Climbs 26
Rocktype Mica schist
Altitude Tidal
Faces W

The Cull on the Lizard, the first ascent in 1986. © Steve Bell

Crag features

Steep walls and zawns, with good routes up to 120ft. Notable for Halleys Corner (HS 4a), Dawn (E4 5c) and the remarkable Lazarus (E7 6c). The Cull, E2 5b is a local classic.

Approach notes

Tidal - base of most routes accessible at low tides.

From the Housel Bay Hotel (SW 705 121)head about 300m E. Notable for its overhanging main wall, just E of the coastguard station (which has an emergency phone).

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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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Deep Water

Mike Robertson's award winning Deep Water guide, covering DWS on the English South Coast, Pembroke, Scotland and throughout the world.
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More Guidebooks:
South West Climbs Volume 2 (2014)
West Cornwall & Supplement (2000)

Out of print:
The Cull is a superb soft touch E3, and its neigbhour Dawn is a fine soft touch E4. Worth a visit just for those two routes alone.
Al Evans - 08/May/08
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 Halley's Corner HS 4a * 35
2 Dawn E4 5c ** 33
3 The Cull E3 5c *** 103
4 Lazarus E6 6b ** 7
5 Meteorite
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VS 4c 1
6 Seal E7 6b * 1
7 The Blade S 4a 1
8 Bellicose E6 6b ***  
9 Jessica Alba 5c ** 5
10 Rangoon 6a ** 7
11 Three Tiers *
-
VS 5a 1
12 Comet *
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VS 4b 1
13 Tickled Pink *
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HVS 5a 1
14 Bruce * HVS 5a ** 1
15 Blood Brothers * E1 5a *  
16 You're In The Crack * M 1
17 Incestuous crack * VS 4c 1
18 A clean getaway * E1 5b 1
19 Looning The Lizard * HVS 5a 1
20 A Criminal Lifestyle * VS 4c 1
21 Seal Chop Chimney * D 2
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.

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