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Restricted Access

There have been occasional problems with locals claiming ownership.

Seasonal Restrictions

Dates: 1 March to 15 July

Reason: Nesting Birds

The seasonal restriction applies to the whole quarry for nesting peregrines.

Rockfax Description
A bold line with only three bolts for protection. Climb carefully to the first bolt and then onward to finish leftwards to the shared lower-off. © Rockfax

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Mattress 8 Sep, 2022 Show βeta
βeta: A green cam, in the cracks on the right, reduces the anxiety of getting to the first bolt.
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βeta: A green cam, in the cracks on the right, reduces the anxiety of getting to the first bolt.

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King Kong

Grade: E1 5b ***
(Wintour's Leap)

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