Climbs 26
Rocktype Granite
Altitude 192m a.s.l
Faces S

me on hostile witness, contemplating the wild moves ahead © DAVE381

Crag features

A beautiful crag set above the wooded River Dart valley.

Best in summer as set into hillside with trees surrounding it [Kathryn Bromfield]

Approach notes

Park at Venford reservoir then walk over the hill E and follow its eastern slope north until you reach the cliff edge.

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West Country Climbs

West Country Climbs is a major Rockfax guide to one of the UK’s most celebrated, sunny and diverse climbing regions. The book is fashioned in Rockfax’s award-winning layout and design, and copiously illustrated with action photographs of the climbs and cliffs that reflect the quality and variety of climbing experiences to be had on offer in the UK’s most popular holiday destination - the West Country. This is a selected route and buttress guidebook which covers the best 900 routes from the crags listed below.
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More Guidebooks:
Dartmoor (2017)
South Devon and Dartmoor (1995)
Oak Tree Zig-Zag (VD**) and Hostile Witness E2(***) are both CLASSICS!
mad matt - 16/Apr/05
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 Endoplasmic Reticulum V3 * 5
2 Sarcoplasmic reticulum V2 * 8
3 Little Arete D 28
4 Lawbreaker VS 4b 50
5 Hot-shot E3 6a * 33
6 Rite On VS 5a 10
7 Central Buttress HVD * 178
8 Senior's Wall VS 4c 110
9 Veteran's Crack E3 6b  
10 Oak Tree Zag Zig VD ** 33
11 Oak Tree Zig Zag direct S 4a 40
12 Oak Tree Zig Zag VD ** 191
13 Suspended Sentence HVS 5b * 77
14 Judge Dredd E5 6a ** 4
15 Hostile Witness E2 5c *** 139
16 Innocent Bystander E4 6b * 1
17 Tiger Tiger HVS 5a  
18 No name! HVS 5a 5
19 Trembling Wall VS 5a 51
20 Ash Chimney VD 5
21 Kestrel HVS 5a 1
22 Monster E1 5b 5
23 Law of Nations E4 6a  
24 Legal Aid HVS 5b 2
25 Consecutive Sentence E1 5b/c * 1
26 Bench Press V7 ** 3

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