Easy ground leads to the obvious big corner. The walls are smooth but the crack offers perfect hand jams and protection.

P. Smith 1960

Ticklists: World Graded List.

bodovix 02/Dec/16 Lead O/S
MikwWebster 25/Oct/16 2nd rpt
with Ian
Euan Todd 01/Oct/16 Lead O/S

Polished rock but great protection. Not sustained, and there's a lot of good rests.

with Richard
Mike Hood 30/Sep/16 Lead
rashwell 18/Sep/16 Lead
Liam Ingram 16/Sep/16 2nd rpt
with Stephen Beard
Hidden 16/Sep/16 Lead
Daniela Balslev 16/Aug/16 Lead dog
with Nicola, Hanna, Alistair
Hidden 18/Jul/16 2nd O/S
annep 06/Jul/16 2nd
Barry Harper 06/Jul/16 Lead

Awesome route! Really liked this one, my style of climbing. Crux took a bit of figuring out.

james1978 06/Jun/16 2nd rpt
with Mike
MikwWebster 06/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with James
Valaisan 15/May/16 Lead O/S
sebbi30 15/May/16 2nd
lindsay yule 15/May/16 2nd
HaddRoots 15/May/16 Lead O/S
with seb
Hidden 11/May/16 Lead rpt
Hugh Simons 07/May/16 2nd rpt
mishabruml 07/May/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Mar/16 2nd rpt
Smelly Fox 28/Mar/16 Lead dog

Gopping wet but went for it anyway... Failed at the top.

s kennedy 28/Mar/16 2nd

Bit wet, opted for not jamming in the wet crack.

Hidden 24/Mar/16 2nd rpt
Martin Bagshaw 24/Mar/16 Lead O/S

Felt awkward.

Brian Pollock 19/Mar/16 2nd rpt
with Craig
Mike Hood 25/Oct/15 Lead
lorens holm 04/Oct/15 Lead O/S

Strenuous for a short section of layback to finishing jugs.

with Oscar
Hidden 26/Sep/15 Lead O/S
David Woods 20/Sep/15 Lead O/S

Traditional. Need to get more experience on schist.

with Tom Jumar
Samantha Dickson 03/Sep/15 Lead β
Timothy Miller 03/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with sammy D
Hugh Simons 02/Sep/15 Lead O/S
D.Russell 30/Aug/15 Lead O/S
with Tom R
Hidden 16/Aug/15 Lead dnf
FionaJK 16/Aug/15 2nd
Liam Watson ?/Aug/15 Lead
masa-alpin 30/Jun/15 2nd β

The rock got wetter and wetter, while Patrick was leading, due to drizzle. Quite insecure as a result. Good jams were there.

Pat-H 30/Jun/15 Lead dog

Started raining, maybe not the best choice

with Masa
soph 19/Jun/15 2nd O/S
kirstypallas 17/Jun/15 2nd
Liam Ingram 12/Jun/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 12/Jun/15 Lead
Roberttaylor 11/Jun/15 Lead O/S
R0bbie 30/May/15 2nd
with Matt
Matt crawford 30/May/15 Lead O/S
with Robbie Miller
Hidden 20/May/15 2nd rpt
R0bbie 20/May/15 2nd
with Erik, calum
ErikAndersen 20/May/15 Lead O/S
with Robbie, Calum
Manix 02/May/15 2nd
with Anne Peale
annep11 02/May/15 Lead O/S
with Mark
RebekahD ?/May/15 Lead O/S
with Tim
donwito 25/Apr/15 2nd
with Dad
gurumed 18/Apr/15 2nd rpt
Brian Pollock 18/Apr/15 Lead O/S
seanhendo123 16/Apr/15 2nd β

Made hard work of this

with Lamb
Lamb 16/Apr/15 Lead O/S

Really good corner climbing.

danimal88 22/Mar/15 2nd
with Adrian Croften
matthew885 ??/2015 Lead
alice_loudon 29/Oct/14 2nd O/S
with Sergio
olekemi 12/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with Jeremy M
james1978 08/Oct/14 Lead
yehti 02/Oct/14 Lead rpt
with Tim Hamlet
Tim Hamlet 02/Oct/14 2nd
with Tom Young
sergiorast ?/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Sep/14 Lead O/S
gurumed 13/Sep/14 Lead O/S
with gjd
gjd 13/Sep/14 2nd rpt
with Gurumed
markneilly346 07/Sep/14 AltLd O/S

Lead First Pitch (easier pitch) Very pumpy second pitch.

with Benbo
Hidden 30/Jul/14 Lead dog
esther ?/Jul/14 Lead
eve29 21/Jun/14 2nd
with Andy
centurion05 21/Jun/14 Lead
with Yvonne
freudy_love 06/Jun/14 2nd O/S
with Colin Morrison, Squirrel
Hidden 06/Jun/14 2nd
Uisdean hawthorn 20/Apr/14 2nd
with Darren
dwisniewski 19/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Uisdean
Hidden 17/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Neil Adams 13/Apr/14 2nd rpt
with Ross B
radioshed 15/Mar/14 2nd O/S
with dave s
David Stevens 15/Mar/14 Lead O/S
glencoebob ??/2014 -

First HVS lead.

