Grandpa's Grope* VS 4c
10m.

Rockfax Description
Start up Pedestal Crack then step left to a tricky groove. © ROCKFAX


FA. Tim Dunsby 14.7.71 14/Jul/1971

Ticklists: subluminal A to Z .....almost.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 135 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

TP - Lead O/S - 24/May/15 with Ben H

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/May/15

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Mar/15

ian bryant - 2015

arandall - 2nd O/S - 06/Dec/14 with Wendy Matthews

Wendy Watthews - Lead O/S - 06/Dec/14 with arandall

RKirke - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/14 with Chrissy

shim - 2nd - Sep/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/14

Echna - 2nd O/S - 09/Aug/14 with Rich

Hidden - Lead rpt - 29/Jul/14

bsparky - 2nd O/S - 06/Jul/14 with Kane Harris, Karl Gregory

UnkArl - Lead - 06/Jul/14 with Ben

Sophie Nunn - 2nd - 02/Jul/14 with Alan

Monkey_Alan - Lead - 02/Jul/14 with Sophie Nunn

Found this tricky. Wasn't sure where to move into the groove and had a mini wobble!
Matt77 - Lead O/S - 03/May/14 with Shane

islandlynx - 2nd - May/14 with matthew beals

Dhonny_Jaws - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/14 with Andrew Porter

Alan100 - Lead - 01/Mar/14

greasy as hell when i did it, wild ride!
skunky456 - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/13

Ronan72 - 2nd O/S - 16/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/May/13

tedburt - Lead O/S - 04/May/13 with Aaron Burdett

Georgia H - Lead dog - May/13

Hidden - Lead dnf - 20/Apr/13

Hidden - 2013

Small Gear
JCAshman - Lead O/S - 11/Dec/12

Scotsken - 20/Sep/12 with Si Ball

Hidden - TR rpt - 09/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/12

patrickc - 2nd - 22/May/12 with oli

olidea - 2nd β - 12/May/12

Freestyled up the wall to the right on second. Fun
jon_ridley - 2nd O/S - 06/May/12 with Paul Poudevigne-Durance

Julie Carroll - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12 with Morna

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/12

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Mar/12

Sophie Nunn - TR rpt - 12/Mar/12

Climbed first part of Pedestal crack then stood and looked for good placements. Bit scary steeping across on to the face.
pete.hutchings - Lead dog - 25/Feb/12

jcook1980 - 2012 with Matt Tyson

bit rubbish
chris_B - Lead - 05/Nov/11 with Lou Atkin

louby - 2nd - 05/Nov/11 with Chris Burn

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Oct/11

andrzej kierzek - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/11 with Tara

Hidden - Lead - 31/Aug/11

Amy Kilpin - Lead - 06/Aug/11

Louise Hall - TR - 24/Jul/11 with Josh Daymond

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Jul/11

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

LukeyG - Lead - Jun/11 with C-nunez

andycash - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/11 with paul brackston

I have lead pedestal crack before, but onsighted the second half
gjh - Lead β - 17/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/11

mikespooner - 2nd - 27/Mar/11 with Richard Bingham, Tom Downes

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

Rough seas added to the excitement
Rich K - Lead - 12/Feb/11 with Wayne Cheung

Andrew Gee - Lead O/S - 12/Feb/11 with Tom Hill

found committing to step onto the face after following Pedestal Crack hard.
nikinko - 2nd dog - 17/Oct/10 with liam

risby - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/10 with Tom Thorne

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/10

davenev - Solo O/S - 28/Jun/10

katiep - 2nd O/S - 20/Jun/10 with Ceri, Robin Head

Ceridwen - 2nd O/S - 20/Jun/10 with Robin Head, Katy Preston

Robin Head - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/10 with Katie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/10

self belayed
nick hawkins - TR O/S - 04/May/10

A few nice moves at the top
jezb1 - Lead O/S - 30/Jan/10

Jane Weir - 2010

Ceridwen - 2nd O/S - 17/Oct/09 with Thomasina

Started up Pedestal Face
Monkey_Alan - 2nd - 05/Sep/09 with Viskii Chicu, Frodo Stickel

the circuit: down climbed Pedestal Crack, linked Pedestal Face and Granpa's Grope on the way up
uncontrollable - 2nd rpt - 05/Sep/09 with Viskii, Alan B

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Jul/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Jun/09

riddle - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/09 with Yasmina

colkurtz - 2nd - 18/Jun/09 with Tim

JonBrown - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/09 with Mike

michpaulatto - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/09 with Jon Brown

Ben Watts - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/09 with Brad Reed

breed - 2nd O/S - 26/Apr/09 with Ben Watts

vertigo - 2nd β - 05/Apr/09 with Mark Ryder

MarkRyder - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/09 with Rich

AndyM-LVB - 2nd - 04/Apr/09 with Nicolas Tardy

trev_f - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/09 with Mick Ward

davenev - TR O/S - 16/Mar/09 with solo

feilx - Solo - 15/Mar/09

Hidden - Lead rpt - 08/Mar/09

uncontrollable - 2nd β - 28/Feb/09 with Viskii

Hidden - Lead - 28/Feb/09

Hidden - 2009

Blisco - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/08 with Caiwei

aged_ape - Jun/08

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/08 with Lisa Paling

LiLaMont - 2nd β - 26/Apr/08 with Toby Dunford

ASchwirtz - 2nd O/S - 27/Jan/08 with Claire Johnston

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

MontyH - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/07 with Paul Milton

dannyboy83 - 2nd O/S - 17/Aug/07 with Sion

Lauren Davies - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/07 with Rosie

Tricky move to leave the pedestal.
alexrp - 2nd - 03/May/07 with Tony F

harder if you step over to the main wall lower in pedastal crack
tonanf - Lead - May/07 with arpollard

kenneM - Lead - May/07 with Booby Hewitt

Rob84 - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/07 with Ant

eldre070 - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/07 with Jase White

Richard White - Lead O/S - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

Mr Tickle - Lead - 2007

davenev - Lead O/S - 2007

ChrisBrooke - Lead - 20/Aug/06 with John Inkpen

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Dec/05

Paul Leader - 2nd - 05/Aug/05

Marq - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/05 with Jamie (Craggy Island)

brian watson - Lead O/S - 2005 with anne marie sheppard

shunted
simon kimber - TR - Feb/04

Hidden - Lead - 18/Sep/03

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Aug/02

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/02

Hidden - Lead - 07/Jul/02

MontyH - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/01 with Paul Milton

Marti999 - Lead - 2000

CraigMac1 - 2000

Ian Jones - Solo O/S - 2000 with Karen Ghiselli

NickP - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 1999

Hidden - Lead - 11/Oct/98

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Sep/98

andyfeds - Lead - 20/Apr/96 with Andy C

Dringo - 1995

jim_randell - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/94 with FW

james wardle - AltLd - Jun/93 with simon Longley

kp64zl - 2nd - Dec/89 with Mark R

MoWalker3 - 19/Nov/89

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1985

Approx date
Nigel Coe - 1979 with Dave Kyle

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