Christmas Tree Arete (Direct Finish)* VS 4c
Layback up the overhanging crack right of the normal finish. Easier than it looks
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Hidden - 2nd O/S - 16/Jul/15

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Jul/15

More interesting finish and not too difficult for the grade. Enjoyed the start of the route (defo not VDiff)
Andy Hewison - Lead - 05/Jul/15 with jill2wheels

rgd1977 - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/15

ClimbingGlen - Lead rpt - 07/Jun/15 with Mateusz Sleczka

Hidden - Lead rpt - 07/Jun/15

garyb1442 - 2nd - 06/Jun/15 with watson.b

colin fagan - 2nd - 06/Jun/15

watson.b - Lead rpt - 06/Jun/15 with Gary Bennett

Hidden - TR - 03/Jun/15

malteserEd - Lead - 03/Jun/15

Hidden - 2nd - 30/May/15

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 17/May/15

Old second climb. Flake crack was the first.
Smith42 - Lead - 18/Apr/15 with Oliver, kerry

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Apr/15

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/15

Alex Mason - Solo O/S - 07/Apr/15 with Jemma Powell

Simnel - Lead β - 06/Apr/15 with Darran, John H

potnoodle13 - Lead O/S - 08/Feb/15 with beagle-ears

beagle-ears - 2nd - 08/Feb/15 with potnoodle13

Tom McCabe - 2nd O/S - 24/Jan/15 with Remi Granger

ClimbingGlen - 2015

y2keable - Lead rpt - 01/Nov/14 with Mike

mike25350 - 2nd O/S - 01/Nov/14 with Jayson Keable

sarah hawker - Lead rpt - 11/Oct/14 with bob

Sam Mercer - Lead G/U - Oct/14 with David Wilson

cpforbes - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/14 with Fraser McClennan

FraserMcClennan - 2nd - 28/Sep/14

jjax - 2nd rpt - 31/Aug/14 with lee

Hidden - Lead rpt - 30/Aug/14

prog99 - Lead rpt - 16/Aug/14 with Fiona

Fiona Reid - 2nd - 16/Aug/14 with Mike

abbeywall - 2nd rpt - 16/Aug/14 with N

Led Mo and then traversed into it.
TizzyA - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/14 with Stephen, Jude

barney_edin - 2nd - 16/Aug/14 with Tizzy, Jude

Led indirect finish last time, this time moved into the direct finish from Mo.
Jude - 2nd O/S - 16/Aug/14 with barney_edin, TizzyA

Elsier - 2nd - 09/Aug/14 with Ian

michaele - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead - 31/May/14

Elsier - Lead O/S - 18/May/14 with Adrian

MikeLell - 2nd O/S - 16/May/14 with Ben

Hidden - Lead - 04/May/14

ewan i - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/14 with Aimee

Fun moves over the overhang! Knee Bar!
akhutton88 - Lead - 15/Apr/14 with Ewan

Hidden - Lead rpt - 13/Apr/14

crombie - 2nd - 13/Apr/14 with Lee

crombie - 2nd - 13/Apr/14 with Lee

sergio46 - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/14 with andrew marshall

watson.b - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/14 with rich

Avinash Aujayeb - Lead - Apr/14

andy gittins - TR - Apr/14 with Annette, Jamie

Hidden - Lead rpt - 29/Mar/14

crombie - 2nd - 29/Mar/14 with Lee

crombie - 2nd - 28/Mar/14 with Lee

Woodiee - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/14 with Tom Pitchforth

Simnel - Lead - 23/Mar/14 with Andy H

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Mar/14

radioshed - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/14 with James Priestly

radioshed - Lead - 08/Mar/14

watson.b - Lead rpt - 01/Mar/14 with Stu Bennett

stub1990 - 2nd - 01/Mar/14

Interesting moves getting over the bulge
CTotten88 - 2nd O/S - Mar/14

Phill_ Thompson - Mar/14 with Chris Down

Klingon - 2nd - 22/Feb/14 with Nimble, Capt Kirk

Klingon - Lead - 02/Feb/14 with Lt Uhura Magog, Nimble, Capt Kirk

Klingon - Lead - 10/Nov/13 with Lt Uhura Magog, Nimble, Capt Kirk

Jordangask - Lead - 03/Nov/13 with Simon Marr

Hidden - Lead - 03/Nov/13

Hidden - Lead RP - 05/Oct/13

Came off near the top but a good time and enjoyed the move going over the nose and up to ledge.
allycat - 2nd - 05/Oct/13 with Fraser Gibson

