A well-travelled classic. Starting on the rail, traverse the wall L-R and finish around the arete. Pumpy, sequency and polished. (BiS prob 1). f6c

Wizzy 12/Sep/17 Sent x

7a as a route. Good training

HoboChris 27/Jun/17 Sent O/S
Hidden 25/May/17 Sent rpt
HarryNewmark 03/May/17 Sent x
Hidden 05/Apr/17 Sent dnf
Justin Gress 30/Jan/17 Sent x
cacheson 04/Oct/16 Sent x

Finally! Went first time today, felt surprisingly straightforward.

dwisniewski 29/Aug/16 Sent x
icehockeyhair 21/Aug/16 Sent rpt
Hidden 04/May/16 Sent dnf
HaddRoots 25/Mar/16 Sent x

cracking moves! finally got this bad boy after a few days of attempts over the years, felt really solid, just took a while to get that last move figured out!

with seb
Hidden 14/Jul/15 Sent x
annep11 27/Jun/15 Sent x
David Woods 06/Apr/15 Sent rpt
with Sebastian Costa
Tiago de Zoeten 28/Mar/15 Sent x
radioshed 20/Sep/14 Sent rpt
Hidden 15/Aug/14 Sent x
stugreen75 23/Jun/14 Sent rpt

Linked with R-L. Did it high, without the leg drop. Feels about the same grade but not quite as nice as R-L

with Ant
Angus12345 16/May/14 -

quite a fun problem, defiantly worth a look if you have a spare hour on a nice sunny evening

daftendirekt 11/May/14 Sent rpt
Hainsy 09/May/14 Sent
with Dave, Kirstin
daftendirekt 06/May/14 Sent x

Foot slipped off whilst rocking onto the slab. Passed the crux comfortably so gonna count it!

David Woods ?/Apr/14 Sent x
radioshed 23/Mar/14 Sent rpt
with Heather
jazzyjackson 15/Jul/13 Sent
darunniff 15/May/13 Sent
with adscott87
doug5_10 04/Apr/13 Sent rpt

First time back up here in 5 years and get it first go! Nice.

Roberttaylor 13/Mar/13 Sent dnf

I keep trying, I keep falling.

colin8ll 02/Mar/13 -
salix ?/Mar/13 Sent rpt

First day on the crags in lovely warm early march sun. Glad winter spent inside made this the easiest I've found it. Just got to link the r-l now...

David Stevens 27/Feb/13 Sent x
Chad123 09/Oct/12 Sent rpt
with Emily
ferdia 13/Aug/12 Sent x
The Big Sender 31/Jul/12 Sent rpt
The Big Sender 29/Jul/12 Sent

second go today, 3 sessions total. R-L feels considerably harder

colin8ll 12/Jun/12 -

Feels good to be able to climb this again after having it dialled last year then a mental block/general weakness this year. Felt easy tonight.

Harry Holmes 11/Jun/12 Sent rpt
with Joanna
Pete Sanger 14/Apr/12 Sent
le t 14/Apr/12 Sent x
cat22 26/Mar/12 Sent dnf
xican 25/Mar/12 -
Hidden 05/Mar/12 Sent dnf
Harry Holmes 01/Mar/12 Sent x
Hidden ??/2012 -
karol dubas 02/Nov/11 Sent x
Hidden 18/May/11 Sent
conorjclarke 12/Apr/11 Sent x

would not have been able to figure this out had we not watched a local do it about fives times in a row

with Steve Robinette
jazzyjackson 03/Apr/11 -

first rock climb for ages. v weak but nice to get up the crags again : )

simondunf ??/2011 Sent rpt
stugreen75 ??/2011 Sent x
John 'B' Hutchinson 02/Oct/10 Sent x

5th attempt. Nice problem!

with Chris Hutchinson
Hidden 02/Oct/10 -
Scampie 06/Sep/10 Sent x

Good star for September and my 28th year

with Ed Barclay
Fergus Cuthill 01/Sep/10 Sent x

Finally managed after many attempts, it just felt easy today

robertmichaellovell 21/Jun/10 Sent
Hidden 12/Apr/10 Sent x
Hidden 11/Mar/10 Sent rpt
Hidden 09/Feb/10 Sent dnf
Maragmhòraix ??/2010 -
tedj234 19/Dec/09 Sent

Great problem

aldred 14/Sep/09 Sent O/S
Lawrie Brand 10/Sep/09 Sent x

Nice problem, interesting moves

with Jesper Grandin
Hidden 11/Aug/09 Sent x
gforce 20/Jul/09 Sent

Great to do this again after many years away. My body still remembered the moves even if I didn't. Got it second go.

