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Cornwall, ENGLAND

Climbs 123 – Rocktype Granite – Altitude Tidal – Faces W

Crag features
Marvellous lines abound, single- and multi-pitch routes up to 200ft. Often very busy at Easter and Bank Holidays. Many low-grade classics including Doorpost (HS 4b), Little Brown Jug (VS 5a) and Anvil Chorus (VS 4c, much fallen off), and Suicide Wall (E1 5c), with mid-range musts like Bow Wall (E2 5b), Ghost (E3 5b), Vulcan (E5 6b).

Access notes
Tidal in a few areas, but almost all unaffected.

Park at the NT car park off the B3306 (Morvah-Zennor) by the old mine-stack ruins. Follow rocky track N towards sea. Scramble over blocks downwards to find the crag looming on your R. The crag is 300yds long with most of the good routes towards the centre.

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South West Climbs Volume 2 (2014), West Country Climbs (2010), West Cornwall & Supplement (2000),
Out of print: Bosigran and the North Coast (1991)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
2HopeVD 20
3Hopeless SlabHVS 4c *11
4The PessimistE2 5b *1
5GeronimoE1 5c *12
6Geronimo variationE2 5b 2
7BoldfingerE2 5b *4
8Silas MarnerE2 5b **5
9StrikeHVS 5a 2
10SeasprayE1 5c  
11SimlaVD 11
12Promontory TraverseS 23
13Shallow ChimneyD 14
14Ochre Slab Route IIS 4a *464
15Ochre One Point FiveE1 5b 14
16Ochre Slab Route IVS 4c **400
17Black SlabD **553
18Red SlabS 4a 89
19Red Slab AlternativeHS 4b 17
20Red Slab variationHS 4b 14
21RaptureVS 4c 7
22Gollywog's CakewalkHS 4c 80
23Schorl SlantVD 6
24BelleVS 4c 34
25DingVS 4c **343
26DungHS 4b 17
27Ding variantE1 5b 1
28DongS 4b *290
29Sunny CornerM 26
30The Anniversary ProblemHVS 5b 2
32FalloutS 4a 14
33SinistraVS 4c 31
34ArtificerHVS 5b 12
35DaedalusHVS 5a 7
36The LeerE3 6a 2
37ArtifactE4 6b 2
38LurchE2 6a 6
39The ArmchairHVS 5a *122
40Beaker RouteHVS 5a *43
41Teahupo'oE8 7a 1
42KafoozalemE3 6a ***122
43Evil EyeE4 6b ***19
44Raven WallE3 5c **86
45GrendelE2 5c *65
46Pump It UpE3 6a *10
47Saddle TrampE4 6a *9
48PatienceE3 5c **59
49DominatorE2 5c **20
50Zig Zag Optional Start AVS 4c 4
51Zig ZagVS 4c **265
52Western HeroE2 5c 4
54CasalsVS 4b 1
55RostropovitchE2 5b 1
56Du PreVS 4c *1
57Raven Wall Optional StartVS 5a 5
58Yo Yo MaE2 5b 1
59Zig Zag Optional Start BVS 4b 12
60Dominator Optional StartE1 5b 8
61Western Hero Optional StartE2 5c 4
63Autumn FlakesHS 4b **374
64Autumn Flakes/NamelessVS 4c **47
65BroadstairsE2 5b 13
 Climb nameGradex
66ParagonHVS 5a **257
67ParadiseE1 5c 9
68NamelessVS 4c *318
69Nameless/ParagonHVS 5a **14
70BeowulfE2 5c **92
71The PhantomE3 5c *9
72The AbsolutionE5 6c ** 
73Suicide WallE1 5c ***515
75The GhostE3 5b ***106
76VulcanE5 6b * 
77New MediumE4 6a  
78Bow WallE2 5b ***252
79DoorpostHS 4b ***1523
80Doorpost variationHVS 5b 24
81ShaftE3 6b 2
82Permanent WavesE4 5c  
83Thin Wall SpecialE1 5b **341
84The Chicken RunE2 5b 20
85The Boysen VariantE1 5b 3
86Toad Wall SpecialE3 6a 16
87Little Brown JugVS 5a ***1031
88Little Brown Jug (Variation Start)HVS 5a 111
89Feast of FearE6 6b 2
90Thick Wall SpecialE4 5c *11
91Visions of JohannaE1 5b *152
92DoorwayS 4a *858
93ClobVD 136
94VenusbergVS 4c *256
95Anvil ChorusVS 4c **715
96Jolly Green GiantE2 6a 1
97Ledge ClimbVD *597
98AndrewVD 486
99The WastelandHVS 5b 11
100The Rib ClimbS 23
101Como CrackS 9
102Sloping SlabS 9
103Sea Wall ExitsVS 4c 4
105Diamond TiaraHVS 5b *2
106String of PearlsE1 5b **9
108MarkHS 4b 46
109T-TourHVS 5b 20
110Fungus FaceE3 6b 10
111TrapezeHVS 5a 89
112The Peck VariantHVS 5a 10
113Big TopVD *516
114Flat TopHS 4b 65
115Simple SimonHS 4b 78
116Poison IvyE3 6a 4
117Crazy Man MichaelVS 4c 15
118PaulineHS 4b 29
119SampanVD 20
120PicnicVS 5a 80
121Picnic VariationVS 5a 8
122Holiday SlabVS 4c 7
123OreadVD 458
124Oread BypassVD 90
125In-BetweenVD 581
126KateVD 409
127Alison RibD *1440
128FafnirD 125
129FasoltVD 84
130The Giant StepsVD 11
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