Riders on the storm*** HVS 5a
[Riders on the storm, 2 kb]

Rockfax Description
28m. Brilliant! Great positions, some of the biggest (and sharpest) jugs known to man, but steep rock and not one for a timid second. From the belay ledge, step down and make a tricky pull up across onto the wall to gain the base of a flake. Continue traversing left, going up and down a bit, as far as a tricky move up past a big undercut. Trend up leftwards from here towards the finishing corner, finish up this, or belay on the ledge on the left if you need to watch your second. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
A rising traverse of the lower tier of stennis head, the name was inspired by the weather on the first ascent and the tape in the car on the way to the crag!

W Lounds 09/Sep/1984

Ticklists: Pembroke Rockfax Top 50, Ultimate HVS ticklist, Top Five HVSs In The UK?.

Photo: Riders on the storm © Chris J
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This climb is in 413 logbooks, and on 84 wishlists.

at 5.30 pm with the tide on its way in and dark fall an hour away with a soaking wet crux holds, a fun second in the fading light!wont ever tire of this route!
jon_gill1 - 2nd rpt - 14/Mar/15 with martin johnson

Climbed with Ross - definitely down for a second round.
SHONAJONES - 2nd O/S - 28/Sep/14

Totally fantastic route. I took a slightly lower line from the flakes after the undercut - which took me to the bottom of the corner - a good alternative.
evhall - Lead O/S - 27/Sep/14 with Mike B

Calder - 2nd - 27/Sep/14 with Mike B

jon22 - Lead - 21/Sep/14 with manxclare

Great route; brilliant sharp grippy rock and excellent climbing. First move was quite tricky, but the holds are all there once you commit to it.
RyanOsborne - Lead - 13/Sep/14

A great route and a good lead from Ryan. The crux is the first couple of moves off the ledge.
Matt77 - 2nd O/S - 13/Sep/14 with Ryan Osborne

YES! Been wanting to do this ever since I saw it in the top 5 HVS's article. Excellent climbing, great feeling with the sea just lapping beneath you. Hard move in the middle is pretty hard! Just amazing though! So Psyched.
Ella7 - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/14 with Jim Hulbert

RobScarisbrick - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/14

poeter210 - 2nd O/S - 06/Sep/14 with adrian voss

Trickier than anticipated and very little place to rest. Jugs in the easy places and crimps on the bold bits. Protection not great and found after all the cruxes. Worse for the second as gears tends to lift out.
druss - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/14 with Peter Ocampo

brian watson - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/14 with bob mott

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Sep/14

BenTiffin - Lead - 24/Aug/14 with Bob Currie, Dan Robinson

eduardo - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/14 with Rob Trz

Hidden - Solo O/S - 23/Aug/14

MD - 2nd rpt - 23/Aug/14 with Jo

The start is the hardest move. Fab out there route but horrid for the second, especially if the crucial first bit of gear pings out when taking up the ropes at the top!
Happy Wanderer - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/14 with Mike D

philhilo - 2nd O/S - 23/Aug/14 with Helen E

Matt Cooke - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/14 with Sam Taylor

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/14

superb. didn't find it that pumpy(plenty of rests & good big foot holds). the scramble in is fine, all on big jugs.
leon - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/14 with fabricio

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Aug/14

Amazing climb, we'll worth the 3 stars. The holds are all there, the problem is placing the gear and not getting too pumped. Take the rests when you find them. Superb
Andy Chubb - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/14 with Nick Gregory

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/14

hipyhop - 2nd O/S - 07/Aug/14 with Mike Cheque

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/14

felixizzy - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/14 with elliot, Dan

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/14

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Jul/14

ianjfsutcliffe - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/14 with Coatesy

Richard P Coates - 2nd O/S - 23/Jul/14 with ianjfsutcliffe

robw007 - 20/Jul/14

shafiq lalloo - Solo O/S - 13/Jul/14

In the rain, excellent fun.
jacobjacob - Solo rpt - 12/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/14

Decided the traverse carried on and fell of! After a few attempts, concluded the route went up!
Slick - Lead dog - 28/Jun/14 with Kevin Vans-Colina, Isabel Evans

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Jun/14

danJBA - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/14 with Mike

tgeh - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/14 with Alex

steve_gibbs - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/14 with Jonny Raines

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Jun/14

adam 24 - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/14 with Paul Clarkson

