Second Inlet

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Second Inlet
Mikaela Toczek enjoying winter sun on Quiet Flows the Jordan Fr. 6a
Mikaela Toczek enjoying winter sun on Quiet Flows the Jordan Fr. 6a
Rock Type Natural Carboniferous Limestone
Climbing Style Sport
Approach Time 20 minutes
Area South Coast
Sub Area Temple Bay Inlets
WGS-84 Location 51.441395, -3.604864
OS Grid Ref. SS 885 726
WGS-84 Parking Location 51.446124, -3.6053771
GR Parking Location SS 885 731
Parking Postcode CF32 0RT
Base Elevation 0 metres (Other)
General Info
Faces Direction South
Aspect Partially Sunny
Wind Sheltered Mostly
Climbing Type Normal
Midge Problem Never
Seepage Quick drying
Before/After Low Tide 3.0 hours (See Note)
Crags Within 2.0 km

Black Zawn, Cave Inlet, Davy Jones' Locker and the Sea Caves, Dirty Harry Walls, Dunraven Cliff, Elephant Wall, Every Persons Wall, First Inlet, Folded Walls, Fools Fantasy Area, Mitzy Wall, Ogmore Popular End, Phaser Wall, Playtime Wall, Right Hand Wall, Second Inlet, Stone Wings Cliff, The Biscuit, The Castle Area, The Long Wall, The Western Crag, Tiger Bay, Tusker Chimney Area, Twinkle Buttress, Witches Cave, Witches Tip



Clearly visible from the Dunraven / Southerndown beach carpark. When tides permit walk/ scamper left across the beach. When tides do not permit it's possible to pass over the stile from the lower carpark and walk above the cliff tops to descend sketchily steep grass below Tufa Terrace. Not recommended if you are not familiar with the crag so best to wait until all you risk is wet feet from an ebbing tide.

Continue east(R) along the foreshore from First Inletuntil below the broad fisherman's ledge there are several crozzly crack lines (climbed already but unrecorded) until just level with the large sea washed block.


Second Inlet
  1. Themis Is Out Of Order -Fr 6a+
    The most left route on the wall just at the entrance to the inlet,not as easy as it looks.6m.

  2. Alchemy of Error-Fr 6a
    Gain the big jug,twinkle on up.5.69m.

  3. Ow!! Fr 7a
    More gnarliness from Eugene.6m

  4. 300 Spartans Fr 6b
    The prominent prow at the left entrance to the inlet.Short but sharp.6m.

  5. Sliced Up at Thermopylae -Fr 6a
    Groove R of prow,don't slip it's super sharp.6m

  6. Sharpshitter Fr 6c
    Short, fierce and painful. 6m.

  7. Minsir Fr 6c+
    Gnarly 6m.

  8. Leonidas Last Breakfast-Fr 6a+
    Short wall,long sling for belay over top.6m.

  9. Ouch Fr 7?

  10. Tip Ripper Fr 6c *
    Short fierce boulder problem.6m.

  11. Achilles Hasn't A Foot To Stand On Fr-6b+
    Opposite the boulder a faint arête with a "tooth "of rock at the start and a larger one near the top,now harder since the demise of "the pebble".6m

  12. Euclid's Theorem Fr-6a
    Wall to the right sharing LO.6m

  13. Gift Of The Gods Fr 6b+
    One bolt,no LO.6m

  14. Gods of Long Ashton Fr 6a
    The left of the twin cracks.Bridgend bolt runners(BBR) i.e share with route on right.6m

  15. The Dark Force of Glamorgan Fr 6a
    The right hand crack.BBR's(unlike the bristol equivalent these are in situ).6m

  16. It's all Greek To Me Fr-5+
    Barnacle start with joke blue thread,big sling LO easily retrieved and/or reach to LO on right.6m

  17. One Less For The Spoiler Fr-4+
    The arête.6m

First Ascents

  1. R.Thomas Eugene Jones 23/11/2014
  2. R.Thomas R.Phillips 25/03/2015
  3. Eugene Jones R.Thomas 23/11/2014
  4. R.Thomas G.Ashmore 16/05/2013
  5. R.Thomas E.Jones 22.09.2014
  6. project
  7. Eugene T.Jones G.AShmore 00/10/2014
  8. R.Thomas E.Jones 00.09.2014
  9. project
  10. R.Thomas Two Richies 2013
  11. R.Thomas E.Jones 2011
  12. R.Thomas 2011
  13. G.Ashmore 2012
  14. R.Thomas 2012
  15. R.Thomas 2012
  16. R.Thomas
  17. R.Thomas