Climbs 121
Rocktype Limestone
Altitude 276m a.s.l

Red © Jemma McGuinness

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really enjoyed the day here! relatively unpolished (compared to everywhere else) so i recommend it!
masonwoods101 - 04/Jun/11
Although there have been no reported access problems it is worth noting that all crags in Blackwell Dale (including the Beginner's Wall Section) lie on private land.
Highpeak - 11/Jan/09
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Streamside Buttress 
 Lower Buttress 
3Commit Dirty Act
E2 5b  
4Elvis Gets My Bus
E2 5c  
5Powerful Torches, Officer
E2 5c * 
6Hot Thighs
VS 4c  
7Jubilee GrooveE5 4c !  
8The Idol
HVS 5a  
9Bone Idol
HVS 5a  
 Big Youth Buttress 
11Giant Haystacks8b **4
12Yoot's Manoeuvre7c+ **5
13The Enchanted PlaceHVS 5a * 
14Little Jordan
HVS 5a  
16Big Daddy
17Big Youth
E5 6b  
18Little Wimp
HVS 5b  
 Beginner's Wall Section 
20The Chisholm TrailVS 4b  
21The Midges Bite Back7a+ 14
22CitadelE1 5b 2
23A Bit on the Sidef7A 5
24O'Leanna the Butler Dunn It!7c+ 2
25Recreational Violence LH
f8A *2
26Recreational Violencef8A+ ** 
27The Love of Money is the Root of All Evil8a+ 1
28The Love of Money Startf7B *13
29Short Problemf7A 66
30Fossil Wall7c **10
31Lets Get Physical (Original)8a+ **1
32Let's Get Physical (Right Hand)7c *5
33Let's Get Fossilised7c+ **8
34Man of Steel
f7B *35
35Swing Timef7A+ 62
36It's a Traverstyf7B+ **4
37Advanced Trainingf7C+ **5
38Mike's Problemf7C+ *3
39Beginner's Wall7b+ *51
40Neil's Wallf7B+ *21
41Middle Age Spread7b+ 11
42A Bigger Slap7b+ *1
43Groovef6B 10
44Ivory Poacher
E3 6c  
45Elephants Never Forget
E2 6a  
47Roof Left
f6A 3
48Back in Blackf7B+  
 The Cave 
50Unof6A 31
51Somebody's Head
f7A 30
52Orange Sif7B *17
53Twice a Slice
f6C 29
54My Friend Flickaf7B+ *13
55Witchettygrubf7B+ **3
56Fudgef7A 39
57Don't Jump
f6C *41
58Push Me Pull Youf6B+ *45
59Push Me Pull You - Eliminatef7A+ *7
60Byker Groovef7C *7
61Paint it Blackf7C **40
62Paint It Black Directf7C+ **2
63Back to Blackf8A **5
64Back to Black Standf7B+ **6
65Working 9-5 Standing Startf7C+ **8
66Sean's Roof8b+ ** 
67Uptown Beaverf7A * 
68Plaster Lankf7A+ 1
69Dole Technician
E4 6a * 
70Social Security Snooper
HVS 5b  
72Left of Abattoirf6B *85
73Like a Motorwayf6C 10
74Free Range Abattoirf7A+ 47
75Red or Deadf7B *101
76Any Hole's a Goalf7C 7
77Top Shop (low)f7B+ 9
78Top Shop (middle)f7B+ 4
79Top Shop (high)f7B+ 20
80Deranged Abbottf7B 4
81A Lack of Colourf7B 26
82Jerry's Traversef7A+ 128
83Jerry's Traverse Reverse
f7A+ **27
84J Walkingf7B+ *6
 Griff's/Sheep Buttress 
86Ru's Traversef8A **3
87Mint Sauce
f7C 7
88Mint Sauce sit
f7C+ *2
89Ovinef7B **51
90Ovine Low Leftf7C **6
91Mutton Bustingf8A+ **6
92Bovine (original)f7B+ 2
93Bovinef7B 35
94Lovinef7C *4
95Griff's Traversef7C 2
96Griff's Trav/Bovinef7B **8
 Black and Decker Buttress 
98Black & Deckoutf7A+ ***2
99Andy's Problemf7A+ *1
100Black by Popular Demandf7A *2
101Cross & Blackwellf6B *4
102Black, Sack & Crackf7B+ 3
103Blackoutf7C ***8
104Piggy Blackf7C **4
105Young, Black & Giftedf7A ***8
106Whoa Black Bettyf7C 1
107Black Powerf7B *4
108Bog Standard
f6C+ ***1
112Dances With Woolf7A+  
113The Flakef6B 4
114Upf6B 3
116Move up from the side pull to the shelf.
f5 6
117PLN Problem 69
f6A 8
118PLN Problem 70
f6C 4
119PLN Problem 71
f6B+ 7
120Black is the colour
f6A 2
121Wedgief6B 1
122Bunglef6C 1
123Blackwell Scoopf7A+ 2
124Mint Sauce Left Sit Startf7C+ *** 
125Bo Peepf8A 1
126Traverse Into Shelf Problem *V4 * 
 Hunky Roof 
128There's Method to my Madness7b+ **3
129More Hunky than Funky7c **3
130Zippy's Roof7b+ 2
131Ru's Traverse (short) *f7C+ 1
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