Climbs 52
Rocktype Limestone

Faces S

But its easy! Just use the foothold on the right.. © Simon Alden

Crag features

This crag is one of the most popular on the island. Originally developed by the Royal Marines starting in the 1940s it offers a number of classic trad routes such as Twin Caves Pillar, Snowman and Commando Ratlines. This crag features easier angled buttresses on solid if sharp rock, interspersed with caves which offer harder overhanging sports routes such as the classic 8a testpiece "The Crossing".

Approach notes

Ghar Lapsi is signposted from Siggiewi. Park at the restaurants at the end of the road. The first of the caves are visible up on the hillside (Twin Caves Area). The furthest climbs are no more than 15 mins walk.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Farm Cave 
 Headland Seacliffs 
3The Amazons
E1 5b(s1) 1
 Skull Area 
5Skull buttress
VD 1
6Emperor Gates
E1 5b(s1) *2
7Jacobs Ladder
D *1
8Jacobs Groove
D *1
9Jacobs Buttress
D *3
10Jacobs Face
HD *5
 Twin Caves 
HVS 5b **3
13Bronwen ButtressS 4b *4
14Scrappy DoVS 4c 3
15A Scoopy - Do
HVS 5a **2
16Sea of Illusions7a+ ***1
17Le Poseur6c+ ***3
18Kerbside WarriorE3 6a **8
19PockpicketE1 5b *2
20Chicanery5c *21
21Twin Caves PillarVS 4c ***15
22Scoop and Arete6b *12
231202126a+ ***22
24Alex6a ***17
25SnowmanVS 4c **12
E2 5c(s1) 2
 Commando Ratlines 
28Commando RatlinesS 4b 10
29Boobs and Snatch
S 4b *5
VD **1
 Learning to Fly Cave 
32Hollywood Dreaming
E1 5b(s0) **1
33Learning to FlyE4 6a **2
34Attila the Hen7a *6
35Ghenghis Can't6b+ 14
7a ***2
37Altar of Stone
6b 6
38Benzene6a *7
39Gory Nora
VS 4c 1
40TipplerVS 4c * 
 Terry's Cave 
42Runaway ChildD 2
43Just Like Nothing on Earth
7b **9
44Le Droga le Haxixa6b 11
45First on the Bus6a+ *2
46First on the Bus - Granny's Seat6a+ 18
47Terry's Cave Direct
VS 4c 5
481500 Metres7a ***14
49El Negro
6c+ **3
50Sweet as, Bro6a+ **23
51Bonnie Prince Albert
6a 8
 McCarthy's Cave 
53Booby Hatch
M 2
54Blood Meridian Direct7b ***1
55Wot's in it for me?7a ***4
 Quarry Steps 
HD 4
 Maghlaq Cave 
 Ghar Lapsi Sea Slabs 
M 1
61ZonkerHVS 4b 2
62Face and Groove
VD 1
63Bronwens Crack *2  
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.

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