Climbs 20
Rocktype Gritstone
Altitude 527m a.s.l
Faces SE

First ascent. © Greg Chapman

Crag features

The most remote gritstone outcrop in the world! 4 miles and 1.5 hours walk from the car. All routes are around 30ft high and predominantly solos. Standout routes are the harder ones, all exquisitely technical: 1921 Committee (E4 6b), Global Terrorism (E6 6b/c), and the most out of the way E7 on grit, Remote Control (E7 6c). Don't forget the way back... [Neil Kershaw]

The crag now also features a small bouldering to circuit, to complement the routes. Whilst not massive in number the problems are all exceedingly good. The circuit also features potentially the furthest 8A from the road in Britain.

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Approach notes


Approach from the hamlet of Tarnbrook, taking the bridleway at the east end of the hamlet (i.e. not the one to Thorn Crag). Walk 4 km up the bridleway/track (which has in recent years been extended to reach the apex of the hill) to a gate in a fence dissecting the track. Turn right and follow the fence (which after a way becomes a wall) until the crag is reached - a further 1.5 km. Access only along access strips and outside of shooting season.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Little Wolfhole - Bouldering 
2The Arete
f5+ * 
3The Slab
f6C * 
4Boss Drum
f7A *1
f7A+ ***1
 Wolfhole Main Crag - Bouldering 
7Mind Storm
f7B+ **1
8Lone Wolff8A **1
9Teen Wolf
f7B *1
f7B+ **2
11Limbo (stand up)
f6B+ **1
12Afterlife (stand up)
f7A **3
13Afterlifef7B+ **2
14Afterlife Direct
f7C **1
15A Dog Amongst Wolvesf6C+ 1
 Wolfhole Main Crag - Routes 
17Peat People
VS 5b * 
18Fifty Flyers
VS 5a  
191921 Committee
E4 6b * 
20Remote Control
E7 6c ** 
21Global Terrorism
E6 6b **1
22Flight School
E3 6b * 
23Famous Grouse

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