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Froggatt Edge

Derbyshire, ENGLAND

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.

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Guidebooks
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 nameGradex
 COMPUTER SAY NO  
2Tall Arêtef5  
3Sideays Says Sigmundf6B  
4Ants on the Moonf5+  
5Computer Says No Left-handf6A+  
6Computer Says Nof7A+  
7Sub Roccf6C **2
 HAIRPIN BOULDER  
9Hairpin CleftVB 17
10Tourist PathVB 18
11Flake ProblemV0- 4c 25
12Hairpin Arêtef5 *87
13Hairpin Arête Leftf4 27
14Hairpin Scoopf4+ *87
15Crash Testf6A+ **81
16Jump Before You Lookf6B+ **10
17Vanishing Pointf6C **7
18Jelly Stand-upf6B+ 7
19Bullittf7A *6
20Jelly Bombf7C * 
21Square GrooveV0+ 5b 6
22Round MantelV0 5a 3
 HIDDEN BUTTRESS  
24Isla GraceE6 6c 3
25Easter FoolE2 5c  
26Gyron GrooveHVS 5a *1
27Hot KnivesE4 6b * 
28RomanceHVS 5b  
29CavatinaE3 6a  
30The lliadVS 4c  
 BOAT BUTTRESS  
32Christmasf5+  
33Boat Wallf4 2
34The Cabinf4+ 1
35Z CrackS 4c 6
36Z Crack Wallf5  
37Tom and Elsief5+ 1
 THE BARREL  
39Barrel Organistf7A  
40Glorious Gritstone Mantelshelff7A+  
41Avoiding the Treetorsf6A  
 KRYPTON BUTTRESS  
4317 Year ItchE1 6a 1
4417 Year Itch ChimneyHVD  
45Slope CrackHVD 4a 2
46Hide and SeekE1 5c  
47MastermindE4 6a * 
48Krypton FactorE4 5c **1
49The SlabVS 4c 10
50Brush UpVS 4c 3
51Two Pebble SlabE1 5c *27
52Nine Pebble SlabE6 6c  
53BrainflowerV3 6a  
 DOWNES' BUTTRESS  
55Black WallHVS 5a 1
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 9
64Gripper GrabV2 5c  
65Glass Slipperf7A 15
66Glass Slipper Sit-Startf7A+  
67Morty's CornerHVS 5a 7
68Downes' Crimpsf6B 3
69Downes' CrackVS 5a **49
70Retro CrackVS 4c 1
71Pillar WallD 2
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 3
79JacobHVS 5b 3
80HibernationE5 6a ** 
81EsauE3 6a *1
82Esau Direct StartE3 5c  
83FirecrackerE7 6b * 
84FirelighterV1 5c  
85Backseat NothingE2 5b  
86Cud U LikeE1 5a  
 BROOKSIDE BUTTRESS  
88VomerE2 6a *1
89Vomer HarrisHS 5a 1
90Neb CrackVS 4b 36
91Perfect MiniatureVS 4b 2
92Dick Van Dyke Goes BallisticE7 6b *1
93Indoor FishermanE4 6a ***49
94Ghost of the BrookE3 6a  
95Crooked StartVS 4c 115
96Crooked Start DirectVS 4c 22
97Tinsel's TangleS 4a *112
98PiledriverHVS 5b 17
99Piledriver Direct StartHVS 6a * 
100Brookside CrackD 50
101Slack TimeHS 4b 6
102Brookside GullyD 4
103Fisherman's FriendV4 6b  
104Old King Cascadef7B+ **20
105Ol' Man Riverf7C *1
106Ladies' Wallf7C 1
107Ladies ButtressVD 6
108Ladies Buttress IndirectD 1
109Belly DancerE1 6a  
110Burnt Siennaf6B  
111Kimb's Limbsf7A+  
112Carry on Screamingf6B+ 2
113Les Grands Doigtsf7C 3
114Bad Landing Crackf6A+  
115Flipworkerf6A  
116FlipperV3 6a  
117SmoochV0 5a 1
118ChoochV1 5c  
119Rowanf6A+  
120Yorkshire KipperV1 5b  
121Yorkshire FlipperV3 6a  
