Climbs 60
Rocktype Gritstone
Altitude 180m a.s.l
Faces N

Andi Turner executes the top crux of Pair O' Genes (direct). © Jon Read

A fantastic chunk of perfect gritstone buried deep in the woodland behind Whiston in the Churnet Valley. Although occasionally green, it's free standing nature and magical surroundings tend to keep it in top-nick. Best visited in early spring or late autumn when the rock will be cleanest the temperatures most bearable and hopefully, the midges all dead!
andi turner - 08/Jun/06
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1Emerald Groove
VD 7
2Flake Wall
HS 4a 6
3Original Route
VS 4c *5
4FootpathVD 5
5Hatscheck's GrooveHVS 5a *8
6Old King ColeE6 6b **1
7Impending DoomE4 5c 2
8One Chromosomes MissingE7 6b ***8
9The Boyson Carrington RouteE6 6b **3
10Pair O'GenesE7 6c **3
11DNAE4 6b ***6
12HelixHVS 5a ***12
13Via TritaE1 5a **12
14As You Like It
M 3
15Moss Rose
VD 2
16Cave Crack
S 2
17Shelf Route
HD 2
18Tip Toe
19Diagonal Crack
D 2
20The Clam
VS 1
21E.M.SE1 5c 1
22Via Tritat
HVS 5a 1
23Melancholy Man
E2 5c 2
24Titians Wall
E2 5a *2
E2 5a *1
26The Nose
HVS 5b 2
27Devils Crack
S 3
28Verekers Venture
VS 5a 1
29The Sting
E1 5a 1
30The CheekVS 4c 2
31The Cheek Direct StartVS 5a 1
32RugosityS 4a 2
33Alternative UlsterVB 2
34The WebHS 4a 3
35Black WidowE3 5c  
36Moore's CrackD 2

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