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Molar Wall, White Edge, Block Buttress, Trident Gu

Swansea, WALES

Climbs 82 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude ? – Faces S

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.

Access 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.

Weather forecast

 Today  Thu  Fri  Sat  Sun 

0.6mm rain
Sunny periods
16 °C
15 kph

0.5mm rain
Cloudy
16 °C
16 kph

0.8mm rain
Sunny periods
16 °C
33 kph

14.2mm rain
Sunny periods
13 °C
28 kph

4.2mm rain
Cloudy
14 °C
31 kph
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Guidebooks
Gower Rock (2012), Gower & SE Wales (1991), South Wales Mountaineering Club Wiki

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 MOLAR WALL  
2BochlwydHVS 5a 1
3He ManE2 5c 1
4Muscle ManVS 4c 1
5ChristaHS 4b 2
6Straight CrackVD 2
7Recessed WallVD 1
8Curving CornerS 3
9Cavity CrackS *12
 WHITE EDGE  
11Ha-he VerschniedungVS 4c 2
12White EdgeVD *15
13White WhaleE1 5b 3
14Pigeon CrackVS 4c 2
 BLOCK BUTTRESS  
16South West EdgeM 7
17PizHS 4b 9
18KaiserHVS 5a **10
19Power TrapE3 5c ***4
20South Pillar RibHS 4a **34
21Deep CrackHS 2
22Big StepD 2
 TRIDENT GULLY AND RIDGE  
 Climb nameGradex
24West Pillar CornerS 4a 3
25Central CrackVD 5
26MalmVS 4c 1
 UNKOWN  
28BlockS 4c 2
29South ButtressS 4
30Trident WallE1 5b *2
31The cloth eared brown mulletE2 5c 1
32Pillar GrooveVD 1
33High And MightyE1 5b 1
34Weak And FlabbyE3 5c 1
35QuestionsHVS 4c 1
36AnswersVS 4b 1
37Ramp And SlabD 1
38Blocky CornerVD 2
39Deception CrackS 1
40Sharp CornerD *1
41Pillar Crest (Trident Gully)M 4
42Funny Fish In A HoleE1 5c *4
43CimaE1 5b **2
44South West DiedreHS 2
45ThrutchHS 1
46First CornerS 1
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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