The Quarry

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DWS
Afternoon sun
30 mins
Up and Down
Sheltered

A popular section of the quarry with some easier lines and a handful of tougher pitches on reasonable rock.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Tethered by Gravity
Great value for the grade. Climb just right of the blunt left-slanting arete, via a wide selection of large holds all the way...
8 user comments
 
1 Stars
4c
2
Goddam Sexual Tyrannosaurus
A touch fluttery and polished, which is pretty good going for a route that gets no stars.
8 user comments
 
Technical
Fluttery
5c
3
Ammonitemare
Sustained, technical, and hard for the grade.
8 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
6a+
4
Of Mice and Men
The corner line has some thin moves high up.
8 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
6b
5
Bad Day
Good technical climbing. A nice contrast to Hangs Like a Dead Man. The line is slightly left of the bolts.
6 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
6c+
6
Moves for the Masses Top 50
Weird and wonderful flowstone. A nice route with technical moves on small crimps. The direct start is called One More Cheese...
13 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
6a+
7
Hangs Like a Dead Man
A steep and popular route. Tricky moves to a hanging spike provide the meat of the route.
6 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6c
8
Under Starters Orders/Realm of Radical Cool
The slight bulging groove left of Jumping the Gun to moves rightwards crossing Jumping the Gun to finish up rightwards.
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
7a+
9
Jumping the Gun
The big diagonal flake is a delight in good conditions but unpleasantly slick if at all damp or greasy. Not one for an unsure...
9 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6b
10
Mouth Breather
Hard and painful undercutting through the roof. A good, tough Hedbury Quarry test-piece.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
7c
11
Sureshot
The big corner is often wet, but when dry is very good.
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6c
12
Sexy Beast
The striking leftward-slanting crack to the finish of Sureshot.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
7a
13
Alice In Pumpland
A short lived teaser taking the appealing steep crack over the roof.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
7a
14
Cinderella's Big Score
Since the loss of a big spike, the route is now an archetypal fitness test with a fierce crux entering the lower groove and a...
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Technical
Pumpy
7c
15
It Can't be Denied
A really good, short power endurance effort which joins Cinderella's Big Score near the top. A standing start off a boulder...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
7b
16
Dry Time Climb
The black groove to the right of It Can't be Denied. Start part way up the grass slope and move left into the groove. The...
 4c
17
Bop Ceroc
A recently retro-bolted line with one hard sequence.
 
1 Stars
6b+
18
Glue Crux Clan
A fine direct pitch with interesting moves all the way to the last bolt, but especially in the first 5m.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
6c
19
Produced by Fred Quimby
An easier diagonal start to Glue Crux Clan and once again features a tough finish.
6 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
6b+
20
Strange Devices
A new line that follows bolts right of Produced by Fred Quimby to moves right to finish at the lower-off of Don's Long Gone.
 4a
21
Don's Long Gone
The roof crack. Good steep fun.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Strong
6b+
22
Mindless Optimism
The short upper arete has some unusual moves utilising some stuck-on finger flakes on the very edge of the arete.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
6b+
23
New Age, New Style
Slabby and with a distinct crux.
10 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
5c
24
Very Ordinary Route
Yes a grade 1! The left-hand line in the blocky groove.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
1
25
Another Contribution
The right-hand line in the blocky groove.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
2
26
Moral Flexibility
The next line on the right, with a good finish.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
5a
27
Sea View
The far right line, closest to the cliff edge. A tough finish.
7 user comments
 
1 Stars
3
  • Latest Comments

    For HEDBURY

    Sea View
    "Lovely climb with a beautiful view. Loose rock everywhere adds to the fun. Anch..." 27/May

    Sea View
    "the natural hold just below second bolt from top is a loose - not a problem as t..." 12/Mar

    Of Mice and Men
    "really hard getting out over the corner, i think alot of balance is needed for t..." 06/Feb

    Glue Crux Clan
    "Line in the book finishes very direct from last bolt but there's no way at this ..." 25/Sep

    Sexy Beast
    "A burly start followed by more delicate stuff above. Great fun." 17/May

    Sea View
    "The finish is indeed tough, sort of surprising after the easy start." 11/Sep

    Moves for the Masses
    "Yep, I found it tough! Initial moves are fine, then there's a hard move to get u..." 08/Oct top50

    Produced by Fred Quimby
    "lovely route, went very direct and much harder than (?any) other 6b, seemed hard..." 31/Aug

    Moral Flexibility
    "my friend will be glad to se these comments. he struggled like hell at the top, ..." 27/May

    Under Starters Orders/Realm of Radical Cool
    "Has something changed on route? Think that grade or route description needs re-a..." 27/Apr

    New Age, New Style
    "Ace route. Slabby around the middle. Just got to push past to nice holds and wid..." 03/Oct

    Jumping the Gun
    "On the second. Flat on my arse, flat on my back, one powerful grunt and up third..." 22/Aug

    It Can't be Denied
    "Had a redpoint attempt yesterday (30/6/2008), failed at the crux but managed to ..." 30/Jun

    Cinderella's Big Score
    "Powerful crux leads to a more sustained and pumpy finish. Good and varied climbi..." 25/Jun

    Bad Day
    "I would say that this route is really hard for the grade and has 2 cruxes - I fo..." 24/Nov

    Ammonitemare
    "The moves flow very nicely and are very good. 2 stars." 05/Nov

    Sea View
    "The cage around the lower-off has been bent slightly and it is hard to pull the ..." 02/Sep

    Rocket USA
    "I went to look at this and that was scary enough!" 10/Aug

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