Wilderness Rocks

Climbs 40 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 600m a.s.l – Faces N

Crag features
Want to "feel" like a new route pioneer? A nice collection of good lines, but green climbs. During a dry summer spell, this crag can be a nice place to take in a bit of easily accessible "wilderness". Take a brush and a tin of elbow grease! Recommended route: Flake groove traverse (severe)

Access notes
From parking by Dovestone Reservoir follow the metalled road up Chew Brook until the cliff appears on the right. Scramble down then up to reach it.Alternativly, walk up to the chew boulders, the follow the valley bottom in all the way to the base of W E gully.

Guidebooks
Scrambles in the Dark Peak (2012), Over the Moors (2012), Moorland Gritstone - Chew Valley (1988),
Out of print: Western Grit (2003)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
1Wilderness Gully EastM **
2Suspicion AreteVS 4b *
3'Aard VarkE3 5c *
4WildebeestE3 6a **
5Mac's ChimneyVD
6Huggis's RouteS 4a
7Flake Groove TraverseS 4a **
8Flake GrooveVD *
9Sans Pic AreteS 4a *
10It HurtsE7 7a **
11Winters TaleHVS 5a
12Caution CrackS 4a *
13EscapeS 4a
14Let's get KilledE7 6b *
15Camel's AreteHVS 5a *
16Half Way ChimneyHS 4b
17Oasis CrackVS 4b *
18Mutants can be NiceE7 6c **
19Palm CrackHVS 5a
20IndomitableHS 4c
21The GracelandE3 5c *
22Pinnacle FrontHS 4b
23Chicken-pox WallVS 4c
24Good as a GnuE4 6a *
25short buttress *none 4b
26Apology Wall *VS 4c
27Spiral *VD
28Wilderness Gully East *II ***
29Wilderness gully west *II 3 *
30Wilderness gully west *1 *
31Zoë's Choice *VD
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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