CHEYNE CLIFF


The main section is a superb wall, covered in fantastic flowstone and orange coral sheets. The harder routes have been used for training purposes and many variations have been done over time. There has been a large rockfall at the southern end in recent times that has destroyed the starts of three lines recorded in previous guidebooks.

Routes

34 sport routes (2...7c+)
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents
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Approach walk Other
Cheyne Cliff
A superb wall covered in great flowstone. The harder routes have been used by locals for training...
3
Sport
Morning sun
Downhill

10 mins

sheltered
Restricted Access
Coralized Area
The massive wall encountered first on the approach is encrusted with orange flowstone and has a few...
5
Sport
Morning sun
Downhill

10 mins

sheltered
Restricted Access
Road Rage Area
A great section of cliff for a clear winter's morning, or when a screaming westerly is blowing, or...
10
Sport
Morning sun
Downhill

10 mins

sheltered
Pigskin Bus Area
A narrow section of continuous rock is sandwiched between the two main walls. The climbs are...
8
Sport
Morning sun
Downhill

10 mins

sheltered
The Nook
A tiny, wedged-shaped wall perched above the large neighbouring cliff. It has a number of short...
8
Sport
Morning sun
Level

2 mins

sheltered
Restricted Access
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  • Latest Comments

    For CHEYNE CLIFF

    Rocket from the Crypt
    "See warning about Drowning on Dry Land. Rocket from the Crypt is still there, bu..." 26/Aug

    Pouch of Douglas
    "There is a direct abseil approach from Dungecroft Quarry to this set of four rou..." 09/Mar

    Yesterday's Dreams
    "Thought it was utterly desperate - a good deal harder than Road Rage." 19/Jun

    Pandemonium
    "The second and third bolts have been replaced." 22/Mar

    Raptor
    "The start has collapsed." 27/Feb

    Raptor
    "I didn't find rope drag to be a problem on this. Very soft for 6c as the crux is..." 20/Jul

    Rocket from the Crypt
    "Agreed Darren this is an excellent route, short crux but right up there with ED,..." 14/Oct

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