This is the definitive guidebook describing the upland gritstone crags that ring the mighty moorlands of Kinder, Bleaklow & the Chew Valley in the Peak District. The crags stretch from to the Glossop & New Mills areas with their numerous quarries & secret outcrops as well as to the Saddleworth & Oldham areas, all within a few miles of the big northern cities of Manchester and Sheffield.
The climbing and bouldering is located amongst breath-taking scenery that is perfect to while away those sunny summer days. There are plenty of sublime routes to give the wildest climbing on perfect gritstone rock.
In total 17 different crags are included, which are Kinder, Wimberry, Shining Clough, Standing Stones, Ravenstones, Pule Hill, Shooter's Nab, Loaddow, Rollick Stones, Upperwood, Rob's Rocks, Wilderness Rocks, Den Lane, Running Hill Pits, West Nab, Hobson Moor, and New Mills Torrs.
All the routes are described on colour topo photos with English traditional grades used for the rock climbing and V grades for the bouldering. This guidebook features over 3,800 routes, ranging from Mod to E9 and 200 boulder problems, ranging from V0 to V10.
Published in May 2012, this guidebook is in English text throughout, complete with many excellent action photographs.
Number of pages is 625.
Size is 132mm x 188mm.
This is 1 of 5 definitive guidebooks that cover the gritstone climbing in the Peak District. The others are Stanage; Burbage, Millstone and Beyond; Froggatt to Black Rocks; and Staffordshire Gritstone.