Wharncliffe Crags

Climbs 482 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 250m a.s.l – Faces W

Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Guidebooks
Eastern Grit (2015), Peak Bouldering (2014), Burbage, Millstone and Beyond (2006), On Peak Rock (2003),
Out of print: Eastern Grit (2006) (2006), Peak District: Bouldering (2004), Peak Gritstone East (2001), Peak Climbs - Stanage (1989)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGrade
 THE DEEPCAR CRAGS  
2Tailor's CrackVD 24
3Gallipoli RockVS 4c *28
4InsurrectionHVS 5b 10
5Face ClimbVS 4c 27
6The View From HQHVD 4a 9
7Gallipoli ChimneyM 8
8Heather GroovesD 12
 PROW ROCK AREA  
10Old Crock Around the BlockV3 5b 5
11SteeltownE5 6b *2
12The MoireE5 6b * 
13The MoireV6 *2
14QuerpE3 6b 3
15Querp Direct StartV1 5c 4
16Outside RouteS 4a *142
17The NoseVS 4c *122
18The Tip TestE3 6b *2
19Inside RouteD *147
20Inside EdgeHVS 5b 31
21Left Prow ChimneyD 8
22Prow to ProwS 4a 10
23Right Prow ChimneyD 9
24Green AreteVS 4c 13
25Exonian's ReturnHVS 5c 13
26ProudE1 5c 2
27Teresa's SlabHVD 4a 39
28Pylon CornerD 89
29Pylon CrackVD 130
30Quern CrackS 4a 99
31Quern Crack Through Route/ Cave Inside RouteM 21
32Jimmy Puttrell is a LegendVS 4c 38
33Hamlet's ClimbHVD 4a *143
34Hamlet's Climb (Direct Finish)VS 4c 48
35Hamlet's TraverseVS 4b 33
36Requiem of Hamlet's GhostE1 5b *60
37The Crack of DoomHS 4b *82
38DespairE2 5c 9
39Zig-zag ClimbD 70
40The Crack of DelightM 14
 SCARLETT'S WALL  
42Earth BluesE5 6b 1
43The direct finishE2 5c 1
44Scarlett's Wall AreteVS 4c *91
45Scarlett's ClimbHS 4c *133
46Scarlett's Edge (The Scarlett Letter)VS 4b 54
47Scarlett's ChimneyD 42
 TENSILE TEST  
49SuspenseVS 5b *133
50MelliciousE1 5c 10
51Tensile TestE1 5c *86
52Elastic Limit (direct start)V2 6a 9
53Elastic LimitE1 5c 43
54Elastic Limit (direct finish)V4 6a 7
55Forget-me-notHS 4a *209
56AbairE1 5b 13
57Blocky CornerM 5
58Handover ChimneyD 6
59Handover AreteVS 4c *153
60Handover GullyM 6
61Patricia's WallE1 5b 4
62Patricia's Wall (with arete)VS 4c 2
63Cracked AreteVD 69
64Legover AreteVS 4c 18
65Monolith Crack/Foot and BackHVD 4a 20
66MignonVS 4c 5
67Reet PalVS 5a 3
 MANTELSHELF PILLAR  
69Mantelshelf PillarVS 4c *36
70The MantelshelfHS 4b *85
71Back and FootVD 81
 PHOTO FINISH  
73Unnamed CornerVD 9
74Unnamed GrooveD 6
75QuicksilverVS 5a 4
76More Fool youHVS 5b 3
77Rook ChimneyD *53
78Rook Chimney CavesD 6
79Letter-Box ButtressVD 35
80Post HornHVS 4c *28
81Tears before Bedtime (left hand)E2 5b 3
82Tears Before BedtimeE3 5c 6
83ReveilleE4 6a 6
84Curved BallsHS 4c 8
85Letter Box AreteVD 17
86The Girdle TraverseS 4a 15
87Alisha's SlabM 9
88Rusty Peg AreteHD 6
89BlinkersHD 8
90Easter SaturdayM 7
