Unknown Ledge

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25 mins
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Unknown Ledge is a little-visited section of Swanage. The climbs are steep, strenuous and single pitch. Those that top-out finish at a clean, but narrow ledge which requires care to set up a safe belay.

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1
Jesus and Mary Chain
Start at a hole. Follow a thin crack up onto a wall and gain a block up on the right. From the block, climb rightwards to a...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E3 6a
2
Fuel My Fire
An incredibly good power-endurance route with great moves and rock. The first couple of bolts have been chopped, so a clipstick...
 
2 Stars
Technical
8a+
3
The God Slot
A challenging pitch worth searching out. Start at the east-facing wall that leads up towards The Slot. Climb the wall 3m right...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
HVS 5a
4
Damson
A fine, remote lead up the east wall above the small zawn that separates Unknown Ledge from Flake Ledge. Start at the far west...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
HVS 5a
5
The Coral Prison
Some fine rock and a stunning setting, although the climbing is bold to start with. There has been a small rockfall but the...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
VS 4b
6
Hell's Teeth
A good honest pitch with a tough initial overhang. Start 3m to the right of the far west limit of Flake Ledge. Move up to the...
 
1 Stars
HVS 5a
7
Moonstone
Sustained with good protection. Start right of Hell's Teeth and climb the long crackline up the leaning buttress to the top and...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
E1 5b
  • Latest Comments

    For CATTLE TROUGHS

    Isis
    "18/4/14 - BE BLOODY CAREFUL !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am sure that if you do this rout..." 09/May

    Isis
    "**** WARNING **** THIS CLIMB IS WRONGLY DESCRIBED IN BOTH TEXT AND TOPO IN THE 2..." 21/Apr

    The Coral Prison
    "The difficulties are short lived, though less short if you go up and right a bit..." 06/Jun

    Bunney's Wall
    "First 2-3 moves are tricky, and no gear for about 10ft. After that the holds are..." 21/Jun

    Varina
    "Went to check this out for the new CC guide, expecting a bit of a death trap aft..." 14/Sep

    Pulpit Route
    "Quite a large bit of rock has fallen from the top section in the last month, lea..." 11/May top50

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