Kellan Head

Climbs 30 – Rocktype Pillow lava – Altitude 10m a.s.l – Faces N

Crag features
Great single- and multi-pitch routes up to 150ft. Steep and good climbing such as Zugzwang (E2 5c), Passchendaele (E3 5c) and Play It Straight (E4 6a).

Approach notes
NT car park at Portquin. Take the coastal footpath beside a post and rail fence. The path turns N under the undercut base of the large, easy-angled Kellan Slab.

South West Climbs Volume 2 (2014),
Out of print: North Devon and Cornwall (1988)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
1Divergent ThinkingE2 5c  
2Darkness VisibleE3 5c ***1
3Solace variation startHVS 5a * 
5The Kinetic ConfabulatorE4 6a ** 
6ConsolationE3 6a **1
7DeliveranceE2 5b *3
8Living Time WarpE5 6a * 
9Telekenesis / Kellan CornerE4 6a ***2
10Kellan AreteE6 6a **1
11KellanesisE6 6c *** 
12EndgameE1 5b **2
13The RookVS 4c  
15Knight's MoveE1 5c *2
16FrostbiteE1 5b  
17Tiger's EyeE3 5c * 
18Stale DigestiveE1 5a  
19ZugzwangE2 5b *8
20Masters of DeceitHVS 5a  
21The BishopE1 5b *1
22Play it StraightE3 5c *6
23Rock-a-Bye-BabyE3 6a *5
24The SommeE3 5c * 
25PasschendaeleE2 5c **4
26Nanda's DelightHVS 5a  
27Make Tea not WarVD *1
28Sea ThriftVS 4c 1
29The Mighty QuinE2 5b  
30Red QuinyE5 5c  
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Zugzwang looks excellent but 3 or 4 fulmars are nesting on the belay ledge at the moment. Best avoided for a while.
Kafoozalem - 06/Jun/13
Well, the guide says pillow, I'll have to sleep on that one;)
Mark Kemball - 16/Dec/08
Pilau lava surely? ;)
Fiend - 16/Dec/08