A very interesting route with plenty of gear where you need it. the hanging block has finally fallen off.

Mike-W-99 24/Aug Lead rpt
with Fiona
Fiona Reid 24/Aug 2nd
with Mike
Fiona Reid 18/Aug Lead O/S

Brilliant! Really enjoyed this.

with Mike
Mike-W-99 18/Aug 2nd

Really good.

with Fiona
John McKenna 14/Aug Lead O/S
mishabruml 14/Aug 2nd rpt

reachy move doesn't get any less reachy

Hidden 19/Jul Lead
Hidden 14/Jul Lead O/S
maryleese 12/Jun Lead
with Bobby Greig
EBailey 30/May Lead O/S
Hidden 07/May Lead O/S
olekemi 07/May 2nd rpt
with Colin D, Mark G
bduffin 02/May 2nd
JosefGoeth 02/May -
Hidden 10/Apr Lead β
HaddRoots 05/Apr Lead O/S
MightyStew 05/Apr 2nd O/S
James90 05/Apr 2nd O/S
Hidden 02/Apr Lead β
mishabruml 02/Apr Lead β

Placed the gear on abseil. Pinkpoint then? Scary but amazing. Will come back and get this clean- maybe after brushing the sand out the fingerlocks

with Stuart Picken, Emma Bathgate
IggyGoesPop 27/Mar Lead rpt
Pat-H 18/Mar Lead
with alex
tomwhitchurch 07/Feb Lead O/S
IggyGoesPop ?/Feb 2nd
annep11 05/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with Josh
Hidden 18/Aug/14 TR
Hugh Simons 07/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Phil Tooley
Euan Todd 24/Jul/14 2nd rpt
with Richard
AGoodi 22/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Only made it up this with Daves mantra....just keep going, I was frazzled by the end.

gst 22/Jul/14 Lead rpt

Still struggled with crux move higher up.

with Euan Fowler, Brian Shackleton
Hidden 15/Jul/14 Lead β
Euan Todd 10/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Lower half is mostly micro-pro, glad to have new peenuts!

with Adam
olekemi 27/May/14 2nd rpt
with Robin W
olekemi 13/May/14 Lead RP
with Mark G
myreal nayme 03/May/14 2nd β
Hidden ??/2014 -
Jacks20 03/Sep/13 2nd
with Neil Wightwick
Hidden 06/Aug/13 TR
james1978 ?/Aug/13 -
Hidden 23/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jul/13 -
Hidden 22/Jul/13 2nd
Mark Bull 16/Jul/13 2nd
with Mike
Hidden 11/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Cassidy 11/Jul/13 2nd
aldo56 08/Jul/13 2nd β

Very nice climb.

with gsevan
gsevans 08/Jul/13 Lead β

Abseiled in and cleaned the crack out so couldn't really count it as an onsight, brilliant climb

with aldo56
Milesy 03/Jul/13 2nd
with Brian, Karin
Brian Pollock 03/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Jun/13 2nd rpt
Hidden 18/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Kieran Duncan 17/Jun/13 2nd O/S
with Chris Boyd, Sam Harvey
qboyd 17/Jun/13 Lead β

first e1

with Sam
Hidden 16/Jun/13 Lead RP
Gabe Oliver 16/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Quality E1! Well worth 3 stars

Hidden 06/Jun/13 2nd
JamesMortimer4 05/Jun/13 2nd
with Tim Miller
Timothy Miller ?/Jun/13 Lead O/S
ClemmieMitchell ?/Jun/13 Lead RP
Hidden 28/May/13 2nd
tomosb 17/May/13 Lead
with Darren Thompson
Martin McKenna - UKC 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Macleod 07/Apr/13 2nd O/S
with ronan, carolyn
RKernan 07/Apr/13 2nd
with Carolyn Mills, Alasdair MacLeod
Hidden ??/2013 TR
matthew885 ??/2013 Lead
tom.e 07/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Danny
GraemeDiack 12/Sep/12 Lead O/S
David Stevens 30/Aug/12 Lead O/S
radioshed 30/Aug/12 2nd O/S
with dave s
victim of mathematics 19/Aug/12 2nd O/S
James Oswald 19/Aug/12 Lead O/S

Not a particularly nice location but the route is nice. Softish at e1. Good gear, nice to use the larks footing wires trick....

with Colin Angus
stewnew 12/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with dowser
Dougie Harvey 25/Jul/12 Lead rpt
Harry Holmes 01/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Joanna
cat22 01/Jul/12 TR O/S
with Mike
horsefeathers 01/Jul/12 2nd O/S
with Harry
ctbaird 25/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with jonni
John Workman 25/Jun/12 2nd
with Mark II
Carol Goodall 25/Jun/12 Lead dog

