Mostly beach-level crag-ettes, though there are single- and multi-pitch routes up to 39m. For the most part you can wander along and simply try likely-looking lines, and check the guidebook later. The longest routes are on Block Buttress. Catacomb Gully has some good non-tidal routes.
Tidal: access times vary, but it is a fast tide.
From Rhossili car park (SS 415 881). About 30-40 minutes' walk.
Or from Mewslade Bay: from Pitton turn L (south) at an easily-missed crossroads to park about 100m further along, in the field on the L at Pitton Farm - put some money in the honesty box. Walk down a farm track, then bear R past farm buildings to the path leading through a narrow valley to the E end of Mewslade Bay: 10 minutes.
|3||He Man||E2 5c||1|
|4||Muscle Man||VS 4c||1|
|9||Cavity Crack||S *||12|
|11||Ha-he Verschniedung||VS 4c||2|
|12||White Edge||VD *||15|
|13||White Whale||E1 5b||3|
|14||Pigeon Crack||VS 4c||2|
|16||South West Edge||M||7|
|18||Kaiser||HVS 5a **||11|
|19||Power Trap||E3 5c ***||4|
|20||South Pillar Rib||HS 4a **||39|
|TRIDENT GULLY AND RIDGE|
|24||West Pillar Corner||S 4a||3|
|30||Trident Wall||E1 5b *||2|
|31||The cloth eared brown mullet||E2 5c||1|
|33||High And Mighty||E1 5b||1|
|34||Weak And Flabby||E3 5c||1|
|37||Ramp And Slab||D||1|
|40||Sharp Corner||D *||1|
|41||Pillar Crest (Trident Gully)||M||4|
|42||Funny Fish In A Hole||E1 5c *||4|
|43||Cima||E1 5b **||3|
|44||South West Diedre||HS||2|
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|Map tags in wrong places/order. Block Buttress is immediately west of Trident Gully, which is immediately west of Four Gullies, and Catacomb is immediately above Trident and the 4th (west-most) gully of Four Gullies.|
jogwen - 30/Aug/11