Cave Wall*** E3 5c
[Mark Watson, Cave Wall, E3 5c, Froggatt, 4 kb]12m.

Rockfax Description
Bold and precarious. From the right rib of the cave boulder up and right to a small ledge from where scary balance moves on the left lead to better holds and a rapid exit to the right. © ROCKFAX

FA. Don Whillans 1958

Ticklists: Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List, Ron Fawcetts 100 extremes in a day, Peak Rock/7/8/Biven-Peck Partnership/1950's a Developing Decade.

Photo: Mark Watson, Cave Wall, E3 5c, Froggatt © chris fox
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This climb is in 65 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

Joedt - 2nd - 16/May/15

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/May/15

with direct finish
Graeme Hammond - Lead RP - 17/Apr/15 with Sam Brook

Second for Graeme, struggled to gain the main wall then enjoyed the rest.
sjbrook - 2nd dog - 17/Apr/15 with Graeme Hammond, PCC

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/15

ashtond6 - 2nd - 06/Apr/15

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Apr/15

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 05/Jun/14

First day of Spring / summer. Time to loosen the limbs...Ironically I later had a hard tumble off Lifeseeker (no mats) injuring my shoulder....%
dominic lee - Solo - 09/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/13

Hidden - 2nd β - 23/Apr/13

Month a guess. Scary crux. Did with direct finish.
Andrew Barker - Lead O/S - Oct/12 with Si

esther - 2nd - Aug/12

Lots of ledges to stand on and think about what a silly boy you've been. 3 stars.
Dave Foster - Lead O/S - 18/May/12 with Si 2

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/May/12

maddy.c - 2012

tuftynick - 2nd - 16/Oct/11 with dave musgrove

Dave Musgrove Jnr - AltLd - 16/Oct/11 with Tufty

JulesV - Lead rpt - 26/Mar/11 with Shauna Cunningham

All there... you just have to link it together without freaking out. Great climb, awesome holds. Loved it.
highlux - Lead O/S - 02/Mar/11 with Pete Hart

Awesome route, although ballsy when you don't know what's coming! Will be back to lead it.
PeteH - 2nd O/S - 02/Mar/11 with Mark Watson

feilx - 2nd O/S - 31/Oct/09 with james d

Boy - Oct/09 with Fiona Fullwood

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2nd - 26/Apr/09 with Nic and Katherine

Ian Parnell - 2nd - Oct/08 with Matt Heason

datoon - Lead dog - 13/Jul/08 with S

Hidden - TR - 24/May/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/07

Shone - 2nd β - 17/Jun/07 with Tom Graham

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/07 with helen gibson

Hidden - 2007

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2005

sadams - 2nd - 09/Sep/01 with Eric Hildrew

tuftynick - Lead - 2000

Jon Read - Aug/99

Chris the Tall - TR - Jun/99 with Bill G

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/98

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Jul/98

with escape right
Roget - Solo rpt - 25/Oct/97

WB - Lead O/S - Apr/97 with Nicola

Dave Musgrove - 09/Mar/97 with David

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/97 with Dad

with direct finish
Roget - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/96 with jon

uphillnow - 2nd - 25/Apr/96

BlueJohn - 2nd - 1996 with JohnnyM

John Southworth - Lead O/S - May/95

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/92 with Bruce woodley

Fell off, compression fracture of my L1 vertebrate....beware
mikedelderfield - Lead dnf - 01/Jul/92 with Steven Delderfield

Hidden - TR - 14/May/92

Hidden - Solo O/S - Mar/92

Chris Wright - Lead - 26/Jan/91

John Marsland - 2nd - 16/Apr/89 with Eduardo Martinez

shark - Lead - 1988

Neil R - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/87 with Dave Marsh

Hidden - TR - 01/Feb/87

sadams - Lead dnf - 06/Dec/86 with Mark Bonham

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Aug/84

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Jul/84

No one else at the crag so a bit gripping. Not too bad though.
stp - Solo O/S - 09/Feb/84

Dave Musgrove - 24/Apr/83 with Paul Dawson

Hammy - TR - 30/Jan/82 with Rob Beaumont

Mark Kemball - Solo - 28/Oct/79

I was shocked to hear Tim had died (ill health). A gifted climber he lead this with no gear in a long flowing coat, and I shall long cherish the memory of both him and the routes we did together
rogerskews - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/79 with Tim Galvin

andy gittins - Solo - 1978

mikej - TR - 06/May/68 with Graham Evans

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
theomoore, sam8oy, danwaters

Total votes cast 46
hard E40 of 16
E40 of 16
easy E47 of 16
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E34 of 16
easy E31 of 16
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6a0 of 15
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hard 5c2 of 15
5c13 of 15
easy 5c0 of 15
hard 5b0 of 15
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