Scabbard (Summer)*** VS 4c
105m, 3 pitches. Climb the right facing corner below the corner of The Dagger. Step right on to the rib bounding the right of The Dagger, over an overlap until a hanging stance from a spike at the top of The Dagger corner. Step down and right and onto a short rib then climb the cracked wall above to the terrace.
M Forbes & M Rennie Sep/1966

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Samuel Wainwright - AltLd O/S - 13/Sep/14 with Jim, Will W

Lead p2 and most of p3. Left some skin behind at the start of p2 when a hand jam went wrong. Left some dots of blood along the rest of the route. One of the best routes I've climbed.
yehti - AltLd - 03/Sep/14 with Colin Campbell

SUColdo - AltLd - 03/Sep/14 with yehti

malone - AltLd O/S - 17/Jul/14 with tom shaw

Hidden - AltLd - 28/Sep/13

Uisdean hawthorn - 28/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/13

Hidden - AltLd - 22/Jul/13

Two of the best VS pitches I've ever climbed and very good value at the grade, simply stunning!
MrRiley - AltLd O/S - 21/Jul/13 with Debbie Lee

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Jul/13

cat22 - AltLd O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Mike

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jul/13

Ali - AltLd O/S - Jul/13 with Lyons

RKirke - AltLd O/S - 07/Jun/13

Alex the Alex - AltLd O/S - Jun/13

Craggles - 2nd O/S - 04/Sep/12

3 excellent pitches and it stayed dry!
Captain Solo - AltLd - 21/Jul/12 with Kenny

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Jul/12

scotclimb - AltLd - 29/May/11 with Dave Strang

Just topped out as the afternoon showers kicked off. A bit chilly in the wind. The rest of the crag was a wetter than I thought it would be - weeps across most routes.
gforce - AltLd - 09/May/11 with Mauro

the crack was good fun but not impressed with the grass loose pitch
danimal88 - AltLd O/S - 02/May/11 with Mark Littlewood

James Prowse - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Mandy

Hidden - 2011

Fun climbing on a great line
robertmichaeladams - AltLd - 25/Jul/10 with Lawrence

Lovely second pitch
wence - AltLd O/S - 25/Jul/10 with Rob

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/Jul/10

Tobes - AltLd - Jul/10 with Mikeb

Hidden - 2010

led first pitch
dave o - AltLd O/S - 20/Sep/09 with Keith Milne

Pete Main - AltLd O/S - 14/Aug/09 with Andrew S

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 13/Aug/09

did first pitch previously
pimpy - AltLd O/S - 01/Aug/09 with ian burton

burto - AltLd O/S - 31/Jul/09 with the pimp

Beast!!!!!!! And in such an awesome setting. Thought Pitch 1 was a bit sustained for VS, but brilliant climbing. Pitch 2 was one of the nicest pitches I've ever climbed. Stunning route!
iceicebaby - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/09 with Sam Wood

Fantastic climb. P2 is outstanding. Loads of gear.
beckycoles - AltLd O/S - 23/May/08

TrollJester - AltLd O/S - 2008 with Ian Meek

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jul/07

Hidden - AltLd - 10/Jun/07

Chris L Hill - AltLd O/S - Jul/06 with Stuart Shaw, Simon Pearce

I lead pitch 2 which is one of the best granite pitches I've ever climbed!
CurlyStevo - AltLd - 2006

In the rain! Pleasant!!
Smelly Fox - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/05 with Matt Croll

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/01

brianrunner - 2001

Good route. Descending back to the packs across steep hard snow banks in rock boots was interesting.
AndyP - AltLd O/S - 06/May/00 with Joe

graeme gatherer - 2000

Hidden - AltLd - Jun/98

Stuart S - AltLd O/S - 14/Jul/96 with Graham Callander

Best route I've done in the cairngorms. Main pitch is just poetry in motion!
johnkeith - Lead O/S - 1987 with Viv Crampton

Bruce Kerr - AltLd - 05/Sep/81 with Andy Campbell

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