The Hanging Stone

Climbs 8 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 320m a.s.l – Faces SW

Crag features

Impressive hanging block containing 2 memorial plaques!

Access notes

A concessionary footpath passes by the crag, but the landowner has been known to ask climbers to leave.

Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Staffordshire Grit - The Roaches (2004),
Out of print: Staffordshire Gritstone (1989)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
1Left-Hand CrackVS 5a 7
2The Bridge of SighsE3 5c **5
3Jewel of CorruptionE2 5b ***1
4Hanging Stone CrackHVS 5b **7
5Right BowE1 5b 1
6The Low GirdleS 3
7The Difter's EscapeVS 4c 2
8The High GirdleHS 4a 1
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The 2009 guide shows Bridge of Sighs climbing the obvious arÍte, not the wall where it actually goes..This misses out the hard climbing, and the arete is another route.
Roget - 22/Aug/15
This is included under Back Forest in the 2009 Roaches Guide.
Paul Hy - 20/Dec/12