Climbs 41
Rocktype Limestone

Faces S

A last good day in September. Walk in from Great Tor towards Three Cliffs Bay, Gower. © terragait

Crag features

Very popular with beginners and clubs. Easy-angled slabs up to 25m high including two great ***VS routes, Scavenger (4b) and Arch Slab (4c). There is an E4 6a too, but it stands alone among easier routes. (There's nothing in the grades between the lone HVS - which is very short and easy at HVS 4c - and that E4.) Some routes polished at start.

Approach notes

Tidal. The sea comes in very fast: don't get caught at the bottom. Approach from the campsite down across the bay. Miscalculating the tide will mean wet trousers, at best.

Went today. Glorious in the sunshine. Met the basset hound. Sat on my shoes, said hello to everyone then dug a hole and barked at it.
ColPerkins - 14/Aug/14
The basset hound is still at large. He came a dug a massive trench next to us and barked at it randomly. I've not attempted any of the climbs here but plan too this weekend.
jiib - 05/Aug/13
Last few times we went there a little Basset hound that must live near the beach and roams around all day following people around. Name's Bettsy and seems a bit scavengerish, TIP: put your bags etc about 10 meters out from the face. when the tide gets close get down and out this'll give you time another is don't leave food open at the bottom or it won't be there when you get down courtesy of Bettsy... peace out
Obvian - 08/Mar/07
we climbed and abseiled all three. they go in stages of hardness. i've never done hvs before but i shot up it, it was great but quite hard. TIP: use your toes and don't rely on your hands to much its your feet you use more. TIP: be careful like you always should be TIP: concentrate
terri-louise - 24/Oct/03
I have some great memories of this wonerfull place, scavanger was my first lead climb, shame I never manage to the hardest route inside the cave. maybe one day!?
becci - 27/Feb/03
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1Left CrackM 79
2Right Crack 1M 86
3Wall Climb I
D 132
4Cleft I
D 189
5Wall Climb II
D 149
6Cleft II
VD 333
7Wall Climb
D 194
8Left Corner I
D 263
9Initiation Flake
S 532
10Right Corner I
D 141
D 99
VD 92
13Left Corner II
D 143
14Piton RouteHS 22
15Inverted VHVS 4c *241
16Spouse CrackS 231
17Right Crack II
S 4a 41
18Quartz Corner
HS 4b 163
19Joggled Wall - Left side variationVD 60
20Joggled Wall
VD 447
21Joggled Wall Direct
HS 4a *523
22Left Edge
HS 4b 170
23PerseveranceHS 4b *539
24Right Corner II
M 109
25Arch SlabVS 4c **498
26Under Milk WoodVS 4a 171
27The StealE4 6a **4
28ScavengerVS 4c ***758
29Scavenger Variations
VS 4c 13
VS 4c 23
31Maze BulgeHVS 5a 1
S 19
33Plumb Line
D 168
34DisappointmentD *73
35CircumventionM 11
36ConsolationVD 43
37Traverse of the Three PinnaclesM *75
38The Battle of Midway
VS 5b 9
39Back Beat
E3 5c 1

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