Went astray on the first attempt at the first pitch (traversed too early and ended up on some very chossy terrain) so bailed and did it again once we could see the route clearly from the bottom. I ran the first two pitches together which was nice and easy climbing - Richard led the last pitch which was superb. Brilliant climb.Hugh Simons - AltLd rpt - 24/Aug/14 with Richard Abel
Hidden - AltLd - 15/Jun/14
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 31/May/14
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/May/14
Hidden - AltLd - 30/May/14
Great situations and climbing, particularly on the bridging pitch at the top.
Tubs - AltLd O/S - 30/May/14 with Tim C
Tim Hamlet - AltLd - 18/Apr/14
Hidden - Lead O/S - 2014
Top pitch is superb but nails. Might just be the style of climbing!
cuthill76 - Lead - 25/Aug/13
Enjoyable climbing. Take lots of cams.
GaryK - AltLd O/S - 11/Jul/13 with Roger Webb
Hidden - AltLd - 26/May/13
Led first pitch. Went off route on second pitch following Gary Latter guide. Top pitch was stupendous.
Steve Waters, Mynydd - AltLd - 26/May/13 with Mike Tempest
cat22 - 2nd - 25/May/13 with Mike
Chossy lower pitches leads to a great top pitch.
samwillo - AltLd - 20/Feb/13 with Peter Herd
Pitch two needs a better description.. Stunning top pitch!
peter.herd - AltLd - 20/Feb/13 with Sam Williams
ollie1 - AltLd - 17/Feb/13
andy33 - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/13
Hidden - 2013
Fantastic, pitch 2 perfect not dirty as some say below. Jack be nimble, Jack be quick for the last pitch:)
sebrider - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/12 with Gregor
GregC - 2nd dog - 25/Aug/12 with S Rider
Sustained and very thought provoking. Great gear always.
James Oswald - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/12 with Colin Angus
Led P2 (which was very pleasant and not in the least bit dirty). P3 is brilliant. We had the crag to ourselves on the clearest day I've ever had in Scotland in the summer. Awesome.
victim of mathematics - AltLd O/S - 10/Aug/12 with James Oswald
Only led pitch 1 so can't really count as alt leads. Fantastic route. Good little layback crack on pitch one. Pitch 2 airy and delicate (don't believe comment below about it being dirty). Pitch 3 sustained and strenuous. Route finding not difficult. Don't abseil in do the whole route.
DavPk - 2nd - 14/Jul/12 with Simon Hayes
Greg Boswell - AltLd O/S - 26/Jun/12 with Tony Stone, James Dunn
2nd and 3rd pitches are awesome
Dave Douglas - AltLd O/S - 05/Jun/12 with Pete Clarkson
quality route. Did the direct start on pitch 1 as a party already on November groove - this pitch was awful!
peter.clarkson1 - AltLd O/S - 05/Jun/12 with dave douglas
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/Jun/12
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/12
MDowson - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/12 with sam webb
Hidden - AltLd - 03/Jun/12
Led pitch 1 which was straight forward with lovely layback crack for interest. Remaining pitches very fine, particularly the last pitch which had improbably but do-able moves.
Carol Goodall - AltLd O/S - 31/May/12 with Libby Southgate, Jonnie Williams
jonnie3430 - AltLd O/S - 31/May/12 with Libby, Carol
Carol did pitch 1, I did pitch 2, Jonnie did pitch 3; lovely.
LibS - AltLd - 31/May/12 with Carol Goodall, Jonnie Williams
Straightforward easy entry pitch, dirty, loose and scary second pitch which actually felt like the hardest technical climbing too (maybe I was too far right, but on reflection I doubt it), then a lovely technical finger crack corner pitch to finish on perfect rough rock. Not worth 3 stars, would recommend abbing in from the top to the 2nd belay ledge to just do the top pitch.
freudy_love - AltLd O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Luke Ellis
Don't follow the description in Gary Latter's giant book of disinformation. If you belay on the detached pinnacle, go LEFT further up the groove. Really nice rock when on route...
Fultonius - AltLd O/S - 24/Mar/12 with Neil Adams
Really good route, despite a Fulton off-piste variation on the middle pitch
Neil Adams - AltLd O/S - 24/Mar/12 with Ally F
Patzl - 2012
Still classic, went the right way this time, and ran the first two pitches together which makes a nice, long pitch!
