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Bass Point

Cornwall, ENGLAND

Climbs 26 – Rocktype Mica schist – Altitude ? – Faces W

Crag features
Steep walls and zawns, with good routes up to 120ft. Notable for Halleys Corner (HS 4a), Dawn (E4 5c) and the remarkable Lazarus (E7 6c). The Cull, E2 5b is a local classic.

Access notes
Tidal - base of most routes accessible at low tides.

From the Housel Bay Hotel (SW 705 121)head about 300m E. Notable for its overhanging main wall, just E of the coastguard station (which has an emergency phone).

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South West Climbs Volume 2 (2014), West Country Climbs (2010), Deep Water (2007), West Cornwall & Supplement (2000),
Out of print: North Devon and Cornwall (1988)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Halley's CornerHS 4a *26
2DawnE4 5c ***17
3The CullE3 5b ***52
4LazarusE7 6c **5
5MeteoriteVS 4c 1
 Climb nameGradex
6SealE7 6b *1
7The BladeS 4a 1
8BellicoseE6 6b *** 
9Jessica Alba5c **1
10Rangoon6a **1
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The Cull is a superb soft touch E3, and its neigbhour Dawn is a fine soft touch E4. Worth a visit just for those two routes alone.
Al Evans - 08/May/08