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Stackpole and Lydstep 

Pembroke Rock Climbing 

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Location: 51.8188, -4.9081 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron, Nick Russell, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Nick Russell on Mar 21, 2013
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The Pembrokeshire coast is a mecca for sea cliff climbing, with more recorded routes now than the whole of Snowdonia! The area is split here by the divisions in the current series of definitive guidebooks by the Climbers Club:
1. North Pembroke
2. Range West
3. Range East (Stack Rocks to Hollow Caves Bay)
4. Range East (Saddle Head to St. Govans)
5. Stackpole and Lydstep
with further subdivisions within each of these areas.

The vast majority of the climbs here are tidal sea cliffs, and the Bristol channel has a notoriously large tidal range (second in the word!), so it is imperative to check the tide tables when planning a visit.

Getting There 

The M4 is the main access to South Wales from England. When that runs out, continue along A roads, depending on which area you intend to visit.

Climbing Season

For the United Kingdom area.

Weather station 10.9 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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The soaring central corner is tackled at a surprisingly amenable grade by this fantastic route. The line is unmistakeable, the rock is good, and you get all the atmosphere of the cliff's harder offerings.From tidal ledges, start up the corner, mainly on the left wall, on huge holds and with plentiful protection to a series of ledges at about 15m. Optional belay on the more spacious of these.Continue up the steepening corner, making use of the crack in the left wall and a variety of jamming and s...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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By Nick Russell
From: Bristol, UK
Mar 21, 2013
I'll flesh this area out a bit after a few more visits. If anybody wants to do a better job sooner, just let me know and I'll reassign it to you.