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The Plums of Ratho* 7a+

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18m. Wall left of Grapes of Ratho with technical balancy climbing in the first half before a couple of fierce pulls lead to easier ground and the belay. Grade will settle with a bit of traffic as there are a few snappy edges to be dealt with.
Nic Crawshaw, Adam Hughes 29/May/2009
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Hidden - Lead dnf - 29/Aug/11

spunkymonkey - Lead O/S - 05/Feb/10

Felt very hard after 4th bolt, even up to there not straight forward and IMO felt harder than 7a+. Not great quality rock, with plates coming off all over the shop. I'm not rushing back onto it.
Fraser - Lead dog - 08/Jul/09 with Kev

OK till 4th bolt. Very tricky for next couple of moves. Poor quality rock.
kevg - Lead dog - 08/Jul/09 with Fraser

jamestheyip - Lead dog - 05/Jul/09 with Simon Freeman

Very nice up to the fourth bolt with reasonable feeling crimping and side pulling. Shut down above by some small crimps to more nasty looking small crimps will get a tr on it soon. The working begins... BTW thanks to whoever bolted this its been crying out for it.
andymoin - Lead dnf - 03/Jun/09 with Rienhart

This route is changing by the day! Stop start climbing on snappy crimps. Could be good with a bit of traffic. 7b in its current state! Will prob be a different grade tomor!
mgeek - Lead O/S - 30/May/09 with Neill Busby

First ascent
whispering nic - Lead RP - 29/May/09 with Adam H

Second ascent
akhughes - Lead rpt - May/09 with whisperingnic

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