Gull Rock Routes

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Sun and Shade
25 mins
Level
Tidal

The Main Slab is a smooth sheet of low-angled culm set in a sunny position that offers a good selection of routes from Hard Severe to E2. The one hard route is unique, and worth a walk over to inspect its delights.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Seaward Edge
The crack and left arete of the slab give a good introduction to the delights of the main slab. Start just right of the...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
HS
2
Shivering Timbers
A lovely pitch on good rock and with reliable protection - low in the grade. Start around 5m right of the arete at a crack that...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
VS
3
Solid Air
One of the best single-pitches at the grade on the Culm Coast. Good protection from wires. Start around 8m right of the arete...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
VS
4
Argonaut Direct
A rather serious pitch, that is poorly protected and technically harder than the two VSs on the slab to its left. Start at a...
 
Pumpy
Fluttery
HVS
5
Crazy Streak
Excellent rock and climbing but with spaced protection. Start left of a thin crack that runs up to meet two rusty pegs in the...
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E1
6
Oiseaux
The central line of the slab is an excellent climb that has just about adequate protection as long as care is taken to seek it...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E1
7
Walking on the Moon
Gradually increasing difficulties and varied climbing mark out this route as one of Gull Rock's finest. Start around 7m left of...
 
2 Stars
HVS
8
Lead Boots
Good slab moves and a hard top section but with dubious protection from pegs. Start 3m left of the narrow corner at the right...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E1
9
Haile Selassie
Set apart from the main slab is this popular hairline crack. Start below the thin crack that starts at the top of a low, ground...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E2
10
Booby Prize
The 'boob'-covered leaning wall gives a unique climb. Start in the middle of the narrow wall.Climb with difficulty to the...
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
E6