Climb the bold arete bounding Great Corner on spaced small wires to the good ledge. Then the left facing corner beside the obvious nose.

Hidden 25/Aug Lead O/S
RobOwen61 09/Aug Lead
with Jim
dpmUK 09/Aug TR O/S
JFT 09/Aug 2nd rpt
with Rob
Hidden 03/Jun Lead O/S
Fiona Reid 31/May 2nd
with Mike O, Mike
evanc77 27/May Lead
with Dani
Euan S 25/May Lead
with Rachel
rachelSquirrel 25/May 2nd O/S
with Euan
OMara81 17/May 2nd O/S
Mike-W-99 17/May 2nd rpt
Fiona Reid 17/May Lead rpt
with Marcus, Mike
Spindle200 09/May 2nd
Hidden 09/May Lead O/S
andybroadway 03/May 2nd
with Thomas Beutenmuller, Alex Kinloch
RobOwen61 21/Jan 2nd
Peter Metcalfe 28/Aug/16 Lead
salix 16/Aug/16 2nd
David Cooper 16/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Will
Rob N 03/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Fiona Reid 08/Jun/16 Lead rpt
abbeywall 08/Jun/16 Lead
with HelenB
HelenB 08/Jun/16 2nd
Mike-W-99 08/Jun/16 2nd rpt
JFT 08/Jun/16 2nd O/S


Mark Bull 18/May/16 Lead rpt
with Mike
Euan S 01/May/16 Lead
Hidden 13/Mar/16 TR
K..Gallacher ??/2016 TR
IainMay 29/Dec/15 2nd O/S
Chris Dickinson 22/Oct/15 Lead
Heggie 11/Sep/15 2nd
fall-line 11/Sep/15 Lead O/S
abbeywall 22/Aug/15 Lead rpt
with RL
Steph2004 16/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Aug/15 -
Hidden 04/Aug/15 2nd
ChrisH89 23/Jun/15 Lead G/U
sjsh 20/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Euan S 11/Jun/15 Lead rpt
peterjph 11/Jun/15 Lead
with nicky hume
Fiona Reid 10/Jun/15 Lead rpt
with Mike
ClimbingGlen 10/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Anna, Beata
ClimbingGlen 10/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Anna, Beata
Mike-W-99 10/Jun/15 2nd
with Fiona
debaser 10/Jun/15 2nd

Andi on the sharp end. Really strenuous and tricky start.

Hidden ?/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Apr/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 23/Apr/15 Lead
eaf4 22/Apr/15 Solo
Euan S 15/Apr/15 Lead rpt
Mark Bull 09/Apr/15 Lead rpt
with Mike
Hidden 27/Sep/14 2nd
Dr Toph 11/Sep/14 Solo O/S

Tricky start

JosefGoeth 27/Aug/14 Lead
Hidden 27/Aug/14 Lead
Hidden 15/Aug/14 2nd rpt
daWalt 29/Jul/14 Lead O/S

don't place a cam under the flake to protect the start; the thing moves, a lot.....

with Lisa
mike_tamanawis 23/Jul/14 2nd
with Andreas B, Russ Mac
Hidden 10/Jul/14 2nd rpt
Ewanski 01/Jul/14 Lead
patricia 26/Jun/14 2nd
davesa 22/Jun/14 2nd
abbeywall 18/Jun/14 Lead
Mike-W-99 18/Jun/14 Lead
with a.m.k.
a.m.k. 18/Jun/14 2nd
with Mike
oliverk 17/Jun/14 Lead rpt
with Pam
Tomish 31/May/14 2nd O/S
with Matthew Graham
Jude 31/May/14 TR O/S
with Helen, Matt
Fiona Reid 21/May/14 Lead rpt
with Barbara, Mike
Mike-W-99 21/May/14 2nd
with Fiona
Mark Bull 21/May/14 2nd
with Mike
Hidden 03/May/14 Lead O/S
mike.a.thorpe ?/May/14 2nd O/S

bottom was a bit sketchy

with aisla
robahalliday ??/2014 2nd O/S

Marcus off piste without a guide. Made a good job of it. Average gear.

