Moss Ghyll Grooves*** MVS 4c
[Ady on Moss ghyll Grooves pitch 3, 3 kb]79m, 4 pitches. No description has been contributed for this climb.
H.M.Kelly, B.Eden-Smith, J.B.Kilshaw Jul/1926

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Photo: Ady on Moss ghyll Grooves pitch 3 © The Pylon King
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Getting to the start was exciting on damp greasy rock but once on the route the climbing was excellent.
Simon2005 - AltLd O/S - 18/Sep/14 with Gary H, Tommy Moore

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 18/Sep/14

I ran P1 and P2 together and Stuart did the same for P3 and P4. Felt tough as i stayed in the corner for the whole of the 2nd pitch. Should have gone left i think! Good route all round though. Preferred Mickledore Grooves.
eldre070 - AltLd O/S - 14/Sep/14 with Stuart barclay

Led pitches 1 and 3
tiga271 - AltLd - 12/Sep/14 with Mark

mark20 - AltLd O/S - 12/Sep/14

seanprendiville - 2nd - 12/Sep/14 with Karin, Tessa

Led pitches 1+3. Brilliant climbing!
K Farrell - AltLd - 07/Sep/14 with K McKay

Jonny M - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/14 with Andre Knirsch

Led pitches 2+4. Fabulous.
K Mckay - AltLd O/S - 07/Sep/14 with K Farrell

Cold!
Ed - AltLd O/S - 07/Sep/14

Crux wet and very difficult, the rest of the route was straightforward.
Mike Tutt - AltLd O/S - 27/Jul/14 with Paul Cookson

Led pitches 1 and 3
erica - AltLd O/S - 26/Jul/14 with John

John Brayshaw - AltLd O/S - 26/Jul/14 with Erica

Lead P1-3 in one.
JamieSparkes - AltLd O/S - 23/Jul/14 with Nick Bryan

Justin Shiels - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/14 with Chris

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Jul/14

Martin Bagshaw - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/14 with Claire Mathews

clairemathews - 2nd - 11/Jul/14 with Martin Bagshaw

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jul/14

Chris Hind - AltLd - 28/Jun/14 with Bry

Bry - AltLd O/S - 28/Jun/14 with Chris Hind

ColdAndWet - AltLd - 27/Jun/14 with Simon Rogers

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 21/Jun/14

Pitches 1 and 4
nick ferro - AltLd - 21/Jun/14 with C R Lucy, Oli Birkill

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Jun/14

Wet!
farmus21 - Solo dnf - 05/Jun/14

Led P1, 2 and 3. Connor led P4. Thought P2 + 3 were brilliant!
Mike Nolan - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/13

cjd91 - AltLd O/S - 28/Sep/13 with Mike Nolan

I led to lookout in 1 pitch and Graeme led the rest in 1. Excellent climbing.
scott gibson - AltLd O/S - 20/Jul/13 with graeme read

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Jul/13

AJM - AltLd O/S - 17/Jul/13 with Ali Baylay

Dervey - AltLd O/S - 15/Jul/13 with Rich

Superb route. Let P1, P3.
Richard Alderton - AltLd - 14/Jul/13 with Liam

Couldn't work out where to start and ended up doing an extra pitch before the first. I led this pitch and guidebook pitches 2 and 4. Pitch 3 was the best, though not the hardest.
Simon Caldwell - AltLd O/S - 13/Jul/13 with Carmen

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 13/Jul/13

Pitch 2+4
ollyroberts - AltLd O/S - 13/Jul/13 with Piers Newton

pitch 1 and 3 lead
piersnewton - AltLd O/S - 13/Jul/13 with Olly Roberts

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

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 06/Jul/13

Hidden - 06/Jul/13

David Kay - AltLd O/S - 06/Jul/13 with Ben, Mel Michon

joe_lancs - AltLd - 06/Jul/13

morsy - AltLd - 08/Jun/13 with peter berwick

Pete23 - AltLd - 08/Jun/13 with Stephen Mors

Not that easy to get to the bottom of the climb and the top pitch is not straightforward.
Allan FW - AltLd O/S - 25/May/13 with Ken

chris ginge - Lead - 2013

gallonj - 2013

Hidden - 2013

Andy Chadwick - 2013

Hidden - 2013

j.buckley87 - AltLd O/S - 15/Jul/12

joermann - Lead - 02/May/12

Sean Holmes - Lead - 02/May/12

March 30th and the Scafell Crag is bone dry, unbelievable.
Justin Tracey - AltLd - 30/Mar/12 with Steve Hall

Lead pitch 1 and 3, fabulous climbing, a bit chilly but dry
Elsier - AltLd O/S - 29/Mar/12 with Nathan

