|BMC Over The Moors Guidebook - Kinder, Bleaklow and Chew Valley
£22.50 (£25 for non members), added May/2012, see all BMC news & reviews
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The upland gritstone crags that ring the mighty moorlands of Kinder, Bleaklow and the Chew Valley are some of the most noble outcrops in the land. Where jagged adventures, breathtaking scenery and sublime routes meet to give the wildest climbing on gritstone. And all within a few miles of the big northern cities.
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The guide has been written by some of the most active locals in all its areas and now you can tap into their special knowledge. No stone has been left unturned in the obsessive drive for top-quality information for this guide. Definitive coverage of almost 4,000 routes from Moderate to E8.
It's all here. Yawning edges to while away perfect summer days, century-old chop routes, deep green chimneys. Crashed bombers, purple heather-clad hillsides, the cry of the curlew. It hardly seems right that such remoteness can be so close to the traffic jams of Manchester and Sheffield.
This guide details all the crags from the Chew, Kinder and Bleaklow areas in one volume. Coverage stretches to the Glossop and New Mills areas with their numerous quarries and secret outcrops as well as to the Saddleworth and Oldham areas.
See the BMC shop for a free sample chapter and to buy the book online. To order by phone, call the BMC Membership Services Team on 0161 445 6111.
- 624 pages of full colour moorland joy
- 3,800 routes from Mod to E9
- 200 boulder problems from V0 to V10
- 90 full-colour action shots
- BMC Member price - £22.50
- Non-member price - £25.00
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