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Please refrain from climbing outside

Due to the ongoing spread of Covid-19, please abstain from climbing outside.

At UKC we are all climbers and we understand the strong urge to be outdoors as the weather is finally improving, but we feel this is no longer socially acceptable. You can read our statement here.

We have suspended the UKC Logbooks Top Ascents and Conditions pages and we will no longer accept ascents dated from 23rd March onwards. You can still upload your historic ascents.

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Climbs 123
Rocktype Sandstone (soft)
Altitude 129m a.s.l
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Evening light at Ina's Rock © Oli

Crag features

This is one of the great crags in the Churnet. Interesting rock, varied routes and stars across the grades. The newly-added desperates join a host of 70s classics to bring the crag into the modern limelight. The highballs here are considered to be some of the best in the country.

Ina's Rock - The amazing geology of the crag is apparent upon arrival. The large overhanging upper section is the cross section of an ancient river bed. The buttress is in two contrasting sections; the lower hard yellow sandstone, the jutting upper bunter pebble bed.

Alton Cliff - A forgotten area from the 1970's tided up to give some good bouldering.

WARNING ! climbing here could bring the end to planet earth as we know it ! i can see why it really bother's Alton towers Owners - People having fun for free ! cant be having that old chap !!
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Climbs at this crag

Name Grade Stars Type Logs Partner Ascents
These climbs you have climbed clean.
These climbs you have climbed by seconding or top-roping.
These climbs you have Dogged.
These climbs you Did not Finish.
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.

Moderators Updates to this page are checked by a UKC volunteer Stuart Brooks