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Baslow Edge

Derbyshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 232 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 300m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
Although less impressive than its neighbours (Froggatt and Curbar), Baslow Edge possess a large number of small (8m) isolated buttresses of good quality. Few routes are polished and most are in the lower grades. An excellent choice for summer evenings away from the crowds (take a picnic!). Classics include Flying Crag Groove, Lacifitra, Fingers Crack and Pensioner's Bulge (all VS 4c), Index Climb (S)and Don's Mantel (E2 5b). Has received some interest of late, hence its hardest route, The Grand Potato, E7 6b.

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).

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

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 ROADSIDE BUTTRESSES  
2Corner RouteD 97
3Rib routeD 13
4Stile GuruV0- 4b 23
5Curbar CracksD 99
6Cracked WallHS 4a 68
7Rum and PepHVD 4a 133
8BacchanaliaE1 5b *5
9Bacchanalia (Bottom section)V0 5b 10
10Mauvais PasHVD 4a 113
11BitterVS 4b 85
12ShandyD 115
13Polar ClimbS 44
14Left Hand Flake CrackS 154
15Central CrackVS 5a 85
16Flake CrackHD 172
17Wall to right of flake crackV0- 4b 7
18AlisonS 4a 156
19Death to KhomeiniVS 4b 59
20Niched WallVS 4b 82
 SQUARE STONE  
22Left Aretef3 48
23Square Dancef6B+ 9
24Short Wallf6A 52
25Square Wallf6A 43
26Square Aretef4+ 43
27Square Arete Rightf5 23
28Front Facef5+ 32
29Therabandf7A+ **4
 FLYING CRAG  
31Has Shaun Got False TeethV4 6b 4
32Dick's DilemmaHS 4b 58
33TruancyE1 6a 14
34Wasted YouthHS 4b 115
35Groove and WallVS 5a 20
36Flying Crag GrooveHS 4c 108
37Don's MantelE2 5b 21
38Flying Crag CrackHVS 5a 15
39Slanted And EnchantedE6 6b  
40The Flying CragHVS 4c 28
41The Flying Crag (direct start)HVS 5b 19
42John Wilsonf6B **4
43Flying StartV2 5c **14
44Line to right of Flying StartV1 5b 3
45Flying GrooveV0 4c 11
46Baslow FlypastE1 5b 2
 GULLIES WALL AREA  
48Laicifitra 1HVS 5a 96
49Yarg SinnedE1 5b *6
50Laicifitra 2S 4a 148
51Batu MotelV7 1
52Second Hand GoodsHS 4b 55
53Quarry WallHS 4c 109
54Quarry CrackHVD 4a 39
55Cold DiggertyV5 6b 6
56Hot ZiggertyV5 6b 19
57Arise Sir Freddie!V4 6a *10
58Whatisit?HVS 5b 86
59Hanging SlabS 4a 17
60The GrooveVD 13
61Route 0D 275
62Chipped SlabD 31
63Route 1VD 390
64Traverse 1S 4a 20
65Mossy GullyM 21
66Right-hand AreteM 25
67Route 1.5S 4b 267
68Route 1.9S 4a 218
69Route 2VD 383
70Route 3VD 219
71Route 3.5VD 245
72Stepped GrooveM 265
73ResurgenceHVS 5b 264
74RenaissanceV1 5b *287
75Grounded BeesVS 5a 244
76Left Hand GullyM 106
77Gully WallM 355
78Gully Wall VariationVD 4a 252
79Right Hand GullyD 163
80Shallow RibVD *252
81Blocked GullyM 145
82Three PlyM 17
83Broken ButtressVD 210
84Twin RoofV1 5b 19
85Twin Roof RockoverV3 6a 4
 THE RIB  
87Little PillarHD 11
88Left Hand TowerVS 4c 23
89Left Hand Tower (Direct Start)V0+ 5b 5
90Grooved RibD 20
91KifinguHVS 5a 2
92ShakeVS 4b 89
93Pinch 'n' PushE1 6b 16
94Green CrackVD 54
95The Balls Testf6B *67
96Undercuttingf7A+ *7
97The Ripperf7B **25
98Black CrackD 83
99The CrackD 83
100Truffle Pigf7A 3
101RiblessE1 5a 60
102Ribless VariationHVS 5a 5
103The RibVD 62
104The Rib - Direct StartHVS 5b 42
 MATTERHORN BOULDER  
106Matterhorn FaceVS 4c 9
107Bone at it Directf7A+ 1
108Smutt RidgeV7  
109LionV0+ 2
 THE WALNUT  
111Hazlenut Whirlf6A+ *10
