Eastern Arête** MS 4a
[Fishcake with air under his feet, 2 kb]Start just left of the arete and climb up and right spiralling above the bulges to an exposed finish around to the right above the big overhangs. A bit bold. Photo on page 1. © ROCKFAX

Photo: Fishcake with air under his feet © Colin Matheson
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This climb is in 181 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

fall-line - Lead rpt - 30/Nov/14 with Claire Tunaley, James Fathers, Sarah Kirton, Mark Hammonds

michaele - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Oct/14

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

cpforbes - Solo O/S - 05/Oct/14

Gabe Oliver - Solo O/S - 05/Oct/14

FraserMcClennan - Solo - 05/Oct/14

Must have missed out the 4a move somehow, felt easier than some VD's on the crag. I only got 2 bits of gear in the whole climb but really, you don't need any, this climb is the definition of "airy jugfest". Enjoy.
y2keable - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/14 with Mike

kdblondie - 2nd - 05/Oct/14 with John Armstrong

mike25350 - 2nd O/S - 05/Oct/14 with Jayson Keable

SHAWZIE - Lead - 30/Aug/14 with Fi

Hidden - Solo - 24/Aug/14

Klingon - Solo - 30/Jul/14

hedgehog_john - 2nd - 27/Jun/14 with Tim R

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Jun/14

petegunn - 2nd - 11/Jun/14 with Davina

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/May/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/May/14

Klingon - Lead - 23/Mar/14 with Nimble

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/14

RossCallender - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/14

Great position but not much gear.
chris smith - 2nd O/S - 24/Feb/14 with david cowley

David Cowley - Lead - 24/Feb/14 with Chris Smith

Klingon - Solo - 05/Jan/14

Hidden - Lead - 24/Nov/13

keith hal - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/13 with Iain Mckenzie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/13

Lee Wilson - 2nd - 14/Jul/13 with Chris Scott

niallk - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/13 with Steven Harris

rgd1977 - 2nd rpt - 07/Apr/13

Klingon - Lead - 05/Jan/13 with Nimble

robahalliday - Lead O/S - 24/Nov/12

fall-line - Lead O/S - 11/Nov/12 with Sarah Collins, Karolina Mysiak

Quad - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/12 with Jayne

JFort - 2nd O/S - 21/Oct/12 with Geoff

warrygallace - Lead - Oct/12 with BrendanO

Does rockfax really claim this as exposed?
mav - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/12 with JS

Exposed along traverse and arete. Great climb up flutings.
CatherineP - 2nd O/S - 22/Sep/12

sarah hawker - 2nd rpt - 22/Sep/12 with bob

Fantastic!
Macleod - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/12 with kit, alex, Nicky

Baggie - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/12

Steep start, then easy but airy.
Mark Bull - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/12 with Mike

sarah hawker - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/12 with Adrian W

Adrianw - 2nd - 29/Jul/12 with Sarah Hawker

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 21/Jul/12

hedgehog_john - Lead - 04/Jun/12 with dave wild

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Jun/12

rgd1977 - Lead O/S - 22/May/12

beckybray1 - 2nd O/S - 22/May/12

Klingon - Lead - 12/May/12 with Nimble

On the shunt
rnotman67 - TR - 07/May/12

Klingon - Lead - 06/Apr/12 with Nimble, Capt Kirk

Ben lad - 21/Mar/12 with The Wallace

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Feb/12

jonnie3430 - Solo O/S - 24/Feb/12 with Carol, Emily

Straightforward
Carol Goodall - Lead O/S - 24/Feb/12 with Emily Ward

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Feb/12

Hidden - Lead - 16/Feb/12

stouffer - Lead - 15/Jan/12

Klingon - Lead rpt - 14/Jan/12 with Clyde, Capt Kirk

jugs - Lead - 2012

Great climb, more airy, juggy fun....
Chad123 - Solo O/S - 30/Oct/11 with Emily

Will Hunt - Solo O/S - 22/Oct/11 with Ed Causton

Neil Mackenzie - 2nd O/S - 16/Oct/11 with Andy

andymoin - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/11 with Neil Mackenzie

Klingon - Lead rpt - 30/Sep/11 with Nimble

Matt Poole - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/11 with Mark Dunn

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 10/Sep/11

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

jonny taylor - Solo O/S - 14/Aug/11

barney800 - Solo rpt - 14/Aug/11

suess - Lead - 29/Jul/11

AGoodi - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/11 with Ruth Tough

Klingon - 2nd - 14/May/11 with Kelly J, John, Steve Kirkup

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Apr/11

oliverk - Lead - 03/Apr/11 with Sarah Moorhouse

Hidden - Lead - 24/Mar/11

lisafer - 2011

daWalt - 2nd rpt - 24/Oct/10 with TC, Lisa

Hidden - Lead - 24/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead - 11/Oct/10

markhammonds - Lead rpt - 18/Sep/10 with Amelia Lloyd

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead - 28/Aug/10

lovely
Woodiee - 2nd O/S - 12/Aug/10 with Christine Hall

Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Aug/10

Hidden - Solo - 25/Jul/10

Liam Ingram - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10 with Nick DW

rnotman67 - 2nd - 08/Jul/10 with Uncle Micky

Not much gear but on huge holds.
prog99 - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/10 with abbeywall, Fiona

abbeywall - 2nd - 03/Jul/10 with Mike, Fiona

Not much gear! but a nice climb.
Fiona Reid - 2nd - 03/Jul/10 with Mike, Alison

alanramsay - 2nd O/S - 27/Jun/10 with Alastair Ferguson, Dave

jonb23 - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/10 with Louis Wallace

