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The Jim Grin*** 7a

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[Chris Sowden on Gin Grin, 4 kb]15m. The best route at Trollers starting up the left-facing corner. Slightly spaced bolts add a bit of spice. © ROCKFAX

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 163 logbooks, and on 9 wishlists.

Paul Figg - Lead rpt - 10/Apr/14 with Malcolm Bass

Hidden - 2nd dog - 30/Mar/14

2nd go
Davefro - 29/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead rpt - 29/Sep/13

Warmed up getting the clips in then got it next go. Really pleased, it's such a great route and it all felt pretty steady today, helped by a cunning knee bar followed by a hands off rest on the block!
climbingpixie - Lead RP - 21/Sep/13 with Andy

bigie bob - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/13

Jenni Myers - TR dnf - 30/Aug/13

1 toprope, 2 lead attempts. Fell off the final move going to clip the chains! Should have rehearsed going right a bit more. 2nd attempt was absolutely exhausted. One to go back for!
James Oswald - Lead dog - 21/Aug/13 with Andy Hobson

1st try of the day. Excellent steep climbing with a sting in the tail
jkarran - Lead - 20/Aug/13 with Grant

GrantB - Lead rpt - 20/Aug/13 with James

Finally got it. Woo!
monkeymyster - Lead RP - 18/Aug/13

SMThompson1 - Lead dog - 17/Aug/13 with John Burrow

dav - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/13 with Gill B

Tried this a couple of months ago and found it hideously pumpy. Felt ok today and did it cleanly on my second go. Have to get on the lead next time!
climbingpixie - TR - 04/Aug/13 with Andy

Hidden - Lead - 03/Aug/13

Hidden - 20/Jul/13

monkeymyster - TR RP - 07/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead RP - 07/Jul/13

RD - Lead - 29/Jun/13

euro style and brilliant, soft.
GuyVG - Lead β - 23/Jun/13 with oli

mark20 - Lead β - 22/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/13

Good holds all the way
Bennykr - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/13 with Adam H

bolt-bolt 3/4 of it. Couldn't do the start move on the second attempt. Much too hard for me at this gradient but the flash pump didn't help.
petellis - Lead dnf - 02/Jun/13 with Broomy, The short fuse

Hidden - Lead rpt - 02/Jun/13

Ian Broome - Lead rpt - 02/Jun/13 with petellis, Mike, Rich Wainwright

Mowglee - Lead dog - 26/May/13 with Ali

first 7a flash post accident. very pleased
WB - Lead β - 19/May/13 with Pagan

maria85 - TR dog - 19/May/13 with Andy H, Jules

Ben1983 - Lead dog - 12/May/13

RD - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/13

Hidden - 2nd dog - 21/Apr/13

keefe - Lead rpt - 08/Sep/12 with Glenn Sutcliffe

Trevera - Lead - 27/Aug/12 with Neil Morby

tmawer - Lead dog - 26/Aug/12 with Jaime Robertson

Moondance - Lead RP - 18/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead β - Aug/12

coombsy - Lead RP - Aug/12 with Rich G

Mowglee - Lead dog - 21/Jul/12 with Ali

Peter Dickinson - Lead β - 21/Jul/12 with Matt Welsh

JM - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/12 with Pete Dickinson, Matt Welsh, Dave Pinnington

Did it last year. 1st go today putting draws in
efrance24234 - Lead rpt - 02/Jul/12

grubes - TR dog - 01/Apr/12 with Rob

thebigfriendlymoose - Lead β - 01/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead β - 01/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead RP - 01/Apr/12

Hidden - TR dog - 01/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead - 01/Apr/12

a13x - Lead dog - 25/Mar/12 with Paul S

shark - Lead β - 18/Mar/12 with Seb Grieve

innes - Lead O/S - 03/Feb/12

Malcolm Bass - Lead O/S - 2012

Very good, with some huge holds.
Ian Broome - Lead β - 30/Oct/11 with Rich Wainwright

RD - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/11

Ben wouldn't let me have any breakfast - that's my excuse! I'll be back. NB Trollers Gill is lovely.
Julian Cooper - Lead dog - 18/Sep/11 with Ben Steel

timmsy - Lead rpt - 19/Aug/11 with Chris Sowden

Mowglee - Lead RP - 07/Aug/11 with Ali

Mowglee - Lead dog - 07/Aug/11 with Ali

Mowglee - TR dog - 07/Aug/11 with Ali

Mowglee - Lead dog - 24/Jul/11 with Ali

Hidden - Lead rpt - 10/Jul/11

mhairi thorburn - Lead β - 07/Jul/11 with adam

Paul Figg - Lead - 26/Jun/11

Great climbing. Was E4 6a before bolting, and prob only 6c+ now it is.
akhughes - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/11

About time!
jkarran - Lead - 21/Jun/11 with Grant

ewen - Lead β - 18/Jun/11 with neil stabbs

Hidden - Lead - 17/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/11

Fell from the chain first go, enthusiasm sapped thereafter. A rubbish off-form session!
jkarran - Lead dnf - 14/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/11

Stewart B - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/11 with Dave Redpath

GrantB - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/11 with James

Fell from the top undercut on the first attempt then lacked the fitness and motivation for the RP. Great route and one I was really hoping to flash. Gutted!
jkarran - Lead dnf - 07/Jun/11 with Grant

