Climbs 17
Rocktype Granite
Altitude 100m a.s.l
Faces W

Go Shorty E2 5c Rosemergy Towers © JWB

Crag features

Pleasant routes up to 120 ft which should keep most people entertained for an evening or afternoon. No outstanding routes but "a nice prelude to the pub". Marked as "Long Carn" on OS maps.

Approach notes

Environmentally sensitive, with unusual bird and plant life. Please leave it that way and take all your litter.
Park at the small carpark with a square toilet block along the B3306. Bear L across the road and follow the path by the NT sign to a junction with the coast path. Turn R, go over the first rocky ridge. The crag (with obvious slab) is 300m ahead, and just below the coast path. Follow the path until level with the crag, then head L down through heather and gorse to the outcrop.

This page is a mess, all the routes are in the wrong order, maybe the mod could tidy it up a bit?
Tom Last - 16/Mar/11
Classic spot for beginners with a nice variety of climbs. Great top rope area with some good problems. Hard Times is fantastic *, but by far our favourite is Go Shorty ** which has a strenuous stretchy move to finish. Photo's to follow soon. Quiet and picturesque spot for a chilled out day.
Vaughan Try - 28/May/03
Nice little crag, never seen anyone else there. Brilliant E1 5c called "hard times" on a steep slab, hard moves and gear in expanding breaks. Amazing
Richard Barson - 05/Oct/02
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1Goat's RidgeVD 3
2White Rum Lichen
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HVS 5a  
3Crabber's Nip
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HVS 5b  
4Finger Winch
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VS 5a 7
5East Tower AreteD 8
6Funnel Chimney
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VD 5
7The Soundings
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E2 5c 4
8The Lucky SeaE2 5c 5
9Hard TimesE2 5c *34
10NC Madness
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VS 4c 10
11Nipper's Crab
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S 11
12Devious Do
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HVS 5b  
13Flash Back
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S 4a 22
14Blinkers
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HVS 5b 2
15Sam's Greasy Thumbprint
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S 4a 19
16Go Shorty
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E2 5c 14
17Bolder Problem
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HVS 5a 27

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