Gronff*** E2 5c
[Chevin, 2 kb]

Rockfax Description
16m. A great climb, direct sustained and interesting. Climb onto the ramp then undercut and stretch up and left for distant holds. Continue in a direct line. © ROCKFAX

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Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/May/15

Side runner in The Waster - way more than E2 without this. Brilliant route.
Mike Todd - Lead RP - 05/Aug/14 with jhardwick

Did after waster, so had seen it. Didnt make it easier though. Hard but good!
dunnyg - Lead O/S - 21/May/14 with tom nichols

Jonathan Richardson - Lead O/S - 17/May/14 with Luca, Sam Watson

nick ferro - TR O/S - 05/May/14 with Sonam Norbu

Nez - 2014

Lovely. Pad and low side runner.
Will Hunt - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/12 with Tom Nichols

With pad. Cool first moves, then nice climbing to the top. Probably feels much easier (still bold) if taller than 5' 9".
Dave Warburton - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Bill's Dad, Bill Lawrence

led on daves gear
Bill Lawrence - Lead β - 04/Jun/12 with dave warburton, andy lawrence

simon kimber - Lead O/S - Jun/11 with Tom Walker, Hannah Hunt

rcwaterworth - TR - 09/May/11

Ascent that I've waited to do for ages. Cutting loose to the stretchy holds at the start proved to be a proper 'moment' which was swiftly followed by some psyched up technical manoeuvres, leading to disco leg city whilst sorting pro. All in all, in hindsight, it was mostly steady and controlled. Excellent route!
Cragrat Rich - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/10

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

adi bryant - Lead RP - 09/Jul/10 with Lee

leegodson1989 - 2nd O/S - 09/Jul/10 with Adi

Not quite onsight as I had previously seconded it 11 years ago. Fair to say that didn't help much! Went for the side-runner option in Waster which still left it reasonably bold and committing. E2 and a 1/2 without the side-runner? Tremendous quality, very worthwhile route.
chrishedgehog - Lead β - 23/Jun/10 with Kieran LMC

Hidden - 2nd dog - 23/Jun/10

no idea how some one would lead it as the holds are really sharp and far apart and pretty bold bottom section with no gear till 2 thirds of the way up
ekaterina sigida - TR - 11/May/10 with Dave Green

quite easy(I am 6 foot+). rained a bit more heavily after I did the crux, got an active wire for shits and giggles.
Ewan Russell - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/10 with Ralph

Laurence Everitt - TR - 29/Mar/10 with Mike Gadd

had gear low in 'waster', assume this is in at the grade, even with it in absolute top end, unless, of course, you are 5'11"+
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/09 with Steve Ramsden

Ram MkiV - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/09 with Al

Hidden - TR O/S - 10/Jan/09

Hidden - 2008

Brown - Lead - 25/Jun/04

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Jun/04

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/03

Hidden - TR O/S - 27/Aug/03

Roget - Lead O/S - 2003 with jon

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2003

Chris Reid - Lead O/S - Nov/01 with Rob Muirhead

chrishedgehog - 2nd O/S - 07/May/99 with Paul Gummy

John Southworth - Lead O/S - 09/May/96

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/96

crater - TR - 19/Jul/94

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/May/93

rob.grafton - 1993 with Paul McCann

ewjudge - 2nd O/S - 04/Aug/91 with Dave Broughton

Dave Musgrove - Solo - 21/Jul/91

Pete Pozman - TR - 10/May/91

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 23/May/90 with Andy Mackay

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/90

Dave Musgrove - 2nd - 21/Jun/89 with David

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead - 21/Jun/89 with Dad

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 17/Sep/88 with Mike Boyle

craig h - 1987

Paul Clarke - Lead - 1987

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/84

Dave Musgrove - Lead - 28/Jul/82

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ERH, ebf, Jordan Senior

Total votes cast 32
hard E30 of 10
E30 of 10
easy E33 of 10
hard E23 of 10
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easy E20 of 10
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6a0 of 10
easy 6a1 of 10
hard 5c1 of 10
5c7 of 10
easy 5c1 of 10
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