Wreckers' Slab** VS 4b
[Topping out at Wreckers' Slab, 3 kb]115m, 3 pitches.

Rockfax Description
One of the longest, most alluring and serious VS climbs in the West Country, Wrecker's Slab is nevertheless the most attempted of its genre on the coast. The huge, slim slab rising from the beach on the far right-hand side of the cliff has very little in the way of technical difficulty but should not be underestimated as the rock is poor, protection spaced and the situations very serious. Start at the base of the slab just right of the overhangs.

1) 4a, 35m. Make a couple of tricky moves to easier ground and work out leftwards along an easy-angled section of slab to the arete. Climb a loose corner groove just right of the arete to a good peg and then move up and right on more loose rock to a footledge stance and peg belays plus good nut belays 5m above.
2) 4b, 45m. Climb directly to the overlaps and pull through them onto the slab above. Climb the slab to a belay at a pillar on a grass terrace.
3) 4a, 45m. Climb up past the pillar to the easy-angled upper wall and follow this on its left side to the top of the slab and belay. A short scramble along a ridge is needed to finish. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
An amazing cliff, one of the best adventureous routes in the country. Make it a must to climb, what a fantastic day out. Oh and make sure you don't throw all the hand holds down to your belayer.

Ticklists: The 100 Best UK VS routes?, Connoisseur's Classic Rock, Classic Rock Climbs of Great Britain by Bill Birkett, Best slab climbs of the UK, Heather's Multipitch Climbs, West Country Climbs, MIA logbook must haves!, Alex's Cornwall and Devon ticklist, Best Multi-pitch Severe and Hard Severe.

Photo: Topping out at Wreckers' Slab © Justin T
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This climb is in 391 logbooks, and on 93 wishlists.

Hidden - AltLd β - 29/Sep/15

Two extremely heavy cloud bursts after the first pitch made the route somewhat more interesting in the wet. Loose, wet and rather slippery but a classic non the less.
JDSwain - AltLd O/S - 17/Sep/15 with Steve Daniels

fizzychewitt - AltLd - 07/Sep/15 with Alun, Jayne

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/Sep/15

Grade A choss pulling. More gear of a worse quality than expected. All pitches lead.
LJC - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/15 with Theo

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 16/Aug/15

Blimey, what a route. A full day out with some climbing thrown in!
Bobling - AltLd - 16/Aug/15 with William, Dave B

Gaz of Bath - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/15

Skip - AltLd rpt - 01/Aug/15 with Sally

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/Jul/15

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 18/Jul/15

Led p1 & 3.
cem - AltLd O/S - 18/Jul/15 with Paul Bolton

Circus - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/15 with Seren

stephen ashworth - AltLd - 04/Jun/15 with Ian hendy

Chrismaccers - Lead O/S - Jun/15

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/May/15

An unusual start. Best cream tea of my life followed by an anxious walk to the top of the climb. With only 6 outdoor climbs experience it took some reassurance as Robbie picked up his bag and marched off saying "I'm not climbing a 120m sea cliff". After much swearing and debating luckily managed to convince him to the bottom of the crag and we smashed a quick hassle free ascent, despite no helmets, only a single half rope and a packet of sherbet lemons. Perfect conditions - back in time for a newquay night out after dipping our toe in the strange nightlife of Bude. HS 4a*** really, but suppose its fairly serious and keeps people on there toes giving it VS.
Stanners - Lead O/S - 17/May/15 with Robbie Leishman

Awesome long route! Technically very easy for a Vs but super exposed and bold in places. Not as loose as expected.
Fred_Richard - Lead - 04/May/15 with Pete

Was waiting to do this for a long time. A bit underwhelmed to be honest. Didn't find much loose rock either! I lead P2. I think we did the wrong start, as we had to turn an overhang, which was easily the most difficult move on the whole route.
manbat - AltLd O/S - 29/Apr/15 with Matthew Box

P1 & P3
Lumbering Oaf - Lead rpt - 29/Apr/15 with Matt George

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/Apr/15

lovely easy climb in mint cons! awesome day out!
Matthew Martin Wsm - Lead rpt - 26/Apr/15 with marc fenton

Hidden - Lead - 26/Apr/15

P2 (plus exit), Ed led P1 & P3. Lots of not completely attached stuff but most of it is still happily in place; not very many death blocks or blocks that will fall out if you use them :)
andrewmcleod - AltLd O/S - 12/Apr/15 with Georgie Weatherly, Ed Walker

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/15

In Boots
twill - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/15 with Zack Coleman

