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The Rut** VS 5a

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N. MacNiven 1960

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Hidden - Lead - 27/Aug/14

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 15/Aug/14

Liam Ingram - 2nd O/S - 08/Aug/14 with Catrin Nichols

The Big Sender - 2nd O/S - 08/Aug/14

Every bit the equal of The Groove imo. Awesome stuff.
Kevin Woods - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/14 with David Macmorris

Just as good as the groove with an awesome crux.
dmacmorris - 2nd O/S - 29/Jul/14 with Kevin Woods

David Woods - Lead - 25/Jul/14 with Louise Kernaghan, Euan Maharg

Jug Hunter - 2nd - 25/Jul/14

sebbi30 - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/14 with stewart miller

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead - Jul/14

madeleine - Lead rpt - 24/Jun/14 with Ry

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/14

malone - 2nd O/S - 17/Jun/14 with Andrew Appleby

Hamfunk - 2nd O/S - 06/Jun/14 with Keith

Victor Ivanov - Lead O/S - 18/May/14 with Nikolay Pulev

Awkward start then difficulty getting over small roof - needed to rest on gear and back track a little
jasthefras - 2nd dog - 08/May/14

Single fall, moving left too soon out of the corner.
Michael.paparakis - 2nd dog - 08/May/14

gjd - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/14 with Sam Burns

Lawrie Brand - Lead rpt - 15/Apr/14 with Robin

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/14

Brian Pollock - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/14 with Stewart

stewart100 - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/14 with Brian Pollock

ClareM.123 - 2nd - 26/Mar/14 with Tim Hamlet

Quite stiff, very good
SGD - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/14 with Jonathan

alistairmontgomery - 2014

kagreen - Lead - 2014

el diablo - Lead - 29/Sep/13 with Nick Bowen

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/13

climb.jlr - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/13

Latter's guide is right - this is definitely the best of the variations.
planetmarshall - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/13 with Ian Kinnell

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Sep/13

johannes - Lead rpt - 01/Sep/13

abbeywall - Lead rpt - 25/Aug/13 with Aga

a.m.k. - 2nd - 25/Aug/13 with Alison

fun interesting moves through the corner
Gabe Oliver - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/13

sparbus - 2nd - 18/Aug/13 with dave porter

Hidden - Lead dog - 18/Aug/13

olekemi - 2nd O/S - 04/Aug/13 with Simon T, Andy B

andybroadway - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/13 with Ole Kemi, Simon Taylor

cat22 - Lead rpt - 27/Jul/13 with Hamish

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/13

ross brinson - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/13 with Hannah Watson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/13

sandynorval - 2nd O/S - 12/Jul/13 with Fraser

Koon - 2nd O/S - 11/Jul/13 with Stuart B

ruaridhmac - 2nd - 03/Jul/13 with Fraser Cormack

aldo56 - 2nd O/S - 01/Jul/13 with gsevan

gsevans - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/13 with aldo56

jamesgr87 - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/13 with Tim

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13

very awkward move up and out of the top corner, great route tho.
jaggy bunnet - Lead - 27/Jun/13

fantastic moves. crimpy pull up crux move
skirton - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/13 with Charlie Arnold

JonnoP - 2nd O/S - 16/Jun/13 with Rick H

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 16/Jun/13

noemie5438 - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/13 with Brian Shakleton, Amy Goodill

Hidden - 08/Jun/13

Hidden - 08/Jun/13

JosefGoeth - Lead - 07/Jun/13

Mark Bull - 2nd - 05/Jun/13 with Mike

RocKalina - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/13 with Andyclimb

barney_edin - 2nd - 26/May/13 with Mehmet

Hard but amazing to get up! Polished and a bit wet.
eve29 - 2nd - 06/May/13 with Andy

LibS - Lead O/S - 04/May/13 with Hannah Gibbs

stephenmckenzie - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/13 with Rory Brown

