Climbs 137
Rocktype Granite
Altitude Tidal
Faces W

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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).
andrewmc - 15/Jun/15
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Seward Cliff
2 Hope
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VD 22
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 * 19
6 Geronimo variation
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E2 5b 2
7 Boldfinger
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E2 5b * 6
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 ** 793
15 Ochre One Point Five
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E1 5b 29
16 Ochre Slab Route I-II VS 4c ** 43
17 Ochre Slab Route I HVS 5a ** 619
18 Black Slab D ** 939
19 Red Slab
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S 4a 111
20 Red Slab Alternative HS 4b 27
21 Red Slab variation HS 4b 23
22 Rapture
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VS 4c 20
23 Gollywog's Cakewalk
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HS 4c 95
24 Schorl Slant
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VD 7
25 Black Vein North S 4a 7
26 Belle
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VS 4c 46
27 Ding VS 4c ** 590
28 Dung HS 4b 25
29 Ding variant E1 5b 1
30 Dong S 4b * 498
31 Sunny Corner
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M 38
32 The Anniversary Problem HVS 5b 4
  Lower Cliff
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 46
41 Artificer
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HVS 5b 17
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 * 240
47 Beaker Route HVS 5a * 90
48 Teahupo'o E8 7a 1
49 Kafoozalem E3 6a *** 208
Climb name Grade
50 Evil Eye E5 6b *** 29
51 Raven Wall E3 5c *** 137
52 Grendel E2 5c ** 155
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 * 14
56 Patience E3 5c ** 114
57 Dominator
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E2 5c ** 33
58 Zig Zag Optional Start A VS 4c 34
59 Zig Zag VS 4c ** 456
60 Western Hero
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E2 5c 8
  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 18
66 Yo Yo Ma E2 5b 2
67 Zig Zag Optional Start B
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VS 4b 31
68 Dominator Optional Start E1 5b 24
69 Western Hero Optional Start
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E2 5c 6
  Suicide Wall Area
71 Autumn Flakes HS 4b ** 667
72 Autumn Flakes/Nameless VS 4c ** 95
73 Broadstairs
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E2 5b 12
74 Paragon HVS 5a ** 479
75 Paradise
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E1 5c 16
76 Nameless VS 4c *** 648
77 Nameless/Paragon HVS 5a ** 30
78 Beowulf E2 5c ** 153
79 The Phantom
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E3 5c * 16
80 The Absolution
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E5 6c **  
81 Suicide Wall E1 5c *** 831
  Doorway Area
83 The Ghost E3 5b *** 167
84 Vulcan
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E5 6b * 1
85 New Medium
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E4 6a 1
86 Bow Wall E2 5b *** 469
87 Doorpost HS 4b *** 2598
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 ** 655
92 The Chicken Run E2 5b 34
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 *** 1786
97 Little Brown Jug (Variation Start) HVS 5a 191
98 Feast of Fear E6 6b 4
Climb name Grade
99 Thick Wall Special E4 5c * 20
100 Visions of Johanna E1 5b ** 291
101 Doorway S 4a ** 1414
102 Doorway (Variation Start) HVS 5a * 4
103 Clob
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VD 182
104 Venusberg VS 4c ** 495
105 My Back Pages HVS 5a 6
106 Anvil Chorus VS 4c *** 1237
107 Anvil Chorus (direct finish) HVS 5a ** 21
108 Jolly Green Giant
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E2 6a 3
109 Ledge Climb HVD *** 1112
110 Andrew S 4a ** 917
111 The Wasteland
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HVS 5b 11
112 The Rib Climb
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S 33
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 ** 18
  Landward Cliff
119 Mark
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HS 4b 54
120 T-Tour
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HVS 5b 24
121 Rear Suspension E5 6b ***  
122 Fungus Face E3 6b 20
123 Trapeze
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HVS 5a 115
124 The Peck Variant
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HVS 5a 12
125 Big Top VD * 952
126 Flat Top
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HS 4b 87
127 Fungus E6 6b 1
128 Simple Simon
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HS 4b 128
129 Simple Simon: The Pieman Variation VS 4c * 6
130 Poison Ivy
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E3 6a 6
131 Crazy Man Michael
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VS 4c 22
132 Pauline
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HS 4b 42
133 Sampan
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VD 29
134 Picnic
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VS 5a 110
135 Picnic Variation
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VS 5a 10
136 Holiday Slab VS 4c 14
137 Oread HVD ** 937
138 Oread Bypass
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VD 133
139 In-Between VD ** 1075
140 Kate VD * 708
141 Alison Rib D *** 2630
142 Fafnir
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D 187
143 Fasolt
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VD 128
144 The Giant Steps
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VD 17
145 Gendarme Ridge VD 8

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