Alderman Rocks

Climbs 49 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 440m a.s.l – Faces ?

Crag features
Locally popular small collection of buttresses in a fine position (windy). Good quality, rough grit. Link in with a visit to the Pots and Pans Quarries for a worthwhile day out. Classic routes are Crispy Crack (HVS) and The Great Slab (VS). Some worthwhile bouldering.

Access notes
Parking at Binn Green picnic site on the A635 just over a mile away from Greenfield in the Holmfirth direction. The rocks are obvious, cross the A635 and follow the track to the left for 5 mins. Cross the fence and follow the wall up to the crag (20 mins steep uphill).

Over the Moors (2012), Western Grit (2009), On Peak Rock (2003), Moorland Gritstone - Chew Valley (1988),
Out of print: Western Grit (2003)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGrade
2Jug WallV0 4b 14
3Hollow FlakeV0 4b 11
4Little Big Problemf6B *4
5Big Little ProblemE3 6c *** 
6Overhanging ButtressHS *19
7Scooped wallD 21
8Blunt AreteD 9
9Flaky WallVD 6
10Flaky SlabV0 4c 7
11Flaky CrackS 7
12Problem CrackV0- 4c *8
14Peardrop WallS 17
15Peardrop ButtressS 4b 6
16C. RouteHD 26
17D. RouteHVD 15
18Knee TremblerE2 5c 1
19Heart Flakef5 2
20Heart Slab Leftf6C  
21Heart Slab Rightf7A  
22Heart Arete Leftf6A+ 2
23Heart Arete Rightf6A 1
24Pebbledash WallS 5a 14
25Ditch DigginE2 6c ** 
26Cold EmbraceV2 5c *2
27Edgehog FlavourE1 5b 11
28Pigmy WallHS 4b 85
29E. RouteS 4b 69
30F. RouteS 4a 69
31Golden WonderE1 5b 19
32Crispy CrackHVS 5a *55
33Rib and FaceVD **162
34Cleft and ChimneyVD *92
35Malc's Flaky FinishHVS 5c 2
36Great Slab AreteS 4a *113
37Great SlabVS 4c ***163
38The Great GatsbyVS 4c *8
39Great Slab ChimneyD 130
40Great Slab RightHVS 4c 23
41Pebble MillE2 5b 6
42At OneS 4a 1
43Boundary MillHD 3
44Mill HillVD 2
45MillhouseHD 2
46Ace MillS 4b 3
47AlderpersonVS 4c 3
48Pinnacle AreteS 4a 7
49Scramble Option 1 *3 **1
50Scramble Option 2 *3 *1
51Scramble Option 3 *2 *1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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