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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

For the The Peak District area.

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: Right Unconquerable. Guess which flake it is.

Right Unconquerable 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Unconquerable Buttress
Like its neighbor to the left, Right Unconquerable is one of grit's all-time classic routes. Since its bold first ascent by the legendary Joe Brown 60 years ago, it has seen thousands of ascents, perhaps some of the most of any climb on grit. As a result, it is getting rather polished, but this fact doesn't stop it from being anything short of excellent.Start in the layback finger crack below Left Unconquerable. Just above the break at 10 feet, move right into the enormous flake. Fighting the pu...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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