West Quarry

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Sun and Shade
20 mins
Up and Down
Restricted Access

Winspit West is the least attractive of the quarries, and is characterised by some impressive man-made caves and a good number of square-cut overhangs. Much of the rock should be treated with care.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
The Skin Room
Steep and powerful climbing, but also dangerously loose.
3 user comments
 
Strong
Pumpy
Loose
7a+
2
Warm Love
The bolt line to the right of The Skin Room features gradually steepening climbing and a tough finish.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
6a
3
Think About It
The wall and groove just left of the through-cave with the crux at the top. Take care with some suspect holds by the third...
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
6a+
4
Things That Make You Go Hmmmm...
A slightly friable route up the steep corner above the through-cave. The start has lost a hold which has pushed the grade up.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
6c
5
Restless Heart
The wall right of the corner is nicely sustained with good climbing throughout. It is possible to get a no-hands rest in the...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6b+
6
Any Old Time
Aim for the upper arete, which is followed on its right-hand side. Only short, but featuring some exposed positions once on the...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
6b
7
Bread Knife
Climb the well-defined corner to the right of Any Old Time. Starting to the right of an earth mound, climb a flake in the white...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
4a
8
Post-coital Snooze
The routes takes the cracks in the wall to the right of Bread Knife and features a distinct crux on smooth rock.
16 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
6a+
9
Iron Bar
Start just left of a small quarried cave and climb the line of bolts up the wall. Originally the line was graded 6a, but a...
 
1 Stars
5a
10
The Chestnut Mare
A short but powerful line through the roof of the quarried cave.
 
1 Stars
7b+
11
Mini Line
Short line up wall.
 6a
12
Book 3
The left side of the twin caves. Escapable climbing.
3 user comments
 6c+
13
The Fantastic Mr Faz
Climb the central pillar, moving right to a lower-off.
4 user comments
 
Loose
6a+
14
Idiot Village
Climb the large blocky overhangs to the right of a deep cave. A little careful route finding reduces the thuggery and once over...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Strong
6a+
15
Autumn Leaves
This line has now cleaned up and provides a popular pitch that follows the steep groove to the right of Idiot Village.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
5c
16
Flux Capacitor
Climb the groove/crack-line 15m to the right of Autumn Leaves. The second bolt is a grip clip.
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
5c
17
Eroman
Steep line 10m to the right of Flux Capacitor.
 6c
  • Latest Comments

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    Warm Love
    "Drifterjoe nelson5_uk@yahoo.co.uk Last bolt before the top is becoming slightl..." 06/Jul

    7a+ Took Me Lung
    "The chain is broken on this beware. Someone had tried to just link it back toget..." 21/Apr

    Plaice a Bolt
    "Consider extending (or unclipping) the second bolt since the arete between the s..." 05/Jan

    Flash Heart Direct
    "Another good climb. Be careful of the rail used for the second clip - can be sli..." 20/Aug

    Insect Graveyard
    "i've done plenty of easier routes at this grade!" 02/Jul

    Think About It
    "The 'dubious'holds by the third bolt are now just dangerous, steer clear of the ..." 31/May

    Gorilla Tactics
    "At least two and possibly three stars. All seemed solid to me although there is ..." 14/Nov

    The Vixen Bitch from Hell
    "New bolts now. Top isn't dynamic unless your very very short. Just need some pow..." 05/Nov

    Gorilla Tactics
    "Now an all 'staple' route." 22/Jul

    Exuberance
    "I'm not sure why this gets a pumpy symbol. It is 6b climbing to quite a good hol..." 04/Jul

    Knickerless Crutches
    "I wonder if this has changed in character since the earlier comments - really en..." 15/Mar

    Stone Mason
    "Steep and pumpy but all there. Brilliant route." 08/Oct top50

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