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This climb is in 262 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

WeeTJ - 2nd - 16/Sep/14

remi_mcm - Lead - 16/Sep/14

tradmonkey - Lead rpt - 13/Sep/14 with Carole Jackman

Hidden - Solo O/S - 12/Sep/14

Bex.Red - Lead β - 09/Aug/14

Hidden - TR rpt - 05/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead - 02/Aug/14

Sarah Greenwood - 2nd O/S - 25/Jul/14 with Keith Alexander

incredibly hot day. fingers and toes burning by the top. pleasant straightforward climbing.
KeithAlexander - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/14 with Sarah

CaelanB - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/14

Mapleleaf - Lead - 11/Jul/14 with Jim Hall

AaronJohnstone - Lead O/S - Jul/14 with Pete Loveless

evanofthefell - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/14 with Lindsay Jarrett, Georgia Hancock

up the hill - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/14 with Fiona Murray

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Jun/14

Ross Young - 2nd rpt - 08/Jun/14 with Anders HWUMC, Emma HWUMC

steve.aisthorpe - 2nd - 14/May/14 with Hannah Burrows-Smith

Samuel Wainwright - Lead O/S - 02/May/14

remi_mcm - Lead - 26/Apr/14

calummc87 - 2nd - 26/Apr/14

Hidden - TR - 01/Feb/14

Hidden - TR O/S - 01/Feb/14

Joachim. Porteous - Lead O/S - 2014

newtonmore - 2014

What appears to have been my first HS lead, went up thinking it was Capped Corner. Brilliant route, deserves at least two stars. Go straight through the little roof for the best finish.
Nath93 - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/13

Cameron94 - Solo - 06/Oct/13

K8Wilson - 2nd - 06/Oct/13

ClimbingGlen - TR O/S - 04/Oct/13 with Ben Case

Hidden - Lead - 02/Sep/13

peterhubbard - 2nd - 24/Aug/13 with Neil Stutchbury

Polished in parts but lovely route!
EalCapitan - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/13 with Andrew Young

peterhubbard - Lead - 18/Aug/13 with Jo Stutchbury

IanC - Lead - 18/Aug/13 with Anna Ronayne

andrewyoung99 - Lead - 18/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 10/Aug/13

seanhendo123 - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/13

remi_mcm - Lead dnf - Aug/13

first MR lead
Whitmoreaa - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/13 with Si Moore

Hidden - Lead rpt - 18/Jul/13

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Jul/13

tradmonkey - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/13 with Carole Jackman

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/13

mattscott - 2nd O/S - 21/Jun/13 with mark eastman, james walker

Hidden - Jun/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/May/13

steve.aisthorpe - Lead - 25/May/13 with Hannah Burrows-Smith

Mark Bull - Lead rpt - 25/May/13 with Al, Gillian

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/May/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 19/May/13

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 19/Feb/13 with Nicola Pettit

icarus3815 - Lead dog - Feb/13

reecemcafee - TR RP - 17/Nov/12

The holds are all there, but you have to look a bit for gear. Eases after about 2/3 of the route, but pretty sustained
MatthewV - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/12 with Diziet, Sally

Diziet - 2nd O/S - 02/Sep/12 with Sally V, Matthew V

sally_v - 2nd dog - 02/Sep/12 with Diziet, Matthew

65m moderate millington - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/12

steve.aisthorpe - Lead - 26/Aug/12 with John Aisthorpe

Phil_Hall_97 - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/12 with Rebecca Hall

Fiona Reid - Lead β - 19/Aug/12 with Mike

A bit dirty today.
Mike_Watson_99 - 2nd - 19/Aug/12 with Fiona

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Aug/12

Hidden - 11/Aug/12

antmorgan1991 - Lead O/S - Aug/12

James Thompson - Aug/12

steveq - 2nd O/S - 15/Jul/12

Moonstone Hippy - 2nd rpt - 30/Jun/12 with Johnny

Hidden - Lead - 26/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jun/12

Hidden - TR - 07/Jun/12

eolmar - 2nd - 28/May/12

DaveB61 - 2nd - 28/May/12 with Adam Shaftoe

rob10150 - Lead O/S - 26/May/12 with Andy Mcconkey

rob16 - Lead - 26/May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/May/12

brotchie - 12/May/12

gingergeorge - 06/May/12 with ACF

fall-line - 2nd - 23/Apr/12 with Sarah Collins, Andy Wank

glenngordon - Apr/12 with jerry millichip

Matthew Robinson - Solo - 30/Mar/12

Roch - 2nd - 29/Mar/12 with Luke Parkes

parksy986 - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/12 with paul rochford