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Apr/13

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Apr/13

Davy B - Lead - 20/Apr/13

Pouring water down the rock but in the sun! Felt quite hard
arose - Lead - 02/Jan/13 with Giles Cranston, Hannah Francis

Tightsgirl - 2nd - 02/Jan/13 with Giles Cranston, Ali Rose

DougSt - 2nd - 2013 with Al Brightman

SUColdo - 2013 with Abe

dctarrant2000 - Lead O/S - 11/Nov/12 with Polly Tarrant

Planned to climb the Groove, but stayed in the corner and took the direct finish up the Rut. Hardest moves right near the bottom and to pull out of the mini-roof at the top. Finger jams required. As a VS leader I found it a bit nails..
mike_tamanawis - Lead dog - 07/Oct/12 with Russ Mac

icedink - 2nd dnf - 07/Oct/12 with mike_tamanawis

ukinio - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/12

Good climb but thought was harder than the groove. Both were VS.
jimontherocks - Lead β - 22/Sep/12 with David Barclay

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Sep/12

Quite tough for grade, hard work
Andy Hewison - 2nd - 15/Sep/12 with Neale

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Sep/12

Hard Pumpy route!
ClimbingGlen - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/12

A bit damp, but still good.
victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/12 with James Oswald

wet but good
James Oswald - 2nd O/S - 18/Aug/12 with Colin Angus

markfairbank - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/12 with Ray Sharples

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/12

yehti - 2nd - 17/Jul/12 with David Wallace

Nille - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/12

seconded last year some remembered some of the holds
SuperMike64 - Lead β - 01/Jun/12

Led this because I didn't traverse early enough to do the groove. It was an excellent route thoroughly enjoyed it once I had finished it excellent fun
Killianmurphy - Lead O/S - 12/May/12 with Trina B

Couldn't do the direct finish, ended up traversng left and finishing as for the groove. lovely route though!
Trina B - 2nd dog - 12/May/12 with Killian Murphy

Jenny Crook - Lead - 02/May/12 with Adam Davis

Mhairi G - 2nd O/S - 01/Apr/12 with Patrick

Pat-H - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/12 with mhairi

Tim_Gomersall - Lead - Apr/12 with McBain

tim newton - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/12 with ross

Chris wilson - 2nd - 18/Mar/12 with Chris M

timcussins - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/12 with ghr

kirigoss - 2nd O/S - 18/Mar/12 with Gabriel, Tim

radioshed - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/12 with dave s

David Stevens - 2nd O/S - 14/Mar/12 with Matt Craig, Reuben Crook

oliverk - Lead - 11/Mar/12 with Marty

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/12

Classic route. Very polished start.
grady_9 - 2nd β - Mar/12

climbed in a baselayer in February! Sunny and warm...
Stephi - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/12 with OwenF

OwenF - 2nd - 25/Feb/12 with Stephi

Awesome route! Enjoyed! The top bit is the hardest.
Alor_lab - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/12 with Stephen Barrass

Plenty of polish throughout. Interesting moment when a chap fell of the E1 next to us and almost landed in my lap.
Freddie 1 - 2nd O/S - 24/Feb/12 with Andyh83

Andyh83 - AltLd - 24/Feb/12 with Matt

adie84 - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Macleod - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/11

cam1401 - 2nd - 06/Nov/11 with Andy O

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Sep/11

jsrous - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/11 with Hugh Maclaren

probably is the hardest of the three. Great fun . The moves from the overhanging crack look intimidating and it is airy but the holds are all there
abbeywall - Lead - 25/Sep/11 with K

Hidden - Lead dnf - 25/Sep/11

Mike Hatherly - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/11 with Mike Hargreaves

