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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.

Photo: Me on Crack o' the mearns at Clach na beinn. Andy Galbraith on belay © kdlauder
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 48 logbooks, and on 9 wishlists.

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

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 12/May/12

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

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:
JonnyHardman, Hidden, Hidden, Hidden, franksnb, stephenmckenzie, crombie, telemarker, Smeggles

Voting
Total votes cast 50
hard HVS0 of 17
HVS0 of 17
easy HVS2 of 17
hard VS8 of 17
VS7 of 17
easy VS0 of 17
hard HS0 of 17
HS0 of 17
easy HS0 of 17
hard 5a0 of 17
5a0 of 17
easy 5a3 of 17
hard 4c12 of 17
4c2 of 17
easy 4c0 of 17
hard 4b0 of 17
4b0 of 17
easy 4b0 of 17
3 Stars13 of 16
2 Stars3 of 16
1 Star0 of 16
0 Stars0 of 16
Bag of .....0 of 16
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Style of ascent

Lead28 of 48 (58.3%)
Followed17 of 48 (35.4%)
Toproped1 of 48 (2.1%)
Alt Leads1 of 48 (2.1%)
Unknown1 of 48 (2.1%)

'Climbed'16 of 48 (33.3%)
clean O/S30 of 48 (62.5%)
clean β1 of 48 (2.1%)
dnf1 of 48 (2.1%)