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[Secretaries' Direct, 2 kb]80m, 3 pitches. No description has been contributed for this climb.

Ticklists: Ultimate Scottish Rock, Scottish 3 and 4 star multi-pitch routes.

Photo: Secretaries' Direct © Wee Davie
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 176 logbooks, and on 16 wishlists.

quickdrawmcraw - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/14 with liz osbourn

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Jul/14

SJS - Lead O/S - 30/May/14 with Claire

colin.morrison - AltLd O/S - 22/May/14 with Luke

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/May/14

65m moderate millington - AltLd O/S - 27/Apr/14 with ali

arose - AltLd - 27/Apr/14 with Oliver Millington

Jeanie led 1st pitch of super direct, the we continued up direct route.
Stuart Macfarlane - AltLd rpt - 20/Apr/14 with Jeanie

Jim Malo - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/14 with Martina

arose - AltLd - 02/Apr/14 with Alfie Tipler, Hannah Francis

Tightsgirl - AltLd - 02/Apr/14 with Ali Rose, Alfie Tipler

Joachim. Porteous - Lead O/S - 2014

Absolute failure. Tried it in the wet and the first slab was desperate. Fell on what looks to be the crux
arose - Lead dnf - 01/Dec/13 with Giles Cranston

ShoePolice - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/13 with Kate Drugan

Hidden - AltLd - 29/Sep/13

DougSt - Lead - 12/Sep/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 07/Jul/13

Solo'd the first pitch, fraser took the second, the third I lead and man was it bare!
sandynorval - AltLd O/S - 26/Jun/13 with Fraser

Hidden - AltLd - 06/Jun/13

Stunning at the grade, thought it looked pretty thin on gear.
Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 29/May/13

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

Lovely slab on super rock. Would have liked to lead it but ran out of time so followed after Graeme's lead of super direct
stevelismore - 2nd - 29/May/13 with Graeme Hammond

qboyd - AltLd dog - 28/May/13 with Mad Malky Morris

Hidden - Lead - 19/May/13

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Mar/13

Hidden - Lead - 02/Mar/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Feb/13

captain - 2013

Hidden - 2013

soapgut - 2013

gateaublaster - Lead - 2013 with bobby watson

Mark Kemball - Lead - 14/Jul/12 with Bill Kemball

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12

Matt Bleesen - AltLd O/S - 03/Jun/12 with John O'Sullivan

Did it in 2 long pitches. One of the best Severes I've done.
Wee Davie - AltLd O/S - 03/Jun/12 with Andy Clark

Hidden - AltLd - Jun/12

Hidden - AltLd - 29/May/12

Sally Hudson - AltLd - 21/May/12 with Kate Woolley, Mike Murphy

professionalwreckhead - May/12

R0bbie - AltLd O/S - 11/Jan/12 with Taba

RocKalina - AltLd O/S - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Patzl - 2012

Skipped the first pitch as it was wet
Heather Swanscott - 2nd O/S - 06/Nov/11 with Terrance Glancy

simon_D - Solo O/S - 30/Sep/11

MIA training
jfmchivall - Sep/11

Hidden - AltLd - 27/Aug/11

P1 & P3 today
Moonstone Hippy - AltLd - 27/Aug/11 with Cameron

Liam42 - Lead rpt - 21/Aug/11 with Kris

CouchSurfer - Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Jul/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Jul/11

westaway - Solo O/S - 20/Jul/11

Moonstone Hippy - AltLd O/S - 12/Jun/11 with Phil

Hidden - 05/Jun/11

Lead 1st and 3rd pitches. Not as good as Flying Dutchman.
scatface - AltLd O/S - 03/Jun/11 with pepette

burto - Solo O/S - 25/Apr/11

tomdude - AltLd O/S - 19/Apr/11 with marie

oliverk - Lead - 17/Apr/11 with Malcolm, Sarah Moorhouse

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 16/Apr/11

Andy Moles - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Ferdia

ferdia - 2nd - 09/Apr/11 with Andy

ZA - AltLd - Apr/11 with smcw

marie_p - AltLd - Apr/11 with Tom

Took one pitch each, Lee first, me second, and Jamie on the third
chmckay - AltLd O/S - 28/Mar/11 with Lee Sutherland, Jamie Murray

edmund94 - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/11

smcw - Lead O/S - Mar/11 with zoe anderson

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Oct/10

gforce - Lead - 08/Oct/10 with Emma

isi_o - Solo - 03/Sep/10 with Ewan Rodger, Ali Marwick

Hidden - Lead - Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/10

buzby78 - Lead - 19/Jun/10

PeteLoveless - AltLd O/S - 18/Jun/10 with Heather

mikemartin - Solo - 09/Jun/10

jack_eadie - Solo - 09/Jun/10

Graham Westbrook - AltLd O/S - 07/Jun/10

Peter Metcalfe - AltLd - 21/May/10 with Cath Sullivan, John Metcalfe

morsy - AltLd - 09/May/10 with gerhard mors

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/May/10

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 01/May/10

Hidden - AltLd - 13/Apr/10

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Apr/10

abbeywall - Lead - 11/Apr/10 with AC

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2010

tomkilby89 - 2010

colinthrelfall - 2010

Hidden - 2010

jheayes - Lead - 2010

lisafer - 2010 with Walter

Hidden - Solo - 12/Oct/09

Ken Applegate - Lead - 17/Sep/09 with Anna Gregory

SimonvanDam - AltLd - 11/Sep/09

Led pitches 1, 2 (as 1 pitch). Simon led P3. Routes need more traffic as the paths up there are overgrown.
Chris Sansum - AltLd O/S - 11/Sep/09 with Simon Van Dam

