Stonestar Crag

Climbs 34 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 150m a.s.l – Faces SW

Crag features
Up to 30m high. Worthwhile routes are Columbia(E1), The Breech(E2), Stonestar Groove(HS), The Challenger(E2).

Access notes
5 minute walk up from parking directly below the crag.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Guidebooks
Dow, Duddon & Slate (1993)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
1Ppi cuppaVD
2Patagonian PenguinVS 4c
3first areteS
4First CornerS
5Whineray RibVS 4c
6Dennis the MenaceE3 6a
7Stonestar GrooveHS *
8Stonestar RibHS
9LiberatorE1 5b
10Ring of ConfidenceE4 6a
11Stonestar ScoopMVS 4a
12Double EntendreE2 5c
13Last Chance SaloonMVS 4b
14VenezuelaHVS 5a
15ColumbiaE1 5b **
16The ChallengerE2 5c
17Vinegar StoreE4 6a
18Daddy Pigs OutMVS 4b
19Planet WavesE1 5a
20Hungry PlanetHVS 5a
21The BreechE2 5c
22Anchor HandlingE2 5c
23Teenage Mutant Hero GirdlesE2 5c
24Hero Comes the Rain AgainMVS 4b
25Under AreteVS 4b
26The Great EscapeHVS **
27Shortcut to FreedomMVS
28An Inside JobHVS **
29Illegal EntryVS *
30A Light SentenceMS
 STONESTAR BOULDERS 
32Lateralityf7B+ **
33The Prince of Alesf7A+ *
34The Foxfield Flyerf7A *
35Fleur de Lysf6A *
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This is a fine small crag - particularly in the late evening sun when the rock has been warmed all day - the rock is beautifully rough and in a great setting - not many routes and some rock requiring care at the bottom but no more so than any crag. Columbia is a gem.
andy gittins - 29/Sep/13
Very densely brackened 10 minute approach to a crag with an uncomfortable base. Lots of loose rock and little gear. Looks like the only decent area is the one with HVS to E2 routes. Did not enjoy the crag in the least but worth an evening if you climb HVS+.
eldre070 - 09/Aug/13
Excellent little crag. Pleasantly warm in the sunshine with some good solid rock with plenty of friction.
Dave Westby - 20/Apr/06
Great little crag. Some sharp edges. Never crowded. Short walk. Reasonable parking. Worth a look on the way to the rest of the Duddon crags.
Roger - 21/Oct/03
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