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Hiccup*** VS 4c

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[on the first pitch of hiccup vs 5a 4c a 3star route on central buttress north face of the buachaille, 2 kb]Above the heather terrace on North Face Route, climb cracks just to the left of the right-hand arete. Belay at junction with NFR.

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Photo: on the first pitch of hiccup vs 5a 4c a 3star route on central buttress north face of the buachaille © GD1234
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 56 logbooks, and on 27 wishlists.

Hidden - AltLd - 07/Sep/14

foostu4 - AltLd - 06/Jun/14

parker5 - Lead O/S - 20/May/14 with Mick Dunn, Dad

deano - Lead - 16/Aug/13 with Ryan stokes

maxtwomey - AltLd - 21/Jul/13

Jeanie led 2nd pitch
Stuart Macfarlane - AltLd O/S - 13/Jul/13 with Jeanie

DundeeDave - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/13 with Ewan Gourlay

ascended lower buttress by some wandery poor route (not in book) but more than made up for by excellent crack on first pitch
Neil Mackenzie - AltLd O/S - 06/Jun/13 with si

captain - 2013

Bob1984 - 2nd - 29/Sep/12 with Simon Taylor

dav_713 - 25/Jul/12 with Malcolm Burgess

Superb
Ben Sharp - Lead - 05/Jun/12 with Owen

lovely route, all part of a link up: north face route > hiccup > fracture route > crowberry ridge
OwenF - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/12 with Ben

Tim Hamlet - Lead - 29/May/12

R0bbie - Lead O/S - 26/May/12 with Rosie

Hidden - 2012

Patzl - 2012

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 18/Sep/11

cornishbekx - 2nd - 14/Jul/11

cold and wet! nice route
tomdude - AltLd O/S - 18/Jun/11 with Rich Abel

Great first pitch, definitely not 5a though.
isi_o - Lead - 03/Jun/11 with Jack, Conor

jack 9895 - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/11

Hidden - 2011

cold! not sure whether we followed the correct route.
cogg13 - 2nd O/S - 25/Sep/10 with dave laird

led 1st pitch
abbeywall - AltLd - 14/Aug/10 with K, FM

Lead 2nd pitch
Elsier - AltLd O/S - 07/Aug/10 with Ian

KeithAlexander - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/10 with Jelle Muylle

I led P1, Tom led P2. Pretty soft for VS 4c.
stuaart - AltLd O/S - 22/May/10 with Thomas Smith

thomasaneurinsmith - AltLd O/S - 22/May/10 with Stuart Reeves

Led pitch 2, pretty run out and a bit loose, first pitch very nice.
John 'B' Hutchinson - AltLd O/S - 08/May/10 with Charles Hutchinson

Hidden - AltLd - 17/Oct/09

Pitch 2
oliverk - AltLd - 17/Oct/09 with Tim Clarke

Hidden - Lead - 16/Sep/09

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Sep/09

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Jul/09

thebat - AltLd O/S - 26/Jul/08 with Ontour

Alexander123 - AltLd O/S - 26/May/08 with Nicholas Watt

Watty - AltLd O/S - 26/May/08 with A.Watt

Cracking route - steep, good holds. 2nd pitch is properly run out.
kevinknights - 2nd O/S - 11/May/08 with Lee

Ed Babs - AltLd O/S - 11/May/08 with Ben Sparham

Nice first pitch with some good moves up the crack
clipskipper - AltLd O/S - 11/May/08 with Kevin Knight

TrollJester - 2008

Hidden - 2008

jaybob - AltLd O/S - Oct/07 with dougs1232

climbed in mtn boots, fine. combined with January Jigsaw
stokesrees - AltLd - 21/Jul/07 with Joe Nunn

sgl - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/06 with will and russell

Mr.Billiams - AltLd O/S - 23/Sep/06 with Sam & Russell

Lawrie Brand - AltLd O/S - 15/Jul/06 with Rob

bandersnatch - 2006

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Apr/05

very nice climbing and the first pitch is easy for 5a would probably get 4b/4c on grit.
CurlyStevo - AltLd - 2005

Hidden - Jun/03

Jamie B - AltLd - Apr/02 with Charlie Stanniforth

alan moore - 2000

1st Pitch only
Yourlead - 2nd - 08/Aug/99 with Raymond Simpson

Dave Kerr - Lead - 19/Sep/98 with Craig Proctor

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Voting
Total votes cast 46
hard HVS0 of 16
HVS0 of 16
easy HVS0 of 16
hard VS1 of 16
VS13 of 16
easy VS2 of 16
hard HS0 of 16
HS0 of 16
easy HS0 of 16
hard 5a0 of 15
5a0 of 15
easy 5a0 of 15
hard 4c3 of 15
4c8 of 15
easy 4c4 of 15
hard 4b0 of 15
4b0 of 15
easy 4b0 of 15
3 Stars11 of 15
2 Stars4 of 15
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Style of ascent

Lead10 of 56 (17.9%)
Followed9 of 56 (16.1%)
Alt Leads27 of 56 (48.2%)
Unknown10 of 56 (17.9%)

'Climbed'30 of 56 (53.6%)
clean O/S26 of 56 (46.4%)