Via Gellia Buttress and Via Gellia Quarry

Climbs 20 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 200m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
The main buttress has some loose rock and vegetation on the fringes. The fixed gear is in poor condition and the whole crag is in need of some TLC. The harder routes climb a lovely shield of rock.

Slinter Wall is a shorter wall across the gully to the right of the main crag. The bouldering here is steep, on good rock and has flat landings. All the problems are of a similar standard and end standing on the 'ledge' from where a parachute descent can be made. A useful local venue offering steep limestone bouldering at reasonable grades.

Approach notes
Owned by the Arkwright Society and a SSSI. Be respectful.


Out of print: Peak Limestone - South (1987), Rock climbs in the Peak - Derwent valley (1981)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
2The Loomf3+ 1
3Arkwright's Wallf3+ 2
4Slinter Groovef4+ 4
5Slintered Pairspecsf5+ 4
6Granvillef6A 2
7Nurse Gladysf6C 2
8Tailracef5+ *5
9The Human Typhoonf6C 1
10Up, Up and Awayf5+ *4
1120-20f6A *3
12Beakerf5+ 3
13Right linef5 1
14Coralinef6B+ *4
16Jelly WobbleE3 5c *2
17FacesE5 6b 1
18Zippy The Pinhead(central Pillar)E2 5c *1
19Side CornerVS 4c  
20Side Corner DirectHVS 5a  
21The SmirchHVS  
22DadaesqueE2 5c  
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