West End Quarry Rock climbing11 routes in crag
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Close to the city and easy to access
Dissused quarry home to Townsvilles ONLY Bassalt sport climb " Bassalt Assault". With 4 main areas of climbing West End Quarry is for the brave and stupid. Take a helmet and be careful off all the loose rock. BOLTING HERE IS ALLOWED.
The stagpol street gate will be closed this is normal just go through the hole or walk around
Enter through the end of Stagpol street, then follow old road into quarry.
Where to stay
-Bolts are allowed to be placed here
-Take all rubbish with you
Developed in the late 90's
Starts 10m right of "Basalt Assault" in large corner. move up corner (using trad pro) to first fixed hanger bolt, clip then mantel the pedestal then following crack diagonally up right past bolts to finish. bolt 5m back from edge may not be there anymore (Can be top roped off bolt 5m back from edge may not be there anymore also trees with long anchor set-up)
FFA: Lee Skidmore, Jason Shaw & Steve Baskerville, 1998
Start on right side of obvious arete move up arete to finish (Large flake on left is loose) Will require long anchor set-up
FA: Douglas Hockly, 1999
Starts a few meters right of arete. Move up slightly overhung fist sized crack, over short slab to corner then finish up another short slab. (Can be top roped with long anchor set-up)
FFA: Lee Skidmore & Danny Peters, 1998
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