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/Mar/12

danny33 - Lead - 26/Mar/12

TRFrost - 2nd O/S - 26/Mar/12 with D. Armstrong

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/Mar/12

Darron - 2012

Al Evans - Lead - 2012

gingermike1 - AltLd - 2012

Narked4fun - 2012

matt perks - 2012

Stone Idol - 2012

Stone Idol - 2012

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/Jul/11

Continued up Slingsbys Chimney to the top.
moose ridd - AltLd - 30/Jul/11 with M.Sadler

zach.stone - AltLd O/S - 13/Jul/11 with Peter Hill

Think I did pitch 2 of Anglo, climbed the arete instead of the groove, which wasn't ideal as a gentle reintroduction to climbing...
i_a_coops - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/11

theotherpetehill - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/11 with Zach Stone

Hidden - 03/Jul/11

Amazing climb and position on top of Scafell. no problems on route, but you need your mountain head on.
mark4344 - AltLd O/S - 03/Jul/11 with Matt Payne

cheeky - AltLd O/S - 03/Jul/11 with Mark Philipson

Would get VS in a lot of other places.Lovely climb.
Sean Bell - AltLd O/S - 02/Jul/11 with James Dunn

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Jun/11

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Jun/11

Lovely climbing, some delicate traverses but enough protection.
Tanya Savage - Lead - 04/Jun/11 with Neil Pacey

For the first pitch we followed the line of the toppo in the FRCC guide, nice start but harder than the rest of the climb! Lovely route, suprised that some people scored it with 2 stars.
Shaw Brown - Lead - 04/Jun/11 with Judith Neaves

Neil Pacey - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/11 with Tanya Savage

Magnificent. Continued up Slingsbys Chimney to the top. Awesome day.
ruaidh - AltLd - 30/Apr/11 with Jonah

Hidden - AltLd - 26/Apr/11

Graham Westbrook - AltLd O/S - 25/Apr/11

Led 1st and 3rd pitches
Kirill - AltLd O/S - 22/Apr/11 with Pete Horn

claregardiner - AltLd - 22/Apr/11

richyg - 22/Apr/11

peter myers - AltLd O/S - 21/Apr/11 with Simon Bennet

Hidden - 2011

brianrunner - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Paul Boggis - AltLd - 2011

rurp - Lead - 2011

pasbury - 2011

Hidden - 2011

jon clayton - Lead - 26/Sep/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/Sep/10

Hidden - AltLd - 04/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/10

nic42 - 2nd dnf - 21/Aug/10 with dru

esther - AltLd - Aug/10

jsw1 - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/10 with David Medcalf

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

Jen Mason - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/10 with Adrian, Tamara

Lead pitches three and four.
rockrat - AltLd O/S - 26/May/10 with Tristan Semple, Luke Armitage

martrin - AltLd - 23/May/10 with 2 fish bob

riven - AltLd O/S - 22/May/10 with Chriswallis2

Chriswallis2 - AltLd O/S - 22/May/10 with Joe

Dinny 1, Jak 2&4, me 3
Dave Lacey - AltLd O/S - 22/May/10 with Dinny Davies, jak.kelly

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 22/May/10

Pitch 2 & 4
Will Hunt - AltLd O/S - 22/May/10 with Gareth Uglow

Mowglee - AltLd O/S - 22/May/10 with Will Hunt

Roger Cruse - AltLd O/S - 17/Apr/10 with Kris

Magic; a surprise round every corner...
alan moore - Apr/10

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - AltLd - 2010

stimpey - AltLd O/S - 13/Sep/09 with Pete, Davina

petegunn - AltLd - 13/Sep/09 with Davina & Steve

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

Hidden - AltLd - Aug/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/May/09

pitch 2,3,4
The Bad Cough - AltLd O/S - 30/May/09 with Ste Graham

Hidden - Lead - 22/Apr/09

Like Keanu Reeves once said, "Whoah"
jimorothy - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/09 with Rachel Crolla

Seymore Butt - 2009

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2009

mick grim - AltLd O/S - 2009

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 15/Jun/08

jonka - AltLd - Jun/08 with gareth

jimsrankin - AltLd O/S - Jun/08

Guy Wilson - AltLd O/S - 25/May/08 with Byron Buck

Byronius Maximus - AltLd O/S - 25/May/08 with Guy Wilson

mje1398 - AltLd O/S - 24/May/08 with John M

Ben1983 - AltLd O/S - 24/May/08

Hidden - AltLd - 20/May/08

decs - AltLd - 14/May/08 with Ian

beds74 - Lead - 08/May/08 with Dave Williams

cat22 - 2nd O/S - May/08 with Mike

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Led p1 (rather wet) and 3 (lovely).
net - AltLd - 26/Aug/07 with Rob

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/Aug/07

Hidden - AltLd - 09/Jun/07

Hidden - AltLd - Jun/07

IanGilbertJones - Lead O/S - 28/May/07

Hidden - AltLd - 05/May/07

Rawstron1 - 2nd - May/07 with Tim

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/07

kitkat78 - Lead - 07/Apr/07 with Dan M

Superb slab pitch
Babika - Lead - Apr/07 with Dusan Antosik

andybirtwistle - Lead - 26/Jul/06 with Sue Birtwistle

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Jul/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Jul/06

