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Haresfield Beacon

Gloucestershire, ENGLAND

Climbs 24 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 188m a.s.l – Faces ?

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Symonds Yat (2010)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 LEFT-HAND BAY  
2Overhanging CrackV0- 4c **31
3Left AreteV2 5c 9
4Left EdgeV0+ 5b 14
5Finger CrackV2 5c 15
6Hanging CrackV4 6a 7
7Wall betweenV3 6a 4
8Blunt Right AreteV2 5b 19
9Right WallV0 5a 21
10Descent CrackVB 4a 36
11Steep WallV3 6a 11
12Flake CrackV2 5b 20
13Blocky CrackVB 4b 38
 Climb nameGradex
14Stepped WallV3 5c 10
15Flowstone WallV2 5b 23
16Just left of the Cave.V3 5b 2
17Long WallV1 5a 25
18Long TraverseV4 6a 31
 LOWER WALL  
20Left CrackV1 5b 17
21Knobbly WallV3 5c 14
22Curved CrackV0- 4c 20
23Layback AreteV4 6a 14
24Hard TraverseV4 6a *10
25RafikiV7 *10
26Step Ladder *V3 2
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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Re: the grades. They are British tech grades not font bouldering grades and there seems to be some overlap with the V grades because of this.
megamonkeyman - 18/Jun/14

Stopped off on the way through to somewhere else to investigate - small, easy access, crag - but bit of a choss-fest on the left and on the top outs, reasonably highball in parts so take a pad. Nice enough for a quick session to break up a long journey, but not worth a full day out.
chrisweight - 17/Jun/14

The grades don't seem to correlate to this (http://media.rockfax.com/pdfs/boulder_grade.pdf) very well. I wonder if this is some kind of local dialect grading system. Probably my bouldering inexperience showing.
Mark Collins - 28/Jul/13

Nice spot, sheltered and sunny. Grades seem a bit exaggerated though. Lovely spot to take the kids.
davidalcock - 08/Jun/13

Dropped by today, ideal location for those passing through on the M5 and want a short (sub ten minute) walk in, good bouldering and a sun trap. It's easy to locate, the climbs are self explanatory and you can happily shake off that excessive driving vibe with a spot of action!
Ben Ranson - 05/Apr/13

rode up there today to scope it out the quarry looks good plenty of routes and a good chill spot at the bottom where you can have a fire, looked at gandalfs as well the big slab on the far right is fun good sloper practise
matt davies - 10/Jun/12

Many of the boulder problems here are covered in the new North Cotswold Bouldering Guide available from Base Cubic. Also covers Cleeve, new area 'Gandalfs' and Elephant Stone.
DaveX - 06/Apr/12

MARCH 2012: Someone's had a fire at the foot of Blocky Crack and Stepped Wall and tried cooking many beer bottles, unsuccessfully. Watch out for broken glass underfoot! Cleared it up as best we could.
kabalski - 16/Mar/12

Nice little bouldering spot, don't be put off by first appearences.
Malpractise - 24/Apr/11

a bit, just interest what the small overhnaging boulder prob is at the far left of the crag?
Bunchuk - 07/Dec/09

There are lots of eliminates, traverses etc with different names and grades, getting a consensus all the obvious lines have been climbed at a range of grades. Any help?
tombeasley - 20/Nov/09

Does anybody have any info on the lines here? Even rough guesses?
Bunchuk - 19/Nov/09

It's actually Haresfield quarry, the beacon is further north were Little Haresfield can be found. South facing.
The Pylon King - 27/Oct/09