Froggatt Edge

Climbs 454 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 300m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
The main edge is a virtually continuous face of exceptionally clean and quick-drying rock of the highest quality up to 17m high. Both natural and quarried buttress exist, giving a variety of climbing styles, although the edge is home to some of the best slab climbing in the country.Work your way along the grades with Sunset Slab (VS 4b), Three Pebble Slab (E1 5a), Long John's Slab (E3-ish 5c), Downhill Racer (E4 6a) to finish up the superb Hairless Heart (E5 6a). Popular routes are polished and weekends often busy. An excellent sun-trap on winter days. Best routes: Valkyrie (HVS 5a) and Beau Geste (E7 6c).

Access notes
From the North on the B6054 Sheffield to Calver road, parking available just below The Grouse Inn (SK 259779). Alternatively head East from just South of The Chequers Inn (SK 247760).
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Peak Bouldering (2014), Peak District: Bouldering (2011), Froggatt to Black Rocks (2010), Peak District : Climbing (2008), Peak SE Pokketz (2007), Eastern Grit (2006), On Peak Rock (2003), Peak Climbs - Froggatt (1991),
Out of print: Peak District: Bouldering (2004), Peak Gritstone East (2001), Peak Bouldering - Fax09 (1998), Bouldering in the Peak District Vol 1 (1994)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
2Tall Arêtef5
3Sideays Says Sigmundf6B
4Ants on the Moonf5+
5Computer Says No Left-handf6A+
6Computer Says Nof7A+
7Sub Roccf6C **
9Hairpin CleftVB
10Tourist PathVB
11Flake ProblemV0- 4c
12Hairpin Arêtef5 *
13Hairpin Arête Leftf4
14Hairpin Scoopf4+ *
15Crash Testf6A+ **
16Jump Before You Lookf6B+ **
17Vanishing Pointf6C **
18Jelly Stand-upf6B+
19Bullittf7A *
20Jelly Bombf7C *
21Square GrooveV0+ 5b
22Round MantelV0 5a
24Isla GraceE6 6c
25Easter FoolE2 5c
26Gyron GrooveHVS 5a *
27Hot KnivesE4 6b *
28RomanceHVS 5b
29CavatinaE3 6a
30The lliadVS 4c
33Boat Wallf4
34The Cabinf4+
35Z CrackS 4c
36Z Crack Wallf5
37Tom and Elsief5+
39Barrel Organistf7A
40Glorious Gritstone Mantelshelff7A+
41Avoiding the Treetorsf6A
4317 Year ItchE1 6a
4417 Year Itch ChimneyHVD
45Slope CrackHVD 4a
46Hide and SeekE1 5c
47MastermindE4 6a *
48Krypton FactorE4 5c **
49The SlabVS 4c
50Brush UpVS 4c
51Two Pebble SlabE1 5c *
52Nine Pebble SlabE6 6c
53BrainflowerV3 6a
55Black WallHVS 5a
56Biscuits for CheeseV5 6b
57Box of FrogsV6 6b
58Lake of FlakesV5 6b
59Armadillo PillowV4 6a
60V EarV2 5c
61The Trees' KneesV4 6a
62Matchbox Arêtef6A+
63Slipper SlabHVS 5a
64Gripper GrabV2 5c
65Glass Slipperf7A
66Glass Slipper Sit-Startf7A+
67Morty's CornerHVS 5a
68Downes' Crimpsf6B
69Downes' CrackVS 5a **