112Dry Roastedf5+ 5b 16
113Pralinef6A 20
114Praline Directf4+ 5
115Nutjobf6A 33
116The Walnutf6C ***122
117Walnut Saladf5+  
118Walnut Flakef5+ *10
119Complete nutterf5+ 47
120Whip Me Whip Mef7A+ ***27
121Nuts to Brazilf3+ 4b 21
122Nut Crackerf5 5a 16
123Little Richardf7A *37
 Climb nameGradex
124Walnut Whipf7B+ **14
125Chunky Nutf6B+ 6a *19
 GUN BUTTRESS  
127Coarse CommieHVS 5a 91
128SashVS 4c *6
129Rough Wall ClimbVS 4c *234
130Jolly RoughVS 4c 25
131Jolly Green DwarfVS 5a 158
132Mad BilberriesV3 52
133Jolly Green ElephantV4 12
134Pensioner's BulgeVS 4c 123
135Gun ChimneyS 72
136Matterhorn RidgeD 15
137Santa Claus RetreatsE1 5b 11
138The Man with the Gritstone GunHS 4b 9
139Hair Conditioned NightmareHVS 5b 66
140Hair Conditioned Nightmare AreteV2 5c 8
141CoinkydinkHVS 5b 2
142Kicking StepsHVS 5b 4
143BackstopVS 5a 3
144Booby TrapE1 5b 1
145Wall GrooveHS 4b 13
146LarcenyHVS 5a 17
147Gary's Little Joke BookE2 6a 3
148Problem WallHVS 5b 13
149Fingers CrackVS 4b 87
150Cracked FingersHVS 5b 7
151Work The WallHVS 6a 1
152Finger WallHVS 5c 8
 CAVE BUTTRESS AREA  
154Religious GatheringHVD 4
155Cliff CollegeE1 5b 4
156Hidden SectE1 5c  
157Angle ClimbD 8
158Dusty CrackS 3
159DepressionD 12
160Wigible ChimneyM 9
161Wigible AreteD 13
162JuddoD 6
163Index ClimbMS 71
164Index Climb DirectVS 4c *22
165Heather Crack (Heather Climb)S 4b 32
166Sewer PlumbVS 4c 10
167The BendVS 4c 1
168DelseyVS 4c 1
169KlingonVD 5
170Above and Beyond the Callisthenic BarrierHS 29
171Left-Hand Gully ButtressVS 4b 26
172PoppersE5 6c **2
173Poppers StartV7 6c **3
174The Grand PotatoE6 6b 9
175The Cave GullyVD *36
176Cave RibE1 5a *18
177Cave Climb IndirectVS 4c 37
178Cave Climb DirectVS 4c 15
179Left BreakHS 1
180Right Hand BreakVD 6
181Block ChimneyM 12
182Leaning BlockD 18
183Broken CrackM 11
184Social ClimberVS 5a 4
185Jam and Blast ItHVS 5a *24
186Corner CrackVS 4c 15
187Jam and Blast It/Corner Crack Crack Combination *VS 2
188Not Now JohnHVS 5c 7
189Heather Wall (Climb)D 37
190Heather Wall (Climb) DirectS 6
191Capstone ChimneyD 29
192Capstone Chimney CrackS 4c 24
193Lost FortuneE2 5c 1
194Sir Fred GoodwinE4 6a 2
195Twin CracksVD 45
196Easy CornerM 5
197SlapdashE1 6a  
198Pothole WallD 3
199Introductory CrackVD 8
200The Last PostVS 4b 5
 THE EAGLE STONE  
202Men OnlyV0- 75
203A Fist Full of Beaglesf7A+ *33
204Beagles Aboutf5 **84
205For a Few Beagles Moref7B **23
206The Good the Bad and the Beaglef7A *22
207A Beagle Too Farf6B **78
208Bright ConceptV8+ *** 
209The Beagle has Landedf7A+ **50
210Where Beagles Daref7A+ *39
211Dreaming the Beaglef7B *6
212Baslow Eagle Stone MantleHVS 6b 1
213Like a Beagle over Troubled Waterf6B+ 6
214RoundaboutV2 *11
 FLATWORLD  
216Heroesf7B **5
217Heroes left exitV6 **1
218Shakespeare's Theatref6B+ 1
219Flatworld LHf7B *24
220Flatworldf7C ***34
221Hurry On Sundownf7A+ *27
222Hurry On Sundown Standupf7A **33
223Lichen Slabf5+ *18
224Elmer Fuddf7A 19
225Elmer Fudd - Lefthandf6C+ *6
226Fat Worldf6A ***57
 MONUMENT AREA  
228Fact Huntf7B+ *17
229Dirty Bitchf7A 43
 LOCATION UNKNOWN  
231Results Dayf6B+ *1
232The PunterV4 ** 
233BrownieV0- 4b 15
234Brownie LowV1 5b *1
235OuchV0 5a 20
236The MeagleV1 5b 5
237The MeerkatV2 5c 15
238CubistV3 6a 12
239Spinal FjordV4 1
240Lilliputf7A+ **6
241Glovelovef7A *1
242Rib WallHVS 4c 1
243Rebel Without a Pause *E5 6b 2
244Mustn't Crumble. *E6 6b *1
245The Globe *f7A *1
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