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
 V0 4c
2
Lobotomy
The slab leads into a short left-trending groove.
3 user comments
 V0 4c
3
Slimer
Balance up the slab just left of the prominent thin crack.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
V1 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
 V3 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
V3 6A
10
Verdi Wall
The letterbox and short crack
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
V0 4c
11
Two Step left-hand
Tend left up the centre of the short wall.
2 user comments
 V1 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
V2 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.
 V0 4c
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
V3 6A
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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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