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.

Approach 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).

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

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
 ALDERMAN LEFT HAND  
2Jug WallV0 4b 18
3Hollow FlakeV0 4b 16
4Little Big Problemf6B *6
5Big Little ProblemE3 6c *** 
6Overhanging ButtressHS *19
7Scooped wallD 25
8Blunt AreteD 11
9Flaky WallVD 7
10Flaky SlabV0 4c 10
11Flaky CrackS 10
12Problem CrackV0- 4c *10
 ALDERMAN RIGHT HAND  
14Peardrop WallS 19
15Peardrop ButtressS 4b 8
16C. RouteHD 28
17D. RouteHVD 17
18Knee TremblerE2 5c 1
19Heart Flakef5 2
20Heart Slab Leftf6C  
21Heart Slab Rightf7A  
22Heart Arete Leftf6A+ 4
23Heart Arete Rightf6A 4
24Pebbledash WallS 5a 19
25Ditch DigginE2 6c ** 
26Cold EmbraceV2 5c *4
27Edgehog FlavourE1 5b 12
28Pigmy WallHS 4b 93
29E. RouteS 4b 75
30F. RouteS 4a 74
31Golden WonderE1 5b 21
32Crispy CrackHVS 5a *59
33Rib and FaceVD **169
34Cleft and ChimneyVD *97
35Malc's Flaky FinishHVS 5c 3
36Great Slab AreteS 4a *126
37Great SlabVS 4c ***178
38The Great GatsbyVS 4c *12
39Great Slab ChimneyD 136
40Great Slab RightHVS 4c 25
41Pebble MillE2 5b 7
42At OneS 4a 2
43Boundary MillHD 4
44Mill HillVD 2
45MillhouseHD 2
46Ace MillS 4b 3
47AlderpersonVS 4c 3
48Pinnacle AreteS 4a 7
 SCRAMBLES  
50Scramble Option 13 **2
51Scramble Option 23 *2
52Scramble Option 32 *2
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