Climbs 69
Rocktype Gritstone
Altitude 271m a.s.l
Faces W

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Approach notes

Heading west out of Elton take first right and park just after the corner with bench, gate & water trough. Follow the path below the big quarry, on the left hand path, over a style and across the fields to the crag visible beyond the tress. Check for any access issues.


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Is this because people are not following the approach in the guidebook? The approach route is not through the quarry its following the footpath below and left to reach the field, then looping round to the right.
Offwidth - 03/Dec/11
Apparently a farmer has been having a go at folks for climbing over his fence so best not to approach the crag through the quarry. instead walk up the road to a footpath on the left, handrail the wall to the top of the hill until you see a gate in the corner of the field, go through this, turn left and at the end of the field you will see some tubing on the wire over the wall where you can get over, this brings you to the top of the crag.
tallsop - 28/Apr/11
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Rock Woods/Filthy Crag Q 
3Kodosf7A 3
4Kamalaf6B+ 2
5Kangf6B 3
6Llamatriculationf4+ 2
 Big Girl 
8Hand in Glovef6C * 
9Big Girl's Crackf5 2
10Big Girl's Browf7A+ ***5
11Big Girl's Brow Right-handf7A **3
12Roller Bowler Currantf7B ***7
13Sweet Chariotf7B+ ***1
 Green Rib 
15Another Green Ribf6A 4
16Green Slabf6B *3
17Purest Greenf3+ 3
18Spring Greensf6A 2
19Spring Greens Sit Start
f7A 1
 Wind Shark 
21Wind Sharkf7B+ **1
22Wind Shark Stand Startf6C *3
23Llamatronf6A+ *2
24Shadow Sharkf7A+ **1
 Clifftop area 
 The Lozenges 
27Trocherf4+ 1
28Cough Dropf6A 1
29Lozf6B 1
30Ding, Dang, Dongf6B+ 2
31Togf6A 2
32Lozengerf6B+ 1
 The Last Slab 
34Wraparoundf4+ 1
35The Drapperf6B  
36Last Slab Leftf4  
37Last Slapf5+  
38Last Slab Right
 Triple Buttress 
40Curlyf4+ 3
41Larryf3 8
42Mof3 8
43The Farmerf6A 4
44Densef6C 1
f3 9
46His Nibsf3+ 11
47Pteridiumf4 3
48Honk Honkf3+ 12
 Little Cave 
50The Golden Eggf7C+ ***11
51The Fury Eggf7C+ ** 
52Sheep Dipf6C 5
53Kong Wubbaf6C+ *3
54One Brown Bottlef3+ 3
 Cow Pat 
56Pat Boonef5 3
 Clifftop Boulder 
58Little Traversef3 7
59Nose on leftf4+ 51
60Nose directf5 69
61Long NoseVS 5a 1
62Right Nosef5 72
63Emergency Roomf7A 14
64Brad's Block Traversef7B *11
65Brad's Block Highf6C **39
66Clifftop Arete Leftf7A+ 15
67Middle Wallf6B 95
68Originalf6A+ **97
69Boing Boyf7A ***108
70Cracker Blockf6B 43
71Steep Aretef6C 27
72High Reversedf6C 1
73Rib Aretef6A 20
74Small Ribf6C 4
75Appetite for Distractionf7A+ *1
 Clifftop Upper Blocks 
77Motogof3+ 2
78Bye Jupiterf4+ *2
79Stinkhornf4 1
80Thorn Pitf5 1
81Arete on leftf5+ 2
82Tor Blimeyf5 2

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