Peak District Chee Dale Clwyd Limestone S.Wales Sandstone S.Wales Limestone The Gower Ban-Y-Gor

The Gap – The Upper Quarry

1. Newton's Apple E1 5b * very pleasant easy-angled face, 2PRs.

2. Dirty Girty HVS 4c Jam, jam, jam.

3. Acceleration due to Gravity HVS 5a the curving thin crack. Pleasant and better than its neighbour.

4. It's a Sine (6a+) enjoyable face left of large corner. The hue slimy corner provides the line of Trident.

5. Scared Seal Banter (7a+) *** superb, overhanging wall climbing. Fingery and sustained.

6. The Mastick Mick (6c+) * a good intro to uphill country.

7. Cled's Crack E1 5a the wide traditional crack.

8. The Grouts of San Romano (6c) * technical 'match-edge' start to a steep finish. Friend 3 useful.

9. Brush Up HVS 5a the right-hand corner of the bay, PR.

10. Step Up E1 5a the obvious S-shaped crack, PR.

11. Godfather E2 5b * left-hand arete of tower. Airy

12. Up Yours! E1 5b ** the right-hand arete. Superb, photogenic etc, etc, etc

13. Smoothie HVS 5c tricky bulge and short wall.

Further over to the right are a couple of pleasant routes: Windy Ridge (E1 5a) is the obvious arete with a PR and O Solo Mio (HVS 5a) climbs a short wall on the opposite side of the gap. There a re a few other problems to sample in the area alongside these routes.