TP - 06/Apr/15 with Ben H

Lead the middle pitch, last climb of the day got in just before the tide
Wendy Watthews - AltLd O/S - 06/Apr/15 with Beni, joe c

Adventure at its best, lots of loose holds and rocks, what more could you ask for, second pitch is brilliant, last pitch gets increasingly foliage-y as you move upwards. Led pitch 3.
K Farrell - AltLd O/S - 06/Apr/15 with K McKay

P1 & 3, loads of climbing, feels like a short mountain route.
JoeCoxson - AltLd O/S - 06/Apr/15 with Beni Szlivka, Wendy Matthews

Now I know what adventure climbing means! Led pitch 1 & 2.
K Mckay - AltLd O/S - 06/Apr/15 with K Farrell

VS on account on spooky rock. Great 3 peg belay half way up
clams - Lead - Apr/15 with Catherine

CatMc - 2nd - Apr/15 with clams

Hidden - Lead - 14/Feb/15

Homes - AltLd - 06/Dec/14 with Sam A

Lovely easy climb in fab positions in amazing setting, loved every minute!
Matthew Martin Wsm - Lead O/S - 01/Nov/14 with ian marshall

60m ropes handy,good route
crater - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/14 with steve

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Oct/14

2nd pitch
minexplorer - AltLd - 30/Sep/14 with chris the tall

Led P1 and p3. Great route throughout, much less crumbly than expected. Very low in the grade, but not a place to be pushing your limits
Chris the Tall - AltLd - 29/Sep/14 with Rad

Skip - AltLd rpt - 13/Sep/14 with Ivan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/14

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/Sep/14

In 3 pitches, I led the 1st and 3rd. Spectacularly good route, everything I'd hoped for and more.
Simon Caldwell - AltLd O/S - 07/Sep/14 with Carmen

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead - 06/Sep/14

Hidden - 2nd rpt - Sep/14

Seconded Dad with a third climber. Long and sunny.
Keiran Hammond - 2nd O/S - 01/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/14

Robertgiddy - Lead - 23/Jul/14

Hidden - AltLd - 17/Jul/14

Norman_P_W - AltLd - 17/Jul/14 with Bob M

kennythescot - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/14 with Alex Stuckey

Gilbery - 2nd - 28/Jun/14 with pete campion

bullybones - AltLd - 22/Jun/14 with Neil

silviac - 2nd O/S - 21/Jun/14 with Ellie Woods, Steve Price

EllieWoods - 2nd O/S - 21/Jun/14 with Silvia, Steve Price

Led 1 & 3
Tom F Harding - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/14 with Sam Collins

Scariest VDiff ever!
sheelba - AltLd - 14/Jun/14

Standard ascent, Rob and I pioneered our brand new climbing protection. Video here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7Tn6g1QaL8
Joel Perkin - AltLd rpt - 14/Jun/14 with Big Rob

Commando Ridge in the morning, this in the evening, made for quite a special day. Lead 1&3.
Dave 88 - AltLd rpt - 12/Jun/14 with Jack

Lee_Meaden - AltLd O/S - 01/Jun/14 with Luke Robinson

p1 and 3
steveprice.exmouth - AltLd rpt - 31/May/14 with Phil Ellis, Graham Mead

phil456 - 2nd O/S - 30/May/14 with Steve Price, Graham M

P1 & p3
Jelly Mould Surfer - Lead rpt - 26/May/14

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/May/14

gingerking - AltLd O/S - May/14 with Tom Simpson

Hidden - AltLd - 30/Mar/14

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/Mar/14

Hidden - 2014

Hidden - AltLd - 23/Nov/13

Looser than a scouse hooker! Wicked climb and technically simple.
Samuel Wainwright - AltLd O/S - 04/Nov/13 with Rob Steer

outdoorrob999 - AltLd - 04/Nov/13 with Samuel Wainwright

I really enjoyed it!! Great scenery, good banter on the route. Tricky approach.
jaffshols - 2nd O/S - 26/Oct/13 with Polly Harmer, Matt Burdekin, Alex Zalewski

very fun climbing together as two ropes of two
alexjz - AltLd rpt - 26/Oct/13 with Polly Harmer, Jennifer Holloway, Matt Burdekin

Lead all 3 pitches, not as loose as was expecting, although there are some monster run-outs which is probably why it gets the VS grade. Last summer day of the year?
Matt Smith - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/13 with Zoe Taylor

