Hidden Cove

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Boulder
Afternoon sun
5 mins
Level
Tidal

This attractive little zawn has a small number of good but high-ball boulder problems. A mat is essential. The base of the cove is tidal but the wall gets lots of sun. The are many other problems on the surrounding low walls.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
The Hidden Wall
A technical wall on ever smaller edges with a hard move high up.
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
f6B+
2
The Hidden Niche
Starting at a big rounded side-pull climb past a small niche.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
f6A+
3
The Hidden Eliminate
A tight line to the left of the crack starting at a good hand-ledge.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
f6B+
4
The Hidden Crack
The crack is awkward to start and may need a jump to gain the first break when the beach is low.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Technical
f6B
5
The Hidden Escape
A direct line to the right of The Hidden Groove.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Strong
f5+
6
The Hidden Roof Top 50
A fine problem traversing the break under the roof and finishing up The Hidden Jump.
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Reachy
Strong
f5+
7
The Hidden Jump Top 50
A jump start to gain the break and a long reach to the top off a side-pull.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Strong
f5+
8
Keep Your Anemones Closer
Start from a right-facing flake. Up to edges on the lip to the left of a thin vertical seam then up via bigger edges to the...
 f6A
9
Sworn Anemone
Start from a left-facing two-to-three finger pocket and edge. Stretch rightward to edges on the lip to the left of the vertical...
 
2 Stars
Bumstart
Crimpy
f6C
10
Once More For The Camera
Finish at the mid-height ledge. Now shorter following a rockfall.
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
f5+
11
Cut, It's a Wrap
The wall on small edges finishing at the right end of the mid-height ledge. Now shorter following a rockfall.
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
f6A+
12
Champagne Breakfast
Follow good holds up the groove before stepping left onto the mid-height ledge.
 
Bumstart
f4+
13
Low Bulge Traverse
Traverse the low break on jugs following the top of the low jutting bulge when the break becomes exposed. Can be done in either...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
f6B+
14
Sponsorship Scam
The short wall immediately right of the descent.
 
Bumstart
f4
15
Not Worth the Licence Fee
The centre of the wall.
 
Bumstart
f5
16
Gone for Lunch
The left side of the 'arete' - no bridging in the upper corner.
 
Bumstart
f4+
17
Cube Route
Start under the square-cut roof. Using the left side-wall of the cave undercut out to the hanging arete and scuttle up it to a...
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
f6A
18
Mr Bicester
The line of Cube Route eliminating the left side-wall of the cave. A great roof challenge, if a little contrived.
 
3 Stars
Bumstart
Strong
f7A+
19
Mrs Bicester
Starting in the back of the cave, traverse the right wall and move onto the front face above the roof.
 
Bumstart
f6A
20
Mr and Mrs
Start up Mrs Bicester and move into Mr Bicester using pockets and edges along the lip of the roof.
 
2 Stars
Bumstart
Strong
f7A
21
Waste Pipe
The crack, flake and mini gully.
 
Bumstart
f3
22
Skid Mark
A mid-height left-to-right traverse starting up Waste Pipe.
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
f6A
23
Left Craven for More
Start using a small left-hand flake.
 
Bumstart
f5+
24
Guru Pete
Direct up the centre of the wall on edges starting from the pocketed break.
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
f5+
25
Warm-up Traverse
Up the arete, along the ledge, and finish up Waste Pipe.
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
f4+
26
Youth of Today
Start in the lowest break. Follow a leftward line of good holds.
 
Bumstart
f4+
27
Loaded Questions
Follow sloping holds from a start in the lowest break.
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
f5+
28
Hip and Trendy
The short arete. Start in the lowest break.
 
Bumstart
f5+
29
The Hidden Traverse
A strenuous left-to-right traverse along the low break. Finish as for The Hidden Roof.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
f6C+
30
The Hidden Link
Move right from The Hidden Wall into the finish of The Hidden Niche.
 
2 Stars
Reachy
f6B+
31
The Hidden Groove
The groove is the easiest line up this wall.
 
1 Stars
f5
32
The Hidden Alternative
The left side of the hanging prow with a long reach from undercuts in the roof.
 
1 Stars
Reachy
f6A
33
The Hidden Corner
Jump to the break and move right into the high corner.
 
1 Stars
f6A
34
The Unhidden Flake
The rightward-facing flake-line.
 
1 Stars
f5
35
The Unhidden Wall
A direct line up the wall using a high right-hand flake.
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Fluttery
f6A