HALLDALE QUARRY


Halldale Quarry is a huge open hole in the ground which, until recently, was used by the quarry companies as their office base. As soon as they moved out, the prolific Gary Gibson moved in and scoured the walls for quality rock. What he found is probably one of the best bits of rock discovered in all the recent quarry developments in the Peak; a fine off-vertical wall, covered with small edges and crystal holds, and split at two-thirds height by a sizeable overlap. The routes on this wall tend to follow a similar pattern - fingery and sustained lower sections followed by big heaves over the overlap and generally easier finishes.

Routes

1 trad route (HVS)
16 sport routes (6a...7a+)
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents
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Buttress (click for routes) No. of Routes Route Type Sunshine
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Approach walk Other Page
Tokenism Wall
A south west-facing side-wall of the bay which has a small set of routes. At present they are a bit...
6
Sport
Afternoon sun
Level

10 mins

sheltered
210
Spectre Wall
The back wall of the bay is the main attraction at Halldale and is one of the best discoveries of...
11
Sport
Evening sun
Level

10 mins

sheltered
210
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