If seventh grade sport climbing is your game you'll love it here, but give it until May to dry out and take a brush. Steep, overhanging sport routes up to 20m long on good rock which stays dry in the rain. Best routes are Much Monkey Magic (7a), The Main Motor Mile (7a+), Blazed But Amazed (7b+) and Laughing At the Rain (7c). The two trad routes have gone to grass. Topo here: http://sportsclimbs.co.uk/mainpages/peak/Cowdale%20Topo.htm
This Crag is called Craig-Y-Biceps in the 2012 Peak limestone Book, Page 138-9. part of Staden Quarry!
Park as for Staden Main Quarry then walk back down the road (2 min). DO NOT PARK in the passing places below the crag.
|4||Burning Rubber||E3 5c|
|7||Much Monkey Magic||7a **||22|
|8||Otto di Catania||7a+ *||4|
|9||Blazed but Amazed||7b+ *||1|
|10||Meandering Peace Meal||E5 6b|
|11||The Philandering Sons of Magic Women||7a *||3|
|12||A Wild Man from Way Back When||7a+ *||3|
|13||Duelling Biceps||7a+ *||10|
|14||A Woman in Wellingtons||7b||2|
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