30m. The sustained line up the centre of the wall which is almost always dry. Gaining and leaving the biggest "pebble" on the crag will constitute the crux for most people. One of the best routes at the grade in the country.

Neil Shepherd Oct/1999

Ticklists: Ultimate Scottish Rock, 7aMax Top 30 routes.

sblake 04/Nov/17 Lead dog
Hidden 05/Sep/17 Lead RP
abbeywall 03/Sep/17 Lead rpt

1st redpoint after a warm up top rope with a couple of rests

with FM
Hidden 30/Aug/17 Lead β
tim whitaker 30/Aug/17 Lead RP

Hard to on sight, felt steady after working out the move to the Stone

freudy_love 28/Aug/17 Lead rpt
with Pete Macpherson
thompsettjack 24/Aug/17 Lead O/S

Mega Route!

Hidden 21/Aug/17 Lead RP
abbeywall 13/Aug/17 TR rpt

Cleans 3rd go. Should try it on lead now. Great fun route

with FM
kdlauder 06/Aug/17 TR dog
with Manu
manuelabucci 06/Aug/17 Lead RP

Stopped at the stone at the first attempt, got it at the second attempt 20 min later. Excellent route!

with Keith
peter.herd 02/Aug/17 Lead rpt
with Murdo
Bopper 16/Jul/17 TR

Top roped this as its at the top end of my abilities....did it almost 5 times and really really enjoyed the climb.....hoping to make it a lead climb soon ......

with Eckymof
eckymof 16/Jul/17 Lead dog
with Bopper
peter.herd 05/Jul/17 Lead rpt
with Murdo
Samauchtrlonie 01/Jul/17 Lead β
Alastair R 01/Jul/17 Lead rpt
with AC1
TeddyC 17/Jun/17 Lead O/S


with Greig
Dave Douglas 27/May/17 Lead rpt
with Andy Wilby
peter.herd 16/May/17 Lead
with Rory Brown
Hidden 15/Mar/17 Lead dog
Hidden 01/Oct/16 Lead
Hidden 30/Sep/16 Lead O/S
andyinglis 26/Jun/16 Lead rpt
with Murdoch Jamieson
Matthew Ferrier 24/Jun/16 Lead RP

2nd go.

Jake Young 24/Jun/16 Lead β

Mega :D

sheppy 18/Jun/16 Lead rpt

Thankfully able to warm my fingers stood on the stone

Dave Douglas 18/Jun/16 Lead rpt
with Neil McGeachy, Neil Shepherd
peter.clarkson1 02/Jun/16 Lead rpt
with simon n
Hidden 01/May/16 Lead β
Jay.Carr 18/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with Darren
jamesdyno 19/Sep/15 Lead RP

Harder than you think.... Very blind on the onsight

jev 28/Aug/15 Lead RP
with Jonas
Dave Douglas 23/Aug/15 Lead rpt
peter.clarkson1 23/Aug/15 2nd rpt
with dave douglas
Alastair R 08/Aug/15 Lead
with Rob Patchett
Hidden 08/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Jul/15 Lead RP
freudy_love 01/Jul/15 Lead rpt
peter.clarkson1 27/Jun/15 2nd rpt
with dave douglas
Dave Douglas 27/Jun/15 Lead rpt
Dave Douglas 23/Jun/15 Lead rpt
peter.clarkson1 23/Jun/15 TR rpt
with dave douglas
Hidden 15/Jun/15 TR dog
Andy Moles 18/May/15 Lead β
with Calum Muskett
Hidden ??/2015 Lead
Hidden ??/2015 -
Hidden 31/Dec/14 Lead dog
Hidden 24/Sep/14 Lead O/S
IceBun 13/Sep/14 Lead

X4 elbow rehab

with P Allen
Hidden 28/Aug/14 Lead rpt
freudy_love 27/Aug/14 Lead rpt
sheppy 16/Aug/14 Lead rpt
Dave Douglas 16/Aug/14 Lead rpt
sheppy 09/Aug/14 Lead rpt
Dave Douglas 09/Aug/14 Lead rpt
Dave Douglas 07/Aug/14 Lead rpt
malone 05/Aug/14 Lead RP
peter.herd 05/Aug/14 Lead
with Liam Malone, Callum Bland
sheppy 02/Aug/14 Lead rpt
Coops_13 29/Jul/14 Lead O/S


Patrick Hill 29/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Dave Douglas 26/Jul/14 Lead rpt
sheppy 26/Jul/14 Lead rpt
with Richard and Diane, Dave Douglas
Dave Douglas 22/Jul/14 Lead rpt
Hidden ?/Jul/14 Lead RP
Dave Douglas 24/Jun/14 Lead rpt
Dave Douglas 17/Jun/14 Lead rpt
dwisniewski 14/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Brilliant route.

