Snowdrop* E1 5b
33m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
An intimidating route with lots of exposure on its second pitch. Start under the perfect groove on the edge of the bay.
1) 4c, 15m. Climb the groove to a hanging stance at the fault-line.
2) 5b, 18m. Move up to the roofs then make an airy traverse left to the arete which is then followed to the top. Intimidating. © ROCKFAX

FA. P.Holden, Howard Lancashire 31.3.75 31/Mar/1975
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This climb is in 28 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Pleasant and steady climbing. Wouldn't say it's 5b. Great position coming out onto the arete on P2. Bit loose near the top. Lead P1.
mapperley samurai - AltLd O/S - 30/Aug/15

ian bryant - 2015

led the 5b pitch. good gear and places to stop and arrange gear easily. top out is steep and loose. careful testing required before trusting the holds. pulled off a block the size of a small coffee table but luckily avoided it hitting me in the chest!
joedoherty - AltLd O/S - 05/Nov/14 with Anna Gibson

elfka - AltLd - 05/Nov/14 with Joe Doherty

Tom Livingstone - AltLd O/S - 22/Jun/13 with Jake Lloyd

Sea was too rough to get to the routes we wanted, and this looked fun. loose and dirty enough to class as esoterica, but fun climbing.
jacobjlloyd - AltLd O/S - 22/Jun/13 with Tom Livingstone

Andre Clarke - Lead dnf - 20/Apr/13

ianto - 2013

Led P2. Good moves under the roof and out to the arete.
Monkey_Alan - AltLd O/S - 14/Oct/12 with Julian Prieto

Led P1
Julian Prieto - AltLd O/S - 14/Oct/12 with Alan Blanchflower

Haydn Jones - 2nd O/S - 12/May/12 with pep

feilx - Lead O/S - 21/Nov/10 with Mike Soldner

Great varied climbing and some cool exposure moving round onto the arete
msoldn - 2nd O/S - 21/Nov/10 with Felix

Sophie Nunn - AltLd O/S - 21/Oct/10 with Alex

AlexD - AltLd O/S - 21/Oct/10 with Sophie

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

Dave Thompson - AltLd O/S - 19/Sep/10 with Duncan Critchley

Ed Babs - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/09 with Mike Hawkins

Hidden - 2009

Led both pitches. Superb traverse onto the arete, exposed moves but good gear. Great climb.
Mr Tickle - Lead O/S - 21/Dec/08 with davenev

davenev - 2nd O/S - 21/Dec/08 with luke

Led P1, 4cish
Different Steve - AltLd O/S - 26/Sep/08 with Guy Reid

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/08 with helen gibson

First Swanage E1 onsight!!! led the 5b pitch.
timharrison - AltLd O/S - 28/May/06 with Mike Clifford

feilx - 2005

sdht - 1993

steve taylor - AltLd - May/89 with mark grover

Nigel Coe - AltLd - 07/Jun/81 with Steve Bartlett

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