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Mendip Outcrops

Author Mark Davies
Published Great Western Rock (2023)
ISBN 978-1-80517-240-6

Website greatwesternrock.co.uk

Review

The new Great Western Rock, 400 page guidebook to the trad climbing in the Mendip Hills (not Cheddar Gorge).


With comprehensive coverage of:

  • Fairy Cave Quarry
  • Uphill Quarry
  • Split Rock Quarry
  • Brean Down
  • North Quarry
  • Sandford Quarry
  • Churchill Rocks
  • Rock of Ages
  • Cliff Quarry
  • Stoke Lane Quarry
  • Mells
  • Vallis Vale

plus many other weird and wonderful delights!


Crags covered by this Guide
Somerset crags # climbs Rocktype Faces
Brean (Central Crags) 41 Limestone S
Brean Down 106 Limestone S
Brean Down (Fort Crags) 153 Limestone S
Compton Martin Quarry 19 Limestone all
Correges Cumb 63 Limestone SE
Croscombe Valley Cliffs 55 Limestone W
Dinder Wood 74 Limestone SE
Ebbor Gorge,Somerset 14 Limestone SE
Fairy Cave Quarry 186 Limestone all
Ham Woods Quarry (Windsor Hill) 33 Limestone W
Mells 31 Limestone SW
North Quarry 53 Limestone NE
Rock of Ages (Burrington Combe) 42 Limestone S
Sandford Quarry 143 Limestone ?
Split Rock (Milton Hill Quarry) 45 Limestone NW
Stoke Lane Quarry 8 - ?
Uphill Quarry 65 Limestone W
Vallis Vale 44 Limestone SW

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