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Scimitar** VS 4c

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[1st pitch of Scimitar, 3 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.

Ticklists: Scottish Mid-Grade Multi-Pitch.

Photo: 1st pitch of Scimitar © Ewan Olivarius
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 22 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

dav_713 - AltLd - 24/Jul/14 with Andy Hague

Hidden - AltLd - 24/Jul/14

Col Kingshott - AltLd O/S - 19/Jun/14

ferdia - AltLd O/S - 16/Jun/14 with Kev, Joris

3rd pitch not ungraded definitely 5a variation in description between Glencoe SMC guide and Scottish rock SMC guide
Jenny Hall - 2nd O/S - 20/Apr/14

Led the crux, traverse felt airy and a bit spicy!
iceicebaby - AltLd O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Sam Wood

Good route - went direct on last pitch.
arose - AltLd - 06/Apr/13 with Sandy Norval, Ruaridh MacIntyre

Lead easy middle pitch
ruaridhmac - AltLd - 06/Apr/13 with Sandy Norval, Ali Rose

sandynorval - 2nd - 06/Apr/13 with Ruaridh, Ali

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

Hidden - 2011

Rick Ashton - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/10 with Peter McCallum

Lead pitches 1 and 3. Reckon the third is about4c though not graded in the book.
niallk - AltLd O/S - 04/Jul/09 with Steven Harris

Led pitches 2 and 4 (easy bit of pitch 3 really). Pitch 3 felt like the crux.
climberuk - AltLd O/S - 04/Jul/09 with Niall

DavPk - AltLd - 30/May/09 with Romain Rebut

GScot38 - Lead O/S - 12/May/09

Captain Solo - AltLd - 18/May/08 with Ewan

Top pitch is ungraded in the guidebook, but is probably about 4c.
ollybowman - AltLd O/S - 14/May/06 with Mark Phillips

akhughes - Lead O/S - 2005

Went direct on crux pitch; solid 5a at least but well protected. Top pitch also deserves 4c IMHO.
Jamie B - Lead - 31/Aug/04 with Nicola Seal

Yourlead - AltLd - 06/May/95 with Paul McLaughlin, Graham Penny

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/May/90

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
j.richards, sleeplessjb, Hidden

Voting
Total votes cast 18
hard HVS0 of 6
HVS0 of 6
easy HVS0 of 6
hard VS1 of 6
VS5 of 6
easy VS0 of 6
hard HS0 of 6
HS0 of 6
easy HS0 of 6
hard 5a0 of 6
5a0 of 6
easy 5a2 of 6
hard 4c0 of 6
4c4 of 6
easy 4c0 of 6
hard 4b0 of 6
4b0 of 6
easy 4b0 of 6
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Style of ascent

Lead5 of 22 (22.7%)
Followed2 of 22 (9.1%)
Alt Leads14 of 22 (63.6%)
Unknown1 of 22 (4.5%)

'Climbed'10 of 22 (45.5%)
clean O/S12 of 22 (54.5%)