Contributed by RoryBryson Oct/21 - This public hilllist has been seen 363 times

An attempt at a Top 50 list of the best the Avon Gorge has to offer. I didn't make the most of the Gorge while I was in Bristol, so the plan is to get good, return, and tick these (or at least the bottom half).

Avon Gorge, Tom and Karen on Gronk  © rotsoscooper
Avon Gorge, Tom and Karen on Gronk
© rotsoscooper

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User Percentage Latest Log
1st fammer 88% 14 Jan
2nd samsebways 44% 15 Nov, 2023
3rd Adrian Gostick 42% 10 Sep, 2022
4th Hidden 8% 22 Sep, 2021

Map of routes in this ticklist

Least routes Most routes

Note: Only showing summits, scrambles, winter routes, and low grade climbs

Distribution of grades

Top 12 photos of this hilllist

Falling barbecues and resultant belay-ledge fires are a hazard in Avon

The Lich
Falling barbecues and resultant belay-ledge fires are a hazard in Avon
© Seb Samways

Evening sunshine on Suspension Bridge Arete

Suspension Bridge Arête
Evening sunshine on Suspension Bridge Arete
© BStar

Jack Gallagher on 'Them' during Bristol Balloon Fiesta! - Avon gorge

Them
Jack Gallagher on 'Them' during Bristol Balloon Fiesta! - Avon gorge
© The Pylon King

Katie nearing the top of Suspense.

Suspense
Katie nearing the top of Suspense.
© nickwhimster

All or nothing! Rory following the crux of Pink Wall Traverse, Avon Gorge

Pink Wall Traverse
All or nothing! Rory following the crux of Pink Wall Traverse, Avon Gorge
© Chris Sansum

Enjoying the final pitch of Giants Cave Buttress

Giant's Cave Buttress
Enjoying the final pitch of Giants Cave Buttress
© Dave Bradbrook

Avon's Finest

Them
Avon's Finest
© Will Goldsmith

Ally seconding Them (E3 6a) at Avon

Them
Ally seconding Them (E3 6a) at Avon
© Paz

Unknown climber on Suspension Bridge Arete

Suspension Bridge Arête
Unknown climber on Suspension Bridge Arete
© fammer

Jonathan leading the 4th pitch of Gronk at sunset.

Gronk
Jonathan leading the 4th pitch of Gronk at sunset.
© Rob Morgan

Ev on Giant's Cave Buttress

Giant's Cave Buttress
Ev on Giant's Cave Buttress
© lieraza

Final pitch of Giants Cave at Sunset.

Giant's Cave Buttress
Final pitch of Giants Cave at Sunset.
© Stanners


Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
Pink Ginsane E6 6b *** 17 27m Avon Gorge (Main...
Edgemaster E6 6b *** 21 27m Avon Gorge (Sea...
Changeling E5 6b *** 13 54m • 2 Avon Gorge (Main...
Low Profile E5 6b *** 108 ? Avon Gorge (Sea...
Peryl E4 6a *** 102 55m • 2 Avon Gorge (Main...
Amanita Muscarina E4 6a *** 106 75m • 3 Avon Gorge (Sea...
Central Wall E4 6a *** 70 35m Avon Gorge (Main...
Arms Race E4 5c *** 397 17m Avon Gorge (Sea...
Think Pink E3 6a *** 173 69m • 3 Avon Gorge (Main...
Them E3 6a *** 255 27m Avon Gorge (Sea...
Steppenwolf E3 5c ** 80 33m Avon Gorge (Main...
Yellow Edge E3 5c *** 322 72m • 3 Avon Gorge (Sea...
Ladder of Desire E3 5c *** 222 33m Avon Gorge (Sea...
Last Slip E3 5c *** 112 40m • 2 Avon Gorge (Sea...
Krapp's Last Tape E3 5b *** 175 35m Avon Gorge (Main...
Lich Gates E2 5c *** 213 54m • 2 Avon Gorge (Main...
Pink Wall Direct E2 5c *** 120 60m • 3 Avon Gorge (Main...
Ffoeg's Folly E2 5c ** 386 40m • 2 Avon Gorge (Sea...
New Horizons II E2 5c *** 732 18m Avon Gorge (Sea...
The Preter E2 5b *** 140 77m • 3 Avon Gorge (Main...
Limbo E1 5b *** 806 45m Avon Gorge...
The Earl of Perth E1 5b *** 512 46m • 2 Avon Gorge...
Mike's Mistake E2 5b ** 352 53m • 2 Avon Gorge (Main...
M1 E1 5b ** 627 35m Avon Gorge (Sea...
Central Buttress E1 5a *** 339 50m • 2 Avon Gorge (Main...
Pink Wall Traverse HVS 5a ** 279 47m • 3 Avon Gorge (Main...
Hell Gates HVS 5a *** 973 46m • 3 Avon Gorge...
Suspense HVS 5a *** 1161 35m Avon Gorge...
Suspension Bridge Arête HVS 5a ** 1284 35m Avon Gorge...
Great Central Route HVS 5a *** 563 68m • 2 Avon Gorge (Main...
Malbogies HVS 5a *** 926 57m • 2 Avon Gorge (Main...
The Lich HVS 5a ** 449 27m Avon Gorge (Main...
José Dansack HVS 4c ** 120 25m Avon Gorge...
Petros VS 4c ** 948 27m Avon Gorge (Main...
Giant's Cave Buttress VS 4c *** 1389 80m • 3 Avon Gorge...
Piton Route VS 4c ** 1199 58m • 3 Avon Gorge (Main...
Unknown Wall VS 4c ** 595 55m • 3 Avon Gorge (Sea...
Gronk VS 4c *** 1516 95m • 5 Avon Gorge (Sea...
Rockers' Revenge VS 4c ** 260 40m • 2 Avon Gorge...
Sinister HS 4b ** 1255 52m • 3 Avon Gorge (Main...
Direct Route S 4a * 1126 27m Avon Gorge (Main...
Sleepwalk S 4a ** 1512 61m • 4 Avon Gorge (Sea...
Morpheus HVD ** 1920 67m • 4 Avon Gorge (Sea...
The Arête S 4a ** 1864 40m • 3 Avon Gorge (Main...
Bob's Climb VD ** 879 42m • 2 Avon Gorge (Main...
Ready and Waiting 7a+ ** 164 20m Avon Gorge (Sea...
Brutal Dub 6c+ ** 331 20m Avon Gorge (Sea...
Bushmen... (Chepstow Zombie Finish) 6b+ *** 295 25m Avon Gorge (Sea...
Push the Sky Away 6b+ *** 309 30m Leigh Woods
Passage to India 6a * 363 25m Leigh Woods
75 e, 127 stars 28,080 2,181m 96
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