The Wyastone

Climbs 70 – Rocktype Conglomerate – Altitude ? – Faces SW

Crag features
An outcrop of the Forest of Dean's Sandstone, The Wyastone is an area for bouldering/soloing with most routes under 6m high.

The unusual Sandstone conglomerate is, for the most, full of pebbles ranging from the tiny to hen egg sized.

It's within a lovely woods and most routes enjoy large amounts of leaves at their base.

Access notes
The woods within which the outcrop is located are managed by the Woodland Trust. Park outside the woods and it's then a 10 minute walk in.

Guidebooks
Sandstone outcrops of the Forest of Dean (2006)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
1TouchyVS 5a
2On the GreenHVS 5b
3TetchyHVS 6a
4Mid-life AngstE3 6a *
5If These Slabs Had EarsHS 4a
6Pardon?E2 5b
7Counsellor SlabHVS 4c *
8Wye Not?none 4c
9SensitiveE1 5b
10Squeezed InHVS 5a
11Tread LightlyHVS 4c
12Head Gasket WallE2 5b
13Gut CrucifixionE5 6a
14M's CrackingE3 6a
15Wild amongst DeerE4 5c
16Let There Be LightHS 4a
17Scooby DooVS 4c
18Crocker's SmashE5 6b *
19Russian RouletteE1 4c
20Mr StretchyE1 5b
21Turtle-head SoupE1 5b
22ProboscisS
23Mr Noseynone 5a
24LiealotHVS 4c
25Viva VigilanteE3 5c
26Pebble Treatynone 5c
27QuickdryE1 6a
28Sandy WallE3 6b
29Make It PoppyE3 6a
30Independence Daynone 5c
31Child of the NinetiesVD
32Golf Ball Wizardnone 5a
33Snap Dragonnone 5b
34Diminutivenone 4a
35Big Brother Widownone 4c
36Same Old Shoesnone 5b
37Lever Greennone 4b
38Minor TorVD
39Little Pillar Facenone 5b
40Little Pillar Wallnone 5c
41Jack the LadHVS 5b
42Fe Fi Fo FumE3 6b
43The BeanstalkE1 5b
44Happy JackE4 6a *
45JackrabbitE2 5b *
46JackstrawHS 4a
47Solo CareerHS
48Hooble Dooble Donone 5a
49The Tiddly Peepsnone 4c
50Four Pebble ProblemE2 5c
51Titanicnone 5a
52Moss BrossS
53Beginner's LuckVD
54AmnesiaVD
55Plant a Tree Todaynone 6b
56In the TreesVS 5a
57Out of the TreesS 4a
58Tender TendonE1 6b
59Work Equals the Expenditure of EnergyHVS 5b
60The Finger Injury BluesE3 6b
61Seven FallsE3 6b *
62Deep Ivy SoloE2 6a
63Frantic EnergyE2 6a *
64October HotsE2 6a
65What Point LegsHVS 6a
66The Duty Solicitor BluesVS 5a
67Birthday Bulgenone 5b
68Birthday Girlnone 5b
69Birthday SuitVD
70Jack RabbitV5 5b
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Crazy place. Idealic setting but mad climbing. The place is just for soloing - all of the grades are for prior-top-roped solo ascents and the landings are usually deep, soft, leaves. Unfortunately the rock is the most friable known to man. Damn.
Dax - 27/May/08
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