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Yarncliffe Quarry

Derbyshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 51 – Rocktype Grit (quarried) – Altitude 259m a.s.l – Faces SW

Crag features
A small quarry with two distinct sections. The LH is slabby, clean/polished (sometimes sandy) and slabby. Easy routes, Ant's Arete (HS 4a), Ant's Crack (S, worthwhile but popular with Outdoor Groups). RH section is steeper and although a bit dirty/green offers some great jamming routes, Sulu, STP and Fallpipe (all VS 4c), and Zapple (HVS 5b). Best route is the rarely climbed magnificent arête, Creme de la Creme (E5 6b)

Yarncliffe has just been treated to a clean up (March 2010). Many of the trees that were shading the crag have been removed or trimmed, and the routes cleaned up significantly. This should allow them to dry out and hopefully stay good - if people climb them!

Weather forecast

 Today  Sun  Mon  Tue  Wed 

0.0mm rain
Sun
7 °C
14 kph

0.0mm rain
Sun
9 °C
22 kph

1.1mm rain
Sunny periods
12 °C
33 kph

0.6mm rain
Sun
12 °C
28 kph

4.7mm rain
Mainly cloudy
12 °C
14 kph
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Guidebooks
Peak District: Bouldering (2011), Froggatt to Black Rocks (2010), Peak NE Pokketz (2007), Eastern Grit (2006), On Peak Rock (2003), Peak Climbs - Froggatt (1991),
Out of print: Peak District: Bouldering (2004), Peak Gritstone East (2001)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGradex
 ANT'S AREA  
2Ant's AreteHS 4a *364
3Aphid's WallE1 5b *138
4LatecomerHS 4b *504
5Latecomer Direct StartV0 5a 44
6Soldier AntE3 5c 66
7Ant's CrackS 4a *593
8Ant's WallHS 4a *405
9Formica SlabHVS 4c 84
10Angular ClimbHVD 346
11CentipedeHVD 12
12Hidden CrackVS 5a 69
13Wake Me If I DieE1 5b 1
14Highway 61 RevisitedV1 5b 4
15Cardinal's AreteVS 4c *423
 CARDINAL'S SLAB  
17Outdoor Centre RouteHVD 173
18Cardinal's SlabVS 4c 145
19ThreatenedHVS 5a 22
20Cardinal's CrackVS 4b *210
21Chalked UpE1 5a 41
22Griffins WallHS 4a 4
23Caterpillar CornerS  
24SuluVS 5a *76
25Rhythm of CrueltyE3 5b *9
26Capital CracksVS 5a 125
27Pedestal AreteVS 4b 52
28For The Final TimeE1 5b  
 Climb nameGradex
29Scoop-A-PoopHVS 5b 6
30Non-stop NightmareE1 5b 4
 THE BACK WALLS  
32The Inverted JigsawE1 5b 4
33S.T.P.VS 4c *36
34Rubble TroubleE3 5c  
35Short ArêteS 1
36Bow Shaped WallHVS 4c 2
37Creme de la CremeE6 6b ***8
38Crème de la Crème Startf7A+ 4
39THEM!V9 7a 2
40Fall PipeVS 4c **39
41Zapple Left-handHVS 5a **25
42ZappleHVS 5b ***253
43ZappaE4 6a  
44Trised CrackVS 4c 10
45StormfactorHVS 5b *2
46Flaky ClimbS 9
47The SpurVS 4b 3
48The RowelVS 4b  
49Short CrackVS 4c  
50ContourVS  
 ABOVE YARNCLIFFE QUARRY  
52Ants in Your PantsV0 5a 1
53Blonde on BlondeV1 5b 1
 PADLEY GORGE  
55MossatrocityV9 6c 13
56Mossatrocity Standing Startf7A *8
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Access notes
Situated near to the Fox House Inn - Grindleford Rd (B6521). Very limited parking at the entrance, otherwise walk from parking further north (top of Padley Gorge OS ref. SK 258800. Well served by buses.

DO NOT ABSEIL OVER POPULAR CLIMBS!
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