Broadbottom Quarry

Climbs 28 – Rocktype Grit (quarried) – Altitude 100m a.s.l – Faces ?

Crag features
A minor quarry up to 10m high of local interest only. Mainly lower grade routes and four extremes.

Guidebooks
Over the Moors (2012), Peak Climbs - Kinder and Bleaklow (1990)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGrade
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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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
Do you have more up to date information?

These details were last updated on 15/Dec/2013
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