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Ticklists: Classic Rock, Ultimate Scottish Rock.


ClimberDateStyle
Hidden 24/Aug AltLd O/S
Ste Ridd 24/Aug AltLd

Done in the classic style of been nice and wet.

markneilly346 06/Jun AltLd O/S
with Katherine
kwoodroffe 06/Jun AltLd
with mark
Hidden 05/Jun AltLd
Roger Cruse 02/Jun AltLd O/S
with Kris
garmour 15/May AltLd

Led start of 1st pitch and should have kept going as it made the belay stance awkward then led the chimney. Think we went off course and Davy ended up having to lead a chimney type pitch with an overhang which was chossy and scary biscuits even as a 2nd :-)

with dav
Hidden 08/May AltLd O/S
Hidden 10/Apr 2nd O/S
joermann 19/Mar AltLd
kbow265 ??/2016 -
mountain musher ??/2016 AltLd
Jimbo12c ??/2016 Lead
Hidden 17/Oct/15 AltLd
kla1ng 17/Oct/15 2nd
Hidden 10/Oct/15 AltLd O/S
Ann Nicoll 01/Oct/15 AltLd rpt

2nd and 4th Pitches. Chimney pitch the crux and not 4th Pitch.

with BILLY
Pigpen 25/Sep/15 AltLd

Wet and treacherous. Brilliant route.

with Dave
Maarten2 19/Sep/15 Lead
with Sander
Hidden 16/Aug/15 AltLd O/S
Hidden 16/Aug/15 Lead
PPP 15/Aug/15 AltLd O/S

Led P2 (P3&P4 were linked up together). Chimney was good fun, but quite wet!

Jim usher 25/Jul/15 AltLd

we climbed this on saturday our first multipitch climb, jim climbed pitchs 1 and 3 and i done 2 and 4, we found the chimneys on the second pitch wet and slippery but passable, rain was on heavy by the time we hit the last pitch but we stuck with it, to bag our first multi pitch route, we have done a few climbs at the crags an found it harder than a v diff. great climb thou and well deserves its 3 stars

Hidden 03/Jul/15 2nd β
Hidden 03/Jul/15 2nd β
IanMcC 23/Jun/15 AltLd
with Jimbo
Hidden 23/Jun/15 AltLd
Hidden 11/Jun/15 AltLd
Nomadguru 23/May/15 2nd O/S
with Matt Bello
Hidden 23/May/15 -
guisboro andy 23/May/15 AltLd
jonnysims 23/May/15 AltLd O/S
Hidden 23/May/15 2nd
Hidden ?/May/15 AltLd
Hidden ?/May/15 AltLd
Joel Perkin ??/2015 -
matthew885 ??/2015 Lead
carrierd65 ??/2015 AltLd
Hidden ??/2015 Lead
Hidden 21/Sep/14 AltLd
beds74 14/Sep/14 AltLd

I led 1,2,&5 pitches, Col wasn't loving the chimney pitches! Fantastic old school route lots of different elements in there, go do it.

with Colin Dyer
Manix 13/Sep/14 AltLd O/S

Pitches 4+5 in one go

with Josh Williams, E5 Guy, Ben Mort
Ann Nicoll 13/Sep/14 AltLd O/S

First and 5th Pitch

with BILLY
Tarquin 12/Sep/14 Lead
with Louise
Louvet 12/Sep/14 2nd
with Tarquin
uphillnow 11/Sep/14 AltLd

A heat wave in September! Bone dry and low 20's with no wind. The small diagram in Classic Rock is probably the best line drawing, better than the two guidebooks I own.

with Graham Exley
Ben_Megson 06/Sep/14 AltLd
EmmaRoseT 06/Sep/14 AltLd dnf

Got confused on the climb as described as a V Diff in our guide book but felt much harder. Not the easy into to multi-pitching we expected. Made it up the chimney (2nd pitch) and exited down the gulley.

atthedropofahat 02/Sep/14 AltLd dnf

Initial left slanting crack too wet to hold a jam and footholds terrible. Still don't know how I got up the flake crack, by the Scottish Rock Guidebook this is off route, but fear of a long fall onto the slab below prevailed against the slime. Abbed off as chimney was impassable it was so wet. Will revisit when dry.

