Ocean Wall Area

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Lots of sun!
40 mins
Uphill
Restricted Access

The Standing Stones reserve one of the best bits of rock until last. Tucked away on the far right, in a grassy hollow the Right-hand Twin is the excellent venue of Ocean Wall. The Left-hand Twin also has some worthwhile climbs.
Approach from below. Phone 01457 872094 to get permission.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Wobbling Corner
12m. The crack in the west-facing wall leads to a ledge and short groove.
 HVD
2
Piece of Pie
14m. Climb steeply to a move left to gain a ledge then follow cracks rightwards to ledges. Escape up or off.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
HVS 5a
3
Right of Pie
14m. Follow the flake to its end then make hard moves to reach and stand on the one good hold. Continue warily up the steep...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
E3 5c
4
Fat Old Sun
12m. Teeter leftwards up the ramp to a thin crack that is tricky to start. The wall above is easier.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
E1 5b
5
Jiggery Pokery
12m. Climb the ramp and shallow scoop above it to a long reach for a good ledge. Once stood on this things ease.
 
1 Stars
E1 5b
6
Small c.
12m. Climb the right-hand side of the wall using a shallow groove and make a committing long reach for the ledge. Escape left.
 
1 Stars
E2 5b
7
17 Shades
14m. Climb the chimney and escape left along the ledge system at its top.
 HVD
8
The Annoying Little Man
12m. From the base of the large flake climb the face with difficulty.
1 user comment
 E4 6b
9
Kon-Tiki Korner
12m. Climb the cracks in the west-facing wall to a groove on the right and a finish up the juggy wall.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
S 4a
10
Gut Feeling
12m. Follow the chipped holds up the diagonal fissure. A side-runner is normal at the grade.
 
1 Stars
E3 6b
11
The Ocean's Border
14m. Climb the groove to its closure then make difficult blind moves up and right to ledges and a welcome rest. The thin crack...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
E3 6a
12
Dredger
14m. The arete is climbed with difficulty and no gear to ledges at 10m. The Oceanside finish is best, though the hanging groove...
 
2 Stars
E2 6b
13
Ocean Wall Top 50
16m. Climb the tricky wall to a ledge then climb up and left crossing the whole wall to reach the exposed juggy arete for a...
7 user comments
 
3 Stars
E1 5c
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  • Latest Comments

    For STANDING STONES

    Twin Crack Corner
    "Forget 'MVS', how about HS 4b, a far too underused grade?" 21/May

    Fish-meal and Revenge
    "On sighted this yesterday and thought E5. Have no idea where you could stop and..." 12/May

    Fat Old Sun
    "Surprisingly amenable. Good route. Made me think maybe I boulder too much........." 03/Jul

    Right of Pie
    "at E3 5c I think it sensible to use an obvious hold (layaway seem to recall) on ..." 22/Jun

    Ocean Wall
    "Lovely, lovely, lovely. A bit reachy but still- gues what - lovely!" 17/Oct top50

    Fairy Nuff
    "Brilliant stuff, every time you think you've done the crux, the next bit turns o..." 13/Jun

    Fish-meal and Revenge
    "Probably worthy of E5. It would be a close call if you came off before clipping ..." 22/May

    Laybackadaisical
    "Not sure were HS 4b votes come from - sandbagging? After seconding this and Ocea..." 20/May

    Ocean Wall
    "NEVER 5c. 5b but absolutely mint..." 11/May top50

    Kon-Tiki Korner
    "VS 4b and no pushover at that! Chris" 11/May

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