Just stunning!!! The best DWS i've ever climbed.
Patrick Hill - Solo O/S - 21/Sep/14 with Chris Edwards, olly12344
So sick to do this soup up on-site. As good as DWS gets in the UK if not the world!
oliver.ghill91 - Solo O/S - 21/Sep/14 with Chris Edwards, Patrick Hill
Hidden - Solo rpt - 24/Aug/14
Soup up, second go. First attempt I made it to the final two pockets just below the finishing jug in the conger chimney, but had committed to a completely wrong sequence and had a huge heel hook in way back. The moment I released the heel I was off and took my first DWS fall, completely out of control and pretty much side planted the water. An hour later I went back and actually used the footholds that time, much easier. What an adventure! Incredible.
tim newton - DWS G/U - 23/Aug/14
dan gibson - Solo O/S - 23/Aug/14 with michael porter
dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 23/Aug/14 with DWS Party
Gus - Solo - 23/Aug/14 with chris barr, bob hickish
brices - Solo RP - 23/Aug/14 with Llinos, Ben West, Ben Norman, Cailean
just amazing, fell out my kneebar trying to go under the bulge into the conger chimney, happy to get there anyway, wild climbing in an even wilder position. Won't forget this one for a long while.
GuyVG - Solo dnf - 23/Aug/14 with Andre Heckler et al
Amazing subterranean journey. Super good dry conditions, brilliant brilliant brilliant!
morganator - Solo β - 23/Aug/14 with Dan Arkle
Hidden - Solo O/S - Aug/14
Sopping wet & slimy but utterly brilliant. Grade was meaningless given the conditions: probably the hardest thing I've done all year. Solved the crux by cutting loose out a double toe hook into a dyno!
quiffhanger - Solo O/S - 27/Jul/14 with Matt
26/7/14 Same again! All that moving down and out is confusing me. Any beta emails gratefully received! : )
10/7/14 Superb as far as I got bridging the smooth walls do the conger chimney. Kudos to Alex!
Ed Babs - Solo dnf - 26/Jul/14 with AlexD
Wow! Power-spot from Ed to get over the sketchy start, then the adventure began! A ledgy traverse leads to wild moves up the arete and, just as things are starting to feel a little high, there's some outrageously exposed pulls to the apex of the cave! From there it is thankfully downhill to the rest spot and onwards into the light! Praise the Sun!
AlexD - Solo β - 10/Jul/14 with Ed
bigie bob - Solo O/S - 22/Jun/14
brices - Solo dnf - 11/Jul/13 with Ben Norman, Mike
Argggghhhh this was insane! An incredible adventure from the back of the cave through the most unlikely territory ever but the holds just appear and the climbing is brilliant. Remarkably dry once you get past the first little traverse, even though it all looked grimy, it was good. Beautiful arete climbing and then burly undercuts to jugs and a body bridge rest in an insane position, (couldnt stop whooping!) And then you emerge in the conger chimney in an state of exaltation, inherently a deep water solo and totally unique!
Mike Goldthorp - Solo O/S - 11/Jul/13 with Simon, Ben Norman
Fell moving from last rest to conger bridge. Absolutely bonkers route.
funsized - Solo dnf - 04/Jun/11
The most under-rated route I have tried. As Felix promised, it totally blew my mind! If you are familiar with all the holds below the Conger, its probably only ~F6c+. It is as good as any of the classics here, and that's high praise! Spotter useful for the first move. Can traverse in at low-ish tide, so boat/swim not essential. And there is room along it on various rests for the big team send!
jacobjlloyd - Solo β - 04/Jun/11 with Jonny, Felix
Hidden - Solo O/S - 04/Jun/11
This route is unbelievable. Description: Traverse in at low tide passing a seaweed covered wall facing out to sea. Just after this are some ledges facing west. From here make a bold rockover onto good foot ledges and head RIGHT to the arete. Climb the arete to a hands free rest at the apex of the cave. Down climb heading towards the conger exit to another hands free rest (room for atleast two). Drop down and swing towards the sunshine with madness gleaming in your eyes.
feilx - Solo RP - 04/Jun/11
feilx - Solo dnf - 12/Jun/10 with Andy Mosienko
Classic outing. Tuffty took the fall from the lip.
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Solo rpt - 20/Aug/05
nervous wee in the back of the cave, paper scissors stone with miles for who went first and then smashed it in! so good!
Gus - Solo O/S - 03/Aug/05
Fine face plant!
tuftynick - Solo dnf - Aug/03 with Aide Jebb, tom briggs