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 

65m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
The long flared corner gives a good sustained and protectable pitch. Start on a ledge under the corner. Climb up cracks to the horizontal break at the beginning of the corner itself. After a steep entry to the corner (peg) continue up the corner often on its right-hand side, until an easier angled right leading line gains an abseil station Alternatively the third pitch of Hell Gates can be climbed if desired - this is the traditional finish to the route. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
1) 5b, 40m.
2) 4b, 25m.

H Bussey, S Evans (1 pt aid) 09/May/1965.

Ticklists

Bristol 1st E1s , CC GUIDE (2016): Avon Gorge - 1-3 Star Classic & Hard Rock , Avon Gorge Starred E1s , 2021 , 2022 Avon Gorge VS - E1 , Avon GORGEous

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SPearce 8 May, 2022 Show βeta
βeta: Thought it was hellgates until the big man sized hole never appeared! couldnt place a cam due to an in situ pigeon, who i had a staring contest with (pigeon 1: me 0). fun climbing though!
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βeta: Thought it was hellgates until the big man sized hole never appeared! couldnt place a cam due to an in situ pigeon, who i had a staring contest with (pigeon 1: me 0). fun climbing though!

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Route of Interest
Limbo

Grade: E1 5b ***
(Avon Gorge (Suspension Bridge Area))

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