Martin McKenna - UKC 30/Nov/13 Lead
with Hasan
Hidden 23/Nov/13 Lead
samwillo 23/Nov/13 2nd
ross brinson 14/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Hannah Watson
Rachel Slater 08/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Olli-C 08/Sep/13 2nd β
with Fraser, Rachel Slater
Hidden 10/Aug/13 Lead O/S
mot1 10/Aug/13 2nd
BenBrotherton 06/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Euan Evans
gjd 06/Jul/13 2nd
with Sam Burns
noemie5438 25/Jun/13 2nd O/S
with Chris ravey, Amy Goodill
stuart34 13/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Gabe Oliver 08/Jun/13 Lead O/S

wasnt a massive fan; felt thrutchy and a bit uncomfortable. not really used to climbing on this type of rock. But overall worth the stars

yehti 02/Jun/13 Lead dog

Felt very traditional, wearing tweed would make it simpler. I got my body position confused at the top of the crack and took a small fall.

with Tim Hamlet
John McKenna 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Brendan 24/May/13 Lead O/S
with Duncan, Stewart
Hidden 27/Apr/13 Lead O/S
andyinglis 27/Apr/13 2nd
with Burnsie, Neil Adams
Macleod 06/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with ronan, carolyn, anthony, dominic
RKernan 06/Apr/13 2nd
with Alasdair MacLeod
captain ??/2013 -
Jacks20 ??/2013 2nd
Jon_dL 06/Oct/12 Lead O/S

tricky top.

with Fiona M
Hidden 06/Oct/12 2nd O/S
stugreen75 04/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with dominic jeff
Antd 29/Sep/12 2nd
with Dominic Jeff, Liza Wolfson
Lasma 07/Jul/12 2nd O/S
with Lukas Solanka
SuperMike64 ?/Jul/12 Lead β


Kevin Woods 05/Jun/12 2nd O/S

2nded and still had a hard time! Nice climbing up to the very end which I found difficult. Some of the nut placements were almost tooo good.. An adventure!

with Stewart
Stingraypoindex 05/Jun/12 Lead O/S
madeleine 26/May/12 Lead
with Mike, Ross
Stephi 23/May/12 Lead O/S
with Katie
Hidden 22/May/12 2nd
ksneds 05/May/12 Lead

Sat on gear with one easy move left to finish. So angry !!

with Ian Jones
cat22 15/Apr/12 2nd rpt
with Mike
Hidden 09/Apr/12 Lead
robertmichaeladams 06/Apr/12 2nd
with Lawrence
wence 06/Apr/12 Lead O/S


with Rob
danimal88 22/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with piotr
Johann 18/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Graham boistelle
Adam Lincoln 14/Mar/12 2nd
with Meg
Anna_wells 15/Feb/12 -
with TIM
Tim_Gomersall ?/Feb/12 Lead
with ANNA
ukinio ??/2012 Lead O/S
ukinio ??/2012 Lead O/S
Mike Hatherly 28/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Carl Bramham
R Spisser 04/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Anna_wells ?/Sep/11 Lead
with Ry
Hidden 31/Aug/11 Lead O/S
JLS 27/Aug/11 2nd O/S
andyinglis 23/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Jen McKenzie
simondunf 20/May/11 2nd
with james
Hidden 01/May/11 Lead O/S
Harry Holmes 01/May/11 2nd O/S
with Fran Coles
sebrider 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
sophiecb 24/Apr/11 2nd

I didn't enjoy the movements on this climb :(

with Seb
GraemeDiack 17/Apr/11 2nd β

Found it much harder than I expected to, I think I don't respect HVS's enough!!

