It rained so much harder. Alex was the hero in the wet on the second pitchgowla - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/12 with Alex Burns
crossdressingrodney - AltLd O/S - 19/Sep/12 with gwilym
Hidden - AltLd rpt - 17/Sep/12
A good route and a good option for a windy day with a big swell as the wall turned out to be sheltered from both. Nicely varied climbing. P1 is worth a solid HVS 4c due to hard and poorly protected 4c moves at the start, though it relents higher up. P2 is the money pitch, really good and varied climbing. Beware the dodgy block on the overhang - don't belay right under it! P3 is jugtastic and the veggie top out is fun. Led P1&3.
Misha - AltLd O/S - 14/Sep/12 with Ed
Lead P2. Awesome route, almost straight up for 90m.
Climbing is pretty straightforward, loads of great slab and crack climbing but the overlap and corner give great variety. The large block above the overlap seems solid at the moment but doesn't actually seem to be attached by anything more than a thin seam of soil and force of habit. Be careful of this, it would obliterate the belayer if (when?) it falls.
eduardo - AltLd O/S - 14/Sep/12 with Misha
Led P1 and 3, Patrick led P2.
mariannekhoo - AltLd O/S - 13/Sep/12 with Patrick Goodwin
paddygoodwinlondon - AltLd - 13/Sep/12 with Marianne Khoo
givemetea - AltLd O/S - 11/Sep/12 with Dan Gibson
RD P1 and P3
rd20 - AltLd O/S - 11/Sep/12 with Sarah
dan gibson - AltLd O/S - 11/Sep/12 with roslyn mckendry
Kaiser999 - AltLd - Sep/12 with Jim
Becky backed off first pitch so ended up leading all pitches. Brilliant climb, despite looking like a pile of overgrown crap when you approach it does what is says in the guide and climbs the cleanest best line on the slab.
Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/12 with Becky E
Aborted attempt to lead P1 - too bold for me. Excellent route.
Becky E - 2nd O/S - 20/Aug/12 with Graeme Hammond
oliverk - AltLd O/S - 09/Aug/12 with Dan
Incredibly hot day so glad it was so easy.
Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/12 with Rear-Admiral Adrian (Proctor)
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Aug/12
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Aug/12
Hidden - AltLd - Aug/12
Hidden - 2012
Led first and third pitches
mick1jones - AltLd O/S - 23/Oct/11 with Rich Rogers
Hidden - AltLd O/S - Oct/11
led pitch 2
Helen Gibson - AltLd - 23/Sep/11 with Paul
Just us and the seals and the sea grass. Superb. Led P1 and 3.
Andy Clarke - AltLd O/S - 04/Sep/11 with Tim
nickstephens - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/11 with Nancy Jones
gripped01 - Lead - Sep/11 with Martin Bohl
Lead 1st & 2nd pitches. Great fun, but hot tho!
Alex Thompson - AltLd O/S - 29/Aug/11 with Ashley Mellor, Dan Lane
Led P2. Brilliant route and much cleaner than it appears from a distance, thankfully!
Dan Lane - AltLd O/S - 29/Aug/11 with Ash Mellor, Alex Thompson
ashmellor - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/11 with alex thompson, Dan lane
photo in new guide is misleading - cross overhang well to the right
evhall - AltLd O/S - 28/Aug/11 with Cutts
kdalzell - 2nd - 26/Aug/11 with Liam Fleming
Excellent adventure! Led 2nd pitch. Not too run out at all I felt ...
bullwinkle - AltLd O/S - 17/Aug/11 with Tom Lambert
timtimpeggy - AltLd - Aug/11
Led pitches 1 and 3. Pitch 1 difficult to protect adequately. Pitch 2 neat footwork and very careful rope work required. Pitch 3 straightforward, once my second pointed out the big obvious holds which I had been blind to initially.
Very atmospheric and committing, and a great route.
Alaric - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/10 with Lou
Fantastic route on small, crimpy, solid, positive holds. All the pitches are worthwhile. Pitch 2 is the cream (my lead). With good footwork its easy to stay in balance. The crux is in the moves on the parallel crack to the overlap. Pulling through the overlap is the easy bit. Good ropework is needed to avoid drag and make sure your second is safe. Climbed with Paul C.
