Burbage North

Climbs 388 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 420m a.s.l – Faces SW

Crag features
A fairly continuous section of small natural buttress (8 - 15m) of good grit. A popular Summer evening soloing and bouldering venue with routes mainly in the lower to middle grades. Classics include Mutiny Crack (VS 4b), The Knight's Move (HVS 5a), Obscenity (VS 4c), Amazon Crack (HS 4a) and Long Tall Sally (E1 5b). Living in Oxford (E7 6c) and Superstition (E8 7a)await repeats. Get to it!

Access notes
Approach from the Upper Burbage Bridge (SK 263829 - car parking) in less than 2 min! A more leisurely approach can be made up the Burbage Valley from just below The Fox House Inn (SK 267803). Both starts accessible by bus from Sheffield.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Guidebooks
Peak Bouldering (2014), Peak District: Bouldering (2011), Peak District : Climbing (2008), Peak NE Pokketz (2007), Eastern Grit (2006), Burbage, Millstone and Beyond (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 2 (1994)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
 THE CHANT  
2North RoofV3 6a 52
3RT WallV2 5c 91
4RT Wall - Right sideV2 5c 40
5Route 1HS 4b *1007
6Route 1.25VS 5c 151
7Route 1.5VS 5b *610
8Route 2S 4a *1558
9Route 2.5VS 5b *433
10Route 3S 4a *1489
11Route 3.5E1 6a 56
12Route 4HVS 5c *293
13Route 5HVD 4a 466
14First Wall TraverseV2 5c 81
15Cranberry WallVD 665
16Cranberry CrackVD 1414
17The ChantHVS 5a *1081
18The Chant Direct FinishE2 6a 75
19Chant - Direct StartHVS 5b 153
20Chant - Right SideHVS 5c 66
2120 Foot CrackS 4b *1769
22The Twenty Foot TraverseV3 6a 41
23Curse - Left SideVS 5b 65
24The CurseVS 5b *650
25Lost in FranceVS 5c *470
 TRIANGLE BUTTRESS  
27Triangle Buttress GirdleS 4b 42
28Little PlumbD 798
29Base Over ApexVS 4c 284
30BaselessHVD *951
31Triangle Buttress AreteVD *1066
32Triangle Buttress IndirectS 4a *550
33Triangle Buttress DirectHS 5a 677
34Triangle CrackHVD 4a *642
35Leaning WallS 4b 229
36Leaning Wall Really DirectE1 6a 14
37Leaning Wall DirectHS 5a *626
38Little White JugVS 4c *358
39Big Black 'unHVS 5a *222
40SteptoeM *747
41Unnamed #1D 26
42Triangle Buttress Low Level TraverseV3 6a 30
 BANANA FINGER  
44Monkey WallM 704
45Monkey Wall DirectD 32
46Monkey Wall Slot *VS 4c 1
47Definitive 5.12f6C *59
48Cinzano Rooff7B 6
49Cinzano Roof (RH Start)f6C *6
50Monkey CrackV1 5c 48
51Monkey CornerHVD *733
52Monkey Corner VariantV2 5c 20
53Banana AreteV2 5c 91
54Banana Reversef7A 82
55Banana Finger DirectV5 *273
56Banana FingerV3 **909
57Banana Right-handV2 5c 4
58Sloper Pullf6C *21
59Monk OnHVS 5b 109
 OVERHANGING BUTTRESS  
61Ad InfinitumS 4a *227
62Little Brown ThugV5 6b 27
63Wednesday ClimbHVS 5b *341
64Life in a Radioactive DustbinV5 *70
65The Disposable BubbleE4 6b 16
66Overhanging Buttress DirectS 4a *1132
67Overhang Buttress VariationD 95
68Overhanging Buttress AreteM *932
69Burgess FaceVS 4c 162