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 05/Oct/13

Seems to have stabilised since last year. Good fun. Hardest move is getting off the ground by far.
Jelly Mould Surfer - AltLd rpt - 22/Sep/13

Led pitches 1 and 3
Big Lee - AltLd O/S - 22/Sep/13 with Anna Kennedy

annak - AltLd O/S - 22/Sep/13 with Lee Harrison

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Sep/13

Just a fab adventure this route, very easy climbing for vs but understandable with the hole package of the climb. Ie... walking through grave yard.... the hike to and from the cliff top... ...the way it is exposed on the approch... the decent... ...the remote feeling when on the beach with what seems like mountaits towering above you... lack of protection on some pitches,... .....some loos rock.... on so on.... Anyone thinking about it dont get put off, keep head strong and it may well turn out one of the best climbs u do in the southwest... If u like adventure its well worth a play!
clubmanpete - AltLd - 10/Sep/13 with allan

The best climb ever!! what an adventure. First climb on Culm roack. I lead first and third pitch - Pete Campion lead 2nd(hardist)
surf1nal-kern0w - AltLd - 10/Sep/13

tim exley - AltLd O/S - 07/Sep/13 with will hornby

Led top pitch
erica - AltLd O/S - 31/Aug/13 with John

Climbed early evening under a clear blue sky with a strong breeze and a crashing sea - a brilliant experience
John Brayshaw - AltLd O/S - 31/Aug/13 with Erica

Hidden - AltLd - 26/Aug/13

Felix lead P1, I lead P2 and 3. Severe climbing turned into VS by loose rock and long runouts. Great route.
AndrewP - Lead - 25/Aug/13 with FelixPeterken

Led first pitch. Very easy climbing really
FelixPeterken - 2nd - 25/Aug/13 with Andrew Peterken

Lead all 3 pitches. I wanted to do it as it's a classic for the area. It's a good adventure, but the climbing is not that good. I found it very straightforward.
alexjz - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/13 with Mark Zalewski

Hidden - AltLd - 23/Aug/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 08/Jul/13

GPN - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/13 with Annette

net - 2nd - 06/Jul/13 with George

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/13 with Debbie

the umpteenth time ive been up this route but still a very enjoyable route.
rockpool - AltLd - 23/Jun/13 with matt box

Did it in 4 pitches. Led P2 and P4. Great route and given just about the right grade. Not as crumbly as I was expecting and with old pegs to use where gear is sparse.
Lumbering Oaf - AltLd O/S - 23/Jun/13 with Paul

Joel Perkin - AltLd O/S - 05/Jun/13 with Simon Hammond

Westcorkman - Lead O/S - 26/May/13 with Bob Dawson

Hidden - 26/May/13

Not the scary experience the guide made out it might be, despite having only two runners on the first 120 ft.
TP - Lead - 25/May/13

Jon P1+3, Me P2
timstyles - AltLd O/S - 18/May/13 with Brian Vaughan, Jon Bradley

Brilliant route
jon bradley - AltLd rpt - 18/May/13 with Brian Vaughan, Tim Styles

Hidden - AltLd - 03/Apr/13

Hidden - 2nd dnf - Apr/13

Rassapotimus - AltLd O/S - 31/Mar/13

Chris316 - AltLd O/S - 31/Mar/13

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Mar/13

Hidden - Lead - 30/Mar/13

Speed ascent - 25 mins 36 secs.
El3ctroFuzz - Lead rpt - 25/Mar/13 with Alex Orrrrrrr - Green giant

Speeeeeeed Ascent: 25 minutes 36 seconds 7 milliseconds.
The Green Giant - AltLd rpt - 25/Mar/13 with Fiila

Hidden - 2013

berry - 2013 with richard hudson

Theres so much of it!
Ed morris - AltLd O/S - 18/Nov/12 with Colin

lead 3rd pitch
Jordon Fleming - AltLd O/S - 18/Nov/12

Hidden - AltLd - 01/Nov/12

Absolutely awesome climb. Terrifying, but incredible.
Cheese Monkey - Lead O/S - 30/Oct/12 with Ian M

Ian Miller - 2nd β - 30/Oct/12 with Ben Darby

Easy climbing, great situation, on a beautiful sunny day. Leads: Adam 1st pitch, Neil 2nd Pitch, me 3rd pitch.
Skip - AltLd O/S - 20/Oct/12 with NeilOMalley, A Walker

