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Derbyshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 22 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 223m a.s.l – Faces NE

Crag features
A worthwhile sport crag with easy access, good rock and a smattering of routes up to 18m long, mainly in the 6b+ and above range. Shrouded in trees and because of its aspect it is seldom in condition until early summer where it can provide an escape from the heat. Stays dry in the rain, although the belayer might not! Best routes Great Expectations (6c), Top Marx (7a), Certificate X and XXXX (both 7b).

Access notes
Situated on the southern side of the A6, about km west of the Monsal Dale car park (SK 171705). Those wishing a shorter approach can park off the road, just before the clearway sign directly below the crag.

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Peak Limestone (2012), From Horseshoe to Harpur Hill (2004), Northern Limestone Route Database (2001), (1995),
Out of print: Northern Limestone (2004)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Bag of X6c+ 1
3X Box6b  
4X Marks the Spot5c 8
5Ham and X6b 1
6Xtermination6a+ 1
7eXit Stage Left6a 14
9In the X Team6b  
10The X Files6b 6
11Xtra Time6b+ 7
 Climb nameGradex
12Red X6c *7
13Great eXpectations6c *2
14Certificate X7b **1
15Malcolm X7a+ *2
16Top MarX7a *3
17XXXX7b **2
18Little Blue Lies7b+ * 
19Y Should I?7b+  
22X Partridge7a+  
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In need of some gardening, otherwise a great venue in spite of the road being so close. The cave roof is crying out for a bolted aid route.
riddle - 09/Aug/10

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