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Coastguard Cliff (Lizard Point)

Cornwall, ENGLAND

Climbs 41 – Rocktype Mica schist – Altitude ? – Faces SE

Crag features
Incut, reliable rock. Single- and multi-pitch routes up to 170ft: many starred HVSs, and the remarkable roof route of Aboriginal Sin (E3 5c).

Access notes
Tidal in parts.

Some parking available at Lizard Point, or (paid) in the field by the lighthouse. A few hundred metres W is the coastguard lookout (emergency phone). 50m further is a drystone wall, steep on seaward. Abseil descent (as backup) recommended.

To get to the Sirius area, the CC guide is much better as it shows the descent on the topo. The Rockfax guide though accurate is too vague, it's pot luck whether you pick the right line.

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6.4mm rain
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19 °C
16 kph

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18 °C
28 kph

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16 °C
28 kph

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17 °C
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0.0mm rain
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18 °C
18 kph
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Guidebooks
West Country Climbs (2010), West Cornwall & Supplement (2000),
Out of print: North Devon and Cornwall (1988)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1ValentinoE2 5c *5
2QuasimodoE1 5b *23
3Rendezvous ManqueVD 8
4SiriusHS 4b *55
5Focus PullerVD 21
6Quo VadisE1 5a *19
7Silent MovieVS 4b *55
8the goldrushHVS 5a *40
9LimelightHVS 5a 30
10Best BoyD 14
11Mae WestHVS 5a *28
 Climb nameGradex
12Radio HeadS 4a 2
13Battle with an old mas beard!HS 4b 2
14Lifeboat calloutVS 4c 6
15Chorus LineVS 4c 2
16True LiesVD 6
17PlutoHS 4b 5
18Aboriginal SinE3 5c **3
19Lizard of OzHS 4b 1
20Jive PansyHVS 5a 1
21Biggy FeaturesE1 5b 1
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