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Cat's Whisker's E2 5b

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15m. Start below the large tree, 5m left of the arete. Climb cracks to a step right near the top. A couple of thin moves gain the top. Traversing right to the arete before finishing reduces the grade to E1 5a.
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After successfully soloing Nijinski is the Hunter i thought this must go a little easier, good route but pretty dirty due to lack of traffic i guess. Very bold finish but either than that pleasant climbing.
dmacmorris - Solo O/S - 28/Sep/13

Dr Toph - Solo rpt - 28/Sep/13

fell on the crux move, finished on e1 variation
qboyd - Lead dnf - 17/Jun/13 with Sam

Spicy at the top, and thin on gear, rest is a path.
salix - Lead O/S - 30/May/13 with Jake

Hidden - 2nd - 07/May/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/May/13

cc_10 - Lead - 19/Apr/13 with Sam Harvey

cc_10 - TR - 19/Apr/13 with Sam Harvey

Didn't top out, last couple of moves took a while to figure out but I'm confident I can get it next time.
BaronOfBeanDip - TR β - 01/Apr/13 with Calum

Topped out want to lead
cc_10 - TR - 01/Apr/13 with Kieran Duncan

Not hard, but badly protected. Crux right at the top
RKernan - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/13 with Gareth Robinson

Dr Toph - Solo rpt - 27/Jul/12

Harry Holmes - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Joanna

horsefeathers - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Harry

stewnew - Lead O/S - 22/May/12 with scottish rab

Self belay 4
Denpov - TR rpt - 23/Mar/12

adie84 - 2012

Hidden - TR O/S - 13/Nov/11

AllanT_87 - TR - 25/Oct/11 with Jason Begg

Mhairi G - 2nd rpt - 08/Aug/11 with Patrick

Hidden - TR - 05/Aug/11

Mhairi G - TR O/S - 05/Aug/11 with Eve

cc_10 - TR O/S - 01/Jul/11 with chriss boyd

Dr Toph - Solo rpt - 08/May/11

Nille - 2nd O/S - May/11 with johannes

terrymccall - TR - 09/Apr/11 with steven mccall

el cholo - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/11

Scottish78 - 2011

Denpov - TR O/S - 02/Aug/10

Theres nice moves on this, too bad about the manky bit in the middle.
Dr Toph - Solo rpt - 09/Jul/10

All about the top out . . .
rcammack - Lead RP - 18/Jun/10 with Liyen Nhuyen

toping out is harder if you're short-ish. apart from that easy but scary climbing
krasavenko - 2nd O/S - 17/Jun/10 with Robbie

krasavenko - 2nd rpt - 17/Jun/10 with Robbie

I'm sure there used to be some cheeky gear at the top of this...
Neil Adams - Lead rpt - 03/Jun/10 with Dougal

Rhys Black - 2nd O/S - 24/Apr/10 with Phil Emerson, Ginger McGrath

last moves at top pretty scary as I hadnt brought the right sized cam and the flake for last micro wire flexed rather worryingly when I placed it!
Ginger McGrath - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10 with Rhys Black, phil emerson

Chose the E1 option of moving right to the arete
gjd - Lead rpt - 15/Apr/10 with Mark Davison

jackse - 2010

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/Oct/09

Hidden - TR O/S - 21/Oct/09

MonkeyDawson - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/09 with Liz Brooker

Cassidy - 2nd β - 09/Jun/09 with Cobra

Callum T - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/09 with Steve Mullan

Ace line. Callum thought it was brilliant even with a .75 and a no.2 in!
Major_Steve - 2nd dnf - 07/Jun/09 with Callum Taylor

French Erick - AltLd - 16/Apr/09 with stuart mcfarlane, andy clark

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/09

Robert Watts - 2009

First E2
Ally Gillies - Lead - 2009 with Pete

auchtubhmor1 - Jul/08

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 12/Jun/08

dougs1232 - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/08 with Mary Thornton

Top rope, would say only VS apart from what would be the last move on poor gear. I just need more balls
vinders - 2nd - Jun/08 with russel

jonnie3430 - Lead O/S - 16/May/08 with Tom

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/May/08

andy16 - 2nd O/S - 21/Mar/08 with Craig Marshall

Russ82 - 2008

Hidden - TR - 13/Oct/07

paulpitcher - Lead RP - 06/Oct/07 with Danny Laing

Lawrie Brand - TR rpt - 30/Aug/07 with Shunt

traversed to arete - E1 for me then - the top moves seem very hard and very bold.
Stewart B - Lead O/S - 25/May/07 with Karen McIntyre

Hidden - TR - 05/May/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/07

dj_brigham05 - 2nd O/S - 19/Apr/07 with Alex Pickard

Scottish_Koj - TR - 04/Jul/06

Lawrie Brand - TR O/S - 15/Jun/06 with Angie Taylor

paulpitcher - TR O/S - Apr/06 with Angus Dell

Neil Adams - Lead RP - 2006

Started short way up death is the hunter, then traversed onto the route
Stewart B - TR O/S - 25/Jun/05 with Karen McIntyre

Ross Barnes - Lead O/S - May/05 with Neil A

Hidden - 2005

fireman_al - Lead rpt - Jan/04 with Paul McDonald

samwelli - Lead - 17/Oct/03 with Pete Smith

Hidden - Lead rpt - Sep/03

French Erick - Lead O/S - May/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2003

greenroom - Lead O/S - 1998

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 1997

Fraser - TR - 05/May/96 with Roland Wallace

chris sm - TR O/S - 18/Jul/94

Hidden - TR O/S - 13/Jun/90

innes - Lead - 1990

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - Lead - Jun/80

Voting
Total votes cast 27
hard E30 of 10
E30 of 10
easy E30 of 10
hard E20 of 10
E25 of 10
easy E25 of 10
hard E10 of 10
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hard 5c0 of 11
5c0 of 11
easy 5c0 of 11
hard 5b1 of 11
5b8 of 11
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Style of ascent

Soloed5 of 83 (6.0%)
Lead33 of 83 (39.8%)
Followed15 of 83 (18.1%)
Toproped22 of 83 (26.5%)
Alt Leads1 of 83 (1.2%)
Unknown7 of 83 (8.4%)

'Climbed'24 of 83 (28.9%)
clean O/S39 of 83 (47.0%)
clean β2 of 83 (2.4%)
clean rpt13 of 83 (15.7%)
clean RP3 of 83 (3.6%)
dnf2 of 83 (2.4%)