The Plateau Group

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Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
Banjo Crack
6m. The flake crack just right of the arete.
Daddy Crack
8m. The steep central crack on solid jams.
1 user comment
1 Stars
VS 4c
Mummy Crack
8m. The right-hand crack is difficult to enter; you might need bandaging after this one! FA. Malc Baxter 1964
1 Stars
E1 5b
Totally Spastic
8m. The wall is climbed past a thin break (pre-placed RPs) to an outrageous finishing sequence.
1 Stars
E6 6c
Wicked Uncle Ernie
10m. The left-hand side of the arete saves its fun for the final section.
1 Stars
E4 6a
Campus Chimney
14m. The lower crack leads to a chimney.
Mustard Walls
16m. Climb to the right edge of the roof and gain the ledge up and left with difficulty. Finish up the precarious steep slab.
2 Stars
E2 5c
The Scratcher
8m. The wide crack is a bit of a scratcher.
1 Stars
VS 4c
Wire Brush Slab
12m. Climb the lower arete to access the hanging slab at a prominent pocket. Shuffle left and sprint up the hanging upper...
1 Stars
E2 5b
Toledo Wall
Follow WBS to the pocket then escape out right to more amenable terrain.
1 Stars
VS 4b
Tweeter and the Monkey Man
12m. trend right up the lower wall then step back left, pass the overlap and climb the precarious and poorly protected upper...
1 user comment
2 Stars
E4 6a
The Slice
12m. Climb the wall to the clean-cut diagonal crack which is tricky to reach.
1 Stars
HS 4b
18m. Trend left to pass the large overhang and gain the hanging arete. Climb the crack splitting the left edge of the second...
2 Stars
VS 4c
Jester Cracks
16m. Climb a slab and crack to a rest (poor thread) below the big roof. Swing left with difficulty the storm the superb jamming...
3 user comments
3 Stars
HVS 5a
Monkey Madness
14m. From the bottom left-hand edge of the front face climb the wall on sloping holds trending slightly right to the break. The...
3 Stars
E6 6c
Lobster Crack
14m. The left-hand parallel fissure is a steep struggle, get cracking.
1 Stars
VS 5a
Crab Crack
14m. The right-hand fissure is a tough to access, try sideways shuffling.
1 Stars
HVS 5b
Candle in the Wind
16m. The soaring left arete is approached from the left. Slant right to pass the initial overhang, shuffle left then FA. Chris...
1 user comment
3 Stars
E3 5c
Twisted Smile
16m. One of the very best HVS routes in the Peak, its remoteness adding to its cachet. Climb the centre of the front face...
7 user comments
3 Stars
HVS 5a
Count Dracula
16m. Climb to slab to a position below the roof, traverse out left (exposed) and gain the upper wall awkwardly. Finish direct.
1 user comment
1 Stars
E1 5b
14m. Climb the narrowing crack the traverse out left above the big overhang and take the right-hand side of the arete over a...
2 Stars
E3 6a
Woe is Me
12m. The crack past an awkward narrowing.
 S 4a
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    Ashop Crack
    "It's HVS 5b in Over the Moors, so presumably they didn't find an easier way afte..." 08/Jun

    "Spelt 'Dunsinane' isnt it." 20/Jan

    Ashop Crack
    "I believe it is E2 5b in the new Western Grit (not got it with me) - the Moorlan..." 12/Jul

    Ashop Crack
    "Something must have changed on this route, because the move through the overhang..." 11/Jul

    Jelly Baby Slab
    "Climbed it this year" 11/Jun

    Razor Crack
    "I concur. Surprisingly juggy and more independent of the chimney than it looks. ..." 25/Jul

    Twisted Smile
    "Intimidating start, gradually easing but pretty sustained. If it was on Stange t..." 03/Sep

    Ashop Crack
    "Indeed I did and again after. My old guide had no comments on the grade - so eit..." 13/Aug

    Ashop Climb
    "Much better than it looks" 12/Aug

    "Starting from Big Brother and traversing the break left makes a better start wit..." 12/Aug

    Wind Wall
    "I Dont believe this route exists, unless you traverse right much higher." 11/Jun

    "The finish is excellent" 19/Mar

    "The description "weave through the bulges" implies going left and righ..." 10/Sep

    Ashop Crack
    "A full on sandbag at VS! The crux needs a camalot 4 for pro or equivalent. The..." 16/Jul

    "Definitely 3 starts for me. The move out from underneath the over hang to the ar..." 03/Jul

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