Obvious corner, chimney variation possible to the right in the middle section.

Chris Craggs, Willie Jeffery 1975

Ticklists: Scottish Central Belt HVS.

Oliver Smaje 12/Nov/17 2nd O/S
with Erling, Ali G
Erling Heldaas 12/Nov/17 2nd O/S
with Ali G, Oliver Smaje
Ali Gray 12/Nov/17 Lead O/S
with Ollie, Erling
metrorat 29/Oct/17 Lead O/S
with Euan Maharg, Amy Wight
Alonso 09/Sep/17 Lead O/S

Easy HVS. Plenty of gear, many many rests on huge legdes.

Hidden 09/Sep/17 Lead O/S
Mike-W-99 06/Sep/17 2nd rpt
with Prof Mike, Fiona
Fiona Reid 06/Sep/17 2nd
with Mike O, Mike
Hidden 03/Sep/17 2nd
TILLY 01/Sep/17 -
icehockeyhair 31/Aug/17 Lead O/S
with Al
debaser 31/Aug/17 2nd

Nice route, removed the last bit of gear as the rain started. Tasty blackberries at the top, retired to the roofed section of the quarry for the rest of the evening.

with Duncan
Neil Adams 27/Aug/17 Lead rpt
with Gordon Lacey
Mike-W-99 15/Aug/17 Lead rpt
with Fiona
Fiona Reid 15/Aug/17 2nd
with Mike
Hidden 13/Jul/17 2nd
Cloverleaf 25/Jun/17 Lead

Enjoyable climbing but barely VS

with Cathy A
Rob N 25/Jun/17 2nd
Derek Graham 12/Jun/17 Lead
bodovix 11/Jun/17 2nd
with sas
sas 11/Jun/17 Lead O/S

My first HVS lead

with Gwyd
Hidden 04/Jun/17 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/17 Lead O/S
oliverk 04/Jun/17 2nd rpt
with Alys
btiller87 03/Jun/17 Lead O/S
with Connor
Connorh 03/Jun/17 2nd
CraigLaurie 24/May/17 2nd
Hidden 21/May/17 2nd rpt
GMohr 21/May/17 2nd
cacheson 17/May/17 2nd O/S

Soft for HVS

with Jacob, Kitty
Hidden 06/May/17 Lead rpt
Hidden 06/May/17 2nd O/S
wookie667 03/May/17 Lead rpt
seanhendo123 22/Apr/17 2nd rpt
Rob N 14/Apr/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Apr/17 2nd
GMohr 09/Apr/17 Lead rpt
with Sara in the Hills
Gabi Pasiunaite 04/Apr/17 Lead O/S
100bc 27/Mar/17 2nd O/S
with Gregor
GMohr 27/Mar/17 Lead O/S
with 100bc
Lamb 15/Mar/17 2nd O/S
John Aisthorpe 09/Mar/17 Lead

Couple of tricky/committing moves, feel fine once you go for it. One coming round the bulge/ledge halfway-ish and the other on the layback and fingery crack near the top, but well protected. could have done with extending gear lower down. started raining halfway but Good route!

with Gav
fuzzysheep01 21/Feb/17 Lead O/S
Violinist 21/Feb/17 2nd O/S
with Joe
Mike-W-99 21/Sep/16 2nd rpt
with Fiona
Fiona Reid 21/Sep/16 Lead rpt

4c version - done in a bit of a hurry due to incoming weather...

with Mike
Mark Bull 20/Sep/16 Lead rpt

VS variation

with Mike
Hidden 18/Sep/16 2nd rpt
gjd 28/Aug/16 2nd rpt
with Brian H
Hidden 28/Aug/16 Lead O/S
garmour 13/Jul/16 Lead
with dav
garmour 10/Jul/16 2nd

Watch out for the big dollop of bird poo

with Ian R
Euan Todd 10/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with Cj
wookie667 31/May/16 Lead
Hidden 17/May/16 2nd
JosefGoeth 27/Apr/16 Lead O/S
salix 14/Apr/16 Solo

Then 2nd after Sergio.

with Sergio, Vicky
Conor Nally 11/Apr/16 Lead
with Josh Brunning
mark turnbull ??/2016 -
JonnoP 11/Oct/15 2nd
with RikH
Hidden 10/Oct/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Oct/15 2nd rpt
IainMay 04/Sep/15 2nd O/S

Nice route, big cam/hex useful for top.

bduffin 29/Aug/15 2nd

Started on E1 beside. Changed to this at 3/4 height.

