Western Grit

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Western Grit Rockfax Cover, 4 kbAuthor Chris Craggs and Alan James
Published ROCKFAX (2009)
ISBN 1-873341-22-3

Website
www.rockfax.com/climbing-guides/books/western-grit-2...

Review
The 2009 edition of the award-winning guidebook to Staffordshire, Kinder, Bleaklow, Chew, Lancashire and Cheshire areas covered with photo-topos and descriptions.

Crags covered by this Guide

Cheshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Frodsham121Sandstone (hard)W
Helsby286Sandstone (hard)NW
Windgather Rocks111GritstoneSW
Derbyshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Castle Naze101GritstoneW
Kinder Northern Edges283GritstoneN
Kinder Scout Downfall Area246GritstoneW
Kinder Southern Edges276GritstoneS
Laddow Rocks75GritstoneE
New Mills Torrs104GritstoneS
Shining Clough Rocks114GritstoneN
Tintwistle Knarr Quarry50Grit (quarried)S
Greater Manchester crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Alderman Rocks46Gritstone?
Blackstone Edge87GritstoneW
Dovestones Edge100GritstoneNW
Hobson Moor Quarry102Grit (quarried)SW
Running Hill Pits168Grit (quarried)SW
Standing Stones81GritstoneS
The Dovestones Quarries118Grit (quarried)SW
The Ravenstones150GritstoneN
Upperwood Quarry49Grit (quarried)SE
Wimberry Rocks216GritstoneN
Lancashire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Anglezarke Quarry169Grit (quarried)all
Brownstones171Grit (quarried)S
Cadshaw Rocks50Gritstone?
Charnel Stones64GritstoneW
Cow's Mouth Quarry76Grit (quarried)W
Den Lane Quarry111Grit (quarried)SE
Denham Quarry106Grit (quarried)W
Egerton Quarry182Grit (quarried)?
Summit Quarry107Grit (quarried)S
Wilton 1237Grit (quarried)SW
Wilton 274Grit (quarried)?
Wilton 394Grit (quarried)?
Merseyside crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Pex Hill Quarry276Sandstone (hard)all
Staffordshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Baldstones56GritstoneE
Hen Cloud168GritstoneSW
Newstones83GritstoneE
Ramshaw Rocks245GritstoneSE
Roaches Lower Tier327GritstoneSW
Roaches Skyline265GritstoneSW
Roaches Upper Tier257GritstoneSW
The Five Clouds73GritstoneSW
Total climbs6075

Other editions of this guidebook
Western Grit ROCKFAX (2003)