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Alderman Rocks

Greater Manchester, ENGLAND

Climbs 46 – 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).

Weather forecast

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2.1mm rain
Sunny periods
14 °C
18 kph

0.0mm rain
Sun
18 °C
8 kph

0.3mm rain
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16 °C
10 kph

0.0mm rain
Sun
17 °C
9 kph

0.3mm rain
Mainly cloudy
15 °C
13 kph
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Guidebooks
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 nameGradex
 ALDERMAN LEFT HAND  
2Jug WallV0 4b 12
3Hollow FlakeV0 4b 10
4Little Big Problemf6B *4
5Big Little ProblemE3 6c *** 
6Overhanging ButtressHS *17
7Scooped wallD 20
8Blunt AreteD 8
9Flaky WallVD 6
10Flaky SlabV0 4c 6
11Flaky CrackS 6
12Problem CrackV0- 4c *6
 ALDERMAN RIGHT HAND  
14Peardrop WallS 15
15Peardrop ButtressS 4b 5
16C. RouteHD 23
17D. RouteHVD 13
18Knee TremblerE2 5c 1
19Heart Flakef5 2
20Heart Slab Leftf6C  
21Heart Slab Rightf7A  
22Heart Arete Leftf6A+ 1
23Heart Arete Rightf6A 1
24Pebbledash WallS 5a 13
 Climb nameGradex
25Ditch DigginE2 6c ** 
26Cold EmbraceV2 5c *2
27Edgehog FlavourE1 5b 11
28Pigmy WallHS 4b 83
29E. RouteS 4b 67
30F. RouteS 4a 67
31Golden WonderE1 5b 18
32Crispy CrackHVS 5a *52
33Rib and FaceVD **156
34Cleft and ChimneyVD *90
35Malc's Flaky FinishHVS 5c 2
36Great Slab AreteS 4a *109
37Great SlabVS 4c ***160
38The Great GatsbyVS 4c *8
39Great Slab ChimneyD 126
40Great Slab RightHVS 4c 22
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
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