West Ridge Route** S
20m. Steep and polished, starting on the left edge following the obvious succession of ledges.
A.H.Stocker, A.G.Parker & John Mackenzie Aug/1886
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This climb is in 70 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

Andy Moles - Lead - 23/Aug/15

Great to get to the top but the route itself is rather uninspiring, the Mod traverse on the other side of the ridge looks like much more fun. Gear was actually pretty sparse, only used one hex about half way. Climbing is easy but polished.
Kieran Duncan - 2nd O/S - 25/Apr/15 with Hayley

Hidden - Lead - 25/Apr/15

In walking boots
Peter87 - Lead - 2015

Beautiful day for it, blue skies and not a lick of wind. Climb itself wasn't tricky but gear placement was considerably harder than what I would've expected for what was supposed to be a VD
EvLeYe - Lead - 25/Jul/14

dig - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/May/14

dakidunn - 2nd - 15/Apr/14 with Julian Goddard

SUColdo - Lead - 30/Mar/14 with Abe

Jacks20 - Lead - 12/Sep/13

captain_reindeer - 21/Jul/13 with Jelena

keithlambley - 20/May/13 with Mike P, Kate R

Was leading a group of Munro baggers
ClanAdventures - Lead O/S - Mar/13

rain/hail/snow made the whole thing very slippery and cold.
joeurwin - 2nd O/S - 17/Jun/12 with simon & ernie

Quite a bit of rock has come off since the route was posted originally making gear placement more scarce.
sjr - Lead - 09/Jun/12 with Ieuan

Think a lot of rock has fallen off. Pretty polished and not much good gear until you get a sling over a block on the corner. I would say much harder and more serious than VD.
ieuanr - 2nd - 09/Jun/12 with Sam

Boy - Solo - 07/Jun/12

crag_hopper_Jay - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/11 with Andy Peters

simondunf - Solo - 11/Jun/11

jackse - 2011

Hidden - 2011

claregardiner - 2nd - 11/Oct/10

Hidden - Solo - 15/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/10

AllanT_87 - Lead - 15/Jun/10 with Neil Pirrie

pirrie3 - 2nd O/S - 15/Jun/10 with Allan Thomson

with David, Alison, Drew and Richard
Neil Anderson from Hilton - Lead rpt - 08/May/10

With Sam, Sharon, Kenny, Martin and Jamie
Neil Anderson from Hilton - Lead β - 07/May/10

colinthrelfall - 2010

vvanhinsbergh - Solo - Jun/09

Chucking it down. no sense of exposure, as there was no view of anything more than 10m away!
zeaphod - 03/Sep/08

Davie Thomson - 2nd - 09/Jul/08 with Richard Slaney

Davie Thomson - 2nd - 09/Jul/08

Mike Turner - Lead O/S - 11/May/08 with Keith Fisher

Itchy Starfish - 2nd O/S - 05/May/08

TrollJester - AltLd O/S - 2008 with VARIOUS Throughout 80's+90's

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/07

Captain Solo - Lead - 20/May/06 with Jim Marshall

the rec - TR O/S - Apr/06 with Max

mortimea - Jun/05

runwildjohn - TR - 30/Apr/05 with Dil Wetherill

Borrowed shoes
Neil Anderson from Hilton - TR - 30/Apr/05

Chris Plewa - Lead O/S - Oct/04

barney_edin - Lead - Jul/03 with Jen G, Dan C, Roz

Gerald Davison - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/02 with Sue Davison

Ed Saint - 2nd - Jan/02

seanyt - Lead - 2002

BRUCESTRAC - 2001 with various

Iain Thow - Solo - 29/Aug/00

I managed to get half way up but the driving rain so chilled my fingers that I could not feel if I had a hold or not.
Paul-Michael - Lead dnf - 11/Jun/00 with Pedro, Paul Nurse

Elvis soloed, Joe led without gear and I seconded. We were on a traverse of the ridge but binned it after 16 hours. Scorching hot and not enough water. Mark rested at the bottom, he'd done it before.
AndyP - 2nd O/S - 2000 with Joe, Elvis and Mark

andyfeds - Lead - May/98 with Iain E, Andy C

Hidden - May/98

Robinl100 - Lead O/S - 1997 with Dapper

MJH - AltLd - 1995 with Michael Westcott

Mal Grey - Lead - Sep/92 with Andy Waters

nigehughes - Solo - Jun/92

Mal Grey - Lead O/S - Sep/91 with Andy Waters

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Aug/89

John Brayshaw - Lead O/S - 26/May/88 with Chris

macmuseeuw - Lead - 04/May/88 with Tommy Kilpatrick

Hidden - Solo - 03/Aug/84

biggianthead - 25/Apr/84 with G

biggianthead - 16/May/83 with G

Hidden - 1983

Hidden - Aug/76

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 16/Aug/75

Derek Ryden - Lead O/S - Jul/74 with Simon Haydock, Geoff Riding

Sean Kelly - Lead - Jun/74 with Graham Thompson & Steve Berisford

Hidden - Lead - 1974

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