Bay of Rainbows Area

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Sport
Morning sun
15 mins
Level
Abseil

A fine wall of flowstone with some pleasant and well-bolted lower-grade climbs. A great place to spend a sunny morning. This area is also a popular deep water soloing venue.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Extreme Lives
15m. Very serious climbing up the impressive undercut prow of the amphitheatre. Traverse left, as for Staplebite, then go 2m...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
Fluttery
E7 6b
2
Stromboli
From a small ledge (belay staple) climb the slightly impending groove on flowstone crimps and flakes.
 
1 Stars
6a
3
Krakatoa
S3. Follow a diagonal line leftwards off the ledge.
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
4a
4
Staplebite
12m. Traverse left to just short of the arete and climb to the top with difficulty. Watch out for hidden boulders in the water.
 
Fluttery
E4 5c
5
The Portland Screw
10m. The thin crack has a hard move to start.
1 user comment
 
Fluttery
E1 5a
6
Etna
S3. Climb the flake above the ledge.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
3
7
Ethical Vacuum
9m. Step left from the descent and climb straight up the steep face to an easier finish. An eliminate.
2 user comments
 
Technical
Fluttery
E4 6a
8
Popacatapetl
S3. The wall and small roof.
7 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
6a
9
Fifteen Minutes to Fame
S1. Start on the right of the ledge and climb up trending right.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
6a
10
Bay of Rainbows
S1. From the right side of the ledge head rightwards up the wall.
6 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
6c+
11
Belly Button Traverse
S0. Traverse the low break to the far ledge and finish up Bungle, Zippy and George, or reverse the traverse. Great fun.
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6a+
12
Cornflake Girl
S1. A tricky pitch. Start from near the end of Belly Button Traverse.
 
1 Stars
Technical
6b+
13
Bungle, Zippy and George
S2. Start from the end of Belly Button Traverse or abseil in.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
4c
14
Bay of Peegs
11m. Head along The Belly Button Traverse for two bolts and then surge straight up the technical face. (S1)
 
2 Stars
DWS
Technical
Pumpy
7a+
15
Gyonyuru
12m. The arete to a steep crack. Needs a very high tide. (S3)
 
DWS
Fluttery
E4 5c
16
Gyttja
12m. The impressive arete right of Gyonyuru. Features a high crux and very shallow water. A solo really; do not fall. (S3)
 
DWS
Fluttery
E5 6a
17
Portland Exclusion Zone
13m. Climb the steep wall over a roof to a tricky finish.
 6c
  • Latest Comments

    For BEESTON CLIFF

    Sea Pink
    "I found reaching the decent holds prior to making the crux moves pretty reachy. ..." 15/Oct

    Fight the Good Fight
    "Tough but enjoyable little climb." 19/Jun

    Bungle, Zippy and George
    "As a lead, this route is quite dangerous, with a nasty fall awaiting anyone blow..." 30/Jun

    Rags to Rags, Rust to Rust
    "Managed to do this on the only day in 5 years that the tide was low enough for s..." 25/Mar

    Krakatoa
    "The climb only has two bolts. Crux is just before second bolt, not really that h..." 15/Mar

    Strategem
    "Just one/two hardish moves. Good Little wall climb, as are the other routs on th..." 17/Oct

    Popacatapetl
    "Seemed to have one very tough move so 6a, although I guess it is only a short ro..." 23/Apr

    Rags to Rags, Rust to Rust
    "Think this one requires an uber low tide. It was submerged in about a metre of w..." 23/Aug

    Aquaserene
    "Checked these out today at a lower-than-average low tide, but all were awash at ..." 13/Feb

    Strategem
    "Appears to be a hold missing which has left the middle section of the headwall u..." 23/Aug

    Esmeralda's Monkey
    "Soloed (with Nutter's Way start) by Martin Crocker 9.6.2001. A fine effort!!!" 21/Jun

    Dirty Dog
    "A tough and precarious move into the scoop.." 21/Jun

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