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This climb is in 155 logbooks, and on 11 wishlists.

JonathonHardman - 2nd O/S - 14/Sep/14

rcollins - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/14 with Thomas Shaw

Start could be 5a, rest is 4c and very good.
Steve Perry - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/14 with Katie Long

Scary for VS
Dangerous Dave - Lead rpt - 16/Aug/14 with Steve Addy

Feels like HVS if you follow description exactly
oliverk - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/14 with Emily

A lesson or two learnt about rope drag!
andy2lis - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/14 with Dan Simkin

malone - 2nd rpt - 16/Jun/14 with Callum Bland

Fantastic route and a very different experience to the one I had nearly 5 years ago!
MrRiley - 2nd rpt - 23/May/14 with Richard Hines, Debbie Lee

Rickrick - AltLd - 23/May/14

stuc - 29/Mar/14 with Dutch

Tricky start and considerable rope drag but a lovely route
Mike.Kinge - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/14 with Lairig

malone - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/14 with Stevie McKenzie

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

Chris wilson - Lead - 06/Oct/13 with Michael C

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/13

GraemeDiack - Lead β - 03/Aug/13 with Iain

KeithAlexander - Lead β - 03/Aug/13 with Sarah

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/13

Hidden - 20/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/Jul/13

s kennedy - 2nd - 15/Jul/13 with mark mosgrove

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

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

Hidden - 20/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead - 13/Jun/13

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

Enjoyed the traverse more this time. Let Rory lead the runout finish. :)
bnewman - AltLd - 04/May/13 with Rory

Thoms6974 - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/13 with Stuart

StuMsg - 2nd - 28/Apr/13 with Andy T

BUZZ1984 - Lead rpt - 20/Apr/13 with LucyG

Thoms6974 - 2nd O/S - 20/Apr/13 with Alejandro

Love the start and the traverse but couldn't work out the line up the slab.
fireloveswater - Lead dnf - 2013 with Stuart Ingram

cat22 - 2nd rpt - 07/Oct/12 with Mike

mrbird - 2nd - 05/Oct/12

The start of this has got much harder without the block to start off.
Chris wilson - Lead - 21/Jul/12 with Fin

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Jul/12

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

Pretty tough, especially when damp. Great climb though.
Steven Andrews - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/12 with Nico

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

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/Apr/12

Stephi - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/12 with RocKalina

RocKalina - Lead dnf - 01/Apr/12 with Steffi

Andy Moles - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/12 with Bruce

Hidden - Lead - 17/Mar/12

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/12

daWalt - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/12 with Lisa

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

tomosb - 2nd - 25/Feb/12 with Darren Thompson

Hidden - 2012

gforce - Lead - 05/Nov/11 with Emma

PeteLoveless - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/11 with Chris Ward

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

Hidden - TR dnf - 26/Sep/11

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Sep/11

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Sep/11

peter.herd - 2nd - Sep/11 with Rory Brown

cat22 - Lead dnf - 21/Aug/11 with Alison

thebat - 2nd - 20/Aug/11 with Ontour

scotclimb - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Dave Strang

Struggled on the starting moves.
Ross L - 2nd dog - 05/Jun/11 with Duncan, Patrick

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

Ian Campbell - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/11

robmack - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11

Chris wilson - 2nd - 27/Mar/11 with Ross

RossT - Lead - 27/Mar/11 with Chris

Hidden - Lead O/S - Mar/11

andymoin - 2nd rpt - 31/Oct/10 with Neil Mackenzie

was going for the e1 but had a little slip a few moves above the break, landed smoothly in the break and carried on up vs
Neil Mackenzie - Lead O/S - 31/Oct/10 with Andy

Hidden - Lead β - 21/Aug/10

Did this after slipping on a wet supercreeps.
geoff.comley - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/10 with Pat Ingram

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Jul/10

tomdude - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/10 with salvatore

tallthinmonkey - Lead O/S - 02/May/10 with Rafa

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/10

R0bbie - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/10 with Taba

Hidden - Lead - 20/Mar/10

First slab route! Varied and interesting; strenuous committing start, airy slab traverse, crux up the overlap, direct up the slab
MrRiley - 2nd O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Marianne, Mark Reid

We will be back, with a stiff broom....
errrrm? - 2nd dnf - 01/Sep/09 with gaz h

ZA - 2nd - Sep/09 with Ian Robinson

ZA - 2nd - Sep/09 with Ian Robinson

Pete Main - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/09 with Vicky

The rain came out to play.
Lamb - 2nd dnf - 26/Aug/09 with Robert Manby

odd start
rustyclimber91 - Lead dnf - 21/Aug/09

pimpy - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/09 with ian burton

ollythomas - Lead - 20/Jun/09 with Joe Morris

Hidden - 2nd - 31/May/09

Chris wilson - Lead β - 24/May/09 with Sonya

Nice lead by Chris - quite bold climbing.
MelH - 2nd - 24/May/09 with Chris Wilson

