Climbs 124
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
2 Accapulco Lathero S 4b  
3 Stick Up VS 4c  
4 Sysygy VS 4c  
  Pinnacle Area
6 Double Jeopardy E1 5b  
7 Zippergate E1 5b  
8 Monica Lewinsky HVS 5a 1
9 Snow Way Jose VS 4c  
  Peninsula Wall
11 Sticky Fingers VS 4c * 19
12 Smelly Sox HVS 5a 5
13 Fancy Free
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VS 4c * 30
14 Forgotten Corner S 4b 13
15 Reach for the Sky VS 4b * 28
16 Sedimentary Ambitions VS 4b * 1
17 Far East Arete HVS 5a * 5
18 Footloose S 4a 5
19 Pants VS 4b  
20 Positive Mental Attitude VS 5a *** 36
21 Arch Villain VS 5a * 2
22 Slide VS 5a * 21
23 Slither VS 4c 2
24 I, Claudius HVS 5a  
25 Pray HVS 5b ** 10
26 Coprolyte HVS 4c  
27 Don't Think Twice HVS 5a *** 23
28 More Noise HVS 5b ** 8
29 Mystic HS 4b  
  Big Flat Wall Area
31 Surf and Turf E2 5b  
32 Chance Encounter HVS 5a  
33 Freaker's Crack HVS 5a ** 2
34 Voodoo People HVS 5a  
35 Imperial Lather E1 5a *** 9
36 Pippit at the post S 4b * 5
37 Heavy Duty VS 4b ** 6
38 Trundle HVS 5a  
39 Empty Bottle VD  
40 We Are Not Amused VD * 3
41 Border Raid S 4c ** 2
42 Belarusk E1 5b *  
43 Angel of Sleep HVS 5a  
44 Eye of the Storm HS 4b ** 2
45 Soap on Tyre VS 4c  
46 Primary Corner S 4b *  
47 Kelp Line S 4b  
48 Thank Cod for Friends HVS 5a  
49 Buoy Racers VS 4b *  
50 Gle Mha VS 4c ** 2
51 Illuminations E2 5c **  
52 Macallan's Choice HVS 5a ** 2
53 Macallan's Choice Direct Start E2 5b ** 1
54 Cask Strength E1 5b ** 1
55 Cassin's Crack HVS 5a ** 4
56 The Other Landscape HVS 5a *** 8
57 Morning Tide E1 5b  
58 Gervasutti's Wall E2 5b ** 1
59 Free Fall VS 4c * 1
60 Welzenbach Variation VS 4c * 3
61 Welzenbach HVS 5a * 2
62 The Grey Coast VS 4b * 3
63 The Grey Coastline VS 4b  
64 The Beast VS 4c ** 5
65 Looking for the Line HS  
  Stack Area
67 Salt and Sauce S 4a  
68 Personalized Dwarf S 1
69 Sun Spot VS 4c * 7
70 Two Bit Ram S 4a * 3
71 Underneath The Archers HVS 5a * 9
72 Nobody's Crack VS 4c * 10
73 Pistachio S 4b ** 43
74 Wallnut
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VD ** 9
75 Stoneware
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S 4a * 17
76 The Lama E4 6a ** 2
77 Laphroaig HVS 5b ** 41
78 Stepping Out S 4b *** 85
79 Out of Reach VS 4c * 8
80 Dabble S 4a 1
81 Dibble S 4a  
82 Silly Blunt VS 4b  
83 Yellow Streak VS 4c  
84 Catching The Worm S 4b 1
85 Coaster S 4b ** 24
86 Two Good Friends VS 4b * 9
87 Puffin Attack VS 4c ** 46
88 Shocket S 4b * 31
89 Shocket (direct start) VS 5a 2
90 The Serpent E2 5b * 2
91 Guillemot Crack HVS 5a *** 33
92 Rig-Raped Seascape E2 5b 1
93 Summer Days
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E2 5b 1
94 Wallace and Christie - A Grand Day Out E2 5b ***  
95 Fallout HVS 5a * 11
96 Freewheeler HVS 5a 1
97 Freewheeler Direct HVS 5b * 1
98 Unknown Line HVS 5a 1
  Bedrock
100 Dinosaurus VD 1
101 First Ascent VD * 19
102 Unclaimed Route D * 8
103 Fred Flintstone
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VD 4
104 Freddie Flintoff S 4b ** 3
105 Bam Bam S 4a ** 15
106 Bully for Brontosaurus VS 4b * 7
107 Rubble Trubble VS 4b * 1
108 Sorry Scorry VS 4b * 2
109 Right Barney VS 4c * 2
110 Pebbles Dash VS 4c * 1
111 Thinking of Wilma VS 4b * 5
112 Bouldermobile VS 4c 1
113 Hang Loose VS 4a 1
  The Crusty Wall
115 Dog on a String VS 4c *  
  South Corner
117 Dream VS 4c *  
118 Night Sweat HVS 5a **  
119 Somnambulist VS 4c ** 2
120 Wet Dream E1 5b *  
121 Night Shift VS 4c ** 2
122 Bed Post VS 4c  
123 Night Moves VS 4c  
124 Thief's Fork S 4a  
125 Gym Jam HVS 5a *  
126 No Coping Out VS 4c  
127 The Morning Line HVS 5a * 2
128 Winter Blues VS 4c  
129 Shearwater HVS 5a ** 2
130 Sunstroked VS 4c *  
131 Dilema HS 4b 1
132 Therapy VD  

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