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Location: 52.7685, -2.9142 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron, Nick Russell, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Nick Russell on May 28, 2013
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Description 

The large quarry at the left end of the crag. Not as high as the Main Quarry, but at 20m it is still impressive and home to many of the best lines including the classics Red Square and Marlene.


Getting There 

Probably the first section of cliff you see on the approach to the crag


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Featured Route For Main Wall Area
At the rest half way up Red Square. Photo by Emily.

Red Square 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Main Wall Area
The classic of the area, and for good reason. Not only is it good climbing on a stunning line, it benefits from protection. As with most of the crag, the rock quality improves as you gain height. Your belayer should stand to one side to avoid being showered by a constant stream of sand!The climbing is pretty sustained, with one good rest at half way. A variety of jamming, stemming and laybacking should get you up without too much problem, but stopping to place too much gear may leave you pretty ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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