12m. Climb the prominent 8m crack (takes large cams) just left of the vegetated area. Progress is made by thuggish jamming or delicate balancing on blocks of the arete. Finish up arete as for Sabre Crack

sblake 01/Oct Lead
Hidden 06/Sep Lead β
Hidden 06/Sep -
Busby 06/Sep Lead O/S
alex_arthur ?/May Solo rpt
Hidden 22/Apr Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Apr 2nd O/S
Samantha Dickson 21/Apr Lead O/S
Lamb 25/Mar Lead O/S
with Paul
Sarah Greenwood 28/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/May/14 2nd
olekemi 15/May/14 Lead
with Mark G
Hidden 06/May/14 Lead O/S
johannes 13/Oct/13 Lead rpt
Timothy Miller ?/Jul/13 Solo O/S
Nille 09/Jun/13 Lead RP
aldo56 31/May/13 2nd O/S
with gsevan
gsevans 31/May/13 Lead O/S
with aldo56
Hidden 22/May/13 2nd
Hidden 07/May/13 Lead rpt
antmorgan1991 ?/Sep/12 Lead
with Stephen McCall
ross18391 14/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Andy McConkey 05/Jun/12 Lead O/S
timcussins 01/Jun/12 Lead rpt
with Bruce
gjd 27/May/12 Lead O/S
with Gurumed
Stingraypoindex 20/May/12 2nd O/S
with Graham
Hidden 15/May/12 Lead
Hidden 15/May/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 01/May/12 Lead β
Hidden 01/May/12 2nd
Hidden 16/Apr/12 Lead β
dmacmorris 16/Apr/12 Lead O/S

Bold route followed by huge gear, also very strenuous on the arms and the crack is an awkwardly sized for comfortable jams.

libby.southgate 02/Sep/11 2nd

More difficult when its pouring with rain....

Hidden 02/Sep/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 03/Aug/11 2nd O/S
sneaks 03/Aug/11 2nd O/S
with calum, janey
craig cameron 13/Jul/11 Lead O/S

tricky start , quite easy for tall people. crack got harder nearing the top for jamming nice big cam or hex placement. not that good at top out for setting up tree is to far if you dont have a 50 or 60 ropes .

Hidden 13/Jul/11 Lead β
Geds 13/Jul/11 Lead dnf
Hidden 04/Jun/11 Lead O/S
KeithAlexander 04/May/11 2nd rpt
with Ian Sutherland
henning82 26/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Mr G 27/Jan/11 Lead rpt
russelln ??/2011 -
dwisniewski ??/2011 Solo O/S
Hidden ??/2011 -
karinh 06/Sep/10 Lead O/S

I didnt really trust my jams, but they held ok

Mr G 04/Sep/10 TR O/S
Craig Geddes 03/Sep/10 Lead O/S
ar1fbr 25/Aug/10 Lead
KeithAlexander 15/Aug/10 Solo rpt
andybroadway 06/May/10 2nd
Elsier 05/May/10 2nd O/S
with Ian
johnrc 15/Apr/10 Lead O/S

straight forward

with jill
Hidden 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Apr/10 2nd O/S
SonicJ 17/Oct/09 2nd O/S
stuaart 16/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Jul/09 2nd
gurumed 05/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Colin
Hidden 25/Jun/09 Lead
Hidden 07/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Brendan 05/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Mikey
Hidden 21/May/09 2nd O/S
niallk 13/May/09 Lead O/S
with Pam
Hidden 13/May/09 2nd
Hidden 18/Apr/09 TR
andybroadway 02/Apr/09 2nd
gregoldridge 29/Mar/09 Lead O/S

Not as much jamming as I thought. Ledges & crimps along the way.

Hidden ??/2009 -
KeithAlexander ??/2009 2nd
Sally Lisle ??/2009 -
colinerees ??/2009 2nd O/S

Great little topo, hard and thuggy. Very protected for the lead, the escape to the top easy with protecting in the form of trees and roots if needs be.

kdlauder 28/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Andy H
ShaneHoubart ?/Jun/08 Lead O/S
ShaneHoubart ?/Jun/08 Lead
Lawrie Brand 26/May/08 2nd rpt
Hidden 08/May/08 Solo rpt
griggj 07/May/08 Lead O/S
with Simeon Hall
Andy Moles 19/Apr/08 Solo O/S
with -
Mr.Billiams 19/Apr/08 Lead O/S
with Hertha
Hidden 16/Apr/08 Lead O/S
Ly-Cilph 30/Sep/07 Lead β
with Chris L (StAUMC)
Ross Barnes 30/Sep/07 Lead
with Hamish McEwan
thebat 23/May/07 2nd
with Fraserhughes
beegsyboy 03/May/07 2nd O/S
with Sandy
Hidden ??/2007 -
griggj ??/2007 2nd
with matt bridgestock
alan moore ??/2007 -
Lawrie Brand 14/Aug/06 2nd O/S
with Andy Martlew
Watty 23/Jul/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Apr/06 2nd
Hidden ??/2006 Lead
paulpitcher ?/Jul/05 Lead
with Angus Dell
climberuk 14/May/05 Lead β

Very difficult start

Hidden ??/2005 Solo rpt
Hidden ?/Apr/03 Lead O/S
IanMcC 20/Mar/03 2nd
Hidden ??/2002 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2000 Solo rpt
Hidden ??/1998 2nd O/S
BobbyMotherwell ?/Aug/95 TR O/S
with Colin Donnelly
IanMcC ??/1995 -
chris sm 31/Jul/94 TR O/S
Hidden 09/Jun/94 2nd
Marti999 ??/1994 Solo
Scott_vzr ?/Oct/93 -
Hidden 17/May/89 TR O/S
pingora 03/May/89 -
with Nick
pingora 21/May/88 -
with Cooper, A Small
Paula Hamilton-Gibson ?/May/80 Solo
Lone Rider ??/1977 Solo
High HVS
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High HS
Mid HS
Low HS
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High 5a
Mid 5a
Low 5a
High 4c
Mid 4c
Low 4c
High 4b
Mid 4b
Low 4b
Votes cast 15
Votes cast 15
Style of ascent
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