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Little Cenotaph** HVS 5b

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This climb is in 303 logbooks, and on 18 wishlists.

Little AndyH - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/14 with Rob Reglinski

gforce - 2nd rpt - 14/Jul/14 with Rory OHM

Hidden - TR β - 15/Jun/14

jez_palmer - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 12/Jun/14

Samuel Wainwright - Lead O/S - 20/May/14

Lamb - Lead rpt - 19/May/14 with Ryan Honeyman

afrosam - Lead - 16/May/14 with joeurwin

joeurwin - 2nd O/S - 16/May/14 with afrosam

Hidden - 2nd - 05/May/14

Hidden - Lead - 19/Apr/14

Phil_Hall_97 - 2nd - 12/Apr/14 with Benjamin Winter

Ben Winter - Lead - 12/Apr/14 with Michael Culley

Hidden - Lead - 10/Apr/14

esther - Lead - Apr/14

stuc - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/14 with Dutch

fireloveswater - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/14 with Fergus Alexander

Quallim - Lead dog - 16/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/14

stuart34 - Lead O/S - 10/Mar/14 with Gabi

jcw - 2014 with Simon Richardson

eddiealaszewski - 2014 with James Hirst

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

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 14/Sep/13

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Aug/13

colin.morrison - 2nd - 03/Aug/13

GraemeDiack - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/13 with Iain

Captain Solo - Lead rpt - 03/Aug/13 with Colin M

Hidden - Lead - 27/Jul/13

s kennedy - Lead rpt - 15/Jul/13 with mark mosgrove

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 15/Jul/13

cat22 - 2nd rpt - 07/Jul/13 with Mike

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

Steven Andrews - 2nd O/S - 04/Jul/13 with Ryan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/13

Hidden - TR - 03/Jul/13

Hidden - 20/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Jun/13

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

StuDoig - 2nd - 04/Jun/13

Uisdean hawthorn - 01/Jun/13

bnewman - Lead - 04/May/13 with Rory

Right at my limit!
Thoms6974 - 2nd - 28/Apr/13 with Stuart

Was a bit on the reach-y and stretchy for me.
Dayni_McConnell - 2nd dog - 28/Apr/13 with Callum

First HVS.
Callum_Johnson - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/13 with Dayni_

StuMsg - Lead dog - 28/Apr/13 with Andy T

scatface - TR O/S - 21/Oct/12 with pepette

cat22 - 2nd O/S - 07/Oct/12 with Mike

Tim_Gomersall - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/12 with ANNA

wish this was 3 times longer
robertmichaeladams - 2nd - 30/Sep/12 with Sam, Susan

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/Sep/12

adw07 - 2nd - 15/Sep/12 with FIndlay

mrbird - 2nd - 02/Sep/12

Stephi - Lead RP - 02/Sep/12 with RocKalina

elliewellie - TR - 24/Jul/12 with Peaches

DundeeDave - Lead dog - 15/Jul/12 with Ewan Gourlay

PeteLoveless - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/12 with Sean

Steven Andrews - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/12 with Nico

colin.morrison - Lead O/S - Jun/12 with Ross Bingham

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/May/12

IceBun - Lead - 29/Apr/12 with Wilson

Stephi - Lead dog - 01/Apr/12 with RocKalina

RocKalina - 2nd O/S - 01/Apr/12 with Stephi

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead - 17/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead - 11/Mar/12

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

Jay.Carr - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/12 with samwillo

samwillo - Lead - 11/Mar/12 with Jay Carr

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Feb/12

First HVS lead of 2012
Chris wilson - Lead - 26/Feb/12 with Chris M, Ross L

First HVS! Awesome climbing!
peter.herd - Lead - 25/Feb/12 with Sinclair Cooper

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Feb/12

centurion05 - 2012

Hidden - Lead - 2012

1 fall on the last reach over the top. DAM!
Mr G - Lead dog - 20/Nov/11 with Brianna Zoll

gforce - Lead - 05/Nov/11 with Emma

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/Oct/11

jsrous - Lead dog - 18/Oct/11

samwillo - Lead - 24/Sep/11 with Lairig Climbing Club

Hidden - Lead rpt - 03/Sep/11

stephenmckenzie - 2nd dog - 27/Aug/11 with Sally Reeves

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/11

alexpattillo - 2nd O/S - 20/Aug/11 with Chris Ogg

fantastic finale to my first days climbing at the pass. new favourite crag?!
cogg13 - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/11 with alexpattillo

Hidden - Solo rpt - 23/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 04/Jul/11

superb! strenuous moves and long legs definitely help!
MrRiley - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/11 with Will Owen, Debbie Lee

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Jun/11

yorkyrmcdo - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/11 with woody

Hidden - Lead - Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/May/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/May/11

