Haystack*** E3 5c
[Rich on overhanging groove pitch of Haystack E3, 2 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.

Ticklists: Extreme Rock, Ultimate Scottish Rock, Scottish 3 and 4 star multi-pitch routes.

Photo: Rich on overhanging groove pitch of Haystack E3 © petemacpherson
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This climb is in 36 logbooks, and on 17 wishlists.

D.Russell - AltLd O/S - 03/Oct/15 with robpatchett

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/Oct/15

newtonmore - 01/Oct/15

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Oct/15

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/14

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

Uisdean hawthorn - 26/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Aug/13

gforce - AltLd - 11/Jul/13 with Andy

andyinglis - AltLd O/S - 11/Jul/13 with Graham

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/Jul/13

Brilliant varied route, memorable for 7th pitch which was crux for us-looking back down from the top of that and thinking thank god I don't have to climb that again but being enjoyable brutal well protected fun at the same time.
Smith42 - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/13 with Lindsay Yule

dave o - AltLd O/S - 11/Aug/12 with James R

Hidden - AltLd - 26/Jun/12

I lead the 6a and 5c pitches
Apharri - AltLd O/S - 19/Jun/12 with Dave Wharton

Super classic route, possibly as good if not better than Steeple. Thought the pitch gradings were a little harsh on the easier pitches, we thought more like 4c,4b,5a,4b,5c,5b(one very hard move, may have gone wrong way!),5c,5a and worth E3 overall as draining climbing so many strenuous pitches in a row! Harder than Steeple for sure. Epic weekend combined with steep gully skiing on Saturday!
Chad123 - AltLd O/S - 26/Mar/12 with Sophie B

Led first two pitches and joined them together plus the scrappy pitch half way, leaving Chad to do all the hard work! The overhanging crack pitch (5b, though Gazza says 5c?) was wild and brilliant fun with squirmy, leg jammy moves and big air beneath the feet; there was just one bit of slimy moss in the finger crack before the peg making it a battle to stay on! Belays were excellent - comfy grassy banks you could lie out on - all bar one just before the 'nails' 5a pitch... "delicate moves... pleasant cracks" ? Ooaft, this was our least favourite. What a MEGA route!!
sophiecb - AltLd - 25/Mar/12 with Chad

Stone Idle - 2012

Steven Carter - Lead O/S - 2012

Hidden - AltLd - 03/Jun/11

Hidden - 2011

Lone Rider - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - AltLd - 30/Jun/09

I did not shine that day and Dave&Steve did all the hard work
French Erick - AltLd O/S - 17/Aug/04 with Dave Kerr, Steve Wells

Dave Kerr - 17/Aug/03 with Steve Wells, Erick Baillot

Aided crux and top pitch due to wetness!
Gudge - AltLd dog - 2002 with Gareth Hughes

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Jul/00

alkira - 1996

So good have done it twice!
AC1 - 1994 with Pete Benson, Tim Rankin, Jason Currie

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 31/Aug/91 with Rand Pearson

Hidden - May/90

graham lawrie - 1987

Bruce Kerr - AltLd - 28/Jun/86 with Grahame Nicoll

On a weekend when we did all four of the classic extremes. The same day as we did Steeple.
Bob - AltLd O/S - 28/Aug/83 with J. Topping, M. Lynch

redjerry - AltLd O/S - Aug/82 with Spider McKenzie

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hugh Simons, GaryM, Lenny, JonmapDL, CaelanB, mike mo, Timothy Miller, hobblingfool, uphillnow, whistler, Lawrie Brand, ascii.abuse, ashknot, Ian Jones

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