SW4338 : Right Angle (HS) on the Gurnard's Head

taken 19 years ago, near to Porthmeor, Cornwall, Great Britain

Right Angle (HS) on the Gurnard's Head
Right Angle (HS) on the Gurnard's Head
One of the south-west's classic 3-star Hard Severes, Right Angle involves a descending traverse into the corner, then a brilliant pitch straight up the 90-degree corner at the far side of the slab where the team of two with the white helmets is climbing. Poetry. The view down that pitch from the top belay looks like LinkExternal link
We never did work out quite what the guy on the abseil rope was doing, since he appeared to be abbing into the water, at the foot of the cave, on a rising tide. Each to their own, I suppose.
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Date Taken
May 1998   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 28 January, 2010
Category
Rock climbing   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 431 386 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:11.5222N 5:35.9888W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 431 387
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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