Bosigran Ridge Area

Climbs 15 – Rocktype Granite – Altitude Tidal – Faces W

Crag features
Offers the longest rock climb in Penwith (700ft), visually stunning. Though easy in grade, not for novices except with experienced companions: it is very runout and there is serious exposure. The harder routes are all single-pitch, such as Gallipoli (E1 5c).

Approach notes
Tidal at base of first pitch of the Ridge and on the seaward climbs on the W face.

Approach as for Bosigran - NT car park off the B3306. Go left on the coast path to a path around Porthmoina Cove, and down to the bouldery base of the upper ridge. Memorial plaque for Marine Commandos (the cliff assault wing trained here).

South West Climbs Volume 2 (2014), West Country Climbs (2010), West Cornwall & Supplement (2000),
Out of print: Bosigran and the North Coast (1991)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
9Anzac DayE1 5b *11
10Slippery PeopleE3 6a 2
11ImphalE2 5c **13
12KohimaE3 6a **7
13GallipoliE1 5c **25
14MandalayHVS 5a 10
15Western Ridge Direct (Bosigran Ridge Area)VD 3
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Waltzing Matilda is bloody brilliant!
Tom Last - 20/Dec/10
Some great little route at the foot of the Ridge, I'd particularly reccomend Gallipoli and Anzac Day.
Al Evans - 16/May/06