122FlipsideV0 5a  
 SCREAMING DREAM  
124Renegade Bulgef6C 7
125Bulge Right-Handf6C+ 5
126StaircaseV0- 4b 6
127Stoke Hall AreteV1 5b 1
128Fair FloraV0 5a 2
129Fair Flora RH AreteV0- 4a 2
130Screaming DreamE7 7a ** 
131Renegade MasterE8 6c **4
132Dave's Dynof7C  
133Thuggy Bearf7A+ ***3
134FrecklesV2 5c  
135The Famous Chris EllisE4 6a 2
 THE TOMBSTONE  
137Tombstone Groovef4+ 4
138Shallow Groovef6A 14
139Shallow Gravef7B *1
140Tombstonef7A+ *23
141Tombstone Aretef5+ 25
 SUNSET BOULDERS  
143Bottoms Upf4 1
144Scurryf5+ 2
145Daylight Grubberyf6B 2
146Goodnight Tigerf5 2
147Holy Greenf7A 1
148Morning Woodf6B 1
149Splattacakef6A+ ** 
150Rampagef7A ** 
151Dreamboatf7A **3
152Breezef6A+  
153Cheesef5+  
154Easef4 2
155Teddybear's Pinicf6C **2
156Big Surprisef5 2
157Big Surprise Sit-Startf7A  
158Eat Your Greensf6A+  
159Nobody Nosef6C  
160Emerald Aislef7A ** 
161Wolfensteinf5+  
162White Lycanf6A+  
163White Lycan Sit-Startf7B  
164The Other Half Has Hairy Legsf6C  
 THE LOAF  
166Misplaced ChildhoodV2 5c 1
167Toastedf6B 11
168Hot Butter Knivesf7A 10
169Stottief7B 2
170The Captainf7A ***2
 THE FROG  
172Froggitf5 3
173Kermit's Fingerf6A 1
 THE GULLY  
175Slanting Flake TraverseVB 6
176Gully Dynof6C 5
177Fiddler's Arêtef6C 2
178Fiddler's Arete RockoverV0- 4c 3
 APE DRAPE  
180Debut WallHVS 5b  
181DebutanteHVS 5a  
182Ape Drapef6C+ ***62
183Ape Drape Direct Finishf7A+ ***4
184Monkey manf7B+ **1
 STRAPIOMBANTE AREA  
186StrapathyroidV1 5b 1
187StrapiombanteE1 5b **958
188StrapadictomyE5 6b ***155
189CockchaferE5 6b  
190Cock RobinE6 7a *3
191StrappotenteE7 7a * 
192StrapiomboE1 5b **231
193HaarowE6 6c  
194English OverhangVS 4c 56
195Scarper's TriangleE1 5b *69
196Broken HeartE2 5c 1
197ScarperedVS 4c 9
198Oss NobE4 6a **3
199Left Flake CrackS 4a 144
200Le Diabolique Chien NoirE1 5b 1
201Right Flake CrackS 4a 49
202Parallel PipedE3 5c *128
203Benign LivesE7 6c **14
204MildE4 6b 4
205Mild SideV0+ 5b 8
206Mild Side AV0- 4a 3
207Mild Side BV0- 4b 3
208Historically InsignificantE3 6a 1
209Slim PickingsV0- 5a 1
210Puddy TatV4 6b 1
211Pussy CatV0- 4c 1
212Tom KatzV2 6a 1
213Geordie EwoksE6 6c ** 
214GentlefishE4 6a 1
215Chockstone CrackHS 4b *57
216C.H.M.S. 1VS 4b 34
217ButchV2 5c 1
218Pig Heart Boyf7B **9
219Cast Offf6B *1
220Leggitf6B **49
221The NoseV0+ 5b 1
 SUNSET SLAB AREA  
223Science FrictionE6 6a *32
224Fatal AttractionE5 6a *4
225North ClimbS 4a *892
226What's Up Doc?E2 5b 99
227Sunset Slab direct startVS 4b **22
228SundownerE2 5a *580
 Climb nameGradex
229Sunset SlabHVS 4b ***2205
230Sunset CrackHS 4c **2722
231Turret CrackHS 4b *487
232Slab and CrackD *495
233Ramp-ArtE5 6b * 
234Soul DoubtE8 6c **4
235Beau GesteE7 6c *** 
236Epiphany Left-handE6 6b **3
237Holly GrooveVS 4c *404
238Hawk's Nest CrackVS 4c ***904
239Horizontal PlacesE5 6b *2