NeilOMalley - AltLd O/S - 20/Oct/12 with Skip, Adam Walker

A Walker - AltLd O/S - 20/Oct/12 with NeilOMalley, Skip

Hidden - Lead - 06/Oct/12

jarods first big climb in blighty ! the man from Oregon , he say yes.
rockpool - AltLd rpt - Oct/12 with jarod bishop

Note - Pitch 1, leave some holds behind for your second. Pitch 2, leave some holds behind for your second. Pitch 3, leave some holds behind for your second. Pitch 4, leave some holds behind for your second.
Jelly Mould Surfer - AltLd O/S - 16/Sep/12

Hidden - AltLd - 25/Aug/12

I lead pitch 1 and 3, doubt there's a 4b move on there, but serious none the less and I wouldn't want to take fall. Proper adventure.
Joel Perkin - AltLd O/S - 26/Jul/12 with Mike Garret

Hidden - Lead - 24/Jul/12

Joel Perkin - 2nd O/S - 23/Jul/12

Nice adventure and no big dramas other than the terrible rope drag at the top of the long middle pitch. Led all.
oscaig - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/12 with R Tidy

Tom Seccombe - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/12 with Brother Nick

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/12

timdi - Lead - Jun/12

Led P1. Glad to get the first runner in. Some looseness, but not to bad if you are careful! Top route, an adventure.
Poco Loco - AltLd O/S - 26/May/12 with Bald Eagle, Will

Led P3. Cracking day out. Frazzled in the sun.
Shonkhor - AltLd O/S - 26/May/12 with Dave, James

BALD EAGLE - AltLd - 26/May/12 with Will Allen, James Pomeroy

Ianhansen - Lead O/S - May/12

Robin Woodward - Lead - May/12

Graham Westbrook - AltLd O/S - 22/Apr/12

LukeyG - Lead - 15/Apr/12

chris sm - Lead rpt - 24/Mar/12 with Laurel Bowler

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Mar/12

After a suggested "Walk down the beach with our gear just to have a look about", I was hardly surprised to find myself at the base of Wreckers', in the dark, with a dying head torch, and Rad saying "Oh look where we've ended up. Might as well climb it as we're here!". So we did, and it was every bit as fun as before. I lead 2nd pitch.
Dave 88 - AltLd rpt - 17/Mar/12 with minexplorer

climbed at night personal record 90mins
minexplorer - AltLd - 17/Mar/12 with dave88

culmclimberRob - Solo - 01/Mar/12

A bit over-hyped. Though perhaps a little marred by a wet night in a cave. Bacon butties at the base were the highlight.
Alex the Alex - AltLd - Mar/12

Hidden - 2012

Ian JL - 2012

A bit special this one.
alan moore - 2012

Tony Kartawick - 2012

set out to climb proper route of jolly roger but set out too late in day again...duuuh.so retreated onto wreckers.i soooo love this route,finished in dark again...does it get any better than this
minexplorer - AltLd - 15/Nov/11 with dave88

Outstanding slab climbing. Started to try and do Jolly Roger AGAIN, but a late start meant climbing back from the JR first belay, to carry on up Wreckers. I lead 1st pitch to higher belay. Finished in the dark. No change there!
Dave 88 - AltLd O/S - 15/Nov/11 with minexplorer

Hidden - Lead - 06/Nov/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 16/Oct/11

Hidden - AltLd - 16/Oct/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 08/Oct/11

rig - AltLd O/S - 10/Sep/11 with Jamie Lewis

Hidden - Lead - 25/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/11

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Aug/11

Soaking wet 1st pitch and raced the rain, 30min per pitch, a nice route before breakfast.
MoWalker3 - AltLd - 07/Aug/11 with Quiet Ian

mary - 2nd - 05/Aug/11 with Dale Gautrey

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 21/Jul/11

Lead pitch 3
JulesClimbs - AltLd - 21/Jul/11 with Paul

Led first & third pitch, all three pitches are superb. Belays & protection good. A true British classic.
southernclimber - AltLd O/S - 21/Jul/11

benchwarmer - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/11 with Lizzie

lilliyan - 2nd O/S - 20/Jul/11 with Ewan

dry, loose in places. awesome.
leadmat - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/11 with Graham Fleury

Hidden - 02/Jul/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/Jul/11

Climbing really only about Severe, but situation and questionable rock perhaps justify the adjectival grade. A good day out. I led 1 & 3.
The Ivanator - AltLd O/S - 19/Jun/11 with Toby

Ybot Htulk - AltLd - 19/Jun/11 with Ivan

Hidden - AltLd - 14/Jun/11

Brilliant adventure
steve prior - AltLd - Jun/11 with Andy C

lead third pitch.. easy but very enjoyable
Elaine Budden - AltLd O/S - 27/May/11 with Ian Luscombe, Tristan Sherlock

