Sea Groove** VS 4b
[Pat Lowman on Sea Groove, 3 kb]38m. No description has been contributed for this climb.

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arete to the left brilliant position sea foam floating around us was fantastic
admackie - Lead O/S - 12/May/15 with andy

Nice route. The last 10m or so I thought were a bit hard for 4b
Kris2fa - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/15 with Adam24B

One big pitch as per rockfax line following the groove all the way as I'd lent my CC guide to Becky so missed out on the lower steep crack. Very soft for VS
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/15 with Chris Hindley

misterb - Lead O/S - Apr/15 with justin

Hidden - Lead - Apr/15

jon22 - Lead - 25/Sep/14 with manxclare

Nice climbing. Steep first section.
rockman - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/14 with Tim Edwards

timcedwards - 2nd - 15/Sep/14 with Geoff Mee

Quite hard moves for VS near the top I thought = need to improve bridging!
Ella7 - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/14 with Jim Hulbert

brian watson - AltLd O/S - 08/Sep/14 with bob mott

Hidden - AltLd - 08/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead - 18/Aug/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Aug/14

tim_mcd - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/14 with David B

did this as it was high tide. wish i'd stayed on the main crag & done something else.
leon - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/14 with fabricio

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Aug/14

NickyC - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/14 with Zain Karim

ianjfsutcliffe - 2nd O/S - 22/Jul/14 with Coatesy

Richard P Coates - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/14 with ianjfsutcliffe

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead - 21/Jul/14

Alternate start on the east side and led in one pitch 4b
erica - Lead rpt - 11/Jul/14 with John

John Brayshaw - 2nd rpt - 11/Jul/14 with Erica

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/Jul/14

Danstephens - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/14 with remi richards, maddie sweetman

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 22/Jun/14

Welly Matt - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/14

John Pickles - Lead O/S - 30/May/14 with Diane Alger

Stefan_Morris - 2nd rpt - 27/May/14 with Hannah Thompson

hannahmmt - Lead O/S - 27/May/14 with Stefan

Ran pitches together and climbed in approach shoes. Difficulty increases gradually but only the top 10m is VS. Great route.
AndrewP - Lead O/S - 27/May/14 with FelixPeterken

FelixPeterken - 2nd O/S - 27/May/14 with Andrew Peterken

Hidden - AltLd - 25/May/14

Harri777 - AltLd - 17/May/14 with Khalid

khalidq - AltLd O/S - 17/May/14 with Harriet Kirk

Rachel Slater - 2nd O/S - 07/May/14 with Justin Timms

Brilliant line.
Justin T - Lead O/S - 07/May/14 with Rachel

Adamski1986 - Lead O/S - 06/May/14

John Brayshaw - Lead O/S - 02/May/14 with Erica

erica - 2nd - 02/May/14 with John

Oliver Tilbury - 2nd β - 21/Apr/14

Easy until the top section. Stayed in the corner for the entirity, which needed some delicate bridging.
Big Lee - 2nd O/S - 20/Apr/14 with Murilo Lessa

Start easy but gets a bit tricky towards the end. Do not avoid the final crack by going to the left :-)
Murilo Lessa - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/14 with Lee Harisson

Pathological_Climber - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/14

AnnMarie3 - AltLd - 24/Sep/13

With the '4c' crack start in the CC guide.
JHiley - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13 with John PCC

john max - 2nd - 26/Aug/13 with Joe Hiley

Hidden - 25/Aug/13

jsw1 - 2nd O/S - 25/Aug/13 with Steve Lyon

UnkArl - 2nd O/S - 24/Aug/13 with Matt

Steeve - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/13

Nice poisiton, scrappy climbing.
tatz45 - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/13 with Katy Vose

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/Jul/13

JonathanJones - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/13 with Curly Chris

Nice line, looks a bit grassy, but it doesnt affect the climbing. One really loose block halfway up groove proper.
Dr Toph - Solo O/S - 26/Jun/13

