Peak Limestone - South

Peak Limestone South Cover
Author BMC
Published British Mountaineering Council (2018)
ISBN 9780903908399



This is a comprehensive guidebook covering the limestone trad climbing, sport climbing and bouldering in the southern area of the Peak District. In total 50 crags are covered including High Tor, Wildcat, Willersley, Dovedale, Manifold Valley crags including Beeston Tor, Matlock Quarries and Wirksworth Quarries.

This Peak Limestone South guidebook describes over 2,000 routes across a wide range of grades for both trad and sport climbing. All the routes are shown on colour photo topos, with different colours used to differentiate between trad and sport routes. At the start of each crag there is a quick summary indicating how many trad and/or sport routes there are, and best season/time of day to visit. There is a summary describing the type of conditions and the type of climbing to be found.

Other editions of this guidebook
Peak Limestone - South British Mountaineering Council (1987)

Crags covered by this Guide
Derbyshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Bend Tor13Limestone?
Brassington (Rainster Rocks)81LimestoneS
Dale Quarry (Wirksworth)14LimestoneNW
Harborough Rocks96LimestoneS
High Tor119LimestoneW
Hipley Hill6LimestoneNW
Lime Kiln Quarry (Wirksworth)9LimestoneNE
Long Tor Quarry38LimestoneNW
Pike Crag15LimestoneW
Via Gellia Buttress20LimestoneS
Willersley Castle Rocks131LimestoneN
Nottinghamshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Pleasley Vale175LimestoneS
Staffordshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Beeston Tor (Manifold Valley)57LimestoneS
Drabber Tor23LimestoneE
Ossam's Crag25Limestone?
Thor's Cave (Manifold Valley)20LimestoneW