Menage a Trois*** V 6
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This climb is in 51 logbooks, and on 12 wishlists.

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/Feb/15

Hidden - Lead - 12/Jan/15

Surprisingly good conditions considering it was raining about 200m below! Turf generally well frozen, and solid ice & neve near the top. Good climbing.
Neil Adams - AltLd O/S - 26/Dec/13 with Gordon Lacey

Gordon Lacey - AltLd - 26/Dec/13 with Neil Adams

Dunx - AltLd - 11/Feb/13 with Steve Holmes

machars - AltLd O/S - 02/Feb/13 with Bjorn Verduijn

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/Feb/13

Led pitch 2
D.Russell - AltLd O/S - 19/Jan/13 with Adam

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Jan/13

Jamie B - Lead - 06/Dec/12 with Jamie Hagemann

Excellent climb, the second pitch is quite sustained for the grade, but well protected. Turf was well frozen.
Ken Applegate - Lead - 02/Dec/12 with Hannah Evans

Hannah Evans - 2nd - 02/Dec/12 with Ken Applegate

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Dec/12

Great route, found it hard for the grade. Took us much longer than it should have, finished in the dark.
Martin Haworth - AltLd O/S - 29/Jan/12 with Andy

Did in 4 pitches (split 2nd pitch into 2). I led 1st and 3rd pitches, ice a bit lean at top of groove. Great route but nails hard.
Andrew Sloan - AltLd O/S - 29/Jan/12 with Martin Haworth

Fair amount of ice in the groove. Jeremy led pitch 2.
jfmchivall - 20/Dec/11 with Jeremy Morris

Hidden - AltLd - 18/Dec/11

Excellent quality mixed, with a fair bit of ice on the crux pitch with a small steep ice pitch at the top. First successful mixed V.
Northern Mountain Monkey - Lead O/S - 18/Dec/11

I led the corner pitch, my first V 6.
chapmand - AltLd O/S - 17/Dec/11 with Matt Balmer, Pete Rhodes

Really amazing day out from Glasgow. I led p3 (about II/III)
Roberttaylor - AltLd O/S - 10/Dec/11 with Christopher Hawkins, Jacob Davies

ClimberMH - AltLd O/S - 10/Dec/11 with Robert Taylor, Jacob Davies

Hidden - AltLd dog - Dec/11

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Jan/11

alkira - 2011

Stuart the postie - 2011 with Ian Dempster

very nice. first successful V!
tomdude - AltLd - 09/Dec/10 with Rich Abel

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/Dec/10

Andy Moles - Lead O/S - 01/Dec/10 with Ferdia

ferdia - 2nd - 01/Dec/10 with Andy

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Nov/10

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

Hidden - AltLd - 07/Mar/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 10/Feb/10

Luke Brooks - AltLd - Feb/10

simon_D - AltLd - 24/Jan/10 with Neil Silver

Hidden - 2010

Ally Baba - AltLd - 07/Feb/09 with M.Hartree,

The first and third pitches are alright, but the main corner gives a great 50m pitch. Well protected if you have some big gear, which I didn't and done under heavy powder.
adw07 - AltLd O/S - 24/Jan/09 with Mark Jarvie

Bit harder than last time due to ice smears and less snow on the ledges. Most of the turf well frozen. Still a great route with lots of interest on all three pitches....(seems to be the winter warm up route of choice!)
Chad123 - AltLd rpt - 29/Nov/08 with Lard

The alternative finish adds interest. The first pitch was a bit rubbish (perhaps the wall start was banked out).
decs - AltLd - 05/Feb/08 with Gaz

Classic climb, top two pitches have plenty of fun moves on solid turf in a cool groove....
Chad123 - AltLd O/S - 02/Feb/08 with Konrad

Joe Nunn - 2nd - 02/Feb/08 with tom stewart

sgl - AltLd - 18/Jan/06 with Konnie

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 18/Jan/06

Jonathan Lagoe - UKC - AltLd - Dec/05 with Andy Hyslop

Supurb sustained & very technical route, with thin ice and partialy frozen turf. On walk in saw golden eagle take off and fly over Grahams head!!
Yourlead - 2nd - 06/Feb/02 with Graham Penny

graeme gatherer - 2000

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/Dec/96

Hidden - Lead - Nov/96

Good full-on mid-winter conditions. Ed took an age on the crux pitch.
TobyA - AltLd O/S - 22/Jan/96 with Ed

Hidden - AltLd - 1993

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Bradders, s kennedy, Ian Jones, michael83, vincentvega, Mark020, Mr.Billiams, French Erick

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