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[Robert soloing 'Route 3', 2 kb]Follow the Flake/crack line curving left first then back right where good holds and mediocre laybacking gain the top belay bolts.

Photo: Robert soloing 'Route 3' © Roberttaylor
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This climb is in 98 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

alexmcmillan - Solo O/S - 12/Mar/14

ijustlost - TR - 09/Jul/13

Felt like a VD (as shown in picture). I would say it's not an HS!
EalCapitan - 2nd O/S - 21/May/13 with Jonny Hundal

EvLeYe - Lead O/S - 21/May/13 with EalCapitan

eyoma1 - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/13

eyoma1 - TR - 19/Apr/13

Quad - TR O/S - 29/Sep/12 with Jayne

JFort - TR O/S - 29/Sep/12 with Geoff

Route 3 from photo. Felt V Diff so unsure if logging correct climb
rossmaster - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/12 with Matt Green

maybe different route name from topo but not HS
Paul Symmers - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/12

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Jul/12

lostmariner - Lead O/S - Jul/12

g10formen - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 13/Jun/12

kegless - Lead - 12/Jun/12 with Neale Johnston

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Jun/12

duckiee - Solo O/S - 22/May/12

Hidden - TR - 20/May/12

darunniff - Solo rpt - 13/May/12 with allen scott, james frood

Hidden - TR O/S - 06/May/12

kegless - Lead - 04/May/12 with Neale Johnston

adscott87 - Solo O/S - May/12 with David Runiff

james2486 - Solo β - May/12 with adscott87, darunniff

ClimbingGlen - TR rpt - 11/Mar/12

ClimbingGlen - Solo RP - 11/Mar/12

Hidden - TR O/S - Mar/12

torsparkles - 2nd O/S - 11/Feb/12 with Derry

rasilon - Lead O/S - 11/Feb/12 with Tor Hamilton

doogal2003 - TR O/S - 2012 with tom

crombie - Lead rpt - 11/Nov/11 with Michelle

ClimbingGlen - TR O/S - 27/Sep/11

Mike_Watson_99 - 2nd - 23/Jun/11 with Fiona

Easy moves but some suspect rock
Fiona Reid - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/11 with Mike

misiek - Lead O/S - Jun/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/May/11

Hidden - Solo - 26/Mar/11

Melvinator - Solo O/S - 04/Jan/11

Hidden - TR O/S - 2011

Hidden - Lead β - 2011

AG - 2011

Hidden - TR O/S - 26/Nov/10

Surprisingly good!
220bpm - Lead O/S - 31/Oct/10 with Angus, Snowboarder

Quad - TR rpt - 24/Oct/10 with Jayne

Straight forward but a good laugh. Most exciting thing about the ascent being the spooky loose flake near the top! Belayers beware...
Jack Luke - TR O/S - 20/Oct/10

In the dark at 9pm last night. was very enjoyable. secluded from noise and the light pollution of edinburgh bounced back of the low cloud to illuminate our ascents.
JonnyObiWan - TR O/S - 13/Oct/10

Enjoyable route with a scary move about half way.
Quad - Lead O/S - 03/Oct/10 with Jayne

One scary move but nice climb.
JFort - 2nd dog - 03/Oct/10 with Geoff

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/10

JamieSparkes - Solo rpt - 19/Mar/10 with solo

rcammack - Solo O/S - 16/Mar/10 with Alistair Rocke

allyrocke - Solo O/S - 16/Mar/10 with Robbie

naffan - Solo O/S - Mar/10

Hidden - TR O/S - 2010

Hidden - Solo - 28/Oct/09

tamulewicz - Lead - 12/Aug/09 with monika and pronek

jjax - TR β - 08/Aug/09 with alan

daWalt - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/09 with Lisa

Quite enjoy this one, there is a commiting bit half way up. Also rock can be loose.
Scottish Eddie - Solo rpt - 07/Jun/09

kirigoss - 2nd O/S - 03/May/09 with Kyle

timcussins - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/09 with Kiri

kirigoss - 2nd O/S - 31/Mar/09 with Tim

mazza1987 - TR rpt - 25/Mar/09

crombie - 2nd - 22/Mar/09 with Dom

holly138 - 2nd rpt - 17/Mar/09 with Liam Ingram

Hidden - Solo rpt - 17/Mar/09

V diff I'd have said
yehti - 2nd - 02/Mar/09 with Penny Butler

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Feb/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Feb/09

A fun route to solo, watching for the wobbly flake. Had seconded, led and been all over the route before so not too risky.
Roberttaylor - Solo rpt - 21/Feb/09 with Fergus, Fiona, Holly and Liam

Fergus Cuthill - Lead O/S - 18/Feb/09 with Robert Taylor

Liam Ingram - Lead O/S - 18/Feb/09 with Holly Spice

2nd trad lead :D
JamieSparkes - Lead O/S - 01/Nov/08

JdotP - Lead rpt - Oct/08 with Rob Askew

nice meandering route, plenty hand holds around flake
crombie - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/08 with jjax

jjax - 2nd - 08/Sep/08 with alan

A bit crumbly in places
Paulshipman - TR O/S - Sep/08 with Ayumi Gallagher

Thoms6974 - 2nd O/S - 06/Aug/08 with Gav

JdotP - Lead O/S - 07/May/08 with Paul Stott

Andy Moles - Solo O/S - 15/Apr/08 with Burton

burto - Solo O/S - 12/Mar/08

Hidden - 2008

Did it in the rain with trainers!
benbers - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/07 with James Watson

Hidden - Solo - 13/Aug/07

andybroadway - TR O/S - 18/Jul/07 with Dan Hobley

Kitus - TR O/S - 31/May/07 with Rory

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/07

Did in the pouring rain, still good fun though
gambit247 - Lead - 21/Jan/07 with Ben Sajdecki

gambit247 - Solo O/S - 21/Oct/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/06

pocketsarah - Lead - 2006

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2006

sneaks - 2000

Scottish78 - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/99 with Richard Beag

Hidden - Lead - 1986

auldscotal - Lead O/S - 1981 with ?

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Voting
Total votes cast 50
hard VS0 of 19
VS0 of 19
easy VS0 of 19
hard HS0 of 19
HS2 of 19
easy HS2 of 19
hard S15 of 19
S0 of 19
easy S0 of 19
hard 4c0 of 17
4c0 of 17
easy 4c0 of 17
hard 4b0 of 17
4b5 of 17
easy 4b1 of 17
hard 4a11 of 17
4a0 of 17
easy 4a0 of 17
3 Stars0 of 14
2 Stars5 of 14
1 Star5 of 14
0 Stars2 of 14
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Style of ascent

Soloed23 of 98 (23.5%)
Lead38 of 98 (38.8%)
Followed13 of 98 (13.3%)
Toproped21 of 98 (21.4%)
Unknown3 of 98 (3.1%)

'Climbed'21 of 98 (21.4%)
clean O/S61 of 98 (62.2%)
clean β3 of 98 (3.1%)
clean rpt11 of 98 (11.2%)
clean RP1 of 98 (1.0%)
dogged1 of 98 (1.0%)