14 pitches. "The best E3 in Europe" - well maybe.

Yves & Claude Remy

Ticklists: 10 Multi-pitch Routes Worth Travelling For, Parois-de-legende, Euro Alpine Rock.

Hidden 21/Aug AltLd O/S
nniff 17/Aug AltLd O/S

Stunning day out. A route that has been on my list for 30 years and didn't disappoint. Took a proper UK rack - a full set of wires and cams and used the lot.

Tim Sparrow 17/Aug AltLd

Best route of my year, by a long way. Nice mix of natural gear and bolts. We now have a Layback Proficiency Certificate.

with Ned
Hidden 01/Aug AltLd
katy_abra 29/Jul AltLd
joe.91 19/Jul AltLd dnf

So hot, about 35 in the sun. Had a big lob off the top of pitch 3, then ran away. Didn't feel too bad as 2 other parties bailed!

Kevster 07/Jul AltLd O/S

I thought the leader placed pro sections were probably E1 if climbed independently. Small to mid cams and a smattering of nuts. The more run out sections on bolts again were no more than a slate E1 really. Think gnat attack or looking the tube. Abbed down the line for descent was ok but took time. We did really enjoy the route. What more to say?

JuneBob 05/Jul AltLd

Led the easy pitches (up to 5b) First climb since November. Had the wrong shoes for smearing, so even the easy pitches were tricky. 2 falls on second, both foot slips. 7hrs to complete. Wasted about an hour due to going the wrong way on 2 pitches and a rope tangle. Nevertheless, a great day out.

with Odd Rune
TRip 06/Oct/16 AltLd


with Rich H
Hidden ?/Oct/16 AltLd O/S
Fragmod 13/Sep/16 AltLd
James Oakes 13/Sep/16 AltLd O/S
ferdia 23/Aug/16 AltLd O/S
Andy Moles 23/Aug/16 AltLd O/S

Lovely. As others have said, the crux is probably not the crux, some of the laybacks and slabs are quite pokey.

with Ferdia
tomdude 17/Aug/16 AltLd

Waited about 1.5 hours at base for unexpected rain to dry out. Got to top of pitch 8 to be greeted by thunder, lightning and heavy rain. Never abseiled so fast!

with rob
robertmichaellovell 17/Aug/16 AltLd dnf

too much water, thunder and lightning for my liking (at the top of pitch 8)

with Tom
Hidden ?/Aug/16 Lead
Nemmie ?/Aug/16 AltLd
Chris_barr 28/Jul/16 AltLd O/S

Incredible. 7th day on at the end of an amazing week. Took about 7 hours P2, 4 - 13

with Jo
richiebongo 09/Jul/16 AltLd O/S

One of the best routes of my life.

with Rameau
Hidden 01/Jul/16 AltLd
Alex@home 01/Jul/16 AltLd O/S

What Tony said. Great climbing up to there

tom.m ??/2016 -
with Tom Coney
Hidden 01/Nov/15 AltLd O/S
dicky79 09/Sep/15 AltLd O/S
with Pete
Hidden 07/Sep/15 AltLd O/S
Hidden 07/Sep/15 AltLd O/S
Hidden 04/Sep/15 AltLd
smokeyj 21/Aug/15 AltLd

P 1,3,5,7,9,11,13 Grabbed a quickdraw 3 times

Pete Scott 21/Aug/15 AltLd dog
tatz45 03/Aug/15 AltLd O/S

Felt about E2.

Rhys Macallister 03/Aug/15 AltLd O/S
with John McCune
Hidden 03/Aug/15 AltLd O/S
soph 02/Aug/15 AltLd
with Gary Smith, Blair Fyffe
davebrox 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Luke
LJC 14/Jul/15 AltLd O/S

Lead pitches 3,5,7-14. Thought the top 6a pitch, and some of the 5c slabs were harder/bolder than the 6b face climb breaking out from the crack corner. The plasir guide is wrong only recommending friends 1-3, many small cams required!

with Tom
Hidden 11/Jul/15 AltLd O/S
George Reeder ?/Jul/15 AltLd O/S

Exceptional climb, maybe not E3, but great climbing nonetheless.

with George
chris_B 27/Jun/15 AltLd O/S
GeorgeNunn ?/Jun/15 AltLd O/S
with George Reeder
jcw ??/2015 -
with Dore Green
Hidden 25/Jul/14 AltLd
AJM 17/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Excellent route. Led all the pitches. I'm sure both 6a+ pitches are harder than the "6b" pitch crossing the wall of the corner.

