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Yir VS 4c

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[Naomi heading up Yir , 3 kb]The classic of the crag taking a direct line up the central pillar, via good climbing the whole way. Climb a groove, crack system, another groove, and slabby rib, all with consistent interest, to a large ledge and belay. Scrambling remains.

Ticklists: Ultimate Scottish Rock, 100 More Classic British VS Climbs, Scottish 3 and 4 star multi-pitch routes.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 118 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

Mackinclimb - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/14

mzchambers - 2nd β - 22/Jun/14 with Adam

Led in one long pitch.
Smelly Fox - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/14 with Heather Thikey, Stuart Kennedy

newtonmore - 14/Jun/14

ferdia - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/14 with Kev, Joris

Timothy Miller - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/14 with Hannah Francis

Tightsgirl - AltLd - 04/Jun/14 with Tim Miller

pitch 1
holly138 - AltLd rpt - 27/May/14 with Tom B

annep11 - AltLd O/S - 27/May/14 with Clemmie

Lead pitch 1 and seconded pitch 2
ClemmieMitchell - AltLd O/S - 27/May/14

Lead second pitch
joesmith - AltLd O/S - 25/May/14 with Jack

The Ghost Rider - AltLd O/S - 25/May/14

Hidden - AltLd - 24/May/14

I led P1.
Steve Waters, Mynydd - AltLd - 24/May/14 with Mike Tempest

Chris wilson - Lead - 03/May/14 with Matt W

mcstanton - Lead - May/14

65m moderate millington - 2nd O/S - 20/Apr/14 with naomi hatto

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/14

guy757 - 27/Mar/14

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

Rich God 3 - AltLd - 22/Aug/13 with Donald

Stewart B - 2nd O/S - 27/Jul/13 with Davie Gardener, Anna K

cuthill76 - Lead - 12/Jul/13

alexmcmillan - Lead O/S - 30/May/13 with Max Scherer

Craig Holden - Solo O/S - 30/May/13

maryleese - AltLd O/S - 30/May/13 with Bobby Greig

Led p1
Roberttaylor - AltLd - 20/May/13

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/May/13

Matt Bleesen - 2nd O/S - 19/May/13 with James Cooper

THardSevere - 2nd O/S - 18/May/13 with robert taylor

Hidden - Lead - 17/Feb/13

Led the main pitch this time, such a fab route! Found the top section of the groove harder than I remember it!
iceicebaby - AltLd β - 14/Oct/12 with Sam Wood

Wonderful 3 *+ climbing. Did the thin crack alternative top pitch which is well worthwhile too.
oscaig - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/12 with R Tidy

arose - AltLd - 28/Jul/12 with Adrian Dunlop, Hannah Francis

Tightsgirl - 2nd - 28/Jul/12 with Ali Rose, Adrian Dunlop

tom.e - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/12 with Claire

professionalwreckhead - Jul/12

daWalt - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Lisa

a little polished lower down but wonderful route.
JonmapDL - Lead O/S - Jun/12 with matt king

mattking_109 - 2nd - Jun/12

allyrocke - Lead O/S - 31/May/12 with Fiona Mellor

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 31/May/12

The Big Sender - AltLd O/S - 30/May/12 with morgan trigg

Triggalicious - AltLd O/S - 30/May/12 with Tom E

Lawrie Brand - Lead O/S - 26/May/12 with Sarah Laing

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/May/12

Mark Collins - Lead O/S - 20/May/12 with Neil Henson

Worthy of 3 stars
Neil Henson - 2nd - 20/May/12 with Mark Collins

jonnie3430 - 2nd O/S - 06/May/12 with Carol

Great route, deserving it's stars. For 2nd pitch took the thinner left hand crack in middle of the wall as we had already climbed the top pitch of Cuill Iolaire which is shared by Volcane.
Carol Goodall - Lead O/S - 06/May/12 with Jonnie Williams

Neil Adams - 2nd O/S - 28/Apr/12 with James Marjot

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead β - 01/Apr/12

dav_713 - Lead - Apr/12

Led pitch 2
Fiona Reid - AltLd rpt - 25/Mar/12 with Mike

Pitch 1
Mike_Watson_99 - AltLd rpt - 25/Mar/12 with Fiona

first pitch
abbeywall - AltLd - 25/Mar/12 with K

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/11

stevebarratt - 2nd O/S - 02/Oct/11 with Jade Littlewood

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/Aug/11

Very nice route, 3 stars.
Steve Perry - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/11 with Katie Long

marie_p - 2nd - 03/Jul/11 with Tom

tomdude - Lead - 03/Jul/11 with marie

Jonathan Lagoe - UKC - AltLd O/S - Jul/11 with Pete Whillance

2nd pitch, a 3 start route!
Mike_Watson_99 - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/11 with Fiona

