Been at Gable Crag today, with Brian Davison, Stuart Wood (Woody) and Jake Huges.
Climbed two new routes with Brian, as yet un named in the grade V to VII region. Turf well frozen but pulling through in places (I have it on very good authority that this is due to alien Lancastrian species of grass which don't retain enough moisture) some areas of the crag hoared better than others and a strong and very cold North Westerly was stripping some hoar. Engineers slab probably just climbable ( it's your call, some of the harder stuff on that wall could do with being just a bit whiter) Routes around the bottle shaped pinnale in good condition. See pictures below.
The Road up to Honister was mostly fine with a few icy patches in places.