Eastern Gritstone

Sheltered, popular and polished - good cracklines.

Crag information
Climbing Area: Peak District Rock Type: Gritstone
Importance: Regional CRoW Land: No
Ownership: National Trust No. of Routes: 180
Within National Park: Yes Year Developed: 1953
Grid Reference: SK248798

Restrictions apply from 28 April - 30 June.

Reason: Nesting Birds

2023 update: There are Kestrels nesting in Cascara Crack again this year. The restriction applies to Cascara Crack to SAE inclusive.

For Pulpit Groove and Suspense/etc please either top out or belay back in the trees away from the edge of the ledge to help avoid disturbing the birds.

CRoW Information

The land above the crag is Open Access, the crag itself isn't.

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Nesting birds (Jack daws) on Pulpit Groove and Great Harry routes.
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Kestrels seen displaying courtship behaviour near the top of Billy Whizz today (23/04/2023)