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[Michelle looking rather concerned on Temporary Lifestyle, 3 kb]13m. 4+, S0. A spanking little route that is easy to find and gives a very good introduction to the fine art of deep water soloing. Descend the fisherman's ladder to the ledge and then drop down the iron rungs to a point where a traverse left can be made to a groove. Climb this and then head merrily off leftwards under the capping overhangs, to a point where the top can be gained. © ROCKFAX
FSA. Mike Robertson 31/Jul/1994

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Photo: Michelle looking rather concerned on Temporary Lifestyle © Sharket
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This climb is in 254 logbooks, and on 24 wishlists.

nath_casper - Solo rpt - 06/Sep/14

MrJoshua - Solo β - 03/Sep/14 with Andy Gardiner

First psicobloc!
philhaigh - Solo O/S - 15/Aug/14 with Gema Sanchez, Jon Casado

Felix Ottey - Solo O/S - 03/Aug/14

perfect into to the area and ok with lower tides than most
jjsk8a - Solo O/S - 28/Jul/14

BenL - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/14

The Ivanator - Solo rpt - 24/Jul/14

Sam4242 - Solo O/S - 23/Jul/14

Hidden - Solo O/S - 14/Jul/14

Introducing Chris to the wonders of south coast DWS, tide was a bit on the low side...
Alex Hallam - Solo β - 12/Jul/14 with Chris mulcahy

Kap - Solo O/S - 04/Jul/14

As usual I couldn't find my balls, so I topped out early before the finish.
magicmartin - Solo dnf - 01/Jul/14 with Perry Adams, Zane Butcher

And i kept dry.
samparsons - Solo - 25/Jun/14

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Jun/14

nice one to Andy for 'trying' it!
Stanners - Solo rpt - 23/Jun/14 with Andy G

climbed it maybe 8 times this day, topped out with every conceivable option from the edge by the ladder to the far end of the roof
pymn nice but dim - Solo O/S - 21/Jun/14 with Connie Lampka, Sam Parsons

rustaldo - Solo O/S - 18/Jun/14

Rupey - Solo rpt - 07/Jun/14

spidermonkey09 - Solo rpt - 07/Jun/14

JoshT - Solo - 07/Jun/14

SteveHowie1 - Solo O/S - 07/Jun/14

Ellie Fuller - Solo O/S - 07/Jun/14

Steven1993 - Solo O/S - 07/Jun/14

Look a bit of a splash as climbed without glasses and went too far left, missing the obvious holds. Got back on it. Such an awesome experience hanging out on the climb
peaterpan - Solo RP - 06/Jun/14

Nice warm-up.
sarpedon - Solo O/S - 25/May/14

Rupey - Solo rpt - 14/May/14 with alan

Hidden - Solo O/S - 29/Aug/13

AlexD - Solo rpt - 26/Aug/13

philmcf - Solo O/S - Aug/13

hailtryfan - Solo - Aug/13

In fading light at the end of the day.
The Ivanator - Solo rpt - 14/Jul/13 with Sean

Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/Jul/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/Jul/13

Oddjob - Solo O/S - 07/Jul/13 with Rosie

Hidden - Solo O/S - 07/Jul/13

Hidden - Solo - Jul/13

Great route, well worth a look and safe as houses.
spidermonkey09 - Solo O/S - 08/Jun/13

cpt_crunch - Solo O/S - 08/Jun/13

A nice entry to DWS. Hardest moves are low and safe.
Chris Redding - Solo O/S - 08/Jun/13

Jack93 - Solo O/S - 08/Jun/13

First intro to DWS, so much fun!
jt232 - Solo O/S - 08/Jun/13

Amy Hare - Solo O/S - 08/Jun/13

Stroppy - Solo O/S - 07/Jun/13 with Sam Husband

Was not a day for falling in!
Sam Husband - Solo O/S - 07/Jun/13 with Ed

Matt Smith - Solo rpt - 04/Jun/13 with AlexanderRyanBanks

Albachoss - Solo O/S - 04/Jun/13 with Matt Smith

aj-newbie - Solo O/S - 01/Jun/13

Rupey - Solo rpt - 01/Jun/13 with alan

homing-penguin - Solo rpt - 31/May/13 with AJ

Rupey - Solo rpt - 07/May/13 with alan

ali macphee - Solo O/S - 06/May/13

Adam_42 - Solo O/S - 26/Aug/12

Hidden - Sent O/S - 26/Aug/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Aug/12

tobydunford - Solo O/S - 20/Aug/12

Dan_Carroll - Solo O/S - 19/Aug/12

climbhannahclimb - Solo O/S - 19/Aug/12

Phil Belcher - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/12 with Dan

Easy climbing in a safe and exposed setting. Given three stars but inexperienced at DWS so may have skewed vote.
Voltemands - Solo O/S - 21/Jul/12 with Carlene HIll