91StepsM 10
92StruggleS 4a 3
93Mantleshelf Slab LeftS 4a 5
94Mantelshelf Slab RightS 4a 15
95Mystery MirrorHD 5
96Mystery RouteVD 8
97Cave ManHVD 4a 4
98Chock-a-blockHD 4
99Corner IndirectHS 4a 2
100Addy's AdditionHVS 5c 13
101Paraffin JackE1 5c 2
102The CornerVS 5a 31
103Slab and CornerHS 4b *152
104Photo FinishE1 5b *85
105Dead HeatE5 6a *9
106RenrockE1 5a *70
107Renrock ChimneyM 5
108Slabby GrooveHD 6
109Slabby StepsHD 6
 CHEESE BLOCK AREA  
111Black WallHS 4b *109
112Hard CheeseE1 5b 20
113Cheese CutD *202
114Cheese Cut CrackVD *217
115Cheese BlockHS 4b *101
116Not Cheese Cut Flake/Cheese Cut GrooveM 112
117Not Cheese Cut Flake Variation (right)VD 7
118Cheese Cut Flake LeftHVD *110
119Cheese Cut FlakeHVD *236
120BLAND 8
121BRAND 7
122Bilberry Side FaceHS 4c 11
123Bilberry FaceS 35
124Bilberry Face DirectHS 4b 18
125Mosh-pit ExileVS 5b 8
126Owen's DilemmaHVS 4c 15
127Imaginary Boulder ClimbVS 4c *58
128Authentic Boulder ClimbVS 4c 19
129Zigzag ClimbS 4a 12
130OcumenHVS 5a 6
131Zigzag SlabM 8
 PETE'S SAKE  
133Railway WallVS 4c *59
134Easy GrooveD 26
135Chimney GrooveVD *32
136Pinnacle AreteE1 5b *22
137Cumberland Crack/Cumberland GrooveVD *67
138Subterranean BluesHVS 5a 10
139V GrooveVD 52
140Wheelspin WallVS 5a 6
141Wheelspin Wall RightVS 5b 6
142Cumberland TraverseS 3c 8
143Gully SideVS 5b 4
144North Side RouteHVS 5a 10
145BaalE2 5c 7
146Pete's SakeE1 5b *29
147Leftover Chimney/Thin ChimneyVD *31
148Overhanging ChimneyHVD 4a 34
149Ma'sonE2 5b 11
150Drums and KicksHVS 5b 3
151Overhanging CrackS 4b *49
152The By-PassVS 4c 9
153Pass ByHVS 5b 8
154En PassantE1 6b 1
155PasserineV7 6c 1
156Split ChimneyVD 42
157SplitterE1 5b *5
158Split Chimney WallHVS 5b *24
159DeltaHS 4a 6
 GREAT BUTTRESS  
161Omega RibVS 5a 5
162Omega ChimneyD 9
163Alpha Arete StartD 33
164Alpha CrackD *310
165Alpha Plus, Beta MinusVD *22
166Beta PlusHS 4a 13
167Beta Crack Left Hand FinishVD 5
168Beta CrackS 4a **585
169TrapezeHS 4b *31
170TrapeziumE1 5b *95
171The Great Chimney (inside route)D 41
172The Great ChimneyD *64
173Great Chimney CrackS 4a 60
174Thrown AwayE2 5c *36
175Great Buttress AreteE1 5b ***312
176Great ButtressVS 4c *214
177Just A MinuteE1 5b *59
178RomulusVD *279
179RemusS 4a *379
180Fly WallHS 4a 228
181Fly Wall GullyM 9
182Central TraverseHS 4b 8
183Gold LeafHVS 5b *27
184Leaf ButtressVS 4c *71
185Leaf that crack aloneVS 5a 4
186Black Slab Left ChimneyD 4a 5
187Chimney and CrackHS 4b 10
188The WarpVS 4b 8
 PUTTRELL'S PROGRESS  
190Black Slab ChimneyHD 9
191Black Slab LeftHVD 4a *335
192Black Slab CentreVD *432
193Black Slab RightM **350
194Black Slab Right (direct start)VD 4a 70
195Black FingerE3 5c 9
196Diamond WhiteE3 5c 1
