The Weight*** HS
[The Weight, 2 kb]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.

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This climb is in 86 logbooks, and on 10 wishlists.

Felt more like VS 4b
clams - Lead - Jul/15 with Catherine

CatMc - 2nd - Jul/15 with clams

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/15

Like a severe where the bottom fell off
Thoms6974 - 2nd O/S - 15/Mar/15 with Dave S

David Stevens - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/15 with Andy Thompson

Nice route even if it was a bit damp today.
fireloveswater - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/14 with Dan Simkin

dansimkin - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/14

Ben Winter - 2nd - 05/Aug/14 with Jack, Mal Meech

Ben Winter - Lead - 22/Jul/14

Steven Andrews - Lead O/S - 18/May/14

Mike.Kinge - 2nd - 18/May/14 with Steven Andrews

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/14

Quallim - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/14 with alistairbaxter

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Apr/14

malone - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/14 with Andrew Appleby

Rankers - Lead - 2014

Andrewf - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13

BallsOfSteel - Lead rpt - 26/May/13 with JJ

Hidden - 2nd dog - 26/May/13

despite the cam and nut on the initial bulge, feels relativly serious until you get past the second bulge. enjoyable climbing
danimal88 - Lead O/S - 21/May/13 with charlie

Very cool. Wet start made it extra exciting
whistler - Solo O/S - 11/May/13

bnewman - Lead - 07/May/13 with Laurie, Amelia

samwillo - Lead - 19/Apr/13 with Lairig Climbing Club

dwisniewski - 2nd - 19/Apr/13 with Tom

captain - 2013

Richard_Lowe - 2nd rpt - 14/Jul/12 with James Woodley

kojak - TR - 29/Apr/12 with John Donaldson

Hidden - Lead - 2012

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/11

Tobes - Lead O/S - 30/May/11 with Rob B

Hidden - Lead - 22/May/11

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Apr/11

Richard_Lowe - 2nd rpt - 24/Apr/11 with James Woodley

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11

smallpaul1980 - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/11 with chris wilson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/10

Best fun ive had on a route in awhile, loads of jugs, great climbing, great position!
Hamfunk - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/10 with Nicola, Stuart A

nic243 - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/10 with Hamish, Stuart

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 16/May/10

PMCV - 2nd - 27/Apr/10 with Scott

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/10

Scott K - Lead O/S - Apr/10 with Paul

Hidden - Lead - 09/Sep/09

Rachel Somerville - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/09 with Mike

gforce - Lead - 13/Jul/09 with Emma

Richard_Lowe - Lead rpt - 04/Jul/09 with Diane Lowe

tommyb - Lead - 26/Jun/09 with Euan

Hidden - Lead - 05/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/08

Diane Lowe - Lead rpt - 28/Jun/08 with Jackie Edgar

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Jun/08

s kennedy - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/08 with tris fox

Richard_Lowe - Lead rpt - 09/May/08 with Ayron Comber

PMCV - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/08 with Mark

Sandy Simpson - Lead - 2008

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

smac - 2008

michael83 - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/07 with Tris Fox

Hidden - Lead rpt - Jun/07

Chris(cface!) - Lead - 2007

ANC - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/06 with Chris Adams

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/06

Smelly Fox - 2nd - 29/Sep/05 with Alasdair Robertson

Dangerous Dave - Lead O/S - 2004

steveb2006 - 2nd - 08/Sep/03 with Ian Cartwright

Hidden - 2nd - Jul/03

foggieclimber - 2nd - 14/Jun/03 with Paul Allen

Yourlead - 2nd - 28/Sep/02 with Graham Penny

BRUCESTRAC - Lead - Apr/02 with Iain McDonald,Jim Donaldson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2002

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/00

craig h - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/00 with Chris c

dave o - Lead O/S - 2000 with Steve Smith

Stuart S - 2nd rpt - Aug/99 with Diane Giulianotti

Hidden - Lead - 16/Aug/97

Jon Read - 2nd - Aug/96 with Glyn Stanworth

FrankW - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/96 with Roland K

FrankW - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/96 with Andy R

Found harder than Excited Atom
Iain Thow - Lead - 27/Jul/93 with Chris Dodd

CMacD - 1992

Budge - Lead O/S - 1991

Nice to be led up this coast classic by the first ascentionist. Superb climb!
Stuart S - 2nd O/S - Sep/85 with Greg Strange

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hard VS0 of 18
VS0 of 18
easy VS5 of 18
hard HS11 of 18
HS2 of 18
easy HS0 of 18
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