Avon Gorge (Sea Walls)

Climbs 267 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 29m a.s.l – Faces SW

Crag features
Quarried limestone, generally sound. Protection tends to be sparse. Wall is a real sun trap allowing for year-round climbing. Mainly multi-pitch routes up to about 90 metres. In the summer, escape up to the Downs and the waiting ice cream van.

Access notes
Either scramble down from the Downs, or park the car at the car park at the bottom of Sea Walls, straight off the A4. There have been problems in the past with travellers residing in the car park stealing gear and vandalising cars.

Guidebooks
South West Climbs - Volume 1 (2012), West Country Climbs (2010), Avon and Cheddar (2004), Avon and Cheddar (1992)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
 UNKNOWN WALL 
2The Halcyon Days of the BourgeoisieE2 6a
3Spool to TapeE1 5c
4Quietly ConfidentE2 6a
5Hard LabourE1 5a
6AasvogelVS 4c
7Curtain CallE2 5c
8WintersolE2 5b *
9Stage FrightE2 5c
10DesecratorHVS 5a **
11KlibE4 6a
12Castillos des ArenasE3 5c
13Chalk and CheeseE4 5c
14The BilkE4 5c *
15The BlikE3 5b **
16Men of the WorldE5 6a
17Urban GorillaE3 6a *
18Unknown WallVS 4c **
19Unknown SlabE2 5c
20The Orang Outang out of Jungle BookE3 6c
 THE EXPLODING GALAXY WALL 
22RecklessE4 6a
23This Flight TonightE5 6a
24DragonE3 5c **
25The Real St WerburghsE4 6b/c
26Unknown PleasuresE6 6b **
27Unknown Pleasures (Final Pitch)E3 5c ***
28Amanita MuscarinaE4 6a ***
29Psychopath WayE6 6b *
30Hammer HorrorE5 6a **
31Yellow EdgeE3 5c ***
32Quip U for LeisureE3 5c
33Captain SwingE3 5c **
34The HaystackE3 5c *
35The Imploding GalaxyE5 6a/b *
36Was It You?E7 6c **
37It Wasn't Me7c **
38Tour de FranceE6 6b **
39Duncan Goes to ClevedonE4 6b *
 UNKNOWN BUTTRESS 
41Unknown GullyVS 4c
42Take FiveE1 5b
43Hang TenE2 5c *
44Smog of ThingsE5 6b *
45The PusherE2 5b
46New HorizonsE3 5c **
47SuperstitionE5 6a
48Poked OffE6 6a
49Hocus PocusE3 6a **
50Conjuring TrickE5 6a
51CatholicsE1 5b *
52M2E1 5b *
53M1E1 5b **
54Motorway MadnessE4 6a *
55Electra GlideE4 6a *
56Ladder of DesireE3 5c ***
57Cuban EyesE5 6b *
58The Rebel YellE5 6b
59Pigeon's NestE3 6a
60Crown of ThornsE7 6c
61I'm 55E6 6c *
62Non-stickE2 6a
63The Enchanted GordonE6 6c *
64Slap StickE3 6b
65Jimmy LoweE5 6c
66Make It Up as You Go AlongE2 5a
 UNKNOWN AREA TRAVERSES 
68Zero OptionE5 6b *
69Level HeadedE7 6c *
70AltostratusE4 5c *
71Hot Air/Chasin' the DragonE2 5b *
72Bop till You DropE3 5c
73Red Hot and Chaffeur DrivenE4 5c
 UPPER WALL 
75Straight and NarrowE5 6a
76ThemE3 6a ***
77Keep on GoingE4 6b
78Already GoneE6 6a *
79Solar PowerE5 6b **
80Slender NorrisE5 6c
81Big WednesdayE4 6b
82New Horizons IIE2 5c ***
83An Illusion of LoveE6 6b
84Lost IllusionsE5 6b **
85Bold as LoveE6 6b **
86MirageE3 6a *
87RaindoctorE5 6b
88Arms RaceE4 5c ***
89Living on the SkylineE7 6c
90Street LifeE5 6b
91The PoliceE5 6b
92High ProfileE6 6b
93Low ProfileE5 6b ***
94Stayin' AliveE4 5c *
95UsE2 5b *
96Flexi-timeE3 5c
97Shake-timeE7 6b
98What about Me?E2 5b
99Um BongoE6 6c *
100Rancho CucamongaE3 5c
101All Hail the Underdog.E5 6a
102BansheeE2 5c *
103ChocoholicE5 6a
104Big BerthaE1 5a
105Who Me?E2 5a
106The Prince8b
 THE PROBLEM PAGES 
108Pilgrim's ProgressE6 6c
109Sex Symbol for BuntyE6 7a
110The Metaphysical FlakeE5 6b
111For RichardE1 5a
112My AncestorsE4 6a
113Nuts in MayE5 6b
114Dark CrystalE3 6b
115Statement of YouthE6 6c
116Slippery PeopleE3 6b
117CalcinogenesisE4 5c
118Dirty Stop OutE3 6a/b
119Vertically LimitedVS 4c
120Irish GirlE4 6b
121Death by ChocolateE4 6c
122In Loving MemoryE5 6b
123Dead Dreams Fly FlagsE5 6b
124The Howling TombirdVS 4b
 ROTTEN ROW 
126Kitnova ParkHVS 5a
127The Minute WaltzE6 6c
128ErosVS 4b
129PathosE4 6a
130AresE5 6c
131Academic8a
132Senile DecayE2 5c