70Burgess St.D 336
71Burgess ButtressD 579
 ALL QUIET AREA  
73All Quiet on the Eastern FrontV3 *250
74All Quiet DirectV7 42
75All Sit-Downf7B+ 5
76The BuskerVS 4c 389
77Bracken AreteVS 4c 75
78Bracken CrackHVD 4a *571
79Green SlabVS 5a 463
80Fallen Slab LipV6 17
 REMERGENCE BUTTRESS  
82The GroganHVS 5c *216
83GroatE1 6b 7
84Al's AreteE1 5c 4
85Wollock Left HandE1 5b 7
86WollockHVS 4c *289
87Wollock DirectHVS 5c 59
88Wollock problemV2 5c 14
89PulcherrimeVS 4b *807
90Slanting CrackVD 297
91Small is BeautifulV6 *61
92Slanting GullyD 171
93Chockstone ClimbVD 158
94SnatchE3 6a 3
95Stomach TraverseHVS 4c *96
96TiptoeVS 4c *101
97The Hanging RibV4 **312
98Submergencef7C 17
99Blind Drunkf8A 3
100RemergenceE4 6b **39
101Remergence Startf6B 282
102Blind DateE4 7a *15
103Blind Date Startf7B+ 45
104Blind Figf7C 13
105Blind Alif7B+ 12
106Break Traversef7C+  
107One sloper eliminatef7B 8
108Two sloper eliminatef6C 21
109Mutiny CrackHS 4b ***1454
110MeddleHVS 5a *173
111DetourS 4a *282
112DiversionHVS 5a 36
113Dead Tree CrackHS 4b 109
114Tree Stump TraverseV2 6a 48
115Side FaceS 4a 110
116Side Order ChaosVS 5a 21
117And BeakerHVS 5b 9
118Tiny Slab - Left AreteV0+ 5a *219
119Tiny Slab - LeftV1 5b *239
120Tiny Slab - RightV2 6a *155
121Tiny Slab - Right AreteV4 6b 53
122SolitudeV5 6b 18
 ASH TREE BOULDERS  
124Ash Tree Big SlabVB 27
125Gruesome MantelV3 *11
126Jammed Block MantelV2 18
127Easy AreteVB 27
128Undecut Block LeftV0+ 21
129Undercut Block RightV0+ 19
 ASH TREE WALL  
131Ash Tree Little SlabV1 24
132Sunlight CallerHVS 5b 51
133Oak FaceHS 61
134Boggle BoothroydVS 4b 32
135The Last Great ProblemHVS 5c 13
136Striker Left-handf7A+ **11
137Strikerf7C+ 1
138Beach Tea OneHVS 6a *23
139Ivy TreeHVS 5a *165
140Poison IvyE1 6a 15
141All Star's GoalE1 6a 48
142Evening WallE1 5b *203
143Wall ChimneyS 4a *91
144Happily Ever AfterE6 6c *3
145NefertitiE6 6c *12
146Wall CornerHVD 4a *662
147Wall Corner The Direct FinishVS 4c *123
148Ash Tree AreteVS 4c 23
149Ash Tree GirdleS 4a 40
150Ash Tree VariationsVS 5c *529
151Ash Tree WallS 4a **1386
152Ash Tree Wall - Right SideVS 5b 44
153Ash Trees ForeverHVS 5b *193
154Ash Tree CrackVD *1232
155Artificial StimulantE2 5c 172
156Bilberry CrackVD *1010
157Bilberry FaceS 631
158Bilberry AreteM 244
159Twin CracksVD 14
160Rope TrickHS 4c 25
161Who Needs Ropes?M 37
162Head-BangerS 26
163A Phenomenological ProblemHVS 5b 20
164Late Night Antics *HVS 5c 2
165Early Morning PerformanceHVS 5c 14
166With a Little Help from my FriendsE1 5b 2
167NavanaE6 6b *2
168Leaning Block CrackVD 52
169Living in OxfordE7 7a **2
170Sitting in Oxfordf7A+ *6
171PuckV8 7a+ 5
172SuperstitionE8 7b ** 
173The PromiseE8 7a ***2
174Green ChimneyVD *85
 THE TERRACE  
176The Terrace Left-handf7C 1
177The Terracef7C+ 85
178Jason's Rooff7C 5
179Jason's stand-upV6 6b 22
180Hanging arête V7 3
181Hanging WallV5 6b 32
182La Terracef8A  
183Hanging Wall Sitterf7A 62
