Climbs 12
Rocktype Greenstone
Altitude Tidal
Faces NW

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The boulder bridge at Robin's Rocks. © Dan Chadfield

Crag features

Some interesting (and quite old!) routes up to 120ft. Probably the best is Tuco the Terrible (E2 5b), which was Penwith's first Extreme on greenstone.

Approach notes

Tidal: accessible three hours either side of low tide. Beware heavy seas and swell.

Take the coast path either SW from Gurnards Head or N from Porthmeor Cove. The cliff lies on the headland between Porthmeor Cove and Carn Gloose's incut bay. Walk down.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 Sensible Shoes VS 4c *** 112
2 Tuco the Terrible
E2 5b ** 5
3 Black Napkin
E2 5c * 4
4 Alpine Blisters VS 4c 3
Climb name Grade
5 Tight Black Rubber E3 5c * 1
6 Black Sapper
E4 5c ** 4
7 Robin Hood
E1 5c * 2
8 Off The Mark E7 6c *** 2
Climb name Grade
9 Limpet Desires E5 6a ** 4
10 International Kidney Dealer E7 6c 2

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