Climbs 36
Rocktype Limestone
Altitude 206m a.s.l
Faces E

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Crag features

Cala del Moraig, developed totally from scratch in 2005, is a real DWS plum; an enchanting region of caves, crags, tunnels and leaning walls. It also harbours the hidden feature of the bizarre Secret Lagoon. You shouldn't find it too difficult to negotiate yourself around the place, with all routes within a 1km stretch of fairly quiet coastline. It even has a bar, a toilet and a nudist beach (in summer). The highest crag in the area is about 12m high - a textbook ideal height, with many of the region's S grades reflecting this.

Cala del Moraig is set around the central beach, with the coastline here providing you with something like a south-east aspect, although the crags themselves offer a variety of aspects, including late afternoon sun. To the south-west of the car park you'll find the Jellystone Buttress, the Bruce Lee Buttress, the Secret Lagoon and the Firestarter Traverse, and to the north-east you'll discover the excellent Cave of Pets, the Spring Tide wall and the Hidden Beach area.

Approach notes

See Deep Water - Rockfax

Access ladder seems to have fallen down. May well have shed a bit of rock as well so take care round there. The parking area has been repaired though.

Guidebooks

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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Great little crag, wished I'd done more, but good and chilled, I look forward to going back in future!
Matthew Edwards - 07/Apr/12
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Firestarter to Bruce Lee
2 Firestarter Traverse 6b S0 ** 13
3 White Rino 6b S0 *  
4 White Elephant 6c S0 **  
5 Project Project  
6 Oasis in Flames 6a+ S1 *  
7 Shaft of Light 7a S1 ***  
8 Secret Lagoon Traverse Project  
9 Enter the Dragon 6a+ S0 ** 9
10 Fisheries of Fury 6c S0 *  
11 The Big Boss 6c S0 * 3
12 Bruce Lee 6a+ S0 * 10
  Jellystone Buttress
14 Wilma 6a S1 * 13
15 Dino 5a S1 7
16 Clockwork Orange 6b+ S0 ** 4
17 Twisting by the pool 5a S1 * 11
18 Poet's Eye 6b S0 ** 3
19 Jellystone 5c S2 ** 12
20 Old dog, new tricks 3c S2 7
21 Farewell Mrs L 4c S0 20
22 Woof Woof Splash 4a S2 5
  Cave of Pets
24 Brutus Stanton 6a+ S2 * 2
25 Trouser Snake 6a S1 ** 15
26 Sleek Pussy 5c S0 * 28
27 Blackie Collins 5a S0 27
28 The Velcro Twins 6b S0 ** 16
29 The Holes 6b S0 ** 5
30 Sapphire 7b S0 ** 2
31 The Funhouse 6c+ S1 * 1
32 Circus Dog 6b S1 *** 13
33 Fear of Flying 7a S2 *  
34 Lady's Ladder 4c S1 * 20
35 Millie 6a S0 7
  Hidden Beach
37 Hidden Beach Traverse 7a+ S0 *** 7
38 Three Legged Tufa 6b+ S1 * 1
39 Nude beach traverse 6a * 2
40 Lady's limp f4 1

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