Climbs 9
Rocktype Granite
Altitude Tidal
Faces N

First ascent of Two Tribes (E4 6a) © Kafoozalem

Crag features

The buttress rises from tidal sand: not trivial for access. Single- and multi-pitch routes up to 200ft, including the fine Light In August (HVS 5a), the very fine Earthly Powers (E2 5c) and The Evil Empire (E3 6a).

Approach notes

Tidal - some routes require low spring tides to start from the sandy base of the zawn. However, Light in August and Earthly Powers are not as severely restricted.

Approach from the small car park with square toilet block on the coast rd between Count House (Bosigran) and Morvah. Head diagonally L across the road to a NT plaque, then take the seaward path. Go L over the coast path to a fishermans path steeply down to the sea. On the R (facing out) is Whirl Pool Buttress.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1Light in August
HVS 5a *2
2The Evil Empire
E3 6a **1
3Two tribesE4 6a 1
4Ship of Fools
E2 5b 1
5The Aggressor
E2 5b **1
6Earthly Powers
E2 5c ***4

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