Delicate slab on minimal gear to easier finish

Chris Dickinson 22/Oct 2nd O/S

Fine steady climbing throughout.

George Milligan 08/Oct 2nd O/S
alice_loudon 13/Sep Lead
with Catie, Dave, Ailie, Donald
fall-line 11/Sep Lead rpt
Jamie Johnston 20/Aug Lead
skirton 20/Aug 2nd rpt
JohnMetcalfe 14/Jul -
with Alex Metcalfe
JosefGoeth 11/Jul Lead
tom.dodo 11/Jul Lead O/S

Slab is bold! Only one micronut. Holds are pretty solid though, for hands and feet.

with Hannah
Hidden 23/Jun 2nd
Hidden 23/Jun Lead
boucherjl 23/Jun 2nd
with Jo King, Jamie Maxwell
Fiona Reid 13/May 2nd

Mike's lead

with Adam, Mike
Mike-W-99 13/May Lead
with Adam, Fiona
martinh13 13/May 2nd
with Keith
ClareM.123 04/Apr 2nd rpt

Rhys's lead

with Josh Brammer, Rhys HW
Hidden 19/Mar Lead O/S
tronardcohen 19/Mar 2nd
fuzzysheep01 23/Dec/14 Lead O/S
Violinist 23/Dec/14 2nd O/S
seanhendo123 25/Sep/14 Lead O/S

seemed bold at start and at crux but holds were all there.

with Sarah
skirton 25/Sep/14 2nd rpt
Hidden 07/Sep/14 2nd O/S
DougMac 23/Aug/14 2nd β
Jen Crook 23/Aug/14 Lead
with Doug MacDonald
tronardcohen 10/Aug/14 -
Fiona Reid 30/Jul/14 2nd

Chris's lead

with Mike, Chris
Mike-W-99 30/Jul/14 2nd
Hidden 30/Jul/14 Lead rpt
hedgehog_john 17/Jul/14 Lead
with David F
sergio46 01/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Walter
Hidden ?/Jul/14 Lead
Hidden ?/Jul/14 Lead
davesa 22/Jun/14 2nd
jacobfinn 11/Jun/14 Lead rpt
with Alan
tom.dodo 31/May/14 Lead O/S

Bit bold at the start, quite committing move given the poor gear. Cheated slightly using the arete on the left.

with Luca
redbass 31/May/14 2nd O/S
with Tommy
Tomish 31/May/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 30/May/14 Lead O/S
Fiona Reid 06/May/14 Lead rpt
with Mike
Mike-W-99 06/May/14 2nd
with Fiona
joem 26/Apr/14 2nd O/S
with clure
ClareM.123 26/Apr/14 Lead O/S
PittPauly 08/Apr/14 Lead RP

a bit low on gear on the start of the climb.. but much better towards the top! Nice climb!

Hidden ??/2014 Solo
Hidden 28/Sep/13 2nd
Craig Holden 04/Sep/13 2nd O/S

Not sure how direct this is supposed to go. Nice though.

Tasmin 04/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Craig Holden 04/Sep/13 2nd O/S

Not sure how direct this is supposed to go. Nice though.

jacobfinn 31/Aug/13 2nd rpt
with jjax
TwoChimes 31/Aug/13 Lead
with Davy B
jjax 31/Aug/13 Lead rpt
with jason
planetmarshall 13/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Jonathan McMillan
darunniff ?/Aug/13 Lead
daWalt 17/Jul/13 Lead rpt
with Lisa
PittPauly 15/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Gordon McAllan
mike_tamanawis 14/Jul/13 Lead O/S

Crux move onto the ledge is thought provoking given the gear..

with Jens, Andreas B
Chris(cface!) 07/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Andy Arnott
Danielle Arnott 30/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Matt
Hidden 26/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Jun/13 Solo
Spoons 09/Jun/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 08/Jun/13 2nd O/S
hedgehog_john 06/Jun/13 Lead
with David F
Hidden ?/Jun/13 Lead
brad_tait 26/May/13 2nd
Ross Young 26/May/13 Lead O/S
mhamiltonj 26/May/13 Lead O/S
James90 26/May/13 2nd
with heather w, Marnoch
Hidden 25/May/13 Lead
Hidden 05/May/13 2nd
davesa 30/Apr/13 Lead
Hidden 30/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Apr/13 2nd
Paul Symmers 20/Apr/13 2nd O/S
gjd 20/Apr/13 2nd
Koon 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S

