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: 62
Within National Park: Yes Year Developed: 1953
Grid Reference: SK248798

Restrictions apply from 13 May - 30 June.

Reason: Nesting Birds

There are Kestrels nesting in Cascara Crack (May 2022). The restriction applies to Cascara Crack to SAE inclusive.

22nd June - update - restriction extended to include Pulpit Route and Suspense/Pool Wall. Young Kestrels well on way to fledging and may be at risk of leaping early if people are too close. Crucial period before they can fly given pool below!

CRoW Information

The land above the crag is Open Access. See map here;

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Nesting birds (Jack daws) on Pulpit Groove and Great Harry routes.