Altitude 14m a.s.l
Carn Clough is the last granite outpost before the black killas cliffs of West Cornwall's mining coast. There are some delightful pitches here, although lines are indistinct except for the routes on Clough Buttress. Carn Clough overlooks the handsome Portheras Beach, where sun, sea, and sand outshine the climbing.
From Pendeen lighthouse, which is signposted from the B3306, follow the Coast Path east for 800m to Portheras beach. Carn Clough is on the eastern side of the beach and is reached by following the Coast Path across a stream and striking left at a convenient point.
|Really enjoyed the visit to this crag today, which mercifully sheltered from the easterly gale that was blowing. This crag is well worth a visit, I enjoyed all the routes, and you can pretty much guarantee getting the place to yourself. We climbed on the buttress only. There's a worthwhile Severe, and a handful of harder stuff. The E1s both looked pretty bold, Namaste in particular - not what you would expect from an E1 5c. The entire crag would benefit from more traffic to clean it up. Not sure if Ian Flindall would agree?!|
Chimnastics - 05/May/17
|As owner of this land I feel we may need to chat if such activity is being organised upon it
Ian Flindall - 23/Feb/04
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