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Elevation: 1,400'
Location: 53.56257, -1.97282 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Rob Davies UK on Nov 3, 2011
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The smallest of the pits, Sixth Quarry (photo by P...

Description 

Known as "The Pits", which hardly suggests a good area, but in fact this group of quarries have some of the best crack climbs on the western side of the Peak District. Faces west - a good venue on warm, dry summer afternooons or evenings.

Getting There 

Situated on the moors above Uppermill, a village about 15 miles north-east of Manchester. Follows lanes uphill out of the village for half a mile to park at a bend where a grassy quarry track begins. 10-15 minutes walk uphill from here.

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Weather station 10.4 miles from here

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