Steep juggy climbing. Scramble up to the left-hand side of the arÍte, step up and swing round, or climb the lower crack direct to gain a narrow ramp. Climb this rather precariously, then follow the cracks above to a large ledge. Finish carefully up the choss above.

P Hunter 1981

ErikAndersen 13/Sep 2nd
with Joe
Lamb 13/Aug Lead O/S

Brilliant climbing, pity about choss up top. Really nice though.

seanhendo123 13/Aug 2nd rpt
with Lamb
seanhendo123 04/Jul Lead rpt
with Emeric
glenngordon 02/Jun Lead dog

1 rest. Should have warmed up on a sport route. Top out required a considerable rightwards traverse to poor rock and gorse. Birds nest just above the hard climbing with 3 crow chicks.

ashtond6 25/Oct/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 25/Oct/14 Lead O/S
seanhendo123 10/Oct/14 Lead rpt

Climbed this earlier in the week but came off half way, got it clean 1st time today in the rain, chuffed.

with Sarah
skirton 10/Oct/14 2nd
seanhendo123 01/Oct/14 Lead dog

Nothing too difficult just more endurance required, great protection all the way. . . top out needs cleaning, ended up having to traverse over right to get up. Will be taking a set of sheers and lopers before trying again

with Sarah
skirton 01/Oct/14 2nd dog
Brian Pollock 27/Sep/14 Lead O/S

steady, steep, juggy and well protected...brilliant

with Stewart
Hidden ?/Jul/14 2nd
salix 08/Jun/14 2nd

Another good ratho route - although top out is gorsey.

with Frazer
Hidden ??/2014 -
Smelly Fox 05/Sep/13 2nd
sophiecb 08/May/12 2nd
with Toph
Dr Toph 08/May/12 Lead O/S

Nice positive slots in the cracks. Shame about the topout.

with Sophie
Liam Ingram 28/Apr/12 Lead O/S

Nice climb but let down by the top. Started direct up cracks to gain the ramp which seems like the obvious and best line to me.

maryleese 28/Apr/12 2nd
karinh 03/Sep/11 2nd O/S
KeithAlexander 03/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with karinh
gjd 28/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Sam Burns
buzby78 06/Aug/11 Lead
AGoodi 12/Jun/11 2nd
Hidden 18/May/11 Lead
Peter Rhodes 31/Mar/11 2nd rpt
Hidden 31/Mar/11 Lead O/S
alkira ??/2011 -
R0bbie 30/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with lucy, leighn
MonkeyDawson 30/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Simon Smith
Hidden 24/Oct/10 Lead
Hidden 08/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Harry Holmes 20/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Robbie tried it on lead then backed off so i lead the route partly on preplaced gear so not a true onsight but thats not the point

with Robbie Cammack, Liyen
rcammack 20/Jul/10 Lead dnf

Lack of psyche! Clean no bother following Harry.

Hidden 30/Jun/10 2nd
Denpov 29/Jun/10 TR dog
spunkymonkey 18/May/10 2nd O/S
sneaks 29/Apr/10 Lead rpt

second time climbing, first time leading. first route of the year, good times. note to self; train over winter.

with Chris
JamieSparkes 27/Mar/10 2nd O/S

bit off balance swinging round the arete then good jug pulling to the big ledge. leaving this is back and forth between the arete and right end but the finish is on poor rock into a bush. shame.

sebrider 27/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Mar/10 2nd
Sean Bell 09/Nov/09 2nd

Second time on second with Neil.Felt harder than I remember.

with Neil Carnegie
jamiefoxen 07/Nov/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Nov/09 2nd
Hidden ?/Oct/09 2nd O/S
Neil Adams 22/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Ross B
hubereini 03/Jun/09 Lead β

1st clean e2 - sweet!

with will and andy
andymoin 03/Jun/09 2nd rpt
kevg 06/Apr/09 2nd

Not great. All feels a bit loose, and the upper section is horrible.

with Fraser
Hidden 06/Apr/09 Lead O/S
jazzyjackson 28/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Ally
Hidden 28/Sep/08 2nd
andymoin 15/Sep/08 2nd rpt
with Warren
adw07 15/Sep/08 Lead O/S
beegsyboy 03/Sep/08 Lead dnf


with Sean + Andy
akhughes 01/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Greg B
andymoin 22/May/08 2nd rpt

So much easer this time and not pumped at all, must o had a bad head on the lead. Went straight up the front crack this time, more direct but less fun.

with American Scot, Mark Jarvie
Fultonius 02/May/08 Lead O/S
andyinglis 02/May/08 2nd
andymoin 26/Apr/08 Lead O/S

Really nice climbing on the bottom 3/4s, let down a bit by the top out. Just as I thought it would be; steep and very pumpy with good but spaced holds. Gear was great all the way, tho hard to hang-on while placing. Has been on the tick list since I first saw the quary, waited till I was relatively sure I could on-site it. Thought I was coming off at sevral points but made it to the top and was just about sick, lol was trying quite hard.

Neil Mackenzie 26/Apr/08 2nd O/S


with Andy
sneaks 06/Mar/08 2nd O/S
with Neil C
Sean Bell 30/Jun/06 2nd O/S
with neil
Ian Jones ??/1997 Lead O/S
with Sean Smith
Duncan I ??/1994 Lead
whispering nic ?/May/93 -
with Claire C
Dave Musgrove Jnr 06/Feb/93 -
with Nick Ashton
Hidden 14/Jul/91 Lead O/S
Dave Douglas 18/Mar/90 Lead O/S
Alastair R ??/1989 Lead O/S
Bruce Kerr 15/Jun/83 Lead
with Mal Duff
Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
ChrisDuDirtbag, MightyStew, David Woods, HaddRoots, gurumed, Hidden, jazzyjackson
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