Climbs 35
Rocktype Culm

Faces S

Pete Finklaire? - Twilight ascent of 'Needle Direct', Screda Point, VS 4b © purple sue

Crag features

Some worthwhile routes up to 150ft - plenty of one-star E1s and E2s.

In situ stakes at top of crag currently in good condition. 8/10/2012

Approach notes

Tidal, accessible by boulder beach at low tide. High tide mark is visible as the Needle.

Park at Hartland Quay pub (SS 222 247) - toll payable in summer. On the S side of the bay are the sharks' teeth formations of Screda Pt.

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Out of print:
March 2014. Stakes still in reasonable state, although lots of movement in them. Some rust degradation in some.
jayjackson - 13/Mar/14
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1FizancleS 4a 2
2Pan PanHS 4b 10
3The Cleaver
M 1
4Micro Non Entity
E4 5c  
5Water off a Duck's Back
E1 5b  
6The Visit to the Quack Doctor
E5 6a * 
E6 6b **4
8Macho Duck
E3 5b 7
9Naughty Sneaky
E2 5b *6
E4 5c *18
11Half-lifeE3 5c **93
12Nose DecayE4 6a **66
13Lucky StreakE1 5b *47
14Lord Lucan is MissingE2 5c *60
15One in Every PortE1 5b **113
16Hobson's Choice
E2 5c 1
17Tourist TrapE1 5b **151
E1 5b 40
19Chien LunatiqueHVS 4c *142
E2 5b 2
21Cheap Little ScrubberE3 5b  
E3 5b  
23Reverie of Bone
E1 4c  
24MushlatskiE3 5b  
25SexyManda.comHS 4b 2
26FohnHS 4a *63
27The Snuffler
VS 4b 7
28Sea BreezeHS 4a *61
29Uphill RacerHS 4b 1
30Needle DirectVS 4b *44
31The Needle
VS 4b 12
32Give us a Break
VS 4c *1
33PanVS 4b 1
34HookD 1
35TinkerbellHVS 5a *1

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