57m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
A fine and relatively friendly introduction to the delights of the Great Zawn, having plenty of atmosphere and outstanding climbing on its first pitch. Start right of the abseil approach at a narrow corner/groove that leads to a thin crackline in the smooth wall.
1) 5a, 32m. Climb to, and then up the difficult corner/groove to better holds in the crack. Ascend the crack to a move right into a small corner, and climb past a horizontal break to a stance.
2) 4b, 25m. Head up right to below a steep corner and climb this to finish on easier ground. Some loose blocks. © Rockfax

FFA. Pat Littlejohn, Frank Cannings 23/May/1970.


West Country Climbs , CUC Climbing Club, Part 2: Hidden Gems, Adventures & Harder Offerings , Adventure ticklist 2018 , HVS Cornwall , South West Climbs - Pat Littlejohn (1st Ed.) , Cornwall 2021 , Cornwall


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Style of Ascent
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Route of Interest
Foaming Jugs

Grade: HVS 5a ***
(Upton - Arrowhead Pinnacle area)

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