Climbs 57
Rocktype Gritstone
Altitude 400m a.s.l
Faces E

Baldstones Arete © Marek

Crag features

Try the excellent Baldstones Arete (HVS) or the bold Original Route (E2), and gaze with horrified wonder at Ray's Roof (E7).


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Western Grit

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I am only moderating this crag because It is a sin not too.... If you are more local than me please let me know and i will pass them over.... Pete J
peteJ23 - 02/Dec/10
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Baldstones Pinnacle 
2Perambulator ParadeVD **47
3Pants On FireHVS 5a *8
4IncognitoVS 4c *23
5Baldstones FaceVS 4b **57
6Original RouteE2 6a ***31
7Original Startf5+ **6
8Baldstones AreteHVS 4c ***76
9Mongolian Throat Singing
E1 5b  
10Prelude to XB
E4 5c  
11Burning Pete
12Tasmanian TendenciesE2 5b *7
 Gold Rush Buttress 
14National Hysteria
E5 6b  
15Gold RushE4 5c *3
16Goldsitch CrackHVS 4c *10
17Baldyf6A 49
18The Dynof6B+ 37
f7A+ 1
20Baldstones Low
f7B 3
21Baldstones Traversef7A+ 6c **74
22Muzzle - Traverse to Throwball link
f7B **1
23Easy Exitf6A 34
24Crank Cuffinf7C 1
25Riding the Gravy Train
E6 6c  
26Blackbank CrackVD 5
27Forking ChimneyD *12
28Bareleg WallVS 4b 16
29Morridge TopVS 5a 8
 Rays Buttress 
31Minipin CrackVD 10
32Last Banana Before Sunset
f5+ 2
33All-Stars' WallHVS 5a *9
34Ray's RoofE7 6c ***3
35Johnny's Indirect Rear EntryE5 6b  
36Hanging Aretef7A+  
37Hanging Arete (right-hand)
f6A 14
 Elephant Boulder 
39Ganderhole CrackS 4a 10
40Fielder's Indirectf5 5b 11
41Fielder's Cornerf6C 6b *27
42Fielder's Wallf7C 6c *3
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.

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