Christine Cave

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Sport
Early morning sun
10 mins
Up and Down
Abseil
Tidal
Sheltered

Long Quarry Point is the vast disused open quarry at the northern end of Anstey’s Cove. There are a lot of trad routes in this quarry, and even a few semi-sport routes on the big dome of Shadow Beast. Included here are the only full sport routes in this area.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Blue Planet
17m. A good route taking the large leaning wall left and above the blow-hole. The start is gained by a committing abseil from...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
DWS
Technical
Pumpy
7b+
2
Christine
17m. An extremely steep line through the roofs right of Blue Planet. Use the same abseil as Blue Planet but continue to an old...
 
2 Stars
DWS
Technical
Pumpy
8a
3
Losing My Religion
20m. A sensational pitch which has been deep-water soloed. Start on a small ledge in the cave (just above high tide). Climb...
 
3 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
7b+
4
Waterline
16m. A short route located inside the cave of the pinnacle, on the landward-facing wall, accessed by dropping into the...
 
Strong
6c+
5
Waiting for Charlie
17m. An artificial traverse but with good hard climbing. Scramble down to a small ledge on the seaward face, just by the...
 
1 Stars
DWS
Strong
Pumpy
7c
  • Latest Comments

    For LONG QUARRY POINT

    Renegade
    "On pitch 1 there is no bold climbing to the belay. Adequate gear and one easy mo..." 21/Aug

    Black Ice
    "This is a tremendous route - well worth the three stars. The moves into the shal..." 02/Aug

    Honour Bright Arete
    "I think I made the route considerably harder a couple of years ago by pulling of..." 26/Jul

    Honour Bright Arete
    "Mind the loose rock on top. I very nearly went toppling over backwards when, gra..." 11/Sep

    Blue Planet
    "a great route, with an awkward undercutting crux." 01/Jul

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