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Fracture Route** VS 4c

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[Stuart climbing Fracture Route on the Buachaille, 3 kb]65m, 2 pitches. Excellent route, steep but juggy. Finished up Crowberry ridge

Ticklists: Scottish Mid-Grade Multi-Pitch.

Photo: Stuart climbing Fracture Route on the Buachaille © Jeanie Northover
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This climb is in 73 logbooks, and on 9 wishlists.

1st route of day and first multi pitch on rock for couple of years.
gst - AltLd O/S - 30/May/14 with Dave Crookes

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/14

centurion05 - 2014

Col Kingshott - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/13

gurumed - 2nd O/S - 13/Jul/13 with Mitch

gjd - 2nd rpt - 07/Jul/13 with Sam Burns

Main pitch only then abbed off
DundeeDave - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/13 with Ewan Gourlay

iceicebaby - 2nd rpt - 09/Jun/13 with Sam Wood

SarahA - 2nd - 04/Jun/13

lcullum7 - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/13 with Sarah Acheson

donas - AltLd - 04/Jun/13

The Big Sender - AltLd O/S - 22/Sep/12

Ben Sharp - AltLd - 05/Jun/12 with Owen

led the main crack pitch. all part of a link up: north face route > hiccup > fracture route > crowberry ridge
OwenF - AltLd O/S - 05/Jun/12 with Ben

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/12

Nice well protected climbing.
iceicebaby - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Keri

gjd - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/12 with Sam Burns

jess - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12 with martin

Tim Hamlet - Lead - 29/May/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/May/12

Tom Davy - 24/Mar/12

Rickrick - Mar/12

dav_713 - 2012

glenngordon - 2012

ST3V10 - Aug/11

tomdude - 2nd O/S - 09/Jul/11 with adrian macleod

Nice climbing and very well protected. Combined it with Engineer's Crack - Mark led the main pitch of Engineers, we abbed down, I led the main pitch of Fracture Route,and Mark finished off leading the top pitch.
karinh - AltLd - 03/Jul/11 with mark

Hidden - Lead - Jul/11

Neil Adams - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Ross B

Ross Barnes - Lead - 17/Apr/11 with Neil A

Kazza91 - 2011

ST3V10 - AltLd - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 16/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead - 16/Oct/10

Ian Jones - 2nd rpt - 11/Oct/10 with Dan Moore

Hidden - Lead - 11/Oct/10

perfect weather, perfect rock
cogg13 - AltLd O/S - 04/Sep/10 with dave laird

Hidden - Lead - 01/Sep/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 08/Aug/10

Inti - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/10

Lawrie Brand - AltLd O/S - 23/May/10 with Pete Nellist

Hidden - AltLd - 23/May/10

oliverk - 2nd - 13/Sep/09 with Ian

Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Oliver Kenyon

Stuart Macfarlane - AltLd O/S - 11/Jul/09 with Jeanie

nukebat - 2nd O/S - 05/Jul/09 with Andy

Really good lead
andy16 - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/09 with Scott Denny

Ben led pitch one of the HVS to the right then I led the 2nd pitch of fracture route.
gareth scott borthwick - AltLd O/S - 11/May/09 with Ben Monypenny

Hidden - 2009

LittleLuka - 2nd - 28/Jul/08 with Glenn

dthomson - AltLd - 01/Jun/08 with Mark Bannan

DuckingFesperate - AltLd O/S - Jun/08 with Scott Sutherland

Russ82 - 2008

vinders - AltLd - Sep/07

SeanB - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/07 with Neil, Anitra

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/07

sgl - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/07 with Konnie

The tempreture dropped when i got one this. My hands where totally numb.
Boistelle - Lead O/S - 28/May/07 with Guy Stevens

Hidden - 2007

Heading for Crowberry never went far enough round. Did this instead, much better. Sunny and dry while climbing.
latitude - Lead - 30/Jul/06 with Kate Drugan

bandersnatch - 2006

Sandy P - AltLd O/S - Jul/05 with Nick Fair

akhughes - AltLd - 2003 with Steptoe

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2002

Jamie B - Lead - Sep/01 with Kris Quayle

gypsy3006 - Lead - 1999

BRUCESTRAC - Lead - 1998 with Chris Cracknell,Various

graham lawrie - Lead - 1985

mark mcgowan01 - 1984 with Stephen Yates, Colin Gourley

Lone Rider - AltLd - 1979

Hidden - 2nd - 1969

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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Voting
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VS14 of 16
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Style of ascent

Lead24 of 73 (32.9%)
Followed17 of 73 (23.3%)
Alt Leads19 of 73 (26.0%)
Unknown13 of 73 (17.8%)

'Climbed'37 of 73 (50.7%)
clean O/S33 of 73 (45.2%)
clean rpt3 of 73 (4.1%)