took two goes to get round the techy corner, really fun route certainly deserves 3 stars!
will black - DWS rpt - 23/Jul/15
Tried this about a decade ago. Slipped off on the wet holds first try today, then sent it second go. Brilliant.
DorsetGareth - DWS RP - 04/Jul/15 with Mike Wigglesworth
One of my all time favourite climbing experiences!
Caspian Johnson - DWS β - 04/Jul/15 with brices
Surprise foot pop to belly flop!
Albachoss - DWS dnf - 04/Jul/15
feilx - DWS rpt - 04/Jul/15
Greasy! But good fun.
ollie_e - DWS β - 16/Jun/15 with Charlie
Super greasy. Still v good.
Chubbard - DWS rpt - 16/Jun/15 with Ollie
Mark Chevassut - DWS rpt - 16/Jun/15 with Ellie Rymer
AaronBosley - Solo β - 10/Jun/15
Cheese Monkey - Solo rpt - 21/Sep/14 with Charlie, Rich R
Coming around the arÍte is easily droppable.
Stuart Johnston - Solo O/S - 21/Sep/14 with Adam Ryan
Kept barn dooring off the arete :(
adam 24 - Solo dnf - 21/Sep/14
Hidden - DWS O/S - 13/Sep/14
Wanted this in my logbook for ages! So pleased to have got it first time. Truly incredible deepwater solo !!! only thing I bottled was the jump off the top!
Stanners - Solo O/S - 03/Sep/14 with Lads with the boat!, Andy G
Felt on bridge
KamilJ - Solo dnf - 24/Aug/14
markalmack - Solo O/S - 24/Aug/14 with gwen, james marjot
Hidden - Solo rpt - 23/Aug/14
NDD - Solo β - 23/Aug/14 with sam harvie
wicked climb in the Conga line! about 6/7 people on the route, awesome and loads of fun!
alexjz - Solo O/S - 23/Aug/14
J.Wells - DWS β - 23/Aug/14 with lots
Dan 85 - Solo β - 23/Aug/14
Albachoss - Solo rpt - 23/Aug/14
Hard 5c for imps on the crux!
Rachel Slater - Solo β - 23/Aug/14 with Duncan Campbell
Tricky move out and around the arete. Very good.
Duncan Campbell - Solo β - 23/Aug/14 with Rach
Adam Booth - Solo O/S - 23/Aug/14
Gus - Solo - 23/Aug/14 with chris barr, bob hickish
Llinos C - Solo O/S - 23/Aug/14 with Cailean Harker, Gav Simmons, Simon Brice
highrepute - Solo - 23/Aug/14
GuyVG - Solo β - 23/Aug/14 with Andre Heckler et al
BenNorman - Solo O/S - 23/Aug/14
Polished but classic
morganator - Solo rpt - 23/Aug/14 with Dan Arkle
Ahab - Solo O/S - 23/Aug/14
Slippy, tough crux which required pulling hard on a crap pocket. Tough for 6b?
James Oswald - Solo O/S - 23/Aug/14
Laramadness - Solo β - 04/Aug/14
nutallovertheface - Solo O/S - Aug/14 with calum
theotherpetehill - Solo O/S - 27/Jul/14 with Ross McKerchar
quiffhanger - Solo rpt - 27/Jul/14 with Peter Hill, Matt
brian watson - Solo dnf - 26/Jul/14
Sophie Nunn - Solo dnf - 20/Jul/14
BenL - Solo RP - 20/Jul/14 with Sarp
Ross.Cooper - DWS dnf - 12/Jul/14 with Patrick Hill
paultaylor - Solo - 25/Jun/14
Hidden - Solo rpt - 21/Jun/14
AlexD - Solo - 21/Jun/14 with Sue
Alex More - Solo - 16/Apr/14
As good as ever
funsized - Solo - 13/Apr/14 with Ian
Angus12345 - Solo β - 2014
mileshill540 - DWS - 2014
Got to the crux, tried it several times but could not commit. Reversed the route and escaped up Troubled Waters.
