Pillar of the Sea** 6a+
[Pillar of the sea, 2 kb]26m. Initially easy, but it soon steepens and provides some fascinating moves between occasionally-good holds. Great photo potential! © ROCKFAX

Photo: Pillar of the sea © Dave Williams
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This climb is in 137 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

gingerwolf - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/14

Trisha Murphy - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/14 with Sam Robinson

afrosam - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/14 with Trisha Murphy

Hidden - 08/Oct/14

Climbster - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/14 with MoB

danbirkby - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/14 with Gordon

jakk - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/14

Andy Chambers - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/14 with Danijela Simanic

miles155 - Lead - 21/Jun/14 with Ali Burns, Alex Neubecker

DannyH001 - Lead dnf - 14/May/14

MrTeej2 - Lead RP - May/14

Great route for a rest day.
marky - Lead rpt - 15/Apr/14 with Sharon

apw - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/14 with Steve Carty

Fantastic route, best climb of the trip! Thought I was going to come a cropper after heading slightly too far left in the middle section, but managed to edge back round onto the face and finish it clean - well chuffed!
Nick Arthur - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/14 with Denzel Johnson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead - 03/Apr/14

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Apr/14

Will Mortimer - Lead O/S - 04/Mar/14

apd - Lead O/S - 12/Nov/13 with Will

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/13

rob.grafton - 18/Oct/13 with Craig, Jim

Hidden - TR dog - 13/Oct/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 07/Oct/13

Neil Anderson from Hilton - Lead dnf - 07/Oct/13 with Sharon R

Glass
ivebittenoffmorethanicanstu - TR - 06/Sep/13

goddamm7 - Lead O/S - 18/May/13 with Sandrex

SGD - Lead O/S - 12/May/13 with Vicky Holmes

Lee Proctor - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/13 with Dave Flux

Shaw Brown - 10/Apr/13 with Judith Neaves

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead - 04/Apr/13

BicycleBradley - Lead O/S - Apr/13

Sambo - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/12

mic_b - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/12 with Heidi

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/12

tapley - Lead - 07/Oct/12 with Alison Tapley

Hidden - Oct/12

MichaelConstantinou - Oct/12

An awesome climb and it is quite polished on the crux section near top!
Koon - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/12 with Jane Reese

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/12

hippymagic - Lead dog - 15/May/12 with Jessica

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/May/12

colkurtz - Lead dog - 02/May/12 with Hester

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/12

the hard section is on the smooth wall, not the overhang oh and what polish???
najki_2000 - Lead β - 22/Apr/12 with Chris Rose

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/12

Not polished at all, best climb there
Rob Evans - Lead - Apr/12

woody8 - Lead - 2012

mike reed - Lead O/S - 2012 with Mari Goto

Hidden - TR - 25/Oct/11

Jonny Nick - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/11

They say polished in the guide, but then they haven't climbed at the Cuttings. Great for photos.
Wayne.Gaudin - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/11 with David Turland

dpiddock - TR dnf - 03/Oct/11 with Matia

matiamallia - Lead O/S - 03/Oct/11

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

asmith37 - TR dog - 01/May/11 with Dave Rose

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/May/11

This felt quite intimidating for a 6a+ , not hard climbing but a Trad feel to it.
Giles Davis - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Mattdix

Barry Kerslake - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/11 with Bex

adrianj - Lead - 17/Apr/11 with Ann Blandford

Interesting route! unsettling is the word I would use. polished or greasy footholds and insecure moves throughout. worth 2 stars just for that!
EliotStephens - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/11

Thought this one would be easy enough having spent a week on 6a climbs around the area but this was completely different. Really smooth after half way and just couldn't get my head around the slick rock compared to the normally rough limestone, took multiple falls and attempts but still no cigar!
Thom.milburn - Lead dnf - 07/Apr/11

josh1905 - Lead O/S - Apr/11

Becoming quite polished - probably due to that photo in the guide - but still very good
Chris the Tall - Lead rpt - 12/Oct/10 with Daz, Liz

