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Elevation: 433'
Lat, Long: -1.5575, 53.1133 Map Incorrect?
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Administrators: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron, Nick Russell, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: lm610 on Jul 10, 2011
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the view from the bridge


Hidden in a valley, that is also home to the Matlock Victorian Baths. The imposing Lime stone cliffs overlook the main road and district of Matlock Bath. Easily approached and full of good low grade limestone climbing and some harder test pieces. Most of this is on average a 2 pitch venue. With Classics like Golden Yardstick and Cataclysm.

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Parking is convenient and easy to reach. The path is accessed by going around the back of the mining museum. Cross the most southern bridge turn right and follow the steps.

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Manx 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b PG13  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : WildCat Crag
Start up the obvious flake and traverse right, either go around or over the tree on the ledge then head up the groove. Keep right of the choss and you will make it to a belay on a the huge ledge at two thirds height.For pitch two finish in left hand crack.Easily done as one pitch with 2 ropes but can find a lot of friction with just one....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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By Nick Russell
From: Bristol, UK
Sep 2, 2011

I think the GPS coords are the wrong way around in this. That is, it appears just off East Africa on the map... Also, is it easy/possible for an admin to move this area into "England" rather than being in the top level page?