So enjoyable, we did it again!
Voltemands - Solo O/S - 21/Jul/12 with Carlene HIll

mattcrack - Solo O/S - 21/Jul/12

Done as a DWS in lashing rain, howling winds and massive swell - not the most sensible thing I've ever done... The swell was so big I couldn't get down the second set of rungs so traversed in from the big ledge and I think I topped out before the true finish too. Looking forward to getting back on it in "appropriate" conditions
UnkArl - Solo O/S - 07/Jul/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Jun/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Jun/12

KDhruev - Solo O/S - 19/Jun/12

Very Nice!
Stanners - Solo O/S - 19/Jun/12 with Andy G

Over shallow low tide water
Ross.Cooper - Solo O/S - 19/Jun/12 with Louise Hall, Patrick Hill, Tom Sturgeon

twice! :)
madasten - Solo - 03/Jun/12 with Miquel

Pretty stormy seas added to the adventure.
Matt Smith - Solo O/S - 02/Jun/12

nickevens - Solo O/S - 27/May/12

JenDurden - Solo - 27/May/12

Dan_F - Solo O/S - 26/May/12

Tophe - Solo O/S - 19/May/12 with Jonny P

Brilliant first DWS
homing-penguin - Solo O/S - 19/May/12

Brilliant
funsized - Solo O/S - 19/May/12 with Chris

mlg678 - Solo O/S - 2012

Rupey - Solo rpt - 02/Oct/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 04/Sep/11

Hidden - Solo rpt - 04/Sep/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 04/Sep/11

Alex More - Solo - 01/Sep/11

First DWS
patrickc - Solo - Sep/11 with Sue

Alex Norman - Solo β - Aug/11

Ed Westwood - Solo O/S - 29/Jul/11 with Tom Horton

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/11

Laurence Everitt - Solo O/S - 23/Jul/11 with Ruth Buckberry

james.pilbeam - Solo O/S - 03/Jul/11

Joe Black - Solo β - 02/Jul/11

Hidden - Solo rpt - 18/Jun/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 11/Jun/11

Ed Babs - Solo O/S - 04/Jun/11 with Iain Moodie

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 27/Apr/11

matgorman - Solo O/S - 26/Apr/11 with pete sanger

Pete Sanger - Solo O/S - 26/Apr/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 19/Sep/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 19/Sep/10

First DWS, Awesome route with some nice big holds. Climbed at high tide.
KateBolton - Solo O/S - 12/Sep/10

Rupey - Solo rpt - 11/Sep/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/Aug/10

jacobjacob - Solo O/S - 19/Aug/10

Hidden - Solo rpt - 11/Aug/10

arandall - Solo O/S - 11/Aug/10 with remus knowles

jbulger - Solo O/S - 07/Aug/10

tsyrett - Solo O/S - 07/Aug/10

JKay - Solo O/S - 03/Aug/10

davewing - Solo - 01/Aug/10

andycooper - Solo O/S - 30/Jul/10 with Takacs, Josh Smith

chiverstom - Solo O/S - 24/Jul/10 with Emma Wright, zappa, Alice

ambrooker - Solo O/S - 24/Jul/10 with Emma, Zappa, Tom

yaay oo and we met that nice couple there as well
emmafromSB - Solo - 24/Jul/10 with alice, tom, zappa

Ceridwen - Solo rpt - 18/Jul/10 with Andy

timharrison - Solo rpt - 12/Jul/10 with Fabrizio, Pete, Johan Aukerstrom, Trevor Macalonan

trevor macalonan - Solo O/S - 11/Jul/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 11/Jul/10

