Regional Access Database

Advice Froggatt

Premier grit venue with many historic slab, crack and roof climbs. Unfortunately overcrowded at the weekend.

BMC Area Peak District Rock Type Gritstone
Climbing Area Eastern Edges Access Status Advice
County Derbyshire CRoW Land Yes
Importance National No. of Routes 275
Ownership Within National Park Year Developed 1890
Within National Park Yes Grid Reference SK248766

Easy access and many classic routes have ensured Froggatt has remained very popular over the years. Unfortunately, this is resulting in many of the famous routes becoming polished and having worn protection slots. So, instead of repeating that classic for the nth time, why not spread the load and choose a different crag?

Be sensitive to other users: do not monopolize sections of the crag. All group leaders should familiarise themselves with BMC guidelines for group use, see here,

As at Curbar, much of the land above and below the crag is Open Access land - but strangely the crag itself is not. See map here;

This page was last updated on 25/09/2012. RAD is updated as and when access changes and a historic date does not mean that the information is out of date, only that the access situation hasn't changed.