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[Flake Route, 2 kb]40m. Start on leftside of terrace, climbing a steep chimney, then a groove up to a perch on left. Surmount overhanging block, continue to large flake (belay?), then diagonally right to rounded ledge and head straight up to finish.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 179 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

mot1 - 2nd - 31/Aug/14 with Lucy, Jill

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/Aug/14

madeleine - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/14 with Nora

Possibly went off route, felt bold in the middle for the grade
steveforgrieve - Lead - 17/Jul/14

punj - Lead - 15/Jul/14

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Jun/14

Quad - Lead O/S - 24/May/14 with Mark

mcstanton - May/14

lisafer - May/14 with Alys

kagreen - 2014

mhamiltonj - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/13 with Joseph, Ian Howie

Hidden - 18/Aug/13

Hidden - 18/Aug/13

Mark Bull - Lead rpt - 23/Jul/13 with Mike

noemie5438 - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/13 with Anna, Amy Goodill

Made me smile
yehti - Lead - 17/Jul/13 with Susan Young

girlymonkey - 2nd - 17/Jul/13 with Tom Young

Hidden - Lead rpt - 05/Jul/13

hepy - Lead - 07/Jun/13

Hidden - AltLd - 07/Jun/13

326justin - AltLd - 05/Jun/13

mrbird - 2nd - 25/May/13

Yourlead - 2nd - 05/May/13 with Graham Penny

Hidden - Lead rpt - 07/Oct/12

Lovely route, surprisingly bold for the grade just after the flake.
girlymonkey - Lead - 05/Oct/12 with David Reeve

Hidden - Lead - Oct/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Sep/12

lead second pitch
JonnyCrimper - AltLd O/S - 23/Sep/12 with sarah, Ben

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/Sep/12

Ross L - 2nd O/S - 15/Sep/12 with Keith M

SarahA - Lead - 15/Sep/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Sep/12

Found it harder on second bizarrely! But then the cold and rain didn't help
MrRiley - 2nd rpt - 31/Aug/12 with Dave Marshall, Debbie Lee

david0811 - 2nd - 31/Aug/12 with debbie, Dave Riley

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

Fiona Reid - 2nd - 21/Jul/12 with Mike

VS4b in GL guide for some bizarre reason. Maybe he was having an off day?
Mike_Watson_99 - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/12 with Fiona

adw07 - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/12 with FIndlay

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Jun/12

mshorter - Solo O/S - 27/May/12 with erika

stuartmunn - 2nd rpt - 26/Mar/12 with Rachel Bennet

Interesting and exposed
pebblespanker - AltLd O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Mark Powell

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Mar/12

Cracking route but a bit run out once above the flake
MrRiley - Lead - 11/Mar/12 with Debbie Lee

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/11

Haven't done this route for a while but really enjoyed it. Some quality climbing for the grade. Its harder and bolder if you go right from the top of the big flake but easier and better protected if you go up left before heading right
Chris wilson - Lead - 24/Sep/11 with Paul

Can't remember how I did the 'blank slab' bit but was glad to be past it. Not sure if I finished right.
OwenF - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/11 with Nikolay

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jul/11

Blownie - 2nd O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Steve Wallace

Hidden - Lead rpt - 24/Jul/11

Tomek S - 2nd O/S - 23/Jul/11 with Wojtek Polkowski

Wojttek - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/11 with Tomek S

Hidden - Lead dnf - 22/Jul/11

Not the VS 4b as Gary Latters guide book says. Severe I think like the SMC Highland Outcrops.
joeydurkin - Lead - 14/Jul/11 with Jockey

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/11

Very good
whistler - Solo O/S - 12/Jul/11

Nice and easy, plenty of gear placements. My first proper trad climb.
Alor_lab - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/11 with David J. Barratt

abbeywall - 2nd - 05/Jun/11 with K

amazing holds on the upper wall
Ally Baba - Lead O/S - Jun/11 with sis

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/May/11

good lead. top half slightly bold at severe
danimal88 - 2nd O/S - 28/May/11 with julie black