Maarten2 24/Aug/14 AltLd
with Martin S
Hidden 23/Aug/14 AltLd dnf
lithos 18/Jul/14 AltLd

started at 4.30 ! I led upto halfway ledge in one go on 60m ropes (1st 3 pitches), pb led top 2 in one go. Woudlnbt want to do it in wet. Some good climbing

with karl c, Pete Bradshaw
Kevin Woods 01/Jul/14 AltLd O/S

Great route! Led 1, 2, 4 + 5

with Barry
Hidden 28/Jun/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 26/Jun/14 AltLd
Hugh Simons 26/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

Lead pitch 2+3 in one, combined 4+5 in one. Great wee route. Rock was damp in places but not too slippery!

jaggy bunnet 22/Jun/14 AltLd

Haha, the best VDiff in the world ..! Fantastic character oozing with interest...loved it.

Hidden 20/Jun/14 AltLd
genghis76 20/Jun/14 -
with leonide
Bob1984 20/Jun/14 AltLd

First pitch for Adam. P2-5 for me.

with Adam Archibald
Hidden 24/May/14 Lead O/S
ieuanr 20/Apr/14 AltLd O/S

First multipitch of the year and Connie's first ever. Bivied on top the night before. Awesome but not without faff. Two big loose blocks on the final pitch. Ran the short traverse and 10m pitch together no problems with rope drag.

with Connie, Christine, Seamus
Shea 20/Apr/14 AltLd
with Ieuan
Busby 19/Apr/14 -
bob johnson 18/Apr/14 AltLd O/S
with Rich Ball, Bram
JosefGoeth 05/Apr/14 AltLd
Connie S ?/Mar/14 2nd

Multipitch after a night's bivvy with a skinny dip in the evening :)

nj.harris ??/2014 -
Hidden ??/2014 -
Colin Dyer ??/2014 AltLd
mrterrynelson 13/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
with Brian Hodgson
Hidden 13/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
punj 08/Jun/13 Lead
gsevans 25/May/13 AltLd O/S

Did pitches 1 '3' and 4, great day for it

with aldo56
aldo56 25/May/13 AltLd O/S

Pitches 2 and 5. Classic!

with gsevan
Hidden 24/May/13 AltLd O/S
Hidden 24/May/13 AltLd O/S
Hidden 21/May/13 2nd
captain ??/2013 -
Hidden ??/2013 -
Hidden ??/2013 AltLd
mjackson ??/2013 AltLd β
Emz ??/2013 AltLd

lead 1st pitch.

tom.e 15/Sep/12 AltLd O/S

Very wet

with Claire, Danny
Hidden ?/Sep/12 AltLd O/S
beccafrench 11/Aug/12 TR
with Phil Hayward, Rob Brown
rob16 11/Aug/12 Lead
Brendan 10/Aug/12 Lead O/S
with Mikey
John Foster 07/Aug/12 AltLd O/S
with Simon
AmyG 21/Jul/12 AltLd O/S
noemie5438 21/Jul/12 AltLd O/S
Pete Rigby 05/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Joe Rigby, Kelli Roberts
Lawrie Brand 03/Jun/12 AltLd O/S
with Sarah Laing
Hidden 03/Jun/12 AltLd O/S
colinerees 02/Jun/12 AltLd rpt

Really good climbing, exposed traverse on pitch 1 good fun. Hard climbing pitch 3.

gurumed 02/Jun/12 AltLd
with Colin
kelliroberts3 01/Jun/12 2nd
Hidden ?/Jun/12 AltLd O/S
Jessie675 16/May/12 2nd O/S
with brian smith
kegless 03/May/12 2nd

Two pitches, planned as alt leads, retreated and had to get laura to lead second pitch and got stickies lowered to me to continue as boots weren't cutting it! (supposed to be a VD but a guidebook interpretation error had us finishing S).

somethingelse ?/May/12 2nd
RocKalina ?/Apr/12 AltLd O/S
with Alper
RocKalina 31/Mar/12 AltLd O/S
aalper 31/Mar/12 AltLd O/S

Did it in 4 pitches. Really nice chimneys and good protection.

with Karolina
Pete23 30/Mar/12 Lead
with Gary McCaulay
fall-line 23/Mar/12 AltLd O/S

Bit cold and windy.. Ran 1,2; 4,5 together.

with Sarah Kirton
kirstie ??/2012 2nd
baileyswalk ??/2012 -
matt perks ??/2012 -
Erik_M 18/Sep/11 AltLd O/S

First Alt-lead multipitch! Stunning weather and great route!

with Sarah Kirton
skirton ?/Sep/11 AltLd
gurumed 19/Aug/11 AltLd O/S
with Colin
colinerees 19/Aug/11 AltLd
Hidden 29/Jul/11 AltLd O/S
Hidden 27/Jul/11 AltLd O/S
daWalt 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S

upward caving, best done in a drought.