The Pulsing Motorik of Neu! 23/Aug/15 Lead rpt
with Rebecca
sebbi30 09/Aug/15 Lead
MightyStew 09/Aug/15 2nd rpt
John McKenna 22/Jul/15 2nd O/S

In trainers

mishabruml 22/Jul/15 Lead O/S

To get my mojo back after falling off many times seconding Cruel Britannia!

Euan Todd 18/Jul/15 Lead O/S

Warm up for the day, all on cams.

Hugh Simons 18/Jul/15 2nd rpt
seanhendo123 12/Jul/15 Lead rpt
Fiona Reid 30/Jun/15 Lead rpt

4c variation

with Mike
Mike-W-99 30/Jun/15 2nd
with Fiona
olekemi 17/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Jeremy M, Mark G
MightyStew 12/Jun/15 2nd rpt
sebbi30 12/Jun/15 Lead O/S
MightyStew 10/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Sara 10/Jun/15 2nd
Mark Bull 09/Jun/15 2nd
with Mike
ejj 07/Jun/15 2nd rpt
Wil Treasure 26/May/15 Lead
Elsier 26/May/15 Lead O/S
with Adrian
Hidden 24/May/15 Lead rpt
Hidden 26/Apr/15 2nd
crombie 23/Apr/15 2nd
with Lee
Rollo Rolo 06/Apr/15 2nd O/S
with Piotrek
james1978 25/Mar/15 Lead
David Woods 25/Mar/15 2nd O/S
with James Jackson
eaf4 10/Mar/15 Lead O/S

With Amy G. Fannied out and did the VS 4c variation chimney on the right of crux.

with Amy Goodill
CaelanB 04/Mar/15 Lead O/S
bmox 15/Feb/15 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2015 Lead
stevorobs3 ??/2015 Lead O/S
with Rob
nickb1 25/Oct/14 2nd O/S
Sophie Gilbert 25/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with nickb1
seanhendo123 10/Oct/14 Lead rpt
with Sarah
skirton 10/Oct/14 2nd
Sarah Greenwood 05/Oct/14 Lead O/S
KeithAlexander 05/Oct/14 2nd
Jen Crook 13/Sep/14 Lead
with Ross Black
Fiona Reid 10/Sep/14 Lead rpt

4c variation

with Mike
Mike-W-99 10/Sep/14 2nd
with Fiona
salix 04/Sep/14 2nd
with Neus, Topher
Mike-W-99 26/Aug/14 Lead rpt
with Fiona
Fiona Reid 26/Aug/14 2nd

Lower tree needs some trimming!

with Mike
abbeywall 20/Aug/14 Lead rpt

VS variation

with Doug
DougMac 20/Aug/14 2nd β
salix 18/Aug/14 Solo O/S

Took line of least resistance.

alex toomey 18/Aug/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 18/Aug/14 Lead rpt
Hugh Simons 25/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Gilmzy
AGilmour 25/Jun/14 2nd
calumhicks 09/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Mark Bull 03/Jun/14 2nd
with Mike
DougieMull ?/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 16/May/14 Lead rpt
ejj 12/May/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 25/Apr/14 2nd rpt
Hidden 16/Apr/14 Lead rpt
ferdia 22/Mar/14 2nd
Nick Biven ??/2014 -
Hidden ??/2014 -
seanhendo123 03/Nov/13 2nd

emerics 1st hvs

with Emeric
oliverk 26/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with Emily, Malcolm
scottyskier82 21/Sep/13 Lead β
with Laura Goble
Fiona Reid 18/Sep/13 2nd
with Mike
Mike-W-99 18/Sep/13 Lead rpt
with Fiona
Smelly Fox 05/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Mark Bull 04/Sep/13 2nd
with Mike
Mark Bull 23/Aug/13 Lead rpt

Chimney variation: more like VS 4c but logical varied and interesting.

with Mike
Hidden 18/Aug/13 Lead rpt
Gabe Oliver 11/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Denpov 09/Jul/13 TR rpt

With Rik just for fun.

peter.ravenscroft27 13/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Jun/13 Lead
smithjmw46 13/Jun/13 2nd O/S
mot1 31/May/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 28/May/13 Lead dog
Hidden 28/May/13 Lead rpt
Tubs 22/May/13 Lead O/S
with Callan
Denpov 12/Apr/13 TR O/S

Just for fun with Bill, Duncan, Sarah and Chris One. :o)