A brilliant climb, interesting and well protected. Had to hold onto my gear for a couple of rests. Will do clean next time.

with Euan Strachan, Jo Clements
Euan Strachan 25/Jun/12 2nd
jonnie3430 25/Jun/12 2nd
with ctbaird
Brodie 03/Jun/12 Lead dog

first E1 lead, seconded few days ago. nice crux move, bomber gear. had to rest before crux.

with jonny gillespie
oliverk 29/May/12 Lead rpt

Route had changed a bit since I seconded it 5 years ago.

Hidden 29/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/May/12 2nd dog
wee_jonny_gillespie - BAD SELLER 27/May/12 Lead O/S
with Chris Brodie
Koon 05/May/12 Lead O/S

My first lead on E1! Not as bad as I thought. Hard move at the top. Legs scrambling for safety!

with Geoff
gjd 05/May/12 2nd
with KM
Chad123 22/Apr/12 Lead rpt

Technical moves, very well protected and worth doing, crack needs a bit of a clean though!

with Emily
Hidden 31/Mar/12 2nd rpt
The Big Sender 28/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Triggalicious 28/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Tom E
gurumed 24/Mar/12 Lead rpt
with Mitch
timcussins 10/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with ghr
sophiecb 04/Mar/12 Lead rpt
with Toph
Dr Toph 04/Mar/12 2nd rpt
with Sophie
Hidden ?/Oct/11 2nd
BenBrotherton 29/Sep/11 Lead
Hidden 19/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Sep/11 2nd rpt
stevebarratt 18/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Adam Lincoln 04/Sep/11 2nd
with Meg
John 'B' Hutchinson 02/Sep/11 Lead O/S

Nice contrast to Midas Touch. Good gear at the interesting crux section.

with Matthew Thompson
D_Wills 31/Aug/11 2nd
Hidden 03/Aug/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 29/Jul/11 Lead O/S
sneaks 29/Jul/11 2nd O/S
with janey
libby.southgate 25/Jul/11 Lead O/S

First E1 lead, and what a beautiful climb it is.

with Euan Boyd
Hidden 13/Jul/11 TR RP
Milesy 10/Jul/11 2nd
Hidden 01/Jul/11 Lead O/S
JLS 27/Jun/11 2nd rpt
dwisniewski 27/Jun/11 Lead β
Hidden 15/Jun/11 2nd
Hidden 14/Jun/11 2nd dog
henning82 03/Jun/11 Lead rpt
gjd 30/May/11 Lead rpt
with Gurumed
gurumed 30/May/11 2nd dog
with gjd
henning82 28/May/11 2nd O/S
johannes 28/May/11 Lead O/S

yes, I find my brass offsets really useful :)

stewnew 27/May/11 Lead O/S
with brendan
climberuk 04/May/11 Lead dog

Bottled it on first attempt. Got it fine second time.

with Niall
Hidden 03/May/11 2nd β
Pat-H 30/Apr/11 Lead rpt

Nice climb, done it several times this year already

with andy
Hidden 30/Apr/11 2nd
Hidden 29/Apr/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 27/Apr/11 2nd dog
el cholo 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
jamestheyip 24/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with Alejandro Garcia
Hidden 22/Apr/11 2nd
Hidden 22/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Robert93 20/Apr/11 Lead O/S
KeithAlexander 19/Apr/11 Lead O/S

decent climb.

with karinh
karinh 19/Apr/11 2nd
Hidden 16/Apr/11 Lead O/S
MarcusP 10/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Venla
Milesy 08/Apr/11 2nd
with Patrick
R0bbie 07/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with keith
Pat-H 28/Mar/11 Lead rpt
with mhairi
Mhairi G 28/Mar/11 2nd rpt
with Patrick
Hidden ??/2011 -
Gordon Lacey ??/2011 -
Ginger McGrath 12/Oct/10 Solo rpt


rustyclimber91 06/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Lovely route. Nice Crux moves though messed up the sequence!

with Liyen
krasavenko 06/Sep/10 2nd rpt
Hidden ?/Sep/10 Lead O/S
niallk 25/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Not too hard, lots of gear. Crux dispensed in not the most elegant of styles.

with Chris Pantrey
Denpov 13/Aug/10 TR dog


Denpov 13/Aug/10 TR RP


Pat-H 29/Jul/10 Lead dog
with mhairi
Mhairi G 29/Jul/10 2nd rpt
with Patrick
sebrider 22/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Sophie
sophiecb 22/Jul/10 2nd
with Seb
Alejandro S 17/Jul/10 Lead RP

First E1, really nice climb. Versatile.

with kchink
Dr Toph 09/Jul/10 Solo rpt

Bit wet. Tricky wee crux.

