Climbs 122
Rocktype Sandstone (hard)

Faces E

George McEwan enjoying a relaxed day at Latheronwheel © Hannah Appleton

Crag features

Tidal and Non-Tidal sea cliffs, with good climbs at all grades. Unspoiled and quiet area with lots of wildlife, including sea otters and seals.

The place to come for mid grade climbers, with Stepping Out and Don't Think Twice essential ticks.

Approach notes

No Restrictions, easy 10 min walk from ample parking at harbour. No bird restrictions, but quite a few present on cliffs.

First tried to climb here in October. There was an onshore wind and a high sea. The rock was incredibly greasy and the "non-tidal" slabs were being lashed by waves, so gave up. Returned in the spring to find lovely sandstone with the usual levels of friction! Really interesting rock, great setting, some really high quality routes. A fair number of nesting sea birds are present here and there on the cliffs in Spring and early Summer, but many (most?) of the routes are not affected. Curious seals pop their heads out of the water to investigate climbers and razorbills and guillimots fly past heading along the coast.
JiveWeasel - 19/Jun/12
Didn't look anything special from the top, but this is a lovely little crag with great rock, and well worth a visit if you are passing by
jonny taylor - 02/May/11
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Pinnacle Area North 
2Accapulco LatheroS 4b  
3Stick UpVS 4c  
4SysygyVS 4c  
 Pinnacle Area 
6Double JeopardyE1 5b  
7ZippergateE1 5b  
8Monica LewinskyHVS 5a 1
9Snow Way JoseVS 4c  
 Peninsula Wall 
11Sticky FingersVS 4c *18
12Smelly SoxHVS 5a 5
13Fancy Free
VS 4c *26
14Forgotten CornerS 4b 13
15Reach for the SkyVS 4b *24
16Sedimentary AmbitionsVS 4b *1
17Far East AreteHVS 5a *5
18FootlooseS 4a 5
19PantsVS 4b  
20Positive Mental AttitudeVS 5a ***29
21Arch VillainVS 5a *2
22SlideVS 5a *18
23SlitherVS 4c 2
24I, ClaudiusHVS 5a  
25PrayHVS 5b **9
26CoprolyteHVS 4c  
27Don't Think TwiceHVS 5a ***26
28More NoiseHVS 5b **9
29MysticHS 4b  
 Big Flat Wall Area 
31Surf and TurfE2 5b  
32Chance EncounterHVS 5a  
33Freaker's CrackHVS 5a **2
34Voodoo PeopleHVS 5a  
35Imperial LatherE1 5a ***8
36Pippit at the postS 4b *5
37Heavy DutyVS 4b **5
38TrundleHVS 5a  
39Empty BottleVD  
40We Are Not AmusedVD *3
41Border RaidS 4c **2
42BelaruskE1 5b * 
43Angel of SleepHVS 5a  
44Eye of the StormHS 4b **2
45Soap on TyreVS 4c  
46Primary CornerS 4b * 
47Kelp LineS 4b  
48Thank Cod for FriendsHVS 5a  
49Buoy RacersVS 4b * 
50Gle MhaVS 4c **3
51IlluminationsE2 5c ** 
52Macallan's ChoiceHVS 5a **1
53Cassin's CrackHVS 5a **3
54The Other LandscapeHVS 5a ***10
55Morning TideE1 5b  
56Gervasutti's WallE2 5b **1
57Free FallVS 4c *1
58Welzenbach VariationVS 4c *3
59WelzenbachHVS 5a *2
60The Grey CoastVS 4b *3
61The Grey CoastlineVS 4b  
62The BeastVS 4c **5
63Looking for the LineHS  
 Stack Area 
65Salt and SauceS 4a  
66Personalized DwarfS 1
67Sun SpotVS 4c *4
68Two Bit RamS 4a *3
69Underneath The ArchersHVS 5a *10
70Nobody's CrackVS 4c *5
71PistachioS 4b **35
VD **9
S 4a *14
74The LamaE4 6a **2
75LaphroaigHVS 5b **31
76Stepping OutS 4b ***73
77Out of ReachVS 4c *8
78DabbleS 4a 1
79DibbleS 4a  
80Silly BluntVS 4b  
81Yellow StreakVS 4c  
82Catching The WormS 4b 1
83CoasterS 4b **22
84Two Good FriendsVS 4b *9
85Puffin AttackVS 4c **44
86ShocketS 4b *28
87Shocket (direct start)VS 5a 2
88The SerpentE2 5b *2
89Guillemot CrackHVS 5a ***28
90Rig-Raped SeascapeE2 5b  
91Summer Days
E2 5b 1
92Wallace and Christie - A Grand Day OutE2 5b *** 
93FalloutHVS 5a *9
94FreewheelerHVS 5a 1
95Freewheeler DirectHVS 5b *1
96Unknown LineHVS 5a 1
98DinosaurusVD 1
99First AscentVD *16
100Unclaimed RouteD *6
101Fred Flintstone
VD 2
102Freddie FlintoffS 4b **3
103Bam BamS 4a **13
104Bully for BrontosaurusVS 4b *4
105Rubble TrubbleVS 4b *1
106Sorry ScorryVS 4b *2
107Right BarneyVS 4c *2
108Pebbles DashVS 4c *1
109Thinking of WilmaVS 4b *4
110BouldermobileVS 4c 1
111Hang LooseVS 4a 1
 The Crusty Wall 
113Dog on a StringVS 4c * 
 South Corner 
115DreamVS 4c * 
116Night SweatHVS 5a ** 
117SomnambulistVS 4c **2
118Wet DreamE1 5b * 
119Night ShiftVS 4c **2
120Bed PostVS 4c  
121Night MovesVS 4c  
122Thief's ForkS 4a  
123Gym JamHVS 5a * 
124No Coping OutVS 4c  
125The Morning LineHVS 5a *2
126Winter BluesVS 4c  
127ShearwaterHVS 5a **2
128SunstrokedVS 4c * 
129DilemaHS 4b 1

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