Monkey_Alan - Solo dnf - 05/Sep/13 with Martin Johnson, Sophie Nunn
Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Sep/13
Alex More - Solo - Sep/13
KDhruev - Solo β - 27/Aug/13 with Alex More
DWS send train. CHOO CHOO!
kieranrex - 25/Aug/13 with Boosh Crew
luke384 - Solo β - 25/Aug/13 with Boosh crew
spidey - Solo β - 25/Aug/13 with mark reily, mat lamb, luke clarke, luke owens
feilx - Solo rpt - 07/Aug/13 with Andy L
With my Brother - his second ever DWS.
quiffhanger - Solo rpt - 27/Jul/13
Kopinski - Solo O/S - 24/Jul/13
Tom Livingstone - Solo rpt - 24/Jul/13 with Alex Kopinski
Mrframpton - Solo dnf - 24/Jul/13
jonleighton - Solo rpt - 21/Jul/13
shark - Solo - 20/Jul/13 with Sonia + family
Perryman - Solo - 20/Jul/13 with Paolita
Luxulyan - Solo rpt - 20/Jul/13 with Tom Murrell
If I could give one route 4 stars it would be this one. Loved it
Cheese Monkey - Solo O/S - 18/Jul/13
Hidden - Solo rpt - 16/Jul/13
Hidden - Solo - 14/Jul/13
Techy around the arete, then a glory finish.
nathanlee - Solo β - 13/Jul/13 with DWS Crew
Boy - Solo O/S - 13/Jul/13 with Emlyn James, Nathan Lee, Rhys Crabtree, Kim Tompson
2nd go, got spooked on the first. Real techy climbing and intricate sequences, great route.
BenNorman - Solo RP - 11/Jul/13
brices - DWS rpt - 11/Jul/13 with Ben Norman, Mike
Hidden - Solo rpt - 09/Jul/13
Luxulyan - Solo O/S - 06/Jul/13 with Martin, Sophie
Jeronimo - Solo - 06/Jul/13
Gus - Solo - 02/Jun/13 with simon "the horse" wilson
Hidden - DWS β - 02/Jun/13
I fell off at the crux, I will be back!
katiep - Solo dnf - 01/Jun/13
Sophie Nunn - Solo rpt - 01/Jun/13
Stroppy - Solo O/S - 01/Jun/13
quiffhanger - Lead rpt - 01/Jun/13
Again and again, brilliant fun!
Albachoss - Solo β - 01/Jun/13 with Ben
mc fifi - Solo dnf - 01/Jun/13
Finally killed the Conger gremlin!!
owb106 - Solo β - 01/Jun/13
jacobjlloyd - 30/May/13
Hidden - Solo rpt - 03/May/13
feeko - 2013
Rupey - Solo dnf - 22/Sep/12 with alan
Dan_Carroll - Solo O/S - 20/Sep/12
Bristoldave - Solo O/S - 15/Sep/12 with LukeW
fun harder than i thought it would be
brices - DWS O/S - 08/Sep/12 with Luke Hodson, Jack
lukeh - Solo β - 08/Sep/12 with simon brice, jack folkes
Tom Livingstone - Solo β - 08/Sep/12 with Alex Mason
Patrick Hill - Solo O/S - 07/Sep/12 with Mark Chevassut, olly12344
oliver.ghill91 - Solo O/S - 07/Sep/12 with Patrick Hill
Hidden - Solo O/S - 06/Sep/12
Sophie Nunn - Solo rpt - 06/Sep/12
Even better than the hype! Crux was harder than i was expecting but the reward is a jugtastic chimney. Amazing positions! Hopefully the first of many ascents.
AlexD - Solo O/S - 06/Sep/12 with james
dan gibson - Solo rpt - 06/Sep/12 with alex mason
Every bit as good as its reputation.
gibsond - Solo O/S - 06/Sep/12 with Alex Dennis, Sophie Nunn, James Bisset
Alex Mason - Solo O/S - 05/Sep/12 with Dan Gibson
Very memorable coaching Niklas up it. He got mega pumped and slapped his way through the final chimney. Very good effort & very entertaining.
quiffhanger - 01/Sep/12 with Dan
Alex the Alex - Solo dnf - Sep/12
Kindov horrible, this is a million miles harder than freeborn man!
jacobjacob - Solo rpt - 19/Aug/12
Real shame Jacob stayed on despite my best attempts to get the holds wet and give him bad beta.
quiffhanger - Solo rpt - 18/Aug/12 with Jacob
Alex More - Solo - 09/Aug/12
Amazing route, jumped off the top!