Exciting stuff in rough seas, lived up to its name! Crux was wet.
Dan Geh - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/14 with Paddy

Patrick Hill - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/14 with Dan Geh

zcsharp - Lead O/S - 31/May/14 with George Frisby

mick1jones - 2nd O/S - 31/May/14 with Rich Rogers

started from about 10m further right than the guide suggests, because we didn't fancy soloing severe ground to get to the start of the route. Exciting time was had by both of us!
adam carless - Lead O/S - 28/May/14 with Andy Sheridan

Mega! Sun was shining and seas relatively gentle. Huge holds and some great atmospheric climbing with the sea below. Amazing adventure and route. Some sea-fall potential as a second added a bit of spice! Much fun, a Pembroke classic.
mrmattwright - 2nd O/S - 26/May/14 with Adrian Fletcher

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 26/May/14 with Harry Martin

Traverse was quite strenuous. Great route.
AndrewP - Lead O/S - 25/May/14 with FelixPeterken

Brilliant, exposed,and commitment required. Falling off in some places would lead you in the sea. Not for those weak of mind.
FelixPeterken - 2nd O/S - 25/May/14 with Andrew Peterken

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/May/14

Hidden - 2nd - 24/May/14

john lynch - Lead O/S - 17/May/14 with Lewis Andrew

Andyh83 - Lead O/S - 16/May/14 with Hannah S

The exposure and extreme nature of this route i think entitle it the grade E1. Down climbing a severe to even get to the start above the crashing sea. The fact that the route is just as imposing on second as for the leader, and some averagely hard moves all make this an incredible adventure. Amazing climb, not advisable for inexperienced HVS leaders/climbers
hlegge - 2nd O/S - 03/May/14 with Adam Knightly

simon kimber - 2nd - 21/Apr/14 with Rich Howell

Brown - Solo - 20/Apr/14 with Lily

Hidden - Solo - 20/Apr/14

Maken - 2nd O/S - 19/Apr/14

Lessworkmoreclimbing - 2nd - 18/Apr/14 with Kev

EmilyElouise - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/14

A great end to the day! Wet in (many) places, but enormous and grippy holds. Just about managed to keep my feet out of the water at the start.
Nick Russell - Solo O/S - 12/Apr/14

Frank the Husky - 2014

Hidden - 2014

Neil - Lead O/S - 2014

mike mo - 2014

tskelhon - Lead O/S - Dec/13 with Charlotte

clmacdonald - 2nd - Dec/13 with tskelhon

robgixer - 2nd - 06/Oct/13

Route-finding is tricky. The climbing was superb. It looked blank, but jugs kept coming up. The first couple of moves after the initial drop were 5b.
masa-alpin - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/13 with Rob G

gurumed - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/13 with Kenny

gjd - Lead rpt - 27/Sep/13 with Hutch

Hidden - Lead - 24/Sep/13

Pero - 2nd - 14/Sep/13

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Sep/13

Best hvs I've done to date. Waves rolling in, totally wild. Better than moonraker I thought!
Wilbur - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/13 with Paul Winder

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Sep/13

Wonderful route.
Jim Slater - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/13 with James Lismore

matt.woodfield - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd β - 29/Aug/13

Great fun.
Adam Booth - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13 with Ellen Cobby

Ellen Cobby - 2nd dog - 26/Aug/13

What an amazing route! Big holds and a spectacular position. If you lead HVS get on it
Dervey - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/13

Best pitch I've ever done
ruaidh - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/13 with Ben

Helen Gibson - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/13 with Jacquie

Hidden - Lead rpt - 23/Aug/13

tim newton - Solo O/S - 22/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead - 22/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Aug/13

David led the traverse I finished up the corner. Wet holds. High seas - got soaked up to my thighs and climbing shoes were full of seawater.
rd20 - AltLd O/S - 21/Aug/13 with David P

Wow what an amazing route. The whole thing was soaking wet, did a hanging belay in the corner. Big waves, Epic!
dprctr - AltLd O/S - 21/Aug/13 with Robert Dufton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/13

Steeve - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/13

stuaart - 2nd O/S - Aug/13 with Thomas Smith

The Grist - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Sam Simpson

Sam Simpson - 2nd O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Mark Grist

Bit of an epic. Got fairly pumped but going OK until I dropped my small nuts into the sea just before reaching the corner. Nightmare. Sat on ropes while Peter lowered some more, then did an hanging belay for Tim and then finished the route. Swam round at low tide and amazingly managed to fish out the nuts.
Binder - Lead dog - 14/Jul/13 with Tim C