with Lisa
Brynglas 05/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Graham Westbrook 04/Jun/11 AltLd O/S
Hidden 03/Jun/11 AltLd O/S
sneaks 03/Jun/11 AltLd O/S

i led p2 and 4. janey 1 and 3. debbie seconded. route was soaking in chimmneys despite the sun that burnt me raw. fun day after camping on summit the night before (and setting up camp at 1am!)

with debbie, janey
D e b o h r a h 03/Jun/11 2nd O/S
frecro 30/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Fantastic climb. led all four pitches

with calum, Zoe Thornton
Hidden 30/Apr/11 AltLd
CalumA 30/Apr/11 2nd

Lairg Annual Dinner Weekend 2011. Freddie led the whole route.

with Zoe Thornton, Freddie Crowley
Hidden 30/Apr/11 AltLd
Hidden 30/Apr/11 AltLd
Derek Graham 28/Apr/11 AltLd
burto 24/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Bob1984 23/Apr/11 AltLd β
with Stephen Loft
nich0las 22/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Catriona C
joeydurkin 09/Apr/11 Lead

A wet battle.

with Griff
brianrunner ??/2011 -
WilliamBurnside ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
JLS 05/Sep/10 AltLd rpt
with Sven J.
Hidden 15/Aug/10 Lead
markhammonds 15/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Did in 4 pitches (with a little walk along the ledge, halfway). Don't think I did pitch 1 exactly as the guidebook showed. Found pitch 2 to be the crux. HVD?

with Amelia Lloyd
Andy Moles 13/Aug/10 Solo O/S
with -
jim.macp 01/Aug/10 -
CurlyStevo ?/Aug/10 AltLd

nice route, bit damp in places quite slow to dry this one, but it didn't effect the climbing in a bad way. Chimneys were actually really good fun!

with Nick
Hidden ?/Aug/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 26/Jun/10 Lead
Neil Adams 21/Jun/10 Lead O/S

A bit of a speed ascent to try to outrun the plague of midges!

with Elizabeth
baileyswalk 19/Jun/10 AltLd

Mhairi led the first pitch and I finished the route.

Mhairi G 19/Jun/10 AltLd O/S

I led the first pitch. Brendan led the rest. Some great chimneys and awesome views.

with Brendan
henning82 12/Jun/10 Lead O/S

2 pitches: second 1st pitch and led 2nd one

johannes 12/Jun/10 AltLd

done in 2 pitches, belay after the traverse

Tile Diver 24/May/10 AltLd O/S

Fantastic hot and sunny day, great route too!!

with Rossi
Couby 24/Apr/10 AltLd
Hidden 17/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2010 -
jackse ??/2010 Lead
Hidden 08/Oct/09 AltLd O/S
Craig Geddes 01/Oct/09 2nd O/S
with Ben Graham, Sandy
unbezonking 11/Jul/09 AltLd O/S
with Alex Barton and Darren Proud
marcmac 26/Jun/09 AltLd O/S

cam led 1st, 3rd and 5th i led 2nd and 4th pitch

with cam whealer
andybroadway 23/Jun/09 AltLd O/S
John Dale 12/Jun/09 AltLd
with Dave Ball
glaramara 12/Jun/09 AltLd

on the blunt end more than the sharp.

with john dale
Couby 03/Jun/09 AltLd
jimorothy 14/May/09 AltLd

Wonderful, pure joy. Coming out of the cave to negotiate overhang is harder than the easy supposed crux. HVD would be a more accurate grade.

with Rachel Crolla
Hidden 13/May/09 AltLd
Spence22 23/Apr/09 Lead O/S

Nomater how sunny it is when you set off ALWAYS bring a pair of gloves when climbing a high mountain crag in april!

with Rudi
John Roe 19/Apr/09 AltLd

Even better condition than Sataurday

with Chris Morris, Andy Johnson
CMorris 19/Apr/09 AltLd O/S
with John Roe & Andrew Johnson
SianR 13/Apr/09 AltLd

Superb climb! Lead 1st pitch and last 2 pitches. Last pitch is the best! Got a bit wedged with the rucksack in the chimney of the 2nd pitch.

with Cora
Hidden ??/2009 -
sneaks 14/Aug/08 -

absailed off at pitch 4 due to mist cloud and wet. will go back and finish another day. bloody wet and slidey, much harder than severe.

with Gibby, kris
Hidden 13/Jul/08 AltLd
Novice ?/Jul/08 AltLd
Hidden 31/May/08 AltLd O/S
climbinmunkey 25/May/08 AltLd O/S

Thought the first chimney was the crux. Agree it is a severe.

