Brute* VS 5a
[Malcolm on Brute, 3 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.

Ticklists: Scottish Mid-Grade Multi-Pitch, Strathspey's Finest.

Photo: Malcolm on Brute © Hannah Appleton
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This climb is in 110 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

Great route.
arose - Lead - 02/Oct/14 with Sandy Norval

Hidden - Lead - 21/Sep/14

Hidden - AltLd - 20/Sep/14

Hidden - 14/Sep/14

First route at Creag Dubh and it definitely lived up to it's reputation! Far harder than many other VS's on schist. First 2 pitches only. Ab station is in good condition with some new tat. Good gear at the crux. A bit bold above the overlap
benclimbing - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/14 with Lisa Fullerton

michaelb1 - AltLd - 04/Sep/14 with M Tighe

Dave Rumney - Lead - 26/Aug/14

Pitches 1 and 2 only. Led 1. Pleasant climbing with an interesting crux.
Fiona Reid - AltLd O/S - 24/Aug/14 with Mike

Two pitches, lead p2. Great jugs on the crux.
prog99 - AltLd O/S - 24/Aug/14 with Fiona

Hidden - AltLd - 03/Jul/14

dav_713 - AltLd - 03/Jul/14 with Andy Hague

lead p2
joesmith - AltLd O/S - 08/Jun/14 with Chris.

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 08/Jun/14

cox - Lead - 05/May/14

Hidden - 2nd - 03/May/14

kegless - AltLd - 24/Apr/14 with Jonny Hawkins

Hidden - 2014

gordigotama - 2014

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Aug/13

Sean Cattanach - 2nd O/S - 05/Aug/13 with Louisa Reynolds

ross brinson - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Hannah Watson

Andy Moles - AltLd rpt - 17/Jul/13 with Iain Murray

colin.morrison - AltLd O/S - 16/Jul/13 with Jonathan Richards

Hidden - AltLd - 08/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 16/Sep/12

Led P2. Strenuous up the groove but short-lived.
iceicebaby - AltLd O/S - 15/Sep/12 with Sam Wood

PeteLoveless - AltLd O/S - 03/Sep/12 with Ben Gibson

Good wee route although the first pitch is short lived!
Gibson27 - AltLd O/S - Sep/12

Hidden - Lead - 30/Aug/12

barney_edin - AltLd rpt - 19/Aug/12 with Mehmet

RocKalina - AltLd - 18/Aug/12 with MM

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Aug/12

Direct start (LMF)
Andy Moles - AltLd O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Greg Cain

andyinglis - AltLd rpt - 21/Jul/12 with Helen R

In 1 pitch
Bern - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/12 with Peter Brown

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Apr/12

PAJames - 2012

Hidden - AltLd - 05/Sep/11

1st pitch (4c) lead by Rory. 2nd pitch (5a) lead by me.
stephenmckenzie - AltLd O/S - 04/Sep/11 with Rory Brown

In 2 pitches, led p2. Ab station tat all new.
Dizz - AltLd O/S - 04/Sep/11 with Andy N

centurion05 - AltLd - Sep/11

Hidden - AltLd - 07/Aug/11

Hidden - 20/Jun/11

MULTIPITCH
DOVEY - 03/Jun/11 with Chris + Fran

French Erick - AltLd O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Stuart McFarlane, Jim Hall

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/Apr/11

janey pitch one, me pitch two then abbed off after finishing the good pitches.
sneaks - AltLd O/S - 17/Apr/11 with janey

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/Mar/11

Hidden - 2011

Scottish78 - 2011

newtonmore - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Luke Ellis - Lead O/S - 2011

Tomek S - AltLd O/S - 16/Oct/10 with Wojtek Polkowski

Wojttek - AltLd O/S - 16/Oct/10 with Tomek S

First 2 pitches. Led 2nd pitch. 1st pitch a bit loose. Struggled to find a way over the crux roof on 2nd pitch. Good gear there though followed by a huge run out onto a slab and not very good gear. An ok route.
climberuk - AltLd O/S - 04/Sep/10 with Drew

chapmand - AltLd - 01/Sep/10 with Suzie Hatchell

Led second pitch. Ab station in a bad state: take some tat up with you!
bigbobbyking - AltLd O/S - 16/Aug/10 with jacob davies

Smelly Fox - AltLd O/S - 03/Aug/10 with Ryan Slater

mulletcocktail2000 - AltLd O/S - 03/Aug/10 with trist

Hidden - AltLd - Aug/10

Ian Jones - AltLd O/S - Jun/10 with Roger Benton

one for the future. great moves on great gear.
cogg13 - 2nd O/S - 23/May/10 with david gemmell

Stiff pull through the wee roof..
Lawrie Brand - AltLd O/S - 19/Sep/09 with Jamie Wilson

Hidden - AltLd - 01/Sep/09

Only did first 2 pitches. I did pitch 2 - pretty thuggy!
Mrs Weasel - AltLd O/S - 30/Aug/09 with JiveWeasel

I led pitch 1, Mrs W led pitch 2, then we abbed off in the drizzle.
JiveWeasel - AltLd - 30/Aug/09 with Mrs Weasel

mikecollins - AltLd O/S - 09/Aug/09 with manmike

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

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 08/Aug/09

adw07 - AltLd O/S - 02/Aug/09 with Mark Jarvie

rclarke - AltLd - 23/Jun/09 with Dave Brigham

Hidden - 2nd - 03/May/09

Quite steep and goey for VS!
Fultonius - AltLd O/S - 12/Apr/09 with Ross Barnes

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Apr/09

Neil Adams - AltLd O/S - 12/Apr/09 with mal_meech

Ross Barnes - AltLd - 12/Apr/09 with Ally

Hidden - Lead - Apr/09

Hidden - 2009

Ken Applegate - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/08 with Hannah Evans

Led first and third pitch. Very nice.
Shauna - AltLd O/S - 14/Aug/08 with Paul Cunningham

Hidden - Lead - Aug/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/May/08

TrollJester - AltLd O/S - 2008 with VARIOUS Throughout 80's+90's

Hidden - 2nd - 2008

jess - AltLd O/S - 2008 with martin

CurlyStevo - AltLd - 2008

Lead P2. Great route!
beegsyboy - AltLd O/S - 30/Sep/07 with Sandy

Led crux pitch
Captain Solo - AltLd - 29/Sep/07 with Mark

RobScotland - AltLd O/S - 20/Aug/07 with Derek

quite wet at the crux with seepage after recent heavy rains. Great route though with some big generous run out. Typical Creag Dubh affair.
jazzyjackson - AltLd O/S - 11/Jul/07 with Jimbob

Led 5a pitch, ab'd after 2nd pitch.
HIGHTOWER - AltLd O/S - 17/Jun/07 with Tim

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/Jun/07

timmy-ts - 2007

Hidden - 2007

wow brill second picth, going thro the roof with great gear below is amazing!
andymoin - AltLd O/S - 09/Sep/06 with Magnes Josnon

Very steep and slightly insecure for VS.
Fultonius - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/06 with Andy Inglis

andyinglis - AltLd - 04/Jun/06 with Ally Fulton

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 10/Jun/05

Hidden - AltLd - 12/May/05

and Pete Greene
dave o - AltLd - 23/Apr/05 with Julia H

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/Apr/05

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2005

hedgehog77 - AltLd - 09/Jun/04

akhughes - AltLd - 2004

ruaridhmac - AltLd - 06/Aug/01 with Graham Dawson

Hidden - AltLd - 27/Mar/00

Hidden - Lead - 1989

Peter Main - 2nd - 02/Oct/76 with Glenmore Lodge

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