Cormorant Ledge Routes

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Sun and Shade
25 mins
Up and Down
Abseil
Tidal

The remote and isolated Cormorant Ledge has a limited number of worthwhile routes. The atmosphere and quality of the climbs are well worth the effort of the approach and can easily be combined with a visit to the close by Guillemot Ledge.
Tides - Low-to-mid tide and in calm seas are required.
Approach - The routes are reached by abseiling in at either end and then by scrambling along the boulders below the wall.

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1
Cormorant Buttress West Top 50
The best route of its grade in the area. A remote setting and the need for the right combination of tide and calm seas make...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
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2
Quality Street
A superb pitch packed with excellent holds and climbing and with the added benefit of a solid finish. One of Swanage's best...
7 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
HVS
3
Wall Street
A great little expedition at the grade, once again featuring good rock, holds and a solid top-out. Start just right of Quality...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
HS
4
Oran
Smart climbing on good rock. Low tide and a calm sea is required to reach the base. Start 10m right of Wall Street.1) -,...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
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