West Wall Climb** VS 4c
52m, 3 pitches. A wandering outing up the left flank of the cliff with a bit of a bushwhack early on, although it manages to raise its head with some nice climbing in the upper reaches. Done in dry conditions, it provides a surprisingly worthwhile trip - despite appearances to the contrary. Start by a tree on the approach path.
1) 4a, 22m. Follow the cleaned line between the vegetation to the second tree on the wall.
2) 4b, 15m. Trend right across the wall to a niche. Step right out of this, then climb the wall past a bulge to a good, sheltered stance at the break.
3) 4c, 15m. Step left and climb the awkward crack, then slabby rock leftwards to easy ground. © ROCKFAX

Ticklists: Peak Rock/10/White Life.

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Hidden - Lead dog - 03/Aug/14

P1 - Me P2 - Ben P3 - Me Would make sense to string P2 & P3 together.
slacky - AltLd O/S - 15/Mar/14 with Ben Abell

Led P1 and P3. Mike led P2 where we climbed P2 of 'Enough Time' (5a)
jtrob - AltLd - 13/Aug/13 with Mike Johnson

gazzij - 21/Jul/13

Rained off
harold walmsley - AltLd dnf - 27/Jun/13 with Colin Struthers

Alex Eperon - 2nd O/S - 08/Sep/12

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 11/Aug/12 with Nicola Pettit

keith leonard - AltLd - 08/May/12

I led joining pitches 1+2, then Carmen led pitch 3. P1 very dirty with good climbing alternating with vegetation and choss. P2 brilliant pocket-pulling to a feather-and-bone-strewn ledge. P3 good start up the crack (easier than it looks) and slab, then fizzles out.
Simon Caldwell - AltLd O/S - 01/Oct/11 with Rob, Carmen

shame about the dirt, P2 is v. nice and P3 fun but short. Cave is a scene of many a masacre !
lithos - 2nd - 01/Oct/11 with carmen, Simon C

Dom linked P1+2. I led P3. brilliant route, considering it's appearance and singular star in the guidebook. loved the last pitch and the exposure was amazing, a bit tricky pulling into the groove though.
Dan Lane - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/11 with Dom Sellers

Somerset swede basher - AltLd O/S - 26/Mar/11 with Dan Lane

Hidden - AltLd - 25/Mar/11

cymjt - 2011

lukas richardo - AltLd O/S - 06/Nov/10 with prav

MarekM - Lead - 2010

Hidden - Lead - 2010

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 18/Oct/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 18/Oct/09

Led 1st pitch. Some patches good rock with interesting moves and varied climbing inbetween lots of greenery. I'm sure any budding botanist would thoroughly enjoy it! Pulling on clumps of grass and sharing belays with bird carcasses & guano were some of the more memorable highlights.
asmith37 - AltLd O/S - 18/Oct/09 with Matt Todd, Dave Rose

Pete Randall - AltLd O/S - 05/Sep/09 with Pete Neden

bullybones - 16/Aug/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/May/09

gazfellows - Lead - 18/Apr/09

gazfellows - AltLd - 18/Apr/09 with shaun d

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 21/Mar/09

Martin Cleaver - AltLd O/S - 2009 with Matt Todd

Hidden - 2nd dog - 24/Aug/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/08

Hidden - AltLd - 17/Feb/08

sdht - 2008 with Jill

My first multi-pitch climb. Matt led. A bit spooky but a beautiful day. At least until the end when the wind and rain kicked in. Had to be quick and accurate but the pockety limestone was great. Also my first climb on non-quarry limestone. Perfect all the way around.
rawk - 2nd - 17/Mar/07 with Matt

malc - AltLd - 23/Jul/06 with Paul S

Hidden - 2006

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 11/Dec/05

Hidden - Lead - 19/Nov/05

Mark Adams - AltLd - 08/Apr/04

jamie ward - AltLd O/S - 25/Apr/03 with John Howes

I led pitch 1, Kath pitch 2.
nickdonohue - AltLd - May/02 with Kath Donohue

marcoleptic - Lead O/S - 2000 with Mel

Hidden - AltLd - 16/Feb/99

Le Chevalier Mal Fet - AltLd - Jun/98 with Richard Bower

Budge - AltLd O/S - 13/Jul/96 with Brian Ottewell

EddieA - Lead O/S - 06/May/96 with Chris

Tim Bateman - Lead - 31/Mar/96 with Chris Walsh

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Apr/94

stokienomad - AltLd - 03/Oct/92

Ernie led pitch one and pitch three
Chris Ellis - AltLd O/S - 31/May/92 with Ernie Horrocks

neilh - Lead - 19/Sep/91 with sara hyde

Hidden - AltLd - 24/Mar/91

mark-abz - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/90 with Simon K

Hidden - Solo - 13/May/90

An enjoyable route, despite being largely a cleaned line through hanging gardens.
Rog Wilko - Lead - 10/Mar/90 with Debbie Wilkinson

Nigel Coe - AltLd - 24/Apr/88 with Steve Portnoi

BigHairyIan - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/88 with Claire Redman

Pete Pozman - 2nd O/S - 07/Apr/88 with Mark Gray

Lone Rider - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/88 with Sheila Lockhart

Gary Coggon - AltLd O/S - 1988 with Mike Block

steve prior - Lead - Jul/87 with Rob W

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Apr/84

malc - AltLd - 19/Apr/84

Simon2005 - AltLd O/S - 1984 with KevinL

Mark Kemball - 2nd - 24/Oct/83 with Willie Todd

Hidden - Lead - 26/Mar/83

Hidden - AltLd - 10/Mar/83

Gezzer - Lead - 1983 with Derek Shaw

Hidden - AltLd - 15/Sep/82

charlesmfrench - AltLd O/S - 17/Apr/82

babymoac - Lead - 09/Aug/81 with Maddy R

robinsi197 - 1980 with Barbara

David Smith - Lead - 1980 with Dave Booth

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/79

Mark Kemball - Lead - 25/Feb/79 with Sarah Bridge

tapley - AltLd - 18/Jun/78 with Alison Tapley

Hidden - AltLd - 07/Apr/78

rogerskews - AltLd - 1977 with Ray Shaw

Hidden - Lead - 1976

Nigel Bond - Lead - 25/Oct/75 with John Derbyshire

Nigel Bond - AltLd - 27/Apr/74

mikej - Lead - 12/Mar/72 with E

Hidden - AltLd - 27/Jul/69

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 13/Oct/68 with Bob Knapton

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