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Avon Gorge (New Quarry)

Avon, ENGLAND

Climbs 63 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 43m a.s.l – Faces SW

Crag features
Small quarry. Protection poor to non-existing. Rock generally loose and unsound. Only for the bold.

Not a great crag, but there are quite a few solid well protected routes.

The ground is currently about 4 feet higher than it was when most of the routes were put up.

There have been new sport routes added recently (2014). Topo is available http://climbbristol.com/new-quarry-update-martin-crocker/

Access notes
Park at Sea Walls and walk south along the A4.

Weather forecast

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16 °C
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18 °C
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16 °C
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Guidebooks
West Country Climbs (2010), Avon and Cheddar (2004), Avon and Cheddar (1992)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1For the Love of IvyVS 4c 1
2Agua ColoradoE2 5b 4
3Bitter and Twisted traverse R to Lf7B 8
4Bulking Agent7b+ 16
5Bitter and Twisted7b 108
6Dinosaur Beach6b+ *144
7Jurassic Lark6b+ 31
8Brundle-fly FusionE2 5b 2
9Fry Crispin FryE3 5b 1
10Sand SapphireXS 5b  
11Combined TacticsE3 5c 1
12ZildjanE4 6a *1
13Paiste 20027a *48
14Cymbeline6c 37
15Cymbal the PunE3 5c 1
16The EchoE2 5c 7
17Full Metal Cymbal6b+ 52
18Brutal Dub6c+ **55
19Ready and Waiting7a+ *26
20The FuryE5 6b 4
21Product of an Unsound MindE5 6b 1
22ExhumationE5 6a *3
23A Drop in the Ocean of DecayE4 6a/b 12
24Manoir de KerlutE3 6a 16
25MensaE5 5c 1
26ShivaXS 5a  
27The Happy TrundlersXS 5a 3
28Bushmen Don't Surf6b **91
29Chepstow Zombie (Right-hand) Finish6b+ **55
30System ZXS 5a 6
31Just This OnceE3 5b 1
32Quit Talking and Start ChalkingE3 5c 14
 Climb nameGradex
33No Crag for Old Men6b **72
34En Trend6b *31
35No Strange DelightE3 5c *25
36No CSC6b 12
37Stammheim6b *95
38The GobblerE2 5b 5
39Van Dieman's LandE3 5b 4
40Night of the Comic DeadE1 5a 38
41PasticheE1 5a 25
42Fat, Tall and SmallHVS 5a 10
43Heartbeat CityE2 5b *26
44Shale We Dance?E4 5b 1
45Love and AffectionE2 5b 8
46Sugar and SpiceE2 5b 9
47Puppydog TailsE2 5b *5
48End of the Line?E1 5a 11
49Spleen Fury and the RockheadsE2 5c 2
50Private and ConfidentialE2 5b 9
51The New QuarrymenXS  
52GodE3 6a 5
53God (Sport)6c 9
54Act of FaithE3 5b 1
55BlasphemyE1 5a 1
56Urban MythE2 5a 3
57Slugs and SnailsE2 5b 3
58Pumping StationVS 1
59XK V8VS  
60Loony TunesE4 6a  
61The Cancerous TropicXS 5a 1
62Made for FashionE2 5c 1
63The New New Quarry Traversenone 5c 50
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Watch out for goats atop the crag - they occasionally knock a stone down
clams - 29/May/13