Muskrat Ramble*** HVS 5a
[First pitch of Muskrat Ramble, 3 kb]75m, 3 pitches. Offer it up on P1...things will get better! Climb unpleasant lichenous run out slab with no gear, go up gorsy groove and swing left past vegetation to tree belay to recover.
P2 offers superb climbing, quite pumpy but the gear is good. Route wanders a lot, so watch out for drag. Top of the grade.
P3: Original finish is left but go right from Crevasse and finish up Crevasse Route for a better route. Quite airy...probably 5a.
K. Higgs, S. Windrim, P. Ewen, 19/9/1979 19/Sep/1979

Ticklists: Ireland 3 Star HVS.

Photo: First pitch of Muskrat Ramble © Paul Brennan
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markflanagan - AltLd O/S - 25/Jul/15 with Munkynutz

mark P1, mike P2, I did P3. gear for P3 anchor is quite far back
Munkynutz - AltLd O/S - 25/Jul/15 with Mark Flanagan

Did P1 and 3 (crevasse route). P1 lichenous and vegetated in places. Unpleasant and defo 5a. P3 crevasse route nice clean rock with bold start. Also 5a.
davkeo - AltLd O/S - 22/Apr/15 with Cearbhall Daly

Led P2. Pretty sustained. Rested on gear after pulling up under the holly tree chimney.
cearbhalld - AltLd dog - 21/Apr/15 with Dave Keogh

first pitch is more like 5a not 4b
mcgovern - AltLd - 25/May/13 with liamo333

chillax - Apr/10

auld al - Lead O/S - Oct/95

keefe - 05/May/84 with Louis Mooney

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1979

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