Climbs 52
Rocktype Limestone
Altitude 26m a.s.l
Faces W

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me climbing terminator, uphill quarry wsm! © Matthew Martin Wsm

Crag features

Some exceptionally steep and difficult face-climbs on limestone, some bolt-protected desperates. Fast-drying, good winter venue.Now with even harder climbs and a whole bunch of lower grade climbs. A bunch of belay bolts have now been installed along the cliff top edge, courtesy of Weston Super Mare Council and Mendip Outdoors, making the climbing much more accessible.

Approach notes

The quarry owners, Woodspring District Council have
formally granted permission to climb, on the condition that climbers do not venture onto any climbs to the right of Graveyard Gate, with the sole exception of Meet Thy Creator. The quarry is a SSSI. Climbers are also asked to respect fences and other facilities put in place to protect the general public.

Uphill Village is clearly signposted from Weston-Super-Mare. The solitary hilltop church can be seen from miles around. Access to the quarry is gained via an opening in the massive sea defence wall at the end of Uphill Way. The access lane is shared by Uphill boat yard, and must not be blocked. Adequate car-parking space exists to either side of the sea wall. Cool cafe and also a campsite!

Restricted Access

The best climbing faces are available to climbers but access is not permitted to the right of ‘Graveyard Gate’, (with the exclusion of ‘Meet Thy Creator’) to help protect rare plants.

Seasonal Restrictions

Reason: Nesting Birds

Please do not block the road to the crag - the land is shared with the Uphill boat yard and access may be harmed by inconsiderate parking.

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Guidebooks

West Country Climbs

West Country Climbs is a major Rockfax guide to one of the UK’s most celebrated, sunny and diverse climbing regions. The book is fashioned in Rockfax’s award-winning layout and design, and copiously illustrated with action photographs of the climbs and cliffs that reflect the quality and variety of climbing experiences to be had on offer in the UK’s most popular holiday destination - the West Country. This is a selected route and buttress guidebook which covers the best 900 routes from the crags listed below.
More info
More Guidebooks:
South West Climbs - Volume 1 (2012)
Avon and Cheddar (2004)

Out of print:
Just to make very clear - according to a recent encounter - Graveyard gates IS out of bounds... we were asked to leave.... I don't think this is clear in the guidebook, or on RAD
richardadventurecafe - 01/Dec/08
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Gateway Buttress
2 Cave Chimney
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HVS 5a 3
3 Behind the Boatshed
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E3 5c  
4 Carpe Canem HS 4b 17
5 Groove and Slab
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HS 4a 14
6 Fast Track
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E2 6a 3
7 Brexit Stage Left MS 4a 17
8 Tout le Monde Sur le Bacon VD 13
9 Roberts The Bruce VD 13
10 Summerfield
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M 8
11 Comique Direct S 11
12 Comique Arete VD 9
  The Great Yellow Wall
14 Liam Neeson S 4a 6
15 Uphill Racist Scum S 4a 7
16 Boaty McBoatyard Face HVS 4b 6
17 Marks route 2
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HVS 5b 4
18 Curvy Linear HS 4b 7
19 Saint Nicholas VD 3c 10
Climb name Grade
20 Uphill Struggle VS 5b 6
21 Two Weevils VS 4b * 12
22 The Lesser of Two Weevils S 4a 11
23 Uphill Corner
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HS 4a 20
24 The Terminator
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E3 6a 23
25 Images of War
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E3 5c 43
26 A Lesser Evil E4 6b * 8
27 Suburbia
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7a 4
28 Exhumed
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E5 6b  
29 Life and Times
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E5 6a * 5
30 The Enlightenment
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E6 6a ** 10
31 The Handsome Jim Experience 7c ** 9
32 The Jimi Hendrix Experience E6 6b *** 19
33 Clip up - The Jimi Hendrix Experience 7b+ 1
34 Boat Percussion
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E5 6a 3
  The Pedestal Face
36 Seven-eighths HVS 5/b * 23
37 The Haunting
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E4 5c 1
38 Marks Route
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E2 5c * 2
Climb name Grade
39 Uphill Racer
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E5 6a ** 7
40 Uphill Buoy Racer E5 6c * 1
41 Living Dead 7b *** 76
42 Chiming for You 7a+ *** 87
43 Chimes from the Grave 6c * 3
44 Risen From the Grave 6c ** 4
45 Anastasis 7c ** 2
46 Premonition
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E4 6a * 3
47 Subhuman
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E4 6b 7
48 Tombstone HVS 5a/b * 12
  The Multicoloured Wall
50 Inhuman
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7b  
51 Turn in the Grave
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E5 6a ** 2
52 Crematorium
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E4 5c/6a * 10
53 Taking a Line for a Walk
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E2 5b 1
54 Get It While It's Hot
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E2 5b *  
55 Graveyard Gate
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HVS 4c * 7
  The Right Flank -out of bounds
57 Meet Thy Creator
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E4 6c  

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