Hugh Simons 02/Oct AltLd O/S

A full on epic mountain route! 1st 2 pitches are the hardest, I led the 2nd which has some super thrutchy moves in the chimney, 1st felt very hard (but that's probably because I couldn't feel my fingers from belaying in the cold), and the 3rd was just great! Some of the best positions I've been in in the mountains, excellent value for E1 that's for sure, well worth its stars. Did the 2 VS continuation pitches to top out on Aonach Dubh which are not recommended - extremely loose and as such very scary with very little good gear!

mishabruml 02/Oct AltLd O/S

Epic. Intimidating but rewarding test piece mountain E1, exposure is absolutely class. Fun traverse walk-in round the north of aonach dubh from our bivvy on the east face. led P1 and 3. P1 steep crux off the deck took a few goes, careful route-reading required to move from the slab into the wet groove, which was quite nails and scary. Beautiful drier laybacking moves higher up. P2 ultimate thrutch, Hugh dispatched it like a boysie. P3 the most pleasant, a tad easier but still not a walk. Did the VS continuation to the top, not recommended unless you are a connoisseur of roped soloing steep mossy rotten choss... 1 star in Gary Latter!?! Is it fuck! Was scarier than the E1!

Hidden 20/Sep/14 AltLd O/S
Ian Jones 20/Sep/14 AltLd O/S

Top quality. Sustained, good rock, bomber gear and outstanding positions, particularly the 2nd stance. Unarguably 5c to get off the ground (egotistical thugs will disagree of course).

with Colonel Sir Timothy Clarke C.E.O.
newtonmore 16/Sep/14 -
with joris
Callum_Johnson 15/Sep/14 AltLd O/S
with Uisdean
Uisdean hawthorn 15/Sep/14 AltLd O/S
tomdude 12/Sep/14 AltLd O/S

Fantastic climb. Pumpy and sludgy in all the right places. Somewhat awkward approach

with Doug Bartholomew
Dougbart 12/Sep/14 AltLd

Amazing, led 2&3 A bit wet in places

with Tom
markfairbank 24/Aug/14 Lead O/S

Everything about this is epic. Walk-in, every pitch, descent and walk off all tough. First 10m or so of P1 were pretty wet as was the chimney on P2, quite emotional. Exposure is something else.

Anne Gumbley 24/Aug/14 2nd
joesmith 24/May/14 Lead O/S

Route was quite damp in places, but dry where it needed to be. Great route worth the stars, lead P1 + 3

arose 24/May/14 AltLd

Went back after starting up the clearances my mistake a few weeks ago. brilliant route.

prcleary ??/2014 -
Hidden 22/Jul/13 2nd
Ginger McGrath 21/Jul/13 Lead O/S

ok climbing, brilliant position and exposure

with calum, hannah gibbs
Hidden 12/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
Captain Solo 12/Jul/13 AltLd

An historic great line but I was doubting the **** rating as I thrutched up the slimy chimney on pitch 2. It redeemed itself on the superb 3rd pitch though. ***

with Colin M
captain ??/2013 -
captain ??/2013 -
Hidden ??/2013 -
Hidden ??/2013 -
Ri ?/Jul/12 Lead O/S
tim newton 05/Jun/12 AltLd O/S

In perfect condition, not a wet hold all route. The first 2 pitches are both brilliant and the 3rd is good. As good an e1 as I've ever done. Michael and me both thought each other had the quickdraws, so we didn't have any! Made do fine with 4 extenders and a few slings though.

with michael
Jim Slater 03/Jun/12 AltLd O/S

Led P2. Excellent route. Plenty of porridge required for this one. Long steep walk-in, and steep sustained climbing.

cat22 27/May/12 2nd
with Mike
glenngordon 26/May/12 Lead O/S
with tamsin gay
Hidden 25/May/12 AltLd O/S
jonnie3430 25/May/12 AltLd O/S
with Ivan
Hidden ??/2012 -
alasdair19 ??/2012 -

with alexis 2002?

matt perks ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Glenn Sutcliffe ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden 05/Sep/10 Lead
lrandall 04/Sep/10 AltLd O/S

