Climbs 30
Rocktype Granite
Altitude 89m a.s.l
Faces NW

Will Luke's Hat © Tom Last

Crag features

This outcrop of sharp crystalline granite in wonderful woodland setting with its own ambience. There is some very good crack climbing, some bold crimpey routes and some very good bouldering being discovered.

Approach notes

Walk into the Luxulyan quarry (Orcahard Quarry)and wonder down to the small bridge that runs under the railway, dont go under this but wade or skip over the boggey track up the bank, these leads to an old leat system. Follow this for a few min's and will lukes can be seen up on the right.

Alternativly, Approach as for luxulyan quarry,instead of walking into the quarry carry on past it then head up the steep hill on the rim of the quarry until you can drop down into the section of woodland behind the quarry. The rocks are straight ahead and are identified by a steep slab capped with a large roof.

Will Luke's Hat is one of southeast best crags and the best crag in Luxulyan by far. The VSs are all tough and would likely be HVS in the Peak District and the harder stuff all looks magnificent, albeit bold. Something for (nearly) everyone here and a magnificent setting, just don't hang around after dark!
Tom Last - 29/Aug/11
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  The Hat
2 Wild Thing E6 6b *** 2
3 Faultless Performance E3 5c * 2
4 On The Rocks E2 5c  
5 Hannah E3 6b 1
  Back wall
7 Bens Wall E3 6a  
8 To Tape VS 4c 10
9 Or not to tape VS 4c 4
10 Menace to Sobriety VS 5a 6
12 The beam V0  
13 Beam to rocks V0+  
Climb name Grade
14 Once Around the Block V1 1
15 Once Around the Block (Extension) V1  
16 Once Around the Block (sit start) V1  
17 Nightrider V4 6b *  
18 Sole Fused Personality V2  
19 What Would Scooby Do Do? V2 1
20 Lip Trip V5  
21 Slash Dot Slash Dot Com V3  
22 Bum Log Millionaire V2  
  Flake Buttress
24 Society needs an Enema V1 **  
25 Sit start A V2  
26 Sit start B V3 *  
Climb name Grade
  Dolly Poo Blocs
28 Dolly Poo Arete VB 1
29 Dolly Poo Flake V0- 1
  Southern Bloc
31 Will Lukes Pants V0+  
32 Will Lukes Soxs V1  
33 Will Lukes Gloves V1  
  Railway Blocs
35 Faries ware 5.10 V1  
  Far Far Right
37 The Butterfly Movement V4  
38 Five Obstructions V0+  

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