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2 Stars
 HS 4b

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4+, S0. A spanking little route that is easy to find and gives a very good introduction to the fine art of deep water soloing. Descend the fisherman's ladder to the ledge and then drop down the iron rungs to a point where a traverse left can be made to a groove. Climb this and then head merrily off leftwards under the capping overhangs, to a point where the top can be gained.
FA. Mike Robertson (solo) 31.7.1994


This was my first DWS and really nice. The crux is near the bottom which makes it less nerve racking. A lot of the photos show people hanging off the ledge of the top section, but I traversed a bit higher than this, not sure which is correct.
Sarah_Clough - 18/Jul/05

go whichever way you like - the 4b is for the easiest path trending left to the top i reckon. did it twice - once on the lower traverse which has a good couple of feet-off moves and that felt more like 5a/b... quality route and a perfect first DWS..
Wilbur - 07/Aug/06

A great atmospheric DWS, a safe intro.
Pee Jay - 08/Aug/06

this climb really revved my engine as my first DWS, a real treat from root to tip... a lot like my favourite hair care product!!! lovely finish over the cave mouth but to be honest it is rather easy.
Dohnny Jawes - 02/Jul/07

First DWS, brilliant.
Martin Austin - 18/Aug/07

Great big chunk of rock has clearly come off the climb. Doesn't really change the grade but provides a nice hole to sit in.
Andy R - 26/May/08

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