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Mother Cap and Quarry

South Yorkshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 46 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 360m 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.

Weather forecast

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1.8mm rain
12 °C
21 kph

1.3mm rain
12 °C
9 kph

0.2mm rain
12 °C
17 kph

3.1mm rain
9 °C
18 kph

4.3mm rain
Mainly cloudy
11 °C
19 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

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGradex
2Mother Goosedf7B **1
3Flat Capf6C 11
4Andy Cappf6C 2
5Dog Brushf6A 2
6In the Night Every Cap is Blackf7A+ **2
7Night Capf6B+ 3
9Left Arêtef6B 1
10Right Arêtef6C 1
11Right Wallf6C 1
13Blue CapHVS 5a *37
14Blue Cap Startf5 *17
15Mama-Miaf4+ *5
16Elf CapE2 6a *6
17Oyster CapE2 5c *21
18Oyster Cap Startf6A+ *13
19Davidf7B **15
20Conan the Librarianf6B+ **224
21Thin Wallf6A 18
22Milk Capf4+ 104
23Ink Capf4 57
24Baby's Traversef4 *5
25Dutch Capf5 *7
 Climb nameGradex
26Easy Capf3 1
27Mother Cap Back Wallf4+ 5
29The Blue Whalef6C 6
30Orcaf7C *1
31Mother's Pridef7B+ **2
32Pet Cemeteryf7A+ **8
33Pet Cemetry - Ahab Linkf7A **14
34Ahabf6A+ 29
35Mobyf6B 23
36Moby Sit Startf7A 8
37Proper Gritf6C+ *7
38Pets Win Prizesf7B *4
39Pet Whalef6C *2
40Mother cap quarry crack LH *HVS 5a 1
41Mother cap quarry crack RH *VS 4c 1
42MCQ Slab far left of diagonal crack *V0+ 5b  
43Slab left of diagonal crack *V0 5a  
44MCQ Diagonal crack *D  
45MCQ Wall right of Diagonal crack *VB  
46Mini Mother *V3 *1
47Mother Rib Left *V0+ 5b * 
48Mother Rib Right *V1 5b * 
49Just Done ItE5 6c  
50Live Mountain Rescue TVE5 6c  
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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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).

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