Climbs 423
Rocktype Gritstone
Altitude 420m a.s.l
Faces SW

Ben Bransby making the second ground-up ascent (5th overall ascent) of The Promise (E7) at Burbage North © Alan James

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). 

Approach 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.

Access Advice

No access problems. The area is part of the Eastern Edges SSSI designated for its assemblage of breeding birds - please make sure dogs are under control to protect birds and sheep: the grazier has reported losses.

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Guidebooks

Eastern Grit

Updated and expanded edition of the award-winning Peak Grit East. Covers all the best routes on the eastern Gritstone edges of the Peak District - Wharncliffe, Rivelin, Dovestone Tor, Bamford, Stanage, Burbage North, Higgar Tor, Burbage South, Millstone, Lawrencefield, Yarncliffe, Froggatt, Curbar, Baslow, Gardoms, Birchen, Chatsworth, Cratcliffe, Black Rocks
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Peak Bouldering

The Peak Bouldering Rockfax is a massive book covering a huge area including all the main bouldering venues of the Peak District. It includes many more low-grade problems than have ever been documented before including 17 circuits with problems at V0+ 5a and under, and a further 21 circuits with problems at V2 5c and below.
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The footholds above the bulge on Long Tall Sally are getting a bit polished
Impact John - 24/May/04
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 The Chant 
2North RoofV3 88
3RT Wallf5+ 108
4RT Wall - Right sideV2 46
5Route 1HS 4b *1206
6Route 1.25VS 5c 178
7Route 1.5
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VS 5b 714
8Route 2S 4a *1912
9Route 2.5
-
VS 5a 516
10Route 3S 4a *1817
11Route 3.5E1 6a 72
12Route 4
-
HVS 5c 331
13Route 5HVD 4a 561
14First Wall TraverseV2 115
15Cranberry WallVD 837
16Cranberry CrackVD 1696
17The ChantHVS 5a *1285
18The Chant Direct FinishE2 6a 95
19Chant - Direct StartHVS 5b 177
20Chant - Right SideHVS 5c 76
2120 Foot CrackS 4b *2149
22The Twenty Foot TraverseV3 49
23Curse - Left SideVS 5b 81
24The Cursef5 *749
25Lost in France
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VS 5c 549
 Triangle Buttress 
27Triangle Buttress Girdle
-
S 4b 47
28Little PlumbD 954
29Base Over ApexVS 4c 333
30BaselessHVD *1136
31Triangle Buttress AreteVD *1288
32Triangle Buttress DirectS 4a *784
33Triangle Buttress Direct Startf5 739
34Triangle CrackHVD 4a *780
35Leaning WallS 4b 264
36Leaning Wall Really DirectE1 6a 24
37Leaning Wall DirectHS 5a *741
38Little White JugVS 4c *447
39Big Black 'unHVS 5a *274
40SteptoeM *901
41... and SonD 61
42Triangle Buttress Low Level TraverseV3 36
 Banana Finger 
44Monkey WallM 826
45Monkey Wall DirectD 59
46Monkey Wall Slot *VS 4c 2
47Definitive 5.12
-
f6C *75
48Cinzano Roof
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f7B 7
49Cinzano Roof (RH Start)f6C *6
50Monkey CrackV1 66
51Monkey CornerHVD *875
52Monkey Corner VariantV2 24
53Banana Arete
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V2 112
54Banana Reversef7A 116
55Banana Finger Directf6C *348
56Banana Fingerf6A **1152
57Banana Right-handV2 22
58Sloper Pullf6C *29
59Monk OnHVS 5b 125
 Overhanging Buttress 
61Ad InfinitumS 4a *271
62Little Brown Thug
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V5 32
63Wednesday ClimbHVS 5b *424
64Life in a Radioactive Dustbinf6C *93
65The Disposable BubbleE4 6b 23
66Overhanging Buttress DirectS 4a *1368
67Overhang Buttress VariationVD 4a 130
68Overhanging Buttress AreteM *1115
69Burgess FaceHS 4c 218
70Burgess ButtressD 679
71Burgess StreetD 406
72Union StreetS 4a 16
 All Quiet Area 
74All Quiet on the Eastern Frontf6A+ *309
75All Quiet Directf7A+ 55
76All Sit-Down
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f7B+ 6
77The BuskerVS 4c 467
