Troy Quarry

Climbs 110 – 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.

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.

Guidebooks
Lancashire Bouldering (2014), Lancashire Rock (1999)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
 LONG WALL  
2DeceptionHVS 5b 1
3VentnorE2 6a  
4NilsarVS 5a  
5ConianHVS 5a * 
6DuskyVS 5a  
7PisaE1 5b *3
8Waterbabyf6C+  
9MandatroyE1 5c  
10Mandatroy DirectE3 6a ** 
11Landsharkf7A  
12The TriumvirateE2 5a, 5c * 
13AnnicMVS 5a 1
14Troy WallVS 4c 2
15Troy CornerVD 4
16Grooved AreteVS 4c 15
17DovetailE1 5b *41
18CurlewE1 5b 13
19Fallen FriendE2 5c *1
20Deep ThroatHVS 4c 8
21DistemperHVS 4c 6
22Huntington's ChoreaE2 5c *29
23Grane WallE1 5b *104
24The FleaE2 5c *21
25Two DabsE2 5c 19
26JussyHVS 5b *111
 THE TOWER  
28Pillar CracksVS 4c *152
29Revenge of the Bendy EntsE4 5c *27
30Pink EdgeE2 5b *45
31Quake FlakeE3 6a 1
32PurgatroyE3 6a *** 
33Super SnatchE5 6a ***1
34Loose LivingHS 4b 45
35Smoking CrackE1 5a 2
36Questionable StabilityVS 4c *62
 THE SOUTH FACE  
38SounderHVS 5a *98
39Sounder DirectE2 5c 35
40Sounder Right-handHVS 5a 8
41Rock LobsterE3 6a *13
42TessHVS 5b 25
43Tess Direct (Quantum Leap)E1 5c  
44AldaniteHVS 5a 41
45Grand NationalVS 4c 10
46Solo WallVS 5a 11
47Little 'UnS 4a 12
 THE WEST FACE  
49Golden ThreadVS 4c, 4b 6
50GopherHVS 4c 84
51Helen of TroyVS 5a 59
52Troy GrooveVS 4b 200
53Overlooked CrackHS 4b 141
54Cracked WallVS 4c 153
55Siam GrooveVS 4b 36
56Slow MotionVS 4b 45
57Left Siamese TwinS 4a *398
58Right Siamese TwinS 4a *391
59Siamese AreteVS 4c *51
60Jaundice CrackHVS 5a 61
61Updraught CornerS 4a 71
62Stacked DeckHS 4b *512
63RapunzleVS 5a *336
64ShadowfaxE2 5c *31
65Mucky PupsHVS 5a 168
66Bob the GobVS 4c 121
67NovaHVS 6a *21
68SaintsE1 5c 14
69LemaHVS 5c 50
70No Right TurnVS 4c 139
71One Way StreetS 4a 181
72Little SneakVS 4c 209
73Open SesameVD 188
74StiltonVS 4c 139
 THE NORTH FACE  
76Don't Look DownE1 5b  
77Troy a Little Tendernessf7A  
78Whoops ApocalypseHVS 5a  
79Penwood GrooveMS 4a 1
80Penwood Forge MillHVS 5a  
81SunsalveE1 5b  
82One Step FartherE5 6b * 
83AnxietyHVS 5a 1
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 23
99GingerbreadVS 4b *15
100Zebedeef7A+ 3
101Pinnacle Girdlef6A 24
102Steptoe And SonVB 4a 21
103Highball PaulVB 4b 22
104Urban SkiingV1 5a 19
105Wellington WallV2 5c 3
106Ee Am Reet GoodV0 5a 14
107Ee Am Reet BetterV0 5a 1
108Layback That Crack, Jack!VB 4b 18
109Shelf And CrackVB 4c 9
110Tray's WallV1 5b 12
111Skinny MinnyVB 4a 19
112DistractionV3 6a 2
113CorsetV6 6b 2
114Haul Away For RosieVB 4a 2
115Facial Flaring (no Heel)f7A 4
116The BNCf7B+ **3
117Crawl from your holef6A+ *1
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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