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.

Approach 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 8
12Loco ParentisE1 5b 7
13The HarpVS 5a 3
14Chopper ChimneyVD  
16Little TrapezeVS 5a 2
17Little Trapeze Right-handVD  
18Exit ClimbD 1
19Blood on the RocksVS 5a 1
20Halfway HouseHS 4b 1
21Full HouseS 4a  
22Lesser Known TunisiansS 4b 1
23Big NedVD 1
24One Inch RockS 4a 13
26Mr Married Goes for a HikeHVS 5a  
27Tower DirectHS 4b 1
28Twist Again Like Moira Did Last SummerHVS 5a  
30Economist's ClimbVD *74
31Racing LineE6 6b  
32A Pocket Full of CrystalsE3 5b 1
33A Pocket Full of QuartzHVS 4c 2
34Hiroshima Mon AmourHVS 5b  
35Little CrackerS 4a 8
36Nut RouteS 4a 52
37Swiss RouteHS 4b 9
38TowerfulVS 4c  
39VietnamericaE1 5b 47
40Zeke's RouteHS 4b **121
41King Crab CrackVS 4c 2
42Stone BoomE2 5c **64
43Telegraph RoadE3 6a *2
44Cable HighwayE4 6b 1
45Biceps WallVS 5a 4
46Muscle ChimneyHS 4b 2
47Sea FuryHVS 5b *31
48Immaculate AreteE4 6a ***22
49Immaculate Arete (direct start)E4 6a ***2
50New EditionsE4 6b 1
51CainE4 6a ***17
52Nothing MuchHVS 5b *39
53FriendsVS 5a *40
54Wrist ClimbHVD *56
55Bubble WallE5 6b 3
56Bubble Wall (direct start)E6 6c  
57Pop!E7 6c  
58Rubber NeckE3 5c  
59SiânVS 4c 7
60Love Drives Me CrazyVS 4c  
61Dépêchez-VousVS 5a  
62Ruby NailsE3 5c *5
64VeedyVS 4c *3
65Helmet Ridge DirectVS 4b *9
66SarumanHS 4b 1
67GandalfS 4a  
68Helmet RidgeD  
70Gig in the SkyE2 5c *1
71Mr HaggisHS 4b 6
72Ella-phantE1 5b  
73Who Ya Gonna CallE1 5b  
74AmigosE4 5c  
75The Green FaceS 4a *20
76GringoVS 5a 2
77Mexican PeteVS 4c *14
78BingoE2 5c 1
79DagoVS 5a 1
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 ***4
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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