O/S
with Willie Milne
with Willie Milne
luckyjim 5 Apr, 2015 AltLd
with D Helm
with D Helm
david harvey 5 Apr, 2015 2nd O/S The best climb iv ever done
The best climb iv ever done
martinbettridge06 5 Apr, 2015 Lead
Steven Andrews 4 Apr, 2015 AltLd O/S Nice but soft ice. Abbed off from the top of the steep section.
with Tom Shaw
Nice but soft ice. Abbed off from the top of the steep section.
with Tom Shaw
Hidden 4 Apr, 2015 AltLd O/S
Ewanski 4 Apr, 2015 -
with Stuart M
with Stuart M
wilkinscl 2 Apr, 2015 AltLd
with morpcat
with morpcat
morpcat 2 Apr, 2015 AltLd O/S P1 CW, P2 ES, P3 CW, P4 ES, P5 CW (moved together to the top). Great ice on the first pitches but then poor snow conditions after that. Took Tower Ridge to the summit.
P1 CW, P2 ES, P3 CW, P4 ES, P5 CW (moved together to the top). Great ice on the first pitches but then poor snow conditions after that. Took Tower Ridge to the summit.
Webster 31 Mar, 2015 Lead O/S still fat and blue, great combination of mostly first time axe placements and good screws.
still fat and blue, great combination of mostly first time axe placements and good screws.
Adam Long 23 Mar, 2015 AltLd
with Richard Barson
with Richard Barson
mim tiller 22 Mar, 2015 Solo O/S
steve7734 21 Mar, 2015 AltLd O/S First IV, 4 lead. Led full 60m from base of route, and hit the end of the rope 10m from the end of the icefall. Hanging belay on ice screws was necessary. Abbed down from tat
with Brian Hodgson
First IV, 4 lead. Led full 60m from base of route, and hit the end of the rope 10m from the end of the icefall. Hanging belay on ice screws was necessary. Abbed down from tat
with Brian Hodgson
Hidden 21 Mar, 2015 AltLd O/S
mzchambers 17 Mar, 2015 AltLd O/S Lead to the start of the ice then Brodie abb off and headed to Central Gully Right-Hand.
with Brodie Hood
Lead to the start of the ice then Brodie abb off and headed to Central Gully Right-Hand.
with Brodie Hood
Paul Figg 14 Mar, 2015 AltLd Finished up Tower Ridge for the full experience.
with Andy Brown
Finished up Tower Ridge for the full experience.
with Andy Brown
Hidden 13 Mar, 2015 Lead
akhughes 12 Mar, 2015 Lead O/S Working. Quick hit from hut at16.:15 once weather had passed through.
Working. Quick hit from hut at16.:15 once weather had passed through.
Hidden 12 Mar, 2015 AltLd O/S
Hidden 28 Feb, 2015 -
RM199 26 Feb, 2015 Lead O/S Lead crux pitch. Easy but soft today IV 3
Lead crux pitch. Easy but soft today IV 3
Hidden 26 Feb, 2015 AltLd O/S
joe_lancs 20 Feb, 2015 AltLd
Hidden 16 Feb, 2015 AltLd O/S
peterneden 16 Feb, 2015 AltLd
nickdonohue 15 Feb, 2015 AltLd Did 2 pitches and then abbed off (in one ropelength) from top of main difficulties. A really nice pitch.
with Alan FRCC, Tim FRCC
Did 2 pitches and then abbed off (in one ropelength) from top of main difficulties. A really nice pitch.
with Alan FRCC, Tim FRCC
eaf4 15 Feb, 2015 AltLd carried on to do tower ridge.
with Brian Shackleton
carried on to do tower ridge.
with Brian Shackleton
HimTiggins 15 Feb, 2015 2nd O/S
with Alan
with Alan
peterneden 15 Feb, 2015 2nd
Mr.Billiams 14 Feb, 2015 AltLd O/S
with Russell
with Russell
Finn Curry 14 Feb, 2015 2nd
with Paul Warnock
with Paul Warnock
jaggy bunnet 14 Feb, 2015 AltLd good 4 for the grade
good 4 for the grade
Debbie Lee 11 Feb, 2015 AltLd
with MrRiley
with MrRiley
MrRiley 11 Feb, 2015 AltLd O/S Cracking couple of pitches, main ice pitch great value http://www.mistymountainhop.net/2015/02/west-is-best-classic-ice-on-ben-nevis/
Cracking couple of pitches, main ice pitch great value http://www.mistymountainhop.net/2015/02/west-is-best-classic-ice-on-ben-nevis/
alan barnes 10 Feb, 2015 AltLd
with tom sylvester, julie baum
with tom sylvester, julie baum
Neil Hamlet ?Feb, 2015 2nd
davkeo 20 Jan, 2015 Solo O/S
Joe Nunn ??, 2015 AltLd Abbed of after steep pitch
Abbed of after steep pitch
kbow265 ??, 2015 -
Martin Bagshaw 29 Mar, 2014 2nd O/S
with Bryan Clary
with Bryan Clary
Piers Harley 26 Mar, 2014 -
with Carl, Jeremy Windsor
with Carl, Jeremy Windsor
Chris L Hill 13 Apr, 2013 AltLd O/S
with Rich Hines
with Rich Hines
Dougbart 6 Apr, 2013 -
with TIm
with TIm
Hoyes 1 Apr, 2013 AltLd O/S Good for a short day. Rach led the first pitch, I led the plumb second pitch and Paul led an easy third pitch. Abseiled back down the route.