133Mellow YellowHVS 5a
 THE CONSTRUCTION SITE 
135Happy 'cause I'm Going HomeHVS 5a
136Serenity CrackE1 5a
137Fit to DrottE5 6a
138EarthmoverE2 5b
139HymacE3 5c
140JCBE3 5c
141Eric ExsykesE5 6c
142Hatti JacquesE2 5c
143Sod's LawE5 5c
 RAILED-OFF CAVE AREA 
145EntrailHVS 5a
146Just Searing Away7b+ *
147Oil on CanvasE3 6a
148Eleven Years OnE3 6a
149The PactE5 6b
150ThanatosHVS 5a *
151IntestinesE4 6b
152One Rawl for AllE3 5c *
153Cause without a RebelE2 5b
154Midnight ExpressE6 6a **
155To Be Is Not to BoltE7 6b
156Train in the DistanceE6 6c
157Tunnel VisionE4 6c
158The Housing (Cave Dwellers) Act 1000 BCE4 5c
159The BeatE5 6b
160Starless And Bible BlackE5 6b *
161Small or NothingE5 5c *
162Whizz for AtomsE4 6a *
163ParadiddleHVS 5c
164Done Years AgoE2 5c
165SlurpHVS 4b
166Lost AtomsE5 6a
167The Melancholy of DepartureE5 6a
168WretchE2 5a
169S'All OverE4 5c
170PukeHVS 5a *
 UPPER TERRACE 
172Particlesf6C+ 6b
173Hurts 18 *
174The Cover UpE5 6b
175Indecent ExposureE2 5c *
176Wobbly BitsE4 5c
177The TremblingE5 6a
178Shakin' All OverE5 6b
179TremorsE5 6b
180False AlarmsE3 6a *
181Gold StarE3 5c
 CENTRAL SECTION 
183Quick FlashE5 5c
184The Featherless BipedE4 6a **
185Hugh's GrooveE1 5a **
186Bisector wallE4 6a
187Exterminating AngelE3 5b *
188Who's Wall?E4 6a *
189Defining LimitsE6 6c *
190Terror FirmaE5 6a *
191Comic ReliefE2 6a
192Pongo Sid ChilliE3 6a
193GronkVS 4c **
194MorpheusVD 4a **
195BastardizedE5 6a
196Death or DishonourE4 5c
197Exterminating 5b LeadersE3 5b
198SleepwalkS 4a **
199MobiusHVS 4c
200NightcapHVS 5b
201Nitecap startV1
 RIGHT WING 
203Pants ChoiceE1 6a
204'King ChoiceE2 6b
205For....V4
206PG TipsV6 6a/b
207The Arete problem.V6
208The Squirrel's Heartf7B+ *
209The Arete Problem SDSV7 *
210Crystal TipsV8
211Most ChoiceE2 6b
212Choice Traversef7A
213Connoisseur's ChoiceE2 6b
214Connoisseur's SDSf7A+
215Punk's ChoiceE5 6c
216Critic's ChoiceE5 6b *
217The Tin DrumHVS 5a
218OscarE3 5b
219Ffoeg's FollyE2 5c *
220Ffoeg's Folly (first pitch only)HVS 5a
221Coyote UglyE2 5c
222Last ChanceE4 6b
223Last SlipE3 5c ***
224Last Slip direct startE3 5b
225Starfish IntersectorE4 6a
226Operational ReasonsE1 5a
227Shits and GigglesE7 6c
228GymslipE4 6b
229Gymslip traverseV3
230Every Smile You FakeE6 6b
231Fast GripE2 5b *
232Vulcan Death GripE4 6a
233Chameleon FeetE4 6b
234Pins and NeedlesE7 6b/c
235Slow MotionMVS 4b
236NightmareS 4a *
237Nightmare (Direct Finish)VS 4c
238One Scream's Enough7c *
239One Scream's Enough Direct7c+
240EdgemasterE5 6b ***
241PadansacE2 5c *
242Just SoE5 5c *
243The Quiet MindE7 6b
244Solution PollutionE5 6a
245Feed Your Head EclipsedE7 6b
246Partial EclipseE4 6b/c *
247StretcherE3 6c
248SimianHVS 5a
249Humdinger JuryE4 6b
250DaydreamVS 5a *
251Hi, how are you VS 5a *
252ZebedeeHVS 5a
253Don't SlipE5 6a *
254The Aardvark and the FerretE6 6b
255SOSE4 5c
256SyphS
257Idleburger ButtressVD
258Smoove GrooveE6 6a *
259The Independent RouteE7 6b
2605b GrooveE3 5b
261Floating VoterVS 4c
2625b WallE3 5c
263RG Traversef6B+
264JasperHVS 5a
265Jumping CarrotsVS 4b
266Casper VS 4c
267Jumping BeansS
 THE MESA 
269Flash Gordon's Trip to MarsE4 6a
270anorexic little weirdoE1 5C
271The Bulimic FinishE1 5c
272Hands Up Who Wants to Die?E3 5b
273Flash HarryHVS 4c
274Another Little NumberE1 5b
275ImensaE3 6a
276Last Slip DirectE4 6a **
277Arcturus E4 6a 6a
278299 With a ConservatoryVS 4c
279Flash Gordon light HVS 5a
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USER FEEDBACKLogin as Existing User to add your comments
Scrubbed up Midnight Express, To be or not to Bolt and Tunnel vision over the last couple of days. Bit of chalk on them as well so prime for any budding onsighters.
remus - 11/May/14
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