Climbs 21
Rocktype Grit (quarried)
Altitude 122m a.s.l

Crag features

It is not used in many years propertly! The rocks are dangerously loose, wet and vegetated. A 1m x 0.4 m slab slid off when I climbed it, luckily it did not land on me on the belayer!

Access Advice

It is very vegetated around the wall, brambles everywhere. Top is slippy. Climbing not recommended here.

Overgrown with brambles at the base, but good blackberries. Not climbed often.
pintofbestbitter - 30/Aug/12
i have climbed freewheeling franklin afew times and would grade it E4/5 6a
mikealexpayne - 05/Apr/11
Ihave climbed on the quarry for the psat 30 years and it is now pretty much overgrown at the base and is not climed on often take a big strimmer if you go !!
mikealexpayne - 23/Jun/10
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1The ChuteM 1
2Car Boot SaleE3 6a  
3PerseveranceHVS 5b * 
4Cracked RibE2 5c * 
5Green SlabVD  
6Broken CornerD 1
7Overhanging crackVS 4b  
8Danny BoyE2 5c  
9Chapel SlabVS 4b *2
10Chapel Slab directVS 5a  
11Chapel CrackS 1
12Broadbottom DanE3 6c  
13Overlapping wallHVS 5b **3
14CarborundumHVS 5a  
15Freewheeling FranklinE5 6a * 
16Top-rope problemXS 6c * 
17Elder WallE2 5b 2
18Elder Wall DirectE2 6b * 
19Elder's EliminateE2 5c * 
20Elderberry crackVS 4b  
21Girdle TraverseVS 5c 1
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