Obvious corner, chimney variation possible to the right in the middle section.

Chris Craggs, Willie Jeffery 1975

Ticklists: Scottish Central Belt HVS.

JonnoP 11/Oct 2nd
with Rick H
Hidden 10/Oct Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Oct 2nd rpt
IainMay 04/Sep 2nd O/S
bduffin 29/Aug 2nd

Started on E1 beside. Changed to this at 3/4 height.

Hidden 23/Aug Lead rpt
MightyStew 09/Aug 2nd rpt
mishabruml 22/Jul Lead O/S

To get my mojo back after falling off many times seconding Cruel Britannia!

John McKenna 22/Jul 2nd O/S

In trainers

Euan Todd 18/Jul Lead O/S

Warm up for the day, all on cams.

Hugh Simons 18/Jul 2nd rpt
seanhendo123 12/Jul Lead rpt
Fiona Reid 30/Jun Lead rpt

4c variation

with Mike
Mike-W-99 30/Jun 2nd
with Fiona
olekemi 17/Jun Lead O/S
with Jeremy M, Mark G
MightyStew 12/Jun 2nd rpt
sebbi30 12/Jun Lead O/S
MightyStew 10/Jun Lead O/S
Sara 10/Jun 2nd
Mark Bull 09/Jun 2nd
with Mike
ejj 07/Jun 2nd rpt
drysori 26/May Lead
Elsier 26/May Lead O/S
with Adrian
Hidden 24/May Lead rpt
Hidden 26/Apr 2nd
crombie 23/Apr 2nd
with Lee
Rollo Rolo 06/Apr 2nd O/S
with Piotrek
james1978 25/Mar Lead
David Woods 25/Mar 2nd O/S
with James Jackson
Hidden 10/Mar Lead O/S
CaelanB 04/Mar Lead O/S
bmox 15/Feb 2nd O/S
nickb1 25/Oct/14 2nd
Sophie Gilbert 25/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with nickb1
seanhendo123 10/Oct/14 Lead rpt
with Sarah
skirton 10/Oct/14 2nd
Sarah Greenwood 05/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Jen Crook 13/Sep/14 Lead
with Ross Black
Fiona Reid 10/Sep/14 Lead rpt

4c variation

with Mike
Mike-W-99 10/Sep/14 2nd
with Fiona
salix 04/Sep/14 2nd
with Neus, Topher
Mike-W-99 26/Aug/14 Lead rpt
with Fiona
Fiona Reid 26/Aug/14 2nd

Lower tree needs some trimming!

with Mike
abbeywall 20/Aug/14 Lead rpt

VS variation

with Doug
DougMac 20/Aug/14 2nd β
JamieSparkes 18/Aug/14 Lead rpt
salix 18/Aug/14 Solo O/S

Took line of least resistance.

Hugh Simons 25/Jun/14 Lead O/S
calumhicks 09/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Mark Bull 03/Jun/14 2nd
with Mike
DougieMull ?/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 16/May/14 Lead rpt
ejj 12/May/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 25/Apr/14 2nd rpt
Hidden 16/Apr/14 Lead rpt
ferdia 22/Mar/14 2nd
with Calum
Nick Biven ??/2014 -
Hidden ??/2014 -
seanhendo123 03/Nov/13 2nd

emerics 1st hvs

with Emeric
oliverk 26/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with Emily, Malcolm
scottyskier82 21/Sep/13 Lead β
with Laura Goble
Fiona Reid 18/Sep/13 2nd
with Mike
Mike-W-99 18/Sep/13 Lead rpt
with Fiona
Smelly Fox 05/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Mark Bull 04/Sep/13 2nd
with Mike
Mark Bull 23/Aug/13 Lead rpt

Chimney variation: more like VS 4c but logical varied and interesting.

with Mike
Hidden 18/Aug/13 Lead rpt
Gabe Oliver 11/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Denpov 09/Jul/13 TR rpt

With Rik just for fun.

peter.ravenscroft27 13/Jun/13 Lead O/S
smithjmw46 13/Jun/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 13/Jun/13 Lead
mot1 31/May/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 28/May/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 28/May/13 Lead dog
Tubs 22/May/13 Lead O/S
with Callan
Denpov 12/Apr/13 TR O/S