KeithAlexander 16/Apr/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 07/Apr/11 Lead
Hidden 07/Apr/11 2nd O/S
andrew75 ??/2011 Lead
Ri ??/2011 -
MonkeyDawson 31/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Simon Smith
mark88 15/Sep/10 Lead
with Jennie Crook
Jen Crook 15/Sep/10 2nd
with Mark Patterson
Old_Nick_S 03/Sep/10 2nd
with Frazer
hepy 02/Sep/10 2nd
Hidden 27/Aug/10 2nd
Hidden 01/Aug/10 Lead O/S
KeithAlexander 25/Jul/10 2nd rpt


Captain Solo 05/Jul/10 2nd rpt
with Mark
Mark Bannan 05/Jul/10 Lead
jev 03/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Sian
kdlauder 30/Jun/10 Lead O/S

really enjoyed this. It looks so easy from the ground but I really struggled with it. I must have hung around 20 minutes before the final two moves before the huge pinchy jug which you don't see until you are level with it and was a complete god send.

with james
franksnb 30/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with keith
BrettB 24/Jun/10 Lead O/S
jamestheyip 06/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Peter
Dopey_172 22/May/10 2nd β

Bloody hard going but a really nice route

with Murdo
Hidden 22/May/10 2nd O/S
Andy Clark 22/May/10 Lead
with Burnsie
Hidden 19/May/10 Lead dog
rclarke 12/May/10 Lead O/S
pete87abs 12/May/10 2nd O/S
dj_brigham05 12/May/10 2nd O/S
Ian Jones 08/May/10 2nd rpt
with Jason Moffat
jazzyjackson 08/May/10 Lead

stinking dead sheep at the crag today, fitted in quite well with the crags general ambience (ie) coffins, rats, corpses, hateful shist and decomposition. ahhh, cave crag on a sunny day : )

CharlieMack 04/May/10 2nd rpt
with stuart burns
make 04/May/10 Lead
Hidden 02/May/10 Lead
Hidden 02/May/10 2nd
gforce 17/Apr/10 2nd
with Charlie
cogg13 10/Apr/10 2nd O/S

outstanding lead by dave. corner soaking wet.

with david gemmell
cat22 21/Mar/10 2nd rpt
with Mike
henwardian ??/2010 -

led and 2nd several times.

KeithAlexander 25/Oct/09 Lead dog

was wet and slippy and i slipped off. brilliant route.

with Martin Dempster
karinh 25/Oct/09 2nd
Hidden 08/Oct/09 2nd O/S
Midgeslayer 04/Oct/09 Lead

Shiny shiny stretchy stretchy

Ian Jones 28/Sep/09 Lead O/S

Disapointing. Good jams and gear but a slick slab of a wall for the feet.

with Roger Benton
Hidden 27/Sep/09 2nd
Lawrie Brand 12/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Dougie Harvey 12/Sep/09 2nd rpt
andymoin 30/Aug/09 Lead rpt

Much easier this time, awesome thruckcy route!

with Warren
Hidden 30/Aug/09 2nd dog
9fingerjon 16/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with James H and Tom N
Andy Moles 09/Aug/09 2nd
with Calum
cat22 01/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Mike
stuaart 18/Jul/09 2nd O/S

Neil led.

with Emily Ward, Neil Redgrave
Hidden 18/Jul/09 2nd
Hidden 08/Jul/09 -
Ed Babs 08/Jul/09 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/09 Lead O/S
julesp 03/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Marcus
Hidden 23/May/09 Lead
robertmichaeladams 10/May/09 Lead
with Tom
tomdude 09/May/09 2nd O/S

nice. was dry despite rain

with rob
gaz.marshall 09/May/09 Lead O/S
with jenny
Sandy Simpson 25/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with brian duthie
burto 22/Apr/09 Lead rpt
with mike
sneaks 31/Mar/09 Lead O/S

Nice route.

with Martin
SWalls 25/Mar/09 2nd
Hidden 21/Mar/09 Lead rpt
Dougie Harvey 21/Mar/09 2nd rpt
with Andy
Hidden 21/Mar/09 2nd O/S
BRUCESTRAC ??/2009 -
with Chris Cracknell,Various
Hidden 09/Sep/08 Lead
Hidden 09/Sep/08 2nd O/S
Neil Adams 16/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Ally F
hwackerhage 20/Jul/08 Lead
with Adam
pimpy 05/Jul/08 Lead
with malcolm scott
R0bbie 18/Jun/08 Lead O/S
whistler 08/Jun/08 2nd O/S
with Airwx
simon_D 25/May/08 Lead O/S
with Neil Silver
Boistelle 24/May/08 Lead rpt
with Ben Kellitt
mshorter 16/May/08 Lead O/S
Boistelle 16/May/08 2nd β
with Mike Shorter
ANC 11/May/08 Lead O/S
Neil Mackenzie 03/May/08 2nd O/S

