Fighting off the Vultures** 6a+
[Martin on 'Fighting off the Vultures', 2 kb]20m. Climbs bolted line just left of Old Man of Moy to chain just under roof. 10 clips required. The first two bolts are bit spaced but fortunately as your arms tire the spacing becomes more amenable. A lot longer than the other routes alongside and it does seem to go on forever despite being just over 20 metres! Bolted by Andy Wilby
Tess Fryer 01/Nov/2011

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This climb is in 105 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead - 28/Aug/15

freudy_love - Lead rpt - 22/Aug/15 with Lorraine Matheson

Bopper - Lead dog - 13/Aug/15 with Eckymof

Barry Harper - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/15 with Fat Andy Heff

jrccrosby - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/15 with Elsie

amccann - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/15

JacobCrisp - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/15

BelleVedere - TR dnf - 14/Jul/15 with Nicky

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/15

arose - Lead - 13/Jul/15 with Dave chapman

Hidden - Lead β - 12/Jul/15

IceBun - TR - 04/Jul/15 with Niall Ritchie, Adrian

Dangerous Dave - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/15 with Alastair Robertson

Alastair R - 03/Jul/15 with Dangerous Dave

arose - Lead - 02/Jul/15 with Andy moles

Had one fall from the last clip, just too pumped. Could definitely do next time. Really fun to climb, not like anything else I've been on in Scotland!
Euan Todd - Lead dog - 10/Apr/15

French Erick - Lead rpt - 09/Apr/15 with calum rankin, rob bryniarsky

glenngordon - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/15 with bomber harris

JLS - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/15 with Jacqui

Steven Carter - Lead rpt - 15/Mar/15 with James Smith

Hidden - 2015

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2015

Steven Carter - Lead rpt - 23/Oct/14 with Trythallj

Steven Carter - Lead rpt - 05/Oct/14 with Trythallj

Stewart B - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/14 with Dave Redpath

Rested at the last bolt. Then finished. Next time.
Alastair MacSween - Lead dog - 17/Sep/14 with Phil Warriner

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/14

Steven Carter - Lead rpt - 09/Sep/14 with Trythallj

GregC - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/14

Steven Carter - Lead rpt - 31/Aug/14 with Trythallj

weelee9985 - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/14 with David McKinney

Hidden - TR - 25/Aug/14

Used all my quickdraws up on this, long and awesome.
geoff.comley - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/14 with Vic Paterson

Good route, nothing too hard but was feeling pretty tired by the chain
BigM - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/14 with Gail

Alastair MacSween - Lead dog - 21/Jul/14 with Phil Warriner

Hidden - Lead - 08/Jul/14

French Erick - Lead rpt - 28/Jun/14 with steve wells

French Erick - Lead rpt - 25/Jun/14 with greig cox, andrew Mcwilliams

Matthew Robinson - Lead - 23/Jun/14 with Joris

peter.clarkson1 - Lead rpt - 11/Jun/14 with ian chad

abbeywall - Lead rpt - 08/Jun/14 with FM

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/May/14

Steven Carter - Lead rpt - 11/May/14 with Trythallj

Steven Carter - Lead rpt - 09/May/14 with Trythallj

Uisdean hawthorn - Lead O/S - 05/May/14 with Malin

malinkvist - Lead - 05/May/14 with Uisdean

Steven Carter - Lead rpt - 04/May/14 with Trythallj

Great route with a cool appropriate name. Mercilessly steep and sustained, just keep moving cause if you stop the vultures will eat your forearms!!
Steve Perry - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/14 with Katie Long

freudy_love - Lead rpt - 23/Mar/14 with Deziree

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/14

Steven Carter - Lead rpt - 09/Mar/14 with Trythallj

GordonAinslie - 2014

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/13

ANC - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/13 with Louise Humphreys

louise123 - Lead β - 22/Sep/13 with Angus Clark

mzchambers - Lead β - 13/Sep/13

Sally Hudson - TR - 13/Sep/13 with Connor Holdsworth

abbeywall - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/13 with K, FM

brianrunner - Lead - 11/Sep/13 with hazel, steve wells

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/13

malone - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/13 with Andrew Appleby

To the lower off of old man of Moy
s kennedy - Lead O/S - Sep/13 with shelley barbour

ali_g - Lead dog - 25/Aug/13 with Iain Thomson

Iain2754 - Lead - 25/Aug/13 with Alison

Dan 85 - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/13 with Sam C

remi_mcm - TR - 24/Aug/13

sheppy - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/13 with Richard and Diane, Dave Douglas

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 24/Aug/13 with Neil Shepherd

freudy_love - Lead rpt - 18/Aug/13 with Marcus, Colin Roe

IceBun - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/13 with Simon D

Hainsy - Lead - Jul/13 with D Hainsworth

pumpy at the top, maybe 6b?
brianrunner - TR - 24/Jun/13 with steve wells, martina

draws in place
Captain Solo - Lead - 16/May/13 with John

French Erick - AltLd O/S - 24/Apr/13 with martin hind, james edwards

Callum_Johnson - Lead rpt - 14/Apr/13 with Uisdean

Hidden - Lead dog - 04/Jan/13

colin.morrison - Lead O/S - 2013 with Ewan, Henry Cowan

peter.herd - Lead - 24/Dec/12 with Rob Beau

Hidden - Lead dog - 16/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead - Sep/12

Blakclaw - Lead dog - 26/Aug/12 with Wattie Taylor

Dayni_McConnell - Lead dog - 04/Aug/12 with Callum

Callum_Johnson - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/12 with Dayni_

Keeps coming at you all the way to the clip.
Richard_Lowe - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/12 with Diane Lowe

Lone Rider - Solo β - 31/Jul/12

Dave Douglas - Lead rpt - 29/Jul/12 with Pete Clarkson

peter.clarkson1 - Lead rpt - 29/Jul/12 with dave douglas

Hidden - Lead - 06/Jul/12

Alastair MacSween - Lead dog - 30/Jun/12 with Phil Warriner

Pretty fun, the last clip can be horrendous, good fun though.
Quallim - Lead dog - 30/Jun/12

Andy Moles - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/12 with Kev

Cassidy - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Helen Cassidy

Matthew Robinson - Lead - 23/Mar/12 with Gordon

cuthill76 - Lead - 22/Mar/12

freudy_love - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/12 with Andy Tibbs

Lone Rider - Lead rpt - 16/Feb/12

A full grade harder than 'Old Man' I think.
steev - Lead - 14/Feb/12

jason walker - Lead O/S - 2012

tallthinmonkey - 2nd O/S - 20/Nov/11 with Rafa

Jonescrusher - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/11 with Martin Collins

gaz.marshall - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/11 with Jones

Dave Douglas - Lead O/S - 05/Nov/11 with Andy Wilby

Enjoyable climbing which keeps on going.
Lone Rider - Lead O/S - 01/Nov/11 with Nick Carter

Andy Nisbet - Lead - 30/Oct/11 with Sandy Allan

HenryCowan - 2011 with Ian Cowan

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