Rachellonsdale - TR O/S - Oct/13

Direct VS 4c finish.
gibbermonkey - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/13

adamsandy1 - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/Sep/13

ClimbingGlen - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/13 with Teresa Torrents

watson.b - Lead RP - 21/Jul/13 with Richard Alderton

Richard Alderton - 2nd - 21/Jul/13 with Ben

dakidunn - 2nd - 18/Jul/13 with Ian Hope

IanHope - Lead - 18/Jul/13 with mark dunn

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13

nice warm up climb
Turkey Stephenson - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead rpt - 25/Jun/13

dakidunn - Lead - 09/Jun/13 with Steve Robson

Simnel - Lead - 09/Jun/13 with steve r, Mark, Hannah L

y2keable - Solo rpt - 26/May/13

Klingon - Lead - 12/May/13 with Nimble

Richard Fletcher - 2nd O/S - 01/May/13 with Tom Hopper

barney_edin - Lead - 28/Apr/13 with Mehmet

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 23/Apr/13

Andysomething - Lead rpt - 23/Apr/13 with Norman Bennett

Hidden - Lead - 23/Apr/13

Fiona Reid - 2nd - 20/Apr/13 with Mike, Alison

prog99 - Lead rpt - 20/Apr/13 with abbeywall, Fiona

abbeywall - 2nd rpt - 20/Apr/13 with Mike, Fiona

RUDIN.J.D.H - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13 with Luke Cullum, Mike Mason

lcullum7 - 2nd O/S - 20/Apr/13 with Joe Rudin

Hidden - Lead - 13/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/13

dakidunn - Lead - 02/Mar/13 with Jill Richardson

IanHope - Lead rpt - 02/Mar/13 with John L

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Mar/13

Simnel - 2nd - 02/Mar/13 with Ian

Klingon - Lead - 09/Feb/13 with Nimble, Capt Kirk

Klingon - Lead - 18/Nov/12 with Nimble

daWalt - 2nd rpt - 10/Nov/12 with Franco, Lisa

dakidunn - Lead - 22/Sep/12

Dervey - Solo - 22/Sep/12

Simnel - 2nd - 22/Sep/12 with Mark

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/Sep/12

Badam - 2nd rpt - 15/Sep/12 with lee

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 10/Sep/12

Fiona Reid - 2nd - 09/Sep/12 with Mike

prog99 - Lead rpt - 09/Sep/12 with Fiona

Mark Bull - 2nd - 03/Sep/12 with Mike

Hidden - Lead - 03/Sep/12

Fiona Reid - Lead rpt - 02/Sep/12 with Mike

prog99 - 2nd - 02/Sep/12 with Fiona

Hidden - 01/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/12

y2keable - Solo rpt - 04/Aug/12

NeilJC60 - 2nd O/S - 29/Jul/12 with Brian Finlayson

Pat-H - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/12 with mhairi

Mhairi G - 2nd O/S - 28/Jul/12 with Patrick

Hidden - Lead dog - 15/Jul/12

Klingon - Lead - 13/Jul/12 with Nimble

mwatson - Solo O/S - 08/Jul/12

kennyne9 - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/12 with Amanda Wilson

kennyne9 - 2nd β - 30/Jun/12 with Gareth Marshall

1st ever outdoor lead
Gareth Marshall - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/12 with Ken Morton

Klingon - 2nd - 18/Jun/12 with Nimble

Simnel - Lead - 05/Jun/12 with John H, Mark, Tony S

dakidunn - 2nd - 05/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/May/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 13/May/12

Adrianw - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12 with Elliott Wilson, Natalie Wilson

Neil's lead
sarah hawker - 2nd rpt - 15/Apr/12 with Ed (Malta), Neil Morbey

Hewitt - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/12

IanHope - Lead rpt - 01/Apr/12 with mark dunn

dakidunn - 2nd - 01/Apr/12 with Matthew Madden, Ian Hope

Hidden - Solo - 22/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/12

IanHope - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/12 with KatyHope

katyhope - 2nd O/S - 18/Mar/12 with IanHope

dakidunn - Lead - 16/Mar/12 with Matt Poole

Simnel - Lead - 16/Mar/12 with Matt, Mark

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Mar/12

Two Cams Tom - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/12 with Davina, petegunn, Eric Bray

Klingon - 2nd - 26/Feb/12 with Nimble

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Feb/12

y2keable - Solo rpt - 28/Jan/12

Klingon - 2nd rpt - 07/Jan/12 with Nimble

slaughter950 - 2nd O/S - 05/Jan/12 with Richard Fletcher

Richard Fletcher - Lead O/S - 05/Jan/12 with Adam Slaughter

nice climb little tricky move at the top
Aaron.robson94 - 2nd - 05/Jan/12 with Richard Fletcher