197Anzio Breakout/PilgrimageE5 6b *1
198Puttrell's ProgressS 4a **545
199The FlueHVD *78
200The Flue DirectM 10
201Helping HandE1 5c *33
202Monolith CleftM 5
203As You Like ItVD *109
204Black CrackHVD *69
205Beyond the PaleHVS 5b 5
206Black CapE2 6a 12
207LedgerHVD 3
208CorkerS 4b 4
209Corker wall 1HD 3
210Corker wall 2HD 3
211Corker wall 3HVD 4b 2
 TWIN PILLARS  
213Little FellowE2 5b 4
214BolsterE1 5b *10
215First Pillar Route 1HVS 5a 4
216First Pillar Route 2E1 5a 7
217Summer LightningE1 5b 8
218Flake ClimbVS 4c *27
219SchardE2 5b *10
220The ElfHVS 5a 1
 THE BLUE DEFILE  
222Dilemma RoofV0+ 5b 4
223Dilemma Elminate Wall (left)V0 5b 2
224DilemmaVS 4c 9
225Dilemma Elminate Wall (right)V4 6a 2
226Christa's ChimneyM 7
227Christa's TwinHD 12
228Defile LeftHS 4b 21
229Brand New NothingE4 6a 1
230The Blue DefileVS 4b **26
231BlasphemyE4 6b *2
232Defile ChimneyD 2
233DuplicateE1 5b *5
234GroovyHVD 7
 HIMMELSWILLEN  
236SidewinderHS 4b 29
237Frigging SawE3 6a 1
238FrontsiderVS 5a 4
239HimmelswillenVS 4c ***676
240Serrated EdgeE1 5b *36
241TeufelswegD *122
242Y.M.C.A. CrackVD *36
243Dragon's HoardE6 6b *6
244Cardinal's TreasureE4 6b *5
245Banana WallE3 6a **80
246The Tall and The Short of ItE4 6a 4
247Two Tier ClimbS 4a 5
 HELL GATE AREA  
249Tower FaceHS 4b ***684
250Down to EarthE4 5c *6
251On the AirE5 6a **10
252Journey into FreedomE7 6b * 
253Seconds OutE5 6b *1
254Pointy Block ProblemV5 6b 12
255Hell Gate GullyM *93
256News at ZenE3 5c *3
257Desolation AngelE6 6b ***23
258Hell GateVD **251
259Hell gate VariationVD 3c **2
260Gavel NeeseE2 5b *62
261LuciferE2 5c *27
262Hell Gate CrackHS 4b **343
263Joie-De-VivreHVS 5c 8
264Primal VoidHVS 5a *16
265Ce ne Fait RienHVS 5b *13
266Well Now It IsE2 6a 5
267WheelbraceVS 4c 10
268Green GrooveD 14
269FootlooseVS 5a 3
270PleasantryHVD 12
271ObscenityHS 4b 41
272FalkwayVS 5b 2
273AmnesiacHS 4c 1
274Amnesiac (direct finish)HVS 5b 1
275Central Route DirectE1 5c 2
276Central RouteVS 4b 13
277Bay WallE2 5b 2
278Ganto's AxeE2 5c *1
279Belle Vue chimneyM 7
280Problem BulgeE1 5b 1
281Butterfly crackV5 6c  
 HOLLY CRACK AREA  
283Hollyoaks CrackVD 1
284Hollyoaks SlabHVS 5b 2
285HollyoaksVS 4b *5
286Holly CrackVD *15
287Holly ScoopE2 5c *3
288The ThornE1 5a 2
289Upwardly MobileE1 5a 1
290Unnamed CrackS 4b 2
291Unnamed CrankV4 6a 1
292Wienie RoastHVS 5a 2
293Hanging RockHVS 5a *4
294PicnicHS 4a 3
295Missed Me!VS 4b 4
296Crack OneD 5
297Second CrackVD 2
298Crack ThreeVD 4
299Short WallV0 5a 1
300Mad as a Mad ThingVS 4c 7
301A Moment of MadnessE1 5a 2
302CharredVD 2
303Two Tree TripS 4a 2
304Footin MouthHVS 5a 1
305Too Wide for SomeS 1
306Bring Back the BirchHVS 5a 1
307Notice Board Left Hand ButtressVS 4c 1