SuperMike64 - 2nd - Sep/11 with Mike Hatherly

sleeplessjb - 2nd O/S - 09/Aug/11 with oly leask

madeleine - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/11 with Robbie

KeithAlexander - 2nd rpt - 28/May/11 with MarkA

iansm - TR - 11/May/11 with Tam

Kazza91 - May/11

cat22 - 2nd rpt - 24/Apr/11 with Mike

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Apr/11

nich0las - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Ewan P

Ewanski - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Nick B

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/11

bit spicy for vs no?
sneaks - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/11

Scott's first time belaying a leader. He seconded it clean afterwards.
AmbliKai - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/11 with Scott Currie

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Apr/11

joeydurkin - 2nd - 02/Mar/11 with Jockey, Graham K

Hidden - Lead - 01/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - Mar/11

Scottish78 - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Pete cleanly lead this after the groove was too wet to climb,
rallymania - 2nd O/S - 10/Oct/10 with Baldy Pete

scottbecker - Lead O/S - Oct/10 with Andrew Warren

stewart100 - 2nd O/S - 04/Sep/10 with Keith Lauder

franksnb - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/10 with Ed, Emma, keith

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Aug/10

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/10

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

cam1401 - Lead O/S - Aug/10 with Andy O

first onsight vs and foray into the unknown!!
cogg13 - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/10 with dave laird

John Roe - Lead - 11/Jul/10 with John Redfearn

Andy Moles - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/10 with Pimpy

this climb scared me!
zoeduffin - 2nd - 07/Jul/10

Derek Graham - 2nd - 02/Jul/10 with Graeme

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/10

daWalt - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/10 with dwhaley, Lisa

Not quite sure of the correct route at the hanging corner - I followed the chalk and traversed left and into the groove rather than going right up corner.
Tom Baird - Lead rpt - 19/Jun/10 with Colin Partridge

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Jun/10

oliverk - 2nd - 10/Jun/10 with Dan

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

jamiefoxen - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10 with bob foster

michael83 - Lead O/S - 18/May/10 with Laura

tricky middle bit as well as bottom
tomdude - Lead O/S - 02/May/10 with joe dowsett

sophiecb - 2nd - 02/May/10 with Roy

dav_713 - Lead - May/10

escaped the overhanging corner by traversing into second groove a bit earlier - would be a protected move if I had any appropriately sized gear left. still very enjoyable climb
krasavenko - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/10 with Harry Holmes

jonskippy - 2nd β - 12/Apr/10 with Brett

very nice, a good bit of exposure at the top
rob askew - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/10 with andy m

Very nice :)
sebrider - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/10 with Chris wilson

Chris wilson - 2nd - 19/Mar/10 with Seb

bigbobbyking - Lead β - 17/Mar/10 with Sesh

Nice climb, first of the year. I'd forgotten how thin some moves could feel. Quite glad I'd opted not to lead it today.
Tom Baird - 2nd O/S - 14/Mar/10 with Scott

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/10

dougs1232 - 2nd O/S - 13/Mar/10 with Tom Simmons

felt more strenuous than I remember the Groove being. maybe a bit harder, but I think I preferred the Groove.
KeithAlexander - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/09 with karinh, Graeme Diack

karinh - 2nd - 19/Sep/09 with Graeme, KeithAlexander

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 13/Sep/09

R0bbie - Lead - 11/Sep/09 with Henning Wackerhage

jess - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/09 with martin

DundeeDave - 2nd - 22/Aug/09 with Jimmy Moxley, Ewan Gourlay

Hidden - Lead rpt - 16/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/09

thebat - 2nd - 09/Aug/09 with Ontour

decs - AltLd - 11/Jul/09 with Russell

Hidden - 08/Jul/09

cat22 - 2nd O/S - 04/Jul/09 with Mike

qboyd - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/09 with Paul

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/Jun/09

JdotP - Lead rpt - 28/Jun/09 with Krzysztof Gorgolewski

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Jun/09

ANC - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/09 with Mal Meech

Ross Barnes - Lead - 21/Jun/09 with Neil A

nikkimac - Lead - 09/Jun/09 with Emily

khartwig - Lead O/S - 30/May/09 with Mike Gannon

simon_D - Lead O/S - 24/May/09 with Kyle

CMorris - Lead O/S - 20/May/09 with Lesley McAffertey

Good
Ally Gillies - 2nd O/S - 26/Apr/09 with Pete

Great route. Hard move into the finish of the Groove but good gear. (Still a little scary though)
ellis1 - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/09 with Mark Cashley

steady climb by ellis especially at the crux
cashley - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/09 with Ellis

