Climbs 111
Rocktype Grit (quarried)

Faces SW

The Shining Walls of Troy © robin mueller

Crag features

Troy quarry is a scenic venue with good quality rock and a good spread of routes. For those learning to lead the 'Siamese slab' routes offer a good area to hone gear placing skills while the bold 'Super Snatch' will entertain the higher grade chasers.

Approach notes

No access issues but do not use fence posts as anchors, there are plenty of stakes all around the top of the crag.

Online guide book http://www.lancashirerock.co.uk/gb/results.php?step=3&country=&area=&guide=Troy%20Quarry&subarea=Rossendale
dread-i - 16/Apr/07
5 minutes from the carpark and lots of good solid mid range routes, one or two minor classics as well. Good place to get a few routes under your belt at the start of the year.
Nick - 07/Feb/05
Some climbs have changed due to rockfalls, so grading will be changed - both up and down. Still a lot of loose stone [May 03]. Dries out fast after rain. Good climbing throughout quarry.
Danny - 04/May/03
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Long Wall 
2DeceptionHVS 5b 1
3VentnorE2 6a  
4NilsarVS 5a  
5ConianHVS 5a * 
6DuskyVS 5a  
7PisaE1 5b *4
8Waterbabyf6C+  
9MandatroyE1 5c  
10Mandatroy DirectE3 6a ** 
11Landsharkf7A  
12The Triumvirate
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E2 5a, 5c * 
13AnnicMVS 5a 1
14Troy WallVS 4c 2
15Troy CornerVD 4
16Grooved AreteVS 4c 15
17DovetailE1 5b *53
18CurlewE1 5b 14
19Fallen FriendE2 5c *1
20Deep ThroatHVS 4c 8
21DistemperHVS 4c 6
22Huntington's ChoreaE2 5c *32
23Grane WallE1 5b *118
24The FleaE2 5c *22
25Two DabsE2 5c 20
26JussyHVS 5b *123
 The Tower 
28Pillar CracksVS 4c *166
29Revenge of the Bendy EntsE4 5c *28
30Pink EdgeE2 5b *47
31Quake FlakeE3 6a 2
32PurgatroyE3 6a *** 
33Super SnatchE5 6a ***2
34Loose LivingHS 4b 48
35Smoking CrackE1 5a 2
36Questionable StabilityVS 4c *67
 The South Face 
38SounderHVS 5a *115
39Sounder DirectE2 5c 36
40Sounder Right-handHVS 5a 10
41Rock LobsterE3 6a *13
42Tess
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HVS 5b 26
43Tess Direct (Quantum Leap)E1 5c  
44AldaniteHVS 5a 43
45Grand NationalVS 4c 11
46Solo WallVS 5a 12
47Little 'UnS 4a 12
 The West Face 
49Golden ThreadVS 4c, 4b 6
50GopherHVS 4c 90
51Helen of TroyVS 5a 62
52Troy GrooveVS 4b 212
53Overlooked CrackHS 4b 149
54Cracked WallVS 4c 163
55Siam GrooveVS 4b 44
56Slow MotionVS 4b 45
57Left Siamese TwinS 4a *421
58Right Siamese TwinS 4a *419
59Siamese AreteVS 4c *55
60Jaundice CrackHVS 5a 64
61Updraught CornerS 4a 79
62Stacked DeckHS 4b *544
63RapunzleVS 5a *367
64ShadowfaxE2 5c *31
65Mucky PupsHVS 5a 174
66Bob the GobVS 4c 126
67NovaHVS 6a *21
68SaintsE1 5c 14
69LemaHVS 5c 51
70No Right TurnVS 4c 149
71One Way StreetS 4a 193
72Little SneakVS 4c 225
73Open SesameVD 203
74StiltonVS 4c 152
 The North Face 
76Don't Look Down
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E1 5b  
77Troy a Little Tendernessf7A 1
78Whoops Apocalypse
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HVS 5a  
79Penwood GrooveMS 4a 1
80Penwood Forge MillHVS 5a  
81SunsalveE1 5b  
82One Step FartherE5 6b * 
83AnxietyHVS 5a 2
84Flake shakeE1 5a 1
85Reach AroundHVS 5b 1
86What I'd Give for a FriendHVS 5a 1
87PikeHVS 5a  
88Captain MainwaringHVS 5a * 
89FraserE1 5b  
90Meat in the Middlef7B  
91Magic Beansf7C  
92Dad's ArmyVS 4c  
 Little Buttress 
94The BairnHS 4a 3
95Wor LassVS 4b 2
 The Pinnacle 
97Shady Side Pillar ProblemHVS 5c 6
98Sunny Side Pillar ProblemHVS 5a 24
99Gingerbread
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VS 4b *15
100Zebedeef7A+ 3
101Pinnacle Girdlef6A 26
102Steptoe And SonVB 26
103Highball PaulVB 27
104Urban SkiingV1 25
105Wellington WallV2 5
106Ee Am Reet GoodV0 17
107Ee Am Reet BetterV0 2
108Layback That Crack, Jack!VB 24
109Shelf And CrackVB 16
110Tray's WallV1 18
111Skinny MinnyVB 25
112DistractionV3 2
113CorsetV6 2
114Haul Away For RosieVB 2
115Facial Flaring (no Heel)f7A 4
116The BNCf7B+ **3
117Crawl from your holef6A+ *1
118Pinnacle Traverse - from Steptoe *f5+ 2
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