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Right-Hand Crack** HVS 5a

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[Chickened out as pro run out and did the hand traverse to the right, 3 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.

Ticklists: Strathspey's Finest.

Photo: Chickened out as pro run out and did the hand traverse to the right © gingergeorge
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 170 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

WeeTJ - 2nd - 21/Sep/14

jayparry - TR O/S - 18/Sep/14

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

65m moderate millington - 2nd dog - 12/Sep/14 with naomi hatto

Cerris90 - Lead - 14/Aug/14

Hidden - TR rpt - 05/Aug/14

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

KeithAlexander - 2nd O/S - 25/Jul/14 with Sarah

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 23/Jul/14

First HVS, very pumpy but great experience
ISAKendall - Lead - 08/Jul/14

Hidden - 2nd dog - 15/Jun/14

malone - 2nd O/S - 15/Jun/14 with Callum Bland

Hidden - Solo rpt - 11/Jun/14

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

Samuel Wainwright - Lead O/S - 06/May/14

Hidden - Solo - 05/May/14

joesmith - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/14 with Alfie

remi_mcm - 2nd - 02/Apr/14

remi_mcm - TR - 02/Apr/14

calummc87 - TR - 02/Apr/14

Joachim. Porteous - Lead O/S - 2014

newtonmore - 2014

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

gavin.edwards - TR O/S - 26/Sep/13 with Student RCF

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Sep/13

peterhubbard - TR - 24/Aug/13 with Neil Stutchbury

andrewyoung99 - Lead - 18/Aug/13

EalCapitan - 2nd O/S - 18/Aug/13 with Andrew Young

Hidden - Lead - 13/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/13

bottled it an had to down climb from 2/3 up!! 1st attempt at HVS
seanhendo123 - Lead dnf - 04/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead rpt - 18/Jul/13

guy757 - 17/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead - 12/Jul/13

Dervey - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/13

steve.aisthorpe - 2nd - 25/May/13 with Hannah Burrows-Smith

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

PeteLoveless - Lead rpt - 24/May/13

CaelanB - TR - 24/May/13

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

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

chrisallan - 2nd O/S - 05/Jan/13

As with 'Grooved Arete', chickened out and down-climbed to let Tim lead it.
cameron_hall - Lead dnf - 05/Jan/13 with Tim Culwick

cameron_hall - 2nd β - 05/Jan/13 with Tim Culwick

TimCul - Lead β - 05/Jan/13 with Cameron Hall

reecemcafee - TR RP - 17/Nov/12

ianjdodd - TR - 05/Sep/12

Sustained but well protected
Fiona Reid - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/12 with Mike

Sustained, best route on the crag.
Mike_Watson_99 - 2nd - 19/Aug/12 with Fiona

Hidden - 11/Aug/12

antmorgan1991 - TR - 09/Jul/12

Andy Moles - Solo rpt - 06/Jul/12 with -

SPA Training day 2
Mr G - TR O/S - 05/Jul/12 with Andy (SPA)

James Thompson - Jul/12

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

Hidden - Lead - 26/Jun/12

Positive holds, nice moves, still good in the wet.
James Thompson - 17/Jun/12

Hidden - TR - 07/Jun/12

eolmar - 2nd - 28/May/12

Hidden - Lead β - 22/May/12

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

Dave Baker - 2nd - 06/May/12

gingergeorge - 06/May/12 with ACF

fall-line - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/12 with Andy Wank

glenngordon - Apr/12 with kenny o'brien

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

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

Very sustained, hard work after the night before....
Ash_Johnson - Lead dog - 24/Mar/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Mar/12

s.scott - TR - 20/Mar/12

Matthew Robinson - 18/Mar/12 with shunt

Motchy1 - TR - 05/Mar/12

got on the lead but after 5 moves i couldnt feel my fingers! came down, set up a top rope and raced up while i still had feeling in my fingers. nice little climb, worth 2 stars.
James S - TR O/S - 11/Jan/12

Hidden - 2nd - 2012

Patzl - 2012

Hidden - 2nd dog - 14/Nov/11

David Stevens - AltLd O/S - 13/Nov/11 with Albert Palomer

Mike_Bottom - 2nd O/S - 02/Nov/11

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

Part of Glenmore Lodge lead climbing course
Andy Hewison - TR - 08/Sep/11

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

girlymonkey - 2nd - 25/Aug/11 with Richard Knak

Andy Moles - Solo rpt - 24/Aug/11 with -

Lovely wee route, easy for the grade but steep.
Andy Moles - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/11 with Ollie

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Jun/11

K9 - TR - 15/Jun/11 with Giles Trussel

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

Captain Solo - Solo rpt - 31/May/11

andyb12354 - TR O/S - 31/May/11

Enjoyable climb, recommended
geoff.comley - Lead rpt - 11/May/11 with Sean Watt

steev - Lead O/S - 02/May/11 with Jones, Gaz

Toria - 2nd dnf - 01/May/11

Dan Leach - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Tariq Qureshi

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

Dustin - TR rpt - 25/Mar/11 with Tom Pollock

TomPollock - TR RP - 25/Mar/11 with Dustin Bunyan

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

arunthomas - 2nd β - 24/Feb/11 with Jon Gill

jon_gill1 - Lead - 24/Feb/11 with Arun Thomas

HenryCowan - Lead - 2011 with Ian Cowan

Matt Bleesen - 2nd β - 30/Oct/10

el diablo - Lead - 30/Oct/10 with John Sanders

Dustin - TR O/S - 06/Oct/10 with Tom Pollock

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Oct/10

isi_o - 2nd - 02/Oct/10 with Ian Rummer, Rich Parker

gjd - Lead dog - 29/Aug/10 with Mapleleaf

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Aug/10

mikecollins - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/10 with manmike

