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Gardoms Edge

Derbyshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 303 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 250m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
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).

Access notes
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).

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Guidebooks
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)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 GARDOM'S NORTH  
2Percy's Roof *f7A 1
3A Tasty Graunchf7A+ 4
4First Roof Leftf6B+ 163
5First Roof Middlef6C+ 58
6Wishbonef7B *6
7Rock End Rollf7A+ 1
8Mark's Roof Left-Handf7A **314
9Nigel's Rooff7C ***12
10Mark's Rooff7B **99
11Mark's Roof Originalf7A **104
12Mark's Roof Directf7C **2
13Mark's Roof Circuitf7B **16
14Dylan's Rooff7B 1
15Little AreteV2 6a 17
16SeamstressV1 19
17Prowstressf6A *64
18Ledge Rooff6A *15
19Ledge CrackV0- 5a 67
20Ledge WallV1 5c 53
21Shelf Slab Rightf4+ *3
22West Wallf6A 43
23Alcove Nosef6B+ 26
24Alcove Nose Sit-Startf7B+ 1
25Alcove AreteV1 5b 21
26Ben's Bulgef7B *8
27The Grasperf6C+ 24
28Soft on the Gf7B ***52
29Full Powerf8A **3
308 Ballf8B *** 
31Rock Hard Bishopf6B+ *26
32Soft Groovef6C 42
33Soft WallV0 8
34Soft AreteV0 9
35Soft RibsV0- 8
 HEARTLAND  
37Kidneystonef7B **24
38Heartlandf7C *2
 BATTLEMENT BUTTRESS  
40Scotswood RoadE4 6a 1
 BLACK WALL  
42Balck Wall NothingVS 4c 2
43Black Wall - Route 1VD 14
44Colin's RouteVD 6
45Allen's RouteHS 11
46Black Wall Route 2HVS 5a 13
47Lovely Groovef6C **16
48PromiseHVS 5a 6
49Tsetse FlyE1 5c *15
50Raging InsomniaE3 6a * 
51NarcolepsyHVS 5a 8
52Mickey FinnE6 6b ***5
53Sleeping SicknessE3 5c **15
54Brown CornerVD **65
55ThunderVS 4c 9
 OVERHANG BUTTRESS  
57Four HorsemenE2 5b **24
58Lightning WallHVS 5a *33
59The IglooE5 6b **1
60Spanish FlyE6 6c ***4
61Vaya Con DiosE2 5c **20
62Overhang Buttress OrdinaryVS 4b *34
63Infirmary GrooveS 31
 NOWANDA BUTTRESS  
65TractionHS 4b 39
66Corner-crackD 58
67Gardoms GateVD 67
68Bloc Steno *V5 *4
69Grey CrackD 61
70AttractionVS 5a 18
71Moyer's ClimbS 4a *108
72Moyer's VariationS 4a 69
73Social FoolsE1 5b 8
74Cobweb Arete / Little WandaE2 5c 4
75NowandaHVS 5a **150
76LandsickHVS 5a *49
77Landsick DirectE3 6a *18
78LandsicknessE3 6a 7
79GainHVD 3
80Capstone ClimbS 4b 11
81Cave gully varient 1VD 3c 5
82Cave Gully varient 2VD 3c 3
83Cave GullyHD 48
84Cave Gully CrackS 4b 83
85Chockstone CrackHS 4a 41
 GARDEN FACE BUTTRESS  
87Garden Face CrackHS 4b *195
88Garden Face DirectVS 5a 140
89Garden Face IndirectD *167
90Garden face indirect directS 4a 9
91Gardoms FenceD 2c 9
92Heather WallHS 4b *8
93Garden Face TraverseHS 4a **1
 OCH AYE WALL  
95Och Aye Wall IndirectVS 5a 167
96Och Aye Wall DirectVS 5b *117
97Tartan RouteVS 5a *76
98Capstone GullyM 19
99Slime CrackVS 4c 9
