Dylan, Nemesis 8a+, Cheedale Cornice © Paul B
Chee Dale Lower refers to the crags in Chee Dale which are generally approach from Milldale. These are the Cornice, Rhubarb Buttress and Chee Tor.
The revised access routes are:
Cheedale is a SSSI and SAC with a high level of legal protection under European law. Access for climbing is concessionary and can only be maintained if climber's continue to adhere to a number of conditions agreed with Derbyshire Wildlife Trust (who own the Southern bank of the river). These include:
|In June/July 2016 an effort was made to replace a lot of the in-situ gear, be that threads on the routes or anchors at the lower-offs. As a result, many of the routes have received a lot of traffic and are - as a result - in good 'clean' condition (as opposed to their usual quite dusty/dirty condition). In short, if you're reading this message now get down there ASAP!!|
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing - 03/Jul/16
|The path back from the 'proper footbridge' is now very overgrown (with nettles!) Better to use the fallen tree.|
Nick Smith - 12/Jul/04