Techincal, sustained climbing up a central crack to an obvious 'post-box' slot before stepping right to sloping holds on the arete (crux) making bold moves up this to a large spike, finish up and right more easily from this. Savour every move!

C. Macadam 1984

Ticklists: Central Belt - Local Classics, Progression.

DavidMcK 04/Aug/16 Lead RP

First E5! Gear is really good but a little strenuous to place, so much fun committing to the bold section.

Ri 18/Jun/16 Lead O/S


with Euan, Hugh
redjerry 27/Aug/14 Lead β
with Stevie Weir
Hidden 18/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Sep/13 Lead O/S
lukehunt 13/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Doug
Ross Barnes 03/Jul/13 Lead rpt
with James
Ross Barnes 25/Jun/13 Lead dog

James lead to just past the crux then came down. Pulled the ropes, I lead up with gear in, rested before the bold upper section and then finished it off. A Pink point dog I think...

with James
Denpov 27/Apr/12 TR dnf

Self belay. no chance. :o(

Denpov 13/Feb/12 TR dnf


Denpov 26/Sep/11 TR dog

Self-belay. 3 times I got to the top improving every time. I will be back to try again to get it clean but may take multi attempts!!! :o)

gforce 18/Sep/11 Lead O/S

Really good climb - the "slopers" didn't seem too slopey which was a relief, quite exciting all the same.

with Dave O
kevg 12/Jun/11 Lead RP

2nd RP. Took the big lob from the arete 1st go, bomber gear thankfully! Went smoothly 2nd time.

with Fraser
Fraser 05/Jun/11 TR RP

Dogged first on TR and glad i didnt try leading as it felt pretty ballsy! Clean on 2nd attempt. Beautiful climbing all the way. Must try it on lead next time.

with Kev
kevg 05/Jun/11 Lead dog
with Fraser
JimJam_24 29/Mar/11 TR dnf
with Neil Kerr
a_hein ??/2011 Lead O/S
with Bong
Dr Toph 11/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Really sweet climbing that unlocks itself as you progress. Hugged the spike like it was my best friend ;)

with Jason, Ed
Sam the Butcher 11/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with matt
jazzyjackson 11/Jun/10 2nd dnf

Tophs on-sight, superb lead, amazing to see. seconded to the post box then skewed left to top out. A lead in this calibre is a long way off for me.Hats off Toph.

with Toph
everettchris8 ??/2010 Lead O/S
everettchris8 ??/2010 Lead O/S
cobes 22/Mar/09 Lead O/S
willackers 22/Mar/09 Lead β

Belayed Cobra on the on sight, he stripped the gear then I got the flash, really good climbing

with Ali, Stu Brown, James
Alasdair Fulton 22/Mar/09 2nd dog

Pretty sloppy - should've got it clean really. Good route, looking forward to leading it.

with Will, Nick and Cobra
NDD 20/Mar/09 Lead β
with will, ally, cobra
Hidden 06/Dec/08 Lead RP
mgeek ?/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with simon tait
akhughes 09/Jun/08 Lead rpt

ground up on 2nd go

pete dd ?/Aug/07 Lead RP

awesome climb, one bold section, but all the gear you can mash below it. fun!

with Iain Swan
jonskippy ?/May/07 TR dog

Got all the moves, might come back for this one!

with pete dd
figfour ??/2007 Lead
dodfoster 13/May/06 Lead RP

First E5, would recommend it to anyone!

with dom kehoe
Hidden ?/Apr/06 TR
ali_robb ?/May/05 Lead O/S
Cassidy 06/Jul/02 Lead O/S
with David Cassidy
ellis ??/1998 Lead O/S
greenroom ??/1998 Lead
innes ??/1996 Lead RP
Bruce Kerr 14/Apr/87 Lead
with Murray Hamilton
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