Fakir's Groove VD
[First chimney lead and lovin it!, 3 kb]Around the arete is a deep groove. © ROCKFAX

Photo: First chimney lead and lovin it! © erikkayak

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Klingon - Solo - 21/Sep/14

prog99 - 2nd - 16/Aug/14 with Fiona

Quite good fun... Mix of bridging and caving with a delightful gorse top out.
Fiona Reid - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/14 with Mike

TizzyA - 2nd O/S - 16/Aug/14 with Stephen, Jude

Jude - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/14 with barney_edin, TizzyA

andrew sandercock - Solo O/S - 29/Jun/14

Richie E - 2nd O/S - 06/Jun/14 with Alan Christie

Michael Haywood - Lead - 15/Apr/14 with George Miligan

FraserMcClennan - Lead RP - 23/Mar/14

ClimbingGlen - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/14 with Susan Pinkney, Ana Piris, Teresa Torrents

MagentaSue - 2nd - 15/Mar/14

Klingon - Solo - 02/Feb/14

Hidden - Lead - 13/Jan/14

Hidden - Lead - 13/Jan/14

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Jan/14

scatface - Lead O/S - 08/Jan/14 with pepette

LHumble - 2014

First real trad lead
Mr Trebus - Lead - 2014

This route has never asked to be climbed before, was looking clean today so we gave it a try. Worthwhile if you like 'traditional' VDiffs ;-)
sarah hawker - 2nd O/S - 15/Dec/13 with bob

adamsandy1 - Lead O/S - 28/Oct/13

IanC - Lead - Oct/13

Fun climb, but a bit claustrophobic and the gorse at the top is so painful!
Zumoid - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/13 with Jonny

EvLeYe - 2nd O/S - 22/Sep/13 with Zumoid

EalCapitan - 2nd rpt - 03/Aug/13 with Ian Collinson, Andrew Young

andrewyoung99 - Lead - 03/Aug/13

jonnysims - 2nd - 21/Jul/13

lostspaceboy - Lead - 18/Jul/13

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jun/13

Nice chimney moves to practice on, not much gear and a loose hold at the top. Needs the gorse removing!
ClimbingGlen - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13 with David Gillen, Bobby little

vyl20 - Solo - 05/May/13

TheNorthDwarf - 26/Apr/13

EalCapitan - Lead O/S - 13/Dec/12 with Emma Stuart

Scrabble - 2nd - 23/Sep/12

Hidden - 01/Sep/12

keith hal - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/12 with Iain Mckenzie

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/May/12

This would be severe anywhere else I've climbed.
d1griffiths - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/12 with Richard Baynes

georgedunton - Solo O/S - 10/Mar/12

bedsforsleepypeople - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Feb/12

Hidden - Solo - 23/Feb/12

Richard Fletcher - Lead O/S - 05/Jan/12

Spiky bush at the top. Easy belay though
Morgan P - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/11 with Adam Cooper

pblurton - Solo O/S - 22/Oct/11

leo_r - Lead - 22/Oct/11

Enjoyed this, always fun in a chimney
Geds - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/11

Michael Blakemore - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead - 02/Jun/11

daWalt - Lead O/S - 28/May/11 with Lisa

rgd1977 - Lead rpt - 04/May/11

beckybray1 - 2nd rpt - 04/May/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Apr/11

stix - Lead O/S - Mar/11

craig.s.93 - Lead O/S - 2011

lisafer - 2011

Hidden - 2011

dainbramaged999 - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/10

Ewan Russell - Solo O/S - 24/Oct/10 with luumc people

pt09wt - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/10

Ryan Varnam - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/10

Ryan Varnam - 2nd O/S - 24/Oct/10

Judge Pie - Lead - 18/Jun/10

mark237 - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/10 with charlie bell, Dave Coulson

Judge Pie - Lead rpt - 05/Jun/10

danjw - 2010

Done in the snow and ice so no way I was going to lead it, freezing numb hands and feet but great fun!
rgd1977 - TR O/S - 25/Dec/09

beckybray1 - TR - 25/Dec/09

joeydurkin - 2nd - 26/Sep/09 with Sam thorburn

wence - Solo O/S - 19/Sep/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/09

alberttcone - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/09 with Chris S

Hidden - TR O/S - 14/May/09

French Erick - Solo O/S - 09/May/09 with Dave Kerr

brayg01 - Lead β - 13/Apr/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2009

andymoin - Solo O/S - 11/Oct/08

clive-greenwood - Solo - 01/Sep/08 with Mike Nuttall

MikeLeeds - Solo - 01/Sep/08 with Clive Greenwood

sneaks - Solo - 14/Jul/08

Warm up
Dr Rorlasaurus - Lead - 21/Jun/08 with Wayne Cleworth

Trevera - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/08 with Eva Diran

boglebadger - Lead - Jun/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - Apr/08

Andy DB - Lead O/S - 24/Feb/08 with James B

barney800 - 2nd - Feb/08 with Andy Bottrill

Hidden - Lead - 2008

rockjock - 2008

MCL - Lead - 2008

Hidden - Lead - 2008

brayg01 - Lead β - 07/Oct/07 with Trevor Jackson

kirstyrichardson - TR O/S - 06/Oct/07 with Louise Marshall

Wriggle then giggle
Andysomething - Lead O/S - 09/May/07 with Norman Bennett

Hidden - 2nd - 09/May/07

Daniel Sutherland - Lead O/S - 05/May/07 with Lindsay

liam humble - 2007

whispering nic - Solo - 2007

rich13 - AltLd O/S - 2007

DGY - AltLd - 01/Jun/06 with John

charlie barnes - 2nd - 16/Oct/05

Hidden - Lead - 27/Aug/05

DGY - Jun/05 with John

rob k - 2nd O/S - 02/Apr/05 with M Wicks

Dane - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/04 with Hedgecock

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/04

Stuart Macfarlane - 2nd - 04/Apr/04 with Helen

Hidden - 06/Jul/02

Hidden - 03/Aug/01

gypsy3006 - Lead - 2000

First ever lead!
Richard Alderton - Lead - 1997 with Tom

JiveWeasel - Lead - 31/Aug/96 with Mrs Weasel

First ever climb - freshers' trip.
Richard Alderton - TR - 1996 with Kate

Hidden - Lead - May/94

kato'sdad - Solo - 1992

AndrewW - 1992

Hidden - 1989

Hidden - 1980

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