Participants in last year's crag clean-up

Participants in last year's crag clean-up

A Peak District retailer is urging climbers to clean up the crags in the area this weekend.

Hathersage-based Outside is repeating its crag clean-up day, with the promise of beer and a burger to climbers who bring back a bin-bag full of rubbish.

Staff from the shop will also be heading to nearby Stanage Edge, one of the national park’s most popular climbing venues, to help pick litter from the area.

The event is supported by climbing brand Wild Country and there will be a prize draw for a set of Helium Friends worth £149 for participants.

An Outside spokesperson said: “All you have to do is drop by the Hathersage shop, pick up a Wild Country bin bag, fill your bag with litter from a crag of your choice and bring the full bag back to the shop.

“A team will be heading to Stanage, which could always do with a bit of a clean, but most popular gritstone crags could do with a ‘late’ spring-clean.

“We are also pleased to say that Derbyshire Dales District Council is supporting the event by offering to safely dispose of all the litter that we manage to collect.

“Let’s make sure we make it worth their while.”

Organisers ask that anyone taking part lets them know beforehand so they can arrange the right amount of refreshments at the end of the day.

“After the shop closes we will be having a barbecue with free beer and burgers, with veggie options available, from 6pm in our Hathersage car park,” the spokesperson said.

Non-alcoholic drinks will also be available.

The crag clean-up takes place this coming Saturday, 15 June.

More information and contact details are on the Outside website.

Some articles the site thinks might be related:

  1. October date for volunteers to clean up Ben Nevis, Snowdon and Scafell Pike
  2. Ogwen Valley rescuers use new rafts in lake clean-up fundraising event
  3. Free audio files will guide walkers in Peak District and South Pennines
  4. Bottled vole among rubbish found in Real Three Peaks mountain clean-up
  5. Rescuers thank climbers who helped after pair badly injured in Stanage fall