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Seals breed in Parliament House cave during the autumn months and climbers should take particular care not to disturb them during the time from late August to late October when the young seal pups can be eailsiy sepreated from their mothers with devastating consequences.

A large (huge!) rockfall occured at the back of Parliement House Cave in 2017 which affects some of the routes in the cave and further rockfalls are likley! 

Rockfax Description
Start below the painfully traditional crack 1m left of the square-cut block and prepare for a fight.
1) 6a, 35m. Climb the crack until you can move left into the chimney. Exit rightwards and struggle 7m up the steep crack and groove to easier ground on Hypodermic. Step down right to the belay stance of Syringe.
2) 5c, 30m. Step back left to the large flake on Hypodermic. Climb leftwards to the arete and move up to a sloping ledge. The wide crack directly above leads to ledges and the belay.
3) 4c, 20m. The left-hand crack in the wall gives nice climbing. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Strenuous climbing up the groove left of Syringe with some jamming and squirming - fortunately well-protected


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Grade: E5 6b ***
(Gogarth North Stack and Main Cliff)

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