Jeavsy - 2nd - 24/Mar/12 with Matt Hing

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/12

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

Sally Hudson - 2nd - 06/Mar/12 with Mike Murphy

Motchy1 - TR - 05/Mar/12

Pluto - 2nd β - Mar/12 with Chris McCann

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2012

Cheddar86 - Lead - 2012

My first Hard Severe! :-D
Mazicle - 2nd O/S - 15/Nov/11 with Isi Oakley

isi_o - Lead - 15/Nov/11 with Samantha Munro

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Nov/11

crookachili - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/11

Ross Young - 2nd rpt - 13/Nov/11 with Emma HWUMC

Hidden - Lead - 13/Nov/11

MIA training
jfmchivall - 25/Sep/11 with Ross Cadie

Part of Glenmore Lodge lead climbing course
Andy Hewison - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/11

ferdia - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/11 with Andy

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

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Aug/11

TomPollock - Lead rpt - 22/Aug/11 with Dustin Bunyan

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Jul/11

Richard Gamble - Lead - 13/Jul/11 with Ally

up the hill - Lead - 05/Jul/11 with Fiona Murray

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Jul/11

Andy Moles - Solo O/S - 03/Jul/11 with -

hepy - 2nd - 19/Jun/11

K9 - 2nd - 15/Jun/11 with Giles Trussel

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Jun/11

terrymccall - 2nd O/S - 06/Jun/11 with chris ellison

James Prowse - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/11 with Mandy

Ross Young - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/11 with Emma HWUMC

judicait - Lead O/S - 22/May/11

Lawrie Brand - Solo rpt - 19/May/11 with Sarah Laing

scatface - Lead O/S - 14/May/11 with connor

Lead it in the rain/darkness.
zoeduffin - Lead O/S - 11/May/11

My first HS lead :) Good protection too
Sianny - Lead O/S - 04/May/11 with Al

Toria - 2nd - 01/May/11

PeteLoveless - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11 with Ally Blunt

Rock Leader Training
Stan011 - 2nd - 20/Apr/11 with Matt Smyth

HS 15m
Matt Smyth - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/11

edmund94 - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/11

TomPollock - Lead rpt - 17/Apr/11 with Pat Cook

Hidden - Lead - 07/Apr/11

antonymcphillips - Lead - Apr/11

grady_9 - 2nd O/S - Apr/11 with youarearobot

steve.aisthorpe - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/11 with Grace Penney

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/11

edkirkham - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/11

mshorter - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/11 with erika

Theantoff - 2nd - 21/Feb/11 with Arun Thomas

Luke Ellis - Lead O/S - 2011

david reeve - Lead O/S - 02/Nov/10

mzchambers - 2nd O/S - 07/Oct/10

KeithW - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/10 with Kirsten, Susie Hatchell

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/10

mikecollins - 2nd - 28/Aug/10 with manmike

emiln - 2nd - 25/Aug/10 with Callum

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

Sean20 - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/10 with Geoff Comley

geoff.comley - 2nd rpt - 10/Aug/10 with Sean Watt

Hidden - Lead rpt - 08/Aug/10

Moonstone Hippy - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/10 with Big John

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Aug/10

thomas m - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/10 with Dad

iceicebaby - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/10 with Sam Wood

Foot to sore to complete....will do it within 2weeks
dannybalfour - Lead dnf - 08/Jul/10 with Paul Freudenthal

Hidden - TR O/S - 11/Jun/10

tanglefairy - TR O/S - 11/Jun/10 with Mike

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

SAF - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/10 with Chris

Alistair616 - Lead - 06/Jun/10

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

CMCM - Lead O/S - Jun/10

Toria - TR - 30/May/10 with Anna Gregory

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/May/10

Nice climb, good gear, positive holds. :)
geoff.comley - Lead O/S - 26/May/10 with Gwilym Starks

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/May/10

owenmcmurray - Lead O/S - 21/May/10 with ed kirkham, Peter Abernethy

pete87abs - Solo O/S - 21/May/10 with ED, Owen

edkirkham - Lead O/S - 21/May/10

Elsier - Lead O/S - 15/May/10 with Lizzie

Dustin - 2nd rpt - 14/May/10 with Tom Pollock

Dustin - Lead rpt - 07/May/10 with Tom Pollock

TomPollock - Lead rpt - 03/May/10 with Pat Cook

Hidden - Lead - 02/May/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead - 26/Apr/10

Steve Gretton - 2nd O/S - 26/Apr/10 with Susan Mclatchie

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

Dustin - 2nd O/S - 16/Apr/10 with Matt Page

TomPollock - TR O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Pat Cook

Whatlarks - 2nd O/S - 11/Apr/10 with Phoebe Denton

Alistair616 - Lead - 27/Mar/10

mus2ma - Lead β - 2010

Led Anna and Ali up this route. Good fun, although have climbed it a fair few times before.
Ken Applegate - Lead - 25/Sep/09 with Alison Marwick, Anna Gregory

Stuzz - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/09 with Paddy

MCL - Lead - 14/Sep/09 with Hayley, Steph

PMCV - 2nd - 08/Sep/09 with Jason, Mark

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/09

Ed F - Lead O/S - Aug/09

Hidden - Lead - 29/Jul/09

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Jul/09

Chris wilson - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/09 with Murdo

