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Rivelin Edge

South Yorkshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 207 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 270m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
One of the Peak's best kept secrets. A superb edge, sheltered and often sunny when elsewhere is 'degged out'. Good quality natural grit (8 - 20m). Focus point is the famous 'Needle' ascended by 8 routes (VS to E6), the best being Croton Oil (HVS 5a). Main edge specialises in ribs, cracks and slabs. Outstanding routes are Altar Crack (stiff VS 4c), Blizzard Ridge (HVS 5a), The Brush Off (E4 5c), Auto da Fe (E4 6b) and New Mediteranean (E5 6c).

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Peak Bouldering (2014), Peak District: Bouldering (2011), Peak District : Climbing (2008), Peak NE Pokketz (2007), Burbage, Millstone and Beyond (2006), Eastern Grit (2006), On Peak Rock (2003),
Out of print: Peak District: Bouldering (2004), Peak Gritstone East (2001), Peak Climbs - Stanage (1989)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
2Birch SideVS 5a 13
3Birch BarkHS 4a 65
4Birch ButtressS 4a *263
5Don't Birch the DocVS 5a 111
6Birch CrackHD *197
7Silver and WhiteHVS 5b 43
8BirchHVS 5a 69
9Cool Running Left-handV4 6a *50
10Cool RunningV3 6b *37
11Faze ActionV7 6c *3
12Hot DogV0+ 5b 9
13Uncle BuckVS 5a 18
14Hot Dog RightV0- 4c 7
15Purple HazeV7 6b *14
16Master KushV10 7a *5
17Red's SlabHS 4b 69
18Red's Slab VariationsVS 5a 18
19We're Only Here for the SmearE3 5b *42
20White House CrackS 4a *115
21The President's CrackVS 4b *34
22MilenaE6 6b * 
23Senator's GullyS 4b 52
24Money for Old RopeE3 6b  
25Stealing The Misanthropes WalletHVS 6a 2
26Ray CrackVS 5a 41
27Parallel UniverseE3 6b 2
28UkaseHS 4b 4
29Friday ClubV6 6b  
30Beginner's ButtressS 5
31Beginner's RouteD 6
32The Caress of the Blubbery HandE2 6a  
33Vice Like GripHVS 5a 7
34TwisterVS 4c 26
35Seville FlakeHVS 4c *36
36The BarberHVS 5b 6
37AusfahrtE2 5c *21
39JadeHVS 5b  
40ExitE3 5c **61
41JadedE4 6b **9
42Der KommissarE4 6a *2
43Moontan (bouldering)V7 6c 9
44MoontanE5 6c *1
45Kremlin KrackHVS 5a *180
46Scarlett's ChimneyHS 4a *172
47Left UnderHVS 5a 47
48Left EdgeVS 4c *468
49Better Late Than NeverE1 5a 357
50Rivelin SlabM 150
51Angle RibVS 5a 35
52Angle CrackD 203
53SolitaireVD 262
54IsolationS 4a *225
55Rodney's DilemmaS 4a *591
56End of the RoadE1 5c 11
57ClinkerE5 6c *2
58Temple CrackVD 260
59Crafty CockneyE2 5c 14
60Pious FlakeS 4b 181
61Tree CrackD 183
62Long Hot WinterE1 6b 1
63UlexS 4b 50
64Gardener's PleasureS 229
65White OutE2 5c *270
66Interminable DrizzleE3 6c  
67TrivialE3 6a  
68Trivial Pursuits 1E1 6b 6
69Trivial Pursuits 2E1 6a 42
71Bleausard RidgeV4 6a 2
72Blizzard RidgeHVS 5a ***848
73Blizzard Ridge DirectE1 5b **79
74The TempestE5 6b *29
75Jonathan's ChimneyVS 4c *524
76Jonad RibHVS 4c *438
77David's ChimneyVD **479
78OFSTED WallE1 5c 6
79Layback CrackD 110
80Corner CrackD 29
81Twin HoleVS 4c 50
82Acid ReignV5 79
83Fluff 'n' StuffE1 6a 1
84The EyeE2 6a *5
85DeclarationE5 6c * 
86AngstE3 5c **40
87The Original RouteE2 5c **157
88Croton OilHVS 5a ***1250
89Only HumanE5 6c * 
90The Spiral RouteVS 4c **170
91Jumpey WoollerE6 6b ** 
92Pensioner's WallVS 4c 3
