The Quarry

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1
Apres Midi
14m. Pass a pocket to the horizontal, step right then climb the wall leftwards to a groove and finish up this or the arete on...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
E2 5c
2
Wanna Buy a Bolt Kit?
16m. A old peg crack is followed until it fades, step left and power up the wall following the pale streak to a finish through...
 
1 Stars
E4 6b
3
Heatwave
18m. Climb into the open groove and follow it (peg) past the overhang to an awkward exit, strenuous and with an exciting...
1 user comment
 E2 5c
4
Hanging Slab
18m. Climb to the diagonal flake to its end, finish direct. Good gear throughout.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
E1 5b
5
Crock's Climb
18m. Climb steeply to ledges which are followed diagonally rightwards to finish up the groove.
 E1 5b
6
The Heat is On
18m. Follow Fingertip Control but head up and left to a ledge on Crock's Climb. Follow the twin cracks above and finish over a...
 
1 Stars
E4 6b
7
Fingertip Control
18m. Climb the steep wall from left to right by sustained and fingery moves. 3 peg runners protect.
 
3 Stars
E5 6b
8
Gable End
18m. The left-hand parallel crack gives fierce finger jamming to an easy final groove.
 
2 Stars
E4 6a
9
Hobson's Choice
18m. The right-hand parallel crack is more technical and more sustained.
 
2 Stars
E5 6b
10
Great Expectations
18m. Climb the leaning groove to the break , continue up and right then scale the crucial final wall, two peg runners.
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
E3 5c
11
Monsoon
18m. Climb the flake to the dubious looking block and finish direct.
2 user comments
 HVS 5b
12
Wotawall
18m. The right-facing groove leads to the block and another direct finish
 E2 5b
13
Raindrop
18m. Climb the rib/groove and crack above to the break. A hard move gains a crusty flake (peg) then move right and finish up...
 
1 Stars
E4 6a
14
The Scythe
18m. Climb Raindrop to the ledge then the follow the slanting flake out right, a touch spooky.
2 user comments
 E2 5b
15
Sunshine Super Glue
18m. Start in the middle of the wall below a glued side-pull and climb straight up to a peg runner. Join the right trending...
 
2 Stars
E3 6a
16
Bring me Sunshine
16m. Climb the wall left of the big groove up flakes to ledges. Step right and climb the exposed arete.
4 user comments
 E2 5c
17
Epitaph Corner
14m. The main groove gives a good and well protected pitch.
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
VS 4b
18
Sunshine Superman
14m. The wall right of the corner is climbed via a flake. The upper section is bold though a runner can be placed in the next...
4 user comments
 E2 5b
19
Parker's Eliminate Top 50
14m. The crack in the centre of the wall cuts through an overlap and is a well protected (small wires) gem, the best in the...
8 user comments
 
3 Stars
HVS 5a
20
Fade Away
14m. A poor eliminate though with the odd good move up the narrow wall just right. The difficulties can be increased...
1 user comment
 E2 5c
21
Gideon
14m. Balance up the steep arete to reach a short ramp and climb this to a good but short-lived jamming crack.
7 user comments
 
1 Stars
VS 5a
22
Basic Training
12m. The centre of the wall has a fierce start up a thin crack (or the wall just left for the tall), if successful continue...
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
E5 6c
23
Gideonite
14m. The large groove leads by bridging and finger jamming to a ledge. Finish up the easy corner behind.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
HVS 5a
24
Crew's Route
12m. The crack gives a good and well protected pitch. The final overlap can be climbed direct, or bypassed slightly more...
6 user comments
 
3 Stars
VS 4c
25
Peak Arete
12m. The arete is followed throughout and is steep quite precarious. A semi-crucial finger jam is easily blocked by a (bomber)...
6 user comments
 HVS 5a
26
Steve's Dilemma
12m. Start just right of the arete and make fingery moves rightwards over the bulge, where reachy and blind moves reach easier...
2 user comments
 E2 6a
27
RS
14m. The wall just to the right.
 HVS 5c
28
Evening Ridge
14m. Climb the groove to a ledge and loose flakes to access the bottom corner of a hanging slab. Climb this diagonally...
5 user comments
 VD
29
Midnight Variation
12m. From the ledge on the previous route then step right and climb the wall or the groove to its right.
1 user comment
 S 4a
30
Dragon's Route
14m. The thin left-hand crack leads to a break, step left and power up the crusty flake. Strenuous but not too technical.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
E3 5c
31
Scale the Dragon
14m. Start right of Dragon's Route and from the break Good gear) climb powerfully up the shallow groove in the centre of the...
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
E5 6b
32
Drizzle
14m. The groove on the right leads to a break from where technical and strenuous moves (try a left-hand pinch) allow the wall...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
E3 6a
33
Drought
14m. The thin crack left of the groove corner leads to a difficult pull to the horizontal The move over the overlap is not as...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
E4 6a
34
Foghorn Groove
14m. The leaning corner is pleasant if somewhat rattly and is good practice for bigger, looser things.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
VS 4c
35
Wind Instrument
14m. The narrow and narrowing wall just right on disposable holds is nothing to blow your trumpet about.
1 user comment
 HVS 5a
36
The Harp
14m. Climb the wall trending right to a dubious overlap (get the belays to stand to one side!), pull over this and finish...
11 user comments
 VS 4c
37
Pocket Wall
10m. The narrow face has the expected pocket.
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
VD
38
Tighe's Arete
12m. The arete is delicate and quite low in the grade. A semi-crucial Friend in the slot gets in the way a little,
16 user comments
 
