54m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
A popular Pembrokeshire classic which is one the best VS routes around. It climbs the huge arete of the main face of Saddle Head, above a tide-washed platform. Access is tricky and the overall atmosphere is added to by the awkward approach. Start as described above.
1) 4a, 28m. Climb a weakness on the left-hand side of the arete to reach a groove. Follow this onto the arete and then step right and climb the rugged cracked wall to a ledge and cave stance.
2) 4b, 28m. Climb up a crack above the stance and continue in a great position up the arete to enter the wide finishing groove. © Rockfax

P Littlejohn, J Harwood 08/Apr/1978

Ticklists: The 100 Best UK VS routes?, Pembroke Rockfax Top 50, 100 best limestone climbs in Britain, ULMC Classics, MUMC Ticklist.

ClimberDateStyleNotes & Partners
Hidden 03/Oct Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Sep Solo RP
Hidden 21/Sep 2nd O/S
poeter210 05/Sep Lead O/S
druss 05/Sep 2nd O/S

Warm and decided half-way to do it in one pitch. No point breaking into 2 unless to ease communications.

benwmorgan 05/Sep AltLd O/S
mike.moss 05/Sep AltLd O/S
Legs 05/Sep Lead O/S

Fun climb. Nice exposure up the arÍte.

Dan0Me 31/Aug AltLd O/S
Hidden 31/Aug AltLd O/S
John Nuttall 16/Aug Lead
Stanners 15/Aug Lead O/S

Abseiled in at high tide. Felt very shakey and nervous on the first pitch - frustrating. But soon kicked back into action on 2nd pitch absolutely loving it.

Garnham 07/Aug -
Le Chevalier Mal Fet 02/Aug AltLd

Led 1st pitch. Top Tip: There's a lovely thread belay on the right of the cave.

DanChad 02/Aug AltLd O/S

Led the top pitch. What a climb!

KittyKat 01/Aug Lead O/S

Started half way up P1 as tide was high. Lead both pitches. Good practice setting up belay directly from abseiling. Very enjoyable and sustained climbing

Jody Palmer
Hidden 01/Aug Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Aug 2nd
J_joewhite ?/Aug Lead
Hidden 18/Jul Lead
Hidden 20/Jun AltLd O/S
james1978 13/Jun 2nd
Steve Bartle 07/Jun AltLd O/S

We managed to ab all the way to the wave-washed slab, so could do the whole of both pitches. I led the first pitch (beware some of the slime after a few metres!), Stu led the second. This climb takes you to some great exposed positions, on mostly great sharp jugs. Big blue DMM torque nut or similar is handy for the belay at the cave

KatOstrich 06/Jun 2nd
jammy4536 06/Jun Lead O/S
markfromstoke 30/May Lead
ian d f 30/May 2nd O/S

Really fun!

FlavioL1989 24/May AltLd O/S

I love abbing into the unknown, ended hanging in free space above water and I had to make weird movements to pendulum back on rock. Super.

Adamski1986 24/May AltLd O/S
sara n 24/May AltLd

Lead p1 where the cave offers a lovely belay stance with excellent pro. Karl led the second pitch.

Karl Blanchet
MichaelGallimore 24/May 2nd O/S

Climbed at high tide- Flavio abbed down and made a hanging belay. Lovely moves and a stonking thread belay between pitches!

Martin, Flavio
stub1990 24/May AltLd O/S
partz 23/May Lead O/S

Went the right way this time. Wouldnt say top 50, but a worthwhile outing for sure!

Hidden 23/May 2nd O/S
Hidden 23/May AltLd
Vincej 23/May AltLd
chancer 23/May AltLd O/S
Jason Wood
martinlevya82 19/May AltLd O/S
DanielGyi 03/May 2nd rpt
Hidden 19/Apr Lead rpt
alastairbegley 18/Apr 2nd rpt
Slick 18/Apr Lead
Sardien 18/Apr Lead O/S
mike lawrence? 07/Apr 2nd
JamesWilliams 06/Apr Lead O/S

Second pitch only

BenL 06/Apr AltLd O/S
chris_woodsy 06/Apr AltLd O/S
beckyjg 06/Apr 2nd
tim newton 05/Apr 2nd O/S
Nathan Chrismas 05/Apr Lead O/S

Fantastic exposure stepping out onto the arete. Lovely route, deserves its stars.

Rachel Slater 05/Apr Lead O/S
Jake Young 05/Apr AltLd O/S
CRiddiford 05/Apr AltLd
Nick Russell 04/Apr Lead O/S

After the wet slimy start, the first pitch was great! The second a bit more awkward, harder, and not as enjoyable.