A bit of levitation required for shorties! Really good climb though.

with Geoff, Jim
HaddRoots ?/Mar/13 Lead O/S
JohnMetcalfe ??/2013 2nd
with Ashley Smith
skirton 15/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Sarah Collins
KennyAllan88 09/Sep/12 Lead O/S
hedgehog_john 16/Aug/12 Lead
with David F
glenngordon 31/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Fiona Reid 29/Jul/12 Lead rpt
with Mike
Mike-W-99 29/Jul/12 2nd
with Fiona
hedgehog_john 27/Jul/12 2nd
with Tim R
Hidden 25/Jul/12 2nd
Hidden 20/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Baggie 20/Jul/12 2nd
Hidden 20/Jun/12 2nd
hedgehog_john 20/Jun/12 Lead
Gabe Oliver 19/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Scott Baxtleby
martinh13 19/Jun/12 2nd
with Digby
horsefeathers 07/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Matt
mattking_109 07/Jun/12 2nd


Baggie 28/May/12 -

Not much gear - a little scary

freyja 28/May/12 Lead O/S
with Rob
abbeywall 23/May/12 Lead
Hidden ?/May/12 Lead O/S
Mark Bull 16/Apr/12 Lead rpt
with Mike
dc88104 05/Apr/12 Solo O/S
daWalt 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S

excellent route, after the ledge.

with Lisa
pielander 25/Mar/12 2nd
with derek
Neil Mackenzie 18/Mar/12 Lead rpt
with Fox Lu
Antd 03/Mar/12 2nd
with Al Macleod
Macleod 03/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with anthony
Hidden ?/Mar/12 Lead O/S
adw07 ?/Mar/12 -
adie84 ??/2012 -
skirton ??/2012 -
with Sarah Collins
ewan i 17/Nov/11 2nd O/S
with felix
Laura Hamlet 30/Jul/11 Lead
with Jen M, Chris W
Hidden 26/Jul/11 Lead O/S
mwicks1968 12/Jul/11 Lead

Hmm - Think I did this; there was an awfully bold move for an HS if you tried to make the crux ledge directly!?!?!

Harry Holmes 26/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Morgan Trigg
Tom Baird 23/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Nice, delicate route with a Northumbrian feel

with Bee
fall-line 01/Jun/11 Lead rpt
with Alistair Black, Erik Mackie
Erik_M 01/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with Alistair Black, Donald Slater
Porridge the climber 30/May/11 2nd rpt

Started to rain just as I was coming to the crux. Wet hands & polished rock but got up it anyway.

guyscott 14/May/11 Lead O/S

Guidebook says "delicate and balanced" - I concur! A lovely climb, pretty windy today though!

with Dave Morris
Fiona Reid 04/May/11 Lead rpt
with Mike
Mike-W-99 04/May/11 2nd
with Fiona
Hidden 04/May/11 Lead rpt
martinh13 04/May/11 2nd
with Chris
brucestevenson916 30/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with steven hope
JP78 10/Apr/11 TR
Gavin L 25/Mar/11 Lead rpt
with Mairi
Hidden 22/Mar/11 -
Hidden 22/Mar/11 2nd
Stuart Macfarlane 19/Mar/11 2nd
with Jeanie
Hidden 06/Mar/11 Lead
Thoms6974 02/Mar/11 Lead O/S

Lovely gear up to the crux....

with Dave S
AG ??/2011 -
lisafer ??/2011 -
Craig Rayner 10/Sep/10 2nd O/S
Pat-H 25/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with mhairi
Mhairi G 25/Aug/10 2nd
with Patrick
johannes 21/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Jul/10 2nd O/S
John Dale 25/Jul/10 Lead
with Mike Davies
Gavin L 20/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Mairi
nich0las 29/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Ewan P
Ewanski 29/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Nick B
timcussins 20/Jun/10 Lead
with Pinny
Cacyn 18/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Nigel
melville18 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S

hs my butt!!but a suberb (if slightly scarey)route

with claire melville
Porridge the climber 03/Jun/10 Lead dnf

fell from crux due to dodgy shoulder, just couldn't do the mantelshelf. First ever fall!

