Cratcliffe Tor Rock Climbing
Moving through the crux of Fern Hill, 5.10c
Cratcliffe Tor is unlike many of the other gritstone cliffs in the Peak District. Its tall and comparatively quiet and it has a remote feeling about it. The cliff faces South East and dries quickly in the likely event its been raining.
It contains some of the best climbs for the grades anywhere in The Peak, and should be on the tick list of any visitor.
From Bakewell follow the A6 south and then take the B5056 following signs for Ashbourne.
The tor can be seen on the NW side of the road. Park at the area where the road widens.
Follow the public right of way towards the Tor.
Climbing Season For the The Peak District area.
Weather station 11.0 miles from here
3 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Cratcliffe Tor
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Cratcliffe Tor:
Featured Route For Cratcliffe Tor
Five Finger Exercise 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Europe
: United Kingdom
: ... : Owl Gully
Start up the obvious crack system on the right side of Owl Gully. Move up this and continue up and slightly right until a hard move allows a shallow niche to be reached.From the niche traverse left until below a hanging flake - the meat of the route.Fire up the flake with determination, and grab the perfect finishing holds before strength or will give out....[more] Browse More Classics in International
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