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Insect Groove*** HVS 5a

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Ticklists: 100 Aberdeen North East Classics!.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 120 logbooks, and on 9 wishlists.

rcollins - Lead O/S - 07/May/14 with Thomas Shaw

Irelando - TR O/S - 08/Apr/14

Callum_Johnson - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/14 with Uisdean

Uisdean hawthorn - 2nd - 16/Feb/14 with Callum_Johnson

eddiealaszewski - 2014 with James Hirst

Rankers - Lead - 2014

mrbird - 2nd - 29/Aug/13

Had to usurp some kittiwakes - they weren't too upset I think.
gforce - Lead rpt - 30/Mar/13 with Emma

mrbird - 30/Mar/13

Chris wilson - 2nd - 30/Mar/13 with David B

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Mar/13

Was blowin hooly. Added to the atmosphere.
Quallim - Lead rpt - 30/Jan/13 with alistairbaxter

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jan/13

No birding at the moment, class little route
samwillo - 2nd - 24/Nov/12 with Thomas Shaw

Skipped lectures on a sunny autumn morning.
peter.herd - Lead - 04/Oct/12 with Rory Brown

adw07 - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/12 with FIndlay

Hidden - Lead - 08/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead - 21/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12

MonkeyDawson - AltLd - 17/Mar/12 with Simon Smith

Chris wilson - 2nd - 12/Feb/12 with Chris M

Hidden - Lead - 2012

scotclimb - Lead O/S - 28/Oct/11 with Danny Laing

samwillo - Lead - 16/Oct/11 with Jay Carr

Jay.Carr - 2nd O/S - 16/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 25/Sep/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/11

Lots of seagull shit. On a fairly tight rope over the crux as didn't want to do my back in (again). Managed okay though. Seemed just that little bit easier than last year.Maybe I'm getting better? :-)
Blakclaw - 2nd - 17/May/11 with Henning W

mterentiusvarro - 2nd - May/11 with Danny, Jack

glenngordon - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/11 with jerry millichip

stephenmckenzie - Lead rpt - 23/Mar/11 with Sally Reeves

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Mar/11

danimal88 - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/11 with Lorenzo

podmet99 - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/11 with Sean Peatfield

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Feb/11

Hidden - Lead - 22/Jan/11

stephenmckenzie - TR rpt - 22/Jan/11 with Rory Brown

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Jan/11

stephenmckenzie - Lead O/S - 18/Jan/11 with Rory Brown

gforce - 2nd rpt - 09/Jan/11 with Dave C

1st lead of 2011. Not even too chilly!
Dangerous Dave - Lead rpt - 09/Jan/11 with graham

Hidden - Lead - Jan/11

gforce - 2nd rpt - 07/Nov/10 with Chris

Great Route, clean with no bird mess!
Chris L Hill - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/10 with Graham

Very nice, easy for hvs.
andymoin - 2nd O/S - 30/Oct/10 with Neil Mackenzie

Neil Mackenzie - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/10 with Andy

Led it trainers after forgetting rock boots. Doh! (beta was abseiling the line to get to the belay.)
henwardian - Lead β - 09/Sep/10 with Hannah

The birds have gone now but the nest and debris make the bottom section pretty unpleasant
Chris wilson - Lead β - 26/Aug/10 with Dave W, Jon B

Ian Campbell - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead β - 21/Aug/10

Dirty to half way, covered in bird shit and nests...
Blakclaw - 2nd - 13/Aug/10 with Wattie Taylor

Once i got passed bird city it was an amazing climb, really enjoyed it.
geoff.comley - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/10 with ali.lockhart

abseil rope was to tempting not to grab near the top :(
franksnb - Lead dog - 29/Apr/10 with keith

Great route, shame about all the guano
kdlauder - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/10 with james

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/10

ali.lockhart - 2010 with geoff comley

Lamb - Lead O/S - 15/Nov/09 with Stephen

Nice climbing!
bnewman - Lead rpt - 07/Nov/09 with Amelia

Russell Birkett - Solo rpt - 29/Oct/09

Stephen18 - 2nd O/S - Oct/09

Hidden - 2nd dog - 27/Sep/09

hwackerhage - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/09 with Ryan Slater

mulletcocktail2000 - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/09 with henning

