Chatsworth Edge

Climbs 101 – 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.

Eastern Grit (2015), Peak District: Bouldering (2011), Froggatt to Black Rocks (2010), Peak SE Pokketz (2007), Eastern Grit (2006) (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 1
3Mr Smith's Vegetable PatchVS 4b  
4Arboreal AttackE1 6a  
5La SensusS  
7SidewinderHVS 5b *40
8Mort WallHVS 5a **225
9Slip ArêteE2 5b **68
10Strangler's GrooveS 4a *117
11Strangler's CrackHVD *78
12Throttled GrooveS 4b *65
13DumperE1 5b *7
14JumpersE3 6a *3
15Where Next, Columbus?E2 5c  
16LeaperVS 5b 27
17Choked CrackD *124
18Choked ChimneyVD 58
20The Puppet CrackHVS 5b **51
21Sentinel CrackE3 5c ***34
22Welcome to the Body ParkE5 6b * 
23Sentinel ButtressE3 5c *1
24Sentinel GrooveE6 6c * 
25The Train Now StandingE5 6b * 
26No One Here Gets Out AliveE6 6c  
27Cave ClimbD *72
28More Tea Vicar?E4 6b  
29Wrinkled NoseVS 4b *3
30Shy BoyE4 6b *2
31Cave CrackS 4b **70
32Pretty VacantE1 5a 10
33Monk's ParkE1 5c 11
34Sloping CrackVD 15
35LichenE2 5b ***17
37Do You Wanna?HVS 5a 11
38Tree CrackVD 13
39CadenzaE3 5c 3
40High StepE1 5a **60
41PriceHVS 5a 31
42Overlapping RibHVD 1
43Spiral RouteVS 5a 4
44The DirectE1 5b  
45The Morning AfterE1 5b  
46Three Pebble SlobE1 5c  
48Tooth ArêteVS 4b *6
49Tooth CrackVD 4a 2
50Tree ChimneyD 7
51Pear SlabVS 4c 4
52Short CrackVS 4c *6
54The ClaspE3 5b *4
55EmilyHVS 5a  
56Left Twin CrackS 4a **15
57Emerald CrackE3 6a ***49
58Esmereldaf6A 6
59Diamond LifeE5 6b * 
60PearlsE2 5c **115
61Double Cave ClimbVD 4a 20
62Capstone ChimneyVD 4a 4
63The ArêteVS 4c 3
64Dead Tree CrackHS 4b 5
65Dead Tree RidgeVD 2
67High in the Thin Cold AirHVS 5a 1
68Step ButtressHVD *29
69Good VibrationsE2 5c *1
70VibrioE1 5b **97
71Vibrio DirectE2 6a **40
72Twisted ReachE4 6b *2
73Step Buttress CrackVD 11
74Mark PrettyVD 2
75Broken Buttress ClimbVS 4b *24
76Ladies' WayVD 7
77Choked Flake ClimbHD 8
78NoserVS 4c *8
80Thin AirVS 4c 1
81Oak Tree ClimbS 4a 12
82The Road to DomestosVS 4c 1
83Zigzag FinishHS 4b *7
84Shut Your MouthE2 5c  
85I Don't Know What My Mouth Was SayingE1 5b  
86Oak Tree RecessD 1
87Skylight GulliesM 6
88O'Reilly's StaircaseS 4a *13
89Calypso CrackHVD 4a 5
91Emperor Flake ClimbVD **160
92Emperor Flake Climb Direct FinishVS 4c 4
93Emperor CrackVS 4c *91
94The TyrantE2 5c 7
95Desperotf7A+ **28
96DespotE1 5c *49
97Empress CrackS 4b **106
98Princess CrackD 9
99Prince's CrackHS 4b **86
100Up the EstablishmentE1 5b *42
101Anarchist's ArêteVS 4c *55
102Emperor's StruggleS 4a *20
103Doctor's DoddleVS 5a 4
104Holly Tree ArêteS 4a 3
105The Republican TourHS 4b * 
106The Royal TourHS 1
108Lateral ThinkingHVS 5b  
109ChatmanduE1 5c * 
110Some Jerk on TVE1 5b *5
111Weanie MeanieE4 6c  
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