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Second Leaning Groove** VS 5a

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The left-hand of the two right-slanting grooves gives steady climbing to a leftward exit and a sprint up the flutings. © ROCKFAX
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This climb is in 281 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

abbeywall - 2nd - 09/Aug/14 with SJ

Roberttaylor - Solo rpt - 21/Jul/14

Fell off as usual. Bridging!
Klingon - Lead - 17/Jul/14 with Clyde

Tim Rodgers - Lead - 09/Jul/14 with Chris Down

Hidden - Lead rpt - 15/Jun/14

sergio46 - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/14 with John McDonald

bshill - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/14

Tom.Priestley - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/May/14

Andy Hewison - 2nd O/S - 17/May/14 with Paul, Neale

ferdia - Lead O/S - 03/May/14 with Olivia, Rachel

watson.b - Lead RP - 05/Apr/14 with JCairney87

watson.b - 2nd rpt - 01/Mar/14 with Stu Bennett, Adam Gregg

I found this quite a hard route
Adamski1986 - Lead - 01/Mar/14 with Stuart Bennett

stub1990 - 2nd - 01/Mar/14

jazzyjackson - Lead - 10/Feb/14 with stuart

Felt hard and a bit insecure for the grade.
stugreen75 - 2nd O/S - 10/Feb/14 with Jase

smithjmw46 - Lead O/S - 11/Nov/13

petegunn - Lead - 29/Oct/13 with Davina

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Oct/13

dakidunn - 2nd - 22/Sep/13 with Jayson Keable

Calum Wadsworth - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/13 with Emma

daWalt - Lead rpt - 08/Sep/13 with Timmy, Lisa

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/13

Euan S - 12/Aug/13

Gabe Oliver - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead - 27/Jul/13

freemanTom (Guildford MC) - Lead - 20/Jul/13 with Amy Till

Adrianw - 2nd - 20/Jul/13 with Ed Sciberras, Lewis Preston

Darboak42 - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/13

dakidunn - 2nd - 16/Jul/13 with Daran Boak

The Big Sender - Lead rpt - 05/Jul/13

Hidden - 2nd dog - 05/Jul/13

Roberttaylor - 2nd rpt - 05/Jul/13 with Tom e

Klingon - Lead - 29/Jun/13 with Capt Kirk

Klingon - 2nd - 21/Jun/13 with Albert

watson.b - 2nd O/S - 18/Jun/13 with nicky

08nbrierley - Lead dog - 18/Jun/13 with ben watson

el diablo - Lead - 04/May/13 with Ali Callum

Matt Dolan - 2nd dog - 28/Apr/13 with Michael Mason

malteserEd - Lead - 20/Apr/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 17/Feb/13

how this and first leaning groove get the same tech grade I dont know..
Dr Toph - Solo O/S - 17/Feb/13

nice climbing all the way gear pretty good.
son of thor - 2013

Tony lead, struggled
Klingon - 2nd - 24/Nov/12 with Tony, Nimble

Ursula led
Adrianw - 2nd O/S - 18/Nov/12 with Ursula Balderson, Ed Sciberras

malteserEd - Lead - 18/Nov/12 with Adrianw

allyrocke - Lead rpt - 29/Sep/12 with EUMC

Good lead by Mike
Fiona Reid - 2nd - 08/Sep/12 with Mike

Mike_Watson_99 - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/12 with Fiona

RocKalina - 2nd - 08/Sep/12 with Andyclimb

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Aug/12

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Aug/12

Hidden - Solo - 26/Aug/12

sam.sam.sam.ferguson - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/12 with Steph

Steph Roberts - 2nd O/S - 16/Aug/12 with Sam

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Aug/12

NiccyMac - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/12

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Jul/12

Mark D - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/12 with Ewan Irvine

Klingon - Lead - 10/Jun/12 with Nimble, Capt Kirk

Mark Bull - Lead rpt - 05/Jun/12 with Simon

Hardcore Pat - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Big Sean

Took my first lead fall on this... Top piece of gear popped, but I hadn't wanted it there anyway.
Madden - 2nd RP - 20/May/12 with Chris Ridgers