308Notice Board SlabHS 4a 2
309Lundy CallingE1 5b 1
310Awkward FinishVS 4b 2
311Just CommitE1 5a *1
312PentovisD 7
313Rib TicklerHS 4a 3
314Paper BirchE1 5b 2
315NardilE3 6a 4
316Body BlowE1 5b 1
 LONG JOHN'S STRIDE  
318October ClimbS 4a 28
319October Arete OriginalHVS 5a *22
320October AreteE2 5c **40
321Autumn WallE4 6a ***37
322Deepcar Named DesireE5 6b  
323EquinoxE3 6a *3
324Chockstone ChimneyVD *26
325Tiered PillarHVS 5a 3
326V-ChimneyVD 22
327V for VictoryE1 5a 1
328Waxing LyricalVS 4b 5
329The Candle SnufferS 4b 22
330Long John's OrdinaryS 4a *14
331VaponaE2 5c 1
332Spider CracksVS 5a 6
333Grammarian's ProgressVS 4c **58
334Grammarianís DirectHVS 5a *1
335GwynE3 5c *15
336Grammarians Face VariantE2 5b **1
337Grammarian's FaceE1 5b *18
338Long John's EliminateE2 5b **14
339CannaeE2 5b *4
340Long John's Super DirectE3 5c *2
341Long John's Short ChimneyVD 6
342Impishf6C *10
343Imp Wallf6A+ 6
344Long ChimneyD *36
345Long Chimney VariationVD *8
346InclusionE1 5b *6
347Richard's RevengeVS 4c **162
348Lord of the DanceE3 6a  
349Face DanceE4 6a 2
350Lincoln CrackHVD 4a **110
351Long John's Aretef6B *6
352Big BirdHS 4b 4
353ErganweaselV3 *3
 THE CENTRAL SECTION (UPPER TIER)  
355I Like It DirtyV2 1
356Harrison's Half HourVS 5b 2
357Puttrell and Watson's RouteS 4b *17
358Greenwood SideVS 5a 1
359Little WingE4 6a *2
 HOLLY ROUTE AREA  
361ChangelingE2 6a *1
362MarkE2 5b *2
363S.M.O.E2 5c 2
364Holly RouteD 5
365EmmaE1 5c 2
366Chimney and CrackVD 5
367Spanish CaravanE1 5c 1
368La ManchaE2 6a 1
369ContemporaryHVS 5a *1
370Same RainHVS 5a 1
371AntiqueE2 5c 1
372TraditionalD 10
373Hanging ChimneyS 4b 9
374Gone for a BurtonVD 7
375BillD 10
376BenD 8
377Big CornerVD 7
378Mr Mojo Risin'E5 6a **1
379Easy GullyD 3
380Ridge ClimbHS 4b 2
381Just a Little BitE2 5b 1
382Rainbow CrackD 6
383Corner ClimbVD 2
384Crack and WallS 1
385Trouser BrowserHS 4a 1
386FizzVS 4b 1
387Even ChanceHVS 5b 1
388Long OddsE5 6b  
389Toss UpE5 6a * 
390Chancer WallS 4a 2
391ChancerVS 4c 2
392Chancer CrackD 2
 FAR SOUTH  
 CASCADE BUTTRESS  
395Cascade ClimbVS 5b *3
396Cascade Climb VariationHS 4a *2
397Flying AngelE1 5b *6
398Fountain of YouthE2 5b  
399Watson's CrackVS 4c *12
400Spring TideE2 6b 1
401BedrockE6 6b  
402Puttrell's CrackVD 10
403Pocket ButtressVS 4b *14
404Pocket Buttress DirectE5 6a *1
405StinkpitE2 6a 1
406Deep ChimneyD *10
407Deep Chimney VariationD 2
408CadenceE1 5b *3
409Penis TownE1 5c 1
410First Clean AreteHS 4b 1
411EnvyS 4a 1
412The George Formby Appreciation SocietyE2 5c  
 OUTLOOK BOULDERS  
414Slab and the Beanstalkf6A+ 2
415Sneaky Little FingersV6 5
416Pixie's AreteV0- 4c 16
417LembasV5 6b 5
418Kim SpanV6 6b 2
419Dirty Rooff6B 2