Harri777 - Lead - 13/Jul/13 with Dale

First move is committing with a positive crispy hold. We were surprised to find another move relying on crispy holds. Excellent climb!
sara n - Lead - 08/Jul/13 with Paul Wolf

tommytuffa - 2nd - 17/Jun/13 with Libby

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/13

Andrew1 - Solo - 08/Jun/13 with Hulda

guy757 - 06/Jun/13

Couldn't commit to a low move from a hand rail to a groove quite early on. Several rests required before doing it. Perhaps should've taken a higher line because it felt harder then the crux?
clams - Lead dog - Jun/13 with Jim

Went the wrong way at first, so Tom led it. Then I did some advanced dogging to follow it because my arms were still hurting.
RedFox - 2nd dog - 26/May/13 with Tom K

Pete fell off early in the traverse while placing gear and ended up in the sea with his nuts hanging in space. Bit of a drama to get them back with abseiling etc...
bigbobbyking - 2nd dnf - 25/May/13 with Pete Crawley

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

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

Stuart Johnston - Lead O/S - 18/May/13 with Sadie Renwick

Anthony Dixon - Lead - 06/May/13

riddle - Lead O/S - 06/May/13 with Mike Stephenson

mikeyjbs - 2nd O/S - 06/May/13 with Roger Hamilton-Smith

rob.grafton - 2nd - 06/May/13 with major tony

Glyn Davidson - Lead O/S - 05/May/13 with Alex Grey

fizzychewitt - 2nd - 05/May/13 with Jayne

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

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/May/13

CragDog - Lead O/S - 05/May/13

Bendigedig, a wave came and washed out my first few runners though!
michael burrows - Lead O/S - 04/May/13 with mike doyle

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/May/13

Got a dunking climbing down before the traverse to the flake. Soaked from the torso down. Waited for a few more waves then went for it (tide was on its way out). Half way along, entering the crux section (undercut) a huge mother of a wave came and got me with the splash. Soaked chalk and gear. What a giggle!
Twisty - Lead rpt - 04/May/13 with Greg Slee

The_Boy_ODwyer - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/13 with Colin Harvey

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Apr/13

RKirke - Solo β - 20/Apr/13

beta from the first ascensionist's son, wicked
GuyVG - Solo β - 20/Apr/13 with Tim Lounds

Hidden - Solo rpt - 20/Apr/13

josh Bamsey - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13

Amazing, sharp jug HEAVEN!
josh Bamsey - Solo β - 20/Apr/13

Brilliant position, brilliant climbing. Find a hot day and you are in Spain on the sharp Spanish limestone.
Albachoss - 2nd O/S - 19/Apr/13 with josh

A top end to a top day!
Albachoss - Solo rpt - 19/Apr/13 with josh, Roger Kirke, Ben

Amazing territory at the grade
Neil Morbey - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/13 with Alastair

At the end of the day, ran out of energy and fell. After prussiking back up set up a belay and Neil lead the rest. Never been so tired at the end of a route!
alastairbegley - AltLd dog - 06/Apr/13 with Neil Morbey

Hidden - 2nd - Apr/13

HarryB - Lead O/S - 03/Mar/13 with Al

riddle - Lead O/S - 2013 with Mike Stephenson

jcw - 2013

Alex179 - 2nd - 21/Oct/12

Rowan Mitchell - AltLd O/S - 21/Oct/12 with Andre Steele

gjd - 2nd - 21/Sep/12 with Mark V

Riders in the storm, in a minor storm! Brilliant although Gareth is a little sensitive about impromptue 5b start (supposedly?) and something to do with being slippery when wet.
nickstephens - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/12 with Gareth Greeves

gg4419 - 2nd O/S - 16/Sep/12 with Nick

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/12

Maybe went a bit high?
Cardi - 2nd O/S - 30/Aug/12 with Tom R

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/12

With a fairly high tide. Threw up some big spray. Great climb, a proper 3 star HVS 5a benchmark.
Kemics - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/12 with Anthony

Anthony Dixon - Lead - 26/Aug/12 with Caleb

Absolute jug fest. Slightly dangerous start but may have been unable to do the usual start due to heavy seas.
pembrokeshirecaver - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/12 with Charlie Beard