Alex Norman - Solo β - 26/Jul/12
BeccaSnowden - Solo RP - 26/Jul/12
Jake Young - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/12
Another high-tide ascent: def makes the start the crux ~f6c to traverse in without using the ledge.
quiffhanger - Solo rpt - 04/Jun/12
mwatson - Solo O/S - Jun/12
paultaylor - Solo O/S - 22/May/12 with Will I Am
will moy - Solo RP - 22/May/12 with paul taylor
to finish a brilliant hot Swanage day. harder than i remembered
Mark Warnett - Solo β - May/12
feilx - Solo rpt - 28/Jan/12
kateb-oxf - Solo β - 15/Oct/11
nickevens - Solo β - 02/Oct/11
Hidden - Solo β - 02/Oct/11
Thanks Ben for the beta! Possibly the best DWS I have done.
marcb - Solo β - 02/Oct/11 with Ben Corbey
DWS in October!
Alex More - Solo rpt - 01/Oct/11 with Joel
sweet route. so easy when you knows hows..
rustaldo - Solo RP - 01/Oct/11
Did at high tide - the first crux was the traverse in to avoid getting wet boots! 2nd crux was jumping off the top afterwards.
quiffhanger - Solo rpt - 01/Oct/11
Hidden - Solo rpt - 01/Oct/11
Ed Westwood - Solo dnf - 02/Sep/11 with Dan Barbour
tim newton - DWS O/S - 28/Aug/11
willbatho - Solo O/S - 19/Aug/11
Hidden - Solo O/S - 19/Aug/11
Hidden - Solo β - 15/Aug/11
jacobjlloyd - Solo rpt - 06/Aug/11 with Joe Kinsella, Jon Leighton, Harry Martin
jonleighton - Solo β - 06/Aug/11
Hidden - Solo O/S - 03/Aug/11
alaan - Solo O/S - 01/Aug/11
Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Aug/11
Freaked out at the start chimney and shook like a shitting dog to the top - need to convince myself it isn't just soloing!
AJM - Solo β - 31/Jul/11 with Crispin Cooper, Alex Gaastra
Amazing - some kind of altered state of consciousness flowing up the ladder of jugs after the crux!
Stone Muppet - Solo O/S - 31/Jul/11
Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/Jul/11
Tophe - Solo rpt - 30/Jul/11
Came off the crux as the rock was still greasy from yesterday's ferocious waves. I'm definitely going back though...
madasten - Solo dnf - 10/Jul/11 with Miquel
sarpedon - Solo rpt - 02/Jul/11
Hidden - Solo dnf - 02/Jul/11
Thought I was doing pretty well up until the arete then swang of it as I was going up it. Gutted! Definetly another day though.
Matt Smith - DWS dnf - 01/Jul/11
feilx - Solo rpt - 26/Jun/11
loz901 - Solo O/S - 26/Jun/11
Been waiting to do this for a while and it lived up to expectations
Mr Tickle - Solo O/S - 04/Jun/11 with davenev
Amy Horton - Solo dnf - 04/Jun/11
funsized - Solo rpt - 04/Jun/11
dswansonlow - Solo rpt - 04/Jun/11
dswansonlow - Solo O/S - 03/Jun/11
feilx - Solo rpt - 26/May/11
Sophie Nunn - Solo rpt - 25/May/11
funsized - Solo β - 25/May/11
Beta courtesy of Felix Coxwell.
sarpedon - Solo β - 25/May/11
John Tanner - Solo β - 25/May/11
La Mont - 21/May/11
feilx - Solo rpt - 18/May/11
Amazing. As good as everyone says it is. As good as it looks. If you haven't done this yet, do it now!
jacobjlloyd - Solo O/S - 01/May/11 with All by myself.
feilx - Solo rpt - 09/Apr/11
my first DWS.. going great up till the crux.. where i spent almost 2hrs going back and forth trying to figure out the moves.. i could conceive of the move, but i couldnt find any holds.. eventually got wet as i tried to reverse..
rustaldo - Solo dnf - 26/Mar/11
Hidden - 2011
was a little surprised no swimming involved!
