Bludgeon** HVS 5a
[Look, the ocean!, 4 kb]An excellent climb up the big corner. This is the first feature encountered when traversing leftwards below the wall. Start below a slim groove below and slightly right of the corner. Climb the groove then step left into the corner and follow it to the top. © ROCKFAX
FA. S.Titt 15.4.79 15/Apr/1979

Photo: Look, the ocean! © zach.stone
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This climb is in 235 logbooks, and on 12 wishlists.

TomRiddelsdell - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/14 with Shane Williams

islandlynx - 2nd - 13/Sep/14 with TomRiddelsdell

Delightful
simon kimber - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/14 with Rob Andrews

Brilliant. One of the best hvs in the area. Great gear. A little run out to more gear. Move the feet and bridge when u can. Ace.
luke glaister - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/14 with casey johns

RobScarisbrick - 2nd - 06/Sep/14

Nice sustained climbing on clean rock with good gear. Very atmospheric crag, nice and quiet.
charles-green - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/14

casey johns - 2nd O/S - 06/Sep/14 with luke glaister

RyanOsborne - Lead - 23/Aug/14

Alaric - 2nd O/S - 23/Aug/14 with Peter OC

poeter210 - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/14 with alaric chalmers

It's still a lead with beta, even though I couldn't remember much about the route from seconding it a few years earlier. Think it is easier than Pink 'Un at Saddle Head.
mariannekhoo - Lead β - 23/Aug/14 with Peri Cheal

Matt77 - 2nd O/S - 23/Aug/14 with Ryan Osborne

gazj1986 - 2nd - 18/Aug/14

hipyhop - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/14 with Mike Cheque

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Aug/14

Steven Carter - 2nd O/S - 04/Aug/14 with Trythallj

Started on Maelstrom Chimney but this looked like a better line. Ample gear placements & holds.
turnertactics - Lead O/S - 31/May/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 26/May/14

Matt250 - 2nd O/S - 26/May/14

Ant Man Bee - 2nd rpt - 24/May/14 with Paul Baxter

First full HVS! Felt fairly sustained
Paul Baxter - Lead O/S - 24/May/14

JemGreening - 2nd - 05/May/14 with Dylan Kenworthy

john. e.r - TR dog - 05/May/14

Matt300 - 2nd - 13/Apr/14 with Alex Smith

It somehow manages to feel intimidating most of the way as you can't see the holds from below, but with maybe 1 easy 5a move and reasonable gear its quite steady.
asmith37 - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/14 with Matt Cooper

will_benfold - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/14 with David Mackenzie

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/14

Pero - Lead - 14/Sep/13

John Nuttall - Lead - 01/Sep/13 with Jon

metal arms - 2nd - 31/Aug/13

pigeonslipper - Lead - 31/Aug/13

Very thuggy HVS well led by John who brought 3 of us up behind him.
Ann S - 2nd - 26/Aug/13 with John Carlin

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 24/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead - 22/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Aug/13

First HVS onsight lead. Spot on for the grade. Holds and gear just kept on coming. Some nice bridging and laybacking. Bit of Diff scrambling to get round to the bottom of the route. Which was unexpected.
mattrm - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/13 with Joe Gallacher

nickstephens - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/13 with Gareth Greeves

gg4419 - 2nd O/S - 10/Aug/13 with Nick Stephens

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 21/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/13

khalidq - 2nd O/S - 06/Jul/13 with Ian Lau

guy757 - 06/Jun/13

soph - 2nd - 25/May/13 with Annelies Sarrazyn

riddle - Lead O/S - 06/May/13 with Mike Stephenson

Bry - 2nd β - 05/May/13 with Chris Hind

Chris Hind - Lead O/S - 05/May/13 with Bry

Fantastic.
Becky E - 2nd O/S - 04/May/13 with Graeme Hammond

annak - 2nd O/S - 04/May/13 with Mike Stephenson

mikeyjbs - Lead O/S - 04/May/13 with Anna Kennedy

Excellent
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 04/May/13 with Becky E

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/13

Neil Morbey - 2nd O/S - 06/Apr/13 with Alastair

alastairbegley - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/13 with Neil Morbey

jcw - 2013

Hidden - 2013

Hidden - 2013

haydng - Lead rpt - 06/Oct/12 with Rachel

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/12

Traversed in from the right. Really nice climb.
Kemics - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/12 with Anthony

Anthony Dixon - Lead - 26/Aug/12 with Caleb

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/12

Jams Crwca - Lead rpt - 26/Aug/12 with Zoe, Craig

Superb.
stuaart - 2nd - 23/Aug/12 with Thomas Smith

Really nice. Loads of gear. Relatively straightforward.
thomasaneurinsmith - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/12 with Stuart Reeves

traversed in high to do the main corner
EllieWoods - 2nd O/S - 18/Aug/12 with Tim