Chad123 - AltLd rpt - 06/Nov/11 with Emily
newtonmore - AltLd - 05/Sep/11
With a (new?) variant finish. Step, airily around the arete when halfway up the final pitch to the base of a crack just right of the arete. Climb the crack to the top. Gets a bit close to Felo de Se but is a sustained and well positioned way to finish the route. A bit dirty but not bad. E25b
gforce - AltLd O/S - 12/Jun/11 with Adrian
ali_robb - AltLd O/S - May/11
pete87abs - AltLd O/S - 27/Apr/11 with marcel, rob
tallthinmonkey - 2nd O/S - 05/Mar/11 with Ben Wallace
Hidden - AltLd - 2011
Hidden - 2011
Hidden - 2011
Lead pitch three. Excellent and sustained.
bnewman - AltLd O/S - 04/Sep/10 with danimal88, Amelia
Hard top pitch. perfect rock. Fred west finish looks spicy
danimal88 - AltLd O/S - 04/Sep/10 with Amilia Hunt, Brad Newman
cam1401 - Lead O/S - Sep/10 with Andy O
dave o - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10 with Julia H
Hidden - 2nd - 05/Jun/10
Great route in a fantastic setting
IceBun - AltLd O/S - 05/Jun/10 with Sandy Simpson
Fergus Cuthill - AltLd O/S - Jun/10 with Rozzy
Steve 1st pitch, me 2nd pitch, Ruben 3rd pitch. Quality climbing all the way up. Started the 2nd pitch in the wrong place which led to a hairy moment..
bigdrew - AltLd O/S - 31/May/10 with Steve E, Reuben
Lead P1, awesome route, a great line
Sankey - AltLd - 31/May/10 with Andy J, Reuben
Andy Moles - AltLd rpt - 31/May/10 with Ferdia
ferdia - AltLd O/S - 31/May/10 with Andy
Hidden - AltLd - 16/May/10
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 16/May/10
A fall and a rest. Amazingly good route, shocking wind and exposure on second pitch, third pitch magnificent and hideously sustained - wouldn't feel like a pushover at E2.
Tom Last - AltLd - 28/Apr/10 with Chester
Won't forget this route in a hurry. Led second pitch and nearly got blown off by the gusts of wind, chin came in handy as an extra grip.
crobinson - AltLd - 28/Apr/10 with Southern Man
Think I found a harder (off)route on the 2nd pitch, passing by some bail gear left by some others that made the same mistake :P , top pitch is a cracker!
Dr Toph - AltLd O/S - 18/Sep/09 with Ed
A red letter day!
Smelly Fox - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/09 with Heather Thikey
jamestheyip - AltLd O/S - 28/Jun/09 with Carlos
decs - AltLd - 30/May/09 with Dan
Led first and third pitches. Stunning.
Andy Moles - AltLd O/S - 30/May/09 with Andy Latham
AndyL - AltLd O/S - 30/May/09 with moleo
Hidden - AltLd - 30/May/09
Brian McC - AltLd - 05/Jul/08 with Ged Reilly/ Walter taylor
One of the best routes I've ever done!
Steve Perry - AltLd O/S - Jul/08 with Barry Middleton
A wonderful route. Well protected. Found myself giggling with delight in positions that would normally have me quivering. E1 5b is a reasonable grade for it. Definately not VS 5a!
willboydwallis - 07/Jun/08 with John
westaway - AltLd O/S - Sep/07 with Imelda Neale
Hidden - AltLd - Sep/07
First mountain E1, a brilliant day.
Captain Solo - AltLd - 16/Sep/06 with Mark
Quite tough for E1 but an excellent varied route up to a true summit experience and stunning views.
Chad123 - AltLd O/S - Jun/06 with Huw
ellis - AltLd O/S - May/06 with Alice Brockington
Hidden - Lead - 2006
Hidden - Lead - 11/Aug/03
Dave Kerr - AltLd - 16/Aug/02 with John Watson, Chris Boutell
Hidden - AltLd - 16/Jul/02
Bruce Kerr - Lead - 16/Jul/01 with Roger Benton
tough last pitch
brianrunner - AltLd - 2001 with gordon innes
Lone Rider - 2000
Tarquin - 1999
AC1 - 1996
Hidden - AltLd - May/94
My second "Scottish" VS!!
GordyB - 2nd - 1989
rogerskews - AltLd O/S - Jun/88 with Bryn Roberts