Bridge Cliff (Dinas)

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Bridge Cliff (Dinas)
Rock Type Quarried Carboniferous Limestone
Climbing Style
Approach Time
Area Inland Limestone
WGS-84 Location
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GR Parking Location
Base Elevation metres
General Info
Faces Direction
Wind Sheltered
Climbing Type
RAD Notice/Restriction Bridge Cliff (Dinas)@BMC RAD

First Ascents

64. Kick The Dog Next Door 24m E2,5c

A serious route. Start 3m left of the chimney of Continental Touch at a cleaned face. Gain a small tree and ledge, then climb more steeply up the centre of the wall above.

R.Thomas, M.Crocker 30.04.1988

65. Continental Touch 27m E1,5b

Climb the chimney/groove on the left side of the main buttress to the top, PR.

A.Sharp, J.Harwood 06.08.1985

66. Torrents Of Spring 26m E3,5c 2pt

Start left of Torrid Nights beneath the large cave, reached by scrambling up vegetated slabs. Climb leftwards out of the cave, then up a short, shattered wall to a horizontal crack, TR. Continue more steeply into a groove below an overhang. Traverse right beneath the overhang, to finish left of the finish of Torrid Nights, or use 2PA and climb the roof.

R.Thomas, J.Bullock, G.Royle 2pt 00.04.1988

67. Torrid Nights 30m E3,5c *

Climb easily for 9m then step up right and back left to a sapling. Move into a corner, then right again to an arête. Pull over a bulge and up left to a small corner. Finish up and left.

T.Penning, J.Harwood 31.07.1984

68. Bitterstrain 13m E1,5c

Scramble up to a belay area right of Torrid Nights and 6m left of an enormous wedged boulder. Move boldly up on sloping holds to a crack, then move up and left to large blocks. From here a difficult move gains a PB. Abseil.

P.Donnithorne, N.Ashcroft 17.04.1988

69. Obscuritree 15m E1,5c

Start on some blocks above the large wedged boulder. Make a difficult move over an overhang, PR, step up left to a small tree, then past a TR to another small tree. Step up and right, PR, to yet another small tree. Finish direct.

P.Donnithorne, E.Alsford 16.09.1988

70. New Human 42m VS,4b

Start just left of the lowest overhang at the centre of the face. Climb across the overhung slab moving left under the roof to a cave. Trend right to another cave and follow the groove above to the top.

C.Connick, D.Hughes 00.09.1979

71. Black Fox 33m E4,5c,6b

Start at a small slab 6m right of Torrid Nights.

1. 18m Climb the slab and groove above, moving left to a TB.

2. 15m Climb the overhang above. Continue up the slab above 2 PRs, to a holly tree. Abseil.

A.Sharp, J.Harwood, P.Lewis 06.08.1985

72. Cool Hand Fluke 21m E3,5c

Start 4.5m right of Black Fox. Climb the slab/wall and go through the left side of a roof with difficulty. Abseil.

A.Sharp, J.Harwood 05.10.1985

73. Running Blind 21m E4,6b

Climb the slab and groove 3m right of Cool Hand Fluke to a roof. Up over this to a tree. Abseil off.

A.Sharp, P.Lewis 00.00.1985

74. Tree Bee 15m HVS,5a

The right side of the wall right of Running Blind. Hanging rope belay recommended. There is a slightly harder alternative up the arête to the right.

J.Harwood 02.08.1988