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Western Grit


Author Chris Craggs and Alan James – Published ROCKFAX (2009)ISBN 1-873341-22-3


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
Helsby285Sandstone (hard)NW
Windgather Rocks109GritstoneSW
Derbyshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Castle Naze99GritstoneW
Kinder Northern Edges270GritstoneN
Kinder Scout Downfall Area244GritstoneW
Kinder Southern Edges276GritstoneS
Laddow Rocks75GritstoneE
New Mills Torrs101GritstoneS
Shining Clough Rocks102GritstoneN
Tintwistle Knarr Quarry50Grit (quarried)S
Greater Manchester crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Alderman Rocks45Gritstone?
Blackstone Edge86GritstoneW
Dovestones Edge100GritstoneNW
Hobson Moor Quarry96Grit (quarried)SW
Running Hill Pits167Grit (quarried)SW
Standing Stones81GritstoneS
The Dovestones Quarries113Grit (quarried)SW
The Ravenstones150GritstoneN
Upperwood Quarry48Grit (quarried)SE
Wimberry Rocks208GritstoneN
Lancashire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Anglezarke Quarry166Grit (quarried)?
Brownstones171Grit (quarried)S
Charnel Stones63GritstoneW
Cow's Mouth Quarry76Grit (quarried)W
Den Lane Quarry110Grit (quarried)SE
Denham Quarry106Grit (quarried)W
Egerton Quarry182Grit (quarried)?
Summit Quarry107Grit (quarried)S
Wilton 1237Grit (quarried)SW
Wilton 274Grit (quarried)?
Wilton 393Grit (quarried)?
Merseyside crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Pex Hill Quarry276Sandstone (hard)all
Staffordshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Hen Cloud168GritstoneSW
Ramshaw Rocks233GritstoneSE
Roaches Lower Tier327GritstoneSW
Roaches Skyline265GritstoneSW
Roaches Upper Tier257GritstoneSW
The Five Clouds72GritstoneSW
West Yorkshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Pickpocket's Slab0Gritstone?
Total climbs5946

Other editions of this guidebook
Western Grit ROCKFAX (2003)