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The Great Big Onion* 6a

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[Mick on the great big onion, 3 kb]21m. Climb up via a small left-facing corner at the overlap. Continue to the large corner above and on to a lower-off. © ROCKFAX
FA. Dave Musgrove, Mick Johnston 08/Sep/2003

Photo: Mick on the great big onion © Peter Smith
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 50 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

Charlie Zephyr Booth - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/14 with martin broadhurst

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/14

Danny Crump - Lead - 31/May/14 with Rob

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/14

Rosyk - 2nd dog - 19/Apr/14 with Jay astbury

John Pickles - Lead O/S - Apr/14 with Graham Niven, Kieran Hodgson

Seymore Butt - 2014

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Sep/13

NickJH - Lead O/S - Sep/13 with M Rees

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/13

PeteCheung - Lead - 20/Jul/13 with Ian

Andy Chambers - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/13 with Dave McNally

Hidden - Lead dog - 06/Jun/13

kitkat78 - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/13 with Ali W

Dave Musgrove - Lead rpt - 02/Jun/13 with Bob Larkin

Rachel Somerville - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13 with Ian B

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13

CragDog - Lead O/S - 26/May/12

lcullum7 - TR - 19/Apr/12 with Jordan Phethean, Mike Mason

Hidden - Lead - 01/Apr/12

Shuttsie - 2nd - 01/Apr/12 with Andrea Sales

John Postlethwaite - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/12 with Big John

Peter Smith - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/11 with Mick Leather

MDowson - Lead β - 24/Jul/11 with sam webb, Ian Birtwistle

odox - Lead β - 23/Jul/11 with Matt Dowson, Sam Webb

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/11

The top crack is quite entertaining but the route is probably only worth doing as a warm up, or for the sake of completeness.
climbingpixie - 2nd O/S - 02/Jul/11 with Chris P, Andy

Stuck to the direct line instead of straying left for the flake to present a bit more of a challenge. Nice steady route.
robin_hackney - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/11

andrew sandercock - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/11 with robert sandercock

simon kimber - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/10 with Hannah Hunt

Hanski - 2nd - 06/Sep/10 with Simon Kimber

Mr Sparkle - Lead O/S - 23/May/10 with Harry Middleton

Hidden - Lead - 20/Sep/09

briar4012 - TR O/S - 09/Aug/09 with Chris

dephill - Lead rpt - 31/May/09 with Nick Dalzell

Jack00 - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/09 with Jan

Karlos - Lead - 05/Apr/08 with Tom

Hidden - Lead rpt - 28/Apr/07

Bob - Lead - 13/Apr/07 with M. Bullough

alaan - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/06 with Grant

petellis - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/06 with Alpha Blue

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/06

Tom Phillips - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/06 with dick

David Smith - 2006

Mark A Humphries - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/05 with gary wood

chrishedgehog - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/05 with Tom from D.R.

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/05

Hidden - Lead - 08/Sep/04

Dave Musgrove - Lead β - 08/Sep/03 with Mick Johnson

Hidden - Lead - 2003

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hard 6a5 of 16
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Style of ascent

Lead41 of 50 (82.0%)
Followed5 of 50 (10.0%)
Toproped2 of 50 (4.0%)
Unknown2 of 50 (4.0%)

'Climbed'14 of 50 (28.0%)
clean O/S28 of 50 (56.0%)
clean β3 of 50 (6.0%)
clean rpt3 of 50 (6.0%)
dogged2 of 50 (4.0%)