Hidden 16/Sep AltLd O/S
TGHB 16/Sep AltLd O/S

linked p1+2, Wendy led the rest. Nice route, absolutely littered with hand and footholds, the weather was kind enough to get me a little cold and wet towards the top.

Hidden 16/Sep AltLd
JoeCoxson 16/Sep AltLd O/S

Good exposure in the upper pitches

Wendy Watthews 16/Sep AltLd O/S

tom lead P1&2 as one and I lead P3&4 as one. Upper slabs are littered with holds and in a nice position. the rain held off until I had topped out, unfortunately the same cant be said for Tom.

Euan S 02/Sep AltLd O/S
with Heather
Heather Milne 02/Sep AltLd
with Euan
Marti999 20/Jun Lead O/S
with Debbie
yarrow 07/May AltLd O/S

Another top climb on Pillar Rock. Funny sections of polish that lead to rock that looks like it has never been touched! Perhaps we just weren't quite on the right line... Good exposure and pleasant, varied climbing.

thetradlad 07/May AltLd O/S
D.Russell 22/Apr AltLd O/S


with Adam
Hidden 22/Apr Lead O/S
Nickwild ??/2017 -
joermann 01/Aug/16 AltLd
harry.morrish ?/Aug/16 AltLd dnf

Bit of an epic! after the two and a half hour walk in we spent too long waiting for the cloud too clear. eventually got on the route but my slow lead of p2 didn't help with timing; almost got benighted at the end of p2. abbed off and managed to be off the scree slopes before it got dark!

with Ben Morrish
Hidden 23/Jul/16 AltLd
Hidden 18/Jun/16 AltLd O/S
Simon Caldwell 18/Jun/16 AltLd rpt

I led pitches 1 and 3 this time. Much scarier when leading than seconding!

with Carmen
Hidden 18/Jun/16 AltLd O/S
Hidden 03/Jun/16 AltLd O/S
AngelaC 30/May/16 AltLd
saraguti 29/May/16 Lead O/S

Lead the four pitches.amazing climb. Very long aproach.

eurasia 28/May/16 AltLd

Lovely day on my 2nd mountain route ever!

maumau 07/May/16 AltLd O/S
glaramara 07/May/16 2nd

Tough crux, with the shorty's having to pull hard on a crimp to reach the wobling jug. Glad I didn't lead it.

with james, Mau mau
carl_123 17/Apr/16 AltLd


ali macphee 16/Apr/16 AltLd O/S

Very cold! 2nd & 4th pitches

Mike Hewitt 19/Mar/16 AltLd O/S
Hidden 19/Mar/16 AltLd O/S
joermann 11/Sep/15 AltLd
Westy 01/Sep/15 AltLd
Ali Mortazavi 23/May/15 AltLd O/S
with Scott
scott.hill 23/May/15 AltLd O/S
Charlie Zephyr Booth 23/May/15 Lead O/S

bold first pitch! lovely climbing after that, catches afternoon sun! mint!

Hidden 23/May/15 2nd
bshenderson 19/Aug/14 Lead
jon59 22/Jul/14 -
KevB 22/Jul/14 AltLd O/S
with Jon Evans
jack01 22/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

Lead 2 and 4

with francis
alan moore 22/Jun/14 Solo

Two stunning pitches, but did feel a bit like variations on the superior New West. The jug at the top of the crux groove really rattles in its socket! I backed off and went up steep grass ledges, just to the right for a move.

Hidden 20/Jun/14 AltLd O/S
petegunn 20/Jun/14 AltLd
with Davina
Nigel Bond 14/Jun/14 Lead
with Colin Hutton
Martin Davies 01/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

Great route, pulling onto the slab was quite tricky. Amazing day, whole crag to ourselves :)

with Matt Harris
Hidden 01/Jun/14 AltLd O/S
handofgod ?/Jun/14 2nd

Well worth the long walk in. Spectacular crag.

