Climbs 21
Rocktype Gneiss

Faces S

Crag features

This crag is split in two by an easy section of rock which has the blowhole which gives the crag it's name. Routes can only be climbed near low tide - about 2 hours either side of low water on a spring for the western (Soapy) area.

The blowhole starts to work about 2 hours after low water on a rising tide depending on swell.

Approach notes

No bird restrictions. Park as for Gull Zawn and walk down the valley with the drystone wall east of La Congrelle. Scramble down on the eastern side of the stream, the first climbs are in the back of the bay just west of the stream ('Soapy' area), the rest are round to the east through the arches.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Soapy Bay 
2TramontanaE1 5b  
E1 5b * 
E2 5b ** 
5Scotch Mist
HVS 5a * 
6TempestHVS 5a  
7Stuck in a rut
HS 1
HVS 5a 5
9SnitchVD *7
10SoapyS 5
11Apple CrumbleVD 3
12FrittersS 3
 Before the arch 
14Stitch that JimmyHS 4b 2
15Glasgow KissVS 4c 2
VS 5a  
18Shabwa variationS 2
E1 5b  
 Through the arch 
21Not Worth the EffortD 1
22Sea Slug
HS 4b 1
23Morning WallD 1
24Make or Break
VS 4c  
 Unsorted climbs 

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