Skomar Arch DWS

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Sport
No sun
7 mins
Up and Down
Tidal
Seepage

Skomar Arch DWS
This west-facing wall is found directly below the access ridge. It's steep, and generally has very sustained climbing. This east-facing wall has an annoying reef positioned along its seaward end, but still manages to squeeze some good routes into the region of the arch.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Dynamite
16m. Terrific and steep climbing. From the lower slabs, forge out rightwards to gain a steep wall, then trend back towards the...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
6b
2
Water Gel
Start up Dynamite but continue more direct over the roof on the right.
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
6b+
3
Scotch on the Rocks
A somewhat frustrating crux! From the same start as Route 2, climb the hanging prow, then make a couple of baffling moves to...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
7a
4
Captain Caveman
This wicked bat-style route ventures into the upside-downness of the arch itself, and in an amazing position. From the...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6c+
5
Isostacy
Out there. Climb Captain Caveman in from the jug-rail to gain the knee-bar rest. Pull through the roof above using crozzles, to...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
Crimpy
7b
6
Vamos
Start from the big jug-rail; take a fairly direct line up the face to the top. Check the depth on the reef very carefully.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
6a
7
Sea Leg
From the big jug-rail, make hard moves directly up, and continue on to reach the crack/groove feature above. Follow this to the...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
6a+
8
Nobody's Hero
From the left end of the slim ledge, climb the groove above, then trend rightwards into a series of good flakes. Continue to...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
6a+
9
The Medic
The easiest of a gradually-easing bunch. From the slim ledge, climb the appealing flake-line all the way to the top.FA...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
5c
10
Reef Walker
The hanging arete has an S3 start; sprint for the upper section! From the start reef, make a precarious move to gain a hand...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
Fluttery
7a
11
Sand Cyclone
From a cave in the landward side of the arch, pull steeply up to gain a thread. Swing right to a rest then pull back left above...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
6c+
12
Excalibur
A safe solo but desperatly hard. From the thread on Cyclone, tackle the roof direct.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
8a
13
Patch's Shorts
16m. Very hard to grade; the top blowhole is definitely size-ist! Steady climbing up inside the arch leads to a top blowhole -...
 
1 Stars
DWS
Fluttery
4a
14
Restraint of Beasts
A fine route and safe all the way. Start by traversing from below Dynamite. Once through the arch, climb the pillar above,...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
6b+