Chatsworth Edge

Climbs 100 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude 200m a.s.l – Faces NW

Crag features
A much underrated edge, don't be put of by its lichenous appearance. Always climbable, except after rain. A collection of buttress (10 to 15m) of fine natural grit. Sheltered. Limited No. of routes of all grades, but something for everyone. Classics are Emperor Flake Climb(VD), Cave Crack (S), The Puppet Crack (HVS 5b), Vibrio (E1 5b) and the delectable Pearls (E2 5c). Pick of the bunch are the jamming test pieces, Sentinel Crack (E2 5c) and Emerald Crack (E3 6a), still standing the test of time.

Access notes
Lies east and parallel to the A619 Chesterfield - Baslow Rd. Approach from footpath approx. 100m south of the Eric Byne Car Park (SK 279721). Bus stop nearby.

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 Gritstone East (2001), Rock climbs in the Peak - Derwent valley (1981)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
  Climb nameGrade
2Aquiline ArêteVS 4b
3Mr Smith's Vegetable PatchVS 4b
4Arboreal AttackE1 6a
5La SensusS
7SidewinderHVS 5b
8Mort WallHVS 5a *
9Slip ArêteE1 5b *
10Strangler's GrooveS 4a *
11Strangler's CrackVD
12Throttled GrooveS 4a *
13DumperE1 5b *
14JumpersE3 6a *
15Where Next, Columbus?E3 5c
16LeaperVS 5b
17Choked CrackD *
18Choked ChimneyVD
20The Puppet CrackHVS 5b *
21Sentinel CrackE2 5c ***
22Welcome to the Body ParkE5 6b *
23Sentinel ButtressE3 5c *
24Sentinel GrooveE6 6c **
25The Train Now StandingE5 6b *
26Cave ClimbD *
27More Tea Vicar?E4 6b
28Wrinkled NoseVS 4b
29Shy BoyE4 6b *
30Cave CrackS 4b *
31Pretty VacantE1 5a
32Monk's ParkE1 5c *
33Sloping CrackVD
34LichenE2 5b **
35Do You Wanna?HVS 5a
36Tree CrackS 4b
37CadenzaE3 5c
38High StepE1 5b *
39PriceHVS 5a
40Overlapping RibHVD
42Spiral RouteVS 4c
43The DirectE1 5b
44The Morning AfterE1 5b
45Three Pebble SlobE1 5c
47Tooth ArêteVS 4b *
48Tooth CrackVD 4a
49Tree ChimneyD
50Pear SlabVS 4c
51Short CrackVS 4c *
53The ClaspE3 5b *
54EmilyHVS 5a
55Left Twin CrackS 4b *
56Emerald CrackE3 6a ***
57EsmereldaV2 6a
58Diamond LifeE5 6b *
59PearlsE2 5c **
60Double Cave ClimbVD
61Capstone ChimneyVD
62The ArêteVS 4c
63Dead Tree CrackHS 4b
64Dead Tree RidgeVD
66High in the Thin Cold AirVS 4c *
67Step ButtressHVD
68Good VibrationsE2 5c *
69VibrioE1 5b *
70Vibrio DirectE2 6a **
71Twisted ReachE4 6b **
72Step Buttress CrackHVD
73Mark PrettyHS 4c
74Broken Buttress ClimbVS 4b *
75Ladies' WayVD
76Choked Flake ClimbHD
77NoserVS 4c *
78Thin AirHVS 5a
79Oak Tree ClimbS 4a
80The Road to DomestosVS 4c
81Zigzag FinishHS 4b *
82Shut Your MouthE2 5c
83I Don't Know What My Mouth Was SayingE1 5b
84Oak Tree RecessD
85Skylight GulliesM
86O'Reilly's StaircaseS 4a *
87Calypso CrackHVD
89Emperor Flake ClimbVD ***
90Emperor Flake Climb Direct FinishVS 4c
91Emperor CrackVS 4b *
92The TyrantE2 5c
93DesperotV7 6c **
94DespotE1 5c **
95Empress CrackS 4a *
96Princess CrackD
97Prince's CrackS 4b *
98Up the EstablishmentE1 5b *
99Anarchist's ArêteVS 4c *
100Emperor's StruggleS 4a *
101Doctor's DoddleVS 5a
102Holly Tree ArêteS 4a
103The Republican TourHS 4b *
104The Royal TourHS
106Lateral ThinkingHVS 5b
107ChatmanduE1 5c *
108Some Jerk on TVE1 5b *
109Weanie MeanieE4 6c
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