|Groove of Shadows||E5 6a/b|
|The steep diagonal line underneath Parnell’s route Heavy Blood and Pounding Heart - Western Groove. A route on which the racing ‘Hare’ may fall foul of the slow but clever ‘Tortoise’. A bit of a shimmy-shammy and a whisker-frisker leads briskly into the giant break of the route formerly known as Resounding Fart, at which point wind may be broken prodigously. Climb in a generally upwards direction over the roof into the hanging groove above Resounding Fart. After the tricky roof the groove gives straightforward climbing. Belay well back.
Dave Pickford, Ian Parnell (onsight)
Ticklists: Atlantic Coast New Routes.