Excellent, atmospheric outing, complete with a rough sea and high tide. Used a 5b alternate start above the tide line, which certainly had 'seafall' potential on second.
cbeard - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/12 with Dickon Morris

Cool route. Prav's lead and it was very good. Thought he was going to fall off, but he made it to the end. John bailed back up the scramble in. Not enough protection on each rope for two seconds.
jayrenegade - 2nd - 23/Aug/12 with John Broadband, Prav

Hidden - Lead dnf - 18/Aug/12

jacobjacob - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/12

ojp - 2nd O/S - 11/Aug/12 with Dave

Dave Foster - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/12 with Si

philboy - 2nd - 08/Aug/12 with matt g

Awesome route.
LakesWinter - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/12 with Phil B

Dizz - 2nd rpt - 29/Jul/12 with Hugh T

Quite exciting!
Paul Robertson - 2nd O/S - 28/Jul/12 with Rob

With rough sea, wind and getting in front of a team who just backed off - this is a sensational experience! Bloody awesome route!!!!
Stanners - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/12 with Paul Robertson, Mark Davis

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/Jul/12

JulesV - 2nd - 22/Jul/12

Shauna - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/12 with Jules

Hidden - Solo rpt - 04/Jun/12

1 rest.
Bry - Lead dog - 04/Jun/12 with Chris Hind

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Jun/12

Fantastic climb! Well worth the 3 stars. Route description isn't brilliant...just keep going across at the same level until you hit the corner.
Leelogs - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Pagan

Hidden - Jun/12

paul horabin - 2nd - 20/May/12

steven - Lead - 20/May/12 with Paul Horabin, Ade

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/May/12

kiks - Lead O/S - 06/May/12

Aid@n - Lead O/S - 05/May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/May/12

Matt_L_Robinson - Lead O/S - 05/May/12

chris_B - Lead - 05/May/12 with Hamish Dunn

alasdair19 - May/12

Thought I went the wrong way, looking at photos I didn't. Bit underwhelmed really.
andrew sandercock - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/12 with Mark A

very sharp rock. great position but slightly over-rated in my opinion. maybe it was because i was freezing cold...
markalmack - 2nd O/S - 08/Apr/12 with andrew sandercock

Hidden - Lead - 07/Apr/12

MD - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/12 with Mark H

melonmike - 2nd O/S - 06/Apr/12 with Tim, Matt Roper

tlmarjot - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/12 with Matt Roper, Mikey Richmond

tomB - 2nd O/S - 06/Apr/12 with Tim Griffin

Don't hang around.
turdburglar - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/12 with kieran

pie_eater_pete - 2nd - 03/Apr/12 with bwestwood

bwestwood - Lead - Apr/12

keith leonard - 11/Mar/12

pete1993 - Lead - 10/Mar/12

PAJames - 2012

Hidden - 2012

Dibdawg - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/11 with Miguel Marra

fun fun fun
going going gone - Lead - 01/Oct/11

vanderz - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/11 with Graham Plant

Heavy seas. A highly improbable sunny spell meant I was sweating like a fat lass for most of it. Hit by a freak breaker when I was half way along, but stayed miraculously dry. Best HVS I've done probably, amazing.
Alex Winter - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/11 with J. Iles-Smith

Kirill - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/11 with Charles Mason, Chris Donica

WalnutHorse - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Aug/11

liamoloughlin - 2nd - 28/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/Aug/11

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

Great fun as a group solo!
CRiddiford - Solo - 24/Aug/11 with Mark, Jonny, Mike

mark20 - Solo rpt - 24/Aug/11

Group solo.
JRae - Solo - 24/Aug/11 with C Riddiford, M Rankie, M Watson

CRiddiford - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/11 with Mark

mark20 - 2nd O/S - 23/Aug/11

Dizz - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/11 with hugh

Traversed a bit high for much of route, probably half way between actual line and the easy ramp above. All a bit of a non line but the sea was rough which gave the intended experience. Led pretty poorly on the whole as my head was already in the pub at the end of another long day.
Owen W-G - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/11 with Jim

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Aug/11

Mark Kemball - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/11 with Lee Bartrop, Nic Dill

Jen Crook - Lead - 18/Aug/11 with Madeleine Wilson

Hidden - Solo O/S - 17/Aug/11

matthewjames - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/11 with Alan Saul

Wanted to solo this since I led it last year. Best route of both trips.
Andrew Barker - Solo rpt - 16/Aug/11 with Si

