Climbs 49
Rocktype Grit (quarried)
Altitude 190m a.s.l
Faces W

BoulderBully at Farnhill Quarry highballing in his Scarpa three seasons. © BaildonBanker

Crag features

A small quarry in an idyllic situation in a well used area of common land. The climbing is often steep and the nature of the rock make it serious in places.

Parking and approach: In Airedale, between Silsden and Farnhill. Park on Grange Road just outside Farnhill, opposite a five-bar gate. Follow the footpath, keeping left, until the quarry is reached. 10 minutes.

Approach notes

Farnhill Moor is a little oasis of access land


No guides found for this crag

Some of the Troll's Cave problems are misplaced in the guide. The descriptions on this site now match the letters in the topos in the guide.
John Hunt - 18/Jun/15
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Left Buttress 
HS 4b 3
3Strict MantelMVS 5b 1
4Just Words
MVS 4c 3
5MessengerHVS 5b 2
6Only In Dreams
E1 5b 1
7Crumble Hof3 1
8Maximum RealityE2 5b 1
 Main Crag 
MVS 4b 1
11Tender Years
MVS 4b 2
VS 4c  
13Don't BotherHVS 4c 1
14Du Hastf6A 2
15Undercornerf5+ 1
16My Relationship with Kylie Minogue Ended in a Tissue
E3 5c **1
17The Secret Life of PlantsHVS 5b  
18Corpus Delicti
HVS 5a  
19Bob Say E1
E1 5b *1
20Highly Strung
E3 6a ** 
21What's a crack like you...
E2 5b **1
22Nice 'n' Easy Does It
E3 5c * 
23On Sight Ordeal
E3 5c *1
24Panic at Hanging Rock
E3 5c * 
25Brand New Planet
HVS 5b  
26Oddball Bounces Back
E2 5c  
27Tom's Wall
E1 5b 1
28Ella's Wail
HVS 5a 1
29Flaming Gallop
S *1
30Stiff Upper Lip
E2 5b **1
31Imperial West RidingE2 5b **1
32Painting By Numbers
E5 6a  
33Old Corner
VD 1
 Bounding Wall 
35End WallVD 1
36End Wall AreteVD 1
 Troll's Cave Boulder 
38Brave Sir Williamf6C 2
39Farnhill Traditionalf4 2
40Farnhill Highball Stylef4+ 2
41DarjeelingV6 1
42Stew's Aretef7B  
43Ice Teaf7C *3
44Tea Timef7C *1
45Tea Totalf7C *1
46Roof Indirectf5+ 2
47Earl Grey TraverseV7 1
48First Breachf5 2
49West Facef4+ 2
50West Aretef3  
 Little Cave Boulder 
52Bum Scraperf5 *2
53Topless Traversef6A *2
54Jackf6C *1

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