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Table of contents

1. Black Rocks 103 routes in Crag

Summary:
JFMAMJJASOND
seasonality
Mostly Unknown

Long/Lat: -1.564694, 53.098484

Approach:

Follow the 'Black Rocks' tourist sign at the top of Cromford Hill and park in the tourist car park, or the lay-by just outside if available. From there you'll be able to see the crag. Take care walking down the scree slop when you leave!

1.1. Railway Slab 13 routes in Cliff

Summary:
Boulder and Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Percy 6a V3Boulder
2 * Henry 5b V0+Boulder
3 * Trevor 5a V0+Boulder
4 * Thomas 6b V4Boulder
5 * Toby 4bBoulder
6 * Gordon 4bBoulder
7 Edward 5a V0Boulder
8 The Fat Controller 6b V4Boulder
9 * Route 2 VS 5aUnknown
10 * Isle of Sodor HVS 5cUnknown
11 * Route 1 VS 4cUnknown
12 Duck MUnknown
13 * Harold 6b V6Boulder

1.2. New Year Buttress 11 routes in Cliff

Summary:
All Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 East Crack

FA: John Laycock

VDUnknown 16m
2 * Mental Pygmy

FA: Steve Bancroft

E3 6aUnknown 8m
3 New Year Buttress HVDUnknown 16m
4 ** Queen's Parlour Slab VS 4bUnknown 16m
5 * Queen's Parlour Gully

FA: J.W. Puttrell 1890

DUnknown 26m
6 * Original Route

FA: J W Puttrell 1890

MSUnknown 26m
7 * Queen's Parlour Chimney

An ascent ahead of its time.

FA: J.W. Puttrell 1890

HS 4bUnknown 26m
8 * DynoMight

First ascent 2003.

FA: James Pearson

E7 6bUnknown 24m
9 * The Raunge MVS 4cUnknown 8m
10 Pine Tree Gully

First ascent 1913.

FA: John Laycock

DUnknown 12m
11 Green Crack

First ascent 1945.

FA: Tony Moulam.

HVS 5aUnknown 8m

1.3. Central Buttress 7 routes in Cliff

Summary:
All Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 * Black Crack VS 4cUnknown
2 *** Central Buttress

FA: Morley Wood

HVDUnknown 24m
3 * Central Buttress Direct

FA: Bernard Simmonds

E1 5aUnknown 24m
4 Central Buttress Chimney VS 4cUnknown
5 * Blind Man's Crack VD 4aUnknown 16m
6 * Blind Man's Buttress HVD 4aUnknown 16m
7 Left Promontory Gully DUnknown 24m

1.4. The Promontory 13 routes in Cliff

Summary:
All Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 ** Rope Trick

FA: Roy Leeming

E2 5cUnknown 20m
2 Vikings In A Sea Of Sweat

FA: John Allen

E2 5cUnknown 8m
3 * Longships E2 5bUnknown 14m
4 ** Firebird E2 5cUnknown 16m
5 * Prominent Tory Reverse E2 5cUnknown 30m
6 *** Meshuga E9 6cUnknown 24m
7 A Day at the Prom E4 6bUnknown 14m
8 * Prominence E3 6aUnknown 12m
9 * Twisted Smile HVS 5bUnknown 8m
10 *** Promontory Traverse E1 5bUnknown 32m
11 * Right Promontory Gully MUnknown 24m
12 * Stonnis Arete Variations VD 4aUnknown 26m
13 ** Stonnis Arete HVD 4aUnknown 30m

1.5. Sand Buttress & Lean Man's Climb 21 routes in Cliff

Summary:
All Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Fireworks for the Blind E4 6aUnknown 12m
2 * Stonnis Crack S 4aUnknown 10m
3 ** Discombobulator E5 6cUnknown 20m
4 * Caught Smiling E6 7aUnknown 20m
5 *** Sand Buttress

