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Lower Shelf Stones

Northern Gritstone

The crag sits at 1900ft and is very exposed to the weather. Most of the climbs could probably be covered in one visit, or could easily be used as a mid-walk venue.

Crag information
Climbing Area: Peak District Rock Type: Gritstone
Importance: CRoW Land: No
Ownership: Unknown No. of Routes: 15
Within National Park: No Year Developed:
Grid Reference: SK086947

Parking and Approach

The easiest approach is from the Snake Pass summit, head north along the Pennine Way and take the second path on the left, through a gully, and follow for about 100m until another footpath, with a parallel fence at the top of a steep valley, is reached turn right on this path then follow it to the trig point at Higher Shelf Stones, a group of boulders visible from the car park, the crag should be visible to the east follow the path from the trig point to the top of the crag and find a suitable descent path. this takes about 35mins.
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