Baslow Edge

Climbs 250 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 300m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
Baslow is a quiet little back-water, lacking any of the great grit classics of its near neighbours, it has long been a neglected venue, mainly frequented by explorers looking for an escape from the crowds that inhabit the cliffs further north. The fact that we saw fit to leave it out of the first edition of Peak Gritstone East speaks volumes, clearly pointing to the fact that it is the least significant of all the outcrops between Stanage and Chatsworth. Despite this, Baslow is worthy of a visit or three, for a little peace and quiet.

Access notes
Approach from the North from a car park at Curbar Gap (SK 261747) or from the village of Baslow to the South (car park at SK 257721).

Eastern Grit (2015), Peak Bouldering (2014), Peak District: Bouldering (2011), Froggatt to Black Rocks (2010), Peak SE Pokketz (2007), Peak Climbs - Froggatt (1991),
Out of print: Eastern Grit (2006) (2006), Peak District: Bouldering (2004), Peak Bouldering - Fax09 (1998), Bouldering in the Peak District Vol 2 (1994), Bouldering in the Peak District Vol 1 (1994)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
3Corner RouteVD 4a 107
4Rib routeD 15
5Curbar CracksD 109
6Cracked WallHS 4a 71
8Rum and PepHVD 4a 144
9BacchanaliaE1 5b *7
10Bacchanalia StartV0 5b 13
11Mauvais PasHVD 4a 118
12BitterVS 4b 88
13ShandyVD 125
14Polar ClimbVD 52
15Stile GuruV0- 4b 28
16OuchV0 5a 24
17The MeagleV0+ 5b 6
19Left-Hand Flake CrackS 4a *164
20Central CrackVS 5a *87
21Flake CrackD 188
22Wall Right of Flake CrackV0- 4b 7
24AlisonS 4b 166
25Death to KhomeiniVS 4b *61
26Niched WallS 4a 88
27The MeerkatV2 5c 19
30Left ArêteV0- 4c 52
31Square DanceV3 5c 12
32Short WallV0- 5a 59
33Square WallV3 6a 49
34CubistV3 6a 21
35Square ArêteV0 5a 53
36Square Arête RightV2 5c 29
37Front FaceV1 5b 37
38TherabandV7 6b **5
40Has Shaun Got False Teethf6B 6b 4
41Dick's DilemmaHS 4b 66
42BrownieV0- 4b 16
43Brownie LowV1 5b *1
44TruancyE1 6a 15
45Wasted YouthHS 4b 125
46Groove and WallVS 5a 20
47Flying Crag GrooveHS 4c *117
48Don's MantelE2 5b *23
49Flying Crag CrackHVS 5a 17
50Rebel Without a PauseE5 6b 1
51Slanted and EnchantedE6 6b *1
52Mustn't Crumble. *E6 6b *1
53The Flying CragHVS 4c 30
54Baslow FlypastE1 5b 2
55John WilsonV3 6a **4
56Flying StartV2 5c **37
57Line Right of Flying StartV1 5b 4
58Flying GrooveV0 4c 16
60Laicifitra 1HVS 5a 103
61Yarg SinnedE1 5b *7
62Laicifitra 2S 4a 159
64Second Hand GoodsHS 4b 60
65Batu MotelV7 6c 1
66Quarry WallHS 4c *120
67Quarry CrackHVD 4a 42
68Cold DiggertyE2 6b 6
69Hot ZiggertyE2 6b 20
70Arise Sir Freddie!E1 6a *10
71Whatisit?HVS 5b 97
72Hanging SlabS 4a 19
73The GrooveVD 15
75Route 0D 303
76Chipped SlabD 32
77Route 1VD 428
78Traverse 1S 4a 20
79Route 1.5S 4b 292
80Route 1.9S 4a 234
81Route 2D 4a *418
82Route 3D 234
83Route 3.5VD 284
84Stepped GrooveM 304
85ResurgenceHVS 5b 280
86Renaissancef5 5b *310
87Grounded BeesVS 5a 261
88Left-Hand GullyM 111
89Gully WallM *381
90Gully Wall VariationVD 4a 266
91Right-Hand GullyD 171
92Shallow RibVD *270
94Blocked GullyM 153
95Little PillarVD 4a 11
96Triple JumpM 18
97Twin Roof LeftV3 6a 6
98Twin RoofV1 5b 23
99Left-Hand TowerVS 4c 26
100Left-Hand Tower StartV0+ 5b 6
101Broken ButtressVD 225
103Grooved RibM 20
104Shallow GrooveHVD 4b 2
105KifinguHVS 5a 2
106ShakeVS 4c *96
107Pinch 'n' PushV3 6b 20
108UndercuttingV7 6c *12
109The Balls TestV4 6a *81
110Green CrackHVD 4a 66
111The RipperV7 6c **29
112Black CrackD 92
113Truffle PigV6 6b 7
114RiblessVS 4c 68
115Ribless VariationHVS 5a 9
116The Rib DirectHVS 5a **44
117The RibS *68
118Rib WallHVS 4c 2
119The CrackD **94
121NutjobV2 5c 41
122The WalnutV4 6a ***139
123Walnut FlakeV2 5c *17
