Wharncliffe Crags

Climbs 465 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 250m a.s.l – Faces W

Access notes
Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Guidebooks
Peak Bouldering (2014), Eastern Grit (2006), Burbage, Millstone and Beyond (2006), On Peak Rock (2003),
Out of print: 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 21
3Gallipoli RockVS 4c *25
4InsurrectionHVS 5b 8
5Face ClimbVS 4c 22
6The View From HQHVD 4a 7
7Gallipoli ChimneyM 7
8Heather GroovesD 11
 PROW ROCK AREA  
10SteeltownE5 6b *2
11The MoireE5 6b * 
12The MoireV6 *2
13QuerpE3 6b 2
14Querp Direct StartV1 5c 3
15Outside RouteS 4a *131
16The NoseVS 4c *103
17The Tip TestE3 6b *2
18Inside RouteD *132
19Inside EdgeHVS 5b 18
20Left Prow ChimneyD 6
21Prow to ProwS 4a 8
22Right Prow ChimneyD 7
23Green AreteVS 4c 11
24Exonian's ReturnHVS 5c 12
25ProudE1 5c 1
26Teresa's SlabHVD 4a 35
27Pylon CornerD 82
28Pylon CrackVD 123
29Quern CrackS 4a 93
30Quern Crack Through Route/ Cave Inside RouteM 20
31Jimmy Puttrell is a LegendVS 4c 35
32Hamlet's ClimbHVD 4a *132
33Hamlet's Climb (Direct Finish)VS 4c 45
34Hamlet's TraverseVS 4b 30
35Requiem of Hamlet's GhostE1 5b *57
36The Crack of DoomHS 4b *76
37DespairE2 5c 6
38Zig-zag ClimbD 65
39The Crack of DelightM 13
 SCARLETT'S WALL  
41Earth BluesE5 6b  
42Scarlett's Wall AreteVS 4c *79
43Scarlett's ClimbHS 4c *115
44Scarlett's Edge (The Scarlett Letter)VS 4b 43
45Scarlett's ChimneyD 34
 TENSILE TEST  
47SuspenseVS 5b *123
48MelliciousE1 5c 7
49Tensile TestE1 5c *79
50Elastic Limit (direct start)V2 6a 8
51Elastic LimitE1 5c 39
52Elastic Limit (direct finish)V4 6a 5
53Forget-me-notHS 4a *189
54AbairE1 5b 13
55Blocky CornerM 1
56Handover ChimneyD 5
57Handover AreteVS 4c *140
58Handover GullyM 5
59Patricia's WallE1 5b 2
60Patricia's Wall (with arete)VS 4c 2
61Cracked AreteVD 66
62Legover AreteVS 4c 18
63Monolith Crack/Foot and BackHVD 4a 19
64MignonVS 4c 5
65Reet PalVS 5a 3
 MANTELSHELF PILLAR  
67Mantelshelf PillarVS 4c *31
68The MantelshelfHS 4b *80
69Back and FootVD 77
 PHOTO FINISH  
71Unnamed CornerVD 9
72Unnamed GrooveD 6
73QuicksilverVS 5a 3
74More Fool youHVS 5b 1
75Rook ChimneyD *47
76Rook Chimney CavesD 5
77Letter-Box ButtressVD 34
78Post HornHVS 4c *25
79Tears before Bedtime (left hand)E2 5b 2
80Tears Before BedtimeE3 5c 5
81ReveilleE4 6a 6
82Curved BallsHS 4c 7
83Letter Box AreteVD 15
84The Girdle TraverseS 4a 14
85Alisha's SlabM 8
86Rusty Peg AreteHD 5
87BlinkersHD 8
88Easter SaturdayM 7
89StepsM 10
90StruggleS 4a 3
91Mantleshelf Slab LeftS 4a 4
92Mantelshelf Slab RightS 4a 14
93Mystery MirrorHD 5
94Mystery RouteVD 7
95Cave ManHVD 4a 4
96Chock-a-blockHD 4
97Corner IndirectHS 4a 2
98Addy's AdditionHVS 5c 12
99Paraffin JackE1 5c 1
100The CornerVS 4c 27
101Slab and CornerHS 4b *138
102Photo FinishE1 5b *77
103Dead HeatE5 6a *7
104RenrockE1 5a *63
105Renrock ChimneyM 5
106Slabby GrooveHD 6
107Slabby StepsHD 6
 CHEESE BLOCK AREA  
109Black WallHS 4b 107
110Hard CheeseE1 5b 17
111Cheese CutD *187
112Cheese Cut CrackVD *204
113Cheese BlockHS 4b *97
114Not Cheese Cut Flake/Cheese Cut GrooveM 105
