The superb slab and thin crack is protected with small wires. Immaculate.

Ticklists: Central Belt - Local Classics, Best slab climbs of the UK, Scottish Central Belt HVS, Ultimate HVS ticklist, 2014.

mikewilson789 21/Aug 2nd β
with Andy Woolston
Hidden 19/Jul Solo
purkle 01/Jul TR
Hidden 03/Jun Lead rpt
EBailey 30/May 2nd
Hidden 24/May Lead O/S
J_Trottet 13/May Lead O/S

Bring small wires. Although first gear is high up, holds all feel positive.

olekemi 07/May 2nd rpt
with Colin D, Mark G
Hidden 07/May 2nd O/S
bduffin 02/May 2nd
JosefGoeth 02/May -
Smelly Fox 09/Apr Solo rpt
arose 09/Apr Lead
with Miles Mconville
tomwhitchurch 04/Apr Lead β
ESmith 04/Apr 2nd rpt
with Tom
DavidMcK ?/Apr Lead O/S
John McKenna 25/Mar Lead O/S
Harrynichols 25/Mar 2nd O/S
el diablo 22/Mar Lead
with John Sanders, Al Sanders
libby.southgate 21/Mar 2nd
with Ina Tuomala, Callum Tregaskis
Hidden 21/Mar 2nd
Lamb 18/Mar 2nd O/S

Pretty serious HVS, good though.

with Sean Henderson
seanhendo123 18/Mar Lead rpt
with Lamb
mishabruml 08/Mar TR rpt

Top roped again for fun, but also scouting the gear- thinking of leading it at some point, but its proper bold!

with Andreas
tomwhitchurch 07/Feb 2nd
IggyGoesPop ?/Feb Lead O/S
Nicholas Wylie 15/Oct/14 Lead O/S

Left my small wires at the bottom by mistake... oops... Luckily had microwires and offsets on me though!

annep11 05/Oct/14 2nd rpt
with Josh
annep11 02/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Bold start, steady climbing. Take lots of small wires.

Hugh Simons 07/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Phil Tooley
olekemi 29/Jul/14 Lead rpt
with Robin W, Jeremy M
AGoodi 22/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Nice and positive holds the whole way

chrismcd23 17/Jul/14 TR O/S

Another nice route on this slab. Would like to try lead this soon

with Richard, Scott C
lukehunt 17/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Doug
Hidden 15/Jul/14 2nd
Euan Todd 17/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Did it without microwires, so felt very bold up to the first #1 wire placement. Well protected after.

with Richard
Webster 06/Jun/14 Lead dnf

bailed onto trundle about 8-10m up. brass imps or offsets might help as even peanuts/micros are shockingly bad up to that point...

Hidden 30/May/14 Lead
daftdazza 24/May/14 2nd
cat22 29/Apr/14 2nd rpt
with Mike
seanhendo123 14/Apr/14 Lead O/S

Great route, bold start but nothing there to catch you out, just sustained good climbing with lots of micro wires.

Brendan 12/Mar/14 Lead rpt
with Del
Hidden ??/2014 -
Dr Toph 28/Sep/13 Solo rpt
dmacmorris 22/Sep/13 Lead O/S

Quality route one of the best in the area and worth the visit. Feet got pretty sore plugging the micro crack line and has a bold start to a relaxing finish. Easy 3 stars.

Hidden 21/Sep/13 2nd RP
Jacks20 03/Sep/13 Lead
gsevans 24/Aug/13 TR
Hidden 13/Aug/13 2nd rpt
Hidden 13/Aug/13 Lead O/S
olekemi 08/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Mark G
stack_attack 06/Aug/13 Lead rpt
Milesy 04/Aug/13 Lead β
with Matt D, James
james1978 ?/Aug/13 2nd
colin milton 11/Jul/13 Lead
with daryl
Cassidy 11/Jul/13 Solo O/S
daftdazza 11/Jul/13 2nd
with colin milton
Hidden 09/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Milesy 03/Jul/13 Lead β
with Brian, Karin
Brian Pollock 30/Jun/13 Lead O/S
el diablo 25/Jun/13 Lead
with John Sanders, Jimbo
Hidden 25/Jun/13 2nd
Hidden 16/Jun/13 2nd O/S
Gabe Oliver 16/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Get your runout head on for this! Tentative and bold beginning, great micro placements where the crack begins