Hidden - Lead dnf - 12/Oct/10

Jim Slater - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/10 with Tony

Overrated. Still worthwhile though!
R8JimBob88 - Lead O/S - 03/Oct/10 with Laura

Quite a nice balancy mid section!
lanky_bastard - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/10

Greenman28 - 23/Sep/10

zombie_pat - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/10 with Si, Lewis, Nick

Hidden - Lead - 22/Sep/10

stargazer85 - 19/Sep/10 with Matt Keyse

richardhopton - Lead - 20/Jul/10 with Olga Leszynska

Hidden - Lead - 22/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead dog - 26/Oct/09

Polished now and not especially pleasant!
Chris Craggs - 2nd - 15/Oct/09 with Dave Spencer

Superb! Varied and absorbing climbing.
embob - Lead - 12/Oct/09 with Alex

Hidden - Lead - 12/Oct/09

mick1jones - Lead dog - 10/Oct/09 with Ralph Atkinson

Dave Musgrove - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/09 with Spuzz

tcfield - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/09

mux - Lead O/S - Aug/09

done in afternoon, too hot & tired
KeithW - Lead dog - 25/May/09 with Kev Bowser

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/May/09

Hidden - Lead - 23/May/09

aidanb - Lead O/S - 15/May/09

Didn't go far enough left on the traverse at the top and fell off. Fine second attempt in right place.
Andy Clarke - Lead O/S - 11/May/09 with sk1nfl1nt

Hidden - 2nd - 11/May/09

Sgt. Vest - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/09

sonnenstern - Apr/09 with Will Malcolm

HIGHTOWER - Lead β - 05/Nov/08 with Duane

Hidden - TR - 17/Oct/08

Howard J - TR dnf - 14/Oct/08 with Rachel Smith

Done after sunset, could bare see hand holds let alone footholds, felt 6b!
andyinglis - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/08 with Mal, Monica and Jen

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Oct/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Oct/08

Sam Judson - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/08

Russell Lovett - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/08 with andrew haigh

didnt really get into it, not sure what i was expecting?
ksjs - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/08 with goosebump

thats more like it: much more involving this time round, deserves its status
ksjs - Lead rpt - 05/Sep/08 with goosebump

Hidden - Lead dog - 05/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead - 05/Sep/08

Dux - Lead dnf - 21/Aug/08 with Premal

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Aug/08

Hidden - Lead dog - 17/May/08

Hidden - Lead - 01/Apr/08

tjekel - 2008

Last route of day, tired, but made it! Went left at overhang...
Phil Murray - Lead O/S - 18/Oct/07 with Andy Penman

Nice rest in cave before crux. Tried to go too direct over over-hang. Eventually found route to left. Smashing climb. Brilliantly bolted.
climbingrev - Lead O/S - 16/Oct/07

keefe - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/07 with Tansy

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/07

Amazing Route, its got everything on it!
smallerrich - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/07 with Rich Moss

SamStokes - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/07 with Emily Stokes

Hidden - Lead dog - Sep/07

jl - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/07 with Penny

pennyb - 2nd - 20/Aug/07 with Jon

pennyb - TR O/S - 20/Aug/07 with Jon

noelj - Lead β - 18/Aug/07 with Tej

Dale - Lead dog - May/07

Chris(cface!) - Lead O/S - 2007 with Vanias

DavidR - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/06 with Mike Nuttall

Hidden - Lead - 14/May/06

neilh - Lead O/S - 07/May/06

Hidden - Lead - 18/Mar/06

Hidden - 2nd - 15/May/05

matiamallia - Lead O/S - 2005

Al was fresh from the Glaros!
Chris the Tall - Lead O/S - 23/Oct/04 with Al Evans

Richard Horn - Lead O/S - Oct/04

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/04

Hidden - Lead - 16/May/03

skygodley - Lead O/S - 30/May/02

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