Sea Cliff Climbing in Cornwall - The Cull E3 5cVideo


Will Rupp and Jake Wilson take on the mega-classic The Cull (E3 5b) (E3 5c) at Bass Point, Cornwall, in this windy video. Taking a rack for 'all possibilities,' Will and Jake make the committing abseil to the bottom of the sea battered cliff which bears the brunt of the Atlantic.

The Rockfax description of The Cull is as follows:

'A phenomenal pitch that features a steep initial section and a stunningly positioned final crack. Start on sea-level ledges below the steep corner-line. Climb the corner a short way and then the very steep flake-line on the right to less strenuous ground at 16m. Make a short traverse rightwards to a crack-system and follow it to the top.'

The route was first climbed by Steve Bell, Pete O'Sullivan and Sarah Bishop in 1986.

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3 Nov, 2020

Great film, thanks. It captures the "what am I doing?" element of adventure, wondering if you have the abseil rope setup in the right place as you head over the edge to the waves crashing below. Knowing in the back of your mind you are hopefully going to climb a mega route on the way back up.


5 Nov, 2020

Great that!

I love the way that the sea is allowed to steal every scene!

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