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 1
3Mr Smith's Vegetable PatchVS 4b  
4Arboreal AttackE1 6a  
5La SensusS  
7SidewinderHVS 5b 39
8Mort WallHVS 5a **224
9Slip ArêteE1 5b **68
10Strangler's GrooveS 4a *117
11Strangler's CrackVD *78
12Throttled GrooveS 4a *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 * 
26Cave ClimbD 72
27More Tea Vicar?E4 6b  
28Wrinkled NoseVS 4b 3
29Shy BoyE4 6b *2
30Cave CrackS 4a *70
31Pretty VacantE1 5a 9
32Monk's ParkE1 5c 11
33Sloping CrackVD 15
34LichenE2 5b ***17
35Do You Wanna?HVS 5a 11
36Tree CrackVD 13
37CadenzaE3 5c 3
38High StepE1 5a *60
39PriceHVS 5a 31
40Overlapping RibHVD 1
42Spiral RouteVS 4c 4
43The DirectE1 5b  
44The Morning AfterE1 5b  
45Three Pebble SlobE1 5c  
47Tooth ArêteVS 4b *6
48Tooth CrackVD 4a 2
49Tree ChimneyD 7
50Pear SlabVS 4c 4
51Short CrackVS 4c *6
53The ClaspE3 5b *4
54EmilyHVS 5a  
55Left Twin CrackS 4a *15
56Emerald CrackE3 6a ***48
57EsmereldaV2 6a 5
58Diamond LifeE5 6b * 
59PearlsE2 5c **115
60Double Cave ClimbVD 20
61Capstone ChimneyVD 4
62The ArêteVS 4c 3
63Dead Tree CrackHS 4b 5
64Dead Tree RidgeVD 2
66High in the Thin Cold AirVS 4c *1
67Step ButtressVD *29
68Good VibrationsE2 5c 1
69VibrioE1 5b **97
70Vibrio DirectE2 6a **40
71Twisted ReachE4 6b *2
72Step Buttress CrackVD 11
73Mark PrettyHS 4c 2
74Broken Buttress ClimbS 4a *24
75Ladies' WayVD 7
76Choked Flake ClimbHD 8
77NoserVS 4c *8
78Thin AirVS 4c 1
79Oak Tree ClimbS 4a 12
80The Road to DomestosVS 4c 1
81Zigzag FinishHS 4b *7
82Shut Your MouthE2 5c  
83I Don't Know What My Mouth Was SayingE1 5b  
84Oak Tree RecessD 1
85Skylight GulliesM 6
86O'Reilly's StaircaseS 4a *13
87Calypso CrackHVD 5
89Emperor Flake ClimbVD **160
90Emperor Flake Climb Direct FinishVS 4c 4
91Emperor CrackVS 4b *91
92The TyrantE2 5c 7
93DesperotV9 *28
94DespotE1 5c *49
95Empress CrackS 4b *106
96Princess CrackD 9
97Prince's CrackHS 4b *85
98Up the EstablishmentHVS 5b *42
99Anarchist's ArêteVS 4c *54
100Emperor's StruggleS 4a *20
101Doctor's DoddleVS 5a 4
102Holly Tree ArêteS 4a 3
103The Republican TourHS 4b * 
104The Royal TourHS 1
106Lateral ThinkingHVS 5b  
107ChatmanduE1 5c * 
108Some Jerk on TVE1 5b *5
109Weanie MeanieE4 6c  
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