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

Hidden - 2nd - 23/May/09

Hidden - Lead - 02/May/09

nice.
cavemancolumbus - Lead - Apr/09 with ruari

mark-abz - Lead - 21/Mar/09 with Alex

ascii.abuse - Lead O/S - 2009

Hidden - 2009

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

Sandy Simpson - Lead - 11/Oct/08 with Dad (a.k.a. Jim)

ashknot - 2nd - 26/Jul/08 with Drew

Hidden - Lead - 26/Jul/08

mulletcocktail2000 - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/08 with matt

PMCV - 2nd - 18/May/08 with Mark

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

Hidden - 2008

smac - 2008

OliBoyes - Lead O/S - 2008 with mark chambers

bpmclimb - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/07 with Clare

Captain Solo - Lead - 02/Sep/07 with Mark

Chris wilson - 2nd O/S - 28/Jul/07 with Paul

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/07

s kennedy - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/07 with mark mosgrove

andymoin - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/07 with Mark Jarvie

andyinglis - 10/Mar/07 with neil adams

Was planning to do the E1 but just followed the clean line through the moss & lichen.
Neil Adams - Lead O/S - 10/Mar/07 with Andy Inglis

timmy-ts - 2007

Chris Plewa - Lead O/S - May/06

DavPk - 2nd O/S - 22/Apr/06 with Romain Rebut

Hidden - 2006

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2006

Dangerous Dave - Lead O/S - 2006

AndyH1710 - Lead O/S - Aug/05 with Danny C

Dirk Wallis - Lead - 07/May/05 with Sall

Smelly Fox - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/05 with Brian McCredie

keith leonard - Lead - 2005 with wife

Chris L Hill - 2nd dog - 2005 with Gwilym

Yourlead - 2nd - 22/Oct/04 with Graham Penny

Stuart S - Lead rpt - 06/Aug/03 with Nicola Seal

Stuart Macfarlane - Lead - 11/May/03 with Laura

Chris Davids - 2nd O/S - 07/Apr/03 with Reuben

samwelli - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/03 with Reuben Brown Phil Wood and Philip Benton

Also climbed this with Andy Munro and Mathew Cartney way back in the days before round wheels
Jamie Simpson - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/03 with Andy porter

Hidden - 2002

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2002

Hidden - Lead - 2002

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Apr/00

dave o - Lead - 2000 with Dave Mudie

graeme gatherer - 2000

Murray Freq - 1999

Tarquin - 1999

Tarquin - 1999

Fine route, quite straightforward.
AndyP - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/96 with Morag

Yourlead - Lead - 12/Aug/95 with Gillian Lyall

FrankW - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/95 with Roland K

ill_bill - 2nd - Jul/95

Yourlead - Lead - 03/Oct/94 with Stephan Liudbloun, Graham Penny

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Aug/94

Stuart S - Lead rpt - May/94 with Pauline Grewar

babymoac - Lead - 24/Jul/93 with MTW

Started up Silent Spring,5a. Led proper line + Liz 3/9/99 Also soloed broken cracks to right 2/9/99
Iain Thow - Lead - 31/May/92 with Wendy, Phil Green

Yourlead - Lead - 09/May/92 with Helen Penny, Graham Penny

Andy Say - Lead - 20/Apr/92

BRUCESTRAC - 1988

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Voting
Total votes cast 62
hard HVS0 of 22
HVS1 of 22
easy HVS5 of 22
hard VS1 of 22
VS15 of 22
easy VS0 of 22
hard HS0 of 22
HS0 of 22
easy HS0 of 22
hard 5a0 of 19
5a1 of 19
easy 5a6 of 19
hard 4c1 of 19
4c10 of 19
easy 4c1 of 19
hard 4b0 of 19
4b0 of 19
easy 4b0 of 19
3 Stars13 of 21
2 Stars6 of 21
1 Star2 of 21
0 Stars0 of 21
Bag of .....0 of 21
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Style of ascent

Lead89 of 155 (57.4%)
Followed45 of 155 (29.0%)
Toproped1 of 155 (0.6%)
Alt Leads4 of 155 (2.6%)
Unknown16 of 155 (10.3%)

'Climbed'67 of 155 (43.2%)
clean O/S64 of 155 (41.3%)
clean β4 of 155 (2.6%)
clean rpt10 of 155 (6.5%)
dogged3 of 155 (1.9%)
dnf7 of 155 (4.5%)