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Ticklists: Scottish 3 and 4 star multi-pitch routes.

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This climb is in 56 logbooks, and on 20 wishlists.

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Jul/14

Obviously HS! A bit too much choss on pitch 1 and a bit too much wandering on 4 to get the 3 stars I think but 2 and 3 are excellent! After clean sweep and just in the nick of time before the rain hit
MrRiley - AltLd O/S - 26/Jul/14 with Ben, Richard Hines

darcan - AltLd - 26/Jul/14

Rickrick - AltLd - 26/Jul/14

Samuel Wainwright - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/14 with Jed Jackson

Still alot of snow melt running down it, a warm sunny day meant we managed to pick our way through the dry bits. The initial crack was wet and avoided it to the left - made it hard for the grade
n.LiVE - AltLd - 31/May/14 with Shane

awesome seecond pitch. pitch 4 harder than severe.
peter.herd - AltLd - 03/Sep/13 with Stephen Mackenzie

stephenmckenzie - AltLd - 03/Sep/13 with Pete Herd

A bit harder than Severe and surprisingly short on good protection. And watch out for weepage, it will make it very precarious.
CMacD - 10/Aug/13

Hidden - AltLd - 19/Jul/13

Hidden - AltLd - 15/Jul/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Jul/13

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Jul/13

Very good but tricky for Severe!
Liam Ingram - AltLd O/S - 10/Jul/13 with Tom E

The Big Sender - AltLd O/S - 10/Jul/13 with liam ingram

luckyjim - AltLd - 07/Jul/13 with D Helm

Spade - AltLd - 06/Jul/13 with Ed Watson

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jul/13

awesome route bit of snow still at the bottom so had to traverse in from the left hand side and some cracks a bit wet but all climb able.
wookie667 - AltLd O/S - 19/Jun/13 with hay

Wonderful slab climbing in the sun, a really good route. Slab to the left goes at 5a/b if the initial crack is too wet.
Captain Solo - Solo rpt - 27/Jul/11

Soaking wet, fell out of initial crack.
tallthinmonkey - Lead - 06/Jun/11 with Ewan Paterson

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/Sep/10

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smcw - AltLd - 25/Jul/10

Hidden - 2010

Stuart Macfarlane - AltLd O/S - 26/Sep/09 with Jeanie

Thom led P1, I led P2 and Emily led P3+4 (run together).
stuaart - AltLd O/S - 09/Aug/09 with Thom Simmons, Emily Ward

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Aug/09

Hidden - AltLd - 09/Aug/09

AndrewShanks - 2nd β - 08/Aug/09 with Richard Pow

1st pitch a waterfall, rained on pitch 3, midged to death towards the top
hazeysunshine - AltLd O/S - 07/Aug/09 with Bob

Hidden - AltLd - Aug/09

Ed F - Lead O/S - Aug/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 21/Jun/09

iangray - AltLd O/S - 2009 with Neil M

freudy_love - Lead O/S - 2009 with Stewart Munro

Very Wet! Character building. Should probably have given it a miss as the 1st pich had a river running down it. We gave it a go and got up it albeit cold and wet by the top
Sutty22 - AltLd O/S - 21/Sep/08 with Kenny

Neilm18 - AltLd O/S - 30/Aug/08 with Iain Gray

Hidden - AltLd - 24/Jul/08

TrollJester - AltLd O/S - 2008 with Bob Makison

Requires smearing on friction holds so ascent in the wet and/or in walking boots not recommended except for those experienced in the art. An enjoyable route - delicate with some trickey moves and only adequate protection - probably under-graded at Severe. Substantial seepage when we did the route.
RobScotland - AltLd O/S - 09/Sep/07 with Charlie Hill

timmy-ts - 2007

Generally a nice climb with some nices pitches and positions. Was seeping when we climbed it.
telemarker - AltLd O/S - 2007 with Paul F

keith hal - 2nd - Jul/06 with Andy Nisbet

Very wet and hard in the grade anyway. Memorable for all the wrong reasons!
CurlyStevo - AltLd - 2006

Jamie Simpson - AltLd O/S - 2006 with Alan Dennis, Rick Scott

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/05

Captain Solo - Lead - 11/Jun/05 with Karen

Yourlead - AltLd - 21/Sep/03 with Graham Penny

dave o - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/03 with jen

A bit wet and hard in the grade - aid employed.
Jamie B - AltLd - Jul/02 with Alex Glasgow

Awful experience, but at least lived to tell the tale. Needs more than a few notes - a night in the pub to go through the whole story!
Lepista - Lead - 25/May/02

abbeywall - AltLd - 25/Aug/01 with K

Led 2&4
Iain Thow - AltLd - 26/Sep/97 with Liz Jolley

Hidden - Lead - 1996

Mark Kemball - AltLd - 14/Jul/77 with George Mumford, Sarah Bridge

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Voting
Total votes cast 38
hard HS0 of 19
HS6 of 19
easy HS9 of 19
hard S1 of 19
S3 of 19
easy S0 of 19
hard HVD0 of 19
HVD0 of 19
easy HVD0 of 19
3 Stars8 of 19
2 Stars8 of 19
1 Star3 of 19
0 Stars0 of 19
Bag of .....0 of 19
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 56 (1.8%)
Lead9 of 56 (16.1%)
Followed2 of 56 (3.6%)
Alt Leads40 of 56 (71.4%)
Unknown4 of 56 (7.1%)

'Climbed'29 of 56 (51.8%)
clean O/S25 of 56 (44.6%)
clean β1 of 56 (1.8%)
clean rpt1 of 56 (1.8%)