Croscombe Valley Cliffs

Climbs 47 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude ? – Faces W

Crag features
Unexpected pocketed limestone, unlike any in the area and more like that found on the continent than in Cheddar. Nice bouldering (and soloing/leading for those that like mossy and muddy top-outs). A bit more mileage will chase the choss from the rocks. Great for an afternoons bouldering, and in a lovely, quiet, wooded location. Kyloe-in-the-Woods meets Sardinia's Pietro Filosofale. Get down there!

Access notes
No restrictions, but the crag overlooks a footpath so be conscientious.

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

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
1Director's ChairE1 5a
2The Secret Existence of a Mendip OfficialHVS 5b
3The ProwE1 5c
4The ShelfE1 6a
5Jump StartE1 6a *
6DeadpointE3 6b *
7Mind the PrimrosesE1 5b
8Dead-hanging OffenceE1 6b
9SnowdriftE2 5c
10What's On?VS 4c *
11Yellow PerylE4 6b *
12All Sown UpHVS 5c **
13The DripE2 6a *
14Reasons to be CheerfulHVS 5a *
15No Mats RequiredHVS 5b
16Angles-sur-L'AnglinE2 5c *
17Spear and WatsonE3 5c
18CowardE1 5c
19Role ReversalVS 4c
20Winter Approaches7a
21Lightning CrackHS 4b
22One-man AudienceE3 6b
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They are bouldering traverses so Martin gave them sport grades (like the one at Wyndcliff)
The Pylon King - 14/May/13
There seem to be a couple of routes with sport grades. I assume there's no bolts here. They should be trad grades, surely.
bpmclimb - 13/May/13
Do you have more up to date information?

These details were last updated on 14/May/2013
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