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Holwell Quarry


Climbs 14 – Rocktype Granite – Altitude ? – Faces ?

Crag features
Dry weather needed before any routes can be contemplated [Kathryn Bromfield]

Le Dernier Cri is more like E5 and 'You May be the face...' is tricky, crux at top, 35' and no gear. Beware.

Access notes
From Haytor head north west cross granite railway, descend a steep slope to reach a section of the railway that leads to the quarry mouth

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South Devon and Dartmoor (1995)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1The Chryswalke ConnectionVS 4b 1
2XmandiferHS 4a 4
3Spear of DestinyHVS 5b  
4Obscured by CloudsE6 6c * 
5Lost WorldE5 6b * 
6A Fall of MoondustE2 5c  
7SaversnakeE3 5c 1
 Climb nameGradex
8Le Dernier CriE4 5c ** 
9Brief EncounterVS 4c  
10JazooHVS 5b  
11You May Be the Face I Can't ForgetE4 5c  
12Spasm ChasmVS 4c  
13Soft Option *S 4a  
14Sausage LossageHVS 5a 1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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Some years there are some ice climbs in this quarry - unsure which of the lines or grades
DCIGadget - 24/Jun/11

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