 THE SPHINX AREA  
185Gizaf7C 18
186The SphinxE5 6c 22
187Voyagerf8B ***3
188Voyager Sit StartV14  
189Sputnikf7B *1
190Cleo's Edgef5+ 273
191Cleo's Right HandV0- 4a 132
192Cleo's SlabVB 40
193Cleo's Other EdgeVB 34
194Sphinx SlabV0 4c 25
195Roof Goofef6B 82
196Roof Goofe RightV4 6b 24
197Jetty ArettyV2 5c 57
198Jetty ButtressVD 81
199Jetty NoseV3 6a 16
200Pocket Passerf6A+ 99
201Jetty BulgeV4 6b 61
202Safe Betf6C 48
203Bedrockf7A *16
204Yabbadabbadoo!f6C 49
205Answer the PhoneVS 5b 20
 THE SENTINEL  
207Chicken BrothHVD 4a 9
208Sharks Fin SoupHVS 4c 6
209The GargoyleE2 5c 6
210Phillipa ButtressVS 4c 18
211Crystal TipsE3 6a 37
212Stepped CrackD 413
213Black Slab AreteS 4a 335
214Black SlabVS 4b *870
215Black Slab VariationD *660
216Green GrooveHVD 3c 86
217Now or NeverE1 5b **370
218Too Good To Be ForgottenE2 6a 6
219Sentinel ChimneyHVD 4a *231
220The SentinelE2 5b ***426
221Sentinel IndirectHVS 5a 20
222Sentinel Crack (Burbage North)D *615
223Present ArmsHS 4c 214
224'ArmlessD 19
225High FlyerE2 5b 66
226The GrazerVS 5a *536
227LiebackHS 4b 782
228Think of EnglandM 133
229RingoS 4a *834
230Ring My BellE4 6a 1
231Damp TrousersE1 5a **3
232Ring PieceHVS 6a 57
233Ring ClimbS 4a *643
234Ring ChimneyD 261
235Agnostic's AreteVS 5a *197
236PickpocketVS 4c 152
237Cleft right of PickpocketD 9
 KNIGHTS MOVE  
239The KefferHVS 5a 219
240With Juicy BitsHVS 5a 11
241Small BeerHS 4a 20
242Still OrangeS 4a *918
243Rise N ShineHVS 5a 22
244Green CrackVD *707
245Dover's ProgressHVS 5a *255
246Hollyash CrackVS 4b **1031
247En PassantE2 6a 3
248Knight's MoveHVS 5a ***2129
249Peter's ProgressVS 4c **143
250Arme BlancheE5 6a *18
251Great CrackVS 5a **426
252The Big ChimneyHS 4b *126
253WindjammerE1 5b *164
254The RainmakerHVS 5b **278
255Big Chimney AreteHS 4b *717
256Barry ManilowVS 4c *159
 BOYAGER  
258Boyagerf7A+ ***55
259Mono Bulge *f7B **4
260Monochromef7B ***37
261Asylum Sikaf7B **9
262Ripple Riser *f6B 4
263Duo bulge *f6B 2
 TWIN CHIMNEYS TO THARF CAKE  
265December ClimbVD 13
266SnowflakesVD 13
267Survivor's SyndromeE2 5b 3
268Twin Chimneys LaybackHVD 4a **243
269Left Twin ChimneyVD 46
270Right Twin ChimneyHVD 43
271The Happy SlapperHVS 5a 29
272Jimmy RiddleVS 4c 21
273Always another oneVS 5b 9
274BulletproofE1 6a 15
275Split Slab CrackS 4a 91
276Split SlabHVD *81
277Slide AwayE1 5a *37
278Grotto SlabM 151
279Grotto Slab VariantS 3c 23
280Grotto CrackVS 4b 28
281SubmissionVS 5a *108
282TemptationHS 4a 4
283Falstaff's ChimneyVD *84
284Falstaff's InnominateS 4b 283
285Falstaff's CrackD 209
286Pale FaceHVS 5a 19
287Horse NationE1 5b  
288Bilberry CakeVS 4c *393
289Bilberry WallVD *459
290Bilberry AreteM 322
291The Edging MachineHVS 5b 72
292Alpha CrackHS 4b 176
293Omega CrackVD 198
294BlinkersVS 4c 7
295Scarred Buttress ClimbVD *249
296ClinkersVS 5a 1
297First CrackS 4b 371
298Tharf CakeHVS 5a *256
299Left Twin CrackS 4a *494
300Right Twin CrackHVD 4a *422
