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Grit Ground Up 28-Apr-2012 At 4:47:22 PM BoulderBaby
On 28/04/2012 davidn wrote:
>On 28/04/2012 BoulderBaby wrote:
>>You're arguing with a born and bred peak district brit... are you sure
>>you wish to continue?
>Wait, was John "Vermin" Sherman actually a brit??
>The statement 'Also the threat of a ground fall, breaking something or
>death adds to the grade' doesn't make sense to me in terms of V grades,
>and the response seemed to refer to V grades. I can't really see what
>the peak district has to do with V grades, unless it's something to do
>with John Gill or someone? If he meant E grades, then it'd make much more
>As for whether 6c really does equate to 29... I'm certainly not going
>to argue with a Brit about that (though some brits seem to use French grades
>nowadays anyway).
>Anyhow, my original point was that 'ground up' seems to infer that he's
>learning the climbs one move at a time, but I reckon he got a right spray
>of beta before he jumped on any of those.

I personally don't know, but Hagges is.

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