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[At the belay on Girona, Fairhead, 2 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.
S Billane, C Torrans May/1976

Ticklists: The 100 Best UK VS routes?, Ireland 3 Star VS.

Photo: At the belay on Girona, Fairhead © Andy Simpson
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This climb is in 108 logbooks, and on 13 wishlists.

Finally came back to lead this. Think the first pitch is quite tricky. Lead 2nd pitch - absolutely amazing! Very nearly missed the hidden 'glory hold'...
renetemple - AltLd rpt - 20/Jul/14 with Katie Maxwell

led P1
jvarmstrong - AltLd - 18/Jul/14 with Graham, Chris

Led p2
Chris Manasseh - AltLd - 18/Jul/14 with John Armstrong, Graham Calderbank

Calder - 2nd - 18/Jul/14 with John Armstrong, Chris Manasseh

auld al - 2nd rpt - 17/Jun/14

Led 2nd pitch.
Dan Kennedy - AltLd O/S - 12/Jun/14 with Jonny Hill

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 11/Jun/14

Led P2
cearbhalld - AltLd O/S - 11/Jun/14 with Dave Keogh

meierdaniel - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/14

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/May/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/May/14

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/May/14

markflanagan - AltLd - 27/May/14

Hidden - 2nd - Apr/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/13

renetemple - 2nd - 24/Oct/13 with dlyonsewing

Dan Bates - 11/Oct/13

Excellent route. Led 1st pitch.
tatz45 - AltLd O/S - 22/Jul/13 with Katy Vose

Good fun! First pitch was glorious. Second pitch well led by Stuart. Worthy of three stars. Tis indeed high in the grade...
nbrowne - AltLd O/S - 15/Jul/13 with Stuart Abraham

stuart90 - AltLd O/S - 15/Jul/13 with Niall Browne

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Jul/13

tprebs - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/13 with Siobhan Vye

mcgovern - AltLd - 04/Jun/13 with liamo333

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/13

Betsy - Lead - 03/Jun/13

Fell at crux while seconding first pitch. Lead second pitch.
5eamuz - AltLd dog - 02/Jun/13 with Geoff Thomas, John Holterman

georgec - Lead rpt - 02/Jun/13 with Sonja Nitecki

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/Jun/13

Hidden - AltLd - 01/Jun/13

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 01/Jun/13

Siobhan Vye - 2nd - Jun/13

Rhys Macallister - AltLd O/S - 31/May/13 with James Gernon

newtonmore - 2013

liamo333 - 2013 with mcgovern

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/12

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Sep/12

mshorter - AltLd O/S - 30/Aug/12 with erika, ry

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Aug/12

auld al - AltLd rpt - 18/Aug/12

GOS - P1 (great gear) MG - P2 - diff behind flake
GOS - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/12 with Michael Gibson

Plinton - 2nd O/S - 11/Aug/12 with Reyer

led pitch 1
David Smith - AltLd - 06/Aug/12 with Dave Booth

Led the first pitch.
matthewjames - AltLd O/S - 30/Jul/12 with Chris Davis

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/Jul/12

Lead 1st pitch
Julie Carroll - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/12 with Andrew Porter

Hidden - AltLd - 03/Jun/12

Hidden - AltLd - 20/May/12

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Mar/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2012

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2012

metal arms - AltLd O/S - 27/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Jun/11

pat2car - AltLd O/S - Jun/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/May/11

Led pitch 1. Interesting getting bag through the chimney - 240 slings are very useful!
RKernan - AltLd O/S - 08/Apr/11 with Conor Gilmour

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Apr/11

gilmour_789 - AltLd O/S - 2011

Hidden - Lead - 2011

janegallwey - Lead - 2011

conthebap - 2nd O/S - 2011

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Sep/10

Led P1, excellent.
victim of mathematics - AltLd O/S - 16/Jun/10 with crossdressingrodney

crossdressingrodney - AltLd O/S - 16/Jun/10 with victim of mathematics

nepsoi999 - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/10 with nadeem

nadeem - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/10 with James Morrison

Hidden - AltLd - 10/Jun/10

Niall Ewen - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/10

kenneM - Lead - Apr/10 with Paul Elliott

Led first pitch. The step up feels very bold to me and I took my time - HVS move in my view.
saundera - AltLd - 2010 with Liz

pete87abs - AltLd O/S - 11/Oct/09 with Richard Clarke

rclarke - AltLd O/S - 11/Oct/09 with pete87abs

I led 1st pitch, Tom led 2nd.
SeanT - AltLd O/S - Sep/09 with Tom Bannon

2nd pitch
barni - AltLd O/S - 22/Aug/09 with Paul James

Pitch 2 lead
liz77 - AltLd RP - 23/Jun/09 with PJC

I'd recommend at least 2 bits of gear below the crux!
saundera - Lead - Jun/09 with Steve

danm - AltLd - 29/May/09

Claire Hardy - Lead - 10/May/09 with mads ingswar

chillax - 2009

KKilroy - Lead O/S - 2009

A fantastic route. Lovely sustained groove-climbing for the first pitch and some great face moves on the top pitch.
PeteH - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/08 with Dave Leonard, Louise Simpson

Hidden - AltLd - 27/Aug/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/08

Pitch 1 lead
liz77 - AltLd RP - 26/Jun/08 with Cherrie

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/08

givemetea - AltLd O/S - 29/May/08 with Helen King

Led P1, not a patch on P2.
climbingpixie - AltLd O/S - 24/May/08 with Cider nut

second pitch
pimpy - AltLd - Apr/08 with calum cuthill

twright180 - AltLd O/S - 2008 with John McCune

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Aug/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/07

Andy Moles - 2nd - 07/Jun/07 with Ali

Ri - Lead rpt - 2007 with Anja Jones

georgec - AltLd O/S - 21/May/06 with Emmet J

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/05

cornishben - Lead O/S - Jun/05 with Tania Milner

Johann - AltLd O/S - 2005 with Smax

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/Sep/04

Gibson27 - AltLd - 2004

Hidden - 2000

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/Jun/93

auld al - AltLd O/S - 1992

rogerskews - 26/May/90 with John Clark

Hidden - 1990

steve taylor - AltLd O/S - Aug/86 with Nicky Beresford

John HW - AltLd O/S - 1986 with Dave Evans

Hammy - AltLd - 26/Jul/80 with Rob Lawson

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Voting
Total votes cast 71
hard HVS0 of 31
HVS0 of 31
easy HVS4 of 31
hard VS22 of 31
VS4 of 31
easy VS1 of 31
hard HS0 of 31
HS0 of 31
easy HS0 of 31
hard 5b0 of 10
5b0 of 10
easy 5b0 of 10
hard 5a0 of 10
5a1 of 10
easy 5a0 of 10
hard 4c6 of 10
4c3 of 10
easy 4c0 of 10
3 Stars26 of 30
2 Stars3 of 30
1 Star1 of 30
0 Stars0 of 30
Bag of .....0 of 30
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Style of ascent

Lead23 of 108 (21.3%)
Followed15 of 108 (13.9%)
Alt Leads62 of 108 (57.4%)
Unknown8 of 108 (7.4%)

'Climbed'40 of 108 (37.0%)
clean O/S59 of 108 (54.6%)
clean rpt6 of 108 (5.6%)
clean RP2 of 108 (1.9%)
dogged1 of 108 (0.9%)