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The first main guide to Black Rocks by Peter Harding and Tony Moulam in 1949 listed all these climbs as VS in the days when protection was a sling and the odd jammed bit of metal or chockstone. If VS is your limit you will need to be climbing very very well!!!

Ken Wilson on Lean Man's Superdirect  © Gordon Stainforth
Ken Wilson on Lean Man's Superdirect
© Gordon Stainforth, Jul 2007

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Birch Tree Wall -  Black Rocks

Birch Tree Variant
Birch Tree Wall - Black Rocks
© snomonkee

Chossy limestone mess on the approach, noisy quarry and litter, why did we come here? Oh  yes, superb climbing.

Birch Tree Variant
Chossy limestone mess on the approach, noisy quarry and litter, why did we come here? Oh yes, superb climbing.
© joese7en

Teamwork on the crux of Promontory Traverse (E2 5b), Black Rocks, Peak District

Promontory Traverse
Teamwork on the crux of Promontory Traverse (E2 5b), Black Rocks, Peak District
© Simon Witcher

Andi climbing Birch tree wall (vs 5a) at Black Rocks

Birch Tree Wall
Andi climbing Birch tree wall (vs 5a) at Black Rocks
© laxi

Demon rib

Demon Rib
Demon rib
© Sam Brown

An early (1950s) traverse of the Promontory, Black Rocks

Promontory Traverse
An early (1950s) traverse of the Promontory, Black Rocks
© chasanhar

Lone Tree Groove, Cromford

Lone Tree Groove
Lone Tree Groove, Cromford
© Steve Ashton

Lean Man's Climb, Black Rocks

Lean Man's Eliminate
Lean Man's Climb, Black Rocks
© Chris Craggs

Birch Tree Wall

Birch Tree Wall
© Duz Walker

Dan Middleton on Sand Buttress

Sand Buttress
Dan Middleton on Sand Buttress
© Niall Grimes

birch tree wall

Birch Tree Wall
birch tree wall
© andork123

Contortions at Black Rocks

Sand Buttress
Contortions at Black Rocks
© gritstone


Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
Green Crack HVS 5a * 8 8m Black Rocks
Central Buttress Direct E1 5a * 60 24m Black Rocks
Central Buttress Chimney VS 5a * 13 18m Black Rocks
Promontory Traverse E1 5b *** 88 32m • 2 Black Rocks
Easy Exit E1 5a ** 5 ? Black Rocks
Sand Buttress VS 4c *** 440 22m Black Rocks
Lean Man's Climb VS 5a *** 318 22m Black Rocks
Lean Man's Superdirect VS 5a *** 125 20m • 2 Black Rocks
The Superstitious Start HVS 5b * 8 10m Black Rocks
Lean Man's Eliminate VS 4c 20 10m Black Rocks
Finale Wall HVS 4b 12 12m Black Rocks
Birch Tree Wall VS 4c *** 659 20m • 2 Black Rocks
Birch Tree Variant VS 4c ** 337 18m Black Rocks
Demon Rib E3 5c *** 66 18m Black Rocks
Lone Tree Groove VS 5a ** 690 18m Black Rocks
6 e, 28 stars 2,849 252m 18
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