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S Billane, C Torrans May/1976

Ticklists: The 100 Best UK VS routes?, Ireland 3 Star VS.

jgardiner 23/Dec/17 2nd
with Matthew Glenn
Hidden 18/Sep/17 AltLd
Adam Patterson 31/Aug/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Aug/17 Lead O/S
Theo Moore - UKC and UKH 24/Aug/17 AltLd O/S
with Roisin
GOS 20/Aug/17 AltLd rpt

George p1 Gerard p2

Hidden 20/Aug/17 AltLd rpt
DaveWhite13 19/Aug/17 Lead rpt

35 to 40mph winds and occasional showers. Not sure wat we were thinking

with The Wife
Anthony Cheung 12/Aug/17 Lead O/S

lead first pitch. second may have done cheiftain finish

with Vick
Katie S 09/Aug/17 AltLd O/S

I lead the 1st pitch

Matt Schwarz 09/Aug/17 AltLd O/S
with katie
HP9 08/Aug/17 AltLd

Led P1

with Callum Dougall
steely 05/Aug/17 AltLd O/S

led P1

onlyfoddington 03/Aug/17 AltLd O/S

I thought this seemed tough for VS. I lead pitch 2 and had problems committing to the mantel in the wind.

with Ian
ian d f 03/Aug/17 AltLd O/S
rod757 ?/Aug/17 -
Lizlet13 11/Jul/17 Lead
with Sophie Nunn
Sophie Nunn 11/Jul/17 2nd O/S
with Liz Y
masa-alpin 06/Jun/17 AltLd O/S

Tom lead P1, and I, P2. Hard for the grade. A top quality, nonetheless!

Anti-faff 05/Jun/17 AltLd O/S

The best VS ever? Can't imagine improving on it...

with Masa
Fat Andy Heff 04/Jun/17 AltLd O/S
jon_gill1 04/Jun/17 Lead O/S

the rain came in abundance on pitch 2 which got quite exciting

with chris Lyness
Hidden 04/Jun/17 AltLd O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/17 2nd O/S
barney_edin 04/Jun/17 AltLd O/S
with Mehmet
Hidden 03/Jun/17 Lead O/S
WTorrensa 03/Jun/17 AltLd O/S

Climbed first pitch. Super fun crux.

with Emma, Jamie
niallsash 02/Jun/17 AltLd
MichealMurphy 02/Jun/17 AltLd O/S

lead the first pitch and billy led the second. Andrew and Arron climbed Chieftain which made for a really nice experience. Really beautiful sunset and topped out at about half 10

with Billy
annihuovinen 02/Jun/17 AltLd rpt

Did the first pitch - awesome! Best VS pitch I have done.

Billy Beck 02/Jun/17 AltLd O/S

Micheal led first pitch, i did second pitch, midgees were a nightmare, was at the first night of Fair Head meet. Andrew and Aaron were doing chieftan beside us as well

JasonOneEye 01/Jun/17 AltLd O/S

Nice route

with Cormac Kelly
Hidden 28/May/17 2nd dnf
HP9 28/May/17 Lead

Led both pitches

Hidden 28/May/17 2nd dnf
Paul Collins 26/May/17 AltLd
with Brian Bateson
GlennH 28/Apr/17 Lead
with Louise Erwin
DaveWhite13 27/Apr/17 AltLd rpt

Led pitch 1

with Nic Marriott
Saul Calvert 15/Apr/17 AltLd O/S
Rory_Cummings_NI 15/Apr/17 AltLd O/S
with Saul
RKernan 02/Apr/17 Lead rpt

Led both pitches

with Conor McNamara
Conor McNamara 02/Apr/17 2nd

Ronan lead both pitches as I was tired and still not used to Fairhead climbing. Would definitely do again

with RKernan
peter.ravenscroft27 18/Feb/17 AltLd
with rene
DaveWhite13 30/Oct/16 Lead
Hidden 20/Oct/16 Lead
kyleinavan 01/Oct/16 AltLd O/S
with Nicholas Marriot
Hidden 17/Sep/16 2nd dog
beckycoles 22/Aug/16 AltLd
with Si
Si 22/Aug/16 AltLd
Hidden 17/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Aug/16 AltLd
cjcuni ?/Aug/16 AltLd rpt

I led first pitch, Conall led second pitch.

with Becky Clements, Conall Gilmore
gonzo_ls9 24/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with peter, d
annihuovinen 22/Jul/16 AltLd O/S

Niall led the first pitch, I did the second. Very nice start for the FH IMC meet!

