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Open Secret*** HS 4b

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[Lovely climbing, 2 kb]35m. No description has been contributed for this climb.
Terry Doe. Andy Brooks & Dave Jones 18/Jun/1989

Ticklists: Ultimate Scottish Rock, Classic Far Northwest, Easter 2012, 50 Best HS Routes in the UK..

Photo: Lovely climbing © Ron Walker
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 131 logbooks, and on 15 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead - 28/Jun/14

Superb
oliverk - 2nd - 08/Jun/14 with Zoe

Stuart Macfarlane - 2nd - 07/Jun/14 with Jeanie

EBailey - 2nd - 29/May/14

Only worth 2 stars, first pitch poor, first half of second barely v diff.
Ian Stirrups - Lead - 19/May/14

Only worth 2 stars, first pitch poor, first half of second barely v diff.
Ian Stirrups - Lead - 19/May/14

In 2 pitches.
IanMcC - 2nd - 03/May/14 with Nigel, Jimbo

Hidden - AltLd - 03/May/14

a superb route must retrurn and lead this one
rockpool - 2nd O/S - 03/May/14 with murdo, beads

Better than Leac Ghlas.
Steve Perry - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/14 with Katie Long

Nick Roe - 2nd - 27/Feb/14

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

Hidden - 12/Oct/13

Steven Andrews - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/13 with Appleby

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Oct/13

Hidden - Lead - 12/Oct/13

Hidden - Lead - 12/Oct/13

Hidden - Solo - 12/Oct/13

peter.herd - 2nd - 06/Aug/13 with Ali Baxter

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/13

Shaw Brown - AltLd - 24/Jul/13 with Judith Neaves

Hidden - Lead - 12/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead - 09/Jun/13

alexmcmillan - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/13 with Eleanor Dow

holly138 - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/13 with Tom B

Liam Ingram - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/13 with Catrin Nichols

Sophie Gilbert - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/13 with Danielle Arnott

Danielle Arnott - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/13 with Sophie Gilbert

catrin289 - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/13 with Liam Ingram

maryleese - 2nd - 05/Jun/13 with Bobby Greig

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

in trainers
The Big Sender - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/13 with morgan trigg

JamieSparkes - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/13 with Chris

Triggalicious - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/13 with Tom E

Roberttaylor - 2nd O/S - Jun/13 with Thomas Henderson Schwartz

NB Pixel - 2nd - 28/May/13 with Harri!

Binder - 2nd O/S - 28/May/13 with Chiz

Hidden - Lead dog - 28/May/13

Harri777 - Lead - May/13 with Naomi

colin.morrison - Lead O/S - May/13 with henry cowan, paul freudental

steve prior - Lead - May/13 with Chris S

Great wee climb on good rock.
freudy_love - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/13 with Jonathan Richards

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/13

Hidden - 2013

Top part of the route is lovely!
iceicebaby - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/12 with Sam Wood

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Jun/12

cracking little route, well worth its stars
pebbles - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12 with rachel

Rachel Somerville - 2nd - 02/Jun/12 with Peri Stracchino

ColinD - 2nd - 02/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd - 31/May/12

Immaculate!
John Dale - 2nd - 29/May/12 with Lucy Regan, Brian Bigger

sophiecb - Lead O/S - 28/May/12 with Taj

Good lead from Sean. A very fine climb on perfect gniess.
geoff.comley - 2nd O/S - 24/May/12 with Sean Watt

Utterly fantastic.
Sean20 - Lead O/S - 24/May/12 with Geoff Comley

Very nice route.
Fiona Reid - 2nd - 07/May/12 with Mike

Lovely line, looks harder from the bottom but holds & gear good all the way.
Mike_Watson_99 - Lead O/S - 07/May/12 with Fiona

gillybon - May/12

gillybon - Lead - May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12

Chris wilson - 2nd - 24/Mar/12 with Chris M, Steve

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/12

DavPk - 2nd O/S - 23/Mar/12 with Michael Sutherland

Great route on very good rock. It still concerns me however that I may have gone too far right towards the finish.
mikesuth - Lead - 23/Mar/12 with David Pearks

Hidden - Solo - Mar/12

Hidden - 2012

tomdude - 2nd O/S - 12/Nov/11 with Rich Abel

cuthill76 - Lead - 06/Nov/11

Andy Moles - 2nd - 05/Sep/11 with Ferdia

ferdia - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/11 with Andy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/11

