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Cavewoman*** 6c

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[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

Photo: Muffing the start of Cavewoman (F6c) © Kafoozalem
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 64 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

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 - Solo 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

Hidden - Solo - 03/Aug/14

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 - Solo 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 - Solo β - 31/Aug/13

brices - Solo 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 - Solo 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 - Solo 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 - Solo RP - 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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Voting
Total votes cast 31
hard 6c+0 of 14
6c+0 of 14
easy 6c+1 of 14
hard 6c0 of 14
6c3 of 14
easy 6c8 of 14
hard 6b+0 of 14
6b+1 of 14
easy 6b+1 of 14
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Style of ascent

Soloed60 of 64 (93.8%)
Lead1 of 64 (1.6%)
Bouldered1 of 64 (1.6%)
Alt Leads1 of 64 (1.6%)
Unknown1 of 64 (1.6%)

'Climbed'10 of 64 (15.6%)
clean O/S34 of 64 (53.1%)
clean β7 of 64 (10.9%)
clean rpt9 of 64 (14.1%)
clean RP1 of 64 (1.6%)
dnf3 of 64 (4.7%)