Elsier - AltLd O/S - 17/Jun/13 with Adrian

Hidden - Solo O/S - 11/Jun/13

Jus - Lead O/S - 27/May/13

brilliant line.
nigel pearson - Lead O/S - 26/May/13 with Yoko

Stuart Johnston - 2nd O/S - 19/May/13 with Sadie Renwick

Hidden - 2nd - 13/May/13

vinspin - AltLd O/S - 13/May/13 with GerM

Matt250 - AltLd O/S - 05/May/13

dh7892 - AltLd O/S - 05/May/13 with Peter Frankl, Matt Williams

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/13

ross brinson - AltLd - 12/Mar/13 with Thomas Moore

Hard very moist and drizzlesome. Nice route though.
Tim Sparrow - AltLd - 03/Jan/13 with Piers Nesbitt

Rowan Mitchell - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/12 with Andre Steele

in one pitch. great climbing from about half height, up to there merely a blocky scramble.
msoldn - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/12 with Edwin

After a lot of rain the approach down the grassy ramp was pretty hairy. Take care.
gjd - 2nd O/S - 24/Sep/12 with Mark V

Barry D - 2nd - 17/Sep/12 with Chris M

All easy except last 5m
Jules Lane - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/12 with Mynydd Cath

tom.e - 2nd O/S - 06/Sep/12 with Claire

tommytuffa - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/12 with edd

stvredmond - Lead - 22/Jul/12 with Helen Norris

Helnorris - 2nd - 22/Jul/12 with Steve Redmond

mike lawrence? - Lead - 09/Jul/12 with James the Navigator

The_Boy_ODwyer - 2nd - 03/Jul/12 with Colin Harvey

BenedictIEP - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/12 with Dan Lane, Alex Thompson

Pretty easy until the last 10 metres so, looks better than it is!
Dan Lane - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/12 with Ben Powrie, Alex Thompson

Easy, only steepens right near the top.
Alex Thompson - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/12 with Dan Lane, Ben Powrie

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Jun/12

Tim Rodgers - AltLd - 01/Jun/12 with John (Mike's pal), Mike Lea

chrisallan - 2nd β - 28/May/12

mes32 - Lead O/S - 28/May/12 with Chris

paul horabin - Lead O/S - 16/May/12

steven - 2nd - 16/May/12 with Paul Horabin

Ran both pitches together.
melonmike - Lead O/S - 04/May/12 with chi

Mike did this as one pitch
Chi Cheng - 2nd O/S - 04/May/12 with Michael Richmond

pembrokeshirecaver - Solo β - 02/May/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 13/Apr/12

Split into two pitches with me doing second one.
ritchierich - AltLd O/S - 13/Apr/12 with Sera Roberts

Hardcore Pat - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/12 with Chris Vanderz

demarcation86 - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/12 with Paul

pryan300 - 2nd - 07/Apr/12 with T-Bone

ads - Lead - 25/Mar/12 with Julie

Hidden - 13/Mar/12

Hidden - AltLd - 13/Mar/12

pete1993 - 2nd O/S - 11/Mar/12

Looks easy from below, but does get steeper towards the top. No real probs though, some loose bits around 2/3 up.
Matt Smith - Lead O/S - 29/Feb/12 with Paddy Williams

PAJames - 2012

Nexonen - 2nd rpt - 30/Sep/11 with Jake

pembrokeshirecaver - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/11 with Edmund Morris

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 15/Sep/11

Heavy seas forced a trouser-filling scramble into the belay at one third height. Bit chossy. Just managed to beat the rain to the top.
Alex Winter - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/11 with J. Iles-Smith

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/11

Led this as one pitch instead of two, easy and enjoyable climbing.
mariannekhoo - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/11 with Sebastien Gastaud

Sebastien Gastaud - 2nd - 29/Aug/11 with Marianne Khoo

Gets steeper towards the top, but no great difficulties.
smolders - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/11 with Patrick

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Aug/11

Leelogs - 2nd rpt - 28/Aug/11 with SCC

Hidden - Lead rpt - 28/Aug/11

Hidden - AltLd - 28/Aug/11

freemanTom - 27/Aug/11 with Normal Steve

Pete Nugent - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/11 with Pete Blackburne (Blacky)

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

mark20 - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/11

Perfect start to the holiday
JRae - 2nd - 22/Aug/11 with M Rankie

Jen Crook - 2nd - 20/Aug/11 with Madeleine Wilson

madeleine - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/11 with Jenny Crook

TheMonkeyMan - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/11

dj hannaford - AltLd O/S - 27/Jul/11 with Tom colquhoun

Adam Booth - 2nd O/S - 22/Jul/11

edmitchell - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/11 with adam booth

