Pennard

Climbs 68 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 20m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
Steep buttresses a short distance apart, with some interesting tespieces. Sometimes loose. Notable for Skive (HVS 5a***) and its Direct (E1 5b***), and Knucklefluster (E2 5c*) and Dan Dare (E2 5c**).

Access notes
All on NT land: take your litter (and any you find) home.

B4593 to Southgate (NT carpark). Walk on the narrow road E for 10min to a valley down to the sea from Hunts Farm. Either: path down to the coastal footpath and along to the base of the cliffs (10 min); Or: follow the clifftop path past two huts on the L. Prominent rocky headland - pass this and descend twds the sea. High Pennard buttress is on your L and Pennard Buttress on the R.

Guidebooks
Gower Rock (2012), Gower & SE Wales (1991)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
  Climb nameGrade
 PENNARD BUTTRESS 
2The ThrobE5 6a
35 Years To LiveE5 6b
4ArosfaE4 6b
5AlphaHVS 5a
6BetaVD
7UnnamedE1 5a
8Beta PlusHS 4b
9HunVS 4b
10KnuckleflusterE2 5c
11KnuckledusterE3 6a *
12Gamma MinusE1 5b
13Dilapidated Deltoids *HVS 5a
14Kiwis Can't ClimbE1 5c
15GammaHVS 5b *
16TrundleweedE1 5b
17DeltaS 4b
18Delta MinusD
19Flaked Ivy ChimneyVD
20VandalS
21Girdle TraverseHVS 5a,4c, *
22Tom TomE2 5c
23Dan DareE2 5c
24Desperate DanE3 5c **
25Timorous TarzanE1 5a
26Bald EagleE4 6a
27Gull WayVS 4b
 HIGH PENNARD 
29Left edgeE1 5b
30Loony LeftE2 5c
31SudanE1 5b
32SkiveHVS 5a ***
33Skive (Direct finish)E1 5b ***
34ShogunE3 6a **
35King RatE3 6a
36SamuraiE3 6a
37KensaiE3 5c
38Kensai / Phraetic Line CombinationE3 5c **
39Phreatic LineE3 5c *
40SeepageE1 5b
41The Amazing Bugblatter Beast Of ZargE3 6a
 PENNARD LOWER SEA CLIFFS 
43Great Block (Pennard Lower Sea Cliffs)VS 5a
44Cave And Wall (Pennard Lower Sea Cliffs)HVS 4c
45Scoop (Pennard Lower Sea Cliffs)S 4b
46Deep Crack (Pennard Lower Sea Cliffs)S
 GRAVES END WALL 
48Over EasyS 4a *
49Too lateS
50Vertical SmileVS 4c *
51ToetectorHVS 4c
52TR1E2 5c *
53Left PillarVS 4b
54Right CornerHS 4b
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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