2 pitches. A splendid route, climbing the pod and crack to a peg belay. The corner in the roof past 2 pegs. The peg belay is now very poor and it is advisable to carry on and complete the climb in 1 pitch.

M. Graham 1978 1963

Ticklists: Extreme Rock, Ultimate Scottish Rock, Scottish Rock Climbs ****, Very good routes in the UK, Scottish 3 and 4 star multi-pitch routes.

Robbie_Phillips 22/Sep Lead O/S
with Ian Small
Timothy Miller 29/Jun Lead O/S

In a 1er

Gregory 20/Jun 2nd
with grimer
soph 19/Jun AltLd O/S
tomhull 24/May Lead dnf

extremely gutted to blow the onsight then silly foot pop second go. ran out of time. one to come back for. cleaned the bottom pitch using the midpoint anchor.

with Stephen Cumberland
Hidden 20/May Lead
Hidden 17/May Lead O/S
Tim_Gomersall ?/May Lead O/S
with Bekah
Hidden 23/Apr Lead
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 10/Apr Lead O/S

Done in a single pitch, with an element of drippage on the first crack (i.e. it was wet). Didn't interfere too much with the climbing and all-in-all a great route.

Hidden 20/Sep/14 2nd dog
lukehunt 20/Sep/14 -
andyinglis 16/Aug/14 AltLd O/S
with James Sutton
Andy Moles 30/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Had the same excitement as gforce with untying a stuck rope above the roof. I'd say watch out for that, but I'm not sure what it is you need to watch for.

with Frazer
tom russell 22/Jul/14 Lead β

did as 1 pitch

with Ri
masa-alpin 12/Jun/14 2nd β

P1 only. Ryan lead. A fair many holds were wet.

with Nigel K, Ryan P
Uisdean hawthorn 20/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Darren
dwisniewski 19/Apr/14 2nd O/S
with Uisdean
Willismorris 01/Oct/13 Lead O/S

Clean onisght, did the direct finish and ran both pitches into one large one, well chuffed!!

with euanryan
robertmichaeladams 29/Sep/13 AltLd dog

'led' pitch one

salix 13/Aug/13 2nd dog

One rest to hammer out stuck nut. Felt alright though - would be a battle to lead. Crossing the roof is amazing!

with Rich
richiebongo 13/Aug/13 Lead O/S

Mostly on-sight as had just seconded the route to the left that shares a bit of the traverse with this route. Had to fight all the way and the final roof is pure space-walking.

with will roper
Alex Mason 26/Jul/13 Lead O/S

Led P1. Good climbing, very smeggy. Wet P2 over the roof.

with Jemma Powell
Ri 12/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with mike
stugreen75 02/Jun/13 Lead dnf

Close shave. After feeling totally solid, took the mother of all whippers onto the peg after my hand popped from a slightly greasy hold in the niche. Ended up missing the deck by half a metre. The 'press on to the niche and then sort out gear' strategy kinda bit me! Gave my belayer the fear and a few blisters.

with Jase
Apharri 29/May/13 Lead O/S

Done in two pitches, I led both. Really good route

with Dave Wharton
captain ??/2013 -
captain ??/2013 -
Fultonius 29/Sep/12 Lead O/S

In one pitch. Varied, challenging cimbing! Intense.

samwillo 23/Sep/12 Lead
redjerry 02/Aug/12 TR O/S
Rich Kirby 04/Jun/12 Lead O/S

Flippin' brill. In one pitch.

with Manbeast
Hidden 19/May/12 Lead O/S
Vicki M 16/May/12 Lead O/S
with Alasdiar Robb
stugreen75 24/Mar/12 2nd O/S
centurion05 09/Aug/11 AltLd


with patch
Hidden 09/Aug/11 AltLd O/S
Chad123 14/May/11 AltLd dog

We got worked by this one! I fell off just before the niche, should have kept going and stopped putting so much gear in. Ginger managed to fall off the start of the second pitch too....good climbing though, will be back!

