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Aldery Cliff

Earl Sterndale, Derbyshire


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aldery-cliff peak district climbing


Aldery Cliff is in Earl Sterndale in the Upper Dove Valley in the Peak District National Park, Derbyshire.

This is a BMC owned disused limestone quarry which is easy to access. It has 26 routes in total and is in a sheltered location. Most climbs are graded VS/HVS on good, sometimes polished rock, up to 35m high.

Parking is possible in the village.

Before you go

  • The location shown is for guidance only and is not exact. It is important to assess for yourself the quality of the rock and its suitability for climbing. You may find that the weather and other influences cause conditions to differ from one visit to another. You must obey all signs or notices regarding your route to this location. Before climbing here, please check for access restrictions and information on the British Mountaineering Council Website.

    If your climb is in a remote place, such as in a mountainous area which may require a long hike to the spot, you should also follow the same safety recommendations required for hillwalking/mountaineering.

  • There are no facilities here, so make sure you come prepared with everything you need for your visit.