LoopyLou - AltLd O/S - 27/Sep/10
Led p2 - superb but more exciting as wet! It seems a first E1 lead too :-)
Dizz - AltLd O/S - 16/Sep/10 with hugh
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Sep/10
Led P1 & 3. Via the original approach. At a very low tide this is far from harrowing, and really enhances the feeling of isolation and committment on the slab. Awesome. The crux was wet, but the climbing brilliant throughout. One of the best HVS experiences out there.
victim of mathematics - AltLd O/S - 12/Sep/10 with Andy
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Sep/10
Lead Pitch one and three. feels like a big route with good moves through the overlap - a touch damp in places though.
benkelsey - AltLd O/S - 04/Sep/10 with Remus Knowles
Kevster - AltLd - Sep/10
steve2006 - 2nd - Sep/10 with Ann Blandford
Alex T (RAFMA) - Sep/10 with Rimon
led pitch 1 and 3
Helen Gibson - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/10 with Richard
Geoffers - AltLd O/S - 15/Aug/10 with Tim
gareth r - AltLd O/S - 05/Oct/09 with John Jones
Led middle pitch (5a)
Good spot for seals
Joris.Roulleau - AltLd O/S - 22/Sep/09 with Hamish Rose
Andrew Sloan - AltLd O/S - 13/Sep/09 with Steve Grove
P3. Didn't do first pitch.
dicky79 - AltLd O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Mark Nicholson
Led all 3 pitches. Excellent second pitch.
Jim Slater - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/09 with Gav Singleton
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/Sep/09
gripped01 - Lead O/S - Sep/09 with Stew Boyce
all 3 pitches, I thought P1 quite tough but many lines possible. Solid HVS and fun with it
lithos - Lead - 19/Aug/09
Led P2. Very steady at the grade
Different Steve - AltLd O/S - 16/Aug/09 with Martin Hore
Spillers - 2nd - Aug/09 with Stavvy
Hidden - AltLd rpt - 20/Sep/08
100m abseil into ledge. Led 2nd pitch. Wet crux.
DafSWMC - AltLd O/S - 14/Sep/08 with Hash
P1 and 3
hash - AltLd O/S - 14/Sep/08 with DafSWMC
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/Sep/08
Hidden - AltLd - Sep/08
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 27/Aug/08
Not sure why this gets E1. Felt pretty straightforward at HVS.
James B - AltLd - 24/Aug/08 with Nigel
jelaby - AltLd O/S - 24/Aug/08 with notgnarly
Hidden - AltLd rpt - 24/Aug/08
Tim Steward - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/08 with Helen Alderson
Al Evans - 2008
Hidden - 2008
iceaxejuggler - AltLd O/S - 2008
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/Sep/07
Hidden - 2nd - Sep/07
Hold came away in my hand at start of second pitch - fell 3m to ledge and broke my leg. Ow.
Ed Babs - Lead dnf - 16/Aug/07 with Kate
Rob Kennard - 2007
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2007
erica - 2nd - 14/Sep/06 with John
John Brayshaw - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/06 with Erica
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - AltLd O/S - 10/Sep/06 with Mike Hayes
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 06/Sep/06
Hidden - AltLd - 27/Aug/06
An E1 experience, but found the climbing pretty straight forward
Chris the Tall - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/06 with Kate
Katex - 2nd - 24/Aug/06 with Chris Moor
RMR climbed from the zawn bottom after wading across.
E1 when climbed
Marq - AltLd O/S - 24/Aug/06 with Ruth Creamer
Hidden - 2006
Hidden - Lead O/S - 2006
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Sep/05
Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/05
Bella - 2nd O/S - Sep/05 with Chris
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 18/Aug/05
Hidden - AltLd O/S - Aug/05
Led p 1 & 3
cem - 2nd rpt - 15/Aug/04 with Sally Dipple
Hidden - Lead - Aug/04
Digger - 2nd O/S - 14/Aug/03 with James Latham
Hidden - AltLd - Aug/03
Hidden - 2nd O/S - Aug/03
led final pitch
mctinkno - AltLd O/S - 22/Oct/02 with Andrew Wielochowski
cem - AltLd O/S - 11/Sep/02 with Graham Dolman
Marti999 - Lead - 2000
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/Sep/99
WB - AltLd O/S - Sep/99 with Guy
Hidden - AltLd - 1999
Lead 2nd pitch.
Paul-Michael - AltLd O/S - 02/Aug/98 with Steve Newman, Nick Hanie
Hidden - AltLd - Aug/98
andy_pemberton - AltLd - Aug/98 with Rik Meek
Hidden - AltLd - 16/Sep/97
Hidden - AltLd - 19/Aug/97
lead p1 &3
colin milton - AltLd O/S - 03/Sep/96 with eric milton
AlanLittle - Lead - 01/Jun/93 with John Hynes
RichardMc - AltLd - Sep/92 with John Evans
Hidden - Aug/92
Done again in 1993 and 1995. Terrific and enjoyable HVS.
eroica64 - AltLd - Sep/90 with Denis Crampton
Adrian Daniels - AltLd - 05/Aug/90 with Steve Webster
Mike Owen - 03/Aug/89 with Elaine Owen
Led 1st & 3rd pitches. Quite easy for the grade.
Sean Kelly - AltLd - Jul/89 with Alan Payne
andy gittins - 1988
rogerskews - 27/Sep/87 with Martin Coward
Tom V - Aug/86
Hidden - 1984
Pete Nugent - AltLd - Aug/83 with Liz Rugg
RichardMc - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/82 with John Evans