Just for fun with Bill, Duncan, Sarah and Chris One. :o)

Hidden 21/Feb/13 Lead rpt
Mossdawg 12/Jan/13 2nd O/S
james mcclung 12/Jan/13 Lead O/S
Busby ??/2013 -
Hidden 12/Sep/12 Lead RP
Hidden 23/Aug/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 23/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Fiona Reid 16/Aug/12 Lead rpt
with Mike
Mike-W-99 16/Aug/12 2nd
with Fiona
Hidden 16/Aug/12 Lead O/S
liz77 16/Aug/12 2nd rpt
with Chris
arose 16/Aug/12 Lead
with Gordon
Hidden 14/Aug/12 Lead
abbeywall 18/Jun/12 Lead
with Liz
liz77 18/Jun/12 2nd rpt
with Alison
Fiona Reid 11/Jun/12 Lead β

Had done the direct version previously. This time via the central variation. Avoiding the HVS crux feels like VS 4c/5a

with Mike
Fiona Reid 11/Jun/12 2nd
with Mike
Mike-W-99 11/Jun/12 2nd

4c variation

with Fiona
Mike-W-99 11/Jun/12 Lead
with Fiona
liz77 11/Jun/12 Lead O/S

Did the chimney variation; definitely only VS

with Alison
abbeywall 11/Jun/12 2nd

VS 4C variation

with Liz
jonnie3430 07/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Simon
Hidden 25/May/12 Lead rpt
crombie 25/May/12 2nd
with Lee
David Stevens 24/May/12 2nd rpt
with Reuben Crook, Ross Young, Andy Thompson
Thoms6974 24/May/12 Lead O/S
with Ross
crookachili 24/May/12 Lead
Ross Young 24/May/12 2nd rpt
Denpov 22/May/12 TR rpt

Climbed with friends for fun. :o) x2

Hidden 03/May/12 2nd rpt
Hidden 03/May/12 2nd rpt
Liam Ingram 28/Apr/12 2nd rpt

Mary's first HVS!

maryleese 28/Apr/12 Lead
Hidden 15/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/12 Lead O/S
dj_brigham05 15/Jan/12 Lead O/S

Thought I was on 'Welcome To The Cruise'....never mind

Ginger McGrath 15/Jan/12 2nd O/S

did it in alpine style single pushing it. very off route ( wrong route) nearrowly escaped a bivouac after night fell?

Hidden 14/Jan/12 TR
kclimbk ??/2012 -
freyja 25/Oct/11 Lead O/S
chrism225 23/Oct/11 2nd O/S
with polly, dave
dctarrant2000 23/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with chris middleton, Polly Tarrant
Hidden 22/Oct/11 2nd rpt
libby.southgate 16/Oct/11 Lead O/S
D_Wills 24/Sep/11 2nd
Mark Bull 20/Sep/11 2nd
with Mike
Fiona Reid 31/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Nice but perhaps a tad heightist in places!

with Mike, Martin
Mike-W-99 31/Aug/11 2nd
martinh13 31/Aug/11 2nd
with Fiona R
Hidden 29/Aug/11 2nd rpt
karinh 28/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Denpov 23/Aug/11 TR rpt

Climbed 2 times for fun with friends.

cat22 09/Aug/11 2nd O/S
with Mike
Euan Strachan 07/Aug/11 2nd
with Matt Dooner
Hidden 03/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Aug/11 2nd
JamieSparkes 25/Jul/11 2nd rpt
krasavenko 25/Jul/11 2nd rpt
llamaglama 25/Jul/11 Lead
with Jam
jazzyjackson 15/Jul/11 2nd
adamc 29/Jun/11 TR O/S
Andy Hewison 29/Jun/11 TR O/S
Andy Hewison 28/Jun/11 TR O/S
gjd 12/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Sam Burns
Hidden 09/Jun/11 2nd
Hidden 07/Jun/11 Lead O/S
sergio46 31/May/11 Lead O/S

Found the route mild for an HVS!

