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Rob Stanfield approaching crux sequence © Bristol_Quornstar

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Leigh Woods is owned and managed by the National Trust which permits climbing on a conditional basis. Read the access notes carefully, this is a sensitive site for conservation.

Access Advice

Seasonal Restrictions

Dates: 20 March to 30 June

Reason: Nesting Birds

Due to nesting peregrines it is illegal to climb in Quarry 5 until the restriction has ended.

Helmets highly recommended! Quarry 3 is loose as a goose!
steve_gibbs - 08/Jan/21
Does anyone have any topos for Quarry 3?
Ale152 - 08/Jun/20
Quarry 5 is massively vegetated. Walking to the upper tiers is a dirty adventure. Grey wall is bold, except for the a couple of routes at the left where there is protection but rock is loose. The main section would be nice to have it bolted. Maybe it does a few worthwhile routes. I think that going bold, putting shitty or no protection, until you find a couple of pitons for the crux, it is not what trad is about. It is just nonsense, unnecessary risk.
FerClimbs - 04/Jul/19
There are birds nesting in the far right section of quarry 3. Avoid climbing here for at least 8 weeks i.e. wait until mid june
jld579 - 27/Apr/18
Wow! I am really impressed by the shear volume of climbing here. :O
That Dude With The Beanie - 12/Apr/17
Hold your horses, it is almost definitely going in the new Avon guide. Theres a lot of rare plants and trees in the quarries so much surveying and negotiation is going on.
The Pylon King - 04/Aug/14
why is climbing discouraged here but tree climbing is encouraged and mountain biking celebrated? having just climbed a lovely little route here maybe its time to go public with the rest.
leland stamper - 03/Aug/14
The "secret" part of Leigh woods is going to be well worth several visits once all is revealed. Seriously can't wait!
Stanners - 16/May/12
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