Climbs 2
Rocktype Limestone
Altitude 191m a.s.l
Faces NW

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Crampons on Crook Peak. © deepstar

Crag features

The site extends for some 5km from west to east. Near its eastern end it is divided by a gap used by the A38 road and the disused Cheddar Valley railway line. From west to east the site includes these hills:

Crook Peak, reaching 191m (627 ft), a prominent feature from the surrounding landscape. Evidence of early human occupation includes a polished flint axe.

A ridge to the southeast of Crook Peak, known as 'The Razor', is used by the West Mendip Soaring Association to fly model aircraft in south-westerly/southerly or north-easterly winds.

Approach notes

King's Wood between Cross Plain and Shute Shelve Hill is owned by the National Trust operate a small carpark.


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Walked up from North Quarry with Compton. Good breeze and got to summit in time to see sunset on shortest day of the year
leland stamper - 21/Dec/14
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