Staffordshire Gritstone

Author Gary Gibson
Published British Mountaineering Council (1989)
ISBN 0-903908-56-5

This Guidebook is now out of print, and unavailable


Essential guide for the Roaches, Hen Cloud and similar. Includes many palm-sweat-inducing pics (including the yellow-edged cover, showing Kicking Bird done on a freezing day). Good descriptions, fine topos with lines. Also index and graded list.

Crags covered by this Guide
Staffordshire crags # climbs Rocktype Faces
Back Forest 81 Gritstone SW
Bosley Cloud 89 Gritstone all
Garston Rocks 23 Gritstone NW
Gib Torr 44 Gritstone NE
Gradbach Hill 62 Gritstone SW
Harston Rocks 57 Gritstone N
Heighley Castle Quarries 31 Sandstone (soft) E
Hen Cloud 222 Gritstone SW
Knypersley Rocks 20 Gritstone ?
Rakes Dale 15 Gritstone NW
Rudyard Pinnacle 2 Gritstone N
The Five Clouds 131 Gritstone SW
Wolf Edge 59 Gritstone SE
Wright's Rock Area 231 Sandstone (soft) all

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