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Grade Route Gear style Popularity
D Graceful Chimney

The obvious chimney to the right of Edinburgh Castle with a large tree in its lower part.

  1. 15m. Up chimney, move right past chockstone to belay at tree.

  2. 20m. Move left-handed through bushes and climb blocks 6m to foot of groove, ascend 15m to top.

Trad 35m
VD Graceless Chimney

Start in right hand chimney. Climb chimney as far as first tree and move right on slab to belay.

Trad 14m
S Never Again Chimney

Start from belay at top of Graceless Chimney, and walk left 6m to base of dark crack. Ascend this.

Alternate HS start: Nice 15 m pitch of crack climbing between Graceful and Graceless Chimney. Second pitch the same.

Trad 16m
D Diamond Slab

To right of open, rough, bush-filled gully, a small slab underneath a large boulder. Start to left of pointed rock lying against foot of slab.

  1. 15m. Climb to belay on platform.

  2. 10m. Move 6m right along ledge to awkward chimney leading to top. Alternate start. 15m. (Diff). Start 6m to right where there is a grassy ledge a few feet up. As for (2) to finish.

Trad 26m
S Ruby Wall

Immediately to the right of Diamond Slab is a steep wall. Start in centre of wall.

  1. 12m. Climb to obvious flake and then right handed to platform and flake belay.

  2. 6m. Ascend wall behind belay to platform then take small crack up wall on left to finish.

FA: Grading Committee, 1959

Trad 30m

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