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Ticklists: 100 Aberdeen North East Classics!.

Photo: Lovely Atmospheric Route © Michael Culley
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This climb is in 42 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

Looks fairly vicious from below but the gear is good and the holds are very positive. Lower section felt a bit damp in the cracks. Good little sustained climb
QuicNic - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/14

Callum_Johnson - 2nd rpt - 21/May/14 with malinkvist

malinkvist - Lead O/S - 21/May/14 with Callum Johnson

Rankers - Lead - 2014

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/13

Thoms6974 - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/13 with Marcus

Callum_Johnson - 2nd O/S - 24/Jun/13 with Marcus M

IceBun - 2nd rpt - 16/Jun/13 with Simon and Al

fireloveswater - Lead - Jun/13 with Callum Johnson

peter.herd - 2nd - 13/May/13 with Andrew A, Ali Baxter

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

Hidden - Lead - 13/May/13

danimal88 - Lead - 29/Apr/13 with Russ b

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/12

Didn't feel much like 3 stars, but it was wet up to about half height.
James Prowse - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/12 with Gwilym

Great wee route.
Dangerous Dave - Solo rpt - 31/Jul/12 with Neil Morrison

bnewman - 2nd - 29/Apr/12 with danimal88

good steep climbing
danimal88 - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/12 with Brad Newman

Hidden - Lead - 10/Mar/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead - 2012

Quite enjoyable.
bnewman - 2nd O/S - 22/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/11

scotclimb - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/11 with Daniel Laing, Danny Laing

Tobes - Lead O/S - Aug/11 with the other Mike

Emma struggled with the steep moves at the start. It was a bit greasy which didn't help and the move is quite big. Quite hard for 4c
gforce - Lead rpt - 28/Jun/11 with Emma

gforce - 2nd - 05/Jul/10 with Chris

Chris L Hill - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/10 with Graham

andyinglis - 2nd - 14/Sep/09 with Gwilym Lynn

nice and wet after a hail storm still a great route though
Sandy Simpson - Lead O/S - 03/May/09 with brian duthie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/09

1st route back 3 weeks after fracturing my c7 vert!
Dangerous Dave - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/08 with Russ Birkett

whistler - Solo O/S - 24/Jun/08

great solo, bold and atmospheric, beautiful day!
ANC - Solo O/S - 24/Jun/08

s kennedy - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/08 with tris fox

TrollJester - Lead - 2008 with Bruce A Strachan

tattoo2005 - TR - 30/Jun/07 with Jonny Tee69

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Jun/06

Smelly Fox - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/06 with Matt Croll

soaking wet
dave o - 2nd O/S - 21/Jan/06 with James R

Yourlead - 2nd - 06/Oct/02 with Graham Penny

BRUCESTRAC - 2001 with GRANT CAMBELL

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
andy2lis, Hidden, Hamfunk, stephenmckenzie, Hidden, Smeggles

Voting
Total votes cast 38
hard HVS0 of 12
HVS0 of 12
easy HVS0 of 12
hard VS2 of 12
VS9 of 12
easy VS1 of 12
hard HS0 of 12
HS0 of 12
easy HS0 of 12
hard 5a0 of 12
5a0 of 12
easy 5a1 of 12
hard 4c2 of 12
4c8 of 12
easy 4c1 of 12
hard 4b0 of 12
4b0 of 12
easy 4b0 of 12
3 Stars5 of 14
2 Stars7 of 14
1 Star2 of 14
0 Stars0 of 14
Bag of .....0 of 14
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Style of ascent

Soloed3 of 42 (7.1%)
Lead25 of 42 (59.5%)
Followed12 of 42 (28.6%)
Toproped1 of 42 (2.4%)
Unknown1 of 42 (2.4%)

'Climbed'14 of 42 (33.3%)
clean O/S24 of 42 (57.1%)
clean rpt4 of 42 (9.5%)