Baslow Edge

Climbs 248 – 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).

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 2 (1994), Bouldering in the Peak District Vol 1 (1994)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
 *THE BELVEDERE AREA* 
 CURBAR CRACKS 
3Corner RouteHVD 4a
4Rib routeD
5Curbar CracksD
6Cracked WallHS 4a
 BACCHUS BUTTRESS 
8Rum and PepHVD 4a
9BacchanaliaE1 5b *
10Bacchanalia StartV0 5b
11Mauvais PasVD 4a
12BitterHS 4c *
13ShandyVD
14Polar ClimbVD
15Stile GuruV0- 4b
16OuchV0 5a
17The MeagleV0+ 5b
 FLAKE BUTTRESS 
19Left-Hand Flake CrackS 4a
20Central CrackVS 5a *
21Flake CrackD
22Wall Right of Flake CrackV0- 4b
 NICHED WALL 
24AlisonS 4a
25Death to KhomeiniVS 4b
26Niched WallS 4a
27The MeerkatV2 5c
 *CENTRAL AREA* 
 SQUARE STONE 
30Left ArêteV0- 4c
31Square DanceV3 5c
32Short WallV0- 5a
33Square WallV3 6a
34CubistV3 6a
35Square ArêteV0 5a
36Square Arête RightV2 5c
37Front FaceV1 5b
38TherabandV7 6b **
 FLYING CRAG 
40Has Shaun Got False TeethV3 6a
41Dick's DilemmaHS 4c
42BrownieV0- 4b
43Brownie LowV1 5b *
44TruancyE1 6a
45Wasted YouthHS 4b
46Groove and WallVS 5a
47Flying Crag GrooveHS 4c *
48Don's MantelE1 5b *
49Flying Crag CrackHVS 5a
50Rebel Without a PauseE5 6b
51Slanted and EnchantedE6 6b
52Mustn't Crumble. *E6 6b *
53The Flying CragVS 4b *
54Baslow FlypastE1 5b
55John WilsonV3 6a **
56Flying StartV2 5c **
57Line Right of Flying StartV1 5b
58Flying GrooveV0 4c
 LAICIFITRA BUTTRESS 
60Laicifitra 1VS 4c
61Yarg SinnedE1 5b *
62Laicifitra 2HVD 4a
 QUARRY BUTTRESS 
64Second Hand GoodsVS 4b
65Batu MotelV7 6c
66Quarry WallHS 4b
67Quarry CrackVD 4a
68Cold DiggertyE4 6b
69Hot ZiggertyE2 6a
70Arise Sir Freddie!E1 6a *
71Whatisit?HVS 5b *
72Hanging SlabS 4a
73The GrooveVD
 GULLIES WALL 
75Route 0D
76Chipped SlabD
77Route 1VD
78Traverse 1S 4a
79Route 1.5S 4b
80Route 1.9S 4a
81Route 2VD
82Route 3VD
83Route 3.5VD
84Stepped GrooveM
85ResurgenceHVS 5b
86RenaissanceHVS 5b **
87Grounded BeesVS 4c
88Left-Hand GullyM
89Gully WallD
90Gully Wall VariationVD 4a
91Right-Hand GullyM
92Shallow RibD *
 BROKEN BUTTRESS 
94Blocked GullyM
95Little PillarVD 4a
96Triple JumpM
97Twin RoofV1 5b
98Twin Roof RockoverV3 6a
99Left-Hand TowerVS 4c
100Left-Hand Tower StartV0+ 5b
101Broken ButtressVD
 THE RIB 
103Grooved RibM
104Shallow GrooveHVD 4b
105KifinguHVS 5a
106ShakeVS 4c *
107Pinch 'n' PushV3 6b
108UndercuttingV7 6c *
109The Balls TestV4 6a *
110Green CrackHVD 4a
111The RipperV7 6c **
112Black CrackD
113Truffle PigV6 6b
114RiblessVS 4c
115Ribless VariationHVS 5a
116The Rib DirectHVS 5a **
117The RibS *
118Rib WallHVS 4c
119The CrackD **
 THE WALNUT 
121The WalnutV4 6a ***
122NutjobV2 5c
123Walnut FlakeV2 5c *
124Complete NutterV1 5c
125Whip Me Whip MeV5 6b ***
126Nuts to BrazilV0- 4c
127Nut CrackerV1 5c
128Little RichardV6 6b *
129Walnut WhipV8 6c **
130Chunky NutV3 6a *
131The ChokerV10 7a
132NutrockerV1 5b
133Percy Feels SickV7 6c
134Hazlenut WhirlV3 6a *
135Dry RoastedV1 5b
136PralineV2 5c
137Praline DirectV0+ 5b
 MATTERHORN BOULDER 
139Matterhorn ArêteM *
140Matterhorn FaceVS 4c
141Bone At It DirectV7 6c
142Smutt RidgeV6 6b
143LionV0+ 5b
 GUN BUTTRESS 
145Coarse CommieHVS 5a
146Rough Wall ClimbVS 4c *
