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Huntsman's Leap

Pembrokeshire, WALES

Climbs 75 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 34m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
Simply the most fantastic climbing for anyone operating above E1. Choose either the off-vertical west wall or the impending east wall, or the seaward walls, and have an amazing time on single- and multi-pitch routes up to 170ft. Take a 50m abseil rope. Be warned - if you are not solid at E1 you *will* have an epic, possibly involving aid and jumaring. Often cool, almost cold, on hot days because it is so narrow and deep. The classic routes are Beast From The Undergrowth (E2 5b), Mythical Monster (E3 5c), Bloody Sunday (E4 6a), Witch Hunt (E4 6b), Head Hunter (E5 6a), Minotaur (E5 6a), Darkness at Noon (E5 6a), Souls (E6 6b) and Hunter-Killer (E6 6b).

Access notes
Tidal on almost every route.

Park at St. Govan's and walk W. The narrow zawn is unmistakable. (See Rockfax guide for the one day of the year when it was not busy.) Abseil in from stakes at the landward end.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Weather forecast

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0.3mm rain
Sunny periods
16 °C
21 kph

0.4mm rain
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17 °C
22 kph

2.9mm rain
Mainly cloudy
18 °C
47 kph

14.1mm rain
Sun
16 °C
34 kph

9.2mm rain
Cloudy
17 °C
48 kph
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Guidebooks
Pembroke Vol 4 Range East - Saddle Head to St Govan's (2011), Pembroke (2009), Pembroke MiniGuide (2006),
Out of print: Pembroke (part two) (1996), Pembroke (1995)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 WEST FACE  
2WoefulE5 6b ***1
3Darkness at NoonE5 6a ***32
4Night-SeekerE6 6b ** 
5Hunter-KillerE6 6b **2
6Nothing to FearE7 6b *** 
7Terminal TwilightE6 6c *** 
8Do you know where your children are?E8 6c ***1
9The Black LagoonE6 6b ***1
10Light at the End of the RunnelE5 6b ***5
11Little HuntE6 6b **2
12Witch HuntE4 6b ***56
13ChupacabraE8 6c *** 
14Boat to NaxosE7 6b ***9
15SoulsE6 6b ***13
16Half Man, Half BeastE6 6b **1
17The MinotaurE5 6a ***101
18TheseusE6 6c * 
19The SubterraneanE6 6b ***1
20Head HunterE5 6a **89
21Snake CharmerE5 6c **5
22The White HotelE6 6b ** 
23The Witching HourE6 6b 2
24Wicked Witch Of The WestE6 6b ***1
25Bloody SundayE4 6a ***262
26Just Another DayE4 6a **36
27Just another day/scorch the earthE5 6a ***80
28Scorch the EarthE4 6a **17
 EAST FACE  
 Climb nameGradex
30Magazine PeopleE5 6b **13
31Specimen HunterE4 6b *16
32Quiet WatersE3 6b **87
33Quiet Waters DirectE2 5c **138
34Shape-UpE1 5b **290
35Wild FrontierE1 5b 14
36FitzcarraldoE5 6a *43
37Slap upE3 6a *15
38Slap-Up/Fitz-InE5 6b *2
39Wrap-UpE3 6a *44
40The Beast from the UndergrowthE2 5b **310
41Feeding on the BeastE2 5c 1
42The PulsebeatE5 6b **11
43CompulsionE6 6a ** 
44Moving Away from the PulsebeatE4 6a *13
45Strap-UpE3 5c **52
46Down and OutE1 5b 2
47Vladimir on the RocksE3 6a 18
48MonsterosityE5 6b ** 
49larkhillE2 5c 7
50Monster-growth from the UnderbeastE5 6a ** 
51Monster ModelloE5 6a *3
52The Monster MashE3 6a *3
53Mythical MonsterE2 5c **101
54The Honey MonsterE2 5b **67
55Meet the Monster TonightE4 6a **11
56Release the BatsE5 6a **1
57The Ducking StoolE5 6a *** 
58OversightS 6
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I was down in Pembroke last week and on the one rainy days we got I decided to to something productive. I cut loads of old threads off the walls of Huntsman's Leap and replaced them. I replaced the threads on Mythical Monster (there was 8 in-situ - almost a clip up!), Beast From the Undegrowth, the three threads just above the ground on Feeding the Beast, Scorched Earth/Another Day has new threads, as does Scare City (thinking it was Head Hunter, only to find out later that it wasn't). In addition the threads on Bloody Sunday are in good condition. So, if ever there was a time to go to the Leap, it is now! (Threads replaced Aug 2013)
Dan Lane - 21/Aug/13