Emily 04/Apr 2nd O/S

Extremely slimy and slippy at the bottom, but after that the first pitch was great: steep pulling on massive holds, sometimes with some cool exposure. Second pitch fine but not quite as good (and slightly trickier).

robgixer 04/Apr Lead O/S
Ian1987 03/Apr Lead O/S
markalmack 03/Apr 2nd O/S
r.greaves 28/Sep/14 2nd
Ian smith
Hidden 27/Sep/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 27/Sep/14 Lead
Hidden 27/Sep/14 AltLd O/S
andrea83 21/Sep/14 AltLd O/S
Hamish777 21/Sep/14 AltLd O/S
PilarMartinez 07/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Easy and enjoyable climb! Holds everywhere

Bob Mott
Hidden 07/Sep/14 2nd
Pete Randall 06/Sep/14 AltLd O/S
Julian B
JulianB 06/Sep/14 AltLd O/S
Pete Randall
Matt1234 31/Aug/14 Lead O/S
mossrug 30/Aug/14 -
JHiley 23/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Katy M
Steve Lenartowicz 21/Aug/14 Lead
partz 16/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Josh Robinson
matjam 15/Aug/14 AltLd O/S
James_L88 08/Aug/14 AltLd O/S

Led P2. Kat led P1 from high tide belay.

tomtom89 03/Aug/14 AltLd O/S
Aaron, Chris
fishinwater 20/Jul/14 AltLd
Chris W
ianjfsutcliffe 20/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Richard P Coates 20/Jul/14 Lead O/S

In one pitch from high tide belay

Hidden 20/Jul/14 Lead
adam clarke 19/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Led both pitches. Never too technical but sustained, steep and superbly positioned

Adam Lynch
Hidden 15/Jul/14 2nd
ChrisWills ?/Jul/14 2nd
Aaron O'Leary, Tom Dewhurst
Rob84 28/Jun/14 2nd rpt
Chris James
Hidden 28/Jun/14 AltLd O/S
jon bradley 21/Jun/14 AltLd rpt
Tim Styles
timstyles 21/Jun/14 AltLd O/S

Me P1, Jon P2

Steveb27 15/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jun/14 2nd
EmilyElouise 01/Jun/14 AltLd O/S
Rose Williams 01/Jun/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 31/May/14 2nd
John Pickles 31/May/14 Lead O/S
ads 30/May/14 AltLd
Hidden 26/May/14 AltLd O/S
Matt250 26/May/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 26/May/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 05/May/14 -
Hidden 05/May/14 2nd
Hidden 04/May/14 AltLd rpt
arthur_de_briton 03/May/14 Lead

On second pitch from ab in. Cat abseiled into wrong route and we had to do landvetter for first pitch with incoming tide at our feet

cat mckenna
BicycleBradley 03/May/14 AltLd O/S
Melonfly 03/May/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 03/May/14 Lead rpt
grumpyoldjanner 03/May/14 2nd O/S
Cardi 03/May/14 AltLd O/S

Lead P1

Harry, Andy F
bantamdave 19/Apr/14 AltLd O/S

Amazing route

Big Lee 18/Apr/14 AltLd O/S

Led the first pitch. Both pitches excellent and exposed. Started from the wave-washed platform. A really great route.

Murilo Lessa 18/Apr/14 AltLd O/S

Lead 2nd pitch. Really cool route. Soft but enjoyed freaking much.

Lee Harisson
pog100 18/Apr/14 2nd
Cath Walton
foostu4 13/Apr/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 13/Apr/14 AltLd O/S
bigbobbyking 12/Apr/14 AltLd O/S

Tide not quite low enough to allow access to base, so abbed in, in slightly the wrong place. Found the route intimidating, although not very hard overall. Great climbing.

David Brock
Hidden 12/Apr/14 AltLd O/S
arose 16/Mar/14 Lead
luke glaister 16/Feb/14 AltLd O/S

Amazing route. As good as it gets at vs. Kc first pitch. Me sec. Great gear and positions all the way. The abseil down adds to the adventure. 3***s

casey johns 16/Feb/14 AltLd O/S

Pitch 1 great vs.

Andrew willie wilson, luke glaister
Andrew will wilson ??/2014 -
mike mo ??/2014 -
Hidden 12/Oct/13 AltLd O/S
cpt_crunch 12/Oct/13 AltLd O/S

Lead first pitch, Jim lead second pitch. Amazing route.

spidermonkey09 12/Oct/13 Lead O/S

Amazing route, did second pitch. Big thanks to the girls whose ab rope we borrowed!

gurumed 29/Sep/13 2nd O/S

Only did second pitch due to tide.

althesin 22/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Reds 22/Sep/13 2nd rpt
Hidden 21/Sep/13 AltLd
Hidden 21/Sep/13 AltLd
Helen Gibson 20/Sep/13 Lead O/S

in the clag!

Liam Ingram 31/Aug/13 Lead O/S

In 1 pitch. Utterly awesome - Best VS sea cliff route in the UK?

