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Les Sommeilleuses area

Guernsey, CHANNEL ISLANDS

Climbs 30 – Rocktype Gneiss – Altitude ? – Faces SW

Crag features
4 areas here - Ocean wall at sea level, the Lower tier which is non-tidal, the Upper tier which is above that, and Cave wall across the back of the bay (tidal). Rock quality varies with the best low down and the worst high up.

Access notes
Ask the GMC to show you the way, it's a bit convoluted to describe here. The guidebook is correct. The direct/abseil descent to Cave wall will be totally overgrown now. Good fisherman's ropes exist on the way down to Ocean wall and the upper & lower tiers - the upper rope in the gully was new in 2008, the lower rope needed a bit of work in 2009 but isn't essential. No climbing here due to bird restrictions in nesting season (easter - July).

Weather forecast

 Today  Sun  Mon  Tue  Wed 

1.9mm rain
Sunny periods
19 °C
36 kph

1.1mm rain
Sun
18 °C
24 kph

0.0mm rain
Sun
19 °C
17 kph

0.0mm rain
Sun
19 °C
15 kph

0.0mm rain
Sun
20 °C
21 kph
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Guidebooks
Jersey and Guernsey (1987)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 CAVE WALL  
2LuciferE3 5c  
 LOWER TIER (THE SLAB)  
4Renoir in chalkE5 6b  
5Militant tendencyE2 5c  
 UPPER TIER  
 Climb nameGradex
 OCEAN WALL  
8MagogE1 5b  
9Gog *D  
10Faculty X *VD  
11In Camera *HS 4c  
12Ship Of Fools *E1 5b  
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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