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Topic - HVS 6b...

ERH - on 19 May 2013
I was happily perusing my yorkshire grit guide (as I often do on a slow day) when reading the graded list, the grade HVS 6a jumped out at me.

V crack at Almscliff gets HVS 6a, as does Lightning Variation at Ash Head. The 6a for V crack is for the very starting move, but the one for Lightning Variation is the finishing move alternative to a VS 4c. It seems pretty odd that it keeps HVS! **on UKC it gets HVS 5c**

This got me wondering, and yes, there are several HVS 6b's including: Deja Buoux (Rouge Nez, Jersey), Forced Entry (Brimham Rocks), Baslow Eagle Stone Mantle (Baslow Edge), Baslow Eagle Stone Mantle(Scugdale),Dynamo (Park Nab, Kildale) among many others I'm sure.

Finally, I decided to go for the long shot, and search "HVS 6c" only to find that Farytale High at Scugdale has a big brother, Farytale Low (which has the highest technical grade on the crag. Harder than that paltry E6 6b)

Of course, checking it out I find that all the voters had voted it as a VS 7a, which just means that 6 other people have found it before and felt like trolling people.

I'm not going to pass judgement (tho I bitterly want to), I am just wondering what the rest of you think of this rather odd grade. Anyone tried any of those on my list? Got any of your own?
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