New Grind E2

Added a new line today at the Grind. I actually went to do the big arete, but the swell was too big (surprisingly) and also underestimated the height and took the wrong ropes!! Next time!

This new route was a project of mine back in 2007 so I had practiced it then but never been bold enough to lead it! I abbed down today to check the gear but ignored looking at the moves again… It’s the vague crack line to the left of Kyrje. Although definitely bolder and more technical than Kyrje, its not quite a grade harder. The gear is very fiddly and mostly micros but I reckon some of it would hold!

Turning Tide E2 5c * 20m
Climb the vague crack on small holds. High in the grade.
Al Whitworth, Andrew Hunter 22nd May 2012

Thanks for the belay Andrew!

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