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Areas in Stanage Edge

Apparent North 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
B.A.W.s Area 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Black Hawk Area 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5
Christmas Crack 22 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 22
Count's Area 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Goliath's Area 16 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 16
High Neb Area, The 9 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 9
Left-Hand End, The 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Mississippi Area 11 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 11
Plantation Bouldering 0 / 0 / 0 / 11 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 11
Secret Stanage 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Unconquerables Area, The 14 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 14

Description

Without a doubt, Stanage Edge is one of the great crags of England, if not the world. Where it lacks in height, it makes up for in diversity and volume. On Peak Rock describes Stanage as "Gritsone at its best" and one would be hard pressed to argue with that. The rock is absolutely bomber, the number of classic routes and problems is staggering and the views perfectly English.

The Edge runs roughly north south, and has several recognised sub areas. These are reflected here:

Getting There

Most of the minor roads east of Hathersage (to the West of Sheffield) lead up to the crag. Try the one past The Scotsman's Pack for starters.

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lm610
Nottingham
lm610   Nottingham
Read my the first part of my Stanage Review
gachieve.blogspot.com/ Jul 10, 2011
rdlennon
New Hampshire
rdlennon   New Hampshire
The Rockfax guide is a great resource for locating routes and determining grades. There are not many pictures and the descriptions aren't comprehensive, however. Best to buy a guidebook (Stanage: The Definitive Guide is the best) once you get to the UK. Nov 17, 2008

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