340m. DWS F6a+. As a trad route it warrants E2 5b or VII. Section 2 takes you through the Blue Grotto and heads south to Cradle Rock Buttress.

Peter Biven, John Fowler & Pat Littlejohn 1968

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remus 21 Jul Show βeta
βeta: Some birds nesting at the back of the zawn here https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/50°23'37.7"N+3°29'33.0"W Probably worth avoiding until the start of august.
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βeta: Some birds nesting at the back of the zawn here https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/50°23'37.7"N+3°29'33.0"W Probably worth avoiding until the start of august.
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User Date Style Notes & Partners
Owen Diba 19 Sep DWS O/S
Hidden 29 Aug DWS
afterthesend 26 Aug DWS O/S
Hidden 21 Jul DWS O/S
Jim blackford 7 Jul DWS O/S started in the collapsed entrance of the blue grotto S of the headland, felt like 6a to cradle rock
started in the collapsed entrance of the blue grotto S of the headland, felt like 6a to cradle rock
Hidden 30 Sep, 2018 Solo
oliver.ghill91 25 Aug, 2018 Solo O/S
with Juliette
with Juliette
bruce 25 Aug, 2018 DWS rpt The rockfall hasn't affected this route
with Ade
The rockfall hasn't affected this route
with Ade
Dave Parton 9 Aug, 2018 DWS Really low tide felt pretty adventurous on my lonesome
Really low tide felt pretty adventurous on my lonesome
td72 7 Aug, 2018 DWS O/S An absolutely great bit of climbing, why would you not finish the route off with this variation! Great moves to span the gap
with katie93
An absolutely great bit of climbing, why would you not finish the route off with this variation! Great moves to span the gap
with katie93
Dexter JW 4 Aug, 2018 DWS O/S
with dbrooks
with dbrooks
ClimbingAlex 4 Aug, 2018 Solo O/S Sweaty!
Sweaty!
Holly Mckenzie-Barnes 4 Aug, 2018 DWS dnf too many people and barnacles
too many people and barnacles
Hidden 4 Aug, 2018 DWS O/S
Hidden 28 Aug, 2017 DWS O/S
Hidden 28 Aug, 2017 DWS O/S
D.Russell 28 Aug, 2017 DWS O/S
mshorter 28 Aug, 2017 DWS O/S
tom russell 28 Aug, 2017 DWS
with Adam Russell, doogie, mshorter
with Adam Russell, doogie, mshorter
Greg Cunningham 6 Aug, 2017 DWS O/S Perfect conditions - one of the best 1 hour climbing sessions possible. Low tide so no swim required :-)
with big squad
Perfect conditions - one of the best 1 hour climbing sessions possible. Low tide so no swim required :-)
with big squad
ferdia 6 Aug, 2017 DWS O/S
with Crew
with Crew
James Oakes 5 Aug, 2017 DWS O/S
Stroppy 27 Aug, 2016 Solo O/S
with BenL
with BenL
RKirke 27 Aug, 2016 DWS O/S
John Sheehan 27 Aug, 2016 DWS Dnf
with Stephen Price
Dnf
with Stephen Price
timreynolds 27 Aug, 2016 DWS O/S Blue Grotto only - at end of MMT. Slipped off once on very slimy holds
Blue Grotto only - at end of MMT. Slipped off once on very slimy holds
Robs_Uren 27 Aug, 2016 DWS dnf
with RKirke
with RKirke
brian watson 14 Aug, 2016 DWS O/S . . . . And it just gets better
with AlexD
. . . . And it just gets better
with AlexD
AlexD 14 Aug, 2016 Solo O/S
Michael_Love 13 Aug, 2016 DWS O/S
bruce ??, 2016 -
UpWear 3 Oct, 2015 -
nickdonohue 3 Oct, 2015 DWS An excellent bit of climbing as it looks unlikely! Avoid low tide as it is reasonably high and the water appears shallow.
An excellent bit of climbing as it looks unlikely! Avoid low tide as it is reasonably high and the water appears shallow.
tobydunford 6 Sep, 2015 DWS O/S
snook 16 Aug, 2015 DWS rpt
with Auguste, Jack Gray, stephen ashworth
with Auguste, Jack Gray, stephen ashworth
Jackislav 16 Aug, 2015 DWS
Ed Babs 8 Aug, 2015 DWS O/S L-R. The traverse in and bridge across look so unlikely at the grade. Brilliant. And again R-L with Tom 27 Aug 2019. Wetter than an otter’s pocket in the blue grotto.
with IainAM
L-R. The traverse in and bridge across look so unlikely at the grade. Brilliant. And again R-L with Tom 27 Aug 2019. Wetter than an otter’s pocket in the blue grotto.
with IainAM
kingholmesy ??, 2015 Solo
Hidden 24 Sep, 2014 Solo O/S
KDhruev 9 Sep, 2014 Solo O/S
richiebongo 4 Aug, 2014 Solo O/S
with Mat Coburn
with Mat Coburn
Lee_Meaden 3 Aug, 2014 DWS
with Luke Robinson, 5210Hill
with Luke Robinson, 5210Hill
5210Hill 3 Aug, 2014 Solo O/S
with Alex Hale, Kenny Brewster, Lee_Meaden
with Alex Hale, Kenny Brewster, Lee_Meaden
alice fuller 5 Sep, 2013 Solo O/S Dripping with condensation - heroically fought through - 6b+ today?
