Stone of Destiny*** 6c+
[A camel - a man - a thistle., 3 kb]30m. The sustained line up the centre of the wall which is almost always dry. Gaining and leaving the biggest "pebble" on the crag will constitute the crux for most people. One of the best routes at the grade in the country.
Neil Shepherd Oct/1999

Ticklists: Ultimate Scottish Rock.

Photo: A camel - a man - a thistle. © Fraser
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This climb is in 100 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/14

X4 elbow rehab
IceBun - Lead - 13/Sep/14 with P Allen

colin.morrison - Lead rpt - 28/Aug/14 with Luke

freudy_love - Lead rpt - 27/Aug/14 with Colin Morrison

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 16/Aug/14 with Neil Shepherd

sheppy - Lead rpt - 16/Aug/14 with Richard_Lowe, Dave Douglas

sheppy - Lead rpt - 09/Aug/14 with Pete Clarkson, Dave Douglas

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 09/Aug/14 with Pete Clarkson, Neil Shepherd

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 07/Aug/14 with Pete Clarkson

malone - Lead RP - 05/Aug/14 with Peter Herd, Callum Bland

peter.herd - Lead - 05/Aug/14 with Liam Malone, Callum Bland

sheppy - Lead rpt - 02/Aug/14 with Pete Clarkson, Dave Douglas

Amazing
Ross.Cooper - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/14 with Patrick Hill

Patrick Hill - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/14 with Ross Cooper

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 26/Jul/14 with Neil Shepherd

sheppy - Lead rpt - 26/Jul/14 with Richard and Diane, Dave Douglas

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 22/Jul/14 with Pete Clarkson

Hidden - Lead RP - Jul/14

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 24/Jun/14 with Pete Clarkson

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 17/Jun/14 with Pete Clarkson

Brilliant route.
dwisniewski - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/14 with Ali Mackenzie

Hidden - Lead - 11/Jun/14

freudy_love - Lead rpt - 09/Jun/14 with Dave Douglas

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 09/Jun/14 with Paul Freudenthal

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 29/May/14 with Pete Clarkson

jason walker - Lead rpt - 19/May/14 with andy tibbs

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 17/May/14 with Andy Wilby

peter.clarkson1 - Lead rpt - 17/May/14 with dave douglas

afrosam - Lead dog - 12/May/14 with joeurwin

French Erick - Lead rpt - 06/Oct/13 with pete macpherson

got pumped silly...end of my redpointing session!
French Erick - Lead β - 29/Sep/13 with pete macpherson

peter.clarkson1 - Lead rpt - 31/Aug/13 with neil shepherd

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 31/Aug/13 with Pete Clarkson

andyinglis - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/13 with Guy R and Pete MacP

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 20/Aug/13 with Pete Clarkson

peter.clarkson1 - 2nd rpt - 18/Aug/13 with dave douglas

Outstanding, definitely the best of its grade in the country!
Alastair R - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/13 with Aid

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 18/Aug/13 with Pete Clarkson

Climbing potatoes!
Kevster - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/13 with Tony Johnson

tonevert - Lead rpt - 11/Aug/13 with Kevin Faux

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 10/Aug/13 with Pete Clarkson, Neil Shepherd

sheppy - Lead rpt - 10/Aug/13 with Pete Clarkson, Dave Douglas

sheppy - Lead rpt - 20/Jul/13 with Dave Douglas

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 20/Jul/13 with Neil Shepherd

sheppy - Lead rpt - 13/Jul/13 with Richard and Diane

Went wrong way at the stone on the on-sight. Ooops, Blew it! Got it first RP, great route.
Richard_Lowe - Lead RP - 07/Jul/13 with Diane Lowe