70Retro CrackVS 4c
71Pillar WallD
72Retro Crack RH GrooveHD
73Retro crack Far RH AreteHVD 4b
74Retro Crack Far RH GrooveVD
75Chin Maniaf7A+
76FroggattmaniaE1 5c
77Chin GrinderE6 6c *
78Just CrackHS 4a
79JacobHVS 5b
80HibernationE5 6a **
81EsauE3 6a *
82Esau Direct StartE3 5c
83FirecrackerE7 6b *
84FirelighterV1 5c
85Backseat NothingE2 5b
86Cud U LikeE1 5a
88VomerE2 6a *
89Vomer HarrisHS 5a
90Neb CrackVS 4b
91Perfect MiniatureVS 4b
92Dick Van Dyke Goes BallisticE7 6b *
93Indoor FishermanE4 6a ***
94Ghost of the BrookE3 6a
95Crooked StartVS 4c
96Crooked Start DirectVS 4c
97Tinsel's TangleS 4a *
98PiledriverHVS 5b
99Piledriver Direct StartHVS 6a *
100Brookside CrackD
101Slack TimeHS 4b
102Brookside GullyD
103Fisherman's FriendV4 6b
104Old King Cascadef7B+ **
105Ol' Man Riverf7C *
106Ladies' Wallf7C
107Ladies ButtressVD
108Ladies Buttress IndirectD
109Belly DancerE1 6a
110Burnt Siennaf6B
111Kimb's Limbsf7A+
112Carry on Screamingf6B+
113Les Grands Doigtsf7C
114Bad Landing Crackf6A+
116FlipperV3 6a
117SmoochV0 5a
118ChoochV1 5c
120Yorkshire KipperV1 5b
121Yorkshire FlipperV3 6a
122FlipsideV0 5a
124Renegade Bulgef6C
125Bulge Right-Handf6C+
126StaircaseV0- 4b
127Stoke Hall AreteV1 5b
128Fair FloraV0 5a
129Fair Flora RH AreteV0- 4a
130Screaming DreamE7 7a **
131Renegade MasterE8 6c **
132Dave's Dynof7C
133Thuggy Bearf7A+ ***
134FrecklesV2 5c
135The Famous Chris EllisE4 6a
137Tombstone Groovef4+
138Shallow Groovef6A
139Shallow Gravef7B *
140Tombstonef7A+ *
141Tombstone Aretef5+
143Bottoms Upf4
145Daylight Grubberyf6B
146Goodnight Tigerf5
147Holy Greenf7A
148Morning Woodf6B
149Splattacakef6A+ **
150Rampagef7A **
151Dreamboatf7A **
155Teddybear's Pinicf6C **
156Big Surprisef5
157Big Surprise Sit-Startf7A
158Eat Your Greensf6A+
159Nobody Nosef6C
160Emerald Aislef7A **
162White Lycanf6A+
163White Lycan Sit-Startf7B
164The Other Half Has Hairy Legsf6C
166Misplaced ChildhoodV2 5c
168Hot Butter Knivesf7A
170The Captainf7A ***
173Kermit's Fingerf6A
175Slanting Flake TraverseVB
176Gully Dynof6C
177Fiddler's Arêtef6C
178Fiddler's Arete RockoverV0- 4c
180Debut WallHVS 5b
181DebutanteHVS 5a
182Ape Drapef6C+ ***
183Ape Drape Direct Finishf7A+ ***
184Monkey manf7B+ **
186StrapathyroidV1 5b
187StrapiombanteE1 5b **
188StrapadictomyE5 6b ***
189CockchaferE5 6b
190Cock RobinE6 7a *
191StrappotenteE7 7a *
192StrapiomboE1 5b **
193HaarowE6 6c
194English OverhangVS 4c
195Scarper's TriangleE1 5b *
196Broken HeartE2 5c
197ScarperedVS 4c
198Oss NobE4 6a **
199Left Flake CrackS 4a
200Le Diabolique Chien NoirE1 5b
201Right Flake CrackS 4a
202Parallel PipedE3 5c *
203Benign LivesE7 6c **
204MildE4 6b
205Mild SideV0+ 5b
206Mild Side AV0- 4a
207Mild Side BV0- 4b
208Historically InsignificantE3 6a