Hidden 30/Aug/13 2nd rpt
Hidden 28/Aug/13 2nd
WillCass 28/Aug/13 Lead

Lovely line, easy at VS

Phil West 28/Aug/13 AltLd O/S

Led 2nd pitch.

Clee 26/Aug/13 2nd
UnkArl 26/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Debs 26/Aug/13 2nd
Hidden 24/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Aug/13 -
jon_gill1 24/Aug/13 AltLd O/S

Lowered in to well above sea level at high tide to get route done before it got busy, A huge wave decided to completely drench us anyway!

ross garfoot
stevelismore 24/Aug/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/Aug/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 24/Aug/13 Lead
Hidden 23/Aug/13 AltLd
pebbles 23/Aug/13 AltLd

cloudburst half way up, had to climb the second pitch in torrential rain to get back up. not ideal.....

swmackey 22/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Curly Rich 10/Aug/13 AltLd O/S

P2 lovely

GMC Peter Neden
Hidden 10/Aug/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 10/Aug/13 Lead O/S
m675bowsl 08/Aug/13 Lead O/S
SianD 08/Aug/13 2nd
stuaart ?/Aug/13 AltLd O/S

Led P1, Tom led P2.

kp64zl ?/Aug/13 AltLd
joe gallacher 21/Jul/13 Lead O/S

Big jugs , oodles of gear , first pitch was more like Severe , second pitch touch harder .

Chris Wyatt
Andy Chubb 19/Jul/13 AltLd

Absolutely superb - I really can't think of a better VS anywhere. This one has it all - great line, great positions, steep but full of holds and gear, and a seal!

Nick Gregory
Hidden 14/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
Hidden 13/Jul/13 AltLd
Harri777 13/Jul/13 AltLd
Binder 13/Jul/13 Lead O/S

Good. Swam in after ab rope got stuck, and had to clamber up to the refuge belay to escape the rising tide.

Nigel R Lewis 07/Jul/13 AltLd

lead 2nd pitch. Brilliant!

Steve Kedward
Hidden 07/Jul/13 AltLd
Gareth T 07/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
Tim Popplestone
Hidden 06/Jul/13 2nd O/S
danieleaston 30/Jun/13 AltLd dnf
saz_b 30/Jun/13 AltLd dnf

Set up belay at high tide refuge then gave up and prussic'd out - will be back next time!

Hidden 29/Jun/13 Lead O/S
Giles Davis 08/Jun/13 2nd O/S
FrenchOlly 08/Jun/13 Lead O/S
clipskipper 08/Jun/13 AltLd O/S

Absolutely terrific route for the grade. Climbed from the high tide belay

Davey Boy
maddy92 08/Jun/13 AltLd
steve-grigg 08/Jun/13 AltLd
VPJB 08/Jun/13 Lead
RachelP 07/Jun/13 AltLd

Be warned...Rockfax diagram is crap...as is the CC one. Read the CC guide description and keep right. dont get drawn in to the left grove as shown in both the photos.

clams ?/Jun/13 AltLd
knighty 25/May/13 AltLd O/S

Lead the second pitch. Every bit the classic that the guide book promised. Amazing climb.

ranga 25/May/13 AltLd
DanielGyi 06/May/13 Lead O/S

Stunning climb. Amazing setting and exposure. Absolute must at Pembroke.

Alex McDougall, Kyle Wilson
Hidden 06/May/13 AltLd rpt
Leelogs 06/May/13 AltLd

Went down to do Landvetter but it was very wet and v.v green so decided to do Blue Sky again. I led P1, Si P2

Becky E 05/May/13 AltLd O/S

Led P1. Lovely.

Graeme Hammond 05/May/13 AltLd O/S

Excellent! Led pitch 2

Glyn Davidson 04/May/13 Lead O/S

2nd pitch only

hoginthesky 04/May/13 2nd
Hidden 04/May/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/May/13 2nd O/S
rob.grafton 04/May/13 -
Hidden ?/May/13 Lead O/S
Jules Lane 03/Apr/13 Lead O/S

Awesome route and awesome abseil in. Even at low tide the platform was not clear so started from the refuge belay half way up P1. Generally not hard for 4b (other than one move or 2 moves) with great holds all the way, but many moves have that 'heart in the mouth' feeling due to fantastically exposed positions. We had a bit of a cafuffle due to one rope getting terminally tangled when I was 3/4 up P1, so had to finish to finish it and bring Paul up to the cave belay on 1 rope. As we sat in the sun 25m above a blue sea under a blue sky sorting it out it was the best place to be. P2 was a total delight and topped out in the setting sun. Great job by Paul, for whom this was his first 'real' pembroke experience.

Paul Bann
ZClegg ?/Apr/13 AltLd

lead 2nd pitch

Hidden ??/2013 -
twilkinson-dix ??/2013 -
dave parker
jcw ??/2013 -
Hidden ??/2013 -
neilh ??/2013 -
Hidden ??/2013 AltLd O/S
Jillybean 30/Oct/12 AltLd

I led P2 Brad P1

Joris.Roulleau 29/Sep/12 -
Mike McKenna
gjd 22/Sep/12 AltLd O/S

I led the first pitch.

