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Wintour's Leap Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 100'
Location: 51.6637, -2.6641 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron, Nick Russell, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Rob Davies UK on Jun 21, 2011
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General view of Wintour's Leap (photo by Phil Asht...

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The largest crag in the area. Quarried or natural limestone, routes up to 300 feet long. Mainly west facing. Great views over the Wye (a tidal section of the river) - not to be confused with the River Wye in Derbyshire!.

Getting There 

From Chepstow take the B4228 to the village of Wintour's Leap. Park at the top and walk down - on first visit it's best to take the long way round (Lancaut Walk) to get a good view of the cliff.

Climbing Season

For the England area.

Weather station 11.0 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: The outlook over the River Wye from the cliff. (ph...
The outlook over the River Wye from the cliff. (ph...

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