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Route Two*** HVS 5a

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[Climbers on Route Two at Diabaig, 3 kb]70m, 2 pitches. No description has been contributed for this climb.
Allan Austin & Ed Grindley 04/Aug/1975

Ticklists: Ultimate Scottish Rock, Scottish Rock Climbs ****, North West Summer Road Trip, Scottish 3 and 4 star multi-pitch routes, Ultimate HVS ticklist.

Photo: Climbers on Route Two at Diabaig © Ron Walker
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This climb is in 235 logbooks, and on 45 wishlists.

Amazing microadventure :)
rachcrewe - AltLd - 11/Jul/14 with Rory Brown

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 15/Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Jun/14

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

alexmcmillan - AltLd O/S - 06/Jun/14 with Jake Dowell

P2
LJC - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/14 with Tom

sgl - AltLd - 30/May/14 with gaz

Felt harder than Black Streak but it was over 20 degrees!
Dave Douglas - AltLd O/S - 28/Apr/14 with Paul Freudenthal

freudy_love - AltLd rpt - 28/Apr/14 with Dave Douglas

Led P2. Fantastic climb, felt tough for HVS but gear is perfect and endless!
maria85 - AltLd O/S - 22/Apr/14 with Jules

Benchmark HVS 5a. Gear excellent when required by technicalities.
Peter Metcalfe - Lead - 21/Apr/14 with Cath Sullivan

danimal88 - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/14 with Toby Burrell

Uisdean hawthorn - AltLd O/S - 12/Oct/13 with Callum_Johnson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/13

Best HVS I've ever done, Lead first pitch.
Callum_Johnson - AltLd O/S - 12/Oct/13 with Uisdean

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

Led 2nd pitch. Beautiful route on a beautiful day. Nice and sustained all the way!
JasonK - AltLd - 21/Jul/13 with Euan Boyd

guy757 - 12/Jul/13

Coel Hellier - Lead - 08/Jul/13 with Fiend

gooberman-hill - AltLd - 05/Jul/13 with Will Bateman

Led both Pitches.Classic.
IanMcC - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/13 with Jimbo

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Jun/13

Superb!
Elsier - 2nd - 08/Jun/13 with Adrian

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/13

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

freudy_love - AltLd rpt - 24/May/13 with Colin Morrison, Henry Cowan

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

Totally nails.
samwillo - AltLd - 09/Apr/13 with Thomas Shaw

Lead P2. Thought this was the hardest
John Dale - AltLd - 01/Apr/13 with Matthew Osborne

Andy Moles - AltLd rpt - 30/Mar/13 with Iain Murray

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/13

Hidden - Lead - 10/Mar/13

I did P1, Marcus did P2.
LibS - AltLd O/S - 09/Mar/13 with Marcus Peabody

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Feb/13

Matt Harle - Lead O/S - 2013 with Sophia

Hidden - 2013

captain - 2013

Hidden - 2013

Climbed E2 5b second pitch by mistake. Awesoome climb
geoff.comley - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/12 with Vic Paterson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Oct/12

led both pitches. thought the second pitch looked easier but wasn't! lovely rock and good gear
abbeywall - Lead - 07/Sep/12 with K

Led P2 but unlike most people found seconding the first pitch harder. A great route but get over the 4 stars bullsh*t, what's all that about!! 3***
Steve Perry - AltLd - 26/Aug/12 with Katie Long

chrissy - 2nd - 26/Aug/12 with Mo

Lead P2. Simply awesome climbing. the 2nd pitch is hard
James Oswald - AltLd O/S - 15/Aug/12 with Colin Angus

Led P1. Outstanding.
victim of mathematics - AltLd O/S - 12/Aug/12 with James Oswald

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

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

arose - AltLd - 02/Jul/12 with Hannah Francis

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/12

allyrocke - AltLd O/S - 07/Jun/12 with Tom Eadington, Fiona Mellor

The Big Sender - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/12 with fiona mellor, ally rocke

Hidden - AltLd β - 07/Jun/12

Stunning. Led pitch 1
Fiona Reid - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Mike

Pitch 2. Lovely route with continual interest.
Mike_Watson_99 - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Fiona

me pitch one, rachel pitch 2. both pitches lovely, nice rock and good gear
pebbles - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/12 with rachel

