Climbs 70
Rocktype Limestone
Altitude 9m a.s.l
Faces S

Springboard (f6b S2) Plymouth Hoe © Kafoozalem

Crag features

Right next to the water, good if local. Two sections; a natural cave and a small limestone wall. Low problems but a few testing routes. Good, easy access and nice for evening climbing if local. A few of the routes are tending towards, or are actually, eliminates, but great fun if you take a mate.

Approach notes

Go down some stairs across the roundabout from the lighthouse and keep going untill you hit the water. Parking is available on the Hoe.

Noticed beat the hoe has become significantly easier than before. Think a couple of holes have been enlarged. Please keep modifications accidental only. Wiwwim sept 2016
wiwwim - 09/Sep/16
Some nice video of some of these problems from 2007 here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEcWMYtGAao
Kafoozalem - 25/Jun/11
At long last the Council have removed the unsightly and dangerous fence. Now a long traverse can link together many of the best problems for some endurnce training.
Kafoozalem - 24/May/11
Currently making a site for bouldering at the hoe, check it out! http://hoebouldering.webs.com/
Haydn Jones - 20/Jan/11
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Artifical walls 
2Deckchair ArĂȘtef6B+ 3
 Glass bottom rock 
4Bolt Upf6A+ 9
5Eves Evef6C 4
6Woodlouse Static
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V1 *11
7Cleverdon DismountV3 *11
8Cleverdon DiveV4 **13
9Beat the HoeV5 **11
10Evening Glow *f6A 1
 The Nose 
12Short OverhangV0+ *12
13The Nose TraverseV0- 2
 Fastnet Lookout 
15Rolex Climbf5+ *9
16Slade's Leopardf5+ 8
17O' Rourkef4+ 8
18Crouching Tigerf4 10
19Kialoaf3 9
 The Cave 
21Springboard6b **3
22The High Dive6b+ *3
23Banana SandwichesV1 2
24Freddy FishcakeV2 1
25The plight of the pigeonsV4 **1
 Waterfront Stairs (left of fence) 
27Fence LeftV1 7
28Corner TraverseV1 5
29Death or GloryV2 **5
30Glory or DeathV3 *4
31Glory ArĂȘteV3 *4
32How Low Can You Gof6B *1
33That's how low I can gof6C  
34Overhang LeftV2 *6
35Overhang DirectV3 *7
36Overhang RightV3 *1
37Overhang TraverseV3 *1
 Elimination wall 
39Snozzels Nozzelf6C 4
40Problem 1V0- 4
41Problem 2V0- 1
42Problem 3V3  
43Problem 4V2  
44Problem 5V2  
45Problem 6V1  
46Problem 7V2  
47Problem 8V2  
48Problem AVB  
49Problem A2VB  
50Problem BVB 2
51Problem CVB 1
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