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Gargarin's Groove** HVS 5a

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[Mal getting a high leg, 3 kb]13m. Steep and exhilarating. Move right from the crack to access the hanging groove which is followed with interest. © ROCKFAX
uses common start with Christmas Tree Arete

Photo: Mal getting a high leg © David Cowley
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 247 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

Gabe Oliver - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/14

dakidunn - 2nd - 03/Jul/14 with Gabe Oliver

kyaizawa - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/14 with Emma Reynolds

Emma Reynolds - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/14 with Ky Azaiwa

Hidden - Lead - 21/Jun/14

robertmichaeladams - 2nd - 07/Jun/14 with Chris Down

Adamski1986 - Lead - 05/Jun/14 with Stuart Bennett

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/14

redshapedfriday - Lead O/S - 26/May/14 with tom anderson

Elsier - 2nd - 18/May/14 with Adrian

Excellent finish.
salix - 2nd - 14/May/14 with Aaron

Hidden - 2nd - 04/May/14

SeanB - Lead - 02/May/14 with Justyna

jazzyjackson - Lead - 18/Apr/14 with stuart

stugreen75 - 2nd rpt - 18/Apr/14 with Jase

BlindRock - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/14 with Gordon McAllan

JonnoP - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/14 with Malcolm, Zoe S

oliverk - Lead rpt - 12/Apr/14 with Pam

Woodiee - Lead rpt - 23/Mar/14 with Tom Pitchforth

Tim Rodgers - Lead - 16/Mar/14 with Mark Anstiss

radioshed - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/14 with James Priestly

radioshed - Lead - 08/Mar/14

watson.b - Lead dnf - 01/Mar/14 with Stu Bennett

Klingon - Lead - 22/Feb/14 with Nimble

Adamski1986 - 2nd - 09/Feb/14 with Richard Gage

Klingon - Lead - 09/Feb/14 with Nimble

chris smith - Lead dog - 2014 with Malcolm watson

stub1990 - 2nd - 2014 with Adam Gregg

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 30/Nov/13

Hidden - Lead β - 05/Oct/13

mot1 - Lead β - 05/Oct/13 with shanala

Hidden - 31/Aug/13

Hidden - TR O/S - 30/Aug/13

EalCapitan - 2nd O/S - 11/Aug/13 with Andrew Young

andrewyoung99 - Lead - 11/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/13

Did proper more direct line over bulge this time.
freemanTom (Guildford MC) - Lead rpt - 21/Jul/13 with Ben Pearce

dakidunn - Lead - 18/Jul/13 with Ian Hope

IanHope - 2nd - 18/Jul/13 with mark dunn

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/13

NaomiHart - Lead O/S - 26/May/13 with Nige

Klingon - Lead - 12/May/13 with Nimble

Richard Fletcher - Lead rpt - 01/May/13 with Tom Hopper

oliverk - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/13 with Tim Clarke

dakidunn - TR - 02/Mar/13 with Ian Hope

IanHope - TR O/S - 02/Mar/13 with mark dunn, John L

Simnel - TR - 02/Mar/13 with Ian, Mark

tom.e - Lead O/S - 03/Feb/13 with Clare Muir

Klingon - Lead - 18/Nov/12 with Nimble

gibbermonkey - 2nd O/S - 06/Oct/12

Hidden - Lead β - 29/Sep/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Sep/12

Tim Rodgers - 2nd - 15/Sep/12 with David Forster

Mark Bull - 2nd - 12/Sep/12 with Mike

Fiona Reid - 2nd - 09/Sep/12 with Mike

Mike_Watson_99 - Lead rpt - 09/Sep/12 with Fiona

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Sep/12

Mark Bull - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/12 with Mike

Adrianw - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/12 with Sarah Follmann