Hidden - Lead rpt - 20/Nov/11

sergio46 - Lead O/S - 20/Nov/11 with Sarah

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/11

tomleyland - AltLd O/S - Nov/11 with Rachel Evans

crombie - 2nd rpt - 29/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Oct/11

direct finish a lot better than the indirect, not too hard a layback as great handholds
jjax - 2nd β - 29/Oct/11 with jason

Wimped out on the lead...
jacobfinn - Lead dnf - 29/Oct/11 with jjax

prog99 - 2nd - 22/Oct/11 with Fiona

Fiona Reid - Lead rpt - 22/Oct/11 with Mike

Stuart Macfarlane - Lead rpt - 15/Oct/11 with Jeanie

crombie - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/11

Mark Bull - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/11 with Mike

VS finish is nice not sure the start is only diff though.
Badam - 2nd O/S - 11/Oct/11 with Alan

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 30/Sep/11

nice clinb found it to be a good warm up as its more of a scramble then a climb i would say
Aaron.robson94 - 30/Sep/11

Richard Fletcher - TR O/S - 30/Sep/11

David Cowley - 2nd O/S - 29/Sep/11 with Mike Connolly

JamesDerekCorkin - TR β - 21/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead - 18/Sep/11

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

Simnel - 2nd - 11/Sep/11 with Tony S

Anthony1 - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/11 with John L

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/11

Klingon - Lead rpt - 04/Sep/11 with Nimble

samoliver01 - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 30/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 30/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/11

Lee Wilson - 2nd - 30/Jun/11 with Chris Scott

Jugtastic!
prog99 - Lead - 26/Jun/11 with Fiona

Fiona Reid - 2nd - 26/Jun/11 with Mike

abbeywall - 2nd - 26/Jun/11 with borderline, K

OHH MYYY GOD!
Kayls - 2nd dog - 26/Jun/11 with Tom Anderson

TomAnderson11 - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11 with Kayleigh Thompson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/11

Soloed this for the first time last weekend, the move on the overhang is easy and beautifully exposed. Deserves 3 stars.
y2keable - Solo rpt - 26/Jun/11

steven703 - Lead - 26/Jun/11

Simnel - Lead rpt - 04/Jun/11 with Mark, Hannah L

dakidunn - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/11

timmsy - 2nd - 02/Jun/11

David_Gledson - Lead - 02/Jun/11 with Rich Timms

Michael Whitley - Lead - 01/Jun/11 with James Gowdy

Hidden - Jun/11

tom heaney - 31/May/11 with jayson keable

y2keable - Lead rpt - 31/May/11 with tom heaney

y2keable - Solo rpt - 28/May/11

Ben lad - AltLd - 28/Apr/11 with Rasputan

y2keable - Lead rpt - 25/Apr/11

Jamming???
Thoms6974 - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/11 with Matt

radioshed - 2nd O/S - 22/Apr/11 with andy t

Liam Martin - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/11 with Daniel Sutherland

Daniel Sutherland - 2nd O/S - 13/Apr/11 with Liam

Very nice route top crack easier than it looks from below with good gear.
Simnel - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/11 with Alan

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 02/Apr/11

Klingon - Lead - 02/Apr/11 with Albert

Really fun at the end!
Carol Goodall - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/11 with Matt Dooner

Hidden - Lead - Apr/11

Hidden - AltLd - Apr/11

whity4420 - Lead - 20/Mar/11

Antd - Lead O/S - 2011

lisafer - 2011

daWalt - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/10 with Lisa

Hidden - Lead rpt - 07/Nov/10

y2keable - Lead rpt - 31/Oct/10

Peter Metcalfe - Lead - 16/Oct/10 with Cath Sullivan

My actual first lead
NiccyMac - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/10 with Matt Reeve

Andy Moles - Solo O/S - 04/Oct/10 with -

joeydurkin - Lead β - 21/Aug/10 with Graham K

Hidden - TR O/S - 18/Aug/10

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

daWalt - 2nd rpt - 27/Jul/10 with Luis, dwhaley

sarah hawker - 2nd O/S - 17/Jul/10 with Gary K

daWalt - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10 with Tim K

BobbyG - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/10 with james gowdy

gowdy - Lead O/S - Jun/10

Fiona Reid - Lead rpt - 22/May/10 with Mike

Hidden - 2nd - 22/May/10

prog99 - 2nd - 22/May/10 with Fiona

rnotman67 - 2nd O/S - 12/May/10

j0shwyatt000 - Lead O/S - May/10

make - Lead - 26/Apr/10

stouffer - 2nd - 24/Apr/10

y2keable - Lead rpt - 23/Apr/10

AndrewShanks - 2nd dog - 17/Apr/10 with Eva Diran

First 4c lead.
iceicebaby - Lead rpt - 08/Apr/10 with Sam Wood

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/10

Doesn't feel like a VS.
David Bulley - Lead rpt - 02/Apr/10 with Andy Chisholm

hawkins321 - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/10 with chris thompson

