Troubled Waters* HVS 5a
[Will celebrates an ascent of Troubled Waters by jumping off the acapulco ledge... oh dear, 1 kb]17m. A line up the wall right of Freeborn Man is popular as a warm-up for the bigger challenges to the left. © ROCKFAX
FSA. Pete Oxley 15.7.85 15/Jul/1985

Ticklists: Orange Spot Swanage, SW Climbs - Swanage.

Photo: Will celebrates an ascent of Troubled Waters by jumping off the acapulco ledge... oh dear © Simon Richardson
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 349 logbooks, and on 13 wishlists.

Alkis - Solo O/S - 29/Sep/14

Mattoo - Solo β - 28/Sep/14 with Britt, Marc, Alkis, Chris Edwards, Patrick Hill, Olly

Cheese Monkey - Solo rpt - 21/Sep/14 with Charlie, Rich R

Stuart Johnston - Solo O/S - 21/Sep/14 with Adam Ryan

Hidden - Solo O/S - 13/Sep/14

warm up for the conger. Nice crimps to start and juggy finish.
Stanners - Solo O/S - 03/Sep/14 with Lads with the boat!, Andy G

KamilJ - Solo - 24/Aug/14

Hidden - Solo rpt - 24/Aug/14

Alex Hallam - Solo O/S - 24/Aug/14

markalmack - Solo O/S - 24/Aug/14 with gwen, james marjot

J.Wells - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/14 with lots

Dan 85 - Solo β - 23/Aug/14

Albachoss - Solo rpt - 23/Aug/14

Rachel Slater - Solo O/S - 23/Aug/14 with Duncan Campbell

Fun
Duncan Campbell - Solo O/S - 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 O/S - 23/Aug/14 with Andre Heckler et al

lena.drapella - Solo O/S - 23/Aug/14 with DWS Party

Nice easy warm up, though it started to rain while I was on it.
James Oswald - Solo O/S - 23/Aug/14

good warm up
alexjz - Solo O/S - 22/Aug/14

Laramadness - Lead β - 04/Aug/14 with Mike F

Laramadness - Solo rpt - 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 Rachel, Peter Hill, Matt

DWS!!
Liamg20025 - Solo O/S - 27/Jul/14

MontyH - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/14 with brian and Pete

brian watson - Solo rpt - 26/Jul/14

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

Sophie Nunn - Solo rpt - 21/Jul/14 with Matt W

Sophie Nunn - Solo rpt - 20/Jul/14

Rupey - Solo rpt - 12/Jul/14

Ross.Cooper - Solo O/S - 12/Jul/14 with Patrick Hill

Sophie Nunn - Solo rpt - 10/Jul/14 with Ed B, Alex

adam 24 - Solo β - 06/Jul/14

khalidq - Solo β - 06/Jul/14

Hidden - Solo rpt - 21/Jun/14

ian d f - Solo rpt - 17/Jun/14 with Paul K

sarpedon - Solo rpt - 16/May/14

BenL - Solo O/S - 15/May/14 with Sarp

Sophie Nunn - Solo rpt - 15/May/14

Alex More - Solo - 16/Apr/14

Tom Livingstone - Solo rpt - 11/Apr/14 with Dan Gibson

Angus12345 - Solo β - 2014

Sophie Nunn - Solo rpt - 05/Sep/13

Climbed twice using different holds for some variety.
gibsond - Solo rpt - 05/Sep/13 with Martin Johnson, Sophie Nunn, Alan Blanchflower

Monkey_Alan - Solo rpt - 05/Sep/13 with Martin Johnson, Sophie Nunn, Darrell Gibson

