25m. Easiest route on the crag. Open face climbing with a few small bulges. Crimpy cruxes.

Dave Cuthbertson 1986

Ticklists: Ultimate Scottish Rock, Classic UK F7s, Scottish Sport 7a (and above...).

JLS 28/Aug Lead RP

Day 5 - Doffs hat to the guys that climbed this when it was basically a trad route. Tough session, second red point (of the day) saw me at a new high point above the B3/4 crux expecting to cruise to victory. However, I found myself so pumped and in such a poor state that my brain melted. All beta dribbled out of my ear and I was lost to gravity. The very hopelessness of the third attempt relieved the redpoint stress and I got on well enough to wobble myself to the chains. Hard work for 7b. Let's all just agree it's actually 7b+. :)

with Koon
JLS 21/Aug Lead dnf

Day 4 - Promising top rope warm-up links but flopped on the redpoint attempts. Lots of long falls onto bolt 3.

with Koon
Koon 21/Aug Lead RP

First RP after a TR burn for warm up. Managed to work out a new sequence for the final jug at the chain without having to dyno during the TR burn.

Koon 21/Aug Lead rpt

Extra burn for training after the first RP.

JLS 14/Aug TR dog

Day 3 - back to beta square one. Have established there are ducks. Putting them in a row still proving difficult.

with Koon
Koon 14/Aug TR dog

Managed to link from ground to good rest...but found the top section to the chain quite hard. Iffy dyno to the chain probably not a goer.

Eduardo Martinez 10/May Lead O/S

The intention was to try to onsight Railway Children however I took the easy option at the niche. UE was all chalked up and easy to read while RC wasn't. Climbed one bolt more on RC and I was unsure what holds to use so reversed this section back to the niche and finished up UE. Uncertain emotions indeed.

John 'B' Hutchinson 18/Oct/15 Lead rpt
D.Russell 06/Sep/15 Lead RP
with Adam
AliRLee 24/Aug/15 Lead RP

good climb, second go after working moves then clean again at end to clean route.

with David McKinney
DavidMcK 24/Aug/15 Lead RP

Really good climb, hard for 7b I thought!

MightyStew 12/Aug/15 TR dog
HaddRoots 12/Aug/15 Lead dog
with Stewart
bigrik30 14/Jun/15 Lead
JLS 14/Jun/15 TR dnf

4x first three bolts warm-up

with Koon
John 'B' Hutchinson 15/May/15 Lead RP

One of the best

jess 15/Apr/15 Lead RP
EBailey 27/Sep/14 Lead dog
mhairi thorburn 10/Sep/14 Lead RP

What a stunning route. And an awesome location. Keen to get stuck into the other routes now. A tad hard for 7b? Felt much easier this time round after spending a bit of time in Yorkshire ;)

with david watt
D.Russell 23/Aug/14 Lead dog

Climbed through first crux then fell off as I couldn't feel my hands. Lower down to below first crux then went from there to top. Hopefully next next...

with Adam
Hidden 15/Jun/14 TR dog
JLS 15/Jun/14 TR dog

Day 2 - It had me on the ropes for the first two rounds but I think I scored some points in the third.

Koon 15/Jun/14 TR dog

Lovely climbing. Long and sustained with 3 hard sections!

Hidden 31/May/14 Lead rpt
JLS 24/May/14 TR dog

Day 1 - A start was made.

Hidden 27/Apr/14 Lead dnf
Hidden 23/Mar/14 Lead dog
Marcus McLernon 23/Mar/14 2nd
Andrew Nelson ??/2014 -
Robbie_Phillips ??/2014 -
Hidden 29/Sep/13 Lead RP
IceBun 13/Jul/13 Lead dnf

2 goes working it

with Wilson
a_hein 04/Jun/13 TR
with Bong
robertmichaeladams 24/May/13 Lead dog

close - fluffed 2nd redpoint, too pooped to go again properly

with Andy H
a_hein 24/May/13 Lead rpt
Alex Mason 20/May/13 Lead β

George put the draws in. Good crimpin'

with George Ullrich
samwillo 07/Oct/12 Lead
dwisniewski 06/Oct/12 Lead RP

What a difference decent conditions make!

