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Warton Pinnacle Crag

Lancashire, ENGLAND

Climbs 103 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 141m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
Good short routes, and some superb bouldering in the V1 to V7 range with one hard (V11) traverse.

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Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
2Stile CornerM 1
3Free StileHS 4b *29
4JaywalkHVS 5a 1
5Beacon LighterHVS 5a 16
6Stile Ted GrooveVD 35
7SimianVD 32
8Stile-ish AreteS 4a 35
9Which WayVD 25
10MingS 4a 37
11WedgewoodVD 22
13Mounting BlockS 4a *23
14SupinationVS 4c 15
15Fading LightHVS 5b 5
16InspiredS 4b 24
18Far FlungVD 1
19The VergerVD 12
20The Parson's NoseVD 24
21Bish's TippleS 4a 23
23The Vine LineHS 5b 17
24Evolutionf6A+ 4
25Masters at Workf6B 7
26DihedralVS 5a 7
27Dihedral SDSf6A+ 6
28Yosemite RibVS 5a 7
29Debaserf7A+ **15
30Debaser LHf7B *7
31The PlumblineE3 6a **9
32The Plumbline (Start)f7A *5
33The Plumbline Traversef7A *13
34The Big PlumHVS 5c *26
35The Big Plum Peach FinishHVS 5a *5
36Sugarfixf6C+ 8
37Lip Traversef7A+  
38E-Fixf7C *6
39Poisonf7C *7
40Ebenezer Goodef8A **4
41Goode Poisonf7C+ 2
42Voodoo Peoplef7A+ **10
43Voodoo People SSf7B **14
44The Voodoo Fixf7C 1
45Voodoo Magicf7C * 
46Hoodoo Peoplef6C **24
47Sulu Peoplef6C+ 1
48Lone Tree VariationS 4b *45
49Lone Tree GrooveS 4a *108
50NullarborVS 5a *2
51Nullarbor SSf6B 3
52Plum Buttress GirdleHVS 5a *3
54Deadwood CrackVS 5a 40
55Flake and WallS 4a 114
 Climb nameGradex
56WartVD 34
57ThrutchVD 61
58The Morning AfterVS 4c 75
59Fine White LineVS 4c 39
60Herbert's HorrorHS 4a 12
61The MushroomD 56
63The GrempS 4a 40
64SkutchVD 40
65The GrumpS 4a 19
66DollardD 20
67OrbitVS 4c 6
68TriplanetaryHS 4b 14
70Xtravaganzaf4+ *3
71Stu's Traversef6C 1
72Weakling's WallHS 4b 5
73Gear Freakf6C **2
74Totally Focussedf7A *13
75Totally Focussed SSf7A+ *11
76The Pocket Problemf5+ *3
77The CrankE3 6b *1
78The GraunchVS 4c *18
79Muscles CrackHS 4b 21
80The Monkey's PawHVS 5b *4
81Beastmasterf7A **12
82Bumble BeeS 4a *3
84Scoop SurpriseVD 3
85Head WhipVD 4
86Bird WatcherVS 5a *4
87The RibulatorHS 4c 3
88Cutting EdgeVS 4c *1
89Antler WallVD 2
90Sheilgh's WallS 4a 2
92Black RussianE2 6a * 
93Black SheepHVS 5b 1
94Black Magicf6A+ **8
95Black JackE2 5c 2
96Black Lightf7B **5
97Black Light standing startf7A *7
98Black EdgeHS 4b 1
99Black Holef6C+ 2
100Labyrinthf6C * 
101Beneath the Labyrinthf7B+ * 
103QuarantineHVS 5a * 
104SeclusionHVS 5a  
105HermitageVD 1
107HornliVD 1
108CarrelVD 1
109WhymperVS 5a * 
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Access notes
Owned by the RSPB. Group use (particularly by outdoors centres) is not allowed.

This crag is very hard to find the first (or even the second or third) time. It is best reached from the highest point on the Warton to Crag Foot road (GR SD487724). There is a five bar gate (memorial sign on wall adjacent) on the NE side of the road with a small parking spot about 80 metres NW. Follow the track through the gate till it peters out near two old baths. Ignore path continuing to a prominent gate in the same line. Instead, bear right towards a fence about 100m away. From the fence corner go left up a grassy sward to cross a stile through another barbed wire fence. The path leads quickly to a rocky outcrop (bit of wall visible on your right). Go right above the outcrop and contour for about 80m to find a small but well-worn path through dense scrub on your left. This path emerges soon on more open terrain – bear left over a bit of sloping limestone pavement. The top of the crag – it lies in a bit of a hollow – may be seen about 100m ahead. The rest is obscured by scrub and trees till you get close. 10 minutes from road if you don’t get lost.
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does anyone know the climb between deadwood crack and lone tree gully. It is a really nice climb up the rib with good gear on small wires.
daviesxxx - 16/Jun/11

In between the dross there are some great lines worth seeking out on Plum Buttress. Good winters afternoon venue.
lozzer - 11/Dec/04