Punster's Crack*** S
[Pitch 3 of Punsters Crack on the North Peak of the Cobbler, 1 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.

Ticklists: Classic Rock, Ultimate Scottish Rock, Glasgow Climbers Whistlestop, Scottish 3 and 4 star multi-pitch routes, 2014, Best Multi-pitch Severe and Hard Severe.

Photo: Pitch 3 of Punsters Crack on the North Peak of the Cobbler © KeithAlexander
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This climb is in 284 logbooks, and on 72 wishlists.

Took the first and third pitches. Gear placements from heaven. Unbelievably good climbing on the third pitch.
zebidee - AltLd O/S - 27/Sep/14 with Kevin Croft

Led P1 + 3
Kevin Woods - AltLd O/S - 24/Sep/14 with Tom

girlymonkey - 2nd - 15/Sep/14 with peter nellist

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/Sep/14

Cold day, forecast was wrong! I led 2/3 pitches, a slip from Col on pitch two-the step around was fun! Great route, especially the last pitch. Worth Classic status.
beds74 - AltLd - 14/Sep/14 with Colin Dyer

Tarquin - Lead - 12/Sep/14 with Louise

Louvet - 2nd - 12/Sep/14 with Tarquin

A fun route, cleaner than Recess route. Pity its so short
David Smith - AltLd - 11/Sep/14 with Graham Exley

hambo88 - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/14

pamvdb17 - AltLd - 24/Aug/14 with Lucy S

Hidden - AltLd - 24/Aug/14

Hidden - AltLd - 24/Aug/14

Hidden - AltLd - 24/Aug/14

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Aug/14

Awesome, although step across was but daunting.
Doby - 2nd β - 23/Aug/14

A grand evening climb, what a view!
Dougbart - Solo O/S - 22/Jul/14

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Jul/14

calumhicks - AltLd rpt - 11/Jul/14 with Adam Harris

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/14

morsy - AltLd - 28/Jun/14 with peter berwick

Pete23 - AltLd - 28/Jun/14 with Stephen Mors

Hidden - AltLd - 26/Jun/14

Lead pitches 1 and 3, 3 was fantastic - nice and easy on good holds and feet. Great climb.
Hugh Simons - AltLd O/S - 26/Jun/14 with Adam Harris

AGoodi - Lead - 22/Jun/14 with Ann, Colwyn Jones

Brilliant.
Andy Moles - Solo O/S - 19/Jun/14 with -

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/14

boyson - 2nd - 19/Jun/14

lead pitch 2. deceptively hard and bold middle pitch, a S leader would struggle, and its no easier on second (traversing). really nice upper pitch
Webster - AltLd O/S - 16/Jun/14

Hidden - AltLd - 16/Jun/14

Hidden - AltLd - 14/Jun/14

Great climb again. Very damp, probably too damp! But made it up my lead which was P1. Couple grades on it with the wet rock, Andy done P2 very well and we bailed at belay ledge as rain was bashing down and got too wet!! We went to top of route, Calum abb'd in and got the gear from belay and then climbed the final pitch as it was his first tie on route and had to finish it after rain had died away.
010paw - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/14 with calum mcphee, Andy Watt

Very wet, felt much harder than severe. Great climb though
Euan Todd - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/14 with Calum Hicks

Absolutely horrendous in wet conditions! Amazing situation though.
calumhicks - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/14

Scott Rankin - AltLd - 06/Jun/14 with Timothy Miller

Timothy Miller - AltLd O/S - 06/Jun/14 with scott rankin

J_Trottet - AltLd O/S - 31/May/14 with Mark

Partner: Jo Lead First Pitch Scorching day,got there early and just beat the crowds
markneilly346 - AltLd O/S - 31/May/14

Led all 3 pitches, with 3 people seconding. Gear and anchors left on each pitch for last climber to take out! A nice confident climb.
ClimbingGlen - Lead rpt - 24/May/14 with Susan Pinkney, Ana Piris, Teresa Torrents

