Portishead Routes

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Sun and Shade
5 mins
Level
Sheltered

The quarry is an extensive working that has two walls of interest to climbers. The rock and protection are good and, although the quarry is not exactly a beauty spot, it is quiet and clean.

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1
Highway One
Take a few small wires, although the bulk of the hard climbing is bolt protected. Start on blocks below a thin left-slanting...
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
E4
2
The Brink of Solarity
Well-protected and delightful climbing. Take small and medium size wires. Start 2m right of the large vegetated corner that...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
HVS
3
Pickpocket
Another enticing climb in a similar mold to The Brink of Solarity but slightly tougher, and with a bold start. Start at the...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
HVS
4
The Baldest
The parallel thin cracks just left of the slab's most prominent crack, climbed by Pharos, is yet another enjoyable pitch. Start...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
HVS
5
Pharos
A very popular, well-travelled crack-line that has good protection. Start at the base of the widest crack in the...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
HS