with Niall Hedderman, Sean D
niallsash 22/Jul/16 AltLd rpt
Hidden 18/Jul/16 2nd
Hidden 14/Jul/16 AltLd rpt
Marti999 11/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with Debbie
CraigOsborne 05/Jul/16 AltLd O/S


Gordon W 05/Jul/16 AltLd O/S
Henry Brett 03/Jul/16 AltLd O/S

Rob lead the first pitch, while seconding i twatted myself with a large (head sized?) boulder, sort of felt disorientated and dizzy but held on, climbed through the pitch and then lead the second pitch up the awesome chimney still feeling pretty dizzy, fun times.

with Rob Law
andrewmc 27/Jun/16 Lead O/S
guy757 27/Jun/16 -
joe.wahab 27/Jun/16 2nd O/S

Amazing varied route, absolutely superb top pitch. Thrutching through the gap then up on the pinnacle to the wonderfully airy face above was a contender for the best pitch of the trip.

Hidden 18/Jun/16 2nd
Hidden 18/Jun/16 AltLd rpt
Pete Scott 17/Jun/16 Lead O/S


Hidden 14/Jun/16 AltLd rpt
acollins615 11/Jun/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jun/16 2nd
Tubs 11/Jun/16 AltLd O/S

In the mist while waiting for the crag to dry.

with Max
planetmarshall 06/Jun/16 AltLd

Led first pitch. Excellent, traditional fun.

with Suzana
Hidden 06/Jun/16 AltLd
PebbleWrestler 06/Jun/16 AltLd O/S

Led first pitch. Superb climb. The transition from crack to face to crack climbing is quite heady

with dave
Hidden 05/Jun/16 AltLd O/S
sarpedon 05/Jun/16 Lead O/S

Led the whole thing in one go, it was extremely hot at the crag. Jason patiently belayed while getting a heat stroke.

Duncan 88 05/Jun/16 AltLd
Rob N 04/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with illwill
CaelanB 04/Jun/16 AltLd O/S
with ben gibson
Neil McA 04/Jun/16 AltLd O/S
with paul innes
Seán McLoughlin 03/Jun/16 AltLd O/S
with Kieron Ellis
r_o_b_h2 02/Jun/16 AltLd O/S

Lead P1

with Matt Harris
Hidden 02/Jun/16 AltLd O/S
Hidden 01/Jun/16 AltLd O/S
Hidden 01/Jun/16 AltLd O/S
HP9 23/May/16 AltLd

Lead first pitch. Struggled with the overhang on cold rock, but when i figured it out it was fine.

with Nicholas Marriot
GOS 08/May/16 2nd rpt

as 1 pitch

cjcuni ?/May/16 AltLd O/S

I led second pitch, Andrew led first pitch.

Hidden ??/2016 -
Tom Baird 20/Sep/15 2nd O/S

Nice to be back on the end of a rope. I was nearly too fat to squeeze through the gap!

with Pete Cripps, Harry Cripps
MonkeyDawson 16/Sep/15 Lead O/S
with Shona
Hidden 03/Sep/15 2nd rpt
BrendanR 03/Sep/15 AltLd O/S
KKilroy 25/Aug/15 Lead rpt
with Gillian, j parr
Gills 25/Aug/15 2nd dog

First pitch, second pitch on chieftain to make up for doing it the other way round last time!

with Jonny Parr, Kevin Kilroy
Hidden 09/Aug/15 Solo O/S
Hidden 08/Aug/15 Lead RP
s kennedy 25/Jul/15 AltLd O/S
Hidden 25/Jul/15 AltLd RP
Hidden 18/Jul/15 AltLd O/S
DaveWhite13 15/Jul/15 2nd
ldavison440 14/Jun/15 AltLd

Ronan lead first pitch, I lead second. First VS!

Gills 14/Jun/15 2nd

1st pitch of chieftain, second pitch girona, fun in that chimney!!!

with Shauna Duffin, Kevin Kilroy
Dizz 13/Jun/15 2nd rpt
with Khalid, David B
khalidq 13/Jun/15 AltLd O/S

I led P1, David led P2.

Hidden 13/Jun/15 AltLd O/S
Dizz 10/Jun/15 AltLd O/S
with peter h
RKernan 10/Jun/15 AltLd rpt

led P1, lisa led 2nd pitch as her first VS!