Diane Lowe - Lead rpt - 07/Jul/13 with Richard Lowe

Flash. Great route.
cuthill76 - Lead - 20/Jun/13

peter.clarkson1 - 2nd rpt - 09/Jun/13 with dave douglas

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 09/Jun/13 with Pete Clarkson

peter.clarkson1 - 2nd rpt - 04/Jun/13 with dave douglas

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 04/Jun/13 with Pete Clarkson

sheppy - Lead rpt - 08/Sep/12 with Dave Douglas

Adam Lincoln - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/12 with Meg

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 07/Sep/12 with Neil Shepherd

peter.clarkson1 - TR rpt - 02/Sep/12 with dave douglas

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 02/Sep/12 with Sue Wood, Pete Clarkson, Andy Wilby

peter.clarkson1 - TR rpt - 31/Jul/12 with dave douglas

peter.clarkson1 - 24/Jul/12 with dave douglas

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 24/Jul/12 with Pete Clarkson

sheppy - Lead rpt - 21/Jul/12 with Pete Clarkson, Dave Douglas

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 21/Jul/12 with Pete Clarkson, Neil Shepherd

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 12/Jun/12 with Pete Clarkson, Andy Wilby

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 22/May/12 with Pete Clarkson

snowing!
valecoastclimber - Lead β - 04/May/12

Cassidy - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/12 with Richard McGhee

Looks like a pile of poo from the ground, but I was wrong, worth 3 stars.
mhairi thorburn - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/11 with neil the weak

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 21/Aug/11 with Pete Clarkson

Decent route, decent length.
Fraser - Lead β - 13/Aug/11 with Dave Kerr, Rich, Kev

kevg - Lead dog - 13/Aug/11 with Richard McGhee, Fraser

First redpoint after putting the clips in. A world class sport route. Amazing.
John 'B' Hutchinson - Lead RP - 26/Jul/11 with Matthew Thompson

great route
mark mcgowan01 - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/11 with fungarth

Hidden - Lead dnf - 20/Jun/11

Not sure if I managed to O/S or RP this back in the day. Great route. Nuff tricky to get to the Stone.
gforce - Lead rpt - 11/Jun/11 with Jason

Wicked route. Probably one of the best sport routes ive been on.
eugeneth - Lead - 04/Jun/11 with Seb

A bit of beta helped, awesome route ****
sebrider - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/11 with eugeneth

Hard for 6c+! Amazing climb.
willackers - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11 with Cobra Stu

Hidden - 2011

Superb route.
Dangerous Dave - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/10 with Mark Littlewood

First sport climb ever! Rested a few times although i think getting used to conglomerate climbing would help. Nice route though.
geoff.comley - Lead dog - 12/Sep/10 with Liam Johnson

jess - Lead - 15/Aug/10 with martin

coula1 - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/10

Pretty cool but maybe too long. The last 5 or so meters seem pointless.
whistler - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/10 with Anna

jameshiggins - Lead RP - Jun/10 with Graham Briffett

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/May/10

Disappointing to fall off this as found it easy last time! Don't try and go direct to large pebble - very thin!
Chad123 - AltLd dog - 29/May/10

IceBun - Lead O/S - 22/May/10 with Tim

2nd go
Dougie Harvey - Lead RP - 05/May/10 with Lawrie Brand

kevg - Lead RP - 20/Sep/09 with Pete M

Diane Lowe - Lead RP - 12/Sep/09 with Neil Shepherd

sheppy - Lead rpt - 12/Sep/09 with diane, iain n jules

Really nice route. Helps if you have Neil hanging on the next route shouting out beta!
julesp - Lead β - 12/Sep/09 with Sheppy, Iain

gaz.marshall - Lead RP - 29/Aug/09 with blair

Excellent climb with nice moves- done in the dark with a head torch cos it looked so good! Plenty of holds all the way, just a bit sustained.
Chad123 - AltLd O/S - 21/Aug/09 with Emily

Excellent.
Russell Birkett - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/09 with Tim Rankin

Hidden - TR RP - 05/Jul/09

Sit on the stone for the win! Excellent route I think.
Stewart B - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/09 with Chris Everett

jason walker - Lead O/S - 2009 with andy tibbs

NDD - Lead O/S - 10/May/05 with mike

First ascent
sheppy - Lead β - 12/Oct/99 with Lana and April

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