Climbs 54
Rocktype Limestone

Faces S

But its easy! Just use the foothold on the right.. © Simon Alden

Crag features

This crag is one of the most popular on the island. Originally developed by the Royal Marines starting in the 1940s it offers a number of classic trad routes such as Twin Caves Pillar, Snowman and Commando Ratlines. This crag features easier angled buttresses on solid if sharp rock, interspersed with caves which offer harder overhanging sports routes such as the classic 8a testpiece "The Crossing".

Approach notes

Ghar Lapsi is signposted from Siggiewi. Park at the restaurants at the end of the road. The first of the caves are visible up on the hillside (Twin Caves Area). The furthest climbs are no more than 15 mins walk.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Farm Cave 
 Headland Seacliffs 
3The Amazons
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E1 5b(s1) 1
 Skull Area 
5Skull buttress
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VD 2
6Emperor Gates
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E1 5b(s1) *2
7Jacobs Ladder
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D *2
8Jacobs Groove
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D *2
9Jacobs Buttress
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D *4
10Jacobs Face
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HD *6
 Twin Caves 
12Micro-Gem
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HVS 5b **3
13Bronwen ButtressS 4b *5
14Scrappy DoVS 4c 3
15A Scoopy - Do
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HVS 5a **2
16Sea of Illusions7a+ ***1
17Le Poseur6c+ ***4
18Kerbside WarriorE3 6a **8
19PockpicketE1 5b *3
20Chicanery5c *23
21Twin Caves PillarVS 4c ***16
22Scoop and Arete6b *12
231202126a+ ***26
24Alex6a ***18
25SnowmanVS 4c **12
26Gladiator
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E2 5c(s1) 2
 Commando Ratlines 
28Spinney Norman *E1 5a **1
29Commando RatlinesS 4b 12
30Boobs and Snatch
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S 4b *6
31Stinker
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VD **2
 Learning to Fly Cave 
33Hollywood Dreaming
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E1 5b(s0) **1
34Learning to FlyF6c **3
35Attila the Hen7a *7
36Ghenghis Can't6b+ 19
37Hannibal
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7a ***2
38Altar of Stone
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6b 10
39Benzene6a *9
40Gory Nora
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VS 4c 2
41TipplerVS 4c *1
 Terry's Cave 
43Runaway ChildD 3
44Just Like Nothing on Earth
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7b **10
45Le Droga le Haxixa6b 17
46First on the Bus6a+ *3
47First on the Bus - Granny's Seat6a+ 21
48Terry's Cave Direct
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VS 4c 5
491500 Metres7a ***17
50El Negro
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6c+ **6
51Sweet as, Bro6a+ **25
52Bonnie Prince Albert
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6a 9
 McCarthy's Cave 
54Booby Hatch
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M 3
55Blood Meridian Direct7b ***1
56Wot's in it for me?7a ***5
 Quarry Steps 
58Masthead
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HD 5
 Maghlaq Cave 
 Ghar Lapsi Sea Slabs 
61Gangway
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M 1
62ZonkerHVS 4b 2
63Face and Groove
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VD 1
64Bronwens Crack *2  
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