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The Unconquerables Area Rock Climbing 

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BETA PHOTO: The Unconquerables Area


This fine section of rock has a fine collection of buttresses along its almost unbroken gritstone. The Unconquerables Buttress yields the most famous climbs, but there are a number of gritstone classics along this entire section of the edge.

Areas from North to South
  • Pegasus Wall
  • Symbiosis Area
  • The Twin Towers
  • Of Old Buttress

Getting There 

From the Plantation parking area head up to the edge and then head south (right) to reach this section.

Alternatively from the popular end head north along the base of the edge.

Climbing Season

Weather station 8.1 miles from here

14 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Unconquerables Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Unconquerables Area:
Right Unconquerable   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 45'   Unconquerable Buttress
Left Unconquerable   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 45'   Unconquerable Buttress
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Featured Route For The Unconquerables Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Through the crux of Left Unconquerable

Left Unconquerable 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Unconquerable Buttress
Left Unconquerable, a steep layback flake, is a mega-classic of the Peak District. Great holds, great gear, and a fabulous setting make it a perennial favorite along with its equally classic (and slightly easier) brother, Right Unconquerable. Start at an obvious finger-width flake and lieback a move or two to a horizontal. Another move will get you to an excellent jug in the crack. With more difficulty, lieback the flake to another horizontal at 2/3 height. From here, a tricky sequence involving...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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