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Piglet** HVS 5b

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[Second overlap on Piglet, Traprain Law, 2 kb]Excellent route climbing the groove then the extreme left of the overhang. Polished.

Ticklists: Scottish Central Belt HVS.

Photo: Second overlap on Piglet, Traprain Law © Alan Forrest
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 143 logbooks, and on 12 wishlists.

Jug Hunter - 2nd - 28/Jul/14

buzby78 - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/14 with Nic

Ewanski - Lead - 01/Jul/14

steve7734 - Lead dog - 21/Jun/14 with James Jackson

abbeywall - Lead - 18/Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Jun/14

Luci - 2nd O/S - 06/May/14 with Rachel, Ollie

oliverk - Lead - 06/May/14 with Rachel, Luci

Felt slightly bold just below the roof. Actual crux well-protected and not that hard.
johannes - Lead rpt - 04/May/14

Nille - 2nd O/S - 04/May/14 with johannes

glenngordon - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/14 with iain thomson, ray duffy

Fun.
Craig Holden - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/13 with Tasmin Fletcher

Tasmin - 2nd - 04/Sep/13 with Craig Holden

Fun.
Craig Holden - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/13 with Tasmin Fletcher

daftdazza - 2nd - 04/Sep/13

TwoChimes - Lead - 31/Aug/13 with Davy B

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Aug/13

Chris(cface!) - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/13 with Andy Arnott

Davy B - Lead - 05/Jul/13

Fiona Reid - 2nd - 19/Jun/13 with Mike

Tried the crux but didn't commit. Long rest hiding underneath before doing it clean and berating myself for not doing it first time.
Mike_Watson_99 - Lead dog - 19/Jun/13 with Fiona

Finally made myself do this after many years at Traprain! Lots of faffing below the overhang with a dry mouth and a shaky left leg trying to get the right sequence with my feet. Going through overlap fine and well protected. Good holds. Didn't seem as polished as burp
abbeywall - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/13 with K

JonnoP - Lead dog - 09/Jun/13 with Rick H

martinh13 - 2nd - 01/Jun/13 with Andy

Good to get this clean 20 years after dogging it on a toprope! I've done a number of E1's that are easier ...
Siderunner - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13 with Martin H

calumhd - TR O/S - 25/May/13 with Zach

Hidden - Lead - 05/May/13

Polished as Patrick Stewart's head.
planetmarshall - 2nd dog - 30/Apr/13 with Thomas Proctor

gjd - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13 with KM, Jim at Craigdhu

Koon - 2nd - 20/Apr/13 with Geoff, Jim

Turns out impending fatherhood doesn't help one's head. Backed off well before the overhang.
Tom Baird - Lead dnf - 19/Apr/13 with Dan

eckymof - Lead - 27/Mar/13

lostmariner - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12

b-mouse - 2nd - Sep/12

Mike_Watson_99 - 2nd - 23/Aug/12 with mark, Fiona

Mark's lead.
Fiona Reid - 2nd - 23/Aug/12 with Mike, Mark

Mark Bull - Lead β - 23/Aug/12 with MikeW, Fiona

oliverk - Lead rpt - 12/Jul/12 with Lisa, Sarah Moorhouse

Hidden - 2nd dog - 10/Jul/12

mattdown - Lead - 28/May/12

Laura Hamlet - 2nd O/S - 25/May/12 with Tim Hamlet

Hidden - Lead rpt - 22/May/12

pielander - 2nd - 25/Mar/12 with derek

tomosb - 2nd - 05/Mar/12 with Darren Thompson

adie84 - 2012

Hidden - Lead dog - 30/Sep/11

Fiona Reid - Lead rpt - 28/Jun/11 with Mike

Airtime after slipping on the easy bit after the crux. Doh!
Mike_Watson_99 - 2nd dog - 28/Jun/11 with Fiona

Ian Paterson - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/11

didn't have a guide book with us, climbed this to the overhang and then tried to go straight over it without success (the route actually goes left at the edge of the overhang) moved right and descended safely down great corner
rallymania - Lead dnf - 04/Jun/11 with Baldy Pete

HeatReactor - 2nd dog - 01/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Apr/11

Xiao Xian Goh - Lead β - 17/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 20/Mar/11

JdotP - 2nd O/S - 20/Mar/11 with Krzysztof Gorgolewski

timcussins - Lead rpt - 27/Feb/11 with Jared

SonicJ - 2nd O/S - 27/Feb/11 with timcussins

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2011

sophiecb - 2nd - 24/Sep/10 with Seb

Goodness it was a wee bit dark...wee bit epic, run it out a fair bit, would have been bonding with the grass if fallen off the overhang...light is handy really...good on sophie for getting up it at night! Who would have though you could have a wee epic at Traprain...yey :) Polished
sebrider - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/10 with Sophie

