Pordenack Point

Climbs 83 – Rocktype Granite – Altitude Tidal – Faces SW

Crag features
Far from the madding commercialism of Land's End, if not physically. Some looseness in cracks and chimneys. Mostly single- and multi-pitch routes up to 130ft, grades below E1 but with some good harder ones.

Access notes
Tidal on Lower Cliff and Helmet Buttress. Non-tidal on Green Face.

>From Land's End, follow the coast path to the SE for 0.75mi along the cliffs to a path leading out on the headland's crest.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

South West Climbs Volume 2 (2014), West Country Climbs (2010), West Cornwall & Supplement (2000),
Out of print: Chair Ladder and the South Coast (1992)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
2On the LooseS 4a
3Loose FeelingsHS 4b
4Through the Looking-GlassVD
5Smear on SightE4 5c
6Step on a CloudE3 5c
7Empty CityE1 5b
8Eye of the OwlHVS 5a
9Star TurnE3 5c
11SlagroomS 4a
12Loco ParentisE1 5b
13The HarpVS 5a
14Chopper ChimneyVD
16Little TrapezeVS 5a
17Little Trapeze Right-handVD
18Exit ClimbD
19Blood on the RocksVS 5a
20Halfway HouseHS 4b
21Full HouseS 4a
22Lesser Known TunisiansS 4b
23Big NedVD
24One Inch RockS 4a
26Mr Married Goes for a HikeHVS 5a
27Tower DirectHS 4b
28Twist Again Like Moira Did Last SummerHVS 5a
30Economist's ClimbVD *
31Racing LineE6 6b
32A Pocket Full of CrystalsE3 5b
33A Pocket Full of QuartzHVS 4c
34Hiroshima Mon AmourHVS 5b
35Little CrackerS 4a
36Nut RouteS 4a
37Swiss RouteHS 4b
38TowerfulVS 4c
39VietnamericaE1 5b *
40Zeke's RouteHS 4b **
41King Crab CrackVS 4c
42Stone BoomE2 5c **
43Telegraph RoadE3 6a *
44Cable HighwayE4 6b
45Biceps WallVS 5a
46Muscle ChimneyHS 4b
47Sea FuryHVS 5b *
48Immaculate AreteE4 6a ***
49Immaculate Arete (direct start)E4 6a ***
50New EditionsE4 6b
51CainE3 6a **
52Nothing MuchHVS 5a *
53FriendsVS 5a *
54Wrist ClimbVD *
55Bubble WallE5 6b
56Bubble Wall (direct start)E6 6c
57Pop!E7 6c
58Rubber NeckE3 5c
59SiânVS 4c
60Love Drives Me CrazyVS 4c
61Dépêchez-VousVS 5a
62Ruby NailsE3 5c *
64VeedyVS 4c *
65Helmet Ridge DirectVS 4b *
66SarumanHS 4b
67GandalfS 4a
68Helmet RidgeD
70Gig in the SkyE2 5c *
71Mr HaggisHS 4b
72Ella-phantE1 5b
73Who Ya Gonna CallE1 5b
74AmigosE4 5c
75The Green FaceS 4a *
76GringoVS 5a
77Mexican PeteVS 4c *
78BingoE2 5c
79DagoVS 5a
80Mister FixitHVS 5a
81Water-ManS 4a
82SandmanE3 5c
83Solar ExplorerE7 6b
84A Job for LifeE1 5b
85A Question of TimeE2 5c
86Beelzebub's BoobsE1 5b
87Fragile EarthE5 6b
88The EconomistVD ***
89Granite GorillaE5 6a **
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Slightly tricky downclimb on the approach to The Lower Cliffon The Trough, just after The Squeeze. May be advisable to protect novice climbers.
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