Roaring Meg** VS 5a
[Fantastic Fairhead, 3 kb]100m, 3 pitches. 5a,4b,4a

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This climb is in 54 logbooks, and on 10 wishlists.

mcgovern - AltLd - 07/Jun/15 with Paul Collins

Jess climbed very slow. Our last climb of the day. I short roped her following about 5 bits of gear behind for the final two pitches.
RosePearson - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/15 with Jess

Paul Collins - AltLd O/S - 07/Jun/15 with Conor McGovern

Hidden - Lead - 22/Apr/15

Matt Boyd - 2nd rpt - 22/Apr/15 with Thomas Fegan

karlc - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/14

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

P1 & 3
Plinton - AltLd rpt - 06/Sep/14 with Nick

Led first pitch.
davkeo - AltLd O/S - 11/Jun/14 with Cearbhall Daly

Led P2 & P3
cearbhalld - AltLd O/S - 11/Jun/14 with Dave Keogh

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/14

georgec - AltLd - 30/May/14

markflanagan - AltLd O/S - 30/May/14 with Munkynutz

Whopper route, eases off as you ascend, finishes with a nice airy traverse
Munkynutz - AltLd O/S - 30/May/14 with Mark Flanagan, Brian Speller

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/May/14

Got scared on first pitch, did second pitch instead. Great fun in the sun!
renetemple - AltLd - 30/May/14 with dlyonsewing

Dan Bates - 12/Oct/13

P1,P3. fantastic first pitch
tprebs - AltLd rpt - 21/Jul/13 with 'Token' Tony

Bit before crux is tricky, slipped on it, rested on crux getting gear out. Last two pitches easy.
5eamuz - AltLd dog - 16/Jul/13 with John Holterman

Led all three pitches as Tom had done the route before. Tough first pitch, hard for VS (bordering on HVS). Second pitch fun and easy enough. Last pitch was grassy, slippy and airy. Not a great finish to a decent enough route.
nbrowne - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/13 with Siobhan Rose Vye, Thomas Prebble

Not raining this time. Led 2nd pitch, starting from a belay just below the crux.
RKernan - Lead RP - 02/Jun/13 with Janette McDonald

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/May/13

newtonmore - 2013

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Oct/12

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Oct/12

tomosb - AltLd O/S - 23/Sep/12 with Darren Thompson

Plinton - AltLd O/S - 25/Aug/12 with Reyer

Led 1st and 3rd pitches. Not a great route.
matthewjames - AltLd O/S - 04/Aug/12 with Boothy

Led 1st pitch, great laybacking moves.
danoflynn - AltLd O/S - 02/Aug/12 with Andy Barker

paddygoodwinlondon - AltLd O/S - 03/Jun/12 with Kevin

MG P1 (crux) GO P2 (fun) MG P3 (exposed and grassy near top)
GOS - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Michael Gibson

Hidden - 2nd dnf - Mar/12

KKilroy - Lead - 2012

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

fyfers - AltLd O/S - 06/Nov/11

auld al - AltLd rpt - 03/Jun/11

led P1 (hardest going through overhang, take layback on LHS) and P3 (staightforward if exposed)
GOS - AltLd O/S - 03/Jun/11 with Alan Blair

Did first pitch of Cúchulainn by mistake...
tprebs - AltLd - 02/May/11 with Conor Gilmour

Alt Ld, led pitches 1 and 3. Rained heavily on pitch 3 so had to use aid.
RKernan - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/11 with John Begley

Hidden - Lead - 2011

OMSKB - Lead - 15/Aug/10 with Richard Winfield

jamesbrown - Lead O/S - 15/May/10 with Michael murphy

chillax - 2010

Gareth Clendinning (UBMC) - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/09 with Rose Williams

Rose Williams - 2nd O/S - 29/Jul/09 with Gareth

Led first and third pitch. Fell off on Crux. Go straight up the layback not to the left!
saundera - Lead - Jun/09 with Bob

Excellent climb, feels like a mountain route, which makes a change for Fairhead.
PeteH - AltLd - 08/Sep/08 with Dave Leonard, Andy Simpson

georgec - Lead - 22/Sep/07 with Mike Hassan

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Aug/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/07

auld al - AltLd O/S - Mar/93

OMSKB - Lead - Aug/91 with Gary Liddel

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1989

John HW - AltLd O/S - 1986 with Dave Evans

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Sinéad, renetemple, pftom, kenneM, Nordie_matt, madeleine, Loughan, Gibson27, Ropeboy

Total votes cast 46
hard HVS0 of 17
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easy HVS1 of 17
hard VS12 of 17
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hard 5b0 of 12
5b0 of 12
easy 5b0 of 12
hard 5a0 of 12
5a9 of 12
easy 5a3 of 12
hard 4c0 of 12
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easy 4c0 of 12
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