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Gandalf's Groove Direct*** E2 5b

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[Paul O'Reilly on Gandalf's Groove Direct, 1 kb]Traverse left out of Mithrandir and climb the tiny groove and arete. The gear worsens as the holds improve!

Ticklists: Allan Austin Classics, Ultimate E2 ticklist, Caffs 100 Lakeland Extremes.

Photo: Paul O'Reilly on Gandalf's Groove Direct © salancaster
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 41 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

Rob Rocket - 2nd - 22/Jul/14 with Joe Holden

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/14

Frank the Husky - 2014

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Jul/13

DaveAtkinson - Lead - 20/Jul/13 with jw

harold walmsley - 2nd rpt - 18/Jul/13 with Colin Struthers

Hidden - Lead - 18/Jul/13

Rachel Somerville - 2nd - 18/Jul/13 with Cal

Diggler - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/13 with jeffb, Calder

jeffb - 2nd - 13/Jul/13 with diggler

Calder - 2nd - 13/Jul/13 with jeffb, Mark

Lovely climbing!
climbingpixie - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/13 with Andy

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/13

JonG - 2012

The traverse was a bit damp but the upper arete was superb.
Dave Musgrove - 2nd β - 23/Aug/11 with David

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/11 with Dad

ellis - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/11 with Alan Willoner, Tom Bridgeland

Very soft touch to me, more like E1
greenroom - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/11 with Esther

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/11

Andrew1 - Lead - 10/Apr/11 with Chris Fisher

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Apr/11

Pete Graham - Lead - 02/Sep/10 with tom ripley

Hidden - Lead - 03/Jul/10

John Pickles - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/10 with Graham Niven

Hidden - 2010

Trobbo - 2nd - 02/Jul/09 with steve wrigley

dodfoster - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/09 with george ullrich

Seymore Butt - 2009

Hidden - Lead - 09/Jun/07

The guide says there's gear in the diagonal crack. Well there ain't.
Ben1983 - Lead O/S - Jun/06

Hidden - Lead - 02/Aug/05

climbalive - 2nd - 10/Jul/05 with mike norbury

Pete Graham - 2nd - 2005 with Ben Smith

NickJH - 2003

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/May/92

rob.grafton - Lead - 22/Jul/90 with Bruce

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jun/85

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 29/Apr/84 with Rab Young

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Jun/83

Hidden - 2nd - 31/May/82

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Ropeboy, hutchay, climbalive, Owen W-G, Ian Jones, Hidden, Hidden

Voting
Total votes cast 48
hard E30 of 16
E30 of 16
easy E30 of 16
hard E20 of 16
E23 of 16
easy E28 of 16
hard E15 of 16
E10 of 16
easy E10 of 16
hard 5c0 of 16
5c0 of 16
easy 5c0 of 16
hard 5b0 of 16
5b14 of 16
easy 5b2 of 16
hard 5a0 of 16
5a0 of 16
easy 5a0 of 16
3 Stars1 of 16
2 Stars15 of 16
1 Star0 of 16
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Style of ascent

Lead20 of 41 (48.8%)
Followed16 of 41 (39.0%)
Unknown5 of 41 (12.2%)

'Climbed'27 of 41 (65.9%)
clean O/S12 of 41 (29.3%)
clean β1 of 41 (2.4%)
clean rpt1 of 41 (2.4%)