Subsidiary Groove* E1 5b

Rockfax Description
A good route with a tough final-pitch.
1) 4a, 30m. Follow Main Wall to the first stance, then move across to belay at the base of the chimney/groove on the right.
2) 4b, 15m. Climb the groove to meet Main Wall then step up and right to belay.
3) 5a, 40m. Step back into the main groove and climb the crack above on dodgy rock, to another junction with Main Wall. Optional belay on the large triangular ledge on the right. Make a diagonal traverse left for 6m up a steep wall, then head back right up a gangway to a rest in a corner. Climb the wall above.
4) 4c, 15m. Climb the groove to the overhang. Teeter over poor rock on the right to gain a corner, then romp up the easy slab on the right to a good stance and belay.
5) 5b, 15m. Tackle the easy crack on the left of the slab to the steep corner. Follow this with difficulty to a stance. Scramble off. © ROCKFAX

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This climb is in 23 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

A little wet but not in the most crucial places
theotherpetehill - AltLd O/S - 18/Jul/14 with Chris Allan

chrisallan - AltLd O/S - 18/Jul/14

jcw - 2014

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/May/12

uphillnow - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - AltLd - 05/Jun/10

switch - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/09

Hidden - AltLd - Jul/06

Hidden - AltLd - 1998

babymoac - AltLd - 12/Apr/97 with Chris F

Hidden - AltLd - 28/Aug/93

Campbell42 - AltLd O/S - 05/May/90 with Ray ?

charlesmfrench - AltLd O/S - 19/Jun/88

Nigel Bond - AltLd - 05/Jun/83 with Charlie Leverton

Hidden - 1980

Derek Ryden - AltLd O/S - Apr/78 with Andy Draper

Grandstand seat for Ed Cleasby's first ascent of Lubyanka
RichardMc - 2nd - 21/Aug/76 with Dave Langmead

steve L - AltLd O/S - 10/Jul/76 with Phil Thomas

Had to traverse off to rescue Andy Wild from top pitch.
Dave Musgrove - AltLd dnf - 20/Jun/70 with Bob Knapton

mikej - AltLd - 07/Jun/70 with Bill Church

Tom V - 1970

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
chris nutman, Ian Jones, Infinite Granite, hepitt, Different Steve

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