UKC

Climb the obvious over hanging corner crack sharing the start with consolation corner.

ClimberDateStyle
sas 14/Jul Lead O/S
with Iain G
Hidden 13/Jun 2nd rpt
Little B 17/Sep/17 2nd O/S
Simonfarfaraway 17/Sep/17 Lead O/S

great, wish it was longer

Cbulman 28/May/17 Lead
Hidden 30/Apr/17 Lead O/S
Duncan 88 30/Apr/17 2nd
PTH 24/Apr/17 Lead O/S
with Dan
Mbaillie 15/Apr/17 2nd
with Al_Mac
Al_Mac 15/Apr/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Apr/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Mar/17 Lead O/S
bodovix 11/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Richard Abel 10/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Potsy 27/Aug/16 Lead O/S

Led this with Danny seconding. Struggled at the crux and had my first 'proper' trad off, and first nut blowing out. Second caught, started again and finished clean (after a rock tantrum!)

Rob N 13/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Bruce
TizzyA 28/May/16 Lead G/U
vmivanov 28/May/16 2nd O/S
with TizzyA
Hidden 15/May/16 AltLd O/S
duncanbutler ??/2016 Lead
olekemi 17/Oct/15 Lead G/U
with Jeremy M
Paul Roberts 14/Sep/15 2nd O/S

Seconded. Great but short climb. Definitely lead next time...

grady_9 14/Sep/15 Lead G/U
David Woods 06/Sep/15 Lead O/S

Chris lead the start this but heard his finger go pop so lowered down and I completed the route re clipping his first few cams, abbed for the gear and that was that. Nice jamming. Yoyo ascent.

with Chris Barnet
MikwWebster 01/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Euan
Mike-W-99 09/Aug/15 2nd

Short but nice.

abbeywall 09/Aug/15 2nd O/S
Fiona Reid 09/Aug/15 Lead O/S

Not one to hang about on! Soloed the second pitch of Consolation Corner to get to the walk off.

Sylvian B 09/Aug/15 2nd O/S

Short route but great moves

with Mike W, Fiona R, abbeywall
KeithAlexander 30/Jul/15 Lead rpt
with Sarah, mark1atkins
bryan p 30/Jul/15 Lead
with Kay Dee
Hidden 30/Jul/15 2nd
Sarah Greenwood 30/Jul/15 2nd
with Mark Atkins, KeithAlexander
Lamb 23/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Findlay Cranston
CacCarnBeag 23/Jul/15 2nd
with Lamb
Hidden 27/Jun/15 Lead O/S
samhyndman 24/May/15 TR O/S
Hidden 24/May/15 TR O/S
Shed 11/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Sep/14 Lead
Hidden 15/Aug/14 2nd RP
Captain Solo 13/Aug/14 Lead
Kevin Woods 16/Mar/14 2nd O/S

Attempted lead. Dave blasted up the crack + I followed.

dmacmorris 16/Mar/14 Lead β

Route looked pretty powerful from bottom Kev plugged lower cams and a shaky nut, i back it with another cam then went for the bold move upwards.

dougp87 29/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Sep/13 -
Hidden 01/Sep/13 -
Scott Rankin 23/Aug/13 Lead
cat22 27/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Hamish
Brendan 06/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Paul
PittPauly 08/Jun/13 Lead dog

Rest mid-way, a wire popped. 2/3 along the way got Top rope support for extra safety, but continued lead normally.

johnkeith 30/May/13 2nd
andrewkeith 30/May/13 Lead
Hidden 03/May/13 2nd
dctarrant2000 11/Nov/12 Lead O/S
with Polly Tarrant
Dr Toph 15/Oct/12 2nd O/S
with salix
salix 15/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Dr Toph
Andy Hewison 02/Sep/12 2nd
Hidden 02/Sep/12 Lead O/S
radioshed 04/Aug/12 2nd O/S

in trainers - forgot shoes

Stuart Macfarlane 20/Jun/12 Lead rpt
with Jeanie
Pete23 15/Apr/12 Lead

Definitely more sustained than your average VS, 5a.

with Stephen Mors
Stephi 31/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Mar/12 2nd β
Hidden 18/Mar/12 Lead O/S
johannes 11/Mar/12 Lead O/S
oliverk 11/Mar/12 AltLd

Led easy second pitch

with Mps110
Nille 11/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Mike Hatherly 04/Oct/11 Lead
SuperMike64 04/Oct/11 2nd
Ste Ridd 14/Jun/11 Lead
with Lucy Lu
cogg13 31/May/11 Lead β
Hidden 23/May/11 2nd O/S
simon_D 15/May/11 Lead O/S
with Stu Burns
Hidden 08/Apr/11 2nd
Hidden 08/Apr/11 Lead O/S
son of thor ??/2011 Lead β

awsum little climb, great bit of crack climbing. just wish it went on longer..