Tristan Sherlock - Lead - 27/May/11 with Ian Luscombe, Ealine Budden

jonnie3430 - Lead O/S - 27/May/11 with Carol

Lead 1st pitch, climbing as a three, seconded 2nd and 3rd pitches
Lummy41 - AltLd O/S - 27/May/11 with Tristin Sherlock

Carol Goodall - 2nd - 27/May/11 with Jonnie Williams

mackem - 15/May/11 with Lee Abdul

Arrived very early to avoid the crowds. The crowds never came and we had the whole route to ourselves. A superb adventure that I will remember for a long time.
Neil Henson - 2nd - 14/May/11 with Mark Collins

I remember reading about a Kestrel in Bill Birkett's Classic Climbs book. Funny how we saw one there on Saturday also. Great route, had it to ourselves.
Mark Collins - Lead O/S - 14/May/11 with Neil Henson

chris ebbutt - AltLd - 02/May/11 with Dave R.

Okecroak - AltLd - 02/May/11 with C. Ebbutt

Good climb, don't think its a VS4b more like HS4a. Didn't find it so bad with loose rock as folk make it out to be.
Frostie - AltLd O/S - 01/May/11 with Lewis

Hidden - AltLd - 01/May/11

stephen ashworth - AltLd - 01/May/11 with floss_81

Have wanted to do this climb since i started but i've put it on such a pedastal that i was a little disappointed overall. Hard Severe all the way with no tech grade, didn't climb one bit of 4a or higher. Some small sections of loose rock but nothing to worry about as is the first pitch. Still a good climb overall however and really pleased to finally get on it.
Zoomer - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Julia Bloomer

Jules 210681 - 2nd - 29/Apr/11 with glenn bloomer

Came back and finished the job from the previous day. Led pitches 1 and 3.
victim of mathematics - AltLd O/S - 23/Apr/11 with crossdressingrodney

Ended my recent run of failure by leading the middle pitch, which was frankly horrible and scary. Still, we'd left enough gear in situ the night before that we didn't have much choice about coming bank. The bottom pitch was slightly more enjoyable in good dry conditions and Col chose a better line than I did. The top pitch was actually very nice. Finished as the sun set.
crossdressingrodney - AltLd O/S - 23/Apr/11 with victim of mathematics

Backed off from the top of the first pitch after it started raining. Boo.
victim of mathematics - 2nd dnf - 22/Apr/11 with crossdressingrodney

Started this climb late in the evening with the tide quickly coming in. It rained as I reached the first belay and we bailed out.
crossdressingrodney - Lead dnf - 22/Apr/11 with victim of mathematics

Hidden - AltLd - 09/Apr/11

Long run outs!
edmitchell - AltLd O/S - 01/Apr/11 with adam booth

Made the most of the rubbish weather. The first day of my promotion at work... living the dream!
Adam Booth - AltLd O/S - 01/Apr/11

Led p1 & 3
DanLear - AltLd O/S - 29/Jan/11 with andy_pemberton

jon59 - 2011

pasbury - 2011

mwatson - 2011

first 3 pitch route climbed
Tristan Sherlock - 2nd O/S - 21/Nov/10 with Tom Bunn

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Oct/10

Supper Supper Hot Day :-)
BoulderMonster - Lead rpt - 11/Oct/10 with Ollie Hocking

Hidden - AltLd - Oct/10

Hidden - AltLd - 18/Sep/10

Hidden - AltLd - 01/Sep/10

byatt2002 - AltLd - 01/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead - 29/Aug/10

culmclimberRob - Lead rpt - 13/Aug/10 with mike bazley

lead all pitch's got their early. but lots of traffic coming up behind us, so it was a busy day on wreckers!! groups were meeting at the belays and everything!
culmclimberRob - Lead rpt - 08/Aug/10 with anna duckett

Hidden - AltLd - 05/Aug/10

RachelP - AltLd - Aug/10 with Duncan

Hidden - Aug/10

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Jul/10

vertically_challenged - AltLd O/S - 02/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/10

theres a couple of 4b moves on the second pitch but it is protected. the rest of the climb including the first pitch is quite run out but very easy climbing - 4a at most. alot of loose rock though.
Rosie Hutchins - 2nd O/S - 16/Jun/10 with Michael Burford