Sean20 - 2nd O/S - 10/Aug/10 with Geoff Comley

Nice climbing, gear not bomber but positive climbing all the way.
geoff.comley - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/10 with Sean Watt

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 08/Aug/10

my first hvs- well protected and really positive holds
up the hill - Lead - 05/Aug/10 with Tom Cameron

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

iceicebaby - 2nd β - 25/Jul/10 with Sam Wood

Hidden - TR dnf - 11/Jun/10

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

SAF - TR - 09/Jun/10 with Chris

mostly on owens gear from hit lead effort
pete87abs - Lead β - 21/May/10 with ED, Owen

edkirkham - 2nd O/S - 21/May/10

Hidden - TR dog - 19/May/10

toms first hvs- he cruised it!
up the hill - 2nd RP - 15/May/10 with Tom Cameron

Very good route, good gear all the way.
T-Cam - Lead RP - 15/May/10 with Sonia

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Apr/10

Steve Gretton - TR β - 26/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 10/Apr/10

Chris wilson - 2nd - 25/Jul/09 with Murdo

Hidden - Lead β - 23/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/09

joeydurkin - TR - 03/May/09

HIGHTOWER - Lead rpt - 11/Apr/09 with Steve Cambell

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Mar/09

Rory_C - 2nd O/S - 2009

Callum T - 2nd O/S - 16/Nov/08 with Sian Richards

SianR - TR - 16/Nov/08 with Callum

Danny Boy Dunbar - TR rpt - 05/Oct/08 with Tim Sugars

Danny Boy Dunbar - 2nd dog - 05/Oct/08 with Tim Sugars

richardr - Lead O/S - Sep/08

Hidden - Lead - 26/Jul/08

MatthewBerry - TR - 21/Jul/08

Hidden - Lead - 20/Jul/08

gaz.marshall - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/08 with Jones

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

tried first in 2007 and dogged up and again in Jan 2008 but still not clean. 3rd lead attempt was successful.
kdlauder - Lead RP - 07/Jun/08 with Dave Manson

Captain Solo - Lead - 17/May/08 with Ewan

Boistelle - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/07 with Dave Laird

Ken Applegate - Lead - Oct/07 with Laurie Wardlaw

Hidden - Lead dog - 31/Aug/07

Rlt Course.
Danny Boy Dunbar - Lead β - 25/Jul/07 with S. Burgon

robgilchrist - Lead - Jul/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/07

Rob1988 - Lead - May/07 with Willl Wilson

GScot38 - Lead O/S - Jul/06

andyinglis - Lead - 03/Jun/06 with scotty burnett

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

Benchmark HVS
BruceW - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/06 with Becca, Andy, Jayne, Charlie

peter fetlar - Lead - Jan/06 with solo self belay

fall-line - TR dnf - 22/Nov/05

Lawrie Brand - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/05 with Keith

HIGHTOWER - TR - 30/Mar/05 with Eusgen

Hidden - Lead - 30/Nov/03

Batty - Lead β - 09/Oct/03

Ken Applegate - 2nd - 28/Jul/03 with Andy Barker

samwelli - Lead dog - 14/Jun/03 with Gregor Smith

Hidden - Lead - 2003

Cassidy - Solo O/S - 06/Aug/02 with David Cassidy

sammoore - Lead dog - 19/May/02 with Jo Silk

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2002

Hidden - Lead - 07/Jun/99

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
CM1992, SUColdo, beth_may, Brian Smith 84, Hidden, Dustin, Sutty22, andymoin

Voting
Total votes cast 83
hard E10 of 28
E10 of 28
easy E10 of 28
hard HVS1 of 28
HVS24 of 28
easy HVS1 of 28
hard VS2 of 28
VS0 of 28
easy VS0 of 28
hard 5b0 of 27
5b0 of 27
easy 5b0 of 27
hard 5a1 of 27
5a18 of 27
easy 5a6 of 27
hard 4c2 of 27
4c0 of 27
easy 4c0 of 27
3 Stars2 of 28
2 Stars24 of 28
1 Star2 of 28
0 Stars0 of 28
Bag of .....0 of 28
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Style of ascent

Soloed7 of 170 (4.1%)
Lead71 of 170 (41.8%)
Followed47 of 170 (27.6%)
Toproped34 of 170 (20.0%)
Alt Leads1 of 170 (0.6%)
Unknown10 of 170 (5.9%)

'Climbed'67 of 170 (39.4%)
clean O/S55 of 170 (32.4%)
clean β12 of 170 (7.1%)
clean rpt12 of 170 (7.1%)
clean RP5 of 170 (2.9%)
dogged12 of 170 (7.1%)
dnf7 of 170 (4.1%)