UKC

13m.

Rockfax Description
4c, S0. A spanking little route that is easy to find and gives a very good introduction to the fine art of deep water soloing. Downclimb easily to the big ledge (not above water) and then drop down the iron rungs to a point where a traverse left can be made to a groove. Climb this and then head merrily off leftwards under the capping overhangs, to a point where the top can be gained. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Not all the iron rungs are there, you have to know you can boulder back up.

FSA. Mike Robertson 31/Jul/1994.

Ticklists

ULMC Classics , Dorset DWS progression , PO2021 , Sam and Jerome (Portland Olympian) , Portland Olympian , Thomas & Alex Portland Olympian Oct22 , Portland Olympian , Portland TODO

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jaswong 8 Oct, 2023 Show βeta
βeta: Very cool. There's a rope where the iron rungs used to be now for anyone that falls in.
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βeta: Very cool. There's a rope where the iron rungs used to be now for anyone that falls in.
franm4 7 May, 2023 Show βeta
βeta: Only the bottom and the top iron rung remain, if you think you will end up in the water make sure you know you can boulder back up to the platform. The platform is very slippy. Also the jib crane is no longer at the top marking the climb.
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βeta: Only the bottom and the top iron rung remain, if you think you will end up in the water make sure you know you can boulder back up to the platform. The platform is very slippy. Also the jib crane is no longer at the top marking the climb.
Wilbur 7 Aug, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: go whichever way you like - the 4b is for the easiest path trending left to the top i reckon. did it twice - once on the lower traverse which has a good couple of feet-off moves and that felt more like 5a/b... quality route and a perfect first DWS..
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βeta: go whichever way you like - the 4b is for the easiest path trending left to the top i reckon. did it twice - once on the lower traverse which has a good couple of feet-off moves and that felt more like 5a/b... quality route and a perfect first DWS..
Fidget 18 Jul, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: This was my first DWS and really nice. The crux is near the bottom which makes it less nerve racking. A lot of the photos show people hanging off the ledge of the top section, but I traversed a bit higher than this, not sure which is correct.
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βeta: This was my first DWS and really nice. The crux is near the bottom which makes it less nerve racking. A lot of the photos show people hanging off the ledge of the top section, but I traversed a bit higher than this, not sure which is correct.

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Wall Street

Grade: HS 4b ***
(Cormorant Ledge)

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