Avon Gorge (Main Wall)

Climbs 117 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 40m a.s.l – Faces ?

Crag features
Quarried limestone, generally sound. Protection often poor. Plenty of multi-starred classics if you've got the bottle. Multi-pitch routes to 80 metres.

Approach notes
Park below. Descent: either by scrambling down a "path" to the left (when facing the crag) or by walking along the cliff top to the right (towards Bristol City Centre), turning right down the zig-zags just before Bridge Valeey Road.

Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

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
1Crooked DealE4 5c  
2Still Warthogs after all These YearsE3 5c  
3Hermann BuhlshitE2 6b  
4House of CardsE1 5a 1
5Nice Girls Don't ExplodeE2 5c 3
6Ace HighE1 5a  
7Suicide MachineE2 5c  
8A Room Full of MirrorsHVS 5a 16
9Dire StraitsE3 6a *14
10ChokerE1 5a **142
11Deep SleepE3 6a *4
12The Last GaspE2 5c *72
13The Ultra-directE4 6a 4
14Mid-life MeltdownE5 6a/b 1
15The CorpseHVS 5a **198
16Zombogies DirectE1 5b **87
17The PoacherE3 5c 5
18MaladroitE1 5b 22
19The LichHVS 5a **214
20The MalE3 5c **34
21The Writing on the WallE3 5c 10
22MaledictionE4 6b  
23MalamboE2 5c *34
24CapriceE3 5c *12
25BonbogiesHVS 5a **134
26The BogymanE2 5c *39
27Maltravers LeftE1 5a 15
28Old PretendersE2 5b *28
29Troillus Left-HandE3 5c *12
30Troillus DirectE2 5c *15
31TroillusHVS 5b **11
32The Beard of Ffoeg NosamE2 5b *23
33The BeardE4 5c 2
34MaladjustedE3 5c  
35MaltraversE1 5a **66
36Link Pink7b+ 3
37Mason's follyE4 6a 1
38The Shockin' PinkE6 6c *1
39MalpracticeHVS 5a 32
40Pink GinsaneE6 6b ***6
41Pink InsaneE6 6c  
42Think PinkE3 6a ***83
43A Profusion of PinkE6 6b *3
44ReunionE4 5b/c 1
45Little Fluffy CloudsE5 5c 1
46Krapp's Last TapeE3 5b ***91
47BaconconstrictorE5 6a 2
48Main Wall EliminateE4 6a **38
49White Not PinkE3 6a 1
50Pilot ErrorE2 5b 1
51Central WallE4 6a ***37
52AtmosfearsE5 6a ***5
53Caught under Cloud NineE6 6b * 
54MalwhatsitE1 5a **30
55MalbogiesHVS 5a ***427
56The Thin AirE6 6a 2
57The Murky WayE2 5a 3
58The PreterE2 5b ***65
59MaliciousE2 5b  
60Hefalump TrapE4 5c 4
61Suck It and SeeE3 6a  
62Dyson with DeathE3 5c  
63The Electric OrgasmE3 5c *10
64MalfunctionE3 5b  
65MaladyE2 5c 3
66Reliable Rich Meets the Red Hot RanchoE3 6a  
67MercavityE2 5b *17
68DepravityE1 5b *57
69FillcavityE3 5b 1
70MalkrappityE3 5c  
71Coup d'EtatE6 6b *3
72Comedy of ErrorsE5 5c *2
73SteppenwolfE3 5c **43
74Born to Be RiledE4 6b  
75KampfE4 6a 3
76Magic TheatreE5 6a **9
77Shutup and DanceE5 6a  
78KranzE2 5c *18
79Space InvaderE4 5c  
80Space Invader DirectE5 6a  
81UncutE6 6c  
82Bristol UnillustratedE6 6b *1
83ShowbizE6 6c  
84The Evening LightE3 5b 11
85Bees' NestHVS 5a  
86XON XOFFE3 6c  
87GothE2 5b *9
88Polar ReachesE6 6c ** 
89TimespanE6 6b  
90Lich GatesE2 5c ***109
91Lich Gates Direct FinishE3 5c  
92PerylE4 6a ***46
93The White ElephantE4 5c *6
94ChangelingE5 6b ***7
95Oceans of TabooE4 5c 1
96Pink Wall DirectE2 5c **58
97DrangE3 5b *12
98Dyno SoresE4 6a 1
99Dead Dog SoupE3 6a 1
100The EquatorE2 5b **17
101Crossing the DatelineE3 6a * 
102Pink Wall TraverseHVS 5a **93
103The Pedantic Pituitary GlandHVS 5a  
104Grumphuttock's LamentE3 5c 1
105Cumming Round the MountainE3 5c  
106Side AffectsE5 6a * 
107The Blue HorizonE2 5c *1
108MalarkeyE2 5c  
109Mud Slide SlimE1 5b 1
110Wombling FreeE2 5c  
111Quality StreetE3 5c * 
112Bog Wall Traversenone 5c 19
114Pink Wall IndirectE3 5c ***5
115DynosaurV4 3
116Doorway mantelshelfV2 2
117Bog Wall Backside Traversef5+ 5c 2
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