Climbs 82
Rocktype Gritstone
Altitude 307m a.s.l
Faces all

Catching the last of the light on the Andle Stone after a quality morning at the CWIF and Doll Tor © Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH

Crag features

Stanton Moor is a beautiful place popular with walkers and those in search of stone circles. For boulderers, there are a few small spots that have a limited amount on offer however the place is saved from ignominy by having a few hard and extremely high quality destination problems. Brad's Wall, Brutal Arête, Stanton Deliver and the Andle Stone Wall are all brilliant and are as good as any of their grade in the Peak - shame they are all V8 or above. For those looking for mild-grade problems, there is still a reasonable set to go at but you will need to dot about across the moor and it isn't great for circuits.

Approach notes

The various areas are usually approached from the minor road that connects Stanton-in-the-Peak with Birchover both of which can be reached from the B5056. The normal parking is in a lay-by on the road just north of Birchover although there are other parking spots to the south and by the big quarry. 


Peak Bouldering

The Peak Bouldering Rockfax is a massive book covering a huge area including all the main bouldering venues of the Peak District. It includes many more low-grade problems than have ever been documented before including 17 circuits with problems at V0+ 5a and under, and a further 21 circuits with problems at V2 5c and below.
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Has anyone done the obvious traverse along the break yet ?
Simon Lee - 13/Sep/05
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 The Andle Stone 
V6 **4
3No Bull
V5 **1
4Witches Sabbath
V4 *19
5Andle Stone Wall
f7B **31
6Ron's Problem
V9 *24
7Nettle Tea
V0+ *40
8Crack and Wall
V1 1
9T. Masters
10Mugf6B 5
 The Cork Stone 
12Tony's ProblemV9 *1
13Dark RitesV3 *11
14BonsallitisV6 *6
15The Mammoth Book of UFOs
V8 **12
16Unidentified Flying PeopleV9  
17CorkerV1 *21
 Hidden Quarry 
19Harvesterf6A 2
20Leafcutterf6B+ 2
21Citronellaf6A 3
 My Left Foot 
23Overlook ArÍteV7 *4
24My Left Foot
V3 **58
25My Left Foot Sit-StartV5 **31
 Brad's Rib Block 
27Two Thirtyf6B 10
28Muhammad AliV4 11
29Mike Tyson
V8 *1
30Brad's Rib
V7 **24
31Tom ThumbV8 *1
32Pulling Teeth
V4 31
 Demon Wall 
34A Rural Mythf5 3
35A Rural ObjectV5 4
36Demon WallV8 *1
38RhododendronV4 *25
 Easy Highballing 
40Undone RibV1 6
V0+ 7
42Viewpoint Slapf6B 5
43Make it StickV5 *9
 Brad's Wall 
45Chick FactorV3 *31
46DrizzleV2 **35
47Brad's WallV9 ***7
48Rex Regis of Rusticis ResV7 * 
49Chicken Wingf5 2
50Chicken Boyf6A 2
51Chicken Runf6A 1
52Chicken NinjaV3 **15
53Chicken GingerV6 *4
 Brutal Arete Area 
55Brutal ArÍte
V8 ***32
56Stanton DeliverV12 *** 
57Stanton Warriors
V8 ** 
58The Stanton Shuffle
V10 * 
59Mini Prow
60Sugared AlmondV6  
61Wonder Bra
V5 *1
62Big Brother
V7 **1
63The Cresta Run
64Little Brother
V4 *18
65The Toboggan Run
V1 *1
 Secret Boulders 
67Secret PlacesV6 **14
68Safe HouseV3 6
69Brad's ArÍte 'The Presence of Absence'V5 ***96
70Sworn to SecrecyV2 *30
71Secret Side-wallV2 4
72ClassifiedV1 *5
73To Have It All
V5 * 
74The 1980s Were The Days
V6 * 
 The Cat Stone 
76The Plaque
V4 *50
77The Plaque (No Craque)f7A **30
78The Green Man
V9 *2
79Prowf5 1
80Aces Highf6C+ 3
 Stanton Moor Quarries 
82Catch 22
HVS 5c  
83The Long Crack
HVS 5a  
84The Shield
E2 5b 1
85Mans Country
E1 5b 1
HVS 5b  
87The Traverse
HVS 5a  
88Little Cuthbert
VS 4c  
89Shytorque Crack
HVS 5a  
E2 5c  
E1 5b 1
E2 5c  
93Broken Hearts
E5 6b  
94A Grand Affair
E4 6a 1
E4 6a  

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