with Paul S, Batt
Good for a short day. Rach led the first pitch, I led the plumb second pitch and Paul led an easy third pitch. Abseiled back down the route.
with Paul S, Batt
Batt 1 Apr, 2013 AltLd P1-me, p2-J, p3-paul. Lovely wall of ice on p2. Abb'd from end of p3
with Hoyes
P1-me, p2-J, p3-paul. Lovely wall of ice on p2. Abb'd from end of p3
with Hoyes
Hidden ?Apr, 2013 AltLd
Ken Applegate 17 Mar, 2013 Lead Great ice on the main pitch. Abseiled after this pitch, and then climbed the main pitch of Italian Climb.
with Andrew
Great ice on the main pitch. Abseiled after this pitch, and then climbed the main pitch of Italian Climb.
with Andrew
luckyjim 17 Mar, 2013 AltLd Continued up Tower Ridge to make a day of it!
with D Helm
Continued up Tower Ridge to make a day of it!
with D Helm
Craig Holden 17 Mar, 2013 2nd O/S Great ice. Abbed off after the first pitch.
Great ice. Abbed off after the first pitch.
Captain Solo 13 Mar, 2013 Solo Well stepped out, straightforward climbing, traversed over and descended Broad Gully.
Well stepped out, straightforward climbing, traversed over and descended Broad Gully.
owaring 12 Mar, 2013 2nd dog
Jack00 9 Mar, 2013 AltLd O/S
with Olly
with Olly
furbrow 9 Mar, 2013 AltLd
with Ruth L
with Ruth L
danieleaston 9 Mar, 2013 2nd
bobpilgrem 9 Mar, 2013 AltLd O/S Nice ice climb-ab of insitu gear after second crux pitch.With Matt UKC
Nice ice climb-ab of insitu gear after second crux pitch.With Matt UKC
ollyroberts 9 Mar, 2013 AltLd O/S Pitch 2. Descended broad gully.
with Jack00
Pitch 2. Descended broad gully.
with Jack00
Hidden 9 Mar, 2013 AltLd
Hidden 8 Mar, 2013 AltLd
Andy Hewison 6 Mar, 2013 2nd Did first two pitches and then abseiled back down to save topping out.
with Pete Jackson, Chadders
Did first two pitches and then abseiled back down to save topping out.
with Pete Jackson, Chadders
Hidden 6 Mar, 2013 2nd
PAJames 2 Mar, 2013 - http://pjmountains.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/02-03-13-ben-nevis-winter-climbing.html
http://pjmountains.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/02-03-13-ben-nevis-winter-climbing.html
gw3285 1 Mar, 2013 2nd
stratandrew 1 Mar, 2013 AltLd O/S Jim P1, Me P2 - good icefall, nice and sustained. great ice conditions. Blue sky day.
with Jim Symon, gw3285
Jim P1, Me P2 - good icefall, nice and sustained. great ice conditions. Blue sky day.
with Jim Symon, gw3285
Hidden ?Mar, 2013 -
ClimberJimmyB 23 Feb, 2013 AltLd O/S
Hidden 23 Feb, 2013 AltLd O/S
GlennWatson 22 Feb, 2013 Solo
Simon Allcock 21 Feb, 2013 2nd O/S
with Wilki
with Wilki
Hidden ?Feb, 2013 -
Hidden ?Feb, 2013 AltLd
tim20 ??, 2013 -
captain ??, 2013 -
Karlos 11 Mar, 2011 AltLd O/S Led P1. Had intended to do regular route, but couldn't find any gear in upper gully, so waited for team to finish on RH, and belayed in the pegs. Mark led P2, which was steep towards the top, but had good ice and pro. Abseiled off at this point.
Led P1. Had intended to do regular route, but couldn't find any gear in upper gully, so waited for team to finish on RH, and belayed in the pegs. Mark led P2, which was steep towards the top, but had good ice and pro. Abseiled off at this point.
