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Tree Groove* VS 4b

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12m. Climb the pleasant groove until level with the tree then move right awkwardly into a narrow rift to finish. A Direct Finish is harder (5a) especially if the tree is avoided. © ROCKFAX
FA. Clifford Moyer 1934
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This climb is in 128 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead - 16/Apr/14

JohnHutch - Lead - 20/Jul/13 with L

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13

James Oakes - Solo O/S - 14/Jul/13 with Keith Poskitt, Trish Darling

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/13

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 16/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13

Reds - 2nd O/S - 06/May/13 with Althesin, schristophersmith

althesin - 2nd O/S - 06/May/13 with Reds, schristophersmith

schristophersmith - Lead O/S - 06/May/13 with silas feaver, Ian Redfern

giuly - 2nd - 06/May/13 with Neil Shephard, Chris Saunders

Finished up the wall behind the tree (managed to avoid the tree too).
slacky - Lead O/S - 06/May/13 with Giulia Forlati, Chris Saunders

Hidden - 2013

sazmaz - Lead O/S - 09/Nov/12 with Frank Ramsden

grassy
Jenny Clarke - Lead dog - Sep/12 with alan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/May/12

Did the direct 5a one move wonder.
999thAndy - Lead O/S - 22/May/12

Hoyes - Lead O/S - 22/May/12 with Charles T

Batt - Lead O/S - 22/May/12 with Peachy, Scott

With Rachel from Mynydd CC
scottidog - 2nd O/S - 22/May/12

john max - Lead - 17/May/12 with Sally

chrisbussell - Solo - 15/May/12

Struggled with the hand jam at top - had to resort to using the tree.
peachos - 2nd dnf - May/12

HB1 - 2nd rpt - 01/Apr/12 with KB

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 01/Apr/12

Ian JL - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12

Ian JL - 2012

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Nov/11

Went direct (5a) without using the tree. Lovely route with a good finish..
charley - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/11 with Clare

Hidden - TR - 21/Jun/11

wolverine - Lead O/S - 28/May/11 with Sarah Marks

Pilch - Lead rpt - 21/May/11 with Graham, Ed

5a finish
Jim Malo - Lead O/S - 21/May/11 with Mark

With 5a finish which seems logical and very good
fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 14/May/11 with liv_the_div

howlingbaboon - 2nd rpt - 29/Apr/11 with Rob

ajc - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/11

straight up the wall above
The Bad Cough - 2nd O/S - 16/Apr/11 with John Sealey

jon22 - Lead - 16/Apr/11 with The Bad Cough

pete1993 - 2nd - 02/Apr/11

Dave Mason - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/11 with Trev Tatler

ParkFace - Lead dnf - Oct/10 with Dan Ives

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Sep/10

chrisallan - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/10

antmorgan1991 - 2nd O/S - 06/Sep/10

Interesting traverse right. Got a bit stuck in the chimney as threw myself in and then struggled to stand up!
andrea83 - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/10 with Saffra

Ivan Muckle - Lead - 17/Jul/10

wildrover220 - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/10 with Royston Smith

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/May/10

Couldn't do it, so pulled on the rope
howhard - 2nd dog - 22/May/10 with Martin Ford

tricky move into the chimney
Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 16/May/10

mark20 - 2nd rpt - 15/May/10

tiga271 - Lead - 15/May/10 with mark20

Shauna - 2nd O/S - 04/May/10 with john and chris

Hidden - 2nd - 02/May/10

Hidden - 2nd - 02/May/10

nice climb with nice lower crack
manwithacam - Lead - 02/May/10 with Sarah

max_chan - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10 with Lou

Monkey_Alan - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/10 with Cat Tabbner, Max Streeton

nickcanute - 2010

lithos - Lead - 04/Oct/09 with paul cookson

Well protected throughout, though the traverse would be quite bold without big cams. The traverse is what makes the route, the rest is nothing special.
Simon Caldwell - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/09 with Carmen

Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/Sep/09

Finished direct with a little help from the tree!
barrylong - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/09 with Karl PCC

Did direct finish
Karlos - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/09 with Random

