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Ellis History
The crag has been visited on many occasions, but nothing seems to have been recorded. Gordon Thompson was the resident shepherd at Chattlehope Farm for several years and pottered around the place. He claims to have climbed the overhang, but sustained grilling revealed that this was with the help of stepladders to reach the lip. The roof has certainly been aided by more sporting means via two routes by University students Peter Pearson and Martin Beecham in the winter of 1978/68

First Ascent List

January 1968TradJabberwocky (A2), (no adj grade) Peter Pearson, Martin Beecham 
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