Velvet Wall

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Lots of sun!
12 mins

The last crag to be detailed accessed from the Porth-Clais car park is the surprising Velvet Wall. A textured, purple seaside cliff, and completely hidden despite being just metres below the coastpath. The only downside is the scale of it - if it were somewhat wider (and higher), wed have more to go at! The colours are outrageous, the crozzly pockets are heaven to the touch, and the two plum-vertical routes are quite brilliant. So: small, but perfectly formed.

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14m. Beautiful climbing, and on sculpted, jagged pockets and edges. Climb the lower ramp, then the pocketed wall above, with a...
2 user comments
2 Stars
E1 5b
14m. Exposed, highly enjoyable arete climbing. Pull rightwards from the start of Shiraz to gain the arete, and follow it to the...
1 user comment
2 Stars
HVS 5a