Climbs 100
Rocktype Gneiss

Faces SW

Cosmo's crack E3 5a © CROSSED ARROWS

Crag features

Another Perelle Gneiss crag with clean rock and some cracking routes, mostly wall/corner/arete/chimney lines between 40 & 90ft, but some are longer.

Although most routes can be climbed around 1/2 tide, the gullies between the belay platforms flood before then so you might need to abseil in.

Some routes have Pitons in them from the mid-1980s, these are deemed to be untrustworthy!

A large rockfall in 2003 has destroyed some of the routes between Fishmarket and Prolapse.

Approach notes

No bird restrictions, although seagulls nest on the descent scrambles. A few Shag's nests are denoted by the large areas of guano, please avoid these.

The clay pigeon shooting club own the land west of the approach fields, this includes the Grey slab, Detritus Zawn & Subsidiary Gully areas. They shoot on some evenings and weekend mornings, if they shout at you as you're walking down through the strip fields then tell them you're heading eastwards, they're normally OK with that.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Grey Slab 
 Detritus Zawn 
3Dimanche NoirHVS 5a  
4Boulder to KurdistanE4 6b * 
5HangoverlessE4 6a * 
6Guernsey GoshE5 6a * 
7Absolutely Floorless
E5 6a ** 
8Fool's ParadiseHVS 4b  
9Paradise lost
E1 5b *2
VS 4b  
11Safety in numbers
VS 4c  
12Gizzard Puke
VS 4c 1
14Never Mind The Molluscs
VS 4c *1
15Sunset Boulevard
S 1
16Big Black Jug
VD * 
HS 4b  
18Ermine The Frog
 Subsidiary Gully Lower tier 
20KrakenHS 4b *5
21AquamanE3 5c * 
23BastilleE1 5b * 
24Life's a long dragnone * 
 Subsidiary Gully upper tier 
26Busting out all overE3 6a * 
27Singe d'OrE2 5c 1
28FanfareE5 6a ** 
29Come Back BruceE1 5b  
30The PedlarE3 6a  
31En VeloE1 5b 2
32Guernsey's Atomic Finger FlakeE4 6a * 
34Faced with Curious IslandersE3 5c  
 Subsidiary Gully back wall 
36Life's a drag
VS 4c *2
37The BatE1 5b ***2
38AtrophieHVS 5a *3
 Subsidiary Gully eastern wall 
41The EscalatorD  
42Le Clameur de Haro
HVS 5a 1
43The ElevatorHVS 4c 1
44Twilight ZoneVS 4b  
 Main Area (west of chockstone) 
HS 4b 2
VD 1
HS 4c 1
49Slough of Despond
E1 5b  
50Living On A Knife EdgeHVS 5a 1
51Bayonet Crack
HVS 5a *1
52Soldier Blue
E1 5b  
53ApacheE2 5c * 
54Lost in Space
E1 5b * 
HVS 5b 1
56Black AngelE2 5b  
58Dirty Harry
HS 4b  
 Main area (Agrippa buttress) 
60Agrippa Buttress Belay Stake infosummit  
61Magnum Force
HS 4b 3
62Fly On A Windshield
VS 4c 2
D 3
64Undercarriage Failure
HVS 5a  
65CrossfireS 3
HVS 5a  
67MussopHVS 5a  
HVS 4c 8
HS 4b *3
70A Plague of Lighthousekeepers
E1 5b *1
 Main Area (L'escargot wall) 
72KrakatoaE3 6a ** 
73SolocideE5 6a * 
74Every Witch WayE4 6a *** 
75Health HazardE1 5b * 
76Baldylocks And The Three HairsE2 5c  
VS 5a  
 Main Area (Basilisk platform) 
80Crisis Point
HVS 5a *3
HS 4b **11
82Pawn HeartsHVS 5b 10
83BasiliskE3 5c *2
84ReptileE2 5b *2
E1 5b ***7
HVS 5a 6
87Decline & Fall
VS 4c 2
88Joker's AreteE3 6a *2
 Main Area (headland end) 
90Ceaseless Tide
HS 4b 7
91Jam SandwichVS 4c 6
92Death of a Teacosy
VS 4c 1
S 2
94FlotsamD 4a 3
95Ides Of March
E1 5c 4
VS 5a 4
97Cosmo's Crack
E3 5c *2
98The Shining
VD *18
99Lord Of Darkness
HVS 4c 1
VD 15
101The Myth ImplodesVS 5a 4
 Hidden Zawn 
104Lighten our DarknessE2 ** 
105Snack Attack
E2 5b ***1

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