2 Stars
E1 5a
39
Ledge Way
12m. Climb the arete but trends right to the ledge of the amphitheatre A slim groove on the left-hand side of the wall provides...
 HS 4b
40
Grain of Sand
12m. The bulging centre of the wall to the ledge then face just right of the upper groove.
1 user comment
 VS 5a
41
Amphitheatre Climb
10m. A short steep crack leads to the ledge and a final groove.
 VD
42
Heather Corner
10m. The final groove of any consequence and the arete above it.
 VD
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    For HOBSON MOOR

    Evening Ridge
    "No way VDiff, it's severe at least, a steep start and exposed finish." 16/Jun

    The Harp
    "Very pleasant but considerably easier than VS 4c: it's even soft for the HS4b it..." 21/Feb

    Great Expectations
    "the upper peg has snapped now" 20/Oct

    Bring me Sunshine
    "According to Western Grit "rock and gear leave a bit to be desired" bu..." 26/Jul

    Hanging Slab
    "Hard E1 and a very good route. Took a while to work out the sequence at the top ..." 01/Jun

    Monsoon
    "This was also seconded by A(Andy)Evans on the first ascent" 04/Apr

    Gideon
    "Spot on VS 5a - a couple of tricky moves, but you almost always have gear above ..." 24/Feb

    Gideon
    "Definitely harder and bolder than Parker's. IMHO this is HVS 5a, Parker's is VS ..." 02/Aug

    Crew's Route
    "Very well protected, great route for VS leaders who need some finger crack climb..." 28/Jun

    Dragon's Route
    "Adjudicator Wall is nails though...;)" 12/Jun

    Dragon's Route
    "This route is pretty easy for the grade, the steep wall is only short. I did a l..." 11/Jun

    Gideonite
    "Have to say that I found it a little more than vaguely awkward and insecure. Eit..." 21/Apr

    Pocket Wall
    "I thought this was a pleasent little route. Its a crack in a corner so it will ..." 21/Apr

    Midnight Variation
    "Steep finish with low gear as cracks in wall are blind (big Friend behind flake ..." 26/Nov

    The Harp
    "i have lead the corner to the left then coming to join the harp just below the o..." 19/Nov

    Hanging Slab
    "Beware the crappy surface rock on the top of the route. My hand-hold just disin..." 23/Sep

    Parker's Eliminate
    "Excellant route. Low in the grade, great first HVS cos the gear is good and pret..." 06/Aug top50

    Epitaph Corner
    "> technical grade spot on, HS/VS??...its an easy VS. I totally agree! A nic..." 05/Aug

    Gideon
    "Harder than Parkers - if you manage to step into the world of HVS via this route..." 30/May

    Great Expectations
    "Agree with Fiend. This is not the only line that differs with the description e..." 30/Apr

    Drizzle
    "An appealing route with good climbing and good pro where needed. It is very easy..." 23/Apr

    Pocket Wall
    "my 2nd lead badly protected dident like it" 12/Jan

    Sunshine Superman
    "Not that low in the grade! Really shocking gear; small, shallow rps which are ba..." 07/Sep

    Tighe's Arete
    "This must be the softest E1 in the Peak District!" 28/Jul

    Grain of Sand
    "The moves from the ledge are a bit of an eliminate, (they are also quite hard!)...." 29/May

    Tighe's Arete
    "Easy E1 Good wires halfway, good friend in the pocket. Don't place any pro of..." 24/Nov

    Pocket Wall
    "Don't fall off then." 16/Oct

    The Harp
    "The fact that it must weigh several tons and yet miracuously" 11/Oct

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