Cow Dale (Craig-y-Biceps)

Climbs 30 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 300m a.s.l – Faces NW

Crag features

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. This Crag is called Craig-Y-Biceps in the 2012 Peak limestone Book, Page 138-9. part of Staden Quarry!

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Approach notes

Park as for Staden Main Quarry then walk back down the road (2 min). DO NOT PARK in the passing places below the crag.

Peak Limestone (2012), From Horseshoe to Harpur Hill (2004), Northern Limestone Route Database (2001), (1995), Peak Limestone - Stoney (1987)

Climbs at this crag

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17Pinging in the Rain7c+ ** 
18Laughing in the Rain7c **16
19Mesmerized7a+ *14
20You Know UFOs7a+ * 
21E.T.7b+ * 
23Pneumatic6c+ 1
24Ecstatic6b 2
25Fantastic6b 2
26Traumatic6b+ 5
27Check Out6a *10
28New Nomad6b+  
29Napped a Nod6a+  
30Burning RubberE3 5c  
31PhaseoutE1 5b  
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