Rainbow Bridge - Crux Area

DWS
Morning sun
2 mins
Downhill
Tidal
Restricted Access

Home to the smooth, technical crux of Rainbow Bridge and a number of hard steep solos, including the excellent Barrel Traverse. For those exploratory folk, the big sea cave traverse has yet to be climbed. Guidebook page 106.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
The Holes
17m. This route is given a name here for the first time, as it is often used as an escape route. From the right arete of the...
 
DWS
Strong
Loose
6a S2
2
Barrel Traverse
15m. Hard, technical and ultra-blind; and yet to receive an on-sight, despite some very worthy attention. It's essentially a...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
DWS
Technical
Strong
Pumpy
7c S0
3
Look, Before You Leap
11m. There's no low traverse to gain this line, access is by abseiling in from the huge thread in the goat's alcove, or by...
 
1 Stars
DWS
Strong
6b S0
4
Disco Inferno
11m. A hard eliminate, battling with the pockets in the wall above the niche of Look Before You Leap. Access as for the last...
 
1 Stars
DWS
Pumpy
7b S1
5
Into the Fire
11m. This powerful line is marked by a worn-out yellow thread some 4m above the sea. Abseil in as described above. Start in the...
 
1 Stars
DWS
Strong
Crimpy
7b S1
  • Latest Comments

    For BERRY HEAD DWS

    Magical Mystery Tour
    "Brilliant!" 08/Sep top50

    Magical Mystery Tour
    "Possibly the most fun route in the world. Did it for the first time last Saturda..." 17/Aug top50

    Cod Tympani
    "great climbing with a real out there feel; you're maybe 30ft above the sea, 10ft..." 24/Sep

    Loftgroover
    "Pretty good although I thought the shallow scoop in the face to the left (not su..." 12/Aug

    Barrel Traverse
    "On-sighted 2005, by mistake! I thought this was Rainbow bridge! Awesome though!" 10/Jul

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