Hidden 09/Jun/15 AltLd O/S
duncan 09/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Jun/15 AltLd O/S
Hidden 09/Jun/15 AltLd
Adamcsyou 07/Jun/15 AltLd O/S

2nd Pitch

B.Kieran 04/Jun/15 AltLd O/S
joeruckus 25/May/15 AltLd O/S

I took the first pitch, struggled to get established (from cold), felt properly bold on the crux (I was too far right). All good after that. Tremendous fun.

with Nicholas
tprebs 24/May/15 AltLd rpt
Andrew Woods 24/May/15 Lead β

Thomas climbed the first pitch and I went ahead with the second, fun chimney part!

Hidden 13/May/15 Lead dog
Matt Boyd 08/May/15 Lead O/S
with Elizabeth Borneman
5eamuz 04/May/15 AltLd rpt
with John Holterman
Hidden ?/May/15 Lead
Sinéad 19/Apr/15 AltLd O/S
with Roisin Malone
nickwhimster ??/2015 Lead O/S
with Rich
kylos8048 ??/2015 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2015 2nd
Hidden ??/2015 -
Naomi VR ??/2015 Lead
niallsash ??/2015 AltLd O/S
nige pacer 11/Oct/14 AltLd O/S
with Chris Coleman, Dave Lawrance
karlc 28/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Piglet69 ?/Sep/14 2nd
with karlc
scarmichael 29/Aug/14 AltLd O/S

lower crux coming out of chimney back to crack, easy climbing for the grade in beautiful setting

Hidden 28/Aug/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 29/Jul/14 AltLd O/S
Kirill 27/Jul/14 AltLd O/S

Done this just before the sunset, after it had been raining all day. It was a bit damp unsurprisingly. Led P2. Fun route, exciting exposure on the final wall with the wind and swirls of mist whizzing by.

Hidden 27/Jul/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 22/Jul/14 AltLd
renetemple 20/Jul/14 AltLd rpt

Finally came back to lead this. Think the first pitch is quite tricky. Lead 2nd pitch - absolutely amazing! Very nearly missed the hidden 'glory hold'...

with Katie Maxwell
Chris Manasseh 18/Jul/14 AltLd

Led p2

with John Armstrong, Graham Calderbank
jvarmstrong 18/Jul/14 AltLd

led P1

with Graham, Chris
Calder 18/Jul/14 2nd
jhill 12/Jun/14 AltLd
Dan Kennedy 12/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

Led 2nd pitch.

davkeo 11/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

Led first pitch. Super climb.

cearbhalld 11/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

Led P2

Keith O'D 03/Jun/14 AltLd O/S
meierdaniel 03/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jun/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/14 AltLd
Leman Lemanski ?/Jun/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 31/May/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 31/May/14 2nd O/S
Munkynutz 28/May/14 AltLd O/S
markflanagan 27/May/14 AltLd
Hidden ?/Apr/14 AltLd O/S
Sinéad ?/Apr/14 AltLd
with ro_m
Hidden ?/Apr/14 2nd
renetemple 24/Oct/13 2nd
Hidden 24/Oct/13 Lead O/S
Dan Bates 11/Oct/13 -
tatz45 22/Jul/13 AltLd O/S

Excellent route. Led 1st pitch.

nmcgreen 20/Jul/13 AltLd
with kdo
kdo 20/Jul/13 AltLd O/S

Kd P1 NMcG P2

stuart90 15/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
with Niall Browne
nbrowne 15/Jul/13 AltLd O/S

Good fun! First pitch was glorious. Second pitch well led by Stuart. Worthy of three stars. Tis indeed high in the grade...

with Stuart Abraham
Hidden 07/Jul/13 2nd
tprebs 09/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Siobhan Vye
Munkynutz 04/Jun/13 AltLd O/S
mcgovern 04/Jun/13 AltLd
Betsy 03/Jun/13 Lead
5eamuz 02/Jun/13 AltLd dog

Fell at crux while seconding first pitch. Lead second pitch.

with Geoff Thomas, John Holterman
Auld Giffer 02/Jun/13 AltLd
with 5eamuz, Seamus
Hidden 02/Jun/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 01/Jun/13 AltLd O/S
Paul Collins 01/Jun/13 AltLd rpt
Hidden 01/Jun/13 AltLd
Siobhan Vye ?/Jun/13 2nd
Rhys Macallister 31/May/13 AltLd O/S
with James Gernon
liamo333 ??/2013 -
Hidden ??/2013 -
Hidden 10/Oct/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 08/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Sep/12 2nd
mshorter 30/Aug/12 AltLd O/S
with erika, ry
Hidden 30/Aug/12 2nd
Hidden 11/Aug/12 2nd O/S
GOS 11/Aug/12 Lead O/S

GOS - P1 (great gear) MG - P2 - diff behind flake

with Michael Gibson
uphillnow 06/Aug/12 AltLd

led pitch 1

with Dave Booth
Hidden 30/Jul/12 AltLd O/S
matthewjames 30/Jul/12 AltLd O/S

Led the first pitch.

