Trespasser Groove*** HVS 5a
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Photo: Trespasser Groove, penultimate pitch. © Mark Kemball
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This climb is in 80 logbooks, and on 19 wishlists.

Soloed first two pitches. Then led 4 & 5 as one pitch. Pitch 3 climbs better and on cleaner rock than apperances suggest.
Graeme Hammond - AltLd O/S - 06/Sep/14 with Pete Wimbush

apw - AltLd - 06/Sep/14 with Graham Hammond

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 27/Aug/14

Very dirty 2nd pitch into the groove. Improved from there. Finished right after Frankland's to traverse under a huge flake. Very exciting!
farmus21 - AltLd - 27/Aug/14 with Peter Hill

I led pitch 2,4 and half of 6. Pitch 3 and top of 6 are quite traditional! Pitch 4 was like a mini gritstone route, short and awkward, nice!
Lessworkmoreclimbing - AltLd - 31/May/14 with Kev

rob.grafton - AltLd - 22/Aug/13 with major tony

Anthony Dixon - AltLd O/S - 22/Aug/13 with Rob grafton

Exhausting. Led pitches 3&4 (as one). Went a bit too high before traversing left on P3 as groove looked damp (it was).
Peter Metcalfe - AltLd - 08/Aug/13 with Dan

Superb route. Led 1st, 3rd and 5th pitches. Sustained at the grade. Last pitch is not vs. Initial crack nails. Proper udging to finish.
freemanTom (Guildford MC) - AltLd - 13/Jul/13 with Ian CMC

Pohil - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/13 with Ed Watson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/May/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/May/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/May/12

Hidden - 2012

JonG - 2012

Nigel Coe - AltLd - 30/Jul/11 with Pete Kelly

Lee Sheard - AltLd O/S - 02/Jul/11 with Adam

Adam1973 - AltLd O/S - 02/Jul/11 with Lee Sheard

chripstine - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/11 with Polly

tatz45 - AltLd O/S - 01/May/11 with Mark Boden

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/May/11

Very hard. I thought the 4c pitch was 5a. The roof was fine, but the final corner was nails. Had to pull on gear up it.
HIGHTOWER - Lead dog - 30/Apr/11 with Mark Amyes

Final corner was made even more horrible by strong wind, was not in love with climbing after that pitch!!!
Blurgy319 - 2nd dog - 30/Apr/11 with Mark Freestone

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Apr/11

Soloed first 2 pitches, Mark led 4c pitch then i led the 3 5a pitches. Very windy day.
Andrew Wilson - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/10 with Mark Fyles

Rained at start of P4, Abbed off and finished with a long wet walk.
matt.woodfield - AltLd dnf - 28/Jun/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Jun/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Jun/10

Hidden - AltLd - 02/Jun/10

How can move to belay on p3 only be 4c, and the next two be 5a? poss 5b? excellent route though after a shabby start.
Little B - AltLd O/S - 23/May/10 with Simon

Brilliant
Simonfarfaraway - AltLd O/S - 23/May/10 with Little B

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

Hidden - AltLd - 22/May/10

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2010

cat22 - AltLd O/S - 26/Sep/09 with Mike

decs - AltLd O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Kiwi Steve

deano - Lead - 15/Jul/09 with Ryan stokes

I led the 4c pitch - has a v. hard move left just before the belay.
bridget143 - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/09 with Sion

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/09

tomhull - AltLd - 19/Apr/09

nakedave - AltLd - 19/Apr/09 with Tom Hull, Adam Noble

Lovely route, the rain just held off until we topped out.
Mark Kemball - AltLd - 06/Apr/09 with Nic Dill

Seymore Butt - 2009

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2009

IanJackson - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/08 with FRANCO COOKSON

Franco Cookson OLD - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/08 with Ian Jackson

martrin - Lead - 08/Jun/08 with Mike Greene

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - AltLd dog - 29/Sep/07

khawk - AltLd - 05/May/07 with WH

John Kettle - AltLd - 12/Apr/07

ewen - AltLd O/S - 12/Apr/07 with the kettle

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/Apr/07

Bob - AltLd O/S - 29/Apr/06 with M. Bullough

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jul/05

five - AltLd O/S - 10/Jul/04 with SJ

danm - AltLd - May/04 with Fat Ste

Shaw Brown - AltLd - 20/Sep/02 with David Jones

Hidden - AltLd - 2002

steve prior - AltLd - Jun/00 with Andy C

Strenuous cracks are not normally my thing but I really enjoyed this one - I think I climb them better when I'm a couple of pitches off the ground.
EddieA - Lead O/S - Jul/96

Dave Westby - AltLd O/S - Aug/95 with Roger Brooks

Chris Ellis - AltLd O/S - 24/Jun/95 with Louise Pellett

PeteCheung - AltLd - 1992 with Ian

Dave Musgrove Jnr - AltLd - 21/Jul/91 with Dad

Dave Musgrove - 21/Jul/91 with David

biggianthead - May/90 with C

Paul Clarke - 1990

Richard Weller - AltLd - 21/May/88 with Paul Mavin

Dave Rumney - AltLd - 1987

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 11/Jul/86 with Sheila Bruce Lockhart

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - Solo - 1985

Hammy - Lead - 23/Aug/84 with Pete Smith

biggianthead - Jun/82 with M

Hamish Leslie - Lead O/S - 1982 with Lee Richards

Ken Taylor - AltLd - 01/Jul/78 with Chris Terrey

Nigel Bond - Lead - 28/May/78 with Tony Cuddy

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Jun/75

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
David Woods, vix, George Bassant, Ian Jones, stemill, Andy S, Darragh, Imogen F, Steve Waters, Mynydd, Trobbo

Voting
Total votes cast 45
hard E10 of 16
E10 of 16
easy E10 of 16
hard HVS11 of 16
HVS4 of 16
easy HVS1 of 16
hard VS0 of 16
VS0 of 16
easy VS0 of 16
hard 5b0 of 15
5b0 of 15
easy 5b8 of 15
hard 5a1 of 15
5a5 of 15
easy 5a1 of 15
hard 4c0 of 15
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easy 4c0 of 15
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