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Moat Buttress (Water-cum-Jolly)

Derbyshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 44 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 210m a.s.l – Faces N

Crag features
Steep fingery routes on reasonable qaulity rock up to 20m high. An equal balance of sport and traditional routes. The sport routes are in the best condition and most lie within the 7a to 7b range. Best trad route is Sheerwater (HVS 4c, 5b). Best sport routes are Moat Madness and Another Moatside Attraction (both 7a+) and Moaterhead (7b). Nearby Crunch Buttress contains short crimpy sport routes from 7b to 8b.

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12 °C
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4.7mm rain
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12 °C
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More: mwis: Peak District & Yorkshire DalesMet Office: Peak District

Peak Limestone (2012), Peak Lime Extra MiniGuide (2004), On Peak Rock (2003), Northern Limestone Route Database (2001), Peak Limestone - Wye Valley (1999),
Out of print: Northern Limestone (2004), Peak Limestone - Fax03 (1992)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGradex
1Nude Moatorcycle Girl7a 3
2Out of the Shadows7b *1
3Another Moatside Attraction7a+ *3
4Moat MadnessE5 6b * 
5Sheer PowerE5 6b  
6SheerwaterHVS 5b 2
7The Lady of the LakeE5 6b *3
8D.T.'s RouteE5 6b  
9Drawbridge Down When the Levee Breaks7c  
10ExcaliburE6 6b ** 
11No Mud, No Thud7b+ **4
12A Bigger Thud7c *3
13A Bigger Splat7a *4
14Let the Tripe Increase7c **14
15Moatorhead7b+ **9
16Moat People7b+ **39
17Coming up for Air7c  
18Afloat in the Moat6c+ 44
19Piranha WallE3 5c 2
20TritonE3 5c 4
21Jaws llE5 6b  
22The Flying DutchmanE6 6c * 
 Climb nameGradex
23Two Sheep to Leicester7a *6
24Searching for the Yeti7b *2
25Moat WallE5 6c 1
26Moat Race6c+ 2
27Moat PuddingsE4 6a 1
28Castle Puddings6b+ 3
29Rhyme CrimeE4 6a  
30Rhyme and ReasonE4 6a  
31Reserve JudgementE5 6a  
32Happy DaysE4 6a  
33Oh Dear!E4 6a 1
34The Majorca Alternative7a+ 10
35Mission Impossible8a * 
36Karma Killer8b **3
37Agent Provocateur8a+ **4
38perfecto7c+ *1
39Trainer Tamer7b+ 2
40Breakbeat8a * 
41One on One7a+ 1
42Under Western EyesE5 6b  
43Wish you were here6b 1
44Costa del Jolly7a 6
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Access notes
Limited parking next to Cressbrook Mill at SK 174727 from where a path leads to the left of the lake and steps. From top of steps head right along a sheep track. Moat Buttress LH is below and left after 200m. For the RH buttress continue until you appear above a railway cutting. Head back down and right for approx 150m.

Six routes (in the centre) requiring wading or a boat to access!

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