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Troy Quarry

Lancashire, ENGLAND

Climbs 87 – Rocktype Grit (quarried) – Altitude ? – Faces SW

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.

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

Weather forecast

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Guidebooks
Lancashire Rock (1999)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 LONG WALL  
2DeceptionHVS 5b 1
3VentnorE2 6a  
4NilsarVS 5a  
5ConianHVS 5a * 
6DuskyVS 5a  
7PisaE1 5b *2
8The TriumvirateE2 5a, 5c * 
9AnnicMVS 5a 1
10Troy WallVS 4c 2
11Troy CornerVD 4
12Grooved AreteVS 4c 15
13DovetailE1 5b **32
14CurlewE1 5b 10
15Fallen FriendE2 5c *1
16Deep ThroatHVS 4c 5
17DistemperHVS 4c 6
18Huntington's ChoreaE2 5c *24
19Grane WallE1 5b **86
20The FleaE2 5c *15
21Two DabsE2 5c 17
22JussyHVS 5b *97
 THE TOWER  
24Pillar CracksVS 4c **132
25Revenge of the Bendy EntsE3 5c **22
26Pink EdgeE2 5b **41
27Quake FlakeE3 6a 1
28PurgatroyE3 6a *** 
29Super SnatchE5 6a ***1
30Loose LivingHS 4b 43
31Questionable StabilityVS 4c *52
 THE SOUTH FACE  
33SounderHVS 5a **85
34Sounder DirectE2 5c 31
35Sounder Right-handHVS 5a 8
36Rock LobsterE3 6a **12
37TessHVS 5b 23
38Tess Direct (Quantum Leap)E1 5c  
39AldaniteHVS 5a 37
40Grand NationalVS 4c 9
41Solo WallVS 5a 10
42Little 'UnS 4a 8
 THE WEST FACE  
44Golden ThreadVS 4c, 4b 6
45GopherHVS 4c 54
46Helen of TroyVS 5a 55
47Troy GrooveVS 4b 155
 Climb nameGradex
48Overlooked CrackHS 4b 124
49Cracked WallVS 4c 137
50Siam GrooveVS 4b 31
51Slow MotionVS 4b 37
52Left Siamese TwinS 4a 334
53Right Siamese TwinS 4a 321
54Siamese AreteVS 4c *38
55Jaundice CrackHVS 5a 50
56Updraught CornerS 4a 42
57Stacked DeckHS 4b **419
58RapunzleVS 5a **300
59ShadowfaxE2 5c **29
60Mucky PupsHVS 5a 149
61Bob the GobVS 4c 109
62NovaHVS 6a *19
63SaintsE1 5c 13
64LemaHVS 5c 43
65No Right TurnVS 4c 100
66One Way StreetS 4a 145
67Little SneakVS 4c 169
68Open SesameVD 148
69StiltonVS 4c 103
 THE NORTH FACE  
71Don't Look DownE1 5b  
72Troy a Little Tendernessf7A  
73Whoops ApocalypseHVS 5a  
74Penwood GrooveMS 4a 1
75Penwood Forge MillHVS 5a  
76SunsalveE1 5b  
77One Step FartherE5 6b * 
78AnxietyHVS 5a 1
79What I'd Give for a FriendHVS 5a 1
80PikeHVS 5a  
81Captain MainwaringHVS 5a * 
82FraserE1 5b  
83Meat in the Middlef7B  
84Magic Beansf7C  
85Dad's ArmyVS 4c  
 LITTLE BUTTRESS  
87The BairnHS 4a 3
88Wor LassVS 4b 1
 THE PINNACLE  
90Shady Side Pillar ProblemHVS 5c 6
91Sunny Side Pillar ProblemHVS 5a 9
92GingerbreadVS 4b *6
93Smoking CrackE1 5a 2
94Flake shake *E1 5a 1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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there used to be a big concrete building with a gable cracking away which left a splitter crack at about E1 - building demolished or fell down after 1990 (shame - best route in Troy) but can it be included for posterity - have (poor) photo somewhere.
mattnuttall - 21/Sep/13

see my comment on renaming Revenge of the Bendy Ents to The King of Ramsbottom -
mattnuttall - 21/Sep/13

I'm in the process of updating this now
chalkyjim - 16/Jun/13

Why all the red '??' on the grades for some routes when they are graded in Lancashire Rock guide? Is this because of rock fall? Asking as i'm new to the quarry but plan on climbing there quite a bit. Thanks...
mcb - 20/Apr/13

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