Thorny Bank Hill Quarry North Yorkshire, ENGLAND
Climbs 39 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude ? – Faces SW
An clean exposed south west facing limestone quarry. The rock is very rough, almost like gritstone, and a little loose looking in places.
Online topos availabe at http://www.climbonline.co.uk/redmire.htm and in the PDF linked at the bottom http://www.climbonline.co.uk/PDFs/Redmire%20new%20sector%20topo.pdf
Access is described as sensitive. Another part of the site is apparently still a working quarry.
Out of print: North East England (2003)
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Went here today and there is a big sign saying No Public Access, including equestrian, climbing, walking, motorbikes and vehicles. Went to have a look at the crag and a man in hi-vis orange overalls was wandering around. I assume it is well monitored!|
Matt Bill Platypus - 02/Aug/09
Good climbing and gear on the routes on the left. The rock is clean but the alder bushes at the bottom will need cutting down before long as they'll start to spoil the routes.
petellis - 21/Jul/09