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Elevation: 800'
Location: 53.2721, -1.6141 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Feb 26, 2009
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Description 

Curbar Edge although just south from Froggatt Edge, has a completely different atmosphere. The crowds are left behind and the climbs all have more of the adventure feel.

Many of the climbs are on steep isolated buttresses, with a good concentration located in the southern most part of the edge. The most impressive area is that near the Eliminates Wall, which plays hosts to some of the biggest and boldest lines.



Getting There 

To reach the northern portions of the edge, it is easiest to walk south from Froggatt Edge along the edge and drop down to the first sections of rock.

For the Southern area, where many of the best climbs are, park to the south of the edge and make the short (1/2 mile walk to the edge). To reach the parking lot, drive East from the village of Curbar, towards Curbar Gap, and park up at the obvious parking lot on the left.


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Simon searching for the crucial rock placement on Profit of Doom.

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Climb up the left side of the arete, until possible to swing right around the arete and up a small left facing groove.At the top of the groove move right and up into the tantalizing hanging groove. Stem with increasing difficulty up the groove and after placing a crucial nut into a well worn slot continue with even harder moves to the top.A classic line....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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