The Devil's Gorge is a huge narrow limestone slit in the hillside, that on first viewing, is bound to impress. Closer inspection reveals that the gorge's steep side leans out over the sunless base and holds a clutch of very good stamina sport pitches in the 7th and 8th grades. The rock is generally reasonable but has sections of crystalline formations that are crumbly, so care is needed where routes come into contact with these areas. The Gorge has seen plenty of attention and development in recent times and the majority of the gear is now in excellent condition. There is also a lot of higher-end quality bouldering to be found just outside the gorge entrance - details at and


11 trad routes (HS...E4)
21 sport routes (6b...8a+)
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents
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Main Wall
The left-hand side of the Main Wall is its steepest section and home to the best routes. The...
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    Broccoli and Ice-Cream
    "Climbed this on sat, think it was the only route climbable due to the seepage, i..." 09/Apr

    The Ten Year Fog
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    Grand Canyon
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