Rachel Somerville - AltLd rpt - 04/Jun/12 with Peri Stracchino

Cracking. Got midged before I could get on The Pillar though.
AJM - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/12 with Ali Baylay

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Jun/12

Rachel Somerville - AltLd O/S - 03/Jun/12 with Caroline, Richard Wheeldon

p1, Dave p2, great climbing!
ColinD - Lead - 03/Jun/12

Martin Haworth - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Andy

Led pitch 2.
Andrew Sloan - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Martin Haworth

Led p2 - cracking route!
niallk - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Steven Harris

cuthill76 - Lead - 26/May/12

ian caton - AltLd O/S - 26/May/12 with Abi

Abi Chard - AltLd O/S - 26/May/12 with Ian

Led p2. Excellent.
Dizz - AltLd O/S - 16/May/12 with Andy N

Rickrick - May/12

newtonmore - 30/Apr/12

Tom Davy - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/12

12 years since last ascent! Still excellent juggy fun, awkward crack on second pitch probably crux.
Chad123 - AltLd rpt - 28/Apr/12 with Sophie B, Emily

Lush setting; superb rock; sunshine; good company - all the ingredients for a good day out :) Led first pitch. Pitch two definitely seemed the tougher of the two..
sophiecb - AltLd O/S - 28/Apr/12 with Em, Chad

freudy_love - AltLd rpt - 16/Apr/12 with Henry Cowan

Really good.
Duncan Campbell - UKC - 2nd - 04/Apr/12 with Fingers, Bubbles

Hidden - AltLd - Apr/12

Pitch 1
peter.herd - AltLd - 31/Mar/12 with Will Rowland

Matthew Robinson - AltLd - 24/Mar/12 with Toby, Rob

Tobes - AltLd - 24/Mar/12 with matt, Rob B

Pitch 2
oliverk - AltLd O/S - 17/Mar/12 with Dan

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead - 17/Mar/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2012

m dunn - 2012

Led pitch 1, FM led pitch 2. Fantastic route on immaculate rock. Thought pitch 2 slightly harder.
borderline - AltLd O/S - 17/Sep/11 with martin, FM

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

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

Hmm, found this harder than The Pillar, but did get on it straight after an 18 hour drive, on dear. Great route though, but also a surprising amount of suspect rock for such a classic. Didn't finish it.
Tom Last - Lead - 05/Aug/11 with Chester

Stunning route :-) I led 2nd pitch cos I thought it looked easier!!! Pah! Very sustained, technical, but well protected all the way. At the absolute limit of what I can lead though so was quite slow.
iceicebaby - AltLd O/S - 30/Jul/11 with Sam Wood

chris j - AltLd - 24/Jul/11 with Chris from torridon

Fantastic quality route.
henwardian - AltLd rpt - 21/Jul/11 with Fraser-with-the-beard

Jonathan Lagoe - UKC - AltLd O/S - Jul/11 with Cynthia Grindley, Pete Whillance

jazzyjackson - AltLd - 27/Jun/11 with sebrider

sebrider - AltLd - 27/Jun/11 with jazzyjackson

Hard 2nd pitch for the grade!
simon_D - AltLd O/S - 11/Jun/11 with Geoff

JamieSparkes - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/11 with Rob Askew

Liam Ingram - Lead rpt - 02/Jun/11 with Andy Mitchell

holly138 - 2nd rpt - 02/Jun/11 with Rachel Wilkie, Tom B

What a route! So nice.
confusicating - 2nd - Jun/11 with Tom B, holly

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 22/Apr/11

glenngordon - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/11 with davy watt

Brilliant!
net - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/11 with George

GPN - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/11 with Annette

very nice!
tomdude - AltLd O/S - 25/Mar/11 with lawrence

wence - AltLd O/S - 25/Mar/11 with Tom

tallthinmonkey - 2nd O/S - 06/Mar/11 with Ben Wallace

isi_o - 2011 with Donas

Hidden - 2011

PAJames - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - AltLd - 18/Oct/10

