Hangover Area

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Abseil

The cliff-line at Cattle Troughs comprises two semi-circular amphitheatres with a broken ledge system running along their base, allowing easy access. The first few routes lie just west of the descent above a flat ledge system. Guidebook page 366.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Inspiration
A pleasant line up the centre of a flat face. Start just right of a large boulder. Easy but poorly-protected climbing gains a...
9 user comments
 
Fluttery
S 4a
2
Consolation
The right-hand side of the face via a short groove.
7 user comments
 
Fluttery
S 4a
3
Chockney
A classic corner problem just left of the descent route makes a good first lead - if you can get off the ground.
12 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
VD 4a
4
The Chimney
The Chimney is one of Swanage's most popular climbs and is the first introduction to the delights of the Swanage sea cliffs for...
8 user comments
 
1 Stars
VD
5
Hangover
A great little route up the steep wall and bulge 2m right of The Chimney to a large ledge. It has lost holds over the years,...
8 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
VS 5a
6
Resurrection
A fairly serious climb that needs care to search out the spaced-protection opportunities available. Although the climbing is on...
7 user comments
 
1 Stars
HS 4b
7
Perfection
Follow the arete out right and finish up a groove.
1 user comment
 S 4a
8
Old Lag's Corner
The corner above a large pedestal block. By-pass the top overhangs on the right to a good ledge. Direct is 5a.
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
VS 4c
9
Bunney's Wall
This climb takes the central line to the top with good moves finishing up a slanting crack. The start is tricky. A good...
16 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
VS 5a
  • Latest Comments

    For CATTLE TROUGHS

    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

    Zoolookologie
    "Really good route, but the thread isn't in too good nick now (march 09). Good g..." 16/Mar

    Bunney's Wall
    "Climbing's not 5a (it's easier), gear's a bit thin but better than Hangover. I w..." 22/Aug

    Consolation
    "Can someone please clarify something for me? Does this route go up the right ..." 17/May

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