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Eastby Groove S

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[Sam Moore climbing at Eastby, 2 kb]The long groove that bounds the left edge of the main buttress is especially worthwhile early in the season, before the ferns get a grip. Start up the left-hand corner, move right then follow it throughout. © ROCKFAX

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Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/May/14

mky77 - Lead O/S - 03/May/14

MarkCunnington - Solo O/S - 03/May/14 with Becky Chadwick

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/14

Interesting start
rbrookes2 - 2nd - 19/Apr/14 with Sonam Norbu

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Dec/13

Steve Waddell - 2nd - 07/Dec/13

Right hand corner start
stev1e.wilso - Lead - 24/Sep/13 with Grez, Keith Roberts

jordan taylor - Solo O/S - 18/Aug/13

needs cleaning
mikestr555 - 2nd - 01/Aug/13

RuthC - Lead - 22/Jul/13 with fionaholt

fionaholt - 2nd - 22/Jul/13 with RuthC

Seconded up to the final respite then lead up the high flake (VS?) to spice things up.
rifrafhughes - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead - 30/Jun/13

agolay - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/13 with Alec

charley - Solo O/S - 08/Jun/13

Found the start a bit tricky and the top a bit chossy but maybe I went too high, it wasn't really clear where you were meant to go at the top.
valentinesbabe - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Kevin Tithe

Tithe Technique - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/13 with Angela Paul

Hidden - 2nd - 19/May/13

Hidden - Lead - 19/May/13

daWalt - Lead O/S - 04/May/13 with Lisa

oddtoast - 2nd - 27/Apr/13 with Gav, Karl

erica - 2nd - 06/Apr/13 with John

John Brayshaw - Lead rpt - 06/Apr/13 with Erica

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Feb/13

Mr Fuller - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/12 with Ally

Scrabble - Lead - 27/Oct/12

Alfuller18 - 2nd O/S - 27/Oct/12 with Matthew Fuller

rbrookes2 - TR - 21/Oct/12 with Yan Brookes-Wang

rockman - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/12 with Tim Edwards

timcedwards - 2nd - 24/Jul/12 with Geoff Mee

Left hand corner start
stev1e.wilso - Lead - 17/Jun/12 with Simon

simon1985 - 2nd - 17/Jun/12 with Steve Wilson

kitch22 - Solo O/S - 05/Jun/12

al jackson - Lead - Jun/12

PaulHermes - Lead O/S - 13/May/12 with Tibor

mzchambers - 2nd O/S - 07/May/12 with Al ~York

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/12

Alt start up Swastika
sbrowitt - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12 with Rebecca Browitt

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Sep/11

David Wynne - Lead - 24/Sep/11 with Adam Burt

wheelo - 29/Aug/11 with ted

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Aug/11

1poundSOCKS - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/11

Anthony Dixon - Solo O/S - 10/May/11

Hidden - Lead - 01/May/11

Hidden - 2nd - 01/May/11

John Brayshaw - 2nd rpt - 29/Mar/11 with Erica

Right hand start
erica - Lead rpt - 29/Mar/11 with John

Hidden - Lead - 23/Mar/11

Jimbo_28 - Lead O/S - 04/Mar/11

Hidden - 04/Mar/11

phleppy - 2nd - 31/Jan/11 with martin_whitton

Hidden - Lead - 31/Jan/11

BaildonBanker - 2nd - 2011 with thestonehugger

Hidden - Lead - 2011

Adam Coles - Lead - 28/Nov/10

Adam1973 - 2nd rpt - 07/Nov/10 with Ann S

Dogged up right hand corner start. Finished up flake moves at top of Heather Flake.
Ann S - Lead dog - 07/Nov/10 with Adam

Hidden - TR RP - 16/Oct/10

Left hand start. Both left and right hand starts deserve 4a
erica - Lead - 10/Oct/10 with John

