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Staffordshire Gritstone

ENGLAND

Author Gary Gibson – Published British Mountaineering Council (1989)ISBN 0-903908-56-5

This Guidebook is now out of print, and unavailable

Review
Essential guide for the Roaches, Hen Cloud and similar. Includes many palm-sweat-inducing pics (including the yellow-edged cover, showing Kicking Bird done on a freezing day). Good descriptions, fine topos with lines. Also index and graded list.

Crags covered by this Guide

Staffordshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Back Forest69GritstoneSW
Bosley Cloud63GritstoneNW
Dimmings Dale (Lower Churnet)41GritstoneN
Flash Bottom Rocks0Gritstone?
Garston Rocks25GritstoneNW
Gentleman Rock (Lower Churnet)24GritstoneNE
Gib Torr42GritstoneE
Gradbach Hill47GritstoneSW
Harston Rock (Upper Churnet)60GritstoneN
Heighley Castle Quarries35Sandstone (soft)E
Hen Cloud168GritstoneSW
Knypersley Rocks20Gritstone?
Rakes Dale (Lower Churnet)12GritstoneNW
Rock End15Gritstone?
Rudyard Pinnacle2GritstoneE
Stony Dale Quarry (Lower Churnet)22Sandstone (hard)NE
The Five Clouds73GritstoneSW
The Hanging Stone8GritstoneSW
The Nth Cloud (Roach End)36GritstoneSW
Wolf Edge50GritstoneS
Wright's Rocks (Lower Churnet)68ConglomerateN
Total climbs880