Hidden ??/2014 Solo
Hidden 14/Sep/13 Lead O/S
daftdazza 04/Sep/13 2nd
seanhendo123 04/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Daryl
Hidden 19/Aug/13 2nd
hedgehog_john 19/Aug/13 Lead
with David F
whispering nic 08/Aug/13 Lead rpt
with Bomber Harris
Hidden ?/Aug/13 Lead O/S
darunniff ?/Aug/13 Lead
Hidden 17/Jul/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 17/Jul/13 2nd
matt10990 11/Jul/13 Lead
Danielle Arnott 11/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Matt
Davy B 05/Jul/13 Lead
hedgehog_john 01/Jul/13 2nd
Hidden 01/Jul/13 Lead
abbeywall 26/Jun/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 26/Jun/13 2nd rpt
c4tch 20/Jun/13 Solo O/S
Mike-W-99 12/Jun/13 2nd
with Fiona
Fiona Reid 12/Jun/13 Lead rpt
with Mike
Gabe Oliver 12/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Euan S 02/Jun/13 Lead
victorhearnyeates 12/May/13 Lead dog

The step up into the groove was polished and had very little for the feet, that being said, was very protectable by the thread below

Daveslade 05/May/13 Lead
Mark Bull 01/May/13 Lead rpt
with Mike
planetmarshall 30/Apr/13 2nd O/S
with Adrian Proctor
Hidden 27/Apr/13 2nd
davesa 27/Apr/13 Lead
Chris(cface!) 13/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Andy Arnott
mattking_109 18/Nov/12 2nd
with Jon DL
Jon_dL 18/Nov/12 Lead O/S
Mark Bull 01/Oct/12 Lead rpt
with Mike
Hidden 03/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Sep/12 Lead O/S
mot1 03/Sep/12 2nd
with shanala
Paul Symmers 23/Aug/12 2nd O/S
hedgehog_john 27/Jul/12 2nd
with Tim R
Mike-W-99 25/Jul/12 2nd
with Fiona
Fiona Reid 25/Jul/12 Lead rpt
with Mike
martinh13 19/Jun/12 2nd
with Digby
horsefeathers 02/Jun/12 2nd O/S
with Harry
Harry Holmes 02/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Joanna
Tim Hamlet 25/May/12 Lead
Laura Hamlet 25/May/12 2nd O/S
mattdown 24/May/12 Lead
oliverk 01/May/12 Lead β
with Nicola
Mark Bull 24/Apr/12 Lead rpt
with Alex
ClimbingGlen 08/Apr/12 Solo O/S
siddharta 29/Mar/12 Lead O/S
jesss ??/2012 2nd

Great fun!

adie84 ??/2012 -
GraemeDiack 27/Nov/11 Solo O/S
ewan i 17/Nov/11 2nd O/S
with felix
Nic DW 01/Sep/11 Lead O/S

Nails and sketchy to start, jumped off on first go.

with Robyn
liz77 17/Aug/11 2nd
Hidden 17/Aug/11 Lead rpt
abbeywall 17/Aug/11 2nd rpt
sergio46 06/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Interesting start with polish foot hold. Slab/groove above are great climbing.

with Tim Lukins
Hidden 05/Aug/11 2nd O/S
abbeywall 03/Aug/11 Lead rpt

doing the staircase start

with M
Mark Bull 21/Jul/11 Lead rpt
with Mike
Mike-W-99 09/Jun/11 2nd

My head can't get round the 1st few moves on this.

with Fiona
Fiona Reid 09/Jun/11 Lead rpt

Mike is convinced the flake at the start now moves...

with Mike
Porridge the climber 12/May/11 2nd dog

Fell off first move then clean to the top. First VS.

Ewanski 12/May/11 Lead rpt
with Andy G
daWalt 10/May/11 2nd O/S
with dwhaley
Hidden 10/May/11 Lead O/S
oliverk 10/May/11 Lead
with Malcolm
sleeplessjb 06/May/11 Lead O/S

think the move is in the first 3 metres, awesome climbing for the first half...

chris.mcmorris 23/Apr/11 2nd
with James Burt
Hidden 22/Apr/11 Lead
Gavin L 19/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Slight Variation

with Mairi
Hidden 09/Sep/10 2nd
Ewanski 02/Sep/10 Lead rpt
with Nick B
Hidden 31/Aug/10 Lead
Phatman 04/Aug/10 2nd β
Hidden 31/Jul/10 Lead O/S
whispering nic 26/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Young Andrew
nich0las 13/Jul/10 2nd O/S
with Ewan P, Catriona C
Ewanski 13/Jul/10 Lead β
with Nick B
Hidden 08/Jul/10 Lead O/S
jev 05/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Ulli, Sian
PaulMurphy1989 20/May/10 2nd O/S
sebrider 19/May/10 Lead O/S
sophiecb 19/May/10 2nd
with Seb
Hidden 19/May/10 Lead O/S
Fiona Reid 27/Apr/10 Lead rpt

