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Climbing on the monastery walls is strictly forbidden and there are old signs on approach indicating no climbing.

18m.

Rockfax Description
A tricky climb that roughly follows the right-hand arete. Start at a small pinnacle close to the arete. Stand on the pinnacle and make some tricky moves up the wall to a ledge on the arete. Climb on good holds around and up the left side to the top. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Currently (12.07.17) a bees nest in the niche on Porky's - beware!

Stand on the pinnacle and make some tricky moves up the wall top stand on a ledge on the arete. Climb on good holds around and up the left side of the arete to the top.

Ticklists

West Country Climbs , I want a Pasty! , Learning to Trad Climb: Cornwall

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OlieWhiting 14 Apr, 2022 Show βeta
βeta: Blue cam fits perfectly at the top for an anchor. Look for horizontal crack under boulder.
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βeta: Blue cam fits perfectly at the top for an anchor. Look for horizontal crack under boulder.
BuzyG 22 Aug, 2021 Show βeta
βeta: Quite exposed for the grade towards the top.
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βeta: Quite exposed for the grade towards the top.
hp8g12 5 Apr, 2021 Show βeta
βeta: Felt tough, not sure I went far enough left on the traverse. Finished to the RHS of the final summit pyramid.
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βeta: Felt tough, not sure I went far enough left on the traverse. Finished to the RHS of the final summit pyramid.

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Route of Interest
Dowser's Route/Porthgwarra Face

Grade: VD ***
(Porthgwarra Buttress and Hella Point)

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