Hidden 21/Feb/13 Lead rpt
Mossdawg 12/Jan/13 2nd O/S
james mcclung 12/Jan/13 Lead O/S
Busby ??/2013 -
Hidden 12/Sep/12 Lead RP
Hidden 23/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Aug/12 2nd O/S
arose 16/Aug/12 Lead
with Gordon
liz77 16/Aug/12 2nd rpt
with Chris
Hidden 16/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Mike-W-99 16/Aug/12 2nd
with Fiona
Fiona Reid 16/Aug/12 Lead rpt
with Mike
Hidden 14/Aug/12 Lead
abbeywall 18/Jun/12 Lead
with Liz
liz77 18/Jun/12 2nd rpt
with Alison
liz77 11/Jun/12 Lead O/S

Did the chimney variation; definitely only VS

with Alison
abbeywall 11/Jun/12 2nd

VS 4C variation

with Liz
Fiona Reid 11/Jun/12 Lead β

Had done the direct version previously. This time via the central variation. Avoiding the HVS crux feels like VS 4c/5a

with Mike
Fiona Reid 11/Jun/12 2nd
with Mike
Mike-W-99 11/Jun/12 2nd

4c variation

with Fiona
Mike-W-99 11/Jun/12 Lead
with Fiona
jonnie3430 07/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Simon
crombie 25/May/12 2nd
with Lee
Hidden 25/May/12 Lead rpt
David Stevens 24/May/12 2nd rpt
with Reuben Crook, Ross Young, Andy Thompson
crookachili 24/May/12 Lead
Ross Young 24/May/12 2nd rpt
Plungeman 24/May/12 Lead O/S
with Ross
Denpov 22/May/12 TR rpt

Climbed with friends for fun. :o) x2

Siobhann 03/May/12 2nd rpt

Climbed twice in one day

with Chris
Siobhann 03/May/12 2nd rpt
with Chris
Hidden 28/Apr/12 Lead
Liam Ingram 28/Apr/12 2nd rpt

Mary's first HVS!

Hidden 15/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/12 Lead O/S
DJayB 15/Jan/12 Lead O/S

Thought I was on 'Welcome To The Cruise'....never mind

GraMc 15/Jan/12 2nd O/S

did it in alpine style single pushing it. very off route ( wrong route) nearrowly escaped a bivouac after night fell?

Hidden 14/Jan/12 TR
kclimbk ??/2012 -
freyja 25/Oct/11 Lead O/S
chrism225 23/Oct/11 2nd O/S
with polly, dave
dctarrant2000 23/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with chris middleton, Polly Tarrant
Hidden 22/Oct/11 2nd rpt
libby.southgate 16/Oct/11 Lead O/S
D_Wills 24/Sep/11 2nd
Mark Bull 20/Sep/11 2nd
with Mike
Mike-W-99 31/Aug/11 2nd
martinh13 31/Aug/11 2nd
with Fiona R
Fiona Reid 31/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Nice but perhaps a tad heightist in places!

with Mike, Martin
Hidden 29/Aug/11 2nd rpt
karinh 28/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Denpov 23/Aug/11 TR rpt

Climbed 2 times for fun with friends.

cat22 09/Aug/11 2nd O/S
with Mike
Euan Strachan 07/Aug/11 2nd
with Matt Dooner
Ulgrid 03/Aug/11 2nd
with Ross
Hidden 03/Aug/11 Lead O/S
llamaglama 25/Jul/11 Lead
with Jam
Hidden 25/Jul/11 2nd rpt
krasavenko 25/Jul/11 2nd rpt
jazzyjackson 15/Jul/11 2nd
Andy Hewison 29/Jun/11 TR O/S
adamc 29/Jun/11 TR O/S
Andy Hewison 28/Jun/11 TR O/S
gjd 12/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Sam Burns
Hidden 09/Jun/11 2nd
Hidden 07/Jun/11 Lead O/S
sergio46 31/May/11 Lead O/S

Found the route mild for an HVS!

