Climbs 90
Rocktype Gritstone
Altitude 420m a.s.l
Faces E

Charlie's overhang. Newstones. © Mike W

Crag features

Mostly a bouldering venue with a good selection of grades and good landings. Classics include Varicose, Ripple and the bold highball Charlie's Overhang.

Guidebooks

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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Western Grit

The 2009 edition of the award-winning guidebook to Staffordshire, Kinder, Bleaklow, Chew, Lancashire and Cheshire areas covered with photo-topos and descriptions.
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watch charlies overhang, nicely dislocated my ankle jumping off it on sunday...
Will_he_fall - 30/Mar/06
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  CHARLIE'S OVERHANG
2 Slap and Tickle V3 3
3 S & M f7A+ *** 61
4 S & M Left Hand
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f6C ** 31
5 S&M Sit Start f7B ** 6
6 S & M Lefthand Sit Start
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f7A ** 8
7 Leather Joy Boys f7B *** 7
8 Little Traverse f6A * 65
9 Charlie's Overhang f6B *** 86
10 Newstones Chimney D 54
11 Moonshine f5 * 22
12 Praying Mantle HVS 5b * 40
13 Praying Mantel Sit Start f6C 42
14 Wraparound Arete f6C * 15
15 Coffe & Wallnut Cake f5+ * 47
  UPPERMOST OUTCROP
17 Square Cut Face f6A * 225
18 Left Arete f5+ * 337
19 Wall and Mono f6A+ * 185
20 Varicose f6A+ ** 317
21 Square edge traverse f6A 3
22 The Grinding Sloper f6A * 232
23 Varicose Traverse f6A * 55
24 Easy Slab f3 * 252
25 Easy Slab Right-hand f2+ * 180
26 Easy Crack f2+ * 66
27 Right Arete f5+ * 162
28 Uppermost traverse f6B+ 12
  HAZEL BARN BUTTRESS
30 Left Twin Arete f3 * 185
31 Right Twin ArĂȘte f4 ** 202
32 Flake Slab f5 * 150
33 Flake Slab Eliminate f5+ * 8
34 Steep Slab f5+ 60
35 Ripple f6B+ *** 225
36 Martin's Traverse f5 ** 149
37 Martin's Direct f6A * 11
38 Crack and Arete f6A+ ** 145
39 Short Wall f5+ * 48
40 Short Chimney
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D 30
41 Hazel Brow Crack S 4a * 133
42 Hazel Barn VD * 144
43 Hazel Traverse f6A+ *** 8
44 Hazel Groove f5+ ** 68
45 Nutmeg HS 4b 123
46 Nutmeg Groove f5+ ** 117
47 Hammy f6A ** 112
48 Mister Coconut f6A+ 7
  SCRATCH/RHYNOSE BUTTRESS
50 Scratched f5+ 16
51 Scratch Crack f5 * 133
52 Scratch Crack Sit Start f6A 11
53 Scratch Arete f6C * 6
54 Itchy Groove f6B+ ** 48
55 Itchy Fingers f6A * 102
56 Bridget f4+ * 140
57 Traverse Of The Dyke
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f5+ 20
58 Jam Crack
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f3+ 13
59 Flakes And Criss-Cross Dykes
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f3 12
60 Drain the Main Vein E1 5b * 4
61 Puffed Up E3 6b * 3
62 Ponsified E4 6a  
63 Rhynose VS 4c * 42
64 The Low Level Traverse Of The East Face Of Rhynose Buttress
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f5 17
65 Undercut Arete Of Rhynose Buttress
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f5+ 8
66 Hippo VD 83
67 Rosehip S 4b 101
68 The Witch D * 78
69 Candy Man S 4a 53
  SLY BUTTRESS
71 Trepidation E4 6a 4
72 Sly Traverse f5 * 37
73 Stallone Arete f6C+ ** 168
74 Char's traverse f7B 5
75 Sly Stallone f6C *** 186
76 Sly Stallone (without ramp) f7A 30
77 The Snake HS 4b 15
78 The Fox E2 5b * 6
79 The Vixen HVS 5a * 24
80 The Sly Mantelshelf f5+ ** 31
81 Valley of Ultravixens E3 5c * 5
82 Sly Super Direct f6A * 22
83 Sly Direct f5 * 24
84 Captain Quark f6C+ ** 29
85 Sly Corner VS 4c * 20
  Stegosaurus Wall
87 Tiny Crack f4 * 50
88 Left Crack f5 * 32
89 Tyrannosaurus Hex f4+ * 70
90 Prehistoric Offwidth f4 * 64
91 Soup Dragon f5 18
92 The Clanger f5+ 18
93 Yo Clam f4+ * 44
94 Clammy Wall f4 * 16
95 Clammy Hands f4+ * 16
96 The Puffter E3 6b ** 1

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