Rainbow Bridge Diluted*** 6a+
[Streaky Wall section of Rainbow Bridge Diluted (6a+), 3 kb]100m. DWS S0. The first section from the Great Cave to the Crystal Cave, uploaded at Andrea's request. It is diluted by a 100m swim back to your starting point. Work rightwards close to sea level past a tricky corner. The technical crux is the beautiful Streaky Wall followed by a sweaty jug romp to a rest beneath the Pink Block overhang. Further pumpy climbing takes you to the obvious landmark of the Crystal Cave. Unless you are cruising and ready for 7a+ it is now time to jump into the sea and swim back to your starting point in the Great Cave. Obviously check your exit point before starting the climb and don't attempt it if there is any swell. Most will enjoy the added security of a high tide.

Photo: Streaky Wall section of Rainbow Bridge Diluted (6a+) © Steve Bell
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This climb is in 52 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

I was surprised to find several areas of seepage along the streaky wall (given the preceding week of fine weather) and everything was really greasy. I wonder if this is due to being late in the day? I started about 1630.
nickdonohue - DWS - 03/Oct/15

Andy Moles - DWS O/S - 05/Sep/15 with Burton

AJ007 - DWS rpt - 02/Sep/15 with Michael P

Hidden - Solo rpt - 01/Sep/15

Joe Costello - 09/Aug/15

supersouthward - 09/Aug/15 with Selen Thyssen

yan hawkins - DWS - 09/Aug/15 with _m.cox_

James Mitchelmore - Solo rpt - 08/Aug/15

Hidden - DWS O/S - 07/Aug/15

Hidden - DWS - Jun/15

Dan 85 - Solo rpt - 28/Sep/14

ferdia - Solo O/S - 21/Sep/14 with Burton

Dan 85 - Solo rpt - 20/Sep/14 with Nathan

JackMac - Solo β - 05/Sep/14 with Dave

James Mitchelmore - Solo rpt - 07/Aug/14

Motown - Solo rpt - 03/Aug/14

dmoir - Solo O/S - 06/Sep/13 with Derwood

Fell off the end of the hard sequence of the crux pitch of Rainbow Bridge.
Dale Turrell - Solo β - 29/Aug/13 with Dave

Mr Tickle - Solo O/S - 26/Aug/13

dbrooks - DWS β - 26/Aug/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Aug/13

Awesome stuff! Crux next time :)
Gilster - Solo - 21/Aug/13 with James, Ethel

Went to the rest under Pink Block and back again to warm up.
Dale Turrell - Solo dnf - 21/Aug/13 with Dave

Hidden - Solo RP - 18/Aug/13

Super fun but super high and exciting today with low spring tide, bad timing!
Chad123 - Solo rpt - 08/Aug/13

andy south devon - Solo O/S - 06/Aug/13

Souljah - Solo - 03/Aug/13 with Between 10 and 20 heroes!

James Mitchelmore - Solo rpt - 03/Aug/13

Ellis Butler-Barker - Solo O/S - 16/Sep/12 with Tom, Al, Adam

Hidden - Solo O/S - 04/Sep/12

following James the local! brilliant!
frank ramsay - Solo - 28/Aug/12

Alex More - Solo O/S - 2012

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

Got as far as the crux of RB. Failed attempt on 21/08 with Chawn and Tammy due to dampness.
francois - Solo - 25/Sep/11 with Simon

Brian H - Solo O/S - 04/Sep/11 with Paul Newman

Planned to keep going along Rainbow Bridge, but couldn't work out the crux section so took a swim back
Rob Laird - DWS O/S - 29/Aug/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Aug/11

MH123 - Solo - 22/Aug/11 with Jack Folland

lukehodson - Solo O/S - 13/Aug/11 with Dave Bone, Mel

Slipped on slimy hold just before the crystal cave and in I went. Great fun.
ruaidh - Solo dnf - 12/Aug/11 with Michael

Hidden - Solo rpt - 03/Aug/11

Could not work out the moves on the first corner, soaked shoes and chalkbag were useless! Lovely section of climbing leading to it though
Cheese Monkey - Solo dnf - 01/Aug/11 with Goss

John Henry Wynn - Solo - 30/Sep/10

Hidden - DWS O/S - 18/Sep/10

Hidden - Solo β - 30/Aug/10

Hidden - DWS β - 18/Aug/10

Excellent. Really enjoyed. Beautiful rock. Lovely technical section across slab and few tricky moves around corners.
andrea83 - DWS O/S - 18/Aug/10 with Pete

James Mitchelmore - Solo rpt - 12/Aug/10

Hidden - Solo RP - 2010

James Mitchelmore - Solo O/S - 11/Aug/09

Nick Biven - Lead O/S - 13/Oct/89 with Tim B

With Bjorn aikman
Simon cook - Solo - 1988

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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