The classic of the crag taking a direct line up the central pillar, via good climbing the whole way. Climb a groove, crack system, another groove, and slabby rib, all with consistent interest, to a large ledge and belay. Scrambling remains.

Ticklists: Ultimate Scottish Rock, 100 More Classic British VS Climbs, Scottish 3 and 4 star multi-pitch routes.

Flashy 21/Sep AltLd O/S

Led p.1. Excellent climbing, good gear.

with JMM
rockcat 11/Jul 2nd O/S

Super route on super rock with great friction.

with Lallylandslider, Mike Burrows
michael burrows 11/Jul Lead O/S

Great route

Kaisl 27/Jun AltLd O/S

led p1

with Grusha
Hidden 28/May Lead O/S
Hidden 28/May Solo O/S
Alex Thomson 06/May 2nd
morageagleson 06/May AltLd O/S
jonskippy 06/May AltLd O/S
Hidden 06/May Lead O/S
Hidden 06/May AltLd O/S
RocKalina 06/May Lead O/S
Simonfarfaraway 01/May Lead O/S
with Flocon de niege (Jen)
graeme gatherer ?/May -
with Steve Elliot
Timberman Dan 22/Apr Lead O/S
with Jenny
The Pulsing Motorik of Neu! 25/Mar 2nd O/S
arose 14/Mar Lead
with Matt Rowbottom
chmckay ??/2017 Lead O/S
mikemartin 11/Oct/16 2nd
sblake 09/Oct/16 AltLd
judith neaves 28/Aug/16 2nd
Shaw Brown 28/Aug/16 Lead
Hidden 10/Jun/16 AltLd O/S
Hidden 05/Jun/16 Lead O/S
MJAngry 04/Jun/16 2nd O/S
with John Jr
Marie45 30/May/16 2nd O/S
Hidden 28/May/16 Lead
Hidden 26/May/16 AltLd O/S
Hidden 22/May/16 Lead O/S
aliReid 22/May/16 2nd O/S
with Sam Mills, Sam Shilliday
Cecilewannaclimb ?/May/16 Lead
with Joe R
John Dale 16/Apr/16 Lead

Tricky start via the Minky ramp. Great route

with Matthew Osborne
Hidden 25/Mar/16 AltLd
Nath93 20/Mar/16 Lead rpt

Still as good as first time, superb!

bnewman 04/Jul/15 AltLd O/S

Very wet, but quite good! Dries fast.

with Ben
Hidden 04/Jul/15 AltLd O/S
freudy_love 22/Jun/15 AltLd O/S
with Emma Atkinson
malone 14/Jun/15 2nd
Hidden 14/Jun/15 Lead O/S
MonkeyDawson 09/May/15 Lead O/S
with Shona
Dougbart 18/Apr/15 Lead
with Mike
Nath93 09/Apr/15 Lead O/S

Immaculate climbing, really good route!

Chuck 14/Mar/15 AltLd
Nemo9 14/Oct/14 AltLd

Lead second very short pitch by crack on right.

with Jim
Mackinclimb 22/Jun/14 Lead O/S
mzchambers 22/Jun/14 2nd β
with Adam
Smelly Fox 15/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Led in one long pitch.

with Heather Fox, Stuart Kennedy
s kennedy 15/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with tris fox
ferdia 14/Jun/14 AltLd O/S
with Kevin Hall, Joris Volmer
Hidden 14/Jun/14 -
Timothy Miller 04/Jun/14 AltLd O/S
Tightsgirl 04/Jun/14 AltLd
ClemmieMitchell 27/May/14 AltLd O/S

Lead pitch 1 and seconded pitch 2

annep11 27/May/14 AltLd O/S
with Clemmie
holly138 27/May/14 AltLd rpt

pitch 1

with Tom B
joesmith 25/May/14 AltLd O/S

Lead second pitch

with Jack
JackM92 25/May/14 AltLd O/S
Steve Waters, Mynydd 24/May/14 AltLd

I led P1.

mtempest 24/May/14 AltLd

I led variation top pitch

Chris wilson 03/May/14 Lead
with Matt W
mcstanton ?/May/14 Lead
65m moderate millington 20/Apr/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/Apr/14 Lead O/S
guy757 27/Mar/14 -
Hidden 12/Oct/13 AltLd O/S
Hidden 22/Aug/13 AltLd
Stewart B 27/Jul/13 2nd O/S
with Davie Gardener, Anna K
cuthill76 12/Jul/13 Lead
Craig Holden 30/May/13 Solo O/S
alexmcmillan 30/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/May/13 AltLd O/S
Roberttaylor 20/May/13 AltLd

Led p1

Matt Bleesen 19/May/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 19/May/13 AltLd O/S
Hidden 19/May/13 Lead O/S
THardSevere 18/May/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 17/Feb/13 Lead
iceicebaby 14/Oct/12 AltLd β

Led the main pitch this time, such a fab route! Found the top section of the groove harder than I remember it!

oscaig 05/Sep/12 Lead O/S

Wonderful 3 *+ climbing. Did the thin crack alternative top pitch which is well worthwhile too.

with R Tidy
arose 28/Jul/12 AltLd
Tightsgirl 28/Jul/12 2nd
with Ali Rose, Adrian Dunlop
tom.e 21/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with Claire
professionalwreckhead ?/Jul/12 -
daWalt 04/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Lisa
Jon_dL ?/Jun/12 Lead O/S

a little polished lower down but wonderful route.