Hidden - 24/May/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/May/14

Led middle pitch.
CalumA - AltLd - 23/May/14 with Sinclair Cooper, Tom Stork

nedly - AltLd - 09/May/14 with Emily Bridger

erbridger - AltLd - 09/May/14 with nedly14

Busby - 19/Apr/14

bob johnson - AltLd O/S - 18/Apr/14 with Rich Ball, Bram

IanGilbertJones - 2014

nj.harris - 2014

Hidden - 2014

olekemi - AltLd O/S - 14/Sep/13 with Simon T, Andy B

andybroadway - AltLd O/S - 14/Sep/13 with Ole Kemi, Simon Taylor

Hidden - AltLd - 14/Sep/13

some soggy holds were a bit of a detraction from a fun route.
hedgehog_john - AltLd - 13/Sep/13 with David F

Hidden - AltLd - 13/Sep/13

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 21/Jul/13

ajt68 - AltLd O/S - 21/Jul/13 with Robyn Tuerena, Callum Cuthill

colinerees - AltLd rpt - 20/Jul/13 with Mitch

Ben_Megson - AltLd - 18/Jul/13

Hidden - AltLd - 18/Jul/13

Did the sit start for HS. Soloed the last pitch to save time.
Shea - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/13 with Valerie

First multi-pitch in about 12 years. Didnt have a guidebook so climbing into the relatively unknown without having looked at the slab first was a little exciting. You cant see the crack very well from the belay.
ieuanr - AltLd O/S - 13/Jul/13 with Christine

punters gonna punt
ValDog - AltLd O/S - 13/Jul/13 with Seamus O'Boyle

mrterrynelson - AltLd O/S - 13/Jul/13 with Brian

ChristineR - AltLd O/S - 13/Jul/13 with Ieuan

Brian Pollock - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/13

A bit disappointing for a Classic rock route. A short route with nothing special apart from the step across the gap on pitch 2.
Chris wilson - AltLd - 06/Jul/13 with Michael C

Nice step-over on 2nd pitch. Overall, didn't live up to the hype, for me, but was a little damp.
mcstanton - AltLd - Jul/13

sprout3099 - 11/Jun/13 with Becky Wood

punj - AltLd - 09/Jun/13

Led P1 and P3.
planetmarshall - AltLd O/S - 09/Jun/13 with Jonathan Taylor

That's quite a step across.
jonny taylor - AltLd O/S - 09/Jun/13 with planetmarshall

I led pitch 1 and 2. Pete bailed after getting gripped on the 'move'. I got very cold but luckily Doug was very happy to lead the final pitch. The climbing felt a touch bold.
colin8ll - 26/May/13 with Pete Huem

1st few moves on pitch one are challenging because of the overhanging bulge. Pitch 2 is exposed bold and awkward to get over the gap due to the sticking out overhang blocking the way. Pitch 3 was amazing: good gear good foot and hand holds and wildly exposed. Lead all 3 pitches with 2 following. Dave bailed at the gap on pitch 2 as psyched out, Teresa followed me all the way. Serious wind chill and 30mph gusts. But so worth it. A busy route as tried the day before and 2 sets of climbers in front and had to wait on second day too. Be back for another go in better weather!
ClimbingGlen - Lead O/S - 26/May/13 with Teresa Torrents, David Gillen

Hidden - AltLd - 26/May/13

First proper multipitch - did pitches 1 and 3, think I went up the wrong part of the face as I ended up running out the last 10m's or so as there was no pro..
gsevans - AltLd O/S - 25/May/13 with aldo56

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/May/13

I got pitch 2, airy step!
aldo56 - AltLd O/S - 25/May/13 with gsevan

with Chris
Captain Solo - Lead rpt - 25/May/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/May/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/May/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/May/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/13

captain - 2013

Hidden - AltLd - 2013

Hidden - 2013

mjackson - 2013

Fast Wednesday hit from Glasgow. Nice route.
Roberttaylor - AltLd O/S - 10/Oct/12 with Jacob Davies

Hidden - AltLd - Oct/12

Climbed with lewis with me leading 2nd pitch, hairy little step when not feeling confident, good belays and gear and in the setting sun an awsome finish on a mountain route. Short but a classic in my book. i'l go back for sure.
son of thor - AltLd O/S - 26/Sep/12

tlmarjot - AltLd O/S - 22/Sep/12 with Anna Wilding

ran P1 and 2 together. step across was hairy in the wet, definitely harder for the tall. Top pitch was nice. belays are scarce at the top. ( large hex about 12m down the slope.)
JamieSparkes - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12 with Claire Holland

