The Arrow

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As the platform below St Govanís slides into the sea, a huge tower-like buttress stands in front of the rest of the cliffs. Between its two aretes are some excellent mid-grade routes which follow the prominent features.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Flanker
30m. This pleasant route wanders up the left-hand side of the buttress. Climb the lower wall beneath the big open groove of...
7 user comments
 
1 Stars
Loose
VS 4c
2
Ricochet
30m. A superb climb which leads you on with a lazy lower groove and then smacks you with a savage finishing crack. Start below...
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
Strong
Graunchy
E2 5c
3
Poisoned Arrow
30m. A good technical pitch. Start as for Ricochet but move right to below a crack in the wall. Climb the crack and its...
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
E4 6a
4
Cupids Bow Top 50
30m. This thuggy route follows the huge flake crack in the centre of the buttress. It requires some large clanking gear to...
6 user comments
 
2 Stars
Graunchy
HVS 5a
5
Stupid Cupid
30m. A fiddly eliminate. Move right from the base of the flake on Cupid's Bow. Make some hard moves up the centre of the wall...
 
Technical
Fluttery
E5 6a
6
The Arrow Top 50
30m. One of the most sought-after routes in Pembroke. It tackles the cracks and flakes up the right-hand side of the buttress....
12 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
E1 5b
7
Flight Path
30m. Although this route does have one independent section, most of the good climbing is on other routes with better lines....
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E3 5c
8
The Rising Tide
30m. An excellent and underrated route which tackles the smooth white wall directly by some surprisingly amenable climbing....
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E4 6a
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    For ST GOVAN'S

    Deranged
    "Good solid Pembroke E2 albeit in a pleasant way.........what I mean is that it's..." 20/Dec top50

    Photocall
    "Certainly tough for a Pembroke E2" 29/Aug

    Zero Hour
    "HVS is right but there is a hard boulder start for the grade. The rest is a path..." 07/Jun

    Photocall
    "Good holds except just where you need them: unobvious 5c crux and worth E3 overa..." 01/Jun

    Tangerine Dream
    "I'd say not very safe. A decent looking rock 2 pulled through its placement when..." 24/May top50

    Clean Hand Blues Band
    "Found the pull into the crack really hard (especially after the polished lower t..." 13/May

    Range Rider
    "i spurned the gonads and went slightly further left for the crux!" 16/Apr

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