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Bigbury Bay (Bantham Hand)


Climbs 3 – Rocktype Shale – Altitude ? – Faces W

Crag features
Car park is pricey in the summer

Access notes
3 miles S of Aveton Gifford (on the A379) there is a roundabout; take the exit marked Bantham. Drive straight through Bantham to the public car-park in the dunes. Boulder-hop E around the point to find the "Bantham Hand".

Weather forecast

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1.4mm rain
19 °C
23 kph

0.8mm rain
19 °C
13 kph

1.3mm rain
19 °C
10 kph

1.1mm rain
15 °C
21 kph

0.6mm rain
Sunny periods
16 °C
22 kph
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South Devon and Dartmoor (1995)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Bantham HandVS 4b **29
2Antipodeans afootHS 4a *5
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3Wedding BandVS 4c  
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A little suprised but very pleased to see the Bantham Hand still standing after the battering the coast has taken from the winter storms! Anyway it is a most excellent esoteric adventure and the following is a short video of the "crag classic" with the added bonus of a simu-abseil to descend: Cheers Dave
BALD EAGLE - 22/Apr/14

Not sure if this is old new or not but climbed Bantham hand the other night and there was a big loose flake on the route. Half way up the route on the left of the vegetated gully, there is a greeny yellow flake that is definitely not attached! Something worth looking out for. Other than that, nice climb with amazing views. Cheers
sparkoclimb - 10/Aug/11