About Us

Great Western Rock is comprised of a passionate group of climbers, dedicated to bringing you great climbing in the Bristol and wider area.

“For me, climbing started with teenage summers spent exploring mountains and rock faces. Thankfully I made it through these younger years to carry on my passion for seeking out the vertical.”

Chris Bonner

“Longtime lover of guidebooks and photography, dedicated forager for new rock and obsessive fan of unloved, misunderstood and forgotten crags.”

Mark Davies

“Life long climbing addict with new route passions ranging from North Vietnam to Cheddar Gorge, Kalymnos to Portland and Thailand to Wyndcliff Quarry.”

Gordon Jenkin