93Grandpa's 'tacheVS 4b 2
94UnbelievableVS 5a 1
95Face Climb 1HVD *284
96Face Climb 1.5VS 4c *211
97I'm BackE4 6a *25
98Jelly BabyHVS 5b 58
99Face Climb Number 2HS 4b 448
100Crack OneS 4a 234
101Garibaldi TwinsE2 6a 1
102Takes the BiscuitE4 6b *1
103OversightS 4a 144
104Crack TwoHD 100
105Where Bulldykes Daren'tV4 26
106Shelf Wall (Mantle Climb)VS 4c *221
 Climb nameGradex
108Birth Of VenusE2 6b 1
109Easy PickingE2 6b *91
110Easy Picking Startf6B 20
111Holly GutVS 4c 1
112Oliver's TwistVS 4b 38
113Short but ThickHVS 5a 2
114The TerminatorE5 6c **2
115I'll Be BackE5 6b  
116Grim FandangoE5 6a *5
117The Brush OffE4 5c ***196
118Party AnimalE3 5c *87
119Fringe BenefitE1 5b **436
120Ebenezer's StaircaseHVD 61
121Deep ChimneyVD 27
122FumfVS 5a *230
123Wobbly WallHVS 5b *113
124Europe After RainV6 6b 12
125CaravaggioE3 6a * 
126OutsiderE2 5c *72
127Ring of RosesHVS 5a *16
128Big AlE5 6c *2
129PlagueE4 6c *13
130The CreviceVD 49
131The SlotHVD 14
132Moss Side/Chips and PeasVS 4b 113
133Lichen SlabS 4a *147
134Lichen Slab DirectVS 5a 7
135SparksE5 7a *2
136Sparks Startf7B **17
137Palm CharmerE3 5c *27
138Auto da FeE4 6a ***104
139ReprieveE3 5c *33
140Left Holly Pillar CrackS 4a 161
141Right Holly Pillar CrackHS 4b 41
142HereticVS 4c 1
143Kellog CornerS 4a 29
144Double DeckerE4 6a 4
145Caveman's CaperHS 4b 16
146Boulder ClubE3 6c 14
148RibelinHVS 5a  
149Bust a GutHS 4b  
150TapasV0 5a  
151Chimp 'A'V7 6c  
152Cocaine PlaceHVS 5a 41
153Bodle's BulgeHVS 5a 3
154Wilkinson's WallVS 4b *127
155Of Mice and MenE5 6b 2
156Mount KrustyVS 4c  
157Snell's RibVD 3
158Daylight AreteHVS 5a  
159DiffusionVS 4c 3
160Who let the Daylight In?VS 4c  
161ConfusionVS 4b 5
162CompulsionVD 4
163Herbacious ArboricultureVD 3
164Cartridge CrackHS 4b 2
165Hole and CornerD 4
166Shocking NewsE1 5c 1
167Shocking News (direct start)E1 6a  
168SummertimeE3 5c *4
169Small TimeE2 6b 1
170Renshaw's RemedyVD *182
171Regular RouteHVS 5a 127
172Groove RouteHVS 5b *158
173Roof Route (Rivelin)HVS 5b **189
174Root RouteS 4a *368
175The Bush OffS 4b *27
176DynastyE4 6a 3
177April FoolE2 5b *39
178StephHVS 5a *35
180AltercationHVS 5a *14
181PeccaviE4 5c  
182DeviationE2 6a  
183ReredosHVS 5a *6
184New MediterraneanE5 6c **11
185MoolahE5 6b **11
186Altar CrackVS 4c ***591
187NonsuchE1 5b **312
188GrimaceE5 6c 1
189Gettin' Kinda SquirrellyE6 6b *8
190Vestry ChimneyVD 29
191Too MuchE2 6a *48
192AlteredV3 6a 9
194(The Orthogonal)S  
195(Double Flash)HVS 5a  
196(The Diagonal)VD 11
197(Seth's Slab)VS 4b 1
198(The Rattler)VS 4c 1
199(Blue Sky Arete)E1 5a  
200(Crack-Crack)VD 2
201(Towd Crack)VD 3
202(Big in Japan)VS 4c  
203(Lazy Arete)VS 4c 3
204(Green Corner)VD 8
205(Pillar Crack)S 8
206(Ash Tree Corner)S 5
207(Ash Tree Flake)VD 5
208(Esoteric Wall)HVS 5a  
209(Smirk)VS 4c 1
210(Pig Bag)VS 4c  
211The Vertical *VS 4b 8
212Earl's Arete *D 2
213Thumb Wars *f7C **1
214Chips And Peas *HS 4b 31
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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Access notes
Limited parking close to Rivelin Dam (SK 276869), opposite which a track leads to the LH end of the edge (5 min). Bus stop at Rivelin Arms 200m east.
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Cool spot when it's windy
Jon_Warner - 25/Sep/10