Blackchurch Rock

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25 mins
Downhill
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An eye-catching, unique formation lying on the foreshore in front of the main cliff is Blackchurch Rock. The dark seaward-facing slab of excellent rock is split by some very thin cracks. Guidebook page 113.

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1
Rite of Spring
The inset corner on the left side of the slab. Start at the base of the corner by a rock pool.30m. A steep...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
VS 4c
2
Sacre Coeur Top 50
A majestic pitch of flawless quality. Take lots of wires. Start beneath the disjointed crack-system on the left side of the...
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
E2 5c
3
Jamaican Dub
The thinner line of cracks on the right-hand side of the slab is the equal of its better known neighbour. Start 5m right of the...
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E3 6a
4
Notre Dame
The jagged right edge of the slab provides an airy and impressive pitch. Start close to the arete on the reverse side of the...
2 user comments
 
Fluttery
VS 4b
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    Sacre Coeur
    "Do not underestimate the pain that to be meted out by this route. After Sacre Co..." 22/Jun top50

    Loose Woman
    "Really worthwhile and definitely E1, albeit low in the grade. The crux move isn'..." 04/May

    Sacre Coeur
    "claiming two new routes that were done in 90's and 00's that were recorded on lo..." 25/Dec top50

    Sacre Coeur
    "Not sure if there is a 5c move on it, but a lot of hard 5b moves with nowhere to..." 27/Sep top50

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