|Rock Type||Natural Carboniferous Limestone|
|Approach Time||25 minutes|
|Sub Area||Thurba to Overton|
|Local Area||Port Eynon|
|WGS-84 Location||51.53930, -4.21423|
|OS Grid Ref.||SS 465 845|
|WGS-84 Parking Location||51.544533, -4.211459|
|GR Parking Location||SS 467 851|
|Parking Postcode||SA3 1NN|
|Base Elevation||0 metres (Other)|
|Before/After Low Tide||2.5 hours (See Note)|
|Crags Within a Half Mile.|
2½ hours either side of low water.
No bolting. However, reports have reached us (05/04/2023) that bolting has occurred in the vicinity.
Abseil or walk off to the left (west).
Culver Hole contains a dovecote (culver is an old word for dove). This is worth exploring which is more than can be said for the routes, which are pokey to say the least. A hanging rope is required for escape at the top.
- Thick Wrist - E3,5c
The grey groove in the left side of the face. Follow the rightward-slanting crack in the lower wall, then left to an in situ PR below the groove, which is loose and not recommended. 12m.
- New Body Buzz - E5,6a
Intricate and strenuous climbing on pockets. Start below the shallow recess at the centre of the face. From the right side of the recess climb directly up to a projecting jug at 7m. Follow pockets up the wall above, TR to a good hold and a big rock placement. Move right and enter a round cave. Exit steeply leftwards TR, on pockets. Finish up a solid rib on the left. 22m
- Spinal (Con)Fusion - E4,6a
Start left of the cave and climb into a pocketed recess TRs. Take the final bulge via a ragged pocket. 22m.
- Thick Wrist - M.Crocker, R.Thomas 23.10.1993
- New Body Buzz - M.Crocker 10.10.1993
- Spinal (Con)Fusion - M.Crocker, R.Thomas 23.10.1993