Ian Jones 31/May/11 2nd rpt

The left hand variation in the central section is contrived.

with Serge Gomez
simondunf 25/May/11 2nd
with chris
crombie 20/May/11 2nd O/S

Started Shoskred then up the flake and chimney of Between Contacts and finished back on route for the top out

with Lee
Hidden 20/May/11 Lead O/S
el cholo 07/May/11 Lead O/S
with carlos
Denpov 03/May/11 TR rpt
mastiffmat 03/May/11 TR
with Pete Kirkby
David Stevens 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Andrew Whale, Ross Young
awhale 17/Apr/11 2nd
with Dave
Ross Young 17/Apr/11 2nd O/S
Neil Mackenzie 16/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with Andy
andymoin 16/Apr/11 Lead rpt
Denpov 15/Apr/11 TR rpt
wookie667 12/Apr/11 2nd β
Denpov 12/Apr/11 TR rpt
Keith-Getoutadventures 12/Apr/11 2nd rpt
with janey and gibby
Hidden 12/Apr/11 Lead rpt
mhowie 04/Apr/11 2nd rpt

First route of the year.

with Niall
Hidden 31/Mar/11 2nd rpt
Hidden 29/Mar/11 Lead rpt
Liam Ingram 27/Mar/11 Lead rpt
Denpov 22/Mar/11 TR rpt


Lasma 19/Mar/11 2nd O/S
with Lukas Solanka
Macleod 19/Mar/11 Lead O/S
sophiecb 31/Jan/11 2nd rpt
with Toph
Dr Toph 31/Jan/11 Lead rpt
with Sophie
Scottish78 ??/2011 -
stugreen75 ??/2011 Lead O/S
with Jase
R0bbie 30/Oct/10 Lead rpt
with lucy, leighn
Hidden 30/Oct/10 2nd
Hidden 30/Oct/10 2nd
MonkeyDawson 30/Oct/10 2nd
with Simon Smith
Hidden 16/Oct/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Denpov 28/Sep/10 TR rpt
Mark Bull 16/Sep/10 Lead rpt
with Mike
Mark Bull 26/Aug/10 2nd
with Mike
Hidden 30/Jul/10 2nd O/S
Keith-Getoutadventures 30/Jul/10 Lead rpt
with janey
PaulMcL 28/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Cool beginners lead, (just my second lead) about a 5 indoors , I used cams and a couple of slings, whereas my second (also a beginner) also had a go at leading it and just use wires, so all is possible.

Denpov 27/Jul/10 Solo

Probably best not soloed. I wouldn't recommend it.

Denpov 27/Jul/10 TR

Toprope self belay

Denpov 27/Jul/10 Lead O/S

My 1st ever Trad lead. I need to try my 1st ever 2nd now. :o)

sophiecb 12/Jul/10 2nd
with Seb
sebrider 12/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Sophie
JP78 26/Jun/10 TR

Self belay. Hung on rope but only to convince myself that the Shunt worked. (1st self belay)

Denpov 25/Jun/10 TR O/S
brotchie 23/Jun/10 2nd
Hidden 10/Jun/10 2nd O/S
mhowie 01/Jun/10 2nd
with Niall
barney_edin 22/May/10 Lead
with Liyen
krasavenko 22/May/10 2nd rpt
with Barney
jazzyjackson 29/Apr/10 Solo

Bought new shoes at Tiso and had to try them.

whispering nic 29/Apr/10 Lead O/S

with Kayleigh and Iain -staff training!

make 15/Apr/10 Lead
squidgebob 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Chris BL, jamie
Hidden 10/Apr/10 Lead O/S
holly138 08/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Liam Ingram 08/Apr/10 Lead O/S
KeithAlexander 05/Apr/10 Lead rpt

very well protected, and quite straightforward, except for the laybacky bit at the top which was wet.

GraemeDiack 05/Apr/10 2nd β
krasavenko 23/Mar/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 23/Mar/10 Lead O/S
spunkymonkey 05/Feb/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2010 Lead
NickBrown ??/2010 2nd rpt
with Susan
Susanj21 ??/2010 2nd O/S
Sean Bell 09/Nov/09 Lead

Warm up.

with Neil Carnegie
jamiefoxen 07/Nov/09 Lead O/S
Andy Moles 11/Sep/09 Solo rpt
with -
Ally Gillies 29/Aug/09 2nd O/S
with Pete
LittleLuka 28/Aug/09 2nd
with Pauline
Hidden 27/Aug/09 Lead rpt
Andy Moles 25/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Lunch break. Should probably replace Rock-a-Boogie as 'best VS in the quarry'.

with Pauline
Dr Toph 25/Aug/09 Solo rpt
with Ally Hill
pocketsarah 24/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with andrew
henwardian 22/Aug/09 Lead O/S

More like VS 4c but a nice climb at any rate.

with Andy Latta
Ross Barnes 22/Aug/09 Lead
with Neil A
Keith-Getoutadventures 07/Aug/09 2nd
with Bruce
gregoldridge 06/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Cool route

with Steve Fortune
Bron ?/Aug/09 Lead O/S

led without using anything, but freaked out and Sally abseiled down to talk me up....