Nick Russell 21/Apr/14 Lead O/S

Great rock, plenty of interesting climbing and a remote location. A bit of moss in places, but maybe I was wandering from the 'typical' route.

with Emily
Roger Cruse 15/Apr/14 AltLd O/S
with Kris
jonny taylor ?/Jan/14 AltLd
with Andy B
ablackett ??/2014 AltLd

P1 - not as bold as the book suggested, P2 - cracking pull through crux, P3 - lovely climbing up the rib, P4 - great climbing up the blistered wall.

with Jonny
Hidden 04/Sep/13 Lead
Darrell Read 03/Aug/13 AltLd O/S

I led P1 and some of P2 (together), in led the rest of P2 and then I led P3 and P4 together.

CathS 15/Jul/13 AltLd O/S

Led P3 & P4. The crux on P2 felt pretty hard; more like 4c. P3 is lovely, and easier than it looked. Not sure I took the right line on P4 - not obvious where to start traversing left. For reference, we approached from Wasdale via the summit of Pillar, which seemed the quickest and most straightforward option (after recce-ing the climber's traverse last year), although involves more height gain and loss. Descent via Notch and Slab was time-consuming as involved roping up. Probably quicker to ab into the Jordan Gap, if you can work out where to go next...

with Dave Clark
Voltemands 13/Jul/13 AltLd O/S

After a three hour walk in, an epic trying too find Appian way, via the north side, and messing around, jumped straight onto this route. Shame we didn't find Appian as planned, but we'll be back. Lovely peaceful mountain crag, only spotted 4 others climbers - two soloists and one pair. NB dropped belay plate at P2, had to reverse pitch and be lowered off to the ground and collect. First drop! hopefully the last.

Graham Westbrook 12/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
mattkemp70 ?/Jul/13 AltLd
Hidden 08/Jun/13 2nd
Hidden 08/Jun/13 AltLd O/S
Hidden 08/Jun/13 AltLd
Slick 08/Jun/13 AltLd
with Kevin Vans-Colina, Isabel Evans
beds74 26/May/13 Lead
with Rebecca Edwards
Andy Chadwick ??/2013 -
Hidden 05/Sep/12 AltLd
hector 02/Jun/12 2nd O/S
Julian Prieto 02/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Brian White, Hector Prieto
littleduck ?/Jun/12 AltLd
Pete Nugent 26/May/12 AltLd O/S

Nice climbing wwith some bold, tough moves on P1. Lacked an independence of line to be a truec classic but the top pitches were a delight.

Hidden 26/May/12 AltLd O/S
Theeni 07/Apr/12 AltLd

A tough crux in the wet followed by some awesome exposure if you wimp out and place gear in New West's groove

mattkemp70 ?/Apr/12 AltLd
with Henry
Stone Idle ??/2012 -
Narked4fun ??/2012 -
Stone Idle ??/2012 -
gingermike1 ??/2012 AltLd
Al Evans ??/2012 Lead
Ste Ridd 04/Sep/11 AltLd

Decided to tackle the crux of pitch 2 without the crucial foot hold just to make things interesting.

manmike 04/Sep/11 AltLd O/S
tomo100 25/Jun/11 AltLd O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/11 AltLd O/S
Will Hunt 04/Jun/11 AltLd O/S

In three pitches. Led middle pitch.

Dunx 02/Jun/11 AltLd O/S
Matt Schwarz 02/Jun/11 AltLd O/S
R_W_M 29/Apr/11 AltLd O/S

lead pitch 4

with Ross
stafford101 29/Apr/11 AltLd dog

Fell off crux.

Hidden 29/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
LardClimber 28/Apr/11 Lead O/S

mountain biked in from ennerdale - highly recommended!