Jay.Carr 06/Oct/12 Lead dog
ANC 05/Sep/12 Lead dog

Wired the first crux...hopefully can remember all the new beta from today...best burn popped off just before clipping at the end of second crux...close no cigar. Conceding that ground up ethics aren't always best for learning moves...

with Jules
dwisniewski 26/Aug/12 Lead dog

2nd time on it, still no tick. Seriously need to do a bit of endurance work before getting back on it!

catt 26/Aug/12 Lead dog

Brilliant route, very psyched for it. 3 working goes and then a speculative redpoint, made it to the second crux, better than expected, then suffered terminal power/energy/fitness fail combined with an acute case of Midge.

with Darren
tomdude 12/Aug/12 TR dog

first taste of climbing something hard outside. did all moves but one, in the end.

with nick
Adam Lincoln 11/Aug/12 Lead O/S

Very hard for 7b! The crux of RC is on the UE part!

with Meg
ali_robb 08/Jul/12 Lead O/S

retro onsight climbed to 4th or 5th bolt in the rain 8 years ago.

ANC 26/Jun/12 Lead dog

Put in the clips on lead OS fail. All moves squared away. Two red point attempts succumbed to poor feet on the first crux and a lack of route knowledge. Great route given recent form Id say this was a tough 7b!

MelH 22/Aug/11 TR dnf

first time on it- putting in clips up to point where route splits into railway children for jules who was working on that one. Can't do the moves at the 2 cruxes yet.

with julesp
Hidden 05/Aug/11 Lead RP
Stuart S 27/Jul/11 TR dog

Did all the moves fine, but once again let down by lack of fitness. Absolutely brilliant climbing though!

Hidden 27/Jul/11 TR dog
julesp 27/Jul/11 Lead RP
with amanda, stewart
Hidden 24/Jul/11 TR RP
julesp 24/Jul/11 Lead dog
with fraser,kev and rich
willackers 25/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Wanted to on-sight this for some time. Happy. Great route!

with Cobra Stu
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden 25/Sep/10 Lead RP
Ed Booth 09/Sep/10 Lead RP

second go

with Dave M
Jonathan Bean 05/Sep/10 Lead RP
with Chris E
Hidden 04/Sep/10 Lead dog
sheppy 19/Jun/10 Lead RP

Frozen fingers...! Brilliant rock but not the crag for an early start.

with jules
julesp 19/Jun/10 TR dog

not even close! fingers frozen

with neil
Hidden 22/May/10 Lead RP
Chad123 02/May/10 Lead dog

Felt almost doable, figured out all the moves very quickly, but will need another visit to get the redpoint!

with Emily
DavidEvans 18/Jul/09 Lead rpt

Got second proper redpoint go. A good route in amazing surroundings. Not the usual sport crag location!

buzby78 24/May/09 Lead
with Damo
spunkymonkey 03/May/09 Lead dnf

Very nice route but extremely hard

Stewart B 18/Apr/09 Lead RP

Shoulda been the onsight! Got it second go. Awesome crag and awesome route

with BL n' CE
Alasdair Fulton 14/Sep/08 Lead dog

Worked it twice then went for the redpoint, really surprised myself by getting through both cruxes and getting to the rest. Had only worked the finish once and came off the last crimp due to power failure!

Neil Adams 14/Sep/08 Lead dog

Didn't get as close to linking it as Ally, but linked each of the crux sections before my fingers refused to hold onto anything anymore. Will be back for a re-match!

with Ally F
Hidden ?/Apr/08 Lead RP
Henners 01/Aug/03 Lead RP
with Jeremy Love
Cassidy ??/2001 Lead RP
Dave Musgrove Jnr 02/Jun/99 Lead O/S
with Mike Weeks
Steve Crowe 20/Jul/97 Lead O/S

Awesome weekend.

with KM
marky 13/Jul/97 Lead O/S
with Sharon
graham lawrie ??/1995 Lead RP
innes ??/1994 AltLd RP
Mike Owen 26/May/91 Lead O/S
with Elaine Owen
mark mcgowan01 ??/1989 -
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