gjd 16/Jun/13 Lead rpt
with Sam Burns
Hidden 03/Jun/13 TR
Timothy Miller ?/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/May/13 TR
salix 30/May/13 Lead rpt
with Jake
Hidden 28/May/13 2nd
tomosb 17/May/13 Lead
with Darren Thompson
Martin McKenna - UKC 20/Apr/13 2nd O/S
Macleod 07/Apr/13 2nd rpt
with ronan, carolyn
RKernan 07/Apr/13 Lead O/S

Thin gear in lower half! Need more practice with micros

with Carolyn Mills, Alasdair MacLeod
Hidden ?/Apr/13 -
james mcclung 03/Mar/13 TR O/S
Mossdawg 03/Mar/13 TR O/S
Busby ??/2013 -
matthew885 ??/2013 Lead
radioshed 30/Aug/12 AltLd O/S

I led 'top pitch'

with dave s
dwisniewski 30/Aug/12 Lead rpt
with Euan Law
David Stevens 30/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Macleod 26/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with alex
Baggie 26/Jul/12 2nd

Climbed at speed due the the 5 billion midgies that appeared as soon as we got to the bottom. Nice delicate climbing, but bold start!

Dougie Harvey 25/Jul/12 Lead rpt
Harry Holmes 01/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Joanna
horsefeathers 01/Jul/12 2nd O/S
with Harry
ctbaird 25/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with jonni
Wee Davie 25/Jun/12 Lead β

Nice to get back on it.

with Jim Hall
John Workman 25/Jun/12 2nd
with Mark II
Carol Goodall 25/Jun/12 2nd O/S

Delicate and bold. Not my style at all.

with Euan Strachan, Jo Clements
Euan Strachan 25/Jun/12 Lead
jonnie3430 25/Jun/12 2nd
with ctbaird
johannes 24/Jun/12 Lead O/S

I always assumed the guidebook was taking the piss, but once you're through the serious bottom bit, the protection actually IS excellent.

IanMcC 13/Jun/12 Lead
with Jimbo
Hidden 13/Jun/12 2nd
dbell67 05/Jun/12 TR
with Stewart Lessels
stew85 05/Jun/12 TR
Brodie 03/Jun/12 Lead rpt

seconded a few days ago and pre placed first nuts on abseil.

with jonny gillespie
oliverk 29/May/12 Lead O/S

Worth doing despite the bold start, climbing is excellent

Hidden 29/May/12 2nd O/S
wee_jonny_gillespie - BAD SELLER 27/May/12 Lead O/S
with Chris Brodie
Chad123 22/Apr/12 Lead rpt

Great route but the gear is small and very high, so surely E1 5a is a bit fairer, I'd hate to approach this expecting something well protected!

with Emily
leewright 31/Mar/12 2nd O/S
krasavenko 28/Mar/12 2nd rpt
The Big Sender 28/Mar/12 Lead O/S

didn't spot any 5a moves, still superb

Triggalicious 28/Mar/12 2nd O/S
with Tom E
Hidden 28/Mar/12 Lead O/S
gurumed 24/Mar/12 Lead rpt

Character building.

sophiecb 04/Mar/12 Lead rpt

Nice to come back and lead this superb route. Positive wee edges all the way:)

with Toph
Dr Toph 30/Jan/12 Solo O/S

Cant believe it took so long to get round to this one. Lovely moves up wee edges that keep appearing

Denpov 28/Sep/11 TR rpt

Self-Belay. Brilliant delicate route. I did it 3 times and different each time. Can trend left and/or right.

