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Stanage is home to the Peak District's most famous bouldering. Scores of classic problems dot the slopes below the edge, with the majority concentrated around the Plantation area. From scary moderate highballs to futuristic testpieces and everything in between, the Plantation represents the best bouldering on grit.
The boulders are located to the north of the trees. Park below in the car park and hike up the obvious 1/2 mile trail.
11 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Plantation Bouldering:
Crescent Arete V2 5+ Boulder, 24'
Pebble Arete V2 5+ Boulder, 16'
The Bullworker V3 6a Boulder, 10'
Not To Be Taken Away V4 6b Boulder, 20'
Delivarete V4 6b Boulder, 15'
Steep Traverse V5 6c Boulder, 15'
The Green Traverse V6 7a Boulder, 18'
Deliverance V8 7b Boulder, 15'
Brad Pit V10 7c+ Boulder, 12'
Featured Route For Plantation Bouldering
Brad Pit V10 7c+ International : United Kingdom : ... : Plantation Bouldering
I haven't sent this problem, but it deserves inclusion in the database since it is probably the most-tried, best-known 'hard' testpiece in the area. Four moves! There are many beta variations, but all involve starting matched on the crimp rail, a creative foot placement, a desperate friction grab on the poor swell, and a lunge for the flat jug just below the lip. Fire away!A gruesome sit start exists as well. Take one look at the 'holds' and you will doubt very much the validity of the first asc...[more] Browse More Classics in International
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