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Rivelin Quarry Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 600'
Location: 53.3808, -1.591 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Rob Davies UK on Oct 31, 2011
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Nowhere near as popular as Rivelin Edge. South-facing but trees and shrubs mean that much of the crag is slow to dry after wet weather.

Getting There 

From the parking at Rivelin Dam turn left at the A57 to reach a building on the right (formerly the Norfolk Arms pub). A track on the right leads up to the quarry. Or bash westwards through the jungle from the lefthand end of Rivelin Edge.

Climbing Season

For the The Peak District area.

Weather station 5.0 miles from here

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Rhododendron Crack 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Rivelin Quarry
A gem well-hidden by all the surrounding rhododendrons. Starts with about 25' of squeeze chimney to a good rest, though the top section remains steep. Graded Severe in the 1960s and E1 5a currently!...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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