Exceptionally steep and difficult face-climbs on limestone, some bolt-protected desperates. Fast-drying, good winter venue.
The quarry owners, Woodspring District Council have
formally granted permission to climb, on the condition that climbers do not venture onto any climbs to the right of Graveyard Gate, with the sole exception of Meet Thy Creator. The quarry is a SSSI. Climbers are also asked to respect fences and other facilities put in place to protect the general public.
Uphill Village is clearly signposted from Weston-Super-Mare. The solitary hilltop church can be seen from miles around. Access to the quarry is gained via an opening in the massive sea defence wall at the end of Uphill Way. The access lane is shared by Uphill boat yard, and must not be blocked. Adequate car-parking space exists to either side of the sea wall.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.
|1||Cave Chimney||HVS 5a||2|
|2||Behind the Boatshed||E3 5c|
|3||Groove and Slab||HS 4a||6|
|4||Fast Track||E2 6a||2|
|6||Uphill Corner||HS 4a||4|
|7||The Terminator||E3 6a||6|
|8||Images of War||E3 5c||31|
|9||A Lesser Evil||E4 6b *||7|
|12||Life and Times||E5 6a *||3|
|13||The Enlightenment||E6 6a **||7|
|14||The Jimi Hendrix Experience||E6 6b ***||11|
|15||Boat Percussion||E5 6a||1|
|17||The Haunting||E4 5c||1|
|18||Uphill Racer||E5 6a **||5|
|19||Living Dead||7b ***||34|
|20||Chiming for You||7a+ ***||44|
|21||Premonition||E4 6a *||1|
|25||Turn in the Grave||E5 6a **||2|
|26||Crematorium||E4 5c/6a *||4|
|27||Taking a Line for a Walk||E2 5b||1|
|28||Get It While It's Hot||E2 5b *|
|29||Graveyard Gate||HVS 4c *||5|
|30||Meet Thy Creator||E4 6c|
|31||Clip up - The Jimi Hendrix Experience *||7b+||1|
|32||The Handsome Jim Experience||7c **||3|
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|Just to make very clear - according to a recent encounter - Graveyard gates IS out of bounds... we were asked to leave.... I don't think this is clear in the guidebook, or on RAD|
richardadventurecafe - 01/Dec/08