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Elevation: 1,406 ft 429 m
GPS: 53.35828, -1.64206
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Shared By: Adam Brink on Dec 14, 2007
Admins: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron

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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 Suggest change

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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Classic Climbing Routes at Stanage Edge

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V2 5+
 5
Crescent Arete
Boulder
V5- 6C
 9
Not To Be Taken Away
Boulder
V6 7A
 8
The Green Traverse
Boulder
V8 7B
 6
Deliverance
Boulder
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 14
Flying Buttress
Trad
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 11
Heaven Crack
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 4
Robin Hood's Right-Hand Buttress…
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 9
Mississippi Buttress Direct
Trad
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 9
Hargreaves' Original
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 9
Inverted V
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 14
Right Unconquerable
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
 5
Queersville
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
 15
Flying Buttress Direct
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5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
 4
The Archangel
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5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 15
Left Unconquerable
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Crescent Arete Plantation Bouldering
 5
V2 5+ Boulder
Not To Be Taken Away Plantation Bouldering
 9
V5- 6C Boulder
The Green Traverse Plantation Bouldering
 8
V6 7A Boulder
Deliverance Plantation Bouldering
 6
V8 7B Boulder
Flying Buttress Christmas Crack > Flying Buttress
 14
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad
Heaven Crack B.A.W.s Area > Saliva Buttress
 11
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad
Robin Hood's Right-Hand But… Christmas Crack > Boot Buttress
 4
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Mississippi Buttress Direct Mississippi Area > Mississippi Buttress
 9
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Hargreaves' Original Christmas Crack > Black Slab Buttress
 9
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Inverted V Christmas Crack > Boot Buttress
 9
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Right Unconquerable Unconquerables… > Unconquerable Buttress
 14
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Queersville Christmas Crack > Hollybush Crack Area
 5
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad
Flying Buttress Direct Christmas Crack > Flying Buttress
 15
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13 Trad
The Archangel Goliath's Area > Goliath's Groove Area
 4
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R Trad
Left Unconquerable Unconquerables… > Unconquerable Buttress
 15
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
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