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Sep/12

Interesting second pitch, third was damp so rather hairy.
Craig Holden - Lead - 23/Aug/12 with Tasmin Fletcher

Tasmin - 2nd - 23/Aug/12 with Craig Holden

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 08/Aug/12

nich0las - AltLd O/S - 05/Aug/12 with Neill H, Ewan P

Lead p2, nice route.
tompilgrem - AltLd O/S - 26/Jun/12 with Dad

Managed to get done just before the rain- a long walk in for one route,but it was a 'classic'one !
bobpilgrem - AltLd O/S - 26/Jun/12 with Tom

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/Jun/12

Pete Rigby - 2nd O/S - 05/Jun/12 with Joe Rigby, Kelli Roberts

Totally freezing, had tons of layers on but still couldn't feel my hands, didn't want to lead when it was so cold, so Keri bravely took on the sharp end, they breed them tougher in the highlands!
Elsier - 2nd - 03/Jun/12 with Keri

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/12

Lawrie Brand - Lead rpt - 03/Jun/12 with Sarah Laing

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/12

Kirill - Lead dog - 02/Jun/12 with Charles Moreton

cem - 2nd - 02/Jun/12 with Kirill Spiridonov

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12

kelliroberts3 - Lead - 01/Jun/12 with Peter Rigby

Bridging move on 2nd pitch quite hairy
g0rd0n davids0n - AltLd - Jun/12 with roy davidson

Fantastic route. Step over on 2nd pitch traverse is exciting!
Baggie - Lead O/S - 27/May/12

frenchben - 2nd - 25/May/12 with Cobes

somethingelse - 2nd - May/12 with Kelli Roberts, Pete Rigby

First climb of the session and cold numb fingers meant we didn't get far! Backed off the first pitch. Will be back!
hcooper - Lead dnf - 01/Apr/12 with Jennifer Slack

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 30/Mar/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Mar/12

tomdude - Lead - 25/Mar/12 with marie

marie_p - 25/Mar/12 with Tom

Excellent.
Macleod - AltLd O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Eveleina

freyja - AltLd - 25/Mar/12 with Ali

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12

tim newton - Solo O/S - 24/Mar/12

Hidden - 24/Mar/12

Interesting move round nose!
fall-line - AltLd O/S - 23/Mar/12 with Sarah Kirton

Cold, misty day. But at least we had the whole rock to ourselves. Ran pitch 1&2 together. The awkward step on the traverse took a while to grow a pair before getting round!
skirton - AltLd - 23/Mar/12 with Donald Slater

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - 2012

kirstie - 2nd - 2012

baileyswalk - 2012

Wayne A - 2012

Jonescrusher - AltLd O/S - 2012 with Martin Collins

jonnie3430 - AltLd O/S - 26/Sep/11 with Carol

Carol Goodall - AltLd O/S - 26/Sep/11 with Jonnie Williams

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

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 27/Jul/11

terrymccall - AltLd O/S - 21/Jul/11 with steven mccall

Fantastic route.
gurumed - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/11 with Colin

Step down was pretty hard in the wet wearing gloves!
Graham Westbrook - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead dnf - 03/Jun/11

1st pitch
Gemma *G* - AltLd O/S - Jun/11

1st pitch
Gemma *G* - AltLd O/S - Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 30/Apr/11

leighncsontos - Lead O/S - Apr/11 with adam yacoob

cpforbes - AltLd O/S - Apr/11

brianrunner - 2011

barney_edin - 2011

WilliamBurnside - 2011

Scottish78 - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Beth fell off on lead stepping across the gap on p2. Good excitement.
Neil D - AltLd O/S - 2011 with Beth Hodgett

Hidden - AltLd - 07/Nov/10

I lead P1 & P3. Unsurprisingly, P2 was quite entertaining.
markhammonds - AltLd O/S - 16/Oct/10 with Khalid Abdulla

danJBA - AltLd O/S - 11/Oct/10 with James Hoar

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

Hidden - AltLd - 30/Aug/10

Karl Hartwig p1 + 3 Mike Gannon p2
Mike_Gannon - AltLd O/S - 29/Aug/10 with Karl Hartwig

khartwig - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/10 with Mike_Gannon

