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Ticklists: 3 star Scottish winter.


ClimberDateStyle
dizzyg 05/Apr Solo
Hidden 25/Mar Lead
Keith Davis 18/Mar AltLd O/S

Good first pitch with good neve. Snow plod for the rest.

with Andrew Dixon
joe king 18/Mar AltLd rpt

Steve led first pitch, I went to the top - 150m pitch moving together with the odd bit of gear. warm!!

with steveP
steveP 18/Mar AltLd
michaelb1 05/Jan AltLd

Lean with icy steps. Good neve on the ramp and a nice ice pitch to finish on the left.

with M Tighe
JemG 02/Jan Lead O/S
franhammond92 02/Jan Lead O/S
Nabil 02/Jan -
midweekjolly2 25/Apr/16 Lead
Hidden 28/Mar/16 AltLd
Hidden 28/Mar/16 AltLd
Gazlynn 28/Mar/16 -
thedatastream 23/Mar/16 Lead

Traversed in from The White Line. Hard, icy snow, easy and not so easy variants in good nick. No cornice.

with Jake G
Col Kingshott 22/Mar/16 Solo
luckyjim 01/Jan/16 Solo
Johannes Petersen 29/Dec/15 Lead
with Penny Noel
davkeo 08/Mar/15 -

In descent

timmyfuckinmiller 08/Mar/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 14/Feb/15 2nd
stevelismore 14/Feb/15 Lead O/S

Mainly plod up snow slopes, but one icy section. Got a bit lost on the top-lesson take a bearing before the mist comes down!

with Camilla PCC
Hidden ??/2015 -
morsg 29/Dec/14 AltLd
Pete23 29/Dec/14 AltLd
with Gerhard Mors
studgek 25/May/13 -

Reasonable nick early morning

jshields 06/Apr/13 Lead

Dean's first route on the ben great day out, opted for the not so east finish.

Hidden 06/Apr/13 2nd O/S
Mattlloyd10 27/Mar/13 Lead

Good conditions. Upper snow slope a bit wind slabby so opted for a direct finish to the left of the pinnacle rock up a steep water ice section. Took the large cornice direct.

bms 27/Feb/13 Solo

Snow a bit crusty on top section. Weather stunning!

stratandrew 26/Feb/13 Solo

Not great snow to finish on - breaking through the neve crust and looking a little slabby on avalanche prone slopes....

Doogleman ?/Feb/13 Solo

Climbed as 2nd route after Garadh gully. Incredible conditions, everything bomber except last 15ft below top-out. Underestimated the length of the exit traverse (tiring!) but the views back across Ciste were astonishingly good. Great day out!

fall-line 12/Jan/13 AltLd O/S

Good conditions, bomber neve all the way. Bit surprised by the length and lack of belays so topped out in the dark.

with Alex Tuck
markwarner ?/Jan/13 Solo
easers 19/Apr/12 AltLd

Very very deep snow on route nice first pitch with some nice ice

with Doug Aitken
picasso 17/Mar/12 Solo
suess 04/Mar/12 AltLd
Julian Prieto 02/Mar/12 Lead O/S

Moved together

cliffy 02/Mar/12 2nd O/S

Moved together

Monkey_Alan 26/Feb/12 AltLd O/S

Moved together. Some fairly rotten ice to start, then an easier snow plod (without much gear) up to the cornice. Popped my head over the top to be greeted with gale force winds! Continued to Ben Nevis Summit and practiced white-out nav on descent.

with James Bisset, Paul Crowsley
Hidden 26/Feb/12 2nd O/S
Mr Fuller 25/Feb/12 Lead dnf

As we got higher we thought it'd get colder. It didn't. Backed off in heavy rain having failed to find any belays and with the ice melting in front of us. Looking at the pics here, the first pitch was comparatively anorexic.