Brendan 08/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Paul
Lawrie Brand 22/Jun/10 2nd rpt
with Mina
rcammack 18/Jun/10 2nd rpt
krasavenko 17/Jun/10 Lead O/S

first E1 - well protected and not very hard

with Robbie
jimmyrua 11/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Kat Torr
Elsier 09/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Ian
Sean Bell 04/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Neil Carnegie
cat22 03/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Mike
Hidden 14/May/10 Lead
Euan Strachan 29/Apr/10 Lead rpt

Repeated after council 'route setting'. Excellent route, a technical but well protected E1. 00 friend useful for crux

with Jonnie
jonnie3430 29/Apr/10 Lead β

Still well protected, crux different and worth climbing though no change to original grade.

with Euan
Hidden 28/Apr/10 2nd
Rhys Black 20/Apr/10 -
with Phil Emerson, Ginger McGrath
Ginger McGrath 20/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Rhys Black, phil emerson
Hidden 20/Apr/10 -
JLS 14/Apr/10 Lead rpt

Intresting with the new crux. Grade still soft touch E1 though.

with Gavin R.
stuaart 13/Mar/10 2nd O/S

Good moves in the middle.

with Neil Redgrave
shugsan 13/Mar/10 Lead O/S
rcammack 10/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Chris Gray
Liam Ingram 09/Mar/10 2nd β

Fell off leading where the block has fallen from so let Jamie have a go then followed cleanly. Feels much more like 5c.

JamieSparkes 09/Mar/10 Lead O/S

very different route without the block, easily 5c crux move now.

rob askew 05/Mar/10 2nd O/S
with phil jennings
Phil Jennings 05/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2010 2nd
Hidden ??/2010 2nd
Hidden ??/2010 2nd
JasonK ??/2010 -
alan moore ??/2010 -

Not very nice.

Hidden 29/Nov/09 2nd
Hidden 13/Nov/09 Lead
Ian Jones 13/Nov/09 Lead O/S
with Dan More
Hidden 22/Oct/09 Lead O/S
Euan Strachan 15/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Tropher, Henward
dj_brigham05 01/Oct/09 2nd O/S
pete87abs 01/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Rob young, Dave Brigham
climberuk 23/Jun/09 2nd β

Found start tricky and crux bulge. Good gear for leader. Technically quite tricky but great once I figured out the moves.

with Calum
Dougie Harvey 09/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Sam Harvey, Chris Boyd
qboyd 09/Jun/09 2nd O/S
with Dougie
Stuart Macfarlane 02/Jun/09 Lead rpt
with Jeanie, Iain F
Robert Watts 30/May/09 Lead O/S

Great climb. Loads of small wires. cams 2-3 for belay.

with Graeme R
Lawrie Brand 28/May/09 Lead rpt
Smelly Fox 24/May/09 Lead O/S

Easier for the thin fingered!

with Heather Fox
Hidden 15/May/09 2nd
Ally Gillies 14/May/09 2nd O/S
with Pete
Pete.ent 07/May/09 2nd
with Richie Pardede
kdlauder 19/Apr/09 TR O/S
with Andy H & Andy G
French Erick 16/Apr/09 AltLd
with stuart mcfarlane, andy clark
Hidden 05/Apr/09 2nd
goingupintheworld 01/Apr/09 Lead

Seconded bill last summer

with Becca
becca1990 01/Apr/09 2nd
with Rich
Hidden 31/Mar/09 Lead O/S
westaway 28/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Mar/09 Lead rpt
Ally Gillies ??/2009 -
Kazza91 ??/2009 -
Hidden 06/Dec/08 2nd O/S
JamieSparkes 06/Dec/08 Lead O/S

An excellent route, first E1 as well, though the hanging block is intimidating, not sure how much longer it will be there.

