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.
Browse More Classics in Plantation Bouldering
Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Plantation Bouldering:
Crescent Arete V2 Boulder, 24 feet
Pebble Arete V2 Boulder, 16 feet
The Bullworker V3 Boulder, 10 feet
Not To Be Taken Away V4 Boulder, 20 feet
Delivarete V4 Boulder, 15 feet
Steep Traverse V5 Boulder, 15 feet
The Green Traverse V6 Boulder, 18 feet
Deliverance V8 Boulder, 15 feet
Brad Pit V10 Boulder, 12 feet
Featured Route For Plantation Bouldering
Crescent Arete V2 International : United Kingdom : ... : Plantation Bouldering
Considered by many to be the epitome of gritstone, this bold, aesthetic arete strikes fear and inspiration into the hearts of climbers. Gracefully layback the curving arete on its left side, each move more difficult than the one before, until a small notch is gained. Breathe a sigh of relief and top out....[more] Browse More Classics in International