Aldery Cliff

Climbs 54 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 315m a.s.l – Faces E

Crag features
A popular crag, unique for its slabby nature in a pleasant, shltered location. Most climbs are VS/HVS on good, sometimes polished rock, up to 35m high. The classic lines are Clothesline (S), Carmen Jones (VS 4b), Broken Toe (Vs 4c), The Arete (HVS 5a) and Surface Plate (HVS 5a). A good picnic spot.

Access notes
From Buxton head SE to Earl Sterndale via the A515/B5053. The crag is on the right-hand side of the road leading from Earl Sterndale to Crowdicote. Parking is available at the crag.

Managed by the BMC.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Peak Limestone (2012), On Peak Rock (2003), Northern Limestone Route Database (2001), Peak Limestone - Stoney (1987),
Out of print: Northern Limestone (2004)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
  Climb nameGrade
1Sword and StoneE2 5b
2The High CrusadeE2 5c
3Hidden CornerHS 4a
4TherianthropicHVS 5a
5JackornerVS 4c
6Cooper's Peg RouteE2 5c *
7November WallE2 5b
8LethanolHVS 5a
9TimberHS 4a
10Rent a GhostS
11The Clone of JeremiahVS 4c
12Nazi BabyS
13The AreteE1 5a **
14Mitre CrackVS 4c *
15Chance in a MarillionE3 6a
16The CardinalVS 4c *
17The Actress/The BishopHVS 5b
18Sycamore CrackHS 4c
19Jeremy's Jungular JauntS
20Jackdaw GullyHVD
21Carmen JonesVS 4b
22CarmenVS 4c *
23Carmen SutraVS 4c
24Nitride crackMVS
25DeceptorVS 4c
26Sans NomVS 4b
27Central GullyVD
28Black Country RockHVS 5a
29Ash Tree AreteHVD
30Anti-DigestantHVS 5a
31Ash Tree SlabHS 4a *
32The Nonsense Man StartHS 5a *
33NettlerashHS 4a *
34Broken ToeHVS 4c *
35FormicVS 4c
36VenomHVS 5b
37YukioVS 4c
38Central AreteHVD
39Central Arete DirectS 4b
40JanbalooHVS 5a *
41Janbaloo Direct FinishE1 5b
42Surface PlateHVS 5a *
43ClotheslineS 4a
44The FlyHVS 5a
45The SpiderVS 4c
46BurstHVS 5a
47The BenderHVS 5a
48Terrace WallVS 4b
49A Question of PalanceVS 4b
50Right AreteVS 4b
51Hard LabourE2 5c
52A Pig in the MiddleE3 5c
53Gardeners WorldHVS 5a
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there has been a recent large rockfall in the corner to the right of Carmen/Carmen jones
PeteWilson - 05/Sep/13
The recently cleaned slabs on the right hand side contain 3 routes, all done by Dave Williams. Unfortunately the large block above and to the right of them is reported to be dangerously loose. Therefor DO NOT CLIMB THESE ROUTES, at least for the time being
Chris the Tall - 01/Dec/06
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These details were last updated on 15/Sep/2014

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