124Complete NutterV1 5c 64
125Whip Me Whip MeV5 6b ***32
126Nuts to BrazilV0- 4c 25
127Nut CrackerV1 5c 19
128Little RichardV6 6b *40
129Walnut WhipV8 6c **13
130The ChokerV10 7a  
131Chunky NutV3 6a *24
132NutrockerV1 5b 2
133Percy Feels SickV7 6c  
134Hazlenut WhirlV3 6a *15
135Dry RoastedV1 5b 20
136PralineV2 5c 25
137Praline DirectV0+ 5b 9
139Matterhorn ArêteM *17
140Matterhorn FaceVS 4c 11
141Bone At It DirectV7 6c 3
142Smutt RidgeV6 6b 1
143LionV0+ 5b 3
146Coarse CommieHVS 5a 99
147Rough Wall ClimbVS 4c *255
148SashVS 4c *7
149Jolly RoughVS 4c 27
150Jolly Green DwarfVS 5a 170
151Mad BilberriesHVS 6a 55
152Jolly Green ElephantE2 6a 14
153Pensioner's BulgeVS 4c 132
154Gun ChimneyHVD 4a 76
155Santa Claus RetreatsHVS 5a *13
156The Man with the Gritstone GunHS 4b 10
157Hair Conditioned NightmareHVS 5b 70
158Hair Conditioned Nightmare ArêteV2 5c 11
159Chin Hair Conditioned Nightmare *V5 6b  
161CoinkydinkHVS 5b 2
162Kicking StepsHVS 5b 4
163BackstopVS 5a 3
164Booby TrapE1 5b 1
165Wall GrooveHS 4b 14
166LarcenyHVS 5a 18
167Gary's Little Joke BookE2 6a 3
168Problem WallHVS 5b 15
169Fingers CrackVS 4b 93
170Cracked FingersV0+ 5b 8
171Work the WallHVS 6a 1
172Finger WallHVS 5c 9
175Religious GatheringHVD 4a 5
176Cliff CollegeE2 5c 4
177HeathenV5 6b  
178Hidden SectE2 6a  
179Angle ClimbHVD 4a 10
180Dusty CrackHS 4b 5
181DepressionVD 4a 14
183Wigible ChimneyM 12
184Wigible ArêteD 16
186JuddoD 7
187NailodramaVS 4c 1
188Index ClimbS 4a **78
189Index Climb DirectVS 4c *23
190Heather ClimbS 4b 36
191Heather Climb DirectS 4b 1
193Sewer PlumbVS 4c 13
194The BendE1 5b 2
195DelseyHVS 5b 2
196KlingonVD 6
199Above and Beyond the Callisthenic BarrierHS 4a *35
200Left-Hand Gully ButtressVS 4b *29
201PoppersE5 6c *2
202Poppers StartV7 6c **3
203The Grand PotatoE6 6b *9
204The Cave GullyVD *43
205Cave RibE1 5a *22
206Cave Climb IndirectVS 4c 49
207Cave Climb DirectVS 4c 17
208Social ClimberVS 5a 5
209Left BreakVS 5a 2
210Right-Hand BreakHVD 4a 8
211Block ChimneyM 15
212Leaning BlockVD 21
213Cold ComfortHVS 5a 1
214Broken CrackM 15
215Broken ChimneyVD 1
216Jam and Blast ItHVS 5a *29
217Corner CrackVS 4c 16
218Jam and Blast It/Corner Crack CombinationVS 4c 4
219Heather WallVD 40
220Not Now JohnHVS 5c 9
221I've Gotta Get OnVS 5c 7
222Capstone ChimneyD 35
223Capstone Chimney CrackS 4c *25
224Sir Fred GoodwinE4 6a 2
225Lost FortuneE2 6a 1
226Twin CracksVD 52
227Easy CornerM 6
228SlapdashE1 6a  
229Pothole WallVD 3
231Men OnlyV0- 4b 86
232A Fist Full of BeaglesV7 6c *37
233Beagles AboutV2 5c **94
234For a Few Beagles MoreV8 6b **31
235The Good the Bad and the BeagleV6 6b *28
236A Beagle Too FarV3 6a **87
237The Bright ConceptV8 6c *** 
238Dreaming the BeagleV8 6b *6
239The Beagle Has LandedV6 6b **58
240Where Beagles DareV7 6c *44
241Like a Beagle over Troubled WaterV3 6a 6
242RoundaboutV3 6a *15
245Heroes Left ExitV6 6b **3
246HeroesV8 6c **6
247LilliputV7 6b **7
248The Globe *f7A *1
249Spinal FjordV4 6a 1
250Shakespeare's TheatreV4 6a *1
251Flatworld Left-HandV8 6c *33
252FlatworldV9 6c ***38
253Flatworld Sit-StartV10 6c ***1
254Hurry on SundownV4 6b **39
255Hurry on Sundown Sit-StartV6 6b *28
256Lichen SlabV2 5c *28
257Mllk ArêteV1 5b 7
258Milk of AmnesiaV4 6b 8
259Elmer FuddV6 6b 20
260Fat WorldV3 6a ***70
261Introductory CrackHVD 4a 9
262Higher GroundV9 7a  
263The Last PostV3 5c 5
265Snappy FlakesV1 5b 2
266Flakey LaybackV0+ 5a 4
267Pain is Only Fear Leaving the BodyV6 6b  
268Dirty BeechV2 5c 2
270Fact HuntV7 6c *19
271That Which Does Not Kill Me Makes Me StrongerV9 7a  
272Dirty BitchV6 6b 51
273Results DayV4 6b *3
275CheekboneV3 6a  
276Glove LoveV6 6b 1
277The GenieV3 6a  
278HoneypotV4 6b  
279RubbyV1 5b  
280Judge Phillip BanksV5 6b  
282Registered RhymenecologistV5 6b  
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