White Slab Direct*** S
[Jeanie on 1st pitch of White Slab Direct, 2 kb]180m, 6 pitches. Easy start, then slightly tricky traverse across short slab; then easy upwards to base of white slab. Up middle of White Slab, then rightwards out to arete -exposed with little protection. Easy finish up chimney.

Ticklists: Scottish 3 and 4 star multi-pitch routes.

Photo: Jeanie on 1st pitch of White Slab Direct © Stuart Macfarlane
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This climb is in 21 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

An excellent climb and improbable finish.
Captain Solo - Solo - 14/Jul/15

Hidden - 2015

Finished up White Slab (VDiff) after rock hitting side of my head before 4c pitch. Led 1st and ?3rd pitches - 1st was hard to routefind!
ladymuck - AltLd dnf - 27/Jul/13 with Andy Worster

Jeanie led pitches 1 & 3, I led pitches 2 & 4.
Stuart Macfarlane - AltLd O/S - 30/May/12 with Jeanie

Ruth ND - 2nd O/S - 28/May/12 with Chris Drinkwater

erica - AltLd O/S - 30/Apr/11 with John

John Brayshaw - AltLd O/S - 30/Apr/11 with Erica

Clay C - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/10 with Steve Gibbs

steve_gibbs - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/10 with Clay C

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/09

Lead all but P1 - very poor protection.
Tony Holdsworth - AltLd O/S - 13/May/09 with Rich Cutsforth

Richie Rich - 2nd - 13/May/09 with Tony H

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 28/May/08

Hidden - AltLd - 24/May/08

Hidden - 2nd - 20/May/07

Hidden - AltLd - 06/Oct/02

Hidden - Lead - 02/Jul/96

Quite good. Scrambled back down then carried the bags up Central Buttress, cross the plateau the slithered down the manhole to the Cioch. Rain came on but did Crack of Double Doom, back down the manhole then scared ourselves silly slithering down Cioch Corner in the wet...
alan moore - 1995

johnkeith - 1984 with BMC hut resident

Hidden - AltLd - 1982

Derek Ryden - AltLd O/S - Jul/73 with Colin Morrison

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
DavidMcK, Ian Archer

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