Mancer Quarry

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The lowest quarry is a bit esoteric and better known as a local wild swimming spot. There are a couple of decent routes for off-width aficionados, in the shape of Liquid Armbar and Mancer Direct. For the sport climber looking for a quiet slab, Clippopotamus may well do the trick.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Liquid Armbar
5.11 in off-width money - very big cams are essential. Abseil onto the ledge and squirm up the unrelenting crack. Collapse onto...
 
2 Stars
Graunchy
E4
2
The Mancer Original Start
Abseil to the lower ledge. The lower part of the corner is avoided diagonally on the left, then regained with a exciting pull....
 
Graunchy
E1
3
The Mancer Direct
Abseil to the lower ledge and brace yourself for battle.1) 5b, 18m. Fight your way up the 5.10 slot which only...
 
2 Stars
Graunchy
E3
4
Good Crack
A long walk round the pool leads to a short leftward-slanting finger-crack. Abseil off the tree.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
Graunchy
E3