420Link UpV3 6a 4
421Hard MantelV4 6b 1
422Outllook RoofV3 8
423Pete's RouteV1 5b 5
424Hard StartV7 6b  
425Slappy MovesV3 6a 2
426Similar PocketsV3 6a 1
427PocketsV3 6b 2
428Pockets (sit start)V6 6b  
 THE BASS ROCK  
430Confidence TrickE1 5b 1
431Sleight of HandHVS 5b 1
432This Year's ModelE5 6a  
433AndrewHVS 5a 2
434HarveyS 4a 2
435Mind GameE1 5a 2
436Split DecisionE1 5b 1
437NorwandHVS 5b 3
438Byne's RouteS 4a **22
439Rossiter's RouteHVS 5b 3
440Scarlett's CrackVS 5a *22
441Bass ReliefHVS 5b 3
442Brooks' RouteHVS 5a *14
443DorenutsE1 5a 2
444Southern RouteS 4a 6
445Top HeavyVS 4c 2
 LODGE BUTTRESSES  
447Blu Wig Sheepf5 1
448FishboyV6 6b 1
449Jellyeyes left areteV2 6a 1
450JellyeyesV8 6c 1
451Jellyeyes (with undercut)V6 6c  
452Jellyeyes right grooveV1 5b 1
453The AreteV3 6a 1
454The Bear PitV8 6c  
455Easy Aretef3 2
456Dragon SlayerV7 6c 13
457The Skylight ClimbM *6
458The Dragon's DenV3 6a 25
459Big FlakeV0- 4b 9
460JorgeV8 6c 2
461Jorge Easyf6A+ 7
462Jorge Jrf6C 3
463Crouching TigerV7 6c 1
464Bluntedf7A 3
465Blunted (no footblock)V7 6b 4
466Blunted (high start)V4 6b 2
467Sweet ReleaseV9 6c 1
468PDB Lodge Buttress Problem 14f3 4
469PDB Lodge Buttress Problem 13f3 3
470PDB Lodge Buttress Problem 12f3 6
471Famine CracksHS 4a 3
472Ogilvie's CornerHVS 5c *4
473Ogilvie's Directf6B *5
474Curvaceousf7A+ *1
475Middle WayE1 6a **1
476NightjarE3 5c *2
477AngusHVS 5a 1
478Lodge Buttress DirectVS 4b *5
479OpportunistE2 5c 1
480Clean Hands MickE1 5c  
481Clean Hands Mick StartV1 5c 2
482PDB Ewden Wall Problem 6f4 1
 EWDEN BUTTRESS  
484WindfallE2 5c * 
485Ewden EdgeVS 4c *4
486Ewden WallVS 4c *4
487Crazy Legs CraneV4 6b 1
488The Parson's FinchV8 6c 1
489PDB The Slab Problem 1f4 1
490PDB The Slab Problem 2f4+ 1
491PDB The Slab Problem 3f3 1
492Cockyxf6A *1
493Pass OnVS 5a 1
494Central Route (direct finish)HVS 5a 1
495Split Decision lefthand finishE1 5c  
496One MoreV1 1
497Ladder Climb LeftD 2
498Ladder ClimbD 2
499Ladder Chimney LeftM 3
500BiffoS 4a 2
501Ladder Chimney RightM 2
502Wobbly BlockVD 3c 3
503Wobbly Block LeftD 2
504Biffo ASreteM 2
505Beat the Barn DoorE1 5b 1
506Birch Tree RibS 4a 2
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USER FEEDBACKLogin as Existing User to add your comments
My local crag I'm slowly working my way through every route left to right
Wsdconst - 09/May/15
Excellent crag for beginners and experienced climbers
danrhodes1987 - 12/May/09
Good crag. If your looking for a bit of solitude you may just find it here, except for the motocross bikes and the noise of the road.
Jonathan T - 02/May/04
Wharncliffe is a great crag and provides a wonderful evenings soloing.
Michael birkby - 04/Sep/03