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead - 14/Aug/11

Graeme Hammond - 2nd rpt - 14/Aug/11 with james pcc

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/11

gaz.marshall - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/11 with Viv

WOW!! massive holds. hardest bit was the initial step off from the start below the belay. the rest was 4c. wild situation at the grade warrants HVS
stvredmond - Lead - 04/Aug/11 with Helen Norris

tonanf - AltLd - Aug/11 with john sun

Jus - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/11

Fantastic fun - in the top ten Pembroke routes for me!
robw007 - Lead - 29/Jul/11

crux undercut was wet. nice position but didnt really live upto the hype.
Ollie B - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11 with N. Weston

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11

Amazing. Best route ever. Scary move to the first jug, you wouldn't want to fall off. Bomber threads, nuts and lots of drag. The middle crux was pretty wet - very exciting! John felt like it was E1 to second. Did feel hard for HVS.
James Oswald - Lead - 06/Jul/11 with Jon Stewart

Hidden - Solo rpt - 04/Jul/11

Ceridwen - 2nd rpt - 02/Jul/11 with Andy Mosienko

pipof747 - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/11

Lenny - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/11 with John

Stone Muppet - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/11 with tubs, alan

pabbage - Lead O/S - 12/May/11

Andy Peak 1 - 2nd - 11/May/11 with pabage

mikelaing - 2nd - May/11 with Ian Whitehead

Danstephens - Lead O/S - May/11 with John Moran

John Roe - 2nd - 30/Apr/11 with Iain (Jocky) Marr

Brilliant introduction to Pembroke. Brilliant climbing and pretty exposed on second.
johnpuddephatt - 2nd O/S - 30/Apr/11 with Will Hunt

Fab route
Will Hunt - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/11 with John Puddephatt

Hidden - Lead - 30/Apr/11

Intimidating! But it's all there. Beautiful day - apparantly there was some fuss in London.
Rob Exile Ward - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Sam Ward

Rachel Slater - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Olli Crudge

Olli-C - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Rachel Slater

petegruf - Lead - 29/Apr/11 with Pam

Chi Cheng - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Jon Fane

robinsi197 - Lead - 24/Apr/11 with Piotr, Nick

ben1987 - 2nd O/S - 23/Apr/11 with Adam Coles

Rob84 - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11 with Naomi Cornish

Graham Westbrook - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11

Fantastic route. Just wish it was longer because I was having a great time! Seemed soft-touch for HVS but I did have a perfect sunny conditions. Great fun.
Alan100 - Lead - 09/Apr/11

Amazing !
Jake Young - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Steve J

Brilliant route definitely worth three stars did quite near to low tide would be whole different kettle of fish in bad conditions.
Dave89 - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Gabby

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11

P1 Dave, P2 Rowan
Rowan Mitchell - AltLd O/S - 09/Apr/11 with Dave West

Rory Shaw - 2011

Paul Boggis - 2nd - 2011

adie84 - 2011

mwatson - 2011

Adam Coles - Lead - 2011 with ben park

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 24/Sep/10

Done at high tide, got very wet! Finished *just* before dark as well, awesome :)
thomasadixon - 2nd O/S - 11/Sep/10 with Becca

Got soaked to the waist on the first moves!! Definitely best done at high tide! Loved the traverse then got a bit lost and almost ran out of light. Very exciting!!!
BeccaSnowden - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/10 with Tom

Ed morris - Solo O/S - 08/Sep/10 with Lee

Brilliant route, just balooning around on jugs!
Dan Lane - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Aug/10

Mr Sparkle - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/10 with Steve Harby

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Aug/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/Aug/10

we liked it so much we did it again with JWB leading this time.Also the added insentive of a pint from rob to collect his gear back.ROB YOU OWE ME A PINT!haha
jon_gill1 - 2nd rpt - 28/Aug/10 with john beardmore

Wow what a fantastic climb. I seconded this the day before and had to go back and lead it. Superb.
JWB - Lead β - 28/Aug/10 with Jon Gill

Abi Chard - Lead rpt - 28/Aug/10 with Ian

Ketu - 2nd O/S - 27/Aug/10 with Graeme H

Most Definately the BEST ROUTE I HAVE EVER CLIMBED!!!came out at the top with a beaming smile on my face!wouldnt shut up about all weekend!
jon_gill1 - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/10 with john beardmore

