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Silent Spring** E1 5a

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Pass of Ballater, 3 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.

Ticklists: 100 Aberdeen North East Classics!.

Photo: Silent Spring E1 5a Pass of Ballater © Chris(cface!)
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This climb is in 91 logbooks, and on 12 wishlists.

Fantastic. Got to come back and lead it. Starting up the scoop is thin but holds start to appear shortly after.
Steven Andrews - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/14

Utterly terrifying, cannot imagine what it's like to lead, superb work by Ric!
MrRiley - 2nd O/S - 23/May/14 with Richard Hines, Debbie Lee

Rickrick - Lead - 23/May/14

Irelando - 2nd O/S - 13/Apr/14

Uisdean hawthorn - Lead rpt - 12/Apr/14 with Malin

Scary.
samwillo - Solo - 16/Mar/14 with Jay Carr, Lairig Climbing Club

with Patrick
Captain Solo - Lead - 29/Jun/13

Exciting runout slab climbing at the top.
Callum_Johnson - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13 with Uisdean

Uisdean hawthorn - 01/Jun/13

scotclimb - Lead β - 27/Apr/13 with Danny Laing

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Aug/12

mshorter - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/12 with erika

1st pitch lead. mike stormed the second. outragous pitch
danimal88 - AltLd O/S - 26/Jul/12 with julie black, Mike Brian

The start is horrendous!
Julie Black - 2nd dog - 26/Jul/12 with MikeB, Danimal

Absorbing, consistent climbing. Awesome!
peter.herd - Lead - 12/Jul/12 with Rory Brown

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Jul/12

Lovely climb, really involving all the way up the slab. Pretty bold, E2 5a is probably not far off if your not cinfident on slabs.
geoff.comley - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/12 with Kev Reid

Good route, nice slab climbing.
andyinglis - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/12 with mal_meech

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead - 2012

Johannes led to the tree, I led the slab. It got very quiet...
bnewman - AltLd O/S - 04/Oct/11 with Johannes

mhairi thorburn - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/11 with neil the weak

Hidden - Lead rpt - 04/Jul/11

cuthill76 - Lead - 04/Jun/11

stefelafel - 2nd - 05/May/11

Balancy!
Lamb - 2nd O/S - 04/May/11 with Stefan, Stephen

Stephen18 - Lead O/S - 04/May/11

remi_mcm - 2nd - May/11

Really cool slab - every move was 5a!
Dr Toph - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11 with Lasma

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

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Mar/11

Brushed the route today. Not perfect but much cleaner.
Andy Nisbet - TR - 14/Sep/10

damp, scary but very enjoyable
scott gibson - Lead O/S - Aug/10 with nathan fullwood

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Jul/10

mulletcocktail2000 - 2nd rpt - 25/Jul/10 with paul

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/10

PMCV - Lead - 27/Mar/10 with Jason, Mark

Not sure where the stars come from, a bit dirty
Lawrie Brand - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/09 with Al Goodridge

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/09

Superb but tricky to start
jkarran - 2nd - 05/Aug/09 with Aly

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Jun/09

mzchambers - Lead O/S - 28/May/09 with Smeggles

Paulww - Lead - 10/May/09 with Rikke

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

magic_mice - 2nd O/S - 11/Apr/09 with Mark Mosgrove

still one of the best climbs here at the grade.
mulletcocktail2000 - Lead rpt - 01/Mar/09 with chris

Chris wilson - 2nd - 01/Mar/09 with Ryan

Hidden - Lead rpt - 2009

mulletcocktail2000 - AltLd rpt - 12/Oct/08 with pete

Good!
whistler - AltLd O/S - 11/Oct/08 with Ryan

Richard_Lowe - 2nd rpt - 13/May/08 with James Woodley

Hidden - 2nd - 13/May/08

mikecopp - Lead O/S - 13/May/08 with Alex M

mulletcocktail2000 - AltLd O/S - 10/May/08 with paul

Paulww - AltLd O/S - 10/May/08 with Ryan

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

smac - 2008

Hidden - Lead - 14/Oct/07

gforce - Lead - 19/May/07 with Dirk

Dirk Wallis - 2nd - 19/May/07 with Grrr

Chris(cface!) - 2007

Chris L Hill - 2nd O/S - 2007 with Gwilym

Hidden - 2006

Dangerous Dave - Lead O/S - 2006

ANC - 2nd - 2006 with Steve Addy

Hidden - Lead RP - 08/Jul/05

Dave Kerr - Lead - 05/May/05 with Jim Holt

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Apr/05

Smelly Fox - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/05 with Robert Sproul-Cran

Beautiful!
samwelli - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/03 with Gregor Smith

No hands on upper pitch!!!!
Lepista - 2nd - 19/May/02

Hidden - 2002

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2002

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

graeme gatherer - 2000

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

Murray Freq - 1999

FrankW - Lead rpt - 01/Sep/97 with Roland K

FrankW - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/96 with Steve Rassmussen

FrankW - TR O/S - 23/Jun/96 with Roland K

Hidden - TR O/S - 02/May/96

cam1401 - 2nd - Jul/94 with Lee Collier

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

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

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

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

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/90

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

Dave Douglas - 2nd - 06/Mar/88 with Bruce Strachan

BRUCESTRAC - 1988

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Voting
Total votes cast 56
hard E20 of 20
E20 of 20
easy E21 of 20
hard E13 of 20
E113 of 20
easy E13 of 20
hard HVS0 of 20
HVS0 of 20
easy HVS0 of 20
hard 5b0 of 19
5b0 of 19
easy 5b0 of 19
hard 5a6 of 19
5a12 of 19
easy 5a1 of 19
hard 4c0 of 19
4c0 of 19
easy 4c0 of 19
3 Stars9 of 17
2 Stars4 of 17
1 Star4 of 17
0 Stars0 of 17
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 91 (1.1%)
Lead41 of 91 (45.1%)
Followed29 of 91 (31.9%)
Toproped3 of 91 (3.3%)
Alt Leads8 of 91 (8.8%)
Unknown9 of 91 (9.9%)

'Climbed'37 of 91 (40.7%)
clean O/S43 of 91 (47.3%)
clean β1 of 91 (1.1%)
clean rpt8 of 91 (8.8%)
clean RP1 of 91 (1.1%)
dogged1 of 91 (1.1%)