The Long Traverse
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A journey beneath some of the UK's most adventurous climbing terrain. Usually accomplished as a DWS. Start at sea level in Anstey's Cove down and left (looking out) of the Cocytus buttress. Mid to low tide only at the given grade.</br>Traverse rightwards on huge holds to a steeper section. Once past this point, a 'ridge like' reef is encountered that provides an excellent view of the Sanctuary Wall. Cross a couple of inlets and traverse wildly below the wall on massive holds, to where some scrambling and boulder-hopping leads to an exit onto the Long Quarry Point floor just beyond a pinnacle. Note that at high-tide the section beneath the Sanctuary Wall itself can be gained via a short abseil from an iron spike on the rim of the quarry floor. Not in current guidebook.
FA. John Worsley 1962