mastiffmat ?/Jun/10 Lead
fall-line 27/May/10 Lead O/S
with Karolina Mysiak
sebrider 19/May/10 Lead O/S
sophiecb 19/May/10 2nd
with Seb
Fiona Reid 18/May/10 Lead rpt
with Mike, Mark
Mark Bull 18/May/10 2nd
with MikeW, Fiona
Mike-W-99 18/May/10 2nd
with Fiona
radioshed 15/May/10 Lead O/S
with dave r
Neil Adams 15/May/10 Lead O/S
with Carol
Carol Goodall 15/May/10 2nd
Stuart Macfarlane 24/Apr/10 2nd
with Jeanie
niallk 17/Apr/10 2nd
climberuk 17/Apr/10 Lead O/S

Nice route. Delicate as the guidebook suggests. Gear not that great at bottom.

with Niall
Hidden 13/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 13/Apr/10 Lead
Hidden 11/Apr/10 2nd
J Brown 09/Apr/10 Lead O/S
kbrown 09/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Apr/10 Lead O/S
jameslord 04/Apr/10 2nd
with chris
Pete23 ?/Mar/10 Lead

I have done easier VS's. Fell at the crux then managed to get up second time & finish the route. Taller people might find it easier. Good route.

with Neil Robb
dcgb ??/2010 Lead O/S
DuckingFesperate ??/2010 Lead
Hidden ??/2010 2nd
ged123 ?/Oct/09 2nd rpt
crombie 30/Aug/09 TR rpt
with jjax
jacobfinn 13/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Brilliant climb, esp first section up to ledge. Made harder by doing it the dark.

with jjax
jjax 13/Aug/09 2nd β
with jason
chris.mcmorris 05/Aug/09 Lead
with Emily McMorris
Hidden 28/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Stephen18 28/Jul/09 2nd O/S
Fiona Reid 04/Jul/09 Lead rpt
with Mike
Mike-W-99 04/Jul/09 2nd
with Fiona
tomdude 11/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with andi and eike
gregoldridge 29/May/09 Lead rpt
timcussins 29/May/09 2nd rpt
with Greg
JHo_uk87 03/May/09 Lead
Stuart Macfarlane 02/May/09 2nd
with Jeanie
stuaart 26/Apr/09 2nd O/S
Paulshipman 22/Apr/09 Lead O/S

Minimal gear to get past crux to ledge, but easier after that. Brilliant climb.

with Sean Cochrane
Hidden 05/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Apr/09 Lead O/S
the abmmc 05/Apr/09 2nd

Hard mantelshelf but good interesting climb.

mazza1987 27/Mar/09 TR rpt
timcussins 21/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Kiri, Greg
kirigoss 21/Mar/09 2nd
with Tim, Greg
gregoldridge 21/Mar/09 2nd
with Tim, Kiri
ropeaccessryan 24/Feb/09 -
with sean
Sean Bell 24/Feb/09 Lead
with Ryan
Hidden ?/Feb/09 2nd
Roberttaylor 28/Jan/09 2nd

My first climb outdoors.

with Tom B
Hidden ??/2009 Lead
KeithAlexander ??/2009 2nd O/S
DMiss 16/Oct/08 2nd O/S
with Andy GBH
Hidden 21/Sep/08 2nd
Hidden ?/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/08 Solo O/S
Ian Jones 08/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Fiona Milligan, Walter , Sam......,
Hidden ?/Jul/08 Lead O/S
ed woods 14/May/08 Lead
with Euan
Ly-Cilph 05/May/08 2nd O/S
with Joe S (StAUMC)
gambit247 19/Mar/08 Lead O/S

Good route and great views, feels very scary.

