Deep Cut

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Deep Cut
Cragshot great tor deep cut.jpg
Rock Type Natural Carboniferous Limestone
Climbing Style Trad
Approach Time 20 minutes
Area Gower
Sub Area Tor Bay and Great Tor
Local Area Great Tor East
WGS-84 Location
OS Grid Ref.
WGS-84 Parking Location
GR Parking Location
Base Elevation 0 metres (Other)
General Info
Faces Direction East
Aspect Partially Sunny
Wind Sheltered Mostly
Climbing Type Normal
Seepage Never
Before/After Low Tide 0.0 hours (See Note)

Tidal Status

Bolting Policy

No bolting.


A distinctive gash found below a prominent subsidiary ridge of Great Tor. Climbing is only possible around low water or for longer on spring tides.



The Routes

4. Left Edge 15m VD

The left edge of Deep Cut contains two corners. Follow the first over a bulge to a slabby finish.

J.Talbot 00.00.1960

5. The Camille Wester Fan Club 15m VS,4c

The right-hand corner.

D.Dilligence Pre-2003

6. Chasm 18m HVD

The right wall of Deep Cut contains a leftward rising ledge. Gain and follow this from the right of a bulge. Chimney up the back wall, to gain a ledge on the right. Finish up the crack above.

J.Talbot 00.00.1960

7. Left Crack 15m S *

Follow Chasm to the ledge, then take a short corner to a ledge. Choose from a cluster of cracks to finish.

J.Talbot 00.00.1960

8. Right Edge 18m M

The right edge of Deep Cut.

J.Talbot 00.00.1960

9. Arcelor Bandit 18m VD

The arête 3m right of Right Edge.

D.Dilligence Pre-2003

10. LEG And Jakob's Triple Trigger ABS Restructuring 18m D

The shallow corner immediately right of Arcelor Bandit.

G.Ashmore 15.03.2003

First Ascents

Additional Photos