Climbs 41
Rocktype Limestone

Faces S

A last good day in September. Walk in from Great Tor towards Three Cliffs Bay, Gower. © terragait

Crag features

Very popular with beginners and clubs. Easy-angled slabs up to 25m high including two great ***VS routes, Scavenger (4b) and Arch Slab (4c). There is an E4 6a too, but it stands alone among easier routes. (There's nothing in the grades between the lone HVS - which is very short and easy at HVS 4c - and that E4.) Some routes polished at start.

Approach notes

Tidal. The sea comes in very fast: don't get caught at the bottom. Approach from the campsite down across the bay. Miscalculating the tide will mean wet trousers, at best.

Went today. Glorious in the sunshine. Met the basset hound. Sat on my shoes, said hello to everyone then dug a hole and barked at it.
ColPerkins - 14/Aug/14
The basset hound is still at large. He came a dug a massive trench next to us and barked at it randomly. I've not attempted any of the climbs here but plan too this weekend.
jobiehoar - 05/Aug/13
Last few times we went there a little Basset hound that must live near the beach and roams around all day following people around. Name's Bettsy and seems a bit scavengerish, TIP: put your bags etc about 10 meters out from the face. when the tide gets close get down and out this'll give you time another is don't leave food open at the bottom or it won't be there when you get down courtesy of Bettsy... peace out
Obvian - 08/Mar/07
we climbed and abseiled all three. they go in stages of hardness. i've never done hvs before but i shot up it, it was great but quite hard. TIP: use your toes and don't rely on your hands to much its your feet you use more. TIP: be careful like you always should be TIP: concentrate
terri-louise - 24/Oct/03
I have some great memories of this wonerfull place, scavanger was my first lead climb, shame I never manage to the hardest route inside the cave. maybe one day!?
becci - 27/Feb/03
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 Left Crack M 86
2 Right Crack 1 M 93
3 Wall Climb I
D 173
4 Cleft I
D 244
5 Wall Climb II
D 196
6 Cleft II
VD 419
7 Wall Climb
D 216
8 Left Corner I
D 310
9 Initiation Flake
S 654
10 Right Corner I
D 164
11 Meander
D 124
12 Bulge
VD 109
13 Left Corner II
D 186
14 Piton Route HS 29
Climb name Grade
15 Inverted V HVS 4c * 290
16 Spouse Crack S 265
17 Right Crack II
S 4a 53
18 Quartz Corner
HS 4b 206
19 Joggled Wall - Left side variation VD 72
20 Joggled Wall
VD 533
21 Joggled Wall Direct
HS 4a * 626
22 Left Edge
HS 4b 204
23 Perseverance HS 4b * 661
24 Right Corner II
M 122
25 Arch Slab VS 4c ** 589
26 Under Milk Wood VS 4a 231
27 The Steal E4 6a ** 5
28 Scavenger VS 4c *** 846
Climb name Grade
29 Scavenger Variations
VS 4c 14
30 Hangel
VS 4c 24
31 Maze Bulge HVS 5a 1
32 October
S 21
33 Plumb Line
D 182
34 Disappointment D * 87
35 Circumvention M 12
36 Consolation VD 44
37 Traverse of the Three Pinnacles M * 90
38 The Battle of Midway
VS 5b 9
39 Back Beat
E3 5c 1
40 Arch Slab - Left Variation * HS 4a 2
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.

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