Bottoms Quarry, Tintwistle

Climbs 40 – Rocktype Grit (quarried) – Altitude 176m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
This quarry has shockingly good climbing. Some of the route can be done as boulder problems if you have a head for heights. There are not many road side crags which you only have to walk 30m. Mentioned in the excellent "Over the moors" guide book, but available free on the BMC Website.

First view is of a small buttress which hides the rest of the quarry.

Access notes
No permission to climb here. Park just below gate but don't block access to fishing club.

Guidebooks
Over the Moors (2012)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
  Climb nameGrade
 FIRST BUTTRESS 
2Tottering TowerVS 5a
3BashfulVS 4c
4GrumpyVS 5a
5SneezyVS 4c
6SleepyVS 4c
7DocVS 4c
 SECOND BUTTRESS 
9Black Edge Left HandM
10Black edgeVS 5a
11Yellow WallE1 5a
12Yellow wall right handVS 4c
13Quality streetVS 4c
 THIRD BUTTRESS 
15UranusE2 5c
16Into UranusHS 4b
17The third halfE2 6a
18Battle of the bulgeE2 5b
19Wren's cornerVS 4c
20Satisfaction guaranteedS 4c
21Betwixt and betweenVS 5a
 FOURTH BUTTRESS 
23Waterloo SunsetHS 4b
24Spike AreteHVS 5b
25Autumn AlmanacVS 4c
26LolaVS 5c
27Ranger's ReturnVS 4c
 FITH BUTTRESS 
29Parta the StrataE1 5b
30Letterbox CrackHVS 5b
31Postman's CraicVS 4c
32Magic BrambleHVS 5a
 SIXTH BUTTRESS 
34Sunny DelightHVS 4c
35HeartsS
36ClubsHS 4b
37DiamondsVS 5a
38SpadesS 4b
39PinwheelVS 4c
40Catherine WheelHVS 5b
41AperitifVS 4c
42EntreeHVS 5b
43Simple FareD
44Just DesertD
 SEVENTH BUTTRESS 
46Damocles' BouldersVS 5a
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USER FEEDBACKLogin as Existing User to add your comments
Needs a lot of gardenning we couldn't get to a lot of the routes just the one's right next to the path
trish1968 - 04/Sep/14
The access road is closed at the moment, spoke to a warden and was quite firmly told that no climbing is allowed on the crag.
JimboWizbo - 03/Mar/14
Do you have more up to date information?

These details were last updated on 25/Aug/2012

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