Rockfax Description
A brilliant find which takes you to places other HVS routes don't reach. The location is intimidating though and you need a confident second. From the ledge at the base of the corner, climb a steep crack above on the left wall - usually a bit slippery, sometimes very wet. Pull over the bulge and squirm out onto the hanging slab. Tip toe delicately right across this until you can climb round the roof on its right-hand side. Wander easily to the top from here. © Rockfax

Ticklists: Pembroke VDiff-HVS.

Hidden 30/May Lead
tessa teapot 24/Apr Lead
andy dunn 16/Apr 2nd
with J
elliptic 16/Apr 2nd
with Tom R.
gjd 26/Sep/15 2nd O/S
with Sam Burns
Ellie Fuller 19/Sep/15 Lead

Very very wet and adventerous! Squirming is really the only way over the bulge! - Do it in the sun!

timreynolds 16/Aug/15 Lead


with Scott Borden, Dave Coley, Matt Reynolds
mreynolds 16/Aug/15 2nd O/S
with Dave Coley, Scott Borden, Tim Reynolds
Dizz 02/Aug/15 2nd β
with EJ
sparbus 19/Jul/15 Lead
with mike b
Jonny Nick 20/Jun/15 2nd O/S

Epic free hanging abseil into the unknown. Impossibe to see the base of the route from anywhere nearby. Once on the route, getting onto the slab proved to be the crux due to gopping wet holds and a fair bit of grovelling required. Quite an epic route for which you should be very comfortable (both leader and second) at the grade.

Hidden 07/Jun/15 2nd
Hidden 07/Jun/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 07/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Mark Grist 25/May/15 2nd
PaulTanton 25/May/15 Lead O/S

This was good fun.

FlavioL1989 24/May/15 2nd O/S
MichaelGallimore 24/May/15 2nd O/S

Bizzare line through an impressive chimney and shelf. Great fun.

with Martin, Flavio
martinlevya82 23/May/15 Lead O/S
Leelogs 23/May/15 2nd O/S

Loved this route, great adventure! Definitely one to do when there's been a dry spell as the back of the corner is constantly in shade and a bit damp.

adam carless 23/May/15 Lead
with Leelogs
Hidden 04/Apr/15 2nd
Andrew1 04/Apr/15 Lead
with Hulda
PilarMartinez 07/Sep/14 2nd β

Second it, this is a super route, amazing atmosphere... One hard move in the middle, the rest is awesome

with TheCherokee
charles-green 06/Sep/14 Lead O/S

Fantastic!! Full on adventure climb, bit of everything on stunning rock with sound gear. Awesome exposure

RobScarisbrick 06/Sep/14 2nd O/S
Pete Randall 06/Sep/14 2nd O/S
with Julian B
JulianB 06/Sep/14 2nd O/S
with Pete Randall
Nevil 18/Aug/14 Lead
with Mike
Cardi 06/Jul/14 Lead O/S

What a route! Committing abseil. 3 stars so long as it's dry for sure. Really steep, intimidating bridging followed by an exposed traverse.

with Alex S
Hidden ?/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Big Lee 19/Apr/14 2nd O/S

An awesome adventure. Probably the best of the long weekend. Commiting abseil, Crazy belay, great varied climbing. The route was largely dry (by the time I seconded).

Murilo Lessa 19/Apr/14 Lead O/S

Physical VS, physiological HVS. Brilliant route.

with Lee Harisson
Jim Slater 31/Aug/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 31/Aug/13 Lead
Hidden 28/Aug/13 2nd
Adam Booth 25/Aug/13 Lead O/S

Awesome! Shat myself looking down the corner on abeseil, but not as hard as it looks.