PMCV - AltLd - 10/Sep/09 with Jason, Scott, Mark

Scott K - AltLd O/S - 10/Sep/09 with Mark, Paul and Jason

First route on these crags. Nice!
iceicebaby - AltLd O/S - 10/Aug/09 with Sam Wood

daWalt - AltLd O/S - 09/Aug/09 with Lisa

Craig Geddes - AltLd O/S - Jun/09 with Admiral

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jun/09

nice climb, was getting kinda dark so I didn't lead the last pitch from the chimney. Still a good night climbing on the Polldubh climbing club.
Jon Macleod - Lead O/S - 20/May/09 with Peter Duggan

PMCV - AltLd - 12/Apr/09 with Mark

jack_eadie - AltLd - 20/Mar/09

mikemartin - AltLd - 20/Mar/09

Jamie Simpson - 2009

marcmac - 2009 with Graham Robertson

freudy_love - Lead O/S - 2009

Johann - AltLd O/S - 2009 with Sarah Lewis

Steve Perry - AltLd - Dec/08 with Lorraine McCall

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/08

Lawrie Brand - Solo O/S - 12/Jul/08 with Malcolm Airey

Led 1st pitch, Ed did the rest.
HIGHTOWER - AltLd O/S - 06/Jul/08 with Ed Jones

First trad multipitch. Led odd pitches
Fiona Reid - AltLd O/S - 18/May/08 with Mike

Mike_Watson_99 - AltLd - 18/May/08 with Fiona

gaz.marshall - Lead O/S - May/08

mulletcocktail2000 - AltLd O/S - 20/Apr/08 with paul

Paulww - AltLd - 20/Apr/08 with Ryan

lovely stuff
ed woods - AltLd - 12/Apr/08 with Marshall

Hidden - AltLd - Apr/08

Hidden - 2008

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

kevlad - Lead - Oct/07 with mia parker

tallthinmonkey - Solo O/S - Sep/07 with Ben Wallace

victim of mathematics - AltLd O/S - 21/Aug/07 with crossdressingrodney

crossdressingrodney - AltLd O/S - 21/Aug/07 with victim of mathematics

Hidden - Solo - 19/May/07

Hidden - Lead - 19/May/07

Hidden - Solo - 13/Apr/07

Hidden - 05/Apr/07

Stuart Macfarlane - AltLd - 30/May/06 with Iain F

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 20/May/06

thebat - AltLd - 20/May/06 with Fraserhughes

Hidden - AltLd - 14/May/06

jim robertson - 2006

john irving - 2006

cham749 - Lead O/S - Oct/05 with Karen Burrows

Hidden - Lead - Sep/05

Hidden - 10/Aug/05

220bpm - Lead - Aug/05 with Chris

ruggystunts - Lead - 09/Apr/05 with Swisstom

Stuart Macfarlane - Lead rpt - 19/Mar/05 with Lucy

Chris L Hill - AltLd O/S - 2005 with Stuart Shaw

hedgehog77 - AltLd - 08/Jun/04

Stuart Macfarlane - AltLd - 30/May/04 with Helen

Captain Solo - Lead - 25/Apr/04 with Karen

akhughes - Solo - 2004

Stuart Macfarlane - AltLd rpt - 15/Jun/03 with Ross B

Did not do first pitch (wet). Threw hemlet down route!
Sankey - AltLd dnf - 30/May/03 with Andy E

Stuart Macfarlane - AltLd O/S - 23/Mar/03 with Laura

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 05/Sep/02

Over-rated in my view. One star route?
Rog Wilko - AltLd - May/01 with Debbie Wilkinson

Raggar - AltLd - 15/Jun/00 with Andy J

Yourlead - Lead - 07/May/00 with Graham Penny

luckyjim - Solo - Apr/00

Lone Rider - 2000

alan moore - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 02/Jun/99

Jamie B - Lead - Jun/98 with Alex Glasgow

the abmmc - 2nd - 1998 with Karl Rowe

Hidden - Solo O/S - 1998

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1998

Hidden - Lead - May/97

greenroom - 1997

Iain Thow - Solo - 24/Jun/95

steve prior - Lead - May/94

Hidden - Solo O/S - 09/May/93

Hammy - Solo - 17/May/92

brianrunner - 1992

CMacD - 1991

Hidden - 1988

graham lawrie - 1987

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Style of ascent

Soloed20 of 176 (11.4%)
Lead44 of 176 (25.0%)
Followed12 of 176 (6.8%)
Alt Leads70 of 176 (39.8%)
Unknown30 of 176 (17.0%)

'Climbed'103 of 176 (58.5%)
clean O/S64 of 176 (36.4%)
clean rpt6 of 176 (3.4%)
dogged1 of 176 (0.6%)
dnf2 of 176 (1.1%)