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Moss Rigg Quarry

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Titanic Arete. 5.10d E3 5c, The T 

Moss Rigg Quarry  


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Description 

Located across the Little Langdale valley from the better know Hodge Close Quarry. Walk from the from the Cottages at Hodge Close,turning left where it meets the Tilberth valley track.The most stunning feature is the huge prominent sharp edged arete which rires from the quarry floor.. This is The Titanic Arete 5.10d one of the most impressive lines on slate

Getting There 

See the F&RCC Guide book to Dow,Duddon and Slate

Climbing Season



Weather station 7.7 miles from here

2 Total Routes

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Paul Ross and Denis Peare on the first ascent of the Titanic Arete.

The Titanic Arete. 5.10d E3 5c 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Moss Rigg Quarry
An unsinkable experience up the Arete, one of the best lines on slate. The first pitch has some rock that needs watching , but the upper rib is in an eye catching position. Start up a short steep wall just right of the arete. Wires hard hats and life boats should be taken.P1) Climb the initial awkward wall to gain the lower rib. Weave carefully up this,just right of the edge,passing a bolt to reach a small two bolt stance and belay.5.8R 85'P2)Climb up just right of of the edge to a crack,then m...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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