Rockfax Peak Limestone

Peak Limestone Rockfax Cover, 88 kb

This May will see the publishing of the first single volume guidebook to Peak Limestone to have hit the shelves for many years. The last edition of Northern Limestone included much of Yorkshire too, this time round the Peak District get its own dedicated coverage. The book features expanded photographic coverage of the classic venues of Stoney, Chee Dale and Water-cum-Jolly plus all the southern crags around Matlock, Dovedale and the Manifold Valley.

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The many routes that have been put up in recent years are included, plus a reassessment of the classics. On top of this there are a number of recently developed quarries that have become a magnet for sport climbers, including the ever-popular Horseshoe and Harpur Hill. The striking crag-shots are backed up with full route descriptions and a superb set of action pictures that should inspire even the most jaded grit guru.

Crags Included

Peak Limestone - Stoney Middleton, Horseshoe Quarry, Smalldale, Harpur Hill, Staden Quarry, Chee Dale Upper, Chee Dale Lower, Raven Tor, Water-cum-Jolly, Ravensdale, Aldery Cliff, Rhienstor, Wolfscote Dale, Manifold Valley, Beeston Tor, Dove Dale, Pic Tor, High Tor, Wild Cat, Willersley, Harborough Rocks.

New crags since 2004 - Lovers' Leap, Beerhouse Buttress, Blackwell Dale, Taddington, Turkey Dip Rocks, Masson Lees, Lorry Park Quarry, Long Tor Quarry, Brassington, Hipley Hill.

Peak Limestone (2012) crags list, 175 kb
Peak Limestone (2012) crags list
© Rockfax, Apr 2012

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Introduction pages

Sample Chapter - Ravensdale

High Tor in Peak Limestone (2012), 231 kb
High Tor in Peak Limestone (2012)
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Stoney in Peak Limestone (2012), 191 kb
Stoney in Peak Limestone (2012)
© Rockfax, Apr 2012

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