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Moss Rigg Quarry

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Borrowdale Lad's Day Out.. E2 5c T 
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 on P2 the first ascent .The knife edge o...

Borrowdale Lad's Day Out.. E2 5c 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Moss Rigg Quarry
A varied and technical groove line left of the Titanic Atete.P1)Climb the short flake on the right,then move left and up into the groove proper.Follow the wide crack in the back of the groove stenuously to a stance and two bolt belay.75'5.10a P2)Climb the groovejust leftof the belay,then balance up to a good foothold on the exposed edge. Difficult moves on undercuts are made to enter the groove on the right,follow this finishing out on the left crest.60' 5.10c...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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