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Sep/10

Mike_Watson_99 - 2nd - 31/Aug/10 with Fiona

Slippery and not helped by having forgotten my chalk bag!
Fiona Reid - Lead rpt - 31/Aug/10 with Mike

henning82 - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/10

Hidden - TR - 25/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/10

jev - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10 with Ulli, Sian

Pete23 - TR - Jun/10

Neil Adams - Lead O/S - 15/May/10 with Carol

Carol Goodall - 2nd - 15/May/10 with Neil Adams

Hidden - TR - 04/May/10

Hidden - Lead β - 03/May/10

Stuart Macfarlane - Lead rpt - 24/Apr/10 with Jeanie

Hidden - Lead dnf - 10/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Mar/10

jess - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/09 with martin

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Oct/09

Definitely easier than Burp for a short person.
Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/09 with Mike Vernon

Snap - TR dog - 06/Aug/09 with Matt, Ian, Minka & Xabi

guyscott - Lead dog - 20/Jul/09 with Sarah

Some instructions on gear/moves for the crux. Huge jugs :-) and polished to death.
Fiona Reid - Lead β - 02/Jun/09 with Mike

Mike_Watson_99 - 2nd - 02/Jun/09 with Fiona

gregoldridge - 2nd - 29/May/09 with Tim Cussins

timcussins - Lead O/S - 29/May/09 with Greg

SianR - 2nd - 25/May/09 with Jonnie & Cora

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

Stephen18 - 2nd O/S - 24/May/09

oliverk - Lead dog - 29/Apr/09

daWalt - 2nd O/S - 25/Apr/09 with Sam

hubereini - 2nd rpt - 20/Apr/09 with andy

andymoin - Lead rpt - 20/Apr/09 with Rienhart

simon_D - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/09 with Neil Silver

fine. crux very well protected. the polish doesn't really cause any problems
tomdude - Lead O/S - Mar/09 with mark

CalumC - Lead O/S - 28/Jan/09 with Andy Latham

AndyL - 2nd - 28/Jan/09 with CalumC

wileejoe - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/08 with Steven

jonnie3430 - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/08 with Neil and Pete

Stuart Macfarlane - 2nd - 14/Sep/08 with Harry, Jeanie

SeanB - 2nd - 07/Jul/08 with Tim

Had previously climbed part of the lower groove.
beegsyboy - Lead β - 07/Jul/08 with Sean

found it near impossible to get over the crux, finally after about 5 rests.
jjax - 2nd dog - 07/Jul/08 with stephie

Neil Mackenzie - 2nd rpt - 31/May/08 with Reinhart

sneaks - 22/Apr/08 with Gibby, Brian kim

chris.mcmorris - 2nd - 22/Apr/08 with Jamie Laycock

leighncsontos - 2nd - 16/Mar/08 with R0bbie

R0bbie - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/08 with Leighn Chambers

was very intimidated, did not like it then eventually stepped out and pulled up but hesitated then fell. comitted to the move second time and got it fine.... usual story, when you go for the move it usually works out!
Neil Mackenzie - Lead - 09/Mar/08 with Andy and simon

Hidden - 2008

Clean Ground up ascent. Finally! Felt easy this time. :P
andymoin - Lead - 19/Oct/07 with Monkey

Great wee route - holds not enormous at crux but everything's there - go for it
RobScotland - 2nd O/S - 14/Oct/07 with Dougie

Hidden - TR dnf - 01/Jul/07

oliverk - 2nd - 19/Jun/07

Hidden - Lead - May/07

Failed again! Got to the overhang and danced for a while then fell off commiting, next time!!!!!!!
andymoin - Lead dnf - 10/Mar/07 with Neil Mackenzie, sandy, Tim Cross

Neil Mackenzie - 2nd - 10/Mar/07 with Andy

Polished up rock as you step up onto overhang
SeanB - Lead - 28/Aug/06 with col

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 05/Aug/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/06

3 Attempt. 1st attempt ended in a head first dive down the slab.
barney_edin - Lead - 25/Apr/06

got half way up the grove and hit a blank, decided to retreat and fell off, ill get this one when im a bit more practiced
andymoin - Lead dnf - 16/Feb/06 with Jamy McFarlane

jamestheyip - Lead O/S - 2006 with Miguel Ciriza, Peter & Alex Caunt

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/03

220bpm - Lead β - 14/Apr/02 with Snowboarder

snowboarder - 2nd - 14/Apr/02 with Mark

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2001

Hidden - Lead - May/99

Hidden - Lead - 1999

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1998

Scottish78 - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/97 with Neil MacPhearson

Okecroak - Lead - 25/Jul/96 with G Scott

BobbyMotherwell - Lead O/S - Jun/96

Hidden - Lead - 12/May/96

greenroom - 1996

auldscotal - 2nd - Aug/95

CMacD - 1992

Iain Thow - 2nd - 09/Jun/91 with Tom Kearney

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/May/90

mark-abz - TR - 25/Aug/84 with Bill P

Neil R - Lead - 08/May/82

neil3965 - Solo - 1978

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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 143 (0.7%)
Lead79 of 143 (55.2%)
Followed51 of 143 (35.7%)
Toproped7 of 143 (4.9%)
Unknown5 of 143 (3.5%)

'Climbed'60 of 143 (42.0%)
clean O/S47 of 143 (32.9%)
clean β6 of 143 (4.2%)
clean rpt12 of 143 (8.4%)
dogged12 of 143 (8.4%)
dnf6 of 143 (4.2%)