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Cratcliffe Tor

Derbyshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 228 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 220m a.s.l – Faces SE

Crag features
A superb, quick-drying outcrop of excellent quality grit up to 30m high. An ideal early year venue on a sunny day. Remove the cobwebs with the marvellous Suicide Wall (HVS 5a 5a), Tom Thumb (E2 5b) and the very fine E2 5c's Fern Hill and Five Finger Exercise. You could also push the top grades by an ascent of 'The Groove' (E9/10 7a). Fine, open bouldering at the top of the crag.

Access notes
Since the vandalism Feb 2013 (http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=67831) please be vary weary of the boulder problems with chipping - The exposed core in incredibly soft. It's going to take years to recover.

Limited roadside parking below the crag on the B5056 (SK 228618). Follow the track leading to the left of the Tor. To maintain access you MUST NOT take a short cut through the farm or across the field. A stile opposite Robin Hood's Stride allows access to the wood left of the Tor.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

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Guidebooks
Peak Bouldering (2014), Peak District: Bouldering (2011), Froggatt to Black Rocks (2010), Peak District : Climbing (2008), Eastern Grit (2006), On Peak Rock (2003), Peak Climbs - Chatsworth (1996),
Out of print: Peak District: Bouldering (2004), Peak Gritstone East (2001), Peak Bouldering - Fax09 (1998), Bouldering in the Peak District Vol 1 (1994), Rock climbs in the Peak - Derwent valley (1981)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 CRATCLIFFE MIDDLE  
 MIDDLE SLAB  
3Middle SlabV0- 4c 93
4Middle Slab RightV1 5c 51
5Look at Me!f7A+ *35
6Look RightV0+ 5b 88
7Look Right - Sit Startf7A 19
8Look Right Eliminatef7A 6
 RAZOR ROOF  
10Razor Aretef7A *21
11Razor Rooff6C *433
12RZA rooff7A+ ***46
13RZA roof RH finishf7B 1
14Razor Traverse Reversef7A 1
15Cave WallV3 *204
 RIGHT OF RAZOR  
17Slab in the Middlef5+  
18Crimpsf5 1
19The Blobf7A  
20Green Lipped Musclef7C 1
21Thrutch Overf6C  
22Blob Overf6C  
 LOW SLAB  
24Low Slab LHf5 2
25Low Slab Archf5 2
26Low Slab Middlef4 2
27Low Slab Traversef5+ 3
28Low Slab RHf6A 2
 TOP BOULDERS  
 SQUIRM  
31Christmas Shoppingf7A+ 6b  
32The SquirmV0+ 5b 242
33Scoop AreteV0 4c 238
34Chips SlabV0 5a 72
35Leg PressV0 4c 3
36Scoopf3+ 234
 TOP RIB  
38Top RibV2 5c **239
39Left AreteV3 6a *124
40Flake ProblemV0- 4c 188
 THE BLOB  
42Bob MantelV1 5c 27
43Blob MantelV1 5c 42
44Wall Right of Blob MantelV0- 4c 12
 HIDDEN BOULDER  
46Hidden AreteV1 5b 53
47Hidden Arete With TraverseV2 5c 10
48Suicide BummerV3 6a **9
 JUNIOR  
50Junior Flake (sit-start)V0 5a 3
51Junior FlakeV0- 4c 89
52Junior AreteV0+ 5a 82
53Junior SlabV0 5a 114
54Junior ChipsV0- 4a 25
55Back SlabV0- 42
 LAST BOULDER  
57Last Aretef6B **31
58Last Arete - Standing StartV0 5a 41
59Through MantelV4 6a 12
60Lip SlapV5 6b 25
61Johnny's GrooveV4 68
62Foot TicklerV0 5a 63
63Right SlabV0 5a 69
 PINK SLAB  
65Easy SlabV0- 4b 72
66Pink SlabV0- 4a 317
67Pink AreteV0- 4c 300
68Pink Slab RightV1 5c 209
69Pink Slab Right - With ChipsV0 4c 67
70Pink Slab Right - No AreteV3 6a 58
 BLIND POCKET WALL  
72Blind Pocket Rib - Left EscapeV1 5c 18
73Blind Pocket RibV2 5c 190
74Blind Pocket WallV1 5c 205
75Blind Pocket AreteV2 5c 171
76Blind Pocket TraverseV2 17
 THE RAMP  
78The RompV0 5a 6
79The RampV0- 4c 165
80The Ramp - Without HandsV3 *25
81The Ramp Trending RightV0- 4a 18
 TREE BOULDERS  
 THE EGG  
84Left Egg AreteV0- 4b 52
85Left EggV2 135
86Eggy ScoopsV0+ 5a 213
87Egg Arete LeftV1 5c 17
88Egg Aretef6A+ *202
89Eggs is EggsV8 *6
90Eggs is Eggs - Easier Startf7A 34
91Egged OnV2 5c 74
92Scrambled Eggsf6A+ *1
 T CRACK  
