The Grand Potato*** E7 6b
[The Grand Potato, Baslow, 3 kb]9m.

Rockfax Description
Start under the right arete. The short will need a cheating stone to reach a slot in the roof, others will leap. Pull over to a poor break and finish up the tough arete. Very highball f7A+. © ROCKFAX


FA. Robin Barker, Pete Wright 07/May/1993

Ticklists: Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Consumed.

Photo: The Grand Potato, Baslow © Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe
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This climb is in 9 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

ALOT of pads. Very good.
nathanlee - Sent - 07/Sep/13 with Chris Taylor, Neil Furniss, Mark Rankine, Oli Grounsell, Guy vg, Emlyn James

Couple quick goes to get it sussed, got up to tickling the good sidepull, physched for this, cool highball!!
BenNorman - Sent dnf - 23/Nov/12

Just the boulder start to the break from the left hand frimp and undercutting the first left roof, no idea how hard. Not enough pads really to try the finish
joe.91 - Sent x - 27/Oct/12 with Matthew Reid

just the boulder start. fun
masonwoods101 - Sent x - 29/Jan/12 with danjimwill

Cast of thousands. Ocean of pads.
edinbed - Solo β - 12/Mar/11

Highball Font 7a+ is probably about right with a big team and plenty of pads. Excellent.
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Sent - 06/Mar/11 with Big team

3rd go, ground up above a healthy pad stack. Should have done it 2nd really but got numb cold hands and powered out right at the top. Big semi-planned plummet ensued. Got away with it fortunately despite missing the pads with one foot. Got better beta sorted for the top and sketched it out next go. Some great memorable moves.
Ram MkiV - Solo - 03/Feb/11 with ethan, sam, ed, ethan

Ethan - Lead - 03/Feb/11 with Sam Hamer

Onsight attempt. Fell off from the top -- a miss is as good as a mile, though. Year a guess.
Jon Read - Lead dnf - 1998 with Dave Edmunds

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