Climbs 41
Rocktype Granite
Altitude 300m a.s.l
Faces W

Bouldering at Kit Hill Quarry © Kafoozalem

Crag features

Very overgrown but worth a visit. With a carpet bombing of Agent Orange, and lots of cleaning, could be a Cornwall-style Froggatt, with routes up to 50ft including some excellent slabs. Presently these are hidden in the (over)growth and seepage. You're advised to take a brush. Good routes: Purple Haze (E2 5b)kit hill killer (E2 6a) and Whole Lotta Shakin (E3 6a). Also clean slabby bouldering up to about English 6a. Plenty of lower grade climbs for the beginner too

Approach notes

From the A390, turn N at a sign to "Kit Hill". (From B3257, turn S.) Turn W uphill through gate marked "Kit Hill" and keep going uphill past two car parks on the L to a park on the R.

Walk down track to the quarry itself (8 mins). if taking groups contact kit hill countryside warden 01579 370030

Climbed Return of the king with a rope for pro and generally agree with the proposed grade of V0+/4+ which equates roughly with English tech. 5a which is what it felt like.
Rob - 10/Jul/17
Climbed The Green Physic today - a worthwhile addition to the crag and the proposed grade seems about right.
Rob - 23/May/15
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Starter slab
2 Melting Point HVS 5b 25
3 Un-named route V4 6a 5
4 Tip Toe HVD 36
5 Tip Toe Variation. HVD 32
6 Stanza. VD 47
7 The Frog. VD 35
8 Music Box. VD 37
9 Odium Line. VD 26
10 Rusty Ring Route VD 7
11 Return of the king V0+  
12 Barney Rumble V0+ 5a 10
  cold corner
14 Kit Hill King VS 4c 5
15 Star Style Variation HVS 5c 7
16 Icy Fingers Variation HVS 5c 9
17 Star Style. HVS 5a 15
18 Icy Fingers. VD 26
19 Hard Core. S 4c 17
20 Global Tine. HS 4c 18
21 To Happy for the Slappy! V3 5c * 2
  south wall
23 True grit E2 5b 1
24 Minns Folly. HVD 8
25 A-ha HS 4b 5
26 Purple Mist. HVD 9
27 Purple Haze. E2 5b ** 24
28 Gollum E4 5c 1
29 Kit Hill Killer. E2 6a 12
30 Cardiac Arrest. S 30
31 Deception. HVS 4c 6
  south slab
33 Stomach Cramp. VS 4c * 5
34 Fighting Demons E1 5a * 1
35 A Whole Lotta Shakin ''Goin On E3 6a * 1
36 Choclate Orange E2 5b 1
37 No Tessa you can't climb it E1 5a 8
  long wall
39 Free Fallin. S 4a  
40 Stair Way Tower. S 2
41 Apple Pie HVS  
42 Think Pink. HVS 5b  
43 like Bruce Willis V0 5a 1
44 Each And Everyday V0+ 5a+ 1
45 I Wanna Die Hard V0+ 5a+ 1
46 The Green Physic S 4a * 4

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