Limekilns

Climbs 59 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 20m a.s.l – Faces all

Crag features
Two weird limestone blocks in a pleasant woodland setting, with some good middle grade climbs on cracks and open walls.

Access notes
The crag has a history of access problems, with the landowner having taken such measures as smearing the rock with grease and installing bat boxes to discourage climbing in the past. The situation remains delicate, so please behave responsibly and try to minimise impact on the crag and surroundings.

Guidebooks
Lowland Outcrops (2005),
Out of print: Lowland Outcrops (1994)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGrade
 THE SENTINEL  
2PickwickVS 4b 88
3Hunter and the HuntedE1 5a *119
4HumbugHS 4b *527
5Stag DubhHVS 4c 36
6Kiln Dance with MeVS 4c 354
7Empires and DanceHVS 4c 65
8Dingley DellS 4b 166
9The Struggler (Direct Start)E3 6a **10
10The StrugglerE3 6a **63
11Cruel SummerE2 5c ***168
12Colours FlyE2 5c *31
13On the BlocksE4 6a *13
14Marley's GhostE2 5c *26
15Velvet Glove (Satin Finish)E4 6a *8
16Velvet GloveE4 6a ***97
17The Iron FistE5 6b ***21
18Slow HandclapE7 6c *1
19DeathproofE5 6a  
20Methods of DanceE3 6a **46
21Methods of Dance (Right-Hand Finish)E3 6a *9
22New Gold DreamE2 5b *108
23Dirty Little SisterMS 1
 GELLET BLOCK  
25Slotsf5+ 27
26SlotsE1 5c 224
27SunsetterHVS 5a *459
28Forbidden ColoursHVS 5a **489
29Forbidden Colours (Direct Finish)E1 5c *104
30DTsVS 4c **786
31D-DayHVS 5a *365
32White EnsignVS 4c **905
33VE DayE1 5c *156
34Neutral GearVS 4c *127
35Lion RampantVS 4b *290
36Wall StraightE1 5a *114
37ProtectlessE1 5a 108
38Red FlagHS 4c *970
39The Wrang DreelE2 5b 1
40Grasp the NettleE2 5b **247
41Muffintop BluesE3 5c *9
42Edge of FearE3 5c *27
43Through the MotionsE3 6a **88
44Dead RingerE1 5b **463
45Two RingerVS 4c 505
46One RingerHS 4a 297
47Link RibS 3c 186
48Link Rib Southf6B *3
49Link Aretef5+ 11
50Link Rib RHHVS 5c 4
51The CharlestonE5 6b **11
52Sicky DoodleE5 6b **2
53The Ivy LeagueE4 6a **46
54YuppieE4 6a 3
55Elgin's CrackE2 5c ***436
56The StingE2 5b 23
 TRAVERSES  
58West Face Traversef4+ 16
59South Face Traversef5+ 15
60East Face Traversef6A+ *22
61Full Traversef6B 14
62Rock Around the BlockE3 5c 2
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Picked up light blue ladies jacket that some people left on Saturday the 9th of August at the Gellet Block. I think the people were German/Austrian. Send me a message if its yours!
daftendirekt - 12/Aug/14
Watch out for lose rock especially on the main face of Gellet Block, helmets advised.
andymoin - 13/Apr/11
Good routes but some seriously soft grading going on!
Dave Kerr - 30/Apr/07
An amazing crag! so many good middle grade routes!
Russyclimber - 28/Feb/06
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