Hidden 18/Sep/11 Lead O/S
stevebarratt 18/Sep/11 Lead O/S
John 'B' Hutchinson 02/Sep/11 Lead O/S

Brilliant climb.

with Matthew Thompson
Hidden 21/Aug/11 Lead dog
gurumed 09/Aug/11 TR
shugsan 25/Jul/11 Lead rpt
with Libby
libby.southgate 25/Jul/11 2nd O/S
with Euan Boyd
sergio46 13/Jul/11 Lead O/S

A superb route, no gear for first 3m, holds are very positive.

with Olwyn
Hidden 13/Jul/11 TR
Milesy 10/Jul/11 2nd
cc_10 01/Jul/11 Lead RP
with chriss boyd
Hidden 01/Jul/11 2nd
JLS 27/Jun/11 2nd rpt
dwisniewski 27/Jun/11 Lead β
zebidee 02/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with Kevin Forde, Kevin Croft
henning82 28/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/May/11 2nd O/S
Pat-H 30/Apr/11 Lead rpt
with andy
Hidden 30/Apr/11 2nd
Hidden 27/Apr/11 Lead β
el cholo 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
jamestheyip 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Bold start but the moves are quite straightforward.

with Andy Laing
Robert93 20/Apr/11 Lead O/S
MarcusP 10/Apr/11 2nd
with Venla
R0bbie 07/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with keith
Hidden 07/Apr/11 TR rpt
Rhys Black 13/Mar/11 2nd O/S

A sudden downpour halfway up the route made the climb a bit spicy. Other than that, a nice slabby climb with good crimps and a nice crack.

with Louise benchetrit, Ginger McGrath
adie84 ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Gordon Lacey ??/2011 -
kirigoss 07/Nov/10 TR
with Tim
kirigoss 24/Oct/10 2nd O/S
with Tim, Greg
gregoldridge 24/Oct/10 Lead rpt
Ginger McGrath 12/Oct/10 Solo rpt

crimps just below the horisontal break were flexing alot a bit freaky

Hidden 08/Oct/10 TR O/S
shugsan 11/Sep/10 Lead rpt
rustyclimber91 06/Sep/10 2nd O/S

Sore on the feet. Would love to lead it!!

with Liyen
krasavenko 06/Sep/10 Lead RP

scary lead

Hidden ?/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Denpov 13/Aug/10 TR O/S


sebrider 22/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Fabulous!! Got cramp in my foot though!

with Sophie
jamiefoxen 22/Jul/10 Lead rpt
sophiecb 22/Jul/10 2nd
with Seb
Pat-H 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with mhairi
Mhairi G 26/Jun/10 2nd rpt
with Patrick
Derek Graham 25/Jun/10 TR
with Graeme
lelaitcondense 25/Jun/10 2nd
qboyd 24/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Jamie
Lawrie Brand 22/Jun/10 2nd rpt
with Mina
rcammack 18/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Elsier 17/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Stuart
Ally Gillies 17/Jun/10 2nd
with Mark
krasavenko 17/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Robbie
Ginger McGrath 15/Jun/10 Lead rpt
with simon, cora
Sean Bell 04/Jun/10 2nd
with Neil Carnegie
cat22 03/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Mike
Hidden ?/Jun/10 Lead
pete87abs 17/May/10 2nd rpt
rclarke 17/May/10 Lead
Hidden 08/May/10 Lead
Hidden 28/Apr/10 Lead
Euan Strachan 26/Apr/10 Lead

Scary! Unhappy with first micro runner, so placed a q-draw below it attached to a shunt on abseil rope. Rest of climb fine with micro runners

with Gavin L, Sarah Beth M
Hidden 26/Apr/10 2nd O/S
qboyd 20/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Paul
Hidden 20/Apr/10 -
jimmyrua 20/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Jonnie Williams
JLS 14/Apr/10 Lead rpt
with Gavin R.
pete87abs 20/Mar/10 Lead O/S


Liam Ingram 09/Mar/10 Lead O/S

Stunning! My favourite lead so far.

