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Burbage Valley  


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Elevation: 800'
Location: 53.3309, -1.6086 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron, Nick Russell, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Jun 23, 2008
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The view west from Burbage North

Description 

This idyllic valley has a number of fine venues for both trad climbing and bouldering. It is one of the closest edges to Sheffield so it can be busy even on a weekday evening, but for good reason.

The climbs at Burbage South are world class in technical difficulty, and boldness. All the climbs atSouthern Quarry - The Cioch are classics, although not many will be able to enjoy them - sit back and savor the atmosphere.

Getting There 

Easily reached from Hathersage the valley can be approached form the North or South.

Climbing Season



Weather station 7.5 miles from here

73 Total Routes

['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',18],['1 Star',31],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',24],['5.7',5],['5.8',10],['5.9',10],['5.10',16],['5.11',3],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',2],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Burbage Valley:
The Knight's Move   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 50'   Burbage North : Hollyash Wall
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Whose idea was this?  Floundering on the File in sub-zero temperatures.

The File 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : The Leaning Block
P1: Climb and jam the beautiful hand/fist crack in the south facing wall. The initial roof is the crux but this is pumpy the entire way.Straightforward and burly. You may want to tape up...the route name says it all!Descent is a little tricky as you have to down-climb the eastern side of the block....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Typical Burbage Valley Gritstone, makes for great friction
Typical Burbage Valley Gritstone, makes for great ...

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