A Likely Story*** HVS
[First pitch of a quality route with blue skies all day., 2 kb]75m, 3 pitches. Classic route up the centre of the crag.
1)5a 25m 2)5a 20m 3)4c 30m
Graeme Hunter & Doug Lang 25/Aug/1968

Ticklists: Ultimate Scottish Rock, Best slab climbs of the UK, Scottish 3 and 4 star multi-pitch routes, Ultimate HVS ticklist.

Photo: First pitch of a quality route with blue skies all day. © scotclimb
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This climb is in 43 logbooks, and on 15 wishlists.

Hidden - AltLd - 16/Aug/15

I've done easier HVSs than this, excellent slab climbing, even top pitch was tricky due to lingering dampness.
Captain Solo - AltLd - 12/Jul/15 with Mark

Hidden - Lead - 29/Jun/15

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 18/Apr/15

Hidden - AltLd - 2014

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Sep/13

Lead first pitch, had no small gear pretty bold...
D.Russell - AltLd O/S - 23/Sep/13 with Adam

Hidden - AltLd - 04/Aug/13

Excellent, slabby and bold climb from start to finish. Led p3. Even seconding p2 was exciting.
Julie Black - AltLd O/S - 04/Aug/13 with Tobes

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead - 16/Jul/13

Being rained on at the start of pitch 2 (seconding) made for some undignified rope tugging at the crux. Seemed pretty technical with not that much gear...happy to second.
stephenmckenzie - 2nd dog - 15/Jul/13 with Rory Brown

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/Jun/13

malone - AltLd O/S - 29/Jun/13 with Ryan Gil, Andrew Appleby

Brilliant route.
scotclimb - Lead O/S - 25/May/13 with Danny Laing

Hidden - 2013

Great climb, all three pitches are bold HVS. Take lots of small cams and some micro wires.
oliverk - AltLd O/S - 30/Sep/12 with Sally, Marty

Hidden - Lead - 09/Sep/12

colin.morrison - AltLd O/S - Jul/12 with Ross Bingham

Excellent! Well worth the walk.
bnewman - AltLd O/S - 23/Mar/12 with Ben

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Mar/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 16/Jun/11

Fultonius - AltLd O/S - 26/Sep/09 with Andy Inglis

Nice slab climbing!
andyinglis - AltLd O/S - 26/Sep/09 with Ally Fulton

wicked climb, all three pitches good value
robertmichaeladams - AltLd - 30/Aug/09 with Lawrence, Tom

lovely. middle pitch was exciting!
tomdude - AltLd O/S - 30/Aug/09 with rob, lawrence

wence - AltLd O/S - 30/Aug/09 with Tom, Rob

Led P2
Dirk Wallis - AltLd O/S - 09/Aug/09 with Chris Hill

Chris L Hill - AltLd O/S - 09/Aug/09 with Dirk Wallis

Paulww - AltLd O/S - 02/Aug/09 with Chris wilson

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/Aug/09

A cracker
Pete Main - AltLd O/S - 31/Jul/09 with Andrew Tate

First milti pitch. First slab climb. Awesome day!
1andrew1 - AltLd O/S - 31/Jul/09 with Pete

Fantastic route.
Sandy Simpson - AltLd O/S - 21/Jul/09 with Russell Birkett

Russell Birkett - AltLd - 21/Jul/09 with Sandy Simpson

Led 3rd pitch. Stunning slab climbing.
MDowson - AltLd - 21/Jun/09 with oli warlow

Excellent slab climbing on superb rock. Small gear makes protecting the route much more straight forward!
oliwarlow - AltLd - 21/Jun/09 with Matt

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Apr/09

brilliant route, just a pity its not about 3 pitches longer!!
dave o - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/09 with Julia H

AC1 - Jul/00 with Tim Rankin

alan wilson - AltLd - Jul/98

mark-abz - Lead - 05/Jul/87 with Bill P

Chris Craggs - 1980

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
DanChad, arose, hutchay, Ropeboy, thomasmcalonan, Tom F Harding, Adam1973, Lawrie Brand

Total votes cast 31
hard E10 of 15
E12 of 15
easy E10 of 15
hard HVS4 of 15
HVS9 of 15
easy HVS0 of 15
hard VS0 of 15
VS0 of 15
easy VS0 of 15
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