Brilliant! Well worth the bush-wacking t takes to reach it. Lead 2nd pitch. Impressive lead from Andy on the very 'damp' first pitch, where the crux move is getting of the ground. The hanging chmney/groove which ends the second pitch was ruddy hard work, almost had me off (or rather out) twice. Thank god theres three cams stuck in the final 6 foot of the thing :)

with Mandy
Dougie Harvey 22/May/10 AltLd O/S

wet and sustained, the chimney was slimey and eats cams, the extension pitches above were loose and dirty and we finshed just as it was getting dark but a thouroughly enjoyable mountain experience.

with Vicki Mayes, Lawrie Brand
Lawrie Brand 22/May/10 AltLd O/S

Another big day out with the mayes/harvey/brand combo. Climb was pretty wet where it counted, which made it feel tough..Led p.1&3, stunning line and sustained climbing that never lets up, total classic

Hidden 17/Sep/09 AltLd
Boistelle 19/Apr/09 AltLd O/S

Excellent. I think the middle pitch is hardest. Route finding for the walk in isn't easy

with Ryan Glass
sgl 27/May/08 AltLd
with duncan
decs 27/May/08 AltLd O/S

Hard first move. Tiring chimney on the second pitch. Brilliant climbing through all 3 pitches. Classic.

with Sam
Ed Babs 16/May/08 AltLd O/S
with Roy Thomas, Lee Mercer
clipskipper 16/May/08 AltLd O/S

Three good pitches, with different characters. Delicate steps, laybacks and hard chimney climbing. Finished in the rain which turned out to be just too much for the grip on my shoes. Worth the stars

with Ed Babington, Roy Thomas
Hidden 21/Jul/07 AltLd O/S
Rich Mayfield 21/Jul/07 AltLd
westaway ??/2007 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Jul/06 Lead O/S
Chad123 ?/May/04 AltLd O/S

Slimy, dark, foreboding, sustained and downright classic!

with Elika
bullybones ??/2002 -
gypsy3006 ?/Aug/99 AltLd O/S
Dave Kerr 26/Jun/99 AltLd
with Tim Morozzo
Grezza ?/Jun/99 Lead O/S

low in grade

with Pete Riley, Paul E
phardman 20/Jul/97 -
brianrunner ?/Jul/97 2nd

Found the first pitch ok but the second chimney desperate! Led the 3rd. A great classic and hard for the grade.

with roger
phardman 31/May/97 AltLd O/S
with Muir Morton
ellis ?/Jun/96 AltLd O/S
with Tom Bridgeland
CMacD ??/1996 -
Hidden ??/1995 AltLd
Hidden ??/1994 Lead O/S
Bruce Kerr 28/Aug/93 AltLd
with Malcolm Davies
Hidden 27/May/93 Lead
Mike Owen 30/May/91 -
with Elaine Owen
prcleary ??/1991 -
Hidden ??/1991 AltLd
michael burrows 25/May/90 AltLd O/S
with steve williams
Hamish Leslie ??/1989 Lead O/S
with Wendy
Hidden 26/Jun/88 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??/1988 Solo
andybirtwistle 24/May/87 AltLd
with Ian Kyle
William Robertson ??/1986 Lead O/S
with Emily, Steve, Shaun etc
Lone Rider 25/Aug/84 AltLd
with John Christie
charlesmfrench 30/May/84 AltLd O/S


with Andy Tallent
GeoffG ?/Jul/83 AltLd
with paul bannister
Bob 05/Aug/82 AltLd O/S
with M. Lynch
uphillnow 04/May/82 AltLd

also climbed in 90's with John Stanger and did pitches Iseconded

with Al Bennett
Nevil ?/Aug/81 AltLd
with Mick
Hidden 20/Apr/81 AltLd
Hidden 18/May/80 Lead
robinsi197 ??/1980 -
with Barbara
Hidden ??/1980 -
Pedro50 29/Jun/77 Lead O/S
with Peter Douglas
Hidden 07/Aug/68 AltLd
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