Hidden 25/Feb/12 AltLd
TeeBee 17/Feb/12 AltLd
pelvoux 12/Feb/12 AltLd O/S

First proper winter climb, unprepared and very cold but learning... just top up at dusk and went down the tourist walk in the dark. Great day out

with Oskari
Hidden ?/Feb/12 AltLd
Hidden ?/Feb/12 AltLd O/S
Hidden 26/Jan/12 2nd
Abrockalypse 23/Jan/12 2nd O/S

Parked in north face lower car park. Easy ascent up to climb, ascending slowly due to second party. became benighted due to late start.

Hidden 23/Jan/12 AltLd O/S
Hidden 23/Jan/12 Lead O/S
Meinertzhagen 23/Jan/12 2nd
JBROWN41 23/Jan/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 07/Jan/12 Solo O/S
nutty_didz 07/Jan/12 Solo O/S
with Ben Kelsey, Remus Knowles
benkelsey 07/Jan/12 Solo O/S

Was aiming for gully number two, but missed, just ended up finding the easiest path through the white out. some great sections and surprisingly not too out of condition either. fairly spicy top-out, fragile ice that fractured away and getting increasingly steep to a very wind blown pull over the top cornice. brilliant day out

centurion05 ??/2012 -
Dave Latimer 05/Mar/11 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2011 -
Ken Applegate 12/Dec/10 Solo

Set out to climb various routes that weren't in condition following a substantial thaw. Headed up to No. 2 Gully Buttress, but that too was very thin, so soloed this, and finished up a grade III groove.

with Scott Kirkhope
Only a hill 02/Dec/10 Solo dnf

Crap conditions, bailed out!

JamesRoddie 02/Dec/10 Solo dnf

Cruddy snow where it mattered. Bailed.

Harry Ellis 12/May/10 Solo
Hidden 20/Mar/10 Lead
Hidden ?/Feb/10 2nd O/S
colinthrelfall ??/2010 -
RM199 ??/2010 2nd
markfairbank 22/Mar/09 AltLd O/S

Foul conditions, bit of a snow plod really with a tricky corniced exit.

with SteveyM
SteveMyatt 22/Mar/09 AltLd O/S
with Mark Fairbank
Malcolm Auchie 18/Mar/09 AltLd O/S

Climbed as 3 with Adele and Steven McFaulds. Adele and I alternated leads. Very nice sunny day and quite warm with good ice and neve. Worthwhile route but took us a long time due to climbing as 3.

with Adele Martin
Simonfarfaraway 28/Feb/09 AltLd
with Huw
SteveM 16/Feb/09 AltLd dnf

Had a slushy epic getting to the base of the route in thick clag. Racked up late, roped up too early. Got disorientated and hadn't checked the guidebok properly. Believed other people's opinions when we were actually in the right place all along. Found the initial icefall but it was largely detached from the rock with water running underneath. Backed off in the name of sensibility and retraced our slushy steps to the CIC hut. Approx 40m vis all day.

with Andy
KeithW 02/Jan/09 Solo O/S

Last of the day, no problem but the top slopes went on a bit!

Hidden 29/Dec/08 Lead
Merlin 27/Dec/08 Lead O/S

Lead novice climber adding in some ice steps on the way. Clear sunny day, watched sunset from the summit, descent via Number Four Gully.

with George Blackbourn
Somerset swede basher 14/Dec/08 Lead O/S
with Katharine
Katharine.eaton 14/Dec/08 2nd O/S
with Dom
Hidden ?/Dec/08 Solo
Chris Dickinson 22/Nov/08 AltLd
Hidden 22/Nov/08 AltLd
anderson405 10/Apr/08 Lead O/S

lots of steep snow big cornice

with son Donald
Lawrie Brand 05/Apr/08 AltLd O/S
with Al Goodridge
glaramara 05/Apr/08 AltLd O/S

got frost nip

with dr marten
Hidden 05/Apr/08 AltLd
Hidden ?/Apr/08 AltLd
Hidden ?/Apr/08 AltLd
Phil1967 17/Mar/08 AltLd O/S
with Bruv
andrewbooth1000 17/Mar/08 AltLd O/S

