The Quarry

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Sport
Morning sun
5 mins
Uphill
Sheltered
Restricted Access

Only minutes from Barmouth, the quarry provides a few sport pitches that are worth a look if in the area or the weather is poor in the mountains. Approach (see map on page 382) - Locate a steep footpath off the main road that quickly gains the base of the quarry. aBird restriction Mar 1st to June 30th. It is worth noting that gulls nest on the cliff and it is noisy and dirty until the end of July.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
How To Read The Air
The wall and bulges to the left of the Vapour Phase groove is a good pitch with a balancy start. Care is needed with the rock...
 
1 Stars
Technical
6b+
2
Vapour Phase
The clean-cut corner on the left side of the cliff is an excellent route worth calling in for. Ascend the corner and bulges...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
6b
3
Fractured Mind
The right-hand wall of the Vapour Phase corner has some particularly difficult sequences at the bottom of the pitch.
 
1 Stars
Technical
7c
4
The Thirty Year Storm
The clean arete right of the Vapour Phase corner.
 
1 Stars
Technical
6b+