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Pinfold Quarry

Lancashire, ENGLAND

Climbs 33 – Rocktype Grit (quarried) – Altitude 250m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
Nice quiet place for an evening's climbing ... you'll be lucky to see many others there. Some great routes around VS. Good routes are Six Nipples Of Love (E1 5b) and the the three Necromicon lines (E2 5c, E1 5b & VS 4c). Some belay posts are a bit on the loose side. a new line worth doing was put up right of phantom trundler in june 2008 "the policemans backyard" climbs a thin crack and straight through the over hang(peg) at E1 5b

Access notes
Leave the A556 (Walmersley Rd) at the traffic lights (Post Office) onto Walmersley Old Rd. Follow road for 800m as it goes round the back of the Mason's Arms pub and over the motorway. Continue through Nangreaves. Park as the road finally deteriorates into a rough track. Walk up for 200m and climb an old white gate on the right. Cross the field keeping the old dry stone on your left. Pass through the next gate and turn right. Follow fence to top of quarry. DON'T TAKE A SHORT CUT THROUGH THE FARM. DO CALL IN THE LORD RAGLAN (NANGREAVES) FOR A PINT OF REAL ALE ON THE WAY OUT.

29/08/12 Note. The "Old White Gate" isn't old or white anymore. It's a double gate, one site of which is galvanised. A sinlgle big white(ish)post remains.

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2.6mm rain
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2.8mm rain
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Lancashire Rock (1999)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Slab AttackS 4a 2
2Smear TestS 4a  
3Choss GrooveVD 2
4Acid DropsS 4a 9
5Acid TestVS 4b 15
6Madman's ParadiseE2 5c **7
7That Little Bit of Rock Right of David's RouteVS 4b 20
8The Six Nipples of LoveE1 5b *14
9Bog Trotter's BenchE2 5c 1
10Love Under WillE2 5b  
11FearsomeHVS 5a *2
12AwesomeE1 5b *3
13HallucinogenicsE4 5c *1
14Necromicon AreteE2 5c ***5
15NecromiconE1 5b ***14
16Necromicon Right-handVS 4c **21
17Willy Wonker the Big, Fat TonkerE2 5b 3
 Climb nameGradex
18Two Scoop or Not Two ScoopE3  
19Suck it and SeeE1 5a 1
20PoltergeistHVS 5a 3
21Phantom TrundlerHVS 5a 2
22Phantom Trundler Direct StartHVS 5a  
23The WhoreVS 4c 1
24Hara-kiri HookerHVS 5a 2
25LoathsomeVS 4b  
26Dead as a Door MattE1 5a 3
27Central Bowl CrackHVS 5a  
28Rock On, Roll OffE1 5a  
29Cardiac AreteVS 5a 3
30Statement of MarriageVS 4c 2
31Divorce Day BluesVS 4c 1
32Alan's RouteS 4a  
33The Adventures of Willy Wonker Belayed by Matt the PlonkerHVS 5b * 
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