Puritan

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Sun from mid-morning
Level
30 mins
Abseil
Tidal
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No climbing 1 Mar to 1 Aug


The far end of Stackpole is even wilder (if that were possible). The most noticable feature is a huge red wall left of another vast cave. Further right the wall is 'only vertical' but doesn't offer quite as much good climbing. Guidebook page 208.

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1
Oranges and Lemons
This superb piece of climbing tackles the centre of the burnt-orange wall, found under the huge upper roof stack.1) 6c,...
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
Fluttery
E6 6c
2
Utter Anarchy
More exceptional climbing, doing battle with the smooth face to the right of Oranges and Lemons. Take plenty of...
 
3 Stars
Reachy
Pumpy
Crimpy
E6 6c
3
Puritan
40m. Magnificent! The original and best line here, venturing up the amazing crack/stepped feature on the right edge of the...
 
3 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
E2 5c
4
Consolation
39m. The groove in the hanging arete is very well-positioned. Climb up the right wall of the arete for 5m, then edge leftwards...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
E1 5b
5
Red October
This is the lower section to Plane Sailing (previous page) the traverse across the left-hand side of the crag. As yet, there...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E3 5b
6
Mrs Pearson’s Fine Damson Jam
40m. A great line. Follow Consolation, then pull past the small overhang to reach a good ledge. Carry on up the buttress to the...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
E3 5c
7
Honeypot
38m. Sustained and strenuous. Climb the initial wall to a break, pull onto the face above, and up to an undercut. Continue up...
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
E5 6b
8
Condor
Start from the left end of the ledge (or lower if the sea allows). 1) 5c, 17m. Climb the initial recess for 3m, then move...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
E3 5c
9
Stackpole Grooves
Stackpole’s first ever route. The first pitch drags you around to the South Face a little; the second pitch features the upper...
 
2 Stars
HVS 5a
10
Adam Adamant
Ace. A crack(ing) first pitch is followed by the stonking arete above. Start from the huge boulder. 1) 6b, 15m. Step over...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Fluttery
E5 6b
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    For STACKPOLE

    Swordfish
    "Found this much the hardest of the classic Pembroke E3s I've done, much harder t..." 07/Sep

    Condor
    "Good route with 2 varied pitches. Worth 2* I reckon though maybe a * gets taken ..." 16/Apr

    Adam Adamant
    "The route of Adam Adamant is on the facing wall to that shown in the book, but w..." 27/Sep

    Swordfish
    "A great route, just one tricky section and plenty of gear. The situation is seri..." 31/Aug

    The Whaler
    "P1 is 5a; a great pitch, HVS climbing in an E5 situation. Neither Rockfax nor..." 16/Aug

    Adam Adamant
    "The topo shown in the Rockfax guide is of a completely different route! Adam A..." 16/Aug

    Heaven's Door
    "Anyone else notice the rocking block just nefore pulling into the cracks?" 11/Aug

    Always the Sun
    "1 peg has broken and the other looks of similar vintage." 28/Sep

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