Dripping with condensation - heroically fought through - 6b+ today?
Hidden 25 Aug, 2013 DWS O/S
Chad123 8 Aug, 2013 Solo dnf End of a long day of climbing, gave up just before the high bit. Not a great choice at low spring tide as very shallow in places.....
End of a long day of climbing, gave up just before the high bit. Not a great choice at low spring tide as very shallow in places.....
Grabtheslab ??, 2013 -
Max Lowry ??, 2013 Solo O/S
Hidden 15 Sep, 2012 Solo O/S
Hidden 9 Sep, 2012 Solo rpt
Ciro 26 Aug, 2012 Solo
Hidden 26 Aug, 2012 Solo β
Hidden 3 Aug, 2012 DWS
Hidden 27 Aug, 2011 Solo O/S
Hidden 27 Aug, 2011 Solo O/S
Ceridwen 22 Aug, 2011 Solo
with AlexD
with AlexD
Chad123 13 Aug, 2011 Solo rpt Jo got as far as the high move over the chimney before calling it a day.
with Jo
Jo got as far as the high move over the chimney before calling it a day.
with Jo
quiffhanger 13 Aug, 2011 Solo β Awesome - took a higher line on than previous ascent - much nice and stayed dry via the awesome Blue Grotto finish.
Awesome - took a higher line on than previous ascent - much nice and stayed dry via the awesome Blue Grotto finish.
dannyboy83 6 Aug, 2011 DWS O/S
Hidden 3 Aug, 2011 Solo
Ceridwen ??, 2011 Solo Repeat ascent, Awesome, lots of water, safe but a lot harder than with less water.
with AlexD
Repeat ascent, Awesome, lots of water, safe but a lot harder than with less water.
with AlexD
Legs 18 Sep, 2010 Solo Excellent DWS. Fell 3 times over all and could not complete blue grotto pitch as I was horrifically pumped by then.
Excellent DWS. Fell 3 times over all and could not complete blue grotto pitch as I was horrifically pumped by then.
Hidden 29 Aug, 2010 Solo rpt
Rob Laird 29 Aug, 2010 DWS
Hidden 28 Aug, 2010 Solo rpt
Chad123 13 Aug, 2010 Solo rpt Very slimy at one point and less scary than last time!
with Emily
Very slimy at one point and less scary than last time!
with Emily
Alex More 12 Aug, 2010 Solo dnf fell off pumped out on a super high bit and felt the bottom on the fall, classic though ...
fell off pumped out on a super high bit and felt the bottom on the fall, classic though ...
Shaw Brown 7 Aug, 2010 Solo A must do continuation, fantastic!
with loz01
A must do continuation, fantastic!
with loz01
Chad123 5 Aug, 2010 Solo O/S Great continuation, again felt quite tough for 6a+ but then I was super pumped from the first section....the bit crossing the back of the cave is sweet and a little high! Technical after that too....
Great continuation, again felt quite tough for 6a+ but then I was super pumped from the first section....the bit crossing the back of the cave is sweet and a little high! Technical after that too....
Hidden ?Aug, 2010 Solo O/S
Hidden 7 Sep, 2009 Solo O/S
Hidden 7 Sep, 2009 Solo O/S
Hidden 5 Sep, 2009 Solo O/S
tuftynick 9 Aug, 2009 Solo rpt
with nick warren
with nick warren
jbulger 8 Aug, 2009 Solo dnf
with Nick Blackbeard, Gingerdarren
with Nick Blackbeard, Gingerdarren
nblackbeard 8 Aug, 2009 Solo A good adventure, but not as good as the first pitch. I think we missed the ending part. Finished at the zorn as it took much longer than expected.
with Darren Russell & Jo Bulger
A good adventure, but not as good as the first pitch. I think we missed the ending part. Finished at the zorn as it took much longer than expected.
with Darren Russell & Jo Bulger
Ceridwen 7 Aug, 2009 Solo O/S
with Dave, Lauren, John Tanner, Paddy, Steve Mayo
with Dave, Lauren, John Tanner, Paddy, Steve Mayo
Milnes 2 Aug, 2009 Solo O/S
with Ben O'Connor
with Ben O'Connor
JPGR ?Aug, 2009 Solo O/S
with Steve Ahern
with Steve Ahern
Brown 25 Aug, 2008 Solo O/S
Hidden 3 Aug, 2008 Solo rpt
_m.cox_ ?Aug, 2008 Solo O/S
Boy ??, 2008 -
Jus ?Sep, 2007 Solo O/S
Marti999 5 Aug, 2007 Solo β
with Joff Cook
with Joff Cook
feilx 4 Aug, 2007 Solo O/S
Hidden ?Aug, 2006 Solo
Hidden ??, 2004 Lead O/S
Chris Ebbutt 18 Aug, 2002 DWS with lots of swimmimg
with lots of swimmimg
Okecroak 18 Aug, 2002 Solo Fair amount of swimming
Fair amount of swimming
Hidden ?Aug, 1989 DWS
Hidden 5 Mar, 1988 DWS O/S
Simon cook ??, 1988 -
UKB Shark 26 Oct, 1987 Solo O/S
Nick Biven ??, 1980 -
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