West Cornwall Bosigran Chair Ladder and the Lizard



This guide gives updated descriptions for the cliffs previously covered by the CC's Bosigran and Chair Ladder guidebooks, as well as the crags of the Lizard Peninsula. It thus provides complete coverage to the climbing in this popular holiday area.

Along with the two main granite crags of Bosigran and Chair Ladder there is coverage of Sennen, Land's End, Pordenack, Carn les Boel and Carn Barra. Greenstone, Killas, Slate, Schist and Serpentine cliffs such as Gurnard's Head, Kenidjack Castle Cliffs, Tater Du, Vellan Head and Bass Point are also covered. The guide has a strong environmental emphasis.

Areas Covered Include
Aire Point
Bosigran Ridge Area
Carn Barra
Carn Les Boel
Carn Vellan
Chair Ladder
Coastguard Cliff (Lizard Point)
Cribba Head
Fox Promontory
Great Zawn
Gurnard's Head
Kenidjack Cliffs
Lands End
Porthgwarra Buttress and Hella Point
Rosemergy Towers
St Loy Cliff
Zawn Duel and Carn Gloose
Zennor Cliff

Routes in this area include
Aboriginal Sin (E3 5c)
Biggles Flies Undone (VS 4c)
Dream-Liberator Connection (E3)
Lazarus (E7 6c)

Writen by : John Hooper, Nick Hancock, Shane Ohly, Pete O'Sullivan, Andy March, Sam Salmon, Chris Craggs, Mike Raine, Martin Dunning, Paul Bolton, David Hope and Des Hannigan.

  • Guidebook country: England
  • Guidebook isbn10: 0901601691
  • Guidebook isbn13: 9780901601698
  • Guidebook language: English
  • Guidebook numberofpages: 672
  • Guidebook publisheddate: August 1996
  • Guidebook publisher: Climbers Club
  • Guidebook region: England - South West England
  • Manufacturer: Climbers' Club