Regional Access Database

Advice Birchen Edge

Popular venue, getting a bit polished, and with a good range of climbs from delicate to thuggy.....not as straightforward as they look.

BMC Area Peak District Rock Type Gritstone
Climbing Area Eastern Edges Access Status Advice
County Derbyshire CRoW Land Yes
Importance Regional No. of Routes 185
Ownership Within National Park Year Developed 1912
Within National Park Yes Grid Reference SK280725

No access issues reported. Please do not use the Obelisk as an anchor.

Please do not use the Obelisk as a belay or abseil anchor or organise group abseils down the Orpheus Wall. All group leaders should familiarise themselves with BMC guidelines for group use, see here,

This page was last updated on 04/09/2012. RAD is updated as and when access changes and a historic date does not mean that the information is out of date, only that the access situation hasn't changed.