Fun finish
freemanTom (Guildford MC) - Lead - 29/Jul/12 with Andy Night

Klingon - Lead - 13/Jul/12 with Nimble

mwatson - Solo O/S - 08/Jul/12

Jake Young - Solo O/S - 08/Jul/12

Nick1812P - Solo O/S - 08/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/May/12

welchy29 - May/12

Ed's lead
sarah hawker - 2nd rpt - 15/Apr/12 with Ed (Malta), Neil Morbey

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Apr/12

Hidden - 09/Apr/12

malteserEd - Lead - Apr/12

Hidden - Lead rpt - 18/Mar/12

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Mar/12

dakidunn - 2nd - 16/Mar/12 with Matt Poole

Simnel - 2nd - 16/Mar/12 with Matt, Mark

Matt Poole - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/12 with John Lambert, Mark Dunn

ukinio - 12/Mar/12

Hidden - 2nd β - 11/Mar/12

andybroadway - Lead O/S - 26/Feb/12 with Brian Whitworth

aleckirby - 2nd O/S - 13/Jan/12

Ben lad - 2012 with The Wallace

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Nov/11

Heike - 22/Oct/11 with Brian

Richard Fletcher - TR O/S - 21/Oct/11 with Aaron Robson

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 25/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/11

daWalt - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/11 with Lisa

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/11

Failed HVS top out again. Missing something.
Klingon - Lead rpt - 23/Sep/11 with Nimble

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/11

JRae - Solo - 10/Sep/11

Didn't do final mantle. Wimp! Couldn't find hold so went left onto arete.
Klingon - Lead rpt - 04/Sep/11 with Nimble

top route, looks improbable, thin holds.
mav - Lead - 29/Aug/11 with Ashley

Hidden - TR rpt - 30/Jul/11

Snap - TR O/S - 30/Jul/11 with Rab

Craig McMahon - Solo - 30/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead - Jul/11

Nice moves at the top.Love this wee bit of the crag
SeanB - Lead - 25/Jun/11 with Sophie

sophiecb - 2nd - 25/Jun/11 with Sean

rgd1977 - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/11

beckybray1 - 2nd dog - 20/Jun/11

Adamski1986 - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/11 with Richard Gage

iceicebaby - 2nd O/S - 28/May/11 with Sam Wood

Hidden - 2nd - 21/May/11

Craig McMahon - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/11 with Adam Cassidy

el cholo - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11

Craig McMahon - Lead β - 08/Apr/11 with Vickie Neilson

HeatReactor - 2nd β - 08/Apr/11

andrew sandercock - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/11 with Dave Sandercock

Favourite route done in months. Loved it.
MDowson - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/11 with Jonathon Powell

Had to hand the gear near top to retrieve stubborn nut.
Klingon - 2nd - 02/Apr/11 with Albert

pete87abs - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/11 with Richard Clarke

Nice route, bit pumpy, helmet fell off.
adamjc13 - 2nd - 21/Mar/11 with Paolo Thige

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/11

Hidden - 2011

lisafer - 2011

Never too hard, probably quite easy for HVS if you know what is coming.
fall-line - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/10 with Khalid Abdulla, Mark Hammonds

markhammonds - 2nd β - 13/Nov/10 with Donald Slater

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Oct/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Oct/10

nice.
sneaks - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/10 with janey

Harry Holmes - 2nd O/S - 09/Sep/10 with Adam Russel, Claire Muir

rick cawthra - Lead - 10/Aug/10

Klingon - 2nd - 04/Aug/10 with John

Hidden - Lead - 01/Aug/10

Hidden - 01/Aug/10

Cacyn - 2nd O/S - 29/Jul/10 with John Jackson

Lawrie Brand - 2nd O/S - 27/Jul/10 with Ian smith, John Chivall

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 07/Jul/10

Shaun Parkin - Lead - Jul/10

mr_nsglover - Lead O/S - Jul/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/10

