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Iconoclast* HVS 5a

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15m. Start just left of "TACK" painted on the rock. Up a groove to an obvious hold the up the small slab to easier climbing. ****NOTE**** A large chunk of this has fallen down at about 2-3m height as of 19/04/2011. Its changed the route significantly and looks pretty unstable.
W. Jeffery, M. Plant 1975
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This climb is in 125 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

stuart34 - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/14 with Shout

Now reasonably clean following the rockfall. Crux seemed no harder, but the route is more sustained, less well protected and on poorer rock than before. High in the grade, maybe just E1.
Mark Bull - TR - 09/Apr/14 with Mike

LHumble - 2014

Baggie - 2nd dog - 19/Jul/13

Paul Symmers - 2nd β - 08/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead - 01/Apr/13

SUColdo - 2013

Maria Bechaalani - 2nd - 22/Apr/12 with Mike Reed

sleeplessjb - 04/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/11

Hidden - TR - 03/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2011

Hidden - Lead dnf - 18/Aug/10

prog99 - 2nd - 04/Aug/10 with Fiona

Quite liked this, didn't find any finger locks though... nae decent gear at the bottom but it improves with height.
Fiona Reid - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/10 with Mike

Hidden - Lead β - 13/Jul/10

Hidden - 2nd dog - 13/Jul/10

Retreated from about 4m, there's a stack of blocks that moved a little when I stuck in the cam.
GraemeDiack - Lead dnf - 04/Jul/10 with Karin Helwig, Keith Alexander

Ice Spider - 2nd - 03/Jul/10 with Dereck Bozman

Hidden - Lead - 29/Jun/10

melville18 - Lead dog - 15/Jun/10 with claire melville

s kennedy - Lead O/S - 19/May/10 with Iain

brokentoes - 2nd - 19/May/10

Gear is rubbish! Placed cam before committing to crux bulge and weighted it to test it. Ripped straight out (belayer fell over; luckily hand holds were good so I didnt come off). Moved out right to a ledge for a rest after that as had no decent gear in. Went back out and placed an ok nut then went up the crux. No gear above crux really either until ledge before headwall. Doesnt deserve a star.
climberuk - Lead dog - 15/May/10 with Anne

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/May/10

krasavenko - 2nd rpt - 05/May/10 with Harry Holmes, Claire Holland

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Apr/10

jjax - TR dog - 27/Apr/10 with Graeme Melville

jacobfinn - TR dog - 27/Apr/10 with jjax

melville18 - TR - 27/Apr/10 with jason, claire melville

robertmichaeladams - 2nd - 20/Apr/10 with Dan

Ian Jones - Lead rpt - 20/Apr/10 with Gillian Munro

Hidden - Lead - 20/Apr/10

Liam Ingram - Lead rpt - 03/Mar/10 with Tom HS, Liyen

hard crux but ok if you know where the jugs are
THardSevere - 2nd - 03/Mar/10 with liam ingram, liyen

krasavenko - 2nd O/S - 03/Mar/10 with Liam Ingram

colin campbell - 2010

squidgebob - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/09 with John BM, Niko, Jamie

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 07/Nov/09

Dr Toph - Solo O/S - 28/Oct/09

Liam Ingram - Lead RP - 28/Oct/09 with Katie Main

jamiefoxen - Lead rpt - 07/Oct/09

First time with placing my own gear. Fi Belayed from a sling and would not let me come down.
Roberttaylor - Lead rpt - 23/Sep/09 with Fiona Mellor

holly138 - TR - 23/Sep/09 with Robert Taylor

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/Sep/09

jamiefoxen - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/09

With Jorg and Joe Larner, on preplaced gear
Roberttaylor - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/09

Fergus Cuthill - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/09 with Liam Ingram

gjd - Lead rpt - 30/Aug/09 with Mapleleaf

bigbobbyking - 2nd - 24/Aug/09 with Simon Strain

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/09

Tim followed this with ease in bendy boots and after a 28 year lay-off. This man has a lot of potential....
Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/09 with Tim Clarke

gregoldridge - 2nd - 25/Jun/09 with Andy

ShoePolice - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/09 with Kate Drugan

