/ NEWS: BMC Access Changes - Roaches and Ravensdale
At the Roaches, a pair of Peregrines are now nesting here, having moved from the nearby Hen Cloud. This means that all normal restrictions on Hen Cloud...
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Not being overly familiar with the route names, how does this affect the lower/upper-tier bouldering? We're staying in Rock Hall this weekend and want to make sure we don't stray.
Also, bonus, will take the tele-lens and try for some peregrine snaps :D
Ravensdale is owned by Natural England not the National Trust.
Little bit confused by this, does it mean between Damascus Crack and East Gully Wall, i.e. pretty much the greater part of the upper tier?
If not, where is Easy Gully?
Yes, that's correct. Pretty much the main body of the upper tier including the area around sloth, black and tans etc and the upper tier bouldering are all out of bounds.
Okay, thanks for clearing that up RFWilkie.
Is access to Skyline etc still do-able?
> Ravensdale is owned by Natural England not the National Trust.
The news item has been corrected since original post.
Latest news is the Roaches ban has been lifted as the nest had failed. So no restrictions at either of these venues from today.
What do you mean taken Andi? Stolen out the nest, eaten by a predator?
I was at the Roaches when the signs came down on Saturday. The chicks have gone missing 'under suspicious circumstances'. In other words they appear to have been poached.
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