FM*** VD
[A great day on FM. Excellent rock, 2 kb]162m, 6 pitches. No description has been contributed for this climb.
R.R. Johnson & Party 20/Jun/1948

Ticklists: 3 Star Mournes, Ireland 3 Star D-HS, MRes Ticklist.

Photo: A great day on FM. Excellent rock © mcgovern
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This climb is in 86 logbooks, and on 14 wishlists.

Brian led 1,3. Andy led 2,4. Then direct finish. Brilliant route but Mauvais Pas pitch 3 was quite damp.
amcinroy - AltLd O/S - 18/Sep/15 with Brian Martin

I lead the first, third and final pitches. Helen lead the other two.
Frankator - AltLd O/S - 24/Aug/15 with Helen Campbell

Severe Finish, Michael's first multi pitch as a second,
Henry Brett - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/15 with Michael Gilmore

Michael Gilmore - 2nd O/S - 15/Jul/15 with Henry Brett

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/15

Nice enough route but not worth 3 stars. Very easy climbing all the way, good for kurt's first multipitch.
dmetcalfe - AltLd - 24/May/15

So. Started the route unnecessarily low down on another slab adding a pitch, the first two pitches felt like the worst - a very scary slabby moment, did the crux without hassle absolutely loved it! and then enjoyed the next two pitches and accidently led us onto the final pitch of a severe at the end (went up the wrong gully!!) it was pretty tricky with heinous rope drag and Elinor (my second) struggled (It was her first trad route and she had a big rucksack on) all in all, a great day out, what an adventure! 7 pitches of pure wow.
Henry Brett - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/15 with Elinor Brett

Hidden - AltLd β - 17/Mar/15

Sinéad - AltLd O/S - 15/Mar/15 with Sarah Bufkin

Hidden - AltLd - 14/Mar/15

tprebs - AltLd O/S - 08/Mar/15 with Siobhan Vye

Siobhan Vye - Mar/15 with Tom Prebble

Nearly got benighted. Tried to get three teams of three up this in an afternoon for Robs birthday. Type 2 fun. It snowed and it rained and it was sunny.
renetemple - AltLd rpt - 21/Feb/15 with Anna-Marie, Rob

aimees - AltLd O/S - 26/Sep/14 with Owen

mcgovern - Solo - 07/Sep/14 with liamo333

Put Alt leads as we moved together and it was close as was in the list, though was in the middle all the way.
cjcuni - AltLd O/S - 22/Jul/14 with Stephen Rooney, Ronan Kernan

Hidden - Lead - 12/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/14

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 22/Feb/14

renetemple - 2nd - 22/Feb/14 with dlyonsewing

marcing - Lead O/S - Oct/13 with Andrzej

Moved together the whole way and finnised off up upper FM. Excellent day out!
gilmour_789 - AltLd - 07/Jul/13 with rmalone

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13

rhysjones932 - 2013

GOS P1; JH P2, 4-5 (S finish); MG P3
GOS - AltLd O/S - 13/Oct/12 with John Holterman, Michael Gibson

stuart90 - AltLd - Oct/12

stuart90 - AltLd - Oct/12 with chris connelly

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Aug/12

Hidden - Solo - 26/Aug/12

cearbhalld - AltLd rpt - 21/Jul/12 with Marty McCarthy

scottholland15 - 20/Jun/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/May/12

Cliona P1/2 Gerard P3/4 + direct finish combined P4/5 - just reached belay Seamus on TR
GOS - AltLd O/S - 14/Apr/12

Ronan O Keeffe - AltLd O/S - 01/Apr/12 with Sean Martin

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Mar/12

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Mar/12

auld al - AltLd rpt - 05/Mar/12

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Jan/12

did direct finish and whole thing in 4 pitches, I led both "crux" pitches but whole thing nice and easy - various bits with no hands. nice intro to climbing in the mournes
D_Wills - AltLd O/S - 22/Aug/11

jhill - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/11 with ruzy3

ruzy3 - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/11 with Jonny Hill

Very wet. Led last pitch to the accompaniment of snow fall. Terrific.
RKernan - Lead rpt - 01/Jan/11 with Leah Wallace

Hidden - AltLd - 17/Oct/10

apparently dad took me up this when i was about four, but i'm claiming the onsight! cool, cloudy and still, didn't see a single soul. magic.
Andy Moles - Solo O/S - 14/Oct/10 with -

Sloping ledge on third pitch was wet so traversed right about 7m and up short wall to step back above the ledge.
mcrtchly - Lead O/S - 03/Oct/10

variation direct finish
alanrsv - AltLd O/S - 15/Aug/10 with Eddy, Josh Hall

edd666 - 2nd - 15/Aug/10 with josh+alan

Worst weather for climbing. Torrential rain and strong winds, good day though!
paddi-8764 - AltLd dnf - 18/Jul/10 with JR

OMSKB - AltLd - Jun/10

Route finding was tricky but climb was very easy. Scrambled & free-climbed some of it.
johnmctighe - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/10 with Austin

RKernan - AltLd O/S - 17/Apr/10 with Alek Zholobenko

Sunshine & warm rock. Fun.
DaveLeonard - AltLd - 11/Apr/10

1st 3 pitches
paddi-8764 - AltLd O/S - 04/Apr/10 with Adam C

Cold & windy day out. Mourne rock grippy as ever. Good introduction to mountain multipitch routes for Hollie!
DaveLeonard - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/10 with Hollie Kirwan

PatrickP - 2010

declanj - Lead O/S - 2010

Gibson27 - Solo O/S - 2010

mickd - AltLd - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Andy Say - AltLd O/S - 20/Sep/09

moved together apart from last pitch
Rintygold - Jun/09

DaveLeonard - Lead - Apr/09 with Ivo Damkat

jamesbrown - 2009

great day out
KKilroy - AltLd O/S - 2009 with McKevitt, McCloy

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Oct/08

Rintygold - AltLd O/S - Aug/08

Hidden - AltLd - 08/May/08

Hidden - Lead - 2008

Hidden - Lead - 2008

Hidden - AltLd - 22/Dec/07

My first outdoor route!
Rintygold - 2nd O/S - Oct/07 with Rachel Murray, Nick McDaid

First time climbing outside!
Rintygold - 2nd O/S - Oct/07 with Rachel Murray, Nick McDaid

Very nice climb, superb day out. My first lead too and I go straight for a six pitch multi :-)
harry1969 - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/07 with Iain

wowbagger - AltLd - May/07

cearbhalld - AltLd O/S - 07/Apr/07 with Tina Michels

Did the VS finish which is nice but out of character for the rest of the climb.
EvilPhil - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/07 with Jenny

barophobe - AltLd - 2007

Les Ross - AltLd - 16/Jul/06

Surprisingly bold at the start! Lovely slab route with amusing overlaps. Jo not a big fan of the traverse below Upper FM.
andybuckley - Lead - Jul/05 with Fran Buckley, Jo Buckley

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2005

Les Ross - AltLd - 14/Jun/03 with Anthony Garvey

Les Ross - Solo - 12/Apr/03

Les Ross - AltLd - 17/Jun/01 with Fred Maddellena

pete_81 - AltLd O/S - 2000

john_ni - AltLd - 06/Oct/84

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