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Wolf Edge

Staffordshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 47 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 450m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
A small, broken-up bouldering edge that is also the highest edge in Staffordshire. Occasional traffic but worth a visit on a quiet day or a spare few hours. Home to some great highball easy problems and harder problems such as 'The Fin', 'The Quantum Leap', 'Project Quantum' and 'This is my church'.

Access notes
Walk up footpath just after 'The New Inn' past a house on your right, down a muddy farm track all the way up to the crag. Beware of the big bull!
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

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More: mwis: Peak District & Yorkshire DalesMet Office: Peak District

Guidebooks
Peak Bouldering (2014), Peak District: Bouldering (2011), Staffordshire Grit - The Roaches (2004),
Out of print: Staffordshire Gritstone (1989)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 THE WARREN  
2Left AreteV0 4c 10
3Side-wallV2 5c 7
4CrackV1 5b 8
5Lairf6A+ *7
6Fine SlabV1 5b *19
7Fine Slab AreteV0 4c 13
8Rock Fusionf6B **13
9Warren PieceV0 5b 9
10Hairy Hat ManV3 **6
 RIGHT OF THE WALL AND FENCE  
12Claustrophobic Aretef6A+ *7
13Horseshoe AreteV1 5b *18
14Swiss Cheesedf6A+  
15Quantum Leapf7B **3
16Project Quantumf7A+ **6
 TRIANGULAR BOULDER  
18Problem 13: Peak Bouldering 2011f6A+ 2
19Problem 14: Peak Bouldering 2011f5+ 4
20Problem 15: Peak Bouldering 2011f6A 2
 FIN AREA  
22Problem 32V1 4
23Vinyl GrooveV0 3
24This is My Churchf6C+ ***14
25The Finf4+ ***23
26Ear Flakef4 *34
27Short Aretef6A 33
28Crumble Leftf5+ 14
 Climb nameGradex
29Crumblef6B 15
30Crumble Rightf4+ 20
31Wolf Prowf5 *22
32Underground Mantelf4 23
33Deep JamV0- 4b 8
34The Undergroundf6B+ **17
35Overground Rightf6A *18
36The Kind FarmerV2 9
37Low TraverseV1 5b 9
 WOLF BLOCK  
39Wolf Bitef6B+ **14
40Ramp Right Aretef6A *20
41Sausage Hoaxf4+ *23
42The Rampf3+ **28
43Ramp Face Rightf5+ *22
 THE QUARRY  
45Quarry AreteV1 5b 9
46Quarry CrackV0- 4a 10
47Quarry FaceV1 5b 9
48The Balance TrailV2 2
49Problem 6V0 5
50The Devil's Chimney *V0- 2
51Underground Left *V2 1
52The Farmers Wife *V0 1
53Iron Slab *V2 1
54The Fin Right *V2 1
55Sheep's Clothing *V0- 1
56Problem 34 *V0 1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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As pointed out by Whealiebob, there's a naming / grading discrepancy between the BMC 2004 (and 2009) guide and High Over Buxton (2003). By some quirk of synchronicity, the crag was developed and written up by both sets of guide authors completely independently (a situation that wasn't addressed in the recent BMC updated guide). Ideally an attempt should be made to reconcile the two...hopefully I'll get around to it soon...
bullybones - 28/Apr/10

Nice location and good, rough Gritstone. Its also in High Over Buxton, but with entirely different problem names (and grades!!)
Whealiebob - 28/Sep/09

Thats This is my Church V5/6. On the other photograph- you can see Quantum Buttress in the distance, just past the fence, with Project Quantum up the arete in view.
teapot - 24/Jan/09

hughdyno9/04 whats this?
jim - 04/Aug/06