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Penbwchdy Head

Pembrokeshire, WALES

Climbs 12 – Rocktype Dolerite – Altitude 1m a.s.l – Faces NW

Crag features
One of Pembroke's more serious climbing areas; generally needs low tide and calm seas. Good rock. Single- and multi-pitch routes up to 330ft, notably the excellent Sargasso Wall (HVS 5a**) and Macbeth (E3 5c**).

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Pembroke Vol 1 - North Pembroke (2013),
Out of print: Pembroke (part one) (1996)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Sea Symphony *HS 4a 2
 Climb nameGradex
2Sargasso Wall *HVS 5a **1
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Access notes
Bird ban Feb 1-July 31.

Best approach is from the bay of Pwll Deri - take the steep hill from the W side of Goodwick, follow lane for 4mi to crossroads. Turn R, continue 1mi; 200m past a stone memorial is small parking on the R, just before Pwll Deri youth hostel. The first notable crag is Shipwreck Wall.
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Routes here are seriously overgrown. Climbed Sargasso Wall and it turned into an epic having to clean the route as we climbed. Shame it's overgrown, it would be a very good route.
Jim Slater - 16/Aug/11

Took a look at this crag this weekend. Very long hack through bracken and brambles. Decided the routes looked far too overgrown and dangerous (even HS) so we ran away. I wouldn’t bother going to look unless you wanted a spectacular adventure. Ab stakes looked just about useable. No sign of ship wreck or way across the zawn but perhaps you cant see it from the top.
allen - 30/Aug/10

Went to climb Sargasso Wall (10/07) Route looked too green to climb and very little evidence of the shipwreck mentioned in the guidebook. Is access still possible without this? Has any one climbed here recently?
MikeA - 30/Sep/07

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