The Groove | 8a+ Sport route at Malham Cove


5 recorded ascents.

Climber Style FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
John Dunne Lead (Worked) 1st January 1988 (approx)
Simon Nadin Lead (Onsight) 1st January 1990 (approx)

One of the first 8a+ onsights in the UK.

Tim Lowe Lead (Worked) 1st August 1990 (approx)
Mike Owen Lead (Worked) 8th August 1990

First day with Tim Tim Lowe, who gave me all the beta. Second day managed to red point it first go in front of Jerry Peel, Joe Healey and Martin Berzins, well chuffed!

Mick Lovatt Lead (Worked)

Pre-1991. [1]

[1] The Power of Climbing (1991) by David Jones, page 192