67m, 2 pitches. Start from bottom right toe of Gannet Buttress, close to Gannet Rock just above sea. Climb upto overlap, traverse right up then back left (mind the fulmar) and follow RIGHT HAND groves to the terrace and belay. Gain the pinnacle via the crack, step off and follow crack to overhanging headwall on right which is climbed on great holds, move right and the holds keep coming. Belay just below summit, then jump the gap and traverse the ridge to get down. Many seals will obseve and award marks.

Hidden 07/Sep AltLd O/S
Hidden 07/Sep AltLd O/S
saraguti 07/Oct/14 2nd β

The most weird move ever, having to crawl like a seal on that roof....

with matt, rick sewards
will_benfold 11/Sep/14 AltLd O/S

Led P2

with James Hall
pimpy 06/Sep/14 AltLd

led most of pitch 1, adventurous

with clare muir
guy757 16/Aug/14 -
Hidden 10/Aug/14 AltLd
wrapped in bacon 10/Aug/14 AltLd O/S
with john (Leeds), Daryl
Stroppy 04/Aug/14 -

Could have been improved by the absence of spiders. Nonetheless a great and interesting adventure HVS.

Sam Husband 04/Aug/14 AltLd O/S

Fulmars, Choss, the largest UK based spider I've ever seen... absolutely great though and I would say the best place to see seals on Lundy. The upper crawl section is awesome and can be tackled in many many ways (some of which resemble climbing!).

with Alex Thomson, Ed
Alex the Alex 04/Aug/14 2nd

A proper adventure HVS. Great approach, dodging fulmar patrols, crawling through spider infested breaks and finnally climbing in some amazingly airy positions, all to a choir of seals singing Kate Bush songs.

with Sam, Ed
Robin Woodward 03/Aug/14 Lead

Great location, definitely worth a visit, the seal choir were something to behold. Had to do an inverted first pitch (right to left) to avoid obstacles, but continued up the second pitch as usual. Horrible crux onto the ledge, but managed it eventually. Stars are for the location, not the route.

Hidden ??/2014 -
arandall 03/Sep/13 Lead O/S

Had a lovely audience of seals.

Wendy Watthews ?/Sep/13 2nd dog

best belay ledge ever with seals coming up to watch :)

kim.mulji 13/Sep/12 Lead O/S

Led both pitches. Ended up traversing right and then up to belay, as was unsure of route in guide. Lots of rope-drag, even with thoughtful runner placement. Topped out in dark, and Sarah needed a head-torch to second top pitch. Leap over gap and scramble across ridge made more scary by dark and wind! Club members sent out search party as we were not back by 9.30pm!

with Sarah
Kaiser999 ?/Sep/12 Lead
with jan preston
Jim Slater 19/Sep/11 AltLd O/S
Hidden 19/Sep/11 AltLd O/S
Hidden 13/Sep/11 AltLd O/S
nickstephens 07/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Sep/11 AltLd
Hidden ?/Sep/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Aug/11 Lead O/S
pebbles 24/Aug/11 2nd

pitch 2 only due to tide state and time constraints. very varied route with offwidth, steep face climbing and stomach traverse, all well protected. seals aplenty to watch, scary jump across gap to finish

with crofty
lithos 20/Aug/09 Lead

P1 is not so great, but P2 is bloody brilliant fun. Well worth the walk and *lots* of seals in this quiete spot.

mreynolds 12/Aug/09 2nd O/S
Frostie ?/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Andy Owen
RichardMc 09/Sep/81 Lead

Variation start. Climb easily up the groove to the right of the normal start then go straight over two overhangs to arrive at a black cave like recess. Belay. Leave the recess on the left and quicly join the parent route at the "25 foot groove"

with Harry Woodbridge
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