More like VS4b, top section is quite bold.
daWalt - Lead O/S - 14/May/11 with TC

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Apr/11

jess - 2nd rpt - 16/Apr/11 with martin

Lasma - 2nd O/S - 16/Apr/11 with Henward, Lukas Solanka

gforce - Lead rpt - 09/Apr/11 with Emma

split into two pitches
glenngordon - 2nd - 04/Oct/10 with iain sneddon

I thought the first few feet were the crux, steep and awkward. After that, steady with a couple of run out moves after the flake (small cams help). BTW, nothing like the length given in the guidebook. It's just over 25m, say 27.
Rog Wilko - Lead - 31/Aug/10 with Debbie Wilkinson

Quite run out in places
Andy Chubb - Lead - 13/Aug/10 with Guy Hustinx

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Aug/10

david reeve - Lead O/S - Aug/10

Cacyn - 2nd O/S - 23/Jul/10 with Tom Bain

Hidden - TR O/S - 12/Jun/10

jess - Lead O/S - 29/May/10 with martin

Elsier - Lead O/S - 22/May/10 with Jo

amy - Lead - 22/May/10 with Dave Farnell

can't remember if did it cleanly or not!
Doby - 2nd - 22/May/10 with Elsie

stewart100 - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2010

Mike Hatherly - Lead O/S - 2010 with Douglas MacGraw

franksnb - 2nd O/S - 17/Oct/09

gforce - 2nd - 08/Oct/09 with Adrian

Hidden - Lead - 27/Sep/09

t_stork - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/09 with Steve Walls

Hidden - Lead - 27/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead - 21/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead - 20/Sep/09

oliverk - 2nd - 20/Sep/09

stuartmunn - 2nd O/S - 06/Aug/09 with Chris Barnett

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/09

Good route, interest gearless section for what felt like atleast half the route.
telemarker - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/09 with Clare Houlker

Jandors - 2nd O/S - 02/Aug/09 with Alan Welsh

andymoin - Lead rpt - 25/Jul/09 with Danni

Only a hill - 2nd - 02/Jul/09 with Isi Oakley and Jamie Bankhead

isi_o - 2nd - 02/Jul/09 with Alex Roddie & Jamie Bankhead

Skity in the damp, good route at grade
StuDoig - Lead rpt - 07/Jun/09 with Juliette Robertson

Julie Black - Lead - Jun/09 with Marriane

Mike H - Lead - 26/May/09 with Jamie Smith

Our final climb of the day and the easiest with a lot of huge positive holds, some more good moves but a blank and gearless section 3/4 the way up made me glad I wasn't leading
Badam - 2nd O/S - 14/May/09 with John Jackson

Included first pitch of Parapet Route Direct, which i led. cold and windy day!
ellis1 - 2nd rpt - 03/May/09 with heidi

rusty_nails - 2nd rpt - 03/May/09 with Mark Cashley, Neil Burford

a nice crux move followed by a nice cruise home
cashley - AltLd - 03/May/09 with neil and adam

dangates - AltLd O/S - May/09 with Kirsty Maguire/ Pamela Millar

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Apr/09

Hidden - AltLd - 05/Apr/09

BRUCESTRAC - 2009

Julie Black - Lead O/S - 2009 with Marriane

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2009

Paulww - 2nd O/S - 18/Oct/08 with Chris wilson

Chris wilson - Lead - 18/Oct/08 with Paul

Sim_Sim - 2nd O/S - 12/Oct/08 with Ian Jones

morsy - 12/Oct/08 with gerhard mors

Surely this deserves Mild VS; the delicate upper section is exposed and not that close to a good runner either.
Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/08 with Mikael Simmonsen (Swe)

mike_r_c - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/08 with kdlauder

kdlauder - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/08 with Mike C

Fergus Cuthill - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/08 with Liam Ingram