Gambit - Solo O/S - 25/Sep/10 with James
Such a weak puntering wuss
Mowglee - Solo dnf - 18/Sep/10
SiW - Solo - 18/Sep/10 with And
Sophie Nunn - Solo - 31/Aug/10
brian watson - Solo - 31/Aug/10
ellis - Solo rpt - 28/Aug/10
easy Fr 6b
pawelx - Solo O/S - 28/Aug/10
jelaby - Solo β - 28/Aug/10
morganator - Solo O/S - 28/Aug/10 with Tom Bridgeland, Blonde Tom, Andy Benson
Magnificent! Superb rock (which makes a nice change from the rest of swanage) and wicked technical moves, and never felt too high above the water. F6b
Mike Goldthorp - Solo O/S - 16/Aug/10 with alex mason
jacobjacob - Solo O/S - 08/Aug/10
felixthelion - Solo β - 08/Aug/10
slav - Solo O/S - Aug/10
littleluke - Solo O/S - Aug/10
quiffhanger - Solo O/S - Aug/10
JulesV - Solo - 25/Jul/10
Chubbard - Solo rpt - 24/Jul/10 with Harvey
Such an amazing route.
Ally Baba - Solo β - 08/Jul/10 with Tony Stone, Mcgeek
mgeek - Solo O/S - Jul/10 with ally swinton, Tony Stone
al99 - DWS O/S - 27/Jun/10 with Mike Coles
2nd go, Blew onsight after crux. Awesome.
nutcracker - Solo - 26/Jun/10
Laurence Everitt - DWS O/S - 22/Jun/10 with Lawrence Bird
Lawrence Bird - Solo - 22/Jun/10 with Laurence Everitt
feilx - Solo rpt - 12/Jun/10
Gareth Clendinning (UBMC) - Solo rpt - 05/Jun/10 with James Kay
Hidden - Solo rpt - 05/Jun/10
Jane Weir - Solo O/S - 2010
gr8 climb never again
rosh3000 - Solo β - 17/Oct/09
dprctr - Solo dnf - 17/Oct/09 with Henry Jenkins, Tom Ireson, Gaz Leah
Hidden - Solo dnf - 10/Oct/09
tobydunford - Solo O/S - 27/Sep/09
Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Sep/09
brian watson - Solo rpt - 13/Sep/09
adam coxsell - Solo dnf - 06/Sep/09
Flipped off after the chimney. Overcooked it and took a nasty faceplant. Wicked wicked route.
Gareth Clendinning (UBMC) - Solo rpt - 06/Sep/09
Hidden - Solo β - Sep/09
Fell off while resting (foot slipped), then run out of time to try again. Next time!
Rob Laird - DWS O/S - 31/Aug/09
pelvoux - Solo O/S - 31/Aug/09
dan gibson - Solo rpt - 31/Aug/09 with AJ, michael porter
liamoloughlin - Solo O/S - 29/Aug/09
Hidden - Solo rpt - 23/Aug/09
sparkass - Solo O/S - 22/Aug/09
Bern - Solo - 08/Aug/09
thomb - Solo rpt - Aug/09 with Pete
Jus - Solo rpt - 04/Jul/09
Fran S8 - Solo β - 20/Jun/09
trev_f - Solo O/S - 04/Jun/09
Gareth Clendinning (UBMC) - Solo O/S - 03/Jun/09
Hidden - Solo rpt - 12/Apr/09
Ed Babs - Solo β - 30/Aug/08
Hidden - Solo O/S - 23/Aug/08
dan gibson - Solo rpt - 23/Aug/08
Dhonny_Jaws - Solo β - 23/Aug/08
adrianjenner - Solo RP - 01/Aug/08
Bern - Solo rpt - 27/Jul/08
Hidden - DWS β - 26/Jul/08
Hidden - Solo O/S - 17/Jun/08
feilx - Solo rpt - 08/Jun/08
Hidden - Solo rpt - 03/May/08
Hidden - Solo rpt - 14/Sep/07
Castleclimber - Solo β - 01/Sep/07 with Justin
Hidden - Solo RP - 01/Sep/07
Jus - Solo - Sep/07
Ram MkiV - Solo O/S - 24/Aug/07 with Dan
Jumped off the crux. Boo. Next time.
cmsg - Solo dnf - 12/Aug/07
Hidden - Solo - 11/Aug/07
Tim Steward - Solo O/S - 10/Aug/07
sgl0jd - Solo - Aug/07
Hidden - Solo rpt - Aug/07
btc - Solo dnf - 19/Jul/07 with keith daly
Brown - Solo O/S - 16/Jul/07 with Alex
Briliant. Third time Lucky.