with Helen
Hidden 24/May/08 AltLd O/S
Karlos 24/May/08 Lead O/S
with Ben
stuaart ?/May/08 AltLd O/S

Can't remember date. I did P2, I think... maybe did another pitch but the rest is lost in the mists of my mind...

with Neil Redgrave
Neil Redgrave ?/Apr/08 AltLd
Hidden ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 -
Elsier ?/Aug/07 2nd

In the rain! Very wet and slimy!

with LMC
Hidden 24/Jul/07 2nd
thebat 04/May/07 AltLd O/S

A wee classic- great fun!

with Ontour
jonnie3430 04/May/07 Lead O/S
with Ewan
K Wall 28/Apr/07 AltLd
with Martin
Hidden 28/Apr/07 AltLd
Hidden ??/2007 -
timmy-ts ??/2007 -
Neil Mackenzie 14/Oct/06 AltLd dnf

really interesting climbing with some strenuous chimney moves but bit wet..... escaped down ramshead gully after 3rd pitch

with mark
markhowley 14/Oct/06 AltLd dnf
with Neil
Hidden 16/Sep/06 AltLd
andymoin 23/Jul/06 AltLd O/S

def a sever, of chimny climbing aceness.

with Jamy McFarlane
AndyDWilson 18/Jul/06 2nd O/S

a good easy climb - however part of the second pitch was wet and slippery

with Craig Marshall
A Crook 16/Jul/06 AltLd O/S
with Duncan Hassell
Watty 15/Jul/06 AltLd
with A.Watt
Alexander123 15/Jul/06 AltLd O/S
Peter Metcalfe 05/Jun/06 Lead

Nice route: lots of gear but a bit damp in places and the overhanging chimneys are strenuous; S grade from MCoS guide seems about right.

with Fliss
Chris L Hill ??/2006 AltLd O/S
with Stuart Shaw, Ed Cheadle
Hidden ??/2006 -
BALD EAGLE 26/Mar/05 AltLd
with Phillipa Beale, Will Wykes
Hidden ??/2005 -
Steve Lenartowicz ??/2005 -
with Clare
alan moore ??/2005 Solo

Cold, fast, racing a storm.

Captain Solo 01/Aug/04 Lead
with Karen
Stuart Macfarlane 22/May/04 AltLd
with Helen
Hidden ??/2004 -
five ?/Mar/03 AltLd O/S
with JT
Hidden ?/Aug/02 Lead O/S
richardlong78 05/May/02 AltLd
with Tim Sugars
Hidden ?/May/02 AltLd
Hidden ??/2002 AltLd O/S
Dave Kerr 11/Dec/01 Lead
with Al Halewood
abbeywall 28/Jul/01 -
with K
IanGilbertJones 06/May/01 Lead O/S
graeme gatherer ??/2000 -
Lone Rider ??/2000 -
Bob M 10/Jun/99 AltLd
with Jill Stevens
Hidden 21/May/98 Lead
BobbyMotherwell ?/May/98 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/96 Lead
colinakmc 28/Aug/95 2nd
Hidden ??/1995 -
CMacD ??/1994 -
Neil Henderson ?/Sep/93 Lead
with Billy webster
TobyA ?/May/93 -

Not certain of exact date.

with Ed
Dave Kerr ?/Jul/91 AltLd
with Iain Martin
Andy Say 28/Aug/89 Solo
pingora 21/May/89 -
with Nick
Hidden ??/1989 Solo
Hidden ?/Jun/86 AltLd O/S
amcleish ??/1986 -
BRUCESTRAC ??/1986 -
with Simon Stewart
rossn ?/Sep/84 AltLd

I think I was there with John

with John Fitzpatrick
mark-abz 05/Jun/84 Lead
with Bill P
mark mcgowan01 ??/1983 -
Steve Crowe 28/Aug/82 Lead O/S
with LM
arduff ??/1980 AltLd
with EUMC pals
Hidden ??/1980 -
Nigel Bond 26/May/79 Lead
with Martin Crosby
johnkeith ??/1979 -
with can't remember!
neil3965 ??/1978 Lead
mike bridges ?/Aug/77 Lead O/S
with John Hall
Hidden ?/May/77 AltLd
Colin Matheson ?/Apr/77 AltLd
with Brown & Briggs
auldscotal ??/1977 AltLd O/S
with Mark Plenderlieth/Paul Murton/Ben Cooper?
Martin Bennett 02/Jul/75 Solo
Chris Craggs ??/1973 -

Pete Ackroyd (or Willie Jeffery 1975-ish)

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