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Cow Dale

Derbyshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 28 – 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. Topo here:

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

Access 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.

Weather forecast

 Today  Thu  Fri  Sat  Sun 

0.2mm rain
Mainly cloudy
18 °C
13 kph

0.3mm rain
19 °C
15 kph

0.3mm rain
Sunny periods
19 °C
14 kph

0.0mm rain
18 °C
12 kph

0.5mm rain
Mainly cloudy
14 °C
18 kph
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More: mwis: Peak District & Yorkshire DalesMet Office: Peak District

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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 Climb nameGradex
1PhaseoutE1 5b  
3Unnamed6b 3
4Burning RubberE3 5c  
5Unnamed6b+ 5
6J.L.N.O.E7b+ 1
7Much Monkey Magic7a **22
8Otto di Catania7a+ **4
9Blazed but Amazed7b+ *1
10Meandering Peace MealE5 6b  
11The Philandering Sons of Magic Women7a 3
12A Wild Man from Way Back When7b *3
13Duelling Biceps7a+ *10
14A Woman in Wellingtons7b 2
 Climb nameGradex
15Wet Yer Whistle7b+ *1
16The Main Motor Mile7a+ **25
17Pingham's Route7c+ ** 
18Laughing in the Rain7c **9
19Mesmerized7b **11
20You Know UFOs7a+ * 
22Pneumatic6c+ 1
23Ecstatic6b 2
24Fantastic6b 2
25Traumatic6b+ 4
26Check Out6a+ 8
27Unnamed6b+ 1
28Unnamed6a+ 2
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