78Bracken AreteVS 4c 83
79Bracken CrackHVD 4a *681
80Green SlabVS 5a 567
81Fallen Slab LipV6 38
 Remergence Buttress 
83The GroganHVS 5c *280
84GroatE1 6b 8
85Al's AreteE1 5c 4
86Wollock Left HandE1 5b 8
87WollockHVS 4c *363
88Wollock DirectHVS 5c 77
89Wollock problemV2 17
90PulcherrimeVS 4b *1009
91Slanting CrackVD 357
92Small is Beautifulf7A *111
93Slanting GullyD 197
94Chockstone ClimbVD *197
95SnatchE3 6a 3
96Stomach TraverseHVS 4c *112
97TiptoeVS 4c *116
98GymnipodiesE4 6b  
99The Hanging Ribf6B **404
100Submergence
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f7C 27
101Blind Drunk
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f8A 7
102RemergenceE4 6b **54
103Remergence Start
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f6B 357
104Blind DateE4 7a *15
105Blind Date Start
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f7B+ 77
106Blind Fig
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f7C 19
107Blind Ali
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f7B+ 19
108Break Traverse
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f7C+  
109One sloper eliminatef7B 13
110Two sloper eliminatef6C 31
111Mutiny CrackHS 4b ***1842
112MeddleHVS 5a *220
113DetourS 4a *366
114DiversionHVS 5a 42
115Dead Tree CrackHS 4b *131
116Tree Stump Traverse
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V2 70
117Side FaceS 4a 137
118Side Order ChaosVS 5a 27
119And BeakerHVS 5b 10
120Tiny Slab - Left Arete
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V0+ *298
121Tiny Slab - LeftV1 *346
122Tiny Slab - RightV2 *229
123Tiny Slab - Right AreteV4 76
124SolitudeV5 36
 Ash Tree Boulders 
126Ash Tree Big SlabVB 35
127Gruesome MantelV3 *21
128Jammed Block MantelV2 25
129Easy AreteVB 35
130Undecut Block LeftV0+ 29
131Undercut Block RightV0+ 30
 Ash Tree Wall 
133Ash Tree Little SlabV1 30
134Sunlight CallerVS 5b 67
135Oak FaceHS 4b 84
136Boggle BoothroydVS 4c 44
137The Last Great ProblemHVS 5c 16
138Striker Left-handf7A+ **25
139Strikerf7C+ 4
140Beach Tea OneHVS 6a *33
141Ivy TreeHVS 5b *200
142Poison IvyE1 6a 21
143All Star's GoalE1 6a 62
144Evening WallE1 5b *243
145Wall ChimneyS 4a *107
146Happily Ever AfterE6 6c *3
147NefertitiE6 6c *13
148Wall CornerHVD 4a *790
149Wall Corner The Direct FinishVS 4c *152
150Ash Tree AreteVS 4c 34
151Ash Tree GirdleS 4a 40
152Ash Tree VariationsVS 5c *634
153Ash Tree WallS 4a **1680
154Ash Tree Wall EliminateVS 5b 59
155Ash Trees ForeverHVS 5b *239
156Ash Tree CrackVD *1469
157Artificial StimulantE2 5b *216
158Bilberry CrackVD *1240
159Bilberry FaceS 4a 740
160Bilberry AreteM 322
161Calvin KlimbE4 6b  
162Twin CracksVD 24
163Rope TrickHS 4c 26
164Who Needs Ropes?M 46
165Head-BangerS 29
166A Phenomenological ProblemHVS 5b 22
167Late Night AnticsHVS 5c 2
168Early Morning PerformanceHVS 5c 14
169With a Little Help from my FriendsE1 5b 2
170NavanaE6 6b *4
171Leaning Block CrackVD 61
172Living in OxfordE7 7a **2
173Sitting in Oxfordf7A+ *7
174Puckf7B *5
175Superstition
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E8 7b  
176The PromiseE8 7a ***2
177Green ChimneyVD *94
 The Terrace 
179The Terrace Left-handf7C 4
180The Terrace
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f7C+ 162
181Jason's Roof
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f7C 5
182Jason's stand-upV6 31
183Hanging arÍteV7 10
184Hanging WallV5 40
185La Terrace
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f8A  
186Hanging Wall Sitterf7A 76
 The Sphinx Area 
188Giza
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f7C 37
189The Sphinx
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E5 6c 26
190Voyagerf8B ***4
191Voyager Sit Start
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V14  
192Sputnikf7B *1
193Cleo's Edge
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f5+ 351
194Cleo's Right Hand
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V0- 162