KDhruev - Solo β - 27/Aug/13 with Alex More

kieranrex - 25/Aug/13 with Boosh Crew

Mattlamb90 - Solo β - 25/Aug/13 with Mark Riley, Ryan, Luke Owens, Tibbett, Luke

Awesome!
Luke Owens - Solo β - 25/Aug/13 with Boosh Crew

spidey - Solo β - 25/Aug/13 with mark reily, mat lamb, luke clarke, luke owens

Luxulyan - Solo rpt - 11/Aug/13 with Alex

AlexD - Solo rpt - 11/Aug/13 with Richard

Hidden - Solo - 04/Aug/13

Tom Livingstone - Solo rpt - 01/Aug/13 with Dan Lane

theloringharvey - Solo O/S - 28/Jul/13 with Chris Gravestock, Andy Lavender, Katie Unwin, Jon Castell

quiffhanger - Solo rpt - 27/Jul/13

Tom Livingstone - Solo rpt - 24/Jul/13 with Alex Kopinski

quiffhanger - Solo rpt - 21/Jul/13

Oddjob - DWS β - 21/Jul/13 with Rosie

Perryman - Solo O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Paolita

Luxulyan - Solo rpt - 20/Jul/13 with Tom Murrell

Well good!
Cheese Monkey - Solo O/S - 18/Jul/13

nathanlee - Solo O/S - 13/Jul/13 with DWS Crew

Tom Livingstone - Solo O/S - 12/Jul/13 with Bede West

Lovely
BenNorman - Solo O/S - 11/Jul/13

brices - Solo O/S - 11/Jul/13 with Ben Norman, Mike

Perfection in a 5+, as good as any other route here, the holds are small on the slab and HUGE on the steepness!
Mike Goldthorp - Solo O/S - 11/Jul/13 with Simon, Ben Norman

First DWS - good fun! Technical start with juggy finish - pleasant easy climbing
phardy - 07/Jul/13

Luxulyan - Solo O/S - 06/Jul/13 with Sophie

Sophie Nunn - Solo rpt - 06/Jul/13 with Richard, Martin

jonleighton - Solo rpt - 06/Jul/13

Hidden - Solo β - Jul/13

pearson9596 - Solo O/S - 11/Jun/13 with Pete Hiscox, Ian Faulkner

ian d f - Solo rpt - 11/Jun/13 with Michael P, Pete H

Matt Smith - DWS rpt - 08/Jun/13

Sam Husband - Solo O/S - 03/Jun/13

Gus - Solo - 02/Jun/13 with simon "the horse" wilson

Hidden - Solo β - 02/Jun/13

katiep - Solo β - 01/Jun/13

Sophie Nunn - Solo rpt - 01/Jun/13

Stroppy - Solo O/S - 01/Jun/13

JustLukeJohnson - Solo β - 01/Jun/13

Albachoss - Solo rpt - 01/Jun/13

ianto - 2013

Rupey - Solo O/S - 22/Sep/12 with alan

Dan_Carroll - Solo O/S - 20/Sep/12

Bristoldave - Solo O/S - 15/Sep/12 with LukeW

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Sep/12

DWS
lukeh - Solo O/S - 08/Sep/12 with simon brice, jack folkes

olly12344 - Solo O/S - 07/Sep/12 with Patrick Hill

Sophie Nunn - Solo rpt - 07/Sep/12

Patrick Hill - Solo O/S - 07/Sep/12 with Mark Chevassut

Sophie Nunn - Solo rpt - 06/Sep/12

Bisset - Solo rpt - 06/Sep/12

AlexD - Solo rpt - 06/Sep/12

gibsond - Solo O/S - 06/Sep/12 with Alex Dennis, Sophie Nunn, James Bisset

Bisset - Solo O/S - 05/Sep/12

quiffhanger - Solo rpt - 01/Sep/12 with Dan

Alex the Alex - Solo O/S - Sep/12

AlexD - Solo rpt - 26/Aug/12 with Sophie

Sophie Nunn - Solo rpt - 26/Aug/12

GPN - Solo - 24/Aug/12 with Annette

DWS
TimPerkin - Solo - 15/Aug/12 with Tom Perkin

Alex More - Solo - 11/Aug/12

Laurence Everitt - Solo O/S - 11/Aug/12

Alex More - Solo - 09/Aug/12

great varied climbing for a short pitch. nearly lost it at the top! great first solo. dont bother with the down climb, just jump off from the approx above the conger crux - amazing 20m of free fall (keep your arms in)
jwhp - Solo O/S - 05/Aug/12 with james hall

therat - Solo O/S - 05/Aug/12

Alex Norman - Solo β - 26/Jul/12

Bit disapointing, felt like escaping at the top.
BeccaSnowden - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/12

absolute wuss the entire day... didnt even beleive there'd be jugs at the top on this one!
CRiddiford - Solo dnf - 26/Jul/12

