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Cascade Blues** 6a

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[Crossing the waterfall, 3 kb]250m, 8 pitches. 5c+, 5c, 5c+, 4b, 5c+, 5a, 4b, 6a. The route crosses 2 waterfalls; the first of which has insitu tat usually which helps to avoid getting too damp! Abseil anchors are located at the belay at the top of p8.
Sylvain, J M Cambon 1992

Photo: Crossing the waterfall © lukehodson
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 50 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 10/Aug/14

Hidden - AltLd - Jul/14

Elaine Budden - AltLd O/S - Jul/14 with Tristan Sherlock

d_meacher - AltLd rpt - 14/Sep/13 with Gill Byrne

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/Jul/13

Sam Simpson - AltLd O/S - 08/Sep/12 with Christian Turford, Stuart Air

alias dave - AltLd - 08/Sep/12 with Sam.EB

Chrismoore94 - AltLd - 14/Aug/12

the 5c+ pitches felt as hard as the 6a!
Dawlish - AltLd O/S - 08/Aug/12 with mike

I led pitches 1,3,5 & 8. Jeanie led pitches 2,4,6 & 7.
Stuart Macfarlane - AltLd O/S - 29/Jul/12 with Jeanie

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/Jul/12

jonnie3430 - AltLd O/S - 21/Jul/12 with Max

Davebryant - AltLd O/S - Jul/12 with Harry Tombs, Fran Cavanagh, Bryn Mays

brynmays - AltLd O/S - Jul/12 with Dave Bryant

lead p2,4,6,8
lukehodson - AltLd O/S - 27/Jun/12 with Steve

Dont remember the date. Think I've done it twice
Adam Potter - AltLd O/S - 2012

M_Payne - AltLd - 2012

Excellent enjoyable climb including the soaking!
Ian JL - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/11 with Beth Frampton

Excellent climb including the soaking
Ian JL - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/11 with Beth Frampton

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Aug/11

Hidden - AltLd - 19/Aug/11

JV led p1,3,5 & 8. I struggled with the moves round the rib on p1 & had to resort to aid. Crossing the stream on p.4 was "interesting" as it was in full floe due to the recent rain. We both got a good soaking but soon dried out in the hot sunshine. A memorable experience and a superb route!
Pete Nugent - AltLd - 22/Jul/11 with John Venier

Ed and John on route as well.
jshields - AltLd - 10/Jul/11 with Steve Ebbens

Put this to bed after retreating last year. Lead final "crux" pitch, and the waterfall crossing which is a unique experience. One of our team took a good soaking, and we saw a leader refusal from a party behind.
Sankey - AltLd - 10/Jul/11 with Jon (Ed and Jonathan also on route)

1 fall seconding when foot slipped. Fun route, goes through a waterfall!
dave657 - AltLd O/S - 11/Jun/11 with Alys

KittyKat - AltLd - Jun/11 with Tim Rogers

Superb route, great character. Second time on it, so I led the pitches I didn't lead last time (2,4,6,8) whicih includes the main waterfall pitch. Great in such hot weather.
PenJD - AltLd rpt - 04/Aug/10 with Duz Walker

nigel pearson - AltLd - 28/Aug/09 with Yoko

great route with the waterfall pitch being enjoyable in the heat of the day!
mulletcocktail2000 - Lead O/S - 04/Aug/08 with ally

d_meacher - AltLd O/S - 30/Jul/08 with Trisha Murphy

Trisha Murphy - AltLd O/S - 30/Jul/08 with d_meacher

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/Jul/08

PenJD - AltLd O/S - 25/Jul/08 with Dave Johnson

Cardi - AltLd - Jul/08 with Andy F

Eccentric - AltLd O/S - Jul/08 with Bunchuk

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2008

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 01/Jul/07

Lev - AltLd rpt - 01/Jul/07 with Heather Baker, Emma Ross

jimjimmyjimjim - AltLd O/S - 11/Jun/07

maybe_si - AltLd O/S - Jun/07 with jim

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/06 with karing

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/Jun/06

lizzie789 - 2nd - 28/Jun/06 with Emma

Lev - AltLd rpt - 28/Jun/06 with Liz Davies, Emma Ross

Enchainment with snoopy and palavar
al99 - AltLd rpt - Jun/06 with Luke Thomas

Led even numbered pitches, Cabey led the rest.
Stuart Macfarlane - AltLd O/S - Aug/05 with Cabey

samwelli - AltLd O/S - 03/Aug/04 with Gregor Smith

Bolt Phobia - AltLd - Aug/04 with Wil Hurford

barrington1978 - Jun/01

Hidden - AltLd - Jun/98

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
jennym32, mickey_boy

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Style of ascent

Lead5 of 50 (10.0%)
Followed2 of 50 (4.0%)
Alt Leads42 of 50 (84.0%)
Unknown1 of 50 (2.0%)

'Climbed'16 of 50 (32.0%)
clean O/S28 of 50 (56.0%)
clean rpt6 of 50 (12.0%)