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Downholme Quarry North Yorkshire, ENGLAND
Climbs 35 – Rocktype Mica schist – Altitude 217m a.s.l – Faces W
Small Limestone Quarry in pleasant secluded setting with splendid views across Arkendarth (?) dale. Routes up to 10 meters, some now polished. Very convenient climbing, level top and bottom, stake belays (old, caution). Some holds still prone to flake-off! (though most dodgy ones already gone).
North of England Rock Climbs (1992),
Out of print: North East England (2003)
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Easy access, 5mins from Downholme village through field behind Bolton Arms car park. Supposed to call Catterick Army base (see later North East guide).
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Visited in May 2013. There is a sign on the gate saying no unauthorised climbing and a phone number to ring but we just went in anyway. didn't have time to climb so just went for a look at traversed the base of the crag. Definitely going back to climb soon.|
lissymanners - 13/May/13
Currently Catterick Training are not allowing climbing until they "have sorted out issues over liability and insurance".
I have contacted the BMC to inform them of this and they will be contacting the MOD to check up on the current situation.
Matt Bill Platypus - 18/Jun/10