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The Groove 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Joey Wolfe on Jan 4, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: The Groove (Blue)

Description 

Starts under a little block.. Get around this and into the slot/squeeze. Follow this feature to the top. Good warm up for the overhanging routes.

Location 

Around the right side of the cliff as it slopes up.

Protection 

TR, there is a thin tree that you will need to pad. It is on the top or upper tier so you will need a long piece of webbing to get it right. Might want to back it up.


Photos of The Groove Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Towards the top with a great hold.
Towards the top with a great hold.
Rock Climbing Photo: My first outdoor route was The Groove at Allenbroo...
My first outdoor route was The Groove at Allenbroo...
Rock Climbing Photo: Nikki on the crux.
Nikki on the crux.
Rock Climbing Photo: On the 5.8 route.  Getting into the crux.
On the 5.8 route. Getting into the crux.

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By BrendanN
From: Atlanta, GA
Dec 11, 2015
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

EDIT: Note the two previously cut bolts at the top are now smashed. A toprope anchor can be built off the small tree at the top, possibly backed up with the larger trees very far back.

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