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Birchen Edge Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 600'
Location: 53.2526, -1.5835 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron, Nick Russell, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Dec 28, 2008
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Description 

This relatively small crag holds a disproportionate number of good moderate climbs, making it very popular with beginners, groups and families. There are a few harder problems, but the majority of the good climbs are in the 5.4 - 5.9 range.

The cliff faces west and catches afternoon and evening sun.

Getting There 

From the village of Baslow drive east on the A619 for a couple of miles until you come to the Robin Hood pub, at the junction of the B6050. Park up next to the pub and walk a short distance east until possible to cross over a stile. From here follow the trail to the crag. It will take a little over 10 minutes to reach the crag.

Climbing Season

For the The Peak District area.

Weather station 8.4 miles from here

27 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',18],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',18],['5.7',3],['5.8',3],['5.9',0],['5.10',3],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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