drew8connelly ??/2011 -
drew8connelly ??/2011 -
Mr.Billiams 26/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Ahhh there's a Snake.

with Russell, Paul L
Paul L 26/Sep/10 2nd
GScot38 18/Sep/10 Lead O/S
stewart100 04/Sep/10 2nd O/S
with Keith Lauder
iceicebaby 22/Aug/10 2nd O/S
robpartridge 25/Jun/10 Lead
with MelH
MelH 25/Jun/10 2nd
Hidden 29/Apr/10 Lead
sebrider 20/Mar/10 Lead O/S

No way even close to E1 hard VS or HVS if you like! I'm told it is if the arête is climbed for the start!

Chris wilson 19/Mar/10 2nd
Dopey_172 20/Feb/10 2nd dog

Got pumped taking the gear oit and crack was soaking wet, I want to give it another go!!

with mmac
Hidden ??/2010 -
KeithAlexander 20/Sep/09 Lead O/S

Scottish Rock and SMC guide have this route as VS 5a, which is maybe closer to what I'd say the grade is, but I placed gear halfway up crack, then downclimbed a bit before finishing it, which made it less strenuous. found decent holds outwith the crack as well. nice-looking route, though quite short.

karinh 19/Sep/09 2nd
GraemeDiack 19/Sep/09 Lead
with karinh
Stuart Macfarlane 22/Aug/09 Lead rpt
with Jeanie
decs 11/Jul/09 AltLd dog

Couple of layback moves. Should have gone for it. Easy after a rest.

with Russell
Hidden 11/Jul/09 2nd
Ross Barnes 21/Jun/09 Lead
Stuart Macfarlane 25/Apr/09 Lead rpt
with Jeanie
Ianshand ??/2009 -
BRUCESTRAC ??/2009 Lead
with Chris Cracknell,Various
thomasaneurinsmith 15/Nov/08 2nd
JdotP 11/Oct/08 Lead O/S

I climbed the overhanging crack but not the bouldery start.

with Joe Larner
jonnie3430 11/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with teaching 2 to lead
joe larner 11/Oct/08 2nd
Hidden 05/Oct/08 Lead O/S
jonskippy 04/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Marcus
kdlauder 23/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Nobby
pimpy 05/Jul/08 Lead
with francis hepburne scott
Ian Jones 10/Jun/08 -
with Christian Svenson (Swe)
Hidden 24/May/08 2nd
s kennedy 24/May/08 Lead O/S
with mark mosgrove
groovypiper 21/Mar/08 Lead O/S
with Nial
Paulww 16/Mar/08 2nd O/S
with John
burto 16/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with lyndsey
TrollJester ??/2008 Lead O/S
with done many routes umteen times some solo
Hidden ??/2008 -
jess ??/2008 Lead O/S
with martin
CurlyStevo ??/2008 Lead
steve.aisthorpe 10/Sep/07 2nd O/S

Missed out lower arete. Meaty upper crack - not a place to hang around.

with John Lyall
andyinglis 09/Sep/07 2nd
Alasdair Fulton 08/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Stuart Macfarlane 20/May/07 Lead rpt
with Helen
Stuart Macfarlane 16/Apr/07 Lead rpt
with Helen
andymoin 05/Nov/06 Lead

Took a few falls but got it clean 4th try, ground up not clean.

with sandy
Dave Kerr 13/May/06 Lead
with Bob Ewen
Nick Beckett ?/May/06 Lead
with Marcin Zimon
Hidden 10/Apr/06 2nd O/S
centurion05 10/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with chadweak
breithorn4164 ??/2006 Lead
with Paul
Stuart Macfarlane 24/Sep/05 Lead O/S
with Helen
francois ??/2003 -
Hidden ?/Jul/02 Lead
dangates ??/2001 Lead
Rob Davies ?/May/00 Lead
with Pete Hemmings
graeme gatherer ??/2000 -
James Gordon ??/1999 -
Hidden ??/1997 Lead O/S
Yourlead 31/Mar/93 2nd
with Graham Penny
Yourlead 02/May/91 Lead dnf
with Richard Gatehouse, Jim Drysdale
Yourlead 10/Jun/90 Lead
with Jim Drysdale
Neil Henderson 23/Aug/89 Lead
with Martin McLoughlin
Hidden ??/1989 Solo
Hidden 14/May/88 2nd O/S
rossn ??/1986 Lead
Martin Bennett 30/Mar/80 -
with JD
Hidden 07/Feb/71 Lead
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