Peter Rhodes - 2nd rpt - 20/Mar/09 with Stephen Barnes

Neil Mackenzie - 2nd O/S - 22/Feb/09 with barbara

mshorter - Lead O/S - 19/Feb/09 with lycra dave

BRUCESTRAC - Lead - 2009 with Chris Cracknell,Various

Hidden - 2009

Fun variation to the Groove, a bit more thuggy
Dr Toph - 2nd O/S - 2009 with Suzie Hill

jonnie3430 - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/08 with teaching 2 to lead

JdotP - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/08 with Joe Larner

Hidden - Lead rpt - 05/Oct/08

Sustained.
stuaart - 2nd O/S - 28/Sep/08 with Duanne White

gordon henderson - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/08 with Chris

crisaitken - 02/Sep/08 with gordonhend

andymoin - 2nd rpt - 30/Aug/08 with Warren

adw07 - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/08 with Andy Main

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Aug/08

Hidden - Lead - 27/Jul/08

LittleLuka - 2nd - 14/Jul/08 with Glenn

dshortt - Lead O/S - Jul/08 with Scott Webster

Nice climb, really good line and great gear when you need it.
Fiona Reid - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/08 with Mike

Mike_Watson_99 - 2nd - 29/Jun/08 with Fiona

Great route. Very airy move at the top. Should get 3 stars IMO.
DavPk - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/08 with Mark Moynagh

simon_D - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/08 with Neil Silver

Done this after I had led The Groove. The move past the peg felt easier this time. Felt more strenuous than The Groove. Well protected. Couldnt get one of Alan's wires out of the corner above the ledge.
climberuk - 2nd β - 18/May/08 with Alan

groovypiper - Lead - 09/May/08 with Ross

Hidden - Lead - Apr/08

fall-line - 2nd O/S - 17/Feb/08 with Clare Muir

Great.
arose - Lead - Jan/08 with Matthew Phillips

Murray Freq - Lead - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2008

TrollJester - Lead O/S - 2008 with done many routes umteen times some solo

Chris L Hill - Lead O/S - 2008 with Mark Harrison

Hidden - Lead - 2008

mhairi thorburn - Lead O/S - 29/Oct/07 with malc

Ly-Cilph - 2nd O/S - 06/Oct/07 with Joe S (StAUMC)

Stuart Macfarlane - Lead - 13/Sep/07 with Helen

Boistelle - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/07 with Dave Laird

Lawrie Brand - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/07 with Keith

