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A Likely Story*** HVS

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[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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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 38 logbooks, and on 11 wishlists.

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

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

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

Lovely slab climbing, a good warm up for the Fraud Squad
Chris wilson - AltLd O/S - 02/Aug/09 with Paul

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:
Hidden, hutchay, Hidden, Hidden, Ropeboy, Hidden, thomasmcalonan, Tom F Harding, Adam1973, Hidden, Lawrie Brand

Voting
Total votes cast 19
hard E10 of 9
E11 of 9
easy E10 of 9
hard HVS0 of 9
HVS8 of 9
easy HVS0 of 9
hard VS0 of 9
VS0 of 9
easy VS0 of 9
3 Stars10 of 10
2 Stars0 of 10
1 Star0 of 10
0 Stars0 of 10
Bag of .....0 of 10
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Style of ascent

Lead5 of 38 (13.2%)
Followed2 of 38 (5.3%)
Alt Leads28 of 38 (73.7%)
Unknown3 of 38 (7.9%)

'Climbed'13 of 38 (34.2%)
clean O/S24 of 38 (63.2%)
dogged1 of 38 (2.6%)