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Shipwreck Cove

  • Grade context: UK
  • Photos: 1
  • Ascents: 5

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Description

The best hard sport crag in the Gower - super steep (and some not so steep) sport climbing on the beautiful Rhossili beach.

Access issues

4 hours either side of low tide.

Approach

Along beach from parking at Rhossili.

Ethic

Primarily sports with some trad.

Routes

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Left Variant finish to Where has Stu Go e

Angled holds and steep terrain with a mighty finish. High first bolt.

Overhanging crack

Right leaning steep crack, then crossing Attrition, continue rightward through steep rock.

Left leaning crack line.

A diagonal traverse of the steep back wall following an obvious line of weakness. Pumpy.

FA: Rob Lamey, 25 May 2013

Start as for Marine Layer then right bolt line.

Named after the nearby shipwreck at castaway cave.

Sustained overhanging line with reachy moves.

Named after the shipwreck on the main beach.

Steep with good holds.

Lower crux with use of knees, then easier grove before the upper crux.

Steep steep steep, the name gives an indication of the many heel hooks.

Difficult start, wobbly jug and then move right up Grey ramp.

FA: R. Thomas & J. Bullock, Oct 2013

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