Cheddar Gorge North

Climbs 365 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude ? – Faces S

Crag features
Sunshine until mid-afternoon (Pride Evans Cliff is to low down to see the sun in mid-winter). Mostly hard and steep climbing. Mixture of sport and trad.

Collection of small crags on the North side of the gorge near the village. Lion Rock, Pride Evans Cave, and The Remnant.

All feature mostly hard and steep climbing and a mixture of sport and trad.

Access notes
Climbing is allowed year round on most cliffs on the North side though the access situation is sensitive, due to the high visibility of these crags and the risk of stones being dislodged.

Don't approach The Remnant from the car park directly below - follow the path from Lion Rock.

Avoid Prospect Tier and the bay to its right during summer.

Check online with the BMC regional access database.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Guidebooks
South West Climbs - Volume 1 (2012), Avon and Cheddar (2004), Avon and Cheddar (1992)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
 LION ROCK 
2Lion's ShareHVS 4c
3Pussy GaloreE4 6b
4Human Zoo7b+ **
5Lions Pride8a ***
6Cheddar Death Knell7b+
7Taming of the LionE6 6c ***
8Circus, Circus7c ***
9Circus Finale7c+ ***
10Shadow Walker8a+ ***
11Roy Walker connection8a ***
12Lion sleeps tonight8a *
13The SnarlE4 6b *
14SimbaE1 5b **
15Lion in WinterE3 6a *
16Tonight at Noon7c+ *
17Valley of the Blind7c ***
18English Cheddar GorgeousE5 6b **
19Seriously Strong CheddarE6 6b ***
20ECGE5 6a
21LeadbellyVS 4c
22Rock Junky7a+
23The ForestVS 4b
 THE REMNANT 
25Under SuveillanceHVS 5c
26Game OverS
27Fred the ShredE4 6a
28No Purchase NecessaryE1 5c
29Easy PickingsVS 4b
30Immaculate Conception6c+
31Days in the Desert6b+
32NumbskullE1 5b *
33Das Goot, Yah?6b *
34My Bones, My Bones, MyE4 6b
35Old BonesE5 6a
36Bristol Weed8a+
37Homegrown8a+
38Drug Store Cowboy8b *
39The Wrist Business7c+
40Just Say No8a **
41Try to RememberE5 6b
42Right-Hand Man8a
43Buried AliveE5 6b
44It's a Kind of Magic7b
45SkeletonE2 5c
46FossilE3 5c
47The Empire Strikes Back8a+
48The Death Star8c *
49Everyday Lives of Ordinary People7c
50Skullduggery7a+
51Spider Down My Vest - Cardiac Arrest!E5 6a
52Bouncing Barry7b+
53Bouncing Spy7c *
54Spy in the Sky7b
55Act of Vengance7b+
56Star Wars: The TrilogyE7 6c
57The MessageE3 6a
58A Question of SportHVS 5a
59AqueousS
 PRIDE EVANS CAVE 
61Gordon's Big Nose6b
62Can't Give a Finger6a
63Sprechen Ewe Loos6b+
64CrèvecoeurE3 6a
65Enemy of the StateE2 5b
66Fred's Project8b *
67Ultra-Violence7c *
68Jihadi8a *
69Secret Cabaret7c+ **
70Jewel in the SunE5 6b ***
71Jewel of a Son7b+ *
72Piglet's GrooveVS 4c *
73Sing a Mean Toon, Kid7b+ **
74Pyrotechnician (Left)7c+ **
75Directoonima7c ***
76Burning Ambition8a **
77House Burning Down7b+ ***
78Pride Evans Locker7c *
79Pyrotechnician8a **
80Mini Cooper7c+ *
81Rustler6c *
82Privy PurseHVS 5a
83SolsticeHVS 5b/c
84It's Behind YewHVS 5a
 EASTER ISLAND 
86Yew Who!E3 6a
87Parallel CracksM
88Goldilock's ZoneE2 5c
89HepatitisVS 4b
90Silence of the Lamb ChopsE3 5b
91What's All This Then?5c *
92Hot Enough?6a *
93The One-Armed Man6a
94In the Waiting Line4c *
95Dwain Dibbly6a+
96Take HartE2 6a
97Moai6a
 THE WAVE 
99Like a VirginE3 6b
100Dead on Arrival6a+
101The Bloodshed Begins6a+ *
102Ritual Slaughter7a *
103Millimetre War7c
