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Crack o' the Mearns*** VS 4c

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[Me on Crack o' the mearns at Clach na beinn. Andy Galbraith on belay, 2 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 53 logbooks, and on 10 wishlists.

Hidden - 24/Aug/14

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Jul/14

mrbird - Lead - 17/Jun/14

Good climbing. Let myself take a wee rest at the crux....not needed really as move was OK. Good gear. At top end of 4c.
QuicNic - Lead - 07/Jun/14

oliverk - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13 with Dan

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/13

gforce - Lead - 25/May/13 with Emma

Thoms6974 - Lead O/S - 25/May/13 with Uisdean, Stuart

StuMsg - 2nd - 25/May/13 with Uisdean H, Andy T

Little AndyH - Lead O/S - 05/May/13

mehmet ended up hauling after suffering leg cramps and could not work outwhat to do. concerned about trusting the rope when secpnding.
65m moderate millington - 2nd dnf - 12/May/12 with mehmet karatay

adw07 - 2nd O/S - 30/Sep/11 with Patrick

Nice climb but needs more traffic. Getting overgrown.
Scott K - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/11 with Paul

PMCV - 2nd - 30/Jul/11 with Scott

Excellent.
bnewman - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/10 with Kate, Amelia

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Aug/10

max value at VS
danimal88 - 2nd O/S - 27/Jul/10 with Toby Burrell

A couple of great layback sections. Tough VS
Chris wilson - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/10 with Graeme

Scary moves. Even seconding....
TonyThePrawn - 2nd O/S - 17/Jul/10 with Nicola, Stuart Adams

stuart.a.adams - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/10 with Nic, Andy

nic243 - 2nd O/S - 17/Jul/10 with Stuart

Tobes - Lead O/S - Jul/10 with danimal

very nice, if you like laybacking
daWalt - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/10 with Lisa

franksnb - Lead O/S - 15/May/10 with Emma, keith

Dogged
t_stork - 2nd - 22/Aug/09 with Steve Addy

Paulww - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/09 with Ryan

good quality vs climbing with stacks of gear. a must for any aspiring vs leader!
mulletcocktail2000 - 2nd O/S - 28/Jun/09 with paul

ace route, felt pretty hard though!
frecro - Lead O/S - 31/May/09 with Zoe Thornton

kdlauder - Lead - 25/May/09 with Andy Galbraith

BRUCESTRAC - 2009

Wet, cold, slippy, misty, windy, wet, wet, wet. 1pt of aid :) Awesome route !
whistler - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/08 with Dan Simmons

s kennedy - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/08 with cameron, tris and heather

Smelly Fox - Lead β - 07/Jun/08 with Hamish, Heather Thikey, Stuart Kennedy

First ever trad leads on the long slabs at the end of the crag, cheers Trist!
Hamfunk - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/08 with Trist

PMCV - Lead O/S - 11/May/08 with Mark

kdlauder - TR - 2008 with Dave Manson

TrollJester - AltLd O/S - 2008 with VARIOUS Throughout 80's+90's

dave o - 2nd O/S - 19/Jul/07 with Tim Walker

Hidden - Lead - 26/May/07

Chris(cface!) - Lead O/S - 2007

breithorn4164 - 2nd - 2007 with Callum Black

Great route.
DavPk - 2nd O/S - 13/Jun/06 with Mark Moynagh

Hidden - Lead - 29/Apr/06

Either top end of the VS grade or bottom end of the HVS. Brilliant either way!
CurlyStevo - Lead - 2006

Dangerous Dave - Lead O/S - 2006

Dirk Wallis - Lead - 10/Jul/05 with Sall

RAK - Lead - 18/Jun/05 with Henrik S.

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/05

James Prowse - Lead - 2005 with Kerr Greenaway

I found this fairly hard, maybe I was having a bad day? Decent route though.
AndyP - Lead O/S - 02/May/04 with Joe

Yourlead - 2nd - 27/Jul/02 with Raymond Simpson

Yourlead - 2nd - 22/May/93 with Stuart Johnston

babymoac - Lead - 21/Mar/93 with MTW

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
dboyd197, Hidden, JonnyHardman, Hidden, Hidden, franksnb, stephenmckenzie, crombie, telemarker, Smeggles

Voting
Total votes cast 56
hard HVS0 of 19
HVS0 of 19
easy HVS2 of 19
hard VS10 of 19
VS7 of 19
easy VS0 of 19
hard HS0 of 19
HS0 of 19
easy HS0 of 19
hard 5a0 of 19
5a0 of 19
easy 5a4 of 19
hard 4c13 of 19
4c2 of 19
easy 4c0 of 19
hard 4b0 of 19
4b0 of 19
easy 4b0 of 19
3 Stars14 of 18
2 Stars4 of 18
1 Star0 of 18
0 Stars0 of 18
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Style of ascent

Lead31 of 53 (58.5%)
Followed18 of 53 (34.0%)
Toproped1 of 53 (1.9%)
Alt Leads1 of 53 (1.9%)
Unknown2 of 53 (3.8%)

'Climbed'21 of 53 (39.6%)
clean O/S30 of 53 (56.6%)
clean β1 of 53 (1.9%)
dnf1 of 53 (1.9%)