115Not Cheese Cut Flake Variation (right)VD 6
116Cheese Cut Flake LeftHVD *102
117Cheese Cut FlakeHVD *220
118BLAND 8
119BRAND 7
120Bilberry Side FaceHS 4c 10
121Bilberry FaceS 34
122Bilberry Face DirectHS 4b 16
123Mosh-pit ExileVS 5b 8
124Owen's DilemmaHVS 4c 14
125Imaginary Boulder ClimbVS 4c *55
126Authentic Boulder ClimbVS 4c 18
127Zigzag ClimbS 4a 11
128OcumenHVS 5a 5
129Zigzag SlabM 8
 PETE'S SAKE  
131Railway WallVS 4c *55
132Easy GrooveD 23
133Chimney GrooveVD *31
134Pinnacle AreteE1 5b *21
135Cumberland Crack/Cumberland GrooveVD *63
136Subterranean BluesHVS 5a 8
137V GrooveVD 49
138Wheelspin WallVS 5a 5
139Wheelspin Wall RightVS 5b 5
140Cumberland TraverseS 3c 8
141Gully SideVS 5b 3
142North Side RouteHVS 5a 9
143BaalE2 5c 5
144Pete's SakeE1 5b *24
145Leftover Chimney/Thin ChimneyVD *28
146Overhanging ChimneyHVD 4a 32
147Ma'sonE2 5b 9
148Drum and KicksHVS 5b 2
149Overhanging CrackS 4b *45
150The By-PassVS 4c 8
151Pass ByHVS 5b 6
152En PassantE1 6b 1
153PasserineV7 6c 1
154Split ChimneyVD 38
155SplitterE1 5b *4
156Split Chimney WallHVS 5b *19
157DeltaHS 4a 5
 GREAT BUTTRESS  
159Omega RibVS 5a 4
160Omega ChimneyD 8
161Alpha Arete StartD 32
162Alpha CrackD *291
163Alpha Plus, Beta MinusVD *20
164Beta PlusHS 4a 13
165Beta Crack Left Hand FinishVD 4
166Beta CrackS 4a **545
167TrapezeHS 4b *30
168TrapeziumE1 5b *88
169The Great Chimney (inside route)D 38
170The Great ChimneyD *59
171Great Chimney CrackS 4a 53
172Thrown AwayE2 5c *34
173Great Buttress AreteE1 5b ***284
174Great ButtressVS 4c *207
175Just A MinuteE1 5b *51
176RomulusVD *264
177RemusS 4a *355
178Fly WallHS 4a 215
179Fly Wall GullyM 9
180Central TraverseHS 4b 6
181Gold LeafHVS 5b *25
182Leaf ButtressVS 4c *65
183Leaf that crack aloneVS 5a 3
184Black Slab Left ChimneyD 4a 5
185Chimney and CrackHS 4b 9
186The WarpVS 4b 7
 PUTTRELL'S PROGRESS  
188Black Slab ChimneyHD 9
189Black Slab LeftHVD 4a *313
190Black Slab CentreVD *401
191Black Slab RightM **318
192Black Slab Right (direct start)VD 4a 66
193Black FingerE3 5c 9
194Diamond WhiteE3 5c 1
195Anzio Breakout/PilgrimageE5 6b *1
196Puttrell's ProgressS 4a **492
197The FlueHVD 69
198The Flue DirectM 7
199Helping HandE1 5c *28
200Monolith CleftM 5
201As You Like ItVD 102
202Black CrackHVD 64
203Beyond the PaleHVS 5b 4
204Black CapE2 6a 11
205LedgerHVD 3
206CorkerS 4b 4
207Corker wall 1HD 3
208Corker wall 2HD 3
209Corker wall 3HVD 4b 2
 TWIN PILLARS  
211Little FellowE2 5b 2
212BolsterE1 5b *7
213First Pillar Route 1HVS 5a 2
214First Pillar Route 2E1 5a 5
215Summer LightningE1 5b 6
216Flake ClimbVS 4c *25
217SchardE2 5b *9
218The ElfHVS 5a 1
 THE BLUE DEFILE  
220Dilemma RoofV0+ 5b 4
221Dilemma Elminate Wall (left)V0 5b 2
222DilemmaVS 4c 9
223Dilemma Elminate Wall (right)V4 6a 1
224Christa's ChimneyM 7
225Christa's TwinHD 11
226Defile LeftHS 4b 21
227Brand New NothingE4 6a  
228The Blue DefileVS 4b **22
229BlasphemyE4 6b *1
230Defile ChimneyD 2
231DuplicateE1 5b *5
232GroovyHVD 7
 HIMMELSWILLEN  
234SidewinderHS 4b 24
235Frigging SawE3 6a 1
236FrontsiderVS 5a 3
237HimmelswillenVS 4c ***606
238Serrated EdgeE1 5b *34
239TeufelswegD *115
