Bosigran Ridge - Cornwall

Bosigran Ridge - Cornwall

Page Type Page Type: Trip Report
Location Lat/Lon: 50.19223°N / 5.58309°W
Date Date Climbed/Hiked: Oct 6, 2013
Activities Activities: Trad Climbing
Seasons Season: Fall

Bosigran Ridge - Cornwall

Good morning to you all

During early October, I was lucky enough to stay in the superb CC Count House Hut at Bosigran in Cornwall where my partners in crime and I managed a quick "repeat offence" climb of the easy but classic "Bosigran Ridge". Often called Commando Ridge, it is a “mini-Alpine route by the sea” with great rock, exhilarating situations, a stunning location and surely the very best climb of it's grade in the West Country. Anyway the entertainment was duly recorded so for anyone interested in viewing a short HD film of this great climb including seals, kestrels and a homage to the superlative Count House then please use the following link:

If you wish to sample the full High Def experience and your computer has enough va va voom, you should be able to change the "Quality" icon to at least 720p HD in the bottom right hand corner on the You Tube screen. Anyway all constructive feedback or comments welcome and I hope it inspires a few folks to visit this amazing area and climb the route! :-)





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asmrz - Dec 2, 2014 7:12 pm - Voted 10/10

Bosigran, what a place

Thanks Dave for posting this video. It shows why the Bosigran is such a special place to Brits and foreign visitors alike.

Penelope and I visited the Count House, the Bosigran main wall and this ridge in mid June 2014. What a place! The climbing is on clean and solid rock (granite) and the scenery (sea cliffs) just cannot be beat. Wonderful place. Recommended.

Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle - Dec 3, 2014 4:01 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Bosigran, what a place

Hey Alois
Great set of images and it looks like Penelope and yourself had a great stay at the Count House and a rocking time on Bosigran ridge so happy daze! :-)
Cheers Dave


AlbertoRampini - Dec 3, 2014 12:43 pm - Voted 10/10

Really a great place!

I had the luck to climb here and stay at the Count House during a meet on May 2013! A lot of fun!
Cheers, Alberto

Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle - Dec 4, 2014 3:06 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Really a great place!

Hey Alberto indeed lucky you! A superb hut in a superb setting with superb climbing a short walk away! What more could a climber ask for... :-)
Cheers Dave

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