Ian Jones 31/May/11 2nd rpt

The left hand variation in the central section is contrived.

with Serge Gomez
simondunf 25/May/11 2nd
with chris
crombie 20/May/11 2nd O/S

Started Shoskred then up the flake and chimney of Between Contacts and finished back on route for the top out

with Lee
Hidden 20/May/11 Lead O/S
el cholo 07/May/11 Lead O/S
with carlos
mastiffmat 03/May/11 TR
with Pete Kirkby
Denpov 03/May/11 TR rpt
David Stevens 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Andrew Whale, Ross Young
awhale 17/Apr/11 2nd
with Dave
Ross Young 17/Apr/11 2nd O/S
andymoin 16/Apr/11 Lead rpt
Neil Mackenzie 16/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with Andy
Denpov 15/Apr/11 TR rpt
sneaks 12/Apr/11 2nd rpt
with janey and gibby
Hidden 12/Apr/11 Lead rpt
Denpov 12/Apr/11 TR rpt
wookie667 12/Apr/11 2nd β
mhowie 04/Apr/11 2nd rpt

First route of the year.

with Niall
Hidden 31/Mar/11 2nd rpt
Hidden 29/Mar/11 Lead rpt
Liam Ingram 27/Mar/11 Lead rpt
Denpov 22/Mar/11 TR rpt


Macleod 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Lasma 19/Mar/11 2nd O/S
with Lukas Solanka
sophiecb 31/Jan/11 2nd rpt
with Toph
Dr Toph 31/Jan/11 Lead rpt
with Sophie
Scottish78 ??/2011 -
stugreen75 ??/2011 Lead O/S
with Jase
R0bbie 30/Oct/10 Lead rpt
with lucy, leighn
Luci 30/Oct/10 2nd
MonkeyDawson 30/Oct/10 2nd
with Simon Smith
Luci 30/Oct/10 2nd
Hidden 16/Oct/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Denpov 28/Sep/10 TR rpt
Mark Bull 16/Sep/10 Lead rpt
with Mike
Mark Bull 26/Aug/10 2nd
with Mike
Hidden 30/Jul/10 2nd O/S
sneaks 30/Jul/10 Lead rpt
with janey
PaulMcL 28/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Cool beginners lead, (just my second lead) about a 5 indoors , I used cams and a couple of slings, whereas my second (also a beginner) also had a go at leading it and just use wires, so all is possible.

Denpov 27/Jul/10 Solo

Probably best not soloed. I wouldn't recommend it.

Denpov 27/Jul/10 TR

Toprope self belay

Denpov 27/Jul/10 Lead O/S

My 1st ever Trad lead. I need to try my 1st ever 2nd now. :o)

sebrider 12/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Sophie
sophiecb 12/Jul/10 2nd
with Seb
JP78 26/Jun/10 TR

Self belay. Hung on rope but only to convince myself that the Shunt worked. (1st self belay)

Denpov 25/Jun/10 TR O/S
brotchie 23/Jun/10 2nd
Hidden 10/Jun/10 2nd O/S
mhowie 01/Jun/10 2nd
with Niall
krasavenko 22/May/10 2nd rpt
with Barney
barney_edin 22/May/10 Lead
with Liyen
jazzyjackson 29/Apr/10 Solo

Bought new shoes at Tiso and had to try them.

whispering nic 29/Apr/10 Lead O/S

with Kayleigh and Iain -staff training!

make 15/Apr/10 Lead
squidgebob 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Chris BL, jamie
Hidden 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
holly138 08/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Liam Ingram 08/Apr/10 Lead O/S
KeithAlexander 05/Apr/10 Lead rpt

very well protected, and quite straightforward, except for the laybacky bit at the top which was wet.

GraemeDiack 05/Apr/10 2nd β
krasavenko 23/Mar/10 2nd O/S
JamieSparkes 23/Mar/10 Lead O/S

soft at HVS but nice climbing and excellent gear.

spunkymonkey 05/Feb/10 Lead O/S
Susanj21 ??/2010 2nd O/S
NickBrown ??/2010 2nd rpt
with Susan
Sean Bell 09/Nov/09 Lead

Warm up.

with Neil Carnegie
jamiefoxen 07/Nov/09 Lead O/S
Andy Moles 11/Sep/09 Solo rpt
with -
Ally Gillies 29/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Pete
LittleLuka 28/Aug/09 2nd
with Pauline
Hidden 27/Aug/09 Lead rpt
Andy Moles 25/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Lunch break. Should probably replace Rock-a-Boogie as 'best VS in the quarry'.