209Slim PickingsV0- 5a
210Puddy TatV4 6b
211Pussy CatV0- 4c
212Tom KatzV2 6a
213Geordie EwoksE6 6c **
214GentlefishE4 6a
215Chockstone CrackHS 4b *
216C.H.M.S. 1VS 4b
217ButchV2 5c
218Pig Heart Boyf7B **
219Cast Offf6B *
220Leggitf6B **
221The NoseV0+ 5b
223Science FrictionE6 6a *
224Fatal AttractionE5 6a *
225North ClimbS 4a *
226What's Up Doc?E2 5b
227Sunset Slab direct startVS 4b **
228SundownerE2 5a *
229Sunset SlabHVS 4b ***
230Sunset CrackHS 4c **
231Turret CrackHS 4b *
232Slab and CrackD *
233Ramp-ArtE5 6b *
234Soul DoubtE8 6c **
235Beau GesteE7 6c ***
236Epiphany Left-handE6 6b **
237Holly GrooveVS 4c *
238Hawk's Nest CrackVS 4c ***
239Horizontal PlacesE5 6b *
240Cave Crack IndirectHVS 5a *
241Cave CrackE2 5c ***
242Rambeauf7B **
243Cave CrawlS 5a
244Cave WallE3 5c ***
245Beau BrummellE4 6a *
246Swimmer's ChimneyS 4a *
247BrightsideE2 5c *
248Better Dead Than SmegE6 6c *
249Greedy PigE5 6b **
250AvalancheE2 6a *
252Mean StreakE6 6b **
253The Gully JokeE3 5c *
254Terrace CrackVS 4b **
255Sandy GullyD
256BudE7 6c *
257GerminationE5 6a
258March HareE1 6a
259Central GullyM
261Heather Wall VariantHVS
262NightshadeHVS 5c
263Kanji ClassE3 6a *
264C.M.C. SlabHVS 5a
265Heather WallHVD 3a ***
266GripE2 5b
267RatbagE2 5b *
268EquanimityE7 6c **
269Tody's WallHVS 5a ***
270MotorcadeE1 5a *
271TodycadeE1 5a
272Silver CrackHS 4c *
273Silver LiningE5 5c
274Silver TraverseVD
275Origin of SpeciesE5 6a *
276Bollard CrackVS 4c *
277Roman OrgyE4 6b *
278Heather GrooveHS 4b
279Stealing the Misanthrope's PurseHVS 5a
280Rose AppleV1 5c
281Snow WhiteV0 5a
283Hot Toddyf7A ***
284Tree Wallf5 *
285The EyesV3 6a **
286The Eyes Directf7A *
287Tody's Pocketf4+ **
288Thin wallf6A **
289Tody Boyf5+ *
290Tody Bearf5 **
291Tody's Right ArêteV0 *
293Heather in My FaceHVS 5b
294Turd BurglarE6 6c *
295Oz BoundE9 7a
296Dogs Die in Hot CarsE6 7a *
297My Orangef7C+
298The Sound of One Foot Slippingf7A+ *
299Pea Crab Shufflef7C *
300Jetpackf7B *
301Jetpack Left-Handf7A *
302Jetpack (Easy)f7A *
304Gibsonitusf7B *
305The Green 45f7A
307Soft OptionVD
308TopomaniaHS 4a
309Two-sided TriangleE1 5b *
310Three Pebble SlabE1 5a ***
311Four Pebble SlabE3 5c *
312Grey SlabS 4b *
313Nanoq SlabE1 5b *
315ValkyrieHVS 5a ***
316Valkyrie DirectHVS 5b
317Pinnacle Traversef7B **
318Neon DustE6 7a *
319Neon Dust Directf7C+ *
320NarcissusE6 6b ***
321Narcissus IIE5 6b *
322Keeping the Ratio HighE6 6c ***
323Oedipus Directf6B+ **
325Oedipus Traversef6B ***
326Oedipus Ring Your MotherE4 6b **
327The Mint 400E6 6b *
328Mint 400 Directf7B+ *
329Pinnacle AreteE2 5b **
330BirthdayE3 6a *
331Reverse DiscoE2 5c
332Fame at LastHVS 5b
333Chapman's CrackVS 4c *
334Route OneVS 5a *
335Pinnacle FaceVS 5b *
336My NewtE1 5b