Nailed the start first time and no crush injuries to my pinkie this year!

with Mike
Mike-W-99 27/Apr/10 2nd
with Fiona
Hidden 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Euan S 02/Apr/10 Lead
Pete23 ?/Mar/10 Lead
with Neil Robb
Hidden ??/2010 -
DuckingFesperate ??/2010 Lead
russasaurusRex 20/Sep/09 Lead O/S

A polished start and little protection for first 10 meters, but nice.

with Catriona
Ian Jones 25/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Easier than it looks with some interest in the upper groove as well.

with Mike Vernon
Stephen18 28/Jul/09 Lead O/S
guyscott 02/Jul/09 Lead O/S

A tough start, but generally excellent climb. Really enjoyed it.

with Angie
SianR 12/Jun/09 TR

Emma's climbing intro.

with Emma
Hidden 29/May/09 2nd rpt
Stephen18 28/May/09 Lead O/S
sebrider 14/May/09 Lead O/S

Really nice, first time to Traprain.

Stuart Macfarlane 02/May/09 Lead rpt
with Jeanie
mus2ma ?/May/09 2nd dog

polished in bits

daWalt 25/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with Sam
Hidden 11/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Shaun C ?/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/09 2nd O/S
darrenasquith ?/Apr/09 2nd
stuartm555 14/Mar/09 2nd
Hidden 26/Feb/09 Lead O/S
Sean Bell 24/Feb/09 Lead
with Ryan
ropeaccessryan 24/Feb/09 -
with sean
Stuart Macfarlane 14/Sep/08 Lead rpt
with Harry, Jeanie
Mike-W-99 19/Jun/08 2nd
with Fiona
Fiona Reid 19/Jun/08 Lead rpt

Easier this time :-)

with Mike
Chad123 12/May/08 Lead rpt

Much nicer than routes around it because it isn't polished, best finish is straight up the groove above - HVS?

with School Club
Boistelle 10/May/08 Lead O/S
with Ben Kellitt
Hidden ?/May/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2008 -
andymoin 19/Oct/07 Lead O/S
with Monkey
beegsyboy 15/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Neil
lazybones 02/Jun/07 Lead O/S

very good

with Helen Sanders
Fiona Reid 01/Jun/07 Lead O/S

Start is a bit committing so pre-placed a couple of nuts 2m up to ensure I didn't land on my belayer.

with Mike, Ewan
Mike-W-99 01/Jun/07 2nd
with Fiona
RAK 01/Apr/07 Lead
with Pete H.
Hidden ?/Aug/06 Solo
Chris Plewa ?/Jul/06 -
with adam reid, simon gall
IanMcC 23/Apr/06 2nd
Stuart Macfarlane 23/Apr/06 2nd
with Cabey
Sean Bell ?/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Paul
Stuart Macfarlane 17/Apr/05 Lead rpt
with Iain F
tompercy ??/2004 -
The Pulsing Motorik of Neu! ?/Dec/03 Lead O/S
with Helen
samwelli 25/Oct/03 Lead O/S
with Reuben Brown
Stuart Macfarlane 13/Oct/03 Lead rpt
with Roddy
Old_Nick_S 24/Jun/03 Lead

Hard start

with Irene
Hidden 16/Jun/03 Lead O/S
mav ?/Apr/03 -
snowboarder ?/Jun/02 2nd
with Mark
220bpm ?/Jun/02 Lead O/S

Do not be tempted right onto the slab. Climb the arete for full value.

Stuart Macfarlane ?/Mar/02 2nd
with Roddy
Rob Davies ?/Sep/99 Lead
with Pete Hemmings
Hidden ??/1999 Lead
Dave Kerr 05/Jul/98 Lead
with Craig Proctor
JiveWeasel 13/May/98 Lead O/S
with Shagger Haylock
Okecroak 25/Jul/96 Lead
with G Scott
Fraser 01/Jun/96 TR O/S
with Anna
greenroom ??/1996 -
greenroom ??/1996 -
greenroom ??/1996 -
chris sm 30/Jul/94 Lead O/S
Iain Thow 09/Jun/91 Lead
with Tom Kearney
Hidden 28/May/90 Lead O/S
mark-abz 01/Jul/84 Lead
with Walter P
mark-abz 01/Jul/84 2nd
with Walter P
The Reaper 12/Oct/80 Lead O/S
Martin Bennett 02/Jun/80 -
with Faz Faraday
Bruce Kerr 05/Nov/78 2nd
with Joe Drysdale
Hidden 08/Oct/78 -
neil3965 ??/1978 Solo
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