The Bad Cough 11 Mar, 2011 Lead O/S
with Christian Minett, stoned
with Christian Minett, stoned
Hidden 21 Feb, 2011 Lead
Hidden 14 Feb, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden ??, 2011 Lead
drew8connelly ??, 2011 -
Simon Caldwell 11 Apr, 2010 AltLd First pitch was thin, not enough ice to take screws, so unprotected and hence my lead. Main pitch looked a bit cruddy (so my lead again) but was actually thick water ice all the way, great condition and well protected (5 screws!) - not steep and only III in these conditions. Pitch 3 (Carmen) was steep snow with a short ice step. I took a variation to pitch 4, on the right, to take in another short ice fall (more like IV). Two more pitches to the top. Too tired to finish up Tower Ridge, and couldn't work out the right place to traverse to Broad Gully, so abbed off - a mistake, as it took us 3 hours!
with Lemming
First pitch was thin, not enough ice to take screws, so unprotected and hence my lead. Main pitch looked a bit cruddy (so my lead again) but was actually thick water ice all the way, great condition and well protected (5 screws!) - not steep and only III in these conditions. Pitch 3 (Carmen) was steep snow with a short ice step. I took a variation to pitch 4, on the right, to take in another short ice fall (more like IV). Two more pitches to the top. Too tired to finish up Tower Ridge, and couldn't work out the right place to traverse to Broad Gully, so abbed off - a mistake, as it took us 3 hours!
with Lemming
Hidden 30 Mar, 2010 2nd
stevez 25 Mar, 2010 AltLd O/S Nice climb with first 2 pitches in pretty good nick. We abbed off after 3 pitches as the remainder of the route is a easy snow climb. Led P1 & P3.
Nice climb with first 2 pitches in pretty good nick. We abbed off after 3 pitches as the remainder of the route is a easy snow climb. Led P1 & P3.
Jamie B 10 Mar, 2010 Lead
with isi_o
with isi_o
isi_o 10 Mar, 2010 2nd
with Jamie B
with Jamie B
Spence22 21 Feb, 2010 Lead O/S Note to self; buy more ice screws before leading ice pitches, drink less whiskey the day before.
with Wil
Note to self; buy more ice screws before leading ice pitches, drink less whiskey the day before.
with Wil
morsy 31 Jan, 2010 AltLd
with peter duggan
with peter duggan
Ken Applegate 18 Jan, 2010 AltLd Led the second, crux pitch. Ice was cruddy and slightly insecure! In-situ belays were good though!
with Johan Urbano
Led the second, crux pitch. Ice was cruddy and slightly insecure! In-situ belays were good though!
with Johan Urbano
Johann ?Jan, 2010 AltLd O/S
with Scott Kirkhope
with Scott Kirkhope
Hidden ??, 2010 -
lukehunt 8 Feb, 2009 AltLd O/S
felixthelion 8 Feb, 2009 AltLd O/S
with luketheape
with luketheape
Hidden 11 Apr, 2008 AltLd O/S
dangates ?Apr, 2008 -
with Robin Torrie
with Robin Torrie
simon_D 27 Mar, 2008 2nd O/S
with George McEwan, Andy Johno
with George McEwan, Andy Johno
mgg 26 Mar, 2008 2nd
Gman 25 Mar, 2008 AltLd O/S Brilliant grade IV ice pitch led by Evan. Continued up the normal route before finishing up Tower Ridge from the little tower.
with Evan
Brilliant grade IV ice pitch led by Evan. Continued up the normal route before finishing up Tower Ridge from the little tower.
with Evan
fellgazelle 25 Mar, 2008 -
with Chris Dale
with Chris Dale
Hidden 17 Mar, 2008 AltLd
Phill_ Thompson ??, 2008 AltLd dnf
with Lucy Prins
with Lucy Prins
innesmac ??, 2007 -
Hidden ??, 2007 -
smithaldo 18 Mar, 2006 AltLd O/S Not great conditions, steep first pitch, thin second pitch, moved together inadvertantly at top, finsihed up the queues on tower ridge in great weather.
with Clegg
Not great conditions, steep first pitch, thin second pitch, moved together inadvertantly at top, finsihed up the queues on tower ridge in great weather.
with Clegg
DaveHK 18 Feb, 2001 AltLd
with Steve Wells
with Steve Wells
Treadsoftly 18 Feb, 2001 2nd dnf Warm up climb - just did the first pitche.
Warm up climb - just did the first pitche.
Mike Lates 18 Feb, 2001 Lead
marxk ??, 2001 -
phil64 ?Mar, 2000 Solo O/S Lovely conditions, continued up to & then down Tower Ridge.
Lovely conditions, continued up to & then down Tower Ridge.
Martin Bennett 21 Feb, 2000 -
with Andy Hird
with Andy Hird
NickJH ?Feb, 2000 Lead O/S
Chad123 ?Feb, 2000 -
with Mark Crampton
with Mark Crampton
plain kitten ??, 2000 Solo
steveb2006 29 Mar, 1991 Lead Excellent climbing after being told by people stopping in CIC hut that not much was in nick. Finish up Tower Ridge.
with Simon Mee
Excellent climbing after being told by people stopping in CIC hut that not much was in nick. Finish up Tower Ridge.
with Simon Mee
pauldrew ??, 1989 AltLd
Hidden 19 Mar, 1987 Solo
Hidden 20 Feb, 1987 Lead
GaryK ?Jan, 1987 AltLd O/S
with Chris Cartwright
with Chris Cartwright
John Marsland 18 Feb, 1986 2nd
with Dave Soles
with Dave Soles
Lone Rider 12 Jan, 1985 AltLd
with Jules Thomson
with Jules Thomson
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