Isis Area

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Around the corner lies the second hollow, known as The Pulpit Amphitheatre. All the routes finish at stake belays.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Fallen Block Climb
Take an easy line up the wall on the far side of the bay. The route is well protected and has some fine positions.
7 user comments
 
1 Stars
VD
2
Pulpit Route Top 50
A superbly-positioned climb on good rock. One of the best and most travelled sea cliff climbs at the grade on the coast. The...
8 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
D
3
Pearly Gate
Climb a crack on the right of the slab, then follow flakes leading to a roof. Move left to finish via a groove. Serious above...
5 user comments
 
Fluttery
HVS 5a
4
Eskimo Nell
An excellent pitch. Climb onto a huge block just right of Pearly Gate, then head up and follow a groove just left of the...
6 user comments
 
2 Stars
E1 5b
5
Isis
TOPO IS SLIGHTLY INCORRECT - See http://www.rockfax.com/news/2014/04/22/isis-swanage-important-topo-correction/ . A popular...
11 user comments
 
2 Stars
VS 4c
6
Archangel
This line has been affected by rockfall and may not have been re-climbed since.
 
Fluttery
Loose
E3 6a
7
Peacemaker
The last good route in this area is a serious undertaking. Climb up the right-hand corner of the arch to a foot-ledge near the...
10 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
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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