Climbs 25
Rocktype Dolerite
Altitude 300m a.s.l
Faces NE

Approach notes

After many years with climbing banned (sometimes at the point of a gun), limited access is now allowed again! Details at and on the BMC RAD database.

A temporary Ring Ouzel ban is possible, probably April to June judging by the Stanage experience.


No guides found for this crag

Visited 11th Sept 06 on a fine dry day.The climbonline download guide is right to emphasise a warning about the grades being 30 years old. We must be getting soft, we started with Left Escalator at HS 4a. We had to swop lead after a steep start but there are three good threads on the way up. It was steep but enjoyable once you got gear in but we thought worth 4b ! Our next effort was Master's Groove at VS 4b**. Again we had to swop leads with the first of us backing off above the first crux.I lead through and thankfully found a stuck wire in the overhang. I pulled through but as I was on the "finish on grassy ledges" something gave way and I took a 35ft fall through a tree landing upside down below my belayer. My helmet saved me from no worse than a grazed forehead and bruised groin from the rope ! I enjoyed the climb though we thought it worth a good 4c. My partner said I could have the tick !
nocker - 11/Sep/06
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Climbs at this crag

10Right Escalator
VS 4c *5
11Derision Groove
VS 5a *1
12Master's Groove
VS 4c 9
S 4a *15
14Rigor Mortis
VS 5b **1
15 Great ChimneyS * 
HVS 5a  
17Chimney and Slab
D 1
18Interrupted Crack
19Stroll On
E2 5b * 
E2 5b 2
21Bishop's Chimney
HS 4a 3
22Sabre Cut
VS 4c  
23Straight Up
VS 4c 2
24G-String Grooves
VS 4c  
25 Yackley ChimneyD 1

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