Not as bad as it looks.
Richard Alderton - 2nd - 05/Jun/10 with Sean

alisonsmigova - 2nd - 30/May/10

Fiona Reid - Lead O/S - 22/May/10 with Mike

Mike_Watson_99 - 2nd - 22/May/10 with Fiona

Hidden - 2nd - 19/May/10

Hidden - 2nd dog - 08/May/10

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

Still v.hungover
KMoeckell - 2nd - 08/May/10 with Tom Kingston

make - 2nd - 26/Apr/10

j0shwyatt000 - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Apr/10

Craig McMahon - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/10 with Ryan Tomlinson

hawkins321 - 2nd β - 10/Apr/10 with craig mcmahon

Em66 - Lead - 08/Apr/10 with Mat

Easy for HVS.
David Bulley - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/10 with Andy Chisholm

simon_D - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/10 with Tiso boys!

the real dave - 2nd β - Apr/10 with joshua wyatt

Really good fun, hope to lead it on my next trip.
Roberttaylor - 2nd O/S - 17/Mar/10 with Marcus Horgan

abreen - Lead O/S - Mar/10 with Katie Hemus

smollett - Lead O/S - Mar/10 with oliver

scott gibson - 2010

GAHarris - Lead - 2010

TomKingston - Lead - 2010

danjw - 2010

sergio46 - 2nd O/S - 25/Oct/09 with Ian Jones

Absolutely superb and absolutely overgraded. A total path, more like Severe.
Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/09 with Serge Gomez

Hidden - Lead - 25/Oct/09

oliverk - Lead - 25/Oct/09 with Malcolm

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Oct/09

brilliant - never hard - amazing position on good gear (although spaced) - the top holds are to dream for!
Woodiee - Lead O/S - 03/Oct/09 with Ian Birtwistle

andybroadway - 2nd - 26/Sep/09 with Martin Fitzsimons

odox - 2nd - 20/Sep/09 with Sam Webb

nice wee route
tomdude - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/09 with andy ventham, lawrence

wence - 2nd - 19/Sep/09 with Andy V, Tom

Craig McMahon - Lead - 01/Sep/09 with Tom McNally

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/09

Mark pulled me over the final overhang.
sarah hawker - 2nd dnf - 30/Aug/09 with Mark G (NCC), Anne K Amble, John Tucker

stukent - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/09 with Steven Walker

stoat - 2nd - 19/Jul/09 with markfairbank

Very nice; good moves into the groove and above through the overhang. Steady at HVS.
markfairbank - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/09 with Mick D

Nice on Lead.Quite a steady climb with gear all over.I agree its not HVS, but folk that think it is 'Severe' are off the mark
SeanB - Lead - 02/Jul/09 with col

robinsi197 - 2nd - 10/Jun/09 with Nick

Craig McMahon - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/09 with Adam Cassidy

oliwarlow - Lead - 06/Jun/09 with Polly

david morse - Lead O/S - 24/May/09 with andy+ben

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

Hidden - 2nd - 09/May/09

jameshall - Lead O/S - 03/May/09 with Jane

Chad123 - AltLd rpt - 25/Apr/09 with Kiwi Steve

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

odox - Lead - 18/Apr/09 with Sam Webb

AndrewShanks - 2nd β - 18/Apr/09

Craig McMahon - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/09 with Adam Cassidy

Snap - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/09 with Rab

T Break - 12/Apr/09 with Rab

jimstanton - 2nd - Apr/09 with Tom

Hidden - Lead rpt - 17/Mar/09

ShelleyRhodes - 2nd - 17/Mar/09 with Chris Morrish

Hidden - Lead β - 08/Mar/09

Felt a lot easier than last time!
Andy Moles - Lead rpt - 22/Feb/09 with Burton

Mithral999 - 2nd - 17/Jan/09

SeanB - 2nd - 09/Jan/09 with Neil C

jess - Lead O/S - 2009 with martin

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2009

Chris wilson - 2nd - 12/Oct/08 with John F

Should be 2 stars.
clive-greenwood - 2nd - 01/Sep/08 with Mike Nuttall

MikeLeeds - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/08 with Clive Greenwood

