Scabbard Chimney*** V 6
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Ticklists: Great routes in the Coe, 3 star Scottish winter.

Photo: Thin conditions on Scabbard Chimney © JamesRoddie
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This climb is in 118 logbooks, and on 25 wishlists.

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Mar/15

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/15

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 15/Feb/15

Nick Wallis - 2015 with Stan

machars - Lead - 29/Dec/14 with Ben Sharp

Ben Sharp - 2nd - 29/Dec/14 with Graeme Barr

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 28/Dec/14

Hidden - AltLd - 13/Dec/14

First pitch is probably partially buried by ~5m of snow. Linked first 3.5 pitches into a 55m beast. Then did a short pitch to the ab station. Good route, obvious line.
Callum_Johnson - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/14 with Marcus M

fireloveswater - 2nd O/S - 22/Mar/14 with Callum Johnson

VERY loose flake at on left start of final gully up to left. Do not go near!!!
tallpaulselfridge - 2nd - 09/Mar/14 with Douglas Bartholomew

Dougbart - Lead - 09/Mar/14 with paul selfrige

more of an ice climb than a mixed climb in those conditions
dav_713 - AltLd - 03/Mar/14 with Nadir Khan, Joe Saunders

Not much gear. Couple of screws useful.
Col Kingshott - AltLd O/S - 02/Mar/14

Deep powder swim to access route. Quite banked out to start, some good ice but hard to find gear. Great route though. Thanks Andy.
mattnuttall - 2nd - 02/Mar/14 with Andy Wilson

Andrew Wilson - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/14 with Matt Nuttall

Not much gear! Great fun but a bit runnout in places.
arose - Lead - 28/Feb/14 with Alfie Tipler

karlc - 2nd O/S - 17/Feb/14

Banked out at the moment more like Grade IV but not much gear!!
luckyjim - AltLd - 09/Feb/14 with D Helm

Hidden - Lead - 09/Feb/14

Scott Rankin - AltLd - 07/Feb/14 with Martin Mckenna

Martin McKenna - UKC - AltLd O/S - 07/Feb/14 with Scott Rankin

jules1990 - 2nd O/S - 06/Feb/14 with Tim Neil

Ryan23 - 2nd - Feb/14

mjsmith1973 - 2nd - 28/Jan/14 with Mike Pescod

joeydurkin - 20/Jan/14 with Patch

Hidden - AltLd - 20/Jan/14

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 11/Jan/14

Working. Easy conditions. V, 4/5
akhughes - Lead O/S - 10/Jan/14

guy757 - 08/Jan/14

Andy Moles - AltLd O/S - 21/Nov/13 with Adam

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 21/Nov/13

Ross Barnes - AltLd - 16/Mar/13 with James

Largely as a thin ice route than powder on rock which I suspect made it quite a bit easier.
Tubs - AltLd O/S - 03/Mar/13 with Dave M

Great route! Great condition. Slightly scetchy. Good ice on it.
RocKalina - 2nd - 23/Feb/13 with Andyclimb

Pete23 - AltLd - 07/Feb/13 with Will

Adam lead P1, P3, I lead P2. Abbed off after P3. Great ice in today's condition. Gear was hard to find. Good route!
masa-alpin - AltLd O/S - 02/Feb/13 with Adam Booth

Bold. V 6 seems a bit misleading. The hard bits (teetering up super thin ice) were all well above the runners, luckily it was quite easy despite the scariness. Cool route. 50m ropes got us back to broad gully from the rap point.
Adam Booth - AltLd O/S - 02/Feb/13 with Masa

walked in for the second day in a row to do 'central grooves' but was beaten to it both days! even after leaving the car park earlier today! did this as a consolation and turned out to be a nice route, little bit bold in places but quite straight forward climbing.
James S - AltLd O/S - 24/Jan/13 with edvin

No ice at all, just an unhelpful quantity of snow. The slab after the initial chimney seemed impossible. In those conditions the route goes hard left up a steep little corner. It took us ages to figure that out.
furbrow - 2nd - 23/Jan/13 with Dave A

simon_D - AltLd - 20/Jan/13 with Alex

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Jan/13

phil64 - 2013

Led P2. We abbed off from the top of P2 as we were all cold and wet after too much faffing
oliverk - AltLd dnf - 22/Dec/12 with Tim E, Marty

2 slow pitches and abbed as darkness was approaching. Led p2 after failing to get off the deck on p1 (thrutch-meister Willie showed how it was done).
niallk - AltLd dnf - 02/Dec/12 with Willie

