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Porth Nanven

Cornwall, ENGLAND

Climbs 11 – Rocktype Granite – Altitude Tidal – Faces W

Crag features
Short but fun pitches with a wide flat beach offering fun bouldering (and likely harder than recorded here). Most are 35ft high - either solo or lead them.

Access notes
Tidal. Accessible three hours either side of low tide.

Approach from the road end at Porth Nanven, at the mouth of Cot Valley (signposts from St Just). From the car park walk S along the coast path for 500m to a L turn up rock steps. Follow a different path straight on twds a small rocky ridge: beware mine shaft (warning notice). Before the nose of the ridge follow steeply down R, then L to a bouldery ledge above Pompey Wall (part of the cliff). Scramble down.

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3.3mm rain
18 °C
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West Cornwall & Supplement (2000),
Out of print: Bosigran and the North Coast (1991)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Tall ShipsVS 5a 1
2MidshipsE1 5b ***6
3Curving CrackVD 1
4BoxVD 10
 Climb nameGradex
5SlopeHS 4b 4
6Box VariationHVS 5c *2
7FingernailS 4b 5
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Winter 2014 Storm Damage update: A slab of rock has peeled of the right hand side of the crag, taking some of the corner with it. This has erased routes such as Box, Fingernail and Exit. Sad times :(
manbat - 27/Jun/14

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