Neil Mackenzie - Lead rpt - 06/May/12 with Ross, Fox Lu

jason - Lead O/S - 06/May/12 with moose ridd, mike

moose ridd - 2nd - 06/May/12 with Mike Collins, Jason

petellis - 2nd rpt - 05/May/12 with Sloth

petellis - Lead dnf - 05/May/12 with Sloth

redshapedfriday - Lead rpt - 16/Apr/12 with tom anderson

Russell Birkett - Solo O/S - 14/Apr/12

Cassidy - Solo O/S - 04/Apr/12

radioshed - 2nd O/S - 18/Mar/12 with dave s

David Stevens - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/12 with Rob Chase, Matt Craig

chrisallan - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/12

IanHope - 2nd O/S - 11/Mar/12 with Tim

Adrianw - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/12 with Neil Morbey

Simnel - 2nd - 11/Mar/12 with Tim

did not warm up properly and got numb fingers, downclimbed, waited for the hotaches and cruised it thereafter
johannes - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/12

redshapedfriday - 2nd O/S - 06/Nov/11

sergio46 - Lead β - 30/Oct/11 with Tim Clark

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/11

Did a bit of leading, mostly seconded, was first leading route me and Adam did.
Morgan P - 2nd dog - 22/Oct/11 with Adam Cooper

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/11

Sofiabaer - 2nd - 16/Oct/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Oct/11

allyrocke - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/11 with Craig Holden

The Big Sender - 2nd O/S - 01/Oct/11 with morgan trigg

rgd1977 - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/11

beckybray1 - 2nd dog - 15/Sep/11

MDowson - 2nd - 04/Sep/11 with Tom pitchforth

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Aug/11

y2keable - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/11 with John

andybirtwistle - Solo - 13/Jul/11

nice wee route, well protected.
daWalt - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11 with TC

ewan i - 2nd β - 24/Jun/11 with felix

chris smith - Solo O/S - 21/Jun/11

Klingon - 2nd - 19/Jun/11 with Steve Kirkup

nic42 - Lead rpt - 14/Jun/11 with gann

mikemontain - 12/Jun/11 with alison williams

Hidden - Lead - 03/Jun/11

timmsy - 2nd - 02/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead - 02/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/May/11

Really cool route.
Roberttaylor - Lead O/S - 10/May/11 with Tom HS

Alasdair88 - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/11 with Claire

MDowson - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Jonathon Powell

Nic DW - 2nd O/S - 02/Apr/11 with Andy (Austrian)

Laura Hamlet - 2nd β - 21/Mar/11 with Tim

Hidden - 2011

backpack - 2011

arrang - Lead O/S - 2011

benj_d - 2nd O/S - 30/Oct/10

niallk - Lead rpt - 16/Oct/10 with Steven Harris

Found this one more difficult to second than to lead.
climberuk - 2nd β - 16/Oct/10 with Niall

Klingon - 2nd - 02/Oct/10 with Albert

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/10

Liam Ingram - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/10 with Fergus Cuthill

holly138 - 2nd O/S - 05/Sep/10 with Fiona Mellor

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

AndyT1151 - Lead - 31/Aug/10

Anthony Dixon - Lead - 28/Aug/10

Hidden - Solo - 25/Aug/10

oliwarlow - Lead - 16/Aug/10 with Ian

Tried to lead twice but fell off twice! Steve then lead.
Klingon - 2nd - 26/Jul/10 with Steve Kirkup

jamestheyip - 2nd O/S - 18/Jul/10 with Alejandro Garcia

Hidden - Lead - 17/Jul/10

nic42 - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/10 with dru

alanramsay - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/10 with Alastair Ferguson, Dave

pimpy - Lead - 25/Jun/10 with Lindsey Kennedy

treejamie - 2nd - 20/Jun/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 19/Jun/10

Mark Bull - Lead rpt - 12/Jun/10 with Gillian

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/May/10

the real dave - Solo O/S - 30/Apr/10

Chris wilson - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/10 with Seb

sebrider - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/10 with Chris wilson

soloed to finish a good days climbing having seconded it the previous year.
duncman - Solo - Apr/10

Awkward
fall-line - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/10 with Karolina Mysiak

jimmyrua - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/10 with Euan Strachan