mattking_109 ?/Jun/12 2nd
allyrocke 31/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/May/12 AltLd O/S
Triggalicious 30/May/12 AltLd O/S
with Tom E
The Big Sender 30/May/12 AltLd O/S
Lawrie Brand 26/May/12 Lead O/S
with Sarah Laing
Hidden 26/May/12 2nd O/S
Neil Henson 20/May/12 2nd

Worthy of 3 stars

with Mark Collins
Mark Collins 20/May/12 Lead O/S
with Neil Henson
Carol Goodall 06/May/12 Lead O/S

Great route, deserving it's stars. For 2nd pitch took the thinner left hand crack in middle of the wall as we had already climbed the top pitch of Cuill Iolaire which is shared by Volcane.

jonnie3430 06/May/12 2nd O/S
with Carol
Neil Adams 28/Apr/12 2nd O/S
with James Marjot
Hidden 15/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Apr/12 Lead β
dav_713 ?/Apr/12 Lead
Fiona Reid 25/Mar/12 AltLd rpt

Led pitch 2

with Mike
Mike-W-99 25/Mar/12 AltLd rpt

Pitch 1

with Fiona
abbeywall 25/Mar/12 AltLd

first pitch

with K
scottie390 ??/2012 -
Hidden 02/Oct/11 Lead O/S
stevebarratt 02/Oct/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 30/Aug/11 AltLd O/S
Steve Perry 08/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Very nice route, 3 stars.

tomdude 03/Jul/11 Lead
with marie
marie_p 03/Jul/11 2nd
with Tom
Jonathan Lagoe - UKC ?/Jul/11 AltLd O/S
with Pete Whillance
Mike-W-99 04/Jun/11 AltLd O/S

2nd pitch, a 3 start route!

with Fiona
Fiona Reid 04/Jun/11 AltLd O/S

Very nice, led first pitch

with Mike
Hidden 30/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
MelH 30/Apr/11 AltLd O/S

Ed got the trickier bottom pitch, and I did the gorgeous top pitch! I think worthy of ***

with Ed
Hidden 30/Apr/11 2nd rpt
gforce 28/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Emma
holly138 09/Apr/11 2nd O/S


with Tom B
PAJames ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
fizzicist 28/Sep/10 2nd O/S

Quite exposed - you feel the wind quite badly on this

with Ian Rummer, Christopher Brads
Hidden 27/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Aug/10 2nd
Mark Eddy 30/Aug/10 Lead
with Kate
isi_o 10/Aug/10 Solo
3kidsandanorton 07/Jun/10 Lead
with Kay
ill_bill 06/Jun/10 2nd
Hidden 30/May/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 30/May/10 AltLd
Ian Jones 30/May/10 Lead O/S

Surely this deserves at least **?

with Victor Manzanera Garcia
Hidden 30/May/10 Lead O/S
KeithAlexander 29/May/10 AltLd rpt

gushing with rain, needed a snorkel, still plenty friction and fun

GraemeDiack 29/May/10 AltLd O/S
karinh 08/May/10 Lead O/S

Superb climbing. Started off in the morning chill, finished in glorious sunshine. I led the first pitch, and then later on led the second pitch as part of Up Pompeii (of which Keith led the first pitch).

KeithAlexander 08/May/10 AltLd rpt

beautiful route. led short top pitch up the thin curving crack on the left wall.

with karinh
Captain Solo 03/May/10 AltLd
with Ewan
Elsier 01/May/10 AltLd O/S

Lead 2nd pitch

with Stuart
iceicebaby 18/Apr/10 AltLd O/S

Sam did first pitch, I did second. Both lovely!

jack_eadie 06/Oct/09 AltLd
cobes 13/Sep/09 AltLd O/S
with mark davidson
KeithAlexander 12/Sep/09 AltLd

led first pitch. martin second pitch. brilliant route: cracks, friction slab chimney, exposure on juggy holds

with Adria, Martin Dempster
Andy Moles 18/Jul/09 Solo O/S
with -
Hidden ?/Jul/09 2nd
Hidden 26/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Jamie B 25/Jun/09 AltLd
with isi_o
isi_o 25/Jun/09 AltLd O/S

Lead first pitch, Jamie lead 2nd and took a detour left of the main finish crack which gave a nice ending to the route. First VS lead :-)

Hidden 14/Jun/09 Lead
joe larner 18/Apr/09 AltLd O/S
mikemartin 18/Apr/09 AltLd
Moonstone Hippy 18/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with PD
Dave Latimer 17/Apr/09 AltLd O/S
benclimbing 16/Apr/09 AltLd O/S
Hidden 22/Mar/09 AltLd O/S
Hidden 21/Mar/09 Lead O/S
ruggystunts 23/Sep/08 Lead
with Keith
PMCV 07/Sep/08 AltLd
with Mark
jimdanson 26/May/08 AltLd
with dan middleton
Hidden 24/May/08 AltLd O/S
Stuart Macfarlane 05/May/08 Lead O/S
with Jeanie
Hidden ?/May/08 AltLd
smollett ?/Jul/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/May/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 14/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jun/06 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/05 -
Ken Applegate ?/Mar/05 Lead
with Dave Kirby
arose ?/Jul/04 Lead
with Bob Tayler
fatboy_dean ??/2004 Lead
with al halewood
akhughes ??/2004 Lead
Hidden ??/2002 Solo
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