Very nice, led first pitch
Fiona Reid - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/11 with Mike

Ed got the trickier bottom pitch, and I did the gorgeous top pitch! I think worthy of ***
MelH - AltLd O/S - 30/Apr/11 with Ed

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 30/Apr/11

gforce - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/11 with Emma

windy!!
holly138 - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Tom B

PAJames - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Quite exposed - you feel the wind quite badly on this
fizzicist - 2nd O/S - 28/Sep/10 with Ian Rummer, Christopher Brads

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/10

isi_o - Solo - 10/Aug/10

3kidsandanorton - Lead - 07/Jun/10 with Kay

ill_bill - 2nd - 06/Jun/10

Surely this deserves at least **?
Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 30/May/10 with Victor Manzanera Garcia

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/May/10

Hidden - AltLd - 30/May/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/May/10

gushing with rain, needed a snorkel, still plenty friction and fun
KeithAlexander - AltLd rpt - 29/May/10 with Graeme Diack

GraemeDiack - AltLd O/S - 29/May/10 with Keith Alexander

beautiful route. led short top pitch up the thin curving crack on the left wall.
KeithAlexander - AltLd rpt - 08/May/10 with karinh

Superb climbing. Started off in the morning chill, finished in glorious sunshine. I led the first pitch, and then later on led the second pitch as part of Up Pompeii (of which Keith led the first pitch).
karinh - Lead O/S - 08/May/10 with KeithAlexander

Captain Solo - AltLd - 03/May/10 with Ewan

Lead 2nd pitch
Elsier - AltLd O/S - 01/May/10 with Stuart

Sam did first pitch, I did second. Both lovely!
iceicebaby - AltLd O/S - 18/Apr/10 with Sam Wood

jack_eadie - AltLd - 06/Oct/09

led first pitch. martin second pitch. brilliant route: cracks, friction slab chimney, exposure on juggy holds
KeithAlexander - AltLd - 12/Sep/09 with Adria, Martin Dempster

Andy Moles - Solo O/S - 18/Jul/09 with -

Hidden - 2nd - Jul/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/09

Lead first pitch, Jamie lead 2nd and took a detour left of the main finish crack which gave a nice ending to the route. First VS lead :-)
isi_o - AltLd O/S - 25/Jun/09 with Jamie Bankhead

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jun/09

mikemartin - AltLd - 18/Apr/09

Moonstone Hippy - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/09 with PD

joe larner - AltLd O/S - 18/Apr/09

Dave Latimer - AltLd O/S - 17/Apr/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 22/Mar/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/09

ruggystunts - Lead - 23/Sep/08 with Keith

PMCV - AltLd - 07/Sep/08 with Mark

jimdanson - AltLd - 26/May/08 with dan middleton

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/May/08

Stuart Macfarlane - Lead O/S - 05/May/08 with Jeanie

Total wad of a route. Great line, great climbing, great place.
danm - AltLd - May/08 with Jim Danson

smollett - Lead O/S - Jul/07 with Francis blunt

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/May/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/07

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/Jun/06

Ken Applegate - Lead - Mar/05 with Dave Kirby

arose - Lead - Jul/04 with Bob Tayler

akhughes - Lead - 2004

fatboy_dean - Lead - 2004 with al halewood

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
mike_tamanawis, The Pylon King, Hidden, Ropeboy, sleeplessjb, Terrance Glancy

Voting
Total votes cast 99
hard HVS0 of 35
HVS0 of 35
easy HVS0 of 35
hard VS2 of 35
VS30 of 35
easy VS3 of 35
hard HS0 of 35
HS0 of 35
easy HS0 of 35
hard 5a0 of 32
5a0 of 32
easy 5a0 of 32
hard 4c2 of 32
4c28 of 32
easy 4c1 of 32
hard 4b1 of 32
4b0 of 32
easy 4b0 of 32
3 Stars29 of 32
2 Stars1 of 32
1 Star2 of 32
0 Stars0 of 32
Bag of .....0 of 32
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Style of ascent

Soloed3 of 118 (2.5%)
Lead40 of 118 (33.9%)
Followed21 of 118 (17.8%)
Alt Leads48 of 118 (40.7%)
Unknown6 of 118 (5.1%)

'Climbed'41 of 118 (34.7%)
clean O/S68 of 118 (57.6%)
clean β3 of 118 (2.5%)
clean rpt6 of 118 (5.1%)