Graeme Hammond - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/10 with Rob

drcorbasisgod - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/10 with Mark O'Neill

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/10

cem - 2nd rpt - 26/Aug/10 with Paul Bolton

Really amazing as a DWS; masses of exposure and the cruxy bits are safe (probably)
Alasdair88 - Solo O/S - 22/Aug/10

wolf.leeb - 2nd O/S - 22/Aug/10 with nic

mynyddresident - Lead - 22/Aug/10 with wolf

greenclimb - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/10 with Sarah

Superb HVS climb, one of the best I've ever done
Dave Reeve - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/10 with Tony Payne

very atmospheric! a little bit scary
catblack - 2nd - 10/Aug/10 with Andy Barker

A superbly atmospheric route, one of my favourites.
Andrew Barker - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/10 with Cat Black

This route brought on a spontaneous beaming smile. You can't ask much more!
Justin T - 2nd - 07/Aug/10 with Cherry

Scary for HVS.
Chubbard - 2nd O/S - 07/Aug/10 with Ray

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/10

quiffhanger - Lead O/S - Aug/10

feilx - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/10 with Heather

Audrey @ The Castle - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/10

Absolutely brilliant, would definitely have been in the sea if I had come off the traverse!
Harry Thorpe - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/10 with JCB

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/10

Gareth Clendinning (UBMC) - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/10 with James Kay

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Jun/10

Hidden - Lead - 31/May/10

Hidden - 2nd - 31/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/May/10

Brilliant route, really enjoyed it!
hepitt - 2nd O/S - 23/May/10 with Rob Pitt

Rob Pitt - 2nd - 23/May/10 with Helen Pitt

spacey - 2nd O/S - 14/May/10 with paul evans

Danhan - 2nd - 09/May/10 with Nick

Hidden - Lead - 08/May/10

Hidden - Lead rpt - 03/May/10

Em66 - Lead - 03/May/10 with Mat

irish paul - Lead O/S - 01/May/10 with Dave Ripley

dave657 - 2nd O/S - 01/May/10 with paul b

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/10

nic42 - 2nd O/S - 30/Apr/10 with Jack

Hidden - Lead rpt - 10/Apr/10

What an amazing route, simply one of the best pitches I have ever climbed!
Byronius Maximus - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/10 with Alex Twist

Twisty - 2nd rpt - 04/Apr/10 with Byron Buck

Sophie Nunn - 2nd - 21/Feb/10

Ceridwen - Lead O/S - 21/Feb/10 with Matt, Sophie Nunn

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 14/Feb/10

Spacetourist - 2nd O/S - 2010 with Tim Barton

Gibson27 - 2nd - 2010

cymjt - 2010

Kyuzo - 12/Oct/09 with Joe Prinold

Richard Horn - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/09

ollyhorst - 2nd - 27/Sep/09 with Tom Boeckx

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 13/Sep/09

Sharp rock! lots of blood. really nice route
ian d f - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/09 with Pete H

Awesome route, wish it was longer. Doesn't look like HVS from the belay ledge but once you get on it, plenty of holds and gear placements appear and the line is pretty obvious - reminded me of Debauchery at High Tor. Must be very exciting at high tide.
Misha - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/09

Hidden - AltLd - 29/Aug/09

A fantastic route- route finding isn't too obvious so basically traverse all the way along the cliff, rising up in places. Fantastic, atmospheric, loads of good rests, bomber gear... I could go on!
Twisty - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/09 with Nigel Stock

Rob Pitt - 2nd - 06/Aug/09 with Owen Davies

wolverine - Aug/09 with Kat Sorkova

Awesome Route!great climbing!
RobRock84 - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/09 with Adam Bevan

Steve Hill - Lead dnf - 20/Jun/09 with Hywel Edwards

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/09

Hidden - Solo rpt - 19/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/09

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Jun/09

Alan James - UKC and UKH - Lead - 07/Jun/09 with Mick Ryan

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 05/Jun/09

belay bunny turned bad - Lead rpt - Jun/09

Not sure i was in the right place, description didn't make sense. Not sure i'd give it 3 stars.
Bux - Lead O/S - 30/May/09 with Dave Simpson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/May/09

givemetea - Lead O/S - 23/May/09 with Patrick

Stiff at the grade, made a right meal of it
chiverstom - Lead O/S - 23/May/09 with Sam Keyne

Hidden - 23/May/09

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 03/May/09

TiffTiff - Lead O/S - 02/Nov/08

ASchwirtz - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/08 with Mike Todd