Rampikino - 2nd - 31/May/09 with Cat and Shirley

direct 5a finish.
Milne - 2nd O/S - 24/May/09 with Steve poole

mark20 - 2nd O/S - 21/Mar/09

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 30/Aug/08

tskelhon - Solo - 27/Aug/08

dangerousoldfool - Lead O/S - Aug/08 with Mike O

skittles - 2nd O/S - 20/Jul/08 with Andy Hext

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/08

bridget143 - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/08 with Brown

Kirill - 2nd - 22/Jun/08 with Lara

Took the direct 5a finish
howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 24/May/08 with Chris FitzHugh

direct finish
Pilch - 2nd - 24/May/08 with Graham

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

MeMeMe - 2nd - 07/Oct/07 with Nick and Andy

John Brayshaw - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/07 with Chris

peter myers - 2nd - Apr/07 with Rebecca Coles

Hidden - Lead O/S - Mar/07

steve taylor - 2007

John Lisle - 2006

John Lisle - 2006

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 18/Mar/05

Brown - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/04

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/04

tradguy - 2nd O/S - 30/Mar/03 with Phil Loasby

Phil West - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/02 with Chris Tan

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 19/Jun/02

Hidden - Solo rpt - 20/Apr/02

Darragh - 2002 with Hanna

Hidden - Lead - 09/Apr/00

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/98

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Feb/98

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/97

Hidden - Lead - 14/Aug/95

Yourlead - Lead - 12/Jun/95 with Graham Penny

Rog Wilko - Lead - Jun/95 with Debbie Wilkinson

andrewbooth1000 - Lead - 07/May/95 with Ed Lewis

Hidden - Lead - 26/Feb/95

Gordon Stainforth - 2nd - 04/Sep/94 with Tony Madden

Roget - Solo O/S - 27/Jun/92

Iain Thow - TR - 28/May/91

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 15/Jun/90

Raggar - 2nd - 06/May/90 with Steve B

Laramadness - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/89

babymoac - Lead - 29/May/88 with MTW

Hidden - 1986

Billg - Solo - 24/May/85 with Dave Gregory

Hidden - Solo - 03/May/85

Nigel Bond - Lead - 31/Mar/85 with Charlie Leverton

Mark Kemball - Solo - 08/Jan/83

Hidden - Solo - 11/Jul/81

Hidden - Lead - 09/Sep/79

Nigel Bond - Lead - 02/Jul/79 with Tony Cuddy, Martin Crosby

Hidden - Solo - 13/Aug/78

Hidden - Lead - 27/Feb/77

Dave Musgrove - 08/Oct/72

Had my helmet smashed by a rock coming down the route later on.
Andy Say - Lead - 1969

mikej - Lead - 08/Dec/68 with Richard Gravenstede

mikej - Lead - 06/Oct/68 with Des Arnold, Helen Sargent

mikej - Lead - 26/Dec/66 with Nigel Sumner

mikej - Lead - 09/Oct/66 with Keith Gegson

mikej - 2nd - 08/May/66 with Chris Phipps-Jones, Keith Gegson

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Voting
Total votes cast 55
hard HVS0 of 18
HVS1 of 18
easy HVS0 of 18
hard VS0 of 18
VS12 of 18
easy VS2 of 18
hard HS3 of 18
HS0 of 18
easy HS0 of 18
hard 4c1 of 19
4c1 of 19
easy 4c6 of 19
hard 4b3 of 19
4b8 of 19
easy 4b0 of 19
hard 4a0 of 19
4a0 of 19
easy 4a0 of 19
3 Stars0 of 18
2 Stars1 of 18
1 Star15 of 18
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Style of ascent

Soloed13 of 128 (10.2%)
Lead66 of 128 (51.6%)
Followed35 of 128 (27.3%)
Toproped2 of 128 (1.6%)
Unknown12 of 128 (9.4%)

'Climbed'56 of 128 (43.8%)
clean O/S55 of 128 (43.0%)
clean rpt10 of 128 (7.8%)
dogged2 of 128 (1.6%)
dnf2 of 128 (1.6%)
Unknown3 of 128 (2.3%)