Cave Route Right*** E6 6b

Rockfax Description
The soaring line of Cave Route Right-hand yields a superb climb. There is much fixed gear but extra wires are still required. With these in place it is 7b+. The main difficulties are the bulge at 8m, exiting the shallow niche at one-third height and the peg pockets below upper crack - these are often wet. A second pitch climbs out of the cave at 6a but is very rarely climbed. © ROCKFAX

FFA. Ron Fawcett 1982

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This climb is in 47 logbooks, and on 15 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead RP - 26/Sep/15

whay. I managed to get up a route. If only all routes were this good. Long, cruxy, good rests and a sustained section. Brilliant.
WB - Lead RP - 09/Aug/15 with Mark

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/15

With Eddie
awsomal - Lead RP - 16/Jul/15

Super pleased! All gear placed on lead, although not much needed. All went smoothly until the top crack - got pretty boxed deciding what to commit to but went for it and powered through...fortunately! Cheers Neil!
brunomarks - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/15 with Neil Lowry

Hidden - Lead RP - 18/Jun/15

markalmack - Lead RP - 27/Sep/14 with will

Mega happy with that! While in the presence of greatness
jamesturnbull - Lead RP - 24/Sep/14 with dave brown

Three star good for stamina training second rp with dil archer
fellrunner - Lead - 05/Aug/14

w.pettet-smith - Aug/14

gear was already in
adamjeffs - Lead β - 29/Jul/14 with chris

jfreeman - Lead β - 20/Jul/14 with Callum Coldwell-Storry

climbed after cave route left.
C coldwell-storry - Lead β - 20/Jul/14 with J Freeman

Hidden - Lead rpt - 09/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead β - 07/Jul/14

Strength left me while I tried to fashion a rest at the bottom of the top crack line on the on sight. Got it first red point. Required a few wires in the first crux and I backed a peg up in the top crack. Perfectly clean and dry - a mega classic trip
piken - Lead RP - 03/Jul/14 with Al

Hidden - Lead dog - 28/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 28/Jun/14

Spring cleaned both Cave Routes LH & RH for ready for the 2014 season.
Steve Crowe - Lead rpt - 25/Apr/14 with KM

dominic lee - Lead RP - 03/Aug/13 with nathan lee

Hidden - Lead RP - 23/Jul/13

Draws on the bolts and pegs, and a few wires in situ, for a superb 7b+ tick.
AJM - Lead RP - 21/Jul/13 with Ally Smith

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead RP - 14/Jun/13

Ground-up. Summit bid spurred on by Cherry's successful ascent.
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing - Lead - Jun/13 with Cherry Bedford

Good long pitch.
coula1 - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/11

Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor - 2011

GeoffG - 2011

Great route - waited a long time to do it as I was never sure if I had the stamina/mental capacity to onsight it.
TomPR - Lead - 30/Jun/10

2 falls, flash pump and wrong sequence!
marky65 - Lead dog - 30/Jun/10 with Tom

bigie bob - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/09

A grey area between Sport and trad.
Cassidy - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/09 with Duboust

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Lead O/S - Aug/03 with Katherine Schirrmacher

Hidden - Lead - 1998

Ground up after various visits. Completely brilliant
Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead - 20/Aug/96 with Dad

keefe - Lead - 02/Jul/96

The best route on Yorkshire Limestone. Blew the onsight near the top. Ran out of QD's (took 20. Gave it a good brush off and did it clean next go with gear still in place. (Much better gear these days.)
Steve Crowe - Lead RP - 09/Jun/96 with KM

Cowflinger - Lead dog - Jul/95 with Andy Sharp

shark - Lead RP - 1995

Glenn Sutcliffe - Lead O/S - 1995 with keefe

mattnuttall - Lead O/S - Jul/94 with Gareth Parry

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/92

1st go after on-sight attempt. Pre retro-bolt
jfletcher - Lead RP - 27/Jun/92

Hidden - Lead RP - 1988

Mike Owen - Lead RP - 05/Oct/86 with Elaine Owen

Fell off once near the top. Damn. Virtually a clip up back in the day apart from one friend and one nut. Didn't do pitch 2. Would be sport 7b.
stp - Lead - 21/Jul/84

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Alan James - UKC and UKH, ashtond6, Justin T, Spacetourist, Boy, richardh, chicken88

Total votes cast 36
hard E70 of 10
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