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Poison Ivy (not including the arête start)* VS 5a

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Poison Ivy (including the arete start) >>
Climb the obvious over hanging corner crack sharing the start with consolation corner.
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This climb is in 95 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Hidden - 2nd RP - 15/Aug/14

Captain Solo - Lead - 13/Aug/14 with Colin M

Attempted lead. Dave blasted up the crack + I followed.
Kevin Woods - 2nd O/S - 16/Mar/14 with David Macmorris

Route looked pretty powerful from bottom Kev plugged lower cams and a shaky nut, i back it with another cam then went for the bold move upwards.
dmacmorris - Lead β - 16/Mar/14 with Kevin Woods

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/13

Hidden - 01/Sep/13

Hidden - 01/Sep/13

Scott Rankin - Lead - 23/Aug/13

cat22 - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/13 with Hamish

Brendan - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/13 with Paul

Rest mid-way, a wire popped. 2/3 along the way got Top rope support for extra safety, but continued lead normally.
BlindRock - Lead dog - 08/Jun/13

andrewkeith - Lead - 30/May/13 with johnkeith

Hidden - 2nd - 03/May/13

dctarrant2000 - Lead O/S - 11/Nov/12 with Polly Tarrant

Dr Toph - 2nd O/S - 15/Oct/12 with Will

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/12

in trainers - forgot shoes
radioshed - 2nd O/S - 04/Aug/12 with dave s

Stuart Macfarlane - Lead rpt - 20/Jun/12 with Jeanie

Definitely more sustained than your average VS, 5a.
Pete23 - Lead - 15/Apr/12 with Stephen Mors

Stephi - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/12

Hidden - 2nd β - 31/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/12

Led easy second pitch
oliverk - AltLd - 11/Mar/12 with Marty

johannes - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/12

Nille - 2nd O/S - 11/Mar/12

Mike Hatherly - Lead - 04/Oct/11 with Mike Hargreaves

SuperMike64 - 2nd - 04/Oct/11 with Mike Hatherly

moose ridd - Lead - 14/Jun/11 with L.Osborne

cogg13 - Lead β - 31/May/11 with alexpattillo

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/May/11

simon_D - Lead O/S - 15/May/11 with Stu Burns

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/11

awsum little climb, great bit of crack climbing. just wish it went on longer..
son of thor - Lead β - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Ahhh there's a Snake.
Mr.Billiams - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/10 with Russell, Paul

GScot38 - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/10

stewart100 - 2nd O/S - 04/Sep/10 with Keith Lauder

iceicebaby - 2nd O/S - 22/Aug/10 with Sam Wood

MelH - 2nd - 25/Jun/10 with Rob Partridge

Hidden - Lead - 29/Apr/10

No way even close to E1 hard VS or HVS if you like! I'm told it is if the arÍte is climbed for the start!
sebrider - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/10 with Chris wilson

Chris wilson - 2nd - 19/Mar/10 with Seb

Got pumped taking the gear oit and crack was soaking wet, I want to give it another go!!
Dopey_172 - 2nd dog - 20/Feb/10 with Murdo

Hidden - 2010

Scottish Rock and SMC guide have this route as VS 5a, which is maybe closer to what I'd say the grade is, but I placed gear halfway up crack, then downclimbed a bit before finishing it, which made it less strenuous. found decent holds outwith the crack as well. nice-looking route, though quite short.
KeithAlexander - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/09 with karinh, Graeme Diack

karinh - 2nd - 19/Sep/09 with Graeme, KeithAlexander

Stuart Macfarlane - Lead rpt - 22/Aug/09 with Jeanie

Couple of layback moves. Should have gone for it. Easy after a rest.
decs - AltLd dog - 11/Jul/09 with Russell

Ross Barnes - Lead - 21/Jun/09 with Neil A

Stuart Macfarlane - Lead rpt - 25/Apr/09 with Jeanie

BRUCESTRAC - Lead - 2009 with Chris Cracknell,Various

Ianshand - 2009

thomasaneurinsmith - 2nd - 15/Nov/08

joe larner - 2nd - 11/Oct/08

jonnie3430 - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/08 with teaching 2 to lead

I climbed the overhanging crack but not the bouldery start.
JdotP - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/08 with Joe Larner

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/08

jonskippy - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/08 with Marcus

kdlauder - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/08 with Nobby

pimpy - Lead - 05/Jul/08 with francis hepburne scott

Ian Jones - 10/Jun/08 with Christian Svenson (Swe)

Hidden - 2nd - 24/May/08

s kennedy - Lead O/S - 24/May/08 with mark mosgrove

groovypiper - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/08 with Nial

Paulww - 2nd O/S - 16/Mar/08 with John

burto - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/08 with lyndsey

TrollJester - Lead O/S - 2008 with done many routes umteen times some solo

Hidden - 2008

jess - Lead O/S - 2008 with martin

CurlyStevo - Lead - 2008

Missed out lower arete. Meaty upper crack - not a place to hang around.
steve.aisthorpe - 2nd O/S - 10/Sep/07 with John Lyall

andyinglis - 2nd - 09/Sep/07 with Ally Fulton

Fultonius - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/07 with Ross Barnes

Stuart Macfarlane - Lead rpt - 20/May/07 with Helen

Stuart Macfarlane - Lead rpt - 16/Apr/07 with Helen

Took a few falls but got it clean 4th try, ground up not clean.
andymoin - Lead - 05/Nov/06 with sandy

Dave Kerr - Lead - 13/May/06 with Bob Ewen

Nick Beckett - Lead - May/06 with Marcin Zimon

centurion05 - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/06 with chadweak

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/06

breithorn4164 - Lead - 2006 with Paul

Stuart Macfarlane - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/05 with Helen

francois - 2003

Hidden - Lead - Jul/02

dangates - Lead - 2001 with Ian Hutchinson

graeme gatherer - 2000

JiveWeasel - 2nd - 07/Aug/99 with Bionic Bob

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1997

Yourlead - 2nd - 31/Mar/93 with Graham Penny

Yourlead - Lead dnf - 02/May/91 with Richard Gatehouse, Jim Drysdale

Yourlead - Lead - 10/Jun/90 with Jim Drysdale

Neil Henderson - Lead - 23/Aug/89 with Martin McLoughlin

rossn - Lead - 1986

don.husband - 1969

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
cogg13, Dopey_172, ellis1, Neil Mackenzie

Voting
Total votes cast 38
hard HVS0 of 13
HVS0 of 13
easy HVS3 of 13
hard VS6 of 13
VS4 of 13
easy VS0 of 13
hard HS0 of 13
HS0 of 13
easy HS0 of 13
hard 5b0 of 13
5b0 of 13
easy 5b0 of 13
hard 5a4 of 13
5a7 of 13
easy 5a2 of 13
hard 4c0 of 13
4c0 of 13
easy 4c0 of 13
3 Stars0 of 12
2 Stars2 of 12
1 Star9 of 12
0 Stars1 of 12
Bag of .....0 of 12
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Style of ascent

Lead58 of 95 (61.1%)
Followed24 of 95 (25.3%)
Alt Leads2 of 95 (2.1%)
Unknown11 of 95 (11.6%)

'Climbed'43 of 95 (45.3%)
clean O/S38 of 95 (40.0%)
clean β4 of 95 (4.2%)
clean rpt5 of 95 (5.3%)
clean RP1 of 95 (1.1%)
dogged3 of 95 (3.2%)
dnf1 of 95 (1.1%)