301Farcical AreteHS 4b *283
 BROOKS' LAYBACK  
303The Irrepressible UrgeE1 5b **151
304The Arctic MammalE3 6a **12
305Small Arctic MammalE3 6a *33
306Left Recess CrackS 3c *451
307Right Recess CrackHS 4a 141
308AceVS 4b *206
309The ChimneyD 53
310The CrackHS 4a 75
311Ace Sharp AreteV3 6a 6
312Thrall's ThrutchS 4a *54
313Brooks' LaybackHS 4b **789
314Wobblestone CrackHVD 4a *459
315Biscuits for BreakfastE4 6b 3
316Red ShiftE3 5c 2
 LONG TALL SALLY  
318Hollybush GullyVD 104
319The ScreamerE1 5c *23
320Gazebo WatusiE6 6b *1
321ObscenityVS 4c ***354
322Amazon CrackHS 4b ***1187
323ArtemisHVS 5a 2
324Amazon GullyM 204
325Boney MoroneyE2 5c *92
326RockersE1 5c *7
327Long Tall SallyE1 5b ***1221
328Three Blind MiceE7 6c **32
329Greeny CrackVS 4b **760
330Rhapsody in GreenHVS 5a 51
331Left Studio ClimbVD 295
332The ArtistVS 4c 26
333Right Studio ClimbVD 324
334Rose FlakeVS 4b *267
3356c Arete below Long Tall Sallyf6C 10
336The FinE1 5b *156
337Ai No CorridaE5 6b **44
338Right FinHVS 5a **607
339The twenty year itch *E4 6b 5
340The EnthusiastV3 *46
341Nicotine StainV4 **142
342April FoolHVD 307
343ApproachV2 *64
344Spider CrackVS 5b *513
345The Be AllHVD 4a 299
346Pest ControlV4 6b 6
347The End AllHS 4b 119
 END SLAB  
349Shelf WallV2 5c 38
350Unnamed #3HS 4b 10
351End ButtressD 317
352The PenultimateE1 5b *249
353Right Arete V6 2
354End SlabD *575
355False End SlabD 38
356End Slab RampD 55
357Two Pocket SitterV2 6a *176
358Plank Sanction *V8 ** 
359Front End FaceD 32
360Back End SlabD 361
361EnderD *541
362Crack Habit *f5 *15
363Endest AreteVD 236
364EndsteD 398
365Grizzly Bearf6C *9
366Almost the last wordHVS 5c 15
367Pocket DynoV7 6b 1
368Capped RibV3 6a 51
369Tidal WaveV0- 1
 VELVET ROOF  
371Velvet Crabf7A+ 53
372Velvet RoofV2 5c 6
373Right-hand RoofV4 5c 12
374Zaff Skoczylasf7C 42
375Zaff Skoczylas (sit start)f7B+ **21
376Zaff Skoczylas Right Hand *f7C 4
 END BOULDERS  
378Little Cube AreteV1 5b 23
379Once Upon A Timef7B+  
380Beyond The Endf3+ 52
381Daddy WallV0- 4c 79
382Daddy Bear AreteV0- 5a 60
383Daddy Arete RightV0+ 5b 48
384Daddy's Arete Right - Right. *V0 4c 4
385Daddy Right AreteV0- 4b 38
386Mommy WallV1 5b 69
387Mommy Bear AreteV0+ 5b 58
388Mommy Bear RightV1 5b 79
389Baby Bear WallV0 5a *58
390Baby Bear AreteV0- 4c 59
 LOCATION UNCERTAIN  
392Pearl Tree Crack HS 4b 1
393Ellis's Very Eliminate *V3 6a 1
394Bilberry Pie *E1 5b 1
395Bubble *V6 **3
396Rocket Boy *f7A *5
397Kirkpatrick's Corner *S 4a 1
398King's Return *E2 5b 5
399Don't get between *VB 13
400Easy Problem 1 *V0- 4b 5
401Easy Problem 2 *V0- 4b 5
402Sally's Smile *VD 4a 2
403Front End Face Right Arete *V0+ 5a *2
404North Roof Eliminate *V5 6a 1
405Side-wall *V0+ 5a 1
406Long Shot *V4 6b 1
407Mr Sheen *f7A+  
408Mr Sheen (sit start) *f7B 1
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The footholds above the bulge on Long Tall Sally are getting a bit polished
Impact John - 24/May/04