923 Stanage Edge

Stanage Edge once provided grindstones which made Sheffield the heart of the cutlery trade, but now it's the mecca for rock climbers. Here climbers balance on mere ripples in the rock, or handjam up cracks in the vertical walls with ease - well at least not too much desperation!

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LOCATION: Two miles north of Hathersage
START: Dennis Knoll car park at the end of Cogger Lane, off Jaggers Lane
Grid ref: SK227844 Postcode: S32 1BQ
DISTANCE: 4.5 miles
GRADE: Moderate
TIME: 2.5 hours
MAP: Landranger 110 Explorer OL - Dark Peak
NOTE: The moor can be a bit boggy
REFRESHMENTS: Pack a flask
EN ROUTE: Millstones, Long Causeway, Stanedge Pole

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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