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Ilkley Back Quarry

West Yorkshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 24 – Rocktype Grit (quarried) – Altitude 249m a.s.l – Faces ?

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A series of problems from V0 to V7+ and potential for a few projects on crimpy quarried grit. Top outs can seem a little worrying but are generally reasonably solid.

Steel fingers required for a lot of the crimping here.

Mixed bag of routes some good, some poor, some dirty but overall the grading seems pretty harsh!

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0.7mm rain
Sunny periods
12 °C
18 kph

2.8mm rain
12 °C
15 kph

0.2mm rain
Sunny periods
11 °C
12 kph

2.3mm rain
Sunny periods
15 °C
15 kph

30.3mm rain
Mainly cloudy
17 °C
20 kph
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Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Boulder Step-OffVB 4b 7
2Problem 2V1 5
3Problem 3V2 4
4Problem 3aV3  
5ProjectVB ??  
6Ilkley Bar KidV4 12
7Steven SeagalV5 13
8Low CrosserV4  
9Right FaceV3 5
10High CrosserV3 1
11Big CrackV1 2
12Chuck NorrisV7  
 Climb nameGradex
13Next CrackV1 5
14Big Flake WallV0 5
15Arete LeftV1 4
16Arete RightV2 8
17Blue Cock WallV2 20
18Chips TodayV2 11
19Chips AreteV1 10
20Overhanging AreteV3 4
21Problem 20V2 3
22New Year AreteV0 5
23Green WallVB 4a 5
24Olicana Aretef7A **3
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