Gardoms Edge Derbyshire, ENGLAND
Climbs 303 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 250m a.s.l – Faces W
A chain of buttresses of good quality grit, height 10 to 20m. Rarely crowded (unfair lichenous reputation due to tree cover) a delightful edge to climb on. Routes of all grades and types in pleasant surroundings (take a picnic). Best middle-grade routes are the classic Moyer's Buttress (E1 5b), The Eye of Faith (E1 5c), Apple Arête (VS 4c) and NMC Crack (VDiff). The test-pieces are flashes of Perfect Day (E5 6b) and Make it Snappy (E6 6b).
Parking at the small layby at SK 272738 at the LH end of the edge on the Sheffield to Baslow road (A621) is soon to be prevented by mounding. Some parking is available back towards Sheffield at SK 280739 on the B road leading to Old Brampton.
Alt. to gain the rh end of the edge approach in 15 min. along footpath 200m downhill of the Eric Byne car park (SK 279721) on the Chesterfield - Baslow road (A619).
Peak Bouldering (2014), Peak District: Bouldering (2011), Froggatt to Black Rocks (2010), Peak SE Pokketz (2007), Eastern Grit (2006), On Peak Rock (2003), Peak Climbs - Chatsworth (1996),
Out of print: Peak District: Bouldering (2004), Peak Gritstone East (2001), Peak Bouldering - Fax09 (1998), Bouldering in the Peak District Vol 1 (1994), Rock climbs in the Peak - Derwent valley (1981)
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