Climbs 57
Rocktype Limestone

Faces S

Matt on Perfect Pitch © PeakDJ

Crag features

Single- and multi-pitch routes up to 220ft. Not a place for slow climbing, unless you've judged the tide very well. The best routes are at the E of the bay, such as Alien World (E3 5c), One-Eyed Man (E4 6a) and Beat Surrender (E5 6b).

Approach notes

Tidal. There are various descents, depending on the part of the bay, so abseils are not essential.

From Lydstep car park (open in summer) take the S exit. Where the path forks, head L.

From Forbidden Head car park, take the path W.

Guidebooks

Deep Water

Mike Robertson's award winning Deep Water guide, covering DWS on the English South Coast, Pembroke, Scotland and throughout the world.
More info
More Guidebooks:
Pembroke Rock (2016)
Pembroke Vol 5 - Stackpole and Lydstep (2012)

Out of print:
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1Skomar Corner: Variation StartE2 5c *2
2Cool Man Chu
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6a+ *11
3Planktonitis
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5c *18
4Big Screen
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4c *29
5Way Down
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3 *29
6Reso's Nose
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5a *19
7Cocko
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5a 4
8Extras
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6a+ 3
9Cold Turkey
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6a+ **6
10Sex-pack on the Beach
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5c *9
11Offshore Drift
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6a+ **11
12Cellar Deck
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6a+ **16
13Wreck of the Hesperus
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6c **6
14Flotsam
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6b+ 3
15Jetsam
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6a *9
16Aperitif
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6a 9
17Calm
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5c *3
18Topology
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7a ***3
19Strangeness
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6c **2
20Fancy Claps
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7a+  
21Perfect Pitch
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6a+ ***31
22Life
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6a+ ** 
23Alien World
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E3 5c ***3
24Tidy Tackle Campaign6a **1
25Love6a+ 1
26Baywatch6a **1
27Hannah
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E5 6b *** 
28Perfect Axis
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6c *** 

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