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Ethics of War HVS 5a

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Climb Russet Groove until it is possible to swing left above the overhang, to reach the arete. Climb the left side of the arete to the top, which proves easier but bolder than it looks.
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This climb is in 36 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Backed off the traverse to the arÍte, felt thin and bold. Carried on up Russet Groove instead.
Lessworkmoreclimbing - Lead dnf - 25/Jun/13 with Kev

JanBella - 2nd rpt - 19/Jun/13 with matt

Great route. moving around the arÍte is super exciting and nicely exposed. what a way to warm up ...
JanBella - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/13 with frazer

Hidden - Lead - 23/Sep/12

Via start of Heather Groove again. Makes a very nicely balanced VS 4c.
Rog Wilko - Lead - 20/May/12 with Chris Vernon

Why has this got no stars on here? its a great route **
J1PEF - 2nd - 19/Aug/11 with beds

beds74 - Lead - 19/Aug/11 with Claire Astbury

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Sep/10

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Aug/10

Hidden - 21/Aug/10

tim newton - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/10 with ben hiles

darlolad - 2nd - 04/Aug/10

martrin - Lead - 29/Jul/10 with Sarah Kekus

tmawer - Lead rpt - 24/Jul/10 with sarah, andrea

with tony and andrea. tony led, i went up up the VS instead of the bold traverse left.. didn't like the look of it thank you very much and good night tony!
Shuttsie - 2nd - 24/Jul/10

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Jul/10

After the move out left onto the arete, lovely climbing padding up the slabby arete. Very worthwhile.
Andy S - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/10 with Dave B, Bob

John Postlethwaite - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/10 with Big John

Hidden - 2nd - May/10

jimdanson - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/08 with dan middleton

RocknRoll - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/07 with Alastair Hampshire

hard move across to the arete, bold above
danm - Lead - Aug/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/07

Bold for the grade
Shaw Brown - 2nd - 21/Aug/05 with David Jones

tomhull - Lead - 2005

Did this via the start of Heather Groove (the rest of which R.I.P.)
Rog Wilko - Lead - 2002 with Debbie Wilkinson

NickJH - 2002

Dave Westby - Lead - 1997 with Rob Lewis

Dave Westby - Lead - 1996 with Rob Lewis

rob.grafton - AltLd - 29/May/94 with Bruce

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/92

mark-abz - Lead - 03/Jun/90 with Simon K

Hidden - 2nd - 1985

Hammy - Lead - 06/Jun/83 with Richard Barker

Bob - Solo O/S - 30/Aug/81 with M. Smith

Hidden - 1975

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
JanBella, Hidden

Voting
Total votes cast 18
hard E10 of 6
E10 of 6
easy E10 of 6
hard HVS2 of 6
HVS4 of 6
easy HVS0 of 6
hard VS0 of 6
VS0 of 6
easy VS0 of 6
hard 5b0 of 6
5b0 of 6
easy 5b0 of 6
hard 5a1 of 6
5a5 of 6
easy 5a0 of 6
hard 4c0 of 6
4c0 of 6
easy 4c0 of 6
3 Stars0 of 6
2 Stars6 of 6
1 Star0 of 6
0 Stars0 of 6
Bag of .....0 of 6
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 36 (2.8%)
Lead21 of 36 (58.3%)
Followed10 of 36 (27.8%)
Alt Leads1 of 36 (2.8%)
Unknown3 of 36 (8.3%)

'Climbed'23 of 36 (63.9%)
clean O/S10 of 36 (27.8%)
clean rpt2 of 36 (5.6%)
dnf1 of 36 (2.8%)