Onsight lead by Jeanie
Stuart Macfarlane - 2nd - 03/Jun/11 with Jeanie, Roddy

Hidden - Lead - 31/May/11

Lawrie Brand - Lead O/S - 17/May/11 with Sarah Laing

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/May/11

lauraeunson - 2nd - 08/May/11

Mark Bull - Lead rpt - 04/May/11 with Gillian

cmars89 - Lead - 01/May/11 with Josh berresford

josh88 - 2nd - 01/May/11 with Craig marsden

glenngordon - 2nd O/S - 20/Apr/11 with davy watt

Smelly Fox - Lead β - 05/Mar/11 with Stuart Kennedy

s kennedy - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/11 with tris fox

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Nov/10

top section is an unlikely looking line for the grade, 3* quality.
daWalt - Lead O/S - 20/Nov/10 with Lisa

mikemartin - 2nd - 28/Sep/10

isi_o - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/10 with Mike Martin

CurlyStevo - AltLd - Sep/10 with Kenny

Very nice and well protected. Superb friction even in the rain.
Bob - 2nd O/S - 21/Jun/10 with S. Harry

Moonstone Hippy - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/10 with Big John

Started by mistake on Bald Eagle HVS cursing Scotish HS eventually found the last half of open secret.
Daniel Sutherland - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/10 with Lachlan Macleod

Hidden - Lead - Jun/10

hazeysunshine - Lead O/S - 26/May/10 with Astell

bullwinkle - Lead O/S - 25/May/10 with John

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/May/10

smcw - AltLd - Apr/10

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Dec/09

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Dec/09

decs - AltLd - 17/Oct/09 with Gaz

gaz.marshall - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/09 with Dunc

Superb climb. One pitch.
stuaart - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/09 with Anna Trenanananaman

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/09

SianR - Lead - 05/Jun/09 with Jonnie

thomasaneurinsmith - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/09 with Mike Barnyard

Nice, nice, nice. Interest increases with height. Good gear.
JiveWeasel - 2nd - 17/May/09 with Mrs Weasel

Lovely airy climb. Got quite nervous towards the top
Mrs Weasel - Lead - 17/May/09 with JiveWeasel

Captain Solo - Solo - 15/May/09

Not sure we found the first pitch. Pitch two is something of a crescendo, becoming more difficult and exposed with height. Good value for HS!
Rog Wilko - Lead - 13/May/09 with Debbie Wilkinson

Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/May/09

dave o - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/09 with Julia H

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Apr/09

Chris wilson - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/09 with John F

jored - 2nd - Apr/09 with Chris W

Jamie Simpson - Lead O/S - 2009 with Andy Munro

Rained off crag after Robert had a look at Bald Eagle
Parkie - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/08 with Simon and Robert

Hidden - AltLd - 25/May/08

Sandy Simpson - AltLd - 2008

Quick dash up and down from the car.
alan moore - Solo - 2008

Hidden - Lead - 17/Jun/07

Hidden - AltLd - Jun/05

abbeywall - Lead - May/03 with K

Hidden - 2nd - 2003

Jamie B - Lead - May/02 with Simon Franks

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/02

Iain Thow - Solo - 04/Jul/00

Lone Rider - 1998

brianrunner - 1990

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Voting
Total votes cast 135
hard VS0 of 46
VS0 of 46
easy VS1 of 46
hard HS13 of 46
HS31 of 46
easy HS0 of 46
hard S0 of 46
S1 of 46
easy S0 of 46
hard 4c0 of 45
4c0 of 45
easy 4c0 of 45
hard 4b9 of 45
4b33 of 45
easy 4b2 of 45
hard 4a0 of 45
4a1 of 45
easy 4a0 of 45
3 Stars42 of 44
2 Stars2 of 44
1 Star0 of 44
0 Stars0 of 44
Bag of .....0 of 44
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Style of ascent

Soloed6 of 131 (4.6%)
Lead63 of 131 (48.1%)
Followed44 of 131 (33.6%)
Alt Leads9 of 131 (6.9%)
Unknown9 of 131 (6.9%)

'Climbed'67 of 131 (51.1%)
clean O/S61 of 131 (46.6%)
clean β1 of 131 (0.8%)
clean rpt1 of 131 (0.8%)
dogged1 of 131 (0.8%)