Climbs 27
Rocktype Slate
Altitude 250m a.s.l
Faces S

Alec Burns being Better Red than Dead E1 5b at Dalt Quarry © Andy Birtwistle

Crag features

Small bolted quarry, good for short days or rapid ticking. Panzerfaust(E3), Als Slab(HVS)

Approach notes

No restrictions.

On 18th August this year a large section of rock on and around the route "the seam" collapsed. The bolt moved but did not fail suggest avoiding this crag completely. If you are brave or mad then please check the condition of the hangers before leaving the ground as several of them were extremely rotten.
Cjmountford - 16/Oct/16
Had the misfortune to visit this quarry recently. The south side is substantially overgrown and difficult to access. The north side is cleaner but many routes have spaced rusty bolts and many lower offs are very corroded. Stiff grades, midges and a recent big rockfall around route 23 makes this a crag to avoid Needs a total makeover Easy walk in though
Angry old man - 18/Sep/14
Nice little venue if you wanna practice climbing on slate, however the gear on the lower offs is quite dodgy and bolts were loose/rusty. Grades felt harder compared to welsh slate.
najki_2000 - 01/Jun/14
A good "bad weather" option (the overhanging south side stayed dry in the driving hail/rain and being slate, the north side dried as we were looking at it). A lot of the routes we tried felt/were harder than the guidebook grades suggested, especially amongst the low grades on the north side.
kyaizawa - 05/Mar/12
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 Burn My Heart *
5a 3
2 Dark Angel
3 Shadow Warrior
4 Bat Out of Hell
HVS 5a  
5 Skegness Is So Bracing
6a+ 9
6 Hothouse
6b+ 3
7 Backfire
6b 1
8 Nameless
5a 7
9 Zima Junction
6a+ 1
10 Valdez is Coming
6b+ 2
11 Al's Slab
5c 5
12 Panzerfaust
6c+ 3
13 Heart Of Glass
6b 6
14 Better Red Than Dead
5c 18
15 Laguna Verde
5a 31
16 Blu Oyster Cult
6a 39
17 Zip Code
5a 41
18 Chickenhawk
5c 36
19 The Seam
4a 46
20 Dalt Loch Monster
6a 11
21 Dalt Loch Chimney
5a 20
22 Wounded Knee 3c 57
23 Ian's Day Off
HVS 5a 6
24 Bury My Heart
3c 65
25 Legless in Gaza
6b 8
26 Bay Watch 5c 21
27 Little Sydney
5a 28
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.

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