Jake Young - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/12

Brilliant!
steve taylor - Solo rpt - 22/Jul/12

Fantastic first DWS, starts good and just gets better and better.
Albachoss - Solo β - 02/Jun/12

mc fifi - Solo β - 02/Jun/12

funsized - Solo rpt - Jun/12

paultaylor - Solo O/S - 22/May/12 with Will I Am

will moy - Solo O/S - 22/May/12 with paul taylor

jacobjlloyd - Solo rpt - 28/Jan/12

feilx - Solo rpt - 28/Jan/12

kateb-oxf - Solo β - 15/Oct/11

quiffhanger - Solo O/S - 15/Oct/11

Hidden - Solo - 07/Oct/11

nickevens - Solo O/S - 02/Oct/11

marcb - Solo O/S - 02/Oct/11 with Martin Evans, James Ryan

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Oct/11

halfdan - Solo O/S - 02/Oct/11 with Marc Baldwin

rustaldo - Solo O/S - 01/Oct/11

In trunks...
TommityP - Solo rpt - 01/Oct/11

Hidden - Solo β - 04/Sep/11

Hidden - Solo - 04/Sep/11

Ed Westwood - Solo rpt - 02/Sep/11 with Dan Barbour

tim newton - Solo O/S - 28/Aug/11

Ed Westwood - Solo O/S - 28/Aug/11 with Jon Hawes

In pants...
TommityP - Solo O/S - 28/Aug/11

Hidden - Solo β - 20/Aug/11

Alex More - Solo O/S - 10/Aug/11

Vey-naace
Souljah - Solo O/S - 07/Aug/11 with AndiT, Gus, Simon Wilson, Smitton, Pickles

jacobjlloyd - Solo rpt - 06/Aug/11 with Joe Kinsella, Jon Leighton, Harry Martin

jonleighton - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 03/Aug/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Aug/11

twice after taking wrong finish first time
Stone Muppet - Solo O/S - 31/Jul/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/Jul/11

Down climbed first time, wuss that I am
AJM - Solo β - 30/Jul/11 with Crispin Cooper, Alex Gaastra

La Mont - 13/Jul/11

My first ever DWS - awesome! Immediately went down for another go :)
madasten - Solo - 10/Jul/11 with Miquel

sarpedon - Solo rpt - 02/Jul/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Jul/11

At least there was something I could climb without getting a dunking.
Matt Smith - DWS O/S - 01/Jul/11

First DWS. Top half only due to swell.
Monkey_Alan - Solo β - 23/Jun/11 with Felix Coxwell

Sophie Nunn - Solo rpt - 23/Jun/11

Sophie Nunn - Solo rpt - 23/Jun/11

AlexD - Solo β - 23/Jun/11 with Sophie

Amy Horton - Solo - 04/Jun/11

jacobjlloyd - Solo rpt - 04/Jun/11 with amy horton

dswansonlow - Solo rpt - 04/Jun/11

Will Fuller - Solo β - 03/Jun/11

dswansonlow - Solo rpt - 03/Jun/11

feilx - Solo rpt - 26/May/11

Sophie Nunn - Solo rpt - 25/May/11

funsized - Solo rpt - 25/May/11

tom106 - Solo rpt - 25/May/11

loz901 - Solo β - 25/May/11

Warm-up climb.
sarpedon - Solo O/S - 25/May/11

La Mont - 21/May/11

feilx - Solo rpt - 18/May/11

funsized - Solo O/S - 18/May/11 with Felix, Tom Maidwell

tom106 - Solo O/S - 18/May/11

jacobjlloyd - Solo rpt - 01/May/11

Hidden - Solo - May/11

Ben Harper - Solo β - 09/Apr/11 with Felix

feilx - Solo rpt - 09/Apr/11

First DWS, quite easy
ian d f - Solo O/S - 19/Mar/11 with Emmanuel

Hidden - 2011

This route is incredible, I can't believe it only gets 1 star in the guidebook.
Tophe - Solo O/S - 2011