94T Crackf7B ***111
95Mr Tf7B 1
96T Crack Slabf6C 1
 BELOW JERRY'S  
98Slopey Green Traversef6C+  
99Green slopey traversef6C 14
 JERRY'S  
101Little Robinf5 *41
102The Larkf7A **62
103Optimistic MegV4 6b 6
104Jerry's Traversef7B ***87
 CRAG TOP BOULDERS  
 SERPICO  
107Serpicof6C *11
108Shunting Biscuitsf7A+ *1
109Munching Biscuitsf5 2
110Tim's Flutef5+ 3
111Marc's Schemef5+ 2
112Les and Lenf5 4
113Sam's Gamef4 1
 CONVERTED  
115Divertedf3+ 1
116Convertedf7B ** 
117Oatibix Flakef3+ 3
 LOW SLUNG  
119Low Slungf7A *27
120Lower Slungf7C  
 TIT  
122Tit Traversef7A *6
 MAIN CRAG  
 THE HERMIT'S CAVE  
 Climb nameGradex
125KilroyE1 5c  
126Creeping FriendE5 6b  
127Burning BuddhistE4 5c  
128Tomorrow's WomenE4 6b  
129The Nemesis ExitHVS 5b 8
130Hermit's Cave Traversef6B ***58
131The FenceV0 5a 18
132The BishopV3 6b 14
133Chip and ThinV1 5b 24
134Hermitage RibV2 6a *7
135Hermitage GrooveVD 13
136Sleight of HandE4 6a 3
137Hermitage CrackVS 4c *21
138Hermitage Hand JamV0+ 5a 14
139Problem 32f6B  
140Problem 33f6B  
141Hermitage ChimneyM 13
142Reticent Mass MurdererE4 6b **7
143GenocideE6 6c **6
144Tom ThumbE2 5c **71
145Enigma VariationsE5 6a *2
146Giant's StaircaseHVS 5a *110
147Giants ChimneyM 2
148NoperuE4 6a 1
149Magic BeansV5 6b 1
150BeanstalkE2 5c **112
 THE AMPITHEATRE  
152Amphitheatre CrackM 3
153Bramble GrooveS 16
154Bramley's TraverseHS 4a 2
155Oblique ChimneyD 19
156Darren Hawkins' Invisible NeckE4 5c  
157Elliott's UnconquerableHVS 5a *75
158Mephistopheles ExitHVS 5b  
159Elliott's Right-handE1 5c 13
160Hey Turkey NeckE2 5c 3
161Weston's ChimneyVD 30
162Big Trianglef6B  
 OWL GULLY  
164Boot HillE3 5c ***127
165Trick or TreatE4 6a 1
166300 Pounds of Musclin Manf7C+ 1
167Percy's CornflakeV7  
168The GrooveE10 7b  
169NutcrackerE2 5c **5
170Fern Hill IndirectE3 5c ***15
171Fern HillE2 5c ***307
172Owl GullyVD **107
173Tiger TraverseE2 5b *15
174Nettle WineE4 6b **13
175Five Finger ExerciseE2 5c ***295
176Liquid AssetsE4 6b *1
 SUICIDE WALL  
178Pleasant Streetf7A  
179Bower Route 1HS 4b *123
180The Direct StartVS 4c 2
181RenaissanceE2 6a *2
182RequiemE3 6a ***45
183Bailey BridgeE2 5c 8
184The Long Distance RunnelE5 6c **2
185Suicide WallHVS 5a ***612
186Suicide Wall DirectE1 5c 2
187The Children's HouseE5 6c **3
188Stihl LifeE5 6a ***2
189Oak Tree ChimneyVD *19
190SepulchraveHVS 5a *86
191MordauntE2 5b ***22
192Savage MessiahE2 5c **97
 NORTH WALL  
194Stretch LimoE5 6b *2
195North ClimbS 4a *72
196The Little GreenieE2 6a 1
197Niche DirectVS 4c 11
198Oak Tree GullyM 2
199Pinchers' Wallf7A+ **1
200North WallVD *8
201Jimmy's CrackHVS 5b *57
202Invasion of the Cider Women Directf7A ***1
203Invasion of the Cider WomenE4 6c  
204Samantha MuesliE3 6a  
205Oi Grimer!E1 5b 2
206Rocky's RevivalVS 4c *2
207Whose Line Is It Anyway?HVS 5a **1
 CRAG BOULDERS  
 GRIMOIRE  
210Chess BoxerE6 6c 1
211Bagu Yaguf7B **1
212GrimoireE6 6c 2
213Bonfire of the Manateesf7A *1
 SPARROW  
215Sparrow/My Best Friend the Water Melonf7C  
216Sparrow Right Wingf7B  
217Thigh Masterf6C+  
 THE ARCH  
219The Archf6C+ *3
220Arch Aretef6A  
 BRIAN'S  
222Brian's Private Aretef7B *6
223Little AreteV3  
 BRAIN DEAD  
225SmoothV2  
226RougeV1  
227Brain Deadf6C *45
228Skin DeepV7  
 QUERCUS  
230QuercusE4 6b *1
231Slot Ladderf6A 3
232Edgucationf6A+ 3
 HUECO  
234Percy's Startf6C+ *2
235House of the Holeyf7C **1
236Chapel of Restf7A+ *16
237Wishf7A+ *35
238No Huecof6C+ *23
 ABOVE HUECO  
240Soaperstitionf6B 6
241Soap Dogerf6B *4
 P CRACK  
243Seventy-Twof6C *11
244Seventy-Two Directf7B *2
245P Crackf7B *3
 BEYOND  
247Brother Lee LoveV8  
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Left my lovely green Rab pullover fleece here. If anyone has spotted it a private message and possible pick-up location would be greatly appreciated :D
kabutsu - 01/Jul/12