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Les Grandes Cotils

Guernsey, CHANNEL ISLANDS

Climbs 30 – Rocktype Gneiss – Altitude 10m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
A big steep crag. The upper non-tidal section has juggy strenuous climbs, the lower section is tidal and rarely climbed. The rock is clean and good. not recommended in rough windy conditions as the crag catches a lot of spray whisked up from the gully below.

Some routes have been done on a small slab capped by an overhang across the big gully from the ridge to Atlantic wall. There are also new routes further down the gully from the slab that aren't listed here yet.

It is possible to jump off the cliff into the sea in the gully by the last of the routes, but the gully is very difficult to get out of - you have to swim round to the NW end of Atlantic wall, or maybe round onto the seaward face of the crag.

Topos on www.gmc.org.gg

If you submit routes for inclusion here then please include first ascensionist info.

Access notes
No bird bans, but seagulls nest in the area.

Weather forecast

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Guidebooks
Jersey and Guernsey (1987)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 GULLY SLAB  
2Project - Round the cornernone  
3Cute RouteVS 4c  
 UPPER TIER  
5JupiterVD 5
 Climb nameGradex
6NeptuneHVD 5
7SaturnHVD *5
 TIDAL CLIMBS  
9Jacuzzi Staircase *S 1
10Free 'n' Easy *S 1
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