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Lindley Moor Edge

West Yorkshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 61 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 280m a.s.l – Faces NW

Crag features
36 recorded bouldering problems on small buttresses on natural edge and quarry. The small quarry features 23 (recorded in 1978 guidebook) routes marked with painted numbers (the lines are under refurbishment).

Access notes
This crag lies in between junctions 23 and 24(M62); follow A643 until you reach the Wappy Springs Inn, aproximately 50m south of the public house turn under the motorway bridge, if you take the first left there is a car park for the cricket ground, folow the stone wall of the cricket ground to the end, it is an easy scramble to the foot of the rockface.

If you walk along the edge bearing left from here there is a bench and by the bench are some steps that lead to a footpath which goes down the edge giving better access to the rocky buttresses that form the outcrops.

The quarry area at the left hand end(facing the climbs) are better approached from the mina road though there is no real parking areas there

Weather forecast

 Today  Tue  Wed  Thu  Fri 

0.3mm rain
Sunny periods
16 °C
15 kph

1.4mm rain
15 °C
14 kph

1.6mm rain
15 °C
8 kph

0.1mm rain
Sunny periods
17 °C
12 kph

0.4mm rain
Mainly cloudy
18 °C
14 kph
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Yorkshire Gritstone (1999), T'Nearest Crag T'College (1978),
Out of print: Huddersfield Area (2002)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
2Refuse Hollow Route 1HS  
4Fornicators Wall Route 2D  
5Fornicators Wall Route 3HVS  
6Fornicators Wall Route 4S  
7Fornicators Wall Route 5S  
8Fornicators Wall Route 6aD  
9Fornicators Wall Route 6bD  
10Skivers WallVS  
11Fornicators Wall Route 7S  
12Dyane's Last VisitVD  
14Not A LotVS  
15Bedstead Bay Route 8aHVS  
16Bedstead Bay Route 8bVS  
17Bedstead Bay Route 8cHS  
18Bedstead Bay Route 8dVS  
19Booming Biltern 9aHS  
20Booming Biltern 9bVS  
21Booming Biltern 9cVS  
22Booming Biltern 9dS  
23Booming Biltern 9eS  
24Visions of the EmeraldVS  
26Rock RunnerHS  
27Bedstead Bay GirdleVS  
28Windy GrassVD  
29Sue's SoloD  
31Quarry Problems 1VB 4c  
32Quarry Problems 2VB 4b  
33Quarry Problems 3V0 5a * 
34Quarry Problems 4VB 4c  
35Quarry Problems 5V1 5b  
 Climb nameGradex
36Quarry Problems 6V0 5b  
37Quarry Problems 7V2 5c * 
38Quarry Problems 8V1 5b  
39Quarry Problems 9V0 5a * 
41Green Slab & Cave Problem 13VB 4c  
42Green Slab & Cave Problem 12VB 4b  
43Green Slab & Cave Problem 11V1 5b * 
44Green Slab & Cave Problem 10VB 4c 1
45Green Slab & Cave Problem 9VB 4b 1
46Green Slab & Cave Problem 8VB 4b  
47Green Slab & Cave Problem 7V1 5c * 
48Green Slab & Cave Problem 6V0 5a  
49Green Slab & Cave Problem 5VB 4b  
50Green Slab & Cave Problem 4VB 3c 1
52Green Slab & Cave Problem 3V0 5a * 
53Green Slab & Cave Problem 2VB 4c  
54Green Slab & Cave Problem 1VB 4b  
56Stone Steps Problem 14V2 5c * 
57Stone Steps Problem 13VB 3a 1
58Stone Steps Problem 12VB 4b  
59Stone Steps Problem 11V4 6b * 
60Pocket, Pinch and JugV0 5a * 
61Stone Steps Problem 9V1 5b * 
62Stone Steps Problem 8V1 5b * 
64Scratch BackVB 4b  
65Stone Steps Problem 6VB 4a  
66Stone Steps Problem 5VB 3c  
67Stone Steps Problem 4VB 4a  
68Stone Steps Problem 3V0 5a  
69Stone Steps Problem 2VB 4c  
70Stone Steps Problem 1VB 4a  
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Quick visit today to take a look at the place, too rainy to climb but will certainly be back over from Saddleworth side soon - looks to be some great problems. Would also be up for a crag clean up, lots of bottles lying around the place, cleared up what I could..
PD - 24/Jan/12

good crag with nice views, could do with a tidy, i do what i can when i can but fighting a loosing battle. kids have recently graffiti-ed here would not mind but its terrible, would love to organize a a clean up day this summer if enough intrest
gorza011 - 11/Jun/11

Some historical gaps have now been filled by the re-discovery of the June 1978 guidebook "T'Nearest Crag T'College" by Harrison, Bishop & White which details the old numbered routes in the quarry. Further details to follow!
Alex Thompson - 01/Mar/10