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Black Hawk Area Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Aug 1, 2009
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BETA PHOTO: Black Hawk Area (South) Overview


The northern sections of the area have some pumpy outings up the steep walls, while the shorter walls to the south give a pleasant intro to Stanage climbing.

Areas from North to South.
  • Castle Buttress
  • Black Hawk
  • Rugosity Crack Area
  • Plate Glass Slab
  • Square Buttress Area

Getting There 

From the southern parking area head up to wards the southern most section of the continuous part of the edge, and you'll get to this area.

Climbing Season

Weather station 8.1 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Looking back down Tippler.   The route follows the...

The Tippler 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Tippler Buttress
Start up the right arete below the overhang with a couple of long reaches. Once at the overhang place some gear and traverse left on good finger holds until below the slot in the middle of the overhang. The slot sometime s has a thread runner, but if that's missing a cam fits really well.Now reach over the overhang, place another cam in the break up left if you feel like it, then move on up to gain a standing position on the wall above.Once standing romp on up to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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