Climbs 12
Rocktype Greenstone
Altitude Tidal
Faces NW

The boulder bridge at Robin's Rocks. © Dan Chadfield

Crag features

Some interesting (and quite old!) routes up to 120ft. Probably the best is Tuco the Terrible (E2 5b), which was Penwith's first Extreme on greenstone.

Approach notes

Tidal: accessible three hours either side of low tide. Beware heavy seas and swell.

Take the coast path either SW from Gurnards Head or N from Porthmeor Cove. The cliff lies on the headland between Porthmeor Cove and Carn Gloose's incut bay. Walk down.

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West Country Climbs

West Country Climbs is a major Rockfax guide to one of the UK’s most celebrated, sunny and diverse climbing regions. The book is fashioned in Rockfax’s award-winning layout and design, and copiously illustrated with action photographs of the climbs and cliffs that reflect the quality and variety of climbing experiences to be had on offer in the UK’s most popular holiday destination - the West Country. This is a selected route and buttress guidebook which covers the best 900 routes from the crags listed below.
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West Cornwall & Supplement (2000)

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1Sensible ShoesVS 4c ***58
2Tuco the Terrible
E2 5b **4
3Black Napkin
E2 5c *3
4Alpine BlistersVS 4c 1
5Tight Black RubberE3 5c *1
6Black Sapper
E4 5c **2
7Robin Hood
E1 5c *2
8Off The MarkE7 6c ***2
9Limpet DesiresE5 6a **4
10International Kidney DealerE7 6c 1

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