FA: Fred Piggot 1920

HVS 4cUnknown 22m
6 Sand Buttress (alt finish) HVS 5bUnknown
7 * Untoward E5 6bUnknown 18m
8 * Sand Gully DUnknown 20m
9 *** Camel Hot E6 6bUnknown 22m
10 The Indirect Start E2 5cUnknown 10m
11 ** Lean Man's Climb

FA: Eric Byne 1933

VS 5aUnknown 22m
12 ** Feeding the Pony E8 6cUnknown 10m
13 * The Superstitious Start HVS 5bUnknown 10m
14 ** Lean Man's Superdirect

FA: Alf Bridge 1930

VS 5aUnknown 20m
15 * Fat Man's Chimney DUnknown 18m
16 Branch Chimney MUnknown 6m
17 * Lean Man's Eliminate VS 4cUnknown 10m
18 Gomorrah E1 6aUnknown 8m
19 * The Sprain E2 5bUnknown 8m
20 * Liquid Abs E5 6bUnknown 8m
21 * Badmotorfinger E5 6cUnknown 8m

1.6. Finale Slab & Gaia 13 routes in Cliff

Summary:
All Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Twin Cracks VDUnknown 8m
2 * Finale Slab Left-hand E1 5bUnknown 16m
3 * Finale Slab Right-hand E2 5bUnknown 16m
4 Cybertron Mission E6 6bUnknown 10m
5 Lawyer's Chimney HVDUnknown 8m
6 Chancery Slab VS 4cUnknown 8m
7 Our Kid E4 5cUnknown 10m
8 * Slanted and Enchanted E6 6bUnknown 12m
9 Jammed Stone Chimney VS 5aUnknown 10m
10 Curved Crack HS 4bUnknown 6m
11 Kra S'Hoan VS 4bUnknown 8m
12 *** Gaia

FA: Johnny Dawes

E8 6cUnknown 20m
13 * Harder Faster E9 7aUnknown 18m

1.7. Birch Tree Wall 17 routes in Cliff

Summary:
All Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 *** Curving Arete E5 6bUnknown 12m
2 * Through the K-hole E7 6bUnknown 12m
3 ** Birch Tree Wall Variations HVS 5aUnknown 18m
4 ** Birch Tree Wall

FA: Jack London 1928

VS 5aUnknown 20m
5 Birch Tree Wall Eliminate E4 6aUnknown 10m
6 ** Demon Rib E3 5cUnknown 18m
7 ** Lone Tree Groove

FA: Ivan Waller 1928

VS 5aUnknown 18m
8 ** Lone Tree Gully S 4aUnknown 14m
9 ** Pseudonym E5 6bUnknown 16m
10 ** The Devil is in the Details E7 7aUnknown 16m
11 * Fun Traverse E4 6bUnknown 20m
12 South Gully VD 4aUnknown 8m
13 * South Corner HVS 4cUnknown 8m
14 Bad Hair Day E4 6bUnknown 8m
15 * The Runnel E2 6bUnknown 8m
16 Slab End MUnknown 8m
17 Birch Tree Climb VDUnknown

1.8. The Block 8 routes in Cliff

Summary:
All Unknown

Long/Lat: -1.563354, 53.097916

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Diagonal HS 5aUnknown 4m
2 * Shredded Feet E3 6bUnknown 12m
3 * Small Things E6 6cUnknown 8m
4 * Golden Days E3 6aUnknown 8m
5 * Jumping on a Beetle E7 6cUnknown 8m
6 ** The Angel's Share E8 7aUnknown 8m
7 ** Velvet Silence E6 6cUnknown 8m
8 Tree Crack HVS 5bUnknown 8m