Fun! First HVS
ajwilliams555 - Lead dog - 14/May/11

stefelafel - Lead - 05/May/11

Stephen18 - 2nd O/S - 04/May/11

Lamb - Lead RP - 04/May/11 with Stefan, Stephen

remi_mcm - Lead - May/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 30/Apr/11

Dr Toph - 2nd - 25/Apr/11 with Lasma

Lasma - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11 with Dr Toph

glenngordon - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/11 with jerry millichip

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Apr/11

Anna_wells - Lead - 09/Apr/11 with Rory Brown

Hidden - Lead - Apr/11

Hidden - Lead dog - Apr/11

Chris wilson - Lead rpt - 27/Mar/11 with Ross

RossT - 2nd dog - 27/Mar/11 with Chris

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 19/Mar/11

Sutty22 - 2nd dog - 06/Nov/10 with Simon

simon_D - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/10 with Chris Sutty

BrettB - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/10 with tomas

Interesting laybacking at the top.
stuaart - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/10 with Euan Boyd

Interesting trying to second the top part in the dark despite having done it before!
stephenmckenzie - 2nd dog - 03/Sep/10 with Sally Reeves, Rory Brown

winged_traveller - Lead O/S - Sep/10 with Emma

HVS 5c - the crux is very technical.
KeithAlexander - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/10 with Jelle Muylle

Xenos - Lead rpt - 21/Aug/10

Repeat
geoff.comley - Lead rpt - 07/Aug/10 with Pat Ingram

Hidden - Solo rpt - 05/Aug/10

great little climb
scott gibson - Lead O/S - Aug/10 with nathan fullwood

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Jul/10

Hidden - 29/Jul/10

mulletcocktail2000 - Lead rpt - 25/Jul/10 with paul

Dan didn't fancy Dod's Dead Cat so he downclimbed from the ledge (!) and finished up this.
whistler - 2nd rpt - 22/Jul/10 with Dan Simmons

Great wee climb.
Ian Jones - 2nd rpt - 08/Jul/10 with Mark Gear

Hidden - Solo rpt - 29/Jun/10

Nice climbing but polished. good gear all the way and a nice rest before you commit to the crux move at the top. Escapability lets it down slightly in my eyes.
geoff.comley - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/10 with Matthew Thompson

really nice climbing
tomdude - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/10 with salvatore

Hidden - 2nd dog - 15/Jun/10

Hidden - TR dnf - 11/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 11/Jun/10

Hidden - TR dnf - 30/May/10

Richard_Lowe - 2nd rpt - 29/May/10 with James Woodley

Hidden - Solo - 24/May/10

winged_traveller - 2nd O/S - 18/May/10

Second time leading it. A fine route.
bnewman - Lead rpt - 15/May/10 with Amelia

tallthinmonkey - TR - 02/May/10 with Rafa

franksnb - Lead O/S - 01/May/10 with keith

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 26/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Apr/10

cuthill76 - Lead - 17/Apr/10

benbecula - 2nd - 17/Apr/10

mhairi thorburn - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/10 with andrew

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Apr/10

First HVS 5b lead but unfortunately did not manage a clean ascent, falling off 3 times on the crux at the top. Quality route. Bomber gear all the way up. Good fun despite the accumulation of some air miles.
stephenmckenzie - Lead dog - 10/Apr/10 with Emma Grant, Sally Reeves

R0bbie - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/10 with Taba

classic wee line.
Ally Baba - 2nd O/S - 20/Mar/10 with Greg Boswell

Emma9 - Lead - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - Lead dog - 07/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/09

mshorter - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/09

queeniehenn - 2nd - 10/Sep/09 with stuart munn

Hidden - Lead dog - Sep/09

Pete Main - 29/Aug/09 with Vicky

Lawrie Brand - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/09 with Al Goodridge

Hidden - TR dnf - 28/Aug/09

gforce - Lead - 22/Aug/09 with James

James Prowse - 2nd - 22/Aug/09 with Graham

Chris wilson - 2nd - 21/Aug/09 with Seb

sebrider - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/09 with Chris wilson

again a classic route. 3rd time on this:)
rustyclimber91 - 2nd - 18/Aug/09 with stu

Brilliant stemming, perfect gear then a perplexing crux
jkarran - Lead - 08/Aug/09 with Aly

rustyclimber91 - Lead rpt - 06/Aug/09 with colin

burto - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/09 with the pimp

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/09

Once again, a great route, straight as an arrow.
AndyP - 2nd β - 27/Jul/09 with Will

First dry climb of the day and great fun with easy climbing to the ledge and an intimidating, steep and smeary finish.
kdlauder - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/09 with Dave Manson

