Eclipse*** VS 4b
[Eclipse, 3 kb]38m, 2 pitches. 1 Up the cleft to the overhang then swing out right on good holds to a ledge;
2 Trend right to a spike on the arete. Continue up the wall above.
FER Cannings, A Strapcans, SK Berry 18/Apr/1976

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Kevster - 2nd rpt - 11/Sep/15

reece.robinson - AltLd O/S - 11/Sep/15 with Phil Wallam, Kev Faux

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Sep/15

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Sep/15

Big stretch and guidebook fell into sea! Elliot led first pitch and I led second. Varied climbing. great position on top pitch.
garywalker147 - AltLd O/S - 04/Sep/15 with Elliot

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/15

DerwentDiluted - Lead - 17/Aug/15 with Nicola Pettit

timtimpeggy - Aug/15

An adventures just getting to the climb!
Lumbering Oaf - AltLd O/S - 19/Sep/14 with James Hoyes, Rach Batt

Lovely position, horrid approach - be a pinnacle soon?!
Batt - 2nd O/S - 19/Sep/14 with Matt Box, James Hoyes

Hoyes - AltLd O/S - 19/Sep/14 with Matt B, Rachel B

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Sep/14

Started at high tide on a hanging belay just above the sea. Went a bit wrong on P2 and ended up on a very bold traverse...
alastairbegley - AltLd O/S - 08/Sep/14 with Andrew Twemlow

twem - AltLd O/S - 08/Sep/14 with Alastair

guy757 - 22/Aug/14

This was a great route, good moves, good positions, good atmosphere!
Stroppy - AltLd O/S - 01/Aug/14 with Alex Thomson

P2. The best VS on Lundy! Such good pitches covering every style of climbing, and in such a wild position in the zawn. The top headwall above the big spike is amazing for VS.
Alex the Alex - AltLd O/S - 01/Aug/14 with Ed

Hidden - 2014

P2 a little of route on to the E2 terrain but all part of a good days climbing...!
Slick - AltLd - 23/Sep/13 with Isabel Evans

Egons Issy - AltLd - 23/Sep/13 with Richard Nicholson

illwizod - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/13 with Kevin Faux

Kevster - 2nd rpt - 13/Sep/13 with Will Izod

Hidden - AltLd - 03/Sep/13

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Sep/12

big epic! 50m of prussiking up as rope got stuck on last abseil.then got completely off route on P2, took 2 falls inc a big one,traversed across right i don t know how/why?! then escaped to safety by aiding over some overhangs in a crack corner. then 30 m prussik backup again to retreive a jacket. big mess ...
Fred_Richard - AltLd dog - 28/Sep/12 with Pete, Kat

Started from the ledges at high tide. Almost ended up traversing right round the arete onto the adjacent E2 but reversed before falling into the sea
Nick Russell - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/12 with Emily

Geoffers - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/12 with Lauren

Hidden - 22/Aug/12

Jim Slater - AltLd O/S - 21/Aug/12 with Richard Williams

Stunning route, the best VS on Lundy? Led pitch 1. Becky led the improbably bold top pitch in perfect style.
Graeme Hammond - AltLd O/S - 21/Aug/12 with David Brown, Becky E

Headjamm - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/12 with Geoffers

Pitch 1
rich_hw - AltLd O/S - 21/Aug/12 with Jim Slater

Led P2. Fabulous route with a bit of everything - brings a grin to your face!
Becky E - AltLd O/S - 21/Aug/12 with David Brown, Graeme Hammond

P2 i found getting onto the flake hard but maybe thats me, thin on gear on P2 but superb, Gets the morning sun as well.
lithos - AltLd - 14/Aug/12 with Peri

pleasant climbing, but the approach/exit to sunset promontory is a bit of a 'mare
pebbles - AltLd - 14/Aug/12 with rob

cymjt - 2012

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 14/Sep/11

In one pitch. Great climbing.
Alex Thompson - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/11 with Ashley Mellor, Dan Lane

Superb and no need to do it in 2 pitches. Top slab/arete is stunning.
Dan Lane - 2nd O/S - 02/Sep/11 with Ash Mellor, Alex Thompson

ashmellor - 2nd O/S - 02/Sep/11 with alex thompson, Dan lane

Kevster - Lead rpt - 01/Sep/11

Liam FLeming - Lead - 25/Aug/11 with karen dalzell

bullwinkle - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/11 with Tom Lambert

reinschgm - 2nd O/S - 2011 with Ben

Bex_M - AltLd dog - 18/Sep/10 with Ian

Led 2nd pitch - great position and exposure, quite run out above the big flake. Great route.
erica - AltLd rpt - 12/Sep/10 with John

