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Grooved Arete*** 8a+

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[Grooved Arete Area, 3 kb]The tiny steep groove is sustained and powerful. The grade is the cause of much debate. Some think 8b. © ROCKFAX
FA. Tony Mitchell 1992

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This climb is in 21 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

One of my favourite routes at Kilnsey.
Nicolas Duboust - Lead RP - 11/Aug/13 with martin

Luke Dawson - Lead dog - 08/Aug/13 with Peter Dawson

Great route!
willackers - Lead RP - 25/May/13 with Steve

bustermartin - 12/Aug/12

bfreeman - Lead RP - 04/Jun/12 with Dave Nicholl

jfreeman - Lead RP - 28/Aug/11 with Ben Freeman, Dave Nicholl, George Hartley, Daniel Turner

nickmoulden - Lead RP - 01/Jul/11 with Charlene Schilz

Hidden - Lead - 2011

uptown - Lead RP - 19/Aug/10 with andy farnell

YYFY. After a siege which makes the Battle of Leningrad look like a minor skirmish, the belay is clipped.
andy farnell - Lead RP - 15/Aug/10 with Dave Pinnington

JM - Lead RP - 22/May/10 with Dave Pinnington

bigie bob - Lead RP - 15/May/10

Sam the Butcher - 2010 with matt

Adam Lincoln - Lead - 2010

Hidden - Aug/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 22/Jul/09

Boy - 2007

Cassidy - Lead RP - 15/Jul/06 with Henners

My first F8a+. 5 days. 24 moves. On-sighted Biological the same day.
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Lead RP - Aug/03 with Pete Chadwick

kristian - Lead RP - 2002

Hidden - Lead RP - 2000

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Carter, Hidden, Hidden, Hidden, Hidden, Hidden

Voting
Total votes cast 91
hard 8b0 of 58
8b0 of 58
easy 8b32 of 58
hard 8a+12 of 58
8a+9 of 58
easy 8a+0 of 58
hard 8a5 of 58
8a0 of 58
easy 8a0 of 58
3 Stars30 of 33
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Style of ascent

Lead17 of 21 (81.0%)
Unknown4 of 21 (19.0%)

'Climbed'6 of 21 (28.6%)
clean RP14 of 21 (66.7%)
dogged1 of 21 (4.8%)