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Heptonstall

West Yorkshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 100 – Rocktype Grit (quarried) – Altitude 260m a.s.l – Faces SW

Crag features
I have climbed a low traverse of the whole quarry from right to left called Technical Dancer Font 7A+ V7. A video of it is on Youtube under Heptonstall bouldering. John Wilson.

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Guidebooks
Northern England (2008), Yorkshire Gritstone (1999),
Out of print: Yorkshire Gritstone (1990)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1NamelessVD *20
2Lumber VertebraeVS 4c **38
3Short Back and SidesE2 5c *3
4Curving CrackVS 4c *192
5Main LineVS 100
6Vertical SpeedE7 6c **3
7Hard LineE5 6b *6
8Thin Red LineE2 5b ***158
9DemeraraE4 6a **24
10Brown SugarE2 5c *44
11Pulpit RouteHVS 5a **60
12The Blue BusE6 6b * 
13A Step in the Light GreenE6 6b ***15
14Orange CrushE6 6b **4
15CreamE4 6a *4
16Sunstroke SlabHS 4b *35
17TrepidationVS 4c 70
18Fairy Steps DirectVS 4c **137
19Fairy StepsHS 4b **224
20Forked Lightning CrackE3 5c ***66
21Bull's CrackHVS 5a *** 225
22SenilityHVS 5b **154
23HeatwaveE2 5b **8
24Triplex DirectE1 5b *19
25Out on a LimbE3 5c **3
26TrespasserE2 5c *1
27The Left AreteHS 4b *38
28Dog with Two tailsHVS 5a *22
29Pocket WallVS 4b *65
30The Knight BusE4 5c **1
31InterludeHS 4a 19
32The MitreS 44
33Mille FeuilleMVS 4c 58
34The ChimneyVD 42
35KassiMVS 4b 14
36ScorpionS 13
37Grindleys GruntHVS 5b *31
38Sentinel CrackHVD 39
39sentinel wallHVS 32
40peepodD 34
41Nutian JambHVD 16
42Afro With a Chin StrapHVS 5c 8
43Miss Rags-Tantric Mistress Of MazlandE4 6b 5
44HaboobHS 17
 Climb nameGradex
45The CornerHVD 31
46anti cycloneE5 6b * 
47Badge ClimbVD 34
48Main ButtressHD 30
49ScarabS 26
50Descent ChimneyM 22
51Coat of Arms ChimneyD 18
52demereraE4 6a **2
53WindsongVS 4c 4
54HesperusS 2
55SueVS 4c 3
56Main Buttress AreteHVD 3
57Boo Boo's RoofE2 6b *2
58ColumbusVS *4
59Technical DancerV7 6c **4
60Stranger In The WoodsHVS 5a *7
61Pulpit Route DirectE1 5c 3
62ScarFaceV6 6b 3
63Monkey PuzzleHVS 5a 8
64FraternityS 3
65Midnight LightningE5 6b *2
66BadlandsE4 6b *2
67PoundstretcherE3 5c 2
68Dogged AreteE1 5b **1
69PramfaceV4 6b *3
70Scarface Sit StartV5 *2
71Scarface ExtentionV6 *2
72Heather WallVS 4c 3
73Scar ChipsV6 *2
74SpamfaceV6 6b *1
75Spamface ExtentionV6 6b *1
76Scar Chips ExtentionV7 *1
77Scared LipV7 *1
78Strange BrewE2 5c 1
79Grindleys Senile BulVS 4c/5a 1
80The Fork n Sheet FinishE2 5c 2
81Back 2 Thoracic ParkHVS 5b 1
82I meet men on the internetVS 5b 2
83ShadowlineE6 6b **1
84Agent OrangeE6 6a **1
85NVQ 2 *VD 2
86Holdless *E4 6a *1
87Just Jump *E4 6b 1
88No Safely or Surprise *E5 6b *1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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Access notes
You can also get to the rocks from walking through the woods from bank foot - emerge from behind the houses at the bottom of the hill. Just follow the windy path up and it runs below the right hand outcrop on the main quarry.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

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An good spot with enjoyable climbs, its regularly climbed unlike many of the smaller quarrys in the area making the rock itself relatively clean.
agolay - 20/Sep/10

The directions in the Yorkshire Grit guide are a bit confusing - don't take the narrow 'walled path' next to the entrance to the social club car park, as this adds an extra 15 mins walkin! The crag is actually only a few mins from the car park - take the wider 'walled lane' opposite the car park, then turn left through the new housing estate to bring you to stone steps leading down to the crag.
Nick Smith - UKC - 04/Jun/06

hi,Its a worthwhile crag with good bouldering.
Geraldine Taylor - 07/Feb/03