Climb the obvious corner. Decent gear for the most part with some technical bridging near the top. Escapable onto Lion Cub, easier but no gear!

Ticklists: Scottish Central Belt HVS.


ClimberDateStyle
CraigLaurie 06/Oct 2nd O/S
Grant.H 13/Aug 2nd O/S

Thought this might be poor at first glance (walked down the slope rather rapping down) as the base looked so overgrown, but nice enough ledge to belay from and actually a decent route!

with James
tomwhitchurch 20/Jul 2nd
Hidden 20/Jul Lead rpt
Hidden 17/Jul Lead dog
Webster 16/Jul 2nd dog
Busby 12/Jul 2nd rpt
btiller87 12/Jul Lead O/S

well protected. Mostly easy climbing for grade with a crux at end

with Connor
Connorh 12/Jul 2nd
with Ben
Hidden 09/Jun Lead rpt
Hidden 09/Jun 2nd rpt
Hidden 01/Jun Lead O/S
BIain 23/May Lead dog

Thought id try out Davids new cams from the topout! What a lovely gorse bush :P

metrorat 03/May 2nd
with Amy Wight
olekemi 02/May 2nd rpt
with Robin W, Jeremy M
Hidden 23/Apr 2nd
Hidden 23/Apr Lead O/S
Sam Mills 27/Nov/16 Lead
Oliver Smaje 30/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with Beth
sjsh 08/Oct/16 Lead
Oliver Houston 08/Oct/16 2nd
with Sam
olekemi 30/Aug/16 2nd rpt
with Mark G, Jeremy M
Liam Watson 14/Aug/16 2nd
with Appleby
Hidden 14/Aug/16 Lead O/S
petecurt 01/Aug/16 2nd
with Jo
Pina 01/Aug/16 Lead rpt
with Pete
petecurt 14/Jul/16 2nd
with Ryan
Nicholas Wylie 22/Jun/16 2nd O/S
Hidden 18/Jun/16 Lead O/S
Mark Bull 08/Jun/16 Lead rpt
with Mike
smollett 07/Jun/16 Lead
with Lucy
Hidden 07/Jun/16 2nd
Cassidy 01/Jun/16 2nd
Hidden 01/Jun/16 Lead O/S
Angus Rankin 30/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Chris
Hidden 23/Apr/16 2nd
ESmith 19/Mar/16 2nd O/S
dmacmorris 31/Aug/15 2nd O/S
Kevin Woods 31/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Pina 30/Aug/15 Lead β

Should bring shears next time for some gardening. Good route, great gear.

Brian Pollock 30/Aug/15 2nd rpt
Flood 13/Aug/15 2nd O/S
mishabruml 22/Jun/15 Lead O/S

Really psyched to get this, though I was off. First 5b onsight? Steep and committing at the top, very good value for HVS!

with MarcusP
Hidden 22/Jun/15 Lead O/S
MarcusP 22/Jun/15 2nd
with Misha
Fiona Reid 09/Jun/15 2nd
with Mike
Mike-W-99 09/Jun/15 Lead rpt
with Fiona
imlach 08/May/15 Lead O/S
Martin McKenna - UKC 05/Apr/15 2nd O/S
with Victoria, John McKenna
John McKenna 05/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Apr/15 Lead O/S
mishabruml 01/Apr/15 2nd O/S

Nice moves! The bridging at the top is ace. Feels like a classic

IggyGoesPop 27/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Lamb 18/Mar/15 2nd O/S
with Sean Henderson
seanhendo123 18/Mar/15 Lead rpt
with Lamb
Hidden ??/2015 Lead
olekemi 19/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Jeremy M, Mark G
Doby 17/Jul/14 2nd

No recollection of having done this route in the past but I've logged it so must have done. Nice climb with lots of bridging. Hurt my writst abseiling down lion cub which made things a little tricky, however did the route cleanly apart from aiding on one bit of gear. Fairly confident I could have done move cleanly but was close to the top and wrist was really sore.

with Iain, Elsie
Elsier 17/Jul/14 Lead rpt
with Iain, Jo
Euan Todd 10/Jul/14 2nd

Forgot to bring my climbing shoes down, so ended up doing this in trainers..