100FantasyHVS 5a 6
101A Dream of White PotamusHVS 5a 1
102Byne's CrackVD *30
103The Working ManE2 5b 1
104Green RibE1 5c 3
105Green CrackHS 11
106Little AreteVS 4c 16
 MOYER'S BUTTRESS  
108The Gritsone Treatyf7B ***4
109Cave AreteHVS 5a *36
110StormbringerE3 5c **36
111Moyer's ButtressE1 5b ***424
112Biven's CrackHVS 5b **61
113Perfect DayE5 6b ***18
114Perfect Day Direct Startf7B 23
115Pogle's Woodf6C 37
116Pogle's Wood Left-Handf6B 8
117Pogle's Wood Sit Startf7B 8
118Biven's Crack and the Enigma VariationE3 5c *10
119Keith's Corner CrackHS 4b 22
120Keith's Other Corner CrackD 6
121Keith's AreteVD 4a 3
122Pine CrackS 5a *13
123Baton RouteVD 14
 ELLIOT'S BUTTRESS  
125Elliott's Buttress IndirectVS 4b *64
126Seventy One White MiceE2 6a *13
127Eye of FaithE1 5c **226
128Rhythmic ItchE1 5b 50
129Elliott's Buttress DirectHS 4a **336
130Jungle AreteS 4a 7
131Dead Tree WallHVD *31
132LiarHS 4b 7
133RumourHVS 5b 4
134GossipHVS 5b 3
135Capstone RibHVS 5b *3
136Striker's RibE1 5c 6
137SmithyVD 9
138Blacksmith's WallD 9
139October ClimbD 10
 OREAD BUTTRESS  
141Nymph's AreteVS 4c *12
142OreadVS 4b **116
143Yellow ChimneyM 10
 BIN LADEN'S CAVE  
145Bin Lillermulef7A+ *4
146Bin Laden's Cavef7A 49
 UNDERTAKER'S BUTTRESS  
148GemstoneHVS 5a 2
149MilestoneS 4
150BlazeVS 4c 12
151Undertaker's ButtressVS 4c **135
152Hearse AreteE1 5b *91
153Coffin NailHVS 5a *3
154Rest in PiecesHVS 5c *2
155Marshall's RouteHVS 5a 4
156White's RouteVS 4c 10
157Nursery SlabVS 4c 9
158Birthday ClimbVD 11
159Pedestal ClimbHS 4a 13
 GARDOM'S UNCONQUERABLE  
 Climb nameGradex
161Bilberry ButtressVS 5a *80
162CrottleE1 5b 23
163Stepped CrackD *45
164Gardoms UnconquerableVS 4c **153
165Whillans' Blind VariantE1 5b *23
166ContemptHVD 11
167Chimney FaceS 14
168Stern FaceS 8
 TREE BUTTRESS  
170Tree ButtressVS 4b 23
171The Midas ManE4 6b *3
172Tree ClimbS 4b 27
173Porridge eggE6 6a **6
174Third Time LuckyVS 4b *24
175Gom JabbarE8 6c * 
 CROCODILE BUTTRESS  
177By-Pass RouteHS 4b 12
178Central CrackHVS 5b *5
179AgadooE3 6b ** 
180Agadoo sit-startf6C+ **1
181Make it SnappyE6 6b **16
182Ecky ThumpE7 6c **1
183CrocodileE3 5c **67
184Right-hand CrackVS 4c *58
185Quandry WallVD 9
186Red Sky RibD 22
187Chunky DoorstepsHVS 5a 2
188A Fearful Orange *f6C+ 4
189Capillary CrackVS 4b *38
190Whisky WallS 22
191Muswell HillbilliesE4 5c 1
 GROOVED WALL  
193Waterloo SunsetE3 5c **57
194Finale GrooveVS 5a *208
195Babylon's GrooveVS 5a *66
196Central GrooveVS 4c 23
197Tree GrooveVS 4b *135
198Right-hand GrooveVS 5a 12
199Split CrackS 14
 APPLE BUTTRESS  
201Layback CrackVS 4c *138
202Flake CrackHS 4b *137
203Twilight's Last GleamingE2 5b 1
204N.M.C. CrackHVD ***658
205Apple Arete DirectE4 5c *44
206Apple AreteVS 4b ***896
207Apple CrackVD **364
208Cheeky MonkeyE2 6b 6
209Cider AppleHS 4a *174
210Giant's StaircaseS 4a *189
211BitterVS 5a *359