Mark V
nickstephens 15/Sep/12 AltLd O/S
gg4419 15/Sep/12 AltLd O/S
pete87abs 12/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Rich Wain-Hobson
Hidden 08/Sep/12 Lead
Robbo1 08/Sep/12 -
jhw 08/Sep/12 Lead O/S

Great fun including the abseil in - the key is to keep moving right.

Graham Westbrook 01/Sep/12 AltLd O/S
dansmonkeytroubles 23/Aug/12 2nd O/S
djelkin1992 23/Aug/12 Lead O/S
Half Pint Lizz 23/Aug/12 2nd
Fiona McFarlane, Helen King
BenTiffin 22/Aug/12 Lead
Gareth White
Sankey 11/Aug/12 Lead

As one pitch, superb route.

DaveB61 11/Aug/12 2nd

2 pitches, abseil in, John Harrison leading.

John Harrison
alastairbegley 10/Aug/12 Lead O/S
fizzychewitt 04/Aug/12 2nd

Both pitches this time. John lead it as one awesome mega pitch on 60m ropes. Fantastic

John Norman, Jayne
Hidden 04/Aug/12 Lead
Fiona McFarlane ?/Aug/12 Lead O/S
burto 28/Jul/12 AltLd O/S
sleeplessjb 27/Jul/12 AltLd O/S
david wands 26/Jul/12 AltLd O/S
jacobjacob 21/Jul/12 Lead O/S
mandy talbot 15/Jul/12 2nd
louby 15/Jul/12 AltLd

led p1

Polly4 ?/Jul/12 -
Hidden ?/Jul/12 AltLd
fizzychewitt 24/Jun/12 Lead

Sea very rough so only managed top pitch, but what a pitch! Will have to go back and do the whole thing

Marion, John Norman
Hidden 24/Jun/12 2nd
Hidden 24/Jun/12 2nd
Brian Moseley 24/Jun/12 2nd O/S

Second pitch only due to tide

BenedictIEP 23/Jun/12 2nd O/S

Last pitch only, high tide.

Dan Lane 23/Jun/12 Lead O/S

2nd pitch only, the waves were big and getting the whole of the first pitch totally soaked every five minutes. Atmospheric to say the least!

vix 23/Jun/12 Lead O/S

Could only do the top pitch as the waves were too big. Great climbing. Brilliant position. Best climb of the weekend

Alex Thompson 23/Jun/12 2nd O/S

Top pitch as a fairly rough high tide

Chriswallis2 23/Jun/12 Lead O/S

just the top pitch, tide was in and waves were up

Hidden 10/Jun/12 Lead
Jones_88 04/Jun/12 AltLd O/S
adam06 04/Jun/12 AltLd
Bry 02/Jun/12 AltLd β
msoldn 20/May/12 AltLd O/S
bigglesbutcha 20/May/12 AltLd rpt

I led P1, Rob P2

rob hunt
paul horabin 20/May/12 AltLd
steven 20/May/12 2nd
Paul Horabin, Ade
benjih2o 19/May/12 AltLd
simonf 11/May/12 AltLd O/S
Hidden 06/May/12 Lead O/S
melonmike 06/May/12 AltLd O/S

Lead the 2nd pitch

Matt Roper
Twisty 06/May/12 AltLd O/S

From the bottom platform scrambled up 5 or so meters to belay ledge, Byron did went too far left and did first pitch of HVS 4c, which was brilliant. At the pocketed cave area he belayed, and I traveresed right to get back on line. still convinced I was on the wrong line, I climbed the line of most resistance, to ensure I wasn't escaping off. As a result, missed the massive ladder of jugs and easy angled ground, and took some lovely exposed groove/ arete features instead, which probably wernt much more than VS anyway. A classic route, in a stunning position non the less.

Byron Buck
NickJH ?/May/12 Lead O/S
P Stridgen
vanderz 13/Apr/12 AltLd O/S
Hardcore Pat 13/Apr/12 AltLd

First pitch lead. Hanging belay lapped by the waves!

Chris Vanderz
sara n 09/Apr/12 AltLd O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/12 2nd O/S
monsteratt 07/Apr/12 AltLd O/S

Lead p2 which was really good much better than p1. On a par with Eaves Dropper which we did by mistake before.