JamieSparkes 09/Mar/10 2nd rpt
rob askew 05/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with phil jennings
Phil Jennings 05/Mar/10 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2010 2nd
Hidden ??/2010 2nd
JasonK ??/2010 -
alan moore ??/2010 -
Hidden 29/Nov/09 2nd
Hidden 13/Nov/09 Lead
Ian Jones 13/Nov/09 2nd rpt
with Dan More
Hidden 22/Oct/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 21/Oct/09 2nd O/S
Roberttaylor 17/Oct/09 2nd O/S

Lovely crimpy route, Jamie went pretty high before he put gear in.

JamieSparkes 17/Oct/09 Lead rpt

little bit intimidating!

rclarke 12/Oct/09 2nd
dj_brigham05 12/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Sep/09 TR O/S
JamieSparkes 26/Sep/09 Lead dnf
with JohnBM
Midgeslayer ?/Aug/09 Lead

delicate but doneable

timcussins 21/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Jared
gregoldridge 21/Jun/09 2nd
SonicJ 21/Jun/09 2nd
niallk 17/Jun/09 2nd
climberuk 17/Jun/09 Lead O/S

Scary poorly protected start. Micro-wires mostly for confidence only until I got a no. 1 nut in higher up.

with Niall
Lawrie Brand 28/May/09 Lead rpt
Smelly Fox 24/May/09 Lead O/S
with Heather Fox
Hidden 15/May/09 2nd rpt
Ally Gillies 14/May/09 Lead O/S
with Pete
kdlauder 19/Apr/09 TR O/S
with Andy H & Andy G
French Erick 16/Apr/09 AltLd
with stuart mcfarlane, andy clark
westaway 08/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/09 Lead
Hidden 20/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Mar/09 Lead
Robert Watts ??/2009 -
Paul L ??/2009 Lead
Ally Gillies ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 2nd
jfmchivall ??/2009 Solo
stewnew ??/2009 Lead O/S
Kazza91 ??/2009 -
Hidden 06/Dec/08 Lead O/S
JamieSparkes 06/Dec/08 2nd O/S

not the best warm up plan that has ever been thought up. Removed the overly loose flake near the top for safetys sake

stuaart 21/Sep/08 2nd O/S

Not wet this time.

with Mister John Nelson
goingupintheworld 05/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Bill
Hidden ?/Sep/08 Lead
Stuart Macfarlane 08/Aug/08 Lead rpt
with Jeanie
stuaart 11/Jul/08 2nd O/S

Soaking wet.

with Neil Redgrave
auchtubhmor1 ?/Jul/08 -
JLS 15/Jun/08 Lead rpt
with dpmUK
Hidden 15/Jun/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 06/Jun/08 Lead β
Brendan ?/Jun/08 Lead O/S
lewisgeddes 29/May/08 Lead
with James
Hidden 18/May/08 2nd O/S
andymoin 14/May/08 2nd rpt
with Chemhoyish
Ian Jones 13/May/08 Lead O/S

Easier than the VS to the left.

with Colm Fitzgerald and Alan Rosie
crombie 13/May/08 2nd O/S
Dougie Harvey 07/May/08 Lead O/S
with Pete Entwistle
Pete.ent 07/May/08 2nd
jamiefoxen ?/May/08 Lead O/S
lelaitcondense 20/Apr/08 TR
jonnie3430 02/Mar/08 Lead
with Anna
Hidden ?/Mar/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2008 -
Russ82 ??/2008 -
stabwoundstu ??/2008 Lead O/S
with alan dow
sea_lene ??/2008 -
beegsyboy 20/Oct/07 2nd rpt
with Eccie
Neil Mackenzie 20/Oct/07 Lead O/S

lovely slab climbing!!!!

