Pinch* HS
[Traprain Law - Pinch (S) Bill and Tora finish the route, 3 kb]Up and skirt the 3 mini overlaps to the left. Direct is VS 5a

Photo: Traprain Law - Pinch (S) Bill and Tora finish the route © auldscotal
View all 2 photos or

PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 162 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

led by dave, some of his gear came out
DougieMull - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/14

tronardcohen - 10/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - 30/Jul/14

abbeywall - Lead rpt - 30/Jul/14 with Katrina

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Jul/14

daWalt - Lead rpt - 29/Jul/14 with Lisa

Hidden - Lead - Jul/14

joem - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/14 with clure

ClareM.123 - 2nd O/S - 26/Apr/14 with Joe McCarty

SPA training
Sean Bell - Lead - 30/Oct/13 with Charlie

I couldn't quite commit to the VS variation, next time! Nice little route, well worth doing.
Danielle Arnott - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/13 with Bella

TwoChimes - 2nd O/S - 31/Aug/13 with Davy B

A superior option to 'The M.S. Route', in my opinion.
planetmarshall - 2nd O/S - 13/Aug/13 with Jonathan McMillan

jacobfinn - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/13 with jjax

jjax - 2nd rpt - 11/Aug/13 with jason

over overhangs
hedgehog_john - 2nd - 18/Jul/13 with David F

Hidden - Lead - 18/Jul/13

Andi climbed the HS version, I seconded the VS variant
mike_tamanawis - 2nd O/S - 14/Jul/13 with Jens, Andreas B

ANC - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/13 with Louise Humphreys

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

louise123 - 2nd β - 11/Jul/13 with Angus Clark

Davy B - Lead - 05/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/13

daWalt - Lead rpt - 25/Jun/13 with Laetitia

a.m.k. - 2nd - 19/Jun/13 with James G, Alison

abbeywall - Lead - 19/Jun/13 with Aga

Hidden - Solo - 13/Jun/13

Neil Anderson from Hilton - Lead O/S - 26/May/13 with Sharon R

Hidden - 2nd - 25/May/13

Hidden - 2nd - 25/May/13

Hidden - Lead - 05/May/13

prog99 - Lead rpt - 30/Apr/13 with mwicks1968, Fiona

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Apr/13

mwicks1968 - 2nd - 30/Apr/13

Paul Symmers - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13

gjd - 2nd - 20/Apr/13 with KM, Jim at Craigdhu

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/13

steve7734 - 2nd O/S - 27/Oct/12 with Romain Sacchettini

hedgehog_john - Lead - 16/Aug/12 with David F

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Aug/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Aug/12

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 06/Aug/12

rob10150 - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/12 with craig cameron, Claire Meichan

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/Jul/12

hedgehog_john - Lead - 27/Jul/12 with Tim R

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Jul/12

Round the little overhangs intersting and an easy finish.
son of thor - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/12

crombie - 2nd rpt - 25/Jun/12 with Louise

hedgehog_john - Lead - 20/Jun/12 with David F

mwicks1968 - Lead - 19/Jun/12

Tricky getting past the overhangs then straightforward romp to the top
crombie - Lead rpt - 01/Jun/12 with Siohbann

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/12

Gabe Oliver - Lead O/S - 28/May/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/May/12

Harder than Direttissima
liz77 - Lead rpt - 23/May/12 with James

niallk - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/12 with Anne, Sarah

Mark Bull - 2nd - 16/Apr/12 with Mike

dc88104 - Solo RP - 05/Apr/12

siddharta - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/12

Jack Luke - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/12

Paulshipman - 2nd O/S - Oct/11 with Sean Cochrane

bedsforsleepypeople - 2nd - 04/Sep/11 with Ciara McCurry, Jonny Pang

VS finished
Ross Young - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/11 with Dave HWUMC

David Stevens - 2nd - 31/Aug/11 with Ross Young

mwicks1968 - Lead - 26/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Jul/11

OK - VS 5a variation over the overhang next time?
mwicks1968 - Lead - 12/Jul/11

Harry Holmes - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/11 with Morgan Trigg

Got to overlap, realised forgot cam. Reversed, then went back up.
Porridge the climber - Lead O/S - 30/May/11 with Ewan Paterson

guyscott - Lead O/S - 14/May/11 with Dave Morris

abbeywall - Lead - 04/May/11

brucestevenson916 - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/11 with steven hope

Hidden - Lead β - 26/Apr/11

prog99 - 2nd - 20/Apr/11 with Fiona

Fiona Reid - Lead rpt - 20/Apr/11 with Mike

JP78 - TR - 10/Apr/11

Gavin L - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/11 with Mairi

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

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

AG - 2011

lisafer - 2011

Direct up overhangs (5a?). Good fun.
markhammonds - 2nd β - 24/Oct/10 with Emily Raemaekers, Khalid Abdulla

