The Grooves

3 Stars
 E1 5b

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Three exacting long pitches giving tremendous climbing.
1) 5b, 40m. Climb easily up to the roof then gain the groove. Follow this to a ledge then climb the wall above and left to a large ledge.
2) 5b, 45m. Head up easily behind the belay and get stood on the pinnacle. Follow the continuation groove above to a ledge. A wall leads to another ledge.
3) 5b, 35m. Gain a left-slanting ledge above and traverse left to the second groove. Follow this to easier ground and the top.
FA. J.Brown, D.Cowans, E.Price 13.9.1953

USER COMMENTS

Not the best E1 in Wales although very good. Surely p3 is 5a?
Charles Moreton - 03/May/11

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