UKC

Climbs 69
Rocktype Limestone
Altitude 221m a.s.l
Faces SW

Whisper in the Woods © Chris Craggs

Crag features

A relatively minor crag up to 20m high shrouded in trees with rock of a variable nature. Some good sport routes added in 2013 and a handful of trad routes dotted along the crag. The best of the bunch is Northern's Can't Climb, an excellent line of very good rock which was once E5 6b, and has recently been bolted at 7a (the bolts may come out).

Approach notes

Park on the opposite side of the road leading into Cucklet Delf (sign calls it Eyam Delf) and pass through the gate into the Nature Reserve. After 50 yards a track on the left leads up the hillside and around leftwards onto the roadside to gain a zig-zag path leading to the right-hand end of the crag.

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Guidebooks

The mid grade routes tend to be quite good but need care the easy routes are poor and the dangerous side of loose.
Bulls Crack - 18/Oct/14
Did three of the new sports routes today, nice moves but need more traffic. Some suspect rock as to be expected!!
loundsy - 22/May/13
Make that 28; he did six more.
Michael Ryan - 20/May/13
Now home to 22 sport routes.
Michael Ryan - 19/May/13
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Twang Buttress
2 Way Out West 6a+ 3
3 Isolation 6c 13
4 Twang E3 5c * 9
5 Turkey Vulture Crack HVS 5b 5
6 Tequila Tory E5 6c *  
7 Arbeit Macht Frei E5 6c  
8 Let Your Guard Down 6c+ * 14
9 The Guard 6b 1
10 Devils' Eye VS 4c  
11 Pile-up on the dance Floor E4 6b  
12 House on the Hill 6c+ 5
  Northerners Buttress
14 Spiron VS 4c 11
15 Can't Climb, Won't Climb 7a * 40
16 Northerners Can't Climb (Sport) 7a ** 5
17 Northerners Can't Climb E5 6b ** 8
18 Another Camden Day 6c+ 2 ** 59
19 Southerners Can't Climb E3 5c * 13
20 Whisper 6c+ * 42
21 Joy or Despair 6a+ 69
22 Elective Affinities E2 5c 1
  Main Area
24 Contemplation 6c+ 5
Climb name Grade
25 Apparition 5a 22
26 Superstition 6c+ 4
27 The Seclusion 7a 9
28 No Greenwich Meantime 6c+ 1
29 The Thrill of the Chase 6b+ 8
30 In Conversation 6b * 23
31 Libation 6b+ 21
32 An Illusion 6b 11
33 Rainsong E1 5b 1
34 Late at Night 6b+ * 11
35 Root Cause Analysis 6b  
36 Dust 5a 44
37 Suffrage 6a+ 13
38 Postman's Meander D 1
39 Suffocation 6a 68
40 Little Sparrow 5b 8
41 Voices 6a+ * 81
42 Fred HVS 5a 1
43 Eddie Cochrane 6b+ 20
44 Setting of the Sun 6b 138
45 Satisfaction 6c * 74
46 Don't Talk To Strangers 6c * 141
47 Procession 6b+ * 182
48 Perilscope 6c+ * 78
Climb name Grade
49 Shock 6c * 5
50 Horrorscope (Semi-Trad Version) E2 5c * 9
51 Horrorscope 6c 3
52 Horoscope Direct Start E3 6a 2
53 The State of the Nation 6b+ * 82
54 Stateside 6c+ 4
55 Swansong HVS 4c 12
56 A Timer and a Place 6a * 194
57 Deconstruction 6a 124
58 Got it Wrong 5c 89
59 Bayliff VS 4b 8
60 No Finer Place 6a * 129
61 Bay Rum VS 4c 1
62 Shake, Rattle and Roll 6a+ * 149
63 Before Too Long 6b * 129
64 Long Enough 6c 21
65 Running Over VS 4c  
66 Pot Full VS 4c 3
67 Cave Crack HS 4b 2
68 Little Moose E2 5b 1
69 Flaky Pastry S 2
70 The Flipover Start 6b * 5
  Unknown Routes
72 The Mute Swan
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VS 4c 1

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