The Black Walls

Adjacent Areas
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Sun and Shade
5 mins
Level
Abseil
Tidal

A series of shorter, but still very steep walls and buttresses that extend towards St Agnes Head from America Buttress. The cliff is extremely intimidating and drops straight into the sea.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Supernatural
A long crack-line in a very impressive, smooth-looking wall. Start at a hanging stance at the start of the crack. There used to...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
VS
2
Phantasm
This impressive pitch takes the long crack-line immediately right of Supernatural. Abseil in as for Supernatural but go past...
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
E4
3
A Sack Full of Clowns
A relatively popular corner pitch that takes some time to dry out. An atmospheric climb that has good gear and rock. Start by...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E1
  • Latest Comments

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    Mercury Direct
    "Surprised to find that this was a choss route in exactly the same vein as Gogart..." 04/Jul

    Journey to Ixtlan
    "I couldn't find the stake belay - I spent so long wandering around the slope loo..." 04/May

    Guernica
    "Pitch 2 is serious, with little protection. Pitch 3 has good protection where it..." 21/Aug

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