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