Climbs 82
Rocktype Limestone

Faces S

White Edge - a stunning route, despite some loose rock © Carmen Elphick

Crag features

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.

Approach notes

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.

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
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Molar Wall 
2Bochlwyd
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HVS 5a 1
3He Man
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E2 5c 1
4Muscle Man
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VS 4c 2
5Christa
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HS 4b 3
6Straight CrackVD 2
7Recessed WallVD 1
8Curving Corner
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S 5
9Cavity Crack
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S *14
 White Edge 
11Ha-he VerschniedungVS 4c 2
12White Edge
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VD *17
13White WhaleE1 5b 3
14Pigeon CrackVS 4c 2
 Block Buttress 
16South West Edge
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M 11
17Piz
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HS 4b 16
18Kaiser
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HVS 5a **20
19Power TrapE3 5c ***4
20South Pillar Rib
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HS 4a **60
21Deep CrackHS 2
22Big StepD 2
 Trident Gully and Ridge 
24West Pillar CornerS 4a 3
25Central Crack
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VD 5
26Malm
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VS 4c 1
 Unkown 
28Block
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S 4c 2
29South Buttress
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S 4
30Trident WallE1 5b *4
31The cloth eared brown mullet
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E2 5c 2
32Pillar Groove
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VD 2
33High And Mighty
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E1 5b 2
34Weak And Flabby
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E3 5c 2
35Questions
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HVS 4c 1
36Answers
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VS 4b 1
37Ramp And Slab
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D 2
38Blocky CornerVD 2
39Deception CrackS 2
40Sharp CornerD *2
41Pillar Crest (Trident Gully)M 5
42Funny Fish In A HoleE1 5c *5
43CimaE1 5b **5
44South West Diedre
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HS 3
45Thrutch
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HS 1
46First Corner
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S 2
47Wriggler's ChimneyHS 4c **1
48Jiggler's ChimneyS 4b 1
49Attack The GhostHVS 5a 1
50Celtic UprisingE1 5b 1
51CryptE2 5b *1
52Kop[f Out
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HVS 5a 1
53Sharma
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E3 5c 1

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