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style Area
M Duck Unknown 1.1. Railway Slab
* Right Promontory Gully Unknown 24m 1.4. The Promontory
Branch Chimney Unknown 6m 1.5. Sand Buttress & Lean Man's Climb
Slab End Unknown 8m 1.7. Birch Tree Wall
D Pine Tree Gully Unknown 12m 1.2. New Year Buttress
* Queen's Parlour Gully Unknown 26m 1.2. New Year Buttress
* Fat Man's Chimney Unknown 18m 1.5. Sand Buttress & Lean Man's Climb
* Sand Gully Unknown 20m 1.5. Sand Buttress & Lean Man's Climb
Left Promontory Gully Unknown 24m 1.3. Central Buttress
VD Twin Cracks Unknown 8m 1.6. Finale Slab & Gaia
Birch Tree Climb Unknown 1.7. Birch Tree Wall
East Crack Unknown 16m 1.2. New Year Buttress
VD 4a * Blind Man's Crack Unknown 16m 1.3. Central Buttress
* Stonnis Arete Variations Unknown 26m 1.4. The Promontory
South Gully Unknown 8m 1.7. Birch Tree Wall
HVD New Year Buttress Unknown 16m 1.2. New Year Buttress
*** Central Buttress Unknown 24m 1.3. Central Buttress
Lawyer's Chimney Unknown 8m 1.6. Finale Slab & Gaia
HVD 4a * Blind Man's Buttress Unknown 16m 1.3. Central Buttress
** Stonnis Arete Unknown 30m 1.4. The Promontory
MS * Original Route Unknown 26m 1.2. New Year Buttress
S 4a * Stonnis Crack Unknown 10m 1.5. Sand Buttress & Lean Man's Climb
** Lone Tree Gully Unknown 14m 1.7. Birch Tree Wall
4b * Gordon Boulder 1.1. Railway Slab
* Toby Boulder 1.1. Railway Slab
HS 4b * Queen's Parlour Chimney Unknown 26m 1.2. New Year Buttress
Curved Crack Unknown 6m 1.6. Finale Slab & Gaia
MVS 4c * The Raunge Unknown 8m 1.2. New Year Buttress
VS 4b ** Queen's Parlour Slab Unknown 16m 1.2. New Year Buttress
Kra S'Hoan Unknown 8m 1.6. Finale Slab & Gaia
VS 4c * Route 1 Unknown 1.1. Railway Slab
* Black Crack Unknown 1.3. Central Buttress
Central Buttress Chimney Unknown 1.3. Central Buttress
* Lean Man's Eliminate Unknown 10m 1.5. Sand Buttress & Lean Man's Climb
Chancery Slab Unknown 8m 1.6. Finale Slab & Gaia
5a V0 Edward Boulder 1.1. Railway Slab
HS 5a Diagonal Unknown 4m 1.8. The Block
HVS 4c *** Sand Buttress Unknown 22m 1.5. Sand Buttress & Lean Man's Climb
* South Corner Unknown 8m 1.7. Birch Tree Wall
5a V0+ * Trevor Boulder 1.1. Railway Slab
HVS 5a Green Crack Unknown 8m 1.2. New Year Buttress
** Birch Tree Wall Variations Unknown 18m 1.7. Birch Tree Wall
VS 5a * Route 2 Unknown 1.1. Railway Slab
** Lean Man's Climb Unknown 22m 1.5. Sand Buttress & Lean Man's Climb
** Lean Man's Superdirect Unknown 20m 1.5. Sand Buttress & Lean Man's Climb
Jammed Stone Chimney Unknown 10m 1.6. Finale Slab & Gaia
** Birch Tree Wall Unknown 20m 1.7. Birch Tree Wall
** Lone Tree Groove Unknown 18m 1.7. Birch Tree Wall
E1 5a * Central Buttress Direct Unknown 24m 1.3. Central Buttress
5b V0+ * Henry Boulder 1.1. Railway Slab
HVS 5b * Twisted Smile Unknown 8m 1.4. The Promontory
Sand Buttress (alt finish) Unknown 1.5. Sand Buttress & Lean Man's Climb
