Climbs 65
Rocktype Gritstone
Altitude 350m a.s.l
Faces W

the broomstick © Tom V

Crag features

A landslip that feels more quarried than natural.

Great routes include: The Broomstick HVS 5a ** The Sprog E3 5c *** and The Wasteland E4 5C ***.

Approach notes

From Dovestones car park 30 min.

Guidebooks

Western Grit

The 2009 edition of the award-winning guidebook to Staffordshire, Kinder, Bleaklow, Chew, Lancashire and Cheshire areas covered with photo-topos and descriptions.
More info
More Guidebooks:
Over the Moors (2012)
Moorland Gritstone - Chew Valley (1988)

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1Chop Suey
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S 2
2Suet
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VS 4b * 
3Lancashire Hot PotHVS 5a  
4Dumpling
-
HS 4b  
5Spare Ribs
-
HVS 4c  
6Littler Gully
-
M 1
 The Terraces Area 
8School Run
-
VS 4b * 
9Traffic Jam
-
E3 5c  
10Rush Hour Slab
-
VS 4b  
11The Terraces
-
S  
12Dementor's Corner
-
HVS 5b,4c  
13Escape From Azkaban
-
VS 4c,4b,  
 Temptation Slab Area 
15Dirty Groove
-
S  
16The Sorcerer's Apprentice
-
E2 5c *2
17Temptation Crack
-
VS 4c **2
18Mickey Mouse
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E5 6a  
19The WastelandE4 5c ***4
20Sad, Tired and Old
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E5 6b  
21The BroomstickHVS 5a **6
22The Witch's Hat
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HVS 5a *1
23The Chew Valley Comeback Kid
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E3 5c  
24The Coffin
-
VS 4c  
25Boulder Groove
-
VD *1
26Diagon Alley
-
VS 4b  
27Paul's Perambulation
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HS 4b *1
28Paul's Arete
-
E4 6b  
29Charnel Knowledge
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E5 6b  
30Time Gentleman Please
-
HVD  
31Little Gulley
-
M 1
 Tombstone Slab Area 
33Tombstone Groove
-
VS 4c  
34The SprogE3 5c ***5
35The Charnel House
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E5 6a  
36From The Cradle To The Grave
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E4 6a  
37The Tombstone
-
VS 4c *3
38The Gratefull Dead
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E1 5b  
39Tombstone Crack
-
VS 4b  
40Gunslinger's Corner
-
VD  
41Sundance Slab
-
E1 5b  
42Rider's Arete
-
S 4c 1
43Problem Crack
-
S 4b  
44Chockstone Crack
-
D 1
45Easy Rider
-
HVS 5b  
46Glory Chimney
-
M 1
47Goof's Glory
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D *1
48Glory Crack
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D 1
 Holly Tree Crack Area 
50Victory Buttress
-
HVS 5a  
51Victory Cracks
-
VS 4c  
52Slim Welly Buttress
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VD  
53Fat's Cracks
-
S 4a  
54Slim's Crack
-
VS 4b  
55Seer's ArÍte
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E3 5c * 
56Keystone Crack
-
S 4a  
57Holly Tree Crack
-
S 4a * 
58Ground Glass Crack
-
HVS 5a  
59Holly Tree Cleft
-
VD  
60Holly Tree Pinnacle
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VD 2
61Route 2
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VD  
62Route 1
-
S  
63The Girdle Traverse
-
S  
 Charnel Stones Skyline Area 
65The Venessa Hole
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VS 4c *7
66Cunning Stunts
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E3 6a 1
67Blood, Sweat and Beers
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E4 6a * 
68Paperchase
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HVS 4c  
 Scrambles and Winter climbs 
70Charnel Clough (summer)1 *9
71Charnel Clough (Winter)
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I *1

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