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Route One** HVS 5b

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[1st pitch of Route 1, 2 kb]70m, 2 pitches. No description has been contributed for this climb.
Allan Austin & Ed Grindley 03/Aug/1975

Ticklists: Scottish 3 and 4 star multi-pitch routes.

Photo: 1st pitch of Route 1 © Ron Walker
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 58 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 06/Jun/14

sgl - Lead - 30/May/14 with gaz

Simon lead crux pitch (second pitch)
Parkie - AltLd O/S - 15/May/14 with Simon

arose - AltLd - 26/Apr/14 with Alfie Tipler

Led p2 5b variation
abbeywall - AltLd - 12/Oct/13 with FM

Rob84 - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/13 with Mel

annep11 - AltLd O/S - 06/Jun/13 with Suzy

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 13/Apr/13

With second pitch of Black Streak, after realising I did the opposite last time.
Andy Moles - AltLd O/S - 30/Mar/13 with Iain Murray

cuthill76 - Lead - 12/Aug/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 21/Jul/12

Tightsgirl - AltLd - 02/Jul/12 with Ali Rose

Great route.
arose - AltLd - 02/Jul/12 with Hannah Francis

Led p2, but dodged right after a wee look at the tenuous crux, as per SMC guide. Harder than Route Two.
niallk - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Steven Harris

confusicating - 2nd O/S - Jun/12 with Tom B, holly, Jamie

gaz.marshall - AltLd O/S - 27/May/12 with Steev

steev - AltLd O/S - 27/May/12 with Gaz

I did P1 and grappled with the holly bush. Sam got P2, which he took direct. Felt harder than 5b. 5c maybe?
iceicebaby - AltLd O/S - 26/May/12 with Sam Wood

Captain Solo - AltLd rpt - 20/May/12 with Heike

PAJames - 2012

Led pitch 1. FM took the 5b direct on pitch 2 - great lead with a couple of tenous moves at the crux.
borderline - AltLd O/S - 17/Sep/11 with martin, FM

martinh13 - 2nd - 17/Sep/11 with Chris

Another 3 star route, possibly the only day where i have only climbed 3+ star routes in one place.
geoff.comley - AltLd O/S - 11/Jun/11 with Simon

jess - AltLd O/S - 30/Apr/11 with martin

Quite wet in the cracks.
Smelly Fox - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/10 with Andy MacPherson, Gus MacPherson

Pitch 2
bullwinkle - AltLd O/S - 26/May/10 with Michael

colinthrelfall - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Oct/09

nickwhimster - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/09 with Matt Barnet

Ginger McGrath - AltLd O/S - Aug/09 with kevin mcgrath

With 5b direct, def HVS.
Lawrie Brand - AltLd O/S - 13/Jun/09 with Jamie Wilson

ferdia - AltLd O/S - 03/Jun/09 with Latham

decs - AltLd - 19/Apr/09 with Russell

Sandy Simpson - Lead O/S - Sep/08

Captain Solo - AltLd - 15/Jun/08 with Mark

Did this thinking it was Foil VS(5a)! Avoided 5b bulge on second pitch.
Peter Metcalfe - Lead - 02/Jun/08 with John Metcalfe

this is good HVS second pitch 5b
martrin - Lead - 25/May/08 with Sarah Kekus

brockers - AltLd O/S - May/08 with CarlZ

Murray Freq - 2008

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

Second pitch direct was awesome.
Spade - AltLd - 26/Jul/07 with Dan Duerden

PMatt - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/07 with Alison Ferguson

kjbix - 13/Jun/07 with Andy Macdonlad

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/May/07

MIDGES!!!!
Thomas Healing - 2nd O/S - 28/Apr/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2006

Led pitch 2, but took easier alternative half way up pitch.
HIGHTOWER - AltLd O/S - Oct/05 with Tim

Jamie Simpson - Jun/04 with Lesley Bekk, Moira Langmuir, Andy Munro

Hidden - 2nd - Aug/02

Hidden - Lead - 05/May/02

Hidden - AltLd - Jun/01

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/96

CMacD - 1996

Hidden - AltLd O/S - May/95

David Smith - Lead - 1994 with Margaret Smith

Hidden - 1993

Hidden - AltLd - 06/Jun/92

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, Hidden, Hidden, smallpaul1980, Hidden, Ian Jones

Voting
Total votes cast 43
hard E10 of 13
E10 of 13
easy E10 of 13
hard HVS0 of 13
HVS13 of 13
easy HVS0 of 13
hard VS0 of 13
VS0 of 13
easy VS0 of 13
hard 5c0 of 12
5c0 of 12
easy 5c0 of 12
hard 5b1 of 12
5b8 of 12
easy 5b2 of 12
hard 5a0 of 12
5a1 of 12
easy 5a0 of 12
3 Stars8 of 18
2 Stars10 of 18
1 Star0 of 18
0 Stars0 of 18
Bag of .....0 of 18
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Style of ascent

Lead12 of 58 (20.7%)
Followed6 of 58 (10.3%)
Alt Leads32 of 58 (55.2%)
Unknown8 of 58 (13.8%)

'Climbed'26 of 58 (44.8%)
clean O/S31 of 58 (53.4%)
clean rpt1 of 58 (1.7%)