Jon Didymus - Solo rpt - 07/Jul/10

DWS
treg - Solo O/S - 04/Jul/10

nick hawkins - Solo O/S - 27/Jun/10

Hidden - Solo rpt - 27/Jun/10

The Ivanator - Solo rpt - 26/Jun/10 with Stewart

RandomHero - Sent O/S - 22/Jun/10

broc - Solo O/S - 12/Jun/10 with Sarah

So good I climbed the route again but this time climbing the arete to the top.
Big Lee - Solo rpt - 23/May/10 with Oli Hawksworth

My first DWS. Great experience and perfect weather for it.
Big Lee - Solo O/S - 23/May/10 with Oli Hawksworth

Hidden - Solo O/S - 23/May/10

adamscottthomas - Solo O/S - 21/May/10 with Kafoozalem

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/May/10

alaan - Solo O/S - 18/Apr/10

Jane Weir - 2010

ilch - Solo O/S - 2010

Absolute Gem!
theellis - Solo - Oct/09

First DWS, fun ...followed by jump into sea from cliff top.
The Ivanator - Solo O/S - 13/Sep/09 with Sean

Perryman - Solo O/S - 13/Sep/09

Hidden - Solo - 13/Sep/09

Dan 85 - Solo O/S - 13/Sep/09 with Alex F, Alex B

first dws :-)
Rose Williams - Solo O/S - 05/Sep/09

Kayan - Solo O/S - Sep/09

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo rpt - 31/Aug/09

Rob Laird - Solo O/S - 30/Aug/09

dan gibson - Solo O/S - 30/Aug/09 with AJ, michael porter

Hidden - Solo O/S - 29/Aug/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Aug/09

Reeges - Solo O/S - 08/Aug/09 with Nick Saunders

John Henry Wynn - Solo rpt - 07/Aug/09

John Henry Wynn - Solo - 05/Aug/09

Good DWS for beginner
Takacs - Solo O/S - 05/Aug/09

AlexDexter - Solo O/S - 02/Aug/09

hailtryfan - Solo rpt - Aug/09

Amazing!
NathanW - Solo - Aug/09 with Holly Duce

andybenham - Solo - 26/Jul/09

Gareth - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/09 with Andrew

Several times + extension
Tom Last - Solo O/S - 25/Jul/09 with Chris Weedon

Hidden - Solo O/S - 14/Jul/09

Howes - Solo O/S - 05/Jul/09 with Katie Elaine

thomasadixon - Solo rpt - 02/Jul/09 with Becca

BeccaSnowden - Solo O/S - 02/Jul/09 with Tom

Will_Murray - Jul/09

granticus - Solo O/S - 28/Jun/09

Ceridwen - Solo rpt - 27/Jun/09

My first, and so far only DWS. Scary!
michpaulatto - Solo O/S - 27/Jun/09

d_meacher - Solo O/S - 17/Jun/09

tweedcore - Solo - 17/Jun/09

Webster - Solo RP - 16/Jun/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - Jun/09

Jon Didymus - Solo O/S - Jun/09

HamishD - Solo O/S - 02/May/09

chiverstom - Solo O/S - 02/May/09 with Dave Turner

matsavage - Solo O/S - 02/May/09

minus273degrees - Solo dnf - May/09

AlexTaylor - Solo dnf - 08/Apr/09

nealh - Solo - 2009

Alex More - Solo O/S - 2009

Spacetourist - Solo O/S - 2009 with Anthony Council, Rosea

Climbing_Chris - Solo O/S - 07/Sep/08 with Katie Hopwood

hailtryfan - Solo O/S - Aug/08

Mr Tickle - Solo O/S - 20/Jul/08

Matt Bennett - Solo O/S - 20/Jul/08

Jonathan Emett - Solo O/S - 20/Jul/08

thomasadixon - Solo O/S - 13/Jul/08

Chris Sansum - Solo O/S - 13/Jul/08

Repeated as not very confident at DWSing at higher grades yet! Found this route harder than the Red Crane Traverse though (probaby the falling from a height potential!). Took the low option at the beginning though, so this may make the grade harder than just traversing along the jugs at the start.
Chris Sansum - Solo β - 13/Jul/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - Jul/08

fildac - Solo O/S - 30/Jun/08 with None

AlexD - Solo O/S - 23/Jun/08

garburn - Solo O/S - 07/Jun/08

nmwr - Solo β - 07/Jun/08

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 07/Jun/08

Ceridwen - Solo - Jun/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/May/08

feilx - Solo rpt - 11/May/08

Looks like a big block has fallen from this.
vertigo - Solo O/S - 10/May/08

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 20/Apr/08 with Gemma

dewrats - Solo - 2008

sharmawho? - Solo RP - 2008 with Chris. Oli DWS

Hidden - Solo - 2008

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Oct/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Sep/07

