Firestarter to Bruce Lee

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DWS
Sun and Shade
Up and Down
10 mins
Sheltered

There's some nice bouldering to be found over in the Firestarter Bay, with big boulders set in the sea giving some excellent little climbs. But the main event here is the 350m traverse, starting from the beach and heading north-east. It's a blast, with many rests, great positions, and good water throughout. Half-way across the traverse is the Secret Lagoon - a crazy place. In September 2005, the lagoon was 'discovered' by way of the swim through the cave and back out through a rear 'window'. The Secret Lagoon is marked by a stunning, towering smooth wall, which is taken by Shaft of Light to a cave at 16m; Oasis in Flames flanks the wall's left edge.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Firestarter Traverse
350m. A great expedition. From the boulder beach at the base of the gully, climb the face out of the bay and on. Essentially,...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
DWS
6b S0
2
White Rino
11m. That's not mispelt; it's a Dutch nickname. The left side of the leaning buttress is good, pumpy and rounded. Avoid easier...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
DWS
Pumpy
6b S0
3
White Elephant
11m. A miniature classic. The original route here, taking on the steepest, central line. There's some big locks thrown in for...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
DWS
Strong
Pumpy
6c S0
4
Project
18m. The traverse into the right side of the cave and back out underneath the central feature (finishing on the wooden poles)...
 
DWS
?? S0
5
Oasis in Flames
13m. This exploratory route takes the left edge of the towering smooth wall, thereafter scuttling left into the far left cave....
 
1 Stars
DWS
Loose
6a+ S1
6
Shaft of Light
16m. A cool, quality find indeed, although with some obvious logistical problems! You'll need a hanging bench seat for the...
 
3 Stars
DWS
Pumpy
7a S1
7
Secret Lagoon Traverse
20m. This outrageous girdle of the smooth, leaning face should go, and might one day be one of the best hard solos in the...
 
DWS
??
8
Enter the Dragon
13m. This terrific route takes you through a pair of holes - starting at the old ladder to the south of the route, the line can...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
DWS
Pumpy
6a+ S0
9
Fisheries of Fury
12m. This one's a little more burly; probably the hardest on the wall. Come in from the right, and attack the wall via some...
 
1 Stars
DWS
Strong
Pumpy
6c S0
10
The Big Boss
11m. Brucie was! Climb the left side of the scoop, using some sloping crimps. Continue to the top.
 
1 Stars
DWS
Strong
Pumpy
6c S0
11
Bruce Lee
10m. The last route is slightly less burly. Climb the right side of the recess, using a couple of big slopers, to an easier...
 
1 Stars
DWS
Pumpy
6a+ S0