Rob's Rocks

Climbs 42 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude ? – Faces SW

Crag features
An excellent small crag at the top of the Chew road. Splendid for beginners and a worthwhile venue for some soloing, especially when combined with the other edges nearby (Duckstones and Dovestones Edge). The rock is of excellent quality and dries fairly quickly. It is somewhat exposed and at a high ish altitude so do bring an anorak.

Access notes
Park at Dovestones pay and display. Flog up Chew road for about 45 minutes until the crag can be seen on the left after rounding a bend in the road.

Guidebooks
Over the Moors (2012), On Peak Rock (2003),
Out of print: Western Grit (2003)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
1April FoolVS 5a
2The JokerS
3Northern PassingE4 6c **
4Flake Wall LeftVS 4c
5Flake Wall RightS 4b
6Dish Stone PillarVS 4c *
7Dish Stone FlakesD
8Hail CrackS 4b
9Snow CrackS 4a
10Dormant in the DormitoriesHVS 5b
11Nice EdgeHS 4b
12Shame about the Face FinishHVS 5a
13Beaky CornerVD
14Stairway Flake CrackHS 4b
15StairwayM
16Juggle CrackVS 4b
17Fantastic EdgeVS 4b **
18TorrentVS 4b *
19CascadeS *
20RapidHS 4b
21ZachariasVD
22Namless Minus OneD
23Nameless Minus TwoVD
24Nameless OneVS 4b
25Nameless One Direct FinnishE1 5b *
26Nameless TwoHVS 4c *
27Ylnosd RibHVD **
28Letter-boxHD **
29Cave CrackHS 4c
30Cripple's WayVD **
31OwtM *
32N'owtM
33Cool RibVS 4c
34Ice CrackVD
35Digital OrbitE3 5c
36The NoseVS 5a
37NoseyHVD
38FreebirdE2 5c
39Niche WallHD
40Polychromatic SpreeS 4a
41Niche AreteVD
42Cataract *VS 4c *
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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Excellent crag. Well worth the walk up the path. Lots of easier grade routes, some harder problems, plenty to suit all abilities. Take a walk some four hundred feet further along the edge for more routes/problems. The crag tends to dry fast and catches the sun nicely. Great crag for beginners or for the more experienced an evenings solo of the whole crag.
Phylis - 23/Jan/06
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