Mostly laybacked it, finished straight up

hubereini ?/May/08 Lead O/S

true pants changer - apart from the breath of death coming out of the crack in the back of the corner it was wet. felt good at top out however.

pocketsarah 03/Apr/08 2nd
with simon and andrew
TrollJester ??/2008 AltLd
with done many routes umpteen times
Hidden ??/2008 -
Dr Toph ??/2008 Lead O/S

slimy and surprisingly strenuous.

with Ally Hill
CurlyStevo ??/2008 Lead
Hidden 30/Sep/07 Lead
Stuart Macfarlane 13/Sep/07 2nd
with Helen
gjd 09/Sep/07 Lead
with Hutch
Captain Solo 09/Sep/07 2nd
decs 08/Sep/07 Lead O/S
with Rik
akhughes 13/Aug/07 Lead O/S
with Greg B
Dougie Harvey 11/Jul/07 2nd O/S
with Finlay Wild
K Wall 01/Apr/07 Lead
with Martin
beegsyboy 01/Apr/07 2nd O/S
with Andy
andymoin 01/Apr/07 Lead O/S

Wow nice climb, great relativity easy climbing up to about 3/4 were it get messy. Had to do a crazy contortion into a ball to get a high steep, very comical, technique all the way!

sparkass ?/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Greg Boswell 31/Mar/07 Lead O/S
alan wilson ??/2007 -
breithorn4164 ??/2007 Lead
with Callum Black
figfour ??/2007 Lead
jess ??/2007 Lead O/S
with real rock
Hidden ??/2007 Lead O/S
a_hein ??/2007 Lead O/S
French Erick 07/Sep/06 Lead O/S
with Andy Sharpe
Chad123 ?/Sep/06 Lead
with Viv
barney_edin 06/Jun/06 -
sgl ?/May/06 Lead O/S
with jo
Hidden ?/May/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Apr/06 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2006 -
dave o ?/Aug/05 2nd O/S
with Jon Yearsley
centurion05 30/May/05 Lead O/S


with Dan Carroll
jazzyjackson 05/Apr/05 2nd

Tully led this, great route, beautiful setting.

with Tully
Cassidy 16/Sep/03 Lead O/S
with David Cassidy
ali_robb ?/Apr/03 Lead
Alasdair Fulton ??/2003 Lead O/S

Get's HVS in SMC Highland Outcrops.

with Marcus Bean
alan moore ??/2003 -


Hidden ?/Aug/02 Lead
Dave Kerr 16/May/02 Lead
with John Watson
Yourlead 12/Jun/01 2nd
with Raymond Simpson
DundeeDave 03/Sep/00 2nd
with Keith Wilkinson
greenroom ??/2000 Lead O/S
graeme gatherer ??/2000 -
IanD353 ?/Aug/99 Lead O/S
with Howard
Hidden 26/Feb/99 2nd
dangates ??/1999 -
with Nick Tarmey
cobes ?/Jun/98 Lead
tompercy ?/May/98 Lead
with Jose B
dangates ??/1998 Lead
DundeeDave 23/Aug/97 2nd
with Ben Hughes
Dave Musgrove Jnr 07/Oct/95 2nd
with Emmy McCowen
Yourlead 21/Jun/95 Lead
with Graham Penny
CMacD ??/1995 -
Yourlead 08/Oct/94 Lead
with Hugh Muchcamp
Roy Stuart ??/1994 Lead O/S
with Alex Thomas
Yourlead 23/Jul/93 Lead
with Graham Penny
Yourlead 16/Jun/93 Lead
with Mike Assenti
whispering nic ?/Apr/93 Lead
with Ali W
Hidden ??/1993 -
Hidden 02/Aug/92 2nd rpt
Steve Crowe 16/Jun/91 Lead O/S
with KM
johnkeith ??/1991 Lead
with G. Callander
Hidden 24/Jun/90 Lead O/S
AC1 ??/1989 -
Hidden ?/Sep/88 Lead
Dave Douglas 01/Jun/88 Lead O/S
with my dad
uphillnow ?/Jun/88 2nd
with john stanger
pingora 28/Nov/87 Lead O/S
with Cooper
Hamish Leslie ??/1987 Lead O/S
with Martin Barclay
Hidden ??/1987 Lead
Hidden ?/Apr/86 2nd O/S
Lone Rider ?/Apr/84 Lead O/S
with John Christie
Martin Bennett 05/Jul/80 -
with Faz Faraday
Hidden ??/1980 -
neil3965 ?/Jul/79 Lead
with Doug Hall
Hidden 28/Jul/68 Lead
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