Nick Whimster
nickwhimster 07/Apr/12 AltLd O/S
edmitchell 06/Apr/12 Lead O/S

Great route!

asmith37 06/Apr/12 AltLd O/S
Hidden 06/Apr/12 AltLd O/S
Kevster 06/Apr/12 Lead O/S
emmarowe 06/Apr/12 2nd
tonevert 06/Apr/12 2nd
Kevin Faux
Hidden 06/Apr/12 AltLd
Hidden ?/Apr/12 AltLd
dj hannaford ??/2012 Lead O/S
davidtrelawnyross ??/2012 -
alan moore ??/2012 -
centurion05 ??/2012 -
JonG ??/2012 -
captain dringo ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
Tony Kartawick ??/2012 -
Tony Kartawick ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 Lead O/S
BicycleBradley ??/2012 Lead O/S

We did this, but I cannot remember when...

cymjt ??/2012 -
BicepAndrews 15/Oct/11 Lead rpt
Amy Mason
Hidden 04/Sep/11 Lead
Ollie B 29/Aug/11 Lead O/S

in 1 pitch

bigglesbutcha 27/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Low tide, led both pitches

mariannekhoo 27/Aug/11 AltLd O/S

Led P2. Had to build the belay for P1 part of the way up Eaves Dripper as the tide had come in and the waves were enormous. Jason then traversed around the corner to re-establish us on Blue Sky. Minor epic with the dodgy hanging belay, fading light, high winds and rough seas. Jason built the belay with quickdraws(!!) so I had 6 draws for P2 and when Jason came up on second it turned out he couldn't get one of my cams out. I had to be lowered down, and got it out easily. When we got to the carpark it turned out everyone had left without us so we had to walk to the pub carrying all of our crap, including the ab rope.

Hidden 27/Aug/11 AltLd O/S
kleinej 27/Aug/11 AltLd rpt

Big seas, windy, late in the day. Marianne didn't belay at the normal high tide start. I traversed back on route, led P1, M P2.

Simon Holden (LCandCC) 27/Aug/11 2nd O/S
Tim Butcher
Hidden 27/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Aug/11 Lead O/S
JRae 23/Aug/11 Lead
Rob84 22/Aug/11 2nd rpt
Jess P, Mike Thomas
matthewjames 16/Aug/11 AltLd O/S

Led the second pitch.

fjellogpadleskole 02/Aug/11 Lead
Hidden 01/Aug/11 AltLd O/S
Jess patel ?/Aug/11 Lead
tumbling wizard ?/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Bry 10/Jul/11 AltLd rpt
3kidsandanorton 02/Jul/11 AltLd
James Rowe
Hidden 02/Jul/11 AltLd
Hidden 19/Jun/11 AltLd O/S
joem 11/Jun/11 Lead O/S

started at high tide belay did the first pitch of eavesdropper by mistake then did the correct last pitch

Hidden 30/May/11 Lead O/S
Andy Peak 1 12/May/11 AltLd
pabbage 11/May/11 AltLd
Ewan Russell 02/May/11 AltLd O/S

2nd pitch. Made johns life hard for a variety of reasons :). Did huntmans leap after john did some hs

johnpuddephatt 02/May/11 AltLd O/S

Lead with one rock shoe, one trainer due to toe pain. Managed to veer off onto the HVS on the left and enjoy some 4c moves in inappropriate footwear. Great route.

mikelaing ?/May/11 2nd
Ian Whitehead
John Roe 30/Apr/11 AltLd

Led 1st pitch

Matt_L_Robinson 30/Apr/11 AltLd
petegruf 30/Apr/11 Lead
Hidden 30/Apr/11 AltLd
Blurgy319 24/Apr/11 2nd O/S
Lee Wales
Hidden 24/Apr/11 2nd O/S
prwalker 23/Apr/11 AltLd
Ali Hutton
zukator 07/Apr/11 AltLd

A true Classic.

Ybot Htulk 27/Feb/11 2nd

Massive waves so top pitch only.

The Ivanator 26/Feb/11 Lead O/S

Second pitch only, from Eavesdripper belay due to wild sea. Absolutely fantastic climb, and top atmosphere with crashing waves and setting sun.

I George 13/Feb/11 2nd

High tide start

Brannock 12/Feb/11 Lead O/S
Alkis 12/Feb/11 Lead O/S
Rory Shaw ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
adie84 ??/2011 -
Andy Peak 1 ??/2011 -
Paul Boggis ??/2011 Lead
MHutch ??/2011 -
PAJames ??/2011 -
Rick Dunning ??/2011 -
mwatson ??/2011 -
gareth r ??/2011 Lead O/S
BeccaSnowden 12/Sep/10 Lead O/S

Just second pitch as waves were reaching first stance!!!

thomasadixon 12/Sep/10 2nd rpt

Abbed in to do it an got drenched from head to toe trying to go to the belay I went from before, had to go back up and belayed by the cave. The waves still reached me! Awesome situation!

