Dinder Wood

Climbs 72 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude ? – Faces SE

Access notes
Take an OS map. Park carefully on Sleight Lane (northof Crosscombe).

Went with friend mid Sep 09. Take v seriously the Guidebook's notes on the nettles. They were about 10ft tall and after 30mins of hacking through with a stick, we gave up. You need gardening equipment and long sleeves/trousers to get access during spring/summer/autumn!

Guidebooks
Avon and Cheddar (2004), Avon and Cheddar (1992)

Climbs at this crag

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39Another Imposing AreteE1 5b *4
40Neu!E1 5b *9
41Forgotten CrackHS 4b *2
42Solar FieldsVS 4c 1
43Rattle CrackHS 10
44Swift ResponseE1 5c 1
45Cave CrackVD 5
46Mirror ImageE1 5c 1
47Rob's LaybackHS 5
48How To Avoid EverythingVS 4b 2
49JamslipVS 5a *3
50Rigor MortisS 8
51The Reaper's EmbraceE5 5c 10
52Down in Dingley DellHVS 5a 9
53RosethornVS 4c 2
54YellowstoneE5 6a *6
55Easy RouteD 10
56Spring HazeHVS 4c **12
57Slash and Burn DirectE1 5b *1
58Slash and BurnHVS 5b 3
 WASP WALL  
60Jamming with a WoodpeckerVS 5a 4
61Wasp Nest CrackS 4a 2
62Owl and PrimrosesS 4a 1
63Wasp Wall AreteVS 4c 2
 THE OTHER SIDE  
65MadibaE3 6a 1
66Cap ComforterE1 5a 3
67The Competitve SpiritE1 5b 2
68The DownpourHVS 5a 1
69Gift WitheldVS 5a 3
70From This Day OnHS 4a 2
71The Cult of The ClitorisHS 4b 2
72Zumerville's Chimney.D 3
73Your PromiseE1 5b 2
74Laughing SoulVS 4c 1
75The Three Legged TreeHS 4b 3
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Lots of loose rock on the face and at the top but the crag bottom is in good condition and worth a visit before those nettles come back!
Chris Rondel - 09/Mar/14
Some great climbs. Muddy on the deck and still overgrown towards the top, but rock is in good condition.
accordion_to_who - 09/Mar/14
Yeah they are I got stung twice on the route and took my first fall on gear
Tom Harper - 11/Oct/13
Some local lads plus Deepstar and myself have been doing the 'restoration'. The last time i was there ( Sept) i sat on a wasps nest at the top and got excessively stung :( Maybe theyre still pissed off!!
The Pylon King - 08/Oct/13
Great job to whom ever tidied up the area, great climbs. however be careful as there is a wasp nest 4/5 of the way up the rock face. I would recommend a bee hive suit to climb at the moment; they are vicious!
magicalgearbrains - 08/Oct/13
A couple of locals have been tidying up. Access to the crag is pretty decent at the moment and a lot of loose crap has been removed from the top. A few lovely little climbs here :-)
goatboy76 - 29/Jul/13
In relatively good nick at the moment. Everything left of P45 is reachable with no nettle bashing necessary.
remus - 26/Jul/13
At the top of the crag is a tumbled down dry stone wall and barbed wire fence.One of the fence posts is an old railway sleeper with some waymarking signs on it,the best place to abseil in is from a tree just back from a flat topped rock 10m`s right of the sleeper.
deepstar - 16/Aug/12
Excessively vegetated as of June 2008, with no obvious approach to the cliffs.
nic42 - 15/Jun/08
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