Mike Goldthorp 14/Jun/09 Sent x

Awesome problem, 3rd go

with Jono Hughes
Sean Bell 22/May/09 Sent
joe larner 16/May/09 Sent rpt

At least the 50th time. May need to be a little more imaginative in problem/venue choice! This is definitely Font 6b+ and the crux is very easy british 6b. Not sure why it gets such a high grade? Apparently font 7a in the guidebook?

stuartmunn 03/May/09 Sent x
with Sarah & Ally
Hidden 22/Apr/09 Sent rpt
willh88 18/Apr/09 Sent

Repeat! Came off the final move first attempt, did it second time though.

with Euan
Ian Paterson 14/Apr/09 Sent x


ClimberJimmyB ?/Mar/09 Sent x
Hidden 27/Feb/09 Sent x
Peter Rhodes ??/2009 -
Dr Toph ??/2009 Sent x

classic but horribly polished

joe larner 03/Dec/08 Sent

getting to it with all the ice was harder than the climbing got it first go which was nice as the landing looked painful. Quite suprised first time ive climbed inside or out for ages. More than made up for the aviemore train being cancelled this morning. 6th time.

Andy Moles 24/Nov/08 Sent rpt

Probably stop recording repeats now, definitely have it dialled.

with Clare
Andy Moles 12/Nov/08 Sent rpt

In the last remaining light, freezing. Felt easy today.

with -
Hidden 04/Nov/08 Sent x
Paulshipman 11/Oct/08 Sent x

Cant believe ive finally nailed it. 1st go after many many dissapointing sessions. Had a quick warm up at blackford then decided it to give it a wee attempt. Very chuffed!!

joe larner 06/Oct/08 Sent x

4th go. Got some monumentally good advie on how to do crux move. Will be the first traverse of many no doubt, as its only ten minutes away from home.

leighncsontos ?/Oct/08 Sent

Feels more like a Font 6b+.

Hidden 04/Aug/08 Sent rpt
Sean Bell 22/Jul/08 Sent
andymoin 22/Jul/08 Sent x

Finally! Been trying it off and on for about 3 years; sometimes obsessed, then ignoring it for months. After a wee while off again got it 4th try today well chuffed.

Hidden 22/Jul/08 Sent rpt
gambit247 01/Jul/08 Sent rpt

1st go today, just a tad windy!

Sean Bell 01/Jul/08 Sent

result.big moves over this polished volcanic blackness.felt good to get that finishing hold! Worked over 4 or 5 sessions.the reverse looks hard, i predict pain over the coming weeks.

Hidden 19/Jun/08 Sent rpt
Hidden 12/Jun/08 Sent rpt
Hidden 09/Jun/08 Sent rpt
Hidden 04/Jun/08 Sent rpt
Hidden 26/May/08 Sent rpt
Hidden 19/May/08 Sent rpt
Hidden 12/May/08 Sent x
Hidden 12/May/08 Sent rpt
burto 09/May/08 Sent x
Andy Moles 15/Apr/08 Sent x

It's what the exam period is FOR.

with -
willh88 ??/2008 Sent x

took me a few trips to the black wall to link all the moves but finally got it and returned to do it a few times since i first got it.

beegsyboy 03/Jul/07 Sent x

YESSSS!!! Finally..

andybroadway 19/Jun/07 Sent x

Finally got this after about 10 sessions, toping out around the arĂȘte with much relief. Brilliant balancy and powerful crux sequence.

Chad123 06/Jun/07 Sent

Well might as well finally add this to the logbook - have done it enough times!! Sticky and hot today so not as easy as usual!

gaz.marshall 02/Apr/07 Sent x
LittleLuka ?/Apr/07 Sent
akhughes ??/2007 Sent
gambit247 25/Nov/06 Sent x
Hidden ?/Jul/06 Sent x
Hidden ?/May/06 -
Hidden ?/May/06 Sent x
doug5_10 01/Mar/06 Sent x

Cool problem, 3 laps on every visit!!

Hidden ??/2006 Sent
Hidden ??/2006 -
jazzyjackson 01/Apr/05 Sent

brilliant. technical and sequency boulder prob. ( 8th July 09, 1st repeat since frozen shoulder kicked in Nov 08 and subsequent arthrogram, did it less reachy style )

Hidden ?/Oct/00 Sent
NickBrown ??/1999 Sent x
Hidden 12/May/98 Solo
whispering nic ?/May/93 Sent x
Hidden ??/1991 Sent
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