240Y.M.C.A. CrackVD *29
241Dragon's HoardE6 6b *6
242Cardinal's TreasureE4 6b *5
243Banana WallE3 6a **72
244The Tall and The Short of ItE4 6a 1
245Two Tier ClimbS 4a 4
 HELL GATE AREA  
247Tower FaceHS 4b ***620
248Down to EarthE4 5c *6
249On the AirE5 6a **10
250Journey into FreedomE7 6b * 
251Seconds OutE5 6b *1
252Pointy Block ProblemV5 6b 11
253Hell Gate GullyM *83
254News at ZenE3 5c *2
255Desolation AngelE6 6b ***23
256Hell GateVD **221
257Hell gate VariationVD 3c **3
258Gavel NeeseE2 5b *60
259LuciferE2 5c *27
260Hell Gate CrackHS 4b **308
261Joie-De-VivreHVS 5c 8
262Primal VoidHVS 5a *15
263Ce ne Fait RienHVS 5b *12
264Well Now It IsE2 6a 4
265WheelbraceVS 4c 10
266Green GrooveD 14
267FootlooseVS 5a 3
268PleasantryHVD 11
269ObscenityHS 4b 39
270FalkwayVS 5b 2
271AmnesiacHS 4c 1
272Amnesiac (direct finish)HVS 5b 1
273Central RouteVS 4b 12
274Bay WallE2 5b 2
275Central Route DirectE1 5c 2
276Ganto's AxeE2 5c *1
277Belle Vue chimneyM 3
278Problem BulgeE1 5b 1
 HOLLY CRACK AREA  
280Hollyoaks CrackVD 1
281Hollyoaks SlabHVS 5b 2
282HollyoaksVS 4b *4
283Holly CrackVD *14
284Holly ScoopE2 5c *3
285The ThornE1 5a 2
286Upwardly MobileE1 5a 1
287Unnamed CrackS 4b 1
288Unnamed CrankV4 6a 1
289Wienie RoastHVS 5a 2
290Hanging RockHVS 5a *3
291PicnicHS 4a 3
292Missed Me!VS 4b 1
293Crack OneD 4
294Second CrackVD 2
295Crack ThreeVD 2
296Short WallV0 5a 1
297Mad as a Mad ThingVS 4c 5
298A Moment of MadnessE1 5a 2
299CharredVD 2
300Two Tree TripS 4a 1
301Footin MouthHVS 5a 1
302Too Wide for SomeS 1
303Bring Back the BirchHVS 5a 1
304Notice Board Left Hand ButtressVS 4c 1
305Notice Board SlabHS 4a 2
306Lundy CallingE1 5b 1
307Awkward FinishVS 4b 2
308Just CommitE1 5a *1
309PentovisD 7
310Rib TicklerHS 4a 3
311Paper BirchE1 5b 2
312NardilE3 6a 4
313Body BlowE1 5b 1
 LONG JOHN'S STRIDE  
315October ClimbS 4a 27
316October Arete OriginalHVS 5a *20
317October AreteE2 5c **38
318Autumn WallE4 6a ***35
319Deepcar Named DesireE5 6b  
320EquinoxE3 6a * 
321Chockstone ChimneyVD *20
322Tiered PillarHVS 5a 1
323V-ChimneyVD 20
324V for VictoryE1 5a 1
325Waxing LyricalVS 4b 3
326The Candle SnufferS 4b 19
327Long John's OrdinaryS 4a *13
328VaponaE2 5c  
329Spider CracksVS 5a 6
330Grammarian's ProgressVS 4b **56
331Grammarianís DirectHVS 5a *1
332GwynE3 5c *14
333Grammarians Face VariantE2 5b **1
334Grammarian's FaceE1 5b *18
335Long John's EliminateE2 5b **10
336CannaeE2 5b *3
337Long John's Super DirectE3 5c *2
338Long John's Short ChimneyVD 5
339ImpishV5 6b *10
340Imp WallV3 4
341Long ChimneyD *32
342Long Chimney VariationVD *8
343InclusionE1 5b *4
344Richard's RevengeVS 4c **151
345Lord of the DanceE3 6a  
346Face DanceE4 6a 1
347Lincoln CrackHVD 4a **100
348Long John's AreteV4 *6
349Big BirdHS 4b 4
350ErganweaselV3 *2
 THE CENTRAL SECTION (UPPER TIER)  
352Harrison's Half HourVS 5b 1
353Puttrell and Watson's RouteS 4b *13
354Greenwood SideVS 5a 1
355Little WingE4 6a * 
 HOLLY ROUTE AREA  
357ChangelingE2 6a *1
358MarkE2 5b *2
359S.M.O.E2 5c  
360Holly RouteD 4
361EmmaE1 5c 2
362Chimney and CrackVD 4
363Spanish CaravanE1 5c 1
364La ManchaE2 6a 1