with Greg Oldridge
Lawrie Brand 27/Jul/09 2nd rpt
Sean Bell 20/Jul/09 Lead
with Neil Carnegie
ShoePolice 16/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Duncan Gemmel & Hammer-time
jamestheyip 05/Jul/09 Lead rpt
with Simon Freeman
el diablo ?/Jul/09 2nd
with Hay
Hidden 06/Jun/09 2nd
JasonK ?/Jun/09 2nd
j_nelson ?/Jun/09 2nd
with shugsan
shugsan ?/Jun/09 Lead O/S

Think I did this, maybe not. Obviously not that memorable.

suess 26/May/09 2nd
sebrider 16/May/09 Lead O/S

Straight up, nice crux, rest of climb VS

stuartm555 16/May/09 2nd
tomdude 07/May/09 Lead
with rob
robertmichaellovell 07/May/09 2nd
with Tom
hubereini 25/Apr/09 2nd rpt
with mo
Hidden 05/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Neil Adams 05/Apr/09 2nd O/S
Fraser 29/Mar/09 Lead β

With gear insitu. Finished via "Cracking Up".

with Mark P
schultz 22/Mar/09 2nd O/S
with Andy Mitchell
colinerees 19/Mar/09 2nd
gurumed 19/Mar/09 Lead RP
with Colin
Hay ?/Mar/09 Lead

Took the right hand variation to avoid the wee tree. More like VS 5a I think.

with Neil Carnegie
Hay ?/Mar/09 2nd

Took chimney variation. Steady climbing, never hard.

with Neil Carnegie
timcussins 31/Jan/09 Lead O/S
with Kiri
kirigoss 31/Jan/09 2nd dnf
with Tim
timcussins 31/Jan/09 Lead O/S
with Kiri
Hidden ??/2009 -
maxf 18/Nov/08 2nd
joe larner 18/Nov/08 Lead
with maxf
andymoin 15/Sep/08 Lead rpt
with Warren
adw07 15/Sep/08 2nd O/S
K_MacLeod 16/Aug/08 AltLd dog

Looks easy but is decieving. Lead climbrd to the first large ledge then woosed out. Belayed robbie to the first ledge and he finished so I could second. In all a good climb.

with R0bbie and Taba
akhughes ?/Aug/08 Lead O/S
jazzyjackson 05/Jul/08 2nd

nice climbing

with Ally
Hidden 05/Jul/08 Lead
s kennedy 30/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with meg
Lawrie Brand 30/Jun/08 Lead O/S

Soft HVS. Prob Peak HS..

PeteH 30/Jun/08 2nd O/S

Enjoyable, varied route. Nothing too hard. Soft for the grade?

Smeggles 29/Jun/08 2nd O/S
with Stu
Hidden 07/Jun/08 Lead O/S
mhairi thorburn 05/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with adam
Sean Bell 04/Jun/08 Lead O/S
with ali
andymoin 10/Feb/08 2nd rpt
with tim, rinehart
beegsyboy 10/Feb/08 Lead O/S
with Andy
Hidden ??/2008 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2008 2nd
R0bbie 30/Sep/07 Lead O/S

Fun route.

with Taba Easton
Matt crawford 30/Sep/07 2nd O/S
with Taba
Hidden 30/Sep/07 Lead O/S
mhowie 22/Apr/07 2nd β
with Niall, Moor
andymoin 08/Jun/06 Lead O/S
with Peyoter
The Pulsing Motorik of Neu! 04/Sep/05 2nd O/S
with Rebecca
Hidden ?/Aug/04 Lead O/S
MonkeyDawson ?/Apr/02 AltLd
with arose
arose ?/Apr/02 AltLd
greenroom ??/2001 Lead O/S
Beardyman ??/2000 Lead O/S
Rob Davies 01/Sep/99 Lead
with Pete Hemmings
NickBrown ??/1998 Lead O/S
with Tim
Ian Jones ?/Jun/97 Lead O/S
with Sean Smith
Hidden ??/1997 Lead O/S
Okecroak 17/Jul/96 Lead
with G Scott
TobyA 17/May/95 Lead rpt

Had seconded the week previously.

with Ed
Lord of Starkness ??/1995 Lead O/S
with Will ?
alkira 24/Jul/94 -
with harv mullen
Duncan I ??/1992 Lead
andrew300169 26/Aug/91 Lead O/S
with Pom
nai 26/Aug/91 2nd
with Cal
Hidden ??/1991 -
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