The Funky Wall

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DWS
Lots of sun!
40 mins
Up and Down
Abseil

The western end of Fisherman's Ledge is a sheer wall of superb rock that drops straight into the sea and is the preserve of the deep water soloist. Any of the routes on this wall given an S (DWS) grade are best soloed although the option of a trad lead is always a possibility.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
...and Captain Blood's Cavern
6c, S1. 40m. An atmospheric and beautifully structured classic poised over a hidden sea cavern. Seepage can affect this route....
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E4 6a
2
Davey Jones' Lock-off
6c+, S2. 40m. At the end of the arch-traverse on..and Captain Bloods Cavern, step down and continue left to a jutting...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Strong
Fluttery
E4 6a
3
Privateer
7b+, S2...and Captain Bloods Cavern big brother, which features a high and exposed crux. Climb the corner above the belay to...
 
3 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
Fluttery
E6 6b
4
For Whom the Swell Tolls
7b+, S2. Three cruxes with some steep stuff near the top for maximum pump. Swing right at sea level for 2m and ascend a hard...
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
Fluttery
E6 6b
5
In Too Deep
6c, S1. Link from the horizontal break on For Whom the Swell Tolls to Fathoms.
 
1 Stars
Technical
E3 6a
6
Fathoms Top 50
6b, S1. A rite-of-passage route with its crux at the top. From the starting ledge traverse the break left for 8m to a small...
9 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E3 5b
7
Feeding Neptune
7b+, S1. A steep, bouldery route with some big air potential. Start up Donald, Where's Your Trousers then break left across...
 
1 Stars
Strong
Fluttery
E6 6b
8
Donald, Where's Your Trousers
6a+ S1. Follow Fathoms to the small ledge below the big groove. Then break right up a lovely wall to finish up a short flake.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
E2 5c
9
Amazonia
6c, S1. A great introduction to this sector for soloists. From the ledge gain a secondary small shelf then head leftwards to an...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
E3 5c
10
Amazon Emancipation
Not a DWS. Ascend the very narrow corner directly above the secondary ledge on Amazonia. Belay on this ledge then climb up to a...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Fluttery
E6 6b
  • Latest Comments

    For FISHERMAN'S LEDGE

    D Sharp
    "Possibly a large block has come away leaving a lot of calcite rock and a slightl..." 16/Aug

    Damage Case
    "it took me 3 trips to get to the right spot for the abseil in for the routes off..." 07/May

    Paternoster
    "Found this quite stiff." 29/Jan

    Damage Case
    "a nasty start, followed by a lovely top section; harder but not as good as Calci..." 22/Jul

    Calcitron
    "Possible new route up the wall to the right of Calcitron at about E3 5c. More in..." 25/Apr

    Gorillas in the Mist
    "Threads replaced (June 09) though would only really trust the one at the bottom ..." 29/Jun

    Palace of the Brine
    "rebolted with shiny new glue ins. there is also another bolt line in this cave t..." 13/Jun

    Sue's Route
    "Nice route. OK at the grade I thought." 19/Apr

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