Really great climb and really clean route, dave tried and i cleaned it up in his name!!!
rustyclimber91 - Lead O/S - 31/May/09 with dave

David Milne - 2nd - 31/May/09 with wee tom

stuartmunn - Lead O/S - 29/May/09 with Shane

david0811 - 2nd - 24/May/09 with Mark Reid

ShaneHoubart - Lead - May/09

Sandy Simpson - 2nd - 26/Apr/09 with brian duthie

Neilm18 - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/09 with Mark Mosgrove

freudy_love - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/09 with Jamie Murray

A difficult start for dwarves...
Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/09 with Sam Wood

hwackerhage - 16/Apr/09 with Adam Henly

Diane Lowe - 2nd - 12/Apr/09 with James Woodley

Richard_Lowe - 2nd rpt - 12/Apr/09 with James Woodley

Paulww - 2nd rpt - 04/Apr/09 with Chris wilson

My first HVS lead!
Chris wilson - Lead β - 04/Apr/09 with Murdo

tom russell - Lead RP - 01/Mar/09 with Cal Young

ascii.abuse - Lead rpt - 2009

jess - Lead O/S - 2009 with martin

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - Lead β - 2009

Smeggles - Lead RP - 18/Nov/08 with Stu

Tried to lead it, kept falling off at the bottom - managed to get up to the ledge and then got comfy. Lowered off and seconded clean
Smeggles - 2nd RP - 14/Nov/08 with Johannas, Mark and Ollie

Chris wilson - 2nd - 26/Oct/08 with John F, Paul

Paulww - Lead - 26/Oct/08 with chris and john

HIGHTOWER - Lead O/S - 26/Oct/08 with Tim

finally did the vs, need to do it cleaner though methinks
Bonesaw - Lead dog - 18/Oct/08 with lyons

Hidden - 27/Sep/08

Hidden - 2nd dog - 25/Sep/08

michael83 - Lead rpt - 25/Sep/08 with Mark

couldnt do the second to last move, tried umpteen times, left blood, got annoyed, retreated, will try the lead again soon methinks...
Bonesaw - Lead dnf - 20/Sep/08 with Richard Bowie

Hidden - Lead - 08/Sep/08

Chris wilson - 2nd - 06/Sep/08 with Murdo

Hidden - TR O/S - 04/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/08

Birse - 2nd - 01/Sep/08 with Scott Webster

Hidden - Lead - 13/Jul/08

left a bit of blood & sweat trying to get a jammed nut right on the crux! stunning route!
benbers - 2nd - 13/Jul/08 with Iain Munro

great wee route.
mulletcocktail2000 - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/08 with henning

Hidden - Lead rpt - 18/May/08

sketchy... must try and lead it sometime lol
Bonesaw - 2nd O/S - 18/May/08 with lyons

PMCV - Lead β - 18/May/08 with Mark

Richard_Lowe - Lead rpt - 13/May/08 with James Woodley

Hidden - Lead - 13/May/08

right hand finish - VS 5a
frecro - Lead O/S - 10/May/08 with alex

Andy Moles - Lead O/S - 10/May/08 with Clare

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/May/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/May/08

ashknot - Lead O/S - 09/May/08 with Anna, Pete

Anna_wells - 2nd O/S - 09/May/08 with ash / pete

Had such a good time on this climb :)
magic_mice - Lead O/S - 04/May/08 with Alan Law

Hidden - Lead - 27/Apr/08

Hidden - Lead rpt - 27/Apr/08

Missed out the tricky left hand finish and bailed to the right... (drops to 5a)
iceicebaby - 2nd - 27/Apr/08 with Iain Munro

fraggle - 2nd - 19/Apr/08 with Kev

Chris wilson - 2nd - 18/Apr/08 with John F

michael83 - 2nd O/S - 03/Apr/08 with Stuart Kennedy

alaan - Solo O/S - 20/Mar/08

Hidden - Lead - 2008

Sandy Simpson - Lead - 2008

TrollJester - AltLd O/S - 2008 with VARIOUS Throughout 80's+90's

smac - 2008

mterentiusvarro - 2nd - 2008 with Kev

ANC - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/07

Hidden - Lead - 22/Sep/07

Captain Solo - 2nd - 02/Sep/07 with Mark

bpmclimb - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/07 with Clare

Mark_Fisher - 2nd O/S - 10/Aug/07 with matt

Chris wilson - 2nd dog - 28/Jul/07 with Paul

Enjoyable climb
whistler - Lead O/S - Jul/07 with Dan Simmons

Finished at ledge as per guidebook VS 5a
Chris wilson - 2nd dnf - 10/Jun/07 with John Rae

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 06/Jun/07

s kennedy - Lead dog - 06/Jun/07 with mark mosgrove

Fantastic route with lots of reasuring gear.
DavPk - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/07 with Ed Smith