240Cave Crack IndirectHVS 5a *9
241Cave CrackE2 5c ***76
242Rambeauf7B **15
243Cave CrawlS 5a 301
244Cave WallE3 5c ***57
245Beau BrummellE4 6a *1
246Swimmer's ChimneyS 4a *148
247BrightsideE2 5c *258
248Better Dead Than SmegE6 6c * 
249Greedy PigE5 6b **5
250AvalancheE2 6a *28
251SkogulVD 80
252Mean StreakE6 6b **6
253The Gully JokeE3 5c *60
254Terrace CrackVS 4b **1229
255Sandy GullyD 20
256BudE7 6c *1
257GerminationE5 6a  
258March HareE1 6a 3
259Central GullyM 10
 TODY'S WALL AREA  
261Heather Wall VariantHVS 25
262NightshadeHVS 5c 2
263Kanji ClassE3 6a * 
264C.M.C. SlabHVS 5a 482
265Heather WallHVD 3a ***2901
266GripE2 5b 86
267RatbagE2 5b *273
268EquanimityE7 6c **1
269Tody's WallHVS 5a ***2712
270MotorcadeE1 5a *628
271Silver CrackHS 4c *424
272Silver LiningE5 5c 28
273Silver TraverseVD 31
274Origin of SpeciesE5 6a *17
275Bollard CrackVS 4c *280
276Roman OrgyE4 6b *2
277Heather GrooveHS 4b 73
278Stealing the Misanthrope's PurseHVS 5a 1
279Rose AppleV1 5c 1
280Snow WhiteV0 5a 1
 TODY'S PLAYGOUND  
282Hot Toddyf7A ***3
283Tree Wallf5 *172
284The EyesV3 6a **42
285The Eyes Directf7A *3
286Tody's Pocketf4+ **186
287Thin wallf6A **123
288Tody Boyf5+ *114
289Tody Bearf5 **122
290Tody's Right ArêteV0 *31
 TURD BURGLAR AREA  
292Heather in My FaceHVS 5b 12
293Turd BurglarE6 6c *3
294Oz BoundE9 7a  
295Dogs Die in Hot CarsE6 7a *1
296My Orangef7C+  
297The Sound of One Foot Slippingf7A+ *1
298Pea Crab Shufflef7C *6
299Jetpackf7B *11
300Jetpack Left-Handf7A *7
301Jetpack (Easy)f7A *7
302Scandalousf7B  
303Gibsonitusf7B *1
304The Green 45f7A 1
 THREE PEBBLE SLAB AREA  
306Soft OptionVD 446
307TopomaniaHS 4a 24
308Two-sided TriangleE1 5b *491
309Three Pebble SlabE1 5a ***2585
310Four Pebble SlabE3 5c *290
311Grey SlabS 4b *488
312Nanoq SlabE1 5b *72
 VALKYRIE AREA  
314ValkyrieHVS 5a ***1151
315Valkyrie DirectHVS 5b 8
316Pinnacle Traversef7B **5
317Neon DustE6 7a *4
318Neon Dust Directf7C+ * 
319NarcissusE6 6b ***26
320Narcissus IIE5 6b *1
321Keeping the Ratio HighE6 6c *** 
322Oedipus Directf6B+ **101
323Glamourpussf6C+  
324Oedipus Traversef6B ***100
325Oedipus Ring Your MotherE4 6b **107
326The Mint 400E6 6b *8
327Mint 400 Directf7B+ *4
328Pinnacle AreteE2 5b **30
329BirthdayE3 6a * 
330Reverse DiscoE2 5c  
331Fame at LastHVS 5b 1
332Chapman's CrackVS 4c *37
333Route OneVS 5a *40
334Pinnacle FaceVS 5b *24
335My NewtE1 5b  
336Trewlee OribleVD 1
337Truly PatheticHVS 5c 12
338Diamond CrackHS 4b **1206
339Cubic ZirconiaE3 6b *1
340Corner CrackD 174
341Left BrokenVS 42
342Broken CrackHVS 5a **618
343Sickle ButtressS 4a *737
344Sickle Buttress DirectVS 4c *714
345Sickle Buttress AreteVS 5a 15
346Performing FleaHVS 5a *128
347Flake Climb (Original)HVD 4
348Flake ClimbVS 4c 2
349Tree SurvivorE3 6a *3
350SorrallionVD 47
351Short not SweetE2 5c  