Euan Strachan - 2nd O/S - 21/Mar/10 with James C

Ginger McGrath - Lead dog - 21/Mar/10 with callum taylor

gypsy3006 - Lead O/S - 2010

Hidden - 2010

scott gibson - 2010

Hidden - 2010

chris smith - Lead O/S - 07/Nov/09

oliverk - Lead - 01/Nov/09 with Malcolm

krasavenko - 2nd O/S - 31/Oct/09 with John Proctor

JdotP - Lead O/S - 31/Oct/09 with Tom HS, Liyen Nhuyen

Hidden - Lead - 31/Oct/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/09

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Oct/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Oct/09

barney800 - 2nd - 10/Oct/09 with Andy Harrison

Little AndyH - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/09 with barney800

JamieSparkes - 2nd O/S - 04/Oct/09

andybroadway - 2nd - 27/Sep/09 with Heike Puchan

brockers - Lead - 12/Sep/09 with Maggie Bass

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Sep/09

raining! slipping around and ran out of steam first go. afterwards retreated to cave under sue for lunch
tomdude - Lead dog - 06/Sep/09 with lawrence

wence - 2nd - 06/Sep/09 with Tom

CharlieMack - Solo rpt - 16/Aug/09 with Janey Kennedy

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead - 16/Aug/09

Lawrie Brand - Solo O/S - 15/Aug/09 with Dougie Harvey

dougs1232 - Solo O/S - 15/Aug/09 with Lawrie Brand

Vicki M - 2nd - 15/Aug/09 with Mina

Hidden - Lead - 12/Jul/09

Daniel Sutherland - Lead rpt - 10/Jul/09 with wendy

Ardginny - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/09 with Stu Kent

Fun
pwrenwick - 2nd - 28/Jun/09 with jonny taylor

stukent - 2nd O/S - 28/Jun/09 with Ciaran Treanor

jonny taylor - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/09 with Paul

niallk - 2nd - 20/Jun/09 with Steven Harris

Easier than the grade suggests. Brilliant friction moves.
climberuk - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/09 with Sarah B

Daniel Sutherland - Lead rpt - 06/Jun/09 with Liam

Liam Martin - 2nd - 06/Jun/09 with Daniel Sutherland

Smelly Fox - Lead β - 27/May/09 with Mark Mosgrove

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/May/09

Ben1983 - Lead O/S - 25/May/09

david morse - 2nd - 23/May/09 with andy+ben

Harry Thorpe - 2nd O/S - 17/May/09 with Cookie

odox - Lead - 02/May/09 with Ali Gover

andrew sandercock - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/09 with CharlieMack

CalumC - Solo rpt - 12/Apr/09 with Andy and Charlie

CharlieMack - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/09 with andrew sandercock

Daniel Sutherland - Lead O/S - 29/Mar/09 with Chris

Woodiee - Lead rpt - 28/Feb/09

Simnel - 2nd - 2009 with Mads

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

gilldando - 2nd β - 05/Oct/08 with Mike

LittleLuka - 2nd - 14/Sep/08 with Tim

Decked out... I'll go back sometime and settle that vendetta
Gareth_Thomas - Lead dnf - 08/Sep/08 with Matthew Etheridge, Em

Elsier - Lead dog - 04/Sep/08 with Stuart

BelleVedere - 2nd - 30/Aug/08 with Mike Lauder

clive-greenwood - 2nd - 30/Aug/08 with Mike Nuttall

MikeLeeds - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/08 with Clive Greenwood

dj_brigham05 - 2nd rpt - 05/Aug/08 with Chris Gordon

Hidden - Sent O/S - 01/Jul/08

Hidden - 28/Jun/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/May/08

burto - Solo O/S - 13/Feb/08

MDowson - 2nd - 12/Feb/08 with Karl wood

Woodiee - Lead O/S - 12/Feb/08 with Matt Dowson

mbarber - 2nd - Feb/08

Hidden - Lead - 2008

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Oct/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Oct/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/07

camjberry - Lead O/S - Oct/07 with Alex Nevard

Andy Moles - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/07 with Burton

decs - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/07 with Dan

Hidden - Solo - 30/Sep/07

petellis - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/07 with Alpha Blue