Quad - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/10 with Ross

Craig Rayner - 2nd O/S - 10/Sep/10

ckmoffat - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/10 with Stef

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead - 25/Jul/10

John Dale - 2nd - 25/Jul/10 with Mike Davies

Ewanski - 2nd O/S - 13/Jul/10 with Nick B

nich0las - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/10 with Ewan P

daWalt - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/10 with Lisa

melville18 - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/10 with claire melville

mastiffmat - Lead - Jun/10

Neil Adams - 2nd O/S - 15/May/10 with Carol

Carol Goodall - Lead - 15/May/10 with Neil Adams

Pete23 - Lead - May/10 with Neil Robb

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Apr/10

J Brown - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/10 with Kevin Brown

kbrown - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/10 with J Brown

dcgb - Lead O/S - 2010

Hidden - 2nd - 2010

jjax - TR - 30/Aug/09 with alan

gregoldridge - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/09 with Jaco

Stephen18 - Lead - 05/Aug/09

arduff - Lead - 26/May/09 with Chales Kennelly

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/09

ClimberJimmyB - Solo O/S - Apr/09

mazza1987 - TR rpt - 27/Mar/09

nikkimac - 2nd - Feb/09 with Alex Pickard

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2009

Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/08 with Claire Newlands

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Sep/08

Hidden - 2nd - Sep/08

trevor macalonan - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/08 with scotspen

ed woods - Lead - 08/Aug/08 with Euan

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/08

First climb outside!
chris.mcmorris - 2nd - 22/Apr/08 with Jamie Laycock

ed woods - 2nd - 10/Feb/08 with Marshall

Peter Metcalfe - Lead - 26/Aug/07 with John Metcalfe

oliverk - Lead - 07/Aug/07

Nice route. Note, no. 9 nuts are very difficult to remove when wedged in and get more difficult to remove as it gets dark....the down climb in the dark is not pleasant.
Fiona Reid - Lead O/S - 03/May/07 with Mike

prog99 - 2nd - 03/May/07 with Fiona

VS 5a Variation
beegsyboy - 2nd rpt - 10/Mar/07 with Eccie

Direct (VS) variation, class!
Neil Mackenzie - Lead - 10/Mar/07 with Tim

lazybones - Solo O/S - 18/Feb/07

Direct variation(VS 5A) over overhangs...in the rain!
beegsyboy - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/06 with Sean

beegsyboy - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/06 with Eccie

class. bold crux (even when seconding!) and some nice reachy moves further up
Neil Mackenzie - 2nd O/S - 19/Jul/06 with Tim

calumalien - Lead O/S - Jul/06 with chris de burg

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

andymoin - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/06 with Jamy McFarlane

Sean Bell - Lead O/S - Jun/05 with col

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/May/05

mav - Aug/02

barney_edin - Lead - Jul/02

220bpm - Lead O/S - Jun/02 with Snowboarder

Hidden - Lead - Jun/02

snowboarder - 2nd - Jun/02 with Mark

Old_Nick_S - Lead - 12/May/02 with Irene

abbeywall - 06/Aug/01 with K

Hidden - Lead - May/01

dave o - Lead O/S - 2000 with Dave Mudie

Hidden - Lead - 1999

babymoac - Lead - 06/Sep/98 with Liz

puddingstone - 2nd - 06/Sep/98 with Andy

Fraser - Lead O/S - 25/May/96 with Anna

greenroom - 1996

keith hal - Lead O/S - 1995 with Iain Mckenzie

whispering nic - Lead - Oct/93 with Seamus

Scott_vzr - Nov/92

Yourlead - Lead - 25/Jun/90 with Donald Williamson

auldscotal - Lead O/S - 1986

mark-abz - Lead - 15/May/84 with Bill P

Neil R - Solo - 06/Jul/80

neil3965 - Solo - 1978

Peter Main - Lead - 16/Sep/72 with Sylvia Dobbie

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
james mcclung

Voting
Total votes cast 37
hard VS0 of 20
VS0 of 20
easy VS1 of 20
hard HS3 of 20
HS14 of 20
easy HS2 of 20
hard S0 of 20
S0 of 20
easy S0 of 20
3 Stars0 of 17
2 Stars4 of 17
1 Star12 of 17
0 Stars1 of 17
Bag of .....0 of 17
Please Login as Existing User to rate this climb.
Style of ascent

Soloed
Lead
Followed
Toproped
Unknown
Climbed
Clean O/S
Clean β
Clean rpt
Clean RP