Flake Ledge

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Sun and Shade
25 mins
Up and Down
Abseil

An appealing cliff with a handful of reasonable climbs that take on some exposed and exciting ground. Some of the rock above half height needs careful handling.
Tides - Non-tidal but keep away in rough seas.
Approach - From the top of the descent to Cattle Troughs, walk west along the rocky edge of the cliff for 70m to the second of two large blocks (these are above a section of cliff called The Jumble). Move up onto a path that continues west for another 70m to an amphitheatre and a good gearing-up ledge. To descend to the base of the cliff, set up an abseil or down-climb leftwards from the centre of the amphitheatre (Diff) - see topo for line.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Grottle
A steep pitch that finishes up a well protected slim corner. Start on the upper ledge at the base of the descent...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
VD
2
Lobster
Wild climbing that requires a determined approach - well protected. Start at an undercut crack/chimney above a block in the bay...
 
1 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
HVS
3
Wessex Hangover
Exposed and atmospheric climbing that traces a line up the side of a deep inlet and finishes with a breathtaking stride over...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
VS