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Cathedral Quarry/Black Hole

Cumbria, ENGLAND

Climbs 25 – Rocktype Slate – Altitude 150m a.s.l – Faces ?

Crag features
Routes are 30 - 40m long, all Extreme. Quarry is a big hole in the ground and can be damp due to condensation when you least expect it. Classics include Night of the Hot Pies(E1), Darklands(E3), Basilica(E5), An Alabuse(E2).

Quarry is a deepish pit in the forest, part of the Little Langdale Quarries. So-called Cathedral Quarry for the underground slate working linked to the pit quarry. This is also known as Cathedral Cavern, and is quite well known. Another underground chamber sits in an access tunnel to the quarry.

Weather forecast

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8 °C
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11 °C
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0.6mm rain
Sunny periods
11 °C
28 kph

13.5mm rain
Mainly cloudy
8 °C
14 kph
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Dow, Duddon & Slate (1993)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGradex
1I Got Horribly DrunkE3 6a 4
2Orifice FishE4 5c **1
3More Foaming AlesE2 5c  
4More Banana Related JaperyE4 6b ** 
5The Hunter ReturnsE5 6b  
6Tiger, TigerE3 6a  
7Night of the Hot PiesE1 5b **64
8Anal AbuseE3 5c **8
9The Black Hole BoysE3 6a  
10Rim FisherE3 5c *5
11Going UndergroundE2 5c **26
12The Bishop and the ActressE3 5c 1
13Ringpiece ActivistE4 6a *1
 Climb nameGradex
14DarklandsE3 5c ***48
15Murder in the CathedralE4 6a 1
16The Turblent BeastE5 6b *1
17China CrisisE4 6b *1
18Burley DudesE5 6b **1
19Diet of WormsE6 6b * 
20Cold TurkeyE4 6b *2
21Hot TunaE2 6a  
22BasilicaE4 6a ***2
23Barbi JuniorE3 6a 4
24The Cruel SeaE4 6a *1
25No Face for DwarfsE4 6b * 
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Access notes
Parking close to the ford in Little Langdale - approach from the S side as the ford is not passable by normal cars!

Access restriction for organised groups. Phone National Trust Property Manager(Jim Loxam - 015394 41197) for details.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

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