Widowmaker** E3 5c
[Widowmaker, 3 kb]

Rockfax Description
A fine companion route to Chimes of Freedom. Start below two prominent right-facing grooves below the main line of overhangs. Climb the easy lower wall to the base of the right-hand groove then make a difficult move up left into the smaller left-hand groove. Follow it to its top then step right below the roof and pull over steeply onto a hanging arete. Go through a gap in the roof above to reach a break. Traverse left beneath another overhang and pull up into a crack which is followed to the top. © ROCKFAX

FA. R.Harrison 7.77

Photo: Widowmaker © Johnny Baker
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This climb is in 28 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

Tom Livingstone - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/15 with Tony Stone

3 Names - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/14 with Nick

Hidden - 2nd dog - 04/Aug/14

steve_yo - 2nd - 25/Aug/13 with sophie, Rick hard Rock

soph - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/13 with Steve Yeoman

Ricky Rocks - 2nd - 25/Aug/13 with Sophie, steve_yo

benka - Lead O/S - Aug/13 with paul wood

Haydn Jones - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/13 with pep

Tubs - 2nd dog - 02/Apr/13 with Dave M

Very good. A steady route with a couple of hard moves getting through the overlap at half hight. Good gear. Did it in one pitch from the high tide start. There are some good anchors for a hanging belay at the start but nothing to lay your ropes on. Just have to be careful. Only just managed to get onto the rock from the ab rope.... Thankfully a calm sea day.
PaulTanton - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/12 with Dave Taylor

As good as chimes of freedom
david morse - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/11 with markalmack

markalmack - 2nd β - 01/Sep/11 with Dave morse

datoon - 2nd O/S - 28/Aug/11 with K

khawk - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/11 with DT

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/10

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Aug/09

feilx - Lead O/S - 02/Nov/08 with Floris

lead second pitch
Urgles - AltLd - Aug/04 with Jack G

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/00

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 10/Sep/99

Rich Kirby - Lead - Aug/98 with Robin

lead second pitch
Gregory - AltLd - 17/Oct/97 with chris mosedale

steve taylor - 2nd - Aug/90 with Mark Hounslea

steve taylor - 2nd - Aug/90 with Mark Hounslea

andy gittins - 1987

keefe - 27/Oct/85

Mark Kemball - Lead - 10/Sep/82 with Steve Finch

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