Gravy Train

Adjacent Areas
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Trad
Lots of sun!
Level
20 mins
Abseil
Tidal

Range East - usually closed mid-week


Hollow Caves Bay extends eastwards from Box Zawn presenting a series of amazing pillars and caves. The routes here are atmospheric and very rewarding. Guidebook page 98.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Ringolino
30m. A long diagonal pitch out of the back of the cave. From the back, move up and then make a traverse up and rightwards...
 
1 Stars
Technical
E3 5c
2
Great Dane
25m. A fairly direct line up the left-hand wall of the cave cutting through Ringolino. Start below a thread and climb up...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E4 6a
3
S.L.R.
25m. A good route up the front face of the pillar. Start just right of the through-slot and pull up to gain the slab above....
 
1 Stars
E2 5c
4
Storm Bird
25m. Steep moves gain a wide crack. Climb this then move left to a small ledge. Continue up to gain a thin crack, follow this...
 
1 Stars
E1 5b
5
Gravy Train
30m. An outstanding line up the back arete of the pillar, featuring some stunning rock architecture. Climb up the arete into...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
E3 5c
6
Super Galactic Hammy
30m. A cracking line tackling the west face of the pillar, with slabby moves interspersed by steep pulls. Climb up on good...
 
2 Stars
Technical
E2 5b
7
Galactic Glory
30m. A connection of routes which offers some breath-taking terrain, however it is the easiest way out so make sure you are...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
HVS 5a
8
Faded Glory
30m. Another excellent route on this amazing pillar. Climb the crack to gain the corner and continue up this to a rest on the...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E3 6a
9
Tranquillizer
30m. A stamina-sapping route up the cracked groove in the incredibly steep orange south face of the pillar. Start up Faded...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Graunchy
E5 6a
10
The Fine Art of Surfacing
26m. A superb route. The first ascent was done as a deep water solo but the route is well protected. From the ample but tidal...
 
2 Stars
DWS
Strong
Pumpy
E6 6a
11
San Simian
25m. This steep modern classic tackles the steep orange wall at its very steepest. It's steep. Considered hard F8a with...
 
3 Stars
DWS
Technical
Strong
Pumpy
E8 6c