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Warfarin*** E2 5c, 5b

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2 pitches. Boulder into the scoop left of Rat Race. clip and back up the peg runner above then climb past the peg and head left into the great groove of Mousetrap. Up this for a couple of metres and then traverse right to the hanging stance on Rat Race. It is advisable to continue onward. Either up the corners to the pegs and climb down to the bolt belay on Marlina or continue up pitch 2 along the roofs to a tricky last move. Superb.
D. Jameson, G. Nicoll, M. Duff 1978

Ticklists: Ultimate Scottish Rock, Scottish 3 and 4 star multi-pitch routes, Great Scottish E2s.

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This climb is in 83 logbooks, and on 10 wishlists.

Too greasy for anything harder. Good route...
andyinglis - Lead rpt - 15/Aug/14 with ross barnes

Bad day at the office. Wasn't in the right headspace for some reason, psyched myself out and bailed off onto some of the sport bolts. Epic ab-retrieval of gear commenced. Unfinished business.
freudy_love - AltLd dnf - 23/Jun/14 with Colin Morrison

Hidden - 17/May/14

esther - AltLd - May/14

Nick Biven - 2014

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Nov/13

samwillo - Lead - 23/Nov/13 with Andrew Appleby

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/13

Frazer lead in a one-er.
Rachel Slater - 2nd O/S - 08/Sep/13 with Frazer

richiebongo - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/13 with will roper, topher

In one pitch. Mainly had to do battle with my head on the first half. Was enjoying the wild positions by the second.
salix - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/13 with Rich

In one pitch. Top has some wild positions!!
Ross Barnes - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13 with James

captain - 2013

Hidden - 2013

andyinglis - Lead - 29/Sep/12 with Neil Adams

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/May/12

mark88 - 2nd - 09/Mar/12 with Andy Woolston

centurion05 - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/12 with The boy

gjd - 2nd dog - 24/Sep/11 with Sam Burns

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Sep/11

in a oner
robertmichaeladams - Lead - 08/Sep/11 with Dan

Led as one pitch. Excellent.
jameshiggins - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/11 with Neil Adams

1st pitch only - had to retrieve gear from rat race!
simondunf - Lead O/S - 20/May/11 with james

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/May/11

Brilliant, well worth doing as one pitch (not least because intermediate belay looks a bit knackered)
Andy Moles - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Clement

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Paulww - AltLd O/S - 29/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/10

Good route!
andyinglis - 2nd - 07/Aug/10 with Neil Adams

Done in one long pitch. Excellent climbing.
Neil Adams - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/10 with Andy Inglis

JM - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/10 with Steve Sylvester

Led this on sight a couple of weeks earlier. Superb.
Ian Jones - 2nd rpt - 02/Jun/10 with Dan Moore

Hidden - Lead - 02/Jun/10

Absolutely excellent, almost as good as Rat Race. Ran out of quick draws. Warning! The pegs of the hanging belay are shagged. Better to climb doon to the belay chain of Marlina from the peg runners on pitch 2.
Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 08/May/10 with jazzyjackson

Alt lead with Ian. I couldnt finish the 2nd pitch with more full on pump and shist panic symptoms. You gotta love this sweaty awkward rock, its full value for E grades.
jazzyjackson - 2nd - 08/May/10 with Ian Jones

Led both pitches, while Davide looked for his leading head. Felt hard for E2. [Was meant to be a warm up] Still a bit wet.
Dr Toph - Lead O/S - 02/May/10 with Davide

Led the first pitch on my first ascent. Led the second pitch on a subsequent ascent.
henwardian - AltLd O/S - 2010

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/09

Did in one pitch. Bold at the start and suspect rock higher up but still a fantastic climb!
whistler - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/09 with Dangerous Dave

Hidden - 08/Jul/09

in one pitch - superb!
Ed Babs - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/09 with Paul Calton

mshorter - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/09 with simie

Chad123 - AltLd rpt - 10/May/09 with James Humble

Got burnt out on top bitch on the last move and took a rest
Sandy Simpson - AltLd dog - 25/Apr/09 with brian duthie

BRUCESTRAC - 2009 with Chris Cracknell,Various

burto - AltLd O/S - 26/May/08 with calum

CalumC - AltLd O/S - 26/May/08 with Ian Burton

Not the best warm up, but felt pretty easy, route finding main problem on first pitch, second pitch is pumpy...
Chad123 - AltLd rpt - 24/May/08 with Emily

fritz_in_aotearoa - 2008

TrollJester - AltLd - 2008 with done many routes umpteen times

did the first pitch?
jess - Lead O/S - 2008 with martin

akhughes - Lead O/S - Oct/07

Dangerous Dave - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/07 with Russ Birkett

pete dd - 2nd - Jun/07 with Duncan Cambell

Greg Boswell - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/07

sparkass - Lead O/S - Apr/07 with Pete Dolman

figfour - Lead - 2007

very intimidated by this climb. pitch 2 was for me and when i left the belay and moved to the peg my head went to tatters. I had a near panic attack, weighted that manky peg to breathe but then cleaned the pitch after a long inner battle. Cant say it was hard or pumpy...i just lost it
French Erick - AltLd - 07/Sep/06 with Andy Sharpe

barney_edin - AltLd O/S - 31/Aug/06 with Phil A

SeanB - 2nd O/S - 05/Jul/06 with neil

whispering nic - AltLd - Jun/06 with Tweedley

Hidden - AltLd dog - May/06

Hidden - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2006

buzby78 - Lead - 21/Jul/02

Dave Kerr - Lead - 16/May/02 with John Watson

Longest hanging belay ever!
Chad123 - AltLd O/S - Sep/00 with Jo and Vet Tom

greenroom - Lead O/S - 2000

stugreen75 - 2nd O/S - 2000 with Andy

IanD353 - Lead O/S - Aug/99 with Howard

Evoman - Jun/98

Cassidy - Lead O/S - 1997 with David Cassidy

did 2nd pitch Ithink
David Smith - AltLd - Jun/95 with Mark Gray

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/94

Very good
Roy Stuart - Lead O/S - 1994 with Alex Thomas

cam1401 - AltLd O/S - Aug/89

Dave Douglas - AltLd O/S - 19/Jun/88 with Neil Shepherd

Hamish Leslie - Lead O/S - 1987 with Martin Barclay

mark mcgowan01 - 1985

Finished up second pitch of Ratrace
Lone Rider - AltLd O/S - 07/Oct/84 with John Christie

Bruce Kerr - AltLd - 06/May/84 with Calum Fraser

redjerry - Lead O/S - May/80 with Roy Williamson

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Style of ascent

Lead38 of 83 (45.8%)
Followed12 of 83 (14.5%)
Alt Leads21 of 83 (25.3%)
Unknown12 of 83 (14.5%)

'Climbed'31 of 83 (37.3%)
clean O/S44 of 83 (53.0%)
clean rpt4 of 83 (4.8%)
dogged3 of 83 (3.6%)
dnf1 of 83 (1.2%)