Climbs 53
Rocktype Grit (quarried)
Altitude 300m a.s.l
Faces SW

Cloud tsunami crashes into the Pennine hills © craig h

Crag features

A good crag but better suited to short solos and bouldering. The main quarry is barely climbed anymore, which is a shame as there are some good (ish) routes but appear loose and corroded. The bouldering, however, is excellent and a great circuit all along the edge can be worked out giving a good few hours worth of quality problems. Some, such as Terradaktil (E1 5b) are very high and demanding and a spotter and mat is required. stand out problems/solos are Terradaktil (E1 5b), Space Trip (HVS, 5a), problems around the hidden wall area and the problems in 'the place sheep go to die'. Consult the Huddersfield area guide for a more comrehensive list.

Rain Dog.

Approach notes

No access problems at present. I believe access has always been given and have never encountered anything to the contrary.

Loads more problems in the Kirklees guide that arnt on this UKC page. Download it; website below....
jules699 - 22/Jul/14
the eastern problems and main quarry are on private land- keep the noise down to prevent incurring the wrath of the local farmer. Once over the final stile (or kissing gate as it is now) the boulders lie on access land below the pennine way- the first of these being "the place sheep go to die" I have never seen any dead sheep there and I wouldn't want to- the sheep on that moor belong to me!! The Kirklees guide is excellent.
Tibbort - 23/Jul/13
Newly updated guide available here: http://www.kirkleesclimbing.co.uk/standedge
schloosh - 04/Dec/12
Great bouldering along the edge, Square, Cheese Block and 'Sit Start' area well worth the walk in, nice and peaceful, quality problems - excellent views :-)
PD - 19/Jun/12
The bouldering is ace, as is the view. The quarry however makes Worlow look like Millstone Edge...
Hardonicus - 01/Jun/09
Forget about the quarry and head along the Pennie Way for some bouldering along the edge. Pack your Huddersfield Bouldering Guide and enjoy.
Alex Thompson - 04/Mar/08
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Small Quarry 
2Short LineV1 3
3Thin LineV1 2
4Pennine AreteD 6
 Main Quarry 
6Wall and Crack
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VS 4c 3
7FirefrostS 4a 2
8Watching the Detectives
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VS 4c 2
9Footless Oasis
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VS 4c 1
10The Flake of the Floating Light
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S 4a 3
11The Pennine Waynone 3
12James' Coconut Bong
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V1 10
13Little Red Corsa
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V2 1
14Slight Rib
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V4 1
15Direct Past Dished Pocket
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V2 4
16Slab via Small Pocket
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V0 20
17High Traverse
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V0- 10
18Easy Slabby Wallf3 1
 The Place Sheep Go to Die 
20Small Nosef3 2
21Dead Sheap Traverse
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V1 *17
22Overhanging Arete
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V1 14
23Thin Crack
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V0- 18
24Bulge and Crack
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V4 1
25Left Bulge
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V1 *19
26Right Bulge
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V1 *24
27Blind Crack
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V1 18
28Right Wall
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V0 24
 Trig Point Boulders 
30The Arete
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V0- 23
31The Wall
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V1 19
32Jamming Crack
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V0- 23
33Blind Flake
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V0- 23
 Hidden Wall 
35Green Grasper
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V0 10
36Terrordaktil
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V2 **4
37Route 21
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V1 *10
38Left Wall
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V0 *15
39Rigodunum
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V1 14
40Hand Crack
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V0 18
41Finger Jam Corner
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V0 19
42Thin Crack (Hidden Wall)
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V1 *17
43Flake Crack
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V0 18
44Eliminate the Wall
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V0 16
45There and Back
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V1 *9
46Testing Top
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V0 18
 Square and Cheese Block 
48Aretef5 7
49WallV1 8
50Eliminate WallV0- 11
51Central LineV0 8
52Right LineV0 7
53OverhangV3 6
54Problem 41 in Over the Moors BMC
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V1 5
55OTM Problem 42 'Traverse'V2 7
56The Right Facef5 3
 To be checked 
58Crinkly Wall
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V0- 7
59Bulge
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V0 6
60Sleepy Hollowf6B+ *2

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