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[Recreating the classic Rockfax pose!, 2 kb]60m, 3 pitches. Pitch 1 5+ 20m - The first route and the easiest line out.  From the base of the abseil a line of stainless steel bolts go up the left side over the sea crevasse. A steep pitch but with good holds on spaced bolts. Double bolt (DB) belay on the bridge. Pitch 2 6a+ 20m - Climb the wall to a corner then traverse right (exposed) to another DB belay. Pitch 3 6a 20m - Make a hard move to leave the belay to a ledge. Make a rising traverse left heading for the light. © ROCKFAX
Rich Mayfield

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Photo: Recreating the classic Rockfax pose! © NickyC
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 34 logbooks, and on 17 wishlists.

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/May/14

NickJH - AltLd O/S - 17/Apr/14 with Andy Dunhill

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Apr/14

SPK06 - AltLd - Apr/14 with tony

Great adventure, the abseil in is very exciting and the climbing is constantly good.
Sam Watson - AltLd - 25/Mar/14

A Spanish Dream of White Horses
JHC - AltLd O/S - 25/Mar/14 with Sam Watson

Lead crux pitch. Stunning.
mrteale - Lead O/S - 22/Mar/14

craig naylor - AltLd O/S - 03/Mar/14 with Tony

Me and NE Brian. Trouser filling abseil in. Saw a big Sunfish from sea ledge. Breathtakingly exposed climbing out. Brilliant !
Hanky - AltLd O/S - Mar/14 with Brian/Simon/Dave/Angus

tmawer - AltLd O/S - 19/Feb/14 with Jaime Robertson

Pitch 1 (5+) Lead Zain Karim Pitch 2 (6a+) Lead Pitch 3 (6a) Lead Zain Karim
NickyC - AltLd O/S - 15/Jun/13 with Zain Karim

Amazing abseil. Abseiled down without a rope to climb up on... climbed up on 20mtrs on end of rope abseil was rigged on. Lots of scary traverses, really really cool
Natalyaaa - 2nd dog - Apr/13 with Chi Cheng

Hidden - Lead - Apr/13

Led P2, very good.
cookacat - AltLd O/S - 28/Mar/13 with james n caz

Led P1.
EllieWoods - AltLd O/S - 20/Mar/13 with Adam, Lucy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Dec/12

had a major epic in this hole!dodgy hand drawn topo left me climbing some rediculous grade route and getting heat stroke.finally found route which was in a very greasy state and fell off the last hard move of p3 before dragging myself out and collapsing in a crumpled heap at the top.NOT A GOOD DAY!
jon_gill1 - AltLd dog - 08/Oct/12 with jon parry, ross garfoot

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12

Unique climb! You need two ropes for this one. One for rappelling (60m) down to the cave and one for climbing.
chriisu - AltLd O/S - 20/Feb/12

P1,P3. Fantastic.
Jonathan Emett - AltLd O/S - 24/Jan/12 with niall

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 21/Mar/11

Awesome experience - Dave led P1 - hard for 5+, I led P2 - very run out 6a, Dave led P3 - 6a+ and the crux. Climbing out is only marginally less terrifying than abbing in
Chris the Tall - AltLd - 02/Feb/11 with Dave Coley

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/Jan/11

Pitch 3 felt harder than 6a. Incredible experience, won't forget this for a while. Future classic?
RKernan - AltLd O/S - 29/Jan/11 with Niall Browne

JPGR - Lead O/S - 26/Jan/11

Did it one day after heavy rain: 1st pitch completely wet, 2nd pitch partly wet (crux dry), 3rd pitch mostly dry (only the first move wet). Would be a 6a elsewhere, but the seriousness of getting in and out of the cave justifies a soft grading.
johannes - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10

Hidden - 2010

Wow what a setting! Crux is committing to the ab in!
JWB - AltLd O/S - 10/Nov/09 with Charles

Ran top two pitches together, middle one has some dodgy bolting but top one is the tough one, some quite nice moves for the grade in a great postion...
Chad123 - AltLd O/S - 18/Oct/09 with Paul T

Tricksome, scary abseil, multipitch sea cliff climb. Some commiting moves. Fantastic weather.
minda_kat - Feb/08 with Rich Mayfield

Awesome route .. awesome abseil in .. best climb of my life so far. Led 2nd pitch but went too far left and had to let go and then redo move staying right. Learnt a lot about reading rock from that one mistake (think feet). Traverse and top pitch v. exposed. Grinning when I climbed out and still grinning now :)
Dax - AltLd dog - 05/Nov/07 with Mike

Julie Carroll - AltLd - May/07 with Carole Dawson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 27/Dec/06

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Style of ascent

Lead8 of 34 (23.5%)
Followed2 of 34 (5.9%)
Alt Leads22 of 34 (64.7%)
Unknown2 of 34 (5.9%)

'Climbed'8 of 34 (23.5%)
clean O/S23 of 34 (67.6%)
dogged3 of 34 (8.8%)