Climbs 26
Rocktype Mica schist

Faces W

Matt Fry on Lazarus (E7 6c) © Kafoozalem

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.

Approach 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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Out of print:
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
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1Halley's CornerHS 4a *28
2DawnE4 5c **31
3The CullE3 5c ***68
4LazarusE6 6b **5
VS 4c 1
6SealE7 6b *1
7The BladeS 4a 1
8BellicoseE6 6b *** 
9Jessica Alba5c **2
10Rangoon6a **2
11Three Tiers *
VS 5a 1
12Comet *
VS 4b 1
13Tickled Pink *
HVS 5a 1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.

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