Stennis Head

Climbs 69 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 5m a.s.l – Faces SW

Crag features
Varied climbing, mostly steep on compact rock, single- and multi-pitch routes up to 140ft. Notable forManzoku (E1 5b), the terrific Littlejohn traverse route Pleasure Dome (E3 5c), and Stennis the Menace (E6 6b).

Access notes
Tidal on a handful of routes below the main cliff.

Park at St Govans and walk W.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Guidebooks
Pembroke Vol 4 Range East - Saddle Head to St Govan's (2011), Pembroke (2009), Deep Water (2007), Pembroke MiniGuide (2006),
Out of print: Pembroke (part two) (1996), Pembroke (1995)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
 RIDERS ON THE STORM  
2PugwashHVS 5a *9
3Cut ThroatE2 5c *2
4Riders on the stormHVS 5a ***446
5Middle CHVS 5a **10
6Big CE1 5a *9
7Lucky FindHVS 5a *5
8C++HVS 5a *26
9Painted HeadVS 4c 17
10The Digit Counter FallsHVS 5b 16
 MANZOKU  
12North CornerVD 220
13North Corner Variation StartS 4a 23
14Highland FlingHS 4b *644
15QuickstepVS 4b *676
16LimboVS 4c *668
17Dire StraitsE2 5c *111
18World War III BluesHVS 5b 175
19HeaducationE3 5c *3
20PlankwalkE5 6b *10
21HerculesHVS 5a **607
22Topless WomanE3 1
23FlashE4 6a **36
24Stennis ElbowE2 5c *63
25ManzokuE1 5b ***727
26Cool for CatsE1 5b ***584
 PLEASURE DOME  
28Anyone for StennisE2 5b *103
29Loco DementiaE3 6a *24
30Stennis PillarHVS 5a *59
31Gold FeverE2 5c 2
32DiagnosisE4 6a * 
33Mean StreakE5 6a **16
34Pleasure DomeE3 5c ***207
35The Great ElmyraE5 6c * 
36Stennis the menace / The great ElmyraE6 6c ***2
37Stennis the MenaceE6 6b ***4
38Grey English MorningE5 6b ***15
39Grey English WimpoutE2 5b **2
40Walk on the Wild SideE3 5c **2
41SuperbratE2 5c *1
 STENNIS ARETE  
43Stennis ChimneyS *83
44Maelstrom ChimneyS 4a *35
45UnlovedE2 5c *1
46UnwantedHVS 5a *1
47Stennis AreteHS 4b **156
48FetishE5 6b *7
49Merchant of StennisE3 5c **34
50BludgeonHVS 5a **248
51Mistaken IdentityE1 5b *9
52Big WaveE3 6a *2
53White SnakeHVS 5b 5
54The Lamb Lies Down on BroadwayHVS 5b 4
55Kanda Bongo ManHVS 5a 8
56Unfair dismissalE1 5b *2
57Battle GalleonsHVS 5b 4
58Goblin TeasmadeE1 5b 5
59Foaming at the MouthE2 5c *4
60Talking DirtyE1 5b 4
61Mouthing OffVS 4c 8
62Don't speak with your mouth full.S 5
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Just looked in my 1986 guide FA list. I noted 'supersedes Topless Woman and Stennis Grey'.
jon - 27/May/14
Loundsy, re your comment on Topless Woman: > this route appears in the 1982 supplement, but is not in subsequent guides. It climbs the area to the right of Hercules, possibly taking similar ground to Flash. (I'm not sure this route exists? surely its not climbed often) Flash does indeed supersede Topless Woman. I was on my own at Stennis Head one day when Nipper H and Martin Crocker appeared. I'd not met Martin before and Nipper introduced him as: 'The Bristol hot-shot'. I said 'I thought that was you, Nipper'. He replied 'So did I!' Anyway, Nipper made short work of Flash, a route that quite a few folk had tried, and Martin and I followed. My hazy memory is that there was possibly another route somewhere there that didn't have a lower section and that Flash may coincide with that too?
jon - 27/May/14