Graeme Hammond - 2nd O/S - 10/Oct/10 with Pete aka Dad

John Brayshaw - 2nd rpt - 10/Oct/10 with Erica

beckybray1 - 2nd O/S - 29/Jul/10

rgd1977 - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/10

erica - 2nd - 23/Jul/10 with John

John Brayshaw - Lead rpt - 22/Jul/10 with Erica

Adam1973 - 2nd rpt - 31/May/10 with Sean L

santobugito - Lead O/S - 31/May/10 with Adam

edd rab - Lead O/S - 22/May/10 with Seb

tmawer - 2nd O/S - 02/Apr/10 with Glynn

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Mar/10

flatnose - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/10

NHARRIS - Lead - Mar/10

Bold start for a S!
ebf - Solo rpt - 02/Aug/09

johniebriggs - Solo - Jul/09

Only the first half, top bit very overgrown.
KeithW - Solo O/S - 24/Jun/09 with Kev Bowser

Hedley - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/09 with Ingrid

pboniface - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/09 with Aldred Durham

aldred - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/09 with peter boniface

Hidden - 2nd - 11/May/09

pdisney - AltLd - May/09 with Chris L

Hidden - Lead - 29/Mar/09

Adam1973 - 2nd rpt - 22/Feb/09 with Matt Jones

Matt Bill Platypus - Lead O/S - 22/Feb/09 with Adam

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Jan/09

did the heather flake finish as a variation
pebbles - 2nd - 31/Jan/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/08

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

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo O/S - 24/Aug/08

liamoloughlin - Solo O/S - 24/Aug/08

Climbed with the start of Swastika and the finish of Heather Flake - a nice combination at about VS 4b.
victim of mathematics - 2nd O/S - 01/Aug/08 with Tom

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/08

Zoomer - 2nd - 17/May/08 with Julia Bloomer

Jules 210681 - Lead - 17/May/08 with glenn bloomer

SteveM - Lead O/S - 13/May/08 with Mark

Adam1973 - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/08 with Jon Lury

McDan - 2nd - 15/Feb/08 with dan miller

fifth - 2008

Led with pro left in by Andy. Finished up MVS flake. Better climb than it looks.
pdisney - Lead - 11/Sep/07 with Andy & Pete

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/07

Daniel Curtis - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/07 with Sarah Bough, Jo Burke

Brown - Solo O/S - 05/Sep/06

John Brayshaw - 2nd rpt - 30/Jun/06 with Pete Twist

John Brayshaw - 2nd rpt - 04/Oct/02 with Pete Greaves

Hammy - TR - 16/Apr/00

Dave Musgrove - Solo O/S - 30/Jan/98

Andy Say - Solo - 04/Apr/97

rob.grafton - Solo - 03/May/94 with Bruce

Tom V - 30/Jun/90 with Glenn Watson

John Brayshaw - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/81 with Shaun

Nic Robinson - 1980

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/79

Hidden - Lead - 1979

Dave Musgrove - 05/Nov/78

mikej - Lead - 01/Jan/75 with Stewart Grant

This time we used the Traverse and Chimney start from Eastby Buttress to finish up Eastby Groove.
mikej - Lead - 16/Jul/72 with E

Directly up to the start of the groove.
mikej - Solo - 16/Jul/72 with E

Voting
Total votes cast 38
hard HS0 of 19
HS0 of 19
easy HS0 of 19
hard S9 of 19
S8 of 19
easy S0 of 19
hard HVD2 of 19
HVD0 of 19
easy HVD0 of 19
3 Stars0 of 19
2 Stars0 of 19
1 Star9 of 19
0 Stars6 of 19
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Style of ascent

Soloed15 of 119 (12.6%)
Lead56 of 119 (47.1%)
Followed38 of 119 (31.9%)
Toproped3 of 119 (2.5%)
Alt Leads1 of 119 (0.8%)
Unknown6 of 119 (5.0%)

'Climbed'53 of 119 (44.5%)
clean O/S53 of 119 (44.5%)
clean rpt11 of 119 (9.2%)
clean RP1 of 119 (0.8%)
dogged1 of 119 (0.8%)