Climbs 15
Rocktype Gritstone
Altitude 209m a.s.l
Faces SW

Crag features

A clean and compact crag that hardly anyone has ever visited. Recent developments have created some good little routes that deserve attention.

The crag needs a couple of days of dry weather to be in the best condition. Any time of year is good for a visit from a cold, crisp day in January to a midsummer's evening. It is sheltered and a fine west-facing sun-trap.

Approach notes

The crag is on the fringes of Buxworth village. From parking on the road take a footpath over a railway footbridge. Take the left fork immediately after leaving the bridge, and walk due west until you get to the crag.

What a great little crag, a bit overgrown but great moves. Will be back with a rope.
Somerset swede basher - 26/Jul/16
I particularly enjoyed the sinister ringing of the railway line moments before a train comes rumbling past at close quarters!
Col Allott - 10/Aug/12
A truly awesome crag that deserves more attention. Get the approach right and you'll have a great day. A winter suntrap with views from the top that could almost rival Scafell.
Frank the Husky - 09/Aug/12
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 The Chinley Wonder
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HVS 5b * 4
2 Rachael's Crack S 4a 5
3 Dirty Corner VD 1
4 Bright Blue Somethings
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E1 5c * 1
5 One Way Ticket
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E1 5b * 3
Climb name Grade
6 Industrial Action
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HVS 5a 3
7 The Train Now Standing
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VS 4b 2
8 Saver Seven
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HVS 5c 2
9 Clandestine Operations
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HVS 5a * 2
10 Loco
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VS 4c 3
Climb name Grade
11 Day Return
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E1 6a 3
12 Anorexia E3 6a ** 1
13 Emily
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HS 4a 2
14 Too Long Gone
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E2 5b * 1
15 Jurassic Park VE 1

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