Black Rocks is a gritstone crag located near Matlock in the Peak District.
“Meshuga is one of the few remaining grit routes I was motivated to headpoint, and I'd wanted to climb it for years; that photo of Seb on the cover of “Hard Grit”, a constant, nagging reminder. I finally got around to trying it just before Christmas and was surprised to find the quality of the climbing to be even better than I expected; but shortly afterwards I left for Spain in my van for a couple of months.
Returning from Spain's coldest winter in 95 years, having on-sighted an 8a and redpointed an 8b I knew I could climb Meshuga..."
German climber Ines Papert (42) partenered with Slovenian Luka Lindic (28) have made the first ascent of a much-tried line on the... Read more
Nalle Hukkataival has made what could be the most awaited first ascent in bouldering history by finally linking... Read more
Derbyshire Police are appealing for information following an act of vandalism at the popular climbing venue Black... Read more
Joe Heeley has established a bold Peak limestone route - tentatively graded E9 6c/7a - at Dovedale,... Read more
Jordan Buys has made the long-awaited second ascent of Hasty Sin Oot Ert Hoonds? E9 6c at Cam Crag - Wasdale... Read more