with Pauline
Dr Toph 25/Aug/09 Solo rpt
with Ally Hill
pocketsarah 24/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with andrew
Ross Barnes 22/Aug/09 Lead
with Neil A
henwardian 22/Aug/09 Lead O/S

More like VS 4c but a nice climb at any rate.

with Andy Latta
sneaks 07/Aug/09 2nd
with Bruce
gregoldridge 06/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Cool route

with Steve Fortune
Bron ?/Aug/09 Lead O/S

led without using anything, but freaked out and Sally abseiled down to talk me up....

with Greg Oldridge
Lawrie Brand 27/Jul/09 2nd rpt
Sean Bell 20/Jul/09 Lead
with Neil Carnegie
ShoePolice 16/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Duncan Gemmel & Hammer-time
jamestheyip 05/Jul/09 Lead rpt
with Simon Freeman
el diablo ?/Jul/09 2nd
with Hay
Hidden 06/Jun/09 2nd
shugsan ?/Jun/09 Lead O/S

Think I did this, maybe not. Obviously not that memorable.

suess 26/May/09 2nd
sebrider 16/May/09 Lead O/S

Straight up, nice crux, rest of climb VS

stuartm555 16/May/09 2nd
robertmichaeladams 07/May/09 2nd
with Tom
hubereini 25/Apr/09 2nd rpt
with mo
Neil Adams 05/Apr/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 05/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Mar/09 Lead β
schultz 22/Mar/09 2nd O/S
with Andy Mitchell
gurumed 19/Mar/09 Lead RP
with Colin
Hay ?/Mar/09 2nd

Took chimney variation. Steady climbing, never hard.

with Neil Carnegie
Hay ?/Mar/09 Lead

Took the right hand variation to avoid the wee tree. More like VS 5a I think.

with Neil Carnegie
timcussins 31/Jan/09 Lead O/S
with Kiri
kirigoss 31/Jan/09 2nd dnf
with Tim
timcussins 31/Jan/09 Lead O/S
with Kiri
Sally Lisle ??/2009 -
maxots 18/Nov/08 2nd
andymoin 15/Sep/08 Lead rpt
with Warren
adw07 15/Sep/08 2nd O/S
K_MacLeod 16/Aug/08 AltLd dog

Looks easy but is decieving. Lead climbrd to the first large ledge then woosed out. Belayed robbie to the first ledge and he finished so I could second. In all a good climb.

with R0bbie and Taba
akhughes ?/Aug/08 Lead O/S
jazzyjackson 05/Jul/08 2nd

nice climbing

with Ally
Hidden 05/Jul/08 Lead
s kennedy 30/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with meg
Lawrie Brand 30/Jun/08 Lead O/S

Soft HVS. Prob Peak HS..

PeteH 30/Jun/08 2nd O/S

Enjoyable, varied route. Nothing too hard. Soft for the grade?

Smeggles 29/Jun/08 2nd O/S
with Stu
Hidden 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S
mhairi thorburn 05/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with adam
Sean Bell 04/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with ali
beegsyboy 10/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Andy
andymoin 10/Feb/08 2nd rpt
with tim, rinehart
Hidden ??/2008 2nd
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
Matt crawford 30/Sep/07 2nd O/S
with Taba
Hidden 30/Sep/07 Lead O/S
R0bbie 30/Sep/07 Lead O/S

Fun route.

with Taba Easton
mhowie 22/Apr/07 2nd β
with Niall, Moor
andymoin 08/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Peyoter
Hidden 04/Sep/05 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/04 Lead O/S
arose ?/Apr/02 AltLd
greenroom ??/2001 Lead O/S
Beardyman ??/2000 Lead O/S
Rob Davies 01/Sep/99 Lead
NickBrown ??/1998 Lead O/S
with Tim
Ian Jones ?/Jun/97 Lead O/S
with Sean Smith
Hidden ??/1997 Lead O/S
Okecroak 17/Jul/96 Lead
with G Scott
TobyA 17/May/95 Lead rpt

Had seconded the week previously.

with Ed
Lord of Starkness ??/1995 Lead O/S
with Will ?
alkira 24/Jul/94 -
with harv mullen
Duncan I ??/1992 Lead
nai 26/Aug/91 2nd
with Cal
andrew300169 26/Aug/91 Lead O/S
with Pom
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