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Strawberry Ripple* VS 5a

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[Campbel enjoying the Granite slab, Strawberry Ripple, VS-5a., 3 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.

Ticklists: 100 Aberdeen North East Classics!.

Photo: Campbel enjoying the Granite slab, Strawberry Ripple, VS-5a. © Tris Fox
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This climb is in 137 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead rpt - 16/Mar/14

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Mar/14

stuart34 - Lead O/S - 10/Mar/14 with Gabi

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Nov/13

malone - 2nd rpt - 22/Nov/13 with Alistair baxter, Ryan Gil

mrbird - Lead - 18/Aug/13 with chris wilson

Ross L - 2nd dog - 18/Aug/13 with Jon

Ross L - 2nd rpt - 18/Aug/13 with David B, Chris W

noemie5438 - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/13 with Amy Goodill

Steven Andrews - 2nd O/S - 04/Jul/13 with Ryan

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jun/13

malone - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/13 with Ryan Gil, Andrew Appleby

with Patrick
Captain Solo - Lead - 29/Jun/13

Enjoyed it until it was time to top out!! Great little climb.
whistler - Solo rpt - 13/May/13

Top rope already in place, so a good warmup
Richard_Lowe - TR O/S - 07/May/13 with John Wilson

mshorter - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/12 with erika

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Aug/12

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 10/Aug/12

Sweet.
Julie Black - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/12 with Danimal

Fine lead By Julie. Bold for the grade low down
danimal88 - 2nd - 26/Jul/12 with julie black, Mike Brian

Pretty sweet.
bnewman - Lead O/S - 20/May/12 with Amelia

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/May/12

peter.herd - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/12 with Finlay Cranston

stephenmckenzie - 2nd rpt - 25/Feb/12 with Steve Walls

Hidden - Lead - 25/Feb/12

Hidden - Lead - 2012

Emma did some her best gurning to date on the top out.
gforce - Lead - 05/Nov/11 with Emma

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/11

Great fun and a good choice for a first 5a. Top-out very Font-esque!
MrRiley - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/11 with Will Owen, Debbie Lee

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/11

Sean20 - Lead β - 17/May/11 with Geoff Comley

short but very sweet
Dr Toph - Solo β - 24/Apr/11 with Lasma

Lasma - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11 with Dr Toph

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Apr/11

t_stork - Lead - 23/Apr/11 with Rory Brown

Hidden - Lead rpt - 22/Apr/11

Chris wilson - Lead rpt - 22/Apr/11 with Ross, Paul C

RossT - 2nd - 22/Apr/11 with paul, Chris

PMCV - 2nd - 09/Apr/11 with Scott

Scott K - Lead - 09/Apr/11 with Paul

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 19/Mar/11

Nice delicate climbing, felt good climbing it.
geoff.comley - Solo O/S - 14/Sep/10 with ali.lockhart

Hidden - Lead - 03/Sep/10

ali.lockhart - Lead dog - Sep/10 with geoff comley

Nee - 13/Jul/10 with D Laing

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Jul/10

I would give this 3 stars if it was longer. The top out made a big grin spread across my face. Loved it!
MelH - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/10 with A

Hidden - 2nd RP - 30/May/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 18/May/10

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

On route I thought it felt soft until it came to topping out.
kdlauder - Lead O/S - 01/May/10 with james

franksnb - 2nd O/S - 01/May/10 with keith

srwarrender - 2nd - 24/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Oct/09

really nice climb. hard top out
thomas m - 2nd O/S - 20/Sep/09 with Chris

Pete Main - AltLd - 13/Sep/09 with Vicky

Hidden - 2nd dog - 13/Sep/09

Lawrie Brand - 2nd O/S - 30/Aug/09 with Al Goodridge

stephenmckenzie - Lead rpt - 28/Jul/09 with Aileen Lyons

stephenmckenzie - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/09 with Freddie Crowley

frecro - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/09 with wee stevie

michael83 - Lead O/S - 28/May/09 with caroline

Hidden - Lead - 14/May/09

Hidden - 2nd - 14/May/09

daWalt - 2nd O/S - 19/Apr/09 with The Purple Pimpernel

A bit hard for VS. felt like a grit 5b finish.
Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/09 with Walter Robison

Lovely little route - one of my favourites. Trying to do some repeats to get my confidence back up
Smeggles - Lead rpt - 31/Mar/09 with Mark

mzchambers - 2nd O/S - 31/Mar/09 with Smeggles

BallsOfSteel - Lead rpt - 01/Mar/09 with steve peatfield

mulletcocktail2000 - 2nd rpt - 01/Mar/09 with john and chris

One of my favourite routes at the pass, but for a VS leader it needs cares and a cool head to finish it off safely
Chris wilson - Lead β - 01/Mar/09 with John F

jored - 2nd - Feb/09 with Ryan and chris

ascii.abuse - Lead O/S - 2009

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2009

Very pleased with this ascent, no problems what so ever and really enjoyed it. Haven't done any trad for almost 2 months so very pleased.
Smeggles - Lead rpt - 16/Oct/08 with Stu