Last pitch is much fun :]
baileyswalk - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/10 with Mhairi Jarvis

Mhairi G - 2nd - 08/Aug/10 with Brendan

glenngordon - AltLd O/S - 02/Aug/10 with bomber harris

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

CurlyStevo - AltLd - Aug/10 with Nick

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

Neilm18 - AltLd O/S - 22/Jul/10 with Mark Mosgrove

MonkeyDawson - AltLd - 13/Jul/10 with Simon Smith

MonkeyDawson - 2nd - Jul/10 with Simon Smith

Led pitches 1 and 3. Nice climb though the first pitch is a bit of a non event! Good situation for the grade.
John 'B' Hutchinson - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/10 with Donald Somerville

henning82 - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/10

Done in one single pitch. If you're not in a hurry (or don't have half ropes) it is definitely better to make at least one intermediate belay after the traverse.
johannes - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/10

Great route, great weather, love to do it in winter!!!
Tile Diver - AltLd O/S - Jun/10 with Rossi

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/10

Hidden - 2010

Dumfriesneedsawall - 2010

jackse - Lead - 2010

AlexD - AltLd O/S - 15/Sep/09 with joeurwin

led pitch 2. Slightly weird traverse, had to lean out a lot. Would be easier for shorter people. Can't recommend this enough though. Lovely mountain, lovely climb.
joeurwin - AltLd O/S - 15/Sep/09 with alex

Derek Graham - 2nd - 12/Sep/09

Robert Watts - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Del, Graeme R

karinh - 2nd - 25/Jul/09 with Jelle, KeithAlexander

Bill did pitch 1 and 3 - left me "The Bulge". Wow. Brilliant route!!
subflux - 11/Jul/09 with Bill Wright

loved the top pitch, awesome! I did P1 and P3, Sam did the awkward step on P2.
iceicebaby - AltLd O/S - 08/Jul/09 with Sam Wood

had horrible migraine, dry retching and dizzy. lovely top pitch though.
KeithAlexander - 2nd - Jul/09 with Jelle Muylle

Neil Adams - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/09 with Elizabeth

nukebat - AltLd O/S - 29/Jun/09 with Craig

cam led 1st and 3rd pitch i led 2nd pitch (scary step out)
marcmac - AltLd O/S - 26/Jun/09 with cam whealer

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Jun/09

Couby - AltLd - 03/Jun/09

Extremely windy, required guile on final wall. Unforgettable traverse.
jimorothy - Lead - 14/May/09 with Rachel Crolla

nikkimac - AltLd - 13/May/09 with Flash

Hidden - May/09

ladislav - 2nd O/S - 25/Apr/09 with Surge, MP-J

Was an excellent climb
andy16 - Lead β - 19/Apr/09 with Craig Marshall

petegunn - AltLd - 19/Apr/09 with Davina

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Apr/09

Led all three pitches. Excellent conditions, Frazers firt trad route
John Roe - Lead - 18/Apr/09 with Frazer Williams, Chris Morris

CMorris - 2nd - 18/Apr/09 with John Roe & Frazer Williams

westaway - AltLd O/S - 10/Apr/09 with ned westaway

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2009

stewnew - AltLd O/S - 2009

jfmchivall - AltLd O/S - 2009 with Graeme Rothery

goingupintheworld - AltLd O/S - 26/Sep/08 with Jonnie

Euan Strachan - Sep/08

Nevis_Ben - AltLd O/S - 05/Jul/08 with Paul Millen

ShaneHoubart - AltLd - Jul/08

JLS - AltLd rpt - 14/Jun/08 with dpmUK

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/08

Did first and third pitch. Second pitch traverse moving around the bulge was a bit scary.
climbinmunkey - AltLd O/S - 25/May/08 with Helen

sonaf - 2nd - 15/May/08 with Paul Smart

Can't be sure of exact date. I did P1, Neil did P2 and P3.
stuaart - AltLd O/S - May/08 with Neil Redgrave

