Climbs 40
Rocktype Granite

Faces SW

The Muzzle © Grahame N

Crag features

Plenty to entertain both VS-HVS climbers and those operating at E2. Sustained and quite steep but well-protected (mainly) single-pitch routes of up to 90ft. Aspect is actually south, west and north: pick your time of day. The North Face is usually damp until the sun hits the face in late afternoon.

Approach notes

Tidal - many starts only accessible three hours either side of low tide.
Park at the Porthgwarra car park (pay and display, may become busy in summer and holidays). Head uphill up the tarmac road, and continue west along the coast path to a distinctive granite-built wall. 80m further on is the rocky top of the headland from which the Promontory is reached (by boulder hopping).

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Guidebooks

West Country Climbs

West Country Climbs is a major Rockfax guide to one of the UK’s most celebrated, sunny and diverse climbing regions. The book is fashioned in Rockfax’s award-winning layout and design, and copiously illustrated with action photographs of the climbs and cliffs that reflect the quality and variety of climbing experiences to be had on offer in the UK’s most popular holiday destination - the West Country. This is a selected route and buttress guidebook which covers the best 900 routes from the crags listed below.
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 The North Face 
2The Blade
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E2 5b  
3Second Blood
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VS 4b  
4Foxblood
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S 4a 3
5Droplove
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S 4b 1
6Folly Corner
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VD 4
7Vixen's Crack
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VD 4
8Vixens FollyVS 4c *3
9Tiptoe
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E1 5b 2
10Pilgrims
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HVS 4c 3
11Cuboid Corner
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HS 4b  
12Rough Rider
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S 4b  
13The HuntsmanVS 5a *11
14Reynard's RevengeHS 4b  
15Sunshine CracksHS 4b **33
16Baby Bouncer
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E4 6a  
17Dark DenizenVS 5a 1
18Thrutched Up
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E1 5b 1
19ReveilleHS 4b **57
20FoxE7 6b  
21The Curtain RaiserHVS 5a **27
22Octopus
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E2 5c 1
 The Nose 
24HallucinationsE2 6a 1
25Disappointment Arete
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E2 5b  
26Second Class Slab
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HVS 4c 1
27Sports Plan
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E3 5c 1
28Sinister
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VS 4c 7
29The MuzzleHVS 5a **65
30The WhiskerVS 4c **54
31Zawn Face Climb
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D 2
32The Outside Start
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VD 4
33The Vixen's Embrace
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VS 5a **2
 The South Face 
35Foot Loose
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VS 4c  
36Bloody Finger
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VS 4c 2
37The Illusion
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HS 1
38Pullover
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VS 4c  
39Rejoice the Luddites
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E4 6a ** 
40Lovely Cruise
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A1  
 Black Wall 
42The Crack
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E1 5b  
43The Wall and Bulge
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E3 5c  
44The Arete
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S  

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