Don't fluff the start! Nervy initial moves on small holds lead to easier climbing in an impressive positions.

Ticklists: 100 Aberdeen North East Classics!, 50 Best HS Routes in the UK., Best Multi-pitch Severe and Hard Severe, North East Outcrops - 3 and 4 star routes, Ultimate Scottish Rock.


ClimberDateStyle
andyinglis 28/Oct Solo O/S

Great route!

mark-abz 16/Aug 2nd
mark-abz 13/Aug Lead
with Alex
Andy Moles 04/Jul Solo
Hidden 13/Jun Solo O/S
Hidden 10/Jun 2nd O/S
guitarshane 07/May Lead O/S
with Ben Watson
Hidden 06/May 2nd
Hidden 12/Aug/15 2nd
clams ?/Jul/15 Lead

Felt more like VS 4b

CatMc ?/Jul/15 2nd
with clams
Hidden 08/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Plungeman 15/Mar/15 2nd O/S

Like a severe where the bottom fell off

with Dave S
David Stevens 15/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Marcus McLernon 14/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Nice route even if it was a bit damp today.

dansimkin 14/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Ben Winter 05/Aug/14 2nd
with Jack, Mal Meech
Ben Winter 22/Jul/14 Lead
Steven Andrews 18/May/14 Lead O/S
Kinge 18/May/14 2nd
with Steven Andrews
Hidden 09/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Quallim 09/Apr/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/14 2nd
malone 08/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Rankers ??/2014 Lead
Hidden ??/2014 Lead O/S
Andrewf 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S
BallsOfSteel 26/May/13 Lead rpt
with JJ
Hidden 26/May/13 2nd dog
danimal88 21/May/13 Lead O/S

despite the cam and nut on the initial bulge, feels relativly serious until you get past the second bulge. enjoyable climbing

with charlie
whistler 11/May/13 Solo O/S

Very cool. Wet start made it extra exciting

bnewman 07/May/13 Lead
with Laurie, Amelia
samwillo 19/Apr/13 Lead
with Lairig Climbing Club
dwisniewski 19/Apr/13 2nd
with Tom
captain ??/2013 -
Richard_Lowe 14/Jul/12 2nd rpt
with James Woodley
kojak 29/Apr/12 TR
with John Donaldson
Hidden ??/2012 Lead
Hidden 05/Jun/11 2nd
Hidden 01/Jun/11 2nd O/S
Tobes 30/May/11 Lead O/S
with Rob B
Hidden 22/May/11 Lead
Hidden 26/Apr/11 2nd
Richard_Lowe 24/Apr/11 2nd rpt
with James Woodley
Chris wilson 10/Apr/11 Lead O/S

I've been wanting to do this for sometime. A great route in a fine position but I thought it was a tough route at the grade. A lot of NEO VSs feel easier than this one

with Paul C
smallpaul1980 10/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with chris wilson
Hidden 21/Aug/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 12/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hamfunk 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Best fun ive had on a route in awhile, loads of jugs, great climbing, great position!

nic243 26/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 16/May/10 2nd rpt
PMCV 27/Apr/10 2nd
with Scott
Hidden 25/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Scott K ?/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Paul
Hidden 09/Sep/09 Lead
Rachel S 30/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Mike
mike reed 30/Aug/09 2nd
gforce 13/Jul/09 Lead
with Emma
Richard_Lowe 04/Jul/09 Lead rpt
tommyb 26/Jun/09 Lead
with Euan
Hidden 05/Sep/08 Lead
Hidden 30/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Diane Lowe 28/Jun/08 Lead rpt
with Jackie Edgar
Hidden 15/Jun/08 2nd
s kennedy 11/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with tris fox
Richard_Lowe 09/May/08 Lead rpt
with Ayron Comber
PMCV 09/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Mark
Sandy Simpson ??/2008 Lead
TrollJester ??/2008 AltLd O/S
with VARIOUS Throughout 80's+90's
smac ??/2008 -
michael83 26/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/07 Lead rpt
Chris(cface!) ??/2007 Lead
ANC 13/Jul/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S
duncana 29/May/06 2nd

Was to be HVS to right, but Bilbo went up this in the end

with Martin Bagness, Pippa Archer
Smelly Fox 29/Sep/05 2nd
with Alasdair Robertson
Dangerous Dave ??/2004 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Sep/03 2nd
Hidden ?/Jul/03 2nd
foggieclimber 14/Jun/03 2nd
with Paul Allen
Yourlead 28/Sep/02 2nd
with Graham Penny
BRUCESTRAC ?/Apr/02 Lead
with Iain McDonald,Jim Donaldson
Hidden ??/2002 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Aug/00 Lead O/S
craig h 14/Jun/00 Lead O/S
with Chris c
dave o ??/2000 Lead O/S
with Steve Smith
Stuart S ?/Aug/99 2nd rpt
crossleysm ??/1998 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Aug/97 Lead
Jon Read ?/Aug/96 2nd
with Glyn Stanworth
FrankW 08/Jul/96 Lead O/S
with Roland K
FrankW 19/Jun/96 2nd O/S
with Andy R
Iain Thow 27/Jul/93 Lead

Found harder than Excited Atom

with Chris Dodd
CMacD ??/1992 -
Budge ??/1991 Lead O/S
Rob Davies ??/1986 2nd

Date? We also did some other climbs in this area, but I've lost the details

with Tony Welsh
Stuart S ?/Sep/85 2nd O/S

Nice to be led up this coast classic by the first ascentionist. Superb climb!

with Greg Strange
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