Me and Bruv on one rope, Rob and Mark on another rope. Did an extra pitch at the beginning.

geoff b 18/Feb/08 Solo

Used it to reach The Gutter from the top of the Cascade.

with Dr. Nick
John Kettle 17/Feb/08 AltLd
jonnie3430 16/Feb/08 Solo
with Ewan
dthomson 16/Feb/08 AltLd

Excellent condition. Found nice 3/4 entry pitch on left. Moved together in middle and did expert's choice variation at finish on brlliant ice. Great climb in brilliant situation.

with Mark Bannan
Hidden 15/Feb/08 AltLd
Karlos 15/Feb/08 AltLd
with Mark B
Jamie B 14/Feb/08 Lead rpt
with Client
ruggystunts 14/Feb/08 Solo
Alexander123 12/Feb/08 AltLd O/S
Watty 12/Feb/08 AltLd O/S
with A.Watt
Just Another Dave ?/Feb/08 AltLd
with Lance Turtle
jimbobimbo ?/Feb/08 AltLd

Good climb with a nice ice pitch

with John
Chris Davids ?/Feb/08 2nd O/S
with Phil, Martin
Phill_ Thompson ??/2008 AltLd
with skarabrae, Helen Whiteman, Ian Gardiner, Lucy Prins
CurlyStevo ??/2008 Solo
Jamie B 17/Dec/07 AltLd

Variation L-hand finish maybe III,4?

Hidden 31/Mar/07 Solo
Hidden 25/Mar/07 Solo
Hidden 25/Mar/07 Solo
ed woods 25/Mar/07 -
with Sam, Chris
Stuart Macfarlane 24/Mar/07 AltLd
with Phil
Hidden 18/Feb/07 AltLd
KeithW 17/Feb/07 AltLd O/S

with Matt & Nick as a 3. Moved together most of the time. Great neve but thin ice higher up so didn't find the variant finishes. Sunshine on the summit, great day.

with Matt Smithers
Jamie B ?/Dec/06 AltLd
with Ed Morrison, Henry Castle
Fraser Hughes 27/Nov/06 Solo dnf

backed off, not in condition

with ontour
Hidden 05/Mar/06 Lead
Captain Solo 25/Feb/06 Solo
Hidden 31/Jan/06 Lead
Jez 25/Jan/06 AltLd O/S
with Jack
Hidden ?/Feb/05 Lead
Hidden ?/Feb/05 Lead O/S
joe king ?/Mar/04 AltLd
with steveP
icescrew ?/Mar/04 AltLd
with Graham Temple
steveP ?/Mar/04 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?/Mar/04 AltLd O/S
Hidden 19/Feb/04 AltLd
biggianthead 19/Feb/04 -
with T
lost.arrow 17/Feb/04 AltLd
with Stu Sherwood
clams ?/Feb/04 AltLd
with AD
sebastien ?/Feb/04 Solo

My route was a combination of the Garadh Gully, then joining the Reaburn's easy following a ledge a few meters above the top of Garadh.

andyinglis ??/2004 -

Went a little astray at the top and ended up at the eastern traverse on tower ridge....great finish!

with neil adams
jamie ward 04/Mar/03 AltLd O/S
with Andrew Parish
bms 24/Feb/03 AltLd
with BCS
French Erick 16/Feb/03 AltLd O/S
with Tom Buggy
Gman ?/Feb/03 Lead O/S
with Carl
abbeywall 07/Apr/01 AltLd
with K
Hidden ?/Mar/01 -
niall_mac ?/Jan/00 AltLd
Sime64 17/Apr/95 Lead rpt
with Gill
TobyA ?/Feb/95 Solo O/S

Descended down it after climbing the Cascade. Easy and good conditions.

with Ed, Paolo
Hidden ??/1994 Lead
Sime64 14/Apr/92 Lead
with Gill
FrankW ?/Mar/92 AltLd O/S
with Unknown
Nigel Bond 16/Mar/81 AltLd
with Tony Cuddy, Martin Crosby
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