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150m. There is a snow slope that leads up to the coll between the Horns and Sgurr Mhor. Left of this a deep gully leads up to gain the ridge leading up to the third Horn. Climb the gully to a final 4m wall. Bridge / climb this wall to finish on the small coll above.
On a good year the top might blank out, hence the grade I/II. With the wall finish though the grade was III.

Steve Chadwick 15/Apr/1984

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Steve Chad 15 Apr, 1984 Solo First ascent - It is, as some of you know, a fair walk into this wild and lonely corrie. I was by myself on an exploratory trip. The left Coll between the Horns and the ascent to Sgurr Mhor drops down as a gully to this isolated place. It didn't look hard, maybe a step at the top, I would try it. The gully went with little trouble, until I reached the chimney wall at the very top. It looked to up the grade a tad, but I wasn't about to go back. There were a few verticle moves or so up the back wall, which I climbed non to gracefully, to pull myself sprawling onto the Coll at the feet of two rather startled mountaineers who were on the winter traverse. They asked what route it was, and I replied that It hadn't been climbed before, so it didn't have a name. "Well" they said "it's up the back of Alligin, so why not 'Backyard Gully'" - and so it was. On a good year the top would undoubtedly blank out, hence the grade I/II, though the few moves up the top chimney wall were III.
First ascent - It is, as some of you know, a fair walk into this wild and lonely corrie. I was by myself on an exploratory trip. The left Coll between the Horns and the ascent to Sgurr Mhor drops down as a gully to this isolated place. It didn't look hard, maybe a step at the top, I would try it. The gully went with little trouble, until I reached the chimney wall at the very top. It looked to up the grade a tad, but I wasn't about to go back. There were a few verticle moves or so up the back wall, which I climbed non to gracefully, to pull myself sprawling onto the Coll at the feet of two rather startled mountaineers who were on the winter traverse. They asked what route it was, and I replied that It hadn't been climbed before, so it didn't have a name. "Well" they said "it's up the back of Alligin, so why not 'Backyard Gully'" - and so it was. On a good year the top would undoubtedly blank out, hence the grade I/II, though the few moves up the top chimney wall were III.
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