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Fingers Ridge Direct* VS 4c

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[MJ not about to stand on the peg, 2 kb]One of the few good clean pieces of rock in the coire. The route is fairly sustained at 4b with just a couple of 4c moves. Protection is quite thin in places. The only real negative is that the route is very escapable, from the belays and often mid pitch.

Ticklists: Scottish Mid-Grade Multi-Pitch, 2013 Scottish Multi Pitch Mission.

Photo: MJ not about to stand on the peg © danimal88
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This climb is in 56 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

very very sketchy, got very edgy in places
CaelanB - Solo - 20/Jul/13

PeteLoveless - Lead rpt - 14/Jun/13

started first pitch off line, in the wet gully where suzy took a fall. Lead P1(or rather, move back onto the line)+ P3.
Paul Symmers - AltLd O/S - 02/Sep/12

Johnywilks - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/12

DundeeDave - AltLd O/S - 12/Aug/12 with Ewan Gourlay, Jenny Hare

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 10/Aug/12

stephenmckenzie - AltLd O/S - 10/Aug/12 with Sinclair Cooper

Bit of a scrappy start but not a bad alternative to the original route.
Gibson27 - AltLd - Aug/12

Got a bit off line on pitches 2 and 3.
yehti - AltLd - 16/Jul/12 with Iain Smith

PAJames - 22/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead - 29/Feb/12

Patzl - 2012

aalper - Nov/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Aug/11

Rained on and off all day. Loose rock beware!! Great wee route coidering condition.
Pete Main - AltLd O/S - 01/Aug/11

1PA (stood on peg)
Captain Solo - Solo - 27/Jul/11

Enjoyable climb but scotland how can you manage to be so cold in late July. Robyn and I found it fairly straightforward for VS. I would probably say HS
THardSevere - AltLd O/S - 24/Jul/11 with robyn tuerena

RobynT - 24/Jul/11

jsrous - AltLd O/S - 20/Jul/11 with Pete L

Hidden - AltLd - 15/Jul/11

Hidden - AltLd β - 15/Jul/11

ellmang - AltLd - 13/Jul/11

andrew549 - AltLd - 13/Jul/11

Pleasant route. Some loose rock near the top.
johannes - AltLd O/S - 25/Jun/11

henning82 - AltLd O/S - 25/Jun/11

PeteLoveless - AltLd O/S - 01/May/11 with Chris Ward

Gemma *G* - Lead - 27/Apr/11

Ommuff - 2nd - 22/Apr/11 with Dan Fitzsimmon

2nd pitch felt harder than the 3rd. pleasantly distanced form runners in places. found gear clipped to peg.
danimal88 - AltLd O/S - 22/Apr/11 with marrianne

Hidden - 2011

Winter
mschmude - 2011

Hidden - AltLd - 2011

Hidden - Lead - 03/Aug/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Aug/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 18/Jul/10

mikecollins - AltLd O/S - 18/Jul/10 with manmike

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 15/May/10

DuckingFesperate - Lead - 2010

Good fun in the wind. Got three bits of gear that had been left as well which was even better, some folk are useless at gear retreval.
Sandy Simpson - AltLd - 20/Sep/09 with brian duthie

Rain and wind ensured cold fingers while climbing and a cold body on belay duty but a good day out none the less.
kdlauder - AltLd O/S - 19/Sep/09 with andy bowman

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead - 13/Jul/09

chapmand - AltLd - 03/Jul/09

Stuart Macfarlane - AltLd - 31/May/08 with Dave M

Hidden - AltLd - 2008

Nice climb, the fingers were great, bring on winter.
andymoin - AltLd O/S - 05/Aug/07 with Magnes Josnon

Not a bad climb apart from the first pitch. Done as plan 'b' after clag and crowds put us off Prore/Fallout Corner/Savage Slit.
Stuart S - AltLd O/S - 09/Jun/07 with Amanda Lyons

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Jun/07

Hidden - AltLd - 09/Jun/07

Hidden - AltLd - 09/Jun/07

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Aug/06

Good route but very escapable. Thin for protection.
AndyP - AltLd O/S - 25/Jul/06 with Will

Alastair MacSween - AltLd - 24/Jun/06 with Graham Hunter, Phil Warriner

Alastair MacSween - AltLd - 10/Jun/06 with Graham Hunter, Phil Warriner

Alastair MacSween - AltLd - 2006 with Phil Warriner

Hidden - Lead - 11/Jun/02

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
CMCM, Jon Pilling, sleeplessjb, Hidden, joeydurkin, Hidden, Hidden, punj

Voting
Total votes cast 41
hard HVS0 of 14
HVS0 of 14
easy HVS0 of 14
hard VS0 of 14
VS11 of 14
easy VS1 of 14
hard HS2 of 14
HS0 of 14
easy HS0 of 14
hard 5a0 of 14
5a0 of 14
easy 5a0 of 14
hard 4c2 of 14
4c6 of 14
easy 4c4 of 14
hard 4b2 of 14
4b0 of 14
easy 4b0 of 14
3 Stars0 of 13
2 Stars7 of 13
1 Star6 of 13
0 Stars0 of 13
Bag of .....0 of 13
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Style of ascent

Soloed2 of 56 (3.6%)
Lead9 of 56 (16.1%)
Followed2 of 56 (3.6%)
Alt Leads37 of 56 (66.1%)
Unknown6 of 56 (10.7%)

'Climbed'30 of 56 (53.6%)
clean O/S24 of 56 (42.9%)
clean β1 of 56 (1.8%)
clean rpt1 of 56 (1.8%)