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Charnel Stones

Lancashire, ENGLAND

Climbs 63 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 350m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
A landslip that feels more quarried than natural.

Great routes include The Witch's Hat VS 5a **, The Broomstick HVS 5a ** The Sprog E2 5c ** and The Wasteland E4 5C **.

Access notes
From Dovestones car park 30 min.

Weather forecast

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0.6mm rain
15 °C
21 kph

0.4mm rain
16 °C
19 kph

1.0mm rain
16 °C
14 kph

6.0mm rain
17 °C
12 kph

2.2mm rain
15 °C
14 kph
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More: mwis: Peak District & Yorkshire DalesMet Office: Peak District

Over the Moors (2012), Western Grit (2009), Moorland Gritstone - Chew Valley (1988),
Out of print: Western Grit (2003)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Chop SueyS 1
2SuetVS 4b * 
3DumplingHS 4b  
4Littler GullyM 1
5The TerracesS  
6Dirty GrooveHVD  
7The Sorcerer's ApprenticeE2 5c *2
8Temptation CrackHS *1
9The WastelandE4 5c **4
10The BroomstickHVS 5a **5
11The Witch's HatVS 5a **1
12The CoffinVS 4c  
13Boulder GrooveVD 1
14Paul's PerambulationS *1
15Time Gentleman PleaseHVD  
16Little GulleyM 1
17The SprogE2 5c **5
18The TombstoneVS 4c *3
19Tombstone CrackVS 4b  
20Problem CrackS 4b  
21Rider's AreteS 4c 1
22Chockstone CrackD 1
23Easy RiderHVS 5b  
24Glory ChimneyM 1
25Goof's GloryD 1
26Glory CrackD 1
27Holly Tree PinnacleVD 2
28Holly Tree CleftVD  
29Route 1S  
30Route 2VD  
31The Girdle TraverseS  
32The Venessa Hole *VS 4c *7
 Climb nameGradex
33Seer's Arête *E3 5c * 
34Lancashire Hot Pot *HVS 5a  
35Spare Ribs *HVS 4c  
36School Run *VS 4b  
37Traffic Jam *E3 5c  
38Rush Hour Slab *VS 4b  
39Dementor's Corner *HVS 5b,4c  
40Escape From Azkaban *VS 4c,4b,  
41Mickey Mouse *E5 6a  
42Sad, Tired and Old *E5 6b  
43The Chew Valley Comeback Kid *E3 5c  
44Diagon Alley *VS 4b  
45Paul's Arete *E4 6b  
46Charnel Knowledge *E5 6b  
47The Charnel House *E5 6a  
48From The Cradle To The Grave *E4 6a  
49Tombstone Groove *VS 4c  
50The Gratefull Dead *E1 5b  
51Gunslinger's Corner *VD  
52Sundance Slab *E1 5b  
53Victory Buttress *HVS 5a  
54Victory Cracks *VS 4c  
55Slim Welly Buttress *VD  
56Fat's Cracks *S 4a  
57Slim's Crack *M  
58Keystone Crack *S 4a  
59Holly Tree Crack *S 4a  
60Ground Glass Crack *HVS 5a  
61Cunning Stunts *E3 6a  
62Blood, Sweat and Beers *E4 6a  
63Paper Chase *HVS 4c  
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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The grades here are based on the old Chew Guide and somewhat undergraded (even the OTM grades feel like sandbags though!). Interesting place to visit with some decent sections of rock.
Alex Thompson - 30/Aug/13