Hidden 11/Jun/14 Lead
freudy_love 09/Jun/14 Lead rpt
with Dave Douglas
Dave Douglas 09/Jun/14 Lead rpt
Dave Douglas 29/May/14 Lead rpt
jason walker 19/May/14 Lead rpt
with andy tibbs
Dave Douglas 17/May/14 Lead rpt
with Andy Wilby
peter.clarkson1 17/May/14 Lead rpt
with dave douglas
afrosam 12/May/14 Lead dog
French Erick 06/Oct/13 Lead rpt
with pete macpherson
French Erick 29/Sep/13 Lead β

got pumped silly...end of my redpointing session!

with pete macpherson
Dave Douglas 31/Aug/13 Lead rpt
peter.clarkson1 31/Aug/13 Lead rpt
with neil shepherd
andyinglis 27/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Guy R and Pete MacP
Dave Douglas 20/Aug/13 Lead rpt
Dave Douglas 18/Aug/13 Lead rpt
peter.clarkson1 18/Aug/13 2nd rpt
with dave douglas
Alastair R 18/Aug/13 Lead O/S

Outstanding, definitely the best of its grade in the country!

with Aid
tonevert 11/Aug/13 Lead rpt
with Kevin Faux
Kevster 11/Aug/13 Lead O/S

Climbing potatoes!

sheppy 10/Aug/13 Lead rpt
Dave Douglas 10/Aug/13 Lead rpt
sheppy 20/Jul/13 Lead rpt
Dave Douglas 20/Jul/13 Lead rpt
sheppy 13/Jul/13 Lead rpt
with Richard and Diane
Richard_Lowe 07/Jul/13 Lead RP

Went wrong way at the stone on the on-sight. Ooops, Blew it! Got it first RP, great route.

Diane Lowe 07/Jul/13 Lead rpt
with Richard Lowe
cuthill76 20/Jun/13 Lead

Flash. Great route.

peter.clarkson1 09/Jun/13 2nd rpt
with dave douglas
Dave Douglas 09/Jun/13 Lead rpt
Dave Douglas 04/Jun/13 Lead rpt
peter.clarkson1 04/Jun/13 2nd rpt
with dave douglas
sheppy 08/Sep/12 Lead rpt
Dave Douglas 07/Sep/12 Lead rpt
Adam Lincoln 07/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Meg
Dave Douglas 02/Sep/12 Lead rpt
with Sue Wood, Pete Clarkson, Andy Wilby
peter.clarkson1 02/Sep/12 TR rpt
with dave douglas
Hidden 22/Aug/12 Lead O/S
peter.clarkson1 31/Jul/12 TR rpt
with dave douglas
Dave Douglas 24/Jul/12 Lead rpt
peter.clarkson1 24/Jul/12 -
with dave douglas
Dave Douglas 21/Jul/12 Lead rpt
sheppy 21/Jul/12 Lead rpt
Steve Crowe 09/Jul/12 Lead O/S

very good did it in the rain.

with KM
Dave Douglas 12/Jun/12 Lead rpt
with Pete Clarkson, Andy Wilby
Dave Douglas 22/May/12 Lead rpt
valecoastclimber 04/May/12 Lead β


Cassidy 14/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Richard McGhee
mhairi thorburn 24/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Looks like a pile of poo from the ground, but I was wrong, worth 3 stars.

with neil the weak
Dave Douglas 21/Aug/11 Lead rpt
Fraser 13/Aug/11 Lead β

Decent route, decent length.

with Dave Kerr, Rich, Kev
kevg 13/Aug/11 Lead dog
with Richard McGhee, Fraser
John 'B' Hutchinson 26/Jul/11 Lead RP

First redpoint after putting the clips in. A world class sport route. Amazing.

with Matthew Thompson
mark mcgowan01 23/Jul/11 Lead O/S

great route

with fungarth
Hidden 20/Jun/11 Lead dnf
Pete-West88 20/Jun/11 Lead dnf
with Oil Boyes, Callum Young
gforce 11/Jun/11 Lead rpt

Not sure if I managed to O/S or RP this back in the day. Great route. Nuff tricky to get to the Stone.

with Jason
eugeneth 04/Jun/11 Lead

Wicked route. Probably one of the best sport routes ive been on.

with Seb
sebrider 04/Jun/11 Lead O/S

A bit of beta helped, awesome route ****

willackers 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Hard for 6c+! Amazing climb.

with Cobra Stu
Hidden ??/2011 -
Dangerous Dave 25/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Superb route.

with Mark Littlewood
geoff.comley 12/Sep/10 Lead dog

First sport climb ever! Rested a few times although i think getting used to conglomerate climbing would help. Nice route though.

with Liam Johnson
jess 15/Aug/10 Lead
with martin
coula1 14/Aug/10 Lead O/S
whistler 03/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Pretty cool but maybe too long. The last 5 or so meters seem pointless.

with Anna
jameshiggins ?/Jun/10 Lead RP
with Graham Briffett
Hidden 30/May/10 Lead O/S
Chad123 29/May/10 AltLd dog

Disappointing to fall off this as found it easy last time! Don't try and go direct to large pebble - very thin!

IceBun 22/May/10 Lead O/S
with Tim
Dougie Harvey 05/May/10 Lead RP

2nd go

kevg 20/Sep/09 Lead RP
with Pete M
Diane Lowe 12/Sep/09 Lead RP
with Neil Shepherd
julesp 12/Sep/09 Lead β

Really nice route. Helps if you have Neil hanging on the next route shouting out beta!

with Sheppy, Iain
sheppy 12/Sep/09 Lead rpt
with diane, iain n jules
gaz.marshall 29/Aug/09 Lead RP
with blair
Chad123 21/Aug/09 AltLd O/S

Excellent climb with nice moves- done in the dark with a head torch cos it looked so good! Plenty of holds all the way, just a bit sustained.

with Emily
Hidden 05/Jul/09 TR RP
Russell Birkett 05/Jul/09 Lead O/S


with Tim Rankin
Stewart B 27/Jun/09 Lead O/S

Sit on the stone for the win! Excellent route I think.

with Chris Everett
jason walker ??/2009 Lead O/S
with andy tibbs
Hidden ??/2006 Lead
NDD 10/May/05 Lead O/S
with mike
sheppy 12/Oct/99 Lead β

First ascent

with Lana and April
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