Steep juggy climbing. Scramble up to the left-hand side of the arête, step up and swing round, or climb the lower crack direct to gain a narrow ramp. Climb this rather precariously, then follow the cracks above to a large ledge. Finish carefully up the choss above.

P Hunter 1981

sas 19/Aug 2nd O/S
with Gwyd
bodovix ?/Aug Lead O/S
maxf 25/Jul Lead dog
MightyStew 26/Jun 2nd dog
sebbi30 26/Jun Lead
Liam Watson 26/Apr Lead G/U
Lamb 15/Mar 2nd O/S

Direct up head wall rather than rightwards finish. Strenuous but safe.

Hidden 01/Aug/16 2nd O/S
Hugh Simons 07/Jul/16 Lead O/S

Felt like a high E1, or very low in the grade. Well protected. Topping out to the right is fine.

with John
John McKenna 07/Jul/16 2nd rpt

In approach shoes. No way is it E2. High E1

John McKenna 22/Jun/16 Lead O/S
DavidMcK 22/Jun/16 Lead O/S
Euan Todd 10/Jun/16 Lead O/S

Juggy and pretty pumpy, fun climbing though. Shame about the top section, topped out off to the right.

with Cj
james1978 04/May/16 Lead O/S

Not one to repeat.

with Robert Durran
mishabruml 17/Apr/16 Lead dnf

did all the hard climbing up to ledge then started having a bit of a nightmare on the choss at the top, pulling off rock/mud left right and centre, carried on to 1 move from the top but was too scared to top out- the gear is sketchy and who knows what is attached and what is loose. thanks to iggy for the top rope rescue! 0/10 would not recommend

with Iggy, Geothermal D
ErikAndersen 13/Sep/15 2nd
with Joe
seanhendo123 13/Aug/15 2nd rpt
with Lamb
Lamb 13/Aug/15 Lead O/S

Brilliant climbing, pity about choss up top. Really nice though.

seanhendo123 04/Jul/15 Lead rpt
with Emeric
glenngordon 02/Jun/15 Lead dog

1 rest. Should have warmed up on a sport route. Top out required a considerable rightwards traverse to poor rock and gorse. Birds nest just above the hard climbing with 3 crow chicks.

Hidden 25/Oct/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 25/Oct/14 Lead O/S
seanhendo123 10/Oct/14 Lead rpt

Climbed this earlier in the week but came off half way, got it clean 1st time today in the rain, chuffed.

with Sarah
skirton 10/Oct/14 2nd
skirton 01/Oct/14 2nd dog
seanhendo123 01/Oct/14 Lead dog

Nothing too difficult just more endurance required, great protection all the way. . . top out needs cleaning, ended up having to traverse over right to get up. Will be taking a set of sheers and lopers before trying again

with Sarah
Brian Pollock 27/Sep/14 Lead O/S

steady, steep, juggy and well protected...brilliant

with Stewart
Hidden ?/Jul/14 2nd
salix 08/Jun/14 2nd

Another good ratho route - although top out is gorsey.

with Frazer
Hidden ??/2014 -
Smelly Fox 05/Sep/13 2nd
sophiecb 08/May/12 2nd
with Toph
Dr Toph 08/May/12 Lead O/S

Nice positive slots in the cracks. Shame about the topout.

with Sophie
maryleese 28/Apr/12 2nd
Liam Ingram 28/Apr/12 Lead O/S

Nice climb but let down by the top. Started direct up cracks to gain the ramp which seems like the obvious and best line to me.

karinh 03/Sep/11 2nd O/S
KeithAlexander 03/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with karinh
gjd 28/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Sam Burns
buzby78 06/Aug/11 Lead
AmyG 12/Jun/11 2nd
Hidden 18/May/11 Lead
Hidden 31/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Peter Rhodes 31/Mar/11 2nd rpt
alkira ??/2011 -
R0bbie 30/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with lucy, leighn
MonkeyDawson 30/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Simon Smith
Hidden 24/Oct/10 Lead
Hidden 08/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Harry Holmes 20/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Robbie tried it on lead then backed off so i lead the route partly on preplaced gear so not a true onsight but thats not the point

with Robbie Cammack, Liyen
rcammack 20/Jul/10 Lead dnf

Lack of psyche! Clean no bother following Harry.

Hidden 30/Jun/10 2nd
Denpov 29/Jun/10 TR dog
spunkymonkey 18/May/10 2nd O/S
sneaks 29/Apr/10 Lead rpt

second time climbing, first time leading. first route of the year, good times. note to self; train over winter.

with Chris
Hidden 29/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 27/Mar/10 2nd O/S
sebrider 27/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Chris wilson 27/Mar/10 2nd
with Seb
Sean Bell 09/Nov/09 2nd

Second time on second with Neil.Felt harder than I remember.

with Neil Carnegie
Hidden 07/Nov/09 2nd
jamiefoxen 07/Nov/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Oct/09 2nd O/S
Neil Adams 22/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Ross B
hubereini 03/Jun/09 Lead β

1st clean e2 - sweet!

with will and andy
andymoin 03/Jun/09 2nd rpt
Fraser 06/Apr/09 Lead O/S

Choss-fest at the top. Veered right through ledges in the middle section, not up the final crack, as it seems you're supposed to! All in all, not very pleasant in the upper half.

with Kev
kevg 06/Apr/09 2nd

Not great. All feels a bit loose, and the upper section is horrible.

with Fraser
jazzyjackson 28/Sep/08 Lead O/S
with Ally
Hidden 28/Sep/08 2nd
andymoin 15/Sep/08 2nd rpt
with Warren
Hidden 15/Sep/08 Lead O/S
beegsyboy 03/Sep/08 Lead dnf


with Sean + Andy
akhughes 01/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with Greg B
andymoin 22/May/08 2nd rpt

So much easer this time and not pumped at all, must o had a bad head on the lead. Went straight up the front crack this time, more direct but less fun.

with American Scot, Mark Jarvie
andyinglis 02/May/08 2nd
Alasdair Fulton 02/May/08 Lead O/S
Neil Mackenzie 26/Apr/08 2nd O/S


with Andy
andymoin 26/Apr/08 Lead O/S

Really nice climbing on the bottom 3/4s, let down a bit by the top out. Just as I thought it would be; steep and very pumpy with good but spaced holds. Gear was great all the way, tho hard to hang-on while placing. Has been on the tick list since I first saw the quary, waited till I was relatively sure I could on-site it. Thought I was coming off at sevral points but made it to the top and was just about sick, lol was trying quite hard.

sneaks 06/Mar/08 2nd O/S
with Neil C
Sean Bell 30/Jun/06 2nd O/S
with neil
Ian Jones ??/1997 Lead O/S
with Sean Smith
Duncan I ??/1994 Lead
whispering nic ?/May/93 -
with Claire C
Dave Musgrove Jnr 06/Feb/93 -
with Nick Ashton
The Pulsing Motorik of Neu! 14/Jul/91 Lead O/S
Dave Douglas 18/Mar/90 Lead O/S
Alastair R ??/1989 Lead O/S
Bruce Kerr 15/Jun/83 Lead
with Mal Duff
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