MeMeMe - Lead - 04/Jun/11 with Andy

jfreeman - Lead O/S - 30/May/11 with Ben Freeman

very nice. went right at penultimate bolt-(why?!) reversed, found top a bit gogogo as pretty pumped.
w.pettet-smith - Lead O/S - 20/May/11 with simon kimber

Hidden - Lead RP - 18/May/11

Hidden - 2nd dog - 18/May/11

bfreeman - Lead β - 14/May/11 with Dave Nicholl, George, Jon Freeman

RP3. Just felt really on-off at the top move, did it different ways everytime. Did Barguest too, but silly slip early on and tricky to read top out, will come back. Raining but dry.
Dave Warburton - Lead RP - 13/May/11 with Conor

ollyroberts - Lead rpt - 13/May/11 with Ben

ollyroberts - Lead RP - 09/May/11 with Ben

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 07/May/11 with Chris, Helen & Kev

RD - Lead O/S - 02/May/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 01/May/11

4x training laps
Jordan - Lead β - 17/Apr/11 with becky

Tried it years ago, retro flash, nice climbing
Rob1988 - Lead - 16/Apr/11 with Andrew

Hidden - Lead RP - 10/Apr/11

2nd go.
AlistairB - Lead RP - 09/Apr/11 with Lisa

Hidden - Lead rpt - 08/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/11

craig matheson - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/11

Hidden - TR - 20/Mar/11

Dan Mckinlay - 2011

Hidden - Lead - 2011

Rachel Somerville - Lead RP - 04/Sep/10 with Ali Wood

Rachel Somerville - Lead dog - 25/Aug/10 with Graham

Went wrong way at top on onsight attempt. Lowered from last bolt. Did clean second go.
Chazz - Lead RP - 22/Aug/10 with Matt Rowat

Hidden - TR - 14/Aug/10

Rachel Somerville - TR - 14/Aug/10 with Heather Brooke

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead RP - 27/Jun/10

Clipped the wrong chain first time so went up and did it properly second go!
Jack00 - Lead RP - 23/Jun/10 with Rob

Worked it down to 2 rests.
Kirk - TR dog - 16/Jun/10 with Tuze, P Harris

3 goes, kept resting at the mantle. A horribly midgy day.
duzinga - Lead dog - 16/Jun/10 with Kirk, Pete Harris

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/10

two rests - pumpy!
v man - TR dog - 13/Mar/10

Hidden - 2010

simon kimber - Lead O/S - 2010 with Hannah Hunt

Hidden - 2010

uptown - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/09 with Keeg

Awesome 7a, tops a bit wierd though.
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/09 with andy gravestock

Hidden - Lead rpt - Sep/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/09

Hidden - Lead dog - 08/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead RP - Aug/09

Hidden - Lead - 11/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/09

midge tastic!
mattyork2 - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/09 with James Gray

Hidden - TR dog - 20/Jun/09

Toby Dunn - Lead - 20/Jun/09 with John

Hidden - Lead β - 30/May/09

dephill - Lead β - 30/May/09 with Nick Dalzell

datoon - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/09 with K

khawk - Lead RP - 25/Apr/09 with DT

alexyoung - TR dnf - 23/Apr/09 with Paul "The Dark Side" Giddings

Hidden - 26/Jan/09

Hidden - TR rpt - 05/Jan/09

Hidden - TR RP - 02/Jan/09

Seymore Butt - 2009

Hidden - Lead RP - 2009

Next time...
RedFox - Lead dog - 31/May/08 with Sean, Duncan and Steve

Ram MkiV - Lead β - 26/May/08 with tommy & andy

an exellent route with a good final crux.
andy gravestock - Lead O/S - 26/May/08 with steve

First 7a onsight, about bloody time too!
Sean_J - Lead O/S - 23/May/08 with Paul

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/07

Kevin Avery - Lead O/S - Jun/07

Cassidy - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/06 with Richard McGhee

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/06

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/May/06

Hidden - TR RP - 17/Aug/05

Dave Douglas - Lead RP - 07/Aug/05

Brown - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/05

nige - Lead - Aug/03 with dave kells

Hidden - Lead RP - 2003

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/02

Date a rough guess, but I remember being very hungover!
andy farnell - Lead O/S - 1996 with Rick Matthews

Hidden - 23/Apr/95

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/94 with Smon Coles

mattnuttall - Lead rpt - Jul/94 with Alan Holden

mattnuttall - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/93

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 19/Jun/93 with Malcolm Davies

It was still a trad route (E4 6a)
Dave Musgrove - Lead RP - 08/Jun/93 with Andy Watts

Still an E4 at this stage.
Dave Musgrove - Lead RP - 08/Jun/93 with Andy Watts

Dave Musgrove - 2nd - 05/Aug/92 with David

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead - 05/Aug/92 with Dad

Dave Musgrove - Lead dog - 18/Jul/92 with Rupert Wyard

One rest near the top!
Dave Musgrove - Lead dog - Jun/92 with Lyn

keefe - 21/Jul/91

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/91

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Style of ascent

Lead133 of 163 (81.6%)
Followed4 of 163 (2.5%)
Toproped17 of 163 (10.4%)
Unknown9 of 163 (5.5%)

'Climbed'30 of 163 (18.4%)
clean O/S43 of 163 (26.4%)
clean β16 of 163 (9.8%)
clean rpt15 of 163 (9.2%)
clean RP28 of 163 (17.2%)
dogged26 of 163 (16.0%)
dnf5 of 163 (3.1%)