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[The 'Blank' Final Pitch, 1 kb]130m, 3 pitches. No description has been contributed for this climb.

Ticklists: Connoisseur's Classic Rock, Ultimate Scottish Rock, 100 More Classic British VS Climbs, Best slab climbs of the UK, Scottish 3 and 4 star multi-pitch routes.

Photo: The 'Blank' Final Pitch © markfairbank
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 46 logbooks, and on 12 wishlists.

The last pitch, grey hairs - oh and saw two snakes on the walk-in
johannes - Lead O/S - 24/May/14

5:30am start to beat the weather! Good route. Led 1 and 3
Fiona Reid - AltLd O/S - 03/May/14 with Mike

Pitch 2.
prog99 - AltLd O/S - 03/May/14 with Fiona

Led1+3
abbeywall - AltLd - 01/May/14 with K

Harry Holmes - Solo O/S - 26/May/13

Nowhere near as good as Blankist
Liam Ingram - Lead O/S - 25/May/13 with Catrin Nichols

catrin289 - 2nd O/S - 25/May/13 with Liam Ingram

jonnie3430 - 2nd O/S - 26/Mar/12 with Marie

Hidden - 2012

Slab was streaked with wet pacthes. Reuben lead bold first pitch despite this, but we retreated by downclimbing right, leaving tat and crab on a thread, as the traverse left was unclimable. Belay appears suspect, the obvious crack is formed by a moving block and also seemed friable...
Sankey - AltLd dnf - 02/Oct/11 with Reuben

johnrc - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/Jun/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/May/11

MonkeyDawson - Lead - 23/Apr/11 with Simon Smith, Pete Reynolds

mikemartin - AltLd - 13/Oct/10

Captain Solo - AltLd - 13/Oct/10 with Mike

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/10

dicky79 - AltLd O/S - 31/May/10 with Pete

John Dale - AltLd - 12/Sep/09 with Mike Davies

Lawrie Brand - AltLd O/S - 06/Jul/09 with Al Goodridge

Highly recommended, especially if you like bold slab climbing on perfect granite. Done in 3 pitches. VS is probably a more appropriate grade considering the sparse protection.
markfairbank - Lead O/S - 03/May/09 with Mick D, Stuart Thompson

stoat - 2nd - 03/May/09 with markfairbank

abseiled off block for pitch three belay as it started to rain. Shame really as despite the dark cloud it turned out to be a passing shower and the line of pockets into the grove/corner looked great.
kdlauder - Lead dnf - 02/May/09 with Andy H

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/Apr/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/Apr/09

w/ JR. Led P1&P3. Awesome belays (ahem)!!! And very much not a severe.
Calder - AltLd O/S - 11/Apr/09 with jeffb

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/May/08

excellent rock. Guide book calls it a VS 4b
joe king - AltLd O/S - 25/May/08 with Rose

Rosey Posey - 2nd O/S - 25/May/08 with Paul

chrisallan - 2008

Goody - 2nd O/S - 06/Apr/07 with Mark Hammond, Jim Dewhurst

Chris L Hill - AltLd O/S - Aug/05 with Stuart Shaw

hedgehog77 - AltLd - 22/Feb/04

richardlong78 - AltLd - 24/Aug/03 with Stu Wright

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Aug/02

brianrunner - 2001

Lone Rider - 2000

Iain Thow - Lead - 06/Aug/99 with Liz Jolley

Fine climb
Scott McRae - AltLd O/S - Aug/94 with Steve Jones

Old Tyke - 1994

Hammy - AltLd - 01/May/93 with Colin Struthers

Raggar - AltLd - 18/May/92 with Guy C, Jon B

Excellent !!
babymoac - Solo - 08/Apr/90

mark-abz - AltLd - 14/Jul/89 with Terry ?

mark mcgowan01 - AltLd O/S - 1983 with Stephen Yates

Chris Craggs - 1980

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Robin Woodward, sgl0jd, james mcclung, Mikey1988, Ragingpossum, Dino Dave, sleeplessjb, JonmapDL, Hidden, Hidden, johnrc, Ropeboy

Voting
Total votes cast 34
hard HVS0 of 12
HVS1 of 12
easy HVS0 of 12
hard VS0 of 12
VS5 of 12
easy VS6 of 12
hard HS0 of 12
HS0 of 12
easy HS0 of 12
hard 4c0 of 11
4c0 of 11
easy 4c0 of 11
hard 4b1 of 11
4b6 of 11
easy 4b4 of 11
hard 4a0 of 11
4a0 of 11
easy 4a0 of 11
3 Stars3 of 11
2 Stars8 of 11
1 Star0 of 11
0 Stars0 of 11
Bag of .....0 of 11
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Style of ascent

Soloed2 of 46 (4.3%)
Lead7 of 46 (15.2%)
Followed6 of 46 (13.0%)
Alt Leads25 of 46 (54.3%)
Unknown6 of 46 (13.0%)

'Climbed'19 of 46 (41.3%)
clean O/S25 of 46 (54.3%)
dnf2 of 46 (4.3%)