Predannack Head (Lizard Point)

Climbs 157 – Rocktype Mica schist – Altitude ? – Faces SW

Crag features
The rock type is mostly horneblende schist and there is no real soapstone to speak of though some of the mica schists do have a distinctly 'shiny' appearance. The rock quality is generally good and friction excellent over most of the headlamd.

It is a complex headland of zawns, cliffs, ridges, slabs, pinnacles and many hidden little nooks with a wide range of climbing, mostly on very good rock, with grades ranging from Moderate to E5 (and, for this coast, the obligatory XS) Recent development over the last two years has been extensive and has uncovered a great adventure playgorund for those determined enough to explore. The Climbers Club is currently working on a new and separate guide to The Lizard.

Access notes
Tidal.

From Predannack Wollas Farm (SW 669 162) go over the stome stile in the northern corner of the car park and follow a signposted path, to join the main coastal footpath near the top of The Diamond Wall approx 200 metres north.

Guidebooks
West Cornwall Supplement (2010), West Cornwall & Supplement (2000),
Out of print: North Devon and Cornwall (1988)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
1Girl's Best FriendHS 4a **
2CompensationHVS 5a
3Easy StreetS
4First WaterHS 4a
5Cut Diamond6b **
6Koh-i-NorE2 5b *
7The Diamond Traverse6a+ *
8The Stone6b+ *
9Small Pets Rejoice on Tufty's BirthdayE1 5b *
10Golden SlabD
11EntenteD
12CordialeD
13ChopperVS 4c
14Edge of DarknessE1 5a **
15Kangaroo CrackE1 5b *
16AoetearoaHS 4b **
17Colonial SolidarityS 4a *
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