45m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
A fine climb to the left of the ever-popular Blue Sky making the most of the steep rock to the left of its upper section.
1) 4c, 26m. Start as for Blue Sky but continue leftwards up the long groove to a ledge and small cave to belay.
2) 4c, 30m. Climb two grooves in the wall above to the top roof. Pull left around this and continue to the top in a fine position. © Rockfax

J Harwood, M Rhodes 01/Mar/1980

Hidden 31/Oct 2nd
benwmorgan 05/Sep 2nd β
Hidden 02/Aug Lead O/S
Dervey 07/Jun AltLd O/S
with Liam
felixizzy 06/Jun Lead O/S

Only did pitch two cause the sea was choppy didn't want to commit to going any lower. I thought this route was pretty sketchy, didn't think the gear was that great and from the rib just before the crux didn't manage to place another runner as the holds felt pretty insecure and figured it was better to just keep moving. It did put a large grin on my face when I topped out though.

with Trip
Jake Young 05/Apr AltLd O/S
CRiddiford 05/Apr AltLd
misterb ?/Apr Lead O/S
with justin
Hidden 25/Oct/14 Lead
Hidden 25/Oct/14 2nd O/S
twodada 06/Sep/14 AltLd

lead pitch 2

with Nick
Ross.Cooper 07/Jun/14 Lead dog

Abbed down the wrong line, prussiked up the ab rope round the crux

Dan Hostford 04/May/14 AltLd O/S

Put the abseil in the wrong place so ended up hanging in free space then and had jump across the top of the waves. Me and Maddie then proceeded to get lost and accidentally did this instead of blue sky. Was fun though.

Maddie 04/May/14 AltLd O/S

Maybe climbed this?? Who knows really. Me and Dan had a bit of a mega faff but was good fun

Big Lee 18/Apr/14 AltLd

Led the first pitch. The slab leading to the belay would have been very bold were it not for brasses. Murilo went totally off-route on the second pitch. Started up the groove to the right and then traversed a long way left to an escape point. Still fun via this route with plenty of exposure and probably the same grade. Started from the wave-washed platform.

Murilo Lessa 18/Apr/14 AltLd O/S

Lead 2nd pitch. Got lost on the 2nd groove and ended up doing a cool traverse.

with Lee Harisson
chris wyatt 21/Jul/13 Lead O/S

not sure what line I took- kind of ambled up left of blue sky. At the top went right on s steep slab to the top of blue sky

with joe
joe gallacher 21/Jul/13 2nd

Easy lead for Chris so he wandered about looking for somewhat more "interesting" stretches .

with Chris Wyatt
ashsleight 25/May/13 AltLd dog

Le the 1st high tide pitch. Struggled on the crux top pitch 4c?????

with John Wilkins
Johnywilks 25/May/13 Lead

Stiff 2nd pitch, no way 4c move!

Glyn Davidson 04/May/13 Lead O/S

2nd pitch only

Hidden 04/May/13 2nd O/S
Anthony Dixon 23/Feb/13 Lead O/S

Top pitch only. As described by CC below. Would agree with his grade.

with Alan
Alan Dixon 23/Feb/13 2nd

Top pitch only, then variation off left.

twilkinson-dix ??/2013 -
with dave parker
msoldn 13/Oct/12 Lead O/S

CC version of the climb, which follows almost entirely independent line to RockFax version. Crux moves equally intricate but not as wild as the adjacent moves on the RockFax line. Neither are 4c, more like hard 5a.

with Edwin
sleeplessjb 27/Jul/12 AltLd O/S
david wands 26/Jul/12 Lead O/S
with james
msoldn 14/Jul/12 Lead O/S

Completely different descriptions and lines marked on photo between Rockfax and new CC Guide. CC Guide is probably the original route, but why the heck doesn't a definitive guide include the fantastic line shown in the Rockfax Guide??!! Did Rockfax line in one pitch with small variation pulling straight over roof of cave at first stance. Loved the pull round the left of the top roof in very airy barn-door position, defo 5a not 4c, maybe even E1!