Ellen Cobby 25/Aug/13 2nd O/S
Rob84 22/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Rob Adie
Hidden 11/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Lessworkmoreclimbing 10/Aug/13 2nd O/S

What a fantastic route! From walking round the headland and not being able to see the route and guessing where to ab down, to belaying not far above the waves, cold then wet when it rained, looking up at a foreboding mountain type route, rope drag making the seconding a bit more exciting - it was the day I really got bitten by the Pembroke bug!

with Kev
adrian perera 27/Jul/13 2nd O/S

Epic, fall and very nearly decked out due to poorly place gear crossing lines

with Pierce Ferris
Jacob k-d 23/Jul/13 Lead O/S
NancyJones 30/Jun/13 Lead dnf

Wet & slimy - ran away up easy exit to the left.

Hidden 06/May/13 Lead O/S
Stuart Johnston 06/May/13 2nd
Anthony Dixon 05/May/13 Lead O/S
michael burrows 05/May/13 Lead O/S


Chi Cheng 05/May/13 2nd O/S
Olli-C 05/May/13 Lead O/S

Fun route, contrasting crack and exposed traverse. Not hard but very atmospheric.

Rachel Slater 05/May/13 2nd O/S

Cool route

adie84 ??/2013 -
Graham Westbrook 01/Sep/12 2nd
Kirill 06/May/12 Lead O/S

Amazing situation. Worth doing just for the abseil in.

cem 06/May/12 2nd

An entertaining route but nowhere near as good as Riders on the Storm, even if completely dry

vanderz 13/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Ollie B 29/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Better than Riders on the Storm if its dry.

with G.Lewis
Hidden 27/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Mark Kemball 09/Aug/11 2nd O/S
with Matt Gordon
Phil PBC 25/Jun/11 AltLd O/S
with henry castle
w.pettet-smith 29/May/11 Lead

classic seacliff fun

with claire jane carter
matt.woodfield 15/May/11 Lead O/S
steve.warrington 15/May/11 Lead O/S
clairejane ?/May/11 AltLd
with will
Byronius Maximus 25/Apr/11 2nd

Great fun route, nice little squeeze in the chimney to gain the hanging slab!

robinsi197 22/Apr/11 2nd
with Piotr, Nick
Ketu 30/Aug/10 2nd O/S
jon_gill1 30/Aug/10 2nd O/S

fantastic route!better to do at low tide!it is sunny after mid day and yes i have a red face now!

JWB 30/Aug/10 Lead

Fantastic. Yes the first wall was a bit wet and slippery and it WAS a squirm onto the slab but what an experience.

Graeme Hammond 30/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Wicked climbing, great moves, little damp at the start but this just added to the adventure, CLASSY

with Rob
drysori 28/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Alex
Brannock 28/Aug/10 AltLd RP

Great route, the tide comming in really added to the atmosphere.

Hidden 14/Aug/10 2nd
Hidden 14/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Dave Reeve 08/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Tony Payne
sputnik 01/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Mrs Z
c00kie 01/Aug/10 2nd O/S
with Leander
thebigeasy ?/Aug/10 -
ian d f 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Mark
markfromstoke 26/Jun/10 AltLd
with Ian
JonBrown 20/Jun/10 2nd O/S

Best climb of the weekend!

with Arnaud, Uber Mike
mynyddresident 13/Jun/10 2nd
Hidden 13/Jun/10 Lead O/S
Tim M 31/May/10 2nd O/S
with Emma
climbergg 31/May/10 Lead
RobRock84 02/May/10 Lead O/S

exellent route,as it said in the guide,This route takes you were other HVS's dont. traverse looks scary,when your on it its not to bad.

with Steve Quinton
irish paul 17/Apr/10 Lead O/S
with Andy F
mattyork2 11/Apr/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/09 AltLd O/S
belay bunny turned bad 21/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Alan James - UKC and UKH 05/Jun/09 Lead

Superb find. What an amazing line for the grade.

with Mike Robertson
Urgles 28/Jul/08 Lead O/S

Bottom part and crux corner not very sunny at all! VERY VERY WET! making it tricky and quite scary. Brilliant route though - very atmospheric.

with Doug
Jason Gotel ?/Mar/07 Lead


with Noo
belay bunny turned bad ??/2005 -
surfbish ?/Jul/88 Lead O/S
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