Magical Mystery Tour 2 (Blue Grotto pitch)** 6a+
[Steve emerging, dripping, from the Blue Grotto (having slimed off the bridging move across the chasm)., 2 kb]340m. DWS F6a+. Anyone wish to volunteer an S grade? As a trad route it warrants E2 5b or VII. Section 2 takes you through the Blue Grotto and heads south to Cradle Rock Buttress.
Peter Biven John Fowler & Pat Littlejohn 1968

Photo: Steve emerging, dripping, from the Blue Grotto (having slimed off the bridging move across the chasm). © Brian H
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This climb is in 59 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

UpWear - 03/Oct/15

An excellent bit of climbing as it looks unlikely! Avoid low tide as it is reasonably high and the water appears shallow.
nickdonohue - DWS - 03/Oct/15

tobydunford - DWS O/S - 06/Sep/15

snook - DWS rpt - 16/Aug/15 with Auguste, Jack Gray, stephen ashworth

Jackislav - DWS - 16/Aug/15

L-R. The traverse in and bridge across look so unlikely at the grade. Brilliant.
Ed Babs - DWS O/S - 08/Aug/15 with Iain Moodie

kingholmesy - Solo - 2015

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Sep/14

KDhruev - Solo O/S - 09/Sep/14

richiebongo - Solo O/S - 04/Aug/14 with Mat Coburn

Lee_Meaden - Solo O/S - 03/Aug/14 with Luke Robinson, Justin Hill

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Sep/13

Hidden - DWS O/S - 25/Aug/13

End of a long day of climbing, gave up just before the high bit. Not a great choice at low spring tide as very shallow in places.....
Chad123 - Solo dnf - 08/Aug/13

Grabtheslab - 2013

Hidden - Solo O/S - 2013

Hidden - Solo O/S - 15/Sep/12

Hidden - Solo rpt - 09/Sep/12

Hidden - Solo β - 26/Aug/12

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

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

Ceridwen - Solo - 22/Aug/11 with Alex Dennis

Awesome - took a higher line on than previous ascent - much nice and stayed dry via the awesome Blue Grotto finish.
quiffhanger - Solo β - 13/Aug/11

Jo got as far as the high move over the chimney before calling it a day.
Chad123 - Solo rpt - 13/Aug/11 with Jo

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 06/Aug/11

Hidden - Solo - 03/Aug/11

Repeat ascent, Awesome, lots of water, safe but a lot harder than with less water.
Ceridwen - Solo - 2011 with Alex Dennis

Excellent DWS. Fell 3 times over all and could not complete blue grotto pitch as I was horrifically pumped by then.
Legs - Solo - 18/Sep/10

Rob Laird - DWS - 29/Aug/10

Hidden - Solo rpt - 29/Aug/10

Hidden - Solo rpt - 28/Aug/10

Very slimy at one point and less scary than last time!
Chad123 - Solo rpt - 13/Aug/10 with Emily

fell off pumped out on a super high bit and felt the bottom on the fall, classic though ...
Alex More - Solo dnf - 12/Aug/10

A must do continuation, fantastic!
Shaw Brown - Solo - 07/Aug/10 with Loz

Great continuation, again felt quite tough for 6a+ but then I was super pumped from the first section....the bit crossing the back of the cave is sweet and a little high! Technical after that too....
Chad123 - Solo O/S - 05/Aug/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - Aug/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 07/Sep/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 07/Sep/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 05/Sep/09

tuftynick - Solo rpt - 09/Aug/09 with nick warren

A good adventure, but not as good as the first pitch. I think we missed the ending part. Finished at the zorn as it took much longer than expected.
nblackbeard - Solo - 08/Aug/09 with Darren Russell & Jo Bulger

jbulger - Solo dnf - 08/Aug/09 with Nick Blackbeard, Darren Russell

Ceridwen - Solo O/S - 07/Aug/09 with Dave, Lauren, John Tanner, Paddy, Steve Mayo

Milnes - Solo O/S - 02/Aug/09 with Ben O'Connor

JPGR - Solo O/S - Aug/09 with Steve Ahern

Brown - Solo O/S - 25/Aug/08

Bern - Solo rpt - 03/Aug/08

_m.cox_ - Solo O/S - Aug/08

Boy - 2008

Jus - Solo O/S - Sep/07

Marti999 - Solo β - 05/Aug/07 with Joff Cook

feilx - Solo O/S - 04/Aug/07 with Richard Horn

Bern - Solo - Aug/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2004

Fair amount of swimming
Okecroak - Solo - 18/Aug/02 with C. Ebbutt

Hidden - DWS O/S - 05/Mar/88

Simon cook - 1988

shark - Solo O/S - 26/Oct/87

Nick Biven - 1980

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
AshleyLong, stevorobs3, nugski, Dave Searle

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