Dave Reeve ?/Sep/10 AltLd
Tony Payne
christensena 30/Aug/10 Lead O/S

had to wait two hours as another party had just started it when we got there (bank holiday weekend) only did the second pitch as heavy seas were splashing lower down

Hidden 29/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Aug/10 2nd
ezclimber 28/Aug/10 Lead O/S
matthew ch
DaNo123 28/Aug/10 AltLd

led 2nd pitch

John Brayshaw 27/Aug/10 AltLd O/S

TT Climbed from platform at low tide. Good climbing and great position, but feels soft for VS

erica 27/Aug/10 AltLd O/S

Led 1st pitch. Great exposure and position - easier and less daunting than I was expecting.

Hidden 14/Aug/10 Lead
Hidden 13/Aug/10 AltLd O/S
Leelogs 13/Aug/10 AltLd O/S

Si lead first pitch, I led the second.

Reds 12/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/10 Lead O/S
jepotherepo ?/Aug/10 AltLd
gary thomas
Hidden 25/Jul/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 20/Jun/10 2nd
martinp 13/Jun/10 Lead O/S

Or was most of it Eavesdropper! Either way a great climb with wonderful traverse at the top but ending up at the top of Blue Skies.

cjohn62 13/Jun/10 2nd
Hidden 03/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Paul Bowen 31/May/10 Lead rpt
John Crane
Julian Prieto 29/May/10 2nd O/S

Ollie started lead on pitch 1 but about 15 feet up he couldn't find good gear and stopped for a long time. Tide was coming in with big swell and I got soaked to the skin. Ollie ended up getting top roped on the ab rope and I then followed.

Ollie Dorrell
Amy Kilpin 15/May/10 2nd
Ade7 15/May/10 2nd O/S
Paul (ACC)
Gregthebadger 08/May/10 2nd
stuwelly85 03/May/10 AltLd O/S
Matt Woodfield
Trobbo 01/May/10 2nd
tony hulme
Hidden 01/May/10 2nd
Edd Reed 10/Apr/10 AltLd O/S

Second pitch definitely harder than the first.

Martin Allen, Donna Mawson
misskebab 10/Apr/10 AltLd O/S

I did second pitch

Martin Allen, Edd Reed
Hidden ?/Apr/10 AltLd
Jessie Rushbrooke ?/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/10 AltLd
irish paul 14/Mar/10 AltLd O/S
Sarah Joyce
Andy White 07/Mar/10 2nd O/S
Alys Rook
Hidden 05/Mar/10 AltLd
Ed morris 21/Feb/10 Lead O/S

steep and juggy, brilliant!!

Seymore Butt ??/2010 -
Different Steve 19/Sep/09 AltLd rpt
Adam1973 29/Aug/09 Lead O/S
John Carlin
Hidden 29/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Aug/09 Lead O/S
ferdia 11/Aug/09 2nd
Andrew Wielochowski
37degrees 09/Aug/09 AltLd O/S

A huge classic great for it's grade

hepitt 08/Aug/09 AltLd
Phillipa Arding
Hidden 01/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Aug/09 2nd O/S
matt.woodfield 05/Jul/09 AltLd
Bevs23 ?/Jul/09 2nd
Steve Hill 20/Jun/09 Lead O/S

Started from the high water line

eagleopus 20/Jun/09 2nd rpt

High tide start

Steve Hill
Hidden 20/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Jun/09 AltLd O/S
Hidden 07/Jun/09 AltLd O/S
scorky345 06/Jun/09 Lead
Hidden ?/Jun/09 Lead
kleinej 25/May/09 Lead O/S
Jayne J
rd20 25/May/09 AltLd O/S


Neil Pacey 24/May/09 Lead O/S
Tanya Savage 23/May/09 2nd

Very steep, feels exposed, would have gibbered if leading

Dr Caterpillar 19/Apr/09 AltLd O/S

led most of p1, sea cliffs get my nerves jittery

tdudley 19/Apr/09 AltLd O/S

Ab'd in. I lead first pitch, James lead second.

haydng 19/Apr/09 Lead rpt

Pretty much climbed Eavesdripper but ended up on Blue Sky

BicepAndrews 19/Apr/09 AltLd O/S

Tom first me second.

RMG 19/Apr/09 2nd
Hidden 18/Apr/09 AltLd O/S
Hidden 10/Apr/09 Lead O/S
d_meacher 22/Mar/09 AltLd O/S
tweedcore 22/Mar/09 AltLd O/S
Hidden 22/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Mar/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 14/Feb/09 Lead O/S
Chris M ??/2009 -
Hidden ??/2009 -
Aaron Lines ??/2009 AltLd
Calder 28/Dec/08 2nd
@ndy 28/Dec/08 Lead O/S
TiffTiff 02/Nov/08 AltLd rpt
Rob84 27/Sep/08 Lead O/S
Rich Patterson
RCrockford 19/Sep/08 2nd
Ed Booth 12/Sep/08 Lead O/S

Second pitch only as waves were hitting the belay ledge!! Nice sunset behind.

