Broken Groove* S 4b
[Ruth on Broken groove, 2 kb]10m.

Rockfax Description
The right-hand groove leads to a taxing beached-whale landing on a ledge then better climbing above. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: Stanage Routes BMC Graded List, Stanage 100 VD - VS, Stanage for Crack Apprentices, ClimbOut Stanage 365.

Photo: Ruth on Broken groove © popebenedictus
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 120 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/15

Hidden - Lead - 19/Jul/15

Ropeboy - Solo - 10/Jul/15 with Bunny

Chris Ellis - Lead - 07/Jun/15 with Louise Pellett

Hard start, and technical top moves.
TobyA - Solo O/S - 01/May/15

paul birch - 26/Apr/15

FlavioL1989 - Solo O/S - 07/Apr/15

Dave Turnbull, BMC - Solo - 21/Mar/15

Sad dark and wet
Alex Hallam - Solo O/S - 30/Nov/14

Robin Nichols - Solo O/S - 19/Oct/14 with Roger

Roget - Solo O/S - 19/Oct/14 with robin

100 IAD No. 38
sparkass - Solo O/S - 13/Sep/14

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Sep/14

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 06/Jun/14

deacondeacon - Solo O/S - 19/Apr/14

Clemmo - Solo O/S - 13/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/14

Dan Arkle - 2014

Hidden - Lead - 30/Nov/13

georgenvk - Lead O/S - 10/Nov/13

Hidden - Lead - 08/Oct/13

Jim Slater - 2nd O/S - 06/Oct/13 with John Bayliss

john_ni - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/13 with Jim Slater (PCC)

john max - 2nd - 22/Aug/13 with Rosa Vilaseca

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Aug/13

pete_naylor - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/13 with David Humm

Hidden - Lead β - 18/Jun/13

mickd - Solo O/S - 05/May/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/May/13

jshields - Solo - 21/Oct/12

Hidden - Lead - 03/Sep/12

RichardMc - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/12 with Tony Williams

Tricky move at the top
dannyevos - 2nd O/S - 20/Aug/12 with Rick Clapham

alijam42 - 2nd - 10/Aug/12

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Aug/12

Hidden - 2012

Exhausted myself failing to do the start and resorted to some rope climbing. The rest was good though (if slippery)
Simon Caldwell - 2nd - 12/Nov/11 with Rob

interesting foot slip on moss/slime high up, quickly put another nut in !
lithos - Lead - 12/Nov/11 with Simon C

sarah hawker - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/11 with Railway John

mountaingoatgirl - Solo O/S - 26/Sep/11 with Nick Bean

jburrows99 - 2nd - 14/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Aug/11

John Lewis - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/11 with Maureen

John Brayshaw - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Erica

erica - 2nd - 24/Jul/11 with John

erica - Lead dnf - 24/Jul/11 with John

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/11

graphiclunarkid - Lead rpt - 21/May/11 with Tom

David Bird - Lead O/S - 04/May/11 with AliB

alisterrobbird - 2nd O/S - 01/May/11

hang_about - Lead - 17/Apr/11

cloneragan - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11

Climbed to the letter - including bellyfop ! Nice finish .
glennofsheff - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11

armouredego - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Tom Parsons

part.tom - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11 with armouredego

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11

lxg613 - 2nd - Apr/11

Hidden - 2011

Emma Painter - 2nd - 2011 with Tom

graphiclunarkid - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/10 with arctic jen

arctic_jen - 2nd - 06/Nov/10 with Rich

migs493 - Solo O/S - 30/Oct/10

simon mitchie - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/10

fatbuoybazza - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/10 with liv_the_div

j4kub - Lead - 09/Oct/10 with claire gibson

SteveM - Solo - 01/Sep/10

Tightsgirl - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/10 with Tue Gonzo, Jonathan Bunch

Graeme Hammond - Solo rpt - 25/May/10

Col Kingshott - 17/May/10

martinbettridge06 - Lead - May/10 with colk1000

Jim Malo - 2nd - 04/Oct/09

Mattyk - Solo O/S - 31/Jul/09 with Jamie Moss

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead - 02/Jun/09

Raggar - 2nd - 02/Jun/09 with Stefan S

lyneux - Lead O/S - 24/May/09 with Susan Vittery

Interesting start but more interesting finish (needed someone to stand on my hand to improve the friction - I blame the hot weather)
3kidsandanorton - Lead - 24/May/09 with Mick Barnes

self belay.
mike bridges - Lead O/S - 21/May/09

Adam1973 - Lead O/S - 09/May/09 with Jon Lury

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/May/09

Hidden - 2nd - 02/May/09

sims - 2nd O/S - 19/Apr/09 with Jonno

Poco Loco - Lead O/S - 31/Jan/09 with Bob Barnes

James's lead. A tough lead.
bobbarnes00 - 2nd - 31/Jan/09 with James Pomeroy; Richard Roberts

Hidden - 2009

Excellent satisfying traditional climbing (in the good sense, not the terrifying sandbag chimney sense)
victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/08 with Simon

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Oct/08

Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 26/Aug/08

bobpilgrem - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/08 with Bob/Tom

tomster - 2nd - 21/Jul/08 with Dad

Start is VERY awkward!!
Sankey - 2nd - 16/Jul/08 with Andy E

Stig - Lead O/S - 18/May/08 with Jonathan Teale

edd rab - TR O/S - 08/May/08 with Ben Harding

Seemed quite tricky for the grade. The top section took a long time to work out
popebenedictus - Lead O/S - 08/May/08 with Ruth Harding

Powder Puff Girl - 2nd O/S - 08/May/08 with Ben H

Nicos - Solo O/S - 10/Apr/08 with solo

First outdoor lead.
chris_j_s - Lead O/S - 09/Feb/08 with Catherine Speakman

Hidden - 2008

MikeDowsett - Lead - 2008 with Kris Scheinkonig

Si dH - 2nd O/S - 30/Sep/07 with Mark

Hidden - Solo - 15/Sep/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/07

rig - 2nd O/S - 29/Jul/07 with Jonathan Whiting

whiting.jp - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/07 with Richard G

Its gotta be at least 4b without the bellyflop
howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/07 with Ruthy

tlr - Solo - 26/May/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/06

Fun stuff! Deserves a star, I added it, maybe it was somewhere else? Moderator?
Reaver2k - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/06 with Mike Saul (Dad)

pog100 - 2nd O/S - 09/Sep/06 with Reaver2k

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 10/Feb/03

Laramadness - Solo - 12/Mar/00

Ropeboy - Solo - 13/Apr/98

rocktigger - Solo O/S - 1997

buxtoncoffeelover - Lead - 20/Jul/96

babymoac - Solo - 01/Jun/90

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 30/Oct/88

Andy Say - Solo - 07/Mar/88

Iain Thow - Solo - 13/Jun/87

Nigel Bond - Solo - 25/Aug/80

mikej - Solo - 10/Jan/71 with John Bickerdyke

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Voting
Total votes cast 68
hard HS0 of 25
HS3 of 25
easy HS2 of 25
hard S7 of 25
S13 of 25
easy S0 of 25
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4c0 of 24
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