Will Lukes Hat

Climbs 30 – Rocktype Granite – Altitude 89m a.s.l – Faces NW

Crag features
This outcrop of sharp crystalline granite in wonderful woodland setting with its own ambience. There is some very good crack climbing, some bold crimpey routes and some very good bouldering being discovered.

Access notes
Walk into the Luxulyan quarry (Orcahard Quarry)and wonder down to the small bridge that runs under the railway, dont go under this but wade or skip over the boggey track up the bank, these leads to an old leat system. Follow this for a few min's and will lukes can be seen up on the right.

Alternativly, Approach as for luxulyan quarry,instead of walking into the quarry carry on past it then head up the steep hill on the rim of the quarry until you can drop down into the section of woodland behind the quarry. The rocks are straight ahead and are identified by a steep slab capped with a large roof.

Guidebooks
Luxulyan Valley Bouldering and New Routes 2014 (2014), Cheesewring & South East Cornwall: A Climbers' Guide (2012), rustypeg.co.uk

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
  Climb nameGrade
 THE HAT 
2Wild ThingE6 6b ***
3Faultless PerformanceE3 5c *
4On The RocksE2 5c
5HannahE3 6b
 BACK WALL 
7Bens WallE3 6a
8To TapeVS 4c
9Or not to tapeVS 4c
10Menace to SobrietyVS 5a
 BOULDERING 
12The beamV0
13Beam to rocksV0+
14Once Around the BlockV1
15Once Around the Block (Extension)V1
16Once Around the Block (sit start)V1
17NightriderV4 6b *
18Sole Fused PersonalityV2
19What Would Scooby Do Do?V2
20Lip TripV5
21Slash Dot Slash Dot ComV3
22Bum Log MillionaireV2
 FLAKE BUTTRESS 
24Society needs an EnemaV1 **
25Sit start AV2
26Sit start BV3 *
 DOLLY POO BLOCS 
28Dolly Poo AreteVB
29Dolly Poo FlakeV0-
 SOUTHERN BLOC 
31Will Lukes PantsV0+
32Will Lukes SoxsV1
33Will Lukes GlovesV1
 RAILWAY BLOCS 
35Faries ware 5.10V1
 FAR FAR RIGHT 
37The Butterfly MovementV4
38Five ObstructionsV0+
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Will Luke's Hat is one of southeast best crags and the best crag in Luxulyan by far. The VSs are all tough and would likely be HVS in the Peak District and the harder stuff all looks magnificent, albeit bold. Something for (nearly) everyone here and a magnificent setting, just don't hang around after dark!
Tom Last - 29/Aug/11
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