Rusty Walls Routes

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Sun and Shade
18 mins
Level
Abseil
Tidal

A rugged west-facing slab suspended above a booming zawn, with one of Pembroke's classic ticks in the shape of Lucky Strike (E1). Access is by abseil and the place is best avoided in wild weather due to its open aspect.

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1
Undertone
A route which takes an 'edge of everything' line up the right-hand side of the large sea cave. Intimidating but well protected...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
E5
2
Poles Apart
A slightly less exposed variation to Undertone. From where that route moves left, climb straight up a steep groove and pull out...
 
1 Stars
E4
3
Solidarity
A good and popular crack climb in an impressive position. Starting from the ledge at the foot of the corner, climb up the...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
E1
4
Good Luck, Mr Gronski
A decent route on rock that is better than it looks. Climb direct through the small recess right of the corner to a steep...
 
1 Stars
Strong
E2
5
Strike Lucky
This route is most frequently used as a high tide start for Lucky Strike however it is a good pitch in its own right. From the...
 
2 Stars
E1
6
Lucky Strike Top 50
The main line of the slab is yet another Littlejohn classic, one of the great climbs of Pembroke. The route has adequate...
12 user comments
 
3 Stars
E1
7
Happy Go Lucky Finish
Take a line direct up the wall about 6m left of the normal finish for Lucky Strike.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
E3
8
Circus Circus
This big route tackles the bulging wall beneath the slab with some superb, hard climbing. Start at low tide, on the large...
 
3 Stars
Technical
E5
9
The Muppet Show
The wall to the left of the long groove is climbed with great difficulty - super steep but with good gear. Climb pockets to a...
 
2 Stars
Technical
E6
10
Greased Lightning
A well named route up the large corner which bounds the right-hand side of the slab. Start from a non-tidal ledge beneath the...
 
1 Stars
Strong
Graunchy
E4
11
Rust
The route up the large arete between the two corners on the right-hand side of the wall. Start from the ledge beneath Greased...
 
1 Stars
E3
12
Flying Picket
From the non-tidal ledge at the base of the next corner right of Rust, climb over the bulge above and enter the corner. Follow...
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  • Latest Comments

    For RUSTY WALLS

    Happy Go Lucky Finish
    "Changed from E3 6a to E3 6a *, no votes" 05/Jun

    Lucky Strike
    "Small amendment to the above: LS is slightly serious for second but still more s..." 16/Apr top50

    Solidarity
    "The lower section of the wall before the crack proper is pretty tricky. Once int..." 14/May

    Lucky Strike
    "OK so it's a bit intimidating but the gear and holds are all there. I think high..." 07/Jul top50

    Lucky Strike
    "Lovely route. I think it's E1 climbing in a E2 situation ... should be given E2 ..." 06/Jul top50

    Undertone
    "Perhaps the heart symbol refers to the wedged block you have to yard on to get i..." 22/Jun

    Undertone
    "Really good fun, excellent gear and an awesome position. The fluttery heart seem..." 28/May

    Lucky Strike
    "awesome climb. 3 stars. e2 in the cc guide and that felt about right. great expo..." 09/Oct top50

    Lucky Strike
    "great route - i thought E1. Think the numbering of SL and LS is wrong on the new..." 02/May top50

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