Climbs 107
Rocktype Grit (quarried)

Faces S

Summit Quarry Todmorden © MikeC_000

Crag features

Faces SE round the pool. The E2s round the pool are good, as are the E2s on the buttress just north. [Goi Ashmore]

Approach notes

The Owners of the road most people park on have put up "No Parking" signs due to irresponsible drivers, please use the carpark that is BEFORE the wooden bridge - Lets not make access worse.

2 new belay stakes installed at top of Canalside butress
& the routes Cleaned of Grass

A block has come away on Alexander / Brightspark above overlap this winter, but doesn't appear to change grade


Western Grit

The 2009 edition of the award-winning guidebook to Staffordshire, Kinder, Bleaklow, Chew, Lancashire and Cheshire areas covered with photo-topos and descriptions.
More info
More Guidebooks:
Lancashire Rock (2016)
Lancashire Rock (1999)

Out of print:
There has been further rockfall in the same area, one large block has come to rest on the ledge
agolay - 22/May/12
There's been a fairly large rockfall recently it affects two routes severly - Take away and Pickwick, it may have also affected Delicatessen and Swordfish but to a lesser extent. The grass at the top of the crag appears to have been cleaned up to prevent anyone falling through it.
agolay - 28/Apr/11
A pleasant little venue - minor, but peacefully situated with some good, often bold routes (take your RPs, Offsets, Swedges, Peenuts, Sliders, Ballnuts, RocknRollers, filed down handplaced Rurps etc etc). The Pool Wall, small but impressively sheer and clean, is well worth a look - see BMC guide for details (and note the very good Hawkeye is a solo...).
Fiend - 06/Jul/04
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Canal Buttress 
2Short CrackVS 4c 8
3Fluted ArĂȘteVS 4c 4
4Fluted WallVS 5a 5
5Central CornerVD 8
6Cracked WallVS 5a 6
7Clueless Groove
VS 4c 2
8'Artins AreteVS 4c *1
 Pylon Buttress 
10First Circle
E2 5c *4
E4 6b *8
12Lines In The SandE6 6c 2
13The Last LinkE7 6c 2
14Sam I AmE5 6c 2
15Son of SamE7 6c **1
16Pylon DirectE6 6c **3
17Pylon ParentingE6 6c 2
18Indirectly ResponsibleE7 6c 1
19Responsible ParentingE7 6c **1
E2 5c *3
21Sunny Day
HVS 5b 3
22The Chud
E1 5b **1
 Alcove Area 
24Wall Climb
VD 4
25TwixtHVS 5a *25
26Windy WallHVS 5b *14
27Double Mantel
S 4a 5
28The CrabVS 4c *41
29Creepy Crab
VS 4c 7
30Layback CrackVS 5a **45
31StartersVD 25
 Cemetery Wall 
33The Coffin
VS 4c 4
34The ShroudE2 5c **11
35The Shroud: Turin Finish
E2 5c **2
36Grave's EndE1 5b ***44
37Grave's End Direct Start
E1 5c **2
38Laying ByE3 5c **7
39Satin Trim
E2 5c 1
40OrderHS 4a *40
41Free Spirit (with side runner)HVS 5b 8
42Free SpiritE2 5b 6
43DisorderHS 4a **59
44Cnig's DirectVS 4c 6
45Cnig's UnderhangVS 4b 11
46Alexander the GreatHVS 5b *28
VS 4b 23
48Laser Beam
S 4a 8
VD 3
50Take Away
D 4
D 4
HS 4b 2
VD 6
VD 4
VD 2
56Who Dun It?E1 6a *4
57Derek Did It
VD 1
VS 4c  
E3 5c 1
60The Noose
HVS 5a 1
61Gardener's Nightmare
VS 4b 1
VS 4c 1
 Way Out Wall 
64EpicoffS 4a 6
65Giggle PinVS 5a *2
66Slight WallHVS 5a *8
67Way OutHVS 5a 6
68Start, and Finish DirectlyE1 5b *1
69CombinationVS 5a *2
70ExitHVS 5a *8
71L.M.J.HS 4b 2
 Wall of Grooves 
73Black Wall
HS 4a 4
74Tit Bit
VS 4c 2
S 4a 1
S 4a 2
VD 2
78Play it Again Sam
S 4a 1
79Hart to Hart
VD 3
VD 1
VD 1
HVS 5b 3
83Buttertoe Wall
HS 4a 7
84Ankle Strap
VS 5a  
85Cheese Balls
E1 5c  
 Pool Area 
87LatentestHVS 5a 4
88SplitE1 5c *2
89High TideHVS 5b *1
90PersonalityE2 6a **1
91Sea CruiseE3 6a  
92Sinking FeelingE2 5c 2
93Split Leg CornerHVS 5a 3
94HawkeyeE2 5c **3
95The NooE2 5c 2
96HotHVS 5a *3
97ComfortableE1 5b * 
98ColdHVS 5b 1
99ShortyVS 5a  
100Dry RunHVS 5b  
101GardenerHVS 5b 1
102Moroccan RollE1 6a  
103It's SlippyHVS 5a 3
104BlinkersHVS 5a 2
105Pull HardVS 4c 2
106Pull Hard (Wall Finish)VS 4c 1
107Combined OpsHVS 5b  
108YesVS 4c 3
109MaybeHS 4b 3
110The Pit GirdleHVS 5a, 5a  

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