South Quarry

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The Southern Quarry is as grim as its neighbour; it has a small collection of hard routes and a few lesser offerings. Most of the routes are only climbable after a dry spell.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
The Verdict
The neglected V-shaped groove is a brutal but safe struggle.
 
Technical
Graunchy
E2 6a
2
The Old Bailey
The deep chockstoned and ferny groove has a tough exit. A good line that sees virtually no attention.
 
1 Stars
Technical
HVS 5b
3
Wizard Ridge
The fantastic arete remains a dream at present.
 
3 Stars
??
4
The Simpering Savage
A diagonal finger traversed to The Old Bailey and a possible stance. Continue across the wall (5b ) to the top of The Verdict.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
E5 6b
5
Poisoned Dwarf
Thin cracks used to give good pegging practice, now they have to be finger-jammed instead. More like E1 5c as a lead.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
f5
6
Trellis
A hard and high problem up the wall round the corner.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
f7A 6b
7
The Dover and Ellis Chimney
The highly historical cleft in the back corner of the quarry. Passing the wide section is the crux. Sandy and rarely done.
 
1 Stars
E1 5b
8
Silent Spring
An exposed girdle of the Cioch (Gaelic for tit) Block.1) 5c, 12m. Start in the dirty gully on the left and cross a thin...
 
3 Stars
Technical
E4 5c
9
Silent Scream
A lower version is technical and well named. Stay just above the lip of the roof until the right arete can be reached for a...
 
3 Stars
Technical
E7 6c
10
Off Spring
Exciting climbing in a dramatic position and much easier for the tall. From the arete (abseil in) traverse the parallel cracks...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
E5 6b
11
Captain Invincible
A free version of an old aid route up the awesome northwest face of the Cioch. Climb the technical arete then follow the thin...
 
3 Stars
Technical
E8 6c
12
Captain Unclimbable
The amazing steep groove is the third of Burbage South's impossible projects.
 
3 Stars
??
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    "Changed from HVS 5a * to E1 5b *, 0% of 1 vote for E1, 0% of 1 vote for 5b" 23/Mar

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