365ContemporaryHVS 5a *1
366Same RainHVS 5a 1
367AntiqueE2 5c 1
368TraditionalD 10
369Hanging ChimneyS 4b 9
370Gone for a BurtonVD 6
371BillD 10
372BenD 8
373Big CornerVD 6
374Mr Mojo Risin'E5 6a **1
375Easy GullyD 3
376Ridge ClimbHS 4b 2
377Just a Little BitE2 5b 1
378Rainbow CrackD 6
379Corner ClimbVD 2
380Crack and WallS 1
381Trouser BrowserHS 4a 1
382FizzVS 4b 1
383Even ChanceHVS 5b 1
384Long OddsE5 6b  
385Toss UpE5 6a * 
386Chancer WallS 4a 2
387ChancerVS 4c 2
388Chancer CrackD 2
 CASCADE BUTTRESS  
390Cascade ClimbVS 5b *3
391Cascade Climb VariationHS 4a *2
392Flying AngelE1 5b *6
393Fountain of YouthE2 5b  
394Watson's CrackVS 4c *12
395Spring TideE2 6b  
396BedrockE6 6b  
397Puttrell's CrackVD 10
398Pocket ButtressVS 4b *13
399Pocket Buttress DirectE5 6a *1
400StinkpitE2 6a 1
401Deep ChimneyD *10
402Deep Chimney VariationD 2
403CadenceE1 5b *3
404Penis TownE1 5c 1
405First Clean AreteHS 4b 1
406EnvyS 4a 1
407The George Formby Appreciation SocietyE2 5c  
 OUTLOOK BOULDERS  
409Slab and the Beanstalkf6A+ 2
410Sneaky Little FingersV6 5
411Pixie's AreteV0- 4c 16
412LembasV5 6b 5
413Kim SpanV6 6b 2
414Dirty Rooff6B 2
415Link UpV3 6a 4
416Hard MantelV4 6b 1
417Outllook RoofV3 8
418Pete's RouteV1 5b 5
419Hard StartV7 6b  
420Slappy MovesV3 6a 2
421Similar PocketsV3 6a 1
422PocketsV3 6b 2
423Pockets (sit start)V6 6b  
 THE BASS ROCK  
425Confidence TrickE1 5b 1
426Sleight of HandHVS 5b 1
427This Year's ModelE5 6a  
428AndrewHVS 5a 2
429HarveyS 4a 2
430Mind GameE1 5a 1
431Split DecisionE1 5b 1
432NorwandHVS 5b 3
433Byne's RouteS 4a **19
434Rossiter's RouteHVS 5b 3
435Scarlett's CrackVS 5a *18
436Bass ReliefHVS 5b 3
437Brooks' RouteHVS 5a *14
438DorenutsE1 5a 2
439Southern RouteS 4a 6
440Top HeavyVS 4c 2
 LODGE BUTTRESS  
442Blu Wig Sheepf5 1
443FishboyV6 6b 1
444Jellyeyes left areteV2 6a 1
445JellyeyesV8 6c 1
446Jellyeyes (with undercut)V6 6c  
447Jellyeyes right grooveV1 5b 1
448The AreteV3 6a 1
449The Bear PitV8 6c  
450Easy Aretef3 2
451Dragon SlayerV7 6c 13
452The Skylight ClimbM *6
453The Dragon's DenV3 6a 25
454Big FlakeV0- 4b 9
455JorgeV8 6c 2
456Jorge Easyf6A+ 7
457Jorge Jrf6C 3
458Crouching TigerV7 6c 1
459Bluntedf7A 3
460Blunted (no footblock)V7 6b 4
461Blunted (high start)V4 6b 2
462Sweet ReleaseV9 6c 1
463PDB Lodge Buttress Problem 14f3 4
464PDB Lodge Buttress Problem 13f3 3
465PDB Lodge Buttress Problem 12f3 6
466Famine CracksHS 4a 3
467Ogilvie's CornerHVS 5c *4
468Ogilvie's DirectV4 *5
469CurvaceousV7 *1
470Middle WayE1 6a **1
471NightjarE3 5c *2
472AngusHVS 5a 1
473Lodge Buttress DirectVS 4b *5
474OpportunistE2 5c 1
475Clean Hands MickE1 5c  
476Clean Hands Mick StartV1 5c 2
477PDB Ewden Wall Problem 6f4 1
 EWDEN BUTTRESS  
479WindfallE2 5c * 
480Ewden EdgeVS 4c *4
481Ewden WallVS 4c *4
482Crazy Legs CraneV4 6b 1
483The Parson's FinchV8 6c 1
484PDB The Slab Problem 1f4 1
485PDB The Slab Problem 2f4+ 1
486PDB The Slab Problem 3f3 1
487Cockyxf6A *1
488Pass OnVS 5a 1
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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
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