Climbs 55
Rocktype Gritstone
Altitude 400m a.s.l
Faces SE

Crag features

A series of short climbs on a ESE facing outcrop, routes rarely exceed 7-8m and the buttresses are broken enough to provide easy descent routes. Ideal for a short boulder/solo session. The lines in the quarry listed below are taken as finishing at, and exiting along, the large break at 2/3 height, which marks the end of the solid.  The quarry contains some good problems up to V7 and the rock is good where it counts.  There is potential for some hard lines, that will only to be conquered by some steel fingers. Take care whilst at the crag there are several loose lengths of wire down the cliff, they are just lying round, so take care. Buttress location map (Googlemap)

Approach notes

Parking is best in the layby at the top of monks road. To reach the crag follow the sunken path across the plateau into the quarry at the centre of the edge. Alternatively follow the road south until it is possible to head right over a stile and up a short steep path, taking the left hand stile near the top leads to the base of the northernmost buttress, whilst taking the second stile on the right provides access to the prow.


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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Cown Edge Quarry 
2Shrine route 1V0 2
3Shrine Route 2 (P) XS 1
4Painted DevilV7  
5Big Bobby's Big BounceV5  
6Off Width Anarchy CrackS 4a 4
7Anarchy Arete DirectE2 5c/6a  
8Anarchy arete indirectV1 3
9Rebel's StretchV6  
10W for W*nker (P) XS 2
11R corner cracklineE1 5c 2
12Rebel without a footholdV6  
13The Devils grooveVS 5a 1
14New balls pleaseV2  
15The devil is hereS 1
16Reality paintingV1  
17Insurgents areteV6  
 Bulging Pocket and Flat Wall area 
19Bulging pocket Aretenone 4a 7
20Bulging wallnone 4b 7
21Bulging Wall cornernone 3c 7
22Flat wall aretenone 5a 4
23Block of CheeseHS 4c 9
HS 4c 5
25Loaf of BreadHS 4c 9
26Side SaladHS 4c 5
27This way, no, that wayV1 8
28Don't snap on meV1 8
29Tasty Top-OutV1 8
30Don't Fall Adam, I'm Eating.V0 8
 Roof Butress 
32Cracked roof cave (P)XS 3
 Dead bird Buttress 
34Slipped blockM 11
35Corner CrackM 10
36Zig zag crack DirectS 4a *7
37Zig zag crackS 12
38Dead bird wallS 4b *12
39Cramming JackHS 4c **10
 IP Lambs Buttress 
41Left GrooveM 10
42Left AreteVS 4c 8
43NineVS 5a *8
44Central routeVS 4c 9
45Right face (P)VS 5b 5
46Right AreteHS 4c *9
47Green chimneyVD 11
48Green AreteS 10
49ProwV0 2
50DodoD 4
51RhinosaurusM 3
52HippopotamusD 3
53Wednesday Night TraverseV1 3
54Wed Derd BallM 4
55WalrusVD 3
56OctopusVD 3
5710% DiscountVD 3
58Left End SlabV1 1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.

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