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Harston Rock (Upper Churnet)

Staffordshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 60 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 180m a.s.l – Faces N

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

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Emerald GrooveVD 7
2Flake WallHS 4a 6
3Original RouteVS 4c *5
4FootpathVD 5
5Hatscheck's GrooveHVS 5a *8
6Old King ColeE6 6b **1
7Impending DoomE4 5c 1
8One Chromosomes MissingE7 6b ***7
9The Boyson Carrington RouteE6 6b **3
10Pair O'GenesE7 6c **3
11DNAE4 6b ***5
12HelixHVS 5a ***12
13Via TritaE1 5a **11
14As You Like It *M 3
15Moss Rose *VD 2
16Cave Crack *S 2
17Shelf Route *HD 2
18Tip Toe *HVD 2
 Climb nameGradex
19Diagonal Crack *D 2
20The Clam *VS 1
21E.M.S *E1 5c 1
22Via Tritat *HVS 5a 1
23Melancholy Man *E2 5c 1
24Titians Wall *E2 5a *2
25Ostentation *E2 5a *1
26The Nose *HVS 5b 2
27Devils Crack *S 3
28Verekers Venture *VS 5a 1
29The Sting *E1 5a 1
30The Cheek *VS 4c 2
31The Cheek Direct Start *VS 5a 1
32Rugosity *S 4a 2
33Alternative Ulster *VB 4b 2
34The Web *HS 4a 3
35Black Widow *E3 5c  
36Moore's Crack *D 2
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A fantastic chunk of perfect gritstone buried deep in the woodland behind Whiston in the Churnet Valley. Although occasionally green, it's free standing nature and magical surroundings tend to keep it in top-nick. Best visited in early spring or late autumn when the rock will be cleanest the temperatures most bearable and hopefully, the midges all dead!
andi turner - 08/Jun/06