104To-ally Wick-edE1 5b
105The Gift6b+
106Billy Crystal6b+
107Crystal Gale7a+
108Grope the Slope6c *
109Three's Company6b+
110The Minstrel7a+ *
111Real Runners'E3 5b/c
112G Whizz7b+
113Mutant Frenzy Bug6c+ *
114Toxic Shock6b
115Islands in the City7a+
116Greed7b+
117Utility Cock7c+
118Insatiable7b+ *
119Raw Deal7a **
120Bursting the Wave7c+ *
121Holdloss7c
122Project8b
123Bee Keeping in a War Zone6c+
124Seven Months Later7c
125Ebee G BeesE1 5a
126Missing on the Somme6c
127Split Rambo7b+
128Liquid Crystal8a *
129A Day Called Zero8a *
130Sophisticated7a+ *
131Psycho-Babble6b+
132Hell's a Hard Place7a+
 THE TSUNAMI 
134Who is the Enigmatic Mystery Climber?6a+
135Three Dark Nights6c+
136Joyride7a
137Liquid Sky7a+
138Les Trois Chevres7a+
139One for the Northern Brats7b+
140Sweet Tufa8a
141Ya-Boo Yorkie!7b+ *
142Hard Bass Religion7c
143Gob Blob7b
144Moonmilk7b
145Bick Zoomhead7b
146Velcro Wall7b
147Dope on a Slope7a+
148On Beachy Head7b
149Stoned to Death6a
 SECRET SOLO BLUFF 
151Night VisionE6 6a
152Hard LimeE5 6b
153Dangerous DuskE5 6a
154Thin TowersE4 6b
155Above and Beyond the I'm So Pathetic BarrierE1 6a
156Secrets of 2002E4 6a
157No Gear - Oh Dear!E3 5c
 PROSPECT TIER 
159Wham Bam Thank You Ma'amVS 5a
160Hair CutVS 4c
161MohicanE1 5b
162Gentlemen in Red Trousers'E4 6b
163Short CutS 4a
164Surprise CockfagsVS 4c
165Your DestinyE4 6a
166CentrefoldE1 5b
167ChargeVS 4c
168Le soupçonS 4a *
169Watching the Days Go ByE4 6a
170Digit AreteE5 6a
171Digit WallE2 5b
172Pot of CrockE4 6a
173Wild FrontierE6 6b
174No Fit State7a+
175FartE2 5c
176Vic BondE4 6b
177Maker's NameplateE5 6b
178Jon LukeE5 6b
179Rigorous Self AbuseE5 6a
180The WinkE2 5b
181The NodE2 5b
182Mary JaneVS 4c
183Prospect EliminateE4 5c
184Madcap LaughsVS 4b
185AsylumHVS 5b
186Lonely PrideE4 6b
187Sub-MescalitoE2 5c
 HEART LEAF BLUFF 
189Forgotten SacrificesHS
190Brass MonkeyHS 4a
191Weasel WordsE4 6b
192Inter-continental Ballisic BonzoE3 6a
193Condensation CanyonE4 6a
194Funny BoneHVS 5a
195HumerusS
196RiotsvilleE2 5c
197Forward ThinkingE5 6a
198Greg's Little Wall of HorrorsE2 5c
199In-between BoobsE5 6a
200Readers' WivesE1 5a
201LetcherE5 6a
202Consenting AdultsE2 5b
203Craitor TraitorE5 6b
204Heart Leaf ClimbS 4a
205Heart Leaf DirectE3 6a
206Au Bout de SouffleE5 6a
207Harley StreetE4 5c
208Driller Killer, Q'est-ce Que C'est?7c
209Fettered Trajectory7b+
210Air to Air Exit7b+
211ConcordeE5 6b
212TumbletotE5 6b
213La Tour NoireE5 6a
214La Tour Noire SuperE6 6b
215Dinner DateE1 5b
216My Wife's Apple CrumbleE5 6b
217Mescalito7c
218Rave Party7a+
219Make It Snappy!4c
220I Can't Believe It's a Texan5c
221I've Lost My Canadian5a
222Pregnancy Rocks Boyo!6c
223Keep the Home Fires Burning6a
224Old RomanticsE2 5c
225The Three BombadiersE2 5c
226Nameless ScoopE2 5c
227Just My ImaginationE2 5c
228Once AgainE2 5c
229Robertson's JamE4 6a
230Lean Burn7b
231Stanton Warriors8a+ *
232Me No Stereotype7c
233Will Stanton8a ***
234Still Wanton7b
235Gorilla TacticsE3 5c
236SentinelE3 6a
237Sentinel DirectE4 6a
238Mix a Quick Fix7a+
239VanguardE3 6a
240Bollocks to Broccoli7b
241What Lies Beneath6c+
242Editorial AxeE3 6a
243Pitchfork RebellionE5 6b/c
244Gubia7b+ **
245Rainy Day - Dream AwayE5 6b
246In from the StormE4 6b
247Bikini Amber7a+
248A Day for FeetE2 6a
249Look Around to See What to Look Up forE3 6a
250No Grappling; No Ska6a
