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'Stacked Deck' (12m HS 4b),Troy Quarry, Lancashire

 

Page Type: Route

Location: Lancashire, United Kingdom, Europe

Object Title: 'Stacked Deck' (12m HS 4b),Troy Quarry, Lancashire

Route Type: Trad Climbing

Season: Summer

Time Required: Less than two hours

Difficulty: 4b

Number of Pitches: 1

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Page By: pete1948

Created/Edited: Jan 8, 2014 / Jan 8, 2014

Object ID: 882440

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Overview

The route was first climbed in May 1982. It's a single pitch of 12m graded Hard Severe (4b) which seems an accurate description given the many possibilities for protection and resting places. The photos show Pete leading and Carole seconding. 

Getting There

Troy Quarry is a fine-grained gritstone quarry near Haslingden in Lancashire. Its UK Ordnance Survey map reference is SD 763 235.

Route Description


"Excellent, positive laybacking with holds on an expanding flake. Follow the fine crack and flake line." p. 155, Lancashire Rock, pub BMC, 1999.

Essential Gear

On this occasion, the route was protected with 1 cam and two nuts.

External Links

http://www.rockclimbing.com/routes/Europe/England/Lancashire_and_Liverpool/Troy_Quarry__OS_/