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/08

burto - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/08 with marcus

pimpy - Lead - 28/Jun/08 with ian burton

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/08

Had a bit of a tamtrum, the fanny gene surfaced!!
beegsyboy - Lead O/S - 06/May/08 with Sean + Andy

SeanB - 2nd O/S - 06/May/08 with Tim, Andy

andymoin - 2nd rpt - 06/May/08 with Sean, Tim Cross

alaan - Lead O/S - 23/Feb/08

mattyork2 - Lead O/S - 23/Feb/08 with Jenny Clarke

dj_brigham05 - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/08 with Jonnie Williams

jonnie3430 - 2nd - 09/Feb/08 with dj_brigham05

fritz_in_aotearoa - 2008

rockjock - 2008

jimstanton - Lead - 2008

Maz J - 2008

andyandy - Lead - 14/Oct/07 with Ben

oliverk - 2nd - 11/Aug/07

First HVS lead, 1 day before my birthday! Lovely jubbly.
Sam Judson - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/07 with Phil Steadman, Caroline Judson

Some steep rock at height on this one but a great route.
Rocky0911 - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/07 with Neil

First HVS lead (on the same day as my first VS lead), was pretty scared at the top!
Andy Moles - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/07 with Calum

Another great route with some nice moves getting up to the nose into the scoop and over the roof. Good gear, but some suspect rock!
andymoin - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/07 with Mark Jarvie

Russell Lovett - Lead rpt - 11/Mar/07 with richard ?

Xav - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/06

Russell Lovett - Lead - 10/Sep/06 with tony lickes

Piglet - Lead - 12/Jul/06

A good lead by Steve and pleased with my ascent - no wimpering or scrabbling - just enjoyed it
snowcat - 2nd - 17/May/06 with Steve Orrell

Hidden - 2006

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/05

barney_edin - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/05 with Nicole

French Erick - Lead O/S - Sep/04 with Stewart Richardson

betamonkey - TR O/S - Jul/03

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 25/May/03 with Sean Canavan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2002

Can't remember who I led this with. 2nd with Kenny years later.
stugreen75 - Lead O/S - 2002

gypsy3006 - Lead - 2000

Hidden - 2nd - Nov/99

Climbster - 2nd β - 24/Jul/99

Hidden - Lead - 27/May/99

Roget - Solo O/S - 08/Sep/98 with jim

John Pickles - Lead O/S - 1998

greenroom - Lead O/S - 1996

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Apr/94

Marti999 - Lead - 1992

kato'sdad - TR - 1992

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Aug/90

Hidden - 1989

Hidden - 2nd - 1980

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - 1974 with Will Walker

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
blackreaver, EalCapitan, Hidden, Richard Fletcher, rexybo, Hidden

Voting
Total votes cast 119
hard E10 of 41
E10 of 41
easy E10 of 41
hard HVS1 of 41
HVS18 of 41
easy HVS18 of 41
hard VS4 of 41
VS0 of 41
easy VS0 of 41
hard 5b0 of 42
5b0 of 42
easy 5b0 of 42
hard 5a5 of 42
5a25 of 42
easy 5a8 of 42
hard 4c4 of 42
4c0 of 42
easy 4c0 of 42
3 Stars8 of 36
2 Stars25 of 36
1 Star3 of 36
0 Stars0 of 36
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Style of ascent

Soloed7 of 247 (2.8%)
Lead126 of 247 (51.0%)
Followed85 of 247 (34.4%)
Toproped9 of 247 (3.6%)
Alt Leads2 of 247 (0.8%)
Unknown18 of 247 (7.3%)

'Climbed'108 of 247 (43.7%)
clean O/S103 of 247 (41.7%)
clean β12 of 247 (4.9%)
clean rpt19 of 247 (7.7%)
dogged3 of 247 (1.2%)
dnf2 of 247 (0.8%)