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Winter
Morning sun
45 mins
Uphill

GR 284078 600m. SE Facing. The large crag behind Stickle Tarn. Some excellent routes when in condition which is more frequently than one would think considering which direction it faces. The gullies are worth while and Stoats Crack is a hard modern classic. Approach from the NDG car park at GR 294063. Descent: To either the west or the east.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Little Gully Right Left Branch
160m. The lower gully has one steep section. The left branch forms a discontinuous icefall. Often in condition.
 
2 Stars
III
2
Great Gully Direct
160m. 1) 60m. Climb The Gully to the fork. 2) 50m. From the right of the buttress move up and left in steep steps following a...
 III
3
Little Gully Right Branch
160m. The lower gully has one steep section. The right branch has an awkward chockstone. Finish up Jacks Rake.
 II
4
Middling Buttress
100m. The buttress between Little Gully and Great Gully. Climb straight up slightly left of centre to an obvious tree belay at...
 
1 Stars
III
5
Great Gully
100m. Not in condition as often as Little Gully. The difficulties are passing chockstones. Finish up or down Jacks Rake.
 
1 Stars
III
6
Stony Buttress
110m. Climbs the buttress right of Great Gully to finish on Jacks Rake.
 III
7
Deception
60m. Takes the line of the summer line which starts at the right end of the Arcturus Slab. 1) 20m. 3. Climb ice and frozen turf...
 
1 Stars
IV 5
8
Cooks Tour
100m. This route starts from part way up Jacks Rake and follows the line of the summer route. No detailed description available...
 IV
9
Stoats Crack
150m. Follows the summer line. Starts at the right edge of the buttress where it curves into East Gully. 1) 60m. 4. Start up a...
 
1 Stars
VI 6