Keelhaul

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Sun and Shade
10 mins
Level
Abseil
Tidal

A beautiful slabby wall of immaculate rock. The routes here are intense and fingery, usually with small wire protection. The upper section is the crozzly sharp rock that snags on everything.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
DEEsire
Start on the pedestal of Fifty Lashes. Climb the pillar on the left then follow cracks left of the final groove of Fifty...
 
1 Stars
HVS
2
Fifty Lashes, Mister Christian
A well protected climb on slippery pink rock, slightly spoilt by the desperate crux which is significantly harder than much of...
 
2 Stars
E4
3
Ghost Ship
A magnificent route up groovy rock. The protection is good, after the start, but the climbing is steep and sustained until you...
6 user comments
 
3 Stars
E3
4
Mutiny on the Bounty
Shiny rock, sustained bridging and minimal protection don't aid the popularity of this route, however it does give a great...
 
2 Stars
E6
5
Man Overboard
As with all of the routes here, the grey and slippery rock can be unnerving especially when you are pushing the boat out! Start...
 
2 Stars
E5
6
All Hands on Deck
An eliminate between two of the curving grooves. Climb the wall to the bulge (hidden wires) and make a long move around this....
 
1 Stars
Technical
E5
7
Intensive Scare
The first in a trio of fine wall climbs fortunately has a misleading name. Start beneath the large yellow-streaked curving...
6 user comments
 
2 Stars
E2
8
Baker's Door
Start below the left-hand of two slim left-facing grooves in the wall below the high overhang. Climb up to the groove then step...
8 user comments
 
2 Stars
E1
9
Keelhaul
The last of the trio takes a line up the wall directly below the overhang. Climb up to the right-hand of the two left-facing...
9 user comments
 
3 Stars
E2
10
I See No Ships
Good climbing but often wet due to a seepage drip from above. Climb the easy (but bold) wall to a ledge. Make hard moves left...
 
1 Stars
Technical
E4
11
Springboard
A good tough route up the huge corner at the right-hand side of the wall with a high crux. Not surprisingly most of the...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
E1
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  • Latest Comments

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    Keelhaul
    "Set off in a confident mood which completely vanished after slipping on wet hold..." 09/Dec

    High Life
    "E2 5c" 20/Dec

    Keelhaul
    "The best E2 I've done in Pembroke, should be top 50. A beautiful, absorbing rout..." 16/Sep

    Intensive Scare
    "This route gets E3 5c in the new Climbers Club guide..... and even though it wou..." 08/Jul

    Keelhaul
    "Amazing route although being little slick at the bottom led to an over-griping p..." 07/Jun

    Sunny Corner
    "Really awkward corner- good gear- but 'squirming' onto the hanging slab sums it ..." 01/Jun

    Keelhaul
    "Just brilliant; the great sequence of moves to gain the overhang quite a way abo..." 31/Mar

    Ghost Ship
    "I was so surprised after a damp and slippery start, the route was a pleasure, no..." 15/Dec

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