Peak Bouldering

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3199 ice routes (f2+...V3+)
40 dws routes (f3...f7C+)
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Crag (click for details) No. of Routes Grade Range Route Type Sunshine
or shade
Approach walk Other
Wimberry Bouldering
This collection of boulders is the Chew Valley's best bouldering venue with...
91
^^^^
Bouldering
Morning sun
Uphill

13 mins

Windy
Tintwistle Knarr
Tintwistle is a small venue in a beautiful location with a good set of mainly...
36
--^^
Bouldering
Lots of sun!
Up and Down

30 mins

 
Black Tor
Black Tor is a beautiful, quiet spot with plenty to go at, though mostly in the...
37
--^^
Bouldering
Morning sun
Uphill

18 mins

Windy
Hobson Moor Quarry Bouldering
A good roadside venue with a variety of problems across the grades. There are a...
24
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Bouldering
Sun from mid-morning
Level

1 min

 
New Mills Tor Bouldering
Far below the streets of New Mills is a spectacular gorge which is well worth a...
19
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Bouldering
No sun
Downhill

5 mins

Dry in the Rain
Sheltered
The Woolpacks
For those really wishing to get away from it all, there is The Woolpacks. This...
54
^^^_
Bouldering
No sun
Uphill

90 mins

Windy
Derwent
The edges above the reservoirs of Ladybower and Derwent are wonderful wild bits...
75
-^^-
Bouldering
Afternoon sun
Uphill

30 mins

Windy
Wharncliffe Bouldering
30
_-^^
Bouldering
No sun
Level

40 mins

Sheltered
Rivelin Bouldering
Rivelin doesn't have a history of bouldering, but the development of some hard...
27
_-^^
Bouldering
No sun
Uphill

10 mins

Sheltered
Bell Hagg
Bell Hagg is a well used crag on the outskirts of Sheffield consisting of a...
35
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Bouldering
Sun and shade
Up and Down

10 mins

Dry in the Rain
Sheltered
Bamford Bouldering
Perched high above Ladybower Reservoir, and opposite Win Hill, is Bamford, one...
21
--^-
Bouldering
Sun from mid-morning
Uphill

15 mins

Windy
Stanage High Neb Bouldering
The northern end of Stanage offers much for the boulderer who likes solitude...
86
-^^^
Bouldering
Sun from mid-morning
Uphill

10 mins

Windy
Stanage Plantation Bouldering
Stanage Plantation is amongst the most famous bouldering locations in the...
212
^^^^
Bouldering
No sun
Uphill

10 mins

Windy
Stanage Popular End Bouldering
The well-named Popular End of Stanage has less to offer boulderers than the...
23
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Bouldering
Sun from mid-morning
Uphill

8 mins

Windy
Stanage Far Right Bouldering
Stanage Far Right has never really grown up enough to be considered a crag....
106
^^^^
Bouldering
Sun to mid-afternoon
Up and Down

10 mins

Windy
Higgar Tor Bouldering
Although known mostly for its impressive leaning block and steep routes, there...
61
-^^^
Bouldering
Lots of sun!
Uphill

5 mins

Windy
Burbage West
A good area which has some famous problems and is seldom very busy. There is...
54
-^^^
Bouldering
Lots of sun!
Roadside

0 mins

Windy
Burbage North Bouldering
Burbage North has been used for bouldering and soloing for years. It is the...
126
^^^^
Bouldering
Sun from mid-morning
Level

10 mins

Windy
Burbage South Edge Bouldering
The main edge at Burbage South is a different kettle of fish to its popular and...
106
-^^^
Bouldering
Evening sun
Uphill

20 mins

Windy
Burbage South Valley
The Valley Boulders at Burbage South offer some of the most friendly bouldering...
136
^^^^
Bouldering
Afternoon sun
Up and Down

20 mins

Windy
Millstone Area Bouldering
The Millstone area comprises several isolated areas of natural rock dotted...
113
-^^^
Bouldering
Lots of sun!
Uphill

10 mins

 
Houndkirk Moor
Houndkirk Moor is situated to the east (Sheffield side) of Burbage and has two...
27
-^-_
Bouldering
No sun
Uphill

15 mins

Windy
Froggatt Bouldering
Froggatt has been bouldered on for years. Most of the problems are in amongst...
91
-^^^
Bouldering
Afternoon sun
Level

20 mins

Windy
Curbar Bouldering
This area became popular after the first Peak Bouldering guides were published...
156
^^^^
Bouldering
Afternoon sun
Level

20 mins

Windy
Baslow Bouldering
Baslow has always lived in the shadow of its neighbours. The edge itself is...
77
-^^^
Bouldering
No sun
Level

5 mins

Windy
Gardom's Bouldering
The bouldering at Gardom's has two decent areas of concentrated problems with a...
88
-^^^
Bouldering
No sun
Level

5 mins

Windy
Birchen Bouldering
Long regarded as a crag for novice climbers, Birchen Edge has a surprising...
66
^^^^
Bouldering
Afternoon sun
Uphill

