Silent Walls

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Silent Walls
Cragshot silent walls.jpg
Rock Type Quarried Carboniferous Limestone
Climbing Style Sport
Approach Time 25 minutes
Area Gower
Sub Area Rhossili
Local Area Rhossili Upper Crags
WGS-84 Location 51.565321, -4.303461
OS Grid Ref. SS 404 876
WGS-84 Parking Location 51.569301, -4.28840
GR Parking Location SS 415 880
Parking Postcode SA3 1PP
Base Elevation 12 metres (Other)
General Info
Faces Direction North West
Aspect Partially Sunny
Wind Sheltered Seldomly
Climbing Type Normal
Seepage Quick drying
Crags Within 400m

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Silent Walls
Sport Grades
<= 6a+ 3
6b - 6c+ 4
7a - 7b 0
>= 7b+ 0

Tidal Status



Short corner and slab.



All lower-offs.

The Routes

  1. Nick's Corner - VS, 5a
    Trad corner.

  2. OK Squire - Fr. 6a
    Right of corner.

  3. Freeloaders Arête - Fr. 6a+
    Arête then L to shared belay.

    Up the grass slope on the right is a sombre wall to the left of the arête of Silent Fright Buttress.

  4. It's Oh So Quiet - Fr. 6b+ *
    Excellent arête just L of a grubby corner. Reachy start.

  5. Noisiness - Fr. 6b
    Good bridging up the corner.

  6. Bedlam - Fr. 6b
    Crack moving left to a steeper section.

  7. White Noise - Fr. 6c+ ***
    Pick of the bunch. Left side of arête. Excellent.

First Ascents

Silent Walls

  1. Nick's Corner - Nick O'Neil, R.Thomas 01.06.2017
  2. OK Squire - R.Thomas, Nick 01.06.2017
  3. Freeloaders Arête - R.Thomas, Nick 01.06.2017
  4. It's Oh So Quiet - G.G R.T
  5. Noisiness -
  6. Bedlam -
  7. White Noise = G.G'