Ocean Wall Area

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Lots of sun!
40 mins
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
Wobbling Corner
12m. The crack in the west-facing wall leads to a ledge and short groove.
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
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
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
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
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
17 Shades
14m. Climb the chimney and escape left along the ledge system at its top.
The Annoying Little Man
12m. From the base of the large flake climb the face with difficulty.
1 user comment
 E4 6b
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
Gut Feeling
12m. Follow the chipped holds up the diagonal fissure. A side-runner is normal at the grade.
1 Stars
E3 6b
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
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
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


    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

    "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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