y2keable - Lead rpt - 27/Mar/10

scott gibson - 2010

carlh - 2010

danjw - 2010

Nice climb jug central on the upper section with overhang.
David Bulley - Lead O/S - 15/Nov/09 with Leon Cole

oliverk - 2nd - 25/Oct/09 with Malcolm

John Roe - Lead - 26/Sep/09 with Tim Olsen

LittleLuka - Lead - 25/Sep/09 with Pauline

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Sep/09

Stuart Macfarlane - 2nd - 20/Sep/09 with Jeanie

stimpey - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/09 with Tom, Cas

Timpy1584 - 2nd - 31/Aug/09 with Caz, Steve

alanramsay - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/09 with davie.p.

Mrs Weasel - Lead - 08/Aug/09 with JiveWeasel

JiveWeasel - 2nd - 08/Aug/09 with Mrs Weasel

Hay - Lead - Aug/09 with Lewis

iceicebaby - 2nd O/S - 27/May/09 with Sam Wood

First route of the day, had intended to do the easy finish but couldn't resist this!
Fiona Reid - Lead O/S - 24/May/09 with Mike

Ben1983 - Solo O/S - 24/May/09

prog99 - 2nd - 24/May/09 with Fiona

Hidden - 2nd β - 14/May/09

French Erick - Solo O/S - 09/May/09 with Dave Kerr

Tom finished up the rest of Christmas Tree Arete but I did Direct finish on second.
stuaart - 2nd O/S - 09/May/09 with Thomas Smith

brayg01 - Lead β - 13/Apr/09

Snap - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/09 with Rab

alexp - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/09 with Jbrowell

oliverk - Lead - 05/Apr/09

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

my first VS on the lead, overhanging, scary but always felt doable
mark237 - Lead - 21/Mar/09 with Dave Coulson

mark237 - Lead - 21/Mar/09 with Dave Coulson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/09

timcussins - Lead O/S - 22/Feb/09 with Kiri

Vicki M - Solo - 2009 with Mina, Martha and Claire(team fem psyche)

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Oct/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/08

petegunn - Lead - 12/Oct/08 with Matt Reeve, Davina

alexp - 2nd O/S - 22/Sep/08 with S inkster

pocketsarah - 2nd - 30/Aug/08 with kris

brayg01 - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/08 with Becca Perrett

Trevera - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/08 with Eva Diran

Murph - Solo - Jun/08

more Mo direct, rather than CTA direct - but close
BelleVedere - 20/Apr/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Feb/08

fritz_in_aotearoa - 2008

PaulWillis1973 - 2008

odox - 2008

Hidden - Lead - 2008

darren,s first v.s.
Russell Lovett - Lead rpt - 31/Oct/07 with darren lovett

Colin Matheson - 2nd - 16/Sep/07 with Charlie Fisher

Actually did "Mo" with a direct finish up the layback of CTA. Quite a logical line.
Andysomething - Lead rpt - 04/Sep/07 with Katy Wilson

andyandy - Lead - 07/May/07 with Phil

First overhang outdoors and worth the fear (try climbing up without being scared to death when you know whats at the top)
saph - 2nd O/S - 25/Mar/07 with Murph and Bird

y2keable - Lead rpt - 25/Mar/07 with saph

liam humble - 2007

whispering nic - Solo - 2007

LHumble - Lead O/S - 2007 with K.M

Finally worked out the move at the top. Tricky one this one.
Sam Judson - TR RP - 06/Aug/06

Piglet - Lead - 12/Jul/06

Andysomething - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/06 with Jo Woodward

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/05

barney_edin - 27/Sep/04

Dave Kerr - Solo - 11/Sep/04

French Erick - Solo O/S - Sep/04

catt - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/04 with Irish Colin

Stuart Macfarlane - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/04 with Helen

betamonkey - 2nd O/S - Jul/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/May/03

IanMcC - Lead - 05/Oct/02 with eldiablo

Hidden - Solo - 2002

gypsy3006 - Lead - 2000

John Pickles - Lead O/S - 1998

steveb2006 - Solo - 30/Apr/94

johnkeith - 1994

kato'sdad - Solo - 1992

Willi Crater - 1992

Hidden - 1989

malc - Solo - 10/Nov/85

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - 1974 with Will Walker

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
callumwaddell, FraserMcClennan, Andy Hewison, Richard Alderton

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hard VS1 of 45
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easy VS25 of 45
hard HS7 of 45
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hard 5a0 of 43
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hard 4c1 of 43
4c19 of 43
easy 4c18 of 43
hard 4b3 of 43
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