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Higgar Tor Rock Climbing 

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Location: 53.33375, -1.61854 View Map  Incorrect?
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Minor area with a couple fantastic climbs. Some steep crack climbs are here that will test your jamming technique.

Getting There 

West side of the Burbage Valley. From the A6187 find a gravel road called Fiddler's Elbow (head's down to Hathersage) Park at the top of the hill by the trailhead.

Climbing Season

For the The Peak District area.

Weather station 7.8 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Whose idea was this?  Floundering on the File in s...

The File 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : The Leaning Block
P1: Climb and jam the beautiful hand/fist crack in the south facing wall. The initial roof is the crux but this is pumpy the entire way.Straightforward and burly. You may want to tape up...the route name says it all!Descent is a little tricky as you have to down-climb the eastern side of the block....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Rock Climbing Photo: The Leaning Block is steep! (photo by Phil Ashton)
The Leaning Block is steep! (photo by Phil Ashton)

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