mutly - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/08 with Ron

Hidden - 2008

mhmiller - AltLd - 2008 with scott hewitt

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 21/Aug/07

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Jul/07

Hidden - Lead dnf - Jul/07

Lawrie Brand - AltLd O/S - 02/May/07 with Richie

Me pitches 1 and 2
Hay - AltLd O/S - May/07 with Nigel

K Wall - AltLd - 28/Apr/07 with Martin

Hidden - Lead - 28/Apr/07

Stewart B - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/07 with Graham Brown (Father)

samwelli - AltLd O/S - 01/Apr/07 with Reuben Brown and Clare Dunkley

fishyheid - 2007

fishyheid - 2007

ecowaller - 2007 with Paula

timmy-ts - 2007

Dirk Wallis - Solo - 12/Aug/06 with Grrr

dan cowley - AltLd O/S - 01/Aug/06 with Neil and John

A Crook - AltLd O/S - 16/Jul/06 with Duncan Hassell

andyinglis - AltLd O/S - 15/Jul/06 with Jen McKenzie

Watty - AltLd - 15/Jul/06 with A.Watt

Alexander123 - AltLd O/S - 15/Jul/06 with Nicholas Watt

ruggystunts - AltLd - 14/Jun/06 with Kev&Bruce

kjbix - 14/Jun/06 with Gary Caswell

PeteH - AltLd O/S - 2006 with Adam Nelson

Chris L Hill - AltLd O/S - 2006 with Stuart Shaw, Ed Cheadle

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2006

Novice - AltLd - Jul/05

morbh - AltLd - 15/May/05 with Colin

Hidden - AltLd - 24/Apr/05

jaggy bunnet - AltLd - 24/Apr/05

Hidden - 2005

Steve Lenartowicz - 2005 with Clare

Evening after work. Magic.
alan moore - Solo - 2005

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/04

Stuart Macfarlane - AltLd - 22/May/04 with Helen

Hidden - 2nd - 22/May/04

Led 1st and 3rd
Captain Solo - AltLd - 31/Aug/03 with Colin

Hidden - AltLd - Aug/03

Hidden - AltLd - 06/Apr/03

thebat - AltLd O/S - 2003 with Alex the medic

Andy S - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/02 with Paul & Sheila

richardlong78 - AltLd - 04/May/02 with Kenny Kenworthy

Fatherof2 - Jul/01 with John

Hidden - Lead - 12/May/01

led 1 and 3
abbeywall - AltLd - 16/Jul/00 with K

oscaig - Lead O/S - 2000 with Chris McNicol

graeme gatherer - 2000

Lone Rider - 2000

Hidden - AltLd - 10/Jun/99

Jude led the main final pitch a really nice finishing pitch
andrew300169 - AltLd O/S - Aug/98 with Judy

madagascar - AltLd - Aug/98 with andrew300169

BobbyMotherwell - Lead O/S - May/98

Took 2nd pitch and climbed 3rd pitch twice as it was so good!
Yourlead - AltLd - 18/Apr/97 with Graham Penny

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 1997

colinakmc - 2nd - 28/Aug/95

Hidden - 1995

Dave Kerr - AltLd - 30/May/94 with A. Dunlop

CMacD - 1994

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 1990

Andy Say - Solo - 28/Aug/89

Hidden - Lead - 23/Aug/87

amcleish - 1986

BRUCESTRAC - 1986 with Simon Stewart

rohai545 - AltLd - Jul/85 with Rich Holland

Hidden - AltLd - May/85

mark-abz - Lead - 05/Jun/84 with Bill P

mark mcgowan01 - 1983

arduff - AltLd - 1980 with EUMC pals

Nigel Bond - Lead - 26/May/79 with Martin Crosby

Hidden - AltLd - 1979

neil3965 - Lead - 1978

Did as part of a 3 week Venture Scout trip to Scotland.long walk in ,but this all adds to the adventure.Lovely place to climb.
mike bridges - Lead O/S - Aug/77 with John Hall

auldscotal - AltLd O/S - 1977 with Mark Plenderlieth/Paul Murton/Ben Cooper?

Willie Jeffrey (or Ackers a few years earlier)
Chris Craggs - 1975

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