Other gritstone edges seen from Stanage Edge.
The Peak District National Park is probably the most popular climbing area in the UK, and with good reason. Only Yorkshire can compete for the amount of high quality climbing that is available to climbers of all abilities. The gritstone and limestone cliffs of the Peak District are all very easy to reach, and are relatively close to each other, with a few exceptions, which makes it very possible to enjoy several cliffs on a day visit.
With its proximity to the metropolitan areas of Manchester and Sheffield it has a tendency to get busy at the weekend, at all times of the year, however the shear number of climbs available mean you'll spend little waiting even for the very popular classics.
Head towards Manchester or Sheffield, from there head towards the Peak District National Park. For the majority of the cliffs taking aim at the small village of Baslow, will mean you are within 15 minutes of the majority of the climbing (Both gritstone and limestone).
Weather station 11.0 miles from here
366 Total Routes
['4 Stars',57],['3 Stars',104],['2 Stars',84],['1 Star',102],['Bomb',2]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Peak District:
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Profit of Doom 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Europe
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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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By Leo Hski
Oct 20, 2009
To each his own Paul. You're in the minority on this one.