Climbs 11
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Loving the exposure. © Col Kingshott

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Chalky, loose, scary and difficult. Take all the ammunition you have in your sack. Naivety may be your best friend in success. Ensure you lead a good number of grades harder than the route grade you intend to attempt.

Access Banned

As of 2021 the NT have had some concerns about climber accessing Skelton ridge route, this has to be done via there property. Until a agrement wth all partys can be reached please do not attempt to access the ridge by any means until further notice. Please do not try contacting them or try to access neddles area out of hours as this may hamper any future attempts to regain climbing access.

Seasonal Restrictions

Dates: 1 March to 31 July

Reason: Nesting Birds

'Sun Corner' and the headland at the SE end of Scratchells Bay (including 'Gateway to Heaven' and 'Albatross' where it passes 'Sun Corner'). Permanent Restriction The National Trust does not allow climbing east of 'Sun Corner' (Highdown Cliff, reserved as a sanctuary area for ornithological and botanical reasons by the NT).

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