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Elevation: 800'
Location: 53.2832, -1.6277 View Map  Incorrect?
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Climber on Valkyrie (5.9+), Froggatt Pinnacle.

Description 

Froggatt Edge offers fine climbing on a Sheltered South West facing cliff. The edge lies above the small village of Froggatt.

The gritstone on this edge tends to be a bit less gritty compared to some of the other edges, such as Stanage, and the Burbages.

The standout routes here are Strapadictomy, Beau Geste, Three Pebble Slab, Valkyrie, and all the routes on the The Great Slab.


Getting There 

The most common approach is from the North along the edge. Park at the carpark 600 yards south of The Grouse Inn, just off the B6054.

From the parking lot, head south, cross the road and pass through the white gate. Follow the wide footpath until you reach the crag.

It is about 1/2 mile to the first buttress and about 3/4 mile to the main climbing area.


46 Total Routes


['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',15],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',11],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',14],['5.7',5],['5.8',1],['5.9',5],['5.10',12],['5.11',5],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',3],['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 Froggatt Edge:
Three Pebble Slab   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a R     Trad, 1 pitch, 38'   Froggatt Pinnacle
Valkyrie   5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 70'   Froggatt Pinnacle
Chequers Buttress   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, 43'   Chequers Buttress
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Featured Route For Froggatt Edge
Placing the protection before the crux of Strapadictomy, 5.11d.

Strapadictomy 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Strapiombo Buttress
This is a truly classic climb. Short, technical, powerful and spectacular.Start below the arete, and climb directly up the arete to the break. The start isn't too technical, but it will get your attention.Once at the break take time to place some good gear, and then reach out, way out, to the crack in the arete. Now go for it! One bomber cam will protect the crux moves up the arete.Climb first up the finger crack and when that finishes make a killer move up to a slopping dish on the are...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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