Neil ??/2014 Lead O/S
Sir Pilade 16/Sep/13 AltLd
dan gibson 02/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with andrew porter
Hidden 22/Aug/13 AltLd O/S
Hidden 22/Aug/13 AltLd O/S
colesy ?/Aug/13 AltLd O/S

One of the best climbs I've ever done superb quality. Used an 80m rope to link pitches and got to the top in under 3 hours, great day totally spent at the end of it.

with Ged Desforges
colesy ?/Aug/13 AltLd O/S

One of the best climbs I've ever done superb quality. Used an 80m rope to link pitches and got to the top in under 3 hours, great day totally spent at the end of it.

with Ged Desforges
Chad123 30/Jul/13 AltLd

A great climb though not quite in the Vestpillaren/Luna Nascente/Salbit West Ridge category. Probably one of the easiest routes of the trip which made it funnier when I slipped off the first 4b moves and returned to the ground quickly. Also went off route onto something hard near the top and took a good lob. If you follow the actual line it's about E1, though you might find the cruxes being the E1 4c slab pitches (5c+ and 5b+) rather than the E1 5c (6a+ and 6b) pitches. You'll be good at laybacking by the top too and leave plenty of time and daylight for the descent, it goes on a bit! Great end to a great week and stunning alpine views all day....

with Sam
sgl 30/Jul/13 AltLd

Chad led hard pitches

with chad
edek_w 22/Aug/12 -
with Blazej
Hidden 15/Aug/12 AltLd
guy757 27/Jun/12 AltLd
Hidden ?/Jun/12 AltLd
jfmchivall 26/Aug/11 Lead dnf

Went wrong way at end of P6, climbed 6c groove for 15 metres. Ab back to P7 belay, went the right way. Heavy rain started at end of P7! Must go back to finish.

with Ole Kemi
olekemi 26/Aug/11 AltLd

Aborted after the crux due to rain.

with John C
Hidden 12/Aug/11 AltLd O/S
Hidden 11/Aug/11 AltLd O/S
noskki 28/Jun/11 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??/2011 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2011 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2011 -
Mattyk 19/Aug/10 AltLd O/S

Really pleased as this was the route i came to do. Quality granite and an afternoon ascent after walking in after the rain gave in. Learnt that somebody had fallen off earlier in day and hurt themselves quite badly - helicoptered out. glad we didn't know. Was a bit wet but not too bad. Some waulity pitches. E1?

with Ali K
Hidden 19/Aug/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 31/Jul/10 AltLd O/S
Ben Briggs ?/Jul/10 AltLd O/S
with Toby
Tobias at Home ??/2010 -
Tobias at Home ??/2010 AltLd dog
rippinlines ?/Jul/09 Lead dog
Hidden ??/2009 2nd
Dave Searle ?/Jul/08 Lead

best granite climb ive done

with jim
Kopo ??/2008 -
with Olli
Si dH 27/Jul/06 AltLd O/S

Probably the best rock route I have ever done, in just 4.5 hours! Absolutely superb, a shame it isn't in the UK. It is actually only 6a+ (6a obl), not 6b, but is really more like E1/2 - the bolts are only every 15m or so and you need a trad rack.

with Kane Chandler
Hidden ?/Aug/05 AltLd
Bruce Kerr 28/Jul/05 AltLd
with Trevor Carpenter
tom.e ?/Aug/04 AltLd dnf
with Charlie Everett
Mike_Hayes ?/Aug/04 -


alpinist63 03/Sep/03 Lead O/S
ian bryant ?/Aug/03 AltLd O/S
with rod
andy_pemberton ?/Jul/03 Lead

Awesome climb. It keeps on coming.

with Katharine Pemberton
Hidden ??/2003 Lead O/S
gergosantha ?/Jul/99 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/99 AltLd
SteveB_NWUK_99 ??/1999 AltLd O/S

It was/is a great area to climb in.

Bullybones ?/Jul/98 -
tjekel ??/1996 -
Rob Davies 03/Aug/95 2nd

A bit damp on P2 & P3. Long day - walk in starting before 7 am, started climbing at 8:45 am, got down at 5 pm, walked out

with Pete Hemmings
Hidden ?/Jul/91 -
Paul Clarke ??/1986 AltLd
with Nick Dalzell
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