Expecting to Fly*** E4 6a
[Sam below the crux sections, with darkness imminent, 2 kb]40m. An excellent sustained pitch up the centre of the south-east wall.
Tom Prentice 30/May/1988

Ticklists: Ultimate Scottish Rock, UK Lonely Leads, The Great Mountain Crags of Scotland.

Photo: Sam below the crux sections, with darkness imminent © peter.herd
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This climb is in 22 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead - 13/Oct/14

Did fly!
andyinglis - Lead dnf - 04/Sep/14 with Russ Birkett

burto - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/14 with bruce

Wanted to climb on this wall for quite a while. First proper full value E4, ace!
Andy Moles - Lead O/S - 30/May/14 with Ferdia

ferdia - 2nd - 30/May/14 with Andy

Delighted to onsight. Took long enough though (sorry Pete!)
samwillo - Lead - 20/Feb/13 with Peter Herd

Impressive lead by Sam, although less impressed to be seconding in the dark..
peter.herd - 2nd - 20/Feb/13 with Sam Williams

One of the best routes I've done in a while! Nice techy crux.
Greg Boswell - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/12 with Tony Stone

Took a flier right at the end of crux section. Annoyed but I tried hard. Felt pretty hard for E4 to me.
Dangerous Dave - Lead dog - 29/Apr/12 with graham

Hung around on the steepest section getting more and more pumped before I decided to get going. A bit of a struggle. And then there was the wet, crux topout...
gforce - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/11 with Adrian

Vicki M - 2nd - May/11 with Alasdiar Robb

ali_robb - Lead O/S - May/11

Hidden - 2011

almost, but needed 1 rest. quality and pretty tough
dave o - Lead - 05/Jun/10 with Julia H

IceBun - Lead dog - 05/Jun/10 with Sandy Simpson

Feck it was cold! Fell several times on the crux. Coming back to this one...
Dr Toph - Lead - 18/Sep/09 with Ed

malx - Lead O/S - Apr/09

mgeek - Lead rpt - Aug/08 with simon tait

NDD - Lead β - 22/Jul/08 with murdoch

Steve Crowe - Lead O/S - 27/May/04 with KM

AC1 - Apr/00 with Mark Ryle

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/96 with Nick Ashton

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
freudy_love, Hugh Simons, JonmapDL

Total votes cast 18
hard E50 of 6
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