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54m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
The most popular way of finishing Heart of Darkness is to climb direct from the arete belay at the end of pitch 1 of Heart of Darkness to gain the crack of New Morning. © Rockfax

FA. J.Perrin, J.Kingston 1971.

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Pembroke Rockfax Top 50, Ultimate E1 ticklist, The Best of Pembroke, The best the UK has to offer for mere mortals (apart from the lakes cos its always wet), Best Mid Grade Sea Cliff Traverses, 100 Best Wales Mid Grade Climbs, Extreme 2018, Adventure ticklist 2018, Pembroke Goalz, 2019 all-rounder Psyche list, 3 star Pembroke e1., Pemroke, 3 Star Routes, E1-E5, Big Routes 2020, Hard Rock 2020, Hard Rock

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a_radiohead_fan 22 Oct, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: lovely climbing. airy and exposed but very easy traverse with a rather strenny crack which in my book e1 as it pretty sustained. cc guide is spot on once again.
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βeta: lovely climbing. airy and exposed but very easy traverse with a rather strenny crack which in my book e1 as it pretty sustained. cc guide is spot on once again.
Tony Holdsworth 17 Aug, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: An utterly superb trip this combination.
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βeta: An utterly superb trip this combination.
John2 13 Aug, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: 3 stars are not enough for this route. The New Morning crack is possibly sustained enough to be worth E1.
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βeta: 3 stars are not enough for this route. The New Morning crack is possibly sustained enough to be worth E1.

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Route of Interest

The Arrow

Grade: E1 5b ***
(St. Govan's Head)