A much quieter alternative to Chair Ladder, with mostly lower grade routes in a fine setting. A few harder offerings on Hella Wall which faces NW. Single and multi-pitch routes up to 160 ft.
Tidal on some parts, and all climbs affected by heavy swells.
Walk from Porthgwarra following the coast path for about 400m where it runs S above the cove's edge. Follow the path, keeping L at a branch. This leads to some rocky towers and wide breaks.
|2||Joshua Tree||E2 5c||1|
|4||Dowser's Route/Porthgwarra Face||VD ***||81|
|7||Shawangunk||VS 4b *||48|
|8||Shawangunk( (variation)||VS 4c||10|
|9||Porthgwarra Chimney||S 4a **||60|
|10||Kilroy Wasn't Here||HS 4b||2|
|12||Games Surfers Play||S 4a||4|
|13||Panda Chimneys||S 4a|
|14||Panda Wall||HVS 5a|
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|Helluva Slab is well worth a visit, lovely situation and good climbing. Once you;ve lost the tide at chair ladder take the five minutes walk to go do it.|
James Richardson - 24/Sep/02