Pool Area

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Boulder
Afternoon sun
2 mins
Level
Sheltered

The first section that you arrive at on the approach is also the most popular part of the quarry. It has one pleasant slabby wall and a few more vertical walls which lead around over a dank little pool. Bring your towel for muddy boots.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Hernia
The tiny slab immediately to the right of the edge of the face.
2 user comments
 f4 5a
2
Lobotomy
The slab leads into a short left-trending groove.
3 user comments
 f4 5a
3
Slimer
Balance up the slab just left of the prominent thin crack.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
f5 5b
4
Brownstones Crack
The straight crack in the centre of the slab.
4 user comments
 VD
5
Moss Wall
The grey wall has variants aplenty and can be as hard as V2 if you choose the wrong set of holds.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
S 4c
6
Verdi Ramp
The narrow ramp in the left wall of the main corner.
 
1 Stars
S 4b
7
Verdi Corner
The green corner to a heathery exit.
 
1 Stars
S 4a
8
Verdinand
The wall just right of the corner is climbed via a shallow groove.
2 user comments
 f6A 6a
9
Verdigris
The right side of the wall has a useful hold though the arete is to be avoided.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
f6A 6a
10
Verdi Wall
The letterbox and short crack
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
f4 5a
11
Two Step left-hand
Tend left up the centre of the short wall.
2 user comments
 f5 5b
12
Two Step
Trend right via trio of useful ledges, with a little flick for the top.
 
1 Stars
S 4b
13
The Mantelshelf
The ledge and face immediately left of the arete.
 D
14
Muddy Wall
The wall left of the arete passing a narrow overlap.
 
1 Stars
S 4c
15
Muddy Arete
The arete on its right-hand side
 
1 Stars
Technical
f5+ 5c
16
Wet Corner
Strangely the angular groove is normally dry.
 VD
17
Slab Variant
Obvious from the name, and pleasant.
 VD
18
Watery Arete
The arete left of the tide-line.
 S 4c
19
Wet Foot
Well named! The wall right of the arete is okay at low tide.
 f4 5a
20
Pond Traverse
The traverse of the whole area is a good pumpy problem. It is best done right to left if you have any doubts about your stamina...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
f6A 5c
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  • Latest Comments

    For BROWNSTONES

    Hopper
    "not that polished actually." 05/Dec

    Nexus
    "yhe dyno is ace.but the v5 (lancashire pothot)up the nexus wall is even better" 14/Sep

    Moss Wall
    "think i did it the hard way! good fun" 23/Oct

    Parr's Crack
    "sitstart for a neoclassic V3" 12/Dec

    Nexus
    "Also good is the classic Nexus Dyno, which goes from the two obvious holds on th..." 01/Oct

    Hank's Wall
    "u do nt hav 2 use the pinch atall the problem will go without it" 30/Aug

    Pigswill
    "I finally got round to trying this today and got it on the 5th go, it's a great..." 04/Apr

    Digitation
    "lovely climbing!" 08/Jun

    Hank's Wall
    "you have to pinch the small edge just to the right of parr's crack. Also, one th..." 06/Jan

    Pigswill
    "never done the route? I just went there for a ponder with butch Tom and Jerry, D..." 17/Jun

    Pigswill
    "you've obviously never done pigswill then." 16/Jun

    Pigswill
    "are`nt all problems easier if you know the moves?" 16/Jun

    Pigswill
    "this problem is easy if you know the moves, no harder than v6 and certainly easi..." 15/Jun

    Brownstones Crack
    "Use it for jamming practice." 12/Jun

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