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Avon Gorge (New Quarry)

Avon, ENGLAND

Climbs 62 – 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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0.8mm rain
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21 °C
14 kph

0.3mm rain
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21 °C
13 kph

0.1mm rain
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20 °C
13 kph

0.3mm rain
Sunny periods
18 °C
22 kph

0.4mm rain
Mainly cloudy
18 °C
20 kph
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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+ 10
5Bitter and Twisted7b 105
6Dinosaur Beach6b+ *131
7Jurassic Lark6b+ 24
8Brundle-fly FusionE2 5b 2
9Fry Crispin FryE3 5b 1
10Sand SapphireXS 5b  
11Combined TacticsE3 5c 1
12ZildjanE4 6a * 
13Paiste 20027a *42
14Cymbeline6c 34
15Cymbal the PunE3 5c 1
16The EchoE2 5c 7
17Full Metal Cymbal6b+ 47
18Brutal Dub6c+ **49
19Ready and Waiting7a+ *21
20The FuryE5 6b 2
21Product of an Unsound MindE5 6b 1
22ExhumationE5 6a *2
23A Drop in the Ocean of DecayE4 6a/b 6
24Manoir de KerlutE3 6a 13
25MensaE5 5c 1
26ShivaXS 5a  
27The Happy TrundlersXS 5a 3
28Bushmen Don't Surf6b **85
29Chepstow Zombie (Right-hand) Finish6b+ **47
30System ZXS 5a 5
31Just This OnceE3 5b 1
 Climb nameGradex
32Quit Talking and Start ChalkingE3 5c 14
33No Crag for Old Men6b **65
34En Trend6b *22
35No Strange DelightE3 5c *25
36No CSC6b 9
37Stammheim6b *90
38The GobblerE2 5b 5
39Van Dieman's LandE3 5b 3
40Night of the Comic DeadE1 5a 33
41PasticheE1 5a 25
42Fat, Tall and SmallHVS 5a 9
43Heartbeat CityE2 5b *25
44Shale We Dance?E4 5b 1
45Love and AffectionE2 5b 7
46Sugar and SpiceE2 5b 7
47End of the Line?E1 5a 10
48Private and ConfidentialE2 5b 9
49The New QuarrymenXS  
50GodE3 6a 6
51God (Sport)6c 5
52Act of FaithE3 5b 1
53BlasphemyE1 5a 1
54Urban MythE2 5a 3
55Slugs and SnailsE2 5b 3
56Pumping StationVS 1
57XK V8VS  
58Loony TunesE4 6a  
59The Cancerous TropicXS 5a 1
60Made for FashionE2 5c 1
61The New New Quarry Traversenone 5c 47
62Puppydog Tails *E2 5b *3
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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Watch out for goats atop the crag - they occasionally knock a stone down
clams - 29/May/13