with Adz
Hidden ?/Jul/14 Lead
Hugh Simons 20/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Euan Todd 17/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Richard
Pina 22/May/14 2nd O/S
with chris
oliverk 29/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Stuart, Zoe
Macleod 18/Apr/14 2nd
Richard Abel ??/2014 -
ralex 05/Sep/13 2nd β
with Chris Miles
seanhendo123 31/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Emeric
Hidden 13/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Aug/13 2nd O/S
Milesy 04/Aug/13 Lead β
with Matt D, James
jamesgr87 21/Jul/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 18/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Koon 17/Jul/13 2nd O/S
with Ian B
Gabe Oliver 11/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Andy Hewison 11/Jul/13 2nd
David Stevens 07/Jul/13 2nd rpt
with Marnoch Hamillton-Jones, James Priestly
James90 07/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with dave, Marnoch
mhamiltonj 07/Jul/13 2nd O/S
with James, David Stevens
Milesy 03/Jul/13 2nd
with Brian, Karin
Brian Pollock 03/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Milesy 26/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Where was the 5b move? Felt 5a tops to me?

with James
Fiona Reid 18/Jun/13 2nd

Alison's lead

with Mike, Alison
abbeywall 18/Jun/13 Lead

Very well protected

with Mike, Fiona
Mike-W-99 18/Jun/13 2nd rpt
Kieran Duncan 17/Jun/13 2nd O/S
with Chris Boyd, Sam Harvey
qboyd 17/Jun/13 2nd rpt
Hidden 30/May/13 2nd
gurumed 21/May/13 2nd rpt
with gjd
gjd 21/May/13 Lead rpt
with Gurumed
cc_10 17/May/13 2nd
with Sam Harvey
jamesgr87 20/Apr/13 2nd O/S
with Tim
Dr Toph 19/Feb/13 Solo O/S

nice tricky top section.

Busby ??/2013 -
David Stevens 30/Aug/12 2nd O/S
radioshed 30/Aug/12 Lead O/S

Hard Very Spidery, needs more traffic.

with dave s
Doby 08/Aug/12 2nd β

Really enjoyed it especially the bridging. Didn't fall but benefited from a very tight rope

with Ian B, Iain
Hidden 25/Jun/12 Lead
Hidden 25/Jun/12 2nd O/S
Fiona Reid 20/Jun/12 Lead rpt

A real psychological breakthrough for me. Absolutely laced it to make sure no repeat of 2008 (11 bits of gear). Really chuffed to get the ground up ascent. Overloaded with adrenaline by the top.

with Mike
Mark Bull 20/Jun/12 Lead rpt
with Mike
Mike-W-99 20/Jun/12 2nd

Good lead by Fiona.

with Fiona
timcussins 29/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with ghr
gjd 18/Jul/11 2nd rpt
with Gurumed
johannes 13/Jul/11 Lead rpt
henning82 10/Jul/11 Lead O/S
gjd 18/Jun/11 2nd
with Gurumed
gurumed 18/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with gjd
GraMc 22/May/11 Solo rpt
cat22 14/May/11 2nd O/S
with Mike
Hidden 25/Apr/11 Lead O/S
GraMc 25/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Apr/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 22/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Apr/11 2nd rpt
MarcusP 09/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Oscar, Joe
Hidden 03/Apr/11 2nd O/S
JdotP 03/Apr/11 Lead O/S

2 routes and then the heavens opened... And this one is more like VS 4c if you ask me. Placed a load of gear ready for the crux that never came.

with Krzysztof Gorgolewski
libby.southgate ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Paul, Marcus Peabody
Pat-H 28/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with mhairi
Mhairi G 28/Mar/11 2nd O/S
with Patrick
Smelly Fox 24/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Heather Fox
rustyclimber91 06/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Cracking route!!!! Lovey moves at the top though a bit scary.

with Liyen
krasavenko 06/Sep/10 2nd O/S
Denpov 06/Sep/10 TR O/S

Self-Belay. Nice route, it's all about the top.

KeithAlexander 02/Sep/10 2nd rpt
karinh 02/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Really enjoyable, my first HVS and it wasnt as scary as I thought it would be. Just a little bit of Elvis leg near the top.

