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.

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

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGrade
1Director's ChairE1 5a 6
2The Secret Existence of a Mendip OfficialHVS 5b 8
3The ProwE1 5c 7
4The ShelfE1 6a 7
5Jump StartE1 6a *7
6DeadpointE3 6b *3
7Mind the PrimrosesE1 5b 4
8Dead-hanging OffenceE1 6b 6
9SnowdriftE2 5c 3
10What's On?VS 4c *24
11Yellow PerylE4 6b *3
12All Sown UpHVS 5c **13
13The DripE2 6a *5
14Reasons to be CheerfulHVS 5a *17
15No Mats RequiredHVS 5b 19
16Angles-sur-L'AnglinE2 5c *10
17Spear and WatsonE3 5c 1
18CowardE1 5c 9
19Role ReversalVS 4c 11
20Winter Approaches7a 4
21Lightning CrackHS 4b 10
22One-man AudienceE3 6b 2
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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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