Altitude 30m a.s.l
In Shelob's cave © Mr. K
Despite its vegetated appearance, a great cliff. Single- and multi-pitch routes up to 45m, mostly slabby but with an abrupt overhang at 2/3 height. Recommended: Babylon (HVS 5a), Half Dome (E2 5c).
From Pilton Green (B4247): park on open land on the N side of the road opposite a white house. Signpost L of the house says Paviland Cave: follow path S through fields to a stile at the head of a valley. Over stile, follow the wall/fence and either jungle-bash to the cliff, or continue down the valley; traverse around the back of the inlet to the seaward buttress on the R. (20mins).
|Visited at the weekend for the first time in 10 years, and was slightly shocked at how overgrown it's become. Does anyone climb here these days, or is everyone too busy clipping bolts?|
Simon Caldwell - 28/Aug/13
|I did a topo of this cliff a few years ago. It is online at
Adrian Jones - 07/Dec/05
|Hay ive found a new route on this crag u start in the big cave at the base of sherlob then climb the wall on the right and basicall follow the light ehn u come out onto a ledge and go straight up here to the top ive graded this about HS 4c but will people try the route and tell me what they think of the grade i gave it but just a little tip wear a helmet get back to me guys my email is firstname.lastname@example.org cheers and happy climbing |
will.s - 30/Apr/04