337Trewlee OribleVD
338Truly PatheticHVS 5c
339Diamond CrackHS 4b **
340Cubic ZirconiaE3 6b *
341Corner CrackD
342Left BrokenVS
343Broken CrackHVS 5a **
344Sickle ButtressS 4a *
345Sickle Buttress DirectVS 4c *
346Sickle Buttress AreteVS 5a
347Performing FleaHVS 5a *
348Flake Climb (Original)HVD
349Flake ClimbVS 4c
350Tree SurvivorE3 6a *
352Short not SweetE2 5c
353Congestion CrackHS 4b
355Low Overhang (Baby Bear)f4
356Areet (Left)f4
357Areet (Right)f5
358Starter Motorf5
359Pick Pocketf4+
360The Northernerf5+ **
362Pooh Bearf3 *
363Bear Poof3
364Rupert Bearf2+
365Bare Rupertf2+
368Air Bearf4+
369Mini Mantelf3+
370Care Bearf4+
371Manteliciousf6B *
373Pinnacle Boulder 19f5 *
374The Broken Chairf6B
376Rib Ticklerf4+
377Come Togetherf3+
378Nasal Passagef4+ *
381Long John's Left-HandE6 6c *
382Long John's SlabE3 5c **
383Downhill RacerE4 6a ***
384Direct Start to Downhill Racerf7A+ *
385Uphill DriverE1 5b
386Slab Recess DirectHS 4c *
387Joe's Arêtef6B **
388Thin Slabf7A+
389Mono Seamf6C+
390Joe's Original/Joe's Direct Startf5+ ***
391Slab Popf6C *
392Joe's Slab Traversef7A **
393Slab RecessD **
394GammaVD *
395Allen's SlabS 4a **
396Polyp PieceE7 6c *
398Trapeze DirectVS 4c **
399TrapezeVD *
400AlphaHVS 5b
401Nursery SlabM
403Heartless HareE5 5c **
404Jugged HareE6 6a *
405Great SlabE3 5b ***
406Art BrutE7 6b *
407Hairless HeartE5 5c ***
408Hairy HeartE6 6a *
409ArtlessE5 6b **
410Toy BoyE7 7a *
411SynopsisE2 5c **
412Parting HareE3 5c *
414Spine ChillerE4 5c
415Spinal Crackf5+ *
416Spine Chiller Startf6B+ **
417Spinal Tapf6C+ *
418Lankaster Bomberf7C *
419Chiller Wallf6B *
420Nutty LandHVS 5b
421Flake GullyD *
422Straight and NarrowE2 5c
424Brown's Eliminate DirectE3 5c **
425Brown's EliminateE2 5b ***
426ArmaggedonE3 5c *
427Green GutHS 4a ***
428Pedestal CrackHVS 5a **
429Slide ShowE6 6c *
430Slingshotf8A *
431Blind VisionE10 7b **
432Chequers Groovef7C+ *
433Paranoid AndroidE3 5c
434The Big CrackE2 5b ***
435Circus / Hard CheddarE7 6b *
436Hard CheddarE5 6b
437Stiff CheeseE2 5c *
438Beech NutE1 5c
439Chequers CrackHVS 5c ***
440Spock's Missing / Business LunchE5 6c *
441Sole Powerf7C *
442Our Solesf7C
443Chequers ButtressHVS 5a ***
444Chequers ClimbVS 4c **
445Bacteria CafeteriaHVS 5b
446Wok PowerE3 6a *
447Solomon's CrackVD *
448Solomon's Crack VariationS 4a *
449Janker's CrackHS 4b *
450Janker's GrooveVS 4c *
451The Whillans DirectV3 6a
452Jankers Groove Sit Startf6C **
453Janker's EndVS 4c *
454Janker's RampHVS 4c *
455The Last DanceS 4b
457The Valkyrie Girdle TraverseHVS 5b
458The System (Oread's Girdle)E3 5b
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I'd include Heather Wall and Green Gut among the "best routes" at their grade.
JohnHutch - 15/May/14