oliverk - 2nd - 10/Jun/07

beegsyboy - 2nd O/S - 20/May/07 with Sandy

Stuart Macfarlane - Lead - 20/May/07 with Helen

dodfoster - Lead O/S - 01/May/07 with chris playford

sgl0jd - Lead - May/07 with Gayle Burns

akhughes - Lead - May/07 with Emma Hughes

elegant cheddar - 2nd - May/07 with adam hughes

jazzyjackson - Lead - 04/Apr/07 with The Local Boy

better than the groove i recon.
andymoin - 2nd O/S - 01/Apr/07 with Tim Cross

beegsyboy - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/07 with Andy

alan wilson - 2007

breithorn4164 - Lead - 2007 with Callum Black

phil_freeman - 2nd - 2007 with Jake

figfour - Lead O/S - 2007

CurlyStevo - Lead - 2007

Hidden - 2007

Rik Dawes - Lead O/S - 2007

jfmchivall - 2007 with Calum Hendry

mterentiusvarro - 2nd - 2007 with Ellie

barney_edin - 04/Sep/06

Greg Boswell - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/06

SeanB - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/06 with ali

jim.macp - 01/Jul/06

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Jun/06

K Wall - Lead - 03/Jun/06 with Martin

sgl - Lead O/S - May/06 with emily

Hidden - Lead - 23/Apr/06

francois - 2006

Neil Adams - Lead O/S - 2006

kdlauder - Lead O/S - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2006

Stuart Macfarlane - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/05 with Helen

Scotsken - Apr/05

andyinglis - AltLd - 2005

dave o - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/04 with Julia H

Hidden - 2nd dog - 04/Sep/04

Hidden - Lead - 2004

Batty - TR - 07/Oct/03

French Erick - Lead O/S - Oct/03 with Stewart Richardson

220bpm - Lead O/S - Sep/03 with Snowboarder

snowboarder - 2nd - Sep/03 with Mark

Cassidy - Solo - 05/Aug/03 with David Cassidy

RAK - Lead - 06/Jun/03 with Tim C, Henning W.

Hidden - 2nd - Mar/03

Yourlead - Lead - 02/Oct/02 with Garry Cohen

Hidden - Lead - Jul/02

Hidden - Solo - 2002

mav - 2002

greenroom - Lead O/S - 2001

brianrunner - 2001

IanD353 - Lead O/S - Mar/00 with Ailsa

Chad123 - 2000

stugreen75 - Lead O/S - 2000

graeme gatherer - 2000

JiveWeasel - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/99 with Bionic Bob

Tarquin - 1999

BobbyMotherwell - 1998

jcw - 1998 with Simon Richardson

Yourlead - Lead - 14/May/97 with Simon

Tarquin - 2nd - 1997

Yourlead - Lead - 24/May/94 with Hugh Muchcamp

Shunt
Yourlead - TR - 22/May/94

Marti999 - Lead - 1994

CMacD - 1994

Yourlead - Lead - 01/Aug/93 with Graham, Shiboun

Yourlead - Lead - 28/Jul/93 with Stuart Johnston

Steph climbed Barefoot!!!!
Yourlead - Lead - 12/Jun/93 with Stephan Liudbloun

Yourlead - 2nd - 28/Apr/93 with Stuart Johnston

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/92

Yourlead - Lead - 25/Jul/91 with Jim Hamilton

Yourlead - 2nd - 12/Jul/91 with Alex Runciman

Suffering from after effects of flu
Yourlead - 2nd dog - 21/Apr/90

mark-abz - 2nd - 30/Jun/84 with Walter P

amcleish - 1984

Hidden - 1980

don.husband - 1969

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Voting
Total votes cast 172
hard HVS0 of 60
HVS0 of 60
easy HVS2 of 60
hard VS35 of 60
VS22 of 60
easy VS1 of 60
hard HS0 of 60
HS0 of 60
easy HS0 of 60
hard 5b0 of 58
5b0 of 58
easy 5b0 of 58
hard 5a8 of 58
5a46 of 58
easy 5a3 of 58
hard 4c1 of 58
4c0 of 58
easy 4c0 of 58
3 Stars37 of 54
2 Stars15 of 54
1 Star2 of 54
0 Stars0 of 54
Bag of .....0 of 54
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Style of ascent

Soloed2 of 313 (0.6%)
Lead165 of 313 (52.7%)
Followed108 of 313 (34.5%)
Toproped3 of 313 (1.0%)
Alt Leads3 of 313 (1.0%)
Unknown32 of 313 (10.2%)

'Climbed'136 of 313 (43.5%)
clean O/S147 of 313 (47.0%)
clean β6 of 313 (1.9%)
clean rpt14 of 313 (4.5%)
dogged7 of 313 (2.2%)
dnf3 of 313 (1.0%)