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Climbs 33
Rocktype Slate
Altitude 100m a.s.l
Faces SE

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Dale Comley soloing Fluorescent Adolescent, E6 6a/6b, Leicestershire, UK © Crimpington Bear

Crag features

Good, long routes on steep slate above a pond. This crag is on private land - in fact it is in someone's back garden!

Best climbs: Mango,18m (VS 4c). Branded, 17m (E8 6c), Need a Reeewind, (E3/4 5c) and Rhythm Collision, 21m (E5 6b). In fact they're all excellent!

Guidebooks

I went to pay a visit during a rainy afternoon, just to seek permission for the future. Colnel Martin is apparently alive and well, he was just out for dinner when I called round. I spoke to his neighbours and they said they knew of him allowing climbers in the past but suggested I write him a letter. So I posted the letter politely asking about climbing. I included my phone number and I'm just waiting to hear back.
Jamiewalkerjones - 04/Oct/20
So the number in the guidebook doesn't appear to work and my research suggests lord and lady Martin are no longer alive... any clues who to phone for access permission??
ironjawdave - 21/Jun/20
Fab crag but please please give the owner a call. Really nice gent, very accomodating to let people climb in his beautiful garden for a small charity donation. Need at least an HVS leader to be worthwhile.
philhilo - 21/Apr/11
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