with Tim
mhmiller 29/Sep/07 2nd
with andy
Vicki M 05/Aug/07 Lead
with russel
andymoin 02/Aug/07 Lead O/S

A well named climb and awesome climb. Felt strange to be balancing up an HVS. Sharpe crimpy holds that make ur feet hurt :P.

beegsyboy 01/Aug/07 2nd O/S
with Andy
jaybob ?/Aug/07 Lead
with victoria
Alexander123 04/Jul/07 Lead O/S
Watty 04/Jul/07 2nd O/S
with A.Watt
zebidee 17/Jun/07 2nd O/S
with Kevin Croft
Stewart B 25/May/07 2nd rpt
with Karen McIntyre
Stuart Macfarlane 02/Apr/07 Lead rpt
with Iain F
jonnie3430 28/Mar/07 Lead O/S
with Ewan
Hidden 24/Mar/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/Mar/07 Lead
Stewart B 17/Feb/07 2nd O/S

nice and thin route, good stuff

with Mike, Ben, Paul
paulpitcher 10/Feb/07 Lead O/S
with Danny Laing
Hidden ??/2007 -
el diablo ??/2007 -
Hidden 23/Sep/06 Lead rpt
Stuart Macfarlane 13/Sep/06 2nd
with Helen
Lawrie Brand 26/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Andy Martlew
lazybones 28/Jun/06 Solo O/S

brilliant bold crimpy climbing

Roch 30/Apr/06 2nd
Neil Adams ??/2006 Lead O/S
PeteH ??/2006 Lead O/S
with Adam Nelson
Spade ?/Sep/05 2nd
Stuart Macfarlane 28/Jun/05 2nd
with John D
graemecook ?/Jun/05 TR
peterp ?/Jun/05 Lead O/S
with Super Colin
andyinglis ??/2005 Lead
Hidden ??/2005 Lead
Ross Barnes ?/Aug/04 Lead
PenJD 10/Jun/04 Lead O/S
with Andy Edwards
French Erick ?/Jun/04 AltLd O/S
with Stewart Richardson
Hidden 26/May/04 2nd
Stuart Macfarlane 11/May/04 Lead O/S
with John B
samwelli 02/May/04 Lead O/S
with Gregor Smith and Richard Knak
Hidden 31/Mar/04 2nd
fireman_al ?/Jan/04 Lead rpt
with Paul McDonald
Hidden ??/2004 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2004 -
Captain Solo 02/Jul/03 Lead
with Colin
Hidden ?/Jul/03 Lead rpt
Hidden 16/Apr/03 2nd
Hidden ??/2003 Lead O/S
barney_edin ?/Sep/02 Lead
Hidden ?/Jul/01 2nd
Bruce Kerr 21/Apr/01 Lead
with Sean Canavan
BRUCESTRAC ??/2001 -
Hidden 29/Jun/00 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2000 Lead
Beardyman ??/2000 Lead O/S
plain kitten ??/2000 -
Hidden 17/Jun/99 2nd
JiveWeasel 27/May/99 2nd
with Bionic Bob, Mrs Weasel
dangates ??/1999 AltLd
Hidden ??/1999 -
Chad123 ??/1998 -
Hidden ??/1997 Lead O/S
buzby78 06/Apr/96 Lead O/S
johnkeith ??/1996 -
pingora 21/Jun/92 Solo rpt
Hidden 24/Mar/90 Lead O/S
pingora 14/Mar/90 -
with Davy R
innes ??/1990 Lead
pingora 01/Mar/89 Solo rpt
pingora 20/Jan/89 Solo rpt
with Nick
Hidden ??/1989 Lead
pingora 02/Nov/88 -
with Nick
pingora 31/Mar/88 Solo
Neil Henderson ??/1988 -
Hammy 15/Jun/85 Lead
with Rob Lawson
Hidden ??/1985 Lead
mark mcgowan01 ??/1984 Solo rpt
Lone Rider ??/1984 Lead
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