Climbs 66
Rocktype Limestone
Altitude Tidal
Faces S

Neil Mawson making the second trad ascent of San Simeon E8 6c in 2011 © Emma Alsford

Crag features

This large bay has the huge huge square inlet of Box Zawn with its set of desperate hard routes on its back wall. Further along are some more steep walls and buttresses which may ultimately give a few challenging deep water solos. Split into a number of zawns facing various directions. Routes up to 130ft, with the best being at E4 and above, though there is plenty to entertain the E1 climber.

Approach notes

Tidal on most routes - accessible at low to mid tide only. Park at St Govans and walk W. The bay has Quarry Point to the W and Saddle H (with its radar station) to the E.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Large Sloping Ledge 
S 1
VS 4c 1
5Wild One
HVS 5a 1
6Alive and Kicking
VS 4c  
7Layback in Anger
E2 5c  
8Beaten Man
E2 5c  
E2 5c  
 Box Zawn 
11JabberwockE5 6a ***15
12Airdrawn DaggerE8 6c *** 
13Gorpal Blade
E5 6a  
14Knock Yourself Out!E6 6a ***3
15Grezelda, GrezeldaE6 6a ***6
16The Obsession BoxE6 6b ***1
17Rubik's CubeE5 6b **5
 Approached from Great Central Hole 
19Monster in a BoxE7 6c *** 
20TriadE2 5b  
21TrefoilE2 5c * 
22Love My Teddy BearE4 6a * 
23The Black BoxE3 5c *3
24TrihedralE1 5b *2
 Gravy Train 
26Ringolevio (aka Ringolino)E3 5c *2
E2 5c  
28Great DaneE4 6a ** 
E3 5c  
30S.L.RE2 5c * 
31Storm BirdE1 5b *2
32Gravy TrainE3 5c ***3
33The Bold and the Old
E3 6a  
34Super Galactic HammyE2 5b **8
35Galactic GloryE1 5b ***20
36Faded GloryE3 6a **8
37TranquillizerE5 6a **1
38The Fine Art of SurfacingE6 6a ** 
39San SimianE8 6c ***1
HVS 5a  
41The Dungeon
E1 5a, 4c  
42Dragon Heart
E2 5b  
43Kubla Khan
HVS 4b, 5a 5
44UnderworldE7 6b  
45Hydrotherapy8a+ ** 
 Small Wall 
47The Face that Launched
48Todger Talk
S 4a  
49Blue Chip
VS 4c  
E3 5c  
51Black Mass
F7b s1 *** 

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