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The Wyastone

Gloucestershire, ENGLAND

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.

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Guidebooks
Sandstone outcrops of the Forest of Dean (2006)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1TouchyVS 5a 2
2On the GreenHVS 5b 3
3TetchyHVS 6a 5
4Mid-life AngstE3 6a *2
5If These Slabs Had EarsHS 4a 7
6Pardon?E2 5b  
7Counsellor SlabHVS 4c *7
8Wye Not?none 4c 2
9SensitiveE1 5b 1
10Squeezed InHVS 5a 1
11Tread LightlyHVS 4c 4
12Head Gasket WallE2 5b  
13Gut CrucifixionE5 6a  
14M's CrackingE3 6a  
15Wild amongst DeerE4 5c  
16Let There Be LightHS 4a 4
17Scooby DooVS 4c  
18Crocker's SmashE5 6b * 
19Russian RouletteE1 4c  
20Mr StretchyE1 5b 1
21Turtle-head SoupE1 5b 6
22ProboscisS  
23Mr Noseynone 5a 1
24LiealotHVS 4c 4
25Viva VigilanteE3 5c 2
26Pebble Treatynone 5c 1
27QuickdryE1 6a  
28Sandy WallE3 6b  
29Make It PoppyE3 6a  
30Independence Daynone 5c  
31Child of the NinetiesVD 2
32Golf Ball Wizardnone 5a 2
33Snap Dragonnone 5b 2
34Diminutivenone 4a 2
35Big Brother Widownone 4c 2
 Climb nameGradex
36Same Old Shoesnone 5b  
37Lever Greennone 4b 1
38Minor TorVD  
39Little Pillar Facenone 5b  
40Little Pillar Wallnone 5c  
41Jack the LadHVS 5b 1
42Fe Fi Fo FumE3 6b 1
43The BeanstalkE1 5b 1
44Happy JackE4 6a * 
45JackrabbitE2 5b *4
46JackstrawHS 4a 1
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 Rabbit *V5 5b 1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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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