Awesome climbing for anyone comfortable at this grade. Big run out sections! Loved it!
mikeburf - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/10 with Rosie

ian d f - AltLd O/S - 13/Jun/10 with Mark

markfromstoke - AltLd - 13/Jun/10 with Ian

Jacob k-d - Lead O/S - 30/May/10

Way too easy for grade.
The Green Giant - AltLd O/S - 15/May/10 with Heather

Oli followed me up all 3 pitches..
El3ctroFuzz - Lead O/S - 15/May/10 with Oli Luff

HeatherF - AltLd O/S - 15/May/10 with Alex

Steve Lenartowicz - May/10 with Clare

Hidden - Lead β - 24/Apr/10

lots of loose rock, exposed.
Strange little creature - AltLd O/S - 24/Apr/10 with SimonSanders

led pitches 2 and 4 good route I think it may not be VS though
Quarryboy - AltLd O/S - 18/Apr/10 with Dave Elder, David Bradbrook

led first and last pitch
pielander - AltLd O/S - 16/Apr/10 with keith

vertically_challenged - AltLd O/S - 10/Apr/10 with bertie, james webdale

BEZ - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/10

Mark Kemball - 2nd - 07/Apr/10 with Chris Calow, John Jefferies

led 2nd and top luke 1st and 3rd.bit annoyed some other climbers starting after climbed in between us crossing the parties,rather inconsiderate.
minexplorer - AltLd - 06/Apr/10 with luke

I led the 1st and 3rd pitches. What a great route.Slightly easy for the grade but a fair bit of loose rock makes up for it.
Popkids - AltLd O/S - 13/Mar/10 with Baz

Drove down snow covered lanes to Morwenstow with a lovely blue sky above then enjoyed the walk in and had a good look at the terifying looking Breakaway on Henna (not for me, ever). Nervous laugh when we clapped eyes on Wreckers but knew it was going to be great, and it was.
Ybot Htulk - AltLd - 02/Jan/10 with Richard

Richard Morgan - AltLd O/S - 02/Jan/10 with Toby Kluth

andrewwightman - 2nd - 2010 with duncan campbell

great route
Phil79 - AltLd O/S - 21/Dec/09 with Jiff

Flippin awesome climb! A long old approach but not as tricky as we thought it would be. There's plenty of tat to use on the final descent to the beach. Lovely sunny wall, very atmospheric. Well worth the trip!
graham knott - AltLd O/S - 21/Dec/09 with Phil Webber

sparbus - AltLd - 20/Oct/09 with mike b

ahh wreckers....just like home again.do it u wont regret.never anyone around,fantastic setting,satisfyingly high.if little on easy side.
minexplorer - Lead rpt - 08/Oct/09 with grant newcombe

i lead the thrid pitch, went off route, shit myself up, great day out but hate climbing on slate. the climb down was harder than the climb up. but we had a wonderful lunch on the lunch ledge. sun beating down wonderful views...well worth the trek out to it
Paragonthewise - 2nd O/S - 08/Oct/09 with minexplorer

led 2nd and top pitches this time(did 1st an 3rd back in feb)seemed really easy this time.very straight forward climbing but such a fantastic atmosphere and location.
minexplorer - AltLd - 28/Sep/09 with pete campion

Great adventure though the climbing moves are unmemorable and repetitive. Quite easy for the grade, probably only HS 4a. The crux for me was getting off the beach! That is, if you ignore the approach. I'd suggest you take a pair of pruners to make the descent less bloody. (Seriously!). Debbie led last pitch
Rog Wilko - AltLd - 10/Sep/09 with Debbie Wilkinson

Hidden - AltLd - Sep/09

Hidden - 2nd - Sep/09

Hidden - Lead - Sep/09

Hidden - Lead - 17/Aug/09

no hard moves, plenty of gear if not all good. really good route, test all the holds though! Beware - some seriousy loose large blocks on the steep grey wall at end of P3.
lithos - AltLd - 17/Aug/09

Hidden - 2nd - 17/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Aug/09

Pleasant climbing, fantastic situation, descent route more stressful than the climb...
chris j - AltLd O/S - 09/Aug/09 with Alan

irish paul - AltLd O/S - 09/Aug/09 with Dave R + Mike D

Absolutly fantastic, lovely climb in an gorgeous setting. the walk to it was well worth it all 50 min of it!
Jo wood - 2nd O/S - 12/Jul/09 with Dylan Burgess

