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Barnburgh Cliff

East of Sheffield

Low crag, averaging around 4 metres. Very loose sandstone and shale top-outs, but great fun for a quick pootle about. has climbs of varying difficulty, a couple of overhangs, one small roof, lots of breaks, good for low-level traverses, but also good fun for a quick low-level solo.

Crag information
Climbing Area: Peak District Rock Type: Sandstone
Importance: CRoW Land: No
Ownership: Unknown No. of Routes: 20
Within National Park: No Year Developed:
Grid Reference: SE497036

Parking and Approach

UPDATE - I have been informed that this site is an SSI on account of the bats roosting in its deeper grooves and caves. Please keep off.Park in the layby just off the Hickleton-Barnburgh road at SE 485045. walk in around 10 minutes, follow the path along the wwods to reach the first site, which is an old quarry, some interesting problems in the corners and a very loose arete! Walk further to some more classic low-outcrop type stuff. I don't know if there is anything in a GUidebook - I've not seen any.
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