Tempest** E1 5c
[Henry Folkard climbing Tempest, at Mother Carey's Kitchen. , 2 kb]

Rockfax Description
A good route which uses the start of Eight Gauge to gain the fine crack to the left of Brazen Buttress. Climb the pillar on the front right-hand side of the through cave, then step right onto a ramp (as for Eight Gauge). Follow the ramp to a crack in the smooth wall. Climb the crack and another crack on the right until the wall blanks out above a jug. Make a tricky move up and left to easier ground. © ROCKFAX

FA. R.Harrison 25.3.78 25/Mar/1978

Photo: Henry Folkard climbing Tempest, at Mother Carey's Kitchen. © jon
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This climb is in 86 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Mark Grist - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/15 with Paul Tanton

PaulTanton - 2nd O/S - 16/Aug/15 with Mark Grist

Dizz - 2nd O/S - 01/Aug/15 with EJ

M_Robinson - 2nd O/S - 16/Jun/15 with Adam Bowman

Adam24B - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/15 with Mike Robinson

james1978 - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/15 with pam

VPJB - 06/Jun/15

Martin Haworth - Lead O/S - 26/May/15 with Tony

The chalked holds at the top that everyone seemed to be using went a different direction to the Rockfax topo, not up and left from the jug, but first right into the next crackline, then up and left at the top much higher.
andy_pemberton - Lead - 26/May/15 with Dave Marshall

Tony Holdsworth - 2nd O/S - 26/May/15 with martin haworth

Nice enough despite a bit of suspect rock. Some fiddly gear and tricky moves, easy E2.
Misha - Lead O/S - 23/May/15 with Rachel

roof was fine, tough and thin move up top though I suspect I am just spooked out by this wall in general. Good lead by Stads
GuyVG - 2nd β - 23/May/15 with Jo Stadden

Duncan Campbell - Lead O/S - 23/May/15 with Pete Graham

Rachel Slater - 2nd O/S - 23/May/15 with Misha

bigie bob - Lead O/S - 23/May/15

billb - Lead O/S - May/15 with Mark Warnet

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Apr/15

Ollie B - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/15 with Robyn

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Jun/14

Mike Tutt - 2nd - 18/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/14

Very nice
Cardi - 2nd O/S - 13/Apr/14 with Nik G

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/Aug/13

rd20 - 2nd O/S - 22/Aug/13 with Rachel Somerville

Quite pumpy climbing. Brilliant route, awesome jug pulling to get onto the pinnacle then wall climbing to the top. Crimpy crux.
Rachel Somerville - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/13 with Robert

Nice route. Could have led it.
Lessworkmoreclimbing - 2nd - 07/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/13

dominic lee - 2nd - 28/Jun/13 with andy elliot

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/13

Dibdawg - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13 with Tom Vassen

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 01/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/May/13

Haydn Jones - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/13 with pep

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Apr/13

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Apr/13

jcw - 2013

Neil Morbey - Lead O/S - 28/Nov/12 with John Eanes

gjd - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/12 with Mark V

Good route to do at high tide.
Ed Babs - 2nd O/S - 19/Sep/12 with AlexD

AlexD - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/12 with Ed

Spent the whole route nervously awaiting the hard move. It never came.
pembrokeshirecaver - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/12 with Edmund Morris

Might be E2 in new guide!! Great route
tommytuffa - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/12 with edd

James Marshall - 2nd - 23/Jul/12 with Pete Shepherd

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/12

david morse - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/12 with Josh,Nath+Mikey

melonmike - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/12 with Dave Morse

PAJames - 2012

Probably as hard as Brazen and Sunsmoke.Good hidden sidepull on crux before jugs.
just one more - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/11 with Svenn G

Dave Rumney - Lead - 29/Aug/11 with Phil Moore

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Jul/11

Phil PBC - AltLd O/S - 26/Jun/11 with henry castle

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

robin_hackney - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/11 with Simon Petty

DanH9883 - Lead O/S - 28/May/11 with Lee

Fantastic start, followed by some good climbing. Hung around on the jugs for some time whilst I figured out the crux moves. Awesome bouldery finish 30m up the route.
andy dunn - Lead O/S - 01/May/11 with J

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Harry Martin

richardr - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/10

Fantasic climb with a cool start followed by an amazing crack with the crux right at the top. The top is fine if you find the crimp quickly.
Ed morris - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/10 with -martin

clipskipper - Lead O/S - 21/May/10 with Davey Boy

spacey - Lead O/S - 17/May/10 with paul evans

Pown - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/10

Seymore Butt - 2010

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Jun/09

Puzzling climb. The normal start is more like E3. Coming in from Brazen Buttress makes a much better E1 5c, finishing up the crux of Tempest.
Alan James - UKC and UKH - Lead - 05/Jun/09 with Mick Ryan

datoon - 2nd O/S - 02/May/09 with K

khawk - Lead O/S - 02/May/09 with DT

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Sep/08

Andrew Sloan - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/08

chris wyatt - 2nd O/S - 29/Mar/08 with John Bullock

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/07 with Felix Coxwell

feilx - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/07 with Dan Barbour

feilx - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/06 with Sue Hazel

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/06 with martina

tom.e - 2nd O/S - 30/May/06 with Charlie Everett

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/May/03

LC - Lead O/S - May/03

Hidden - Lead - 01/Aug/00

Hidden - AltLd - Jun/92

Hidden - 1989

Steve Crowe - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/88 with SimonGee

Billg - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/87 with Dave Gregory

steve L - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/87 with Clive Curle

Hidden - 1985

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Apr/79

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