195Cleo's SlabVB 61
196Cleo's Other EdgeVB 53
197Sphinx SlabV0 31
198Roof Goofe
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f6B 102
199Roof Goofe Right
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V4 37
200Jetty Aretty
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V2 68
201Jetty ButtressHVD 4b **102
202Jetty NoseV3 26
203Pocket Passerf6A+ 123
204Jetty BulgeV4 80
205Safe Bet
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f6C 61
206Bedrockf7A *27
207Yabbadabbadoo!
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f6C 54
208Answer the Phone
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VS 5b 24
 The Sentinel 
210Chicken BrothHVD 4a 10
211Sharks Fin SoupHVS 4c 8
212The GargoyleE2 5c 10
213Phillipa ButtressVS 4c 21
214Crystal TipsE3 6a 52
215Stepped CrackD 500
216Black Slab AreteS 4a 400
217Black SlabVS 4b *1045
218Black Slab Direct StartE1 5c 2
219Black Slab VariationD *807
220Green GrooveHVD 3c 112
221Kiss me my darlingE2 5c  
222Now or NeverE1 5b **494
223Too Good To Be ForgottenE2 6a 7
224Sentinel ChimneyHVD 4a *282
225The SentinelE2 5b ***605
226Sentinel IndirectHVS 5a 21
227Sentinel Crack (Burbage North)D *771
228Present ArmsHS 4c 274
229'ArmlessD 30
230High FlyerE2 5b *79
231The GrazerVS 5a *654
232LiebackHS 4b *962
233Think of EnglandM 164
234RingoS 4a *1011
235Ring My BellE4 6a 2
236Damp TrousersE1 5a **7
237Ring PieceHVS 6a 71
238Ring ClimbS 4a *774
239Ring ChimneyD 309
240Agnostic's AreteVS 5a *232
241PickpocketVS 4c *185
242Cleft right of PickpocketD 10
 Knights Move 
244Seventy NinerVS 4c 14
245The KefferHVS 5a *282
246With Juicy BitsHVS 5a 20
247Small BeerHS 4a 21
248Still OrangeS 4a *1122
249Rise N ShineHVS 5a 35
250Green CrackVD *869
251Dover's ProgressHVS 5a *320
252Hollyash CrackVS 4b **1292
253En Passant
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E2 6a 3
254Knight's MoveHVS 5a ***2729
255Peter's ProgressVS 4c **205
256Arme BlancheE5 6a *21
257Great CrackVS 5a **556
258The Big ChimneyHS 4b *151
259WindjammerE1 5b *219
260The RainmakerHVS 5b **361
261Big Chimney AreteHS 4b *890
262Barry ManilowVS 4c *192
 Boyager 
264Boyagerf7A+ ***119
265Mono Bulgef7B **11
266Monochromef7B ***96
267Asylum Sikaf7B **29
268Ripple Riserf6B 15
269Duo bulgef6B 2
 Twin Chimneys to Tharf Cake 
271December ClimbVD 13
272SnowflakesVD 13
273Survivor's SyndromeE2 5b 4
274Twin Chimneys LaybackHVD 4a **311
275Left Twin ChimneyVD 58
276Right Twin ChimneyHVD 55
277The Happy SlapperHVS 5a 32
278Jimmy RiddleVS 4c 28
279Always another oneVS 5b 10
280Bulletproof
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E1 6a 19
281Split Slab CrackS 4a 108
282Split SlabHVD 4b *97
283Slide AwayE1 5a *48
284Grotto SlabM 184
285Grotto Slab VariantS 3c 26
286Grotto CrackVS 4b 30
287SubmissionVS 5a *135
288TemptationHS 4a 5
289Falstaff's ChimneyVD *109
290Falstaff's InnominateS 4b *348
291Falstaff's CrackD 257
292Pale FaceHVS 5a 21
293Horse NationE1 5b  
294Bilberry CakeVS 4c *507
295Bilberry WallVD *574
296Bilberry AreteS 4a *377
297The Edging MachineHVS 5b 88
298Alpha CrackHS 4b 210
299Omega CrackVD 239
300BlinkersVS 4c 8
301Scarred Buttress ClimbVD *316
302ClinkersVS 5a 3
303First CrackS 4b 453
304Tharf CakeHVS 5a *310
305Left Twin CrackS 4a *593
306Right Twin CrackHVD 4a *520
307Farcical AreteHS 4b *352
 Brooks' Layback 
309The Irrepressible UrgeE1 5b **181
310The Arctic MammalE3 6a *17
311Small Arctic Mammal
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E1 6a 38
312Left Recess CrackS 3c *525
313Right Recess CrackHS 4a 161
314AceVS 4b *244
315The ChimneyD 68
316The CrackHS 4a 91
317Ace Sharp AreteV3 6
318Thrall's ThrutchS 4a *65
319Brooks' LaybackHS 4b **982
320Wobblestone CrackHVD 4a *557
321Biscuits for BreakfastE4 6b 3
322Red ShiftE3 5c 2
 Long Tall Sally 
324Hollybush GullyVD 123
325The ScreamerE1 5c *27
326Gazebo WatusiE6 6b *2
327ObscenityVS 4c ***494
328Amazon CrackHS 4b ***1559