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Jul/09

cogg13 - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/09 with dave laird

AureliaAnna - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/09 with Andrew Smith

AureliaAnna - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/09 with Andrew Smith

Meejahor - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/09 with Martin Middleton (instructor and belay), Katie Gibson

Used to practice hoisting
Fiona Reid - 2nd - 27/Jun/09 with Mike, Nathan

Mike_Watson_99 - Lead - 27/Jun/09 with Fiona

steveadkinson - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/09 with Stu

joeydurkin - Lead - 24/May/09 with Asda Price

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 24/May/09

Hidden - 2nd - 03/May/09

joeydurkin - Lead - 12/Apr/09 with Ant

Hidden - Lead RP - 11/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead rpt - 22/Mar/09

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Mar/09

Hidden - Lead - 19/Feb/09

Rory_C - Lead O/S - 2009

joeydurkin - 2nd - 05/Oct/08 with Graham vollens

Danny Boy Dunbar - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/08 with Tim Sugars

richardr - Solo O/S - Sep/08

Sutty22 - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/08 with Hightower

Smeggles - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/08 with Chris

Hidden - Lead - 26/Jul/08

Hidden - Lead - 20/Jul/08

Hidden - TR O/S - 29/Jun/08

Plus others in the party. Damp conditions
John Roe - TR - 29/Jun/08 with Mike Ainsworth

gaz.marshall - Solo - 27/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/08

Stuart Macfarlane - Lead - 01/Jun/08 with Dave M

Captain Solo - 2nd - 17/May/08 with Ewan

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 06/May/08

sicoker - Lead O/S - May/08 with G

borderline - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/08

PMCV - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/08 with Mark

dangates - Apr/08 with Derek Bain

ewan i - Lead - 2008

Stuart Macfarlane - 2nd - 02/Sep/07 with Jeanie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/07

robgilchrist - Lead - Jul/07

tallthinmonkey - Lead - Jul/07 with Eilidh Paterson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/07

steve.aisthorpe - Lead O/S - Jun/07 with alistair appleby

kdlauder - Lead O/S - 2007 with Dave Manson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Oct/06

whispering nic - Lead - 25/Sep/06

andymoin - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/06 with Dad

Peter Main - 2nd - 31/Aug/06 with Andy Main

davenev - Lead O/S - Aug/06

GScot38 - Lead O/S - Jul/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/06

david wands - Lead - 26/May/06

fall-line - Lead O/S - 13/May/06

fall-line - TR O/S - 22/Nov/05

Lawrie Brand - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/05 with Angie Taylor

In Trainers
Jon Pilling - Lead O/S - Jul/05 with phil corral

HIGHTOWER - TR - 30/Mar/05 with Eusgen

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Aug/04

davie.p. - Lead - 12/Aug/04 with Jacqui

Dave Latimer - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/04

Jamie B - Lead - Jul/04 with Dani Quist

Jamie Simpson - Lead - 2004 with Andy Munro and Moire Langmuir

Hidden - Lead - 30/Nov/03

Stuart Macfarlane - 2nd - 08/Sep/03 with Laura

Hidden - Lead - 19/Jun/03

Hidden - TR - 17/Jun/03

peter fetlar - Lead - Jun/03 with solo self belay

My first climbing experience, camping at Kingussie and Glen Nevis over my 25th birthday with Jamie Lonnen, Matt Cook and John Stallan, it was amazing and remains to this day my favourite climbing memory.
timharrison - Lead - Apr/03 with Jamie, Matt, John

Hidden - Lead - 2003

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2002

Hidden - 2nd - Jun/01

Hidden - 2nd - Jul/00

Andy Say - Solo - 18/Mar/00

Hidden - Lead - 07/Jun/99

Tarquin - 1999

Ben lad - 1998 with bed bed

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
CM1992, crombie, Hidden, Hyperopic, Hidden, dannybalfour, Hidden

Voting
Total votes cast 61
hard VS0 of 31
VS0 of 31
easy VS0 of 31
hard HS1 of 31
HS26 of 31
easy HS4 of 31
hard S0 of 31
S0 of 31
easy S0 of 31
3 Stars13 of 30
2 Stars10 of 30
1 Star6 of 30
0 Stars1 of 30
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Style of ascent

Soloed11 of 262 (4.2%)
Lead150 of 262 (57.3%)
Followed73 of 262 (27.9%)
Toproped16 of 262 (6.1%)
Alt Leads1 of 262 (0.4%)
Unknown11 of 262 (4.2%)

'Climbed'109 of 262 (41.6%)
clean O/S124 of 262 (47.3%)
clean β4 of 262 (1.5%)
clean rpt19 of 262 (7.3%)
clean RP2 of 262 (0.8%)
dogged2 of 262 (0.8%)
dnf2 of 262 (0.8%)