251The Great Dane and Other Tall TalesS
252MicawberismHVS 5a
253Cyclists Advised to WalkE2 5c
254AvalonVS 4c
255Sell Your SoulE1 5a
256So This is ChristmasHS 5a
257Another Year OverS 5a
258Mare's NestVD
259The GrailE2 5c
260Can-CanVB 5b
261DanemarkHVS 5a
262GroundrushE4 6a
263Assassin!E6 6b
264ThrillerE3 5c
265PsychoE1 5b
266KayVS 4c
267Slow ReturnE2 5b
268First a FenceE6 6b
269Dead StopE5 6a/b
270Poisoned IvyE4 5c
271Free FallE2 5b
272The Dimming of the DayE2 5c
273Peg Leg CrackHS 4a
274Mon DieuE3 5c
275Zut Alors!VS 4c
276Elizabeth RouteD
277North-West AreteE3 6a
278Original RouteD
279Mariette RouteVD
280A Slice at the WifeE1 5b
281Emily's DogVS 4b
282Burial RouteD
 THE NARROWS 
284I Got One!5c
285Sound Your Horn7a+
286Where The Sun Don't Shine6b
287Keep it in the Family6a+
288Maiden Flight6b+ *
289Hill 625a
290White Smoke4a
291That Hollow Feeling6a+ *
292Like Father Like Son5a *
293Drukpa Dzong4c
294Totally Elched6b
295Spoon Jar Jar Spoon6a *
296Rush Hour6a
297Fez6a
 ARCH ROCK 
299Three Pounds Per Tonne4a
300Oh Pretty Woman!5c
301Lapse In Taste5c
302Mr Ripple6a *
303Big Budget Productions6a *
304Waiting for GorditoE1 5b
305Room With A View6a+ *
306Lady Cassidy6a+ *
307Galena Colada6c *
308Get Kimitri!E5 6a *
309No Time to Lose6b *
310No Time at AllE5 6a
311Snug as a Slug on a Jug7a+
312Screwballed!7a *
313Keystone Cop-OutE4 5c
314Playboys7b+ *
315All Hands to the Pump7b *
316Stone Town6b+ *
317Off the Wall6b *
318Breezes6c
319Cascara CrackS 4a
320Hug the Jug5a
321Don't Fear the Bleater5c
322Un-named Severe, Arch RockS
323As Happy as a Slug in SlimeE4 5c
324Cross-Town Traffic6c
 STEPPED WALL 
326Mokee Dugway Backway6c
327Chilli Cheesedog6a
328StreamlineE1 5b
329Where the Hell Is Hanksville6c *
330No Saanich in Salsa6a+
331Stepped WallVD
332MatanuskaVS 4c
333Little HopperVS 4b *
334Always Tomorrow7b *
335Tomorrow Never DiesE4 6b
336Odds against TomorrowE5 6a *
337Cryogenics7a+ **
338Bluepoint7a+ *
339Bullsblood6c+ *
340Decimation7a+
341Subcutaneous TissueE2 5a
342Little M6b
343Stepping Back6c *
344RoamertherapyE2 5b
345What5a
346Problem AV0 *
347Problem BV0+ 5a *
348Problem CV1 5c *
349Problem DV0+ 5b *
350Problem EV0+ 5b *
 OVERSHOOT WALL 
352Whose Line Is It Anyway?7a *
353Airborne Attack6b+ *
354Arcadia5a
355LuciferaVD
356Mojave Dust6a
357Busking for bolts4c
358Think Again4a
359EastenderHVS 5a *
360Comfortably Numb7a+
361The Heavy Brigade6b
362Berlin Wall6a+
363Groove Armada6a *
364The Only Fear Is a Flat Planet6a+ *
365There's Always An Angle5c
366HairlineE1 5c
367Absolutely Amazing Climb IIE2 6a
368The Unrelenting Wit of David TurnbullE4 6b
369Death of Fridays6a+
370problem F *V3 6a
371Problem G *V2 5c/6a
372Problem H *V2 5c *
373Prospect GullyD
374Peregrines Picnic *E1 5b
375Nails vellardVS 4c
376Thanks For A Lovely Girdle6b
377Ghetto Bouteille8a ***
378All About That Bass7c
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Note that these climbs also appear under Arch Rock on UKC
James Moyle - 14/Jun/09
Cycled past this today (5th july) and theres been a big rockfall. Seems to have taken out a lot of the right hand side of the wall. Probably safest to leave the entire thing alone untill it gets cleaned up.
remtherockclimber - 05/Jul/08
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These details were last updated on 18/Jun/2014

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