Gambit - Solo O/S - 24/Sep/10 with James

Mowglee - Solo rpt - 18/Sep/10

SiW - Solo - 18/Sep/10 with And

Sophie Nunn - Solo - 31/Aug/10

brian watson - Solo - 31/Aug/10

continue up the gentle overhang on jugs, rather than escape left to join the Fr 3 route (Helix)
pawelx - Solo O/S - 28/Aug/10

jelaby - Solo β - 28/Aug/10

Hidden - Solo rpt - 28/Aug/10

morganator - Solo O/S - 28/Aug/10 with Tom Bridgeland, Blonde Tom, Andy Benson

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Aug/10

jacobjacob - Solo O/S - 08/Aug/10

first DWS
felixthelion - Solo O/S - 08/Aug/10 with Luke littlecastle

littleluke - Solo O/S - Aug/10

tobydunford - Solo rpt - 31/Jul/10

trev_f - Solo O/S - 28/Jul/10 with Harry

First DWS, bottled out at the side when I found some easy holds!
staceyjg - Solo dnf - 25/Jul/10

minaturechris - Solo O/S - 25/Jul/10

staceyjgsolo - Solo dnf - 25/Jul/10

RobRock84 - Solo O/S - 12/Jul/10

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

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

Good warm up for that area
Ally Baba - Solo O/S - 08/Jul/10 with Tony Stone, Mcgeek

lisapaling - Solo O/S - 03/Jul/10

Ed Booth - Solo rpt - 29/Jun/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 28/Jun/10

Ceridwen - Solo rpt - 27/Jun/10

al99 - Solo O/S - 27/Jun/10 with Mike Coles

Ceridwen - Solo O/S - 26/Jun/10

nutcracker - Solo - 26/Jun/10

al99 - Solo rpt - 26/Jun/10 with Mike Coles

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

Gareth Clendinning (UBMC) - Solo rpt - 05/Jun/10 with James Kay

Hidden - Solo rpt - 05/Jun/10

Hidden - Solo rpt - 23/May/10

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

Jane Weir - Solo O/S - 2010

nice
dprctr - Solo O/S - 17/Oct/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Sep/09

tobydunford - Solo O/S - 26/Sep/09

Hidden - Solo - 13/Sep/09

brian watson - Solo rpt - 13/Sep/09

Gareth Clendinning (UBMC) - Solo rpt - 06/Sep/09

Rose Williams - Solo O/S - 06/Sep/09

Rob Laird - Solo O/S - 31/Aug/09

metal arms - Solo O/S - 31/Aug/09

pelvoux - Solo O/S - 31/Aug/09

mr random - TR O/S - 31/Aug/09 with Rob Laird-

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

langar27 - Solo O/S - 19/Aug/09

tsyrett - Solo rpt - 19/Aug/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Aug/09

Hidden - Solo - 09/Aug/09

Bern - Solo - 08/Aug/09

Hidden - Solo rpt - 01/Aug/09

Jus - Solo rpt - 04/Jul/09

Hidden - Solo rpt - 21/Jun/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/Jun/09

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo rpt - 20/Jun/09

Hidden - Solo - 20/Jun/09

Jeronimo - Solo O/S - 16/Jun/09 with Rob Canavan

jacobjlloyd - Solo O/S - 06/Jun/09 with Dougie

tbs105 - Solo O/S - 06/Jun/09 with jake

dswansonlow - Solo O/S - 06/Jun/09 with Megan Hall

Gareth Clendinning (UBMC) - Solo O/S - 03/Jun/09

Hidden - Solo RP - 03/Jun/09

Tom Gadsden - TR - 14/Sep/08 with Mike

First non-traverse DWS, and then did it again
Chris the Tall - Solo β - 13/Sep/08 with Iain and Dave

Ed Babs - Solo O/S - 30/Aug/08

First DWS - took some time to get started, but after that no problem
clipskipper - Solo O/S - 30/Aug/08

dan gibson - Solo rpt - 23/Aug/08

Ed Booth - Solo O/S - 17/Aug/08

adrianjenner - Solo O/S - 01/Aug/08

Bern - Solo rpt - 27/Jul/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/08

richtea21 - Solo - Jul/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 17/Jun/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 14/Jun/08

Hidden - Solo - 14/Jun/08

first uk deep water solo
nugski - Solo O/S - 14/Jun/08 with sash, grant, peps, george, gilroy

