Palace of Swords Reversed** 8a
[Palace of Swords Reversed (8a), Foxhole Cove, Gower, 3 kb]

Rockfax Description
A pure power test-piece. Easy when you know how. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
Cruxy climbing up to a hard pocket move.

Goi Ashmore 08/Sep/1996

Photo: Palace of Swords Reversed (8a), Foxhole Cove, Gower © JoshDavies
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This climb is in 23 logbooks, and on 9 wishlists.

OERees - Lead RP - 29/Sep/15

OERees - Lead dog - 25/Sep/15

OERees - Lead dog - 22/Sep/15

OERees - Lead dog - 17/Sep/15

OERees - Lead dog - 15/Sep/15

3rd tie in, 2nd red point, really cool short route, proper powerful
peaches69 - Lead RP - 13/Sep/15 with luke

OERees - Lead dog - 08/Sep/15

OERees - Lead dog - 31/Aug/15

OERees - Lead dog - 17/Aug/15

OERees - Lead dog - 15/Aug/15

OERees - Lead dog - 13/Aug/15

Account opened, just about worked bottom boulder problem, mid section OK, need to figure top boulder. Inspired!
Justin T - Lead dog - 20/Oct/14 with Nancy

Hard hard hard. Need to get stronger.
quiffhanger - Lead dnf - 07/Oct/13 with Kate

Hidden - Lead dog - 07/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead dog - 25/May/13

bolt to bolt, pretty powerfull little number
brices - Lead dog - 06/Apr/13 with Joe Day

Sam's beta made this surprisingly doable. Will be back.
simonr - Lead dog - 30/Mar/13 with Dan Cook, Stuart Llewellyn

Tried sporadically over the past couple of years. Couldn't do any moves when I first tried. Moves felt easy today, but with no endurance. Amazing climbing. Thanks ash for the sequence avoiding that filthy pocket.
EliotStephens - Lead RP - 29/Mar/13 with Chris Shep, Josh Davies

Hidden - 2013

Hidden - Lead RP - 16/Oct/11

found new beta i had not seen yet
AshWH - Lead RP - 06/Aug/11

One move off on my second go, so close! guna start training for this!
MorganPreece - Lead dog - 06/Jun/10 with Will

First Ascent
goi.ashmore - Lead RP - 05/Sep/96 with Roy Thomas

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
OERees, partz, onlytovey

Total votes cast 24
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Style of ascent
Clean RP