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Back Forest

Staffordshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 68 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 360m a.s.l – Faces SW

Access notes
No groups or parties under instruction as this area is a designated as "quiet countryside"
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

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More: mwis: Peak District & Yorkshire DalesMet Office: Peak District

Peak District: Bouldering (2011), Staffordshire Gritstone, The Roaches (2009), Staffordshire Grit - The Roaches (2004),
Out of print: Staffordshire Gritstone (1989)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
2Lud GangVS 4c 1
3Burnham CrackVS 4c 3
4double overhangE1 5b **7
5Mr CreosoteHVS 5b 5
6The Gaping VoidD 7
7Suspended SentenceVS 5a *1
8Yes M'LudHVD 1
10LudyankaS 3
11The RostrumVS 4b 7
12John's RouteHVS 5a 5
13Lantern LectureS 3
14Bumper CarsVS 4c 10
15Ruth's Septic TrenchD 8
16Pinnacle ButtressVS 5a 14
17Racer's RockS 4b 5
19Green CrackHVD 4
20Twin ThinS 35
21Eye Of JapetusHVS 5a *57
22Holly Tree Niche Left RouteS 4a *53
23Holly Tree Niche Right RouteD 80
24Blow HardS 4a 20
25The KeeperHVS 5a *13
26Portcullis crackS 4a *134
27Keep FaceS 4a 70
28Capstone ChimneyS 11
29Wrestle CrackHS 4a 4
30Bollard EdgeMVS 4b **125
31The Saucer DirectS 4a 18
32The SaucerVD 34
33Toe RailHVS 5b **77
34Pseudo Crack VariationS 4a 9
35Pseudo CrackHVD 126
36Bastion CornerVD 97
 Climb nameGradex
37Bastion FaceD 54
38Filler InS 16
39TopsideV1 5a  
40GapS 4a 4
41V0 - V1 Boulder ProblemV0+ 1
43Green ShakerVD 71
44A Fist Full of FreshersS 4a 14
45Central RouteHS 4b 101
46Not So Central RouteS 4a *66
47Thin CrackHS 4a **91
48Thin Crack DirectHS 5b 25
49Arete CentralVS 5b *1
50The Hanging Stone CrackM 9
51Requiem for tired fingersHVS 5b *63
52GrasperVS 5a **113
53MustardS 4b 94
54Low Traverse (Broken Nose Buttress)V1 5c 12
55Low Traverse of Rocking Stone RidgeV3 5c 11
56Rocking Stone RidgeVD 136
57Weathered CornerD 21
58Simple ViewVB 5a 1
59Harrop's PrideV0 4c 57
60Dog-leg CrackVD 28
61ArmstrainV1 5c 34
62Dog-leg CornerVD 29
63Problem AreteV2 6a *29
64Problem Arete LeftVS 5b 13
65Paul's WallV4 6b *9
66Contract WorkerV0 4c **47
67Unseen FaceV0 4b 30
68V0 Boulder ProblemV0 1
69V1 Boulder ProblemV1 1
70VB Boulder ProblemVB 1
71V0 Boulder Problem 2V0 1
72Mustard Direct *HVS 5c 5
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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Great little place and normally quiet but the routes arn't ordered correctly on here! They are correct in the BMC Roaches guide.
Paul Hy - 06/Nov/12