Ybot Htulk 30/Aug/08 Lead
Tom Dixon
thomasadixon 29/Aug/08 2nd O/S

Done in one pitch from about 30 feet up. Nice route.

Hidden 24/Aug/08 Lead
Hidden 02/Aug/08 Lead rpt
Hidden 01/Aug/08 AltLd
tobydunford 20/Jul/08 AltLd O/S
Harry Martin
dts 13/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Jul/08 2nd
dougross ?/Jul/08 Lead
Andy P
dshearer 28/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Jun/08 AltLd O/S
tom_1985 07/Jun/08 AltLd O/S
Ian Parkhouse
alek 07/Jun/08 AltLd O/S
Katie Marshall 07/Jun/08 AltLd
Hidden 01/Jun/08 AltLd O/S
Hidden 01/Jun/08 AltLd O/S
Rampikino 24/May/08 Lead
MMC Various
Flibble 07/May/08 Lead
eagleopus 03/May/08 AltLd O/S
Martin Skinner
jonnybull ?/May/08 AltLd O/S
Lauren Davies ?/May/08 Lead O/S
Dave Westby ?/Apr/08 AltLd O/S

Superb climbing on big holds. Spectacular ab down.

Dave Cundy
dannyboy83 10/Feb/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2008 Lead
Ali3735 ?/Oct/07 Lead O/S
mol 29/Sep/07 AltLd
Henry Olver
Owen W-G 15/Sep/07 AltLd O/S

Led P2. Abed into the wrong spot so had a bit of a palaver before setting off proper.

Simon Denison
Hidden 08/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Sep/07 2nd O/S
cliffy 26/Aug/07 AltLd O/S
Andrew Combes
Hidden 20/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/07 -
gejones 14/Jul/07 Lead O/S
Sean, Rolly
btc 23/Jun/07 2nd
Heather Rogers
tom_1985 09/Jun/07 AltLd
tom_1985 07/Jun/07 AltLd
Krystina Common
leerybunny 02/Jun/07 AltLd O/S
Tim W 02/Jun/07 AltLd O/S

Lead 2nd pitch

Jules_Robbo ?/Jun/07 Lead

Lead first pitch, amazing!

Kirill 26/May/07 AltLd O/S

Led 1st pitch. Was a bit confused by the guidebook decription (and still am), so quite possibly climbed Eaves Dripper instead. Quite an athmospheric route in any case.

Andy Overitt
featuresforfeet 07/May/07 Lead O/S

Only did top pitch as waves were breaking over the belay ledge, a rather atmospheric lead.

Team Ginger
littledave 05/May/07 AltLd O/S
Ian Parkhouse
Fat Tim 14/Apr/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Apr/07 Lead O/S
zcapxa5 07/Apr/07 AltLd O/S
Adam Young
Hidden 07/Apr/07 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/07 AltLd
Hidden ?/Apr/07 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?/Mar/07 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?/Mar/07 AltLd O/S
Pete Horn ??/2007 AltLd O/S
gdb4060 ??/2007 AltLd
haydng ??/2007 Lead O/S
Rob, Rachel
Hidden ??/2007 -
Ramon Marin 10/Sep/06 2nd O/S
Dave Reaney
twodada 09/Sep/06 Lead O/S
Richard Nicholls
Hidden 28/Aug/06 Lead
NeilGriffiths 25/Aug/06 -
Hidden 19/Aug/06 AltLd
JamieAyres 02/Jul/06 2nd O/S
robman 25/Jun/06 AltLd

got lost !!!!had epic

jonnyboy 25/Jun/06 AltLd O/S

epic top pitch

mje1398 01/Jun/06 Lead O/S

First VS lead!

Andy Barwell ?/Jun/06 AltLd
James Cross
tom.e 29/May/06 AltLd O/S
Charlie Everett
Hidden 28/May/06 2nd O/S
alicia 29/Apr/06 2nd
Hidden 16/Apr/06 2nd
Hidden ??/2006 Lead O/S
Bern ??/2006 -
Kyuzo ?/Nov/05 AltLd O/S
Hal Watts
hal ?/Nov/05 -
Geoffers ?/Oct/05 AltLd O/S
timreynolds 18/Sep/05 Lead
Hidden 03/Sep/05 AltLd O/S
Bella 27/Aug/05 Lead O/S
Shaw Brown 27/Aug/05 AltLd
Howard J 25/Aug/05 AltLd rpt

Very wet with spray so carried on up Eaves Dripper before moving right to the belay. Pity to miss out the wall though

John Turner
gonggashan 06/Aug/05 Lead
shazbat ?/Aug/05 2nd
Tim & Adrian
david morse ?/Aug/05 2nd
brian watson 17/Jul/05 Lead O/S
victim of mathematics 30/May/05 2nd O/S
crossdressingrodney 30/May/05 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/May/05 AltLd
Hidden 22/May/05 Lead O/S
Darrell Read 22/May/05 2nd