Colin Matheson - Lead - 10/Jun/10 with Charlie Fisher

Hidden - Lead - 25/May/10

lindsam - TR O/S - 09/May/10 with Will C, Jos Style

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/May/10

steev - 2nd O/S - 08/May/10 with Will E, Russel

Mr.Billiams - 2nd - 08/May/10 with Steve, Russell

Hidden - Lead β - 08/May/10

Hidden - Lead - 24/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10

Wild!
BelleVedere - Lead - 11/Apr/10 with Cath O'Shea

I cheated & moved across from Slanting crack onto the Eastern arete at the top of the overhang. Big jugs from that point up.
Scullerdude - Lead dnf - 10/Apr/10 with Fee

Hidden - 2010

Phill_ Thompson - Lead - 2010

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Nov/09

Entertaining air.
markhammonds - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/09 with Sarah Pike, Gordon Nimmo-Smith

Hidden - TR O/S - 13/Oct/09

NaomiHart - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/09 with Steve, Liz

Andy Moles - Solo O/S - 30/Sep/09 with -

decs - Solo - 30/Sep/09

a minging day
ferdia - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/09 with Clare Muir

naughtybadboy - Lead - 31/Aug/09 with Vic Chambers

MCL - Lead - 29/Aug/09 with Brian

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/09

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

erica - 2nd - 18/Jun/09 with John

John Brayshaw - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/09 with Erica

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/May/09

odox - Solo - 28/May/09 with Sam Webb

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/May/09

Nice wee climb!
Mr.Billiams - Lead O/S - 02/May/09 with amy

alexp - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/09 with C Halliday

gregoldridge - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/09 with Michael & Rachel Weir

huge jugs & airy
daWalt - Lead O/S - 08/Nov/08 with Lisa, Sam

Budge - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/08 with Martin Gillie

tempeh - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/08 with Mike Oates

ed woods - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/08 with Euan

JiveWeasel - Lead - 23/Aug/08 with Mrs Weasel

Very airy.
Mrs Weasel - 2nd - 23/Aug/08 with JiveWeasel

bigbobbyking - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/08 with Lauren Thompson

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Jul/08

Jugtastic - holds in abundance, but gear in scarcity (unless you have LOTS of big stuff). Not sure where the 4a move is, possibly easier climbing than some of the diffs here a bouts. It feels quite adventurous though with plenty of air below you ;-)
BelleVedere - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/08 with Mike Lauder

Stuart Macfarlane - 2nd - 07/Jun/08 with Jeanie

boglebadger - Lead - Jun/08

Andy DB - Lead O/S - 18/May/08 with James B

Weird erosion gives interesting holds. Nicely exposed but safe as houses.
KeithW - Lead O/S - 04/May/08 with Si Lambert

barney800 - 2nd - May/08 with Andy Bottrill

martibun - 18/Mar/08

oliwarlow - 2nd - 18/Mar/08 with Martin

Hidden - Lead O/S - Mar/08

Hay - Lead O/S - Jan/08 with John D

Hidden - 2008

odox - 2008

Ben101 - 2008

sneaks - Jul/07

Colin Matheson - Lead - 17/Jun/07 with Charlie Fisher

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Jun/07

ligaya - 2nd - Jun/07 with Al

Sam Judson - Lead O/S - 05/May/07 with Caroline Judson

duzinga - Lead O/S - May/07 with Martina

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/07

beegsyboy - Lead O/S - 27/Jan/07 with Sandy

GPN - Solo - Nov/06 with Paul James

barney_edin - Lead - 02/Jul/06

Hidden - Solo - Jun/06

Stuart Macfarlane - 2nd - 28/May/06 with Dave S

Colin Matheson - Lead - 13/May/06 with Mark NMC & Phil NMC

Hidden - Lead - Jan/06

Airy and nice.
curlymynci - Lead O/S - Jun/05 with Kat

Hidden - Lead - 03/Feb/05

Colin Matheson - 2nd - May/04 with Charlie Fisher

Stuart Macfarlane - Lead - 20/Apr/03 with Dave M

David Ballantyne - Lead O/S - 2003 with Tony Shepherdson, Jessica Ballantyne

Hidden - 11/Jun/01

Hidden - Lead - 22/Oct/00

gypsy3006 - Lead - 2000

Hidden - Solo - 14/Feb/93

Hidden - Lead - 1993

kato'sdad - Solo - 1992

Roget - Solo O/S - Aug/89 with chris jones, jim

Hidden - Solo - 15/May/88

malc - Solo - 06/Oct/84

auldscotal - Lead O/S - 1982 with ?

Hidden - 1981

Paul Clarke - 1980 with NUMC

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