Mercury Area

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Afternoon sun
2 mins
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Abseil
Tidal

An enormous, intimidating cliff on which is one of the West Country's greatest lines. The rock is good but the climb has a vey remote and serious feel about it even though it lurks only a short distance from the car park.

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Mercury Direct Top 50
The arching corner is a magnificent line and is climbed in two very long and sustained pitches. Some big cams and nuts are...
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
E2 5b
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    Mercury Direct
    "Surprised to find that this was a choss route in exactly the same vein as Gogart..." 04/Jul top50

    Journey to Ixtlan
    "I couldn't find the stake belay - I spent so long wandering around the slope loo..." 04/May

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