Climbs 60
Rocktype Limestone
Altitude 221m a.s.l
Faces SW

Whisper in the Woods © Chris Craggs

Crag features

A relatively minor crag up to 20m high shrouded in trees with rock of a variable nature. Some good sport routes added in 2013 and a handful of trad routes dotted along the crag. The best of the bunch is Northern's Can't Climb, an excellent line of very good rock which was once E5 6b, and has recently been bolted at 7a (the bolts may come out).

Approach notes

Park on the opposite side of the road leading into Cucklet Delf (sign calls it Eyam Delf) and pass through the gate into the Nature Reserve. After 50 yards a track on the left leads up the hillside and around leftwards onto the roadside to gain a zig-zag path leading to the right-hand end of the crag.

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Guidebooks

The mid grade routes tend to be quite good but need care the easy routes are poor and the dangerous side of loose.
Bulls Crack - 18/Oct/14
Did three of the new sports routes today, nice moves but need more traffic. Some suspect rock as to be expected!!
loundsy - 22/May/13
Make that 28; he did six more.
Michael Ryan - 20/May/13
Now home to 22 sport routes.
Michael Ryan - 19/May/13
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Twang Buttress 
2Isolation6c 7
3TwangE3 5c *4
4Turkey Vulture CrackHVS 5b 3
5Tequila ToryE5 6c * 
6Arbeit Macht FreiE5 6b  
7Let Your Guard Down6c+ *6
8Devils' EyeVS 4c  
9Pile-up on the dance FloorE4 6b  
10House on the Hill6c+ 3
 Northerners Buttress 
12SpironVS 4c 10
13Can't Climb, Won't Climb7a *19
14Northerners Can't Climb (Sport)7a **5
15Northerners Can't ClimbE5 6b **5
16Another Camden Day6c+ **40
17Southerners Can't ClimbE3 5c *9
18Whisper6c+ *30
19Joy or Despair6a+ 48
20Elective AffinitiesE2 5c  
 Main Area 
22Contemplation6c+ 5
23Apparition5a 17
24Superstition6c+ 2
25The Seclusion7a 3
26No Greenwich Meantime6c+ 1
27The Thrill of the Chase6b+ 6
28In Conversation6b *17
29Libation6b+ 13
30An Illusion6b 8
31RainsongE1 5b 1
32Late at Night6b+ *9
33Dust5a 30
34Suffrage6a+ 3
35Postman's MeanderD 1
36Suffocation6a 46
37Voices6a+ *47
38FredHVS 5a 1
39Eddie Cochrane6b+ 10
40Setting of the Sun6b 81
41Satisfaction6c *50
42Don't Talk To Strangers6c *93
43Procession6b+ *112
44Perilscope6c+ *35
45Perilscope (Direct Start)7a *7
46HorrorscopeE2 5c 5
47The State of the Nation6b+ *50
48SwansongHVS 4c 11
49A Timer and a Place6a *118
50Deconstruction6a 73
51Got it Wrong5c 42
52BayliffVS 4b 7
53No Finer Place6a *82
54Bay RumVS 4c 1
55Shake, Rattle and Roll6a+ *81
56Before Too Long6b *64
57Long Enough6c 8
58Running OverVS 4c  
59Pot FullVS 4c 3
60Cave CrackHS 4b 2
61Little MooseE2 5b 1
62Flaky PastryS 2
 Unknown Routes 
64The Mute Swan
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VS 4c 1

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