Rhossili

Climbs 26 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude ? – Faces NW

Crag features
A disparate area taking in sea-level crags and some short routes. Several separate areas, but all in easy walking distance. A few parts are grotty but most are very good.

Note that Trial Wall and Retribution Wall are on a separate crag page. Sheepbone Wall, Silent Fright Buttress and Wedge Wall also have their own crag pages.

Access notes
Tidal on sea-level crags (which face N), accessible between one and three hours either side of low tide.

Though Worm's Head (out to sea along the causeway) may look attractive, climbing is banned there. So don't: you might get everyone banned from the area.

Park at Rhossili and walk along the cliff-top road. Just before the track makes a sharp left turn, scramble down towards the sea, past Trial Wall.

Guidebooks
South Wales Mountaineering Club Guidebook Wiki (2013), Gower Rock (2012), Gower & South-East Wales (2004), Gower & SE Wales (1991), South Wales Mountaineering Club Wiki,
Out of print: Gower And South East Wales (1983)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGrade
 PLATFORM AREA  
2StardustHS 4a 9
3The Year Of The SnailVS 4b 2
4Avoid Meeting the Portugese Man-of-WarVS 4c **9
5The Leap Of Faith FinishVS 4c 3
 POSER BUTTRESS  
7Normal ServiceVS 4b 4
8Splash LandingsHVS 5a 9
9Dicky Five StonesE3 5c 2
10The PoserE1 5b 4
11Burning RubberE2 5b 3
12Chlorophyll CornerVS 4c  
13Lobster SongE2 5b 2
14Cincinatti KidVS 4c  
 LIFEBUOY BUTTRESS  
16The AxeE1 5a 4
17BlockbusterE1 5a 7
18Hatchet Man6b+ *5
19PulpitHVS 5a 4
20CrunchVS 4c 1
 EVENING WALL  
22Hey Mr Blue skyHVS 5b 2
23Banana SplitE1 5b 2
 [UNKNOWN AREA]  
25Unnamed 6b+ 2
26Bragg VS 3
27Arrested Development E1 5b  
28Turning Japanese E5 6a E5 6a *1
29Hard To Swallow 6a+ *1
30Spit N Polish 6a 1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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These details were last updated on 31/May/2014

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