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Located in the middle of the city.


"The Cutting" an old quarry in the middle of the city. Plenty of bouldering and potential for top rope and trad climbing. lots of loose rock and sharp ledges, I know of one rope being cut halfway through while rappelling. be careful and use rope protectors.

Access issues

-Climbing here on the weekend is best when the carpark is empty due to alot of loose rock. -Top roping has been done here but may not be allowed, do not be suprised if your asked to move on.


Park in the car park then cross the fence and your there.

Where to stay

Obviously NO CAMPING


Stay well away from peoples cars.


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Left side of the Cutting large piece of rock shaped like a triangle. (someone has thrown a microwave off the cliff and it landed rite in front of the climb)

Slightly overhung, crimps to dyno then topout.

be careful of broken bottles on the ground

Set by Bryan Beattie & Kaspa Snoad, 26 May 2011

FA: Kaspa Snoad, 26 May 2011

found on the far left close to the road. a big bulging piece of rock with a set of 5 moves comitting at the top but nice holds, top out on ledge.

Set by Beattie & Kaspa Snoad, 25 Jul 2011

FA: Kaspa Snoad, 25 Jul 2011

Sit start move up on small ledges the top out with toe hook.

Set by Beattie & Kaspa Snoad, 26 May 2011

FA: Bryan Beattie, 26 May 2011

Sit start on "Bryan's Line" move up to lip of rock, then traverse right along lip and top-out with toe hook 1m right of "tooth & Nail"

Set by Beattie & Kaspa Snoad, 26 May 2011

FA: Kaspa Snaod, 26 May 2011


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