Hidden - Lead - 19/Jul/11

3kidsandanorton - 2nd - 03/Jul/11 with Pete Templar

teflonpete - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/11 with Stew, Barry

Hidden - 2nd - Jul/11

one of the best climbs iv ever done
cheesey959 - 2nd O/S - 27/Jun/11

Quite an adventure down to it
ojp - Lead O/S - 22/Jun/11 with Dave

Dave Foster - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/11 with Si

Tom Fuller - Lead β - 22/Jun/11 with Craig, Stef Morris

themadbrown - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/11 with cathy, james

Hidden - 2nd β - 22/Jun/11

josephgrimwade - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/11 with Peter Stollery

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/11

Jonathan Emett - 2nd - 03/Jun/11 with karen, jimbo

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/11

Roger Cruse - AltLd O/S - 02/Jun/11 with Kris

Easy but nice exposure. Seconded in trainers.
johnpuddephatt - 2nd O/S - 01/May/11 with Helen Powley, Will Hunt

Very soft!
Will Hunt - Lead O/S - 01/May/11 with Helen Powley, John Puddephatt

prwalker - 2nd - 24/Apr/11 with Ali Hutton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/11

Loubear - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/11 with Jason

Graham Westbrook - 2nd - 10/Apr/11

Worth doing
zukator - AltLd - 07/Apr/11 with Sarah

Big :)
Stefan_Morris - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/11 with Tom Fuller

Tom Fuller - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/11 with Stef Morris

Great line, the hard climbing comes high up, shame the difficulties are rather short lived.
The Ivanator - Lead O/S - 27/Feb/11 with Toby

Ybot Htulk - 2nd - 27/Feb/11 with Ivan

Hidden - 2011

awesome climb just VERY COLD -3 today when we set out :) still awesome place
TM_Horton - Lead O/S - 19/Dec/10 with will

misskebab - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/10 with Edd Reed

cjohn62 - 2nd - 09/Oct/10 with gareth, keith

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/10

Mr. K - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/10 with Michael Fallon, James Oswald, Joanna Kinghorn

Awesome. Seconded this in sandals as I'd just lost my rock shoes :( Didn't feel too bad bad but the top was hard. Michael's 1st VS. A damn good one. Travsersing up to the start isn't easy atall.
James Oswald - 26/Sep/10 with Michael Fallon

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Sep/10

Joking - 2nd - 26/Sep/10 with Mr. K

tobydunford - AltLd O/S - 05/Sep/10

ezclimber - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/10 with matthew ch, john bearmore, jon gill

led as 1 pitch.only the last 5 meters or so was slightly tricky!well worth going to do if only to look at the amazing wall with all the E numbers on it!
jon_gill1 - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/10 with john beardmore

givemetea - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/10 with Helen King

hazeysunshine - AltLd O/S - 27/Aug/10 with Dave

In one pitch. Only tricky at the top, but very pleasant.
victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/10 with Jon

Jonny M - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/10 with Victim of Maths

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Aug/10

Leelogs - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/10 with SCC

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/10

Mass ascent with 8 of the kids!
RachelP - 2nd - 28/Jul/10 with AAC

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Jul/10

Paul Bowen - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/10 with Nicola Brankley, Bethan O'keeffe

lead as 1 pitch, Great route
RobRock84 - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/10 with Robin neath

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Jun/10

2nd, Lead
Laurence Everitt - AltLd O/S - 09/Jun/10 with Conor Clarke

Stay in the corner and its all solid, brill route
Jams Crwca - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/10 with Theressa

rachcrewe - Lead O/S - 31/May/10 with Nathan Kitcher, Ben Jones, Jamie Nutt

cliffy - 2nd - 30/May/10 with Alan Turner

Julian Prieto - 2nd O/S - 30/May/10 with Ollie Dorrell

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/May/10

Actually climbed the arete because it was sunnier
theotherpetehill - Lead O/S - 02/May/10

Hidden - Lead - May/10

barni - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/10 with Liam fleming