Hidden - 2nd β - 29/Jun/09

Lead 1st pitch. VS with no tech. grade tells you how much gear there is! Good holds, but don't look down.
Monkey_Alan - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/09 with Stella Moggs, Viskii Chicu

leonjones - AltLd - 14/Jun/09 with Max Streeton

Hidden - AltLd - 14/Jun/09

sparkass - AltLd O/S - 13/Jun/09 with Mike Shorter and Andrew Wightman

mshorter - AltLd O/S - 13/Jun/09 with dunc and andrew

lead all 4 pitches awesome day baking hot, note to self more water next time lol and deet got bit to hell on belay at top of 4th pitch before the scramble off but i still love this climb
culmclimberRob - Lead rpt - 30/May/09 with Aaron baker

Great as a first big climb!
BB1 - 2nd - 24/May/09 with Martin Torbett

Great first climb, very exciting, particularly enjoyed the third pitch.
BB1 - 24/May/09 with Martin Torbett

Hidden - 2nd - 17/May/09

Help note: After stile and bag drop, go left to find best path down rather than down slight path in front of you. On Crag:first bit of gear is by grassy rake about 35 feet up. Look for obvious worn path through grass- its by there! Awesome climb, second pitch is very enjoyable.Do it!
torbs - Lead O/S - May/09 with Bridgette Blackmore

Lead all 3 pitches
lrandall - Lead O/S - May/09 with Gareth P

Classic. VS for the terrain rather than the technical difficulty.
demarcation86 - Lead O/S - May/09 with Paul

Fantastic!great surroundings,been on the wishlist for a while!
crobinson - AltLd - 19/Apr/09 with Tom Last

Led 2nd pitch. Really pleased to have done this finally. Easy but huge, a great route in beautiful weather.
Tom Last - AltLd O/S - 19/Apr/09 with Chester

Left SSP to carry the pack as I lead all pitches. OVER GRADED (for a warm calm spring day...).
Alex Thompson - Lead O/S - 20/Mar/09 with Jon Thompson

BeccaSnowden - AltLd O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Tom

Pitches 2 & 3. Good fun but very overgraded.
thomasadixon - AltLd O/S - 15/Mar/09 with Becca

jon thompson27 - Mar/09 with Alex Thompson

Lead the 2nd harder pitch... Was great, but easy.
Kate Edhouse - AltLd O/S - 21/Feb/09 with James Clapham

paulh1967 - 2009

pryan300 - AltLd O/S - 2009 with T-Bone

tombushell - 2nd - 2009

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Dec/08

tcfield - AltLd O/S - 12/Dec/08 with dan walker

awesome climb deff to be repeated i lead p1 and p3
culmclimberRob - AltLd O/S - 11/Dec/08 with tom

mike88 - AltLd O/S - 29/Nov/08 with Dan Horsham

Check out http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=vaIvWIk1LXs for
Johnny Baker - 21/Nov/08

@ndy - AltLd O/S - 11/Oct/08

Hidden - Lead - 10/Oct/08

Hidden - AltLd - Oct/08

Mike W - Lead O/S - Aug/08

Hidden - Lead - Jun/08

pezzerrr - AltLd O/S - Apr/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Feb/08

existing debt - 2008 with Iain a

Anna duckett - AltLd - 2008

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 24/Nov/07

Jim Malo - 2nd - Oct/07

Great little route - easy but very atmospheric!
Rob84 - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/07 with Jim D

John Kettle - AltLd O/S - 27/Aug/07

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Aug/07

Hidden - Lead dnf - 19/Jul/07

Hidden - AltLd - 17/Jul/07

You won't find easier climbing at the grade though it is bold in places.
Justin T - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/07 with Wifey

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Jul/07

I led second pitch - did not feel as hard as 4b
AJH - AltLd rpt - 10/Jun/07 with Richard

Dan Shirley - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/07

Urgles - AltLd O/S - 04/Apr/07 with Beesley

Gareth - AltLd O/S - 17/Mar/07 with Andrew

andybenham - AltLd O/S - Mar/07 with Gareth Hayfield

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Jan/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

a_d_tru - Lead - 10/Sep/06 with Angie

richw2k2 - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/06 with Monika

watch out for dead sheep :p
Moniawl - 2nd O/S - 09/Sep/06 with rich

Fabulous route. Easy climbing.
manwithacam - AltLd - Sep/06 with Martin

sgl - AltLd - 30/Aug/06 with Konnie

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/Aug/06

Dave Kerr - Lead - 11/Aug/06 with Jill Kerr

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Aug/06

gaz.marshall - AltLd O/S - Aug/06 with Steev

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Jul/06

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/Jun/06

Did this climb along time ago (my first ever outdoor climb) Long forgotten about it and now rediscovered thank's to UKC article. A trip to lead it at some stage is now needed.
moorsy88 - 2nd O/S - Jun/06

