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[S&A Shaddow, 2 kb]8m. A wild route with great moves on big holds up the steep arete. Start just beyond the far end of the high ledges. Climb the steep buttress starting from the left. Watch out for a loose but avoidable block at the top. A better and more comfortable way of starting the route is to scramble or abseil directly to ledges at sea level. © ROCKFAX
FA. K.Cartwright 1.4.66 01/Apr/1966

Ticklists: Swanage A-Z, subluminal A to Z .....almost.

Photo: S&A Shaddow © AWClimb
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This climb is in 58 logbooks, and on 9 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead rpt - 14/Sep/14

alyssan - 2nd - 21/Jun/14

mc fifi - Lead O/S - 18/May/14 with Ed Hastrop

FiFi is a BEAST
Stroppy - 2nd O/S - 18/May/14 with Fiona Adie

Really nice route, my complete lack of stamina, having done nothing but bouldering all year, meant I pumped out and came off on the last move! What a setting!
Alkis - Lead dog - 26/Aug/13 with Oliver Ross

Really fun, in great position, super pumpy, did a route in itself getting to a belay below the climb not recommended
OliverRoss - 2nd dog - 25/Aug/13 with Alkis

mutt - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/13

Really greasy (OK, full-on wet), but the holds are so massive it doesn't matter!
Monkey_Alan - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/13 with Richard Stephenson, Sophie Nunn

Sophie Nunn - 2nd rpt - 26/Jun/13 with Richard, Alan

Luxulyan - 2nd - 26/Jun/13 with Sophie, Alan

dh7892 - 2nd O/S - 20/Apr/13 with Matt Williams

Matt250 - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13

craggyfingers - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/13

ianto - 2013

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/12

Ian JL - 2012

Sophie Nunn - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/11 with Brian

brian watson - 2nd rpt - 20/Apr/11 with Sophie Nunn

chris_B - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Hamish Dunn

Sustained, steep, juggy, placed 2 pieces.
sarpedon - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11

Fully pumped arms
nick hawkins - Lead - 03/Mar/11 with Jez

Meaty but short
jezb1 - 2nd - 03/Mar/11

steve newman - 2011

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead - 30/Jul/10

colkurtz - 2nd - Jul/10 with Robb

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

Hidden - 2nd - 23/May/10

MarkRyder - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/09 with Lee

brian watson - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/09 with Jeff and Annabel

feilx - Solo - 15/Mar/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Feb/09

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 2009

Hidden - TR O/S - 18/Oct/08

Dave Foster - 2nd O/S - Aug/08 with Carl

Very tough, but thankfully well protected...
Different Steve - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/08 with Clare

Bern - 2nd - Jun/08 with Andy Mos

stuntsbyjon - 2nd RP - Oct/07

Hidden - Lead - 22/Jul/07

interesting hanging belay, overhanging climbing on jugs.
hailtryfan - 2nd O/S - Jul/07 with AJ Bowley

timharrison - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/07 with Trevor Macalonan

trevor macalonan - 2nd O/S - 30/Mar/07 with Tim

Dropped small nuts in sea...argh!..retreated.
HamishD - Lead dnf - 14/Jan/07 with Chris Sansum

Richard White - Lead O/S - 2007

Phil Belcher - Lead O/S - 2007 with Dad

dan gibson - 2006

M_W_Court - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/05

Soaking wet - felt like E2. First trad in over a year!
steve taylor - Lead β - 01/May/05 with Scott Titt

feilx - 2005

timharrison - 2nd - 25/Jun/04 with Matt Perks

DavidR - Lead - 09/Aug/03 with Steve Reece

Stone Muppet - 2000

Marti999 - Lead - 2000

akamini - Lead - May/99

steve taylor - Lead - Aug/92 with Rich Brookes

Nigel Coe - Lead - Apr/86 with Brian Wyvill

Nigel Coe - TR - 21/Apr/85

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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Voting
Total votes cast 31
hard E10 of 11
E10 of 11
easy E11 of 11
hard HVS7 of 11
HVS3 of 11
easy HVS0 of 11
hard VS0 of 11
VS0 of 11
easy VS0 of 11
hard 5b0 of 10
5b0 of 10
easy 5b0 of 10
hard 5a1 of 10
5a9 of 10
easy 5a0 of 10
hard 4c0 of 10
4c0 of 10
easy 4c0 of 10
3 Stars1 of 10
2 Stars7 of 10
1 Star1 of 10
0 Stars1 of 10
Bag of .....0 of 10
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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 58 (1.7%)
Lead30 of 58 (51.7%)
Followed18 of 58 (31.0%)
Toproped2 of 58 (3.4%)
Unknown7 of 58 (12.1%)

'Climbed'24 of 58 (41.4%)
clean O/S25 of 58 (43.1%)
clean β1 of 58 (1.7%)
clean rpt3 of 58 (5.2%)
clean RP1 of 58 (1.7%)
dogged2 of 58 (3.4%)
dnf2 of 58 (3.4%)