Cavewoman*** 6c
[Muffing the start of Cavewoman (F6c), 4 kb]40m. DWS S0 Starts from the pinnacle at the right end of Oz wall which is accessed from the White Rhino approach. Drop down from the pinnacle via a huge calcite encrusted jug on the left wall to a good sandstone jug below. Traverse right along the cave's left wall on tiring but positive holds to attain the rock bridge and a rest. Squeeze up the crystal chimney back to daylight. A t-shirt is advisable.
Ken Palmer 1992

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This climb is in 80 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

was going to try cave woman in and out but when we were on the bridge 2 seals were hanging out in the cave below and didn't fancy falling in!
dbrooks - DWS rpt - 06/Sep/15 with John

ferdia - DWS O/S - 18/Aug/15 with Burton

Wicked line - tricky down climb until you work out the right hand sequence. Climbed up to the roof of the first part of the cave to find only a tiny slot - down climbied and continued to the brige. Spicy chimney to finish. Class outing.
snook - DWS O/S - 16/Aug/15

Ed Babs - DWS O/S - 08/Aug/15 with Iain Moodie

Dan 85 - DWS β - 08/Aug/15 with Alex M, Demetri

brices - DWS RP - 02/Aug/15

As wet and as fun as ever.
quiffhanger - Solo rpt - 02/Aug/15 with James Oswald, Adam Ryan

adam 24 - DWS O/S - 02/Aug/15 with Ross, Caroline

Totally outrageous
benkelsey - DWS β - 02/Aug/15 with Remus Knowles

NDD - DWS O/S - 02/Aug/15 with Team

Chris_barr - DWS β - 02/Aug/15 with Rob, Bob

Very cool
James Oswald - DWS O/S - 02/Aug/15 with Ben Kelsey

Hidden - DWS O/S - 01/Aug/15

could not hold drop onto sandstone jug
chris ebbutt - DWS dnf - 04/Oct/14 with Bruce

supersouthward - 20/Sep/14

tim newton - DWS O/S - 11/Sep/14

The climbing isn't all that great, but it gets 3 stars for weirdness.
Stuart Johnston - Solo O/S - 23/Aug/14 with Sadie Renwick

John Mcshea - Solo O/S - 16/Aug/14 with Justin Timms

dbrooks - DWS rpt - 16/Aug/14 with shaun

Justin T - Solo O/S - 16/Aug/14

James Mitchelmore - Solo rpt - 04/Aug/14

francois - Solo - 03/Aug/14

A great route which feels really adventurous as you can't see it from the top! Was a bit apprehensive but dropped down to the first mega jug to have a look and the hand holds were obvious and looked good so decided to go for it. Last climb of the day, thought it would feel desperate but it was fine as every hold is a massive jug! Really good but think it's a bit too easy for 6c so I reckon 6b+ (or may be I'm just fairly fit at the moment?). Fun finish up the chimney thing, which was dry.
Misha - Solo O/S - 03/Aug/14

Hidden - Solo O/S - 03/Aug/14

AJ007 - DWS G/U - 03/Aug/14 with Dan, Michael P

dan gibson - Solo - 02/Aug/14

Hidden - Solo rpt - 02/Aug/14

Dhonny_Jaws - Solo β - 03/Jul/14 with Daniel Gibson, AJ, Andrew Porter, Michael Porter

kingholmesy - Solo O/S - 2014

Hidden - DWS O/S - 15/Sep/13

Squirming through a dark wet chimney is not my idea of fun.
Pajamas Tom - Solo O/S - 03/Sep/13 with andy south devon

Haha 3 stars my ass
andy south devon - Solo O/S - 03/Sep/13

Hidden - Solo O/S - 02/Sep/13

Joe Costello - Solo β - 01/Sep/13

francois - Lead - 31/Aug/13 with TomR, PhilE

dbrooks - DWS β - 31/Aug/13

brices - DWS O/S - 26/Aug/13 with Ben Norman, duma, Sash

Hidden - Solo O/S - 11/Aug/13

Ramon Marin - Solo β - 03/Aug/13 with adam brown

burto - Solo O/S - 03/Aug/13 with malc

robbie Warke - 2013

Recommended to us by Ken Palmer... One to sort the men from the boys I feel. Chimney was interesting...
Stanley - Solo O/S - 18/Sep/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 09/Sep/12

Hidden - Solo rpt - 09/Sep/12

Jeronimo - Solo O/S - 26/Aug/12

Bit of a train going into the back of the cave, I think there were about 6 of us! Scary chimney! Although in reality it would be diffictult to fall off.
jacobjacob - Solo O/S - 26/Aug/12

Mass team ascent. Brilliant fun & very memorable. A must do.
quiffhanger - AltLd O/S - 25/Aug/12 with Jacob

Fell off traverse into cave!
theotherpetehill - Solo dnf - 25/Aug/12 with Ross McKerchar

Oddjob - DWS O/S - 25/Aug/12 with Adam B

Great rock but holds were soaking wet at back of the cave try again soon
Alex More - Solo dnf - 20/Aug/12

Fantastic climb, best dws around
robbie Warke - Solo O/S - 07/Oct/11

Bristoldave - Solo O/S - 21/Sep/11 with nick

Rob Laird - DWS O/S - 28/Aug/11

Hidden - Solo β - 28/Aug/11

Hidden - Solo rpt - 28/Aug/11

Hidden - Solo dnf - 28/Aug/11

Solo dogged?! pumped out just before rock bridge, but got back on from in the water and went up the blow hole. no hard moves on the dropdown if you can find the holds!
AlexD - Solo - 22/Aug/11

Awesome. Chimney finish is so much fun!
jacobjlloyd - Solo β - 21/Aug/11 with Andy Lamont, Davide

La Mont - Solo O/S - 21/Aug/11

James Mitchelmore - Solo O/S - 10/Aug/11

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 07/Aug/11

feilx - Solo rpt - 07/Aug/11

sarpedon - Solo O/S - 07/Aug/11

dmoir - Solo O/S - 07/Aug/11

Bern - Solo - 31/Jul/11

feilx - Solo rpt - 31/Jul/11

Hidden - DWS G/U - 12/Sep/10

feilx - Solo rpt - 30/Aug/10

Take a t-shirt next time.
andi turner - Solo O/S - 28/Aug/10 with Simon Wilson

Hidden - Solo O/S - 28/Aug/10

dan gibson - Solo - 28/Aug/10 with jacquie robinson, michael porter

Another top top top route!
sparkass - Solo O/S - 08/Aug/10

nicktr - Sent - Aug/10 with lewis maddock

tuftynick - Solo rpt - 2010 with nick warren

Toby Dunn - Solo - 04/Sep/09

tuftynick - Solo O/S - Aug/09 with nick warren

Amazing! Don't eat your sandwiches before the climb - you may not then fit...
alaan - Solo O/S - 29/Aug/08 with Nick

feilx - Solo O/S - 22/Sep/07

Hidden - Solo β - 24/Aug/07

_m.cox_ - Solo O/S - Aug/07

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