JLS 05/Oct/08 2nd rpt
with Allan D.
Hidden 14/Sep/08 -
McBirdy 06/Sep/08 Lead O/S

Large block half-way up this otherwise excellent pitch is unstable. Climb past it with care, and position your belayer appropriately!

with Helen Darvill
goingupintheworld 05/Sep/08 2nd
with Bill
auchtubhmor1 ?/Jul/08 -
jonnie3430 26/Jun/08 Lead rpt
with The Barnyard
Stuart Macfarlane 23/Jun/08 Lead
with Jeanie
decs 10/Jun/08 Lead O/S

This one is much more fun than Midas Touch as it has holds and gear.

with Chad
Chad123 10/Jun/08 AltLd rpt

Fun varied route, much better than midas touch...

with Sam and Duncan
Hidden 18/May/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 16/May/08 Lead O/S
vinders 01/Apr/08 -
with russel
jaybob ?/Apr/08 TR
with russell
jaybob ?/Apr/08 -
with gareth
beegsyboy 16/Mar/08 2nd rpt
with Reinhart
jonnie3430 02/Mar/08 Lead
with Anna
Russ82 ??/2008 -
oliverk 03/Nov/07 2nd
beegsyboy 20/Oct/07 Lead O/S

My kinda route: technical and not sustained. And on Gods Own Rock, quarried dolerite :-)

with Eccie
Neil Mackenzie 20/Oct/07 2nd
with Tim
mhmiller 29/Sep/07 2nd
with andy
andymoin 29/Aug/07 Lead O/S

Awesome route loads of variation in style, form the tech sequencey start to the thruckys end.

with Dr Mark
markhowley 29/Aug/07 2nd
with Andy
Stuart Macfarlane 27/Aug/07 Lead
with Iain F
Stuart Macfarlane 21/Aug/07 Lead
with Jeanie
Stuart Macfarlane 24/Jul/07 Lead
with Jeanie
Hay ?/Jul/07 2nd
with Stu Mac
Stuart Macfarlane 07/Jun/07 2nd
with Helen
Stewart B 25/May/07 Lead O/S

then seconded shortly after

with Karen McIntyre
JLS 21/May/07 2nd rpt
with Gavin R.
paulpitcher 24/Feb/07 Lead O/S
with Danny Laing
el diablo ??/2007 -
PeteH ??/2007 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Sep/06 2nd rpt
Stuart Macfarlane 13/Sep/06 Lead
with Helen
Lawrie Brand 26/Jul/06 2nd O/S
with Andy Martlew
Stuart Macfarlane 15/Jun/06 Lead
with Anne-Marie
dan cowley 28/May/06 Lead O/S
with Eric
mikecopp 17/May/06 Lead O/S
with Will B
Roch 30/Apr/06 Lead
Ross Barnes ?/Aug/05 Solo
Stuart Macfarlane 28/Jun/05 Lead rpt
with Cabey
IanMcC 28/Jun/05 2nd
graemecook ?/Jun/05 TR
peterp ?/Jun/05 Lead O/S
with Super Colin
andyinglis ??/2005 Lead
sea_lene ??/2005 -
barney_edin 22/Aug/04 Lead
French Erick ?/Jun/04 AltLd O/S
with Stewart Richardson
Hidden 26/May/04 2nd
IanMcC 11/May/04 Lead
samwelli 02/May/04 Lead O/S
with Gregor Smith and Richard Knak
fireman_al ?/Jan/04 Lead rpt
with Paul McDonald
Fultonius ??/2004 Lead O/S
IanMcC 13/Aug/03 Lead
with Jimbo
Captain Solo 02/Jul/03 Lead
with Colin
Hidden ?/Jul/03 Lead rpt
kevg 05/Apr/03 Lead O/S
with Mark
Stuart Macfarlane 26/Mar/03 2nd
with Roddy
Hidden ??/2003 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/02 2nd
Fraser 07/May/01 Lead O/S

My 1st ever E1. Slightly disappointingly easy - what was i expecting?!

with Justin
Bruce Kerr 21/Apr/01 Lead
with Sean Canavan
BRUCESTRAC ??/2001 -
Hidden ??/2000 Lead
Beardyman ??/2000 Lead O/S
plain kitten ??/2000 -
Hidden 18/Aug/99 2nd
IanMcC 13/Aug/99 2nd
dangates ??/1999 AltLd
Hidden ??/1999 -
Hidden ??/1996 Lead rpt
johnkeith ??/1996 Lead O/S
CMacD ??/1994 -
alkira 24/Apr/91 2nd
with james turner
Hidden 02/May/90 2nd O/S
pingora 14/Mar/90 -
with Davy R
innes ??/1990 Lead
pingora 03/Jun/89 Lead rpt
with Nick
Hidden ??/1989 Lead
Neil Henderson ??/1988 -
Hidden ??/1986 Lead
Lone Rider ??/1984 Lead
Paula Hamilton-Gibson ?/Jun/80 TR
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