Cratcliffe Tor

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 ( 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.

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