Sean Bell - Lead - 11/May/09 with col

stuaart - 2nd O/S - 02/May/09 with Euan Strachan

Mooseman - 2nd - 02/May/09 with Mike

mhmiller - Lead - 02/May/09 with scott hewitt

timcussins - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/09 with Kiri

too tired.... :(
kirigoss - 2nd dnf - 25/Apr/09 with Tim

daWalt - 2nd O/S - 31/Mar/09 with Sam

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Feb/09

Hidden - 2009

MCL - TR - 2009

Hidden - 2nd - 2009

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/08

JamieSparkes - 2nd O/S - 14/Oct/08 with Dave Spencer

Thoms6974 - 2nd dnf - 06/Oct/08 with Jan

Ian Paterson - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/08 with feline_pixie

melville18 - Lead O/S - Aug/08 with claire melville

mzchambers - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/08

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Jul/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/08

crombie - 2nd - 11/Jul/08

mhowie - 2nd O/S - 27/May/08 with Niall

thomasaneurinsmith - 2nd - 22/May/08 with Neil Redgrave

feline_pixie - 2nd dog - 05/May/08 with Ian Paterson

first hvs!
tomdude - Lead O/S - May/08 with lucio

mhairi thorburn - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/08 with adam

R0bbie - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/08 with Leighn Chambers

jonnie3430 - Lead - 24/Feb/08 with Ronbo

CurlyStevo - Lead - 2008

CharlieMack - Lead O/S - 2008

whistler - Lead O/S - 11/Nov/07 with Gus

Boistelle - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/07 with Ross Orr

Matt crawford - 2nd - 23/Sep/07

leighncsontos - Lead - 23/Sep/07 with matt crawford

mav - Sep/07 with James Beckett

Lawrie Brand - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/07 with Jamie Wilson

jaybob - Lead - Jul/07

wileejoe - Lead - Jul/07 with Al, Archie, Ally

andymoin - 2nd rpt - 27/Jun/07 with Neil Mackenzie, Tim Cross

beegsyboy - 2nd O/S - 27/Jun/07 with Eccie + Andy

had to take wee rest, got too pumped placing gear i didnt really need. should av jus gone for it as id already done the ard part!
Neil Mackenzie - Lead - 27/Jun/07 with andy + tim

Ben's First HVS! Crux is at the bulge, superb line.
gambit247 - 2nd O/S - 02/Mar/07 with Ben Sajdecki

liam humble - 2007

akhughes - Lead - 2007

Hidden - Lead - 2007

kdlauder - Lead rpt - 2007 with Dave Manson

I had a slip on it so wasnt perfectly clean.Nice wee route though.
Sean Bell - Lead dog - 23/Oct/06 with Andy

backed off after the first move last time :P
andymoin - 2nd O/S - 23/Oct/06 with Sean

elegant cheddar - 2nd - Oct/06 with adam hughes

LittleLuka - Lead RP - 18/Sep/06

andybroadway - 2nd - 16/Aug/06 with Mark Wilkinson

Chris Plewa - 2nd - Jul/06 with adam reid, simon gall

Greg Boswell - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/06

Repeated on 11th june Dodging from stones being chucked at us by local yob`s. must up the grade to at least E1
latitude - Lead - 31/May/06 with Barbara Tregidgo

andymoin - Lead dnf - 05/Mar/06 with Russel Barbour

Hidden - 2006

jazzyjackson - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/05 with Tully

Roch - 2nd - 03/Apr/05

alan moore - 2005

Hidden - Lead - Sep/04

barney_edin - 02/Jun/04

Hidden - 2nd - Sep/03

220bpm - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/02 with Snowboarder

snowboarder - 2nd - 01/Aug/02 with Mark

beermonkey - 2002 with alan

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/01

BRUCESTRAC - 2001

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2000

Scottish78 - 01/Jun/98

TobyA - Lead O/S - 24/May/95 with Ed

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 18/Apr/81 with Willie Jeffrey

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Voting
Total votes cast 56
hard E10 of 20
E10 of 20
easy E10 of 20
hard HVS3 of 20
HVS15 of 20
easy HVS1 of 20
hard VS1 of 20
VS0 of 20
easy VS0 of 20
hard 5b0 of 20
5b0 of 20
easy 5b0 of 20
hard 5a4 of 20
5a16 of 20
easy 5a0 of 20
hard 4c0 of 20
4c0 of 20
easy 4c0 of 20
3 Stars0 of 16
2 Stars1 of 16
1 Star14 of 16
0 Stars0 of 16
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Style of ascent

Soloed2 of 125 (1.6%)
Lead62 of 125 (49.6%)
Followed41 of 125 (32.8%)
Toproped7 of 125 (5.6%)
Unknown13 of 125 (10.4%)

'Climbed'55 of 125 (44.0%)
clean O/S44 of 125 (35.2%)
clean β2 of 125 (1.6%)
clean rpt8 of 125 (6.4%)
clean RP2 of 125 (1.6%)
dogged8 of 125 (6.4%)
dnf6 of 125 (4.8%)