Cowflinger - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/08 with Dai Morris

Greg Pittam - Solo O/S - 26/Jul/08 with Andrew Bitmead

Hard work and intimidating at low tide.
alek - Lead O/S - 08/Jun/08 with Ant Schwirtz

ASchwirtz - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/08 with Alec (UBMC)

Not a great one in an actual storm!
tom_1985 - AltLd dog - 07/Jun/08 with Ant Schwirtz

ASchwirtz - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/08 with Tom

cem - 2nd - 05/May/08 with Graham Dolman

shoulders - Lead - 17/Feb/08 with dai

Hidden - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/May/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/07

Fell off the crux move (undercut). Highly recommend having 2x prussics and slings to be able to get out, as the rock below is overhanging :) Alternatively, it is possible to traverse right using hidden undercuts and get back onto the route (pre-crux!). Fantastic gear placement from Mike!
Katya - 2nd dog - 09/Apr/07 with Mike

Pythonist - 2nd rpt - 07/Apr/07 with Teddington

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/07

Guy - Apr/07

chris wyatt - 2007

Sidekick - Lead O/S - 2007

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/06

A good lead from Jen.
drysori - 2nd - 06/Aug/06 with JenW

MVS? No chance. both parties need to be confident 5a leaders, a fall from leader or second will see you straight in the drink. more serious for 2nd on crux. Soft but serious HVS
david morse - 2nd - Aug/06 with chris todd

Pylon King Against Capit@lism - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/06 with Doug

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Jul/06

feilx - Solo O/S - 29/May/06

leerybunny - 2nd O/S - 13/May/06 with Tim Wilkinson

Tim W - Lead O/S - 13/May/06 with Oli Warren

Needs to be a blustry day with the time coming in for the full effect. Great HVS.
Pythonist - Lead O/S - Apr/06 with Alun Evans

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Mar/06

Mike H - Lead - 2006 with Jamie Smith

Bern - Solo O/S - 2006

dickypips - Lead O/S - 2006 with Steve Jones

nige pacer - AltLd O/S - 12/Oct/05

AngelaC - 2nd - 12/Aug/05 with Dieter Cole

gonggashan - 2nd - Aug/05

chrishedgehog - Lead O/S - 01/May/05 with LMC

SteveM - Lead - 01/May/05 with Chris

Hidden - 2005

Hidden - Lead O/S - Aug/04

Different Steve - Lead O/S - May/04 with Steve Gray

Hidden - Lead - 26/Jun/03

Dave Rumney - 2003

Hidden - Lead - 27/Aug/01

NeilGriffiths - 26/Aug/01 with Paul Tucker

Hidden - 2nd - Jun/01

Hidden - 18/Apr/00

Hidden - Solo - 2000

Tim M - 2000

Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor - Lead O/S - 2000

Magic. Blind and bold, then steep. E1.
alan moore - 2000

Hidden - Lead - 25/Jul/99

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/99 with Louise Pellett

alex_th - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/99 with Dave Lacey

chris sm - 2nd O/S - 27/Oct/98 with Neil Binns

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead - 30/Aug/98 with Sam Dew, Simon Witcher

superb situations & atmosphere; reminded me of Dreams of White Horses
nickdonohue - 2nd - 01/Aug/98 with Dave Chapman

Hidden - Lead - 30/May/98

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/May/98

jim_randell - 2nd O/S - 03/May/98 with MW

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/May/98

Si Clapham - 1998

Hidden - 1998

Excellent route
Dave Westby - Lead O/S - Jun/97 with Dave Cundy

craig h - 2nd O/S - 31/Mar/97 with Janet Hannah

mikej - AltLd - 18/Aug/96 with Nick Salmon

tlr - Lead - 25/May/96 with Kim

Budge - 2nd O/S - May/96 with Brian Ottewell, Richard Teed

Tim Sparrow - 1990

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Total votes cast 314
hard E10 of 102
E11 of 102
easy E17 of 102
hard HVS30 of 102
HVS60 of 102
easy HVS4 of 102
hard VS0 of 102
VS0 of 102
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hard 5b0 of 107
5b2 of 107
easy 5b4 of 107
hard 5a54 of 107
5a45 of 107
easy 5a1 of 107
hard 4c1 of 107
4c0 of 107
easy 4c0 of 107
3 Stars100 of 105
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