There was thin ice build up on the slabs, mainly snow which made it hard for Will and Libby. In situ tat at the belays made it similar to a sports route, though the tat was very dodgy. I'd have removed them if they weren't frozen in place.
jonnie3430 - AltLd O/S - 29/Nov/12 with Will, Libby

libby.southgate - AltLd O/S - 29/Nov/12 with Will Hastie, Jonnie Williams

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Mar/12

Whitty2012 - 2nd - 19/Feb/12 with Jacob Davies, Chris Hawkins

ClimberMH - AltLd O/S - 19/Feb/12 with Thomas Whitfield, Jacob Davies

Hidden - AltLd - Feb/12

Hidden - 2nd - Feb/12

Pete Graham - AltLd - 27/Jan/12 with Andy Hall

Harry Holmes - Lead O/S - 21/Jan/12 with James Lismore

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Jan/12

I lead pitches 1 and 3. Deep snowing to start. Not much gear on whole route but nice delicate climbing on Slabby sections due to little ice.
Rick Ashton - AltLd - 17/Dec/11 with Derek Stevenson

robertmichaeladams - AltLd - 10/Dec/11 with Tom

nice. lots of snowice on the slabby bits
tomdude - AltLd O/S - 10/Dec/11 with rob

herman0055 - 2nd - 15/Mar/11

tim newton - AltLd O/S - 22/Feb/11 with lee leatherbarrow

Hidden - AltLd - 22/Feb/11

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Feb/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/Jan/11

tjmillen - Lead - 23/Jan/11 with vicky

Great route! Led P1&3, then we abseiled off. In-situ belays all the way.
Ken Applegate - AltLd - 08/Jan/11 with Scott Kirkhope

Hidden - AltLd - 02/Jan/11

Hidden - AltLd - Jan/11

adie84 - 2011

PAJames - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 18/Dec/10

mikemartin - AltLd - 30/Nov/10

Just enough ice on the slabs to make it pleasant side of testing.
Captain Solo - AltLd - 30/Nov/10 with Mike

good climbing!
Dave Searle - AltLd - 26/Nov/10 with ben

HamishD - Lead O/S - 21/Nov/10 with John Brannock, chris burn

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 15/Nov/10

Hidden - Lead - 02/Apr/10

Hidden - AltLd - 22/Feb/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 22/Feb/10

Shaw Brown - AltLd - 20/Feb/10 with Loz

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Feb/10

vincentvega - 2nd - 06/Feb/10 with james thacker, danny robb

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/Jan/10

great route, 1st pitch quite hard.
Martin Haworth - AltLd O/S - 23/Jan/10 with Andy

Andrew Sloan - AltLd O/S - 23/Jan/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Jan/10

Only lead one of the easy pitches due to constrictions at the second belay!
Smelly Fox - AltLd O/S - 10/Jan/10 with Stuart Kennedy, Mark Mosgrove

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 10/Jan/10

s kennedy - AltLd O/S - 10/Jan/10 with tris fox, mark mosgrove

Luke Brooks - AltLd O/S - Jan/10

Hidden - 2010

Rob Pitt - 18/Dec/09 with steveE9

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Dec/09

Hidden - AltLd - Jan/09

Neil Adams - Lead - 14/Dec/08 with Dougal

Hidden - AltLd β - 06/Dec/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Dec/08

Hidden - 29/Mar/08

Fultonius - AltLd - 05/Jan/08 with Andy Inglis

Intermittent, heavy spindrift aside, a good route!
andyinglis - AltLd O/S - 05/Jan/08 with Ally Fulton

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Lead O/S - 20/Jan/07 with Adele Pennington

Hidden - AltLd - 2007

sgl - AltLd O/S - 12/Mar/05 with Konnie

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Mar/05

SteveM - AltLd - 12/Mar/05 with Keith

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Mar/05

Jamie B - AltLd - Mar/04 with Kenny Grant

waded up the whole route placing about 3 pieces of gear on the whole route full of powder
Dave Almond - AltLd - Feb/03 with Mark Thomas

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jan/03

Hidden - Lead - Feb/00

graeme gatherer - 2000

Dave Kerr - AltLd - 13/Mar/99 with Steve Wells

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Dec/97

Classic stuff. Quite icy, so crux pitch need digging for gear, but allowed a few foot placements on the slab.
TobyA - AltLd O/S - Mar/96 with Ed

Hidden - AltLd - Dec/93

Hidden - Lead - 23/Jan/88

Originally given IV when done.Crux not too difficult.
Lone Rider - Solo - 22/Feb/86

Hidden - AltLd - 1986

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