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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.

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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 ***30
4Night-SeekerE6 6b ** 
5Hunter-KillerE6 6b **2
6Nothing to FearE7 6b *** 
7Terminal TwilightE6 6c *** 
8The Black LagoonE6 6b ***1
9Light at the End of the RunnelE5 6b ***5
10Little HuntE6 6b **2
11Witch HuntE4 6b ***55
12Boat to NaxosE7 6b ***9
13SoulsE6 6b ***13
14Half Man, Half BeastE6 6b **1
15The MinotaurE5 6a ***99
16The SubterraneanE6 6b ***1
17Head HunterE5 6a **87
18Snake CharmerE5 6c **5
19The White HotelE6 6b ** 
20The Witching HourE6 6b 2
21Bloody SundayE4 6a ***261
22Just Another DayE4 6a **36
23Just another day/scorch the earthE5 6a ***77
24Scorch the EarthE4 6a **17
 EAST FACE  
26Magazine PeopleE5 6b **13
27Specimen HunterE4 6b *16
28Quiet WatersE3 6b **85
 Climb nameGradex
29Quiet Waters DirectE2 5c **136
30Shape-UpE1 5b **284
31Wild FrontierE1 5b 14
32FitzcarraldoE5 6a *43
33Slap upE3 6a *15
34Slap-Up/Fitz-InE5 6b *2
35Wrap-UpE3 6a *44
36The Beast from the UndergrowthE2 5b **303
37Feeding on the BeastE2 5c 1
38The PulsebeatE5 6b **11
39CompulsionE6 6a ** 
40Moving Away from the PulsebeatE4 6a *13
41Strap-UpE3 5c **52
42Down and OutE1 5b 2
43Vladimir on the RocksE3 6a 17
44MonsterosityE5 6b ** 
45larkhillE2 5c 7
46Monster-growth from the UnderbeastE5 6a ** 
47Monster ModelloE5 6a *3
48The Monster MashE3 6a *3
49Mythical MonsterE2 5c **101
50The Honey MonsterE2 5b **65
51Meet the Monster TonightE4 6a **11
52Release the BatsE5 6a **1
53The Ducking StoolE5 6a *** 
54OversightS 6
55Do you know where your children are? *E8 6c ***1
56Wicked Witch Of The West *E6 6b ***1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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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