Stuart Macfarlane 09/Feb/08 Lead rpt
with Jeanie
leighncsontos ??/2008 2nd

i reckon the m.s stands for mr sheen

with R0bbie
Stuart Macfarlane 13/Oct/07 Lead rpt
with Jeanie
oliverk 09/Sep/07 Lead
Fiona Reid 28/Aug/07 2nd

Not entirely sure what route Mike was going up...

with Mike
Mike-W-99 28/Aug/07 Lead
with Fiona
Neil Mackenzie 12/Aug/07 2nd rpt
with andy + mark
andymoin 12/Aug/07 2nd rpt
with Neil Mackenzie, Dr Mark
markhowley 12/Aug/07 Lead
with Neil, Andy
Hidden 24/Jul/07 2nd
beegsyboy 28/May/07 Lead O/S
with Sam
samanson 28/May/07 2nd
with Tim Cross
Fiona Reid 03/May/07 Lead O/S

A bit committing to the ledge (no gear) but after that nice climbing.

with Mike
Mike-W-99 03/May/07 2nd
with Fiona
Hidden 06/Apr/07 TR
andymoin 10/Mar/07 2nd rpt
Neil Mackenzie 10/Mar/07 Lead
with Andy
ligaya ?/Mar/07 Lead
with Al
Stuart Macfarlane 18/Feb/07 2nd
with Anne-Marie
latitude 21/Sep/06 Solo

Good holds, Get`s easier higher up

lazybones 10/Sep/06 Lead O/S
with Helen Sanders
beegsyboy 19/Jul/06 2nd O/S
with Eccie
Neil Mackenzie 19/Jul/06 Lead O/S

boomtown!!! absolutely class climb!

with Tim
Hidden ?/May/06 Lead O/S
thebat ?/May/06 Lead O/S
with Fraserhughes
andymoin 23/Apr/06 2nd O/S
with Jamy McFarlane
Hidden ?/Sep/05 2nd
Ice Spider 21/Aug/05 AltLd
with Rew
Sean Bell ?/Aug/05 Lead O/S
with col
Hidden 08/May/05 Lead O/S
Stuart Macfarlane 17/Apr/05 2nd
with Iain F
Rog Wilko ?/Apr/05 Lead
with Debbie Wilkinson
davie.p. ??/2005 Lead
with Syed
alan moore ??/2004 Solo
barney_edin ?/Jul/03 Lead
samwelli 15/Mar/03 Lead O/S
with Phil Wood
Chris Davids 15/Mar/03 2nd O/S
with Rob
Stuart Macfarlane 17/Aug/02 Lead rpt
with John G
Stuart Macfarlane 10/Aug/02 Lead rpt
with Laura
220bpm ?/Jun/02 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/02 Lead
snowboarder ?/Jun/02 2nd
with Mark
mav ?/Sep/01 -
Hidden 28/Aug/01 Lead O/S
abbeywall 06/Aug/01 Lead
with K
Hidden ?/May/01 Lead
Rob Davies ?/Aug/00 Lead
with Kim Davies
Old_Nick_S 27/Jun/00 Lead
with Irene
dave o ??/2000 Lead O/S
with Dave Mudie
G0WEN5Y ??/2000 -
Hidden ?/May/99 Lead
Hidden ??/1999 Lead
Hidden ??/1998 Lead O/S
babymoac 07/Jun/97 Lead
with Rachel, Liz
diamond rib 07/Jun/97 2nd
puddingstone 07/Jun/97 2nd
with Andy
IanMcC ??/1997 Lead
with Jimbo
Fraser 27/Jul/96 Lead O/S
with Anna
Okecroak 25/Jul/96 Lead
with G Scott
greenroom ??/1996 -
keith hal ??/1995 Lead O/S
with Iain Mckenzie
chris sm 30/Jul/94 Lead O/S
whispering nic ?/Oct/93 Lead
with Seamus
Scott_vzr ?/Nov/92 -
CMacD ??/1992 -
Iain Thow 09/Jun/91 Lead

Solo 15/9/94

with Tom Kearney
Neil Henderson ??/1989 -
auldscotal ??/1986 Lead O/S
mark-abz 12/May/84 Lead
with Bill P
Neil R 08/Jul/80 Lead
Bruce Kerr 28/Oct/78 Lead
with Brian Dick
neil3965 ??/1978 Solo
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