The Quarry

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Afternoon sun
Level
10 mins
Sheltered

From Saint's Wall follow a path over a bump and a stile then dow


The left-hand section of the crag consists of a couple of bays that were quarried in antiquity, doubtless providing stone for the grand farmhouses in the area. Guidebook page 342.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Fence Post Corner
12m. The main angle to an ugly and prickly exit.
 VD
2
The Seventh Day
14m. Climb the wall to the break, then continue with great difficulty to a wobbly (in more ways than one) finish.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
E5 6c
3
The Sabbath
20m. Devious, but worthwhile. Climb the wall to the break, move right to do the hard move on Original Sin, then continue right...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
E4 6a
4
Original Sin
14m. A fine route - varied and technical. Climb to a standing position on the flake, then continue left and right by a tricky...
 
2 Stars
Technical
E4 6a
5
Baptism
40m. For those looking for something a little longer. Pump along the break from the arete to the far away corner.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
E2 5c
6
Active Service
14m. A technical start up the blunt arete leads to easy ground.
 
Technical
HS 5b
7
Incisor
12m. A short steep wall leads to easy ground.
 
Rounded
S 4a
8
Canine Wall
14m. Follow the slab out to the left to some gentle mantels.
 D
9
Bird's Nest Corner
10m. The angle to a prickly and blocky exit.
 VD
10
Devil's Edge
12m. Excellent. Climb the right side of the arete to good holds then use a jug on the right to reach the next break which...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
HVS 5a
11
Back to the Egg
12m. Start up Devil's Edge but move right and make extended reaches up and right to a poor bridged rest and a steep finish.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Pumpy
E2 5c
12
Learning to Fly
A huge dyno up the diagonal overlap.
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Strong
V11
  • Latest Comments

    For KYLOE OUT THE WOOD

    Back to the Egg
    "Awesome route, varied and pumpy." 16/May

    Wasted Time
    "a good climb but as i didn't have a guide book i was unsure where to go. Did the..." 19/Oct

    Wilfred Prickles
    "Giving this the same grade as Devil's Edge (Quarry), makes the HVS grade bracket..." 01/Jul top50

    Wilfred Prickles
    "don't mind this being graded HVS 5a, but when you get on some other HVS 5a's whi..." 11/Jun top50

    Trinity
    "A bit of a sandbag, especially when sandy. Good gear but several awkward moves. ..." 21/Apr

    Chris's Arete
    "Lovely airy stuff. A good line up an obvious feature. At least 2 stars surely." 11/Dec

    Wilfred Prickles
    "VS 4c but sustained at that level." 02/Oct top50

    Flake Crack
    "more fun than a barrel of monkeys. The rightward exit up the small groove is nic..." 12/Sep top50

    Wilfred Prickles
    "Worth HVS for the onsight. Very easy to pump out placing the gear." 12/Sep top50

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