Hidden - Lead - 07/Apr/09

stuartmunn - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/09 with Shane

ashknot - 2nd - 21/Mar/09 with Wand

Chris wilson - 2nd - 14/Mar/09 with John F

First HVS
t_stork - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/09 with Andy Ruck

t_stork - 2nd rpt - 13/Mar/09 with Andy Ruck

ShaneHoubart - 2nd - Mar/09

gforce - Lead - 28/Feb/09 with James

James Prowse - 2nd - 28/Feb/09 with Graham

Have lead onsight a few years back
Pete Main - 2nd - 27/Feb/09 with Andrew S

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Feb/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/Feb/09

MelH - 2nd - 22/Feb/09 with Kev Kelly

Pete Main - 2009

jored - 2009

michael83 - Lead O/S - 22/Dec/08 with Mark, Stuart

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 22/Dec/08

s kennedy - 2nd rpt - 22/Dec/08 with mark mosgrove, michel mcghie

whistler - Lead rpt - 22/Oct/08 with Anna

Anna_wells - 2nd - 22/Oct/08 with pete

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Oct/08

ShaneHoubart - 2nd - Aug/08

Paulww - Lead O/S - 09/May/08 with Chris wilson

Chris wilson - 2nd - 09/May/08 with Paul

iceicebaby - 2nd - 18/Feb/08 with Sean Peatfield

BallsOfSteel - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/08 with Christina Bell

TrollJester - AltLd O/S - 2008 with thoughout 80's + 90's

TrollJester - AltLd O/S - 2008 with VARIOUS Throughout 80's+90's

PMatt - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/07 with Bruce Roberts

FantasticMrFraser - TR - 14/Aug/07 with Shuggy

watch out for bird poo :(
whistler - Lead O/S - Jun/07 with Dan Simmons

jonboi - TR dnf - 13/May/06 with Trist Fox, Campbell Forbes

Smelly Fox - Lead O/S - 13/May/06 with Jonny Cunningham, Campbel Forbes

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/May/06

Hidden - 2nd - 01/May/06

Hidden - 2006

Dangerous Dave - Lead O/S - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/05

andyinglis - Lead - 2005 with scotty burnett

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Apr/03

samwelli - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/03 with Reuben Brown

Yourlead - 2nd - 05/Oct/02 with Graham Penny

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Aug/02

RAK - Lead - 18/Sep/01 with Rachel K.

Stuart S - Lead rpt - 08/Apr/01 with Diane Giulianotti

Hidden - Lead rpt - 19/Sep/00

dave o - Lead - 2000 with Steve Smith

BRUCESTRAC - 2000 with GRANT CAMBELL

Iain Thow - Lead - 12/Sep/99 with Liz Jolley, Chris Dodd

FrankW - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/96 with Andy R

mark-abz - Lead - Jun/93 with Sue H

Yourlead - 2nd - 06/Aug/92 with Doug Rennie

Yourlead - 2nd - 01/May/92 with Graham Penny

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/90

Stuart S - Lead O/S - Jun/89 with Nigel Eastmond

TrollJester - Lead O/S - 1986 with Bob Makison

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Voting
Total votes cast 59
hard E10 of 20
E10 of 20
easy E10 of 20
hard HVS0 of 20
HVS8 of 20
easy HVS7 of 20
hard VS5 of 20
VS0 of 20
easy VS0 of 20
hard 5b0 of 21
5b0 of 21
easy 5b0 of 21
hard 5a1 of 21
5a20 of 21
easy 5a0 of 21
hard 4c0 of 21
4c0 of 21
easy 4c0 of 21
3 Stars10 of 18
2 Stars8 of 18
1 Star0 of 18
0 Stars0 of 18
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 120 (0.8%)
Lead64 of 120 (53.3%)
Followed41 of 120 (34.2%)
Toproped4 of 120 (3.3%)
Alt Leads3 of 120 (2.5%)
Unknown7 of 120 (5.8%)

'Climbed'49 of 120 (40.8%)
clean O/S49 of 120 (40.8%)
clean β3 of 120 (2.5%)
clean rpt16 of 120 (13.3%)
dogged2 of 120 (1.7%)
dnf1 of 120 (0.8%)