Gargoyle Wall*** VI 6
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Ticklists: 3 star Scottish winter, The Great Mountain Crags of Scotland.

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This climb is in 50 logbooks, and on 38 wishlists.

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Mar/15

elliptic - AltLd - 21/Mar/15 with Huw

Started direct up the thinly iced corner. In 3 pitches, lead P2 consisting of the traverse and the crux wall. Utterly brilliant climb, one of the best days out I've had on the Ben.
alexm198 - AltLd O/S - 18/Mar/15 with Frazer Burley

Brilliant atmospheric route. Done in 3 pitches. Led 1 and 3.
Brian Pollock - AltLd O/S - 17/Mar/15 with Craig

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 14/Mar/15

Started direct, led pitch 1&2 together, Brian led traverse, Euan crux, then back to me
AGoodi - AltLd - 14/Mar/15 with Euan Fowler, Brian Shackleton

Work. Super icy.
akhughes - Lead O/S - 10/Mar/15

jon22 - AltLd - 21/Feb/15 with The Bad Cough

The Bad Cough - AltLd O/S - 21/Feb/15 with John Sealey

Hidden - AltLd - 03/Jan/15

Uisdean hawthorn - AltLd O/S - 18/Jan/14 with Dad

Lots of frozen snow on the rock, v.hard to find gear, and no decent ice. Made it to belay below crux pitch in the dark, then abbed off.
robpartridge - Lead dnf - 12/Jan/14 with Johnny Harris

Hoared up completely so very few placements for gear.
Dave Almond - AltLd - 09/Jan/14 with Masa-Alpin

Approached from the right (Sake) with my lead, Dave lead the crux, and I lead the last pitch to the left. Hoared up extremely.
masa-alpin - AltLd O/S - 09/Jan/14 with Dave Al

Great route done with Lawrence Monckton. Great crux pitch, safe but technical.
Paul Figg - AltLd - 12/Jan/13

Hidden - 2013

D.Russell - AltLd O/S - 01/Dec/12 with Adam

guy757 - 29/Nov/12

tjmillen - AltLd - 25/Feb/12

In very lean condition.
edmitchell - 2nd O/S - 24/Feb/12 with adam booth

3 pitches. Picks out some great lines on the cliff, but as a consequence weaves around a lot and isn't at all direct.
Adam Booth - Lead O/S - 24/Feb/12 with Ed Mitchell

TeeBee - AltLd - 14/Feb/12

Hidden - AltLd - Feb/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 14/Jan/12

i was an idiot and forgot to bring the hexes!!, did the first pitch of babylon but then bailed onto this as we wernt keen on running it out! good consolation route tho, great crux pitch with slightly bold top pitch
Ginger McGrath - AltLd O/S - 05/Jan/12 with jack, nick micheal

Lead 3rd pitch.
Jack Loftus - AltLd O/S - 05/Jan/12 with Graham, Nick

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Jan/12

adie84 - 2012

Mega hoar frost!! could not find gear. wussed out under chockstone on pitch 2 :(
samrad - AltLd dnf - 21/Feb/11 with tom livingstone

Hidden - AltLd - 15/Dec/10

Hidden - Lead - 04/Dec/10

exellent lead from conan in adverse weather, a must do route,well protected but sustained
Alco-nomic - 2nd - 01/Dec/10 with conan

Tom Livingstone - AltLd dnf - Dec/10

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

Hidden - AltLd dnf - Apr/10

Hard as it was all covered with large amounts of rime.
hwackerhage - AltLd O/S - 17/Dec/09 with James

sgl - 2nd rpt - 01/Mar/09 with Es and Jeff

Hidden - AltLd - Mar/09

Neil led the direct start which was good fun, never made it to the cracks so have to return for a rematch!
simon_D - 2nd O/S - 14/Dec/08 with Neil Silver

decs - AltLd O/S - 10/Dec/08 with Kiwi Steve and Mike

mikecopp - Lead O/S - 10/Dec/08 with Duncan S, Kiwi steve

Very good route. Probably slightly easier (and better?) with ice but it was doable under powder & rime conditions.
Neil Adams - AltLd O/S - 01/Nov/08 with Ally F

Nice early season route. Even got to watch the third ascent of "The Secret". Good smooth leading by Tony Stone on the crux pitch!
Fultonius - AltLd - 01/Nov/08 with Neil Adams

Pete Graham - AltLd - 13/Apr/08 with Malcolm Scott

smac - 2008

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 10/Dec/07

sgl - AltLd - 10/Dec/07 with Konnie

Guided ascent. Hard to find pro in cracks pitch (iced up)
Robbie H - 2nd - 09/Mar/06 with Richard Bentley

Nick Wallis - AltLd O/S - 2005

traversed out after first difficult pitch
a_hein - AltLd dnf - Dec/03 with Es Tresidder

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