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Seasonal Restrictions

Dates: 15 February to 31 May

Reason: Nesting Birds

2023 26th February update: The Ravens do not appear to be using the existing nest in Gardoms Unconquerable - however one more check will be made in case they are late starting, so please be observant and report any sightings if you are in the area.

In recent years a Tawny Owl has nested in the Layback Crack/Flake Crack.area - it is not known if they are present in 2023 but please keep your eyes and ears out if climbing in this area.

 

12m.

Rockfax Description
The first crack in the south-facing wall is worth seeking out by those in search of good jamming. Well protected and excellent. © Rockfax

FA. Ernie Marshall 1953.

Ticklists

ROCKFAX Eastern Grit (2006): Top 500 , Eastern Grit Jamming , Froggatt to Black Rocks (BMC) - The Grade List , Peak Gritstone S-HVS **+ , Ultimate HVS ticklist , Eastern Grit 2 star plus (HVS/VS/HS) , Wired Peak District Grit Graded List , Wired Peak District Grit (2020) *** List , Ultimate List of Peak District Crack Climbs , Peak District Gritstone: Graham Hoey's Best Routes for Moving on to E1 , Hardest HVSs in the Peak , Eastern Grit 2015 - Top 500 HVS , On Peak Rock , Climber's Club Jamfest List Meet , 2022 Rockfax Eastern Grit Graded List

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Suicide Wall

Grade: HVS 5b ***
(Cratcliffe Tor)

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