Rockfax Description
6c+, S2. At the end of the arch-traverse on ...and Captain Bloods Cavern, step down and continue left to a jutting foot-ledge. Climb the bulge above on undercuts and side-pulls to a rest. Finish up left. A variation DJ Bloods Mariana Variation drops down to below the roof of the traverse and then heads left to pull back up over the roof to join the parent route (7b+). © Rockfax

FSA. Crispin Waddy 8.94 Aug/1994

Ticklists: Hard water, South coast sport/DWS ticklist.

i_a_coops 14/Aug/16 -
malx 29/Aug/15 Solo O/S

Wet holds on the crux from seepage and heavy rain made this pretty exiting

NDD 29/Aug/15 DWS

Fun times. The wetness added some extra excitement.

with Team
feilx 04/Jul/15 DWS rpt
dswansonlow 04/Jul/15 DWS O/S
with Alex Banks
oliver.ghill91 08/Sep/14 Solo O/S
with Mark C, Patrick Hill
Hidden 23/Aug/14 Solo O/S
Llinos C 23/Aug/14 Solo O/S
with Cailean Harker, Gav Simmons, Simon Brice
dan gibson 23/Aug/14 Solo O/S
with michael porter
brices 23/Aug/14 DWS O/S
Hidden 23/Aug/14 Solo rpt
Dhonny_Jaws ?/Aug/14 DWS
theotherpetehill 27/Jul/14 Solo β
with Ross McKerchar
quiffhanger 27/Jul/14 -

I'd forgotten how good this climb is! Massively underrated. Postions, rock structure and moves make this one of the best DWS routes I've ever done.

AlexD 26/Jul/14 Solo O/S

I would suggest scrambling up right from the rest ledge near the top and finishing up the corner above Captain Blood... If you scramble up left as in the guide, the rock is pretty dodgy - part of the top ledge shifted in my hand!

with Ed
Sophie Nunn 21/Jul/14 Solo dnf
with Matt W
BenL 20/Jul/14 Solo β
with Sarp
Patrick Hill 12/Jul/14 Solo O/S
Ed Babs 10/Jul/14 DWS O/S
with Matt Swanage, Sophie Nunn, AlexD
jonleighton 21/Jul/13 Solo O/S
quiffhanger 01/Sep/12 Solo O/S

Perfect conditions & the most amazing positions. Climbed the whole thing grinning ear-ear.

with Dan
dannyboy83 29/Aug/11 Solo O/S
tim newton 29/Aug/11 DWS O/S
feilx 13/Jul/11 Solo rpt
harvie 01/Jul/11 Solo O/S
feilx 26/Jun/11 Solo rpt
feilx 04/Jun/11 Solo rpt
jacobjlloyd 04/Jun/11 Solo β

Brilliant route, felt safe and not too sustained. Two grades easier with 'the Felix effect' ; )

with Felix
feilx 26/May/11 Solo rpt
La Mont 25/May/11 -
tom106 25/May/11 Solo β
sarpedon 25/May/11 Solo β

Beta courtesy of Felix Coxwell.

morganator 28/Aug/10 Solo O/S
with Tom Bridgeland, Blonde Tom, Andy Benson
jacobjacob 08/Aug/10 Solo O/S

Probably the best route anywhere, ever.

colesy 27/Jun/10 Solo O/S


feilx 26/Jun/10 Solo rpt
Hidden 26/Sep/09 Solo O/S
bigie bob 04/Jul/09 Solo O/S
Jus 04/Jul/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 31/May/09 Solo
feilx 30/May/09 Solo rpt
Hidden 27/Jul/08 Solo O/S
feilx 12/Aug/07 Solo O/S


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