Rockfax Description
60m. A terrific little escapade, traversing all the territory between the East and West Caves, thereafter continuing through the West Cave and back to the beach. Best tackled at about mid-tide, especially for the entry into the West Cave. Start on the Grotto Ledge and wander off westward, with a circular deviation beneath a bizarre, overhead through-cave, to finally arrive in the West Cave. Continue into the cave, and climb diagonally upwards, then drop down a slabby chimney to reach the exit 'window'. © Rockfax

cook brothers 21/Jul/1991

AJM 01/Sep/17 DWS rpt
Matt Crolla 27/Aug/17 DWS O/S
Hidden 26/Aug/17 DWS O/S
itslaurahill 15/Aug/17 DWS
DanielDean 15/Aug/17 DWS O/S
ttunag 15/Aug/17 DWS O/S
Dan Hostford 15/Aug/17 DWS O/S
Dan Browne 10/Aug/17 DWS O/S
with Ed Babs, brian watson, Scott Titt
Hidden 10/Aug/17 DWS
Sophie Nunn 10/Aug/17 DWS rpt
with Dan brown, Ed B, Brian
Rupey 20/Jun/17 DWS rpt
_m.cox_ 27/Aug/16 DWS rpt
Hidden 27/Aug/16 Solo O/S
Sophie Nunn 24/Jul/16 DWS rpt
with Ian L, Floris
Rupey 11/Jun/16 Solo rpt
with Al
Circus 03/Oct/15 DWS O/S
with Seren
bede.west 26/Jul/15 DWS O/S

er Spicey

with Jake Perry, Shane Willis, German loui
Rupey 25/Jul/15 DWS rpt
with Al and Gaz
Sophie Nunn 19/Jul/15 DWS rpt
with Crazy Tom
Sophie Nunn 10/Jul/15 DWS rpt
with Ed B
Sophie Nunn 10/Jul/15 DWS rpt
with Ed B
AJM 10/Jul/15 DWS O/S

In reverse as a very lengthy approach to Captain Bastard

Rupey 08/Jul/15 DWS rpt
with alan
Sophie Nunn 30/Jun/15 Solo O/S
with Ed B
AlexD 19/Jun/15 Solo rpt
Rupey 06/Aug/14 Solo rpt
with ed babs
sarpedon 25/Jul/14 Solo rpt
sarpedon 22/Jul/14 Solo O/S

Really nice, adventurous traverse through the cave. It's dry enough now.

AlexD 10/Apr/14 Solo rpt
with Anna
AlexD 09/Apr/14 Solo rpt
Hidden 10/Sep/13 Solo rpt
_m.cox_ 21/Aug/13 Solo O/S
althesin 20/Aug/13 Solo O/S

Low water, wet feet at west cave entry.

Monkey_Alan 20/Jul/13 Solo rpt
Hidden 20/Jul/13 Solo O/S
Rupey 15/Jul/13 Solo
Julian Prieto 15/Jul/13 Solo O/S
Monkey_Alan 15/Jul/13 Solo rpt
nathanlee 14/Jul/13 Solo O/S

to get to greyskull

with DWS Crew
trev_f 11/Jul/13 Solo O/S
gibsond 09/Jul/13 Solo rpt
with Martin Johnson, Rich, Alex Dennis, Sophie Nunn, Alan Blanchflower
Monkey_Alan 09/Jul/13 Solo rpt


AlexD 09/Jul/13 Solo O/S

starting beach side. awesome green lighting! best way to reach Captain Bastard... area without dodgy down-climb!

Hidden 09/Jul/13 Solo
James Mitchelmore 06/Jul/13 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/13 Solo
Matt Smith 03/Jun/13 DWS O/S

Great route. The climb down from the ridge is sketchy at one point, but really nice after, the bit in the cave is virtually caving.

Hidden ??/2013 -
Hidden 12/Aug/12 DWS O/S
pete87abs 05/Aug/12 Solo O/S
Rupey 21/Jul/12 Solo
with alan
rustaldo 01/Jul/12 Solo O/S

got seriously goffered.

Alex More 28/Mar/12 Solo
with Ed babs
brian watson 02/Oct/11 Solo O/S
with neil weymouth
gibsond 01/Oct/11 Solo O/S

A very enjoyable route.

Monkey_Alan 01/Oct/11 Solo O/S

Rockfax version - CC Portland guide describes a completely different route.

Alex More 22/Aug/11 Solo
Hidden 21/Aug/11 Solo O/S
nath_casper 06/Aug/11 Solo O/S
with stephen, montse
marcb 23/Jul/11 Solo O/S
with Martin Evans, Scott Lewis
Hidden 02/Jul/11 Solo
Alex More 23/Apr/11 Solo O/S
tim_mcd 30/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Manchi 30/Aug/10 Solo β
jelaby 30/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 30/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Hidden 16/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Ed Babs 11/Jul/10 DWS O/S
jacobjlloyd 03/Jun/10 Solo rpt
with Joe Premier, Arnaud, Tom Smart, Tom Maidwell, Dougie
Hidden 03/Jun/10 Solo
Ceridwen 03/Jun/10 Solo dnf

Either I was off line, or the foot holds were under water!

Hidden 14/Mar/10 Solo rpt
Hidden ??/2010 -
Dan 85 12/Sep/09 Solo O/S
with Matt, Alexander, Alex B, John Emett
Matt Bennett 12/Sep/09 Solo O/S
Rob Laird 29/Aug/09 DWS dnf

Middle section on the route was being pounded by waves.

mr random 29/Aug/09 Solo dnf

Had to reverce from half way as the route was being pounded by the waves.

Hidden 29/Aug/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 09/Aug/09 Solo
hailtryfan ?/Aug/09 Solo O/S
dswansonlow 01/Jul/09 Solo O/S
jacobjlloyd 01/Jul/09 Solo
with Dougie
vertigo 24/Jun/09 Solo O/S


dannyboy83 24/Jun/09 Solo O/S
feilx 02/Jun/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 30/May/09 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Jun/08 Solo O/S
steve taylor ??/2008 -
Marti999 01/Sep/07 Solo O/S
Richard Horn ?/Jul/06 Solo O/S
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