Welcome to the Cruise*** HVS 5a
[Pulling up the crack to complete Welcome to the Cruise, 2 kb]

Rockfax Description
The first wacky traverse that doesn't really go anywhere, but is so exposed that you can't fail to enjoy it. Start on the high belay ledge as for Pigs on the Wing. Follow Galactic Co-ordinator to the arete and continue traversing along a break, under a small roof. Follow this to the crack of Deep Throat and finish up this. © ROCKFAX

FA. S.Lewis 20.10.79 20/Oct/1979

Ticklists: UK Lonely Leads.

Photo: Pulling up the crack to complete Welcome to the Cruise © Adster
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This climb is in 27 logbooks, and on 10 wishlists.

Fun! Pretty wild and exposed for HVS.
Misha - 2nd - 25/May/15 with Rachel

Classic, exposed HVS experience.
Rachel Slater - Lead O/S - 25/May/15 with Misha

Mark Grist - Lead O/S - 24/May/15 with Paul Tanton

PaulTanton - 2nd O/S - 24/May/15 with Mark Grist

gurumed - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/14 with gjd

gjd - 2nd O/S - 28/Sep/14 with Gurumed

most of the traverse crack was soaking but that didn't affect the excellent climbing. Easy jamming. Also 2nded to get gear out
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/14 with steve lismore

Insanely wild - exposed like nothing else, with only inches of rock below your feet, then just the sea miles below you! Brilliant (and really pumpy when greasy/wet).
Calder - 2nd - 22/Sep/13 with Mike B

jcw - 2013

didn't read guide book very well and totally messed up, exiting main line of climb at first crack about half way along traverse. This incidentally makes for an excellent variation since the moves across the overhang are very wild in great position on positive handholds.
msoldn - Lead O/S - 13/Oct/12 with Edwin

alasdair19 - May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/11

Hard, scary and committing for the grade. Was glad to have a few grades in hard to second this - not one for the aspiring HVS leader!!
climbingpixie - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/11 with Andy

Amazing, terrifying, exposed, brilliant! Felt pretty sustained and good value HVS, but could of just been the position making it feel harder.
Dave89 - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Dave C

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Aug/10

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Aug/10

Kirill - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/10 with Jane, Dan

just one more - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/08 with tim b

david morse - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/08 with jon denniss

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Aug/08

morganator - AltLd O/S - 23/Aug/08 with Neil McAdie

gforce - AltLd - 03/Aug/08 with Jason

Bern - Lead O/S - Aug/06 with Peter Brown

Hidden - 1996

ChrisJD - Lead - 05/May/91

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1982

First Accent
steve L - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/79 with Charlie

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
poeter210, ollieboy, Big Lee, Michael Hood, johnpr, Ed morris, Dan Lane, sara n, spacey

Total votes cast 37
hard E10 of 12
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