* The Superstitious Start Unknown 10m 1.5. Sand Buttress & Lean Man's Climb
Tree Crack Unknown 8m 1.8. The Block
E1 5b *** Promontory Traverse Unknown 32m 1.4. The Promontory
* Finale Slab Left-hand Unknown 16m 1.6. Finale Slab & Gaia
E2 5b * Longships Unknown 14m 1.4. The Promontory
* The Sprain Unknown 8m 1.5. Sand Buttress & Lean Man's Climb
* Finale Slab Right-hand Unknown 16m 1.6. Finale Slab & Gaia
HVS 5c * Isle of Sodor Unknown 1.1. Railway Slab
E2 5c ** Firebird Unknown 16m 1.4. The Promontory
* Prominent Tory Reverse Unknown 30m 1.4. The Promontory
** Rope Trick Unknown 20m 1.4. The Promontory
Vikings In A Sea Of Sweat Unknown 8m 1.4. The Promontory
The Indirect Start Unknown 10m 1.5. Sand Buttress & Lean Man's Climb
E3 5c ** Demon Rib Unknown 18m 1.7. Birch Tree Wall
E1 6a Gomorrah Unknown 8m 1.5. Sand Buttress & Lean Man's Climb
E4 5c Our Kid Unknown 10m 1.6. Finale Slab & Gaia
6a V3 Percy Boulder 1.1. Railway Slab
E3 6a * Mental Pygmy Unknown 8m 1.2. New Year Buttress
* Prominence Unknown 12m 1.4. The Promontory
* Golden Days Unknown 8m 1.8. The Block
E4 6a Fireworks for the Blind Unknown 12m 1.5. Sand Buttress & Lean Man's Climb
Birch Tree Wall Eliminate Unknown 10m 1.7. Birch Tree Wall
E2 6b * The Runnel Unknown 8m 1.7. Birch Tree Wall
E3 6b * Shredded Feet Unknown 12m 1.8. The Block
6b V4 The Fat Controller Boulder 1.1. Railway Slab
* Thomas Boulder 1.1. Railway Slab
E4 6b A Day at the Prom Unknown 14m 1.4. The Promontory
Bad Hair Day Unknown 8m 1.7. Birch Tree Wall
* Fun Traverse Unknown 20m 1.7. Birch Tree Wall
6b V6 * Harold Boulder 1.1. Railway Slab
E5 6b * Liquid Abs Unknown 8m 1.5. Sand Buttress & Lean Man's Climb
* Untoward Unknown 18m 1.5. Sand Buttress & Lean Man's Climb
*** Curving Arete Unknown 12m 1.7. Birch Tree Wall
** Pseudonym Unknown 16m 1.7. Birch Tree Wall
E6 6b *** Camel Hot Unknown 22m 1.5. Sand Buttress & Lean Man's Climb
Cybertron Mission Unknown 10m 1.6. Finale Slab & Gaia
* Slanted and Enchanted Unknown 12m 1.6. Finale Slab & Gaia
E5 6c * Badmotorfinger Unknown 8m 1.5. Sand Buttress & Lean Man's Climb
** Discombobulator Unknown 20m 1.5. Sand Buttress & Lean Man's Climb
E6 6c * Small Things Unknown 8m 1.8. The Block
** Velvet Silence Unknown 8m 1.8. The Block
E7 6b * DynoMight Unknown 24m 1.2. New Year Buttress
* Through the K-hole Unknown 12m 1.7. Birch Tree Wall
E7 6c * Jumping on a Beetle Unknown 8m 1.8. The Block
E6 7a * Caught Smiling Unknown 20m 1.5. Sand Buttress & Lean Man's Climb
E8 6c ** Feeding the Pony Unknown 10m 1.5. Sand Buttress & Lean Man's Climb
*** Gaia Unknown 20m 1.6. Finale Slab & Gaia
E7 7a ** The Devil is in the Details Unknown 16m 1.7. Birch Tree Wall
E8 7a ** The Angel's Share Unknown 8m 1.8. The Block
E9 6c *** Meshuga Unknown 24m 1.4. The Promontory
E9 7a * Harder Faster Unknown 18m 1.6. Finale Slab & Gaia