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Blackstone Edge

Greater Manchester, ENGLAND

Climbs 86 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 470m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
Right in the heart of Bronte country. Not much in the HVS range, but plenty for the low-grade E climber. Aspect means it can be green, but pleasant in the summer.

Lots of nice intersting bouldering scattered all arond, potentail for some new harder lines possibly.

Weather forecast

 Today  Sat  Sun  Mon  Tue 

1.4mm rain
Sunny periods
12 °C
9 kph

0.8mm rain
Mainly cloudy
12 °C
13 kph

4.6mm rain
Mainly cloudy
9 °C
19 kph

1.3mm rain
Mainly cloudy
13 °C
8 kph

8.1mm rain
Mainly cloudy
11 °C
14 kph
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Guidebooks
Western Grit (2009), Lancashire Rock (1999),
Out of print: Western Grit (2003)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGradex
1Pendulum SwingVS 4c 21
2Pendulum Swing DirectHVS 5a *3
3No Sign of ThreeE2 5c *4
4North CaveM 9
5PalmistryE2 5b **2
6The ManglerVS 5a *6
7CornflakeE2 5c * 
8Central CrackVD **36
9Central EliminateVS 5a 8
10Central GrooveS 4b 28
11Master EgoE2 5c 2
12Little Miss IdE1 5c ***8
13Little Miss Id VariationsE3 6a * 
141975f7A v6 *1
15Recalibratef7B v8 *1
16TrycheE4 6a *4
17PotsE2 5c  
18Outside EdgeVS 4c *4
19South ChimneyD *22
20Twin CracksD 30
21Belly on a PlateVS 4c 7
22North ChimneyM 5
23Nor Nor' ChimneyVD 14
24Slin and ThippyE4 6a 1
25Manibus et PedibusqueE4 6a * 
26Slim JimVS 5a 2
27Phase ChangeE1 5c,5b * 
28Descent ChimneyD 1
29Niks groovef7A v6 *1
30Nosef6B+ v4  
31Niks leftf6B+ v4 *1
32Niks aretef6B+ v4 *1
33Flakef5 1
34Niks Slapf6C+ v5 *1
35The Runnelf5+ 2
36Pocket Dynof6B+ v4 *2
37Polly Pocketf6C v5 *3
38Pocket aretef6A v2 1
39Slopey Wallf6C v5 1
40Cracksf4 1
41Mini Left Aretef5 3
42Robin's Wallf6C v5 *2
43Mini right arete.f5  
 Climb nameGradex
44Wallf5 4
45Wall traversef5+ 5
46The Wallf6B v3 *5
47Robin's Dynof6C v5 *2
48Right aretef6A+ v3 4
49Fridge Huggerf7B+ v9 ***1
50Double Aretef6B v3 2
51Wall - left section p.15f5+ v1 3
52Robins slapf6B+ v4 *2
53One moverf5 1
54Elixirf7A+ v7 **1
55Foxy Furtlingsf7B v8 * 
56Nutritionf6B v3  
57Lock Stock and Smoking Heelf6C+ *1
58Boozy Brawlerf7A v6 *1
59Bottomless Gitf6B+ v4 1
60The lady's not for Gurningf7B v8 * 
61Trig slabf6A v2 * 
62Trig aretef6C v5 * 
63Pockington lanef6B v3 *1
64Triggerf6B+ v4 1
65Hueco left aretef6B v3  
66Ape Hourf7A+ v7 **3
67Hueco aretef5 6
68Hueco slabf6A+ v2/3 *2
69Hueco slab aretef6A v2 3
70Easy wallf4 3
71Left Arete .f6A v2 6
72No arete eliminatef6C v5 *1
73Crack Leftf6B+ v4 *3
74Crack Rightf6B v3 3
75Crack Pressf6B+ v4 1
76Right Arete (hueco Block)f6A+ v3 5
77Shortarsef6B+ v4 4
78One Stop Pop Shopf7A v6 *1
79Nik's Traversef7A+ v7 ***4
80Hand Railf6A *1
81Lunaf6B+ v4 **2
82Krakenf6A+ v3 *2
83Levithian Rightf6C v5 *2
84Step into the lightf6C v5 *1
85The butcherf6B v3 2
86North cave direct start *VS 4c 1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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Access notes
Park at The White House pub as for Cow's Mouth Quarry, the path towards Blackstone edge is just on the other side of the road.

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Decent bouldering circuit over three areas. Not much above 7a but a complete mixbag of climbs around 6a-6c mark.
rice boy - 29/May/08

Some superb problems here. You just need to hunt them out. Give it 48 hours to dry after rain in Winter. An excellent venue.
bentley's biceps - 16/Mar/08

green green green green green I'm sure it'd be fine if we hadn't had 5 weeks of rain though.....
rginns - 23/Jul/07