Simon Caldwell 26/Mar/11 AltLd O/S

I led pitches 2 and 4. Freezing cold to start but the sun came out briefly on the second half. Took me several attempts to do the start of pitch 2 :-)

with Rob
lithos 26/Mar/11 -

bloody freezing to start (5 layers!), but the sun came out on the slab pitch which was simply marvellous.

with Simon C
rurp ??/2011 Lead
brianrunner ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Bob ??/2011 -
IanGilbertJones 16/Oct/10 AltLd O/S
with Richard Garnett
Andrew Wilson 19/Aug/10 AltLd O/S
theotherpetehill 30/Jun/10 AltLd O/S

Got lost somewhere in the vicinity of P2/P3 and climbed a steep rib way right.

zach.stone 30/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 25/Jun/10 Solo
sass ??/2010 -
jimorothy 25/Aug/09 AltLd

Same day as New West - epic, with hike over from Buttermere. Drying after heavy rain, fairly bold in parts and that crux V-groove much harder than it looked. Final English Classic Rock tick = celebratory pie.

with Rachel Crolla
rd20 25/Jul/09 AltLd O/S

Brian P1 and 3, RD P2 and 4. Brian had bolder pitch 1, RD crux on P2.Descent via E side Notch

with Brian
tomhull 13/Jun/09 AltLd
nakedave 13/Jun/09 AltLd
Hidden 03/Jun/09 AltLd
sjblake 11/Apr/09 2nd

JL's notes - A real mission to get to and descend from, not aided at all by the ultra wordy and non-ergonomic 91 Gable & Pillar guide. Also bold, damp, dirty and loose 1st half.

Hidden ?/Apr/09 -
john tuck 14/Sep/08 2nd

First ever climb

with Dave Evans Phil Bains
Mountain Llama 23/Aug/08 2nd
with Andy P
decs 13/May/08 AltLd
with Ian
Hidden ??/2008 -
Hidden 06/Oct/07 Solo O/S
MartF ?/Jun/07 2nd
with Ash
lazybones 05/May/07 AltLd O/S
with Steve Wright
mike fenwick ?/Sep/06 Solo

Back rope solo

Hidden 15/Jul/06 Lead
stewart murray ??/2006 -
Harry Ellis ??/2005 -
with Chris Cox
Dave Latimer 08/Jun/04 AltLd O/S
Dave Latimer 08/Jun/04 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/03 AltLd
Pero 15/Jun/03 2nd
Fatherof2 ?/Jun/02 AltLd
with John
Hidden ?/Jun/01 -
Hidden ?/May/01 -
Steve Lenartowicz ??/2000 -
with Danny G, Steve G
EddieA 25/Jul/99 AltLd O/S
with Jim F
Hidden ??/1998 Lead
el diablo 27/Sep/97 AltLd
with JimSh, Andy Cloquet
kevp ?/Aug/95 Lead O/S
with Mike Vogler
agagsgrot ?/Jul/95 2nd O/S
with Pete
Tenko ?/Jun/95 -
with Kev Wilson
Hidden ??/1995 -
stokienomad ??/1994 -
Mick King ??/1992 Lead
with Steve Brodie
Hidden ??/1992 Lead
Hidden ??/1992 AltLd
Rog Wilko 16/Jun/90 AltLd
with Debbie Wilkinson
Hammy 17/May/90 AltLd
with Pete Smith
stewart murray ??/1990 AltLd
with Alastair Fletcher
Paula Hamilton-Gibson ?/May/89 Solo
Andy Say 22/Aug/88 Solo
MoWalker3 01/Jul/87 AltLd
hazeysunshine 28/Jun/87 AltLd O/S
with Phil, Jane
biggianthead 07/May/84 -
with G
biggianthead ??/1981 -
with M
Tom V ??/1980 -
Bob M ?/Aug/78 -
with Roy Fisher
RichardMc 27/May/76 AltLd
with Dave Langmead
jon 07/Sep/75 Lead
with frank m, paul m
Hidden 05/Jul/75 AltLd O/S
Chris Craggs ??/1975 Solo
Peter Main 25/May/74 AltLd
with Fran Bashford
rogerskews ??/1970 AltLd
with Alan Fowler
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