212Master of ThoughtE2 5c *53
213Velvet CracksVS 4b 348
214Apple Jack CrackVD *351
215CydraxHVS 5b *228
216CiderVS 5a 127
217Blenheim GullyHS 22
218Double Bumf7A **11
219Blenheim ButtressVS 4b 12
220BlenheimE1 5a *21
221BeaufortHVS 5b 3
 THE QUARRIES  
223President's AreteVS 4c 8
224All the President's MenE1 5b 5
225President's WallVS 4c 5
226President's Wall DirectE2 5b 1
227Senator's CrackHVS 5b 2
228Business as UsualE5 6b **11
229Lost Boyf6C *3
230Plan Df7C 2
 PILLAR WALL  
232Charlotte RamplingE6 6b **8
233Hired GoonsE8 6c ***1
234English Voodoof6C+ 29
235English Voodoo sit startf7B 12
236Left-hand Pillar CrackE1 5b **46
237Right-hand Pillar CrackHVS 5a *37
238Elliott's CrackS 4a *84
 GARDOM'S SOUTH BOULDERS  
240The Teacup *V0- 4b 6
241The Saucerer *V0 5a 6
242Slob *V3 6a 5
243The Wing *V3 6a 3
244First SlabV0 5a 5
245First Slab RightS 3
246Aretef6B **40
247Wall Past The FlattyV1 5c 48
248Small Ones are More JuicyV4 e2 6b **7
249Tangerine *VS 4c *2
250KumquatHS 4a 7
251StrapadictionaryV0- 4c 3
252Scoop TowerHS 5a 9
253John Player Specialf7A+ *3
254Captain Cabinetsf6C *15
255Wardrobe Ridgef6C **19
256Suavitof7B+ **56
257Left Triplet Arete *VB 5b 4
258Left Triplet Slab *VB 5a 3
259Left CrackV0- 4a 7
260Middle Triplet Arete *V2 5c 9
261Middle Triplet RidgeV2 *17
262Middle Triplet Ridge (sitting) *V3 6a 6
263China In Your Handsf7B+ ***4
264Barry Sheenef7C *7
265G-Thangf6B+ ***147
266G-Thang Sit Startf6C+ **51
267Stung *V1 5c 9
268South Boulders Route 29aV1 5b 4
269The Sting *V1 5c 7
 UNVERFIED  
271DurianS 4c 2
272Swift Nickf6C+ 6b  
273Stump Hole Cavernf7C+ * 
274Stump Hole Cavern Startf7B+ *11
275Blunt Aretef6A 8
276Middle Wall *V0 5a 11
277Dirty Business *f6B+ **7
278Two Headed Boy *V5 9
279Dirty Business Left-Hand *V3 6b *2
280Bad/Angry Fox *f6C **2
281Broken Butress *VD 6
282Tales of the Black Widow *E5 6b **1
283The Rattle *HVS 5a 1
284Roofies *E5 6b **1
285Stumpy *V0- 4a 5
286The Rink *E2 5b 1
287Waggy *E6 6b *1
288Midgey meal *E3 5c **1
289The Chimney *HVD 2
290Ball Bearing Wall *HS 4b 2
291Evasion *HVD 3
292Nah'han *E8 6c ***6
293Chockstone Climb *S 4a 3
294Three Trees Crack *VD 1
295Wall and Chimney *HVD 1
296Slanting Groove *D 3
297Orchard *E1 5
298Marble Wall Route III *VD 2
299Tree Neighbour *S 3
300Hide-Away Climb *VS 1
301Spring Route *HS 1
302Nursery Traverse *D 2
303Rampart Corner *S 1
304Portcullis *M 2
305Turret Chimney *M 1
306Drawbridge Slab *D 2
307Dungeon Gully *M 1
308The Keep *M 1
309The Watch Tower *VD 2
310Birch Tree Variation *D 1
311P T Wall *D 1
312Klondyke Crack *D 1
313Calico Crack *M 1
314Slipper Slab *M 1
315The Toadstool *M 1
316Crap'alackin *f7A+ 1
317Scoop Wall *M 2
318Stump Cream *V1 5c 2
319Stump Cream extension *V4 6b 2
320Sentry Box *D 1
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Loved this route, steep & fingery
simon mitchie - 16/Jul/10