352Congestion CrackHS 4b 301
 PINNACLE BOULDERS  
354Low Overhangf4 36
355Areet (Left)f4 44
356Areet (Right)f5 50
357Starter Motorf5 34
358Pick Pocketf4+ 76
359The Northernerf5+ **42
360Pinnacle Boulder 6f3+ 47
361Pinnacle Boulder 7f3 50
362Pinnacle Boulder 8f3 45
363Rupert Bear *VB 4a 1
364Bare Rupert *VB 4a 1
365Flatulencef4+ 56
366Air Bearf4+ 97
367Mini Mantelf3+ 83
368Manteliciousf6B *43
369Care Bearf4+ 29
370NaughtyV0- 5a 51
371GroovyV0 5b 46
372Rib Ticklerf4+ 64
373Come Togetherf3+ 51
374Nasal Passagef4+ *30
375Ledgewayf5+ 21
376Pinnacle Boulder 19f5 *24
 DOWNHILL RACER AREA  
378Long John's Left-HandE6 6c * 
379Long John's SlabE3 5c **497
380Downhill RacerE4 6a ***176
381Direct Start to Downhill Racerf7A+ *12
382Uphill DriverE1 5b 8
383Slab Recess DirectHS 4c *1551
384Joe's Arêtef6B **240
385Thin Slabf7A+ 1
386Mono Seamf6C+ 11
387Joe's Original/Joe's Direct Startf5+ ***633
388Slab Popf6C *60
389Joe's Slab Traversef7A **7
390Slab RecessD **1388
391GammaVD *1373
392Allen's SlabS 4a **1286
393Polyp PieceE7 6c * 
394SwingVS 39
395Trapeze DirectVS 4c **1742
396TrapezeVD *1111
397AlphaHVS 5b 31
398Nursery SlabM 669
 GREAT SLAB  
400Heartless HareE5 5c **145
401Jugged HareE6 6a *9
402Great SlabE3 5b ***300
403Art BrutE7 6b * 
404Hairless HeartE5 5c ***86
405Hairy HeartE6 6a *10
406ArtlessE5 6b **78
407Toy BoyE7 7a *1
408SynopsisE2 5c **239
409Parting HareE3 5c * 
410BetaVD 272
411Spine ChillerE4 5c 2
412Spinal Crackf5+ *12
413Spine Chiller Startf6B+ **13
414Spinal Tapf6C+ *12
415Lankaster Bomberf7C * 
416Chiller Wallf6B *2
417Nutty LandHVS 5b 26
418Flake GullyD *222
419Straight and NarrowE2 5c 25
 BROWN'S ELIMINATE AREA  
421Brown's Eliminate DirectE3 5c **103
422Brown's EliminateE2 5b ***851
423ArmaggedonE3 5c *85
424Green GutHS 4a ***2034
425Pedestal CrackHVS 5a **760
426Slide ShowE6 6c * 
427Slingshotf8A *1
428Blind VisionE10 7b ** 
429Chequers Groovef7C+ *1
430Paranoid AndroidE3 5c 4
431The Big CrackE2 5b ***313
432Circus / Hard CheddarE7 6b *6
433Hard CheddarE5 6b 10
434Stiff CheeseE2 5c *56
435Beech NutE1 5c 65
436Chequers CrackHVS 5c ***565
437Spock's Missing / Business LunchE5 6c *7
438Sole Powerf7C *11
439Our Solesf7C  
440Chequers ButtressHVS 5a ***1912
441Chequers ClimbVS 4c **107
442Bacteria CafeteriaHVS 5b 81
443Wok PowerE3 6a * 
444Solomon's CrackVD *473
445Solomon's Crack VariationS 4a *82
446Janker's CrackHS 4b *440
447Janker's GrooveVS 4c *300
448The Whillans DirectV3 6a 2
449Jankers Groove Sit Startf6C **11
450Janker's EndVS 4c *135
451Janker's RampHVS 4c *2
452The Last DanceS 4b 7
 TRAVERSES  
454The Valkyrie Girdle TraverseHVS 5b  
455The System (Oread's Girdle)E3 5b  
 UNKNOWN  
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I'd include Heather Wall and Green Gut among the "best routes" at their grade.
JohnHutch - 15/May/14