Climbs 76
Rocktype Gritstone
Altitude 360m a.s.l
Faces SW

Back Forest Main Crag © TRNovice

Crag updated. All routes should (hopefully) now be in the correct order. I've added a couple of boulder problems that I know have been done but weren't on UKC and unverified a few routes, not recorded in either the BMC or Rockfax guides, that have had few or no ascents recorded and no votes. I'd be grateful if anyone climbing these could vote so a consensus on the grade can be arrived at.
Chris Murray - 14/Jun/15
Great little place and normally quiet but the routes arn't ordered correctly on here! They are correct in the BMC Roaches guide.
Paul Hy - 06/Nov/12
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  The Western Outcrop
2 Lud Gang VS 4c 1
3 Burnham Crack VS 4b 6
4 double overhang E1 5b ** 12
5 Mr Creosote HVS 5b 7
6 The Gaping Void VD * 11
7 Suspended Sentence VS 5a * 2
8 Yes M'Lud HVD 2
  The Rostrum
10 Ludyanka S 4
11 The Rostrum VS 4b 9
12 John's Route HVS 5a 5
13 Lantern Lecture S 6
14 Bumper Cars VS 4c 13
15 Ruth's Septic Trench D 13
16 Pinnacle Buttress
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VS 5a 17
17 Racer's Rock
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S 4b 7
  The Main Crag
  Holly Tree Buttress
20 Green Crack HVD 9
21 Twin Thin S 4a 49
22 Eye Of Japetus HVS 5a * 74
23 Holly Tree Niche Left Route S 4a * 78
24 Holly Tree Niche Right Route D 121
25 Blow Hard S 4a 29
26 Right Wall S 2
  Keep Buttress
28 The Keeper HVS 5a 15
29 Back Forest Gateau E2 6a 3
30 Portcullis crack S 4a ** 169
31 Keep Face S 4a 82
  Bollard Buttress
33 The Saucer VD 45
34 The Saucer Direct S 4a 25
35 Foot Trouble * VS 5a  
36 Wrestle Crack VS 4b 4
37 Capstone Chimney S 4a 17
38 Bollard Edge VS 4b ** 170
39 Toe Rail HVS 5a * 117
40 Pseudo Crack Variation S 4a 12
41 Pseudo Crack HVD * 175
  Bastion Buttress
43 Bastion Corner VD 140
44 Bastion Face D 67
45 Filler In S 20
46 Topside V1 5a 1
47 Gap S 4a 6
48 V0 - V1 Boulder Problem * V0+ 2
  Broken Nose Buttress
50 Green Shaker VD * 96
51 A Fist Full of Freshers S 4a 23
52 Central Route HS 4b * 137
53 Not So Central Route S 4a 80
54 Arete Central * VS 5b * 3
55 Thin Crack HS 4a * 111
56 Thin Crack Direct HS 5b 33
57 The Hanging Stone Crack M 15
  Rocking Stone Buttress
59 Requiem for tired fingers HVS 5b * 78
60 Requiem for Retired Mingers * V3 6a  
61 Grasper HS 4a * 147
62 Mustard S 4c 136
63 Mustard Direct HVS 5c 12
64 Low Traverse (Broken Nose Buttress) V1 17
65 Low Traverse of Rocking Stone Ridge V3 5c 14
66 Rocking Stone Ridge VD 189
67 Weathered Corner D 31
68 Where's Gary? * VD 3c/4a 1
  Main Crag, Right Side
70 Simple View VB 5a 6
71 Harrop's Pride V0 4c 74
72 Dog-leg Crack VD 39
73 Armstrain V1 5c 42
74 Dog-leg Corner VD 38
75 Problem Arete Left V0 5b 18
76 Problem Arete V2 * 33
77 Paul's Wall V4 6b * 14
78 Contract Worker V0 4c ** 54
79 Unseen Face V0 4b 38
80 Final Arete V0+ 5b 5
81 Low Traverse of Main Crag Right Hand V0 11
  Main Crag Boulders
83 V0 Boulder Problem V0 5
84 V1 Boulder Problem V1 2
85 V0 Boulder Problem 2 V0 3
86 VB Boulder Problem VB 6
87 Centre Face * V2 5c 2
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.

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