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Cornwall, ENGLAND

Climbs 74 – Rocktype Greenstone – Altitude Tidal – Faces S

Crag features
Greenstone, not granite - the only one on the Cornish south coast. Good protection and belays. Most routes in the sub-E1 grades, with single- and multi-pitch routes up to 160ft. Your ticklist should include Martell Slab (VS 4b).

Access notes
Tidal at the base of the Main Face and Sentry Box; accessible three hours either side of low tide.

Beware the random but uncommon 70-decibel blasts from the nearby lighthouse.

Park at Lamorna Cove (SW 450238) and follow the coastal path for a mile W. The cliff is just W of the lighthouse.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Weather forecast

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0.6mm rain
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17 °C
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18 °C
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19 °C
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Guidebooks
South West Climbs Volume 2 (2014), West Country Climbs (2010), West Cornwall & Supplement (2000),
Out of print: Chair Ladder and the South Coast (1992)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Martell SlabVS 4c ***59
2The RambleVD 6
3PericlesHVS 5a *6
4Commando SpecialVS 4c *7
5Crow's Nest OrdinaryHS 4b *23
6Crow's Nest DirectHVS 5b *4
7The Rabbit RunVD  
8Willie's WayHVS 5a *4
9Pericles you bastardVS 4c 1
10LysanderE1 5b 3
11gully routeS 7
12HeadhunterE1 5a 4
13DornaHS 4b 6
14Andy's RouteHVS 4c 5
15The VeilE1 5a 3
16Lamorna WallE2 5c *3
17Knight's PillarVS 4c 2
18Bus RouteVD 2
19Pregnant PauseS *3
20Taking It EasyHS 4b 3
21Commando SlabVS 4c * 
22Fat PandaS 4a 2
23Eric's RouteVD 2
24Western NationalD 3
25The Sentry BoxS *5
26SmirklesHVS 4c 2
27Andy's directE1 5b 2
28RobynHS 4b 1
29SiE1 5b 2
30LazyVD 2
31GrumbleVS 5a 2
32MeanHVS 5b 3
33BusyVS 5a 4
34FunnyS 4a 3
35BounceHVS 5a 1
36WorryE2 5c 2
37SkinnyVD 2
 Climb nameGradex
38ChatterboxS 4a 3
39CheerfulVS 4c 1
40MischiefE2 5b 2
41BumpE1 5b 2
42HappyS 4a 4
43NoseyE1 5c 1
44TickleVS 4c 1
45CoolE2 5b 2
46DizzyHVS 5a 1
47JellyE2 5c 2
48SneezeVS 4c 4
49UppityS 4a 4
50RushHS 4a 1
51NeatVS 5a 2
52MagicVD 1
53SplendidVD 1
54ShyVS 4b 1
55CarefulS 1
56CuriousM 1
57ContraryVD 1
58LuckyE1 5c 2
59PrimS 1
60SunshineVS 3
61ScatterbrainVD 1
62FenugreekVS 5a *1
63Whose Army?HVS 4c 1
64StubbornE1 5b 2
65FickleHVS 5a 2
66TidyE1 5b 2
67A Cornish SummerE2 5b 2
68A Bunny on the RoofHVS 5a 1
69Marine ParadeVD 3
70AirfixHVS 5b 1
71Just Du ItVS 4c 1
72Knights Move *VS 4c 1
73Flaky Wall *VS 4c 1
74Head Hunter *E1 5a 2
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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The grades and descriptions for the new mini-routes on the Seaward Craglets and in Lighthouse Zawn are mostly correct, but there are one or two errors. For example, Sunshine (in the Zawn) is a pleasant VD, not VS. I will try to get all remaining mistakes corrected.
bpmclimb - 15/May/14

The new stuff from Brian Mullen and others here is pretty short, but really worthwhile. If you want a low stress, non-tidal day out in a gorgeous, sunny and quiet setting, then you could do a whole lot worse. Like a mini Cornish version of Reiff. Good stuff.
Tom Last - 22/Nov/13