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Restricted Access

A review of the previous access agreement with Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust (GWT) has now taken place and the climbable area has been extended,

This extension is only possible due to climbers following the agreed access since 2018 and demonstrating that we are a responsible user group. Needless to say maintaining this extended access depends on future adherence to the below climber's code of conduct too: 

  • All routes left of It’s A Sin on the lower tier and the whole of the upper tier on Main Cliff are permanently restricted to provide a sanctuary area within the reserve.
  • Peregrines have nested on the crag in the past and nesting restrictions may apply 
  • Only use existing paths to prevent damage to sensitive habitat 
  • No removal of trees or branches on the crag or elsewhere within the reserve
  • Take your litter home and pick up any you find at the crag
  • No fires, camping or bivvying anywhere on the GWT’s land
  • No further new routing
10m.

Rockfax Description
The direct start to The Royal Thanks (1) utilising the same bolts. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Much better and much harder is the direct start up the adjacent thin seam and the eminent continuation of that climbing straight up.

Gordon A Jenkin, Yvonne Jones 25/Jun/2014.

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6As with stars near Bristol , Soft touches near Bristol

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Style of Ascent
Lead
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Route of Interest
Still Nice and Still Sleazy

Grade: 6a+ ***
(Wintour's Leap)

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