Back Forest

Climbs 69 – 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.

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 nameGrade
2Lud GangVS 4c
3Burnham CrackVS 4c
4double overhangE1 5b **
5Mr CreosoteHVS 5b
6The Gaping VoidD
7Suspended SentenceVS 5a *
8Yes M'LudHVD
11The RostrumVS 4b
12John's RouteHVS 5a
13Lantern LectureS
14Bumper CarsVS 4c
15Ruth's Septic TrenchD
16Pinnacle ButtressVS 5a
17Racer's RockS 4b
19Green CrackHVD
20Twin ThinS
21Eye Of JapetusHVS 5a *
22Holly Tree Niche Left RouteS 4a *
23Holly Tree Niche Right RouteD
24Blow HardS 4a
25The KeeperHVS 5a *
26Portcullis crackS 4a *
27Keep FaceS 4a
28Capstone ChimneyS
29Wrestle CrackHS 4a
30Bollard EdgeMVS 4b **
31The Saucer DirectS 4a
32The SaucerVD
33Toe RailHVS 5b **
34Pseudo Crack VariationS 4a
35Pseudo CrackHVD
36Bastion CornerVD
37Bastion FaceD
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
Moderator Updates to this page are checked by UKC volunteer Paul Hy

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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
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