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Mar/06

The worst of the rain held off until we topped out. (I've done it a few times before).
Mark Kemball - AltLd - 05/Nov/05 with Nic Dill

Ben1983 - AltLd O/S - Aug/05

lead the second pitch probally the best pitch. What a adventure
Dale - AltLd O/S - Jul/05 with johny andy

Katy Nelson - 2nd - 18/Jun/05 with Mark Kemball

Led P1.
Andy Clarke - AltLd O/S - 12/Jun/05 with Johnny, Dale

a great climb that still resists slipping away to the beach below
rockpool - Lead rpt - Jun/05 with pol

Hidden - Solo - May/05

Led most of 1st pitch almost to belay but decided too serious and sparsely protected so downclimbed and went to the pub instead.
Alaric - Lead dnf - 27/Mar/05 with Syd F

Stone Muppet - 2005

westaway - Lead O/S - 2005

Wayne S - Lead O/S - 2005

Hidden - AltLd - 01/Sep/04

Hidden - AltLd - 05/Aug/04

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Aug/04

chris sm - AltLd O/S - Aug/04 with Pippa Froggatt

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Jun/04

Hidden - AltLd - 13/Apr/04

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2004

jamie ward - AltLd O/S - 14/Sep/03 with John Howes

Hidden - Lead - 24/Aug/03

BALD EAGLE - AltLd - 02/Aug/03 with Karl Rust

1st AC 2+3 DC (combined - just enough rope!)
AngelaC - AltLd - 01/Jul/03 with Dieter Cole

Adrian Daniels - AltLd - 12/Apr/03 with John Parrott

Hidden - Lead - 08/Sep/02

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Sep/02

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Jun/02

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Sep/01

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/01

Hidden - Lead - 20/Aug/01

Hidden - AltLd - Jul/00

Hidden - 19/Jun/00

Hidden - AltLd - 06/May/00

Mickdenali - Lead - 2000 with Bob Macleod

brianrunner - 2000

nickdonohue - AltLd - 29/Aug/99 with Ashley Hold

Ashley Hold - AltLd - 28/Aug/99 with Nick Donahue

Derek Ryden - AltLd O/S - 21/Jul/99 with Fiona, Iwan Jones

Hidden - Solo - 01/Aug/98

plain kitten - Lead - Jul/98

IanGilbertJones - AltLd O/S - 10/Apr/98

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1998

Tim Sparrow - Lead - 1998 with Rhiannon

iskra2000 - AltLd - 24/Aug/97 with John Dale

Hidden - Lead - 20/Jul/97

mikej - AltLd - 30/May/97 with Nick Salmon

+ other ascents (Dan Lear)
andy_pemberton - AltLd - May/97 with Rik Meek

PaulTanton - Lead O/S - 30/May/96

Andy Say - Solo - 18/Jul/95

Hidden - Lead - 1995

babymoac - AltLd - 09/Dec/94 with MTW

colin milton - AltLd - 16/Jul/94 with eric milton

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Apr/94

daprince - AltLd - Jun/93

Hidden - 16/Sep/92

Led 1&3, pitch 2 the scary one.
Iain Thow - AltLd - 10/May/92 with Rob Ivens

auld al - AltLd O/S - Apr/92

Fortuitously we found a toilet brush on the boulder beach, and found it very useful on the route!. At the top a lady was sat on the grass and started chatting to us. She had a portable oxygen cylinder which gave her just enough gas to walk slowly from her home to the top of the cliff, watch the climbers come up, chat to them, then slowly walk home again. What a girl !!
rogerskews - 26/May/91 with Bryn Roberts

kp64zl - Lead O/S - May/91 with Paul

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/91

sdht - 1991 with Dave Ward

DaveHo - Lead O/S - 1990

charlesmfrench - Lead O/S - 1988 with Jane Wingfield

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/May/87

Fantastic adventure.
eroica64 - Lead - 05/May/87 with Paul Smethurst

Mike C - AltLd - 23/Sep/81 with Chris Davis

Chris Terrey - AltLd - 12/Jul/81 with Gerry Dunford

Andy Chubb - AltLd - 25/May/81 with Andy Roberts

mark-abz - AltLd - 17/Apr/81 with Lionell

Chris Craggs - 1980

Chris Craggs - 1980

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