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Original Route*** E2 6a

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[The Baldstone, 2 kb]12m. The central groove is problematical until the first decent finger-jam is reached (a V2 problem). Teeter up the scoop above (no gear after the start) to an easier finish. © ROCKFAX
FA. Martin Boysen 1960s 1965

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Photo: The Baldstone © Col Allott
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This climb is in 27 logbooks, and on 9 wishlists.

nige - 30/Nov/13 with mark hounslea

Hidden - 2nd RP - 15/Nov/13

Great, although it needed a clean first.
Jonathan Hall - Lead - 15/Nov/13 with Rob Middleton

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13 with Little badger

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Apr/13

Darcy Turner - Solo - 09/Apr/13

mark s - 2013

Mike W - Solo O/S - 23/Dec/12

really nice route of 2 very contrasting halves
Alex@home - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/12 with The Doctor

timmyhobby - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/12

cooper leek - 2nd dnf - 19/Mar/10 with donk

donkster - Lead RP - 19/Mar/10 with ben

Ebarnes - 2010

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/09

Jon Read - Lead - 24/May/09 with andi turner

Sankey - 2nd - 07/May/08 with Jon

Coel Hellier - Lead - 28/Feb/08

Did this on a top rope. Took me ages to sort out the first few moves. The scoop above is excellent.
thrutch - 14/Nov/07 with helen

andi turner - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/07 with Gus & Martin

gregoritos - Lead O/S - Jun/07

couldn't do the intitial groove until I found the hidden hold. ;) Upper slab like a slightly harder version of Sunset Slab -froggatt. excellent.
Col Allott - Solo O/S - 23/May/07

Hidden - TR - 29/Sep/02

mark s - Solo O/S - 2002

shark - Solo O/S - 21/Aug/96 with Chief (Ian Gibbins)

tlr - Solo - 15/Aug/92

Roget - Solo O/S - 20/Apr/91

Nigel Bond - 2nd - 14/Apr/84 with Charlie Leverton

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
PeteWilson, timmyhobby, Hidden, Hidden, skittles, Steve Banham, Hjort, Peakphil, Hidden

Voting
Total votes cast 41
hard E30 of 14
E30 of 14
easy E30 of 14
hard E20 of 14
E25 of 14
easy E28 of 14
hard E11 of 14
E10 of 14
easy E10 of 14
hard 6b0 of 15
6b0 of 15
easy 6b0 of 15
hard 6a2 of 15
6a4 of 15
easy 6a3 of 15
hard 5c6 of 15
5c0 of 15
easy 5c0 of 15
3 Stars5 of 12
2 Stars7 of 12
1 Star0 of 12
0 Stars0 of 12
Bag of .....0 of 12
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Style of ascent

Soloed7 of 27 (25.9%)
Lead10 of 27 (37.0%)
Followed5 of 27 (18.5%)
Toproped1 of 27 (3.7%)
Unknown4 of 27 (14.8%)

'Climbed'13 of 27 (48.1%)
clean O/S11 of 27 (40.7%)
clean RP2 of 27 (7.4%)
dnf1 of 27 (3.7%)