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The Groove*** 6a

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[Groove thang, 3 kb]15m. Easy route of the crag, up the left trending groove, then break straight up following the line of bolts direct to the top. Feels a little run out higher up maybe.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 49 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

Troy Tempest - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/14

adsadsads - Lead dog - 21/Jul/14 with Fraz

The Ghost Rider - Lead - 03/Jun/14

Route felt really hard for the grade but mostly because i couldn't feel my hands past the second bolt. Massive hot aches at the top, also really boggy to belay.
dmacmorris - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/14 with Kevin Woods

Easy going
Kevin Woods - Lead O/S - 16/Feb/14 with David Macmorris

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/13

qboyd - 2nd β - 18/Jun/13 with Mad Malky Morris

aldo56 - TR - 28/Oct/12

gsevans - TR - 28/Oct/12 with aldo56

John 'B' Hutchinson - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/12 with Steven Alexander

pepetao - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/12

Previously seconded this route in 2007. Nice technical climbing. Fr6a+.
Wee Davie - Lead β - 09/Aug/12 with Stuart Burns

aldo56 - TR β - 01/Jun/12

professionalwreckhead - Jun/12

Brian Pollock - Lead O/S - 03/May/12 with Kirsty Nisbet

Macleod - 2nd O/S - 01/Apr/12 with chris filo, anthony, Nicky

K Wall - Lead - 25/Mar/12 with Sam

Clips in. Nice climbing!
Smelly Fox - Lead β - 13/Mar/12 with Dan Wessel, Matt Thompson

Very nice route, nicely sportingly bolted! So cold I could not feel my hands before the the first bolt....suffered my way to the top, got hot aches in both hands and feet...brrrr!!
sebrider - Lead O/S - 17/Dec/11 with Topher

johnrc - Lead β - 25/Jul/11 with gareth, jamie

Brendan - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/11 with Mikey

baileyswalk - TR O/S - 16/Apr/11 with Andrew Thorley

Hidden - 2nd dog - 05/Sep/10

sir - Lead dnf - 31/Aug/10 with Alan McDonald

fireman_al - Lead O/S - Aug/10 with Paul McDonald

wilsonmackenzie - Lead β - 06/Mar/10 with chris, RdC

ChrisCSC89 - Lead β - 06/Mar/10 with Ross, Wilson

RdC - Lead - Feb/10 with wilson, ChrisCSC89

leighncsontos - Lead - 20/Oct/09 with qubegolfgti

dougs1232 - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/09 with John Hill

Hidden - Lead dog - 11/Oct/09

John_10 - TR - 20/Sep/09 with Malcolm

And again..
Lawrie Brand - Lead rpt - 22/Aug/09 with Paul Pitcher

paulpitcher - Lead dnf - 22/Aug/09 with Lawrie Brand

MonkeyDawson - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/09 with Liz Brooker

McKenna - TR rpt - 11/Jun/09 with Brian McG

Hidden - TR dog - 11/Jun/09

jonbwoy - Lead O/S - 15/May/09

Lawrie Brand - Lead rpt - 10/May/08 with Pete Nellist

andybroadway - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/08 with Serena Marks

JLS - Lead RP - 29/Sep/07 with Jacqui

Fultonius - Lead β - 17/Jul/07 with Ross Barnes

Ross Barnes - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/07 with Ally

Hidden - TR - 29/Apr/07

Sportingly Bolted so didnt lead it
pigeonjim - TR - 07/Apr/07 with Mark

Still pissed from night before. T'was an interesting acsent.
Stewart B - TR β - 07/Apr/07 with Mark and James

Lawrie Brand - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/07 with Chris gordon

McKenna - TR dog - 15/Jul/06 with Michael S

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
The Pulsing Motorik of Neu!, Mediocre Dane, Hidden, Hidden, Ian Jones, pubbard, Ropeboy

Voting
Total votes cast 16
hard 6a+0 of 9
6a+0 of 9
easy 6a+6 of 9
hard 6a1 of 9
6a2 of 9
easy 6a0 of 9
hard 5c0 of 9
5c0 of 9
easy 5c0 of 9
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Style of ascent

Lead34 of 49 (69.4%)
Followed3 of 49 (6.1%)
Toproped11 of 49 (22.4%)
Unknown1 of 49 (2.0%)

'Climbed'10 of 49 (20.4%)
clean O/S19 of 49 (38.8%)
clean β9 of 49 (18.4%)
clean rpt3 of 49 (6.1%)
clean RP1 of 49 (2.0%)
dogged5 of 49 (10.2%)
dnf2 of 49 (4.1%)