Rob Kennard - Solo - 11/Aug/07

Richard White - Solo O/S - 11/Aug/07

Sweet..
Jon_Warner - Solo O/S - 05/Aug/07 with Jonny

Jon_Warner - Solo rpt - 05/Aug/07 with Jonny

Hidden - Solo O/S - 04/Aug/07

Scott N - Solo O/S - 04/Aug/07

beautiful
Sandy Holford - Solo O/S - Aug/07

Dhonny_Jaws - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/07 with Michael Porter

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Jun/07

dmoir - Solo O/S - 10/Jun/07 with Felix Coxwell

Hidden - Solo β - 10/Jun/07

feilx - Solo O/S - 10/Jun/07

Bristoldave - Solo O/S - 10/Jun/07

JPGR - Solo - 10/Jun/07

Hidden - Solo - 10/Jun/07

dan gibson - Solo O/S - 10/Jun/07

feeko - Solo O/S - 07/Jun/07

steve taylor - Solo rpt - 14/Apr/07 with Ben Stokes

Hidden - Lead β - 22/Feb/07

nevostevo - Solo β - 2007 with emery

DWS
Chris_barr - Solo O/S - 2007 with Oli, Harry

tobydunford - Solo O/S - 10/Sep/06

DWS
jonnyboy - Solo O/S - 09/Sep/06 with Sharon R

JonBray - Solo O/S - 26/Aug/06

Clucky - Solo O/S - 20/Aug/06

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo rpt - 19/Aug/06

Wilbur - Solo O/S - 06/Aug/06

paulash - Solo O/S - 06/Aug/06

going low adds a grade or two.
Morgan Woods - Solo O/S - 06/Aug/06

sgl0jd - Solo - Aug/06

Owen W-G - Solo O/S - 30/Jul/06 with Adrian & Mark

Hidden - Solo β - 30/Jul/06

Hidden - Solo - 28/Jul/06

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo rpt - 08/Jul/06

mrblue - Solo O/S - Jul/06 with James

django - Solo O/S - Jul/06 with Rob Snell

Hidden - Solo O/S - 29/Jun/06

bigie bob - Solo O/S - 04/Jun/06

Hidden - Solo β - 03/Jun/06

jdgaventa - Solo - Jun/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - 29/Apr/06

maddogmac - Solo O/S - 11/Jan/06 with munky

Hidden - Solo - Jan/06

steve taylor - Lead - 2006

Marti999 - Solo - 2006

Hidden - Solo - 2006

lukewilliams - 2006

Sparky!!!3 - Solo - 11/Aug/05

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo O/S - 06/Aug/05

Richard Horn - Solo O/S - Aug/05

timharrison - Solo O/S - Jul/05 with Sue Hazel

This was the only route I remember doing because it was all a bit scary. Jumped off the top first but forgot to take off the chalk bag...
adamwesthead - Solo O/S - Jul/04 with Garner, Hoult

jl - Solo O/S - 01/Jun/04 with Rachel

CrashMat Rob - Solo - 30/Jul/01 with Nicky

Hidden - 2000

Hidden - 1998

r0b - Solo O/S - 06/Sep/97 with Andy Jefferies

Approx date
Nigel Coe - Solo - 1994

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Style of ascent

Soloed244 of 254 (96.1%)
Lead3 of 254 (1.2%)
Bouldered2 of 254 (0.8%)
Unknown5 of 254 (2.0%)

'Climbed'39 of 254 (15.4%)
clean O/S165 of 254 (65.0%)
clean β11 of 254 (4.3%)
clean rpt33 of 254 (13.0%)
clean RP3 of 254 (1.2%)
dnf3 of 254 (1.2%)