High swell start
Jamiet297 - 2nd O/S - 18/Aug/12 with Sarah Welsh

Tim led
Sarah Welsh - 2nd O/S - 18/Aug/12 with Jamie Trump, Tim Reynolds, Ellie Woods

timreynolds - Lead - 18/Aug/12 with Sarah Welsh, Jamie Trump, Ellie Woods

Very nice climb, exposed traverse with positive holds to start.
Jonners - 2nd O/S - 18/Aug/12

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Aug/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 10/Aug/12

coco rose - 2nd O/S - Aug/12

Palindrome - 2nd O/S - Aug/12

nickdonohue - Lead - Aug/12 with Emma Grant

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/12

hels bels - 2nd O/S - 01/Jul/12

Ed morris - 2nd O/S - 24/Jun/12 with Dickon

pembrokeshirecaver - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/12 with Edmund Morris

David Kay - 2nd - 24/Jun/12 with Mel Michon

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd dog - 23/Jun/12

slacky - Lead O/S - 12/May/12 with Andes

melonmike - 2nd rpt - 13/Apr/12 with Nath

Julie Carroll - 2nd - 07/Apr/12 with Tristan Graham

melonmike - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/12 with Tim

tlmarjot - 2nd O/S - 06/Apr/12 with Mikey Richmond

keith leonard - 11/Mar/12

PAJames - 2012

clams - Lead - 2012 with Sean

Rob84 - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/11 with Rob Adie, Chris Ashton

drysori - Lead - 16/Sep/11 with Jon L

drcorbasisgod - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/11 with Charles Moreton

cem - 2nd rpt - 30/Aug/11 with Chris Parson

Voltemands - AltLd O/S - 29/Aug/11 with Carlene HIll

Leelogs - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/11 with SCC

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/11

Tracey and I soloed the traverse to reach the base of the corner. Had rained for 12h solid overnight and the climb was very wet. Otherwise, a very enjoyable climb.
mariannekhoo - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/11 with Tracey Tomlin

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 21/Aug/11

Owen W-G - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/11 with Jim

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Aug/11

Good climb.
thomasadixon - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/11 with Mike

five - Lead O/S - 28/May/11 with AV

Wet, but I thought it was ok. Think I might have sandbagged some others saying this, particularly Dan who fell off the following day - sorry!
Stone Muppet - Lead O/S - 28/May/11 with ah

Hidden - 2nd - 27/May/11

Hidden - Lead - 25/May/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/May/11

chrisallan - Lead O/S - 22/May/11

Hidden - 2nd - 22/May/11

Traversed in along the line of the Severe - a bit spicy!
theotherpetehill - Lead O/S - 22/May/11 with David Brock

mjeffery - Lead O/S - 22/May/11

mikelaing - 2nd - May/11 with Ian Whitehead

Rachel Slater - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Olli Crudge

Olli-C - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Rachel Slater

After backing off last year well chuffed to get this done.
Edd Reed - Lead - 28/Apr/11 with Pat Lowman, Martin Allen

mountain.martin - 2nd - 28/Apr/11

Would be a good first HVS - loads of protection, nice moves and memorable situation.
Alan100 - 09/Apr/11

Jake Young - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Steve J

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11

Paul Boggis - Lead - 2011

stevorobs3 - 2nd O/S - 2011

Danny Bags - 2011

mwatson - 2011

3kidsandanorton - 2nd - 25/Sep/10 with Pete Templar

John Lewis - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/10 with Andy Hobson

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 25/Sep/10

Thought the traverse to the start of the route was the hardest bit, pleasant route.
teflonpete - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/10 with Barry

rd20 - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/10 with Loic

hazeysunshine - 2nd - 28/Aug/10 with Dave

Ant Man Bee - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/10 with Charles Moreton

cem - 2nd rpt - 27/Aug/10 with Paul Bolton

Brilliant route with a surprisingly delicate crux.
Ed morris - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/10 with Tom

fun with awesome positions !
TM_Horton - 2nd O/S - 16/Aug/10 with ed

Dave Reeve - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/10 with Tim Selvage

tigertim - 2nd - 11/Aug/10 with Dave Reeve

Jams Crwca - 2nd O/S - 09/May/10 with Martin

alitamlit - 2nd - 02/May/10 with Dave

slightly gogarthesk
davefount - Lead O/S - 02/May/10 with alitamlit

petegruf - Lead O/S - 01/May/10 with luke g

lyneux - 2nd O/S - 01/May/10 with Chris Bull

dansmonkeytroubles - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/10 with Dave Reaney

wow, what a great route! sunshine, exploding waves (got wet), fun traverse in, then some interesting moves to the top
katherinesydney - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/10 with gary burgess