PMCV - Lead - 14/Oct/08 with Mark

with a lovely soaking wet top out!
Dangerous Dave - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/08 with Russ Birkett

Chris wilson - 2nd - 06/Sep/08 with Murdo

Hidden - 2nd dog - 23/Aug/08

Sonya Mc - 2nd - 17/Aug/08 with ChrisW

thebat - 2nd - 17/Aug/08 with Ontour

Chris wilson - Lead - 17/Aug/08 with Sonya

Hidden - Lead rpt - 13/Aug/08

Paulww - 2nd O/S - 18/May/08 with Ryan

great wee route
mulletcocktail2000 - Lead O/S - 18/May/08 with paul

Smeggles - TR O/S - 13/May/08 with Brendan and Phil

david0811 - 2nd O/S - 10/May/08 with Caroline Sham

magic_mice - Lead O/S - 10/May/08 with David Marshall

whistler - Lead O/S - 09/May/08 with Ash, Anna

Anna_wells - Lead O/S - 09/May/08 with ash / pete

Manderoo - 2nd O/S - 05/May/08 with James Prowse

James Prowse - Lead rpt - 05/May/08 with Mandy Ponton

Dirk Wallis - 2nd O/S - 05/May/08 with James and Mandy

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

smac - 2008

Sandy Simpson - Lead - 2008 with mshortt

Chris wilson - 2nd - 16/Oct/07 with Derek

andyinglis - 2nd - 30/Sep/07 with mal meach

s kennedy - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/07 with shelley barbour

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/07

ashknot - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/07 with Dan

Chris wilson - 2nd - 28/Jul/07 with Paul

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Jun/07

James Prowse - 2nd - 31/May/07

Dirk Wallis - Lead - 31/May/07 with James Prowse

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/May/07

tattoo2005 - TR - 28/Apr/07 with Jonny Tee69

Sonya Mc - 2nd - 28/Apr/07 with John T

PMatt - 2nd - 15/Apr/07 with James Prowse

James Prowse - Lead O/S - Apr/07 with Paul Matthews

Stuart S - 2nd - 01/Jul/06 with Amanda Lyons

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2006

Chris L Hill - Lead O/S - 2006 with Stuart Shaw

Smelly Fox - Lead O/S - 21/Nov/05 with Matt Croll

Graham Kennedy - 2nd - 29/Oct/05 with Andrew Porter

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Aug/05

Hidden - Lead rpt - 14/May/05

dave o - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/04 with Jon Yearsley

Hidden - 2002

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2002

Hidden - Lead - 2002

graeme gatherer - 2000

Iain Thow - Lead - 03/Sep/99 with Liz Jolley

Scottish78 - Lead O/S - Aug/99 with Keith Falkingham, Fiona G, David Lawrance

Murray Freq - 1999

I also think I climbed this Nick and Lynn. Thought the final moves were tough.
Jamie Simpson - Lead O/S - 1998 with Tim Wibble wobberly, Andy Munro

Stuart S - Lead - 11/Aug/96 with Rob Raynard

ill_bill - Lead - Jul/95

A fine delicate slab. I have since done it with Graham.
AndyP - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/94 with Morag

Yourlead - 2nd - 05/Jun/94 with Graham Penny

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Aug/90

Stuart S - 2nd O/S - Jul/88 with Jolyon Pickles

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, Ropeboy, Ian Jones, Rowie B

Voting
Total votes cast 75
hard HVS0 of 26
HVS0 of 26
easy HVS3 of 26
hard VS8 of 26
VS13 of 26
easy VS2 of 26
hard HS0 of 26
HS0 of 26
easy HS0 of 26
hard 5b0 of 25
5b0 of 25
easy 5b1 of 25
hard 5a4 of 25
5a14 of 25
easy 5a6 of 25
hard 4c0 of 25
4c0 of 25
easy 4c0 of 25
3 Stars1 of 24
2 Stars14 of 24
1 Star7 of 24
0 Stars2 of 24
Bag of .....0 of 24
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Style of ascent

Soloed5 of 137 (3.6%)
Lead68 of 137 (49.6%)
Followed54 of 137 (39.4%)
Toproped3 of 137 (2.2%)
Alt Leads2 of 137 (1.5%)
Unknown5 of 137 (3.6%)

'Climbed'49 of 137 (35.8%)
clean O/S62 of 137 (45.3%)
clean β3 of 137 (2.2%)
clean rpt17 of 137 (12.4%)
clean RP2 of 137 (1.5%)
dogged4 of 137 (2.9%)