Sophie Nunn - 2nd - 18/Apr/10

JonBrown - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/10 with Sion

enjoyable and good.
going going gone - 2nd rpt - 15/Apr/10

Edd Reed - AltLd O/S - 13/Apr/10 with Pat Lowman, Martin Allen

Pown - 2nd O/S - 08/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd - Apr/10

john_ohlsson - Lead O/S - 07/Mar/10

Macca9999 - 2nd - Mar/10

chrisallan - Lead O/S - 2010

Great adventure - good lead by Johnny in driving rain and howling winds.
mattyork2 - 2nd - 30/Oct/09 with Johnny Richard

Different Steve - AltLd rpt - 20/Sep/09 with Clare

Ceridwen - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/09 with Andy

Nexonen - 2nd O/S - 02/Aug/09 with Ceri

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 27/Jul/09

The biggest thing I've ever climbed!
Rhythm24 - 2nd β - 27/Jul/09 with Gaz Billings, MikeCheque

climbed to first stance direct up the slab.
Ed morris - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/09 with arthur

awesome climb, exposed and steep
Siany - 2nd - 03/Jul/09 with Rob Shepherd

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/May/09

Hidden - 2nd - 03/May/09

Kirill - Lead O/S - 03/May/09 with Paul Bolton

Dave Rumney - 2nd - 03/May/09 with Tanya Milner

cem - Lead rpt - 03/May/09 with Graham Dolman

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Apr/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Nov/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/08

Lead second pitch.
PenJD - AltLd O/S - 14/Sep/08 with Mark Westerman

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 14/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/08

d_meacher - AltLd O/S - 23/Jun/08 with Trisha Murphy

Dunc lead the first pitch and I lead the second. Both were lovely.
Trisha Murphy - AltLd O/S - 23/Jun/08 with d_meacher

Hidden - 2nd - 30/May/08

dts - Lead O/S - 30/May/08 with Andy Taylor

sonnenstern - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/08 with James Marjot

coffeepot - 2008 with jelaby and notgnarly

Hidden - AltLd - 26/Aug/07

Led easy first pitch, then John finished. Interesting scramble round to start of climb.
Ann S - AltLd O/S - Aug/07 with John Carlin

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Jun/07

Katie Marshall - AltLd - Jun/07 with Dan, Jules

Nice easy VS
Pylon King Against Capit@lism - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/07 with Laura

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Sep/06

and john norman
michael burrows - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/06 with mike doyle

david morse - 2nd - Aug/06 with rampant

drysori - Aug/06 with Malcolm

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

alicia - AltLd O/S - 30/Apr/06 with Tim Wilkinson

Lead 2nd pitch
Tim W - AltLd O/S - 30/Apr/06 with alicia

hailtryfan - 2nd O/S - Mar/06 with AJ Bowley

AJ007 - Lead - Mar/06 with Mike H

dicky79 - 2nd O/S - Aug/05 with Vic Odell

very loose big blocks, careful, large rock dislodged, had to push away, scary. the walking off slipped 20 ft in my stickies, nearly over edge, i sxxt myself
snowy white - 22/Jul/05 with simon antonon

chris wyatt - Lead O/S - 2005

Abi Chard - Lead O/S - Aug/04 with Ian

rogerskews - AltLd - 01/Jun/03 with Martin Coward

Hidden - Lead - 21/Aug/01

Woody63 - 2nd - 21/Aug/01 with Dave W

shoulders - Lead - 05/Jun/01 with vic

nickdonohue - Lead - 2001 with Kath Donohue

Boxy - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/00 with Aus

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Aug/00

Rock Fairy - 2nd - Sep/99 with Carl

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Jul/99

Chris Ellis - 2nd - 24/May/98 with Louise Pellett

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/May/98

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/May/98

Rog Wilko - Lead - May/98 with Debbie Wilkinson

auld al - Lead O/S - Apr/98

cem - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/98 with Paul Richardson

rachm2004 - 2nd - 25/Aug/97 with Jason

mikej - Lead - 16/May/96 with John Flint, Nick Salmon

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Sep/94

sims - AltLd O/S - 29/Jun/92 with Nick

Had a migraine half way up. Tainted my view of the route. Must of been pretty easy to climb in that state.
Jelly Mould Surfer - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/89

Andy Say - 2nd - 28/May/89

Hidden - Lead - 13/May/89

Tony Buckley - Jan/89 with Robert Clark

hazeysunshine - AltLd O/S - Jun/86 with Phil, Jane

babymoac - 1982 with Jerry Codling

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