15 mins

Windy
Stoney Bouldering
Bouldering at Stoney is of the old-style micro-eliminate variety and only of...
66
--^^
Bouldering
Sun to mid-afternoon
Uphill

10 mins

Dry in the Rain
Sheltered
Rubicon Bouldering
Rubicon is a typical Peak limestone bouldering venue - tiny holds, powerful...
27
_--^
Bouldering
Afternoon sun
Level

3 mins

Seepage
Dry in the Rain
Sheltered
Raven Tor Bouldering
Raven Tor became synonymous with hard climbing in the UK in the 1980s. Most of...
31
__-^
Bouldering
Lots of sun!
Roadside

0 mins

Seepage
Dry in the Rain
Sheltered
Blackwell Dale Bouldering
Blackwell Dale consists of three steep walls next to the B6049 road. The...
31
__-^
Bouldering
No sun
Roadside

1 min

Seepage
Dry in the Rain
Sheltered
Alport Area
Rheinstor has been climbed on way before the Plantation was trendy, though the...
24
_--^
Bouldering
Afternoon sun
Level

2 mins

Sheltered
Rabbit Warren
Rabbit Warren is a minor venue, but with some good rock and problems that are...
18
-^-_
Bouldering
Lots of sun!
Level

25 mins

Windy
Harland Edge
Harland Edge is a scenic and exposed spot with just enough value to justify the...
15
---_
Bouldering
Lots of sun!
Level

20 mins

Windy
Robin Hood's Stride
Robin Hood's Stride is a beautiful spot with a superb variety of quality...
78
^^^^
Bouldering
No sun
Uphill

14 mins

Sheltered
Cratcliffe Bouldering
Cratcliffe is a superb crag that combines some great bouldering with good...
92
^^^^
Bouldering
Afternoon sun
Uphill

10 mins

 
Clifftop Boulder
Close to Cratcliffe and Robin Hood's Stride, Clifftop Boulder offers more...
18
_---
Bouldering
Lots of sun!
Level

10 mins

 
Stanton Moor
Stanton Moor is a beautiful place popular with walkers and those in search of...
72
_^^^
Bouldering
Sun and shade
Level

3 mins

Sheltered
Rowtor Rocks
This is a lovely little place on a small hill overlooking the village of...
47
_-^^
Bouldering
No sun
Uphill

2 mins

Sheltered
Matlock Bouldering
In the northern edge of Matlock town are two small bouldering spots with a few...
15
_---
Bouldering
Sun and shade
Downhill

2 mins

Sheltered
Amber Valley
The picturesque Amber Valley has a series of well-hidden outcrops buried in...
52
--^^
Bouldering
No sun
Downhill

4 mins

 
The Roaches Bouldering
252
^^^^
Bouldering
Sun from mid-morning
Uphill

12 mins

Windy
The Skyline Bouldering
The Skyline Area of the Roaches is really just a continuation of the main edge...
66
^^^-
Bouldering
No sun
Up and Down

40 mins

Windy
The Five Clouds Bouldering
The curious formation of the Five Clouds has left five distinct bumps of...
27
_--^
Bouldering
Sun from mid-morning
Level

10 mins

Windy
Ramshaw Bouldering
A stone's throw from The Roaches, Ramshaw has plenty to offer the boulderer...
55
-^^^
Bouldering
Morning sun
Uphill

8 mins

Windy
Newstones and Baldstones
Two crags which are always treated as one, mainly because you have to walk past...
72
-^^^
Bouldering
Early morning sun
Uphill

12 mins

 
Gib Torr
Gib Torr is the natural continuation of the Newstones - Baldstones ridge. It is...
16
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Bouldering
Morning sun
Level

1 min

Windy
Wolf Edge
Wolf Edge is an isolated spot that is of exclusive interest to boulderers. It's...
27
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Bouldering
Morning sun
Up and Down

10 mins

Windy
Black Rocks Bouldering
Black Rocks is a small venue, but well-known for its collection of high quality...
27
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Bouldering
Sun to mid-afternoon
Uphill

1 min

Sheltered
Harborough Bouldering
Harborough is a popular cliff made from heavily pocketed and solid dolomitic...
13
--_-
Bouldering
Lots of sun!
Uphill

5 mins

 
Shining Cliff Bouldering
Shining Cliff is a little known venue with a decent set of routes and some...
7
_---
Bouldering
Lots of sun!
Level

10 mins

Sheltered
Churnet Valley
The Churnet is a beautiful little spot, tucked away to the south of the Peak...
114
-^^^
Bouldering
Sun and shade
Uphill

10 mins

Sheltered
  • Latest Comments

    For Peak Bouldering

    Shirley's Shining Temple (Stanage Plantation Bouldering)
    "Correction to first ascent detail. John Allen did the route by the direct start ..." 05/Jul top50

    The Unreachable Star (Curbar Bouldering)
    "A brilliant highball, one of the best on the crag. V3ish." 14/Jan top50