GrantB - 2nd - 21/Sep/07 with Alpha Red

gforce - Solo - 15/Sep/07 with The beach boys

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

Got a tip on the location of a good foothold. Bloody hard work but well protected and rewarding.
climbingpixie - Lead β - 08/Jul/07 with James/Dan

Third up
dpmUK - TR O/S - 08/Jul/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Jul/07

andyandy - Lead - 04/Jul/07 with Ross

dj_brigham05 - 2nd rpt - 26/Mar/07 with Chris Thain

chris2451 - Lead rpt - 26/Mar/07 with David Brigham

Hidden - Lead O/S - Mar/07

Total battle!
beegsyboy - Lead O/S - 09/Dec/06 with Eccie

sweet! some nice moves, glad to be safely seconding tho!
Neil Mackenzie - 2nd O/S - 09/Dec/06 with Tim

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Nov/06

sgl - Lead O/S - 12/Nov/06 with Konnie

ed woods - Lead - 22/Oct/06 with Marshall

beermonkey - Lead - 14/Oct/06 with ronnie

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Oct/06

Brown - Solo O/S - 14/Oct/06 with Solo

Russell Lovett - 2nd - 27/Aug/06 with tony lickes

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/06

chris2451 - Lead dog - Jun/06 with David Brigham

dj_brigham05 - 2nd O/S - Jun/06 with Chris Thain

Hidden - Jun/06

smollett - Lead O/S - Jun/06 with oliver

Dane - Lead O/S - 08/May/06 with John

Hidden - Solo - 29/Aug/05

mav - Lead - Aug/05 with JS

ewen - Lead - Jun/05 with clare-dev

Dave Kerr - Solo - 30/Apr/05

whispering nic - Solo - Apr/05

barney_edin - 15/Feb/05

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Nov/03

colin milton - Lead dog - 24/Aug/03 with simon murphy

Stuart Macfarlane - 2nd - 09/Nov/02 with Roddy

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Oct/02

Roget - Solo O/S - 18/Aug/02

Hidden - 23/Jun/02

Bruce Kerr - Solo - 27/Mar/02

Beardyman - 2000

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Jun/99

John Pickles - Lead O/S - 1998

sadams - Solo - 15/Nov/97 with Team Midlands

akamini - 2nd - Jul/97

tlr - Lead - 06/May/95 with SCUM

Hidden - Lead - 30/Apr/95

Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 1995 with Karen Ghiselli

jonesieboy - Jun/94

Hidden - 2nd - 1994

William Robertson - Solo O/S - 1994 with Emily

Hidden - Lead - 24/Jul/93

Tony Little - Solo O/S - 12/Sep/91

rob.grafton - Solo - 26/May/91 with Bruce

kato'sdad - Lead - 1991 with Jerry Mattinson

Hidden - Solo - 23/Dec/90

steve taylor - Solo - Sep/86 with judith

Hidden - Solo - 09/Apr/82

Mark Kemball - Solo - 03/May/80

Hidden - Lead - 1980

Hidden - 1980

Hidden - 1980

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Adamski1986, Hidden, Gareth_Thomas

Voting
Total votes cast 126
hard HVS0 of 45
HVS0 of 45
easy HVS1 of 45
hard VS13 of 45
VS29 of 45
easy VS2 of 45
hard HS0 of 45
HS0 of 45
easy HS0 of 45
hard 5b0 of 44
5b0 of 44
easy 5b0 of 44
hard 5a1 of 44
5a31 of 44
easy 5a9 of 44
hard 4c3 of 44
4c0 of 44
easy 4c0 of 44
3 Stars2 of 37
2 Stars27 of 37
1 Star8 of 37
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Style of ascent

Soloed32 of 281 (11.4%)
Lead130 of 281 (46.3%)
Followed101 of 281 (35.9%)
Toproped1 of 281 (0.4%)
Bouldered1 of 281 (0.4%)
Unknown16 of 281 (5.7%)

'Climbed'115 of 281 (40.9%)
clean O/S122 of 281 (43.4%)
clean β7 of 281 (2.5%)
clean rpt23 of 281 (8.2%)
clean RP2 of 281 (0.7%)
dogged10 of 281 (3.6%)
dnf2 of 281 (0.7%)