Climbs 50
Rocktype Sandstone (hard)
Altitude 100m a.s.l
Faces SW

topo © daviesxxx

Crag features

Quarried off-vertical sandstone, a sort of urban Pex Hill giving technical fingery and dynamic climbing. Good routes particularly at English 5c 6a with plenty of new routing prospects (mainly at higher grades). Classics are No19/20/20 Ron Davies trilogy 4c/5a, No26 Scotties mob....5c, or No31 Tick talk 6a. For those in to dynos, try No9 North face of the AGA 6a, also called Big Daves Double Dyno. [Neil Davies]

Plenty of room for development especially at higher grades but note access restrictions.

Approach notes

Property is owned by rail company Sustrans. Climbing allowed on condition that no more development takes place beyond agreed limits (from the LH end of the first bridge). Breaking this stipulation could lose out on miles of climbable rock!

Access from N at Mill Lane via the old station, or from S via top end of Walkers playing fields on Eaton Rd.

Guidebooks

No guides found for this crag

Thanks gaffs Had a look over Christmas better than it was five years ago
daviesxxx - 03/Jan/15
Anyone been here recently? Wondering whether it's worth checking out
GregM1 - 31/Aug/14
Heading down for a clean if anyone is willing to help, be great to get it up ready for the summer
Gaffalynch - 25/Mar/14
climbed on this since I was a kid, bunking off school etc. Please will someone local moderate this and help clean it.
daviesxxx - 31/May/11
This is the worst crag in the North.Bottle throwing youths, excrement, rubbish and graffiti. Its got the lot. Try the Cathedral quarry instead.
ruckman - 21/Mar/05
The playing fields in the description of how to locate the crags have been renamed the BILL SHANKLEY PLAYING FIELDS. The crag is not worth visiting in the june onwards as the cover of the trees prevents any sun from keeping the rock dry. not to bad during a warm spring though.
mark sefton - 20/Jun/03
plenty of scope for bouldering. Needs a bit of cleaning up.
mark sefton - 18/Apr/03
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 Froggy f6B 5c 1
2 Wall Route f6A 5b 1
3 Blue string soup dragon
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VB 5b 1
4 The Tuebrook Line
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f6B 5c  
5 Stonefight at the OK coral
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f6C 6a *  
6 North face of the AGA
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f6B+ 6a 1
7 The Lazy V
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f5 4c ** 2
8 Number 16
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f3 * 1
9 Rockin' Ron
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f6A 5b 1
10 Left Sleeve
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f5+ 5a 2
11 Ron Davies' shirt
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f5 4c 2
12 Right Sleeve
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f5+ 5a 2
13 Eye in The Sky
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f6A 5a 2
14 Scotties Mob Where are you now?
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f3 ** 1
15 Tick Talk
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f6B+ 6a 1
16 Mum in a million
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f6A 5b 1
17 Chicken Dinner
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f5+ 5a 2
18 Torque Like an Egyptian
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f6A 5b 1
19 The Agony and the Ecstasy
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f3 5c 2
20 No name?, No need
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f6A 5b 1
21 Back step
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f6A 5a 2
22 Super Scooper
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f6C 6a  
23 Two Step
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f5+ 5a 2
24 Thanks Rich Gray
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f6B 5c 1
25 The Red Baron Flies Again
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f6A+ 5c 1
26 Arrow Head Left f3 4b /6a 2
27 Gaffa
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f6A 5c **  

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