Climbs 32
Rocktype Grit (quarried)
Altitude 190m a.s.l
Faces E

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KEMPLE END - Main buttress © prudol

Crag features

Small, quarried, quality gritstone crag.
Faces east and avoids the worst of the prevailing westerlies.
Sun till midday.
Short routes and bouldering.

Approach notes

Park on a rough area on the south side of the road at top of the steep Birdy Brow. Check map.

From the quarry rim walk south alongside the wall,not easy when the bracken is high in summer, and drop down near a tree. The quarry is on Common Land but please respect the privacy of properties to the south.
Belay stakes above the Main Wall need extenders for the last few feet, the insitu ropes are not to be relied on.

Only climbed, didn't boulder. The crag is OK for a quick visit, maybe an evening or half a day, but I couldn't spend much more time here and doubt I'd go back. Has a couple of routes worth a try but some are mucky and the top outs can be grim, only saved by the fixed ropes at the top (although I'd check these prior to climbing)
Neil Meredith - 29/May/18
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Main Wall
2 Fall Back VB 2
3 Spring Forward V0- 4c 3
4 Evening
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V2 5b/c  
5 Morning
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V2 5b/c *  
6 Mourning
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V0- 4c 1
7 Creaking
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VB 4b 1
8 Alone With Tone
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V0- 4c 1
9 Birdy Brow
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HS 4a * 8
10 Bird on the Wing
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V0- 4c  
11 Brow Beater
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HVS 5b * 4
12 Ribless
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VS 4c 3
Climb name Grade
13 Ribbled
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HVD * 12
14 What the Dickens
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S 11
15 Hard Times
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HVS 5a * 7
16 Oliver Twist
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E1 5b ** 6
17 Great Expectations
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HS 4b * 12
18 Bleak Friday
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VS 4c 4
19 Bleak House
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VS 4c 1
20 Boz Was Here
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VS 4c 1
21 Face Route
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VD 2
22 The Ribble Link
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HS 4b *  
23 Middle Earth
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V0- 1
24 Learning to Wave
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V0+ 5a 2
Climb name Grade
25 Lower Earth
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V0+ 2
26 Lowest Earth
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V2 5c * 1
  Hodder Buttress
28 Birdy Prow
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E1 5c ** 1
29 Ribblesdale High
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E3 6a **  
30 Gin Rib E3 6b ** 1
31 Slickenside Crack
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HVS 5b *  
32 Recessed Slab
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HS 4b  
33 Pointless
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V0- 4c  
34 Tipping Point.
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f3+  

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