329ArtemisHVS 5a 2
330Amazon GullyM 247
331Boney MoroneyE2 5c *111
332RockersE1 5c *10
333Long Tall SallyE1 5b ***1697
334Three Blind MiceE7 6c **35
335Greeny CrackVS 4b **993
336Rhapsody in GreenHVS 5a 58
337Left Studio ClimbVD 361
338The ArtistVS 5a 35
339Right Studio ClimbVD 395
340Rose FlakeVS 4b *344
3416c Arete below Long Tall Sallyf6C 14
342The FinE1 5b *193
343Ai No CorridaE5 6b **47
344Right FinHVS 5a **761
345Twenty Year ItchE4 6b 5
346The Enthusiastf6A+ *55
347Nicotine Stainf6B **172
348Nicaretef5 *13
349April FoolHVD 365
350Approach
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HVS 5c 76
351Spider CrackVS 5b *610
352The Be AllHVD 4a 353
353Pest ControlV4 6
354The End AllHS 4b 147
 End Slab 
356Shelf Wallf5+ 54
357Unnamed #3HS 4b 12
358End ButtressD 378
359The PenultimateE1 5b *323
360Right AreteV6 3
361End SlabD *687
362False End Slab
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D 47
363End Slab RampD 81
364Two Pocket Sitterf5+ *221
365Plank Sanction
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V8 **3
366Front End SlabVD 52
367Back End SlabD 443
368EnderD *645
369Crack Habitf5 *31
370Endest AreteVD 295
371EndsteD 475
372Grizzly Bearf6C *14
373Almost the last wordE1 5c 18
374Pocket DynoV7 3
375Capped Rib
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V3 67
376Tidal WaveV0- 1
 Velvet Roof 
378Velvet Crab
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f7A+ 80
379Velvet RoofV2 9
380Right-hand RoofV4 15
381Zaff Skoczylasf7C 72
382Zaff Skoczylas (sit start)f7B+ **34
383Zaff Skoczylas Right Handf7C 9
 End Boulders 
385Little Cube AreteV1 38
386Once Upon A Time
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f7B+  
387Beyond The End
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f3+ 76
388Daddy Wall
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V0- 111
389Daddy Bear Arete
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V0- 89
390Daddy Arete Right
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V0+ 77
391Daddy's Arete Right - Right.V0 19
392Daddy Right AreteV0- 64
393Mommy Wall
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V1 96
394Mommy Bear Arete
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V0+ 85
395Mommy Bear RightV1 103
396Baby Bear WallV0 *83
397Baby Bear Arete
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V0- 85
 Location Uncertain 
399Pearl Tree Crack
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HS 4b 1
400Ellis's Very EliminateV3 1
401Bilberry PieE1 5b 1
402BubbleV6 **3
403Rocket Boyf7A *5
404Kirkpatrick's CornerS 4a 1
405King's ReturnE2 5b 5
406Don't get betweenVB 24
407Easy Problem 1V0- 15
408Easy Problem 2V0- 14
409Sally's SmileVD 4a 2
410Front End Face Right AreteV0+ *13
411North Roof EliminateV5 3
412Side-wallV0+ 6
413Long ShotV4 1
414Mr Sheenf7A+ 2
415Mr Sheen (sit start)f7B 3
4167a+VB *** 
4177a+ Under Jason's Rooff7A ***1
418Tiny RoofV3 **23
419The end all slabV3 3
420North roof variantf6B+ *3
421Seams There's Moref6B  
422Bat One BlindE1 5c **2
423One Blind BatE3 5c ***1
424HushV1 2
425Hush AreteV0+ 5
426Peter's Progress hvs finishHVS 5a 1
427Zaff's Groove *V7 1
428Date Rape *V12  
429Back Street Mime Artist *f8A ***2
430Blind Drunk (Reach Method) *f7B 1
431Blind Ali's date *f7C+ **1
432Ring Chimney Left ArÍte *E1 5c 1
433Crystal Eyes *f7A+ 1
434First Wall Traverse Low *f6B+ **1
4356c under Jason's roof *f6C 1
436Tiny Roof *f6A+ 2
437Triangle Traverse *f6A+ **1
438Remergence Lip Traverse *
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V6 1
439Want Not *V6 1
440In The Flick Of Time Right-Hand *
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f7C 1
441In The Flick Of Time Standing Start *
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f7B 1
442La Poo *
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f7B 1
443In the flick of time *f7C+ **1
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