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“Ok, so if Craig peels off making this move over that bulge, that piton’s gonna pull along with the stake right out of this manky snow. Which leaves Craig, Gareth and I fast accelerating to the glacier two hundred metres below. “Yeah Man you’re looking solid. Charge it!”
So the dialogue went between the lads trying to access the South Face via the ridge bisecting the Little South Face and route 2. They managed not to fall off and went on to climb a route on the South Face between the original summer route and A Couple of Days, finishing as for the summer route. The lower part of the route was sustained steep ice. Overall length 9 pitches.
Craig Jefferies, Steve Moffat & Gareth Sharp, June 1999.