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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 81 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

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

placed 1 cam, after I had past the break! could have solo'd this and will next time!
Beth-Cath-T - Lead O/S - 09/Nov/13 with JimboWizbo

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

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

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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Voting
Total votes cast 27
hard HVS0 of 10
HVS0 of 10
easy HVS0 of 10
hard VS1 of 10
VS8 of 10
easy VS1 of 10
hard HS0 of 10
HS0 of 10
easy HS0 of 10
hard 5b0 of 8
5b0 of 8
easy 5b0 of 8
hard 5a2 of 8
5a6 of 8
easy 5a0 of 8
hard 4c0 of 8
4c0 of 8
easy 4c0 of 8
3 Stars0 of 9
2 Stars0 of 9
1 Star2 of 9
0 Stars6 of 9
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Style of ascent

Soloed34 of 81 (42.0%)
Lead19 of 81 (23.5%)
Followed19 of 81 (23.5%)
Toproped3 of 81 (3.7%)
Unknown6 of 81 (7.4%)

'Climbed'38 of 81 (46.9%)
clean O/S33 of 81 (40.7%)
clean β2 of 81 (2.5%)
clean rpt7 of 81 (8.6%)
dogged1 of 81 (1.2%)