Hieronymous GBH Area

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Sport
Lots of sun!
25 mins
Up and Down
Abseil

The next set of routes is on the face to the east of the quarry. The first few can be reached from the quarry, though those further right require committing approaches by abseil. They offer rewarding outings in superb situations but see few ascents.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Now and Always
An innocuous-looking route that is in reality quite steep, and has a tough crux. One of the better routes at Dancing Ledge.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
6c+
2
Lover's Leap
From the bolt-belay 5m right of Now and Always, climb a series of bulges with a dynamic crux to a welded block.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
7a+
3
Born Again
An elegant groove-line. Worth seeking out - one of the best of the grade at Swanage.
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6b+
4
Hieronymous GBH
An atmospheric climb tackling the wall above and right of the cave.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6c+
5
Dante's Inferno
Climb to a hanging groove via a fierce, pocketed crack, then tackle the bulge and wall. Head left at the top.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Pumpy
7a+
6
Sea of Holes
The line of this atmospheric route is completely hidden, just left of a big sea-cave. Start from a hanging belay, before some...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
6b
7
Song to the Siren
A great route which follows the huge pillar-face to some leaning tufas. Sadly, it is usually a drainage line in winter. To...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
7a+
8
White Rave
A hidden route up the pocketed wall and slab to the right of the green drainage streak. Abseil to a hanging stance, with 2...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
7a+
9
Ten-K-Rig
Start at the bolt-belay of White Rave. Traverse right to the base of a crack then follow the crack through a bulge to a niche....
 E4 6a
  • Latest Comments

    For DANCING LEDGE

    Hiccup
    "Crimpy stuff followed by juggy stuff. Much better than the description suggests...." 17/May

    Skinhead Clash
    "Second bolt replaced." 23/Mar

    Daylight Robbery
    "Climbing it this weekend, I pulled the big horn off at the end of the crux secti..." 31/Jan

    John Craven's Willy Warmer
    "Above the bulge, 1m before the lower off, the flake you may grab to pull onto th..." 23/Oct

    Sugar Ray
    "an excellent little power endurance sprint. cool moves with no real rest." 13/Sep

    Skinhead Clash
    "The bolt holes and some glue are visible where the 2nd bolt used to be. Possibly..." 08/Jul

    Skinhead Clash
    "June 2010 - 2nd bolt missing" 25/Jun

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