Deep Water Alien

2 Stars
DWS
Strong
Pumpy
 6c S2

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40m. This escapade is slightly more amenable, with a possible early rightwards exit at hand. Traverse the wall into a cave, bridge left and down across the chimney, then move left round the arete; then either make a hard low traverse across the wall (not possible at spring tides) or a slightly higher and marginally easier traverse to gain the Alien ledge. Move up and right on shelving holds to the roof, then take the traverse line diagonally rightwards, to gain the very edge of the cave. Escape can be made out right here, at S1. For the higher and rather more gripping finish, step left and get established on the awkward seat, then pull up through the roof on big holds and traverse left across the lip into the deep finishing corner of One-Eyed Man.
FSA. Julian Lines 1.9.2005

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