Wolf Edge

Climbs 53 – 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.

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 nameGrade
 THE WARREN 
2Left AreteV0 4c
3Side-wallV2 5c
4CrackV1 5b
5Lairf6A+ *
6Fine SlabV1 5b *
7Fine Slab AreteV0 4c
8Rock Fusionf6B **
9Warren PieceV0 5b
10Hairy Hat ManV3 **
 RIGHT OF THE WALL AND FENCE 
12Claustrophobic Aretef6A+ *
13Horseshoe AreteV1 5b *
14Swiss Cheesedf6A+
15Quantum Leapf7B **
16Project Quantumf7A+ **
 TRIANGULAR BOULDER 
18Problem 13: Peak Bouldering 2011f6A+
19Problem 14: Peak Bouldering 2011f5+
20Problem 15: Peak Bouldering 2011f6A
 FIN AREA 
22Vinyl GrooveV0
23Problem 34V0
24Sheep's ClothingV0-
25Problem 32V1
26This is My Churchf6C+ ***
27The Finf4+ ***
28The Fin RightV2
29Ear Flakef4 *
30Short Aretef6A
31Crumble Leftf5+
32Crumblef6B
33Crumble Rightf4+
34Wolf Prowf5 *
35Underground Mantelf4
36Deep JamV0- 4b
37Underground LeftV2
38The Undergroundf6B+ **
39Overground Rightf6A *
40The Farmers WifeV0
41The Kind FarmerV2
42Low TraverseV1 5b
 WOLF BLOCK 
44Wolf Bitef6B+ **
45Ramp Right Aretef6A *
46Sausage Hoaxf4+ *
47The Rampf3+ **
48Ramp Face Rightf5+ *
 THE QUARRY 
50Quarry CrackV0- 4a
51Quarry FaceV1 5b
52The Balance TrailV2
53Problem 6V0
54The Devil's ChimneyV0-
55Iron SlabV2
56Wizz / Quarry Arete Stand Up-ishV0 5a
57Gastonitus *V4
58Arête on left *V4 *
59Quarry Left Arete *V2
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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USER FEEDBACKLogin as Existing User to add your comments
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
Do you have more up to date information?

These details were last updated on 04/Oct/2013

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