Portobello

Climbs 54 – Rocktype Greywacke – Altitude ? – Faces W

Crag features
A sunny cliff with excellent rock. This cliff probably has the highest concentration of Extreme grade routes in the south-west of Scotland.

Take RP's and small wired nuts for the many narrow cracks.

Access notes
Some crags are tidal and great care is needed.

Guidebooks

Out of print: Lowland Outcrops (1994)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
 PRIMROSE INLET  
2The Snail TrailHS 4b 2
3Haddock's Left FinS 1
4Fanny HaddockVD 2
5Jonny DoryVD 1
6Ann ChovyS 5
7Mullet of CocktailS 5
8Bottom FeedersHVS 5a ***2
 SLAB BAY  
10A Dream of White HelmetsHS 4b * 
11ScreamadelicaE5 6a * 
12ChangelingE5 6a ** 
13The Man from Del MonteE3 6a ***2
 AXLE BAY  
15The Elle FactorVS 4c 1
16The Cats PyjamasE3 5c **1
17BootlessHVS 5a *2
18Jack the KipperE2 5c **2
19The Dogs PollacksHVS 5a 1
 PORTOBELLO BAY CLIFF  
21Crawfords CrackersHVS 5a 7
22Monsieur DuboisE1 5b *4
23The Crayfish TwinsE2 5c **1
24Floating VoterHVS 5a 3
25BlockheadS 3
26Surfin' SafariS 4a 2
 SEA BUTTRESS  
28Cockle SuckerS 3c 2
29Shellfish BastardS 3c 2
30Happy ManS 4a *5
31Soul KitchenHVS 5a *2
32Hanging DuckHS 4a 2
 SHARK FIN BAY  
34Buckets of DoomHVS 5a 1
35Silence of the ClamsHVS 5a **5
36Cutty SharkHS 4b 8
37Mussel BoundHVS 5a **14
38Water DanceE1 5b *5
39Sanity ClausS 4a 1
40Basking up the Wrong TreeVD 4
41Speed LimpetsHS 7
 U-BOAT PEN  
43Lurchin' with the UrchinsHS 4b 1
44Feeling the PinchVS 4b *11
45The Water MarginE2 5b ***13
46Dead Sea StrollsS 4a *4
47The Ducking StoolVS 4c **8
 CRACKED BLOCK COVE  
49ThunderboltHVS 5a **16
50St Elmo's FireE3 5c ***3
51Only MonstersVS 4c *5
52Tales of the RubblebankHVS 5a 1
53A Close ShaveE1 5b *6
54NRGHVS 4c *6
55Critical MassHVS 5a **10
56The Cruel SeasideE2 5c ***5
57Parallel LinesVS 4b *12
58Return of the LimpetS 4a 4
59Friggitt's RestE1 5b **2
60Thinking Mans LimpetVS 5a 2
61Portobello BelleE3 5c 1
 MARCH BAY  
63They're Watching MeVS 4c * 
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Useful info, thanks John. http://www.johnbiggar.com/portobello-stranraer-rock-climbing.asp
daWalt - 16/Apr/12