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Climbs 81
Rocktype Sandstone (hard)
Altitude 210m a.s.l
Faces SW

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Mark Glaister on Deus Ex Machina (6c) at Navigation Quarry © Jon Warner

Crag features

Navigation Quarry is a pleasant climbing venue located on moorland high above the valley. This is one of the older cragging spots developed on the sandstone and consequently some of the routes are not full clip-up sport routes. Bolts have been kept off of the established trad lines, but there are still plenty of excellent fully bolted sport climbs for those up to them. Not all of the established traditional lines are included here and only fully bolted sport pitches are given sport grades.

Access Advice

Seasonal Restrictions

Dates: 1 March to 1 August

Reason: Nesting Birds

25/05/2022 - We have now confirmed that there is a kestrel nest halfway up the "Owl and the Antelope". Please refrain from climbing routes in this area from April 15th - July 31st to allow the birds to care for their young. 

 

BMC have been advised that Barn Owls could be nesting at this crag. If so these birds have special protection under the Wildlife and Countryside Act.  Avoid climbing the routes on the Left Hand Retaining wall "Left Over" to "Half man-Half Machine"  inclusive.

 

There is a wobbly block that contains the third bolt on relaxed ladybird. This bolt could do with being moved as it's highly unlikely to hold a fall.
afshapes - 26/May/15
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