Julie Carroll 10/Jun/12 Lead O/S

Lead 1st pitch

with Andrew Porter
Rob Grant 03/Jun/12 AltLd
with greg cunningham
Hidden 20/May/12 AltLd
Hidden 11/Mar/12 2nd
D.Russell ??/2012 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??/2012 AltLd O/S
metal arms 27/Jul/11 AltLd O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/11 2nd
pat2car ?/Jun/11 AltLd O/S
Hidden 02/May/11 Lead O/S
RKernan 08/Apr/11 AltLd O/S

Led pitch 1. Interesting getting bag through the chimney - 240 slings are very useful!

Hidden ?/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
gilmour_789 ??/2011 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??/2011 Lead
conthebap ??/2011 2nd O/S
janegallwey ??/2011 Lead
Hidden 12/Sep/10 AltLd
victim of mathematics 16/Jun/10 AltLd O/S

Led P1, excellent.

crossdressingrodney 16/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
nadeem 14/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
nepsoi999 14/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with nadeem
Bob M 10/Jun/10 AltLd

Superb. I led top pitch - easier of the two but wonderfully exposed.

Niall Ewen 06/Jun/10 Lead O/S
kenneM ?/Apr/10 Lead
with Paul Elliott
saundera ??/2010 AltLd

Led first pitch. The step up feels very bold to me and I took my time - HVS move in my view.

with Liz
rclarke 11/Oct/09 AltLd O/S
pete87abs 11/Oct/09 AltLd O/S
SeanT ?/Sep/09 AltLd O/S

I led 1st pitch, Tom led 2nd.

with Tom Bannon
barni 22/Aug/09 AltLd O/S

2nd pitch

with Paul James
Hidden 02/Jul/09 AltLd O/S
liz77 23/Jun/09 AltLd RP

Pitch 2 lead

with PJC
saundera ?/Jun/09 Lead

I'd recommend at least 2 bits of gear below the crux!

with Steve
Hidden 29/May/09 AltLd
Claire Hardy 10/May/09 Lead
with mads ingswar
chillax ??/2009 -
KKilroy ??/2009 Lead O/S
PeteH 06/Sep/08 Lead O/S

A fantastic route. Lovely sustained groove-climbing for the first pitch and some great face moves on the top pitch.

with Dave Leonard, Louise Simpson
Hidden 27/Aug/08 AltLd
Hidden 04/Aug/08 Lead O/S
liz77 26/Jun/08 AltLd RP

Pitch 1 lead

with Cherrie
Rob Davies 14/Jun/08 Lead
with Pete Hemmings, Phil Ashton
Hidden 14/Jun/08 AltLd O/S
givemetea 29/May/08 AltLd O/S
with Helen King
climbingpixie 24/May/08 AltLd O/S

Led P1, not a patch on P2.

with Cider nut
pimpy ?/Apr/08 AltLd

second pitch

Hidden ??/2008 -
twright180 ??/2008 AltLd O/S
with John McCune
Hidden 04/Aug/07 AltLd O/S
Hidden 04/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Andy Moles 07/Jun/07 2nd
with Ali
Ri ??/2007 Lead rpt
with Anja Jones
Martin Bennett 24/Jun/06 -
with SF
Hidden 21/May/06 AltLd O/S
Hidden 25/Jun/05 Lead O/S
cornishben ?/Jun/05 Lead O/S
with Tania Milner
Johann ??/2005 AltLd O/S
with Smax
Mark Stevenson 07/Sep/04 AltLd O/S
with Richard Baker
Gibson27 ??/2004 AltLd
Hidden ?/Jul/03 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2000 -
pingora 15/May/96 AltLd rpt
with Ken
Hidden 28/Jun/93 AltLd O/S
nigehughes ?/May/92 AltLd
with Tom Cave
auld al ??/1992 AltLd O/S
pingora 24/Mar/91 -
rogerskews 26/May/90 -
with John Clark
Hidden 22/May/90 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??/1990 -
steve taylor ?/Aug/86 AltLd O/S
with Nicky Beresford
John HW ??/1986 AltLd O/S
with Dave Evans
kennylind ??/1984 AltLd O/S
Hammy 26/Jul/80 AltLd
with Rob Lawson
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