Climbs 43
Rocktype Grit (quarried)
Altitude 282m a.s.l
Faces SE

Septic Cleft - Ladybower Quarry © HB

Crag features

A relatively minor quarry, but with a sunny open aspect. The rock is clean and dries quickly. Most routes follow steep, clean cut cracks. The route of the quarry is The Rat (HVS 5b). Worth a visit, if only to finish off the evening in The Ladybower Inn.

Approach notes

Situated 180m east of The Ladybower Inn adjacent to the A57 Sheffield - Glossop road. Limited parking is available on the access track. The quarry is only a hop away from here.

Went there 3 months ago + was glad to top rope the HVS 5b in the middle of the crag. Felt more like sustained E1 especially with the rock being so friable!!! While we were there, an owl flew out of a crack on the left hand side (a 1* HVS) so this would be worth avoiding. Overall, an interesting place and was relieved to leg it up to Stanage End afterwards!!
bentiffin - 26/Jul/04
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Upper Tier 
2Kleen CrackHVS 5a  
3Blackberry ShuffleHVS 5a 1
4Brer RabbitVS 5a 3
VS 5a  
6Brer FoxHVS 5a 1
7Tighvor Grooves
8The Rat
E1 5b **12
9The RodentHVS 5a  
10Pandora ButtressVS 4b  
11Certain SurpriseE1 5b  
12Giant's CrackHVS 5b  
13Frilly BoleroVS 4b  
14Hong Kong GardenHVS 4c  
15JemeliaE3 5c * 
16Ratchet CrackHVS 4c  
17Clockwork OrangeE1 5b  
18OnebatE1 5b  
19MalcrackHVS 4c  
20First ComingHVS 5b 4
21The ScoopHS 4b 1
22The Black MiniHVS 5b *3
23EricVS 5a  
24Checker's ConnectionVS 5b 1
 The Smelting Bay 
26Twenty Feet....VS 5a 1
27FatiguedE1 5c  
28Scorched TurfV2 1
29The AnvilHS 4c 5
30Furnace SlabVS 5a 2
31The BinS  
32Leadsmelter's CrackHVS 4c 1
33Mad GadaffiE4 6a *2
34E.N. 24E1 5b *3
35The Ingot
VS 5a *4
36The Fat ControllerVS 4c  
37Chocolate MeltdownE2 5b  
 Septic Area 
39Leadbelly's LamentHVS 5a 1
40Knuckle Knocker's NightmareVS 4c  
41End of a DecadeE1 5b  
42Fibula's EdgeE1 5c  
43Cartilage CornerVS 4c 1
44Bone of ContentionE2 6a  
45Septic CleftVS 4c  

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