Restricted Access

Bristol City Council are obliged to maintain the fencing in this location for road safety reasons - please help them out by not damaging it when accessing the crag.

Seasonal Restrictions

Dates: 15 April to 15 July

Reason: Nesting Birds

Nesting birds, please avoid climbing Limbo and Beginnings 

18m. Climb the slanting crack all the way. Great gear, great moves, great rock. In-situ belay at the top. Abseil off.

F E Bennett, G Boothby 01/Jan/1969.

Ticklists

Avon VSes , CC GUIDE (2016): Avon Gorge - 1-3 Star Classic & Hard Rock , Best of Avon Gorge VD - HVS , Avon Gorge easier classics , 2022 Avon Gorge VS - E1

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User Date Notes
Dave Ing 12 May Show βeta
βeta: For lead rope solo there's a good bottom belay (nuts/cam) at the start of the crack.
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βeta: For lead rope solo there's a good bottom belay (nuts/cam) at the start of the crack.
Steve Neads 23 Aug, 2019 Show βeta
βeta: Only noticed some polish when doing the final crux move - nice pitch though.
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βeta: Only noticed some polish when doing the final crux move - nice pitch though.

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Route of Interest
Giant's Cave Buttress

Grade: VS 4c ***
(Avon Gorge (Suspension Bridge Area))

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