147SashVS 4c *
148Jolly RoughVS 4c
149Jolly Green DwarfVS 5a *
150Mad BilberriesHVS 6a
151Jolly Green ElephantE1 6a
152Pensioner's BulgeVS 5a **
153Gun ChimneyHVD 4a
154Santa Claus RetreatsHVS 5a *
155The Man with the Gritstone GunHS 4b
156Hair Conditioned NightmareHVS 5b *
157Hair Conditioned Nightmare ArêteV2 5c
158Chin Hair Conditioned Nightmare *V5 6b
 LARCENY BUTTRESS 
160CoinkydinkHVS 5b
161Kicking StepsHVS 5b
162BackstopVS 5a
163Booby TrapE1 5b
164Wall GrooveHS 4b
165LarcenyHVS 5a *
166Gary's Little Joke BookE3 6a
167Problem WallHVS 5b
168Fingers CrackHS 4b *
169Cracked FingersV0+ 5b
170Work the WallE1 6a
171Finger WallE1 5c
 *CAVE BUTTRESS AREA* 
 THE BAY 
174Religious GatheringHVD 4a
175Cliff CollegeE2 5c
176HeathenV5 6b
177Hidden SectE2 6a
178Angle ClimbHVD 4a
179Dusty CrackHS 4b
180DepressionVD 4a
 WIGIBLE BUTTRESS 
182Wigible ChimneyM
183Wigible ArêteD
 INDEX BUTTRESS 
185JuddoD
186NailodramaVS 4c
187Index ClimbHVD *
188Index Climb DirectVS 4c *
189Heather ClimbD
 SEWER PLUMB BUTTRESS 
191Sewer PlumbVS 4c *
192The BendE1 5b
193DelseyHVS 5b
194KlingonVD
 CAVE BUTTRESS 
196Above and Beyond the Callisthenic BarrierHS 4a *
197Left-Hand Gully ButtressHS 4b *
198PoppersE5 6c **
199Poppers StartV7 6c **
200The Grand PotatoE7 6c **
201The Cave GullyVD **
202Cave RibE1 5a *
203Cave Climb IndirectHS 4b
204Cave Climb DirectVS 5a *
205Social ClimberHVS 5a
206Left BreakVS 5a
207Right-Hand BreakHVD 4a
208Block ChimneyM
209Leaning BlockVD
210Cold ComfortHVS 5a
211Broken CrackM
212Broken ChimneyVD
213Jam and Blast ItHVS 5b *
214Corner CrackVS 4c
215Jam and Blast It/Corner Crack CombinationVS 4c
216Heather WallVD
217Not Now JohnHVS 5c
218I've Gotta Get OnVS 5c
219Capstone ChimneyVD *
220Capstone Chimney CrackS 4c
221Sir Fred GoodwinE4 6a
222Lost FortuneE2 6a
223Twin CracksHD
224Easy CornerM
225SlapdashE1 6a
226Pothole WallVD
 THE EAGLE STONE 
228Men OnlyV0- 4b
229A Fist Full of BeaglesV7 6c *
230Beagles AboutV2 5c **
231For a Few Beagles MoreV8 6b **
232The Good the Bad and the BeagleV6 6b *
233A Beagle Too FarV3 6a **
234The Bright ConceptV8 6c ***
235Dreaming the BeagleV8 6b *
236The Beagle Has LandedV6 6b **
237Where Beagles DareV7 6c *
238Like a Beagle over Troubled WaterV3 6a
239RoundaboutV3 6a *
 *SOUTH END* 
 FLATWORLD 
242Heroes Left ExitV6 6b **
243HeroesV8 6c **
244The NoseV7 6b
245LilliputV7 6b **
246The Globe *f7A *
247Shakespeare's Theatre *f6B+
248Spinal Fjord *V4
249Flatworld Left-HandV8 6c *
250FlatworldV9 6c ***
251Hurry on SundownV4 6b **
252Hurry on Sundown Sit-StartV6 6b *
253Lichen SlabV2 5c *
254Milk of AmnesiaV4 6b
255Elmer Fudd - Left-HandV5 6b *
256Elmer FuddV6 6b
257Fat WorldV3 6a ***
258Introductory CrackHVD 4a
259Higher GroundV9 7a
260The Last PostV3 5c
 RAILTRACK 
262Railtrack FlakesV0 5a
263Pain is Only Fear Leaving the BodyV6 6b
264Dirty BeechV2 5c
 MONUMENT BUTTRESS 
266Results Day *f6B+ *
267Fact HuntV7 6c *
268That Which Does Not Kill Me Makes Me StrongerV9 7a
269Dirty BitchV6 6b
 HONEYPOT WALL 
271CheekboneV3 6a
272Glove LoveV6 6b
273The GenieV3 6a
274HoneypotV4 6b
275RubbyV1 5b
276Judge Phillip BanksV5 6b
 THE QUARRIES 
278Registered RhymenecologistV5 6b
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