My first climb outdoors and it was a deep water solo ;)
georgecutter - Solo O/S - 14/Jun/08 with Nugget, Sash, Gilbert, Grant, Peps

Mr Tickle - Solo O/S - Jun/08

Watched Luke do it first, then bottled - came back and did it :)
davenev - Solo β - Jun/08

JonBrown - Solo O/S - Jun/08 with Felix

Hidden - Solo rpt - 03/May/08

Castleclimber - Solo O/S - 01/Sep/07 with Justin

Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Sep/07

Ram MkiV - Solo O/S - 24/Aug/07 with Dan

cmsg - Solo O/S - 12/Aug/07

Hidden - Solo - 11/Aug/07

First DWS
JDSwain - Solo O/S - 01/Aug/07

sgl0jd - Solo - Aug/07

btc - Solo O/S - 19/Jul/07 with keith daly

Brown - Solo O/S - 16/Jul/07 with Alex

Hidden - Solo - Jul/07

dan gibson - Solo rpt - 10/Jun/07

Somerset swede basher - Solo O/S - 09/Jun/07 with George, Linus and Kine

Hidden - Solo O/S - 09/Jun/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 09/Jun/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 09/Jun/07

dmoir - Solo O/S - 24/May/07

Rob Kennard - 2007

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2007

Mowglee - Solo β - 2007

dan gibson - Solo O/S - 14/Oct/06

Hidden - Solo - Oct/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - 15/Sep/06

Hidden - Solo - 10/Sep/06

Andrew Barker - Solo O/S - Sep/06 with Dave Pattinson, Mike McClean

jl - Solo rpt - 29/Aug/06 with Simon Jones

Hidden - Solo - 26/Aug/06

Benjones45_99 - Solo O/S - 24/Aug/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - 23/Aug/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Aug/06

phsharpy - Solo O/S - 08/Aug/06 with Alex, Paz, Bethan

Hidden - Solo O/S - 08/Aug/06

derico - Solo β - Aug/06 with Bandy

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - Aug/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - 30/Jul/06

Dave Kerr - Solo - 25/Jul/06 with Jill Kerr

whispering nic - Solo O/S - 24/Jul/06

JPGR - Solo - 02/Jul/06

steve taylor - Solo rpt - 02/Jul/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - Jul/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - Jul/06

Mowglee - Solo - 11/Jun/06

Bern - Solo O/S - 2006

feeko - 2006

Neil Adams - Solo O/S - 2006

Hidden - Solo - 2006

Bargate_Champ - Solo O/S - 26/Aug/05

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo O/S - 20/Aug/05

Owen W-G - Solo O/S - 07/Aug/05 with Max

Hidden - Solo O/S - Aug/05

bigie bob - Solo O/S - Aug/05

Mark Riley - Solo β - Aug/05

DWS
Bux - Solo O/S - Aug/05

feilx - 2005

Will Gordon - Solo O/S - Aug/04

variation start with rising traverse from L to R under the overhang.
Will Gordon - Solo O/S - Aug/04

chris murnin - Solo - 22/Jul/04

jl - Solo O/S - 07/Jun/04 with Rachel

Richard Horn - Solo O/S - Jun/04

Boxy - Solo O/S - 27/Sep/03

spidey - Solo - 09/Aug/03

John Southworth - 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

Deep water solo.
Smelly Fox - DWS O/S - 04/May/03

Hidden - 2003

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2003

Hidden - Solo O/S - 01/Sep/02

Hidden - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/02

Hidden - Solo rpt - Jun/02

pezzerrr - Solo O/S - 27/Aug/01

Hidden - Solo - Jul/00

Marti999 - Solo - 2000

Hidden - Solo - 2000

Roget - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/98

westaway - Solo O/S - 1998

kp64zl - Solo - Sep/95

Cowflinger - Solo O/S - Jun/95

MoWalker3 - Solo - 14/Aug/93

Nigel Coe - Solo - 1991

steve taylor - Solo - Aug/90 with Joff Cook

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Kyle87, megamonkeyman, HaleAlex, Ropeboy, virgil, DreadyCraig, Dan_F, PhilWragg

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