Carn Gowla


Compact rock with some brilliant multi-pitch routes up to 350ft. Protection can be sparse, and pegs should also be treated with care. Aim for Sackful Of Clowns (HVS 5a), The Tomb (E2 5b), The Awakening (E3 5c), America (E4 5c) and Guernica (E6 6b).

Crag information
Climbing Area: South West & Southern Rock Type: Igneous
Importance: Local CRoW Land: No
Ownership: National Trust No. of Routes: 166
Within National Park: No Year Developed:
Grid Reference: SW698511

Restrictions apply from 15 March - 30 June.

Reason: Nesting Birds

The restriction applies to the whole of America Buttress only.

Parking and Approach

Tidal in most parts.From St Agnes on the N coast follow the minor coast road to a turning on the R. Follow rough track to parking near the coastguard station. 400m E is the top of the America Wall. Abseil access is best.
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