Great bridging up the beautiful corner, great pro all the way.
andymoin - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/07 with Mark Jarvie

did the delightful bottom bridging section (apparantly VS 5a) then decided the crux looked rather hard and retreated off the ledge!
ligaya - Lead dnf - Jun/07 with Chris W

PMatt - 2nd - 15/Apr/07 with James Prowse

James Prowse - Lead rpt - Apr/07 with Paul Matthews

andyinglis - 10/Mar/07 with neil adams

Neil Adams - Lead O/S - 10/Mar/07 with Andy Inglis

Chris(cface!) - 2007

timmy-ts - 2007

Chris L Hill - Lead O/S - 2007 with Simon Pearce

Hard for a shorty. wide footholds require more flexibility than i have. the end was easy thow as is laybacks.
samrcowie - Lead dog - 11/Oct/06 with Callum

Hidden - Lead - 09/Aug/06

Stuart S - 2nd - 09/Aug/06 with Amanda Lyons

hwackerhage - Lead - 15/Jun/06

Hidden - 2nd - 08/May/06

BallsOfSteel - Lead rpt - May/06 with alex moran

DavPk - 2nd O/S - 22/Apr/06 with Brian

Hidden - 2006

Dangerous Dave - Lead O/S - 2006

Hidden - Lead β - 2006

ali_robb - Lead O/S - Aug/05

Bloody painful bridging, cracking route though.
AndyH1710 - 2nd O/S - Jul/05 with Dom

Dirk Wallis - Lead - 24/Apr/05 with Sall

Smelly Fox - Lead - 23/Mar/05 with Bill S

1 fall on crux top section.
Chris Davids - Lead dog - 20/Mar/05 with Clare

Bruce Kerr - 2nd - 06/Jun/04 with Trevor Carpenter, Roger Benton

Nice wee route, over too quickly
francois - Lead O/S - May/04 with Philip

akhughes - 2004

Hidden - 2004

Hidden - 2nd dog - 16/Oct/03

Cassidy - 2nd - 17/Aug/03 with Jamie Gartside, David Cassidy

PenJD - Lead O/S - Aug/03 with Robin

Another good climb
steve taylor - Lead O/S - Apr/03 with Brian mcReadie

samwelli - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/03 with Reuben Brown

Stuart S - Lead rpt - 15/Mar/03 with Anni Ison

Hidden - 2nd - 2002

Hidden - Lead - 2002

Hidden - Lead - 2002

Hidden - 2nd - 06/May/01

Hidden - Lead rpt - 27/Jul/00

Stuart S - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/00 with Diane Giulianotti

craig h - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/00 with Nez

IanD353 - Lead O/S - May/00 with Ailsa

Took a while to take off from the break to finish the route.
AndyP - Lead β - 23/Apr/00 with Joe

dave o - Lead O/S - 2000 with Dave Mudie

graeme gatherer - 2000

Scottish78 - Lead O/S - Aug/99 with Keith Falkingham, Fiona G, David Lawrance

Murray Freq - 1999

Jamie Simpson - Lead O/S - 1998 with Lynn Collins, Mathew Cartney, Nick Collins

FrankW - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/96 with Roland K

ill_bill - 2nd - Feb/96

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Aug/94

Dave Musgrove Jnr - 15/May/94 with Nick Ashton

Yourlead - 2nd - 31/Jul/93 with Helen Penny, Graham Penny

mark-abz - Lead - Jun/93 with Sue H

Iain Thow - 2nd - 31/May/92 with Pete Brown

Yourlead - 2nd - 09/May/92 with Helen Penny, Graham Penny

leathers - Lead O/S - Apr/91 with James Thomas

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Aug/90

Pete Pozman - Lead O/S - Aug/90 with Sue Hartley

BRUCESTRAC - 1988

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easy E10 of 42
hard HVS17 of 42
HVS23 of 42
easy HVS2 of 42
hard VS0 of 42
VS0 of 42
easy VS0 of 42
hard 5c0 of 41
5c0 of 41
easy 5c3 of 41
hard 5b2 of 41
5b31 of 41
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Style of ascent

Soloed5 of 303 (1.7%)
Lead166 of 303 (54.8%)
Followed100 of 303 (33.0%)
Toproped9 of 303 (3.0%)
Alt Leads1 of 303 (0.3%)
Unknown22 of 303 (7.3%)

'Climbed'115 of 303 (38.0%)
clean O/S107 of 303 (35.3%)
clean β7 of 303 (2.3%)
clean rpt39 of 303 (12.9%)
clean RP5 of 303 (1.7%)
dogged24 of 303 (7.9%)
dnf6 of 303 (2.0%)