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Pots and Pans Quarries

Greater Manchester, ENGLAND

Climbs 35 – Rocktype Grit (quarried) – Altitude 400m a.s.l – Faces NW

Crag features
Three quarries of generally good quality rock. Set in moorland in a fine position, dries quickly. Worth a visit if combined with Running Hill Pits. A good sunny evening venue. Mainly low to middle grade climbing. Best routes are The Arete (VD), Prime Cut (HVS 5a), deception (HVS 5b) and Taa McCallum (E4 6a).

Access notes
From crossroads at the King William(IV) Hotel in Greenfield, follow Kinders Lane to where it levels out (Fur Lane)and forks. Take the left-hand (uphill) fork to limited parking at the final crest of the road at a bend. Follow footpath towards memorial to stile, then trend left towards a small scree slope (in front of the first of the quarries), 10 min.

Weather forecast

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0.9mm rain
Mainly cloudy
13 °C
16 kph

0.4mm rain
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14 °C
15 kph

1.5mm rain
Cloudy
15 °C
30 kph

14.6mm rain
Sun
10 °C
22 kph

2.1mm rain
Mainly cloudy
12 °C
23 kph
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Guidebooks
Over the Moors (2012), Moorland Gritstone - Chew Valley (1988)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 FRONT RIGHT QUARRY  
2JeanetteE3 5b *8
3DeceptionHVS 5b **7
4CharlatanE3 6a **1
5Taa! McCallumE4 6b **1
6ExfoliationE4 5c **8
7Exfoliation Direct FinishE4 6b **1
8Minnie MonsterE7 6c * 
9The CornerVS 4c 2
10The ReaperHVS 5b **4
11Arete 'n CrackVS 4c 4
12Spot OnHVD 1
13The ArêteVD 7
14Twin SistersVD 2
15Brotherly LoveS 4b 1
16The BlockS 2
 FRONT LEFT QUARRY  
18Mr MonsterV7 6c  
19R.P.VD 3c 16
 Climb nameGradex
20Mardy Old BintD 1
21EleanorVD 11
22Lardy Old BintVD 3b 1
23BenHVD 24
24Liquid AcrobatHVS 5b *10
25FingerprintVS 5a 2
 BACK QUARRY  
 THE OVER STONES  
28Oven Stones Left AreteV0- 3b 2
29Oven Stones MantelV0- 4a 2
30Oven Stones AreteV0 5a 2
31Oven Stones Jam-CrackV0 4c 1
32Oven Stones Arete LaybackV0- 3a 2
33Oven Stones Chipped SlabV0- 3a 3
34Oven Stones Layback AreteV0- 4b 2
35Oven Stones Easy AreteV0- 3a 2
36Oven Stones RockoverV0- 4a 2
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There are plenty of additional routes & problems recorded in the new Over The Moors guidebook.
Alex Thompson - 28/Jun/12

Not a bad place,although some of the landings are a bit iffy. One of those places where you have to walk about a bit to find the best bits. Plenty of opps for those with a bit of time to kill. Best on a bright warm day.
matt - 16/Feb/03