Liam Ingram - 2nd dog - 21/Sep/08 with Fergus Cuthill

JdotP - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/08 with Rachel Kuck

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Aug/08

Chris wilson - Lead - 30/Aug/08 with Sonya

Tried to lead it, got to the blank slab and didn't trust to try and reach up for the, and I quote, "hidden jug" which was very well hidden. Down climbed and lowered off. Seconded it no problems.
Smeggles - 2nd RP - 23/Aug/08 with Chris, Stu and Shelley

s kennedy - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/08 with shelley barbour

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/08

punj - AltLd - 19/Jun/08 with Alan Sewl

dangates - 2nd - 12/Jun/08 with Lisa Kamphausen

Hidden - Lead - 07/Jun/08

andyinglis - Lead - 30/May/08 with Monica

Great pitch, great rock, just keeps going and going and going and ......
beegsyboy - Lead O/S - 11/May/08 with Sandy + Andy

andymoin - 2nd O/S - 11/May/08 with Simnon Long, sandy

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/May/08

oor wullie - Lead - May/08 with Risto kalampa

Ly-Cilph - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/08 with Sarah H

TrollJester - Lead O/S - 2008 with VARIOUS Throughout 80's+90's

Chris wilson - 2nd - 03/Nov/07 with John F

rusty_nails - 2nd O/S - 22/Aug/07 with Ellis Lawrence

Judd_IV - 2nd - 04/Aug/07 with Derek

gordon henderson - Lead - Aug/07 with Chris

crisaitken - 2nd - Aug/07 with gordonhend

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Jul/07

Caralynh - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/07 with Flicka & Jez

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Jul/07

groovypiper - Lead O/S - 22/May/07 with Nial

Hidden - 2nd - 21/May/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/07

mbarber - 2007 with matt R

ellis1 - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/06 with Phil Hudson

frecro - 2nd - 2006 with malcolm h-s

Chris L Hill - Lead O/S - Dec/05 with Stuart Shaw

CurlyStevo - Lead - 2005

Yourlead - 2nd - 23/Oct/04 with Graham Penny

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Sep/04

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 08/Jul/04

richardlong78 - 05/Sep/03 with Pete Welsh

Yourlead - Lead - 29/Sep/02 with Garry Cohen

dave o - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/02 with Rojo

JiveWeasel - 2nd - 2002 with Flexibility Boy, Mrs Weasel

Yourlead - Lead - 03/Nov/01 with Graham Penny

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2001

graeme gatherer - 2000

Yourlead - Lead - 28/Aug/99 with Graham Penny

IanD353 - Lead O/S - Aug/99 with Howard

auld al - 2nd - May/95

jim_randell - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/94 with DR

Yourlead - Lead - 04/Sep/94 with Bill McNee

Yourlead - Lead - 24/Jul/93 with Gillian Lyall

Plus 6 million midge!
Yourlead - Lead - 22/Jun/93 with Helen Penny, Graham Penny

babymoac - Lead - 01/Jan/93 with MTW

mark-abz - AltLd - Sep/92 with Sue H

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/92

Yourlead - Lead - 24/Jun/91 with Alex Runciman

Yourlead - Lead - 20/Jun/90 with Jim Hamilton

Dave Douglas - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/87 with my dad

Iain Thow - 2nd - 04/Apr/87 with Julian England

Neil Henderson - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/86 with Andrew Hyslop

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/85

Hidden - 1985

rossn - 1985

amcleish - 1984

don.husband - 1960

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
gateaublaster, Hyperopic, stvnhp, Hidden

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Style of ascent

Soloed2 of 179 (1.1%)
Lead88 of 179 (49.2%)
Followed63 of 179 (35.2%)
Toproped1 of 179 (0.6%)
Alt Leads11 of 179 (6.1%)
Unknown14 of 179 (7.8%)

'Climbed'86 of 179 (48.0%)
clean O/S77 of 179 (43.0%)
clean rpt13 of 179 (7.3%)
clean RP1 of 179 (0.6%)
dogged1 of 179 (0.6%)
dnf1 of 179 (0.6%)