with Richard
themadbrown 09/Jun/12 2nd

Was supposed to be blue sky?!! First section fine but James has lead a new variation to the top o this which I followed too far right....sweary- Mary with popeye forearms dogged the hideous top three metres?!! Lostvetter?

with Craig, james
Jams Crwca 09/Jun/12 Lead O/S

On 2nd pitch, 25' of scrambling, then straight up some brownish rock, exposed step out right to pull to the top. Poss 5a variation. Anyway, basically, didn't look at guide book too closely and got lost! Chris Craggs' description sounds alot like it.

with Craig, themadbrown
Hidden 20/May/12 AltLd
tlmarjot 08/Apr/12 AltLd O/S
with Alex Cannon
monsteratt 07/Apr/12 AltLd O/S

Good route - didn't read guide properly and mistook for Blue Sky. Lead p2 fairly straight forward climbing. Great move along the flake then steep finish

with Nick Whimster
nickwhimster 07/Apr/12 AltLd O/S
Kevster 06/Apr/12 Lead O/S
tonevert 06/Apr/12 2nd
with Kevin Faux
Hidden 27/Aug/11 AltLd
Hidden 27/Aug/11 Lead O/S
CRiddiford 23/Aug/11 2nd
with Mark
mark20 23/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Paul Boggis ??/2011 AltLd
Rick Dunning ??/2011 -
gareth r ??/2011 2nd
with Bob
Giles Davis 10/Oct/10 2nd O/S
with Darrell Morgan, Dean Jones
Dibdawg 29/Aug/10 2nd O/S
with Ian Dunbar
Hidden 14/Aug/10 Lead
ian d f 11/Aug/10 AltLd O/S

Meant to do Blue Sky

with Grace Chuchla
Hidden ?/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Jul/10 AltLd
Hidden 10/Jul/10 AltLd O/S
Rose Williams 12/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
with ian parkhouse
DanH9883 30/May/10 Lead O/S
with Lee
Edd Reed 11/May/10 AltLd O/S

Variation to 2nd pitch, up and right after bulge, adventurous looking but safe.

with Martin Allen
Hidden 19/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Chris the Tall 29/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Top pitch only, had intended to do Blue Sky, but the tide was in and the sea was very rough and we ended up taking what looked the easiest line

with Liz
IggyLiz 29/Aug/09 2nd
with Chris
Chris Craggs 22/Aug/09 2nd

E1 4c, 5b by the line we did. Left of that shown in RF. P1) 22m. Climb right to the arete then leftwards up the lovely groove to a great stance (3m higher than shown in the guide). P2) 28m. Step left and climb the straightforward rugged face to the base of a smooth groove. Enter this with difficulty and climb it awkwardly (poor gear) to easier ground.

with Colin Binks
Babika 23/May/09 2nd

Good route - steady leader is useful as its quite exposed

with Young Roger
Dr Caterpillar 19/Apr/09 AltLd O/S

led p2. possibly the most pumped and scared i have been at the same time, fingers were uncurling on the last holds while looking at a massive whipper, blooming eck pembroke eh!

Hidden 18/Apr/09 AltLd O/S
Hidden 10/Apr/09 2nd
RCrockford 19/Sep/08 Lead O/S

As one pitch

with Jonah
Hidden 26/May/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 26/May/08 Lead O/S
alek 08/Jun/07 Lead O/S
Laurence Everitt 08/Jun/07 2nd O/S
cem 26/May/07 2nd

A bit off route as we went right at the roof

david morse 05/Apr/07 Lead
with dave pritchard
Hidden ?/Mar/07 AltLd O/S
Hidden 10/Jun/06 Lead O/S
bigglesbutcha 10/Jun/06 2nd β
gonggashan 06/Aug/05 Lead
with Elise
climbtim 01/Sep/04 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/02 AltLd
mikej 17/May/96 AltLd
with John Flint
Hidden ??/1996 -
Nigel Coe 28/Aug/83 AltLd
with Steve Portnoi
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