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Mother Cap and Quarry

South Yorkshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 46 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 359m a.s.l – Faces ?

Crag features
A nicely weathered 8m high tor and a fairly insignificant quarry in the moorland above Surprise View. Good but limited 'extended bouldering' on the tor where the best route is Conan the Librarian (E3 6b). The quarry's claim to fame is one of the smallest E5s on grit, Just Done IT! (E5 6c), 6m long.

Access notes
Park or alight at Surprise View car park, between the Fox House Inn and Hathersage on the A625 at SK 253801 and head uphill. The quarry is passed as the path levels out, Mother Cap is not far behind (10 min).

Weather forecast

 Today  Fri  Sat  Sun  Mon 

1.3mm rain
Mainly cloudy
15 °C
15 kph

0.6mm rain
Mainly cloudy
15 °C
14 kph

0.5mm rain
Sunny periods
15 °C
28 kph

9.4mm rain
10 °C
30 kph

1.7mm rain
Mainly cloudy
12 °C
21 kph
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Peak Bouldering (2014), Peak District: Bouldering (2011), Burbage, Millstone and Beyond (2006), Peak Climbs - Froggatt (1991),
Out of print: Peak District: Bouldering (2004), Peak Bouldering - Fax09 (1998), Bouldering in the Peak District Vol 2 (1994)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
2Mother Goosedf7B **1
3Flat Capf6C 11
4Andy Cappf6C 2
5Dog Brushf6A 2
6Mother Cap Quarry Crack Left-HandHVS 5a 1
7Mother Cap Quarry Crack Right-HandVS 4c 1
8In the Night Every Cap is Blackf7A+ **2
9Night Capf6B+ 4
10Slab Far Left of Diagonal CrackV0+  
11Slab Left of Diagonal CrackV0  
12Diagonal CrackD  
13Wall Right of Diagonal CrackVB  
14Just Done ItE5 6c  
15Live Mountain Rescue TVE5 6c  
17Left Arêtef6B 1
18Right Arêtef6C 2
19Right Wallf6C 1
21Blue CapHVS 5a *39
22Blue Cap Startf5 *17
23Mama-Miaf4+ *5
24Elf CapE2 6a *7
25Oyster CapE2 5c *22
 Climb nameGradex
26Oyster Cap Startf6A+ *15
27Davidf7B **15
28Conan the Librarianf6B+ **243
29Thin Wallf6A 18
30Milk Capf4+ 110
31Ink Capf4 60
32Baby's Traversef4 *6
33Dutch Capf5 *8
34Easy Capf3 1
35Mother's Cap Back Wallf4+ 5
37The Blue Whalef6C 7
38Orcaf7C *1
39Mother's Pridef7B+ **2
40Pet Cemeteryf7A+ **8
41Pet Cemetry - Ahab Linkf7A **14
42Ahabf6A+ 31
43Mother's Pet Traversef7A+ *2
44Mobyf6B 25
45Moby Sit Startf7A 8
46Proper Gritf6C+ *7
47Pets Win Prizesf7B *4
48Mini MotherV3 *1
49Mother Rib LeftV1 5b * 
50Mother Rib RightV1 5b * 
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