AJ007 - Solo RP - 10/Jun/07
dan gibson - Solo rpt - 10/Jun/07
Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 09/Jun/07 with George, Linus and Kine
Hidden - Solo dnf - 09/Jun/07
Hidden - Solo β - 09/Jun/07
Martin Krasnansky - Solo O/S - 10/May/07
chrisbevins - Solo O/S - 2007
Hidden - Solo O/S - 2007
Hidden - Solo O/S - 2007
Hidden - Solo dnf - 2007
Hidden - Solo O/S - 2007
theloringharvey - Solo O/S - 2007
the first of many times since. Always great fun.
dan gibson - Solo O/S - 14/Oct/06
Hidden - Solo - 15/Sep/06
Hidden - Solo - 10/Sep/06
Andrew Barker - Solo β - Sep/06 with Dave Pattinson, Mike McClean
Hidden - Solo - 26/Aug/06
Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Aug/06
phsharpy - Solo O/S - 08/Aug/06 with Alex, Paz, Bethan
bronsonite - Solo O/S - 08/Aug/06
Hidden - Solo RP - 08/Aug/06
nathanmanc - Solo β - 08/Aug/06
Then Jumped off the top!
derico - Solo O/S - Aug/06 with Andy
Hidden - Solo O/S - Aug/06
dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - Aug/06
whispering nic - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/06
Dave Kerr - Solo - 26/Jul/06
Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/06
philhilo - Solo O/S - Jul/06
Hidden - Solo dnf - Jul/06
first climb of that day - was soaking wet when i got on it but still incredible with the massive bridging
beanfingers - Solo O/S - 24/Jun/06 with felix
bfreeman - Solo O/S - Jun/06
Jus - Solo rpt - May/06
Bern - Solo O/S - 2006
feeko - 2006
Neil Adams - Solo O/S - 2006
XamaX - Solo dnf - 2006 with Anita Gaskins/Marnix
Bargate_Champ - Solo O/S - 26/Aug/05
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Solo rpt - 20/Aug/05
Hidden - Solo rpt - 20/Aug/05
Pythonist - Solo O/S - 20/Aug/05
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo O/S - 20/Aug/05
...and once a summer thereafter. Still not got the cohones for FBM though.
Owen W-G - Solo O/S - 07/Aug/05 with Max
bigie bob - Solo O/S - Aug/05
Mark Riley - Solo β - Aug/05
Bux - Solo - Aug/05
Rob Greenwood - UKC - Solo O/S - Jun/05
feilx - 2005
Deep water solo.
Smelly Fox - DWS G/U - 08/Aug/04
Will Gordon - Solo O/S - Aug/04
Richard Horn - Solo RP - Jun/04
Boxy - Solo β - 27/Sep/03
DWS Fest 2003
bigphil - Solo O/S - 09/Aug/03
spidey - Solo - 09/Aug/03
Hidden - Solo - 02/Aug/03
Dave Musgrove Jnr - Solo O/S - Aug/03
tuftynick - Solo O/S - Aug/03 with Aide Jebb
simon kimber - Solo O/S - Jul/03
Hidden - Solo - Jul/03
Hidden - 2003
Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Sep/02
Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/02
Hidden - Solo - Jun/02
pezzerrr - Solo O/S - 27/Aug/01
Hidden - Solo RP - 2001
westaway - Solo O/S - 2001
MoWalker3 - Solo - 01/Jan/00 with Joe
Marti999 - Solo - 2000
Tim M - Lead O/S - 2000
r0b - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/99
Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Jul/99
Roget - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/98 with jon
controlled jump off half way up
CrashMat Rob - Solo dnf - 24/May/98 with Nicky
With Steve Taylor following, telling me what to do!
Nigel Coe - Solo β - 1996
kp64zl - Solo - Sep/95
Day trip with Jenkins and Brad, complete with jump off top
Cowflinger - Solo O/S - Jun/95
Hidden - 2nd - Nov/94
First DWS, liked it so much I wrote a guide.
steve taylor - Solo O/S - May/90
steve taylor - Solo - May/90 with Joff Cook
Nigel Coe - 2nd dog - 26/Jun/83 with Tim Dunsby