Led pitch two, fantastic climb!
frecro - AltLd O/S - 10/Oct/10 with rory

stephenmckenzie - 2nd O/S - 10/Oct/10 with Rory Brown, Freddie Crowley

Hidden - AltLd - 10/Oct/10

cat22 - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/10 with Mike

Both pitches, this route is amazing fun, everyone must do it!
robertmichaeladams - Lead - 04/Sep/10 with Leisha, Jens

second pitch MIDGE HELL
jess - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/10 with martin

Hidden - Solo O/S - 13/Jul/10

fantastic climbing felt harder than hvs but cracks were dripping wet... man up :D
benkelsey - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/10 with Alex Randall

arandall - 2nd O/S - Jul/10 with Ben Kelsey

lead pitch 1 - amazing, sustained climbing! - as good as the guidebook boasts - worth the 2hr drive!
Woodiee - AltLd O/S - 23/Jun/10 with sam webb

Hidden - AltLd - 19/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Jun/10

I led first pitch, holly led the 2nd. 2nd pitch is a truly amazing pitch
rob askew - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/10 with holly spice

Led the top pitch - simply stunning, my favourite route to date.
holly138 - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/10 with Rob Askew, Fiona Mellor

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/10

Phil Jennings - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/10 with Ian Burton

Andy Moles - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/10 with Ferdia

burto - AltLd rpt - 02/Jun/10 with phil

led first pitch
ferdia - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/10 with Andy

lead first pitch, my first HVS!
Hertha - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/10 with Pimpy

Very good!
whistler - AltLd O/S - 01/Jun/10 with Anna

pimpy - AltLd - 01/Jun/10 with hertha

Anna_wells - AltLd - 01/Jun/10 with pete

Fergus Cuthill - AltLd O/S - Jun/10 with Rozzy

I led 1st pitch
gareth scott borthwick - AltLd O/S - 30/May/10 with mat

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/May/10

Fabulous route, well protected
Pete Nugent - Lead - 27/May/10 with Geoff Lowe

hazeysunshine - 2nd - 24/May/10 with Alex, Astell

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/May/10

2nd pitch
bullwinkle - AltLd O/S - 23/May/10 with Bart

vanderz - Lead O/S - 13/May/10 with patrick dawson

First pitch
Hardcore Pat - Lead O/S - 13/May/10 with Chris Vanderz

Lead both pitches.The moves just keep coming and the grin just gets bigger.Finished top pitch as sun was setting over the Isle of Skye in the distance.A special route in a special place.
SeanB - Lead O/S - 07/May/10 with col

jamestheyip - AltLd O/S - 12/Apr/10 with Ben Taylor

smcw - Lead O/S - Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Mar/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/Mar/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/Mar/10

colinthrelfall - 2010

Hidden - 2010

did 1st pitch then abbed off as dark
nickwhimster - Lead dnf - 01/Oct/09 with Matt Barnet

Lead P1 Andy lead P2
monsteratt - AltLd O/S - 01/Oct/09

Monty led the First, I led the second
Andrew Abraham - Lead - Oct/09

tom.e - Lead O/S - Aug/09 with Claire

Lead P1. What an awesome route. Position, line, technical moves don't let up all the way. Great lead by Iain on P2 which i thought had a very mean crux for the grade..
Wilbur - AltLd O/S - 15/Jul/09 with Iain

Led P2. Brilliant, totally classic and what a beautiful situation.
catt - AltLd O/S - 15/Jul/09 with Will

led 1st pitch
pimpy - AltLd O/S - 15/Jul/09 with andy latham

Ended up leading both pitches. Nice!
Lawrie Brand - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/09 with Jamie Wilson

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Jun/09

jonnie3430 - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/09 with Cora and Jamie

Liam Ingram - 2nd - 04/Jun/09 with Tom B

led first pitch
CalumC - AltLd O/S - 03/Jun/09 with Ian Burton

burto - AltLd O/S - 03/Jun/09 with calum

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/May/09

decs - AltLd - 19/Apr/09 with Russell

Lead the second and best pitch! Four Stars in the Guide book and worth every one. Undoubtablely the best lead I have ever done!
ANC - AltLd O/S - 18/Apr/09 with Andy Inglis

mulletcocktail2000 - AltLd O/S - 18/Apr/09 with paul

andyinglis - AltLd - 18/Apr/09 with Angus Clark

Paulww - AltLd O/S - 18/Apr/09 with Ryan

Fantastic route, well worthy of 4 stars!
Ken Applegate - Lead - 16/Apr/09 with Hannah Evans