Hidden 01/Sep/10 2nd
Hidden 01/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Aug/10 2nd
R0bbie 22/Aug/10 2nd O/S
with lucy, leighn
R0bbie 22/Aug/10 2nd rpt
with lucy, leighn
Ross Barnes 17/Aug/10 Lead
with Neil A
Ian Jones 03/Aug/10 2nd O/S

Barely worth *.

Hidden 03/Aug/10 Lead
KeithAlexander ?/Aug/10 2nd β
gus85 29/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 29/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Mike-W-99 22/Jun/10 2nd
with Fiona
Fiona Reid 22/Jun/10 Lead

Top roped first to clean off the cobwebs/dirt. Pre-placed a couple of bits of gear one at my previous high point and one in the top corner. I'm a big chicken but didn't fancy a return visit to A&E. Might have a go ground up one day.

with Mike
niallk 16/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Difficulties confined to the upper half, though they caused an onset of double disco-leg! Good interesting climbing.

climberuk 16/Jun/10 2nd β

Nice route. Tricky bridging move near top. Seems well protected tho.

with Niall
Mark Bull 16/Jun/10 Lead rpt
with Mike
Hidden 09/Jun/10 2nd
Elsier 06/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Ian
Hidden 31/May/10 Lead O/S
gjd 29/May/10 2nd rpt
gjd 25/May/10 2nd rpt
with Mark Davison
Hidden 21/Apr/10 Lead
Neil Adams 21/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Ally F
Brendan 05/Mar/10 Lead RP

Had to back off last year due to wet, slug-filled crack at top.

with Annika
JasonK ??/2010 -
alan moore ??/2010 -

Nasty.

jackse ??/2010 -
Euan Strachan 15/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Tropher, Henward
Hidden 09/Jul/09 2nd
JasonK 02/Jul/09 2nd
shugsan 02/Jul/09 Lead O/S

Nice, a wee bit dirty and plenty of spiderwebs in the best holds

gregoldridge 21/Jun/09 Lead O/S

not much protection near the top.

with Andy
qboyd 09/Jun/09 2nd O/S
with Sam & Dougie
Dougie Harvey 09/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Sam Harvey, Chris Boyd
Hidden 08/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Fiona Reid 03/May/09 TR

Interesting crux, not sure I could lead it and I still don't trust the gear but good to force myself to go back to where I fell and confront the demons

with Mike
pete87abs 22/Feb/09 Lead β

climbed to crux on gear placed by partner before finnishing

rclarke 22/Feb/09 Lead dnf

Climbed to crux, lowered off. 2nd it later

Robert Watts ??/2009 -
Ally Gillies ??/2009 -
Lawrie Brand 15/Nov/08 2nd O/S
paulpitcher 15/Nov/08 Lead O/S
Fiona Reid 05/Aug/08 Lead dnf

First proper lead fall resulting in a broken thumb, no more climbing for 2008 :(

with Mike
auchtubhmor1 ?/Jul/08 -
jonnie3430 16/May/08 Lead O/S
with Tom
andymoin 14/May/08 Lead O/S
with Chemhoyish
vinders 01/Apr/08 -
with russel
jaybob ?/Apr/08 Lead
with gareth
fritz_in_aotearoa 15/Jan/08 -
Hidden ??/2008 -
Russ82 ??/2008 -
Neil Mackenzie 04/Nov/07 2nd O/S
with Tim
beegsyboy 04/Nov/07 Lead O/S

Cobwebs, bird-shit, snails - apart from that a great climb ;-) Awkward bridging at the top, took a bit of working out.

with Eccie
Stuart Macfarlane 22/May/07 Lead rpt
with Helen
stevomcd 07/Oct/06 2nd dog

Leader escaped onto Lion Cub near the top. So did I!

with Euan Fisher
Stuart Macfarlane 29/Aug/06 Lead
with Anne-Marie
kevg 07/Jun/04 Lead O/S
with Cam
Hidden 26/May/04 2nd
fireman_al ?/Jan/04 Lead rpt
with Paul McDonald
PeteH ??/2004 Lead O/S
with Adam Nelson
Hidden 14/May/03 2nd
IanMcC 14/May/03 Lead
Hidden ?/Aug/02 2nd
Fraser 14/May/01 2nd
with Rob
BRUCESTRAC ??/2001 -
IanMcC 27/Aug/98 2nd
with david kirk
buzby78 06/Apr/96 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1989 Lead
Lone Rider ??/1984 Lead
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