The Quarry

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Afternoon sun
Uphill
20 mins

A good selection of routes that are generally rather bold but less so than they appear from below; a set of small cams and wires will be found more than useful.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Twixt
6m. The square arete that bounds the wall on its left-hand side.
 
1 Stars
HVS 5a
2
Windy Wall
6m. The right-hand side of the arete is tricky.
 
1 Stars
Technical
HVS 5b
3
The Crab
10m. Climb the two cracks past a narrowing in the middle section. Finish by favouring the left-hand branch.
 
1 Stars
VS 4c
4
Layback Crack
10m. The compelling (and strenuous) crack leads to crucial moves round the right-hand side of the capping overhang.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
VS 5a
5
Starters
12m. The left-facing groove to a good ledge then finish up the short corner behind. Well-named; the best easy climb here.
 VD
6
The Shroud
14m. From just right of the arete a swift layaway leads to a tricky mantelshelf. Continue into a shallow groove to ledges on...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E2 5c
7
Grave's End
14m. A fine climb, bold and balancy and the best in the quarry. Teeter up the shallow right-trending groove, then stride left...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Fluttery
E1 5b
8
Laying-by
14m. Start up Grave's End but continue up the groove with increasing Diculty to its end. Continue direct to the rib above and a...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
Fluttery
E3 5c
9
Order
14m. Climb the corner at the right-hand side of the smooth rock and continue up the groove above to easier ground on the...
 
1 Stars
HS 4a
10
Free Spirit
14m. A eliminate that seeks out Diculties - and finds them! From Order trend right across the wall to Disorder then climb then...
 
Fluttery
E2 5b
11
Disorder
14m. The right-hand of a pair of grooves is followed awkwardly as it slants leftwards giving an excellent pitch.
 
2 Stars
HS 4a
12
Cnig's Direct
12m. Follow the groove to a crescent- shaped flake then pull over the left-hand edge of this and follow the thin crack up the...
 VS 4c
13
Cnig's Underhang
12m. Follow the crescent-shaped flake out right by undercutting to a finish up a crack on the right.
 VS 4b
14
Alexander the Great
12m. Climb onto the left end of a shelf then continue through the notch in the overhang and joing the final few moves of Cnig's...
 
1 Stars
HVS 5b