Climbs 55
Rocktype Slate
Altitude 220m a.s.l

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Not a route for the short! © Stuart Wood

Crag features

A genuinely pleasant quarry environment with a good view and flat grassy base - bring a picnic. Has many short steep Extreme-grade routes that pack a good punch, and most deserve more stars. Kick Off (HVS), Big Tree Corner (E1), Look Sharp (E2), Anvil Arete (E2), Treacle Slab (E3) and Violation (E3) are good starters.

Approach notes

No access restriction. Park in large car park at Tilberthwaite, 5 minute walk up track to quarry.


Brilliant to see bolts being changed, as love this place, a real hidden gem. could do with some more stakes on the upper left hand side above things like jugglers crack, either that or i cant find them in the bracken. also has captain pugwash actually fallen down as i swear its there ?
SimonMarcYoung - 21/Jun/15
Many of the old bolts and hangers have been replaced (June 2015). Most are like for like so still expect some spicy moves, Anvil Arete etc. Plus there's a few new anchor bolts and stakes on top. Thanks to all involved : )
petegunn - 18/Jun/15
Recent rockfalls have removed Captain Pugwash & Spare Rib Lorna's orifices is dangerous to climb due to hanging flake. Also many of the bolt hangers on Upper quarry RHS have been removed
peteJ23 - 29/Apr/12
There has been a rockfall on the left side of the popular easy wall at the entrance on the top right hand side of quarry. It is obvious and has destroyed a bolted route left of the wall (often used to abseil)and is next to the easy sloping corner goove. If you look there remains a massive detached flake that looks dangerous.Oct 2011.
andy gittins - 25/Oct/11
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Lower Quarry (left hand side)
2 Rusty Wall E3 6a 2
3 Pressure Drop E4 6b 4
4 Kick Off HVS 5a * 218
5 Christmas Cracker HS 81
6 Big Crack VS 4b 17
7 Peapod HVS 5a 14
8 Solitaire E2 5b 8
9 Tuxedo Junction VS 4b 8
10 More Come And Rise E4 6a * 1
11 Slow And Easy E1 5b 3
12 Slip of the Tongue VS 4c 25
13 Morecambe and Wise E3 5c * 7
14 Tilney's Shovel E2 5c * 64
  Upper quarry (left hand side)
16 Pedestal Corner HVS 5b 9
17 Juggler's Crack HVS 5a 203
18 Punchy Patterson E3 6a 21
19 Anvil ArĂȘte E2 5c * 57
20 Barnes' Big Day Out 6a 12
Climb name Grade
21 Spycatcher E4 6b 4
22 Big Tree Corner E1 5b * 123
23 The Curver E2 5b 59
24 Slate Dancer 7b  
25 Histocompatable Hanger 7b 5
26 Megabyte E4 6a ** 6
27 Latex Generation E5 6b 11
28 Ingham's Route 7c ** 7
29 Violation 6c ** 13
30 Foghorn Leghorn VS 4c 5
31 Captain Pugwash HVS 5a 18
32 The Vexed Question 6c+ * 6
33 Jitterbug E3 6a * 14
34 Rhode Island Red E3 5c * 10
35 Top Shot VS 4b 13
36 Flake and Corner * HVS 5a 1
  Upper quarry (right hand side)
38 Elliot's Crack HVS 5a 58
39 A Meeting with Don Juan 6c 25
40 Lorna's Orifices E3 6a 4
Climb name Grade
41 Acrachnophobia MVS 4c 12
42 Spare Rib 6a 82
43 Spare Wall 6a 85
44 Making Peace With God HVS 4c 25
45 Stump Flake Wall HS 4b 20
  Lower Quarry (right hand side)
47 Split Wet Beaver E3 5c 35
48 Elicit Scenes of Sex and Violence 8a * 10
49 Fat Guy goes Nutzoid E6 6b * 6
50 Look Sharp E2 5c ** 120
51 Act of Contrition E5 6a  
52 Major Misdemeanor 7c 6
53 Treacle Slab E3 5c * 108
54 Death Warrant E5 6b ** 18
55 Nebbie E3 6a 14
56 Belay Bunny E2 5b 68
57 The Rib
E2 5b 9
58 Unknown Line 6a+ 7
59 A Ruddy Hoe * VS 5a *  
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