Hidden - Lead - 06/Jul/06

khawk - AltLd - Jul/06 with WH

Hidden - AltLd - 17/Jun/06

Pleasant climb, a few hard moves when traversing at the beginning of the slab, but for the rest very nice indeed.
Arjen - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/06 with Nils

sgl - Lead - 04/Jun/06 with Konnie

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/06

steev - AltLd O/S - 03/Jun/06 with Siskatron

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/06

Darragh - Jun/06 with Colm & Pat

John Kettle - AltLd - 2006

stewart murray - 2006

paul79 - 2006

GPN - AltLd - Aug/05 with Sam Clifford

The Pylon King - AltLd O/S - Aug/05 with Ady Short

Dave Latimer - AltLd O/S - 08/Jul/05

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jul/05

Hidden - Jul/05

smollett - Lead O/S - Jul/05

Hidden - Apr/05

MaNimal - AltLd - 03/Aug/04 with Peter Metcalfe

Found the crux on the second pitch, the traverse left out to the edge of of the slab, fairly hard. Smashing climb though, but give it plenty of time to dry - it was still seeping when we did it early August.
Peter Metcalfe - AltLd - 02/Aug/04 with Matt Neale

danm - AltLd - 14/Jul/04

Ann S - 2nd - 05/Jul/03 with Bill Harrison

Neil Ireson - AltLd - Jul/03 with Jane

BenTiffin - AltLd - 02/Jun/03 with Dan Robinson

malc - AltLd - 30/May/03 with AP

PeteCheung - AltLd - 2003 with Ian

five - Lead O/S - Sep/02 with GL

Hidden - Lead - 2002

biggianthead - 23/Jun/01 with HT

rlrs - AltLd - 2001

Hidden - AltLd - 22/Jul/00

Lead 1st and 3rd pitch (4a), Bill led 2nd (4c) and last. The sun finally made an appearance
Chris the Tall - AltLd - 17/Jun/00 with Bill G

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Jun/00

Steve Lenartowicz - 2000

runestone - 2000

Also climbed with mum
Fatherof2 - Aug/98 with Dave

Hidden - Lead - 17/May/98

Me George and Issy!
Simonfarfaraway - Lead - 1998

Le Chevalier Mal Fet - Lead - 30/Aug/97 with Geoff

Tom V - AltLd - 15/Jun/96 with John Ganley

steve prior - AltLd - Aug/95 with Gary

Raggar - AltLd - 30/Jul/95 with Chris B

Dave Westby - Lead - 1995 with Garry Nuttal

John Southworth - AltLd O/S - Aug/94

Mick King - Solo - 22/Jun/92

Hidden - AltLd - 20/Jun/92

Hidden - Lead - 1992

ewar woowar - Lead - 1992

Richard Weller - 15/Sep/90 with Robin Cowan

andy gittins - Lead - Jul/90

rogerskews - 13/May/90 with Martin Coward

Hammy - AltLd - 10/May/90 with Pete Smith

lithos - Lead - May/90 with pete whysall

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Lead - 1990

phardman - 1990

Andy Say - Solo - 25/Jun/89

Hidden - AltLd - 22/Jun/89

Rog Wilko - Lead - Jun/89 with Debbie Wilkinson

rob.grafton - 1989 with Jim

Hidden - AltLd - 1988

Paul Clarke - AltLd - 1988 with FMC

Bob - Solo O/S - 14/Sep/86

JohnHutch - Lead - 13/Sep/86 with party inc JK

Hidden - AltLd - 01/Jun/84

biggianthead - 06/May/84 with G

must look up precise date
David Smith - 1984 with john wright, Andrew (Pog) Horn

ill_bill - Lead - Aug/82

MikeDowsett - Lead - 05/Jun/82 with Jon Sharpe

Hidden - Solo - 01/Aug/81

chris heald - AltLd - Apr/81 with peter latimer

biggianthead - 1981 with M

Nic Robinson - Lead O/S - 04/May/80

Chris Craggs - 1980

dtalbot - 1980

Hidden - 1978

Superb route. Walked all the way from Borrowdale.
Gordon Stainforth - Lead - 14/Aug/77 with Mike Burke

Ken Taylor - AltLd - 01/Jul/77 with Gerry Dunford

Nigel Bond - Lead - 09/Jun/77 with Tony Cuddy

Bolt Phobia - Lead - 21/May/77

GeoffG - AltLd - 10/Jul/76 with tony bowker

Hidden - AltLd - 04/Jul/76

Ian Jones - Lead O/S - Jun/76 with Chris Newton and Paul thingy from Durham Uni.

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 10/Aug/75

Mark Kemball - AltLd - Aug/75 with Bill Wheeler

Hidden - Aug/75

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 17/Aug/69 with Charlie Vigano, Bob Knapton

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