Hay Crook Common Quarries South Yorkshire, ENGLAND
Climbs 4 – Rocktype Grit (quarried) – Altitude 200m a.s.l – Faces W
The rock is poor quality, badly eroded in parts and loose. care should be taken on the finishes or else ropes pre-placed. The quarry is 6 to 7m high and consists of a back wall split by a loose and dirty gulley and bounded on its right-hand side by another wall, undercut at just under half height. In the descriptions the routes are described left to right.
Cars should be parked at the car park near Wortley Top Forge. There are four quarries in the vicinity. The first and largets is used as a store yard. The described routes are in the fourth and next largest quarry before the edge peters out.
Burbage, Millstone and Beyond (2006)
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"more pointless, loose, dirty overgrown climbs" Burbage, Millstone and Beyond (2005)|
Alex Thompson - 15/Dec/09
There are a couple of decent boulders up the bank by roadside. Green and dirty, but interesting, occassionally loose. Didn't find access to main quarry area which might be fenced off as a scrap yard, and is guarded by a lethargic Alsatian.
JohnnyBoy - 26/Jul/05
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