Aaron Lines - Lead O/S - 2010

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

my first HVS
ollyhorst - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/09 with Tom Boeckx

Paul Bowen - 2nd - 26/Sep/09 with Rebecca Hayes

Hidden - Lead β - 26/Sep/09

ian d f - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/09 with Pete H

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Aug/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/09

Kirill - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/09 with Simeon, Gerard Thornley

Shauna - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/09 with Jules

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Jun/09

Jessie Rushbrooke - 2nd - 19/Jun/09 with GF

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/May/09

climbingpixie - Lead O/S - 24/May/09 with Andy Hobson

givemetea - Lead O/S - 23/May/09 with Patrick

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/May/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/May/09

nic42 - 2nd O/S - 03/May/09 with Jack

Or try my version and travere into it! Goes at the same grade....... or does it?
ASchwirtz - Lead O/S - 03/May/09 with Mat tDrain

Dale - Lead O/S - May/09 with dave

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/09

pith
Paz - 2nd β - 11/Apr/09 with TS2,PS

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Apr/09

Hidden - 2nd - Apr/09

bennybeast - Lead O/S - 2009

eagleopus - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/08 with Gareth

gareth r - 2nd - 01/Aug/08 with Hywel

Hidden - Lead - 13/Jun/08

Hidden - Lead - 10/May/08

leigh - 2nd O/S - 10/May/08 with Ed

Easy HVS but great position and nice moves.
Chad123 - AltLd O/S - 05/May/08 with Sam and Susie

sgl - Lead O/S - 05/May/08 with Susie and Chad

Excellent route on good holds with good gear.
Dave Westby - 2nd O/S - Apr/08 with Dave Cundy

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 07/May/07 with martina

dave657 - 2nd - 28/Apr/07 with Tim

Tim W - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/07 with Dave Ripley

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/07

david morse - Lead - 05/Apr/07 with chris todd and "dangermouse"

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Apr/07

RichS-Bristol - 2007

janegallwey - Lead - 2007

drysori - 10/Aug/06 with Malcolm

First HVS!
Abi Chard - Lead O/S - Aug/06 with Ian

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/06

Neil Ireson - 2nd - 21/Jul/06 with Jane

Oliver Sherman - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/06 with John Eales

feilx - 2nd - 29/May/06 with Jon

Different Steve - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/06 with Guy Reid

Hidden - Lead O/S - Mar/06

Bella - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/05 with Shaw

Shaw Brown - 2nd - 28/Aug/05 with Carissa

Ramon Marin - 2nd - 18/Jun/05 with Dave Reaney

Hidden - 2005

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/04

Hidden - Lead - 03/Aug/04

The Pylon King - Lead O/S - Mar/04 with steve c

evhall - Lead O/S - 2004

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Jun/03

Hidden - Lead O/S - Mar/03

alex_th - Lead O/S - 2003 with Tim Riley

nige pacer - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/02

Hidden - Lead - Aug/02

Laramadness - 2nd - 27/Jul/02

Laramadness - 2nd β - 27/Jul/02 with Jim Higgins

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/02

chris wyatt - 2nd O/S - 2002 with Dave Reaney

Hidden - Lead - 2002

Rog Wilko - Lead - Aug/00 with Debbie Wilkinson

DafSWMC - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/00 with UMIST

Hidden - 18/Apr/00

Hidden - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 2000

cem - Lead O/S - 02/May/99 with Gordon Carder

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/May/99

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/98 with Maggie Ingrams

Hidden - 2nd - 30/May/98

Si Clapham - 1998

kp64zl - 2nd - Jul/97 with Jason M

ChrisJD - 2nd - 31/May/97 with rc

tlr - Lead - 25/May/96 with Pete D

Roget - 2nd O/S - 24/Jun/95 with jon

mikej - 2nd - 10/Jun/95 with Nick Salmon

Andy Say - Lead - 16/Apr/95

Tom V - 2nd - 21/Apr/90 with Glenn Watson

michael burrows - 2nd - 29/May/88 with steve williams

Dave Musgrove - 2nd - 29/May/88 with David

Hidden - 10/Jul/87

Nigel Coe - Lead - 1987 with Scott Titt

Mark Kemball - 21/Apr/84 with Dave Hall

Hidden - 28/Dec/82

ChrisJD - Lead - 0000

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