John Roe - 2nd - 01/Feb/09 with Tim Sugars

AndyL - AltLd - 2009 with ferdia

Jamie Simpson - AltLd O/S - 2009 with Andy Munro

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead - 29/May/08

martrin - AltLd - 25/May/08 with Sarah Kekus

Hidden - 2nd - 25/May/08

Hidden - Lead - 25/May/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/May/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 13/May/08

The Pylon King - Lead O/S - 09/May/08 with Fiend

RAK - AltLd - 08/May/08 with Adam ?, Henning W.

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

Hidden - 2nd - Apr/08

dougs1232 - AltLd O/S - 16/Feb/08 with Finlay Wild

dougs1232 - AltLd O/S - 16/Feb/08 with Finlay Wild

Murray Freq - 2008

steve.aisthorpe - AltLd O/S - 25/Oct/07 with John Lyall

Spade - AltLd - 26/Jul/07 with Dan Duerden

freudy_love - Lead O/S - Jul/07 with Stewart Munro

kjbix - 13/Jun/07 with Andy Macdonlad

Sandy P - AltLd - 10/Jun/07 with Chris Plant

pete dd - Lead O/S - Jun/07 with Iain Swan/Rachel Hutchison

westaway - Lead O/S - Jun/07

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

centurion05 - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/07 with bomber

Another fantastic classic.
bomberharris - 2nd O/S - Mar/07 with Andy W

timharrison - Lead O/S - 18/Feb/07 with Adrian Popplestone

mshorter - Lead - 2007 with pete

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

figfour - Lead - 2007

jim.macp - 15/Aug/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/06

Captain Solo - AltLd - 11/Jun/06 with Mark

Pre Placed Gear
Alexander123 - AltLd O/S - 30/May/06 with David Brown, Martin Moran

Hidden - 2006

Hidden - 2006

Led pitch 2, my first on sight HVS.
HIGHTOWER - AltLd O/S - Oct/05 with Tim

Jamie B - AltLd - Aug/05 with Alex Glasgow

dave o - Lead O/S - 21/May/05 with Julia H

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/May/05

WB - AltLd O/S - May/05 with Guy

snatched between showers..
GuyM - May/05

Dirk Wallis - AltLd - 26/Mar/05 with Grrr

chrishedgehog - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/04 with Dan Bailey

Dave Kerr - AltLd - 11/Apr/04 with Mike Woodbridge

Hidden - AltLd - 13/Apr/03

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Apr/03

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Aug/02

Hidden - AltLd - 05/May/02

Hidden - AltLd - Jun/01

brianrunner - 2001

Chad123 - 2000

graeme gatherer - 2000

Lone Rider - 2000

alan moore - 2000

nickdonohue - AltLd - 04/Apr/99 with Mark McCarthy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1998

Andy Say - 2nd - 29/May/95

Hidden - AltLd O/S - May/95

David Smith - Lead - 1994

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 06/Jun/92

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Voting
Total votes cast 186
hard E10 of 63
E10 of 63
easy E10 of 63
hard HVS8 of 63
HVS53 of 63
easy HVS2 of 63
hard VS0 of 63
VS0 of 63
easy VS0 of 63
hard 5b0 of 63
5b0 of 63
easy 5b1 of 63
hard 5a15 of 63
5a46 of 63
easy 5a1 of 63
hard 4c0 of 63
4c0 of 63
easy 4c0 of 63
3 Stars57 of 60
2 Stars2 of 60
1 Star0 of 60
0 Stars0 of 60
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 235 (0.4%)
Lead53 of 235 (22.6%)
Followed31 of 235 (13.2%)
Alt Leads125 of 235 (53.2%)
Unknown25 of 235 (10.6%)

'Climbed'96 of 235 (40.9%)
clean O/S127 of 235 (54.0%)
clean β1 of 235 (0.4%)
clean rpt10 of 235 (4.3%)
dnf1 of 235 (0.4%)