with Ginger Tom
Adam Ellwood 07/May/11 Lead O/S
with Dave Parton
Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Dave Parton ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Neil Adams 18/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Delighted with this - been eyeing up the line for ages! Done in a single pitch. First proper E4.

with Heike
Hidden 27/Aug/10 AltLd
Hidden 18/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Dr Toph 30/Jun/10 Lead O/S

One pitch. not quite as pumpy as I feared. There's some good rests if you look for them.

with Jason
JM 20/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Steve Sylvester
sparkass 11/Jun/10 Lead O/S
westaway 15/May/10 Lead O/S
Greg Boswell 10/May/10 Lead RP

I did it in one big pitch

henwardian ??/2010 2nd rpt

Spanked when I tried to lead it. Managed it cleanly on second at a later date. I really just need to man up!

with Martin
akhughes 05/Oct/09 Lead rpt

Blew onsight 2 years ago. felt easier this time, but nice to do it ground up

jess 08/Aug/09 Lead O/S

both pitches

with martin
Stewart B 20/Jul/09 2nd O/S
with Dave Redpath
Ally Baba 14/May/09 Lead β
with M.Hartree,
sheppy 25/Apr/09 Lead rpt

done in one pitch ?E4

with iain n jules
willackers 28/Mar/09 Lead O/S
with Stew, Jeans, Nick, Litster
NDD 25/Mar/09 2nd
with will, ben, stuart, jeans
gforce 17/Jul/08 Lead

Exciting finish involving a rope jamming under the final roof. Had to untie from it and unfortunately the other didn't have any gear on it for a long way! Made very tentative steps over the last metre or two.

with Stevie
mshorter 11/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with mike g and boo
malx ?/Apr/08 Lead O/S
AC1 ??/2008 -
with Guy Robertson
mgeek ?/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with johny clarke
alan wilson ??/2007 -
figfour ??/2007 Lead
French Erick 07/Sep/06 2nd O/S

very sustain climb well done andy. was happy to follow throughout!!!

with Andy Sharpe
Russell Birkett ?/Jun/06 Lead rpt
with Dan Richardson
Hidden ?/May/06 2nd dog
ali_robb ?/May/05 Lead O/S
a_hein ??/2005 Lead O/S

direct finish, 1 pitch

buzby78 21/Jul/02 Lead
Cassidy ?/Aug/97 Lead O/S
with David Cassidy
Ian Jones ?/Jun/97 Lead O/S

Surely this is over graded? How could anybody give it E4?

with Sean Smith
whispering nic ?/Apr/96 -
with malc davies
Dave Musgrove Jnr 07/Oct/95 Lead O/S
with Pete Benson
Glenn Sutcliffe ??/1995 -
with keefe
keefe ??/1995 -
Hidden 29/May/94 Lead β
Roy Stuart ??/1994 Lead O/S

Felt like E3

with Alex Thomas
Steve Crowe 15/Jun/91 Lead O/S

Classic climb. Given E3 when I did it.

with Colin Murley, KM
Nick Biven ??/1991 AltLd
keefe ??/1990 -
Hidden ?/Sep/89 Lead
dominic lee ?/Aug/89 Lead O/S
with daniel lee
andybirtwistle 30/May/88 AltLd
with Ian Kyle
uphillnow 29/May/88 AltLd
with john stanger
Dave Douglas 25/May/88 AltLd β
Chris Craggs ??/1988 Lead O/S

Led to the stance, lowered off then t-roped the 1st pitch collecting the gear and led on to the top.

with Sherri Davy
Hidden ??/1988 AltLd
William Robertson ??/1987 Lead O/S
with Emily, Steve, Shaun etc
mark mcgowan01 ??/1985 -

never E3 - definitely E4

Bruce Kerr 27/Jun/84 Lead
with Dave Simmonds, Gordon Bisset
William Robertson ?/Jul/80 Lead O/S


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