    Hot Ziggerty (Baslow Bouldering)
    "good highball font 6c" 25/Aug

    Love Handles (Stanage High Neb Bouldering)
    "Now that a rather stout chap has made Microbe V3, this is no longer a grade hard..." 06/May

    Two Pocket Sitter (Burbage North Bouldering)
    "You have to start low for this grade. If you start standing then it is 5a and ma..." 05/Sep top50

    Finale Direct (Stanage Popular End Bouldering)
    "It felt intimidating rather than hard to me, I recall feet jammed in the break a..." 21/May

    Finale Direct (Stanage Popular End Bouldering)
    "Sloper says on Finale that this is worth Font 7a. I tried it (but not very seri..." 12/May

    Nicotine Stain (Burbage North Bouldering)
    "From the left since the pebble's gone?" 27/Apr top50

    Acid Reign (Rivelin Bouldering)
    "A truly brilliant problem." 21/Dec

    Samson (Burbage South Edge Bouldering)
    "it looks so much easier on hard grit..." 20/Sep

    Charlie's Overhang (Newstones and Baldstones)
    "Be careful if your thinking of using ropes and gear, a decent hold has been snap..." 02/Aug

    Fielder's Wall (Newstones and Baldstones)
    "Scratch that, meant to say more enjoyable than Fielder's Corner." 28/Jul

    Banana Finger (Burbage North Bouldering)
    "I love this route" 20/Jun top50

    Shock Horror Slab (Stanage Plantation Bouldering)
    "Yes it was. I was trying super-direct (which I've heard is closer to English 6c)..." 06/May top50

    Happy House (Curbar Bouldering)
    "found this desperate . horrid heather exit" 30/Mar

    Shock Horror Slab (Stanage Plantation Bouldering)
    "Fiend - dodgy sequence maybe?" 04/Mar top50

    Torture Garden (Stanage Plantation Bouldering)
    "Makes a good highball V4...the crux for the tall being getting stood up in the b..." 20/Jan

    Altered (Rivelin Bouldering)
    "Sloping landing; mud and heather cornice; dirty holds; painful sharp crimps. I'm..." 10/Jan

    Cool Running (Rivelin Bouldering)
    "A good problem but more like hard V4 6b. Tricky and highball." 01/Nov

    Sithee Direct (Stanage Plantation Bouldering)
    "Finish is currently "un-soloable" due to the heather cornice, but esca..." 27/Oct

    Broadside (Birchen Bouldering)
    "No way is this E2. The upper groove is about severe and it is not a long reach t..." 12/Oct

    Rambeau (Froggatt Bouldering)
    "Perhaps the best V8 problem i did last year. Well worth seeking out, and probabl..." 01/Oct

    Sithee Direct (Stanage Plantation Bouldering)
    "The start is a class, crisp problem. Much easier above." 25/Sep

    The Curse Start (Burbage North Bouldering)
    "Just get some finger power and pull over the 1st bit on the crimps, easy!" 18/Sep top50

    Love Handles (Stanage High Neb Bouldering)
    "V3/E1 6a, and pretty full on. A brilliant problem, and at least one grade harde..." 13/Sep

    Brad Pit (Stanage Plantation Bouldering)
    "haha went to satnage and just looked at it , big move" 31/Aug top50

    Happy House (Curbar Bouldering)
    "This is bloody hard 5c" 25/Aug

    Guppy Arete (Burbage South Edge Bouldering)
    "The description of this in the Peak Bouldering guide is a way overgraded 7a+ (pr..." 19/Aug

    Crescent Arete (Stanage Plantation Bouldering)
    "I don't really boulder, but I've been doing routes for donkeys and it didn't fee..." 13/Aug top50

    Crescent Arete (Stanage Plantation Bouldering)
    "to be honest yes it is a highball problem but there is only one harder move in i..." 09/Aug top50

    Edward (Black Rocks Bouldering)
    "Where ?" 16/Jul

    Bulbous Bow (Birchen Bouldering)
    "I think I'd give this 5c, did this yesterday and had to be shown the way by some..." 14/Jul

    Broken (Stanage Plantation Bouldering)
    "Not worth 3 stars as the holds aren't nice at all. The lunge to the top is fun, ..." 16/Jun

    Seasick Arete (Birchen Bouldering)
    "nice climb, but more of a bouldering problem. im only 15 and it was my second le..." 29/Apr top50

    Down to Earth (Bamford Bouldering)
    "Good first E3 (if it counts). You can see what you have to do from the ground, g..." 28/Feb top50

    Banana Finger (Burbage North Bouldering)
    "soloed this onsight. I'm about a HVS/E1 leader and found it ok. make sure you wh..." 06/Feb top50

    Joe's Slab (Froggatt Bouldering)
    "In the sixties, when raining, it was fun to stand on the first small ledges, put..." 13/Jan top50

    Leather Joy Boys (Newstones and Baldstones)
    "The hardest V7 in Staffordshire! E4 6c says so much more about what to expect ev..." 02/Jan

    Life in a Radioactive Dustbin (Burbage North Bouldering)
    ""Don't be fooled by the lack of stars, it's an awesome problem." Wo..." 18/Dec

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