60m, 3 pitches.

Rockfax Description
An amazing classic which takes you to places not usually found on a 6a+. The route is very exposed and intimidating but technically relatively straightforward but don't underestimate it! Unfortunately the bolts are already showing their age.

1) 5+. Follow the steep (sometimes greasy) rock up the left-hand wall above the deep slot. Belay on bolts on the bridge.
2) 6a+. Climb direct above the belay on good-but-hidden holds - spaced bolts. Hand traverse right to a hanging stance.
3) 6a. Make a tricky move up left then revel in the superb position rising up leftwards to the exit hole. © Rockfax

Rich Mayfield

Ticklists: Costa Blanca in a Week Tick List.

Jackislav 07/Nov Lead O/S

Led P 2/3, Fantastic route if a little over-hyped, Bolts on P1 + P2 In poor condition, take a set of wires for these and for P2 'hanging' belay

dicky79 23/Apr AltLd O/S
with Pete
Stanners 10/Apr AltLd O/S
with Swedish Fred, Andy G
jordangolding 03/Apr 2nd

Climbed in series as Middle man. Large lump of rock broke off causing a fall at the end of the traverse section of the final pitch.

with Peter Chapman, Pete Briggs
Hidden 18/Jan AltLd O/S
mes32 17/Jan AltLd O/S

Spectacular! One of the most memorable routes I've ever done. Led the last (?crux) pitch which felt like a harder and scarier version of Dream. Brilliant!

with Caroline, Will
Hidden 17/Jan AltLd O/S
will_benfold 17/Jan AltLd O/S

Led P2

with Caroline Culwick, Mary
tallginge 22/Dec/14 AltLd O/S

lead p1 & p3, belay bolts after 2nd pitch starting to corrode however amazing climbing in an amazing cave!

with gunny
alpinismo.uk 12/Dec/14 AltLd O/S
with Graham
redshapedfriday 12/Dec/14 AltLd O/S
with Debs Climber
nick ferro 24/Nov/14 AltLd O/S

Led P2 and P3 :)

with Oli Birkill
Jonny Nick 31/Oct/14 AltLd

Julia P1 , Simon P2 and me P3

Hidden 11/Oct/14 2nd dog
Hidden 10/Oct/14 AltLd O/S
andyevans 09/Oct/14 AltLd dog

Took lead fall over gear on p1 - you must take loose chalk and lots of it! Greasy to high hell! Partner then led p1,2. And I finished with p3. Cannot stress how much I needed chalk on this route. Apart from that, awesome climb - brilliant day out just make sure you take chalk. Chalk, chalk, chalk.... Also bolts are pretty dodgy at p3 belay. Take a cam/size 2 nut to protect. 'Revel in the exposure'

with cdpuk
cdpuk 09/Oct/14 AltLd O/S

Led P1,2. Stunning. Despite being a bit greasy it's probably my favourite route ever.

Hidden 15/May/14 Lead O/S
NickJH 17/Apr/14 AltLd O/S
with Andy Dunhill
Hidden 15/Apr/14 2nd
SPK06 ?/Apr/14 AltLd
with tony
Sam Watson 25/Mar/14 AltLd

Great adventure, the abseil in is very exciting and the climbing is constantly good.

JHC 25/Mar/14 AltLd O/S

A Spanish Dream of White Horses

mrteale 22/Mar/14 Lead O/S

Lead crux pitch. Stunning.

craig naylor 03/Mar/14 AltLd O/S
with Tony
Hanky ?/Mar/14 AltLd O/S

Me and NE Brian. Trouser filling abseil in. Saw a big Sunfish from sea ledge. Breathtakingly exposed climbing out. Brilliant !

with Brian/Simon/Dave/Angus
Hidden ?/Mar/14 AltLd O/S
tmawer 19/Feb/14 AltLd O/S
with Jaime Robertson
NickyC 15/Jun/13 AltLd O/S

Pitch 1 (5+) Lead Zain Karim Pitch 2 (6a+) Lead Pitch 3 (6a) Lead Zain Karim

with Zain Karim
Natalyaaa ?/Apr/13 2nd dog

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

Hidden ?/Apr/13 Lead
cookacat 28/Mar/13 AltLd O/S

Led P2, very good.

with james n caz
EllieWoods 20/Mar/13 AltLd O/S

Led P1.

with Adam, Lucy
Hidden 31/Dec/12 Lead O/S
jon_gill1 08/Oct/12 AltLd dog

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!

with jon parry, ross garfoot
Hidden 15/Apr/12 Lead O/S
chriisu 20/Feb/12 AltLd O/S

Unique climb! You need two ropes for this one. One for rappelling (60m) down to the cave and one for climbing.

Jonathan Emett 24/Jan/12 AltLd O/S

P1,P3. Fantastic.

with niall
Hidden 21/Mar/11 AltLd O/S
Chris the Tall 02/Feb/11 AltLd

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

with Dave Coley
Hidden 29/Jan/11 AltLd O/S
RKernan 29/Jan/11 AltLd O/S

Pitch 3 felt harder than 6a. Incredible experience, won't forget this for a while. Future classic?

with Niall Browne
JPGR 26/Jan/11 Lead O/S
johannes 24/Apr/10 Lead O/S

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.

Hidden ??/2010 -
JWB 10/Nov/09 AltLd O/S

Wow what a setting! Crux is committing to the ab in!

with Charles
Chad123 18/Oct/09 AltLd O/S

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...

with Paul T
minda_kat ?/Feb/08 -

Tricksome, scary abseil, multipitch sea cliff climb. Some commiting moves. Fantastic weather.

with Rich Mayfield
Dax 05/Nov/07 AltLd dog

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 :)

with Mike
Julie Carroll ?/May/07 AltLd
with Carole Dawson
Hidden ??/2007 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Dec/06 AltLd O/S
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