10m. SDD guide: "Start from a ledge on the seaward edge of the pinnacle. Step out L onto the steep slab and trend LWs to the base of a depression in the middle of the face, then climb straight up to the summit ridge. Descend either by simultaneous abseil ... or jump!!!"

Ticklists: Unusual and Interesting Routes You Must Do VS- E2, Sub Extreme South West Sea Stacks, Ultimate Sea Stack.

Hidden 27/Aug Lead O/S
bedmaster_3000 27/Aug 2nd

Zim led, long approach. Zim got a little shaky on the traverse. Gear was a little sparse, and the rock a little flakey. Good fun climb though, apart from the bird shit!

Jim blackford 25/Aug Lead O/S

Nothing too scary. Placed some 5mm cord at the top as nothing was in place

with Arthur
EcoClimber 20/Aug Lead O/S

good ab gear at top. Sling backed up with a friend & a nut in situ. Thx goes to frkm2000 for installing the red sling on 16/Aug/16

with Bear Peters, Saul Jenner
Hidden 12/Aug 2nd
Hidden 18/Oct/16 Lead rpt
frkm2000 16/Aug/16 Solo O/S

I was getting restless so I decided to do it on my own. I attempted to daisy solo but the gear is two crap so I believe I got the first solo ascent. I brought a rope up but was sceptical about abbin off that shitty piece of tat on the top so I have left a new one which will no doubt be destroyed soon!

Samuel Wainwright 16/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with Rob Steer
thomb 22/May/16 Lead
with Harry
Hidden ??/2016 -
KDhruev 15/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Rich
suds_01 23/May/15 Lead
with Tom Horton
Hidden 09/Apr/15 Lead O/S
crag_whitelamb 04/Oct/14 Solo O/S

Swam out in 5mm wetsuit, lots of bird poo, dead fish and loose rock! Jumped off the top at high tide :)

with R2B
Hidden 04/Oct/14 Solo O/S
supersouthward 31/Aug/14 Lead

Top notch adventure and position, sub-par rock and lots of old gear and tat that really shouldn't be trusted, can you say sea corrosion?

with Lee Renshaw
Bob M 25/Jul/14 Lead

Great fun, especially the simul abseil descent.

Slick 16/Mar/14 Lead

A great rubbish climb! Found the HS route harder.

BALD EAGLE 16/Mar/14 2nd

A most entertaining and esoteric outing, which is much more fun with a simu-abseil to descend! http://youtu.be/r3pRHHWKBsU

with Richard Nicholson
andy_pemberton 11/Sep/13 Lead

Gear isn't great low down. Moves are fine but you don't want to fall off! To answer the Q by tomweeler below, I think the normal route goes left to the 'scoop' then up and back R to the notch. There does appear to be a steeper crack that stays further R with an old wire wedged in it. Looks harder but safer.

with Sarah Massey
Ian Archer 20/Jul/13 2nd O/S

Not the best climbing but a great summit.

with Graham Berry
Hidden 02/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/May/12 2nd O/S
tomballantine ??/2012 DWS O/S


Peter Ballantine ??/2012 DWS O/S
Hidden 29/Sep/11 Solo O/S
tomwheeler 29/Sep/11 Solo O/S

Agreed about the seagull shit. Great climb though. Does anyone know about the distinction between the 2 crack-line routes? Which one is which? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEwEUSlOMx0

Sam W 30/Oct/10 Lead

Fun, lots of seagull poo

nick99 29/Oct/10 2nd
with Sam W
Chubbard 22/Aug/10 Solo O/S

Not really a DWS. S3.

with Uli
twright180 ??/2010 Solo O/S
eddy-on-the-rocks 30/May/09 Solo O/S

Chickened out the jump and down climbed instead.

nick99 ??/2009 Lead
with lucy
Kate Edhouse 07/May/08 2nd O/S

full of bird poo.

with James Clapham
ijd201 ??/2008 Solo O/S
Dhonny_Jaws 29/Sep/07 2nd O/S
Hidden 29/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Ed Booth 13/Aug/06 Lead RP

Tricky moves in a dangerous position. I honestly thought i was going to die! A hard modern route!

with Roel Driesen
sebrider ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S

The best rubbish climb ever!

with Chris Arthur
nick99 ??/2006 Lead
with Jonty
feilx ?/Jul/04 -

Good climb, scary jump

with Ian Lovatt
andy_pemberton ??/2000 Lead


colin milton 22/May/95 Lead
with eric milton
Paul_southgate68 ??/1993 AltLd O/S

HAHA.ya need minimal rack and a dry bag.JUMP!

with Pete Veron
Mark Kemball ??/1990 Lead
with Alison Dorey
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