150m, 3 pitches. An excellent route taking the crest of the prominent buttress defining the right
edge of The Art of Growing Old Gracefully.
1. 50m Start just right of the gully and climb the corner-ramp cutting through the
left side of the lower wall. Above, continue right via a steep chimney and climb
two steep walls to a terrace.
2. 40m Climb the centre of the short impending headwall above and continue
through the chimney splitting the giant boulder above. Belay on the prominent
3. 50m Ascend the headwall by climbing first right, then left up a steep turfy
wall to reach an easier gully leading to the top.

S Richardson, T Chappell, H Wackerhage 10/Mar/2013

Ticklists: Chasing the Ephemeral.

Hidden 21/Jan AltLd O/S
nicjbuk 19/Jan AltLd dnf

Did a bit of this and a bit of art of aging Therefore dnf on both. We'll be back

with ross nicol esq
Poacher5 10/Jan 2nd
Robertgiddy 10/Jan Lead

Turf beginning to thaw but still good in the main, a refreeze of the damp snow would put the route in really nice condition.

with alice butler
william henderson 07/Jan Lead O/S

Good route with some good moves throughout. Bomber turf and hooks. That boulder cave on the second pitch is fantastic. Second route of the day finished in the dark.

DundeeDave 02/Jan 2nd
Yourlead 02/Jan 2nd

Climbing as a three, with plenty of snow on the route. A surprisingly good climb and certainly worth stars. Turff frozen, but some digging required by Ewan to find the Gear and placements. Lost a big cam on top pitch.

with Ewan Gourley
Stuart the postie 17/Dec/17 AltLd

Fun climbing before onset of thaw.

with Robin Clothier
RClothier 17/Dec/17 AltLd
with Stuart mcfarlane
Hidden 16/Dec/17 AltLd
BPaske 16/Dec/17 AltLd
graeme gatherer 13/Dec/17 -

Straightforward. Fun climbing

with Rab, Steve Elliot
Alex Thomson 10/Dec/17 -
with Phil Hudson
QuicNic 24/Feb/17 AltLd

Turf just about frozen enough for this to be in. Direct start not so. Was good fun but fairly broken and always escapable so it is really an eliminate. But saw no one all day and for that it's got to be worth it.

with cwsh4
abbeywall 24/Jan/15 AltLd

Did first pitch, split at first head wall

with RL, FM
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