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Grain of Sand VS 5a

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12m. The bulging centre of the wall to the ledge then face just right of the upper groove. © ROCKFAX
FA. Malc Baxter 1959
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This climb is in 86 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

Elsier - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/14 with Adrian

sibluer - Lead - 03/Sep/14

fooforever - 2nd - 03/Sep/14

in plastic boots
sibluer - Solo - 17/May/14

Hidden - Solo - 27/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead - 08/Apr/14

Bloke on a Rope - Solo O/S - 03/Apr/14 with Matt

lloydellis93 - 2nd - 24/Feb/14

Markheighton - 2nd - 24/Feb/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Nov/13

kkris - 2nd dog - 01/Aug/13 with Jerome

cjbaker - Solo O/S - 30/Jun/13

pog100 - 2nd - 05/Jun/13 with fat boys

gpcomps - 2nd rpt - 07/May/13 with Chris Bridgland

Not much gear
Stoff - Lead O/S - 07/May/13 with gpcomps

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Apr/13

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

johnself1603 - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/13 with Peter Stockton

James Oakes - Solo O/S - 19/Feb/13

Hidden - 2013

Felt tricky and bold.
Alex Thompson - 2nd rpt - 20/Oct/12 with Tom Stapleton

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Sep/12

Short but fun, not much gear!
Andrew Lodge - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/12 with Steve

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 12/Jul/12

Stoff - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/12 with gpcomps

gpcomps - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/12 with Chris Bridgland

Scott Dunkley - 28/Mar/12 with Big Jonnie

OliBangbala - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/12 with Jerome

rod757 - Lead - Feb/12

t8t9t8 - 28/Sep/11

gw3285 - Lead - 28/Sep/11

eddzzz - TR O/S - 25/Jul/11 with Daniel Higham

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Jul/11

d_evo20 - 2nd O/S - 06/Jun/11 with James Brownhill

Hidden - Lead - 19/May/11

stevepotter - 2nd - 11/Oct/10 with ken

Start crack fairly tricky.
Alex Thompson - Solo O/S - 21/Aug/10

chris.mac - 01/Aug/10 with rick, gordon

Nick1812P - Solo rpt - 04/Jul/10

jamesgodwin64 - Solo rpt - 23/Jun/10 with Gaz, Phil Craven

Nick1812P - Solo - 17/Jun/10

Nick1812P - Solo O/S - 15/Jun/10

philb - 2nd - Jun/10

PeteH - Solo O/S - 21/May/10

hellboundblr - 2nd - 13/May/10 with Alan Dobson

grubes - Solo O/S - 09/May/10 with Tom Stapleton

jamesgodwin64 - Solo β - 28/Apr/10

R8JimBob88 - Solo O/S - 22/Apr/10

Tony Little - Solo O/S - 08/Apr/10

jamesgodwin64 - Solo O/S - 02/Jul/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 18/Jun/09

doogstrue - 2nd - 13/Jun/09 with andy s

Theeni - 2nd O/S - 14/Mar/09 with Jon Leighton

JamieSparkes - Solo O/S - 24/Dec/08 with solo

metal arms - Solo - 01/Nov/08

craig h - Solo rpt - 25/Jun/08

craig h - Solo rpt - 23/Apr/08

Enjoyable boulder problem start. Sticky unprotected mid-section in the darkening gloom - trying to avoid straying left onto easier ground. Finished on the right side of the top arete.
Steve Waters, Mynydd - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/08 with Carl Whinham

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Sean Kelly - 2008

Shad - Lead - 2008

craig h - Solo rpt - 22/Oct/07

Hidden - TR - 18/Aug/07

Mike_T0501 - TR - 18/Aug/07 with Paul

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Jun/07

SecretSquirrel - 2nd - 06/Aug/06 with hotbad

Hidden - Solo O/S - 28/May/06

Hidden - 2006

Joe Costello - Solo O/S - Aug/05 with Liam/tom/naylor

Hidden - Lead - 2005

Hidden - Solo O/S - 22/Aug/04

Mark A Humphries - Solo O/S - 22/Jun/04 with gary wood

Ben1983 - Solo β - 2003

Roget - Solo O/S - 19/May/01

Adi Hooper - Lead - 2001 with Sherborne Adventure Group

John Eley - Lead O/S - Jul/00

Hidden - Lead - 05/May/91

Backinthegame - Solo - Jul/90

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Lead - 1990 with Therry Cooper

Mark Kemball - Solo - 19/Jun/82

Hidden - Solo - 13/May/81

Hidden - Solo - 08/Mar/81

Regular solo
David Smith - Solo - 1980

Hidden - Solo - 20/May/79

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/May/78

Hidden - Lead - 21/May/78

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Total votes cast 30
hard HVS0 of 11
HVS0 of 11
easy HVS0 of 11
hard VS1 of 11
VS9 of 11
easy VS1 of 11
hard HS0 of 11
HS0 of 11
easy HS0 of 11
hard 5b0 of 9
5b0 of 9
easy 5b0 of 9
hard 5a2 of 9
5a7 of 9
easy 5a0 of 9
hard 4c0 of 9
4c0 of 9
easy 4c0 of 9
3 Stars0 of 10
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Style of ascent

Soloed35 of 86 (40.7%)
Lead22 of 86 (25.6%)
Followed20 of 86 (23.3%)
Toproped3 of 86 (3.5%)
Unknown6 of 86 (7.0%)

'Climbed'40 of 86 (46.5%)
clean O/S36 of 86 (41.9%)
clean β2 of 86 (2.3%)
clean rpt7 of 86 (8.1%)
dogged1 of 86 (1.2%)