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Beanpud** E1 5b

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Approach via east bay, the obvious pea pod shaped groove. A route for chimney lovers, with a serious of unlikely contortions needed to make progress. Great fun.
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This climb is in 48 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

Good climb, good finger locks and bridging.
salix - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/14 with Topher

Dr Toph - 2nd rpt - 07/Sep/14 with Will

Harry Holmes - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/14 with Adele Chabert

Hidden - 2014

Mark Bull - TR - 18/Sep/13 with Mike

finally! tried this again ut no joy, so Alex gave it a go and pulled some rather impressive climbing out of the bag! Cleared out the base and descent route.
JamieSparkes - 2nd β - 13/Aug/13 with alex toomey

weird , and slightly scary first moves, fun nonetheless
alex toomey - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/13 with jamie Sparkes

Dr Toph - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/12 with Sophie

sophiecb - 2nd - 05/Mar/12 with Toph

KeithAlexander - Lead O/S - Sep/11 with karinh, Graeme Diack

AGoodi - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/11 with Dave Crookes

A beautiful line!
mhowie - 2nd - 24/May/11 with Niall

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/11

overgrown at base but once established on route pleasant if not a bit dirty climbing. a few more ascents will sort it for the season. beware the loose blocks.
sneaks - 2nd O/S - 05/Mar/11 with janey

Scottish78 - 2011

Excellent fun working out the moves. :o)
Denpov - TR RP - 03/Aug/10

Top-rope self belay.
Denpov - TR dog - 30/Jul/10

glenngordon - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/10

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Jun/10

sebrider - 2nd O/S - 15/Jun/10 with Jason2

quite grovelly till you get onto the edges of the pod
jazzyjackson - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/10 with sebrider

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/10

downclimbed from this one yet again, one day I will get it. Think I know what I have to do, just got to man up and do it now!
JamieSparkes - Lead dnf - 27/May/10 with Liyen Nhuyen

spunkymonkey - 2nd O/S - 18/May/10

I will be back with SMALL cams - c3's or similar are needed low down, nuts just wont cut it.
JamieSparkes - Lead dnf - 24/Mar/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/09

Neil Adams - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/09 with Ross B

gregoldridge - 2nd - 06/Aug/09 with Steve Fortune

whispering nic - Lead O/S - 12/May/09 with Adam H

Bloody awkward
Lawrie Brand - 2nd O/S - 30/Jun/08 with Pete Hart

Very well-protected, tricky enough - a chimney-lover's route? Have to admit I quite enjoyed it :)
PeteH - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/08 with Lawrie Brand

Great climb. very perplexing
R0bbie - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/08 with Leighn Chambers

andymoin - 2nd rpt - 01/Jun/08 with Tim Cross

beegsyboy - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/08 with Andy

Fultonius - 2nd - 02/May/08 with Andy Inglis

andyinglis - Lead O/S - 02/May/08 with Ally Fulton

Great route with loads of contortions, manage to drop my only small cam which id saved for when it got desperate, fiddled in some other gear in the end. Take loads of wee cams if you can.
andymoin - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/08 with Rienhart

SeanB - 2nd - 30/Jun/06 with neil

Chad123 - Lead O/S - May/00 with Various

Beardyman - Lead O/S - 2000

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 25/Apr/99 with Graham Stein

Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 1997 with Sean Smith

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1997

greenroom - 1997

CMacD - 1996

Duncan I - Lead - 1992

Alastair R - Lead O/S - 1989

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, Hidden, Ian Jones, jazzyjackson, Neil Mackenzie

Voting
Total votes cast 49
hard E20 of 17
E20 of 17
easy E20 of 17
hard E16 of 17
E19 of 17
easy E11 of 17
hard HVS1 of 17
HVS0 of 17
easy HVS0 of 17
hard 5c0 of 17
5c0 of 17
easy 5c0 of 17
hard 5b1 of 17
5b15 of 17
easy 5b0 of 17
hard 5a1 of 17
5a0 of 17
easy 5a0 of 17
3 Stars2 of 15
2 Stars10 of 15
1 Star2 of 15
0 Stars1 of 15
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Style of ascent

Lead28 of 48 (58.3%)
Followed13 of 48 (27.1%)
Toproped3 of 48 (6.2%)
Unknown4 of 48 (8.3%)

'Climbed'13 of 48 (27.1%)
clean O/S28 of 48 (58.3%)
clean β1 of 48 (2.1%)
clean rpt2 of 48 (4.2%)
clean RP1 of 48 (2.1%)
dogged1 of 48 (2.1%)
dnf2 of 48 (4.2%)