Backed off lead and so decided to second.

joe_alexander 08/May/05 AltLd O/S

first climb after my big fall, great climb but concentrating too much to really appretiate it, climb second pitch

Dave Hope
Hidden 01/May/05 2nd
Cornish Merlin ?/May/05 2nd
tlmarjot ?/Mar/05 Lead O/S
Jo Solomon
Hidden ?/Feb/05 Lead
Pythonist ??/2005 Lead O/S
climbtim 01/Sep/04 Lead O/S
Howard J 26/Aug/04 AltLd rpt
John Turner
Conan 24/Aug/04 Lead O/S
Stig 21/Aug/04 Lead O/S
tronardcohen 08/Aug/04 2nd
Abi Chard ?/Aug/04 Lead O/S
al99 ?/Jul/04 Lead O/S
Alex Wainwright
Marq 03/May/04 Lead O/S
Tim Brogden
Hidden 01/May/04 AltLd
Urgles ?/Mar/04 Lead O/S
steve c
GuyM ??/2004 -

not sure how much caz enjoyed the abseil and hanging belay above a rough sea. I enjoyed it though!

Hidden ?/Sep/03 2nd O/S
Hidden 25/Aug/03 AltLd
mikeyjbs 25/Aug/03 AltLd O/S
hans allnut, simon ball, farrow
mikeyjbs 25/Aug/03 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/03 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Jun/03 AltLd
Hidden ?/Jun/03 AltLd O/S
easily amused male ?/Apr/03 Lead O/S
cornishben ??/2003 Lead O/S
Edouard Vincent
Howard J 24/Aug/02 AltLd O/S

Went too far up Eavesdripper

John Turner
Hidden 10/Aug/02 Lead O/S
babymoac 04/May/02 Lead
nige pacer ?/May/02 Lead O/S
chris wyatt ??/2002 Lead O/S
Dave Reaney
Hidden ??/2002 -
Stone Muppet ??/2002 -
Rock Fairy ?/Aug/01 Lead

Lead the climb in one long pitch.

Hidden 03/Jun/01 Lead O/S
cem 18/Feb/01 2nd
Graham Dolman, Miles Butteriss
Hidden ??/2001 -
belay bunny turned bad ??/2001 Lead
Hidden 27/Aug/00 AltLd
BALD EAGLE 05/Aug/00 2nd
Steve Barraud
Rog Wilko ?/Aug/00 AltLd
Debbie Wilkinson
Laramadness 30/Jul/00 AltLd O/S
shoulders 02/Jul/00 Lead O/S
pete lewis
Tim M ??/2000 -
bullybones ??/2000 -
Hidden 14/Nov/99 AltLd
timreynolds 24/Sep/99 AltLd
Gary Jackson
Hidden 24/Jul/99 Lead
dickypips ?/Jul/99 AltLd O/S
john richards
Hidden 01/May/99 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Aug/98 AltLd O/S
Chris Ellis 25/May/98 AltLd

I led the second pitch

Louise Pellett
Hidden 31/Jan/98 -
Hidden ??/1998 Lead
stokienomad ??/1998 Lead
mikej 25/May/97 Lead
Paul Boardman ??/1997 Lead O/S
Iain Boardman
Marti999 08/Dec/96 Lead O/S
five ?/Aug/96 Lead O/S
mikej 17/May/96 AltLd
John Flint
Hidden ??/1996 -
Hidden ??/1996 -
craig h 09/Sep/95 AltLd O/S
Janet Hannah
Colin Edwards 21/Aug/95 Lead O/S
Simon Gough Brown
Andy Say 15/Apr/95 Lead
ChrisJD 06/Aug/94 2nd
andrzej kierzek ?/May/94 AltLd O/S

Climbing with Dave Martin. I lead first pitch.

snowcat 16/Apr/94 2nd
Howard Benn
iskra2000 ?/Sep/93 Lead
John Dale
adi bryant 16/Jun/93 Lead
Iain Thow 21/Apr/93 Lead
Rob Ivens
WB ??/1992 -
craghamster ?/Jul/91 AltLd O/S

Did easier 2nd pitch - it was a HS back then ! An absolute classic - the step into space near the end of the first pitch was terrifying - even as a second !

DubyaJamesDubya ??/1991 Lead O/S
Sean Summers
Dave Rumney ?/May/90 -
Steve Lenartowicz ??/1990 -
DaveHo ??/1990 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1990 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1990 -
Jelly Mould Surfer ??/1988 AltLd

Mike Rodrigue

Neil R 17/Apr/87 Lead
hazeysunshine ?/Jun/85 Lead O/S
tapley 26/Apr/84 -
John Sumner
Hidden ?/Aug/83 Lead
Hidden ??/1982 Solo
Chris Craggs ??/1980 -
Norman_P_W ??/1980 -
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