John Brayshaw - AltLd rpt - 12/Sep/10 with Erica

Hidden - Lead - 11/Sep/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 11/Sep/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Sep/10

lead pitch two. 4b. lack of gear throughout the main bit of climbing but still very enjoyable. crimpy face climbing on the aret.
benkelsey - AltLd O/S - 09/Sep/10 with Remus Knowles

Hidden - AltLd - 09/Sep/10

Kevster - AltLd - Sep/10

i led pitch two ph/kd
cayteye - AltLd O/S - 31/Aug/10 with Paul Highams

tradguy - AltLd O/S - 31/Aug/10 with katy dartford

Andrew Sloan - 2nd O/S - 18/Sep/09 with Steve Grove

P2 only. Excellent, exposed climbing, but probably neither 4b or VS.
victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/09 with crossdressingrodney

Fairly tame, although on sparse gear.
crossdressingrodney - 2nd O/S - 13/Aug/09 with victim of mathematics

Frostie - Lead rpt - Aug/09 with Andy Owen

jominator - 2009 with daraghpoynter

jamie ward - AltLd O/S - 11/Sep/08 with Chris Comrie

Hidden - Lead dnf - 04/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead - Sep/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/08

chrisallan - AltLd O/S - Aug/08

Al Evans - 2008

timreynolds - 2nd - 23/Aug/07 with Dougie Allen, Tracy Elliott

Hidden - AltLd - 17/Aug/07

Hidden - AltLd - 08/Aug/07

erica - 2nd - 15/Sep/06 with John

John Brayshaw - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/06 with Erica

Ben1983 - AltLd O/S - 07/Sep/06

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/Sep/06

leon - AltLd - Sep/06 with Andy Bell

Hidden - 2nd - Sep/06

ferdia - AltLd rpt - 24/Sep/05 with Andrew Wielochowski

Neil Ireson - 2nd - 23/Sep/05 with Jane

Piers Harley - AltLd - 19/Sep/05 with Chris Grimble

BALD EAGLE - Lead - 17/Sep/05 with Jenny Smith

James B - Lead - 01/Sep/05

Hidden - AltLd RP - 17/Aug/05

Phil West - Lead rpt - 16/Aug/05 with Shaun Walby

shaun walby - AltLd O/S - 16/Aug/05 with Phil West

Geoffers - AltLd O/S - Aug/05 with Jeff, Bean, Simon, Tim

John Lisle - 2005

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2005

Hidden - Lead - 2005

Owen W-G - AltLd O/S - 04/Sep/04 with Craven MC

cem - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/04 with Stewart

ferdia - 2nd - 29/Oct/03 with Liz Fortek, Andrew Wielochowski

Hidden - AltLd - 16/Sep/03

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 08/Sep/03

Hidden - AltLd - 07/Sep/03

Batty - AltLd O/S - 07/Sep/03

Didn't feel right on the day, one to be finished
GrahamHP - Lead dnf - Sep/03 with Kevin Ellis

Digger - 2nd O/S - 10/Aug/03 with James Latham

Hidden - AltLd - 08/Sep/02

The Bad Cough - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/02 with Christian Minett

tapley - Lead - 15/Aug/02 with Alison Tapley

Hidden - Sep/01

Hidden - AltLd - 2001

Led P1
Different Steve - AltLd O/S - Aug/00 with Darren Lambert

Marti999 - Lead - 2000

scary approach. Still wanna go back to lead....
Rock Fairy - 2nd - 1999 with Carl

pneame - 10/Sep/98 with Phil Bailey

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Sep/98

colin milton - AltLd O/S - 06/Sep/96 with eric milton

Pete Nugent - 18/Aug/96 with Fiona Stoddart, Pete Cosgrove

Iain Thow - AltLd - 04/Aug/96 with Mel Dyce, Gordon Scott

I led 1st pitch.
Phil West - AltLd O/S - Aug/95 with Steve Wild & jimmy Turner

Steve Lenartowicz - 1995

mattnuttall - Lead O/S - Sep/92 with Jacko

Hidden - Aug/92

Adrian Daniels - AltLd - 10/Aug/90 with Steve Webster

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 27/May/90

rogerskews - 26/Sep/87 with Martin Coward

Babika - AltLd - Sep/87 with Ian Shore

RichardMc - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/86 with Martin Breeze, Angel Vila

Tom V - Aug/86

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