Climbs 136
Rocktype Granite
Altitude Tidal
Faces W

End of a great day... © Sean Kelly

Crag features

Marvellous lines abound, single- and multi-pitch routes up to 200ft. Often very busy at Easter and Bank Holidays. Many low-grade classics including Doorpost (HS 4b), Little Brown Jug (VS 5a) and Anvil Chorus (VS 4c, much fallen off), and Suicide Wall (E1 5c), with mid-range musts like Bow Wall (E2 5b), Ghost (E3 5b), Vulcan (E5 6b).

Approach notes

Tidal in a few areas, but almost all unaffected.
Park at the NT car park off the B3306 (Morvah-Zennor) by the old mine-stack ruins. Follow rocky track N towards sea. Scramble over blocks downwards to find the crag looming on your R. The crag is 300yds long with most of the good routes towards the centre.

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Guidebooks

West Country Climbs

West Country Climbs is a major Rockfax guide to one of the UK’s most celebrated, sunny and diverse climbing regions. The book is fashioned in Rockfax’s award-winning layout and design, and copiously illustrated with action photographs of the climbs and cliffs that reflect the quality and variety of climbing experiences to be had on offer in the UK’s most popular holiday destination - the West Country. This is a selected route and buttress guidebook which covers the best 900 routes from the crags listed below.
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Bosigran seems to be currently infested with ticks (in the last two weekend I know four people who have picked them up).
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Seward Cliff
2 Hope
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VD 23
3 Hopeless Slab
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HVS 4c * 22
4 The Pessimist
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E2 5b * 1
5 Geronimo
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E1 5c * 20
6 Geronimo variation
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E2 5b 2
7 Boldfinger
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E2 5b * 5
8 Silas Marner
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E2 5b ** 5
9 Strike
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HVS 5a 2
10 Seaspray
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E1 5c 1
11 Simla VD 16
12 Promontory Traverse
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S 26
13 Shallow Chimney
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D 18
14 Ochre Slab Route II S 4a ** 762
15 Ochre One Point Five
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E1 5b 25
16 Ochre Slab Route I-II VS 4c ** 41
17 Ochre Slab Route I HVS 5a ** 598
18 Black Slab D ** 883
19 Red Slab
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S 4a 110
20 Red Slab Alternative HS 4b 26
21 Red Slab variation HS 4b 23
22 Rapture
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VS 4c 19
23 Gollywog's Cakewalk
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HS 4c 92
24 Schorl Slant
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VD 6
25 Black Vein North S 4a 7
26 Belle
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VS 4c 45
27 Ding VS 4c ** 566
28 Dung HS 4b 24
29 Ding variant E1 5b 1
30 Dong S 4b * 470
31 Sunny Corner
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M 37
32 The Anniversary Problem HVS 5b 4
  Sea Wall Exits
34 Sea Wall Exits
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VS 4c 7
35 Ella E2 5b 1
36 Holly E1 5a 1
37 Thea VS 4b 1
  Raven Wall Area
39 Fallout
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S 4a 23
40 Sinistra
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VS 4c 44
41 Artificer
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HVS 5b 16
42 Daedalus
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HVS 5a 8
43 The Leer
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E3 6a 2
44 Artifact
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E4 6b 3
45 Lurch
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E2 6a 6
46 The Armchair HVS 5a * 229
47 Beaker Route HVS 5a * 88
48 Teahupo'o E8 7a 1
Climb name Grade
49 Kafoozalem E3 6a *** 204
50 Evil Eye E5 6b *** 28
51 Raven Wall E3 5c *** 132
52 Grendel E2 5c ** 142
53 Pump It Up
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E3 6a * 17
54 Ruhemann's Purple E6 6b ** 1
55 Saddle Tramp
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E4 6a * 15
56 Patience E3 5c ** 109
57 Dominator
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E2 5c ** 33
58 Zig Zag Optional Start A VS 4c 31
59 Zig Zag VS 4c ** 431
60 Western Hero
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E2 5c 6
  Lower Raven Wall
62 Casals VS 4b 2
63 Rostropovich E2 5b 2
64 Du Pre VS 4c * 2
65 Raven Wall Optional Start
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VS 5a 16
66 Yo Yo Ma E2 5b 2
67 Zig Zag Optional Start B
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VS 4b 29
68 Dominator Optional Start E1 5b 22
69 Western Hero Optional Start
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E2 5c 6
  Suicide Wall Area
71 Autumn Flakes HS 4b ** 638
72 Autumn Flakes/Nameless VS 4c ** 94
73 Broadstairs
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E2 5b 12
74 Paragon HVS 5a ** 463
75 Paradise
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E1 5c 16
76 Nameless VS 4c *** 607
77 Nameless/Paragon HVS 5a ** 28
78 Beowulf E2 5c ** 149
79 The Phantom
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E3 5c * 17
80 The Absolution
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E5 6c **  
81 Suicide Wall E1 5c *** 796
  Doorway Area
83 The Ghost E3 5b *** 162
84 Vulcan
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E5 6b * 1
85 New Medium
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E4 6a 1
86 Bow Wall E2 5b *** 445
87 Doorpost HS 4b *** 2476
88 Doorpost variation HVS 5b 26
89 Shaft
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E3 6b 5
90 Permanent Waves
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E4 5c  
91 Thin Wall Special E1 5b ** 630
92 The Chicken Run E2 5b 32
93 The Boysen Variant
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E1 5b 3
94 Toad Wall Special
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E3 6a 26
95 Brownpost HS 15
96 Little Brown Jug VS 5a *** 1714
Climb name Grade
97 Little Brown Jug (Variation Start) HVS 5a 183
98 Feast of Fear
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E6 6b 4
99 Thick Wall Special E4 5c * 21
100 Visions of Johanna E1 5b ** 277
101 Doorway S 4a ** 1345
102 Doorway (Variation Start) HVS 5a * 2
103 Clob
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VD 178
104 Venusberg VS 4c ** 468
105 My Back Pages HVS 5a 6
106 Anvil Chorus VS 4c *** 1206
107 Anvil Chorus (direct finish) HVS 5a ** 20
108 Jolly Green Giant
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E2 6a 3
109 Ledge Climb HVD *** 1058
110 Andrew S 4a ** 868
111 The Wasteland
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HVS 5b 11
112 The Rib Climb
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S 32
113 Como Crack
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S 10
114 Sloping Slab
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S 10
  Girdle Traverses
116 Diamond Tiara
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HVS 5b * 4
117 String of Pearls E1 5b ** 17
  Landward Cliff
119 Mark
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HS 4b 53
120 T-Tour
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HVS 5b 24
121 Fungus Face E3 6b 20
122 Trapeze
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HVS 5a 115
123 The Peck Variant
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HVS 5a 12
124 Big Top VD * 908
125 Flat Top
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HS 4b 86
126 Fungus E6 6b 1
127 Simple Simon
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HS 4b 127
128 Simple Simon: The Pieman Variation VS 4c * 6
129 Poison Ivy
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E3 6a 6
130 Crazy Man Michael
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VS 4c 22
131 Pauline
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HS 4b 40
132 Sampan
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VD 28
133 Picnic
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VS 5a 110
134 Picnic Variation
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VS 5a 10
135 Holiday Slab VS 4c 14
136 Oread HVD ** 875
137 Oread Bypass
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VD 128
138 In-Between VD ** 1021
139 Kate VD * 686
140 Alison Rib D *** 2509
141 Fafnir
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D 184
142 Fasolt
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VD 124
143 The Giant Steps
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VD 16
144 Gendarme Ridge VD 7

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