The Twin Caves

DWS
Sun and Shade
Up and Down
8 mins
Tidal

The final bit of cave-style action at Lystep Cavern Bay is this rather attractive cave set-up, found immediately east of the boulder beach of the bay itself. It's all packaged quite nicely with good access and a rather fetching viewing gallery.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Offshore Drift
14m. This exciting route takes you along the higher traverse line, and is a gem. From the entry ledges at just above...
 
2 Stars
DWS
Pumpy
6a+ S0
2
Cellar Deck
18m. A grand outing; the lower traverse. From the easy ground on the far right end of the crag, drop down and traverse on good...
 
2 Stars
DWS
Pumpy
6a+ S0
3
Wreck of the Hesperus
8m. Another good 'un! Follow Cellar Deck until all routes meet at the prow, then climb directly through the overhang above,...
 
2 Stars
DWS
Pumpy
6c S1
4
Flotsam
7m. Another steep finish awaits on this one. From Cellar Deck, break out and up a weakness, cross the upper traverse and take...
 
DWS
Strong
Loose
6b+ S1
5
Jetsam
6m. A little chap for a warm-up. From Offshore Drift, swing up into the V-feature, and pull over to finish.
 
1 Stars
DWS
6a S1
6
Aperitif
5m. Short and sweet. From the higher traverse, break out and up to the right edge of the roof system. Negotiate the roof above...
 
DWS
Crimpy
6a S1
7
Calm
12m. The left-hand crack is a crack. Teeter up a ramp to gain the vertical crack; finish the route slightly rightwards. Check...
 
1 Stars
DWS
Pumpy
5+ S2
8
Charm
12m. The right-hand of the two cracks is terrific. The start is the crux.
 
1 Stars
DWS
Pumpy
5 S1