Once a bit of a dump (and dumping ground) the quarry has been cleaned up, landscaped and now provides a valuable resource for local climbers, thanks to the far-sighted attitude of Tameside Council. If you are passing by on the way home from the Lakes or Wales, call in, you might be pleasantly surprised. In the mid nineties the crag was given a going over, loose rock was removed and a number of fixed pegs were added to make several of the routes into viable leads. Also fixed belays have been placed above many of the routes, designer belaying - all very continental!


42 trad routes (VD...E5)
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents
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